Parker 285HS no 70 Spartacus


This really is an excellent example of a British built sailing yacht that has been lovingly cared for and enhanced by its owners.

  • Launched Aug 2006
  • White hull, Burgundy trim, wheat hull lining, Criss Cross Rubino JST 935/34 upholstery and Georgia Gold curtains
  • I am the second owner and I have owned Spartacus since 2013
  • Fully serviced each year and hard standing for 5 months each winter
  • Lifting keel powered by Dutton-Lainson StrongArm electric winch with button at the helm.
  • Keel bolt lifting eyes replaced 2018. Winch and cable replaced in 2013.
  • Yanmar 2YM15 engine (upgrade from the standard 1 cylinder engine) and a 50 litre fuel tank
  • Kiwi feathering propeller with rope cutter
  • Vetus water cooled propeller shaft seal replaced 2017
  • 80 litre freshwater tank with Flojet electric water pump with Whale Aquasource water filter
  • Qty 4 upgraded 2 speed self-tailing 30 AST winches from Antal Raymarine
  • RL80 chartplotter at chart table
  • Raymarine C80 chartplotter in cockpit - linked to the autohelm, AIS and the radar
  • Raymarine AIS receiver
  • Raymarine radar
  • Raymarine ST60 display instruments on the coachroof (wind direction and strength, course, speed, depth)
  • Raymarine wind anemometer transducer new 2014
  • Icom VHF DSC radio at chart table with cockpit speaker
  • Raymarine autohelm ST2000
  • SeaMe powered active radar target enhancer
  • McMurdo NAVTEX
  • Fridge powered by Frigoboat marine compressor
  • Simulated teak in cockpit
  • Inner forestay with storm jib
  • Original genoa but only used for 1 season in 2006 and in excellent condition
  • Blade jib made by Kemp Sails in 2016 (Performance Cruise option)
  • Fully battened main with upgraded stack pack system, lazyjacks and 3 reefs led back to the cockpit (original sail, but serviced each year)
  • All halyards, the kicker and the jib furling line are dyneema
  • There is a traveller for the main on the coachroof or you can use the original mainsheet design to the cockpit sole from the end of the boom
  • Furlex 100S foresail reefing system (upgrade from the standard furling system)
  • Qty 2 Varta 105AH domestic batteries (new 2014)
  • Optima red top AGM engine battery (new 2014)
  • Enhanced battery isolation switches
  • Dolphin 10 amp battery charger
  • Adverc battery management system
  • Flexible solar panel on the coach roof for charging the batteries with a selector switch to determine which battery circuit
  • Shore power connection and cable
  • Mikuni 1.9 diesel heating system with 2 outlets (serviced 2018 by Mikuni Heating, Southampton)
  • Marine toilet replaced 2017
  • Polyester webbing jackstays
  • Delta anchor with 25m 8mm chain plus 15m of rope
  • Simpson Lawrence Anchorman manual windlass
  • Upgraded double bow roller
  • Lopolight LED combined side lights
  • Sprayhood and little used cockpit tent with a privacy screen for the companionway
  • Additional bilge pump at the helm
  • Upgraded Spinlock cleats all round instead of Barton
  • Enhanced gas bottle regulator and Alde Bubble leak detector fitted 2012
  • Forward bow storage area sealed and filled with closed cell foam
  • Additional handholds forward of the mast all the way to the bow
  • Additional stainless steel metalwork around the pushpit
  • Tillermate on the tiller
  • The boat yard cradle is custom built for the Parker 285 and is included
  • 4 mooring lines and 6 fenders
  • Lying Emsworth Yacht Harbour, Chichester.


Mike Baldwin
Phone: 07855 473102

Updated: Feb 20