Holman Twister

Year: 1973,Lying: Salcombe

£18,500 (VAT Paid)

Price: £18,500 (VAT Paid)
Year: 1973
Boat name: Alacrity
Construction: GRP
Length: 8.61 metres
Beam: 2.46 metres
Max. Draft: 1.52 metres
No. Engines: 1
Make: Yanmar
Drive Type: Shaft
Power: 18HP
Fuel Type: Diesel
Fuel: 20 litres

Holman Twister for sale lying Salcombe Devon. Originally designed for racing, she was inspired by the folk boat and had great success while creating much more accommodation then the Folk boat it was inspired by. There were over 200 built in total with the first being built of wood and the later ones being built of GRP. This is one of the later boats, all GRP, she is in very good condition for her age, they are now popular and capable cruisers, a "Modern Classic"


GRP hull, deck and superstructure.. 
Full Keel.
Transom Hung Rudder.
Tiller steering.


Yanmar 2GM20
2 cylinder diesel engine
18 HP
On Shaft
Cruising speed 5knots
Maximum speed 7 knots


Bermudan Sloop Rigged.
Aluminium spars.
Stainless steel standing rigging.
Salb reefed Main.
Furling Genoa.


2 x Lewmar 30 Cockpit winches.
2 x Lewmar 8 Cockpit winches.
2 x Lewmar 8 Masthead winch.


Mainsail. (New 2019)
Storm Jib.

Navigation Aids

Raymarine A60 Chartplotter
Clipper Depth/Log
B&G Wind /speed / Direction 
Garmin GPS 128 


2 x 12V Batteries 
charged by engine alternator.

Ground Tackle

Anchor windlass.
Anchor and Chain


1 x 20 litre Fuel tanks.


  • Taylors Parafin Stove Heating
  • Pulpit, Pushpit and Gaurdwires
  • Manual Bilge Pump
  • Auto Bilge Pump
  • Navigation Lights
  • Warps & fenders
  • Boat hook
  • Clock
  • Barometer
  • Radio with CD
  • Cockpit speakers
  • Swim ladder
  • Spray hood
  • Dan buoy
  • Flares (Date of Expiry Unknown)
  • Fire Extinguishers (Date of Expiry Unknown)
  • LPG Hob


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.