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1982 Hughes Columbia 8.7

$13,500 USD

  • $13,500 USD
  • Mike Wood
  • Active
  • Used
  • Cruiser Racer Sailboats
  • 1982
  • Hughes Columbia
  • 8.7
  • New Bern, North Carolina, US
  • Sail
  • 29ft / 8.84 m
  • Yanmar
  • 3gm
  • Diesel
  • Fiberglass
  • 1969-12-31
  • 2016-07-19
  • 2251130

This classic cruiser represents great value as she is one of the roomiest 29 footers around. The Hughes Columbia 8.7 is ideal for first time owners looking for a fun, stable boat . This boat is loaded with features suited for larger boats.

Designed by Alan Payne, Australian America's Cup designer. The 8.7 has excellent performance in heavy weather. This popular "wide body super cruiser" has over 6' of headroom in a boat under 30', and a super spacious interior for a 29' boat. She has a traditional "wineglass" transom that pulls the quarter wave aft and makes for a fine trailing edge at all angles of heel. With her keel configuration and hull design, you will find comfort, stiffness, stability and safety. She has a traditional shoal keel design configuration with a draft of 4'8" with wheel steering. The double v-berth has plenty of storage underneath and a hanging locker. The full head is located forward and comes with hot and cold pressure water and a shower. The main salon features a double drop down convertible berth and a long single berth with a foot well for sleeping. A single berth is located in the stern. The galley is off to starboard in the main salon and offers plenty of cupboard space, a SS sink-with hot and cold pressure water, a large ice box, 2 burner Origo alcohol stove. With her generous beam of 10' , the cabin has an abundance of space including 6 feet of head room all within a warm teak interior. The engine accessibility is behind the steps leading down to the main salon. The engine is a standard 20-HP, 3-cylinder Yanmar Diesel.


The large v-berth has plenty of storage underneath and a hanging locker. A full head is located on forward port side with hot and cold pressure water and a shower. One single berth and one pull out double berth are mid cabin Port and Starboard. A large quarter berth is located in the aft port quarter. The galley is to starboard at the companionway. Teak and Holly Style Cabin Sole


Lowrance Chart Plotter (New 2015)
VHF Radio
Depth Sounder
Knot Meter



  • • Origo 2 Burner Alcohol Stove
    • Large Ice Box
    • Deep SS Sink
    • Good Storage Space
    • Cover Board over Stove   
  • Hot & Cold Pressure Water


  • 30 Amp Shore Power
  • 50' 30 Amp Power Cord
  • Battery Charger
  • (2) Batteries Starting Battery new 2015 House battery 2013

Sails & Rigging

  • Main Sail
  • (2) Roller Furling Genoa Sails
  • Whisker Pole


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.

For Sale By Neptune Yacht Sales and Services

PO Box 1082 101 Craven Street
New Bern, North Carolina, 28563