1978 Ta Shing Baba 30 Cutter Sail Cutter

$21,000 USD

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- Stock #238609 - ***SALE PENDING*** This Classic 1978 Baba 30 Cutter Needs a New Home and a Little TLC. Great Bones and Great on the Water! FRESH BOTTOM PAINT IN 2020! This well-preserved 1978 Baba 30 Cutter designed by Robert Perry, is back on the market with a new bottom job with the application of antifouling paint completed in 2020. This interesting vessel is constructed of Fiberglass w/ Teak decks and interior cabinetry. Bottom Paint Antifouling: Fresh Paint In 2020 The seller's deteriorating eyesight is the primary reason for selling her. She is not in Bristol condition but, she is a solid vessel. She is kept in a private slip in Sarasota and available for viewing. 1978 Baba 30 imported by Flying Dutchman Yachts and built by Ta Shing Yachts - Taiwan and designed by Robert Perry. Dimensions: LOA 33'6". LOD 29' 9". LWL 24' 6". Beam 10' 3". Draft 4' 9". Displacement 12,500 lbs. Ballast 5,000 lbs. iron glassed into the keel. Tankage: Water 40 gallons. Diesel: 27 gallons. Holding: 12 gallons. Engine: Yanmar 3GM30F. 1991 the seller reports there are approximately 4,000 hours. Racor fuel filter and analog oil pressure gauge. Cush drive and dripless shaft seal. Fixed 3 blade prop plus a spare. Had new shaft machined in 2008 and there is also a spare rebuilt starter. Fresh bottom paint applied in August 2020. The hull was barrier coated previously and has never had a blister since the current owner has owned it (March 2008). Three deep cycle marine batteries were installed in November 2020 and a 20 Amp 3 stage charger/inverter installed in 2017. The engine has a high output 100 amp alternator with rebuilt spare, Balmar three-stage regulator and two solar panels at 40W each, zinc saver 2 galvanic isolator, and analog DC voltmeter. Galley: Six-gallon water heater that can be powered by heat exchanger or electric. Deep double sinks. Pressure hot and cold freshwater. Adler Barber cold machine refrigerator 2007. Stainless steel 2 burner propane oven with stove (Shipmate). The stove is currently disconnected and needs a new regulator and propane tank. The stove functioned fine when I last used it. Navigation/electronics: 5" Danforth Constellation compass in binnacle. Garmin GPS MAP 547xs with speed and depth indicators and Raymarine EV 100 Evolution autopilot mounted on wheel installed in 2017. West Marine VHF and Standard Horizon hand-held VHF. Sails: 140% roller furling Genoa, roller furling staysail and full batten main with two reefs. Storm sails and drifter. All sails Lee Sails from 1991. Staysail recently reconditioned. Genoa going in for reconditioning next. Sunbrella: Full winter cover for the entire boat to the waterline with the rig up. Mainsail cover, binnacle cover, hatch covers, dodger, Bimini, lee cloths. Salon: Weems and Plath barometer and clock. Oil Lamp. Two cabin fans. Fixed table, full berth version. No quarter berth, all storage. Cockpit: Two lazarettes. Wheel steering with a teak emergency tiller. Manual bilge pump. Room to sleep two. Full cockpit cushions. All lines: Main sheet, main halyard, two sets of reef lines, traveler, boom vang, and topping lift led aft through clutches. Genoa sheet winches: Barient 27 self-tailing. (oversized) Mainsheet winch Barlow 20. Staysail winches: Barlow 15. Head: Raw water manual flush head with new hoses, holding tank. Deck pump out or maybe directed overboard. Shower and vanity de-plumbed by the previous owner. Ground Tackle: Sea tiger 555 manual windlasses. Primary: 35lb Bruce type W/20' 5/16"BBB chain and 300' 3/8" nylon. Secondary: 35lb Fast set Delta W/30' 5/16"BBB chain and 240' 1/2" nylon. Stern anchor: 15lb Danforth W/30' 5/16" chain and 230' 1/2" nylon (ready to run from a bag inside the starboard lazarette. We are looking for people all over the country who share our love for boats. If you have a passion for our product and like the idea of working from home, please visit SellBoatsAndRVs [dot] com to learn more. This listing has now been on the market a couple months. Please submit any and all offers today! Reason for selling is deteriorating eyesight is the primary reason for selling her. she is not in bristol condition. At Pop Yachts, we will always provide you with a TRUE representation of every vessel we market. We encourage all buyers to schedule a survey for an independent analysis. Any offer to purchase is ALWAYS subject to satisfactory survey results. You have questions? We have answers. Call us at (941) 225-2163 to discuss this boat. Selling your boat has never been easier. At Pop Yachts, we literally sell thousands of units every year all over the country. Call (855) 218-2805 and we'll get started selling your boat today. Take a look at ALL ***240 PICTURES*** of this vessel on our main website at POPYACHTS DOT COM. We appreciate that you took your time to look at our advertisement and we look forward to speaking with you!

Cabinets: Included
Dinette: Included
Freezer: Included
Hanging Locker: Included
Head: Included
Mirror: Included
Port Holes: Included
Settee: Included
Stove / Oven: Included
V Berth: Included
Bottom Paint Antifouling: Fresh Paint In 2020
Anchor: Included
Cleats - Fixed: Included
AC Electric Panel: Included
Battery Switch: Included
Circuit Breaker Panel: Included
Hour Meter: Included
Inverter: Included
Shore Power Cord: Included
Speedometer: Included
Water Heater: Included
Bilge Pump: Included
Water Tanks: Included
Rudder: Included
Throttle/shift: Mech: Included
Holding Tanks: Included
Compass: Included
Covers - Display: Included
Masthead Light:: Included
Navigation Lights: Included
VHF: Included
VHF Antenna: Included
GPS / Plotter: Garmin
Running Rigging: Included
Standing Rigging: Included
Blocks: Included
Boom: Included
Chain Plates: Included
Mast: Included
Winches - Manual: Included
Grab Rails: Included
Covers - Sail: Included
Staysail: Included
Dodger: Included
Main Sail: Included
Genoa: 140%


  • MakeTa Shing
  • ModelBaba 30 Cutter
  • Year1978
  • Conditionused
  • Price$21,000 USD
  • TypeSail
  • ClassCutter
  • Hull MaterialFiberglass
  • Hull TypeLong Keel
  • Stock Number238609


  • Overall Length33.6 ft
  • Beam10.3 ft
  • Dry Weight12,500 lbs
  • Bridge Clearence47 ft


  • Engine TypeYanmar
  • Engine Model3GM30F
  • Fuel TypeDiesel
  • Horsepower27 hp
  • Cruising Speed7 miles/h
  • Max Speed10 miles/h

Other Specs

  • Head1
  • Fresh Water Capacity40 gal

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