29′ Dyer 29 Hardtop

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38' Island Packet 380 Antares

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Single Diesel

Hull Material

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1981 29′ Dyer 29 Hardtop

Looking for a stunning and reliable lobster boat for your island-hopping adventures? 

Look no further than BVI Yacht Sales and our fully restored Dyer 29 Hardtop Lobster boat, now available for sale in the Virgin Islands. The Dyer 29 is a classic lobster boat with a reputation for being both durable and seaworthy. It’s a perfect choice for cruising around the Spanish, US, and British Virgin Islands. The boat has been meticulously restored and is in top-notch condition. Plus, it’s equipped with a powerful 200 hp Perkins turbo diesel motor that ensures a smooth and comfortable ride.
What sets the Dyer 29 apart is its classic design and excellent handling, which makes it perfect for exploring the waters around the Virgin Islands. It’s a versatile boat that’s equally at home cruising around the islands or fishing for your dinner.
At BVI Yacht Sales, we understand that owning a boat is more than just a purchase; it’s a lifestyle choice. Owning a boat in the Virgin Islands means having the freedom to explore secluded beaches, hidden coves, and vibrant coral reefs. It’s a chance to escape the crowds and experience the beauty of the Caribbean at your own pace.
And with our experienced broker, Ocean Petersen, you can rest assured that you’re in good hands. Ocean knows the Dyer 29 personally and can answer any questions you may have about the boat or the Virgin Islands.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to own a classic and reliable lobster boat that’s perfect for exploring the Virgin Islands. Contact us today to learn more about the Dyer 29 and schedule a viewing.


  • Large V berth with comfortable bed
  • Extra cushions
  • Interior 12 volt fan.
  • Lots of below bed storage
  • Forward opening V berth hatch for added wind flow
  • pressure water system
  • outdoor aft deck shower
  • (2) water tanks (forward) is a 24 Gal plastic tank and ( aft ) there is a 15 Gal stainless tank.
  • cabin fans
  • LED lighting thoughout
  • GPS Chartplotter (Garmin 541s) with Depth Sounder 
  • VHF (Standard Horizon) explorer model .
  • Kenwood Bluetooth Stereo with JBL Speakers
  • 12 volt DC System
  • 110 volt AC System
  • (1) Engine Start Battery
  • (2) House Batteries
  • Solar Panel
  • Inverter/Battery Charger
  • Shore Power Cord
  • Engine Alternator
  • manual bilge pump
  • electric bilge pump
  • hydraulic steering
  • bilge blower
  • spare propellor
  • extra steering control and engine control on aft starboard quarter
  • Primary Anchors  Bruce 30 kg (2015) w/ Chain : 200′ 5/1″ high test chain (2019) and 150′ 5/8 8 plait nylon (2019)
  • Secondary Anchor Bruce 20kg (2015) w/ 150′ 5/16″ high test chain(2016) and 5/8″ 3 strand nylon (2015)
  • Spare anchor Fortress FX-55 w/stow bag
  • Windlass Simpson Lawrence horizontal 12 volt w/ rope and chain/rope gypsy refurbished (2022) w/new motor, switches, wiring, solenoids, and refinishing
  • Anchor rollers (2) Bronze rollers
  • Bimini top “Linen Sunbrella”  w/  6’6″ headroom (2018)
  • Dodger Linen Sunbrella w/Isenglass and suncovers (2018)
  • Cockpit cushions located in CT
  • Cockpit table folding varnished teak (2019)
  • Fenders and dock lines – (5) 10 x 30″ w/fleece covers
  • (6) double braid 5/8″ dock lines.
  • Bow pulpit and rails 1″ s.s.
  • Swim,adder portable
  • Lifelines  replaced 2019
  • Navigation  lights LED
  • Deck wash down system salt and fresh water
  • Special feature Custom S.S steering pedestal w/varnished teak cockpit table (2019
  • Aluminum steering radial casting replaced with custom built weldment (201)
  • Steering cables replaced (2021)
  • Selected through hull valves replaced  ( 2021)


  • Achilles (hypalon) LS -NBU-lgy 2022 8’8″ inflatable. serial #Ach000226122
  •  2 hp Electric outboard engine (model ) – the travel 603
Yacht name

Comin & Goin

Length Overall
Max Draft
2ft 6in
9ft 5in
Engine Make
Engine Model
6 Cylinder Turbo Disel – Unknown hours
Engine Type
Drive Type
Direct Drive
Fuel Type
Fresh Water Tank
35Gal (2)
Fuel Tank
55 Gal (2)
Holding Tank

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