"Rusty Zipper"

Rusty Zipper has been admired over the years by many who frequent the tiny island of Saba Rock in Virgin Gorda's North Sound.  This twin diesel Blackfin 29 Flybridge has been well-maintained, occasionally used, and often polished!  Enjoy the best the Caribbean has to offer on this gorgeous boat!

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  • Year: 1987
  • Location:  Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Twin Cummins 330 hp diesel

Arguably one of the best riding hulls in its class, the Blackfin 29 is known for its seakeeping abilities and performance in offshore conditions.  Equipped with the upgraded Cummins 6BTA 330's, Rusty Zipper is an easily maneuverable, all-around strong performer.  Schedule your viewing today! 



With overnight accommodations for three via a V-Berth and drop-down settee, the Blackfin 29 is equipped and ready for overnight trips offshore or weekend cruising.

Entering the salon via the central companionway, a convertible settee is to port opposite the enclosed head. A hanging locker is forward of the settee and aft of the large V-Berth.  Galley is to starboard providing storage space, open countertops for meal prep, and cooking appliances.

Deck and Hull

The Blackfin 29 is one of the most spacious boats in its class, with one of the best layouts under 30 feet. Equipped with raised engine boxes that double as great seats for watching the spread or laying down for a nap.  With just a few steps up a short ladder from the cockpit, the well-laid out flybridge seats four comfortably with two helm chairs and a bench seat to starboard.

  • Transom door
  • Fiberglass bait tank in cockpit
  • Fiberglass bait tank (bow)
  • Updated cockpit bolsters/engine box pads (Fall 2012)
  • Fiberglass swim step
  • Fresh/Raw Water Washdown in cockpit
  • Stainless steel rub rails
  • Fore deck hatch
  • Hydraulic steering system


Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Cummins
Engine Model: 6BTA
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Starboard
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive

Engine 2:
Engine Brand: Cummins
Engine Model: 6BTA
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Port
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine(s) Total Power: 330 HP


  • Icom IC-M402 VHF
  • Raymarine Tridata
  • Compass Danforth constellation

Cummins 6BTA 5.9 300

The Cummins B series is one of the most popular diesel engines in the world.  With over a million B series installed in a wide variety of applications, success starts with an advanced yet simple design.  Cummins B Series has fewer parts than competitive engines, resulting in ease of maintenance and fewer parts to malfunction.  The result is a strong-running, reliable engine that produces incredible performance. Cummins 6BTA 5.9L diesel engines produce 300 horsepower at wide open throttle (2800 rpm).

  • 6-cylinder four stroke diesel
  • 4.02 Bore & 4.74 Stroke create 359 cu inches or 5.9L
  • Turbocharged and aftercooled



Please contact Keith Williams at (284) 340-7777 


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.