Hunter Channel 31
£ 36,000 VAT Paid
- Year 2000
- Length 31 ft | 9.45 m
- Beam 9 feet
- Max Draft 5.11 feet
- Engine Yanmar 2GM 20FW
This Factory completed HUNTER CHANNEL 31 is recognised as one of the best, CE Category A (Ocean). yacht from the internationally respected designer David Thomas.
The HUNTER CHANNEL 31 offers Spacious accommodation with comfortable berths, generous stowage, good sized heads/shower and roomy saloon.
The HUNTER CHANNEL is an ideal offshore family cruiser with capability for longer distance passage making and easy to sail if short handed. Stack-pack system to mainsail and all control lines lead aft. Much modified for short handed sailing.
Single skin GRP hull and deck with Cast Iron Fin keel. Hull and Deck laminated to create monocoque structure. Hulls are a solid laminate, laid up by hand and stiffened by foam filled frames, stringers and robust floors in way of the keel. Bulkheads are laminated in place.
The deck is a solid laminate, padded out with coremat and reinforced deck beams. Furniture bases are plywood, laminated to the hull to further strengthen the structure. The heads unit, engine tray and Galley are built on one internal moulding glassed to the hull, thus restricting, drips, dirt and water to easy wipe clean areas. Semi balanced spade rudder. Tiller steering
Hull epoxied from new.
Stunningly sensible seaworthy saloon from the combined team of Hunter Boat, Ken Frievokh and David Thomas.
Straight Full length berths in the saloon either side of a strong and secure saloon table.
Double forepeak berth.
Double aft cabin that offers the choice of sleeping either for & aft or athwartships.
Extensive Island Galley with plenty of stowage.
Brilliantly workable nav station.
Seperate heads with 110 litre holding tank.
L Shaped galley to stbd,
- Plastimo Neptune 2 burner cooker, grill and Oven.
- S/S Sink,
- Plentiful Storage and work surface.
Z Spars Aluminium Fractional Rig.
Sobstad Mainsail with single line reefing for reefs 1 & 2 and two line reefing for reef 3.
All lines led back to the cockpit.
Brand new Self tacking roller furling headsail from Quay Sails.
Storm jib and Cruising chute by Jeckells
20m of Chain, 15m of warp. and manual windlass which stows in bow chain well,
25Ib Kedge plough anchor & warp.
warps & fenders.
Waveline Dinghy Mercury 2.5 hp (classic!)
Engines & Electrical
Yanmar 2GM20 FWC 2 Cylinder Diesel driving shaft and 3 bladed Kiwiprop with rope cutter. 700 hours.
Max Speed 6 knts / Cruising 5.0 knts.
2 x Batteries ( 2 x 100ah New in 2018)
Shorepower with 3 sockets.
Victron Smart Battery Charger.
Rutland 914i Wind Generator
Suunto B95 Compass,
NASA Depth & Wind ( Wireless Instruments )
Standard Horizon GX2100 Matrix AIS Radio and Integrated foghorn.
Standard Horizon CP300 Cockpit Chart Plotter
Tri-colour and anchor light.
Bi-colour bow lights.
This boat was sold by this broker when new to the previous owner and to the current owner. Epoxied from new.
Never raced, just cruised in an area bounded by the Scillies, Lorient and Marstrand.
The last two years the boat has been laid up ashore in a shed between mid-August and Mid-May.
Hull and Keel are coppercoated.
Rig lifted out in 2009, inspected, Standing Rigging replaced on 2009/10. Running rigging as and when.