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Dolphin 31

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Boat REF# 120276
removed from sale
Length 9.45m (31'0")
Year 1978
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 1 x diesel 28hp, Volvo 3 Cylinder (2003)
Lying Lymington


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Extra Details

Designer John Sharp
Builder Rank Marine
Lying Lymington
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 100.0 ltr (22.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 272.0 ltr (59.8 USG) Total - 2 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 28hp
Engine make and model Volvo 3 Cylinder (2003)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 bladed darglow feathering
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots

Engine re-conditioned 2010, including new exhaust system. 3 running hours from re-conditioning.
P bracket for prop shaft renewed 2008
Cutlass bearing renewed 2010


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 9.45m (31'0")
LWL 8.08m (26'6")
Beam 3.15m (10'4")
Draft Min 1.20m (3'11")
Draft Max 1.20m (3'11")
Displacement 4,700kg (10,363.5lbs)
Headroom 1.90m (6'3")
Storage Ashore


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Proctor Aluminium spars (unknown year) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2007)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail Banks - roller boom (unknown year)
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails Storm Jib (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick

2 Lewmar 40 Genoa Winches
1 Lewmar 8 winch (mast Mounted)
Enkes 10st Winch (Coach Roof Mounted)
Rope kicker
Banks Main sail serviced 2008
Banks furling genoa serviced 2010
Mainsail cover - 2009

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Gelcoat finish

Bottom was copper coated in 2008
Transom extended to add bathing platform


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Manual water system tick

Sleeps 6 in 2 cabins. Fore peak twin singles or with infill makes a double berth. Settee berth in saloon & quarter berth to starboard aft. Saloon table lowers to make double.
Sea toilet 2008

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Wind tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Garmin 5012 touch screen GPS/plotter 2008
English Channel chart for GPS/Plotter
Second GPS
Raytheon RL9 Radar
Tacktick speed, depth & Wind instrument
Seavoice 550 VHF
Raymarine SPX5 tiller pilot 2009
Tiller extension 2008

Deck Gear

Spray dodgers tick
Cockpit cover tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Swim Platform tick
Swim Ladder tick

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Electric windlass
1 anchors
(CQR 25Lb)
30.00m (98'5") of chain
Cockpit Cushions
Brand new Sprayhood 2011


2 x Spare Anchors

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Danbuoy tick
Swim ladder tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

Horse Shoe buoy & light
Fire Blanket & extinguishers
Radar reflector

Broker's Comments

This is a very rare opportunity to buy a lovely fin keel cruiser, for a bargain price. I am absolutely sure that you will not be disappointed with the condition of the boat. Lovely lines, spacious interior with a very good specification.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Dolphin 31 has been personally photographed and viewed by Ian Welsh of Boatshed Poole. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.