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Fairey Huntsman 31    Hull NO8

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Boat REF# 177531
This boat has been sold
Length 9.55m (31'4")
Year 1969
Construction Wood Laminate
Underwater profile Planing
Sleeping berths 4
Engine 2 x diesel 180hp, Ford (unknown year)
Lying Medway Kent


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Extra Details

Designer Alan Burnard
Builder Fairey
Lying Medway Kent
Fuel capacity 363.6 ltr (80.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 90.0 ltr (19.8 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 2 x diesel 180hp
Engine make and model Ford (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 22 knots
Max speed (approx) 25 knots


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Length 9.55m (31'4")
LWL 8.84m (29'0")
Beam 2.95m (9'8")
Draft Min 0.87m (2'10")
Draft Max 0.87m (2'10")
Displacement 5,000kg (11,025.0lbs)
Headroom 1.83m (6'0")
Storage Ashore

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


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Construction Wood Laminate
Underwater profile Planing
Finish Paint finish

She was built in Hamble in1969 by Fairey Marine there. She was registered that year in Southampton and had been built for a Mr J P Lepp of Conway.
Her original name was 'La Paix'

She was subsequently owned by :-
H P Duckering of Conway (1974)
J Perkins of Horsham (1976) I'm not sure if this is a complete list
Gwynn Thomas of Menai Bridge (1996)
Steven Barrington Wright of Truro (2001)
Michael Spear of St Leonards on Sea (2005)


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Manual water system tick

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
VHF DSC radio tick

Deck Gear

Tonneau cover tick
Fenders tick
Cockpit Enclosure tick

Safety Equipment

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Horn tick

3 bilge pumps (1 manual / 2 electric)

Broker's Comments

This Fairey Huntsman is a sought after Marque. They are renown for their great handling and classic looks. This Fairey needs tlc and an enthusiast to take her over. The past owner appears to have looked after the engine well and the upholstery looks ok too. However the decks and wood work all need attending to. A surveyor would be able to comment regarding the condition of the hull. I have seen boats that look a lot better than this cosmetically but problems came up on survey and also seen boats look worse that have actually done well on the survey. Do come and have a look for yourself. She is priced to attract attention.

This Fairey Huntsman 31 Hull NO8 has been personally photographed and viewed by Suzzanne McDonald of Boatshed Medway. 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.