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Grant Magilvery Wooden Sloop Project

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Boat REF# 123477
This boat has been sold
Length 9.00m (29'6")
Year 1971
Construction Wood
Underwater profile Fin
Sleeping berths 4
Engine 1 x diesel 18hp, Sabb (unknown year)
Lying Chichester


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Extra Details

Designer Grant McGilvery
Lying Chichester
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Fuel capacity 90.0 ltr (19.8 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 113.0 ltr (24.9 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 18hp
Engine make and model Sabb (unknown year)
Engine Hours engine1:   2000
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) Variable Pitch
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.2 ltr (0.3 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6.5 knots
Engine spares tick


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Length 9.00m (29'6")
LWL 8.50m (27'11")
Beam 2.70m (8'10")
Draft Min 1.30m (4'3")
Draft Max 1.50m (4'11")
Displacement 5,000kg (11,025.0lbs)
Headroom 1.85m (6'1")
Storage On mooring


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Sloop rigged Unknown Aluminium spars (1971) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (unknown year)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail - Slab (unknown year)
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails Spare main (unknown year)
Spare genoa (unknown year)
Cruising chute (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick

Sails in good condition with two spinnaker poles. Ratsey Headsail.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power Remote clutch


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Construction Wood
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Paint finish

Strip plank Cedar on Oak that has been repainted over the winter. A number of planks have been replaced along with some decking.
Toe rail, stanchions and guard rail have been removed.


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

Great head room in main saloon dropping down to forward cabin. There is room to convert saloon seating into double berth.
A great project.
Spacious port running galley.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Autopilot tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Spray dodgers tick
Cockpit cover tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Manual unknown windlass
3 anchors
15.00m (49'3") of chain
Scout dinghy (unknown year)

Safety Equipment

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Fume detector tick
Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick
Safety harnesses tick
Horn tick

3 bilge pumps (1 manual / 2 electric)

Broker's Comments

A great, solidly constructed, ocean going vessel, strip cedar on oak with mahogany cockpit interior and combings.
A one off design by Grant Magilvery this pretty sailing sloop has an incredible amount of space below decks and although she is regularly sailed she would no doubt benefit from some refurbishment.
The hull was re painted last year and a few repairs were carried out to the timbers. There is a full cover to the cockpit that allows you to sail completely enclosed and the mahogany cockpit leads down the central companionway to the main saloon and galley.
The seating midships could be converted to a double to give you 6 berths. The forward cabin is large and has lots of storage below.
According to rumour she has been across the Atlantic and with the accommodation she would no doubt be up for some serious cruising at a fraction of the cost of her GRP cousins.
Small fin on a semi long keel profile would allow her to settle in mud for more flexibility.
A great project for someone looking for a larger yacht that can be sailed for this season.
Really worth a trip down to see her. If you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact me.

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Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Grant Magilvery Wooden Sloop Project has been personally photographed and viewed by Jonathan Phillips of Boatshed Chichester. 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.