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Maurice Griffiths Tidewater

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Boat REF# 77076
This boat has been sold
Length 9.90m (32'6")
Year 1959
Construction Wood
Underwater profile Bilge
Sleeping berths 4
Engine 1 x diesel 16hp, Petter Twin (1969)
Lying Falmouth


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Extra Details

Designer Maurice Griffiths
Builder Seacraft of Leigh on Sea
Lying Falmouth
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 14.0 ltr (3.1 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 15.0 ltr (3.3 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 16/01/2007


Engine 1 x diesel 16hp
Engine make and model Petter Twin (1969)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.0 ltr (0.2 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots

X2 Batteries 2008.
Full overhaul of engine in 1987.


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Length 9.90m (32'6")
LWL 8.00m (26'3")
Beam 2.90m (9'6")
Draft Min 1.05m (3'5")
Draft Max 1.05m (3'5")
Displacement 6,000kg (13,230.0lbs)
Headroom 1.80m (5'11")
Storage On mooring


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Sloop rigged Seacraft Wood spars (1959) with Galvanised standing rigging (2008)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail Patrick Selman - roller boom (2008)
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails 2nd Furling Headsail (unknown year)
Genoa Hank On (unknown year)
Spinnaker (unknown year)

The rig is tall and very eaisly managed. Both the mast and boom were stripped and re varnished 2008 and all the fittings were re galvanised. Running and standing rigging were replaced at the same time.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction Wood
Underwater profile Bilge
Finish Paint finish

Built with Afromosia on oak with some iroko mainly for the yachts doghouse canopy and cockpit. Deck is marine grade ply, sheathed and deck painted.

This Tidewater was designed and built 2'6" longer than standard to accommodate an inboard engine.

The coachroof was also extended to give superb headroom - over 6' in the saloon.

Extensively re fitted in 2008


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

Spacious and comfortable accomodation with plenty of light. The interior is very well thought out and beautifully presented to an exceptionally high standard with an extensive refit in 2008.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
VHF tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Sestrel Steering Compass
Siloa 70 UN Handbearing Compass.
Echopilot bi data speed/log and sounder.

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Cockpit cover tick
Tonneau cover tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Davits tick

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Manual SL windlass
2 anchors
(CQR 35lbs, Danforth 30lbs)
30.00m (98'5") of chain
Yam 260 T dinghy (1998)
2hp outboard, Honda, Short shaft (1985)

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Fume detector tick
Life buoys tick
Safety harnesses tick
Swim ladder tick

3 bilge pumps (2 manual / 1 electric)

4 Fire Extinguishers.
Coastal Flare Pack.

Broker's Comments

This boat can only be described as the jewel in Falmouth's crown. She is truly beautiful and the work carried out in the 2008 refit is to an exceptionally high standard.

It was a privilege to be onboard.

This Tidewater is also a very practical vessel with a lot of thought with regards to the layout. She is a very spacious, comfortable boat with plenty of headroom.

This boat would be a wonderful family boat and is also easy to handle for a couple. With its shallow draught and triple keels access to a variety of anchorages and creeks is possible as well as taking the ground.

This is a rare opportunity to acquire a superb example of a Maurice Griffiths Tidewater.

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

This Maurice Griffiths Tidewater has been personally photographed and viewed by Corinna of Boatshed Falmouth. 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.