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Dehler 34 Top Nova

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10.10m (33'2")



Underwater profile


1 x 18hp, (1992)



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Extra Details

Designer Van de Stadt
Builder Dehler Yachtbau
Lying Fowey
Fuel capacity 60.0 ltr (13.2 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 220.0 ltr (48.4 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 13/03/2017


Engine 1 x 18hp
Engine make and model (1992)
Engine Hours Engine1: 2959
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 2 blade folding
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded


The engine is spotless and has been professionally maintained and serviced throughout the current ownership.


LOA 10.10m (33'2")
LWL 8.60m (28'3")
Beam 3.40m (11'2")
Draft Min 1.70m (5'7")
Draft Max 1.70m (5'7")
Displacement 4,200kg (9,261.0lbs)



Sloop rigged Dehler Aluminium spars (unknown year) with stainless steel standing rigging (2006)


Mainsail - Slab (unknown year) Stack Pack, 2 Reefs
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails 3 x spinnakers, a single snuffer is also included (unknown year)
Headsail (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick


The sails, though well used are still in good condition. There is a spinnaker snuffer included. In addition to the listed sails and not currently on the boat but also included is a spare racing mainsail and headsail, both in useable condition though perhaps not for racing!

Electrical Systems


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


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Gelcoat finish


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Cooker tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick


As you descend the companionway, the well equipped L shaped galley can be found to port. The galley is equipped with double stainless steel sink with cover to extend worktop area, cooker with 3 burner and oven, fridge and generous storage throughout the galley. Aft of the galley is access to the large double aft cabin.

The navigation area and large chart table lies opposite the galley to starboard. This area houses the main switch panel, an array of modern instruments and has more than enough storage for charts, pilots and other navigation aids.

Access to the decent sized heads is aft of the navigation area.

Forward of this area is the saloon with large table and 2 single berths with lee cloths and ample storage throughout. The forecabin is a double v berth with infill again with good storage.

The upholstery throughout is in very good condition, as are all the wood surfaces. Blinds have been fitted in lieu of curtains.

Although installed, the cabin heating has not been used for some time and would therefore need servicing before use.


3 burner cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
AIS Receiver tick
Echo sounder tick
Radar Reflector tick


Standard Vertex VM3500E DSC VHF
Raymarine ST80 Instruments, depth, speed, wind, integrated with GPS, one masterview and 3 multiview displays in cockpit.
Furuno GP32 GPS
Nasa AIS
ST4000+ Autohelm

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick


2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
1 anchors
2.00m (6'7") of chain
10.00m (32'10") of warp

Broker's Comments

Designed around the highly successful DB1 hull by the respected Van de Stadt design team, the Dehler 34 is regarded as a yacht with excellent sea keeping qualities coupled with modern spacious accommodation. They are equally at home racing around the cans or more extensive and adventurous cruising.

This variant is one of the later designs and sports 3 cabin windows each side of the coach roof.

This Dehler 34 has been well cared for throughout her life and is presented for sale in very good order, in particular her accommodation and engine. Her recent survey gave her a clean bill of health aside from a few minor details that require attention. That said, her cockpit seating will require some attention and this will be reflected in the price. I viewed her just after she had been launched and she has yet to be given her pre-season scrub. She has been lightly raced in local club racing throughout her current ownership and sports a decent sail inventory and an excellent range of navigation instrumentation.

Her design pedigree, robust construction and modern design of accommodation all adds up to a yacht well suited for club racing, coastal cruising or even hopping across the channel. If these criteria meet your requirements, it should definitely be on your list.

Furthermore, much of the documentary history comes with the boat including a builders certificate and a VAT statement from a previous change of ownership.

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

This Dehler 34 Top Nova has been personally photographed and viewed by Chris Fuller of Boatshed Falmouth. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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