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Morgan Giles 30

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Boat REF# 113310
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 9.14m (30'0")
Year 1977
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long keel
Berths 5
Engine 1 x Diesel 10hp, Yanmar 1GM10 (1988)
Lying Langstone Harbour


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Extra Details

Designer Morgan Giles
Builder Somerset Plastics
Lying Langstone Harbour
Fuel capacity 36.4 ltr (8.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 181.8 ltr (40.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Last survey 24/05/2005


Engine 1 x Diesel 10hp
Engine make and model Yanmar 1GM10 (1988)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Tiller
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade fixed
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.0 ltr (0.2 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 4.5 knots
Max speed (approx) 5 knots

The engine is currently winterised.


LOA 9.14m (30'0")
LWL 6.70m (22'0")
Beam 2.66m (8'9")
Draft Min 1.44m (4'9")
Draft Max 1.44m (4'9")
Displacement 5,690kg (12,546.5lbs)
Headroom 1.88m (6'2")
Storage Ashore


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (1979) with stainless steel standing rigging (2008)


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Mainsail Crusader - Slab (2004)
Headsail - Furling (2004)
Other sails Spare main (1987)
Spare genoa (1987)
Spinnaker (1979)
Cruising chute (2005)
Spinnaker gear tick

Jeckyll spare main and genoa 1979.
Spinnaker with snuffer and pole 1979.
Seateach cruising chute with snuffer 2005.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long keel
Finish Paint finish

Stainless steel water tank, new 2007.
Her hull was built in 1977 and fitted out in 1979.


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 3
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Icebox tick
Cabin heating tick
Manual water system tick

Two berths with infil in forecabin.
Two singles in saloon.
Quarter berth (narrow-ish).
Blake's parafin cabin heater.

2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Autopilot tick
Navtex tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

Garmin 216 GPS
ST4000 Autohelm
M-Tech MT 500 DSC VHF
Clipper Depth
Clipper Navtex

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Spray dodgers tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Instrument Covers tick

2 halyard winches
4 sheet winches
2 anchors
(12kg CQR and 5kg Bruce)
20.00m (65'7") of chain
29.00m (95'2") of warp
Boom tent/cockpit cover.

Safety Equipment

Life buoys tick
Searchlight tick

1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 0 Electric)

Plastimo XM four man liferaft - needs a service.

Broker's Comments

The lines of her hull and stern will take your breath away, an absolute classic. Clearly she is a lady of some breeding. Not in her first flush of youth however, she is ashore and the weather and the seagulls have messed up her hair a little, but you can’t hide real class! Down below, this Morgan Giles 30 for sale at Boatshed Port Solent is as snug and welcoming as you can get, a really seamanlike design, decent sea berths and joy of joys, a Blake’s paraffin cabin heater with a real chimney! Her woodwork is nice and solid, plenty of lockers and of course the chart table faces forwards. This is a seaman’s yacht, and she has been over to the Channel Islands and France with her present owner, as well as visits to the West Country. When it comes on to blow you’ll be glad you’ve got a proper little ship to look after you – you might even enjoy it!
These boat details are subject to contract. Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Morgan Giles 30 has been personally photographed and viewed by Ian Dawes of Boatshed Port Solent. 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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