- 8 m
- Engine Make
- 2.7 m
- Engine Model
- Draft Max
- 1.1 m
- Engine Count
- Hull Material
- Boat Type
- RB Ref
About this Classic M Griffiths Bermudan Cutter
A very nice example of the popular Griffiths design that opened up yachting to a much wider market. Iroko planking on Canadian rock elm timbers, teak deck and doghouse. She had a complete boatyard refit in 2002/03 including a new Yanmar engine, new standing and running rigging 2005, and has been well maintained in present ownership.
Builder: Shuttlewood & Sons, Paglesham
Designer: M Griffiths & FW Shuttlewood
LOA: 34 ft 0 in
Beam: 8 ft 9 in
Length on Deck: 27 ft 7 in
Minimum Draft: 3 ft 9 in
Maximum Draft: 3 ft 9 in
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Year Built: 2003
Engine Model: 2GM20F
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Propeller: 2 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Fresh Water Tanks: 1 Plastic (25)
Fuel Tanks: 1 Plastic (25)
Number of single berths: 2
Number of twin berths: 1
Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 1
GPS - Garmin
VHF - DSC
Autopilot - Simrad
Depthsounder - Raymarine
Manual bilge pump
Liferaft - 6 man, new 2012
Design: Maurice Griffiths and F W Shuttlewood
Builder: J W Shuttlewood & Sons, Paglesham 1965
LOA 27’ 7’’
Beam 8’ 8’’
Tonnage registered 6, 7TM
Major refit by Dolphin Quay Boatyard 2002/2003
Iroko on CR Elm, in excess of Lloyds scantlings
Laid Teak foredeck, doghouse, side and poop decks, Coelan
Coach roof flush deck resheathed with glass/epoxy 2003.
New gunwhale cappings and cockpit locker fronts 2002/3.
Cast iron long keel and internal lead trimming ballast
Transom-hung rudder, new bronze gudgeons and pintles 2007.
Varnished spruce Mast and Boom
Varnished Pine Bowsprit and wishbone Bumpkin
2 berths via optional boards or V double infill in forecabin.
One full length and one child’s berth in saloon.
All new upholstery and foam 2005.
Pine sole with mahogany forepeak sole.
Solid fuel stove with demountable chimney and deck fitting.
Heads open to either saloon or forecabin with factory reconditioned Baby Blake sea toilet.
Primus 2 burner paraffin stove with brass heatshield over
and pan clamps.
SS sink and Brass water pump.
Sony radio and CD with speakers in mahogany boxes.
All new upholstery and foam 2005.
3 oil lamps with heat shields, and brass halogen saloon
lamps plus electric chart table lamp and bunk lamps in
Large circular heatshield to doghouse for Tilley lamp etc.
Engine. Yanmar 2GM20F installed 2003, 200 hours.
Aquadrive, shaft, shaft knife and two-bladed propeller, all new 2003
New 110 litre diesel and water tanks with electronic gauges by Tek Tanks
Two 105 A/H batteries, 2003 plus 30 watt solar panel via regulator.
All new tinned wiring, including mast, circuit breaker panel, voltmeter.
Garmin GPS, DSC VHF, AIS receiver, RayMarine Log and Sounder with Bronze transducer.
Simrad autopilot and Bronze custom pedestal 2004
Cutter rigged on varnished mast stepped on deck with SailSpar furling jib.
New standing 6mm stainless rigging, all new bronze bottle screws and stainless bobstay and bumpkins stays, new bronze bobstay bolt, custom new bronze chainplates 2005.
All new running rigging 2005,
New ash blocks.
staysail and storm jib (orange) by Ratsey and Lapthorn 2004.
New yankee jib and flying light airs genoa 2005 by Ratsey and Lapthorn.
Mainsail serviced by Ratsey and Lapthorn 2005, slab reefing with 3 reefs, new beeblocks, winch and clutches 2005.
2 Lewmar primary winches.
New bronze main sheet horse 2005.
New bronze Harken mast and boom winches 2005.
25 lbs CQR anchor to 50m 8mm chain, spliced to 12 mm Octoplait
Kedge to chain and Octoplait warp
Simpson and Lawrence manual anchor windlass
New 6man liferaft 2012.
The present owner purchased her in 2011 and sailed her around the Brittany coast. Routine maintenance of painting, varnishing and antifouling has been carried out. An addition to the family forces him to sell.