Classic McGruer Cruiser 8 for sale in United Kingdom for £43,500

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Price
£43,500
Year
1959
LOA
13 m
Engine Make
Volvo
Beam
2.7 m
Engine Model
D-20B
Draft Max
1.8 m
Engine Count
1
Keel
Full
Fuel
diesel
Hull Material
Wood
Location
Southampton, Hampshire,
Boat Type
Sail
RB Ref
RB157437
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About this Classic McGruer Cruiser 8


Cruiser Racer Eight Meter designed and built by McGruers in 1959. Typical 8 meter lines with long elegant overhangs and a subtle sheer. Honduras mahogany hull all bronze screw fastened, lead keel and bronze keel bolts. New Volvo Penta diesel in 2008. 5 berths in a traditional interior of the period. Lots of work done in rcent years including a major refit in 2006. Professionally maintained in present ownership to a very high standard. A fast elegant yacht with great pedigree.



Specs
Builder: McGruer &co Ltd
Designer: James McGruer
Flag of Registry: United Kingdom
Keel: Full

Dimensions
Beam: 9 ft 0 in
Length on Deck: 42 ft 0 in
Minimum Draft: 6 ft 2 in
Maximum Draft: 6 ft 0 in

Engines
Total Power: 18 HP

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Volvo
Year Built: 2008
Engine Model: D-20B
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Propeller: 2 blade propeller
Engine Power: 18 HP


Accommodations
Number of single berths: 5
Number of heads: 1

Rigging
Tiller

Inside Equipment
Marine head - Jabsco sea toilet
Oven - Diesel fired cooker
Microwave oven
Hot water - pressurised hot water from a calorifier tank


42' McGruer Cruiser 8

Wooden Ships Comments.

Designed and built by McGruers in 1959.

A fine example of the work from one of Scotland's greatest yards. Classic McGruer Eight Meter Cruiser Racer lines with elegant counter stern and the tell tale McGruers doghouse.

Honduras mahogany hull, teak deck, varnished mahogany coach-roof, tiller steering in self draining cock-pit. New Volvo engine in 2008.

10 years present ownership. Major refit in 2006 with extensive new bottom planking, new bronze floors, stainless steel tanks and much more.

Lightly used since refit. Professionally maintained. A very fine yacht for the money.

Construction

Honduras mahogany planking phosphor bronze screw fastened to laminated mahogany frames.

Bronze strap floors

External lead ballast keel with bronze keel bolts.

Yacht-laid teak deck.

Varnished mahogany coamings.

Rig

Fractional bermudian sloop on original keel-stepped alloy mast with, as was usual at this time a varnished roller reefing boom.

Stainless steel rigging to internal stainless chain plates

Roller furling headsail.

Self tailing winches.

Machinery

Volvo D-20B 18hp diesel fitted new in May 2008.

Centre-line 2-blade Maxi prop.

Accommodation

5 berths in very traditional lay-out for the period.

Fore peak sail stowage with fore hatch.

Forward cabin with port and stbd berths. Standing head-room under the fore end of the coach-roof.

Port heads compartment with Jabsco sea toilet.

Opposite, porcelain hand basin with H&C, shower head in the tap.

Saloon cabin with port and stbd settees. stowage behind and under.

Chart desk aft to port with quarter berth.

Standing head-room all through.

Galley aft to stbd with stainless steel sink, diesel fired cooker, microwave oven.

Pressurised H&C with hot water from a calorifier tank.

Steps up to the cock-pit.

Sliding hatch and wash-boards.

Teak laid cock-pit seats and sole.

Full specification and details available upon request

Disclaimer:

These particulars have been prepared in good faith from information provided by the Vendors and are intended as a guide, Wooden Ships cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. The Purchaser should instruct his agent or surveyor to validate all details as necessary and satisfy himself with the condition of the vessel and its equipment.

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