- 10 m
- €38,000 (£33,411)
- Draft Min
- 1.7 m
- Full Keel
- Engine Make
- Beta Kubota
- Hull Material
- Engine Count
- Boat Type
- RB Ref
About this Sparkman & Stephens 34
Ready for a new season.
This is a Sparkman & Stephens 34 classic yacht (Mk 1 - Short rig) - a well-known and proven design by Olin Stephens. Originally Part One Registered out of Colchester, England in 1974 and Purchased by the Vendor in Bristol in 2008.
This S&S has a GRP hull with a renovated wooden cabin top and interior using woods such as Iroko, Kumaru, Jatoba and Merbau. This yacht benefits from legendary sea-keeping qualities due to the S&S hull design. The Vendor's most recent improvements include a bowsprit for the gennaker and a new solar panel. In addition, other recent improvements include a solar panel charge control unit and new instruments in a new panel.
This Sparkman & Stephens yacht benefits from a 2,500 kg lead keel making it very sea-worthy and stable. This yacht comes with a full suit of sails, all controlled from the cockpit, and a larger-than-standard Beta Marine Kubota 28 bhp diesel engine plus a recent new ZF gearbox (only about 50 hours use).
A highly sought-after design, this yacht is well equipped with everything working as it should and is ready to sail.
The design was conceived as a cruiser/racer to RORC specifications and production has re-started in Australia.Engine And Gearbox
Engine. Beta Marine Kubota (3 cylinder. Model BD 1005) diesel, 28 bhp.
The engine is in good working order and is serviced regularly with recent new oil and antifreeze.
Gearbox. New ZF10M 2R which has run about 50 hours. Additional fuel filter and sump. New control cables.
Shaft drive.Rig, Autopilot And Short Handed Sailing
Rig. S&S 34 short rig, MK 1 see model is very seaworthy and with a short rig is easy to handle by one person. All the ropes are arranged to control the sails from the cockpit - including the reefing.
A lot of work and effort has been put into the boat which is made for long distance sailing.
Autopilot. The boat can be controlled in several ways. Through the wheel or by using the tiller in an emergency, Also, there is the wind autopilot and the electric autopilot. The electric autopilot can steer both by sail and by compass:
Simrad TP 22 Tiller pilot
Wind autopilot “Holland Windwane” (Large Bouvaan).
The 9 sails with the boat are as follows:
Genoa 150% used
Staysail N1 used
Staysail N 2 used
Storm Jib for inner /baby stay New
Storm Jib for inner stay used
Electrical. All the wiring in the boat is new and the following are fitted:
Navigation LED tricolor + anchor light on top mast
Navigation LED light on rail
LED Interior brass lamp
Solar panel Kyocera 200 W; 8A
Charger. Decca smart 1230, 12/24 V, till 345 Ah, For Pl. gel and Pl. wet accumulators
Emergency Strobe lamp on mast
Inverter 12/220 V.
Navigation. All the following were installed new and have worked very few hours since:
GPS navigator Furuno GP 33
AIS Vesper marine WMX 850 Watchmate and Class B transponder
Standard Horizon 220 SW 5 inch Hailer Horn
Standard Horizon VHF fixed radio GX 2100 with DSC and AIS
Standard Horizon Remote control CMP 30 (RAM 3) for fixed radio
Standard Horizon Floats handheld VHF radio with internal GPS, DCS and strobe light system
Standard Horizon Chart Plotter/depth sounder/fish finder combo CPF 300i with C-map mega wi de promo chart (North and Baltic seas)
Standard Horizon P79 in hull transducer/ fish finder
NASA HF3W SSB receiver with weather fax software+active antenna.
NASA Clipper compass system (electronic)
B&G Triton SDW Pack NMEA 2000
Navtex McMurdo NAV 7.
Life-raft “Viking” 6 person
Two manual bilge pump
Three (12V) automatic bilge pumps with alarm
EPIRB McMurdo E5 Smart-find (2 pieces)
Cold Water Immersion Suit (floating)
Echo Max EM 230 reflector.
Oil heater “Reflex” heater
Electrical (220V) heater
Two burner oven and grill.
|Drive Transmission Description||Direct|
|Engine Horse Power||28.0|
|Fuel Tanks Capacity||100 liters|
|No of Heads||1|
|Propeller Type||3 Blade, Bronze|
|Water Tanks Capacity||180 liters|