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Fairey Huntsman 31 Aft Cabin - SOLD

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  • Year: 1971 Hull No 24
  • LOA 32' 3” (9.55)
  • Beam: 9' 8” (2.95)
  • Draft: 2' 10” (0.87m)
  • Displacement: 11.200 lb 5.100kg
  • Hull & Deck: Hot Moulded Agba hull
  • Model: Aft cabin twin diesel sports cruiser
  • Builder: Fairey Marine, Hamble, Hants.
  • Location: Solent

Fairey Marine standard Hot Moulded hull with teak decks. This boat has the benefit of two extra laminates on the hull, as the original owner wished her to be the same build specification as the ‘Ford Round Britain Race Team' entrants.

Twin Ford Mermaid 180 HP six cylinder diesel engines fitted with Borg Warner 72C gearboxes

Two 1.3/8” shafts and deep sea seals driving three bladed bronze propellers, on Fairey Bronze ‘P' brackets.

To complete the installation, Morse Single lever controls are fitted to the dashboard with standard instrument panel dials.

Diesel fuel tanks are approx: 2 x 30 galls and 2 x 40 galls

Bilge Pumps:
One manual 1.75” and two electrical

24 Volt system.
Four 120 Amp hour batteries
Master isolating switches and ability to cross-link
Breaker switches and distribution panel in main saloon
Navigation Lights
Full cabin lighting
Fridge has own battery

Water system
Hot and cold pressure system in galley and heads heated from an engine clarifier.

The steering gives a sensitive feel when underway, a famous feature of the Fairey range.

The dashboard is laid out in Fairey style, to clearly indicate the Port & Starboard engine meters comprising: - rev counters + hour meters, oil pressure, voltmeter, turbo pressure and engine temperature.

Kent screen

Navigation Equipment
Furuno Radar
Garman GPS 50
Autohelm Seatalk Sounder
Icom VHF
Sestral steering compass
Navtex pro- Naga marine

Domestic Equipment
Galley :-
Cooker with two rings. Fireblanket

Electrolux fridge RB2195. 12v own battery. Shore powered or owner says up two days at sea.

The heads:- Sea Toilet. Mirror and light. Shower & hand sink with hot & cold pressurised water.

Fore cabin:- Access is via varnished doors. To the floor of the saloon, giving a surprising spacious facility for the size of boat, suitable for dinning around the table.

The galley is to port with hot & cold pressurised sink, cooker & grill, with various cupboards and storage lockers, divided from the saloon by a half height bulkhead.

The marine sea toilet heads are to starboard with hot & cold pressurised vanity mirror and lighting.

Twin spacious berths (infill cushion makes a double) are upholstered in Blue. Ample storage is available under the berths or in the vast cave locker under the foredeck.

The curtains in both aft and forecabins

Barometer & Clock

Aft Cabin:-
Two berths 6'6” with aft vanity unit and shelves. Access to the stern seals and raw water inlet filters are under the steps.

Helmsman's and navigation seats together with passenger seating behind. Toneau, sprayhood covers.

Deck Gear
Fenders and usual warps & lines.

Bruce type anchor with say 30ft chain and 30ft of line, onto a manual winch.

Chrome deck fittings on a teak laid deck.

This Huntsman 31 is still very original and the present owner has enjoyed some 10 years plus cruising since 1997. She has a documented history with the original owner still a Fairey boat enthusiast. UK registered in Cowes .

This is a rare opportunity to find a Fairey Huntsman 31, which is unaltered since built and absolutely original apart from some navigational aids and domestic equipment in the galley.

She benefits from being fitted with extra laminates from new and longitudinal stringers onto the hull, the standard upgrade for the Race Teams in the heyday of Fairey Marine. When launched the owner requested the best.

This boat would therefore be quite happy to accept more powerful engines, if a purchaser wished to do so.

The Huntsman 31 has one of the best Classic silhouettes and with some 30 only built, is a rare opportunity to acquire one of these famous powerboats.

The engines have been serviced and a number of Mermaid spare parts fitted recently.

She has been kept out of the water every winter with the present owner.

She is priced to sell and needs a loving owner.


Prospective purchasers are advised the particulars above are solely to advertise the boat from the vendors information and they should make their own deliberations prior to considering purchase. Any points of concern should be evaluated by their own agents and the purchase contract specifies their concerns upon which they may wish to rely.

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