The Dehler 31 is a stylish fast cruiser combining race-winning performance with good cruising accommodation along with a modest draught. 'Slippy' has been optimised for cruising so has Furlex headsail furling and a stackpack main. She is presented in good condition, has been regularly maintained by her current owner who will be retiring from sailing.
Viewing by appointment only through the Essex office on (01621) 785600.
6 berths in 3 cabins with 6' maximum headroom. V-berth in forepeak with opening hatch to foredeck, overhead lockers and storage beneath berths. Saloon consisting of a central table with folding leaves, single berths to both port and starboard with lockers above and beneath. Chart table to starboard facing aft with instrumentation, electrical panel. Galley area to port equipped with a 2-burner gas cooker with oven and grill, twin stainless steel sinks, coolbox and ample storage. Separate heads compartment with marine toilet, wash basin, opening portlight and storage lockers. Aft cabin with double berth, opening port light and locker. Pressurised cold water supplied to galley sink and heads basin. Light brown upholstery. Teak and holly sole boards. curtains. Opening portlight hatch in main cabin. Cutlery and crockery included.
Located under companionway, Yanmar 2GM20 twin cylinder marine diesel engine. Direct seawater cooled. Shaft drive to two bladed folding propeller. Electric start. Single lever engine controls.
The engine appears in very good cosmetic condition and has been lightly used from new with just 365 hours showing on the engine hour gauge. The engine has been well looked after by her current experienced owner and was last serviced in October 2018.
2 x 12v Batteries (new 2017) charged via engine alternator and 240v battery charger. Battery isolator switch. Full interior lighting.
Fractional rig sloop. Silver anodised aluminum mast and boom by Kemp. Single spreader rig. Stainless steel standing rigging (new 2004). Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing to mainsail with lazyjacks. Furlex headsail furling system. Two size 30 genoa self-tailing winches. 2 x halyard winches whisker pole.
Mainsail - Crusader - fair
Furling Genoa - Jeckells - good
Light jib - good
Storm jib - good
Dehler 31 built by Dehler Yachtbau GmbH in 1986. Light grey grp hull with blue style stripe. Light grey grp coachroof with non-slip decks. Cast iron fin keel. Tiller steering to a balanced rudder. Self-draining cockpit and anchor well. Stainless steel rails Tek deck to cockpit seats.
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General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.