|Locatie||Walton on Naze, Essex, Groot-Britannië|
Elizabethan 31 "Rivendell".
Long keel cruiser designed by David Thomas.
Available to view in boatyard. Ready for launch.
Seakindly an excellent coastal cruiser and safe family Weekender. The boat was originally commissioned in 1972 and it's original owner sailed her to Portugal.
Bukh DV20. Re-engined 2009 with reconditioned engine during last ownership. Engine has been maintained with new high pressure fuel lines 2018 and new thermostat base housing 2020. Through hull prop shaft, stuffing gland replaced with PSS Deep Sea Seal.
All anodes and water pump replaced ready for current sailing season.
New larger propeller fitted and later repitched 2019.
New cutlass bearing fitted 2018/19.
Boat is supplied with two deep cycle lead acid batteries, one purchased 2019 the other 2018. Charged (Topped up by upgraded permanently mounted solar panel fitted 2019
Fitted with flavel twin burner job, grill and oven.
Manual dolphin flipper pump.
Galley refitted 2013.
Deck and Hull Equipment
Lewmar primary winches.
Windlass to fore deck Simpson Lawrence Seahorse
Anchor chain locker re positioned.
Vessel supplied with Bruce anchor and chain.
Furling system Dynafurl #10.
Keel abraded back to steel 4 coats of primocon and antifouled ready for season. 2021.
Hull topsides finished in toplac 2021.
Deck sanded and recoated in deck paint 2021.
Horse shoe life belt and beacon.
MOB sling also provided.
Windex wind indicator.
Rivendell is ready to be launched for this season.
5 berth long keel cruising yacht "Rivendell".
Designed by David Thomas built and launched in 1972. Keel is bolt on not encapsulated.
Under current ownership for past 9 years during which it has been extensively refitted internally, new PSS Deep Sea shaft seal, new prop, electric wiring and lighting, ceiling and cabin structure replaced, new toilet, all inlet and outlet valves moved and replaced and rebedded using epoxy.
New fully battened mainsail by Kemp 2015 and jib by Crusader Sails 2016.
Cruised around Essex and Suffolk wintered under cover ashore each year under current owner.
Capable cruiser has in previous ownership sailed to Portugal, and has a comfortable sea kindly motion and doesn't slam like beamier modern designs.
Garmin 128 GPS. Seafarer 5 echo sounder. Seafarer RT50 VHF.
NASA depth finder fitted in cockpit, 2017.
Steaming lights on pullout.