1989 Custom Maurice Griffiths Levanter
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Maurice Griffiths Levanter
- Engine/Fuel Type:
- Single / diesel
- Located In:
- Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire, United Kingdom
- Hull Material:
- Current Price:
- £ 32,500 (US$ 45,451)
'Cailin' is a beautiful example of Maurice Griffiths' Levanter. Built in 1989 of Steel, and professionally fitted out. She has been maintained to the highest standard, and extensively cruised by her current owners.
A yacht capable of taking of the worst of conditions, then beaching easily on her triple keel in any harbour makes her a fantastic cruising yacht for any waters.
Internally her fit out is of a very high standard, with beautiful teak faced woodwork and period fittings.
Offered for sale ready to cruise, having just been lifted out for a re antifoul and anode check.
Currently lying afloat in Milford Haven ready for viewing - 01646 278270
Fitted out in Teak Faced Plywood.
Upholstery in figured Draylon. All cushion foam through out is HR40 fire retardant to BS 5852 part II 1988, except back cushions of saloon settee berths refoamed 2009 to equivalent standard and forecabin cushions refoamed in 2011 to equivalent standard.
Deck, coach roof and hull down to waterline insulated with 1” fire resistant polystyrene.
Twelve non-opening Makrolon port lights, all with lined curtains.
Hanging locker forward port side. Display cabinet forward starboard side.
Five closed storage lockers; nine drawers; open, fiddled, storage and book shelves.
Centre table with fiddled drop leaves port and starboard. Bottle cupboards beneath, fore and aft, the latter has a shelf. Drawers within both ends.
Two settee bunks either side with stowage behind and below. Each bunk has reading light at one end.
Standing height: 6’ 2 ½” (189cm)
Two central lights, one 240V; gimballed oil lamp forward on starboard side.
Two radio/CD speakers provide stereo sound output.
Taylors diesel heater at aft end of starboard bunk ie more or less amidships. Fed from tank on coach roof.
Overhead hatch with curtain.
Eight non-opening Makrolon port lights.
Galley, navigation table, heads
Navigation table with Pioneer DEH-22000UB radio/CD player, NASA Target communications radio receiver, Shipmate VHF radio and Raytheon radar display with controls.
Main electric switch panel
Chart stowage in table. Optional stowage under or space for sitting – there is a retractable seat.
Port side aft is toilet compartment.
Sea toilet (pump replaced 2009, and valve cover replaced 2011 with lockable type). Sink. Shelves and cupboards. There is a shower tray with drainage to the bilges. Compartment has overhead ventilator to exterior Dorade plus ventilator in port light which has extractor fan.
The galley. Standing height: 5’ 10 ¼” (179cm)
There are two circular sinks, one with a freshwater tap and one with a sea water tap. Each tap is supplied by a foot pump. The two freshwater tanks were last treated with a purifying procedure July 2016. The freshwater supply to the tap runs through a ceramic filter – last changed July 2016.
There is a two burner cooker with oven. There is a stout rail in front of the cooker to which a safety harness may be attached.
A work surface with a cool box and bottle storage outboard of it.
There is cupboard stowage beneath the work surface and sinks, and shelving above.
There is a fluorescent strip light above the cooker.
Entry through double doors.
Has main light plus a reading light over each side bunk.
Radio/CD speaker with off switch.
Fire extinguisher by doorway.
Overhead hatch with ventilator and curtain.
Four non-opening Makrolon portlights
Hanging wardrobes (half height) each side.
Full length book shelf each side with canvas clothes storage beneath.
Storage lockers beneath bunks.
Centre infill converts the bunks to a generous double, leaving storage space beneath.
Standing height between bunks: 6’ 2 ½” (189cm)
Doors forward give access to chain locker, to on/off switch to windlass power supply and overload cut out, and to additional stowage.
To starboard of companionway is a door to a hanging locker. It has two closable ventilators, the upper one having an extractor fan behind it.
Outboard, divided from it by a fire resistant curtain, are the battery banks with a fixed voltmeter (separate readings for each bank). Stowage for mains battery charger.
Inboard, divided from it by another fire resistant curtain, is access to the aft of the engine.
This includes the gearbox, the prop shaft seal, the raw water filter, the day/header fuel tank, fuel filters, and manual fuel pump from the main (keel) fuel tank.
The mains electricity control and trip switch box, and a mains plug socket.
Under a wooden sliding hatch and closed by three wooden washboards, the upper two having side slide bolts. The sliding hatch is lockable. There are two safety harness fixing points just outside and immediately adjacent to the washboards. The Upper most washboard can be replaced with a clear perspex board, allowing extra light into the cabin.
The engine box, which is dismantle able, gives three easy and wide steps down to cabin sole level. There are two hand holds immediately inside the washboards and an additional hand hold on the adjacent panel further down.
The sprayhood extends over the sliding hatch.
Stainless steel steering wheel 33”diameter on stainless steel pedestal which incorporates a magnetic compass with correction irons. Approximately 2 1/4 turns lock to lock. Pedestal has two fixing points near base for attachment of safety harness. Drive motor for Auto-helm fixed to pedestal. Steering lines from Monitor attach to wheel.
Mainsheet traveller on aft coaming.
After deck with Samson posts at each quarter and closed fairleads.
Three wooden lidded lockers, each fitted with two clasps one of which is padlock-able. Lazarette has well for two 3.9kg Propane gas bottles. Well has outboard drain with skin fitting via a seacock. All lockers have wooden partitions, with shelving in Lazarette and starboard lockers. The lids are at seat height.
Single lever engine control on starboard side.
Engine instrument panel in bridge deck. Navigation instruments in box over main hatch, under sprayhood, with separate Garmin 152H GPS (2011).
Auto-helm control box to port.
Scanmar Monitor self steering mounted on transom. Control and steering lines run forward on port side.
Self tailing sheet winch port and starboard on cockpit coamings.
Sheet winch port and starboard by main hatch. Furling lines for headsails. Topping lift and other lines. All to jam cleats under spray hood.
Canvas pockets for sheets etc on forward bulkhead. Sheets pockets on port and starboard spray dodgers.
Emergency boarding ladders to port and starboard.
MOB recovery system on starboard stern rail.
Stainless steel gantry over stern deck mounted with two solar panels, and with support on starboard side for Aerogen. This also can be used to attach a block and tackle for hoisting outboard engine aboard.
Fixing points on gantry for attaching boom restraints.
Stem head fitting of stainless steel with two rollers, closed fairleads and mainstay attachment.
Electric windlass on foredeck with deck control switches. Chain gypsy and rope drum.
Stainless steel Samson post on foredeck. Cleats with open fair leads to port and starboard.
Stainless steel inner forestay fitting.
Wooden handrails on steel bosses along each side of coach roof.
Sixteen strong points around deck for attaching safety harnesses or life raft or dinghy or blocks etc.
Seven stainless steel stanchions 2’ 9” high along each side, welded to deck brackets at toe rail, carrying stainless steel tubing hand rail 1 ¼ “ diameter linking pulpit to stern rail. Guard wire at half height. Rope gates amidships (by shrouds) and by cockpit.
Stainless steel chain plates, three amidships both sides (for shrouds and stays), and two at transom (for twin backstays).
Aluminium deck stepped mast on pad on coach roof. Attachments for blocks at base. Three winches near base for halyards and reefing lines. Jam cleats for halyards. Winch handle pocket below. Track for spinnaker pole fitting on forward side.
Dorade boxes for vents, one over galley and one over heads.
Foredeck, side decks, coachroof and cockpit sole all laid with Treadmaster. Significant gaps deck painted.
Navigation lights: Stern light on Monitor frame (binnacle compass light wired into this circuit also), tricolour at mast head, with all round white, bicolour at pulpit (incorporates socket for connection to search light), white steaming light on mast. Foredeck light on mast.
Radar transmitter/receiver aerial on mast. Radar reflector on mast.
BMW D35-2 30HP Diesel Engine
Serviced Annually (Last Service Jan 2017)
Gearbox rebuilt in 2010
New Manecraft Stern Seal 2017
New Cutlass Bearing 2014
New Engine Freshwater Pump 2010
3 x Batteries (1x2011 2 x2014)
Battery Charging System:
2 x 25W Solar Panels
Sails and Rigging:
Furling Head, Slab Main. 3 Reefs.
Storm trysail (in a bag).
Seago 270 inflatable dinghy with inflatable floor. Oars (2 pairs) .Wooden seat, fuel tank strap,
pump. Stowage bag (fits in bows). Carry bag.
Bilge pumps: Submersible electric centrifugal pump (Rule 1500 GPH. New 2014) empties main bilge well via skin fitting on starboard side. In strum box.
Electric diaphragm pump (Jabsco 37202-2024. New 2010) Empties forward bilge (under fore cabin) and aft bilge (under engine) into strum box in main bilge well via diverter valve.
Manual pump (Whale Gusher 15) empties main bilge well strum box via skin fitting on port side.
Other pumps: Fuel pump from main tank (keel) to header/day tank. Manual. Whale Gusher 10
Horn: Frog-horn with two pressurised canisters
Horn: Plastimo Trump mouth foghorn
Emergency aerial for VHF
Hand bearing compass Plastimo (with mounting bracket)
Spot light 12V; with cable for deck socket
(As new i.e. not refilled. All have pressure gauges which show them to be in the normal range)
4.5 kg ABC rating, multipurpose dry powder, pressurised. Cockpit locker.
1.0 kg ABC rating, dry powder, pressurised. One in fore cabin, other in galley.
Fire blankets, 2, in galley area.
Safety equipment (masks various, safety goggles, ear defenders etc). In bag
Taylor’s diesel heater: H cowl, cylindrical cowl.
Water hose, 2x 15m. Connectors various, in bag.
Ladder (for boarding when aground or on shore)
Boat hook and spare pole.
Canvas work: Wheel cover
Sprayhood extension (zips on)
Rain guard (rigs under spray hood; enables hatch to be kept open)
Sheets various, most with grommets for securing (in a bag)
Forehatch tent (in bag with supports)
Mosquito nets for all hatches (in a bag)
Wind scoop. Rigs over either of hatches. (in a bag)
Large light weight plastic tarpaulin (in a bag)
Day marks: anchor ball; motor sailing triangle (in bag)
Throwing line; in a bag; with support bracket
Anchor snubber with hook for 10mm chain; c. 2m long, octoplait. In bag.
Life jackets, adult, Crewsaver, foam type x3
Mast climbing apparatus, including seat, footrest, and two ascenders. In a bag
Mooring lines, various lengths and thicknesses
Cordage various, lengths and thicknesses
Mooring strops (for attachment to buoys); one of octoplait with anti-chafe parcelling; one heavy weight, multiplait with anti-chafe length of chain in middle.
Tools and spares.
Please contact Jamie Tibbott at 01792 465550
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
LOA: 34 ft 5 in
Maximum Draft: 1 ft 6 in
Total Power: 30 HP
Engine Brand: BMW
Engine Model: D35-2
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 30 HP
Wind speed and direction
Manual bilge pump
Electric bilge pump
Shore power inlet
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
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