1978 Hustler SJ32
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- Engine/Fuel Type:
- Single / diesel
- Located In:
- West Mersea, Essex, United Kingdom
- Hull Material:
- Current Price:
- £ 15,000 (US$ 18,738)
"Tramp" is a well known East Coast boat, built for her one and only current owner. She is the masthead rigged version of the Stephen Jones designed Hustler 32. "Tramp" was very successful in her day, winning the EAORA series overall in 1979. More recently 'Tramp' finished second after five races under local handicap in Mersea Week 2019. She won the Friday night series in West Mersea in 2018. Her 2018 IRC rating was 0.911. Internally the boat is clean and tidy, with very good upholstery. As with any boat that has been in sole ownership for 40 years, there is much extra (old) equipment and sails included that is not listed.
Viewing strictly by appointment only through the Essex office (01621) 785600.
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Designer: Stephen Jones
LOA: 32 ft 4 in
Beam: 11 ft 3 in
LWL: 25 ft 0 in
Maximum Draft: 5 ft 10 in
Displacement: 3380 kgs Dry Load
Ballast: 1270 kgs
Total Power: 18 HP
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Engine Model: 2GM20
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Propeller: Folding propeller
Drive Type: Sail drive
Engine Power: 18 HP
Cruising Speed: 5 knots
Maximum Speed: 6 knots
Fuel Tanks: (8)
Number of single berths: 6
Number of cabins: 1
Number of heads: 1
The accommodation offers six berths in the open plan cabin. Sail stowage in the forepeak, with Lavac marine toilet to port with plastic wash basin and hand pumped cold water supply. Hanging locker and shelving to starboard. In saloon, two settee berths with pilot berths outboard. There is a saloon table which is currently in storage off the boat. Large chart table to port with instruments. Galley to starboard with Plastimo two burner gimballed gas cooker with grill and stainless steel sink with foot pump cold water supply. Two quarter berths aft of companionway steps. All six berths fully upholstered.
Located aft of the companionway steps. Yanmar 2GM20, 18hp diesel engine. Saildrive to folding two bladed propeller. Electric start. Single lever control. Engine regularly serviced including winter 2018/19.
2 x 12 volt batteries charged via alternator.
Sails & Spars
Masthead rigged sloop. Anodised aluminium double spreader, keel stepped mast. Proctor anodised aluminium boom. Dyform continuous standing rigging. Hydraulic backstay adjuster. Terylene running rigging. Two Lewmar 40 primary sheet winches. Two Lewmar 24 halyard winches on coachroof. Two Lewmar 24 spinnaker sheet winches. Slab reefing mainsail. Tuff Luff twin groove head foil system. Rod kicker. Harken mainsheet.
Mainsail - Gowen Ocean - Good - fully battened with Harken cars
No 1 genoa - Gowen Ocean - Good
No 2 genoa - Gowen Ocean - Good
No 3 genoa - Gowen Ocean - Good
Working jib & storm jib
Spinnaker - Gowen Ocean - Good
Various other spare/older sails
- Anchor with chain and warp
- Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit,stanchions and guardwires
- Mainsail cover
- Various warps and fenders
- 2 x Ritchie compasses
- Icom M401E & M56 VHF radios with masthead antenna
- VHF cockpit speaker in cockpit
- Stowe Navsounder echo sounder
- Stowe Navigator 2 speed/log
- Furuno GP31 GPS
- Silva Nav GPS repeater
- Hawk windex
- Pioneer stereo radio/cassette player with saloon & cockpit speakers
- Two horseshoe lifebuoys
- Oscar MOB life sling
- Manual bilge pump
Built in 1978 by Landamores to a design by Stephen Jones for the current owner. White GRP hull with blue style stripes. Full length alloy track/toe rail. White GRP superstructure with grey painted non-slip decks. Fin keel. Spade rudder. Tiller steering with extension. Aft self draining cockpit.
This Hustler 32 is a well known East Coast boat, built for her one and only current owner. She was very successful in her day, winning the EAORA series overall in 1979. More recently she won the Friday night series in West Mersea in 2018. Her 2018 IRC rating was 0.911. The boat is currently laid up for the winter with all upholstery/sails removed, floorboards up and instruments removed. As with any boat that has been in sole ownership for 40 years, there is much extra (old) equipment and sails included that is not listed.
The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.
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.