|Volvo Penta 2020
1982 East Coast 31 for sale.
East Coast 31's are very popular family yachts or club racers.
This 1982 yacht has a generous interior layout accommodating up to 6.
A barely used 2020 model Volvo Penta 20hp shaft drive diesel is in excellent condition.
Antifouled and prop speed maintenance 2022.
Sails include a hardly used masthead spinnaker. Harken self-tailing, stainless steel winches (2013), lazy jacks and boom bag make single handed sailing a breeze.
Portlight windows are recently renewed.
5 foot 6 inch draft ensures you can sneak into some of the shallower waterways which is a bonus.
Near new Jabsco toilet.
Extensive safety gear and First Aid included.
The East Coast 31 was designed by Peter Cole as a half-ton cruiser/racer and has proved to be very successful, winning many major races including - Australian Half Ton Championship, Brisbane-Gladstone, Lord Howe Island, Half ton division of both the Sydney and Melbourne to Hobart.
She handles very well and safely under all conditions as shown by her racing records. Ample beam and ballast ratio with lead fin keel and skeg hung rudder make her stiff and very seaworthy with good sail carrying capacity. A very attractive hull shape with tumblehome sides and wineglass shaped transom.
Hard to beat in this size and price range.
Inspection will not disappoint.