Howard Ford Marine Sales
Tidemill Yacht Harbour Tidemill Way
Woodbridge, Suffolk, GB, IP12 1BP
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1981 Westerly Griffon

location icon Woodbridge, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Year 1981
Length 26 ft / 7.92 m
Builder/Manufacturer Westerly Yachts Limited
Price
£13,950

The Westerly Griffon was introduced as a replacement for the highly successful Centaur. They have sharper lines, better performance and more spacious accommodation, with the quality Westerly construction they have become a well proven cruiser. This particular example has been well maintained and regularly upgraded with a replacement Beta 14 diesel engine, new fuel tank, new running rigging and much more.

Provisional details, not checked by vendor.

Specifications

Year Built 1981
Category Sail
Length Overall 26 ft / 7.92 m
Beam 9'3 ft / 2.82 m
Max Draft 3'5 ft / 1.04 m
Construction Fiberglass
Keel Twin Keel
Min Draft 3'3 ft / 0.99 m
Drive Type Direct
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 13.80 hp
Cruising Speed 5 kn
Maximum Speed 6 kn
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 40 L
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Cap. 60 L
Ballast 1,232 kg
Displacement 2,676 kg

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Beta
Rope Cutter: true
Model: 14
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 14hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 2 Blade
Year: 2012
Engine Hours: 300
Accommodation

The accommodation offers up to five berths in two cabins.

V berth forward with stowage above and below. Opening hatch to foredeck.  Door to separate heads compartment to port with Jabsco sea toilet.  Hanging locker opposite. Two settee berths in saloon with port berth converting to a double berth and starboard having length extension via hatch into hanging locker. Stowage above and below berths. Fold away table. Galley aft to starboard with Calor Gas two burner gas cooker with oven and grill.  Stainless steel sink with cold pumped water supply, insulated cool box and 240V Outwell refrigerated cool box. Crockery stowage and cupboards above and below. Quarter berth aft to port. Teak and holly style cabin sole. Full interior lighting. Steps up to self draining cockpit with seating and lockers to port and starboard.

Mechanical Systems

Located abaft the companionway. Beta 14hp diesel engine (2012). Electric start. Fresh water cooled via heat exchanger. Shaft drive (2012) to fixed three blade bronze propeller with rope cutter (2020). Single lever engine control. Cruising speed 5 knots. Maximum speed 6 knots. New Stainless steel fuel tank (2021) Full engine service 2021

 Alternator charging to 2 x 12 volt batteries (2020)

12 volt switch panel

240 volt shore power supply

Sails and Spars

Masthead rigged sloop. Silver anodised aluminium mast and boom. Stainless steel standing rigging. Terylene running rigging (2020). Slab reefing to mainsail with lazyjacks and bag. Sailspar headsail furling system. Lines led aft to cockpit.

Mainsail - Very good

Furling Genoa - Very good 

Sails valeted 2020

Deck Equipment

Lofrans Royal manual windlass (2019)

20lb CQR Anchor, with 30m chain and warp (2019)

Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and guardwires with alloy stanchions

Coachroof grabrails

Sprayhood

Dodgers

Sail cover/lazy jack bag

Cockpit cushions

Various fenders & warps

Stainless steel boarding ladder

Rope clutches

Boat hook x 2

Lewmar 30 sheet winches x 2

Lewmar 7 control line winches x 2

2 Control line winches to coachroof.

Girdlestone G8 mast winch

Varnished jack staff with red ensign

Navigation Equipment

Bulkhead steering compass

Garmin 182C Chartplotter

iCOM IC-M323 DSC VHF radio with aerial

Handheld VHF Radio x 2

NASA Clipper Speed Indicator

NASA Clipper Depth Sounder

NASA Clipper Wind Indicator

Clipper Navtex

Alba Radio/CD player

Navigation lights

Brass clock and barometer

Safety Equipment

Manual and automatic bilge pump (2020)

3 x Fire extinguishers (expiry date unknown)

Horseshoe Lifebuoy 

Floating Line

Carbon Monoxide Alarm (unchecked)

Smoke detector (unchecked)

 

Construction

Built in 1979 by Westerly Yachts to a design by Ed Dubois. White GRP hull with blue stripes. Teak rubbing strake and toe rail. White GRP superstructure with painted non-slip to decks, cockpit seating and self draining cockpit with Tek-Deck. Twin keels. Tiller steering to transom hung rudder. Self draining gas locker.  

Comments

The Westerly Griffon was introduced as a replacement for the highly successful Centaur. They have sharper lines, better performance and more spacious accommodation, with the quality Westerly construction they have become a well proven cruiser. This particular example has been well maintained and regularly upgraded with a replacement Beta 14 diesel engine, new fuel tank, new running rigging and much more. Viewing by appointment through Howard Ford Marine Sales.

Disclaimer

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.