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1985 LM Mermaid 315

Woodbridge, Suffolk, United Kingdom

£29,950

The LM 315 Mermaid is a well built, Danish cruiser with a quality, well fitted interior.  Easily handled with a good turn of speed, this particular example is nicely presented and well equipped and benefits from a replacement engine and sail drive in 2016.

Basic Boat Info

Price: £29,950
Make: LM
Model: Mermaid 315
Year: 1985
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: LM glasfiber a/s
Designer: Bent Andersen
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Twin Keel

Dimensions

Length: 31'5 ft / 9.58 m
Length Overall: 31'5 ft / 9.58 m
Waterline Length: 26'3 ft / 8.00 m
Beam: 10'0 ft / 3.05 m
Max Draft: 4'8 ft / 1.42 m

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Drive Type: SailDrive
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 30hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 2016
Cruising Speed: 5.5 kn
Maximum Speed: 7 kn

Tanks

Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 70 L
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 136 L

Other

Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Sail
Boat Class: Sloop

Contact

Howard Ford
Howard Ford Marine Sales

Office

Howard Ford Marine Sales
Tidemill Yacht Harbour Tidemill Way
Woodbridge, Suffolk, GB, IP12 1BP
Tel:+44 (0)1394 385577
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.



Accommodations

The accommodation offers up to seven berths in two cabins.

Forecabin with V berth and infill creating a double, stowage above and below.  Opening hatch to foredeck.  Large hanging locker to port side with heads opposite to starboard, RM69 marine heads and moulded washbasin with H&C water supply.  Saloon with settee berths to port and starboard, both converting to doubles with storage above and below and drop leaf table with bottle stowage to centre. Opening hatch to deck. Slide out chart table to port with quarter berth beneath.  Galley to starboard with three burner Eno gas cooker with oven, stainless steel sink with H&C water supply, refrigerator and plenty of stowage. Carpets and curtains.  Webasto diesel fired warm air heating.

Mechanical Systems

Located beneath the cockpit sole, Yanmar 30hp diesel engine (2016). Electric start. Fresh water cooled via heat exchanger. Sail drive to fixed pitch propeller. Cruising speed approximately 5.5 knots Maximum speed 7 knots.

Alternator charging to 4 x 12 volt batteries (2016/17).

12 volt panel.

240 volt shore power supply.

Battery charger.

Sails and Spars

Fractional rigged sloop. Anodised aluminium mast and boom. Stainless steel standing rigging. Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing to main with lazyjacks. Furlex 200S headsail furling system. Strut kicker. Telescopic spinnaker pole.

Mainsail - 2011 - Very good

Furling genoa - 2003 - Very good

Spinnaker - very good

Spare mainsail 

Deck Equipment

25lb CQR anchor with chain and warp

10kg Danforth anchor

SL manual anchor windlass

Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guardwires 

Sail cover with lazyjacks

Sprayhood

Cockpit canopy

Cockpit table

Cockpit cushions

Outboard bracket

Boathook

Stainless steel boarding ladder

Various fenders and warps

1 x Lewmar 14 self tailing halyard winch.

2 x Two Andersen 46 self tailing sheet winches.

Navigation Equipment

Silva Nexus steering compass

Silva Nexus windspeed and direction

3 x Silva Nexus multi displays

NASA SX35 DSC VHF radio with aerial

Garmin 230 chart plotter

Autohelm 2000 autopilot

Clock Radio/mini-disc player

Full navigation lights

Clock and barometer

Safety Equipment

Manual and electric bilge pumps

Fire extinguishers

Fire blanket

Radar reflector

Horseshoe lifebuoy with floating light

Jackstays

Fog horn

Construction

Built in 1985 by LM glasfiber a/s of Denmark to a design by Bent Andersen. White GRP hull with blue style stripes. Rubbing strake. White GRP superstructure with moulded in non-slip to decks. Twin keels.  Tiller steering to skeg hung rudder. Aft self draining cockpit. Self draining anchor locker forward. 

Comments

The LM 315 Mermaid is a well built, Danish cruiser with a quality, well fitted interior.  Easily handled with a good turn of speed, this particular example is nicely presented and well equipped and benefits from a replacement engine in 2016.  Viewings 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.


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