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Model: Bruce Roberts Norwest 34
Price: £12,000 (GBP)
Year: 1973
Hull: GRP

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Model: Bruce Roberts Norwest 34
Price: £12,000 (GBP)
Year: 1973
Hull: GRP
LOA: 33' 6" (10.2m)
LWL: 24' 3" (7.4m)
Beam: 10' 2" (3.1m)
Draft: 5' 10" (1.8m)
Displacement: 12320lbs
Ballast: 9000lbs
Keel: Fin
Rig: Bermudan
Engine Type: Perkins 29hp
Engine: Inboard diesel
Fuel: Diesel
Fuel Capacity: 20gal
Water: 40gal
Location: North Wales

Built on the Wirral alongside Les Powles Norwest 34 "Solitaire" in which he sailed around the world as detailed in his book "Hands Open" The vessel is in need of some cosmetic restoration to bring her back to her best, and this is reflected in the price. The engine has recently been professionally overhauled. She comes with a comprehensive inventory including a steel storage cradle. The Perkins Perama 29hp diesel was installed in 1992.


Accommodation:
A total of seven berths in two cabins, With a V berth with infill in the fore cabin, the starboard side settee berth will convert to a double with a pilot berth above and another settee berth on the port side of the saloon.There is a quarter berth situated on the starboard side aft. A separate heads compartment is situated on the port side with a wash basin opposite on the starboard side.
The owner has a table for the saloon at home.
Galley:
"2 Burner Flavel gas cooker with oven and grill,sink with pressurised water supply.
Sails:
Main-(Macwilliams), Furling Genoa no1 (North), Furlig Genoa no 2, Light weight genoa, Working Jib, Storm Jib, Cruising Chute,

Instruments:
Autohelm, Log speed and depth, VHF, Autohelm 3000, Autohelm St 3000 wheeldrive autopilot, Furuno GPS colour plotter.
Electrical System:
3x12v batteries, one dedicated to the windlass.
Equipment:
Spinnaker pole and gear, Tender
Additional Info:
It is recommended that all the running rigging should be replaced.
The deck area also is in need of repainting.




Starboard Side View - From the bows looking aft, note the storage cradle

Port side view - Looking down the port side

Boatyard deck shot -

Starboard side view - The boot top could do with repainting, the hull should polish up well

Close up of the port bow - The cradle is included in the sale price

Port quarter view - Note the stern boarding ladder on the counter

Starboard quarter view -

The rudder and propellor -

The counter - With a stern boarding ladder which folds away.

The rudder and propellor -

Distant view - To show the rig

Yard view - Note the spray hood and dodgers

Starboard side - Below the boot top looking aft

Below the waterline - Looking forwards

The hull - Below the boot top looking aft down the port side

Below the waterline - Looking forwards along the starboard side

Bow view -

Deck view - Looking forward along the port side deck from the cockpit

Deck view - Looking along the starboard side from the cockpit

The port side deck -

Deck View - Looking aft from before the mast

Deck View - Looking aft along the starboard side deck

Fore deck view -

The spray hood -

Looking aft along the port side deck - Note that all control lines are led aft to the cockpit

Deck view - Looking aft, showing the fore hatch and inner stay

The saloon - Seen from the main companionway

The galley - Well equipped with an excellent cooker and a stainless steel sink

The galley - Showing the Flavel cooker

The Cockpit - Note the helm position, and adequate winches

The wheel - In close up

The cockpit - Seen from the starboard side deck

The cockpit in close up - Note the gratings

The quarter berth - Located on the starboard side of the saloon, behind the chart table.

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The port settee berth -

The saloon - Showing the starboard setee berth with the upper pilot berth

The saloon - Looking across to the port side settee berth

Port side berth - This converts to a double

The galley -

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The wash basin - Situated opposite the heads compartment

The heads compartment - Located on the port side

The fore cabin - Has a double berth available with infill

Saloon viewed from forward -

The cockpit - Looking out from the companionway

The saloon - Looking aft from the fore cabin

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The engine compartment -

The engine - Recently checked over and given a clean bill of health

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Model: Bruce Roberts Norwest 34
Price: £12,000 (GBP)
Year: 1973
Hull: GRP
LOA: 33' 6" (10.2m)
LWL: 24' 3" (7.4m)
Beam: 10' 2" (3.1m)
Draft: 5' 10" (1.8m)
Displacement: 12320lbs
Ballast: 9000lbs
Keel: Fin
Rig: Bermudan
Engine Type: Perkins 29hp
Engine: Inboard diesel
Fuel: Diesel
Fuel Capacity: 20gal
Water: 40gal
Location: North Wales

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