1981, twin keel, 2017 survey available, engine has been out of the boat 2017 for overhauled and re-sprayed, new sail cover, new dodgers, furling genoa, all lines led aft, great value boat!
Built in 1981. GRP construction with twin bilge keels, transom hung rudder, self draining aft cockpit with tiller steering, masthead Bermudan sloop rig and 5 berths in 2 cabins with headroom of around 6ft.
Designed by Ed Dubois and built by Westerly Yachts. Hull No H177.
LOA 26' 0" (7.9m)
Beam 9' 3" (2.8m)
Draft 3' 3" (1.0m)
Headroom 6ft approx
Slab reefing mainsail. Mainsail cover (new). Genoa roller reefing system with furling No 1 Genoa. Silver anodized mast and boom, stainless steel standing rigging.
Volvo Penta MD7A 13.5hp inboard diesel engine. Engine has been lifted out of the boat 2017, fully serviced and overhauled, re-sprayed, installed and tested. Shaft drive to 2 blade fixed propeller. Cruising speed under engine around 5 knots. 45 Litre fuel tank (new 2014). Alternator charging to 2 x 12v batteries.
Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and guardwires, sprayhood frame only, spray dodgers (new), stainless steel boarding ladder on transom, tiller steering, whisker pole, most lines led at to cockpit, Lewmar 10 sheet winches and Lewmar 7 sheet winches, 20lb Plough anchor with chain, mooring warps and fenders.
Plastimo bulkhead compass, Clipper Duet echo sounder and log (2011), Oceanus DSC VHF radio, Autohelm AH800 tiller pilot, Garmin 128 GPS, barometer, windex at masthead, navigation lights, steaming light, tri colour masthead light and anchor light.
Horseshoe lifebuoy with bracket, fire extinguisher, manual bilge pump.
Her galley has a Wallas diesel twin hob, icebox, foot pumped water supply to sink from approx 10 gallon tank. Her separate heads compartment has a Jabsco marine toilet. Hanging locker opposite. Folding saloon table. Vinyl upholstery, curtains.
She has 5 berths including 2 “V” berths in the forecabin, a fold down table in the saloon with single settee berth port and starboard, with a further single quarter berth to port.
"Heart of Gold" is a good honest boat, she was surveyed in 2017 and a copy is available, her fuel tank was replaced in 2014, her cabin windows were renewed in 2013 and she had new rudder bushes in 2012. Her sail cover and dodgers are new, her topsides look super and have not been painted and her engine has been overhauled this winter. Overall a fantastic buy!