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Sailing boat For Sale - Hillyard 9 Ton Aft Cockpit, Second-hand

Lying: Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Ipswich, United Kingdom


Hillyard / 9 Ton Aft Cockpit



33 feet/10.06m

Boat Description

Built in 1967 by Hillyards in Littlehampton, ?Visanya?is a rare aft cockpit example of the classic double-ended 9 tonner, providing a deep, safe, roomy cockpit and then four berths below ? two in the Saloon and two pilot berths forward of the Saloon.
In her current ownership since 2016, prior to that we understand she had a long term owner.
Regularly sailed and maintained by her enthusiastic owner. Newly anti-fouled and readied June 20 for the season.


White painted double-ended hull
Believed to be Mahogany planked above the waterline.
Iroko planked below waterline on steam bent oak timbers.
Oak floors with cast iron ballasted long keel, iron keel bolts.
Hydraulic wheel steering plus tiller on aft deck (hydraulic motor overhauled)
Keel hung rudder.
Mahogany coachroof trunking, cockpit, toe rail and coamings.
Sheathed plywood decks – grey painted.

Perkins 4.107 35hp fresh water cooled four cylinder diesel engine
TMP hydraulic reversing reduction gearbox – recently serviced.
Shaft driven 3 bladed bronze propeller.
Original Perkins ignition panel, with new ignition light.
Single lever Morse engine control – recently replaced.
Engine wiring inspected and modernised as required.
Engine recently fully serviced plus new hoses/belts etc.
Shaft bearings recently replaced.

Galvanised steel Fuel tank – approx. 20 gallons
Galvanised Freshwater tank – approx. 20 gallons

12 volt system: 2 x 250ah batteries charged by recent engine alternator.
Interior and navigation lights including bow, stern, steaming, deck lights.
Recently fitted 6 way switch panel.
240 volt system:Recently fitted shore connection & cable, two outlets.
Spars and Rigging

Hollow pine single spreader mast.
Solid pine roller boom and whisker pole.
Pine mast lowering tabernacle
Selden 204 roller furling headsail system – new 2017
Galvanised standing rigging, s/s chainplates.
Forestay, fore and aft lowers replaced 2017.
Pine boom crutch
2 x Lewmar 40 sheet winches on cockpit coamings


Mainsail – roller boom reefing
Furling Genoa
White PVC Mainsail cover

4 berths
Two settee berths in saloon.
Two pilot berths forward of saloon.
Heads compartment forward with sea toilet.
Varnished mahogany internal joinery.
White painted deckhead and hull sides.
Fixed central saloon table with folding leaves.
Storage lockers at aft end of saloon.
Washbasin to stbd with recent pressurised water supply,12v portable fridge unit.
Single burner cassette type hob to starboard ** fitted gas cooker and pipework not operating & requires replacement.
Sea toilet re-plumbed to flush with sea or fresh water.
2 x Opening ports. 4 x Tannoy vents.

Navigation Equipment

Sestrel Junior steering compass.
Nasa Target 2 depth sounder
Lowrance LVR 250 DSC VHF radio (requirer GPS for DSC)
VHF aerial recently replaced.
Deck Equipment

Stainless steel pulpit.
Stainless steel stanchions & PVC covered wire guardwires.
Twin bow rollers
Bow mooring cleats, stern Sampson post
SL manual anchor windlass – not used by current owner.
35lb CQR anchor and chain
Beige overboom cockpit cover by OneSails – 2019
White PVC overboom cockpit cover
Various mooring warps and fenders.
2 x boathooks, buckets & deck brushes.
1 x pine boarding ladder & 1 x plastic boarding ladder
Flat wind hose pipe
Safety Equipment

3 x manual dry powder Fire Extinguishers
Fire blanket
Firdell Blipper radar reflector
Henderson manual bilge pump, plus hand stirrup pump
Auto electric bilge pump
Horseshoe lifebuoy


Swimming ladder
Furling genoa
Steering wheel
Manual bilge pump
Radar reflector
Electric bilge pump
Mainsail cover
Cockpit cover
Battened mainsail
Shore power inlet
Marine head

In this instance Fox’s Yacht Sales are acting as brokers for the vendor. The vendor has provided the information and whilst we endeavour to ensure the accuracy, the details are believed to be correct but are not guaranteed. Any prospective purchaser is advised to check the boat specification thoroughly and to employ at their expense a qualified marine surveyor and/or engineer to check the specification and condition of this craft and its equipment.
Full Specifications

Length:33 feet/10.06m
Beam:8' 8"
Num Engines:1
Total Engine Power:35
Engine Make/Model:Perkins 4 107
Fuel Type:Diesel
Propeller Type:3 Blade, Bronze
Fuel Capacity:1 X 91 L (20 Gal)
Water Capacity:1 X 91 L (20 Gal)
Keel:Long Keel
Num Berths:4
Hull Material:Wood
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