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McGruer 8 metre Cruiser Racer

£ 195,000 Tax N/A
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A beautiful example of the McGruer 41 international 8 metre classic cruiser racer – she is a well known vessel with much maritime history stored in her bilges.  Much of the racing reports from the 1966/67 era talk of her being a good heavy air boat and taking home the chocolates!  Having undergone a recent restoration and refit that can only be described as ‘total’ and equivalent in cost to a new boat, she presents in stunning condition…….almost a ‘piece of furniture’.    However, she is equipped with modern rigging and systems that blend into her historic structure, she can be dangerous on the race track.  Have a look at the pictures on this web site but please contact us for a copy of the high resolution images.  The list of upgrades and equipment will take a bit of reading!
Call Simon at the Falmouth office for more information.

Country: United Kingdom
Price: £ 195,000 Tax N/A
Boat Size: 42 ft
Year Built: 1965
Boat Model / Make: McGruer 8 metre
LOA (metres): 12.7m (41'8'')
LWL (Length Water Line): 8.3m (27'4'')
Beam: 3m (9'9'')
Displacement: 8000kgs
Draft: 1.9m (6'2'')
Hull Material: Wood
Engine/Fuel Type: Yanmar 3 cylinder - from 2005
Engine HP: 30hp
Max Speed: 7 kn
Cruising Speed: 6 kn
Construction
Traditional long keel profile
Varnished topsides in Awlgrip ALLWOOD product
Carvel fore & aft planking
Topsides in mahogany
Galvanised ring frame around mast step and stainless steel chainplates
Lead keel & bronze keel bolts - all replaced during refit 2015 - 2018
Galvanised angle floors bolted to frames - re galvanised 2015
Water tank & fuel tank in Stainless steel - new 2015
Re plumbed - 2015
Re-wired 2015
History
Launched in 1965
Owned initially by a Gentleman from Troon
Named after his son & daughter (Alistair & Patricia)
Raced successfully on the Clyde in the 8m CR class
Much history of winning
Bought by current owner in 2013 as a project
Refit (extensive) completed 2018
Exhibited at the London Boatshow 2016 as an example of excellence
Engineering
Yanmar 3 cylinder 30hp - from 2005 with very light use.
Engine removed, checked & re-installed 2017
1" shaft to 3 blade feathering Daglow prop
Spurs/stripper
Aquadrive
Racor fuel filter
Aquafax water strainer
Steering
Jeffa RP150 - rack & pinion
Rudder stock greaser
Illuminated compass at steering binnacle
Single lever controls
Deck Gear
Maxwell electric windlass - foot switches & remote control
50m chain
S/S Bruce anchor - 20kg
S/S hause pipe
Custom made S/S pushpit & pullpit
Beautiful teak decks
New windows
Harken mainsheet traveller - new 2019
Hide covered steering wheel
6 x s/s winches in cockpit
S/S deck hatches - all new 2016
Windows to coach roof sides all renewed 2017 - bespoke made
Pop up s/s cleats
S/S dorade vents x 2 - with blanking plugs
All lines led aft to cockpit
Boom cover in navy blue
Gates in guard wire - stbd side
Rigging
Rig was redesigned by naval architect
New mast, boom - Sparcraft 2016
Performance vang
Harken mainsheet system with fine tune on the mainsheet
All new standing rigging - 2017
All new running rigging 2018
SAILS - all from 2017
MAINSAIL - Dacron - slab reefing - 3 reefs - SANDERS
GENOA - Dacron - SANDERS
CODE ZERO - on Profurl system
ASYMETRIC - 1
ASYMETRIC - 2
Genoa on Profurl
All new clutches
Nav Equipment
Raymarine TACK TIC system with digital read outs on mast
Raymarine chartplotter
ICOM AIS transponder/receiver
Icom DSC VHF with cockpit transponder
Electrical
Shore power system with ring main
Re wired with electrical breaker panel
New internal lighting
Red night lights
Fusion 700 series stereo system
Waeco Inverter
Large Odyssey single AGM domestic battery
Engine start battery
Accommodation
Beautiful matt finish varnish interior
Comfortable cruising accommodation
Air conditioning unit - cool air to saloon - Dometic
Original S/S sink
Blakes sea cocks
Dometic Moonlight 3 cooker on gimbles - 3 burner, grill & oven
Gas alarm
Over head trip lights
Extractor fan
Hot/cold water system
Dometic chest fridge/freezer
Dometic china bowl electric heads with macerator
Heads with Electric flush marine toilet
Holding tank system with deck pump out
Safety
Electric bilge pump on float switch
Manual bilge pump
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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