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Vancouver - 34 Pilot
'Meridian' is a great example of a well built blue water cruising yacht, she has been maintained by her current owner from new.
Accommodation comprises of two large double cabins, Pilot house saloon, and a functional linear galley. She is a cutter rigged sloop, with self-tacking inner staysail, furling genoa and slab reefing main. Lifted ashore, hull polished and new antifouling (June 2015). With her recent price reduction she represents fantastic value for monies.

Currently lying afloat Chichester Marina, West Sussex, viewings available 7 days a week via prior notice through the Chichester office.
Polaris 125 compass in steering pedestal in cockpit
Raymarine ST 60 Nav Pac with speed, depth and wind indicators in cockpit, windvane and wind transducer to masthead
Raytheon Autohelm autopilot with Whitlock Mamba rotary drive, twin station ST 6001+ controls in pilot house and in cockpit, displays interfaced to the Garmin 128 GPS
Raymarine C80 radar/plotter in pilot house with 18 inch 2 kW aerial on mast and interfaced to the GPS
Yeoman navigator chart plotter, interfaced to the GPS
Simrad RD68 VHF & DSC radio interfaced to the GPS
Icom IC-M31 handheld VHF
ICS Nav6 LCD Dual channel Navtex

Lofrans Cayman 88 electric anchor windlass
1 x 35 lb CQR anchor with 40 m of 9.5 mm chain
1 x Danforth kedge with small length of chain and 50 m warp

Firdell radar reflector on mast
Liferaft - Lifeguard Forties B 4-man RORC canister (serviced April 2014)
Horseshoe lifebuoy with light
2 x fire extinguishers, 1 x Fire blanket in galley
1 x Grab bag, 2 x flare containers
Anchor ball, motoring triangle, compressed air fog horn
Automatic JABSCO electric bilge pump (new 2011)

Navigation lights and masthead tricolour with anchor light
Deck flood light and port windscreen wiper
Stainless steel folding transom boarding/bathing ladder
Blue spray hood and wheel and pedestal cover (new 2013)
Avon Redstart inflatable with foot pump and electric air pump
3.5 HP Mariner outboard engine
4 x 14 mm warps and 4 x fenders
Sony radio/CDwith USB MP3 port, 2 x Sony speakers
Cutter rigged blue water cruising yacht designed by Robert Harris
Hull no. 031 built by Northshore Yachts Ltd of Itchenor, West Sussex to the order of her current owner and launched in 2002

Dark blue GRP hull, off white GRP deck and superstructure
Hull and deck are laid according to Northshore's Nordseal Laminate system with three large cockpit lockers
Treadmaster to deck, teak laid cockpit seats, teak exterior grab handles and toe rail capping
Lead ballast (6000 lbs) encapsulated entirely in hull moulding
Red boot top with white cavita line and light blue anti-fouling (last anti-fouled April 2014)
Teak and teak veneer interior joinery
Hide covered Whitlock steering wheel in cockpit and emergency tiller supplied
GRP Rudder with stainless steel stock, base located in keel fairing and heel protected with an anode

Length Overall:10.44m (34' 3")
Length Waterline: 8.38m (27' 6")
Beam: 3.20m (10' 6")
Draft: 1.45m (4' 9")
Displacement: 6,350kg (14000lbs)
Keel Ballast: 2,722kg (6000lbs)

Lifted, antifouled and hull polished June 2015


3 cylinder normally aspirated diesel engine with fresh water cooling
Approximate fuel consumption 2.7 LPH
Approximate range 380 nautical miles
Cruising speed 6 knots, maximum speed 7 knots
Single lever control (at both internal and external helm positions)
Shaft drive to three bladed fixed propeller with Ambassador AM-10 rope cutter on stainless steel shaft

3 x heavy duty 110 amp/hrs 12 volt batteries one separately isolated for engine starting
Batteries charged by either engine alternator or a 30 amp Sterling battery charger
A 12 volt power socket is installed at the navigator station
A heavy duty 12 volt socket is located externally adjacent to the mast step
Internal red lights are fitted for night sailing
A 240 volt ring main is installed with 3 double outlet UK type sockets and an earth leak circuit breaker
A sacrificial anode on the hull is connected to the engine and stern tube

1 x 180 litre (40 gallon) stainless steel fuel tank with sump drain and a fuel gauge
1 x 228 litre (50 gallon) water tank
1 x 114 litre (25 gallon) auxiliary water tank
All grey water is led to a shared tank under the cabin sole and is pumped automatically overboard with a manual back-up switch

Pressurised hot and cold water system
Water heated by engine calorifier
A switched 240 volt 1 kW immersion heater is fitted in the hot water calorifier
Silver anodised mast and boom by Selden with 2 sets of spreaders and standing backstays.
Self stacking mainsail system with lazy jacks and mainsail cover
Forestay with Furlex reefing system with double luff groove foil, inner forestay, twin backstays and intermediate backstays
Fore and aft lower shrouds
Spinnaker pole, telescopic with vertical mast stowage, halyard, and topping lift
Foresail halyard, spinnaker/cruising chute halyard
8 Spinlock rope clutches on coach roof
One double Spinlock rope clutch for foresail halyards on mast
Main and staysail halyards led aft
The boom has two internal single reefing lines led aft to cockpit, with a third conventional reefing line provided
Topping lift and kicker strut with control led aft
Three burgee halyards two to the spreaders and one to masthead
Self tacking staysail sheet track, main sail sheet traveller and track, two foresail sheet tracks, six mooring cleats, and a bollard on foredeck

One double Spinlock rope clutch for foresail halyards on mast.
One Lewmar 8 halyard winch on port face of mast
Two Lewmar 44 ST self-tailing genoa winches
One Lewmar 16 ST self-tailing cockpit winch
One Lewmar 8 halyard winch on port face of mast

Arun fully battened mainsail with Fredriksen roller bearing cars and three slab reefs 2002
Arun Roller furling yankee 2002
Arun self tacking staysail and cover 2002
Arun radial head (1.5oz) nylon cruising chute with snuffer 2008
All sails with sail bags
FORWARD CABIN with V berth, providing two good length single berths or a double berth by way of an infill. Both berths have lee cloths fitted, a dressing table with a mirror and a hanging locker
HEADS compartment located to starboard fitted with a hand pump operated marine toilet, hand basin with pressurised hot and cold water and mixer tap/shower head. Good built in stowage and shelving for toiletries
MIDSHIPS CABIN provides a large double berth, hanging locker and vanity unit. The double berth has a lee cloth and an infill which provides a seat when not in use as a berth. There is a bulkhead mounted reading light over the berth and a teak bookshelf
LINEAR GALLEY is located to port opposite the midships cabin with adjustable dimmer lighting and an Isotherm 3200 ASU 12 volt powered refrigerator under the saloon cabin sole. The gimballed Plastimo Neptune 2000 gas cooker has two burners, a grill and an oven-fail safe on all burners. Hot and cold pressurised fresh water to the twin sink plus an additional foot operated fresh water pump
RAISED SALOON has variable dimmer lighting and a lee cloth to the starboard settee which can be turned into a full width single berth with the extension board provided. To starboard there is large dinette arrangement and the table folds up either side of a stainless steel pole providing a surface with high fiddles when underway. From the sitting position there is excellent visibility from the saloon through the large windows, a hanging wet locker and teak binoculars stowage box inside the companion way
INTERNAL HELM POSITION is located to port with instrument console, interior throttle control and electrical panel and a bookshelf in teak

All interior joinery is teak or teak veneer
Galley and heads surfaces are in laminate
Lockers, stowages and fiddles are in teak
Cabin soles are teak and holly striped
Curtains are fitted throughout with Oceanair blinds provided for the three forward facing pilot house wind screens
Teak trim to all curtain rails
An Eberspacher Airtronic D4 warm air system is fitted with 4 outlets
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Category:Sailing Boats
Subcategory:Blue Water Cruisers
Model:34 Pilot
Mooring Country:United Kingdom
Year built:2002
Length:10.36 m/34 ft
Category:fin keel
Engine manufacturer:yanmar 3gm30f (27hp)
Material hull:glass reinforced plastic
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