1987 Westerly Tempest £22,500
A fin-keeled Westerly Tempest first launched in 1988, Miranda is a fast, safe cruising yacht of Westerly sound build quality and Ed Dubois sea-worthy design. Twin double aft cabins and forward heads provide comfortable accommodation while the spacious, well laid-out cockpit with sprayhood, dodgers, lazy-jacks and all sail-handling lines provides a safe sailing environment. Equipped with two chart plotters, AIS transponder, cockpit DSC VHF radio and autohelm, as well as dinghy & outboard, life raft and danbuoy, Miranda has a good inventory and has been very well maintained by the current and previous owners who have updated the majority of equipment and fittings within the past 7 years including: standing rigging, running rigging, stack pack, rotostay furling, autohelm, instruments, cooker, cockpit tent and lots more. Early viewing of this boat is highly recommended. Please call our Kent Office+44 - Phone number removed -
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The Westerly Tempest offers 6/7 berths in 3 cabins with aprox 6’3” max headroom. Heads forward in separate, large compartment with marine toilet (new pump 2015, seacocks serviced 2016), wash basin with cold water supply and ample stowage. Saloon with U-shaped seating to port (converts to double bed), single settee berth to starboard, stowage cupboards and drop leaf table. New curtains 2015.Chart table facing outboard to port with stowage. Galley to starboard with Neptune 2-burner cooker with grill and oven (2013), stainless steel sink with pressurized cold water (2015) and refrigerator. Two large double cabins aft with hanging lockers and stowage.
Volvo 2002 2-cylinder 18hp diesel engine, sea water cooled, serviced annually, approx 3800 hrs. Engine last serviced January 2019. New sound insulation 2010. Single lever controls with electric start. Shaft drive via P-bracket (serviced 2018) to folding 2-blade propeller (serviced January 2019) with rope cutter. Rev counter. New fuel tank fitted in January 2019.
2 x Heavy Duty 12 volt batteries (2015 & 2016) charging from alternator and via ‘smart’ charger.
Sails and Spars
Masthead rigged Bermudan sloop. Kemp silver adonized mast with single in-line spreaders, boom, spinnaker and whisker poles. Stainless steel standing rigging renewed 2010 with single backstay with Harken adjuster and Rotostay genoa furling system (2010). Terylene running rigging renewed 2010-2016 with slab reefing mainsail, all reefing lines run back to cockpit. Winches: 2 x Barlow 25 2-spd sheet winches 2 x Barlow 21 2-spd halyard winches. Sails: Mainsail in good condition, serviced 2012. Large (150%) genoa also in good condition, new UV strip and serviced 2013. Also spinnaker and standard jib.
25 kg plough anchor with 35m chain and warp 10 kg anchor with chain and warp Alloy stanchions Stainless steel boarding/swim ladder Navy blue stack pack with lazy jacks (2012) Navy blue sprayhood with grabrail (2010) Navy blue dodgers (2012) Mooring warps and fenders Midship cleats Tiller extension 2 x gas bottles
Waveline 2.3m inflatable dinghy Honda 2.3 hp outboard Cockpit table Cockpit tent (2013) Bridge-deck teak grating (2013) Cockpit teak decking (2013) Cockpit teak folding seats (2012)
Plastimo Contest bulkhead compass Standard GX 1550E radio with cockpit handset extension (2010) Garmin 550 Chartplotter (2009) Advansea T56 Chartplotter (2011) Advansea TR200 AIS Transponder (2011) Advansea S400 speed/depth (2011) Advansea S400 wind system (2015) Raymarine SPX5 autohelm (2010) Navtex NX300 Bow/stern and steaming lights Masthead tricolor and anchor light
Seago 4-man life raft Danbuoy (2016) Horseshoe lifebuoy with light Jackstays Fire extinguishers First aid kit Manual bilge pump
Built in 1987 by Westerly Yachts Ltd. White GRP hull and decks with grey painted non-slip surfaces and grey coveline. Cast iron fin keel. Tiller steering with tiller extension. Spade rudder. Self draining cockpit. Teak rubbing strake. Transom bathing platform with boarding ladder. Last out of the water in May 2018
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