Vessel Name


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Sailing Yacht

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Short Description



Rustler 31, 1969

Designed by Kim Holman, hull moulding by Thames Marine & completed by Anstey Marine.  A sought after long keeled coastal cruiser, excellent in a seaway and great long distance passage maker.

Described by PBO as a boat that "exudes an air of rugged durability and inspires immediate confidence that she will behave predictably and correctly at all times, being easily handled by a small crew, yet weatherly and reasonably fleet of foot".




  • 5 berths in 2 cabins
  • 1 single berth and double in forepeak
  • Saloon has settee berth to starboard
  • Small settee to port
  • Folding table in centre
  • Woodburning stove to port
  • Chart table aft to starboard
  • Forecabin with V berths forward and lockers below
  • Galley is aft, to port, with twin gas burners (2017) stainless steel sink
  • Heads is forward to port with Lavac sea toilet 

Construction & Build

GRP hull deck and superstructure  Hull epoxy coated in 2000  Long keel with encapsulated lead ballast  Transom & keel hung rudder

Sails and spars

Rigging: ALL SELDEN  Deck stepped mast  Aluminium anodised silver spars new 1998  2 x aluminium spinnaker/whisker poles  Adjustable inboard pole end on a mast track  Stainless steel standing rigging new 2017  Inner forestay  Single spreader rig  Fulex 200S genoa furling system  2 x Lewmar #16 mast winches  Lewmar #7 mast winch  6 x mast mounted rope clutches  Sails:  Mainsail - 2019  Genoa – completely restitched 2020  Yankee 1  Yankee 2  Spinnaker  Storm sail

Gear and safety

Ground Tackle:  Fortress anchor  35lb CQR anchor  45m 8mm chain  Double stainless steel bow roller  Aluminium fairleads and mooring cleats  Deck mounted anchor stowage  Deck gear:  2 x Lewmar 40 two speed sheet winches  Aft of the cockpit mainsheet traveller  Genoa tracks with adjustable cars  Reinforced chainplates for standing rigging 2017  Stainless steel pulpit & pushpit  Aluminium stanchions  Stainless steel liferaft cradle, pushpit mounted  2 x opening deck hatches  Teak toe rail  Teak grab rails on the coachroof  2 x darodes deck ventilators  Aluminium mast steps 2020  Safety Equipment:  All Safety equipment listed is included in the sale but the vendor offers no warranties. The purchaser must service the safety equipment and ensure that it is appropriate for their purposes.  Seago liferaft (2017)  Danbuoy  Radar reflector  Full length canvas webbing jackstays  Manual bilge pump  Fire extinguishers  Navigation lights  First aid kit  Wire cutter  Equipment:  Seago dinghy, pump & oars (2017)  Various fenders & warps  Bosuns chair  Boat hook x 2  Ships barometer  Anchoring and motoring ball and cone set  Sea to deck boarding ladder 


Mechanics:  Yanmar QM15QB, 15 hp diesel engine + manuals . Serviced each winter since 1996  Shaft driven  Single lever morse control  Two blade fixed pitch propeller   Electrics: 12V batteries – (1 x 2019)  Charging from engine alternator (2019)  1 x 100w 8ah fixed solar panel and regulator  Permanently live wired electric bilge pump (2017)  240V shorepower  Inverter


Monitor self steering (new 1995, still in excellent condition)  Clipper duet (log/speed/depth)  Stowe trailing log  Plastimo Contest 130 steering compasses x 2  VHF radio – standard horizon AIS receiving 2017


LOA 31' 5" (9.58m)  Draft 5' 6" (1.42m)  Beam 9' 0" (2.74m)  LWL 24' 0"  Weight 7.5 tons


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 / equipment. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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