The accommodation offers six berths in the open plan cabin. Sail stowage in the forepeak, with Lavac marine toilet to port with plastic wash basin and hand pumped cold water supply. Hanging locker and shelving to starboard. In saloon, two settee berths with pilot berths outboard. There is a saloon table which is currently in storage off the boat. Large chart table to port with instruments. Galley to starboard with Plastimo two burner gimballed gas cooker with grill and stainless steel sink with foot pump cold water supply. Two quarter berths aft of companionway steps.
Located aft of the companionway steps. Yanmar 2GM20, 18hp diesel engine. Saildrive to folding two bladed propeller. Electric start. Single lever control. Engine regularly serviced including winter 2018/19.
2 x 12 volt batteries charged via alternator.
Sails & Spars
Masthead rigged sloop. Anodised aluminium double spreader, keel stepped mast. Proctor anodised aluminium boom. Dyform continuous standing rigging. Hydraulic backstay adjuster. Terylene running rigging. Two Lewmar 40 primary sheet winches. Two Lewmar 24 halyard winches on coachroof. Two Lewmar 24 spinnaker sheet winches. Slab reefing mainsail. Tuff Luff twin groove head foil system. Rod kicker. Harken mainsheet.
Mainsail - Gowen Ocean - Good - fully battened with Harken cars
No 1 genoa - Gowen Ocean - Good
No 2 genoa - Gowen Ocean - Good
No 3 genoa - Gowen Ocean - Good
Working jib & storm jib
Spinnaker - Gowen Ocean - Good
Various other spare/older sails
Anchor with chain and warp
Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit,stanchions and guardwires
Various warps and fenders
2 x Ritchie compasses
Icom M401E & M56 VHF radios with masthead antenna
VHF cockpit speaker in cockpit
Stowe Navsounder echo sounder
Stowe Navigator 2 speed/log
Furuno GP31 GPS
Silva Nav GPS repeater
Pioneer stereo radio/cassette player with saloon & cockpit speakers
Two horseshoe lifebuoys
Oscar MOB life sling
Manual bilge pump
Built in 1978 by Landamores to a design by Stephen Jones for the current owner. White GRP hull with blue style stripes. Full length alloy track/toe rail. White GRP superstructure with grey painted non-slip decks. Fin keel. Spade rudder. Tiller steering with extension. Aft self draining cockpit.
This Hustler 32 is a well known East Coast boat, built for her one and only current owner. She was very successful in her day, winning the EAORA series overall in 1979. More recently she won the Friday night series in West Mersea in 2018. Her 2018 IRC rating was 0.911. The boat is currently laid up for the winter with all upholstery/sails removed, floorboards up and instruments removed. As with any boat that has been in sole ownership for 40 years, there is much extra (old) equipment and sails included that is not listed.