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Fairline Corniche 31 Flybridge Boat for Sale

  • Manufacturer: Fairline
  • Location: Chatham
  • Year: 1991
  • LOA: 33'10" (10.31m)
  • Beam: 11' 6'' (3.51m)
  • Berths: 6
  • Keel: Deep V Planing
  • ID no.: 38442
  • Cabins: 3
  • Heating: yes
  • Heads: 1
  • Showers: 1
  • Watertank Size: 250 Litres
  • Engine Make: Volvo Penta
  • Horsepower: 200hp
  • Drive Type: Sterndrive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 750 Litres
  • Engine Hours Port: 1154
  • Engine Hours Starboard: 1154

Broker Remarks

This is a fantastic Fairline Corniche 31 Flybridge motor yacht built in 1991 but not commissioned until 1992.  She has obviously been extremely well cared for by all of her previous and current owners and is presented in good condition. She has Twin Volvo Penta 41B 200 HP turbo diesel that gives a cruising speed of some 24 knots and a maximum speed of 26 knots. She sleeps six people in three cabins and is fitted with diesel cabin heating and air-conditioning. She has a bridge clearance with the radar arch down May 2021. The owner is moving aboard hence why she is for sale. Owner is open to offers for a quick sale


Two double berths and two single berths, in the forward cabin, mid-ships cabin and saloon. Good headroom throughout (approx. 6ft 6in maximum). Forward cabin with offset double berth, locker and shelving.

Aft to galley: The galley has a 2-burner hob gas cooker with grill and oven. microwave plus one and a half sinks and plenty of storage. There is a front-loading fridge Hot and cold pressurised freshwater system throughout heated via engine calorifier and immersion heater. Opposite the galley:

Mid-ships cabin: The midships cabin has two single bunk berths with hanging locker and good storage space.

Heads compartment: Aft of the galley the heads compartment has a marine toilet, basin and shower.

Upstairs to the saloon: On the starboard side of the saloon is a generous settee that extends out to make a very comfortable double berth (excellent mattress!). The interior helm position is to port with all engine, navigation and 12/240V systems plus a great helm seat. Aft of the helm seat is storage and access to the double "patio" type doors to the aft deck. This motorboat is fitted with Eberspacher diesel cabin heating and air-conditioning. he upholstery is cream leather throughout. It is fitted with both a Stereo/CD player and TV. The saloon settee converts to a double berth.

Aft deck: Has U shaped seats. The whole area is enclosed with a full canopy for the inclement weather.  Large stowage below the saloon floor. Steel/teak ladder to the Flybridge.

Flybridge: This has all engine controls and navigation equipment repeated from below. Double helm seat with L shaped passenger seating behind.

Mechanical and Rigging

Mechanical Systems

Located under cockpit sole in vented and soundproofed engine room. Twin 1991 Volvo Penta 41B marine diesel engines turbocharged 200HP each with 1154 hours. Six-cylinder. Fresh water-cooled. Sterndrives to aluminium 4  bladed duo props. The engines give a cruising speed of some 24 knots with a maximum speed of 26 knots (dependant on loadings and fouling). Trim tabs. Last out of water service in May 2021 including the bellows being replaced. Through tunnel bowthruster.  A stern thruster is available, but not fitted currently.

The stern drives have been locked in the down position to avoid interference with the stern thruster when fitted. The decision has been taken to leave them in the locked-down position as the owner drives the boat from the flybridge where there are no trim controls for the stern drives. The owner has found that the trim tabs provide sufficient balancing to enable the vessel to preform to its maximum capability.

Electrical Systems

Four x 12V batteries in three banks charging via engine alternators and 240V shore power with ring main and battery charger. Immersion heater for hot water.


Navigation Equipment

  • 2 x Compasses
  • 2 x Depth - Raymarine
  • 2 x Speed/Log - Raymarine
  •  VHF Radio at both helms positions
  • Handheld VHF Radio
  • 2 x Chartplotter - Raymarine with UK East Coast chart
  • AIS  reciever and transponder - Raymarine
  • Radar - Raymarine
  • Autopilot
  • Navigation lights

Deck Equipment

  • Anchor CQR with 40 metres of chain
  • Windlass (electric)
  • Full cockpit enclosure
  • Bathing platform
  • Boarding ladder
  • 10 x Fenders
  • 5 x Mooring warps
  • Zodiac rib
  • Suzuki 2.5HP outboard new 2019

Safety Equipment

  • 5 x Fire extinguishers
  • 4 x Engine room fire extinguisher
  • Fire blanket
  • Gas alarm
  • Smoke alarm
  • Horseshoe lifebuoy with light
  • Deck light
  • Spotlight
  • 3 x Electric Bilge pumps

Title Documents

The following documents have been sent when preparing these details:

  • SSR certificate
  • VAT Invoice/Receipt
  • Bill of sale in owner’s name
  • Previous bills of sale
  • Builder instruction manual

History and Construction

Built by Fairline in 1991 and commissioned in 1992. White grp hull with style stripes and swim platform. White grp coach roof with moulded non-skid decks. Stainless steel safety and handrails. Alloy framed windows. Large underfloor storage under saloon Hydraulic steering. Last out of the water in August 2020.  Owned by the current owner since 2016 who is selling to move down to a smaller boat.

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