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Golden Hind Golden Hind 31 GRP Version Boat for Sale

  • Manufacturer: Golden Hind
  • Location: Conwy Marina
  • Year: 1980
  • LOA: 31'6" (9.60m)
  • Beam: 9' 0'' (2.74m)
  • Berths: 5
  • Draft:
  • Keel: Long keel
  • ID no.: 073289
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heating: Eberspacher + Taylors Parafin
  • Heads: 1
  • Watertank Size: 64 Gallons
  • Engine Make: Lister STW2
  • Horsepower: 20hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 32 Gallons
  • Cruise Speed: 5.5
  • Top Speed: 6.5
  • Engine Hours Port: 2700

Broker Remarks

REDUCED TO SELL - 'Winfarthing', a rare GRP version of the Golden Hind 31, built in 1980 to a Maurice Griffiths design. She is a lovely example of this well respected and much loved design. Long keel with bilge plates allowing her to dry out almost anywhere. ‘Winfarthing’ has lots of character, is extremely seaworthy and makes roomy cruiser with good headroom. Maintained and upgraded to a very high standard. Lying Conwy Marina, North Wales.

Owners Remarks -

A trusted blue water sailing yacht, used on voyages to Azures, Spain etc. more recently extensively sailed in the Irish sea and Scottish waters. Trusted and comfortable in heavy weather. Maintained and upgraded to a very high standard. lying Conwy Marina, North Wales. Veiwing is reccomended by the Broker.


The accommodation consists of a two-berth forecabin, then going aft a hanging locker to port and an enclosed heads compartment opposite. The saloon with a sigle settee to port and to starboard a dinette arrangement. Aft and to port is the linear galley with navigation station opposite.

The furniture is constructed from Iroko/mahogany/teak. The upholstery is covered in a tan/beige leatherette cloth. The deck head is painted white, the beams varnished; the cabin sides are varnished mahogany, the hull sides lined with plywood and painted white, the saloon lined out with lockers.
The cabin sole boards are of teak and holly faced plywood.

Plastimo 2-burner gas stove with oven and grill

Blakes Lavac sea toilet
Hand basin

Eberspacher diesel heating + Taylors Parafin heating

Mechanical and Rigging

Golden Hind 31 from the design of Maurice Griffits, built by Terry Erskine Yachts of Plymstock, Devon in 1980.
Hull No: 36
The vessel is of a long keeled hull and multi chined bilge form with raked stem and transom stern.
Steel bilge plates
Spade rudder - Transom + Keele hung
The hull is constructed of GRP, stiffened by bonding on the bulkheads, locker dividers, and keel floors.
Topsides finished in white spray applied paint.
The superstructure consists of fore, side and aft decks with tapered low line coach roof and aft cockpit.
Hull has been expoxy coated as an osmosis preventative treatment.

British Part 1 registered - No: 389272

Lister STW2 Two-cylinder diesel engine coupled to a Hurth LH150 reduction gearbox, with conventional shaft drive to a 3 bladed propeller. **Engine rebuilt in 2005**
Raw water cooled.
Single lever morse controls with control panel.
Rope cutter
Spare propeller
Engine hours - 2,700
Fuul consumption - 2.0L/h
Engine serviced annually

3 x 110ah 12v Numax batteries - switched.
Batteries new in 2011.
Batteries charged via Sterling engine alternator and 240v shore support
Sterling 240v Battery charger and galvanic isolator
240v Shore power c/w shore cable.
Aerogen 4 wind generator + regulator

4 x Stainless steel fuel tanks - 32 Gallons in total
2 x Aluminium water tanks - 64 Gallons in total

Cold water only
Manual foot pumps
1 x Sea water pump

Spars and Rigging:
Starlight Cutter Rig
Aluminium mast and boom
Stainless steel standing rigging - Replaced 2006
Slab reefed mainsail
Furling genoa and staysail
Control Sheets + Halyards lead aft to cockpit

Sails wardrobe:
Mainsail - JKA - 2011 - Lazy jacks and integral sail bag, boom mounted.
Genoa - JKA - 2011
Staysail - JKA - 2011
Cruising chute with snuffer - Jeckells - Age unknown
Try sail - Jeckells - Age unknown/never used

4 x Halkon single speed winches
4 x Two speed winches


Deck Equipment:
45lb CQR anchor with 50m of galvanised chain
15lb CQR Kedge anchor
Mooring warps
Sun awning

Navigation Equipment:
Compass - Plastimo - 2005
Nasa Speed - 2009
Nasa Echosounder - 2009
Nasa Log - 2009
Tactic wind - 2012
GPS - 2011
Lowrance Chart plotter - 2008
Lowrance Radar - 2008
Nasa VHF radio - 2010
Raytheon ST4000 Autopilot - 2002
Nasa Dual frequency Navtex - 2011

Safety Equipment:
Manual and electric bilge pump
2 x Deck flood lights
Navigation lights
Fire extinguisher x 2
Fire blanket

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Disclaimer : The company offers the details of this vessel for sale but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of the information contained in the specification or warrant the condition of the vessel or equipment. A buyer should instruct his agents, or surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered for sale subject to no prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.