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  • Manufacturer: Rustler
  • Location: Plymouth
  • Year: 1969
  • LOA: 31'5" (9.58m)
  • Beam: 9' 0'' (2.74m)
  • Berths: 5
  • Draft: 1.68
  • Keel: Long
  • ID no.: 1011165
  • Cabins: 2
  • Watertank Size: 50 Gallons
  • Engine Make: Yanmar MD15QB
  • Horsepower: 15hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 13 Gallons
  • Cruise Speed: 4.5 Knots
  • Top Speed: 7 Knots

Broker Remarks

The Rustler 31 is a sought after long keeled coastal cruiser, she is excellent in a seaway and a good long distance passage maker.
This Rustler 31 benefits from a complete new aluminium rig including boom and stainless steel standing rigging, she also has a Monitor wind vane self steering system which is a priceless addition for long distance cruising.


5 berths in 2 cabins
5 single berths (forepeak could be a double if an infill is installed) 
Saloon has settee berths port and starboard
Pilot beth to port
Folding table in centre
Chart table aft to starboard
Forecabin with Vee berths forward and lockers below
Galley is aft, to port, with twin gas burners, grill and stainless steel sink
Heads is forward to port with sea toilet and sink

Mechanical and Rigging

Designed by Kim Holman
Hull moulding by Thames Marine & completed by  Ansty Marine
GRP hull deck and superstructure
Hull epoxy coated in 2000
Long keel with encapsulated lead ballast
Transom & keel hung rudder

Yanmar MD15QB, 15 hp diesel engine
Serviced each winter since 1996 
Shaft driven
Single lever morse control
Three blade fixed pitch propeller

12V batteries
Charging from engine alternator
240V shorepower
Shorepower cable

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 1998
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

Storm sails


Navigation Aids:
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 

Ground Tackle:
Fortress anchor
Plough anchor
Fishermans anchor
Chain & warp
Double stainless steel bow roller
Aluminium fairleads and mooring cleats
Deck mounted anchor stowage

Deck gear:
2 x Barlow two speed sheet winches
Aft of the cockpit mainsheet traveller
Genoa tracks with adjustable cars
Stainless steel pulpit & pushpit
Aluminium stanchions
Stainless steel liferaft cradle
2 x opening deck hatches
Teak toe rail
Teak grab rails on the coachroof 
2 x darodes deck ventilators

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 his purposes
RFD liferaft
Jotron locator beacon
Radar reflector
Stainless steel wire jackstays
Manual bilge pump
Fire extinguishers
Fire blanket
Navigation lights 
First aid kit
Wire cutter

Avon dinghy, pump & oars
Various fenders & warps
Bosuns chair
Boat hook
Ships clock and barometer
Anchoring and motoring ball and cone set

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Disclaimer : Network Yacht Brokers (Southwest) Ltd t/a Network Yacht Brokers Plymouth 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.