The Meridian 31 is a sensible long keeled motor sailer with a wheelhouse shelter, good accommodation, and a moderate draft making them an ideal family boat or great for extended cruising. Patandi has been well maintained, has a good inventory and has charming, very well presented accommodation.
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General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.
The accommodation offers 6 berths in 3 cabins and is attractively finished in a traditional style with approximately 6'2" headroom in the saloon and 6' in the aft cabin.
FORECABIN: Fitted with two single V-berths, beneath berth stowage and hatch to foredeck.
SALOON: U-shaped settee to port with a large adjustable table which converts to a double berth with storage areas and lockers.
GALLEY: Linear galley to starboard equipped with a Plastimo Atlantic gas cooker with 2-burners, grill and oven, stainless steel sink, ice box and stowage.
HEADS: Separate compartment aft with a marine toilet, wash basin and storage lockers.
AFT CABIN: Offset double berth to port, settee to starboard and storage in various lockers.
GENERAL EQUIPMENT: Maroon velour upholstery with complimenting carpets and patterned curtains. Pressurised hot water system throughout supplied via a calorifier. Eberspacher diesel fired heating.
EXTERIOR: Centre cockpit with wheelhouse shelter and fully enclosed awning, helm position to port with small seat and bench seating to starboard, cockpit lockers and two roof lights.
Located beneath wheelhouse sole, Thornycroft 4-cylinder 35hp diesel engine. Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger. Single lever controls with electric start. Shaft drive to fixed 3-bladed propeller. Full engine instrumentation.
3 x 12v Batteries (2 x new 2017) charged via engine alternator. Shorepower system with ring mains and battery charger. Solar panel and Rutland wind generator to provide charging when away from shorepower. Electrical distribution panel. Full cabin lighting.
Sloop rig. Anodised aluminium mast and boom. Stainless steel standing rigging (new 2008/9). Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing mainsail with lazyjacks. Plastimo 809-S headsail furling system. 2 x Lewmar 16 2-speed sheet winches. 2 x Lewmar 7 mast mounted halyard winches. Lewmar 16 self tailing sheet winch on mast.
Meridian 31 built in 1984 by Elizabethan Marine Ltd to a design by G.K. Collyer. White GRP hull with red styling stripe, superstructure and deck with tan painted non-slip surfaces. Long keel with encapsulated lead ballast. Wheel steering to keel hung rudder. Self-draining centre cockpit. Semi-enclosed wheelhouse.