The Alan Pape designed Saltram Saga 31 has a well deserved reputation for good performance and superlative seakeeping qualities. Heavily constructed by Skentlebury & Sons, this offshore cruiser has been beautifully maintained and upgraded, and is presented for sale in really excellent condition.
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The accommodation offers up to six berths in two cabins with standing headroom. In the forecabin, V berth with infill. Opening hatch to foredeck. Separate heads to port with marine toilet and washbasin. In saloon, two settee berths. Fixed table with drop leaf. Opening hatch to deck. Chart table to starboard with quarter berth behind and galley opposite. Origo two burner cooker with oven. Stainless steel sink with manually pumped water supply. 100 litre freshwater capacity. Wallas 40dt diesel fired hot air central heating.
Loated behind the companionway, Bukh DV20 twin cylinder 20hp diesel engine. Electric or hand start. Sea water cooled. Shaft drive to two bladed propeller. 120 litre fuel capacity giving approximately 300 mile range at 5 knot cruising speed. Maximum speed under power 6 knots. The engine has been regularly serviced every year.
Sloop rigged. Anodised aluminium mast and boom. Stainless steel standing rigging (2015). Detachable inner forestay. Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing mainsail with lazyjacks. Sailspar headsail furling system. Two Lewmar 40 self tailing sheet winches. Two Lewmar halyard winches. Reefing winch. Whisker pole.
Built in 1984 by Skentlebury & Sons to a design by Alan Pape. White GRP hull with blue sheer line. Epoxy sheathed marine plywood deck and coachroof. Long keel with encapsulated ballast. Keel hung rudder. Tiller steering. Epoxied below the waterline from new. Refit in 2008 including re-epoxying below the waterline, new teak brightwork, new toerails, rewiring, new deck gear, anchor windlass, central heating and much more. The owner, a skilled shipwright, has taken great pains to ensure that the maintenance of the superstructure is as simple as possible.
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