Hillyard 8 tonner

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Hillyard 8 tonner - Details

Presented in immaculate condition she is a classic built by Hillyards in 1967,from mahogany purchased in Brazil for her construction.

She has a recently installed Lister petter diesel and her sails are in excellent condition.
The gearbox was serviced in 2004.

She is rigged for single handed sailing with a fully battened main.

The mast was taken off and re varnished and re wired in 2007.

The last survey was in 2002. Selected s/steel keel bolts were checked and found ok in 2003/4. The port keel bolts were checked and found ok in 2010.


Hull : wood
Year : 1967
Berths : 4
LOA : 28' 0" (8.5m)
Beam : 8' 6" (2.6m)
Draft : 3' 6" (1.1m)
Ballast : 2700lbs
Keel : triple
Rig : Bermudan
Engine Type : Lister petter 30hp
Engine : Inboard diesel
Fuel : diesel
Fuel Capacity : 25gal
Engine Hours : 1012
Water : 25gal plus 2xflexible
Location : North Wales


Four berths in two cabins

Separate heads with hand basin


Gas stove with 4 burners plus oven, sink with hot water. Gas Water heater gas fume detector


Rigged for single handed sailing she has a fully battened main, a furling genoa and cruising chute,plus all the original sails


Raymarine ST40 wind speed/direction (2007) Raymarine ST40 depth sounder, Nav pltter 100,
ST 2000 autopilot, Auttohelm ST50
Garmin GPS 120xl plus GPS 75.

Electrical System:

12 volt plus shore power


Tender CQR and fisherman anchors sprayhood and cockpit cover windlass 2x compasses battery charger

Additional Info:

Hull number 309598

Having been around the world she has recently cruised extensively in The Irish sea and around the North Wales coast.

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Listing started in June 2010

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