Fisher 34

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Summary

  • Make Fisher
  • Model 34
  • Year 2003
  • LOA 34ft/10m
  • Class Motor/Sail
  • Hull Glass Reinforced Plastic
  • Keel Long Keel
  • Rig Sloop
  • Engine Single Diesel
  • Drive Shaft Drives
  • Layout Aft Cockpit
  • Berths 6
  • Cabins 2
  • Aft Cabins 1
  • Ancasta Ref 29422
  • Name Touch Wood

Overview

With its traditional Colin Archer-inspired canoe stern, trawler style wheelhouse and work-boat-derived bow, the Fisher looks familiarly timeless, friendly and reassuring.

Built in 2003 for the Southampton Boat Show, this MK III sloop has a full-length galley, improved heads and roomier forward cabin.

The Maple wood creates a warm and airy interior and the sloop rig allows for double doors to open into the cockpit to create a more 'spacious' feel.
She has the added benefit of sailing remarkably well for a motor-sailer, due to her sloop rig.

Powered by the more powerful Yanmar 4JH3-TE 75hp single diesel engine, this Fisher 34 MK III combines the best of everything in space, strength, performance and power - the ideal mid-range yacht for coastal or blue water cruising.

"This is a yacht for the individual. A long-keeled, high-bowed double-ender that will see you through rough conditions and keep you dry while she's at it". "Uncompromisingly high-standard construction and the best quality hardware and furnishings" - Classic Boat, March 2011.

Build

FISHER 34 MK lll built 2003 for Southampton Boat Show (commissioned March 2004)
Designed by Wyatt & Freeman, built by Northshore

CONSTRUCTION
White GRP hull, with white deck & superstructure
Wheel steering with cockpit/emergency tiller
Cast iron ballast is encapsulated in the GRP keel
Last antifouled: Winter 2019
Last out of water: Winter 2019
Annually antifouled and polished
All exterior bright work refinished - Winter 2019
Exterior wood taken back to bare originally, now treated with Deks Oljay D1/2 each spring

LOA - 10.46m (34'4")
LWL - 9.09m (29'10")
BEAM - 3.42m (11'2")
DRAFT - 1.49m (4'10")

Boat currently stored ashore for the winter in Falmouth. De-humidifier installed, and regularly washed

Rig

SLOOP RIG
Selden anodised alloy mast & spars
Stainless steel standing rigging 1 x 19 (2003)
In-mast furling
Lewmar roller reefing headsail system
Full rig check by Eurospars

SAILS
Arun Mainsail - white Terylene (2003)
In mast main sail removed, serviced and re fitted
Arun Genoa - white Terylene (2003)
Genoa fitted with navy blue UV strip. Removed and cleaned each season

WINCHES
2 x Lewmar 40's twin speed self tailing
2 x Lewmar 8's single speed on mast

Accommodation

SLEEPS SIX IN TWO CABINS PLUS SALOON

Maple interior joinery, Blue leather upholstery,
Webasto cabin heating.

Forward Cabin: two full-length single berths with Seaspring mattresses and infill to form double berth, storage and hanging lockers, two portholes and opening deck hatch.
Saloon: U-shaped settee to port, dining table that can be raised to deckhead. This allows for an infill piece to form a double berth.
Galley: to starboard with Neptune 2000 gimballed gas cooker with twin burners, oven & grill, Isotherm refrigerator, stainless steel sink (H&C).
Heads: to port with sea toilet, shower & wash hand basin (H&C)
Aft Quarter Cabin: to starboard with full sized double berth with Seaspring mattress, hanging locker and drawers, porthole.
Wheelhouse: which serves as an internal helming position, navigation position and deck saloon. With double opening doors, sliding sun-roof, generous seating, stowage and lockers.

Approximately 6'3" (1.9m) headroom.

Machinery

YANMAR 4JH3-TE 75HP DIESEL
Approximate engine hours: 1950 TO BE CONFIRMED
Last service: WINTER 2019
ruising speed: 6.5 knots
Maximum speed: 7 knots
A full tank of diesel (363litres) range = 600nm @ 6.5 knots
Fresh water cooled
Conventional shaft drive to 3 bladed bronze propeller
Rope cutter
Bow thruster

In current ownership engine annually serviced/winterised by DL Marine (Yanmar dealer/service agent

ELECTRICS
12 volt system supplied
2 x 90 ah service batteries
1 x 110 ah engine battery
Charged by alternator on main engine or from shorepower
240V Shore power + cable
2 x Solara SM 160M solar panels
Inverter
6 x 12V sockets plus 2 in forward hanging locker

TANKAGE
1 x stainless steel fuel tank - 80 gallons (363 ltrs.)
2 x stainless steel fresh water tanks - approx 75 gallons (340 ltrs.)

Pressurised hot & cold fresh water system, heated by calorifier or 240v immersion heater.

Engine annually serviced/winterised by DL Marine (Yanmar dealer/service agent)

Inventory

NAVIGATION AIDS
Plastimo compass (2003)
Furuno chart plotter installed - 2015
Garmin 128 GPS 12 Channel (2003) with connection for laptop computer
Raymarine ST60 Speed/Log (2003)
Raymarine ST60 Wind (2003)
Raymarine ST 60 Echosounder (2003)
Raymarine VHF DSC 215E (2003)
Raymarine ST6001 Autopilot (2003)
McMurdo ICS 6 dual Navtex (2007)
Raymarine Radar - Pathfinder SL72 Plus (2003)
Furuno chart plotter installed

Bow mounted camera and wheel house monitor (helps with picking up a swing mooring)

GROUND TACKLE
35lb (15.9kg) Delta anchor with 56m chain
Lofrans Tigres electric anchor windlass

SAFETY EQUIPMENT
4 x man liferaft - New 2018
Lifebuoy with light
Fire blanket
3 x fire extinguishers (dates unknown)
1 x manual bilge pump
1 x electric bilge pump (manual/automatic switches)

GENERAL EQUIPMENT
Sun awning
Covers for windlass and mainsail clew
Wheel house sliding sun roof removable fabric cover fitted
10 x fenders
5 x warps
Boathook
Engine spares
Cutlery/crockery/cooking utensils
Clock + barometer
JVC CD/Radio (2003)
Digital flat screen TV/DVD - DV3T Model VI 1900 DVD HD Ready (2010)
Boarding ladder
Cockpit cushions
Deck broom
Insect screens for portholes
Water hose on reel




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