VANCOUVER 34 Classic

50,000 Tax Paid | Plymouth, Devon United Kingdom


  • Model 34 Classic
  • Year 1995
  • LOA 34ft/10m
  • Class Sailing Cruiser
  • Hull Glass Reinforced Plastic
  • Keel Long Keel
  • Rig Cutter
  • Engine Single Diesel
  • Drive Shaft Drives
  • Layout Aft Cockpit
  • Berths 6
  • Cabins 2
  • Ancasta Ref 34118
  • Name Emily


Vancouver 34 Classic built in 1995 - Reputable long keel bluewater cruiser with excellent sea keeping qualities and powerful cutter rig in a traditional design. Geared up for long passage making with good sea berths, Sea Feather self-steering system, encapsulated long keel, skeg hung rudder, solar panels, autopilot, Eberspacher heating, Brunton Autoprop, full cockpit tent, liferaft, holding tank and more. Steadily upgraded and well presented.
Please contact Ancasta Plymouth on +44(0)1752 255740 or email for further information and viewing arrangements.


Built in 1995 by Northshore Yachts Ltd., Itchenor, England
Build number 92
Designed by Robert B Harris

Hand laid GRP hull, deck and superstructure (balsa core in the top sides which stops at the waterline and plywood on deck in high-stress areas where deck fittings are located)
Teak deck
Teak capping rails, cockpit seating and slatted cockpit grating
Off white gel coat
Long encapsulated lead keel ballast (encapsulated entirely within the hull moulding)
Lewmar/Whitlock wheel pedestal steering system, with direct linkage to the rudder
GRP rudder with stainless steel stock, the base of the rudder locates into the bottom of the skeg
1 x skeg anode
1 x main bar anode
1 x shaft anode
1 x propeller anode

Steadily upgraded including:
Hull professional respray and underwater re-epoxy (2017)
New engine bearings and cutlass bearing (2017)
New B&G Vulcan 7 chart plotter (2018)
AIS transponder (2015)
Sea Feather self-steering system (2019).
Battery bank replaced (2018)
Switch panel rebuilt professionally with USB 12V sockets added throughout (2017)
Brunton Autoprop three blade bronze propeller (2014)
Fore cabin berth professionally altered to make a full length (7ft) offset double to starboard (2017).

LOA: 10.44m (34'3")
LWL: 8.38m (27'6")
BEAM: 3.2m (10'6")
DRAFT: 1.45m (4'9")
*All figures are approximate


Selden aluminium spars (mast, boom and spinnaker pole)
Double spreader masthead cutter rig (height: 14.18m above the waterline)
Deck stepped mast with fixed mast steps
Stainless steel standing rigging
Halyards all braid on braid; main (to cockpit) topping lift (to cockpit); genoa (at mast); staysail (to cockpit), spinnaker (at mast)
Sheets all braid on braid
Mainsail, staysail halyards, and kicking strap led aft to the cockpit
2 x Spinlock XAS mast mounted halyard clutches
Mast mounted spinnaker pole
Single line reefing led back to cockpit
Slab reefing mainsail (1st and 2nd single line to cockpit, 3rd conventional brought to cockpit)
Furlex 300S twin groove furling headsail system with control line led aft
Spinnaker pole (mast mounted)

2 x Yankee (Arun Sails original) (29.26m2/315 sq ft) (can be set on twin groove furling forestay for downwind passages)
Staysail (Arun Sails original) (12.90m2/139 sq ft)
Storm staysail (Orange) (Arun Sails original)
Mainsail (Arun Sails original) (20.53m2/221 sq ft)

2 x Lewmar #30 self-tailing, halyard winches
2 x Lewmar #44 self-tailing, two-speed genoa winches
Lewmar #8 single speed mast winch


Forward cabin with a large offset double berth to starboard.
Heads compartment aft of the forward cabin with sea water toilet, hand basin and shower.
Saloon with C-shaped seating to starboard (with lee cloth, excellent sea berth) around double drop leaf table, which converts to a double berth and single berth to port (with lee cloth, excellent sea berth).
L-shaped galley to port with a two-burner gas hob, grill and oven. Refrigerator and a double stainless-steel sink (ample storage throughout).
Forward facing full-size chart table to starboard with electronics nav station.
Single aft quarter berth to starboard.
Wet locker located aft of galley.

Eberspacher diesel fired heating
Hot and cold pressurised water
LED lighting


Three-cylinder freshwater cooled diesel engine (professionally serviced annually)
Various engine spares
Wet exhaust system water trap and anti-syphon loop
Shaft dirve to three-bladed bronze Brunton Autoprop propeller
Rope cutter

Switch panel rebuilt professionally (2017)
Amp / Voltmeter (2017)
2 x 12V, 110AH sealed lead-acid domestic batteries (new 2018)
70AH sealed lead-acid deep cycle engine battery (new 2018)
Sterling Power Products power management system
Sterling Power Products 30AH 240V mains battery charger
30W 12V Solar panels
12V charging from engine alternator
2 x USB in saloon
2 x USB at chart table
240V shore power, outlets in fore cabin, saloon and galley

Freshwater 227 litres (49.9 gallons) - tank under the cabin sole
Diesel Fuel 180 litres (39.5 gallons) - stainless steel tank under cockpit sole
Holding tank under fore cabin berth

Pressurised hot & cold water system throughout
Manual hand pumped cold water at the galley sink
Hot water tank heated from engine calorifier / 240V immersion heater


Whitlock steering compass
Raymarine ST60 wind speed and direction (companionway)
Raymarine ST60 speed/log (companionway)
Raymarine ST60 depth (companionway)
Autohelm ST6000 autopilot
Sea Feather self-steering system (new 2019)
B&G Vulcan 7 Plotter (New 2018) fully integrated including with AIS and Predict WindTM routing (chart table)
ICOM IC-M323 DSC, VHF radio (2017)

Lofrans 88 12V, 1000W anchor windlass
35lb Bruce anchor
60m of 10mm anchor chain plus 40m anchor braid
Danforth anchor with chain and rode
Double stainless-steel bow roller

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
Ocean Safety four-person life raft (service 2019)
Danbuoy (service 2018)
4m 7:1 “Handy-Billy” mounted on Spinnaker halyard at the mast – leads to anchor windlass if required
Manual cockpit mounted bilge pump
Internal manual bilge pump
Webbing jackstays
Harness anchor points x4 in the cockpit
Navigation lights and tricolour, steaming light, deck level navigation lighting set, tricolour and anchor light LED (new 2019)
Echomax radar reflector
Fire blanket
Manual emergency tiller

Canvas mainsail with stack pack (Owen Sails 2010)
Canvas staysail cover
Canvas sprayhood (2016), with stainless steel frame and grab bar
Canvas cockpit tent, with stainless steel frame.
Canvas tonneau cover (2017)
Cockpit table (removable)
Various warps and fenders
4 x stainless steel mooring cleats, with stainless steel fairleads on each sidedeck
Stainless steel transom boarding ladder
2 x winch handles
Boat hook
Brass ships clock and barometer on the main bulkhead
Miscellaneous cutlery, crockery, pots and pans, etc.
Sony Radio/CD player, with USB and Bluetooth input (2017)

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