Vancouver 34p For Sale

Blue J 7
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"Blue J" £95,000  


Contact: Myles Platt


1994 34P extensively upgraded and refitted from 2013. No expense spared.


Recent additions:

Complete set of new sails 2019.

Furling Gennaker c/w retractable bowsprit 2020.
New 40 hp Yanmar 3 JHSE 2021. 120 hours.

C/W new stern gear and prop.
New cabin upholstery 2022.
Set up for short handed sailing.


Extensive upgrades and more details at and
Contact me for further photo's and information.
Lying afloat and ready to sail at Conwy Marina, North Wales.

Vancouver 34 Pilot, built by Northshore Yachts Ltd in 1994 to a design by Robert B Harris
Hull# 82
GRP hull, deck, and superstructure
Long fin keel with GRP skeg hung rudder
Wheel steering - Whitlock Mamba
Coppercoat (2013)
ALLGRIP Midnight Blue hull coating (2011)
Decking, TREADMASTER re-decked on coach roof (2013)
DEK-KING synthetic teak decking foredeck and side decks (2013)
Deck hatches refurbished (2019 & 2020)
Portlights re-glazed (2019)​

Yanmar 3JH40 40hp 3-Cylinder diesel common rail engine (New in 2021), shaft drive to a 3 bladed fixed bronze propeller (New in 2021)
Dual morse steering (Cabin and Cockpit) - 2021
Vetus I75 4.4KW Bowthruster (In tunnel)

3 x heavy duty gel 12v domestic batteries (2017)
1x RB/S12 -95 ROLLS AGM 2v Engine sealed battery
Battery charger (2020)
Fitted with VDI-116 Galvanic Isolator (2013)
6x 220v x 12amp mains switches
Brass teak mounted interior lights, navigation lights, locker lights, and cockpit security light (LED lights throughout).  
Twin masthead deck lights
STERLING 12v DC3 220v AC 350W inverter (suitable for computer, 2 x USB charger + 2x cigarette 12v chargers. & 12v plugs in pilot house & cabins.  
2x waterproof 12v sockets (for spotlight or dinghy air pump etc) in Pilot House & Cockpit
BEP Marine DC Monitor  
Solar panel on pilot house roof (replaced 2014)
Solar panel Victron Bluetooth charge control 2021
Batteries are chargeable from the solar panel, engine alternator, and shore power.  

Water Systems:
Pressurised hot and cold water
25 Ltr hot water tank with 220v immersion (2013)  
60 gal (272L) renewed Aug 2013 HCL (DURATANK manufacture)
25 Litre grey water tank with auto pump out​

Sails & Rigging:
SELDEN, Mast has 2 sets of spreaders.  
Forestay, inner forestay & twin backstays (8 & 10mm).  
Intermediate backstays.  
Cap shrouds.  
Fore & aft lower shrouds.  
Roller reefing on forestay & Yankee  
Spinnaker pole track only.  
Halyards for Main, Genoa, Staysail, and spinnaker.  
Boom has internal reefing lines.  
WALKER folding D mast steps on the entire mast.  
Gas strut Kicker
Complete new standing and running rigging (2013)
Plastimo headsail furling for staysail (2016)
Detachable bowsprit (2020)
Fully Battened mainsail with 3 reefing points, with stackpack & lazyjacks (all 2019) 
Furling Yankee (2019) 
Furling Self-tacking staysail (2019)
Furling gennaker (2020) Storm jib c/w detatachable bow sprit​

Deck Equipment:
35lb CQR anchor with 10mm chain & warp.  
LOFRANS Cayman 88 electric windlass with control at the bow or in cockpit.  
Kedge anchor with chain & warp.
6 x Fenders
Mooring warps
2 LEWMAR 44ST genoa winches.  
1x LEWMAR 16ST cockpit winch.  
1x LEWMAR 8 reefing winch on mast 
9x rope clutches.  
Wheel steerage.  
SS pulpit & pushpit.  
8 stanchions & bases.  
2x Dorade vents + covers
WHITLOCK Cockpit compass binnacle and LEWMAR leather covered folding wheel with LEWMAR removable nut.
Stainless Steel 2 section boarding ladder. (2016)
Detachable Davit 2021
3 Fabric Blue Performance hatch covers for Lewmar deck hatches. (2015)
Two sets of Washboards. 1 set Smoked acrylic – 3 sections. (2016)
1 set ply (winter use)
Cockpit fully enclosed CJ MARINE (2013)
Sprayhood with leather-covered grab handle and integrated tent with two side and rear panel windows.  
All windows are fitted with removable sun cover screens as are the spray hood windows.  
The side and rear panels can be either rolled up or removed allowing the top to remain in place to form a top awning.  

Navigation Equipment:
RAYMARINE C120 Radar & Chartplotter. Interfaced to AIS data.  
AIT 200 AIS Transponder with AIS Antenna 818-MD23-AIS (2013)
AIS Transponder WiFi enabled 2021
ST60+ Separate Boat Speed, Depth & Wind Speed instruments in the cockpit.  
Single multipurpose Speed, Depth & ST60+ Close Haul Wind Speed instrument in Pilot House.  
RAYMARINE ST 8002 (2014) & ST6002 (2013) autohelm with control from either the cockpit or pilothouse.  
Stand-alone GARMIN GPS 152H 230 (for DSC ) (2013)
ICOM IC M423 VHF radio (2013)
NASA MARINE Clipper Navtex (2013)

Safety Equipment:
Ocean 4 Man Liferaft (2016)
McMurdo EPIRB (2013)
2x G&R, CP 25/1 12 volt self priming bilge pumps (one in auto)  
Whale Gulper Pump
OCEAN SAFETY man-overboard horseshoe set with TREM light
MOB line recovery system,
JONBUOY inflatable Danbuoy 
FIREBLITZ 1.5 Kg clean agent Auto-Fire extinguisher rack fitted within engine space (2013)



6 Berths in 2 cabins provide exceptionally secure and comfortable sea berths for passage making.

The Companionway steps are removable to access the engine and incorporate a locker for storage of winch handles etc. To Port is a large drained oilskin locker with an engine seawater inlet strainer conveniently positioned at the bottom.


  • Companionway steps hinge up for access to the engine.

  • To port of the companionway is a large drained oilskin locker.

  • Single Settee berth to Port, the forward end of which provides the seat for the interior piloting position.

  • To Starboard is a dinette seating arrangement with conversion to a double berth.

  • A lee cloth is fitted to the settee for use as a sea berth.

  • The table's height can be varied by sliding up and down a stainless steel pole and an additional piece extends the table to the port settee.

  • Re upholstered 2022

  • From the sitting position, there is excellent visibility from the saloon seats through the laminated glass windows. 


  • Linear galley to Port.

  • Twin Stainless steel sinks with pressurised mixer tap, and manual fresh water tap.

  • Gimballed gas cooker with 2 burners, oven, and grill.

  • Gas shut off adjacent to the cooker

  • Stowage for crockery, cooking utensils, and food.

  • Fridge


  • Large chart table to starboard.

  • Storage for instruments outboard.

  • To port is the piloting position with instrument console, interior helm controls, interior throttle control, and electrical panel.

  • Quarter berth head forms nav seat. Berth runs aft from the chart table.


  • A V Berth arrangement provides two good length single berths with an infill to form a double.  

  • The infill stows between the berths to provide a seat when not in use. 

  • There is a dressing table with a mirror in the cabin together with a hanging locker and access to the chain locker.

  • Large opening forehatch  


  • 1 x Jabsco Marine WC (2013)

  • Shower

  • Teak grating on the floor over the shower tray.

  • Hand basin and taps

  • Open lockers outboard.


  • Double berth

  • Storage locker

  • Large hanging locker, draws and cabinet


  • Eberspacher diesel heating

  • AVTEX TV in the pilothouse with AVTEX TV antenna (2021)

  • TV in the forward cabin (2013)

  • SONY Bluetooth radio/USB system with twin speakers in the pilothouse (2013)

  • Oceanair blinds fitted to pilothouse windows

  • Clock & Barometer

Various teak fittings include cockpit binnacle folding teak, helmsman’s viewing step, Pilot House flags lockers, binocular and chart table navigation racks, cabin book racks, First Aid stowage rack, handrails for Pilot House deckhead and bunk access, various bulkhead box racks for loose equipment stowage.