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Storebro Biscay 31

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9.30m (30'6")



Underwater profile


2 x Diesel 124hp, Volvo Penta TMD40 (1979)

Plymouth, Devon, UK (by appointment only)


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Extra Details

Designer Wilke & Wendlom
Builder Storebro Bruks AB
Lying Plymouth, Devon, UK (by appointment only)
Fuel capacity 1,363.6 ltr (300.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 200.0 ltr (44.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 03/03/2015


Engine 2 x Diesel 124hp
Engine make and model Volvo Penta TMD40 (1979)
Engine Hours Engine1: 1051 engine2: 1057
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 5 bladed bronze (+ Rope Cutter)
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 10 knots
Max speed (approx) 20 knots

Engine professionally serviced by Peter Wade December 2016. Next engine service booked for mid September 2018.
Engines run up regularly
Boat lifted ashore for winter months regularly
Trim tabs fitted and working
Battery charger
Shore power and cable


LOA 9.30m (30'6")
LWL 8.10m (26'7")
Beam 3.20m (10'6")
Draft Min 0.90m (2'11")
Draft Max 0.90m (2'11")
Displacement 6,000kg (13,230.0lbs)
Headroom 1.82m (6'0")
Storage Ashore

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Semi-displacement
Finish Gelcoat finish

Stainless steel pulpit and pushpit
Stainless steel boarding ladder from swim platform


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 4
Cabin(s) 3
Handbasin 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Fresh water wash tick
Non-Smokers tick

2017 New toilet
2017 New Fridge
Eberspacher diesel fired cabin heating
Hot water by Calorifier / emersion heater

2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick
Radar Reflector tick

Chart Plotter Garmin GPS Map 451
GPS Garmin 128
Furuno Radar
VHF Midland Neptune 100
Clipper depth
Sum log analog Speed/Log is disconnected

Deck Gear

Cockpit cover tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Davits tick
Swim Platform tick
Instrument Covers tick
Cockpit Enclosure tick

Electric Lofrans Cayman 88 windlass (with remote control)
2 anchors
(CQR & Plough / Spade)
50.00m (164'1") of chain
Seago dinghy (2010)
2.5hp outboard, Mariner, Short Shaft (unknown year)
Kedge also has chain and warp

Safety Equipment

LPG Detector tick
Carbon Monoxide detector tick
Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick
Searchlight tick
Horn tick
Boarding ladder tick

4 bilge pumps (1 manual / 3 Electric)

2 x auto fire extinguishers in engine compartment
Fire extinguishers in the Main Cabin, Wheelhouse & Stern Locker
The manual bilge pump is disconnected at the present time

Broker's Comments

This Swedish built semi-displacement cruiser is strong, seaworthy and ideal for family coastal, cross channel and European canal cruising. The safe and reliable hull with deep V bow built by Storebro and designed by Wilke & Wendlom is well proven. It is also used commercially by the police and the military.

The twin turbo diesels and bronze 5 bladed shaft driven props allow her to cruise easily and economically at around 10 kts whilst, when needed, she has the ability to reach around 20 kts.

The open plan living area is both practical and comfortable. The spacious cockpit and wheel house with double sliding patio doors give good all round visibility and provide the right environment for entertaining friends and family. Within the sheltered wheel house there’s a folding helm seat to Port and bench seat to Sbd that converts to twin bunks when required. The massive sun roof lets you see the blue sky and sun when you want to and easily closes to give protection from the rain and cold when you get caught out.

Down below there's also plenty of room. In good condition for it’s age, there's plenty of light and headroom (approx 6ft). There’s a large seating area/dinette to port, which converts to a large double bed and a linear galley to Sbd with full cooker, fridge and plenty of storage. The seperate heads compartment has a sink and shower with hot and cold running water. Forward of the saloon, the cabin has two generous single berths and again has a light and open feel.

On the forward deck, there is plenty of room, the stem head bow roller with electric windlass allows for automatic self stowing of the anchor. This can be controlled from the bow or helm position.

With great sea keeping qualities, plenty of space, a cockpit cover and twin engines to get you safely home, this is a quality family cruiser.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Storebro Biscay 31 has been personally photographed and viewed by Billy & Jo Hallam of Boatshed Plymouth. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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