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Sold – 31ft GOLDEN HIND CLASS BERMUDIAN SLOOP – professionally built 1967 – excellent value – Lying: Birdham Pool

Boat Details

Overall Length: 31ft 6ins
Waterline: 26ft 9ins
Beam: 9ft
Draught: 3ft 6ins
Displacement: 10 Tons T M
Engine: 30hp Volvo Diesel
Berths: Four Berths in two cabins
Sail: Bermudian Sloop Rig 370 sq.ft.
Designer: Maurice Griffiths
Builder: Hartwells of Plymouth
Year Built: 1967
Location: West Sussex


ADIENNE was built in 1967 for F J Wallis of Marlborough by Hartwells of Plymouth to the Golden Hind Class, designed by Maurice Griffiths. Bilge keels, sloop rig and with a Volvo MD2030 30hp being one of the original 120 boats professionally built in marine-plywood. During the 1960s and 1970s ADIENNE was stationed in Poole and later in Guernsey. In the same original ownership she was moored in Alderney in the 1980s. Her current owner has lifted the boat annually for inspection and antifoul in his 7 years of ownership and the boat had a new engine, mast and rigging in 2005. As well as being a versatile cruiser, ‘Adienne’ is a comfortable stay-aboard and features a traditional log/multi fuel burner as well as a Taylor’s diesel heater. Priced for quick sale as owner has already found himself a larger boat. Available to view at Birdham Pool Marina by appointment.

Hull and Deck

  • Plywood construction
  • White painted hull with green stripe
  • Tiller steering
  • 2 Anchors
  • Manual windlass
  • Guard-wires and stanchions
  • Davits
  • Swin ladder
  • 2 opening hatches
  • 4 Cockpit lockers
  • 4 Warps, 4 Fenders
  • Last antifouled 2020
  • Canvas – spray-hood sail cover and dodgers, all from 2005


Sails and Spars

  • Semi-battened main sail (2005)
  • Furling Genoa
  • Storm jib
  • Standing rigging (2005)
  • Backstay
  • 3 Antel self tailing winches



  • 2 single berths and 1 double/v berth in saloon and forward cabin
  • 6’1” headroom in saloon
  • Velour blue upholstery
  • Red curtains
  • Marine Ply flooring
  • Taylor’s diesel heating and multi-fuel stove
  • Hot water
  • Steel fuel tank
  • Saloon table
  • Chart table
  • Hanging locker opposite heads/forward cabin entrance
  • Galley with sink, fridge and storage
  • 1 heads compartment with manual marine toilet and basin
  • PVC holding tank
  • Radio


Engine and Electrical

Volvo MD2030 30hp inboard diesel engine on shaft drive installed 2005

2 steel fuel tanks

  • Rope cutters
  • 3 bladed propeller
  • 4 Batteries
  • Shore power
  • Inverter
  • Battery charger
  • Engine and show power charging system


Navigation equipment

  • AdvanSea Plotter
  • Garmin GPS
  • Autopilot
  • VHF Radio
  • Navtex
  • Compass
  • Clock
  • Nav lights



  • Search light
  • Radar reflector
  • Fire extinguishers x 2
  • Automatic and manual bilge pumps


GUIDE: SOLD – August 2021

LYING: West Sussex


DISCLAIMER: Classic Yacht Brokerage offer the details and photographs of this vessel in good faith as a guide but cannot guarantee the accuracy of this information or images, or warrant the condition of the vessel, machinery or rig. Buyers should instruct their representative, agents or their surveyors to investigate such details as the buyer requires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.