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Hillyard 7 Ton

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Boat REF# 110222
removed from sale
LOA 8.50m (27'11")
Year 1926
Construction Wood carvel
Underwater profile Long keel
Berths 4
Engine 1 x Diesel 30hp, Yanmar 3YM30 (2007)
Lying Falmouth, Cornwall


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Extra Details

Designer Hillyard
Builder Hillyard
Lying Falmouth, Cornwall
Fuel capacity 72.0 ltr (15.8 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 20.0 ltr (4.4 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 30hp
Yanmar 3YM30 (2007)
Engine Hours engine1:   45
Engine Cooled Fresh Water
Steering Tiller
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) Bronze three blade
Fuel consumption (approx) 3.0 ltr (0.7 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots


LOA 8.50m (27'11")
Beam 2.70m (8'10")
Draft Min 1.50m (4'11")
Draft Max 1.50m (4'11")
Displacement 5,000kg (11,025.0lbs)
Headroom 1.70m (5'7")


10% discount on rigging

Gaff rigged Wood spars (unknown year), with galvanised standing rigging (unknown year)


10% discount on sails
Mainsail Lucas - Slab (2007)
Headsail - Hank on (2007)
Other sails Staysail (2007)

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine


10% discount on Ultrasonic Antifouling!

Wood carvel Construction with Long keel underwater profile, paint finish

Pitch pine planks on oak frames with copper fastenings.

New marine ply deck with epoxy glass sheathing.

New full length oak keel.

new coach roof beams around mast entry area.

Mahogany interior.
Huge restoration expense incurred.


Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Cabin heating tick
Manual water system tick
Heads 1 heads (Manual)

4 berths with 1 doubles and 2 singles in 1 cabin(s) 2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Echo sounder tick

All Raytheon equipment. Autohelm tiller pilot.

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Cockpit cover tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick

manual Simpson Lawrence Windlass
1 anchors
20.00m (65'7") of chain
20.00m (65'7") of warp

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 Electric)

Broker's Comments

This is a very, very good Hillyard. The current owner has spent a great deal of money restoring her. Professional shipwright work included a brand new oak keel, new decks, new engine. The owner bought new sails and the interior has also been renovated.

Excepting the modern engine, she is largely how she would have left Hillyard in 1926 and she is a real gem.

She has a very deep cockpit and there is an immense feeling of security when on board.

With the addition of, say, cabin heating and hot water she would be a very up to date and comfortable cruising yacht for the classic boat enthusiast.


My colleague Steve photographed this boat originally and I went to have a look myself as the price has come down.

When Steve mentions that the owner has spent a lot of money on this boat he is understating things. I thought my wife was good at spending but the owner of this boat makes her look like an amateur -
as he was going through the bills for a BRAND NEW engine, a new keel and a new deck he was almost in tears! He is not going to re coup much of his investment but as he says himself he has saved this magnificent yacht so is resigned to a new owner benefitting from his misfortune!

Viewing essential.

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

This Hillyard 7 Ton has been personally photographed and viewed by Steven and Tony of Boatshed Falmouth. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.