1979 Allmand 31 Tall Rig
| Please call boat owner James at 716-688-2461. |
Boat is located in Buffalo, New York.
for complete details.
Beautiful, well-maintained, and enhanced wherever possible, this
Large Tri-cabin layout, Tall rig 2 to regular mast height, Allmand sloop, that can
be rigged as a cutter, is a steal.
Originally Tim Allmands personal boat, it is
particularly well-apportioned and has aesthetic touches not seen in any but the most
The interior has the roominess of a 40 yacht.
It is virtually all
solid teak, including 3 6-panel doors, beautiful solid teak parquet floor
throughout, teak side paneling, shelves, bulkheads and cabinets see pictures.
Throughout the boat there are 7 opening screened ports, and on each side a large
The very roomy main cabin has a large U-shaped dining area that,
with the settee, can seat up to 8 and sleeps 3.
The kitchenette has a four burner
stove, oven, working refrigerator which can make ice, and loads of space for storing
and preparing food.
The roomy quarter-berth and V-berths, both with 6 thick memory
foam double beds, afford total privacy from the large main cabin.
Each sleeping area
has a screened hatch, at least one opening screened port and 1 hanging locker.
very roomy cockpit has a dodger and attachable Bimini, usable under sail, and heavy
vinyl and mosquito netting side curtains that totally enclose the cockpit, making it
a separate living space while at anchor.
The exterior has been maintained with
yearly waxing, shrink-wrapped winter storage, all woodwork varnished, bottom
painting, and non-skid repainted.
Sail with your choice of 2 main sails, 2 jibs 150
and 120 and a full spinnaker, and handle your sails with 2 self-tailing Barlow 25
winches, 4 Barlow 16 winches, 1 Barlow 16 on the mast for the main halyard, Harken
Mark III roller furling Genoa, and a Harken self-tending mainsheet traveler.
instruments include depth sounder, knot meterlog, Autohelm 3000, new VHF radio and
We bought this boat in 1991, after our third child was born, because its
spaciousness, comfort and safeness accommodated self-sufficient sailing, cruising,
and often anchoring in the open waters of Lake Erie.
It was raced in the BHSC.
addition to all of the provisions and variety of items required to keep a family of
five content, we carried three inflatable kayaks with paddles and folding bicycles
for when docked.
We have safely albeit unintentionally sailed in heavy weather with
up to 50 kt. gusts.
It is an extremely comfortable, dry, seaworthy craft that sails
well because of the tall mast 2 and rigging.
Updated Added Equipment Yanmar 3GM 27
hp. diesel rebuilt 2009 used about 40 hr. Brand new Lewmar Pro-series 1000
windless Harken Mark III roller furling 150 Genoa Spinnaker and pole Harken
self-tending mainsheet traveler New Garmin GPS MAP 440 new Uniden Solara DSC VHF
radio New Blue Bimini attachable to Dodger Automatic engine compartment fire
extinguisher added Rudder replaced Rebuilt replaced the steering wheel quadrant
platform w. fiberglass Holding tank replaced with a 25 gallon collapsible rubber
tank Fuel tank replaced last year with plastic Cutlass bearing Guest Battery
charger with GFI on all 110v outlets SR marine depth sounder w. anchor alarm
Brand new Kuma 6gal hot water heater and handheld shower in head 2 tank propane
container in stern sail locker 2 new batteries 2014 Automatic bilge pump and
manual Whale 10 in cockpit sail locker.
Additional Equipment 2 self-tailing Barlow
25 winches, 4 Barlow 16 winches in cockpit, 1 Barlow 16 on mast for main halyard
Autohelm 3000 Richie compass SR Marine knot meterlog automatic bilge pump
Kenwood AM/FM cassette player w. equalizer w. interior and exterior speakers Xintex
propane monitor. Ground tackle 35lb CQR plow w. 25chain 200 58 rode, 22lb
Danforth w. 150 58 rode, 13lb Danforth w. 150 58 rode.
Links 1 the original
sales brochure www.allmandsail.com/sales_brochure_for_the_31.htm 2 2011 Cruising
World review http://www.cruisingworld.com/sailboats/classic-plastic/allmand-31-Florida-born-
3) Owner's forum: http://groups.google.com/group/Allmand, Hull number JABS3111M79C .