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1982 Camper & Nicholsons Nicholson 31

Lake Champlain, New York




Basic Boat Info

Price: $33,000
Make: Camper & Nicholsons
Model: Nicholson 31
Year: 1982
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: CNL31180682
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Full Keel


Length: 30 ft
Length Overall: 30'7 ft
Beam: 10'3 ft
Max Draft: 5 ft
Cabin Headroom: 6 ft
Single Berths: 5
Double Berths: 1
Cabins Count: 1

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 3GMF
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 22hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 2 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 1982


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 20 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 65 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 6 gal


Heads Count: 1
Boat Class: Cruisers


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Forward V-berth with privacy door

Forward head, privacy door on each side of head, 1 to V-berth, 1 to salon where other berths exist

Sette arrangement P/S

Aft quarter berth

Navigation table - starboard

Centerline dining table in salon with drop-leaf port and starboard

Salon settee port & starboard each have lee cloths for sleeping while sailing

Salon settee port & starboard each has a pull-out extension for the sleeping berth

Sleeps 5 people

Electronics, Navigation Aids and Entertainment

Raymarine ST60+TriData for Depth, Knot and Log

Raymarine ST60+ wind speed and direction

Masthead windex

Navico/Simrad autopilot (tiller pilot)

Furuno GPS

Plastimo/Contest Compass

Uniden VHF


AM/FM/CD player (portable)

Clock and Barometer


Sail area 624 sq ft

Mack conventional mainsail (full battens) 2002

Mainsail reef points (3)

Mainsail cover 2002

Mack Pack lazy jacks 2002

Mack Pack lazy bag 2002

Tasker storm jib 2002

Mack furling genoa 130% 2002

Genoa U/V cover (biscuit color)

Harken furling drum 2002


Spinnaker pole

Tri-sail (storm jib)

Sailrite anchor sail 2014

Rigging-Sail Handling Gear

Aluminum keel stepped mast w/single spreader

Rigging age 2009-2018 plus additional stays and removable inner forestay

Lewmar main halyard winch - mast

Lewmar genoa self-tailing sheet winches (2) - cockpit

Lewmar genoa halyard winch - mast

Spinnaker gear

Winch handles (5)

Genoa blocks (4)

Boom vang, rope type

Single backstay

Rigging tension gauge

Boom preventer

Mainsheet traveler at Transom


Tiller steering with tiller pilot

Bow rail

Stern rail

Upper and lower lifelines

Lifeline gates cockpit

Teak cockpit grate

Cockpit cushions

Deck/coachroof dorade for ventilation

Swim ladder



Bimini top

Regular dodger and California dodger, regular dodger/sprayhood installed now, California dodger available - uninstalled

Connector panel between bimini and dodger

Canvas color is biscuit - age 2002-2017

Hatch covers

Cockpit siderail screens. 

Winch covers

Inside Equipment

Two burner gimballed propane stove

Propane tanks (2)

Oven with grill

Ice box

Stainless steel single basin sink

Manual pump cold water only at galley, draws from water tank

Corian countertops

Dishes and cutlery

Overhead hatch shade/screen 

Companionway screen

Cabin curtains

Cabin screens

Marine toilet - manual pump

Overboard discharge disconnected (w/lockable valve) to make legal on Lake Champlain

Pressurized hot and cold water in head


Teak shower grate

Fabric interior cushions - light blue/grey color


Electrical Equipment

Shore power extension cord

Adapter plug

Navigation lights

Deck light on mast

LED anchor light on masthead

12V battery (3) - 2010-2019

Battery location starboard quarter berth

12V master battery switch

Owner uses a portable battery charging system

12V receptacle

Inverter, 1000 watts

Electric bilge pumps(2-stacked system) and manual pump in cockpit

Simpson Lawrence manual windlass for anchor

Solar panel (1) - 2005 (never used)

Flexcharge solar controller

Safety Equipment


Safety lines

Lifesling (2)



Boat hooks


SOS flag


Crewsaver 4-man canister life raft (service due)

Fire extinguishers

Double anchor roller

CQR 35#  primary anchor w/100ft 3/8" chain and 200ft 3/4" rode

Secondary anchor, Fortress FX23 w/40ft 3/8" chain and 150ft 5/8" rode

Third anchor is Fortress FX37

Fourth anchor is Fortress FX11 w/chain and rode

Fifth anchor is Dinghy Grapple

Marked chain counter on primary chain

Smoke/co/propane (Xintax) detectors/alarm

Additional Equipment and Information

Winter cover (tarp)  2016

Epoxy barrier coat

Micron CSC bottom paint

Vessel has sailed in salt water from 1982-2004

No known damage that has not been repaired

All instruments in good working condition except oil pressure gauge and 1 water temp gauge (installed but not wired)

Current owner has owned vessel for 12 years and is (approx) 5th owner

Fuel tank located under cockpit sole, and is made from fiberglass & aluminum

Water tank located under cabin sole

Holding tank located in wet locker

Additional Yanmar engine information:  engine rebuilt at 956 hours; new mounts and new gearbox in 2000; drive type is shaft drive; propeller fix blade; 

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
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