Southern Cross 31 ketch for sale

Vinalhaven, ME, United States

$27,500 USD

General information
Southern Cross 31 ketch
Used sail boat for sale
$27,500 USD
Length overall
Vinalhaven, ME, United States

About this Southern Cross 31 ketch


Gynpennon is one of three ketch rigged SC 31s.  Designed by Thomas Gilmer for those sailors with demands for a true 'blue water' off shore cruiser.  With the optional ketch rig, there are several options to shorten sail during a major blow or increase the total sail area from 605 square feet to 719 square feet with the removable stay sail equipped with a Schaefer furler.Like her sister ships, Gwynpennon has a full keel with attached large rudder, tiller steering and with an Airex cored hull. Owner has purchased another boat and is motivated to sell! PRICE JUST REDUCED; OFFERS ENCOURAGED!!

Extra Sailboat Gear

New dodger in 2016, full set of cockpit cushions, folding cockpit table, attached stainless steel swim ladder, four  PFDs, flares, spare tiller, two fire extinguishers, radar reflector, insect screens.  Weems and Plath clock and barometer, tiller extension, boat hook, mast climbing steps, many spare parts.  Three way marine head with holding tank.  CQR 25 lbs. with 100' chain/200' rode, 44 lb. fortress chain and rode, 12 lb. Fortress.


Garmin 740s chart plotter, Furuno 1715 radar, Icom M424 VHF.  Auto helm BIDATA depth sounder, knot meter, Raymarine ST 60 wind instrument, auto helm 4000 tiller auto pilot system, LED interior lighting.

Sails and Rigging

Ketch rig with removable stay sail, roller furling genoa.  H.D. rigging, Thurston full battened main, full battened mizzen, roller furling 160 genoa with Harken roller urling.  180 genoa, removable roller furling.  Stay sail fitted with wire luff and Schaefer furler.  All sails reported to be in useable condition.  Sail covers.  All Lewmar winches.


Layout:  forward cabin with v berths including filler, storage shelf over forward berth, head to starboard with vanity, pressure water and storage lockers opposite,  Main cabin with dining area.  Two settee berths navigation area to starboard, galley to port.  Galley includes 2 burner propane stove, ice chest, pressure water, sea swing propane stove, domestic electrical refrigeration (condition unknown).  Hand pump in galley, cutting board, enclosed storage located outboard of galley.

Interior finished in teak, with enclosed storage, book shelves over port settee, similar configuration over starboard berth.  Teak cabin sole, hull sides finished with teak ceilings.  A Dickinson Sig-100 diesel cabin heater is located on the forward starboard bulkhead.  There are eight opening bronze ports, two bronze 4" dorade vents, folding table in main cabin.

Specs, Dimensions, Builder, Tankage

Full keel ketch rig

Dimensions:  Keel laid in 1979, commissioned in 1980

Builder:  C.E. Ryder

L.O.A.:  31', Beam:  9'5", Draft:  4' 7", Displacement:  13,700 lbs.

Tankage:  fuel-34 gallons, water-25 gallons, holding tank


Yanmar diesel, Model 2QM20 f.w.c., engine hours showing on the hour meter are 1583, Balmar 150 amp alternator/smart regulator, four deep cycle batteries 12v that were replaced in 2015, electric and manual bilge pumps.

Other Equipment


Read more

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.

This Southern Cross 31 ketch has been viewed 369 times
Broker/Dealer Information

Rocknak's Yacht Sales

Mr Scott Rocknak
10 Camden Street, P.O. Box 339
United States
Please mention that you saw this boat on TheYachtMarket.

Thank you

Your message has been sent.

Ask for more photos

Email to a friend

Report this boat

Thank you, your message has been sent

Why not register your interest in these similar boats?

We will send the following details to the sellers of the selected boats: Your name, email address, phone number (if provided). your country and which boat(s) you are interested in.

Request More Information

Change units of measure

This feature requires cookies to be enabled on your browser.

Show price in:
Show lengths, beam and draft in:
Show displacement or weight in:
Show capacity or volume in:
Show speed in:
Show distance in: