A cruising boat with a deep inventory and set up for spending time on board and cruising to far horizons.

Paw Paw

of  London





Designed by Ron Holland.

 Design category ‘A’ for boats on extended passage where conditions exceed Beaufort 8 and wave heights in excess of 4m.

 Construction: GRP hull, deck and superstructure with teak laid decks, wheel steering in Centre Cockpit

Part one registration - 915102

LOA   13.25m                               43ft 6ins

LWL  10.70m                                35ft 11ins

BEAM  4.00m                               13ft 9ins

DRAFT 1.79m                                5ft 9ins

DISPLACEMENT                          29762LBS        13500KGS

BALLAST       12125LBS                      5500KGS

BALLAST DISPLACEMENT                  40.74%

   Cruising speed of 7-8 knots.

 Consumption 3.24 ltrs per hour @ cruising speed


She is in Port Balis near Barcelona Spain

fly into Barcelona from UK and hire a car from Firefly at the airport from only 5€ a day! Its less than an hours drive to Port Balis.

Easyjet &Vueling  (BA/Iberia budget airline)  have several flights a day to Barcelona from London. Fly in the morning and fly back that night or have a night in a hotel in Barcelona.










Perkins Sabre 65hp diesel 4 cylinder (in place of standard 50hp)

Conventional shaft drive to Fixed 3 blade and 3 blade folding Maxi-Prop as spare. 

Volvo shaft seal.

'Stripper' rope cutter

Single leaver Morse controls.

Full engine panel of temperature, oil pressure, amperage gauges, engine hours and alarms.

Bowthruster Sliepner 7hp with independent battery.

Generator 3.5kv Mastervolt Whisper, with independent starter battery.

Autopilot – Raymarine ST7000 via ‘Seatalk’ system throughout boat.



The interior is finished in light American oak wood.

Six berths in 3 cabins including saloon sea berth.

Air conditioning throughout, driven by new sea water pump 2018. This reverse cycles in winter to heat the boat

 Aft Cabin with queen size double bed and side access, excellent cupboard space and large hanging wardrobes. Radio and TV connection, Italian side lights and several mains 240v sockets.  Lee cloths. Air Conditioning. Fire extinguisher

En suite Heads and Shower with wash hand basin and, mirrored cupboard & Corian work surface.

 Forward Cabin with large double bunk, cupboards, hanging wardrobe, lee cloths, air conditioning, fire extinguisher,

En suite large Heads and Shower with wash hand basin and, mirrored cupboard, hot and cold pressurised water. Corian work surface, red night light shared with:

 Single cabin to starboard - full length single bunk.

 Saloon with comfortable seating for six round table with extension section, book case, cupboard. Air conditioning, Sony Television, Radio, Lee cloth to ‘sea berth’ on back cushions. Fire extinguisher. Opposite is the:-


Navigation equipment specifications

Polaris 123 compass

Raymarine electronic compass + GPS antenna.

Icom IC- M423 dual station VHF radio

Raytheon RC631 Chart plotter / Radar

Raytheon RL70 Chart plotter / Radar

Simrad AIS class ‘B’ transceiver

Garmin 152 GPS x 2

Raymarine  i60 instruments – boat speed, depth, wind speed, 2016

ICS Navtext receiver

‘SeeMe’ active radar reflector

Radar reflector

406 EPIRB - Mucmurdo ‘smartfinder’ new battery & service 2016

Electronic C-Map charts –  via Atlantic Islands to North Africa, Gibraltar to Sicily, Malta, Tunisia, Greek Islands etc.

Fishing rod holders x 2


New Spray hood 2018

Sun screens x 2

New Cockpit table 2018

Cockpit cushions 2014

Jackstays in tape x 2

Boom light & Binnacle entry light

Fog horn

Original Westerly design book + instruction manuals for all installations.

Assorted mooring springs

Assorted warps

 [plumbing installed for future water maker]

[tubing and fuel feeds installed for future Eberspacher]



Corian work surface throughout:-

Deep top loading refrigerator (with keel cooler)

Nelson 2 burner hob, grill, oven cooker – 2011

Microwave oven

Draining board & two sinks.

Hot and cold pressurised water via calorfior and 240v immersion heater.

Various cupboards, draws, and stowage facilities suitable for extended cruising.

Red night lights.




















Fuel capacity 340 litres.      

(At cruising revolutions the engine consumes around 3.24 litres per hour.)

Fresh water capacity in two tanks:  700 litres

Pressurised H&C water system via heated engine or 240v immersion heater in calorifier.


240v Shore Power




Sloop rigged -

Selden mast, boom, rod kicker + light spinnaker pole

Selden ‘in-mast’ mainsail reefing

Furlex genoa roller reefing.

Mainsail by Voiltechnique - 2010

Genoa by Voiltechnique -2010

Cruising chute with snuffer by North.

Genoa by North for down-wind poled out sailing.

Two Electric Lewmar 54ST genoa winches - 2005

Two Lewmar 44ST mainsheet / genoa furlingwinches.

Mainsail furling winch on mast with endless line to cockpit

11 clam cleats for spinnaker halyard, 2nd masthead halyard, out haul, uphaul, kicker, main reefing, main halyard.

 All lines lead back to cockpit and reefing systems can be operated from cockpit.

Navigation area

Full size chart table with chart stowage.

Sony television, radio,

Icom IC- M423 VHF radio,

Master screen all Raymarine  instruments.

ICS Navtext,

Radar/chart plotter,

Garmin 152 GPS,

electronic Barometer,

 Mains and domestic switchboards,

‘Seeme’ radar reflector enhancer,

inverter controls,

red night lights.


At the binnacle is:


VHF radio - linked to navigation area

AIS transceiver

Chart Plotter / Radar - linked to navigation area


Bow thrusters controls

New Raymarine i60 depth, speed, wind instruments above hatch



Quick ‘Hector’ electric anchor and rope winch with foot switches 2013

Twin bow rollers

45lb CQR

17lb fortress lightweight anchor – kedge

70 metres of 8mm calibrated chain

30+ metres braided anchor warp

‘Chum’ anchor chain weight

Parachute sea anchor with own 30metres (appx) braided nylon warp in self release bag.

Buoyed anchor trip line

Anchor snubber chain hook and line



6 Man life-raft in purpose built SS cradle 2016

Horseshoe lifebelt & light

Emergency tiller

Bilge pumps automatic x 2

Bilge pump manual

Fire extinguishers x 4

Flares + flare pistol in grab bag


Navigation lights, Steaming light, Tricolour light, Anchor light, Deck light

 3.10m Seago inflatable dinghy with inflatable keel and floor – 2014

240v electric inflation pump for dinghy

5 HP 4 stroke Mercury outboard with separate fuel tank. Extension arm.

Cover for outboard,

Davits for dinghy

Passarelle 2016

3 section bathing ladder

H&C deck shower

Magnum BBQ with cover.

Camping gas bottles for domestic cooking in self draining locker

Boathook with buoy pick up device.






Laying near Barcelona


It's possible to fly into Barcelona from UK and hire a car from Firefly at the airport from only 5€ a day!

Its less than an hours drive to Port Balis.

Easyjet &Vueling  (BA/Iberia budget airline)  have several flights a day to Barcelona from London and other UK airports

Fly in the morning and fly back that night or have a night in a hotel in Barcelona.


00 34 679106378 (Spain) 




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