Mark Cameron Yachts

Bavaria 31


Nicely presented example ready to launch for 2022


Lying: Argyll, United Kingdom

General Information

Manufacturer/ModelBavaria 31
DesignerJ&J Designs
New or UsedUsed
Sale StatusUnderoffer
LyingArgyll, United Kingdom


Hull ConstructionGRP hull with bolt-on ballast keel
Keel TypeFin Keel


EngineVolvo Penta MD2020 marine diesel engine. 19HP @3200RPM Three cylinder, naturally aspirated, indirectly cooled. Volvo Penta Sail Drive.
Fuel Capacity90l


Drinking Water Capacity150l


The Bavaria 31 was the entry level offering from the German boat building power house. At just over 31 feet in overall length the design offers everything a coastal cruiser may desire from their first yacht. Two separate double cabins, large open plan living space, separate heads compartment and large spacious cockpit.
The Bavaria 31 BUZZY BEE has been with her current owner since 2006 and had provided thousands of miles of safe reliable sailing. During this ownership the boat has enjoyed routine professional maintance. Now reluctantly offers for sail as her owners look for a larger yacht Buzzy Bee is offered for sale with an inventory which includes highlights such as:

Underwater hull stripped back to bare antifouling and preventative epoxy treatment applied 2013

Underwater hull freshly antifouled and ready for launching
Volvo Penta MD2020, 19hp, marine diesel engine.
Volvo Penta saildrive, hull diaphgram replaced spring 2022
Flex-o-Fold 2 blade bronze folding prop fitted new in 2013.
Standing rigging fully replaced in 2013
Selden Furlex roller reefing system for Genoa, fitted new 2014
Mainsail – Owen Sails 2019
Genoa – Nicholson Huges sails 2013
Cruising Chute – Crusader Sails 2013
Raymarine navigation instrumentation
Garmin GPSMap551 chartplotter (2013)
NASA Bluetooth Navtex system
DSC VHF – Standard Horizon Eclipse GX1400 DSC VHF (2020)
230VAC shore power system
Domestic and engine batteries replaced in 2020
Battery charger 230VAC – 12VDC
Victron BMV-700 Battery Monitor installed new 2019
Stackpack Mainsail Cover – Struan Covers 2022

Wintering ashore at Ardfern Yacht Centre the
Bavaria 31 BUZZY BEE is available for immediate viewing by prior appointment.


Hull Construction:

Single piece GRP moulded hull.
Hand consolidated sandwich GRP construction, cored above waterline, solid GRP below waterline.
Kevlar reinforced bow sections
GRP moulded internal structural matrix including floors and stringers, fully bonded to hull with GRP overlays.
Plywood bulkheads.
Original white gelcoat finish to topsides
Underwater hull stripped back to bare antifouling and preventative epoxy treatment applied 2013
Underwater hull coated with blue antifouling, spring 2022, ready for launching.
Deck & Superstructure Construction:
Single piece GRP moulded hull.
Hand consolidated sandwich GRP construction.
Moulding finished in white gelcoat with blue style stripe.
Decks and coachroof finished with moulded non-slip textured panels.
Teak laid panels finish cockpit seating and sole.
Anodised alloy toerail with integrated fair leads
Keel & Rudder:
Bolt on cast iron fin keel
Spade rudder



Volvo Penta MD2020 marine diesel engine.
19HP @3200RPM
Three cylinder, naturally aspirated, indirectly cooled.
Volvo Penta Sail Drive.
Single lever morse control.
Maintenance & Performance:
Engine last serviced autumn 2021
Hull diaphgram replaced 2022
Seacocks all replaced 2013
Dedicated raw water intake fitted, external to saildrive 2018
Cruising speed under engine
Propulsion & Steering:
Flex-o-Fold 2 blade bronze folding prop (2013).
Wheel steering with cables.
Stainless steel wheel
Raymarine ST4000+ wheel pilot
Wheel drive unit


Voltage systems:

12VDC onboard power system
230VAC shore power system
Shore Power:
Single 16 amp connection
Extension lead to connect to shore supply
RCD protected system
Reverse polarity indicator
Single 230VAC plug, battery charger, water tank heater
Battery Banks:
Domestic Battery Bank – 1x 12VDC, 140Ah, lead acid (2020)
Engine Battery Bank – 1x 12VDC, 60Ah, lead acid (2020)
Single engine driven alternator, 14VDC
Battery Charger:
Calira Sealine LG727-DS/IU charger
230VAC – 12VDC, 27Amp
Victron BMV-700 Battery Monitor (2019)
LCD battery voltage display on switch panel
LCD % Battery charge indicator on panel


Fresh Water:

Pressurised hot and cold water system.
Monobloc mixer faucets in galley and heads.
Heads faucet extending to serve as shower.
Hot water deck shower fitting at aft end of cockpit.
Bilge Pumps:
Manual Bilge Pump
Electric Bilge Pump



Single diesel tank
Plastic construction.
Approximate capacity 90ltrs
Fresh Water:
Single fresh water tanks.
Plastic construction.
Approximate capacity 150ltrs
Insulated tank
Heating by engine or 240VAC immersion heater.


On Deck:

Depth/Speed/Log – Raymarine ST60 Tri-Data display
Wind – Raymarine ST60
Plotter – Garmin GPSmap 551 (2013)
Below Deck:
Plotter - Raytheon RC320 Mono Chart Plotter
Communications Equipment:
DSC VHF – Standard Horizon Eclipse GX1400 DSC VHF (2020)
Handheld VHF - Icom
Navtex – NASA Bluetooth system displaying on IOS or Android device via free app



Galley Stove – Bavaria Yachts two burner and oven gas cooker
Refrigerator – Top loading built in beneath worktop in galley
Single stainless steel sink.
Monobloc mixer faucet.
Jabsco manual marine toilet.
Discharge overboard
Heating & Ventilation:
Eberspacher, diesel fired blown air system. (2017)
1 outlet in saloon
Thermostatic cabin controller.
Overhead lighting throughout interior
JVC Radio/CD head unit
Speakers in saloon and cockpit


Summary of Accommodation:

Forward double cabin.
Two occasional single berths in saloon.
Aft double cabin
Heads compartment with shower.
Accommodation Finish:
Joinery work constructed from a mahogany type hardwood with a varnish finish.
Teak and holly laminate finish sole boards.
GRP moulded head linning with vinyl covered panels
Fitted curtains for portlights
Blackout blinds for deck hatches
Blue fabric berth cushions in forward and aft cabins.
Description of Accommodation from Forward:

Forward Cabin:

Large double V-bunk.
Storage shelves running the length of the bunks outboard overhead.
Hanging locker at aft end of cabin to Starboard with shelved locker to port.
Light and ventilation provided by large opening deck hatch.
Bin type lockers provided beneath bunks.
Occupying full beam of the boat.
Bench seating port and starboard which converts to two occasional single bunks.
Centrally mounted single drop leaf saloon table.
Storage lockers provide outboard of bunks overhead.
Seating backs can be lifted to provide access to storage space behind
Additional bin type lockers provided beneath starboard bunk.
Located to Port side of companionway.
L-shaped galley with fiddled worktop.
Single stainless steel sink forward inboard
Top loading fridge under worktop, outboard of sink.
Gimbal mounted two burner gas cooker aft.
Storage provided beneath work surface with additional lockers outboard.
Navigation Station:
Located to Starboard side of saloon at aft end of settee
Aft facing chart table with navigator sitting on aft end of settee.
Storage provided in table for charts.
VHF and plotter mounted outboard of chart table forward.
Ships switch panel directly outboard of chart table.
Aft Cabin:
Accessed through galley.
Large double berth extending under cockpit sole.
Storage shelf running length of bunk outboard.
Hanging and storage locker provided at forward end of cabin.
Separate heads compartment to starboard immediately aft of chart table.
Easy clean moulded compartment with drained shower sump sole.
Forward inboard facing marine toilet mounted outboard aft.
Corner countertop unit forward outboard with inset wash hand basin
Vanity unit outboard of countertop



Twin spreader 9/10ths fractional, double spreader sloop rig.
Mast and spars by Selden in silver anodised alloy.
Standing rigging of 1x19 stainless steel with roll swage terminals.
Standing rigging fully replaced in 2013
Selden Furlex roller reefing system for Genoa, fitted new 2014
Slab reefing mainsail
Gas strut type kicker.
Block and tackle backstay adjuster
All lines lead aft to cockpit except Genoa halyard.
Rutgerson rope clutches to control lines lead aft.
Dyneema mainsail halyard fitted 2017
Primary Winches – 2x Harken 32, two speed, self tailing.
Halyard Winches - 2x Harken 16, two speed, self tailing.
Mainsail – White Dacron, slab reefing. Owen Sails 2019
Mainsail – White Dacron, slab reefing. Elvstrom
Genoa – White Dacron, tri-radial cut roller reefing. Nicholson Huges 2013
Genoa – White Dacron, roller reefing. Crusader Sails
Cruising Chute – Fitted with snuffer. Crusader Sails 2013
Canvas Work:
Mainsail Cover – Stackpack type cover. Struan Covers 2021
Pedestal Cover
Anchoring & Mooring:
Bower Anchor – Manson Supreme 16kg anchor on 60m chain rode.
Electric Anchor Windlass – Lewmar Pro Series 1000w windlass
Mooring Warps – Selection
Fenders – Selection
Inflatable Dinghy – Waveline 290 with seat and oars
Decks and coachroof finished in non-slip textured panels.
Alloy toerail with integrated fairleads.
Stainless steel pulpit and pushpit railings.
Plastic coated stainless steel guardwires running the length of the decks, supported with alloy
Port and starboard alloy mooring cleats forward & aft.
Double stemhead roller.
Self draining anchor locker, accessed through deck hatch.
Stainless steel grabrails on coachroof aft of mast.
Moulded cockpit coamings.
Laid teak panels to finish cockpit sole and seats.
Wrap around cockpit seating.
Large cockpit locker below starboard seating.
Moulded GRP pedestal with built in instrument pod
Laguna teak topped cockpit table on removable adjustable mounting
Removable seat section centrally aft creating walk-thru entrance from transom.
Outboard bracket on port pushpit rail
Fold up swimming ladder, stowing in transom step.

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferafts, Epirbs, fire extinguishers and flares etc. are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on-board as part of the sale of a used vessel may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owners specific needs.
Navigation Lights:
Steaming light
Navigation lights
Anchor light
Life saving:
Horseshoe lifebelt (2019)
Danbuoy (2019)
Lifesling MOB recovery pack (2019)

In this case we are acting as brokers only.The Owner is not selling in the course of a business. whilst every care has been taken in their preparation , the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The Purchaser is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at their expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part.
This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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