Mark Cameron Yachts

Westerly Tempest 31


Rare forward cabin example.



Lying: Argyll, United Kingdom

General Information

Manufacturer/ModelWesterly Tempest 31
DesignerEd Dubois
New or UsedUsed
Sale StatusAvailable
LyingArgyll, United Kingdom


Hull ConstructionGRP hull with external iron ballast keel
Keel TypeFin Keel


EngineVolvo Penta MD2002, 18hp marine diesel engine. 2 cylinder, naturally aspirated, raw water cooled. Volvo Penta mechanical, reversing marine gearbox.
Fuel Capacity70l


Drinking Water Capacity180l


One of the later generation Ed Dubois designed Westerly’s the Tempest 31 is the smaller sister to the more racing orientated Storm 33. A leap forward from the earlier Westerly Fulmar the Tempest 31 has a significantly better quality of fit-out below decks with the wider, flatter hull sections creating greater volume for accommodation below decks.
A later example of the Westerly Tempest 31 ANDANTE has the rare single aft cabin layout. She boasts a forward cabin with double V-berth forward, larger single aft cabin to port with double berth and the the heads compartment to starboard. The Tempest has proved to be a capable and easily handled cruising yacht, ANDANTE has been sailed exclusively short-handed. He Inventory includes:

Raymarine ST2000+ Tiller pilot

Raymarine S100 SmartPilot remote control
Hard wired shore power system.
Pressurised hot and cold water system.
TackTick wireless instruments

Not launched for the 2020 season the Westerly Tempest 31 ANDANTE is lying ashore and available for for viewing by prior appointment.


Hull Construction:

Single piece GRP moulded hull with integrated sugar scoop style transom.
External finish in original white gelcoat with blue sheerband and boot-top.
Double gelcoat applied in way of waterline.
Hull professionally polished annually.
Solid teak rubbing strake.
Hull below waterline finished with blue antifouling
Deck & Superstructure Construction:
Single piece GRP moulded deck and superstructure with integral self-draining
Polycore sandwich construction.
External finish in original white gelcoat.
Decks and coachroof finished in light blue, non-slip deck paint.
Cockpit seating and sole finished with Treadmaster panels.
Solid teak toerail and grabrails.
Keel & Rudder:
Bolt-on fin, iron ballast keel with stainless steel keel studs.
Semi-balanced spade rudder.


Engine & gearbox:

Volvo Penta MD2002, 18hp marine diesel engine.
2 cylinder, naturally aspirated, raw water cooled.
Volvo Penta mechanical, reversing marine gearbox.
Single lever morse control.
Maintenance & Performance:
Engine last serviced April 2019
Cruising speed 5.5kts
Propulsion & Steering:
Stainless steel propeller shaft.
Volvo Penta shaft seal, replaced 2012
Two blade, fixed bronze prop.
Laminated wood tiller
Raymarine ST2000+ Tiller Pilot
Raymarine S100 SmartPilot remote control


Voltage systems:

12VDC onboard power system
240VAC Shore power system
Shore Power:
Single 16amp connection.
Extension lead to connect to shorepower.
Hardwired, RCD protected system.
Battery Banks:
Domestic Battery Bank – 2x 12VDC lead acid.
Engine Battery Bank – 1x 12VDC lead acid
Single engine driven alternator.
Split charging diode.


Fresh Water:

Pressurised hot and cold water system.
Faucets in galley and heads
Shower in heads.
Manual pump for fresh water in galley.
Hot water provided from calorifier.
Bilge Pumps:
Manual bilge pump x2
Mobile emergency pump



Single tank.
Approximate 70ltr capacity

Fresh Water:
Single tank
Approximate 180ltr capacity
Insulated single tank.


On Deck:

Depth/Log – TackTick wireless system
Wind – TackTick wireless system
GPS – NASA Clipper display
Below Decks:
Plotter – Lowrance GlobalNav 310
Navtex – NASA Clipper display (signal intermittent)
Communication Equipment:
DSC VHF – Fitted new 2020.



Flavel Vanessa gas cooker, two burner, grill and oven.
Single stainless steel sink.
Top loading, built-in refrigerator.
Jabsco Manual marine toilet.
Wash hand basin
Overhead lighting throughout.
Reading light in way of bunks.


Summary of Accommodation:

Rare forward cabin/single aft cabin layout.
Forward cabin with V-berth and infill to create double.
Saloon with L-shaped settee to port and bench to port, converting to two occasional berths.
Single, larger aft cabin with double berth.
L-shaped galley
Aft heads.
Accommodation Finish:
Joinery and bulkheads formed in teak with teak veneer faced plywood with solid teak trims.
All joinery work finished in a satin varnish.
All lockers are fitted with louvred doors to promote natural airflow.
Soles in the traditional teak and holly strip planking style.
Parque style hardwood flooring to finish sole in forward cabin.
Vinyl coverings to finish hull side and head linnings.
Description of Accommodation from Forward:
Forward Cabin:
Double V-berth layout.
In-fill section at aft end of bunk extends bunk to full length of cabin allowing two 6' people to sleep comfortably.
Shelves above bunk outboard running the full length of the berths.
Bin storage lockers beneath bunks.
Standing room between bunks when infill section is removed.
Opening deck hatch providing light and ventilation.
Making full use of the generous beam the saloon dominates the below-decks
space providing a light and spacious living space.
Centrally mounted, drop leaf saloon table with bottle storage below the central part of the table.
Full-length settees port and starboard, the port settee being L-shaped.
Both bunks converting to provide two single berths.
Storage lockers provided behind seat backs with lockers above and deep fiddled storage shelves on top outboard.
Starboard side of the companionway.
L-shaped high worktop with fiddle.
Gimbal mounted 2 burner, grill and oven gas cooker
Single stainless steel sink
Top loading built-in fridge outboard of sink, forward
Storage provided below worktops with lockers above worktop outboard.
Nav Station:
To port of companionway.
Outboard facing compact chart table.
Swiveling navigators seat, stows under table.
Chart storage within table
Ships switch panel outboard.
Aft Cabin:
Access from door to port side, aft of Nav Station.
Large double berth extending under the cockpit sole
Storage shelve running the length of the berth outboard.
Standing room at forward end of of cabin
Hanging locker outboard.
Dedicated compartment located on the starboard side with a locking door.
The base of the compartment finished in single piece GRP moulding incorporating mounting plinth for toilet, sole and vanity unit base.
Forward facing manual marine toilet at aft end.
Porcelain wash hand inset to counter top outboard.
Tile finish to counter top.
Vanity locker outboard of counter top.
Domestic style shower head fitted on forward bulkhead.



Deck stepped, single spreader, masthead sloop rig.
Silver anodised alloy mast and spars.
Running rigging of 1x19 stainless steel last replaced 2008, forestay replaced in 2018.
Roller reefing system on forestay for mainsail.
Slab reefing mainsail.
All lines lead aft to cockpit.
Lazyjacks for mainsail
Primary Winches – 2x Barbarosa two-speed self-tailing.
Cockpit Halyard Winches – 2x Barbarosa single-speed, self-tailing.
Mainsail – White dacron, slab reefing.
Genoa – White dacron, roller reefing 110%.
Genoa – White dacron, roller reefing 135%.
Spinnaker – fitted with snuffer
Storm Jib
Canvas Work:
Mainsail cover – Stackpack type cover with mastboot.
Anchoring & Mooring:
Plough anchor on chain and warp rode.
Manual vertical type anchor windlass.
Mooring warps – selection
Fenders - selection
Inflatable dinghy
Single stainless steel bow roller
Stainless steel pulpit and pushpit rails.
Deck mounted alloy stanchions
Double tier, stainless steel guardwires
Centrally mounted alloy deck cleat forward.
Alloy mooring cleats mounted outboard midships.
Alloy mooring cleats mounted on aft quarters.
Sectional teak toerail running length of deck edge.
Teak grabrails running the length of the coachroof edge outboard.
Lines run aft to cockpit via deck organisers on coachroof.
Linear bench seats in cockpit port and starboard.
Cockpit locker under starboard cockpit seat.
Primary winches mounted forward of cockpit seating port and starboard.
Halyard winches and clutches mounted outboard of companionway port and starboard.

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:
Low level navigation lights.
Masthead tri-colour and anchor light.
Mast mounted steaming light.
Life saving:
Horseshoe buoy
Canvass jackstays.
Fire blanket
Gas alarm

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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