Morgan Giles 30

£8,950.00 Reduced
  • Boat REF#  ·  267456
  • Length  ·  9.30m
  • Year  ·  1978
  • Construction  ·  GRP
  • Underwater profile  ·  Long Keel
  • Sleeping berths  ·  5
  • Engine  ·  1 x diesel 10hp, Bukh (1978)
  • Lying  ·  River Orwell
Boatshed Suffolk
Boatshed Suffolk
Boatshed Suffolk Team

Extra Details

Designer F C Morgan Giles
Builder Somerset Plastics & Creekside Boatyard
Lying River Orwell
Fuel capacity 54.5 ltr (12.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 100.0 ltr (22.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 10hp
Engine make and model Bukh (1978)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Tiller
Drive Shaft
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.0 ltr (0.2 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots

2 new batteries 2019


Length 9.30m
LWL 7.62m
Beam 2.75m
Draft Max 1.53m
Displacement 3,900kg (8,599.5lbs)


Sloop rigged Procter Aluminium spars (1978) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2001)


Reefing mainsail Dolphin - Slab (2003) 3 Reefs
Headsail Dolphin - Furling (2003)
Other sails No 2 jib hank on (unknown year)
Storm jib (unknown year)
Storm Trysail (unknown year)
Spinnaker (unknown year)

Main and Genoa valeted 2019
Removable Inner Forestay fitted for storm jib

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long Keel
Finish Paint finish


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 3
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)

2 burner Stove


Cabin heating
Manual water system

2 burner Stove

Deck Gear

Sail cover
Spray dodgers
Instrument Covers

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
1 anchors
(CQR 25kg /Kedge)
12.19m of chain
6.10m of rode

Nav Equipment

VHF DSC radio
Navigation lights
Depth sounder

Safety Equipment

Life jackets
Life buoys
Safety harnesses
Swim ladder

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

Broker's Comments

The Morgan Giles is a classic 1970s long keel yacht, and has a good reputation for its sea keeping qualities.

Her interior is constructed from quality materials and wood. Her exterior looks in good condition and there is ample room in the cockpit. All the equipment is there for enjoyable coastal cruising

This is a must-see if you're looking for a well built solid construction boat with character that will enjoy admiring glances where ever she goes.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Morgan Giles 30 has been personally photographed and viewed by Nicholas Crook of Boatshed Suffolk. Click here for contact details.

Owners FAQ's

How long have you owned the boat for?

Over 10 years

Why are you selling her?

Retired from sailing

Where have you sailed her?

East Coast

The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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