Boat Details

Rival 34, 1979

Long keel, Bukh 20hp shaft drive (2007), 5 berths in one cabin plus saloon, benefiting from recent upgrades to the rigging, sails, decks and hull, she is well presented and offers great value for money. Last surveyed Feb 2018


  • Bukh DV20 2 cyl
  • Shaft Drive
  • 20hp
  • Replacement recondition engine 2007 – 300 hours since, professionally maintained
  • Replacement Vetus exhaust
  • Universal coupling ie, no stern gland
  • Fuel – approx 25 gallons / 112 litres (uses around one litre an hour)
  • Two steel Jerry cans for spare fuel


  • Two 12v 90Ah batteries - 2014 
  • Alternator charging
  • 12V panel Includes two cigar light sockets for 12 V charging
  • SOLARA Solar Panel on stern gantry – efficient charging to batteries regulated via Morningstar Sunsytem – 6 solar controller
  • Sterling power management system


  • Colour chart plotter - Raymarine C80
  • Radar - Raymarine (displayed in C80 – can split screen)
  • VHF / DSC - Icom IC-M421
  • Radar reflector - Echomax 
  • Tiller autopilot - Raymarine
  • ST 60 Navigation Instruments in cockpit NMEA integration with Chartplotter
  • Speed/Log - Raymarine ST60
  • Wind Speed and Direction - Raymarine ST60
  • Depth - Raymarine ST60
  • Plastimo Steering Compass with Backlight
  • Navigation Lights

Sails, Spars and Rigging

  • Slab reefing main
  • Furling Genoa - 2016
  • Stainless steel standing rigging - 2016
  • There is a temporary forestay which has probably never been used.
  • Aluminium mast with 3 x Lewmar winches for main sail and reefing lines.
  • Spinnaker pole locates to bespoke fittings on Starboard forward deck.


  • Main - Unbattened with three point reefing.
  • Genoa - 2017
  • Large ‘loafer’ which is a slightly asymmetric spinnaker and sets very well.
  • No 2 Genoa
  • Jib
  • Storm Jib.

Interior & Domestic

  • Forward Cabin – two berths. Storage areas, shelving and bulkhead lights and solar power assisted fan vent.
  • Heads Compartment – replacement Lavac toilet. Pull out sink with water. Hanging Cupboard and some shelving
  • Main Cabin – Central teak table with drop sides and fiddles. Within the table top storage area for bottles.
  • Either side of the table is seating which convert to two berths both of which can be used with lea clothes.
  • Lighting in main cabin is LED with a central fluorescent strip light.
  • There are three cupboards on port side and on starboard and storage beneath the berths.
  • Replacement Perspex to the cabin hatch cover.
  • Upholstery
  • All the upholstery is in good functional order and has been recovered at some time in the past.
  • Galley with Flavell B.700C. Two burner and gas oven and grill. Gas shut off tap fitted.
  • Work tops and sink all in good order.
  • Water filter fitted.
  • Plates, bowls, mugs and pans.
  • Flexible reinforced PVC water tank (under cabin floor)


  • Flexi teak sidedecks and cockpit - 2014
  • Flexi teak toe rails - 2014
  • Anchor locker and CQR on chain and rope.
  • Seahorse windlass with chain gypsy and counter.
  • Stainless steel stanchions and pushpit and pulpit
  • Lewmar 40ST winches x 2 - 2016
  • Laminated wooden tiller with fitting for Raymarine autopilot.
  • Raymarine instruments (as described) in bulkhead to right of companionway.
  • Steering compass (2007) , backlit.
  • Lazarette has had gas compartment fitted with drain ports. Takes two gas cyclinders.
  • Three cockpit lockers with plenty of space for fenders, warps, buckets and diverse oils, clothes and cleaning materials.
  • There is a useful gantry over the stern on which is mounted the GPS receiver and a very efficient SOLARA solar panel.
  • Warps and kedge anchor.
  • Lazarette has had gas compartment fitted with drain ports. Takes two gas cyclinders.


  • Two horseshoe lifebuoys
  • Danbuoy.
  • Bilge pump
  • Jackstays 


  • Mainsail cover.
  • Boom tent


  • Symblast osmosis treatment - 2014
  • Coppercoat - 2014
  • Surveyed 2013
  • Surveyed 2018


  • Bill of Sale 
  • Evidence of VAT 
  • Builders Certificate
  • Registration Document


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

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  • BuilderRival
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
  • Built1979
  • Price£18,500
  • Length10.4 m
  • Hull MaterialFiberglass
  • Cruising Speed5 kn
  • Max Speed7 kn
  • Beam2.94 m
  • Max Draft1.37 m
  • Displacement5.4 tonnes
  • Engine 1
    • Make: Bukh
    • Model: DV20
    • Year: 2007
    • Fuel Type: diesel
    • Propeller Type: Inboard

Contact Seller

Waterside Boat Sales
Unit 13, Haslar Marina Haslar Gosport PO12 1NU United Kingdom
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