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1999 Hallberg-Rassy 34

location icon Stockholm
Year 1999
Length 33'9 ft / 10.28 m
Builder/Manufacturer Hallberg-Rassy

The Germán Frers designed Hallberg-Rassy 34 has proved itself to be a safe, comfortable and fast cruising yacht.  AMORET from 1999 has build number 271, a total of 484 were built until 2005.

The Hallberg-Rassy 34 is fast becoming a modern classic; while new designs search for more performance and more accommodation this 1990s Frers hull remains a fast, forgiving, family cruising yacht that is capable of Ocean Passage making.


Year Built 1999
Category Sail
Length Overall 33'9 ft / 10.28 m
Beam 11'3 ft / 3.42 m
Max Draft 6'1 ft / 1.85 m
Cabins 3
Cabin Headroom 6'1 ft / 1.86 m
Double Berths 1
Construction Fiberglass
Hull ID SE-HRM34271A999
Keel Fin Keel
Min Draft 6'1 ft / 1.85 m
Drive Type Sail
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 28 hp
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 155 L
Fuel Tank Mat. Stainless Steel
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Cap. 255 L
Water Tank Mat. Stainless Steel
Holding Tanks 1
Holding Tank Cap. 55 L
Holding Tank Mat. Stainless Steel
Ballast 2,100 kg
Displacement 5,300 kg
Displacement Type Dry Load
Tax Status Paid

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Volvo Penta
Rope Cutter: true
Model: 2030
Drive Type: SailDrive
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 28hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze, Folding
Year: 1999

Overall : Saloon plus 2 cabins and 1 heads compartment
Webasto diesel fired warm air heating
Light blue upholstery, cream curtains and grey carpet
Teak flooring with holly inlays

Two sofa berths, starboard side 2.16m, port side 1.84m, with lifting seat backs.  Lockers above and stowage space underneath.  Bookshelves on port and starboards sides.  Drop leaf table with bottle stowage in centre section.  Pioneer stereo/ radio with speakers.  Barometer.  Lockers and side storage space.  Ceiling hatch.  Heater outlet.  Reading lights. 

2 burner gas hob with oven and grill.  White work surfaces and twin stainless steel sinks with hot and cold pressurised water.  Additional general cold water filtered system from separate faucet.  Storage for crockery and kitchen utensils.  Chopping board and drawers.  Gas installation checked and new armoured hose fitted in 2016.  Heater outlet.

Chart table with drawers under.  Chart stowage under lid.  Additional stowage outboard for pilot books, etc.  Stowage for tools under seat.  Electric switch panel with voltmeter, fuel and water gauges.  12v outlet.  Instrument shelf.  Reading light.

V-berth 2.03m long with hanging locker and vanity unit.  Cupboards to both sides and forward.  Storage under berth.  Ceiling hatch.  Heater outlet.  Reading lights. 

2 opening portlights with insect screen.  Double berth 2.13m long with hanging locker and side lockers.  Batteries stowed under berth.  Heater outlet.  12v socket.  Reading lights. 

Jabsco pump action marine toilet with stainless steel holding tank.  Porcelain sink with pressurised hot & cold water, cupboards below and locker behind.  Watertight shower stall with teak grating, two opening portlights with insect screens, shower waste pump - new 2019.  Heater outlet.

Mechanical Systems

Volvo Penta 2030 fresh water cooled marine diesel engine
Last engine service June 2019
Volvo Penta S120 Sail Drive - new rubber diaphragm 2014
Volvo Penta 3 blade folding propeller
Ambassador rope cutter

Dedicated engine start battery 85Ah
3 x domestic batteries Absorbent Glass Mat 85Ah 
Link switch to join both battery banks
Batteries charged by engine alternator and via shore power system
Solar panel
12v outlets in forward cabin, aft cabin and at chart table
Shore Power 230v with battery charger, immersion heater and ring main
230v outlets in saloon, forecabin and at chart table
Volt Meter  

Fresh Water Tanks: 1 Stainless steel (255 Litres)
Fuel Tanks: 1 Stainless steel (155 Litres)
Holding Tanks: 1 Stainless steel

Spars and Sails

New standing rigging 2018‚Äč

Selden Fractional Sloop rig with twin spreaders
Selden Boom
Selden gas rod kicker/vang
Spinnaker pole
Removable bowsprit for cruising chute
Running rigging replaced 2008
Dynema halyards
Selden furling main and genoa
Lewmar 44 primary winches
Lewmar 16 halyard & control line winches

Elvstrom furling main in good condition
New 150/155% furling foam luff Genoa by Kemp Sails 2018
Radial/Star cut cruising chute
Spinnaker/gennaker sheet snatch blocks
Elvstrom furling working jib little used and in good condition        


Navigation and Communication

Autohelm ST50 wind-depth-speed
Raymarine ST4000+ autopilot
Autohelm ST50 Multi at Chart Table
Furuno NX-300 Navtex
Raymarine SL70C Radar

NASA AIS with Icom VHF interface to repeat all NMEA information 
Icom IC-M505 DSC VHF with cockpit command microphone
VHF antenna at masthead

Garmin GPS - GPSMap 557

Spare Garmin GPS - not interfaced but in working order

Suunto steering compass on binnacle

Deck Equipment

Teak foredeck and side decks
Teak cockpit seating and floor
Wheel Steering (ith emergency tiller)
4 x Lewmar winches, 16ST halyard and 44ST genoa
8 x Lewmar clutches
2 x Dorade Vents
Boarding ladder on transom
Integral bathing platform
Folding cockpit table
Teak mug holders
Spray hood
1 x propane gas bottle
Various warps and fenders
Kobra 2 plough anchor with 90 metres chain
Bruce kedge anchor with chain and about 25m 3 strand rope
Electric Windlass with footswitches on foredeck
International navigation lights
All over tailored winter cover (2 part) 


Avon R280 inflatable dinghy
with seat, oars, bow dodger & pump

Safety Equipment

NB. The following safety equipment is included in the sale but is offered without recommendation or guarantee. A new owner must provide the safety equipment appropriate for his/her use and cruising ground. 

Avon 4 man liferaft in valise - serviced 2017
Fire extinguishers
Fire blanket
Echomax radar reflector on mast
Webbing jackstays on deck
Manual bilge pump
Electric bilge pump
Emergency tiller


GRP sandwich with Interior of Mahogany finished in matt silk
Bolt-on lead fin keel
Hull re-epoxied - 5 coats - 2016
Antifouled October 2019


The boat is CE certified by Germanischer Lloyd and delivered with a CE certificate and a CE plaque for category A (unlimited ocean voyages)

Press Comments

Quote from the Swedish yachting magazine Båtnytt:

"The carpentry is excellent with well-made laminated wood edgings and counters, fine doors and louvered cupboard fronts. Also the choice of material - light, smooth mahogany - scores points. The engine installation has good air intake and is well sound insulated. The maneuvering ability is excellent, as well as the sailing qualities. Hallberg-Rassy 34 has the touch of a racing boat, heels, speeds up with a comfortable weather helm and has a good response on trimming. A splendid boat for modern cruising sailors."

Svenska Dagbladet, Sweden, May 6th, 2000:
"Characters of world class. Passionate sailors will be happy with the Hallberg-Rassy 34. The boat makes good speed in light breeze, has power in its movements, sails with a pleasant pressure on the rudder and is very well balanced. The best sides of the Hallberg-Rassy 34 will be found in very bad conditions. With almost 40% of the weight in the keel the boat has a low centre of gravity and is extremely stiff. The boat has well known quality, very good second hand value, a performance, which is hard to beat, and lovely craftsmanship. However her lines are the best. In a beauty contest she would win. The best 34 footer in the world is also the most beautiful. Personally I would not hesitate. I would be pleased to put myself into the waiting list for the Hallberg-Rassy 34."

Segling, Sweden, No 3 2000 about the Hallberg-Rassy 34:
"A wonderful sailing boat with a good piece of workmanship, a boat with feeling, character and capacity. Stiff, fast, nice to sail and a wonderful behaviour in the sea. She costs a lot of money, but has low depreciation and is therefore especially worth buying." 

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