Designed by Alan Buchanan and built in 1975 by Johnson Sons and Jago Ltd, Leigh on Sea, Essex, this is a very sturdy long keel, centre cockpit motor sailer.
She has a fixed wheel shelter and an aft cabin with two berths and a heads compartment.
The original sail plan had a self tacking boomed jib. This was disposed of by the previous owner in favour of a furling genoa (Colnbrook Seareef). Since then the current owner has added a stainless steel bowsprit of approximately 1 metre, moving the forestay to the end. This allowed an inner forestay to be installed and the boomed reefable working jib to be reinstated as a cutter style staysail. This makes a powerful sail combination with much flexibility for differing conditions.
|LOA||: 32' 10" (10m)|
|LOD||: 29' 7" (9m)|
|Beam||: 10' 1" (3.1m)|
|Draft||: 4' 7" (1.4m)|
|Engine Type||: Perkins 4.108|
|Fuel Capacity||: 2x50 gallons|
|Water||: 100 gallons|
|Location||: South Oban, Argyll|
Fore cabin 2 single berths. Aft cabin 2 single berths plus heads compartment.
Main saloon table folds down to make 2 extra berths. Main heads compartment has Baby Blake sea toilet and handbasin.
Cool box, Flavel 2 burner cooker with grill and oven. Hot water heater, single sink and drainer. Pressurised hot and cold water. Manual cold water pump.
Cranfield sails, old but serviceable, colour orange. Main, mizzen, 2 furling genoas, hanked staysail, hanked genoa (hardly used)
Garmin 128 GPS.
Neco Autopilot and remote.
Nasa wind speed, depth and speed/log.
12 volt 2x100Ah batteries, 2 solar panels, 350 watt inverter
6 person liferaft. Pioneer solid dinghy. 2HP Honda outboard (new).
2 anchors (Bruce and Plough)with approximately 30 metres chain.
Hull number 185
The strong and reliable Perkins 4.108 Lowline diesel engine was removed and overhauled with new mounts and exhaust system in 2005/2006.
Rated at 37 HP at 3000 rpm and 47 HP at 4000 rpm the engine is economical in use yet has the power to cope in bad conditions.
This boat is no longer for sale and remains here solely as an information resource for those researching Neptunian 33 Ketch's.
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visited and photographed by Claire France and Robert White for Western Horizon Yachts, Scotland
Listing started in September 2008
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