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Macwester Wight

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Boat REF# 34716
This boat has been sold
Length 9.70m (31'10")
Year 1973
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 1 x diesel 31hp, BMC Captain (1973)
Lying North Suffolk


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Extra Details

Designer CSJ Roy
Builder Macwester marine
Lying North Suffolk
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Engine 1 x diesel 31hp
Engine make and model BMC Captain (1973)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade
Fuel consumption (approx) 3.0 ltr (0.7 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots


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Length 9.70m (31'10")
LWL 8.53m (28'0")
Beam 2.90m (9'6")
Draft Min 1.09m (3'7")
Draft Max 1.09m (3'7")
Displacement 4,127kg (9,100.0lbs)
Headroom 1.90m (6'3")
Storage In water


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Ketch rigged unknown Aluminium spars (1973) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (unknown year)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail JKA - Slab (unknown year)
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails Mison (unknown year)
Ghoster (unknown year)
Genoa (unknown year)
Genoa (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick

Spinnaker pole

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge
Finish Paint finish

Fuel tank capacities are unknown


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 3
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

A spacious boat with the added benefit of an aft cabin offering a double or 2 singles. A further double is located in a separate forward cabin again offering choice of a double or 2 singles. In the main cabin there are two further single berths

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
GPS tick
Autopilot tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Spray dodgers tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Davits tick

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Manual windlass
2 anchors
(Kedge and Plough)
0.00m (0'0") of chain
dinghy (unknown year)

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick
Safety harnesses tick
Swim ladder tick

3 bilge pumps (2 manual / 1 electric)

Broker's Comments

The Macwester Wight is a classic motorsailor. The words generally associated with this yacht are solid, stable, reliable and comfortable. The boat is nearing completion of a refurbishment and the photos show current progress, new upholstery etc will be arriving in the next few weeks. Keep an eye on the website for updated photos!

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

This Macwester Wight has been personally photographed and viewed by Will of Boatshed Suffolk. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.