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Macwester Wight

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Boat REF# 63720
removed from sale
Length 9.75m (32'0")
Year 1973
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge
Sleeping berths 7
Engine 1 x diesel 0hp, BMC Captain (unknown year)
Lying Exe River


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Extra Details

Designer CSJ Roy
Lying Exe River
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Fuel capacity 180.0 ltr (39.6 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 180.0 ltr (39.6 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Last survey 01/04/2001


Engine 1 x diesel 0hp
Engine make and model BMC Captain (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots

Whilst I was onboard this boat the engine started almost immediately after 18 months of inactivity. Amazing!


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Length 9.75m (32'0")
LWL 8.53m (28'0")
Beam 2.89m (9'6")
Draft Max 0.99m (3'3")
Airdraft 10.05m (33'0")
Displacement 4,137kg (9,122.1lbs)
Headroom 1.90m (6'3")
Storage Ashore


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


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Reefing mainsail - Slab (unknown year)
Headsail - Hank On (unknown year)
Other sails Mizzen (unknown year)
Genoa 1 (unknown year)
Storm Jib (unknown year)
Genoa 2 (unknown year)
Genoa 3 (unknown year)

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 1 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge
Finish Paint finish

The hull had new gelcoat applied in 2003 and subsequently coated with two layers of epoxy paint.


Total # of berths 7
No. of double berths 3
No. of single berths 1
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads (Porta Potti)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Cooler tick
Manual water system tick
Fresh water wash tick

Accommodation is arranged with a V berth in the forepeak, a double in the aft cabin, a single portside quarter berth and the saloon table converts to a double. The forepeak needs new linings and headlinings and generally the interior needs a good scrub.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

VHF tick
GPS tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick

Garmin 152 GPS
Navigation instrumentation needs augmenting and updating.

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Spray dodgers tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

1 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Manual windlass
2 anchors
10.00m (32'10") of chain
20.00m (65'7") of rode
Stainless steel supports for a cockpit canopy.

Safety Equipment

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Life jackets tick

2 bilge pumps (2 manual / 0 electric)

Broker's Comments

Macwester Wights are renowned for their solid construction. This centre cockpit ketch rigged version is no exception. Only for sale due to the owner's ill health, the boat has not been touched for five years, but prior to that considerable time and effort had been spent on her. The chainplates have been reinforced, new perspex windows installed, grab rails and drains removed and resealed etc. She now needs some extra electronics, lots of tlc and a good clean and polish to bring her back to life. These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price will be considered by a very motivated vendor.

This Macwester Wight has been personally photographed and viewed by Stephen Grimshaw of Boatshed Torquay. 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.