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Rival 32

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Boat REF# 120471
This boat has been sold
Length 9.70m (31'10")
Year 1978
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Sleeping berths 5
Engine 1 x diesel 20hp, Volvo (1997)
Lying Central Algarve


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Extra Details

Designer P Brett
Builder Marcon Marine Construction
Lying Central Algarve
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 77.0 ltr (16.9 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 68.2 ltr (15.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 20hp
Engine make and model Volvo (1997)
Engine Hours engine1:   150
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade
Fuel consumption (approx) 2.0 ltr (0.4 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots

West marine battery cominer.
LVM supercool cooling fan to coolbox.


Length 9.70m (31'10")
LWL 7.47m (24'6")
Beam 2.95m (9'8")
Draft Max 1.42m (4'8")
Displacement 5,300kg (11,686.5lbs)
Headroom 1.88m (6'2")
Storage On mooring


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged SVS Spar Aluminium spars (1978) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (1998)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail Team - Slab (unknown year)
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails Cruising chute (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick

Standing Rigging renewed 1998
Spinnaker-Whisker poles
Furlex roller reefing genoa fitted on headsail.
Storm tri-sail -Jeckells with dedicated track.
wing on wing genoa fits roller reefing for down wind sailing.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Gelcoat finish

Gas heater for hot water


Total # of berths 5
No. of single berths 5
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Manual water system tick
Pressurised water system tick

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
GPS tick
Autopilot tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Deck Gear

Sprayhood tick
Spray dodgers tick

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
4 anchors
(2 Bruce 2 CQR)
0.00m (0'0") of chain
Tinker Tramp dinghy (unknown year)
0hp outboard, Short shaft (unknown year)
Awning and spreaders plus cockpit cover.
Aries self steering windvane.
Cruising chute Jeckells with Jeckells-Snuffer.
Storm Jib-Team-Hanked.
Teak cockpit seating plus cushions.
2 Bruce Anchors-10kg 7.5kg
2 CQR -35LB 25 LB

Safety Equipment

Life jackets tick
Safety harnesses tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

Broker's Comments

These boat details are subject to contract.
A very tidy 1978 Rival 32 which also has a replaced Volvo engine in 1997 150 hours.
Ideal for solo sailing,lots of berths with a good sized galley.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Rival 32 has been personally photographed and viewed by Gary of Boatshed Algarve. 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.