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Rival 32

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Boat REF# 162643
This boat has been sold
Length 9.70m (31'10")
Year 1973
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Sleeping berths 8
Engine 1 x diesel 34hp, Perkins Perama (1994)
Lying Essex


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Extra Details

Designer Peter Brett
Builder Marcon
Lying Essex
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Fuel capacity 60.0 ltr (13.2 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 100.0 ltr (22.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 34hp
Engine make and model Perkins Perama (1994)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3-Blade
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots
Engine spares tick

Perkins Engine reconditioned 2008 and only 20 hours use since.
Engine and Electrical Spares.
Prop - New 2009.


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Length 9.70m (31'10")
LWL 7.47m (24'6")
Beam 2.95m (9'8")
Draft Min 1.42m (4'8")
Draft Max 1.42m (4'8")
Displacement 5,079kg (11,199.2lbs)
Headroom 1.80m (5'11")
Storage Ashore


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Kemp Aluminium spars (1976) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (unknown year)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail - Slab (unknown year) 2 Reefs
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails Trysail (unknown year)
Working Jib (unknown year)
Storm Jib (unknown year)
Spinnaker (unknown year)
High Cut Genoa (unknown year)

Standing Rigging on a rolling replacement programme.
The Mast has been un-stepped every year and stored under cover.
Spinnaker Pole.
Whisker Pole.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine


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

Commissioned in 1982.
S/Steel Tanks.


Total # of berths 8
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 4
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Stove tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Cabin heating tick
Manual water system tick
Raw water wash tick

Two Saloon Tables - one large and one small. The smaller one also fits in the cockpit.
Simpson's Solid Fuel Cabin Heater.
Taylors 030 Paraffin Cooker.

2 burner paraffin Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Autopilot tick
Navtex tick
Navigation lights tick
AIS Receiver tick
Depth sounder tick

Sailor Compact VHF RT2048.
Autohelm Autopilot with Remote.
Compass – Sestrel.
Target Navtex Pro.
Seafarer 501 Depth.
Fax 4 Weather Facsimile (ISC Electronics).
AP Navigator Mk9 GPS.
AIS Receiver.
Long Wave Radio - Lowe HF -150.

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Spray dodgers tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick

2 halyard winches
4 sheet winches
Manual Simpson Lawrence windlass
2 anchors
(CQR, Danforth)
30.00m (98'5") of chain
2 Large Towing Warps.
Boat Cradle - 2005.
Solar Shower.
Anchor Light - Paraffin.

Safety Equipment

Danbuoy tick
Swim ladder tick

2 bilge pumps (2 manual / 0 electric)

Radar Reflector – Firdell.
Bosuns Chair.
Anchor Ball.
Motoring Cone.
Full set of international code flags.

Broker's Comments

The Rival 32 is a traditional cruiser with a long fin keel. They are well known for their sea-keeping abilities and many have made ocean passages. This one has been in the same ownership from new and her owner fitted her out to a very good standard. The interior finishes are still very good, as can be seen from the photographs. You will also note that externally she looks a bit scruffy at the moment this is because she did not get used last year or this. The boat has however been cared for the engine has been winterised and the spars removed and stored under cover. The engine is worth a mention it was extensively re-built in 2008 and has only completed about 20 hours running time since.
With a good polish and some new deck paint this lovely yacht will be back up to scratch in no time.
Appointments to view can be arranged in advance 6-days a week by contacting the Boatshed Essex office direct.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Rival 32 has been personally photographed and viewed by Steve Booth of Boatshed Essex. 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.