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Steel Sloop 37 Alan Pape

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Boat REF# 152630
removed from sale
Length 11.00m (36'1")
Year 2002
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Long Keel
Sleeping berths 5
Engine 1 x diesel 42hp, Mitsubishi Vetus (2003)
Lying Midi


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Extra Details

Designer Alan Pape
Builder Lowestoft Yachts
Lying Midi
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 270.0 ltr (59.4 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 450.0 ltr (99.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 180.0 ltr (39.6 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 01/05/2003


Engine 1 x diesel 42hp
Engine make and model Mitsubishi Vetus (2003)
Engine Hours engine1:   310
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.5 ltr (0.3 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots

42 cv Mitsubishi Vetus keel cooling avec 310 heures au compteur. Macaron avec cardan pour le gouvernail. Tout et 12v à bord sauf 3 prises utilisables uniquement à quai. Eau sanitaire par pompe manuelle et électrique. 2 batteries de 90 A chacune.

Keel cooled 42hp Mitsubishi Vetus with 310 hours from new. Wheel steering with shaft drive to rudder. Domestic water hand pumped and electric pumped. 2 x90A/h batteries charged by engine and shore power. 3 mains plugs are useable whilst on shore power otherwise everything is 12v.


Length 11.00m (36'1")
LWL 9.40m (30'10")
Beam 3.63m (11'11")
Draft Min 1.50m (4'11")
Draft Max 1.50m (4'11")
Airdraft 14.40m (47'3")
Headroom 1.96m (6'5")
Storage In water


10% discount on rigging

Cutter rigged Roger Plumb Aluminium spars (2003) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2003)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail unknown - Slab (unknown year) 3 Reefs
Headsail Jeckells - Furling (2003)

Cotre : Hale-bas vérin. Haubans inox. Doubles barres de flèches. Cadènes inox.
Lazy-jacks sur grande voile.
Les deux foc sur enrouleurs.
2 x winches ’Barlow 27’ primaires, deux vitesses ’self-tailing’
2 x winches ’Lewmar 30’ drisses sur le mat
Le mat est actuellement stocké et sera livré gratuitement (en France) à l’acheteur.

A sloop rig cutter.
All running rigging led back to the pilot house through guides that double as dorade boxes.
2 x Headsail roller-reefing.
Self-tacking Staysail.
Lazy Jacks fitted on Main.
Telescopic Vang(main),
Double spreaders Stainless steel chain plates integrated.
2 Lewmar 30 halyard winches.
2 Barlow self tailing twin speed 27 sheet winches.
Mast currently in storage as boat heads through French canal system but will be delivered to a port (in France) of purchasers choice at vendors expense.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


Construction Steel
Underwater profile Long Keel
Finish 2 pack finish

De la plume d’Alan Pape est sorti des chantiers de Lowestoft Yachts (côte Est d’Angleterre). Pas de passe-coque sous la ligne de flotaison. C’est un Cotter de croisière sans compromis, ni à la sécurité ni au confort.

Designed by Alan Pape and constructed at Lowestoft Yachts in steel with shoal draft long keel and Hydro-Dynamic Bilge Keels. All three keels are of equel length allowing the boat to « dry out » up-right. Pilot house windows are toughened laminated glass. Chines are tube welded (not but joined). No underwater inlets or outlets. A quality of conception and construction that needs to be seen to be appreciated.


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 3
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Cabin heating tick
Manual water system tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Non-Smokers tick

Voir les photos et vidéos. Encore sans compromis dans sa conception de “rassurer par la simplicité” Le confort est aussi un état d’esprit! Chauffage par poeles à huile et bois ou charbon. Cuisinière alimentée par huile paraffine, pas de gaz à bord. Deux cabines séparées par le salon.

Double bed aft cabin with Taylors paraffin stove. Pilot house with access doors port & starboard. Companionway to main saloon six opening port holes all equipped with mosquito nets. Leather armchairs, warm polished wood, solid fuel stove. Practical galley with Taylors paraffin cooker. Nav. Station and chart table to starboard. V berth fore cabin. Immaculate. A comfortable passage maker that’s light, bright and airy with 1.96m headroom

2 burner paraffin Stove

Nav Equipment

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Speed tick
Log tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Navigation lights tick

Fluxgate compass.

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Manual 2 speed Simpson Lawrence windlass
1 anchors
30.00m (98'5") of chain

Safety Equipment

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Life jackets tick
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Safety harnesses tick
Horn tick
EPIRB 406MHz tick
Swim ladder tick
Emergency steering tick

4 bilge pumps (2 manual / 2 electric)

Radeau de sauvetage Viking 4 place à reviser.

No underwater inlets or outlets. Full length jackstays.
Liferaft is a 4 person Viking to be serviced

Broker's Comments

Boatshed Midi Canals is pleased to offer this Alan Pape cruising yacht for sale. A classic styled, 37 foot steel cruising yacht by Alan Pape. With no underwater inlets or outlets and simple belt and braces quality built in from the start this is a very reassuring vessel.
Designed as a no-compromise extended passage maker, after a very short time on board I got the feeling that this 37 foot Alan Pape cruising yacht was a bullet proof vessel. By the time I left I thought bomb proof might be nearer the mark. But the owners have been very careful to ensure that they enjoy their adventures and all their creature comforts have been included with light, bright, airy accommodation, sensible heating and cooking facilities and all beautifully finished and maintained.
Login and take a look at the photos and videos, here’s proof that simplicity does not have to rhyme with austerity and you can face the seven seas with a relaxed smile.

Un voilier classique d’Alan Pape conçu pour voyager . Pas de passe-coque sous la ligne de flotaison. Verre de sécurité feuilleté. Conception et construction sérieuse, entretien minutieux. Simple mais confortable. Pas facile d’allier la simplicité sans frôler l’austerité mais ici c’est un art. Regardez les photos et vidéos et partez l’esprit tranquil.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Steel Sloop 37 Alan Pape has been personally photographed and viewed by Graham of Boatshed Midi Canals. 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.