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Birchwood 33 Classic motor cruiser

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Boat REF# 171300
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 10.06m (33'0")
Year 1979
Construction GRP
Underwater profile semi-displacement
Berths 6
Engine 2 x Diesel 120hp, Ford Dorset (1979)
Lying Midi


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Extra Details

Builder Birchwood Boats
Lying Midi
Fuel capacity 400.0 ltr (88.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 400.0 ltr (88.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 01/08/1997


Engine 2 x Diesel 120hp
Engine make and model Ford Dorset (1979)
Engine Hours engine1:   1200    engine2:   1200
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Fuel consumption (approx) 13.6 ltr (3.0 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 14 knots
Max speed (approx) 16 knots
Generator output 0.65KVA

Deux moteurs Ford de 120 cv pour puissance convenable et une consommation raisonnable. Double pilotage. 4 batteries chargées par moteur, panneaux solaires prise de quai. Petit GE Honda de 650w

Two 120hp Ford Dorsets give reasonable performance without breaking the bank or remaining usable on canals. Inside/outside steering positions . 4 batteries charged by the engines, solar panels, and shore power. Plus a petrol Honda generator of 650w


LOA 10.06m (33'0")
LWL 9.45m (31'0")
Beam 3.81m (12'6")
Draft Min 0.90m (2'11")
Draft Max 0.90m (2'11")
Airdraft 2.40m (7'10")
Headroom 1.90m (6'3")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 4 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power


Construction GRP
Underwater profile semi-displacement
Finish Gelcoat finish


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 4
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 2
Shower 1
Heads 2 heads (Manual)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Curtains tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Non-Smokers tick

Cabine arrière avec deux lits simples et cabinet de toilette avec lavabo. Poste de pilotage avec portes latérales les deux côtés. Cabine avant avec carré, coin cuisine WC avec douche . Dinette transformable et couchettes en V avec TV et système Hifi

A good sized aft cabin with en suite heads and wash basin
Convivial wheelhouse with doors to port and starboard facilitating manoeuvres. Compact galley with two burner stove grill and oven and dinette and V berth lounge area incorporating Hifi and TV. Convertible dinette to port and heads with shower to starboard Raised aft deck terrace area with helm and boarding ladder.

2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
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VHF tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
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Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
TV tick
Video tick
DVD tick
AIS Receiver tick
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Deck Gear

Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Davits tick
Swim Ladder tick

Manual windlass
1 anchors

Safety Equipment

Life jackets tick
Searchlight tick
Horn tick
Boarding ladder tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 Electric)

Broker's Comments

Boatshed Midi Canals is pleased to offer this Birchwood 33 for sale. A versatile motor cruiser with a south of France mooring that will comfortably explore the canals and coasts without breaking your bank. For sale after 17 years with the same contented owner and only because as retirement approaches and full time navigation becomes possible our client is seeking a larger vessel. For further information and appointments to view, please contact Graham WHARMBY your broker at Boatshed Midi Canals.

Boatshed Midi Canals est heureux de proposer ce Birchwood 33 à vendre. Une vedette de croisière à vendre après 17 ans car son propriétaire approche la retraite et vise plus grand pour une habitation plus permanente. Bien conçu pour les côtes sa motorisation plutôt sobre n’interdit pas des navigations en eaux intérieures. Une vedette confortable et polyvalente et sans se ruiner. Pour plus de renseignements ou organiser une visite contactez votre courtier directement , Graham WHARMBY, de Boatshed Midi Canals
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Birchwood 33 Classic motor cruiser has been personally photographed and viewed by Graham WHARMBY of Boatshed Midi Canals. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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