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Macwester - WIGHT - 32ft Ketch

Macwester - WIGHT - 32ft Ketch Sailing Boats for sale in East Sussex (with Broker) at Boatshop24.co.uk
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Category:Sailing Boats
Model:WIGHT - 32ft Ketch
Mooring Country:United Kingdom
Year built:1972
Sales status:available
LOA:9.3 m/31 ft
Length:9.3 m/31 ft
Width:2.87 m/9 ft
Draft:0.99 m/3 ft
Mainsail:true sqm
Genoa:true sqm
Category:bilge keel
Engine manufacturer:bmc captain 4-cyl
No. of engines:1
Material hull:GRP
No. of cabins:2
No. of berths:7
WC & bathrooms:true

The Macwester Wight 32ft Ketch, 'Polly Garter', is an early example but none the less is fine fettle. He retiree owner has lavished many hours to provide a very presentable craft. Her spacious 2 cabin accommodation with up to 7 berths and generous headroom is ready for an appreciative new owner. Macwester Marine Ltd was founded in 1964 by C. Roy designing and building a range of family cruising yachts. Their sea kindly hulls were legend and 'Polly Garter' is a fine testament to that.

June 2017: Decks re painted

September 2017: Hull anti fouled and topsides polished.

Craft lying with the Broker at Newhaven.
- VHF radio (with DSC)

- Depth Sounder

- Magnetic Steering Compass (bulkhead mounted)

- Autohelm (driven by electric motor at binnacle)

- Navigation lights to Code, including 'anchor light'
2 x 12v batteries (2018) charged by engine alternator - assisted by a solar panel charging circuit. The electrical system was professionally replaced June 2017, this includes new batteries, isolation switches and wiring.

A standard shore-voltage (240vAC) cable is fitted, providing standard 3-pin socket outlets.

All 12V lights are LED
The vessel has a BMC CAPTAIN 4-cylinder diesel engine, rated at approx. 35hp coupled to a reduction gear-box with cockpit engtine control. The engine was removed in 2004 for reconditioning and subsequently reportedly regular servicing. The vessel was rewired professionally in 2017.

Engine serviced Summer 2017.


Water: approx. 30 galllons (135 litres)

Fuel: approx. 30 gallons (135 litres)

The following items are included:

1 x Fire blanket

1 x Fog horn

1 x Life-bouy

A 'tiller bar' for emergency steering

3 x fire extinguishers
Sails and Rig
The 'Ketch Rig' comprises Main and Mizzen masts in anodised aluminium with matching booms and stainless steel standing rigging.

Sheets for both the Main and Mizzen are fed to cockpit winches. Halyards fed to the base of their respective masts.

The sail locker includes 2 sets of: Main, Fore-sail and Mizzen. The total sail area is 37.2 sq. metres (400 sq.ft). A Mainsail cover is included. One set (2014) has only been used twice. The other set for light airs is older.
The accommodation is in two separate cabins - one forward, the other aft. Headroom is 6ft. The Cockpit has a traditional pedestal wheel helm with adjacent engine controls. The Cockpit has seating/ lockers. The cockpit floor can be removed to give access to the engine.

Forward of the Cockpit, is entry to the accommodation under a blue spray hood. Forward to Port is the Galley fitted with sink with pressurised hot & cold water, a gas cooker with 2 hobs, oven with grill and stowage spaces with sliding fronts. Opposite to Starboard is a table with bench seating facing fore and aft. The table can be lowered to provide a double berth. Forward - to Starboard - is the enclosed Heads compartment with sea-water flushed toilet, hand-basin, shower and some stowage spaces. Opposite - to Port - is a hanging locker. Above, is a hatch which provides ventilation, light and an emergency exit. Ahead, is the Fore cabin - a cabin with two single V-shaped berths (an infill section provides a double-berth). The forward bulkhead has access to the anchor chain and warp fastenings.

To the rear of the Cockpit provides entry to the Aft Cabin. Two v-shaped single berths each with stowage space under (an infill section provides a double-berth).

The accommodation has easy clean vinyl deck-head covering. The vertical faces of the cabin structure are finished in varnished hardwood. Whilst the sole of the cabins is in timber, with some access points to the bilges, carpeting has also been fitted. A canopy fits over the main mast boom, with additional wooden struts and tensioned by use of the stays.

SERVICES: Domestic hot water is by way of a calorifier. The installation of an electric heating coil and shore power connection provides domestic hot water.

See layout diagram.

- Guard wires and stanchions (in stainless steel).

- Spray dodgers fitted to Guard wires.

- Hardwood hand-rails fitted atop main and aft cabins.

- Cockpit canopy

- Spray hood
ModelWIGHT - 32ft KetchWinch4
Waterline length8.53 metersDrive typeshaft drive
Hull typedisplacement
  • Other
  • Showers
  • Navigation lights
  • Fenders
Simon Thomas Yacht Sales / Lochin Marine
Simon Thomas Yacht Sales / Lochin Marine
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