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Douglas 32

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9.75m (32'0")



Underwater profile
Long keel


1 x Diesel 28hp, Volvo 2003 (1994)

Essex, UK (By Appointment Only)


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Extra Details

Designer Ted Brewer
Builder North American Fibreglass Moulding
Lying Essex, UK (By Appointment Only)
Fuel capacity 81.8 ltr (18.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 231.8 ltr (51.0 G) Total - 3 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 28hp
Engine make and model Volvo 2003 (1994)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3-Blade
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots


LOA 9.75m (32'0")
LWL 7.98m (26'2")
Beam 2.90m (9'6")
Draft Min 1.37m (4'6")
Draft Max 1.37m (4'6")
Displacement 5,216kg (11,501.3lbs)
Headroom 1.98m (6'6")
Storage On mooring


Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (unknown year) with stainless steel standing rigging (2003)


Mainsail - Slab (unknown year) Stack Pack, Lazy Jacks, 3 Reefs
Headsail Lonton & Gray - Furling (2010)
Other sails Staysail (unknown year)

Replacement Mast in 1980's - 36ft to deck.
The mast has been un-stepped and stored undercover for most winters and looks to be in great condition.

The Genoa was new in 2010 but it has only been used for a single season and looks virtually new.

Cutter option with Staysail that hanks onto inner Forestay.

Spinnaker Pole.

Electrical Systems

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


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long keel
Finish Paint finish

Hull epoxied in 1988 as a preventative treatment.
Teak Decks.
Encapsulated Lead Keel.


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 1
Handbasin 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Cooker tick
Sink tick
Icebox tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

Taylors Paraffin Heater
Calorifier for Hot Water
Immersion for Hot Water
Gimballed Brass Paraffin Lamp.

2 burner paraffin cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Navtex tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

Autohelm (may need a service) NavData GPS at Binnacle.
Autohelm Multi-Repeater for Speed/Log & Depth at Binnacle.
Autohelm Tridata Speed/Log & Depth at Nav Station.
Autohelm 3000.
Swiftech VHF.
VHF Handheld.

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Spray dodgers tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

4 halyard winches
4 sheet winches
Manual Lofrans Tiger windlass
3 anchors
(2 x Plough & 1 x Fisherman)
30.00m (98'5") of chain
GRP 8FT dinghy (unknown year)
(Hard Dinghy)
Avon Redcrest Inflatable Dinghy.
Binnacle Cover.
Cockpit Cushions.

Safety Equipment

Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick

Fire Extinguisher
Fire Blanket
Lifejackets & Harnesses
Boarding Ladder - hook on type.

Broker's Comments

You need only look at the gorgeous classic lines of this yacht from bow to the retroussé transom this is clearly a capable blue water yacht.

The Douglas 32 is a long fin classic styled blue water cruiser built in Canada.

Swinging Mooring available on the River Crouch paid for up to 31st March 2019.

Appointments to view can be made in advance 6-days a week by contacting the Boatshed Office direct
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

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