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1969 Neptune 33

Blyth, United Kingdom


The Neptune 33 was a strongly built and comfortable yacht. Designed by the well renowned Alan Buchanan, she has a surprising sailing performance for a motorsailor. She has been in her current ownership for 10 years and is only selling due to his age.

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Basic Boat Info

Price: £11,500
Boat Name: Keren
Make: Neptune
Model: 33
Year: 1969
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Neptune
Designer: Alan Buchanan
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Full Keel


Length: 33 ft
Length Overall: 32'8 ft
Waterline Length: 25 ft
Beam: 10 ft
Max Draft: 4 ft
Displacement: 6,198 kg
Ballast: 2,946 kg

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Perkins
  • Model: 4-108
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 51hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade
  • Engine Location: Center
Cruising Speed: 5.5 kn
Maximum Speed: 7 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 180 L
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 450 L

The accommodation offers five berths in two cabins. In forecabin, V berth with stowage under. Opening hatch to foredeck. Full width heads compartment with marine toilet, washbasin and hanging locker. In saloon, two settee berths. Saloon table. Chart table to starboard with quarter berth behind and galley opposite. Two burner gas cooker with grill and oven. Stainless steel sink. 450 litres freshwater capacity.

Mechanical Systems

Located under the cockpit, Perkins 4108 four cylinder 51hp diesel engine. Electric start. Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger. Shaft drive to fixed pitch three bladed propeller. Single lever control. 180 litres fuel capacity in a stainless steel tank. The engine has been regularly serviced.  

Alternator charging to 2 x 12 volt batteries. 

Sails & Spars

Masthead bermudan sloop. Alloy mast and boom. Stainless steel standing rigging. Terylene running rigging. Slab reefed mainsail with stackpack. Furling headsail. Two 12v electric sheet winches. Two halyard winches.

  • Mainsail
  • Genoa
Deck Equipment
  • Main anchor with chain
  • Windlass
Navigation Equipment
  • Steering compass
  • Depth instrument
  • VHF radio
  • GPS
  • Chart plotter
  • Radar
  • Autopilot
  • Deck level navigation lights
  • Masthead level navigation lights
  • Clock and Barometer
Safety Equipment
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Gas alarm
  • CO detector
  • Smoke alarm
  • Jackstays
  • Horseshoe life buoy
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Electric bilge pump
  • First aid kit

Built in 1969 by J.W. Shuttlewood, Paglesham on Tyler mouldings to a design by Alan Buchanan. White GRP hull with cove line. Painted blue GRP superstructure with moulded yellow painted non-slip to decks. Aft self draining cockpit. Long keel with encapsulated ballast. Keel hung rudder. Wheel steering. Solid wheelhouse shelter. 


The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.

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