Sovereign 32 . Golden Opportunity

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9.76m (32'0")


Wood carvel

Underwater profile
Long keel


1 x Diesel 37hp, Beta 4 cylinder (unknown year)

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Extra Details

Designer Kim Holman
Builder Uphams, Brixham
Lying Suffolk
Fuel capacity 136.4 ltr (30.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 318.2 ltr (70.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 37hp
Engine make and model Beta 4 cylinder (unknown year)
Engine Hours Engine1: 15
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Tiller
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3
Fuel consumption (approx) 2.0 ltr (0.4 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots


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LOA 9.76m (32'0")
LWL 7.70m (25'3")
Beam 2.60m (8'6")
Draft Min 1.52m (5'0")
Draft Max 1.52m (5'0")
Displacement 6,604kg (14,561.8lbs)
Headroom 1.82m (6'0")
Storage Ashore



Ketch rigged Aluminium spars (unknown year) with stainless steel standing rigging (2016)


Mainsail Gowen - Slab (unknown year) 3 Reefs
Headsail Gowen - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails Storm Jib (unknown year)
Trysail (unknown year)
Main Sail (unknown year)
Mizzen (unknown year)


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Electrical Systems


12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine


Construction Wood carvel
Underwater profile Long keel
Finish Paint finish


Tank capacities are estimated.


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 3
Cabin(s) 2
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Sink tick
Manual water system tick
Non-Smokers tick


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Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick


2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Manual windlass
1 anchors

Safety Equipment


1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 0 Electric)

Broker's Comments

Owners Comments
For the past 18 years this Sovereign 32 has been laid up under cover in the local boat yard during which time the following work and has taken place.
Keel dropped and re-bedded with new keel bolts. New teak deck. Fitted with new four cylinder Beta Engine 37.5 bhp, shaft, bearings and propeller. (Total running time 15 hours.) Brand New Dual Fuel Tanks. Coach roof re-glassed and painted, new fore­ hatch, new water-tank (preformed plastic), new Jabsco toilet. New main and Mizzen masts, new stainless steel tabernacle, both masts have new fittings and rig. New furling genoa gear. The following brand new and unused sails recently collected from the sailmakers Gowens where they have been stored since manufacture. Main sail, Mizzen, furling genoa, storm jib, trysail, two part stacking type sail covers for main and mizzen.(all in white) Included with these sails are used blue sail covers in good order and used Main and Mizzen (Red) sails in good order.
She has been restored to near new condition, all planking and other wood work thoroughly checked and found in good order by qualified shipwright, all paint and varnish work inside and out re-done, all necessary repairs completed (all minor). All deck fittings refitted, new where necessary, new pushpit and pulpit in 316 stainless steel, fitted, new gas locker.
Two new batteries fitted, new wiring, new switch panels with circuit breakers. The original cushions are vinyl covered and are clean and serviceable but will at some time, require replacing. Other than that Merewif will be sold as a bare boat for the purchaser to fit out with fixtures, fittings and navigational equipment of choice at his/her expense either as a D.Y.I. project or by own contractors .
Brokers Comments.
This is a stunning example of a classic ketch just crying out for someone to relish stepping into the joys of putting in the finishing touches to their own bespoke standards and personal equipment requirements. she will be Antifouled and Launched in the sale price.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Sovereign 32 . Golden Opportunity has been personally photographed and viewed by Philip Berkeley of Boatshed Suffolk. 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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