1988 Watkins 33

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Class Sails
Category Sloop, Cutter
Year 1988
Make Watkins
Length 33'
Propulsion Type Single Inboard
Hull Material Fiberglass
Fuel Type Diesel
Location Palmetto, FL
Hull and Dec
The hull is molded as a single unit of a combination of Polyester resin and fiberglass woven roving and multidirectional chopped strand fiber. The keel is molded integrally with the hull and all ballast is contained inside.The deck and cockpit like the hull, are molded as a single unit. Plywood coring is used between layers of fiberglass in the cabin top, deck, seat and cockpit sole areas to give additional stiffness. The non-skid finish is molded into the deck. The hull to deck joint is a flange type which is mated with the hull with adhesive/sealant and SS screws. The full length aluminum toe rail is secured with the same adhessive/sealant compound and SS thru bolted.
Rudder and Steering
The rudder is made by Foss Foam, molded as two fiberglass halves, the hollow SS rudder post is welded to blades and placed inside and the assembly is filled with high density foam. The rudder mounted to a partial skeg for strength. The Edson pedestal steering system operates with SS cables rotating a quadrant bolted and keyed to the rudder post.
Spars and Rigging
All spars(mast, boom and spreaders are extruded aluminum 6061-T6 alloy, with a protective coating an all external surfaces. The mast has a single spreader and boom has a single reef. the mast and boom is made by Isomat. The main sheet traveler is mounted on the cabin top.
The interior is a molded fiberglass unit with bulkheads and cabinetry fastened to it with screws, bolts and adhesives. The interior molded assembly is bonded to the hull with woven roving and mat, that when completed forms a single unit structure having great strength and rigidity.  The interior is finished with hand rubbed teak accents, the bulkheads and cabinetry  are teak veneered plywood. The sole is teak and holly plywood, Typical layout with V-berth forward, the head to port and lockers starboard divide it from the main salon area. To starboard is a single berth with dinette opposite. Aft and to port is a double quarter berth with chart table and and to starboard is the galley. The electrical panel is to port next to the chart table. The stairs remove for engine access and there are ten opening ports, two hatches one in the salon and one in the v-berth. The cabin has 6'5" head room.
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Engine Make Yanmar
Engine Model 3GMD
Engine Type Single Inboard
Fuel Type Diesel
HIN WYM33045F888
Hull Shape Displacement
1988 Watkins 33 $1,600 Price Reduction! All resonable Offers considered. The Watkins 33 know as the W33 is a sloop rig with a 4' draft and a skeg mounted rudder. Standard items includes diesel engine, pressure water, shower, ten opening ports and shore power. The galley is aft and to starboard with a sink, 2 burner stove, icebox and storage. There is a hanging locker opposite if the head forward. Teak and holly sole and teak veneer plywood bulkheads and solid teak accents. V-berth forward and port quarter berth aft.
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