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1973 Douglas 32 - 32'

Year 1973
Length 32ft.
Price Pounds £19,750
Type: Pre-owned
Location River Crouch, United Kingdom
Hull Material Fiberglass/GRP
Engine type Single
Contact Information
Builder: North American Mechanical Ltd
Designer: Ted Brewer
Beam: 9 ft 6 in
Max Draft: 4 ft 6 in
Draft Drive Up: Direct Drive
Displacement: 6000 kgs
Engine(s): Volvo
Engine Model: 2003
Year: 1993
Engine(s) HP: 28 HP
Cruising Speed: 5 knots
Fuel: (80 Liters)
Water: (225 Liters)
Keel Type: Full

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Boat Name
Builder: North American Mechanical Ltd
Designer: Ted Brewer
Keel: Full
LOA: 32 ft 0 in
Beam: 9 ft 6 in
LWL: 26 ft 2 in
Maximum Draft: 4 ft 6 in
Displacement: 6000 kgs
Total Power: 28 HP
Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Volvo
Year Built: 1993
Engine Model: 2003
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 28 HP
Cruising Speed: 5 knots
Maximum Speed: 6 knots
Fresh Water Tanks: (225 Liters)
Fuel Tanks: (80 Liters)


4 berths in 2 cabins with 6' 6" headroom. Two v-berths forward with double berth infill. Heads to port with marine toilet, wash basin and shower. Saloon with settee berths to port and starboard and folding dining table. Galley to port with two burner paraffin cooker, stainless steel sink with hot and cold pressurised water, crockery and cutlery and coolbox. Chart table to starboard with large coolbox under and instrumentation.

Red patterned velour upholstery (new 2000). Curtains. Taylor paraffin cabin heater on forward bulkhead. 225 litres water capacity in 3 water tanks. Hot water heated by calorifier on the engine

Spars & Sails

Masthead bermudan cutter rig. Kemp silver aluminium mast and boom (new 1988). Spinnaker pole. Adjustable backstay. Stainless steel standing rigging. Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing mainsail with lazyjacks. Sailspar headsail furling system. 2 x Barlow 24 genoa sheet winches. 2 x Barlow 16 spinnaker sheet winches. 4 x Barlow halyard winches. Reefing winch on mast.

  • Mainsail - Saunders
  • Furling jib - Lonton and Gray
  • Staysail - Dart
  • Various older hanked-on headsails

Mechanical Systems

Volvo 2003, three cylinder, 28hp inboard diesel engine (new 1993). Shaft drive with fixed three bladed propeller. Bronze 80 litre fuel tank. 5 knots cruising speed and max speed 6 knots under engine. Engine last serviced 2014.

Electrical Systems
  • 2 x 12 volt batteries (new 2014 and 2015)
  • Charging from alternator on the engine
  • 12 volt interior lighting
  • 240 volt shore power system with sockets

Deck Equipment
  • 28lb CQR anchor with 80 ft of 3/8" chain
  • 35lb Fisherman anchor
  • S/L Seatiger manual anchor windlass
  • Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, lifelines and stanchions
  • Blue mainsail cover
  • Sprayhood
  • Cockpit dodgers with name
  • Blue vinyl cockpit cushions
  • Teak removable boarding ladder
  • Warps and fenders
  • Tarpaulin
  • Inflatable and GRP dinghies

Navigation Equipment
  • Compass
  • Swiftech VHF
  • Handheld VHF
  • Autohelm ST50 Tridata log/speed/depth
  • Autohelm Wheelpilot
  • Autohelm ST50 Multi on binnacle
  • Autohelm ST50 GPS repeater on binnacle
  • Furuno WAAS GPS Navigator (new 2015)
  • Navtex
  • Clock and barometer
  • Various old charts
  • Masthead tricolour light
  • Deck level navigation lights

Safety Equipment
  • 3 x fire extinguishers
  • Fire blanket
  • Jackstays
  • Radar reflector
  • Harness eyes
  • Foghorn
  • First aid kit
  • 2 x horseshoe lifebuoys
  • 2 x manual bilge pumps



Built to a Ted Brewer design by North American Mechanical Ltd in Canada in 1973. White GRP hull and superstructure with teak laid decks. The underwater hull has been epoxied. Long encapsulated lead keel with keel hung rudder and wheel steering. Self draining cockpit.


The company normally acts as broker 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.

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