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  • Manufacturer: Coaster
  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Year: 1974
  • LOA: 32'7" (9.93m)
  • Beam: 10' 4'' (3.15m)
  • Berths: 6
  • Draft: 1.22
  • Keel: Long keel
  • ID no.: 38216
  • Cabins: 2
  • Aircon: No
  • Heating: Yes
  • Heads: 1
  • Watertank Size: 400 Litres
  • Engine Make: Perkins 4108
  • Horsepower: 38hp
  • Drive Type:
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 200 Litres
  • Cruise Speed: 6.0 Knots
  • Top Speed: 6.5Knots

Broker Remarks

The Prior Coaster 33 is a well-built motor sailer by designer Alan Hill which performs well under power or sail.  With an easily handled ketch rig, sheltered wheelhouse and good accommodation, they make excellent cruising yachts for anyone wanting to spend extended time aboard in comfort.  This example is  presented for sale in great condition for her age.



The layout offers six berths with two double sleeping cabins separate from the main accommodation.

In the forecabin, V berth Separate chart stowage in the forecabin. Opening hatch to foredeck. The aft cabin is a "V berth" with infill and stowage under. In the saloon, dinette to port with settee opposite, easy access to ample storage behind and below seating in the saloon, upholstery finished in royal blue. Fixed table with drop leaves. Concealed rubbish bin area under the step in the saloon. Stereo system fitting in the saloon. Wardrobe and drawers stowage in both forecabin and aft cabin. Separate heads compartment to starboard with Baby Blakes marine toilet, with washbasin.

Galley to port. Two hob gas cooker with grill and oven. Stainless steel sink with a cold pressurised water system. 400-litre freshwater capacity, refrigerator. Webasto diesel fired hot air central heating. Access to the engine bay is in the cockpit.

Mechanical and Rigging

Mechanical Systems

Located under the cockpit Perkins 4108 four-cylinder 38hp diesel engine. Electric start. Freshwater cooled via the heat exchanger. Shaft drive to three-bladed propeller. Single lever control. 200 litres fuel capacity giving approximately 500-mile range at 6-knot cruising speed.  Maximum speed under power 7 knots.

Electrical Systems

3 x 12-volt batteries charging from the engine alternator, solar panel, wind generator and battery management system. Shore power connection with 240-volt ring main.

Sails and Spars

Ketch rigged. Anodised aluminium masts and booms. Stainless steel standing rigging. Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing mainsail with sail bag and Lazy Jacks. Furling headsail system. Two Lewmar halyard winches. One genoa pole.


  • 2 x Mainsails
  • 2 x Mizzen’s
  • 2 x Genoa’s


Deck Equipment
  • 1 x Anchor
  • Chain/Warp
  • Windlass (manual inoperative)
  • Boarding ladder
  • Fenders
  • Mizzen sail cover
  • Dinghy 3 person with oars
  • Mooring warps
  • Boathook
Navigation Equipment
  • Compass (Sestrel)
  • Depth (Echo pilot)
  • 2 x VHF Radio’s
  • 2 x GPS/Chartplotter’s
  • Radar (JRC)
  • Electronic charts
  • Navigation lights
  • Masthead light
  • Paper charts
  • Clock/Barometer


Safety Equipment
  • 4 x Fire extinguishers
  • 1 x Fire blanket
  • Gas alarm
  • Smoke alarm
  • 8 x Lifejackets
  • 2 x Horseshoe lifebuoys
  • 2 x Floating lights
  • Liferaft (Seago 6 person, last serviced 28.02.13)
  • 2 x Bilge pumps (manual & electric)
  • First aid kit
  • Radar reflector


Full long traditional 

History and Construction

Built in 1974 by Priors, to a design by Alan Hill, this is boat number 8.  White GRP hull with teak sheer strake. Teak toe rails.  White GRP superstructure with Treadmaster non-slip to deck. Long keel. Keel hung rudder. Wheel steering. Centre self-draining cockpit with a wheelhouse. 


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