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  • Manufacturer: Nicholson
  • Location: Waterford, Ireland
  • Year: 1977
  • LOA: 33'0" (10.06m)
  • Draft in M: Max: 1.68 Min: 2.79
  • Keel: Long
  • ID no.: 3062
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Further Details

  • Watertank Size: 68 Litres
  • Engine Make: Volvo Penta MD2/30
  • Horsepower: 27hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: 0
  • Fuel Tank Size: 26 Gallons
  • Cruise Speed: 6
  • Top Speed: 8
  • Remarks
  • Accommodation
  • Mechanical and Rigging
  • Inventory

Broker Remarks

Nichilson 32 mk 10 in excellent condition with a thorough application to detailed upgrade.
"Touchstone" had been laid up for a few years while owner completed a comprehensive indoor upgrade at the side of his house.
Hours of loving labour not recorded !
This boat is ready for blue horizons and recent maintenance enhancements listed under "Inventory" tab.
"Touchstone" is Part One Irish Registered with VAT paid.
Lying in Waterford Harbour South East Ireland.
Viewing will not disappoint.
Travel connect via Rosslare Ferryport, Waterford Airport, Cork Airport and Dublin Airport 130 minutes.
For those looking for a sound "Blue water" cruiser this vessel should be on your short list.

Saloon with single settee berths with central drop leaf table.
Berths with lea boards and pouches outboard.
Taylors brass finish diesel cabin heater mounted on forward bulkhead.
Lockers over berths and book shelf.
Lockers under forward part of berths.
Tanks under aft end and with inspection hatches.
Aft facing chart table to port.
Navigators seat across aft end of port berth with stowage under seat, batteries also located here.
Locker behind the chart table for shore power and switches.
Wet locker off port companionway steps.
Heads forward of the bulkhead with Lavac manual sea toilet to port with hanging locker behind.
Dorade vent with electric ventilator.
Large was basin to starboard with mix pressure tap also faucet supplied by foot pump, manual pump for was basin waste.
Mirror door to shelved locker behind the was basin.
Good storage and access to sea cocks underneath the wash basin. 
Forward cabin with two berths and infill piece to form double.
Net stowage outboard of each berth and also a shelf over.
Large stowage under berths.
New chain locker with two divisions.
Brass reading lights on each side.
Central hatch by Campa with roller blind underneath.
Ventilator with Dorade box above.
Brass clock.


Sparlite gold anodized with steps and blipper radar reflector, Hawk and burgee pole.
Standing rig replaced 2013
Boom with simrad vang, lazy jack and drop in sail cover. Reef winch.
Fully batten main with roller track carriages and three sets of reef points.
Genoa on new Shaefer roller gear.
Storm jib.
Boom tent cockpit cover
Assorted additional older sails.
1998 Volvo MD 20/30 - 1998
Vetus water strainer for engine cooling.
Fuel supply via SU freeflo fuel lift pump to Volvo water separator/filter then to mechanical fuel pump on engine and then to secondary filter. Simplicity itself to bleed the system.
Jabasco pressure pump for water pressure system in engine compartment.
Access to sea cocks for cockpit drains, engine cooling, sink outlet all accessable from engine compartment.
Adverc battery management unit 
Engine on rubber mounts.
Vovlo water seal stern tube gland.
Stainless shaft to three blade fixed prop.
New cutlass bearing 2007.
New "Spurs" rope cutter 2007.
Exhaust to Vetus water trap and rubber exhause hose forming swan neck right up under cockpit combing.

Icom IC-M59 VHF with cockpit speaker.
Furno GPS GP-30
Furno radar 1621 mk 2
Companion clock and barometer
Autohelm "multi" linked to dispalys over companionway.
Switch panel for all services.
Plustronic batman monitor for each battery bank.
Engine hour meter.
ST50 tri data
ST 50 Steering compass
ST50 wind/close hauled
ST50 GPS & Nav
Three powder fire extinguishers
Horse shoe liferaft belt with float light
RFD Liferaft in cradle.
Navico tiller TP300 pilot
Navico TP10 tiller pilot (both Simrad)
35 lb CQR & 5/16ths chain
26 LB CQR anchor and rope.
5 X fenders
Mooring lines.
Boat hook
Boarding ladder
Plastimo "Contest" Bulkhead compass
Lofrans "Cayman" electric windlass with haser pipe to chain locker.

Recent changes & improvements to include:

On Deck:
New pram hood on redesigned frame and also new zip on cockpit elclosure with additional frame aft.
Strong steps port & starboard to facilitate easier going forward, also grab handles on pram hood for added safety.
New raised cockpit floor hatch which is secured with set screws. The hatch is waterproof so ingress of water to engine space.
All standing rig replaced 2013
Aries Self steering.

Below Deck:
All standard bulbs replaced with LED type.
Installation of a "Sea Smart Marine toilet Sanitizer" which removes any WC odour.

Gearbox removed and sent to Volvo specialist for installation of new seals.
Raw water pump removed for replacement seals.
Primary fuel filter replaced with superior Fuel-Guard FGD 100 which removes 99% of water and stops "diesel bug"

All skin fittings and ball valves replaced in 2016.
Replacement "Lee San" Truedesign System  GRP reinforced nylon composite and unaffected by corrosion.
Rudder shoe removed and checked for wear, found to be 100A1
Cutlass shaft bearing replaced. Shaft inspected and found to be excellent.
Spur rope/net cutter serviced and replacement blades installed.
Topside sanded , filled and painted with ivory International Toplac
Below waterline which had received full osmosis treatment by Osmotec of Hamble in 2003, additional 4 X coats of Copper Bot (epoxie/copper) which replaces anti fouling. In 2007 the "Copper Bot" was sanded down professionally and recoated with 4 X coats of "Copper Coat" 

This vessle is not wanting for any maintenance issue and all issues addressed thoroughly by experienced yachysman owner.

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