Designed by legendary Naval Architects Sparkman & Stevens the She 33 was introduced in the 1/2Ton class during 1978 with cruising and racing versions available. Shiva is a much loved example of the popular and well proven cruising version of the design. As you would expect with a design originating from the board of S&S the boat is very capable under sail and has earned a reputation for excellent sea keeping in the harshest of environments, including the horrendous 1979 Fastnet Race.
Providing a comfortable accommodation below decks with lots of storage throughout, a large deep cockpit and easily handled rig the boat is ideally suited to family sailing while more than capable of decent performance in passage races.
Lying afloat, in commission and being regularly used in Tarbert, Loch Fyne.
Both hull and deck mouldings are of traditional GRP construction, hand laid mouldings finished in a gelcoat. Hull and coachroof are finished in white gelcoat with the deck surface being a simulated planking non-slip finish.
Deep fin cast iron ballast keel with full length skeg hung spade rudder.
Traditional masthead sloop rig, silver anodised alloy mast and spars, stainless steel standing rigging. Rotostay roller reefing system. Genoa sheets replaced in May 2016.
The aft cockpit design of the boat with deep coamings provides the crew with a well sheltered working environment while at sea. 3 lockers within the cockpit provide excellent storage with one being a dedicated self draining gas locker.
Wide, heavily cambered side decks run forward from the cockpit with substantial guardwires providing security for crew moving around the deck along with a selection of grabrails. The decks have been painted with a timber effect stain over the original GRP simulated planked decking. Substantial SL electric windlass is mounted centrally on the foredeck with the chain self-stowing into the chain locker below decks.
Below decks the boat is finished in a traditional manner with robust quality joinery work utilising high quality teak veneered plywoods with solid timber trims. Much of the internal timber works has recently been re-varnished in a gloss yacht varnish. Upholstery finished in a white vinyl type fabric.
Forepeak provides two single berths in the traditional V-berth style layout with in-fill section creating a good sized double.
Separate heads compartment to port side aft of forepeak. Compartment constructed from a single moulding the compartment has recently been painted out white creating a bright easy clean finish. Marine toilets, sink and small vanity locker.
Saloon is of a good size for a traditional style yacht of 33'. Bench style seating along port and starboard sides of cabin provides adequate seating for a full crew of six and convert to good sized single bunks. Centrally mounted drop leaf table. Outboard of port settee is a compact single pilot bunk, ideal for children. Throughout the saloon a large selection of practically sized lockers are provided for storage.
Galley located to aft starboard end of saloon, well laid out for use while on passage with gas cooker, sink and selection of storage. Galley unit constructed of single easy clean GRP moulding with solid timber trims.
Chart table positioned opposite galley. Good sized working surface provide on table with VHF situated within easy reach. Storage provided within the table for charts with bosuns drawers beneath and a cave locker directly behind. A compact quarter berth extends aft on the port side from the chart table seating.
Beta 20hp Marine Diesel engine fitted at bottom of companionway, enclosed by a fully sound proofed engine box. Engine upgraded with multi-vee alternator belt and 75amp alternator. Excellent access all around engine for servicing. Conventional shaft drive type sterngear with fixed 3 blade bronze propellor. Stern tube and prop shaft both replaced at the time of the engine being replaced in 2002.
Engine last serviced March 2016
Engine/Windlass Batteries - 1 off 90AH
Domestic Batteries - 2 off 110AH, fitted new March 2016
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