Gladiateur 33


Price Details

Price: £21,450 GBP
Location: Walton on the Naze. CO14 8PF
Make: Wauquiez
Year: 1978
Condition: Very Good
Category: Sail
Class: Cruisers
Keel Type: Fin Keel


‘Carpe Diem’ is an excellent example of the trusted Gladiateur 33 class of Bermudian sloop, moulded in GRP and designed by the Master of performance Cruising Yachts, Donald Pye, of Holman and Pye.  Built by Chanter Henri Wauquiez of Mouvaux, France, this yacht has a sound provenance and respectable origin. Built in 1978 as a fin keeled aft cockpit model, the yacht is spacious, comfortable and offers good sailing performance for both short haul and distance cruising. ‘Carpe Diem’ is offered in excellent order both inside and out. She has been well maintained by previous owners, and is in a recently fully valeted condition and ready for use. She comes with a respectable 2015 insurance survey and has just had a replacement propeller and anode fitted to her well serviced sail drive.


Nominal Length: 10.10m
Length Overall: 10.10m
Length Of Deck: 9.90m
Length At Water Line: 8.31m

Beam: 3.35m


Fuel Tank Capacity: 65 ltrs
Water Tank Capacity: 200ltrs
Dry Weight: 4 metric tonnes
Cruising Speed: 6 knots
Engine Power: 23hp
Number of Engines: 1


Berths: 7
Cabins: 2
Heads: 1
Passenger Capacity: 6


Builder: Chanter Henri Wauquiez of Mouvaux, France
Designer: Donald Pye


Hull Material: Moulded Fibreglass
Hull Design: Displacement fin keel


Engine Model: Volvo MDIIC
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Description: Engine last Serviced August 2016 @ 1841 hrs
Engine Transmission Description: Sail drive


Hull epoxied 5 years ago. Keel configuration – fin and skeg.


Headroom below 1.84m
3 x single berths,
2 x twin berths,
2 x double berths. V berth in fore peak 2m in length
I x Heads / bathroom with hanging locker opposite,
2 x Cabins

Hot and Cold Pumped water system Hot water produced from a 240v Calorifier.
L shaped galley to stbd with nearly new hob, grill and oven,
Navigation station to port with pilot berth aft. folding saloon table capable of accommodating 6 crew.
Bright and subdued lighting.
All varnish work in excellent condition and likewise, all seat and bunk cushions.

Navigation Equipment:

Wheel steering
Compass on pedestal
Instrument gauges visible from the helm above companionway.

Depthsounder, Log/Speed Datalinex 5DX – cockpit
Wind – Datalinex.
Datalinex master control at navigation centre.
Autopilot – Raymarine Evolution wheel Pilot P70 [2014] GPS – garmin 152H [2011] Yeoman Navigator Pro [2005] Plotter – Garmin GPS Map 556, with Cockpit extension. [2012] AIS Radar and Clipper Nav Text at chart table.
Battery monitor to domestic batteries
Switchable voltmeter to engine start and domestic batteries.


Internal Equipment:
Electric bilge pump, manual bilge pump x 2, Oven, hob and grill, Refrigerator [2005], Battery Charger, Hot water system -Calorifier, Marine head, Canary LPG gas detector and CO2 alarm.

External Equipment:
Teak cockpit, cockpit table, Wind generator, Full size spray hood ( blue canvas with clear lights). Wind generator, 2.3m inflatable Tender with oars, 2 x Anchors, Swimming ladder, Outboard engine brackets, Radar reflector, Windlass. 60 mtrs 8mm chain on main anchor [Bruce], 6 mm chain plus 60mtrs rope on Danforth anchor. Anchor ball and Motoring triangle, various ropes and fenders, boat hook and deck brush.


Battened mainsail.
Furling genoa.
Storm Jib.
Condition of all sails is good.
Also 1 x new 2nd main sail.

Viewing by Arrangement . Afloat on pontoon mooring …
Disclaimer: No guarantee is given or implied with regards to specification but descriptions are given in good faith. All vessels sold without warranty or condition to fitness either expressed or implied by status or otherwise. We are relying on information supplied to us by a third party. M.J. Lewis advises that a qualified independent surveyor carries out a full out of water survey.