Nicholson 32 Mk10 28ft GRP Bermudian Sloop

Price Details

Price: £22,950 GBP OIRO
Location: Mersea Island, nr Colchester, Essex UK
Make: Nicholson
Year: 1971
Condition: Good
Category: Sail
Class: Cruisers
Keel Type: Full Keel


A well respected cruising yacht, a GRP example, kept in good order.
She has not been mucked about with, presently ashore.
Viewing, no problem….

only in her the second ownership since new, 1971. Present owner bought her in 1995, she has done mostly fair weather local cruising in the Thames estuary, Essex and Suffolk rivers.
The engine installed new in September 2014 along with a new prop and drive shaft. At the same time the fuel tank was taken out and cleaned.
For reference on this class of yacht: details and images of a previously Sold example:


Nominal Length: 9.75m
Length Overall: 10.03m
Length Of Deck: 10.03m
Length At Water Line: 7.32m

Beam: 2.82m
Draft: 1.68m
Fuel Tank Capacity: 20 gallons
Water Tank Capacity: 40 gallons
Displacement: 5534 kilograms
Cruising Speed: 5 knots
Engine Power: 25hp
Number of Engines: 1

Berths: 5
Cabins: 2
Heads: 1
Passenger Capacity: 5


Builder: Camper & Nicholson, Halmatic
Designer: Camper & Nicholson
Boat Name: Mes Filles


Hull Material: Fibreglass
Hull Design: Displacement
Hull Speed: 6: knots


Engine Model: Beta Marine
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Description: Beta Marine diesel engine 25hp, 3 cylinders, sited under the companionway. 30 hours running time only.
Morse controls
Shaft driven twin bladed propeller, Electric start.
Engine last serviced November 2016
Techno drive mechanical gear box 2 to 1 reduction
Fresh water cooled via a heat exchanger
Engine Transmission Description: Shaft drive

GRP moulded hull, 1971
long keel, encapsulated lead ballast
Blue hull, white superstructure.
GRP decks white with light blue non slip pads.
6ft headroom below, all berth lengths of at least 6ft…

Layout: Fore cabin with curtained off fore peak. Two berths with stowage underneath. Clear glass hatch. Between fore cabin and main cabin there is a heads compartment with basin and hanging locker. Heads compartment is isolated with a door to fore cabin and a sliding door to main cabin. Main cabin has a central table with bench seats either side. These convert to one single and one double berth. Twin burner cooker with oven and grill, sink and chart table. Steps up to cockpit.

Electric system: 12 volt

Water System: Hand pumped


CQR with 40m of chain
Sails: Mast and Spars: Gold anodised mast and boom Mast: Keel Stepped
Rig Type: Bermudian Sloop Rig Manufacturer: Sailspar
Mainsail Reefing: Roller Head sail Reefing: Sailspar
Standing Rigging Material: Stainless
Winches Halyard Winches: No: 2 Lewmar
Sheet Winches: 2 Lewmar

Sail Wardrobe

Foresail:  Gowens, Terylene, Fair
Mainsail: Mussetts, Terylene, Fair

Navigation Gear: 
Compass, echo sounder, Icom VHF, Garmin GPS, Autohelm 2000. Hand held VHF, Electrics lights. Navigation lights.

Safety Equipment:

Jackstay lines. Lifebuoy. Life jackets, Harnesses. Fire extinguishers.