Dufour Gib'Sea 33

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Description

Beautifully appointed, 6-berth cruising yacht with inboard Nanni diesel. Standing and running rigging all replaced in October 2023. White hi-gloss topsides with smart burgundy hull striping with matching canvas work including sprayhood and full cockpit enclosure. Deck stepped spars with laundered mainsail, genoa and storm sail. Electronic navigation aids include speed/depth/log, wind speed/direction, colour Lowrance plotter, MLR GPS, Simrad RD68 DSC VHF and Simrad wheel pilot.



Mechanical

Vessel powered by a very economical and reliable Nanni D3.75HE inboard diesel engine.
This 21hp, fresh water cooled unit is located in a soundproofed compartment beneath the companionway steps. The engine has been regularly maintained with most recent in November 2023. 
Reduction gearbox driving stainless steel shaft and 3-bladed fixed propeller. Stern gland and cutlass bearing replaced in October 2022.

Engine start panel in the cockpit with key start, rev counter and hour meter.
Single lever engine control mounted on the binnacle. Engine control stripped, lubricated and reassembled in July 2022.
Bank of three, 12V batteries providing engine start and domestic power. The batteries are recharged via the new solar panel, the onboard smart charger or the engine alternator. 
Battery isolators located in the cockpit locker and fitted with a coupler.

  • New solar panel February 2022
  • New Shore power unit installed May 2022
  • New rope cutter October 2022
  • New Stern gland and Cutlass bearing in October 2022

Sails & Rigging

Masthead sloop rigged yacht with deck stepped aluminium mast by Sparcraft.
Stainless steel standing rigging with shrouds mounted at deck edge allowing easy access forward.
Aluminium boom with gas assisted boom vang. 
Slab reefing mainsail mounted on lazy bag on the boom. Lazy jack lines.
Roller furling headsail system. Genoa sheet tracks mounted on coachroof.
Sails include a slab reefing main and genoa with UV strip. Storm sail with separate sheets and inner forestay.
Lewmar halyard winch mounted on coachroof. Lewmar self-tailing sheet winches within reach of the helm.
This is an ideal yacht to sail short handed or with an inexperienced crew.

  • Standing rigging replaced October 2023
  • Running rigging replaced October 2023
  • Sails laundered and checked November 2022
  • New Stack-Pack April 2021

Equipment

Well equipped yacht currently used for coastal cruising. Included in the sale are:

  • Plastimo binnacle mounted compass.
  • Raymarine ST60 TriData Speed/Depth/Log
  • Raymarine Wind speed/direction
  • Lowrance HDS5 colour chartplotter
  • Simrad RD68 DSC VHF with cockpit speaker
  • Navco WP10 Wheelpilot - Not fitted but available
  • Navtex
  • Danbouy
  • Lifesling
  • Horseshoe buoy with light
  • 2 off manual life jackets
  • Fire extinguishers - New 2023
  • Gas detector
  • Smoke/Carbon Monoxide detector
  • Horn (Cannister)
  • Fire blanket
  • Clock, barometer and tide clock
  • Manual windlass
  • Delta anchor with chain and warp
  • Manual and electric bilge pumps
  • Navigation lights
  • Burgundy sprayhood
  • Burgundy full cockpit enclosure
  • Boarding ladder
  • Warps & fenders
  • CD/Radio player
  • TV
  • Cutlery, crockery and utensils
  • Engine spares
  • Glomex TV arial
  • Safeshore Galvanic isolator

Accommodation

Below decks is bright, spacious and welcoming. Lovely varnished cabinet work with nautical blue fabrics covering generous upholstery. Smart teak and holly effect laminate flooring.
Saloon entered from the companionway. To port and aft is the double berthed aft cabin with large berth. Hanging and shelved wardrobes and open storage shelf along the hull. 12V deck head and reading lights.
Returning to the saloon you will find the galley. Generous storage and preparation areas. Gas-fueled, gimballed Eno oven with 2-burner hob. Stainless steel sink with pressurised hot and cold fresh water via mixer tap. Top loading fridge with drain and ice compartment.
Opposite galley is the chart table with chart storage, drawer and cupboard. 12V switch panel with tank and battery monitors. Chart reading light, Navtex and CD/Radio player.
Aft of the chart table is the spacious heads compartment. Moulded sink with pull out shower faucet. Wet locker, shower pump out and opening port. Brand new Jabsco sea toilet with new sanatory hoses. pump housing.
The saloon has a central table with a drop leaf to starboard. Central bottle storage. Well upholstered settee/berths port and starboard with storage below and behind. open shelved storage. Fixed portlights. Opening ports in coach roof.
Bow cabin with V-Berth. Storage units port and starboard. 12V lighting and an opening deck hatch.

Diesel fired cabin heating extends the season and increases comfort on board.


Construction

GRP Constructed yacht built by Dufour in late 2001 and launched in 2002.
1.54M, cast iron fin keel with aft swept bulb. Counter hung semi-balanced rudder.
3-bladed propeller protected by a skeg. Stainless steel shaft fitted with rope cutter.
White hi-gloss topsides with burgundy hull decals. Topsides polished in October 2023.
GRP deck and superstructure finished in non slip. Deck moulding incorporates anchor mount.
Large self-bailing cockpit with access to bathing platform.
Huge locker storage to starboard. Separate self-draining and vented gas locker.
Stainless steel bow and stern rails connected by stanchions and double set guard wires.
Large self-bailing anchor locker fitted with strong point and manual windlass.
Raised coachroof with portlights and opening deck hatch for natural light and ventilation.
Stainless steel grab handles and life raft cradle fitted to the coachroof.

  • New Cockpit shower March 2024
  • Bathing ladder
  • Anchor locker with manual windlass

Contact Information

The vessel is afloat at the award winning Royal Quays Marina in North Shields. To arrange a viewing, please call David or Matt on 0191 272 9086.

For a full, detailed specification with additional photographs and direct contact details for the listing office visit our website

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Unless otherwise stated on the specification sheet the following presumptions are made
Sail drive and shaft seals are more than 5 years of age
Fuel and gas hoses and regulators are over 5 years old
Standing rigging and sails are more than 10 years old

NOTE - Please ring our offices prior to visiting, as the boat may be unavailable for viewing or located at a different marina.

Contact The Seller

General Information

Name
Aura
Designer
J&J Design/Olivier Poncin
Year
2002
New or used
used
Lying
United Kingdom

Accommodation

Heads
1
Cabins
2

Measurements

Max speed (kph)
12.038
Cruising speed (kph)
9.26
Length overall (m)
10
Length waterline (m)
8.74
Beam (m)
3.4
Draft (m)
1.54
Displacement (kg)
5171

Engines

Engine
1 x Nanni D3.75HE
Drive Type
Direct
Fuel
Diesel
Fuel capacity (l)
90

About The Seller

boatpoint

Royal Quays Marina Albert Edward Dock Coble Dean Road North Shields NE29 6DU

United Kingdom

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