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Sold: 33ft. MFV KETCH MOTOR-SAILER – 1962 – Lying: South-Coast



Boat Details

Overall Length: 33ft
Waterline: 30ft
Beam: 11ft 7ins
Draught: 4ft
Displacement: 14 Tons T M
Engine: 52hp BMC Diesel Engine
Berths: Six Berths in Three Cabins
Sail: Ketch Rig sets 280 sq.ft
Designer: G Finlayson
Builder: Aberbour Marine Services, Ltd.
Year Built: 1962
Location: South Coast

LINDOWAN – History & Construction:

During the early 1960s Aberdour Marine Services Ltd. produced a small series of motor-sailers in the MFV style similar to the Miller Fifer 33 to a design by G Finlayson. LINDOWAN was built in 1962 for the Stewart family of Edinburgh and moored at Clynder on the Western shores of the Gare Loch. During the late 1960s, Mr & Mrs J A Jackson became the next registered owners keeping LINDOWAN at Oban. In the mid-1970s Cyril Andrews of Fareham acquired the vessel moving her South to Chichester Harbour. During the 1980s she was in the ownership of K R Barton of Southampton and moored at Hamble. The current owner, of some twenty-eight years, has kept LINDOWAN at Port Solent, mainly sailing on the South-Coast. Aberdour Marine is probably best known for the Victory 40 Class and Norseman Motor-Yachts. Later for fitting-out the Colvic Victor motor-sailers.

Recent haul out and re-paint (Summer 2019) and general cosmetic update.

Raked straight stem, full round bilge, long ballast keel and canoe stern.

Carvel larch planking on Canadian rock-elm frames and steamed oak timbers, copper fastened. Oak stem, keel and deadwood. Iroko and Mahogany superstructure and wheelhouse. Pitch pine boarded deck with marine ply covering and painted grp finish.

Traditional style accommodation offering six berths in three cabins. Separate heads and galley.

Spruce main and mizzen masts setting 280 sq.ft plain sail.



A rugged MFV style motor-sailer benefiting from a recent cosmetic overhaul. Ideal for coastal cruising or living aboard. Offered at a competitive price due to the owner’s advancing years and ill health.

Photographs dated JULY 2019.

GUIDE: SOLD – January 2020

LYING: South-Coast

VIEWING: Through Classic Yacht Brokerage