Barbican 33 - swing keel, broad bow and a fine stern
This was a 1980s late flowering of a Maurice Griffiths design with echoes of his great Golden Hind 31.
All the Griffiths trademarks are here-the swing keel for shoal draught, full sections and broad bow tapering to a fine stern. She was given a bigger rig than originally designed and this made her rather tender.
Her seakeeping was good and she performed well in context. Unusually she came with a wheel as standard. The accommodation is traditional and generally well put together with five berths in two cabins.
LOA:32ft 8in (9.95m)
Draught:6ft 4in/4ft (1.93m/1.22m)
Displacement:12,619 lb (5,723kg)
LWL:26ft 11in (8.33m)
Beam:9ft 7in (2.93m)
Price Guide:£28,000 to £37,500
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