The Islander 33 is the raised deck version of the first Islander 32.
Designed by J. H. McGlasson or possibly just splashed from a Lapworth designed wooden boat.
From the Black Swan Sailing News, McGlasson pulled a plug from a wooden 'Lapworth designed 34' that he'd commissioned back in the fifties and that was have to been the source of the fiberglass ISLANDER 32 & 33. Therefore, there is some controversial on rather this is truly a Mc Glasson design or a Lapworth design. Mc Glasson or Lapworth, in reality, This is one boat that was designed to be sea worthy and designed to cruise the world. With California to Hawaii, said to have been it's Maiden voyage.
LOA: 32' 7"
Beam: 10' 2"
LWL: 24' 0"
Maximum Draft: 4'6"
Displacement: 10000 lbs.
Ballast: 3300 lbs.
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Engine(s) HP: 20
Engine Model: 2QM20
Fresh Water Tanks: 100 gals
Fuel Tanks: 10 gals
Holding Tanks: yes
Raised deck cruising sloop with Vee berth forward, followed aft by head to port and storage opposite, next aft is saloon with two settees, pull out berths above, lots of storage and a propane heater. Next aft is the split galley and nav station with double stainless steel sinks and propane stove to port and the microwave fridge and chart table to starboard. With the engine under the cockpit and the raised deck, this boat has a very large living space and lots of storage despite having no accommodations under the cockpit.
Three burner propane stove with oven
Double stainless steel sinks
Hot/Cold pressure water
Top loading refrigerator with freezer
Adequate counter space
RayMarine ST6000+ Wheel Pilot (2009)
RayMarine ST40 Wind Machine (Inop)
Icom Vhf w/DSC (2009)
Garmin GPS Map 478 (2009)
Bose saloon speakers, cockpit speakers
House Battery, (2) Golf cart batteries
Separate Starting Battery
30 Amp Shorepower
Truecharge 20 amp Charger
The raised deck design affords the most possible interior volume. The deep, well protected cockpit is large enough to make it easy to move around. With a large bimini, cockpit table, stereo speakers, propane grill and more you may never want to go below.