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Islander 33, 1974, Marina Del Sol, Kemah, Texas, $23,000, SOLD 4/22/14

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Islander 33, 1974

Boat Name: Casablanca

Hull Material: Fiberglass

Engine/Fuel Type: Single Diesel

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
  • Microwave
  • Good Storage
  • Adequate counter space


  • RayMarine ST6000+ Wheel Pilot (2009)
  • RayMarine ST40 Wind Machine (Inop)
  • Icom Vhf w/DSC (2009)
  • Garmin GPS Map 478 (2009)
  • Airguide Compass
  • Jensen AM/FM/CD/Sirius/(2009)
  • Bose saloon speakers, cockpit speakers


  • 12 VDC
  • House Battery, (2) Golf cart batteries
  • Separate Starting Battery
  • 120 VAC
  • 30 Amp Shorepower
  • 50' Shorecord
  • Truecharge 20 amp Charger
  • Marine AC


  • 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.

  • Wheel Steering
  • Bimini top
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Bow pulpit
  • Stern Rail
  • Swim Ladder
  • Single Lifelines
  • Life sling
  • Propane Grill
  • Tri-color and deck level running lights
  • Spreader lights
  • Windex
  • 3 Blade bronze propeller

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    Islander 33, 1974 sailboat

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