Mirage 33 - an excellent first boat
Very spacious with lots of headroom and beam.
Handles well under sail and power in light air and breezier conditions.
Delivers good club racing performance and comfortable cruising
Lying at Whitby YC
Colin Andrews mobile: 416-709-3787
Deck-stepped aluminum mast
Upper and lower in-line ss 1x19 shrouds
ss 1x19 split backstay with multi-purchase adjustor
Forestay with genoa furler
ss 1x19 babystay with multi-purchase adjustor
Aluminum boom with outhaul and reefing lines and boom toppinglift
Multi-purchase boom vang
Low-stretch polyester halyards and control lines
Mainsail with 3 reef points
The interior is finished in varnished teak with contoured cushions covered in water-resistant beige marine-grade fabric. Cabin sole is of teak & holly. There are large fixed ports, hatches and opening ports (with screens) affording ample natural light and ventilation. All cabins have light fixtures both overhead and reading types. There are 110V outlets.
Entering at the companionway there is, to starboard, a good-size quarterberth with shelf and fiddle stowage, the aft end of which forms the seat for the forward-facing nav station. Chart table and stowage above and below and outboard for instrument installation and gear stowage. The stereo and VHF are mounted in the nav area.
To port of the companionway is a U-shape galley with ss double sink and cold pressure water, propane stove/oven, top-opening refrigerated icebox, a dry-bin under the counter top and lots of stowage outboard and under.
Below the companionway and behind the companionway stairs are the electric panels with 12V and 110V circuits, battery switches and Xantrex monitor. The engine compartment is accessed behind the stairs and has a 12V light fixture inside. .
The salon has a 6'5" settee to stbd and to port with forward and aft seats completing the port side dinette with a teak drop-leaf dining table. The stbd settee converts to a single berth and the dinette converts to a double berth. Storage lockers are outboard of the settees and water tanks and stowage areas under the settees.
The head is to port, forward of the salon bulkhead. Manual marine toilet, vanity with large mirror, sink with.cold pressure water, outboard cabinet storage and stowage under the counter. Hot water on demand mounted on the bulkhead has a shower head - partially installed
To stbd, opposite the head is a hanging locker with a shelf above and a door closing the foward cabin from the rest of the boat.
The forward cabin has a V-berth with filler cushion to convert singles to a good-size double. There is a fiddled shelf on port and starboard hull sides. Stowage also in drawers and under the V-berth.
Double-rail ss pulpit with double lifelines with port & stbd gate at sternrail.
Double-rail ss stern rail with fold-up ss boarding/swim ladder and outboard motor bracket
Cast aluminum bow plate single anchor roller and ss stemplate/forestay chainplate
Black slotted aluminum toerail bow to stern
6 x aluminum mooring cleats at bow & stern & midship
Genoa and jib tracks on deck and coachroof
Deck blocks at mast step lead control lines to deck organizers and aft to clutches and winches on cabintop at companionway
Teak cabin top handrails
Foredeck hatch over V-berth
Mid-deck hatch over salon
3 x opening ports + 7 fixed ports
Traveler in cockpit at bridgedeck with control lines p&s
Moulded fg cockpit coamings with genoa and spinnaker winches & cleats
- port cabin top Lewmar #10 single speed
- stbd cabin top Lewmar #16ST
- genoa winches Lewmar #42ST
- spin winches Lewmar #30
Genoa turning blocks mounted on coamings
Helm pedestal with binnacle compass, engine controls & ss destroyer-type steering wheel
SS pedestal guard with drinks holder & folding cockpit table
Deep and shallow cockpit lockers
Lazarette and propane tank locker aft
5 x lifejackets
12 x flares
Man overboard pole
50' heaving line
2 x fire extinguishers
8 x fenders
6 x mooring cleats
3 x dock lines
3 x anchors - CQR & Danforth
1 x 150' rode
1 x 50' rode
1 x 50' chain
1 x 10' chain
Single anchor roller
Winter storage cradle
2 x house batteries
Battery monitor - Xantrex LinkLITE
Battery charger - 20A ProNautic
Shore power at stern with cord
2 x 12V panels
110 V panel and 2 outlets
Cabin lighting & running/mast lights
Stereo & TV
Nav instruments & autopilot
Electric bilge pump