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1979 Truant 33 Pilothouse

Here is a chance to sail away on a Truant pilothouse that was locally built that has lots of upgrades done in 2021 from a fresh water cooled 35hp Beta engine complete with Vetus raw water strainer, muffler and gooseneck. at the same time new electronics like Raymarine auto pilot and Furuno GPS. In 2018 the electrical and plumbing. upgraded. Mast was unstepped inspected and painted. At the same time rigging was replaced. Hull was stripped to gel-coat and overcoated with epoxy. All exterior teak grab rails were removed and replaced with S/S rails. 2023 NEIL PRYDE SAILS fully battened main sail, with three reefs. The third reef is very deep for use when motor sailing.
2020 NEW PRYDE SAILS roller furling 135% genoa - good to 30 knots when reefed.

This is a rare find.

1979/2021 33' Truant Motorsailor

  • Additional Information

    The following items are loose and will be delivered at or prior to sale:
    -2 x NEIL PRYDE sail bags.
    -Bi-fold door with piano hinge to forward cabin.
    -Temporary door for companionway (allows you to remove the bright-varnished door for seasonal storage).
    -WAGNER steering pedestal with throttle and clutch controls (SS cable control connector replaced), complete with WAGNER hydraulic pump, hoses and balance valve, wheel, AQUAMARINE binnacle compas (note, if aft pedestal installed, system must be filled and vented at pedestal, and plug vent/fill at inside helm).
    -2 x control cables for inside helm MORSE engine control to pedestal.
    -AQUAMARINE binnacle compass for inside steering station.
    -DICKINSON super burner and burner, pot holders, SS drip tray, spares.
    -Cast iron frying pan and dutch oven for stove-top use.
    -Used LEITSCH MacBRIDE mainsail, serviceable.
    -Used LEITSCH MacBRIDE 150% genoa with No.8 luff tape, serviceable.
    -LIFESLING Rail mount MOB device.
    -SUNBRELLA covered memory foam cushion fits over existing V-berth (very comfortable) - in one of the two sail bags.
    -SS stern reel with PE webbing line.
    -SHELL Rotella T x 6L for oil change.
    -Hydraulic steering fluid.
    -Coolant for diesel engine.
    -Fuel filters: engine primary & secondary.
    -Oil filters.
    -DICKINSON Pacific diesel stove 3/8” in-line filters x 4 pieces.
    -5/8” heater hose for DICKINSON Pacific single coil water heater to TORRID water heater.
    -3/8” & 1/4” diesel compliant fuel hose, spare.
    -BETA MARINE cruising spares boxed-kit including Engine anodes, drive belt for alternator, water pump impeller, in-line fuse, and others.
    -HDPE mast base leveller.
    -HDPE tiller base spacer (prevents water dripping down the rudder post head).
    -Windscreen wiper motor, spare.
    -Tempered glass 1/4” opening window, spare.
    -Duplicate set of vinyl name and hailing port.
    -LOFRANS Tigres 3/8BBB chain gypsy, spare.
    -Cushion and painted plywood insert for saloon dinette berth conversion.
    -Flexible windscreen for forward end of bimini.
    -Aft pushpit centre-section dodger.
    -Single hander’s boat hook - 10’ heavy wall alloy with brass hook.
    -Extending boat hook.
    -Long handled brush.
    -Long handled paddle.
    -Stern anchors: 2 x DANFORTH galvanized steel anchors with chain leaders in lazaret.
    -Pump, oars, seat, repair kit  & WEST Zodiac inflatable with tow-line attached (slow leak starboard side).
    -Spare 20L diesel container, empty.
    -Outboard 6L gasoline container, full, treated with biocide and stabilizer.
    -4 green inflatable fenders with lines attached, 2 x round fenders.
    -Mooring lines: 4 springs, 2 bow and 2 stern lines.
    -Spare lines, various.
    -Deck fuel and water fill cap removal device.
    -Teak table leaf (matches existing table) with hardware.
    -SUZUKI 2.5 h.p. Outboard, about 3.5 hours use since new.

    Electrical Equipment

    Shore Power Inlet


    Navigation Center

    Inside Equipment

    Electric Bilge Pump
    Manual Bilge Pump
    Marine Head
    Hot Water
    Battery Charger

    Outside Equipment



    Steering Wheel


    Battened Mainsail
    Furling Genoa


    Engine Make Beta Marine
    Engine Model K 9033
    Engine Year 2018
    Total Power 35hp
    Engine Hours 550
    Engine Type Inboard
    Drive Type Direct Drive
    Fuel Type Diesel
    Propeller Type 3 Blade
    Propeller Material Bronze


    Speed & Distance

    Cruising Speed 6kn


    Length Overall 33ft
    Max Draft 5ft
    Beam 10.67ft


    Windlass Electric Windlass
    Electrical Circuit 12V


    Fresh Water Tank 95 Gal 
    Fuel Tank 132 Gal 
    Holding Tank 10 Gal 


    Single Berths 3
    Double Berths 1
    Cabins 1
    Heads 1
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