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This double ended sloop was built by the Tao-Yuan boatyard in Taiwan.   The years of production were 1975 to 1985.  As with the other Roughwaters I have no idea at this time how many were built.  This and the 58' Offshore are the only two that I am aware of that did not have the hulls designed by Ed Monk Sr. or Ed Monk Jr.  In this case the designer seems to be Thomas Gilmer.

These are proven Blue Water cruising boats with Scandinavian double ender heritage.  They are known to be fast, fun, responsive, and built with rugged quality.   I have heard a number of these vessels have been cruising the Pacific Coast from Alaska to the Sea of Cortez.

The hull is fiberglass construction and the deck is fiberglass with teak on top.  The interior has a large Vee Berth forward with head and shower.  There is a large roomy salon with folding table and two settees along with two burner kerosene stove, oven and stainless steel lined ice box.

I do not have experience or much exposure to this vessel, if someone would be good enough to help I would appreciate it.  My email is



Length: 33'
Beam: 9'9"
Draft: 4'9"
Displacement: 15,000 lbs.
Fuel Capacity: Approximately 50 Gallons
Fresh Water: Approximately 45 Gallons
Headroom Cabin: n/a
Headroom Pilot House: n/a

Headroom Aft Cabin:

Sleeping: n/a


Yanmar 2 QM20F, 2 cylinder, 22hp
Cruise: 6 Knots

Top Speed:

7.5 Knots
Range: n/a
Years Built: 1975 to 1985
Price New: n/a
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