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"Altair", Hull #191, is a classic, well-built, straightforward cruiser/racer with ample storage and simple, accessible systems. The Tartan 33 was designed by revered Sparkman & Stephens as a comfortable cruising boat with good sailing performance in deep and shallow water. Altair has had 3 owners and has sailed exclusively on the freshwaters of the Great Lakes. Comfortable enough for four, Altair is very easy to rig & sail which makes it a great choice for cruising.
Tartan sailboats are known for their solid, high quality construction. The interior is oiled teak with white overhead, eight opening ports, fore & main cabin deck hatches and a teak and holly cabin sole. “Altair” has the classic warmth and appeal of a true yacht.
The forward cabin sleeps two with port & starboard shelf space, two swivel lights, large foredeck hatch, and bi-fold door for privacy. A filler cushion bridges the area between the 6’04” berths, making one large continuous double berth when desired.
The head compartment runs the full width of the boat. The head is to starboard with a manual head & holding tank, molded sink and counter top, pressure hot & cold water, mirror, opening port with screen. The shower is to port with teak shower grate, and independent shower sump pump (2021), linen locker, and opening port w/screen.
The salon’s starboard settee converts to a comfortable double berth with storage behind and outboard. The port settee is short with storage behind and a pilot berth outboard. The dinette table folds up against the forward bulkhead. There is a double quarter berth to port. Good light and ventilation are provided by both reading and dome lights, courtesy lights, multiple opening ports w/screens, deck hatches, and the companionway. The interior grab rails make movement below decks safe and secure in a seaway.
The galley straddles the companionway with storage galore, stainless steel sink near center line with a cold water foot pump, hot and cold pressure water with a 10 gallon, 110v AC/engine heated hot water heater, and a gimbaled, three burner Gas Systems CNG stove with oven to starboard. The large, insulated ice box is to port just forward of the nav station and aft of the settee.
The forward facing navigation station is to port at the front of the quarter berth with a 30”X42” chart table. There are additional storage drawers under and cabinet outboard. 110V outlet added. (2021)
• Private double cabin in vee-berth
• Double berth, starboard settee (extends to queen accommodations)
• Double berth, quarter berth port side behind navigation station
• Single berth above port side settee
• Sleeps 5 – 7 people
• Full beam head with in-head shower
• Hiller range – 3 burner propane gimbled stove with oven and broiler
• Stainless steel sink with foldable faucet (2021)
• Ice box – 9 cu ft across from galley on port side
• Raymarine ST60 Plus depth system
• Raymarine ST60 Plus speed system
• Datamarine wind speed & direction
• Nova+ VHF marine radio
• Navigation center: 30” x 42” chart table, LED light (2021) & 110V outlet (2021)
• Garmin GPSMAP Multifunction 9" Display w/ BlueChart G3 and LakeVu G3
• Autopilot: Raymarine ST4000 MKII w/ Raymarine Wireless Remote S100
• Ritchie ST-5 5” steering compass on pedestal
• Raytheon radar, mast mounted, with raster scan 50003, model R10K, Serial #L124809
• Fusion MS-RA55 Marine AM/FM Stereo Bluetooth Receiver (2021)
• Inclinometer (2021)
• Brass clock & barometer
• Kent main sail (excellent condition!): 7.38 oz Dacron, 5 full battens, 2 reefs
• Kent genoa (excellent condition!): 150%, 5.18 oz Dacron, Sunbrella RF cover, foam luff tape, marked for reefs at 130% & 100%
• Symmetrical Nylon spinnaker (excellent condition!)
• Storm jib
• Lewmar mainsheet traveler spans the cockpit well, just forward of the wheel
Sail area: 531 sq. ft.
Tartan yachts are known to be sensible but elegant, modern yet enduring. Their beautiful teak interiors are matched to a strong, performance hull. This could serve you well as your family fast cruiser or more.
Personal belongings and tools.