Sailing yachts

Ebbtide Bermudan Cutter

(REF: 18283)


  • Designer: Pape, Alan
  • Builder: Heritage Boatyard, Kidderminster.
  • Year: 1994
  • Location: Devon
  • Length on deck: 34'6"
  • Beam: 10'5"
  • Draft: 5'8"

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Wooden Ships Comments on this Ebbtide bermudan cutter

Alan Pape Ebbtide with a counter stern, built at the Heritage Boatyard in Kidderminster under the supervision of a professional Marine Engineer in 1991/1992, and launched in 1994.

The Ebbtide is a popular and highly regarded blue water design from the hand of the successful Cornish designer Alan Pape.  These boats are tough, capable and very spacious below decks making them excellent blue water cruiser and live aboard yachts.

This boat has had a lot of refit work in recent years including hull plating, epoxy coating and new standing rigging.  She has recently been ashore for a thorough paint job and is currently looking very smart.

These immensely capable boats are not to be underestimated, and with their attractive lines, counter stern and nice sheer it is not surprising that they are so highly sought after.  Full list of refit works in recent years available but she now requires more remedial work to bring her up to extended cruising condition.


Length on Deck               34’6″

Beam                                 10’5″

Draft                                  5’8″




Welded steel plate hull, deck and coachroof.   Hull and deck 4mm.  Keel plate 10mm with 5mm sides.  Cockpit, rudder and coachroof top 3mm.  Coachroof sides 4mm.

Spray foam insulation on the inside of the decks and topsides.  Replating and welding repairs to the underwater hull were professionally carried out in 2011 under the supervision of a surveyor.

Internal lead ballast of 2.4 tons inside the keel box.

Steel plate coachroof with aluminium framed windows.

Deep self draining cockpit with thwarts either side and a bridge deck, teak gratings.  Whitlock wheel steering.  Emergency tiller.

Seawolf 12v anchor winch.




Deck stepped bermudan cutter rig on alloy spars by Francespar Isomat.    Very substantial stainless standing rigging designed for severe weather sailing.  All rigging new in 2011 and hardly used since.  The mast fittings and furling gear were also overhauled in 2011.

Staysail and Jib on roller furling systems.  (Plastimo and Nemo)

Heavy duty fully battened mainsail, slab reefing.    All sails believed to be 1994 by Nicolson Hughes, Rosneath but have been lightly used.

2 x Lewmar self tailing cockpit winches.  2 x Lewmars ST winches on coachroof deck.    3 x halyard jammers either side of the main hatch.



Perkins Perama M35 3cyl fresh water cooled 34hp diesel, 1994.  Hirth gearbox.

Single lever controls to a fixed 3 blade bronze propeller gives 6 knots cruising speed.  SS shaft.

Engine lifted out in 2013 – new alternator, exhaust elbow, sump pan and engine mounts.

3 x 12 volt batteries, total of 330ah for engine starting and domestics.  Charging from engine alternator or installed shore power system.

Rutland 913 wind generator – wiring and instruments installed but the generator has not been deck stepped to date.

Integral fuel tank in the aft end of the keel box

Hot water calorifier.




Very spacious accommodation with 5 berths in total including a double in the fore cabin, 2 saloon settee berths and a quarter berth.

Steps down over the engine box with the quarter berth and chart desk to starboard and galley to port.

Galley has a gimballed Smev 3 burner gas stove (new 2013),  single stainless sink with pressurised hot and cold water and masses of storage.

Chart desk is forward facing with drawers below and a seat.  Switch panel outboard and the chart plotter hung from the deckhead.

Half height bulkheads separate off the main saloon with a central mahogany dropleaf saloon table and port and starboard saloon berths.  To port is a small pilot berth, suitable for children but more likely storage.  Pansy charcoal stove on the forward bulkhead.

Starboard side passageway going forward with a large hanging locker to starboard and large heads compartment to port.  Heads has a Jabsco manual sea toilet (new 2014) which pumps directly overboard, a hand basin and shower with pressurised hot and cold water.  Shower drains into a sump tank with electric pump out.

Forward into the fore cabin with a double berth, full standing headroom and storage space.  Chain locker accessible through a drop down hatch.



Full specification and details available upon request





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