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Odyssey was built in 1981 on the Saanich Peninsula on Vancouver Island. The vessel was designed by Bill Garden and looks like a smaller sister of the Fast Passage 39.
Odyssey Yachts built a number of these yachts, getting the reputation for sturdy build, and good quality craftmanship.
Circumnavigation does not seem a problem for these boats. Nor does island hopping.
This is a good looking 33 footer with lots of charm and ability.
Builder: Saturna Yachts on the Saanich Peninsula
Designer Bill (William) Garden
Model: Offshore (NOT the Pilothouse with the large windows)
Hull Fiberglass with Kledgecell foam core
Hull Deck Joint Polysulphide sealing with stainless steel nuts and bolts
Hull speed 6.8 knots
Displacement 18500 Lbs.
Ballast 5000 Lbs. lead
Keel: Long (2/3) Fin - Encapsulated
Rudder: Semi skeg
Water 66 US gal
Fuel: 35 US gal- Aluminum tank
Holding tank: 30 US gal.
Sails: 140% Genoa on Profurl (1999)
Mainsail with three reefs
Quick Reefing winch system on boom.
Mainsail cover plus a spare mainsail cover (2 covers)
Gennaker (bottom two panels need to be replaced)
Extendable whisker pole mounted on mast-
Preventer lines for main and genoa
Sail Area: 547 sq. ft
Rigging: standing rigging replaced in 2007
running rigging replaced in 2018
Lower shrouds upgraded and strengthened
Chainplates replaced with large stainless steel backing plates
New Mast steps installed 2007
Navigation lights: Regular Nav. light and Tricolour on masthead
Steering: 24" Destroyer wheel with steel cable steering to quadrant
Guard wires and railing: Continuous Stainless Steel tube railing round stanchions.
Rudder: Semi skeg/ Strengthened rudder shoe in 2008
30" stanchions with 1" stainless steel tubing
Two Barlow 25 primary winches non self tailing
Two Barlow winches on mast non self tailing
Capsize factor 1.82
Dspl. Length 310
Ballast/ Disp. 0.37 0.37
Comfort Ratio (Ted Brewer) 32.04
THROUGH HULLS (BRONZE): 2 Cockpit drains
1 raw water engine intake replaced in 2003
Galley 1 sink drain- replaced in 2003
Head: 1 Outflow - Replaced 2018
1 for sink in the head - replaced 2017
ENGINE: 27HP Yanmar: 3GM30F
All motor mounts replaced in spring 2020
1” drive shaft with PPS dripless seal replaced with new in 2020 -
Campbell Sailor Prop; 8" pitch, 17" diameter
spare impeller pump
Cruising speed at 2,700 RPM: 5.5 to 6.5
BILGE PUMPS: Auto electric, -replaced in 2016
Manual: 1 1/4" in cockpit locker
ZINCS: 1" round on drive shaft
2 x 3" pucks on hull
HEAD: Manual, Y valve selector for holding tank vs. overboard discharge
Jabsco macerator -replaced 2021
Vented loops replaced and all hoses inspected in recent years
Shower with wrap around shower curtain.
15' shower hose, long enough to reach the anchor winch through the porthole to hose down the anchor chain
ELECTRONICS: 2012 Chartplotter/ Radar E series. 7" display mounted on steering pedestal
Gimballed Radome mounted on Scanstrut backstay radar mount, aft of backstay
Autohelm 2000- connected to GPS
Tridata: Speed, depth, log
Uniden UM525 DSC -lVHF
6" compass on binnacle (new in 2001) and 3" compass at chart table
Battery Charger 10 amp profesionnal mariner
Two 85 W solarpanels on stainless steel frame over bimini
Four 6 V house batteries - 440 Amps.
One 12 V starting battery
Smart plug and 30 Amp 50' shorepower cord.
1000 watt pure sine wave inverter- 2018
INTERIOR: Interior rebuilt with teak plywood
Teak cabin sole - 2003
Upholstery Replaced in 2021 with Marine Grade material
Quarter berth rebuilt to house; 6 glal hot water tank, tool box and Engel fridge/freezer
Brass Dickinson diesel heater mounted on bulkhead drawing directly from main tank through heavy duty diesel pump (serviced 2018)
Ecofan for diesel heater
6 gal. hot water heater runs off engine and 110V- water tank was replaced in August 2019
All portholes and interior teak siding replaced in 2016
Custom made mattress in V berth, needs recovering, mattress underlay (creates airflow)
Port holes in water tank
Stereo system with new speakers
Large V berth
Salon table drops down to a large double berth
Good size wet locker with 4 drawers on the side
GALLEY: 3 burner propane stove/ oven “Magic Chef" with solenoid
11 lbs propane tank (new in 2019) in cockpit locker with overboard venting
Water pump: Flojet
Engel Freezer/ fridge MT35F 34 Qrt.
DINGHY: 9’ Grand Pacific Rigid Hull Inflatable - bought new in 2020.
Dinghy comes with hand pump and repair kit
2007- 2 stroke Yamaha 9.9 Outboard. Good condition, mounted on pulpit
Garhauer outboard motor hoist on stern
10 litre outboard motor gas tank
OTHER: Full cockpit enclosure with strata windows, all panels are removable or can be rolled up and secured. 12" X 12" window in bimini so sails can be seen.
Cockpit Cushions replaced with 3" foam vinyl cushions and terry cloth sleeves to protect vinyl
Dodger windows and three side panels replaced with new Strata glass in spring 2020
Edson Steering pedestal with fold down table and cup holders made from solid teak
300' of 5/16" anchor chain with 15 kg. claw (plough) anchor
1" snubber line
Anchor winch Lewmar 1000 - 2013 -mounted on heavy teak block with teak backing block
Anchor chain lock mounted forward of anchor winch.
Heavy duty Samson Post backed with teak block on foredeck.
Man Over Board recovery tackle
Deployable swim - recovery ladder
30 amp shore power
1 fire estinguisher
Aluminum swim ladder
Life ring (old)
Radar reflector on back stay
four (4) Mooring lines and fenders
Teak caprails and handhold rails sanded and treated with "Tropical Teak Oil Sealer" in 2019/ 2020
Odyssey was built in 1981 on the Saanich Peninsula. The vessel was designed by Bill Garden and looks like a smaller sister of the Fast Passage 39.
She has a high flaring bow and canoe stern, she is very sea kindly and has some of the best offshore specifications.
Although the dry weight is 13,500 Lbs., Odyssey came in at 18,000 lbs. in the lift.
The rudder shoe was reinforced and an emergency tiller made in 2008
The interior was virtually rebuilt, the old carpet was removed from the hull and teak plywood installed with insulation between the hull and plywood (bubble stuff)
New upholstery on all interior settees in spring of 2021
The quarter berth houses a 6 gln. hot water tank, an Engel fridge/ freezer and a built- in tool box (very handy)
The two solar panels (85W. each) easily keep up with the daily electrical needs
A new engine was installed in 1999, we put about 1,900 hours on the engine. The engine has been meticulously maintained. A full maintenance log is available for all work done on the vessel.
The Saturna 33' is a solid bluewater vessel. A sistership has been around the world and another two that were sailed extensively off shore.
Odyssey is a wonderful vessel. She is dry in the off season because of the foam cored hull and insulation. The diesel heater keeps everything cozy and warm.
Her sailing qualities are excellent. She is very comfortable in a seaway, does not slam and her motion is kind.
Odyssey would be a great choice for those who either want to venture out in the open ocean or want a comfortable all season coastal cruiser