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Aquafibre Ruby 33

  • Located at Bristol
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Year: 1981
LOA: 32.97 ft
Draft: 2.99 ft


  • Make: Aquafibre
  • Model: Ruby 33
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heads: 2
  • Watertank size: 455 Litres
  • Engine Make: Perkins
  • Drive Type: Power
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 182 Litres
  • Cruise Speed: 5 knots
  • Top Speed: 6 knots
  • Price: £39,995
  • Location: In Bristol
  • Year: 1981
  • LOA: 32.97 ft

This beautifully maintained and fitted cruiser is ideal for people who would love to explore the rivers estuaries and canals in comfort and safety
The owners have owned Autumn Mist for eight years. Two years on the Norfolk Broads and then living half a year at a time in Portishead, however over the last three years almost all the time.

She is a very comfortable live aboard boat or equally a great family boat. They have updated much of the interior and double insulated where possible. As can be seen on the equipment list many home comforts. The addition of a 5ft wide bed makes her very cosy. Good 240v circuit system with USB chargers etc. As stated there is a current boat safety certificate. This is required for inland trips and covers the gas, diesel, and electrical systems plus all necessary alarms and fire extinguishers.

Autumn Mist has been and can be used at sea but is best suited for rivers and widebeam canals. With an air draft of only 7ft 3ins she is able to go where many motor boats can't because they have too much air draft.

From Portishead the cruises they have taken are Penarth, Wales and Weston-super-Mare, up to Sharpness for the Sharpness Gloucester canal and on up the river Seven to Stourport. Also via the River Seven using the upper Avon from Tewkesbury to Stratford on Avon.

The other very enjoyable route is from Portishead to Bristol and joining the Kennett and Avon canal. This takes you to Reading and onto the River Thames. One trip was to London and another Letchlade. Their plan had been to take her from the mouth of the Thames across to France and use on European canals.


Engine: Perkins 4108 (1981)
Output: Hp48 / Kw64
Last serviced May 2022
Cooling : Freshwater heat exchange
Fuel Type : Diesel
Gearbox: Hydraulic
Shaft Drive
Propellor: 3 blade bronze
Bow Thruster - Yes
Cruising Speed 5/6knt
Consumption Approx: 4 L/ph at sea
1.5 Lph - rivers and canals
Morse single leaver dual action engine remote control
Complete engine gauges
Diesel:Tank x 1 steel ( 40 Gal/182Lt )
Water: Tank x 1 s/steel (100gal / 455lt
Pressurised water system
Hot water - Yes

12V system
Batteries x 5
Amp/h 500
Charging: Engine ALternator 55A
Battery charger 20A
Solar Panels x 5
230V Shore power
Navigation lights
Clock Barometer
Windscreen wipers
Heater system air & panel


Lowrance Elite4 Sonar (2016)
Vhf Radio Icom ICM56


Outboard motor bracket
Danforth Anchor
10mx8mm chain
10mx12 mm warp
Dinghy Davits
Boarding Ladder
Fenders approx 10
Boathook Engine spares
Canvas and clear window covers
Roof storage hatches
Large stern Lazarettes

Fire extinguishers manual and automatic
Danforth Anchor
10mx8mm chain
10mx12 mm warp
Bilge pumps x2 electric
lifebuoy x 1
Bouyancy aids x 4
Stern safety rail
Stainless Bowrail


Cabins x 2
Berths 4 ( 2 x Doubles )

L-shaped setee
Folding table
Under bunk storage
sliding window ventilation
Sliding sun roof
Great view window surrounds
Reflective windows for privacy
Opening windows for cool airflow

Cooker: Gas - Four Plate, Grill & Oven
Isotherm Fridge
Stainless steel sink
Daewoo Microwave
Electric kettle & gas kettle
Ample storage drawers and cupboards
Gas dfetector
Assorted crockery and Cutlery

Bathrooms x 2
Hand Basin with water x 2
Shower x 1
Toilet 2
Holding Tank:GRP x 2 Large


Make: Aquafibre Ruby 33
Built : Norfolk
Model: 1981
Reg No. SSR163655

L: 33ft / 10.05m
B: 12ft / 03.66m
D: 03ft / 0.91m

Lat antifoul 2021

Hull: GRP
Deck: GRP
Steering: Hydraulic - Wheel steering and Rudder
Helm: Portside Pilot seat


For a full, detailed specification with additional photographs and direct contact details for the listing office visit our website

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Unless otherwise stated on the specification sheet the following presumptions are made
Sail drive and shaft seals are more than 5 years of age
Fuel and gas hoses and regulators are over 5 years old

NOTE - Please ring our offices prior to visiting, as the boat may be unavailable for viewing or located at a different marina.


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