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Malabar Star
33' Custom Malabar Senior 1956

$ 29,000

This is the famous Malabar Senior. Designed by John Alden as a performance cruiser and built 1956 in Holland by the famous Le Compte Yard. Named “Malabar Star” she is a true classic and has been well maintained. She has updated electronics; power provide by a 16hp Universal Diesel. She has a cold molded hull using African mahogany with fiberglass over, giving her the best of both types of construction.

A classic wood boat on the inside, with a fiberglass hull for years of service. She is sloop rigged and ready for voyaging. An added bonus she is sold with a 3 axle trailer! Don’t miss out on history…


  • Builder: Custom
  • Model: Malabar Senior
  • Location: Port Angeles Boathaven, Washington, United States
  • Type: Sail
  • LOA: 33 ft 0 in
  • Display Length: 33 ft
  • Price: $ 29,000
  • Beam: 9' 9"
  • Category: Antique and Classics
  • Water Capacity: 40 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 20 gals
  • Engine Details: Universal 5416
  • Engine 1: 1970 0.00 HRS 16.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel

Malabar Star has a traditional layout featuring 2 facing settees ahead of the galley. A 3 burner propane stove is the port and the sink and icebox to starboard. Numerous lockers and shelves throughout. A Dickinson propane heater is located on the forward starboard bulkhead.To port is the head all the way forward is a traditional v-berth. Headroom is approximately 6’2”.

  • 3-Burner Propane Stove W/Oven
  • (2) 5gl Propane Tanks
  • 40gl Fresh Water Tank
  • Manual Fresh & Saltwater Pumps
  • Furuno 1750 Radar
  • Garmin GPS
  • Icom M402 VHF
  • 110/12 Electrical System
  • Solar Panel w/BP-Solar Charger
  • Simrad Tiller Autopilot
  • Manual and Automatic Bilge Pumps
  • 45lb CQR Anchor with chain/rode
  • 35lb Danforth Anchor
  • Manual Windlass
  • Cockpit Dodger
  • Mainsail, Jib, Storm Jib, Spinnaker
  • Pathfinder Roller Furling
  • Full Boat Cover

*Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

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.


Our Custom listing is a great opportunity to purchase a very nice 33' Malabar Senior. She is currently listed with United Yacht Sales broker Michael Swirski who can answer all questions about the boat for you. Please don't hesitate to reach out to our team of professional yacht brokers to schedule a showing. There are many yachts listed for sale on the MLS each with a different history. We look forward to helping you complete your search for the perfect boat or yacht for sale.


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