Wauquiez Gladiateur – 1980 – SOLD

Wauquiez Gladiateur for sale. This vessel has been maintained to a very high standard throughout her life with many recent updates by her current owner including: New standing rigging, Raymarine EV-1 Auto Pilot and AIS transponder in 2019, new roller furling in 2018 and new mainsail in 2017 plus much more. The Wauquiez Gladiateur is a wonderful sea-going, cruiser/racer, with very good build quality and a fast but sensible hull shape making her perfect for offshore and local sailing.

 For more details or to arrange your viewing please contact Shearwater Yacht Brokers.

Price £27,500 – Tax Paid Make/Model Wauquiez Gladiateur
LOA 9.99 m/33 ft Hull GRP
Draft 1.8 m/6 ft Engine Volvo Penta D1-30 28hp Diesel
Beam 8.3 m/27 ft Year 1980
Location North Fambridge, Essex.


Built and commissioned in 1980 by Wauquiez Yachts in France

GRP Hull and super structure

Deck, coachroof and cockpit painted with two-pack polyurethane coating, including non skid areas, 2017-18

Fin Keel with Skeg Hung rudder

Hull professionally stripped and treated for osmosis protection and Epoxy coated winter 2012-13

Tiller Steering

Aft Cockpit

New 15mm teak slats installed in cockpit 2017



Machinery and Electrics

Volvo Penta D1-30 28hp Diesel – New 2006 – approx. 850hrs – Serviced annually.

Sail drive – New raw water intake valve 2017

Kiwi feathering prop – Serviced 2019

12v and 240v systems

3 x batteries (2 x 105Ah & 1 x 85Ah)

Batteries switched & charged by engine alternator

Sterling Universal digital 240v battery charger

Victron BMV-700 battery monitor with shunt – New 2017

Shore power with cable



1 x stainless steel fuel tank (approx. 17 gallon)

2 x flexible water tanks (approx. 55 gallons total) – (One new Plastimo flexible water tank and filler pipe 2018)




Sleeps 6 in 2 doubles & 2 singles

Forward cabin with double V-berth, storage & hanging locker

Single aft quarter berth

Saloon port-side settee converts to double berth

Saloon starboard side settee, pulls out 6 inches to form single berth

Oil skin locker next to quarter berth

Beige patterned velour upholstery throughout

Teak interior joinery

>6′ headroom

Heads compartment with Jabsco marine toilet, handbasin with cold water tap



Force 10 Marine gas cooker with oven, twin burners & grill

Icebox converted to fridge with Coolmatic cooling unit

Stainless steel sink

Storage lockers


Rig and Sails

Bermudan Sloop Rig

Stainless steel standing rigging – New 2019

Bronze rigging bottle screws – New 2019

Proctor alloy spars

Furlex 204S roller furling installed – New 2018

Carbon fibre spinnaker pole

Braid on braid running rigging

Slab reefing main (reefing line sheaves in boom replaced 2019)

Selden gas strut kicker

Jockey pole

Emergency forestay with tensioner



Mainsail by Jeckells – New 2017

Mainsail cover – New 2017

Kevlar No.3 battened headsail (good condition)

Light Genoa (No.1) (good condition)

Heavy Genoa (No.2) (good condition)

Cruising Chute (in squeezer)

Storm Jib

Working Jib




Genoa – 2 x Andersen 46ST, 2-speed, self-tailing

Spinnaker Sheet – 2 x Lewmar 40, 2-speed

Halyard – 1 x Lewmar 25, 2-speed & 1 x Lewmar 16, 2-speed

Other – 1 x Lewmar 8 single-speed & 1 x Lewmar 6 single-speed


Deck Gear

Spray dodgers with sail number – New 2016

Forehatch, saloon hatch and sliding companionway hatch, Perspex replaced 2017

Large custom made cockpit tent with windows (creates a full enclosure with good sitting headroom)

Boarding Ladder

Pushpit, pulpit & guardwires with netting

Sun awning

Sprayhood – New 2005

Warps & fenders



Ground Tackle:

35lb CQR anchor

Bruce anchor

Danforth anchor

approx 35m chain (8mm) spliced into 35m warp

Horizon 600/900 Simpson Lawrence Electric Anchor Windlass – New in 2005



2x Plastimo bulkhead compasses new 2015

Raymarine ST60 Tridata Instruments: Wind, Close Hauled Wind, Speed, Depth, Multi repeater at chart table

Vesper XB-8000 Wi-Fi enabled Class-B AIS transponder with auto antenna switcher – New 2019

Garmin 551 GPS Plotter with charts for UK/Ireland

Raymarine EV-1 autopilot with p70s control head and ACU-100 controller – New 2019

Raymarine Tiller drive

All electronics interfaced together via Raymarine Seatalk/SeatalkNG

Furuno GPS

Raymarine 54E DSC VHF (2007)

Metz Manta masthead VHF antenna new 2016 including replacement feeder coax

Nasa Easy Navtex

Sea-Me radar target enhancer

Navigation lights, Nasa LED tri/anchor at masthead


Radio/Cassette player



2 x Lifebuoys

2 x Fire extinguishers

Fire Blanket

2 x manual bilge pumps


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.

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