Volker 1000 - Mariposa


Boat Description

Mariposa is a great example of a capable and dynamic Dutch Motor Sailor, well constructed by experienced Dutch boat builders, this Volker 1000 (designed by A Volker) was built in the Brevar yard in 1976 and is powered by a Ferguson 60 HP Inboard Engine, the twin helm positions offer comfortable sailing even on wet days whilst the the integrated Raymarine navigation system is a great addition, perfect for coastal cruising or even inland waterway exploration (De Masting A frame Included) recent survey available on request or to arrange a viewing please contact info@deanandholland.com or 01702 599018.


Vessel Name


Vessel Type

Motor Sailor





Length (LOA)

32.10 ft


10.60 ft


7500 KG


3.11 ft

Construction Material

Dutch Steel

Hull Configuration


Keel Type

Long Keel

Year Built


Engine Make & Model

Ferguson 60 HP

Number of engines





Sutton Wharf Rochford

LOA 32.10 ft
Beam 10.6 ft
Draft 3.11 ft
Displacement 7500 KG
Ballast Weight 1700 KG
Year of Construction 1976
Headroom 6 ft
Steel Construction
Long Keel
Hydraulic Wheel Steering
Hollow Spade rudder
Designer A Volker
Builder Brevar (Holland)
Hull Colour Black (Last painted 2020)
Cabin/Deck Painted 2022
Last Antifouled 2020
Cruising Speed 6 Knots
Max Speed 8 Knots
Last Survey April 2017

Ferguson Inboard Engine
60 HP
Fresh Water/Indirect Cooling
4 Cylinder
Shaft Drive to 3 Bladed Fixed Propellor
PRM Hydraulic Gear Box
Last Serviced in 2020 by Steve Argent
Consumption 3.25L Per Hour (Approx)
Morse Controls

12 V Ships System
240 V Shore Power System
2 x 12 V 110 AH Domestic Batteries (Lead) – 3 Years Old
1 x 12 V 110 AH Engine Start Battery (Lead) – 10 Months Old
Sterling Battery Charger/Victron Solar Charging/Alternator Charging

Fuel 390 Ltr (2 x 195 Ltr Stainless Steel Tanks)
Water 370 Ltr (2 x 185 Ltr Stainless Steel Tanks) + 2 x 40 L Plastic tanks.

Bermudan Mast Head Ketch Rig
Aluminium Spars (Tabernacle Mounted)
Stainless Steel Standing Rigging (Manual backstay Adjuster)
A Frame/Mast Lowering System
2 x Sheet Winches
1 x Halyard Winches
Mainsail – Slab Reefed
Mizzen- Slab Reefed
Genoa – Hanked
Jib – Hanked

5 Berths in 2 cabins plus the Saloon
1 Single
2 Doubles
1 Heads

Forward Cabin – Double Berth/Two Single Berths, Storage.

Heads – Composting Toilet, Storage.

Saloon – Sofas (Single Berth), Dining Table, Ample Storage.

Aft cabin – Double Berth, Storage.

Galley – Gas Oven/Stove (3 Burners) Stainless Steel Sink (With Pressurised Cold Water)

1 x CQR Anchor
30 M Chain (Approx)
Simpson Lawrence Sea Tiger 555 Manual Windlass
Boarding Ladder
Deck Lights

Raymarine Integrated Navigation System
Raymarine Auto Pilot
Raymarine Depth Sounder (Wheelhouse)
Nasa Depth Sounder (Exterior Helm Position)
Raymarine Log
Raymarine ITC 5 Chartplotter
Raymarine Radar
Raymarine 49SE DSC VHF

2 x Fire Extinguishers (Require Service)

2 x Fire Blankets

Life Raft (Need Servicing)

Radar Reflector

1 x Electric Bilge Pump