Mark Cameron Yachts

Nauticat 331


Very well presented late example



Lying: Inverness, Highland, United Kingdom

General Information

Manufacturer/ModelNauticat 331
DesignerKaj Gustafsson
New or UsedUsed
Sale StatusAvailable
LyingInverness, Highland, United Kingdom


Hull ConstructionGRP hull
Keel TypeFin Keel


EngineYanmar 4JH2-DTE marine diesel engine. 75hp @ 3200RPM 4 cylinder, turbo charged, indirectly cooled. Yanmar mechanical reversing marine gearbox. Single lever, dual station, Morse controls with safety lock-out on internal throttle Manual sump drain pump for
Engine Hours2976
Fuel Capacity500l


Drinking Water Capacity450l


A development of the Nauticat 33 which established the Nauticat brand. The Nauticat 331 sports a modern fin and skeg type configuration below the waterline; providing improved sailing performance in all conditions Internally the joinery work is finished to a high standard with good headroom throughout the accommodation.

Purchased by her current owner lying in Germany in 2019 VITA has been in the UK since 2020 and is a UK VAT paid vessel. With her standard layout she boats a double cabin forward, twin aft cabin, occasional double in the saloon and a single heads. Ideally suited to cruising in the UK her inventory highlights include:

Underwater hull coated with epoxy as preventative treatment in 2019
Yanmar 4JH2-DTE marine diesel engine 75hp
Rope Cutter (2019)
MaxPower bowthruster
Raymarine autopilot with hydraulic drive unit
Mastervolt Smart Charger
Solara solar panel x2 with independent Solara charge controllers
Victron Phoenix Inverter
Raymarine ST60+ navigation instrumentation
Axiom Plus 9 chartplotter display mounted in NavPod (2021)
Raymarine e127 HybridTouch chartplotter / radar display
Raymarine Quantum radar scanner
Raymarine AIS700 Transciever (2020)
Webasto diesel fired, blown air heating system
12VDC LCD TV’s x2 with Glomex masthead antenna
Ultra stainless steel anchor on 50m chain rode
Lofrans Tigres windlass, 12VDC, electric anchor windlass

Lying afloat on her berth in Inverness Marina in the North East of Scotland the Nauticat 331 VITA is available for immediate viewing by prior appointment.


Hull Construction:
Single piece GRP moulding
Hand consolidated laminate
GRP moulded structural frames and stringers
GRP engine beds with steel inserts to take engine mounts.
Plywood bulkheads, finished with a teak veneer, fully bonded to hull
Original gelcoat finish externally with white topsides and blue style stripes
Underwater hull coated with epoxy as preventative treatment in 2019
Underwater hull finished in navy antifouling.

Deck & Superstructure Construction:
Single piece GRP moulding incorporating superstructure and cockpit.
Reinforced in way of deck fittings.
Stainless steel bowsprit
Teak capping rail to finish gunwhale
Windows of toughened safety glass in anodised alloy frames.
White gelcoat finish to moulding
Decks finished with laid teak decks

Keel & Rudder:
Fin and skeg type underwater profile
Lead ballast keel
Acid proof keel bolts.
GRP moulded skeg supporting semi-balanced rudder
Stainless steel rudder stock and internal structural rudder framework


Yanmar 4JH2-DTE marine diesel engine.
75hp @ 3200RPM
4 cylinder, turbo charged, indirectly cooled.
Yanmar mechanical reversing marine gearbox.
Single lever, dual station, Morse controls with safety lock-out on internal throttle
Manual sump drain pump for changing engine oil

Maintenance & Performance:
Engine last serviced Spring 2023 (little use 2023 season)
Heat exchanger stripped cleaned and tube-stack replaced 2021
Cruising speed under engine 7kts
Recorded engine running hours @ September 2023 – 2976hrs

Stainless steel propshaft
Volvo Penta dripless shaft seal (2020)
Rope Cutter (2019)
3 blade bronze propeller

Capillano hydraulic steering system
Dual station

Bow Thruster:
Single station Joy-stick control at external helm station

Raymarine ST6002 control head x2, one at each helm station
Raymarine course computer
Raymarine hydraulic drive pump


Voltage systems:
12VDC onboad power system
240VAC shore power system

Shore Power:
Factory fitted, hardwired system.
RCD protected.
Ring main with selection of euro 2 pin sockets, battery charger and water heater.

Battery Banks:
Engine Battery – 1x 12VDC, 140Ah AGM (2021)
Domestic Batteries – 3x 12VDC, 140Ah AGM (2021)

Single engine driven alternator

Battery Charger:
Mastervolt Smart Charger
230VAC – 12VDC, 50amp, 3 output

Solar Panels:
Two coachroof mounted panels
Each panel with dedicated Solara charge controller

Victron Phoenix Inverter Compact
12VDC – 230VAC, 1600w

Battery Monitoring:
Voltmeter and ammeter

Windscreen wipers on all three forward facing wheelhouse windows
12VDC charging sockets in cabins and at helm station


Fresh Water:
Pressurised hot and cold water systems
Faucets provided in galley and heads.
Dedicated shower fitting provided within heads
Hot water provided from calorifier heated from engine cooling water or immersion heater

Salt Water:
Salt water tap at galley sink

Bilge Pumps:
Manual bilge pump
Electric bilge pump


Twin diesel tanks
Stainless steel tank construction
Approximate capacity of each tank 250ltrs
Approximate total capacity 500ltrs

Fresh Water:
Single fresh water tank.
Polyethylene tank construction
Approximate total capacity 450ltrs

Black Water:
Single tank
GRP tank construction
Approximate total capacity 80ltrs

Isotherm insulated tank
Heated by engine cooling water or 230VAC immersion heater

Tank Monitoring:
Tank gauges for fuel and water tanks.


On Deck:
Depth – Raymarine ST60+
Speed/Log – Raymarine ST60+
Wind – Raymarine ST60+
Plotter/Radar – Axiom Plus 9 multifunction display mounted in NavPod (2021)
Radar – Raymarine Quantum digital scanner
Magentic Compass

Below Decks:
Plotter/Radar – Raymarine e127 HybridTouch display

Communications Equipment:
AIS – Raymarine AIS700 Transciever (2020)
Navtex – Furuno NX300


Cooker – Eno 2 burner gas cooker and oven, gimbal mounted
Fridge – Top-loading, built in fridge with 12VDC air cooled compressor
Microwave – Altus 230VAC microwave
Double stainless steel sink
Mixer tap
Sea water tap

Toilet – Jabsco manual marine toilet
Shower stall
Wash hand basin
Mixer tap
Dedicated shower fitting

Webasto diesel fired, blown air heating system
Thermostatic cabin controller
Outlets in cabins, saloon and heads

Sony DAB/FM/MW/LW/Bluetooth head unit
Speakers within saloon and in cockpit
Reflexion 12VDC LCD TV with DVD player x2. 1 in saloon and 1 in aft cabin
Glomex masthead TV antenna

Overhead lighting throughout interior
Reading lights in cabins
Engine space lighting
Lights within some lockers


Summary of Accommodation:
Nauticat 331-036, standard internal layout
Double cabin forward
Linear galley
Heads compartment
Lower dinette converting to occasional double berth
Deck saloon
Double aft cabin

Accommodation Finish:
Joinery work below decks of high-quality teak constructed of veneered plywood with solid teak trims.
Varnished satin finish to all joinery work.
Soles of traditional teak and holly styling, finished with varnish.
White laminate worktops with varnished teak fiddles and trims in galley
Laminate finish to bulkheads and joinery units in head with varnished teak trims.
Tiled sole in heads
Headlining in white textured panels with varnished teak trims between
Base cushion covers for wheelhouse and dinette cushions in matching fabric to upholstery

Description of Accommodation from Forward:

Forward Cabin:
Two single berths in V-formation
Infill section to create double berth
Shelves running the length of the bunks outboard overhead
Standing room between bunks
Bin type storage lockers beneath starboard bunk and forward section

Forward Heads:
Inboard facing manual marine toilet mounted aft outboard
Corner wash hand basin unit forward, outboard
Vanity locker outboard of toilet

Located to port side opposite galley
Thwartships bench seating facing fore and aft
Lockers and bookshelf outboard to seating
Thwartships table which can be dropped down to create occasional double berth.
Privacy curtain to screen area from galley

Linear galley running along starboard side of passage way between saloon and forward cabin
Gimbal mounted gas cooker mounted forward with worktop infill to cover when not in use
Worktop extending aft with inset double stainless steel sink aft
Top loading fridge fitted below worktop section between cooker and sink
Microwave built in above sink
Selection of locker and drawers beneath worktop and above outboard

Helm station to starboard forward with engine controls and nav instrumentation mounted around helm station.
Chart table working area to port side forward with chart storage under working area
Sliding door to access starboard side deck immediately outboard of helm station
L-shaped settee outboard to port aft, drop in extension to extend settee forward over seating
Adjustable height table in way of settee
Sliding door to access port side deck immediately forward of seating.
Storage unit aft to starboard with counter top, lockers and switch panel below

Aft Cabin:
Accessed via companionway to starboard side of saloon.
Single berths outboard to port and starboard, extending forward below deck saloon
Counter top unit between bunks with locker beneath.
Coutertop spanning width of cabin aft of bunks with access to steering gear beneath and locker above aft
Bin type storage lockers beneath both bunks


Deck stepped, single spreader, masthead ketch rig.
Mast and spars of silver anodised alloy, manufactured by Selden Masts
Stainless steel standing rigging
Furlex 200S roller reefing system on forestay
In-mast roller reefing mainsail
Slab reefing mizzen
Rod kicker for main mast boom.
Spinnaker pole
Lines lead aft to cockpit
Mast mounted radar reflector
Lazyjacks for mizzen masts
Harken genoa tracks and cars
Harken mainsheet track and car system
Primary Winches – 2x Harken 40, two-speed, self-tailing
Mainsail Winch – 1x Harken 16, single-speed, self-tailing
Main Mast Halyard Winches – 2x Andersen 12, two-speed, self-tailing
Mizzen Mast Halyard Winch – 1x Andersen single-speed

White sails valet winter 2022/23
Mainsail – White Dacron, roller reefing
Genoa – White Dacron, roller reefing
Mizzen – White Dacron, single slab reef
Storm Jib

Canvas Work:
Mizzen Cover – Stackpack type cover with mast boot and lazy jacks
Windscreen Sun Cover
Deck hatch covers
Cockpit Cushions with backrests

Anchoring & Mooring:
Bower Anchor – Ultra stainless steel anchor on 50m chain rode
Kedge Anchor – Delta on chain and warp
Anchor Windlass – Lofrans Tigres windlass, 12VDC, 1000w with foot button controls on foredeck and wireless remote control. Windlass stripped, serviced and rebuilt in 2019
Mooring Warps – Selection
Fenders - Selection

Stainless steel bowsprit with hardwood tread panels and fixed bobstay
Double bow rollers mounted on bowsprit
Additional bow roller mounted on top of bow sprit for picking up moorings.
Anchor self-stowing in dedicated roller built into starboard side of bowsprit
Stainless steel stanchions supporting teak grabrail with lower stainless steel guardwire
Guardwire gates to port and starboard sides
Single fender baskets to port and starboard forward, secured to stanchions
Deck mounted alloy mooring cleats forward, midships and aft
Deck mounted anchor windlass with chain self-stowing into anchor locker
Access to anchor locker on deck via hatch forward of windlass
Dorade vent box around base of main mast with stainless steel protection rail
Stainless steel grabrails running length of deck house roof to port and starboard
Aft cockpit with GRP moulded seating to port and starboard with lockers beneath seating
External helm station mounted on aft end of deckhouse, centrally.
Axiom plotter mounted to starboard side of helm in swivelling NavPod
Navigation instrumentation displays mounted within instrument cluster moulded into deckhouse roof forward of mizzen mast
Swimming/Boarding ladder which can be fitted to port and starboard rails or on pulpit forward for bow-too mooring
Outboard storage bracket on aft rail
Fender baskets mounted to port and starboard sides of aft rail
Stern mounted stainless steel swimming ladder with fold down lower section
Teak Passarellle mounting centrally at stern.


General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferafts, Epirbs, fire extinguishers and flares etc. are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on-board as part of the sale of a used vessel may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owners specific needs.

Navigation Lights:
Masthead tri-colour and anchor light
Steaming light
Navigation lights

Life saving:
Liferaft – 6 person cannister. (Next service due 2025)
EPIRB – ACR Global fix
Horseshoe lifebuoy with light x2

In this case we are acting as brokers only.
The Owner is not selling in the course of a business. whilst every care has been taken in their preparation , the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The Purchaser is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at their expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part.
This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice

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