Offers are invited for this little used and comfortable cruiser. With her very economical diesel engine and efficient sailing rig she is perfect for sailing the islands and getting away from it all!
A very good example of the Colvic UFO manufactured by in 1975 to the Holman & Pye design. The hull lay in a boatyard until 1997 when construction was finally completed and the boat first launched.
She has been wintered on land every year since then with the exception of winter 2011.
Even since her first launching she has been only lightly used and has exceptionally low hours on the reliable Petter engine.
She would make a comfortable small cruiser for a couple or small family.
|LOA||: 27' 0" (8.2m)|
|LWL||: 22' 9" (7m)|
|Beam||: 9' 10" (3m)|
|Draft||: 5' 0" (1.5m)|
|Keel||: Short Fin|
|Engine Type||: 6 bhp single cylinder|
|Engine||: Petter Mini 6|
|Fuel Capacity||: 30 litres|
|Engine Hours||: 100|
|Water||: 30 litres|
|Location||: Loch Fyne|
Heads compartment with Basic sea toilet, hand wash basin with hand pumped water supply.
Stainless Steel sink with hand water pump, Optimus two ring and grill gas hob (flame failure device operating on one ring only)
Butane gas cylinder [4.5kg] with bubble leak tester and pressure regulator in gas locker in cockpit.
Crusader foresail (2005)+ Facnor Roller reefer (2005). Original mainsail marked with ?2095C?. Two original genoa foresails [No1 & No 3] with forestay etc. removed when roller reefer fitted. Flagholder & red ensign flag for stern.
Navico RT6500S VHF radio with hand mike; basic NASA depth sounder and log. Stereo radio/cassette player fitted.
12v Two 90Ah (approx) batteries)
Double ended Gibbs tethers (3 sets). Floating rope man overboard recovery kit; Two triple pulley assembly for recovery from water using halyard. Underwater inspection tube. Spare tiller.
Inflatable Avon dinghy, 3 person with oars and pump.
Four plastic trestles for handling and winter storage of mast, 750mm high.
6x white fenders;2x blue fenders; one step fender for mid-ships embarkation
10kg Bruce Anchor with approx. 38m depth marked chain and recovery float & riser.
Spare 10kg anchor with appropriate chain etc. in locker
A Mooring is available, consisting of two 20kg Bruce type anchors, ground chain, riser and all swivels and shackles replaced with new in 2010. All floats, junk etc. in good condition. This assembly is currently laid approximately 250m off the moorings association slip and bears a Crown Estate mooring tag. The moorings association should be approached to request allocation of the mooring site to a new owner but it is believed likely that such a request would be granted.
Visited and photographed by Rob White for Western Horizon Yachts, Scotland
Listing started in February 2014
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