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Model: Colvic Watson 26
Price: £19,000 (GBP)
Year: 1976
Hull: GRP

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Model: Colvic Watson 26
Price: £19,000 (GBP)
Year: 1976
Hull: GRP
LOA: 26' 0" (7.9m)
LWL: 22' 8" (6.9m)
Beam: 9' 0" (2.7m)
Draft: 3' 4" (1m)
Displacement: 11200lbs
Keel: Long/Bilge
Rig: Bermudan
Engine Type: BMC Tempest
Engine: 1.5 litre 35 HP
Fuel: Diesel
Fuel Capacity: 12 gallons
Water: 10 gallons
Location: Loch Fyne, Argyll

Well sought after, solidly constructed motor sailer with professionally rebuilt interior and engine and recent mast rigging and sails. Designed by G.L.Watson and built by Colvic Craft Ltd.
she is constructed with heavy GRP layup and a round bilge heavy displacement long keel hull with bilge keels and lead encapsulated ballast. Inside she has been recently rebuilt to a good standard and has full standing headroom everywhere.
The recently rebuilt 1.5 litre BMC Tempest shaft drive engine has only done 370 hours since rebuild and gives a top speed of ~8 knots, and at 5 knots only uses about 2 litres per hour.


Accommodation:
Fore cabin with double berth. Heads compartment with chemical toilet to port. Hanging locker and storage shelves to starboard. Saloon with 2 single berths Masses of storage space. Wheelhouse with excellent visibility. Full cockpit enclosure.
Galley:
Flavel Cooker with oven, grill and two burners. Stainless steel sink and drainer. Hot and cold pressurised water system.
Sails:
Slab reefing main and roller reefing genoa on alloy mast and spars. Mast spars, rigging and sails all new in 2006

Instruments:
Clipper log Navman compass Echopilot FLS Bronze Clipper Wind Speed
Electrical System:
2x12 volt batteries new in 2008
Equipment:
Canister 4 person liferaft (service due). Warps, fenders, boat hook, anchor and chain with manual windlass. Fire extinguishers including engine room.
Additional Info:
A comfortable and reassuring sea boat with very spacious accommodation for a 26 footer.
A cruising speed of six to seven knots can readily be achieved under power with big fuel savings to be had when motor sailing in suitable conditions.




main photo -

Bows -

Exterior - port side

Stern - and cockpit enclosure

Wheelhouse - and cockpit enclosure

Stern -

Foredeck, anchor and windlass -

Anchor windlass -

Mast base -

Side deck -

Side deck -

Coachroof - and wheelhouse

Anchor and bow roller -

Sail cover -

View Forward -

View forward -

Wheelhouse -

Wheelhouse and cockpit cover -

Cockpit - with covers neatly folded back

Cockpit - with covers up

Helm -

Wheelhouse interior -

Wheelhouse interior -

Doors to wheelhouse -

Galley -

Gas hob, grill and oven -

Sink and drainer -

Wheelhouse view aft -

Saloon from wheelhouse -

Saloon - view forward

Forward cabin - vee berth

Saloon - view aft

Storage opposite heads -

Forward cabin - view aft

Heads compartment - containing portaloo

cockpit access to shaft and engine -

Wheelhouse engine access - Great all round access. Two bolts to remove the central beam.

Engine -

Engine - with steps from saloon removed. Brilliant engine access.

Mast head -

Out of the water - Owners photo

Out of the water - Owners photo

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Model: Colvic Watson 26
Price: £19,000 (GBP)
Year: 1976
Hull: GRP
LOA: 26' 0" (7.9m)
LWL: 22' 8" (6.9m)
Beam: 9' 0" (2.7m)
Draft: 3' 4" (1m)
Displacement: 11200lbs
Keel: Long/Bilge
Rig: Bermudan
Engine Type: BMC Tempest
Engine: 1.5 litre 35 HP
Fuel: Diesel
Fuel Capacity: 12 gallons
Water: 10 gallons
Location: Loch Fyne, Argyll

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