Built in 1980. GRP construction with aft cockpit, long keel, blue topsides and white superstructure, bermudan sloop rig, wheelhouse and 4 berth interior with full headroom. Topsides professionally re-sprayed by Tollesbury Marina in 2016.
Colvic Craft, Essex
LOA 28' 6" (8.7m)
Beam 10' 0" (3.0m)
LWL 25'9" (7.9m)
Draft 4' 0" (1.2m)
Headroom 6' 1" (1.9m)
Displacement approx 7.5 tons
Colvic Watson 28'6", 1980, motor sailer, superb example, 2005 Beta Marine 43hp diesel, 2012 Vetus Bow Thruster, Raymarine ST3000 pilot, Garmin 750S Plotter, furling genoa, mainsail with Stack Pack & lazyjacks, lovely interior, recent re-spray!
Beta Marine 43hp inboard diesel engine (2005) with fresh water heat exchanger. 260 litre fuel capacity in 2 130 litre tanks, shaft drive too 3 blade bronze propeller. Cruising speed under engine around 5.5 knots with a maximum speed of around 7 knots. Engine service 2017/8.
Vetus 60 KGE Bowthruster (2012).
Galvanic isolator. 150 Watt inverter. Sterling Alternator to battery controller (new 2014), charging to 3 x 115 amp/hr and one 85 amp/hr 12v batteries. NASA battery monitor.
Compass, NASA Target 2 echo sounder, Standard Horizon GX1700F DSC VHF radio, Sony FM/AM radio, windvane at masthead, Raymarine ST3000 autopilot, Garmin GPS Map 750S chart plotter with sounder, JRC 1000 radar, Furuno NX-300 navtex, Furuno GP31 GPS, NASA AIS, clock and barometer, navigation lights and steaming light.
2 horseshoe lifebuoys with lights, recovery sling mounted on pushpit, 4 fire extinguishers, fire blanket, NASA gas detector, smoke detector, 2 electric bilge pumps and 1 manual bilge pump plus auto bilge pump (new but not fitted).
Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and guardwires, forward storm deck hatch (2014), Vetus deck horn, summer and winter cockpit covers (one new 2014), winter hatch covers, flag staff, mast steps, cockpit cushions, boarding ladder, Vetus hydraulic wheel steering in wheelhouse, screen demister, spinnaker pole, 2 sheet winches and 2 halyard winches, outboard bracket on pushpit, 15kg Bruce main anchor with 45 metres of 8mm chain, electric anchor windlass with canvas cover, 2 boat hooks, 2 winch handles, 4 mooring warps, 4 fenders.
Mainsail (2000) with stack pack mainsail cover and lazyjacks. Sailspar genoa roller reefing system with furling No 1 genoa (2014). Cruising chute (20014). Alloy mast & boom, all lines led aft to cockpit, stainless steel standing rigging replaced 2011-12.
Mikuni MY16 hot air heating. 240v shore power with battery charger. Galley has a Nelson Spinflow gas cooker with 2 burners, oven and grill (2014), various pots, pans, cutlery and crockery, gas water heater providing hot water, freshwater from 10 gallons tank. Separate heads compartment with marine toilet (Jabsco Compact 2014). 10 gallon holding tank. Grey upholstery (new 2014) with curtains and carpet tiles. Oil lamp.
4 berths in 2 cabins plus wheelhouse. Her forward cabin has 2 vee berths and her saloon seating converts to a double.
"Three Jays" was purchased by her current owner in 2015 and a survey report is available from October 2015. She was much updated by the previous owner including a new galley, refurbished interior with new upholstery. She has the added benefit of recent Beta 43hp diesel and Vetus bowthruster. Her present owner had the hull re-sprayed by Tollesbury Marina in 2016 and has sailed her from a pontoon berth at Tollesbury Marina with his children and grand children, telling us that she has proved to be a safe, comfortable and reliable boat.