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Colvic Watson 26/8 Custom Wheelhouse
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Colvic Watson 26/8 Custom - Boat Details

An unfinished project from new, the owners widow will consider any sensible offers.

This custom version of the well sought after Colvic Watson 26 is a long term unfinished project from new.
As far as we know, based on the 26 hull, with additional bowsprit etc she is 28 feet long.
Now sitting untouched for a number of years she is in need of a new owner to make her shipshape.

A solidly constructed motor sailer 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.

She has a custom built deck-house constructed from selected hardwoods.
Inside she has been completed with lots of teak woodwork and has full standing headroom everywhere.

The 1.5 litre BMC shaft drive engine has only done a very small number of hours since new, mainly only to move her to a new boatyard and would typically give a top speed of around 8 knots.

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Boat Specs:

Hull : GRP
Year : 1976
Berths : 4
LOA : 28' 6" (8.7m)
LOD : 26' 0" (7.9m)
Beam : 11' 0" (3.4m)
Draft : 3' 4" (1m)
Keel : Long/Bilge
Rig : Bermudan
Engine Type : Thornycroft BMC
Engine : 1.5 litre 35 HP
Fuel : Diesel
Fuel Capacity : 12 gallons
Engine Hours : 370
Water : 10 gallons
Location : Lancashire


Fore cabin with double berth.
Heads compartment to port.
Hanging locker and storage shelves to starboard.
Saloon with 2 single berths
Masses of storage space.
Wheelhouse with excellent visibility.

Additional Info:

The Colvic Watson is well known as 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.

This particular one was a long term hobby project that was never finished and now need to go to a new home.

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Listing started in October 2014

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