1981, Colvic Countess 28, WONDERFUL EXAMPLE, ready to launch, new 2018 Epoxy treatment below the waterline, topsides just polished and boat antifouled, well equipped and ready to sail!
1981. GRP construction with white topsides and superstructure, aft cockpit, tiller steering, 6 berths in 2 cabins, bermudan sloop rig.
Colovic Craft Ltd and maurice Jones, Rushden.
Displacement approx 6.71 tons
Slab reefing mainsail with mainsail cover. Genoa roller reefing system with furling No 1 Genoa. No 1 Jib. Alloy mast and boom by Proctor. Stainless steel standing rigging.
Yanmar twin cylinder 15hp inboard diesel engine (1981). 12 gallon fuel tank. Alternator charging to 2 x 12v batteries. Shaft drive to 3 blade fixed propeller.
Aerogen wind generator to 12v battery system.
Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and guardwires, blue sprayhood, blue dodgers, boarding ladder, tiller, spare tiller, 2 x Lewmar 30 self tailing sheet winches, 2 x Gibb 7A halyard winches, Lewmar 8 genoa reefing winch, Gibb 7A cockpit winch, outboard bracket on pushpit, CQR anchor with chain, Simpson Lawrence manual anchor windlass, twin bow roller, midships cleats, mooring warps and fenders.
Plastimo compass, Seafarer 701 echo-sounder, Standard Horizon GX1500E DSC VHF radio, FM/AM radio, windvane at masthead, Autohelm tillerpilot, radar, NASA Navtex, Phillips GPS, radar reflector, clock and barometer, navigation lights and masthead lights.
Horseshoe lifebuoy with bracket on pushpit, fire extinguisher, manual bilge pump.
Her galley has a Flavel Vanessa gas cooker with 2 burners, oven and grill (gas safety check May 2018), icebox, water supply to sink from approx 20 gallon tank. Her separate heads compartment has a Par marine toilet with cold water pressurised shower and shower grating. Fabric upholstery, curtains.
6 berths in 2 cabins with 2 vee berths in the forward cabin, 2 single settee berths in the saloon, one of which converts to a double and a single quarter berth.
"Pride of Orwell" has been based at Titchmarsh Marina from new. She has always been well looked after and is a truly lovely example of these very roomy family boats. The interior joinery is particularly nice with great attention to detail. She has just undergone a full Gelshield epoxy treatment below the waterline, her topsides have been polished, her hull antifouled and she is ready to launch!