Colvic Watson 32 (Lady Clair) Luxury Ketch Rig (one off professionally fitted out in teak/Mahogany)
A beautifully and tastefully fitted out Colvic motor sailor Ketch rig with her powerful 84hp Ford Thorncroft diesel engine providing the option to either sail or let the engine gently push you along at a economically pace.
Good off shore coastal sailing boat providing the opportunity and potential to go ocean sailing.
Colvic is a well recognised name renowned for quality/strength and reliability. This particular motor sailor is bespoke with no other coming close on quality of fit out and craftsmanship carried out in her. She has good spacious accommodation comprising of; 6 comfortable berths, plus a navigators berth in wheel house and a ¾ berth ideal for grand children or smaller children in master cabin.
The master en-suite is in the carousel stern and has a double berth, sink, wardrobe, pure wool Aximinster carpet and plenty of storage finished throughout in mahogany and new head linings; The vessel also has also been entirely insulated throughout providing comfort all year round. A new Lewmar escape roof light has been fitted.
The forward berth has 2 singles with over 6ft plus leg and head room and professionally hand crafted centre wardrobe/storage area for clothes. The anchor locker located here also has good access and the new Lewmar hatch provides good visibility.
Main Saloon Teak Parquet flooring finished to a very high standard and has seating round the hand crafted solid Oak table for 7/8 adults for easy dining or board games in the wet days. 6 foot plus headroom is throughout the boat.
All upholstery has been carefully replaced including the curtains to a very high standard.
Plenty storage under seats or in the Mahogany wall units and drinks cabinet hand crafted into the walls with the boat name beautifully engraved into the glass doors of the mahogany drinks cabinet.
Galley has propane stainless steel gas 2 burner stove and oven on gimbals with all new gas pipe work replaced and certified. Fridge and full stainless steel sink and drainer cut into Walnut work top.
Plenty of storage for all food stuffs and crockery in weather proof compartments to with stand the wild Scottish weather.
Heads with newly refurbished manual sea toilet, new Blake sea cocks fitted and pipe work. Stainless steel wash hand basin and pressurised hot and cold water throughout to all sinks serviced from the calorifier either heated by electric or via the engine.
Main wheel house has comfortable captains chair with Chart table, red navigation reading lights for at night and full control consul. Good visibility all round, New upholstered cushions and seating for 5/6 round small removable coffee table which can be stowed away and clipped to the roof when not in use.
Under floor has full lift out panels to access the engine providing all round access when required for maintenance. Also below floor is two new 130AH heavy duty batteries charged via the Cetco 300 new charging unit or via the engine. All wiring throughout the boat has been replaced and certified.
Boat is fitted with thru hull transducer connected to new Garmin touch screen plotter/GPS/Depth, Icom 401 DSC VHF, New illuminated Plastimo compass, Furno Radar and all usual engine controls. The winches (2 halyard and 1 sheet) can be operated from the wheel house when under sail to peacefully glide through the water without a sound.
Non slip deck throughout and teak rail stripped back and oiled to reflect the beautiful wood grain and colour. There is a safe wide walkways fenced all round with self-drainage outlets for the wild Scottish weather and sloped wheel house front to reduce the force of waves breaking over the bow. A well proven and tested design for fishing or life boats and developed into the Colvic range. Large open area at Bow and stern for picking up those remote visitor anchor buoys or working the electric windlass from the foot switch. Good open deck spaces to sun bath or watch our beautiful wild life.16kg anchor and 40m of chain.
This is a beautifully and tastefully finished Motor sailor and must be viewed to be fully appreciated .It has all new instruments including new touch screen Garmin plotter. GPS, Depth Thru hull transducer and Log, Plastimo Illuminated compass, fire extinguishers, fire blanket, and ICOM 401 DSC VHF .8 F3 size fenders and stainless steel baskets plus horse shoe life buoy and MOB sling.
Recently Antifouled March 2016 and new McDuff anodes fitted, Engine serviced by Marina engineer and back in water for summer season.
This is not a DIY fit out as some others but a professionally crafted ship with carefully detailing of this very popular ketch suitable for families or to live a board and sail the world.
Sadly Lady Clair is for sale, a once in a life time chance to own something so beautiful and practical for our climate to enjoy safe warm sailing.
She also comes with full history recording her build in 1981 through to present in A4 folders/Manuals and full 2014 survey report with all recommendations satisfactory closed out.