Sailing BoatsColvicUFO 31United Kingdom
The UFO 31 is a great cruiser racer and this particular UFO 31 has been updated over the last few years including a new Beta 20hp engine 2009, hull epoxied, sprayhood and cockpit cover 2012, Furlex 200S roller reefing system 2015, new sea water pump and new shaft seal in 2019, deck repainted, new aerial, new deck/steam lights, all in 2020. In great condition throughout she is ideal as your first boat. Flying Saucer is a sea-worthy and easy to handle boat even in the rough weather. We were sailing the North-West coast of Scotland. She took us safely as far as St Kilda, Outer Hebrides and North Scotland. Loved, well maintained and very clean boat. Well equipped with good sails and reliable engine. She is a great little boat for exploring the seas.
Builder/Designer Builder: Colvic Craft Ltd Designer: Holman & Pye Air draft: 12.6m+ antenna Tankage Fuel – steel tank: 50 ltr Water: Plastimo flexible water tank 100 ltr (new 2018)
Construction and Deck Gear.
Construction All GRP hull and Deck. Fin Keel Spade Hanging Rudder New rudder blade 2014) Tiller steered. International Micron2, The hull has been washed and polished, shaft's anodes changed In 2012, the hull was stripped and 5 coats of Gelshield epoxy coating applied as a preventative measure against osmosis. Deck gear Navigation lights Mast tricolor and anchor light Deck and steam light, New 2020 Stainless steel pulpit. Stainless steel pushpit Stanchions with twin guard wires. Manual Simpson Lawrence 55 anchor windlass. 35lb CQR anchor with 40mt chain 25lb Bruce anchor with 10mt chain and 30mt warp. Bow roller, and chain mooring buoy bridles. Avon dinghy with oars and Suzuki 2HP outboard engine, last serviced 2017. Various warps and fenders. Boathook. Cockpit Sprayhood 2012.(fully serviced 2020) Full cockpit cover on folding stainless steel frame 2012. Tiller steering + spare tiller. Port and starboard lockers. Gas locker.
Engine and Machinery
ENGINE Beta 20hp diesel engine installed 2009 870 engine hours. Last serviced June 2020 3 bladed bronze propeller, New 2018 Tides Marine shaft seal. New 2019 Johnson sea water pump, New 2019 Electrical Shore power socket with RCD unit Two 110Ah domestic batteries. New 2016 and 2017 One engine battery 2015. Sterling battery management system Invertor Taylors 079K 2.1Kw paraffin cabin heater, last serviced March 2017
Mast Rigging and Sails
Aluminum mast and boom, Proctor Masts Scotland Stainless steel standing rigging – year unknown, last inspected/serviced May 2020 Half-Battened Main sail. Saturn in fair condition, last serviced in 2017 Furling number 1 genoa in very good condition. Last serviced in 2017, New UV strip Spinnaker in good condition. Storm jib in excellent condition Furlex 200S installed with new forestay June 2015 Lazy jacks and main sail cover. Two Lewmar 34 self-tailing winches, New 2011 Two coachroof Lewmar self-tailing16 winches. Two Knowsley spinnaker winches. Two mast Knowsley winches
Sleeps 5-6 in fore-cabin + saloon Forward cabin with V double berth, storage and opening hatch. Going aft, hanging locker to starboard, heads compartment to port. Heads Jabsco sea toilet, Sink, Storage, Cold fresh water supply with manual pump Saloon with bench settees/berths to port and starboard, pilot berth to port side and central dining table with drop leaves. Clock and barometer. Galley to starboard and aft facing chart table to port. Chart table slides away when not in use. ¾ berth under the chart table. Central companionway with engine access under. Galley: Flavel Vanessa two ring gas stove with oven on gimbals. Sink with hot and cold pressurize water system. Storage
Instruments Engine instruments. Radar reflector (not installed) Garmin GPS 152 plotter at chart table Navman DSC VHF radio at chart table (new aerial 2020) Cobra Marine colour plotter 2012 in cockpit NASA Target 2 depth in cockpit. Clipper log in cockpit. Clipper wind speed and direction in cockpit Raymarine tiller pilot 2012. CD radio with saloon speakers. Helm compass Safety equipment Manual and electric bilge pumps SEAGO 4 man liferaft, New 2017 (service due 2020) EPIRB and Flares Danbuoy, Horseshoe lifebuoy and Lifesling 3 Fire extinguishers Manual and electric bilge pumps 1 automatic New 2020 SEAGO 4 person NEW 2017 (due 1st service) Carbon Monoxide Alarm Horn General Outboard Suzuki 2hp, age unknown, last serviced 2017 Dinghy Avon Boathook Searchlight Radio CD Player Clock and Barometer Sprayhood Covercraft Industrial (New 2012) Cockpit Tent Covercraft Industrial (New 2012) Boathook
Additional Service Information
In 2012, the hull was stripped and 5 coats of Gelshield epoxy coating applied as a preventative measure against osmosis. Hull last anti-fouled April 2020 Bilges cleaned and painted March 2015 Deck painted with International Interdeck June 2020 New rudder blade fitted December 2014 Interior cushions renewed 2012. New forward cabin and saloon insulation and lining in 2018 and 2019 Various deck gel coat cracks repairs in 2018, 2019 and 2020 The boat has been fully maintenance every winter out of the water. The hull under the water line has been antifouled every year using International Micron2. The hull has been washed and polished, shaft's anodes changed regularly. New propeller installed in 2018. The mast has been taken down twice for the last 5 years and full check of standing rigging done by the owner. Running rigging taken down and washed annually. New aerial and deck/steam light in 2020. Engine has been serviced annually by the owner with new raw water pump and shaft seal installed in 2019. Various cosmetic repairs have taken place during the ownership, that includes: fixing deck and hull leeks and cracks, service of the sprayhood and cockpit tent, service of guardrails, safety equipment, dinghy, sails etc.
Great sea-worthy, easy to handle boat even in the rough weather. We were sailing the North-West coast of Scotland. She took us safelyas far as St Kilda, Outer Hebrides and North Scotland. Loved, well maintained and very clean boat. Well equipped with good sails and reliable engine. Great little boat for exploring the seas.
Mainsail coverTillerAutopilotSpray hoodLazyjacksGpsBattened mainsail - x1SpinnakerOutboard engine bracketsTenderHot waterManual bilge pumpCompassElectric bilge pumpSpinnaker poleOvenStorm jibMarine headDepthsounderLog speedometerFurling genoa - 1PlotterWind speed and directionCockpit coverRadioVhfShore power inletIn this case we are acting as brokers only. The Vendor is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at his own expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and / or to have an engine trial conducted, which if carried out by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part. Note to seller and purchaser: If the boat you are selling or purchasing is registered, please ensure that the registration is completed after the sale of the boat. If the purchaser wishes to cancel the registration is the duty of the seller to contact the Registry and inform them that the registration is to be cancelled. If the purchaser wishes to continue with the registration, it is the duty of the purchaser to complete the relevant forms and post off the bill of sale to the Registrar.
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