Colvic Watson 26 motor sailer - Boat For Sale, Second-hand

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Section:Sailing Boats
Model:Watson 26
Num Cabins:Three Cabin
Build Year:1978 (Second hand)
Location:Brightlingsea, United Kingdom
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Precious Marine Ltd
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Boat Description

Motorsailer for sale UK. Colvic Watson 26 for sale. Long keel. GRP hull and deck. Built 1978 and beautifully fitted out by the original owner and now has had a substantial refit by her current one. Uniquely she provides 4 berths split between fore and aft cabins with a fully enclosed central wheelhouse/saloon. She has a galley to starboard midships and a full heads compartment with shower opposite on port. Good navigational instrumentation and equipment and a 55hp inboard diesel engine. Shore supply system, davits, dinghy and outboard. Vendor will view offers.


Three cabin layout, fore, aft and saloon/wheelhouse which makes the most of the space available.
access through solid door from companionway
two berth in v format
fridge under berth
curtained fixed side ports to coach roof
curtained fixed forward facing port in coach roof
opening, clear fore hatch
under berth lockers and drawers
vinyl lined hull sides and coach roof
closed lockers in bow and under berths
carpeted sole
fire extinguisher
shelf between berths
berth cushions upholstered in multi-coloured chenille fabric
Aft cabin:
access via solid door from wheelhouse
two berths with trotter boxes toward stern under stowage
hanging locker with two closed lockers
curtained fixed side ports to coach roof
curtained fixed aft facing port in coach roof
opening hatch
shelves with fiddles
vinyl lined hull and coach roof
carpeted sole
berth cushions upholstered in multi-coloured chenille fabric
fully enclosed with three panel windscreen with top hung opening centre panel
two aft facing windows and side windows
windscreen wiper to helmsman's window
sliding door access port and starboard with large window
helm position to port with pedestal mounted swivel seat
wood rimmed wheel steering with autopilot
instrumentation and switch gear all at helm
crew seat to starboard
shore supply electrical locker to starboard
engine space access through cabin sole
battery compartment
spirit locker
catalytic heater
folding table (stored in aft cabin)
small day table on pedestal
two small settees - vinyl upholstery
manual bilge pump below wheel
Hull, Deck, Safety and Canvas
Hull and deck moulded in GRP by Colvic Craft in Essex, England in 1978. The hull design is based on the Watson class of lifeboat which has produced a strong, stable and seaworthy vessel.
Deck equipment:
dual steering positions - wheelhouse and aft deck
pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guardrails with boarding gates adjacent to wheelhouse doors
swivel davits to stern
emergency tiller on aft deck
manual anchor windlass on foredeck with hawse pipe to chain locker
handrails on wheelhouse
handrails on coachroof fwd and aft
offset single bow roller stemhead fitting with anchor stowage
25kg CQR bower anchor on chain and rope
Danforth kedge anchor
antislip paint to coachroof and sidedecks
low level ventilators to aft and forecabins
external gas locker holding a 4.5kg Calor cylinder
Safety equipment:
lifebuoy with floating light and retrieval line
gas detection alarm
numerous handrails
high bulwarks
search light
flares (not guaranteed to be in date)
manual bilge pump
electric bilge pump
fire blanket
fire extinguisher (not guaranteed to be in date)
gas solenoid fitted to gas line in locker
mainsail over boom cover
wheelhouse winter cover
Sails and Rigging
masthead Bermudan rig on tabernacle
cap, forward and aft lower shrouds
chainplates set to gunnels
split backstay
forestay to bowsprit and bobstay to stem and stays to gunnel
Mainsail and genoa re-cut in 2009 and new UV strip fitted to genoa
roller reefing to headsail
two genoa sheet winches to sides of wheelhouse to allow sheeting from the wheelhouse
two additional sheet winches on deck by aft steering position
mainsheet with adjustable bridle on aft deck
whisker pole
240v system:
shore supply through RCD and circuit breakers housed in dedicated enclosure within locker in wheelhouse
sterling battery charger- smartt charger.
Power outlets in wheelhouse, galley and cabins
12v system:
2 off 110Ah service batteries
1 off 70Ah dedicated fridge battery
selector/isolator switch for system
individual circuit switches at helm position
72A engine driven alternator
The navigation and electronic equipment is all fitted in front, or within easy reach, of the helmsman when seated and comprises:
Autohelm ST3000 wheel pilot
NASA Clipper log
NASA Clipper wind
Garmin GPS 555 chart plotter
Garmin Fishfinder 240
Seavoice RT550 VHF radio
A good size linear galley fitted to starboard mid-ships containing
stainless steel sink/drainer unit
hot and cold pressurised water
Rinnai instantaneous gas water heater
two burner oven and grill with pan clamps
cave lockers above and outboard of sink
closed lockers below
large cupboard with two sliding doors opposite

Nissan LDM 55 HP four cylinder diesel
fresh water cooled via heat exchanger
shaft driven 3 bladed bronze propeller
Morse throttle control at helm
72A alternator
Serviced annually.
Engine last service -August 2018
Heads compartment
A good size compartment to the port side amidships providing toilet, washing facilities and storage.
Jabsco marine toilet
hot and cold water
locker beneath sink
eye level cave lockers outboard
fixed window with venetian blind

Precious Marine Ltd offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer. Some websites that link to us may not drag the full information across please feel free to click the link and ask for the full inventory. # Fixed Price Brokerage
Full Specifications

Length:26' 0"
Length at Waterline:22' 9"
Draft:3' 4" (min) 3' (max)
Beam:10' 0"
Displacement:9000 pound
Num Engines:1
Total Engine Power:55 hp
Engine Hours:1,720
Engine Hours:1,720
Fuel Type:Diesel
Propeller Type:3 Blade, Bronze
Fuel Capacity:2 X 409 L
Water Capacity:2 X 409 L
Cruising Speed:7 knots
Num Cabins:Three Cabin
Num Berths:6
Hull Material:GRP
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