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Built in 1980. GRP construction with white topsides and superstructure, substantial fin keel and skeg hung rudder, self draining centre cockpit with wheel steering, wheelhouse, bermudan sloop rig and 6 berths in 2 cabins plus saloon.
Hull and superstructure by Colvic Craft, Essex and fit out by Severn Valley Boat Builders. Hull No SVC 199V.
LOA 34' 2" (10.44m)
Beam 11' 0" (3.4m)
LWL 27â6â (8.4M)
Draft 5' 0" (1.5m)
Headroom 6'2" approx
Displacement 6500 kgs approx
1980, COLVIC VICTOR 35, fin, GRP, superb fast motor sailer, packed with upgrades and extras including 47hp Lancing Ford diesel (1996), new mast & boom in 2011, standing rigging 2011, sails new 2009/10, solar panels, plotters, autopilot, Tacktick instruments, self tailing winches, hot water & shower, 6 berths in professionally fitted interior and 2015 survey!
Lancing Ford 1.8 47hp inboard diesel engine installed new in 1996. 80 Litre fuel tank with a consumption per hour of around 1.5 Litres at a cruising speed of 6 to 6.5 knots. Indirect cooling. Engine hours 1295. Shaft drive to Brunton Autoprop feathering propeller.
Alternator charging to 3 x 100 Amp AGM domestic batteries and 1 x AGM engine battery. 2 x 150 watt solar panels (300W total) with MPPT controller.
Ritchie bulkhead compass, Tacktick echo sounder, log, windspeed and wind direction indicators with remote control. DSC VHF radio, windvane at masthead, Raymarine Axiom 7 plotter at chart table, Garmin GPS Map 751 plotter at wheel, Raymarine EVO autopilot, AIS, radar reflector, clock and barometer, handbearing compass, LED navigation lights, steaming light, LED tri-colour and LED anchor light.
Jackstay lifelines, 2 horseshoe lifebuoys, 3 manual fire extinguishers, 1 auto fire extinguisher to engine compartment, gas & CO detectors, electric bilge pump, 2 manual bilge pumps.
Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and guardwires, wheelhouse (re-built 2006), cockpit canvas windows and back cover, spare cockpit cover, cockpit table, cockpit cushions, boarding ladder, wheel steering, 2 x Lewmar self tailing sheet winches, halyard winches, outboard bracket on pushpit, 35lb CQR anchor with 50m of chain and 20m of warp, Simpson Lawrence manual anchor windlass, 2 boat hooks, 1 patent buoyline feeder, 8 mooring warps and 8 fenders.
Slab reefing mainsail (Gowen 2010) with stack pack mainsail cover and lazyjacks. Genoa roller reefing system with furling No 1 Genoa (Gowen 2009). Sails cleaned Dec 2019. Alloy mast & boom renewed in 2011/12. Standing rigging renewed in 2011/12.
Her galley has a gas cooker with 2 burners, oven and grill (gas system professionally installed and checked), water supply to sink 2 tanks totaling 60 gallons. Various pots, pans, cutlery and crockery. Ecology drinking water filter. Her separate heads compartment has a Jabsco marine toilet, washbasin and shower with hot water. Hot water is via engine calorifier. Fabric upholstery, teak & holly floors.
6 berths including 2 single berths in the separate aft cabin. Her forward cabin has a double vee berth with fitted "Shipshape" bedding included. The main saloon dinette converts to a double berth ( table as infill and a cushion thatâs in the âpilot berthâ). Further pilot berth beneath cockpit currently used for storage.
Purchased by her present owner in 2005, "Gladys" has cruised extensively around the East Coast, South Coast and Belgium. She has received regular updates and upgrades throughout. Her owner describes her as a comfortable seaboat, surprisingly fast passage maker & relaxing cruising yacht which is absolutely "ready to go".
Major works carried out during ownership include;
2005/6 New shaft & fixed prop, new cockpit cover
2006/7 New windows
2007/8 Full internal headlining replacement, new anchor chain, fitting of LED lights
2008/9 New Jib & instruments
2009/10 Wheelhouse refurbishment, teak floorboards, new plotter and VHF
2010/11 New winches, solar panels & mainsail
2011/12 New mast, boom and rigging, windows, reinforce mast step
2012/13 New stanchions & guard wires, purchase of Brunton propeller
2013/14 New forehatch, light fittings, engine beds & mounts, engine raw water pump & cambelt
2014/15 AIS, prop shaft, remove antifoul to bare hull for re-coating
2015/16 New wheelhouse cover
2016/17 New solar panels, new cooker & gas installation, new heads & hoses
2017/19 New autopilot
2018/19 Electric heads pump fitted