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  • Manufacturer: Colvic
  • Location: Lymington
  • Year: 1980
  • LOA: 29'6" (8.99m)
  • Beam: 10' 2'' (3.10m)
  • Berths: 5
  • Draft: 1.2
  • Keel: Long keel
  • ID no.: 04450
  • Cabins: 1
  • Heads: 1
  • Showers: 1
  • Watertank Size: 70 Litres
  • Engine Make: Mercedes om 636
  • Horsepower: 42hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 110 Litres

Broker Remarks

The Colvic Watson 28.5 is a real little ship, very seaworthy with a  sea kindly motion. They are great motorsailer's built to a very high standard. She is strong and sturdy with a well looked after powerful Mercedes engine.  She comes with beaching legs which are easily fitted and stowed. She sleeps five, has a large heads cabin and well laid out galley with a two-burner oven and grill. She has a wooden wheel in the coach house area and a tiller in the cockpit. The cockpit is large with a removable table.

'Tonans' is an impressive 28.5 foot motor sailer very easily sailed short-handed and comfortable for sailing around the Solent and capable of extended cruising.

She is afloat in Lymington and her berth would be available if required.


The Colvic Watson 28.5 sleeps 5. There is a twin berth forward with a fill-in to make a double. The heads are a good size with hot water in the shower tap. The galley has a twin burner cooker with an oven and grill there is a 12-volt cool box with a USB port and plenty of dry storage. The saloon berths are six-foot, and there is a folding dining table as well as a cockpit table.
She has a hot water system.

Mechanical and Rigging

Mercedes  OM 636 42hp, Serviced 2020
Three bladed prop
Rope cutter
Roller furling Genoa
Storm jib
Spinnaker pole
Electric bilge pump
Manual bilge pump
3 x New Powermax batteries
Navigation lights with Tricolour at the masthead and New bow red/green light fitted. 
Stainless steel pulpit and pushpit
Boarding ladder
New halyards
Instrument panel rewired.
Deck floodlights
Manual windlass
Anchor and chain x 30m + a second anchor and additional New chain (now total 50 m)
Safety Harnes x 2
Recent Work Carried out Includes  The prop shaft stern gland repacked, New Anodes, All sea Valves checked & overhauled as required.
Green hull topside polished, Hull pressure washed and antifouled
New Rudder stops fabricated and fitted.
New sail boom cover fitted.
New gas bottle regulator fitted.


Hot water system
Garmin GPS 180 plotter
Navico depth 
Plastimo offshore steering compass
Icom IC- M601 DSC VHF
Aiwa radio
Full cockpit cushions
Electric cold box
Cockpit table
Beaching legs
Fire blanket
2x New Dry powder Fire extinguishers
3x New powermax sealed batteries
New boom sail cover
Cockpit table
Warps and fenders
Inflatable dinghy 

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