'Aldabra', this Colvic Countess 33 Deck Saloon yacht is a well-proven offshore cruiser designed by Ian Anderson. Hull built in1986 and fitted out over ten years, the boat was then launched in 1996. Boasting a large, light, and well-appointed interior, she comes with shallow draft twin keels, giving her added versatility. Powered by a BMC 1.5 35hp diesel engine, she also has a navigation suite and diesel heating. Teak interior finish with two separate cabins and two head compartments and is well suited to spending extended time afloat at a very affordable price.
Viewing by appointment through our Conwy office - 01492 580001.
Colvic Countess 33 Deck Saloon (W.H), built by Colvic Craft Limited (UK) in 1985/6 #9232 to a design by Ian Anderson. The internal fit-out was completed at New Ferry (Wirral) with the final survey assessment completed in 1996 prior to her launching.
GRP construction with white topsides and superstructure
Twin encapsulated bilge keels
Skeg hung rudder
Centre cockpit with wheel steering
6 berths in 2 separate cabins.
Masthead Bermudan sloop rig.
Hull built 1986
Boat launched 1996
Length Overall: 10.1 m
Waterline Length: 9 m
Beam: 3.5 m
Draft: 1.37 m
Displacement: 6,730 kg
Ballast: 2,680 kg
BMC 1.5 35hp 4-Cylinder diesel engine (1996), freshwater cooled, conventional shaft drive to a fixed 3-bladed bronze propeller.
553 hours run to date - Last serviced in 2020. Injectors changed at this time.
8kw Diesel-fired air heating (similar to Webasto)
Cruising - 5/6 knots
Consumption -3/4 LPM
Fuel Capacity: 280L (2 x Stainless steel tanks)
Water Capacity: 270L (2 x Stainless steel tanks)
Holding/Grey Capacity: 80L (1 x Plastic tank)
12v DC & 240v AC systems
4 x 12v lead acid batteries (Switched0 - 3 Domestic and 1 engine - circa 2020
36amp engine alternator
240v 30amp battery charger
240v Shore power to include shore support cable
Pressurised hot and cold water
Water heated via a multi-point LPG boiler
Cold water cockpit shower located in the cockpit locker
Spars and Rigging:
Z-Spar anodised aluminium mast and boom
Stainless steel standing rigging - Original (1996)
Furling gear for genoa
Slab reefed mainsail
Mainsail (Jeckells) c/w 3 reefing points - 1996
Genoa (Jeckells) - 1996
Storm main (Jeckells) - 1996
6 Lewmar winches in total - 4 of which are two-speed, self-tailing.
Anchor, 26m of chain, and 12m of warp
Manual anchor windlass
Wheel steering with Whitlock pedestal
Cockpit shower (Cold water)
Autohelm Echosounder - 1996
Autohelm Speed/Log - 1996
Autohelm Wind speed and direction - 1996
JRC 1000 Radar - 1996
Autohelm GPS - 1996
Icom VHF radio c/w antenna
Autohelm autopilot - 1996
*All Autohelm instruments are interfaced with a repeater unit at the chart table.
Manual and electric bilge pumps
Boat security alarm
Gas alarm and Co2 alarm
5/6 Berths in 2 Cabins plus saloon. 2 Heads.
As you enter via the companionway steps into the saloon on the starboard side is a chart table and stool, further forward is a linear galley equipped with a double stainless steel sink with hot & cold water, fridge with ice box, Taylor gas oven and grill with two burner hob, & storage lockers.
Opposite is a fixed centreline wooden table with L-shaped seating.
Further forward is a head on the port side equipped with a Lavac manual marine toilet (with a holding tank), washbasin, shower, hot and cold mixer taps, mirror, and storage cupboards.
There is a forepeak cabin with a double V berth, a deck hatch for ventilation, reading lights, and storage lockers.
Midships on the port side is a single berth and there is also a further double berth on the starboard aft quarter, a seat, additional storage cupboards, reading lights, and an opening deck hatch for ventilation.
Ensuite heads in the aft cabin with a Lavac manual marine toilet (with a holding tank), washbasin, shower, hot and cold mixer taps, mirror, and storage cupboards.
Storage behind all seating and under all berths.
For a full, detailed specification with additional photographs and direct contact details for the listing office visit our website
The Company 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. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
Unless otherwise stated on the specification sheet the following presumptions are made
Sail drive and shaft seals are more than 5 years of age
Fuel and gas hoses and regulators are over 5 years old
Standing rigging and sails are more than 10 years old
NOTE - Please ring our offices prior to visiting, as the boat may be unavailable for viewing or located at a different marina.