28ft, Colvic Countess 28, GRP Bermudan Sloop, 1982

Price Details

Price:  £10,950 GBP
Location: Maylandsea, Essex. GB
Make: Colvic Craft
Year: 1982
Condition: Fair to Good
Category: Sail
Class: Cruisers
Keel Type: Twin Keel


Colvic Countess 28, a generously sized GRP cruising yacht, with a beam of 10ft 2ins. Good headroom of over 6ft.
A large self-draining open aft cockpit. Twin bilge keels. Beta Marine inboard diesel engine. In present ownership for the last 10years.

Bermudan Sloop with a furling headsail and a fully packed Mainsail. Last surveyed May 2019.
A tidy well-presented vessel, she a few minor issues to be attended too/ cosmetic defects, much to be expected for her age.


Nominal Length: 8.53m
Length Overall: 8.53m
Length Of Deck: 8.53m
Length At Water Line: 7.39m

Beam: 3.10m
Draft: 1.17m
Air Draft: 9.75m
Max Draft: 1.17m


Water Tank Capacity: 30gallons
Displacement: 3.6tonnes
Cruising Speed: 5knots
Engine Power: 16hp
Number of Engines: 1


Berths: 4
Cabins: 2
Heads: 1
Passenger Capacity: 6

Large open aft self-draining cockpit, moulded seating lids, cavernous storage bins beneath. Full length vinyl covered cushioning. Washboards and hatch over the companionway.
A very roomy interior. Generous headroom of over 6ft and a beam of 10ft plus
Interior layout a large V berth, 2 singles in the forepeak. stowage shelving, cabin lighting, standing headroom, a forehatch out to fore deck.
Separate Heads compartment with sea toilet. opposite full-length hanging locker.
In the main saloon, there is full standing headroom. a dinette (a fixed table with opposing settee bench seating, to port and a full-sized settee berth starboard. All berth cushions upholstery covered and in good clean condition.
inside of the companionway to port is the galley facility, with gas double burner and oven. A stainless sink and drainer. Plenty of stowage cupboards and stowage beneath the seating. A quarter berth runs aft under the cockpit.
12 v cabin lighting throughout.


Builder: Colvic Craft
Designer: Ian Anderson – Marine Architect
Boat Name: Coral Blossom


Hull Material: Fibreglass
Hull Design: Displacement
Hull Speed: 7knots

1982 GRP moulded aft self-draining cockpit cruising yacht with integral bilge keels.
A skeg hung GRP rudder.
GRP decks with patches of non-slip Treadmaster matting.
Aluminium framed glass ports illuminate the interior well.
Topsides still the original white gelcoat, some crazing was noted at deck level.
Hardwood rubbing strake fitted at deck level.

CQR main anchor hungover a bow roller.
Fenders and mooring warps.
Small electric fan bulkhead mounted.


Engine Model: Beta Marine 16         Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Transmission Description: Shaft drive

Beta Marine 16, twin cylinder diesel engine. sited under the companionway and under the cockpit sole. engine easily accessed. GRP engine bearers.
GRP fuel tank fitted under the quarter berth.
Triple bladed fixed propeller shaft driven stainless steel shaft.
Single lever controls in the cockpit.

Sails and Rig 

Masthead Bermudan sloop.
A Plastimo furling gear Genoa (headsail) new 2014.
An in boom furling main sail, 1995 Jeckells
Original Gold anodised mast stepped mast Boom is aluminium with internal roller furling
1 x 19 stainless steel standing rigging. 2011. Standing rigging of synthetic material. All lines led to the cockpit.
4 x sheet winches

Navigation equipment.

Magnetic compass
Target echo sounder
Hummingbird VHF radio with microphone.
Garmin GPS 128
Autohelm AH800+ tiller pilot
navigation lights: p & S on the push pit a white stern light A steaming, tricolour and anchor lights all attached to the mast.
A Radar Reflector.
Day shapes Anchor

2 x heavy duty batteries. Domestic and engine starting.
Boats electrics have been recently upgraded and tidied up.

Safety Equipment.

Stainless steel push pit and pulpit. Guard wires and stanchions.
Stainless steel fixed to transom, boarding ladder.
Wooden grabrails on the coach roof.
Electric and manual bilge pumps.
Lifebuoy and life jackets.
Fire blanket
Fire extinguishers (expiry date unchecked).


Disclaimer: Disclaimer: 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.