28ft Colvic Traveller Motor Cruiser. a total project with new engine.

Price Details

Offers IRO £5,500 GBP
Location: Heybridge, Essex GB
Make: Colvic
Year: 1980
Condition: A complete project, Requires moving from its present location .
Category:  Self build/ Power
Class: Aft Cabin
Keel Type: Planing


Colvic Traveller 28ft GRP Motor Cruiser.
She is a total self Build project. She was started many years ago and never completed.

The engine  ” As new 1980’s?” has  sat in store along with amass of gear, fixtures and fittings all of which were for installation on the boat.
Engine  brand new when purchased,  Ford Thorneycroft 152,4 cylinder diesel engine.
Whole project has to be moved from its current site. Requiring a crane to lift her
onto transport with all the gear…


Length Overall: 8.53m
Length Of Deck: 8.53m
Length At Water Line: 7.32m

Beam: 2.90m
Draft: 0.76m
Air Draft: 4.57m
Max Draft: 0.76m

Water Tank Capacity: none fitted
Dry Weight: 1 metric tonne ( bare shell )
Displacement: 2.00tonnes
Cruising Speed: 5knots  Max: 10knots
Engine Power: 75hp
Number of Engines: 1


Berths: 6
Cabins: 3
Heads: 1


Builder: Colvic Craft Ltd of Witham, Essex
Designer: Colvic
Boat Name: Colvic Traveller

Hull Material:  Moulded Reinforced Fibreglass, hull and lid.
Hull Design: semi displacement , planing.
Hull Speed: 12: knots


Engine Model: Ford Thorneycroft 152
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Description: Uninstalled. Bought new 1979?
Ford Thorneycroft 4 cylinder diesel engine.
New gauges , ignition . Gear box.
All kept in store.

Additional Description

What had been put in place has now been removed, it was never finished.
She is being offered as an empty hull. Requires a complete fit out.
She would have an aft cabin engine room under central wheelhouse. Forward a saloon with integral galley.

Separate heads and a fore peak cabin, as per the line drawings.

Navigation Equipment: All purchased new at the time, still boxed and uninstalled but now very much out of date:
Koden radar,