This 1978 Colvic Watson 28 is a motorsailer with an aft cockpit, enclosed wheel-house and five berths. Her inventory includes a (2004) Perkins 40hp diesel engine, furling jib, electric anchor windlass, chart plotter, radar, autopilot and more. She requires a bit of cosmetic and wiring work but not a lot. She is here in Crosshaven Boatyard and is excellent value.
GRP Hull and Deck
Double Ender with a full length keel and rudder attached to keel skeg.
"Proctor" Alloy mast in a tabernacle
Single set of spreaders.
2003 Stainless steel 1x19 wire standing rigging
Rotostay furling on the fore-stay.
Crusader Mainsail with slab reefing
Crusader Furling Genoa with UV strip
Anchor, chain & warp
"Lofrans" Electric anchor windlass
Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions with two levels of life lines and opening gates.
Sampson Post and 2 x mooring cleats forward.
2 x Mooring cleats aft and 2 x spring cleats
Mooring lines and fenders
Two Lewmar 30 Self-tailing genoa sheet winches
Two Lewmar 6 Halyard winches on the mast
Teak grab-rails on the coachroof
Aft cockpit with tiller, teak seats and cockpit lockers.
Engine compartment is accessed via lifting the wheelhouse floor. Stainless steel propeller shaft. Fixed three blade propeller with rope cutter.
Plastimo Contest Compass
Autohelm Electronic Compass
Furuno GPS/WAAS Navigator
Cetrek Chart plotter
Raytheon ST60 Boat Speed/Log
AP Navigator Wind
Autohelm ST4000+ autopilot
Icom IC-M127 EURO VHF
NASA Target Navtex Pro (Weather)
SilverCrest CD/Radio with speakers in the saloon
Forward Cabin: Two single berths, storage locker under the berth and shelving. Two windows and an opening deck hatch gives excellent light into this cabin.
Head: The head is aft of the forward cabin to starboard and comes with a marine toilet and wash hand basin and hot water. There is a hanging locker opposite to port.
Galley: is further aft to starboard and comes with a stainless steel sink, hot water, four burner gas cooker, grill/oven and storage lockers.
Saloon: Dinette to port opposite the linear galley. Saloon table can convert to a double berth. Storage underneath the seats, teak and holly sole and opening deck hatch. Standing headroom 6'
Wheelhouse: Helm station to port with a helm seat, wheel and instruments. Settee opposite can be used as a single berth. Drop down windows at either side and aft. Fixed hatch overhead. Opening door aft into the aft cockpit.
Hot water via engine and shore-power
2004 Plastic Fuel Tank
Electric bilge pump
Manual bilge pump.
"Lady Rachel" is a fine solid motorsailer that does require a bit of tlc both inside and out. If you are looking for something affordable and sturdy and you are willing to do a bit of painting and varnishing, this boat might be for you!