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- Builder: Colvic Craft
- Designer: Alan Bennett
- Construction: GRP
- Length (Feet): 40.5
- Length (Metres): 12.34
- Beam: 13' 1"
- Max Draft: 5' 7"
- Displacement: 10000
- Ballast: 4000
- LOA: 40' 5"
- Fuel Capacity: 2 x 450 L (99 Gal)
- Water Capacity: 2 x 900 L (198 Gal)
- Holding Capacity: 1 x 125 L (27 Gal)
- Number of Engines: 1
- Engine Make: Volvo
- Engine Model: MD30B
- Fuel: Diesel
- Type of Propeller: 3 Blade
- Total Power: 65
Designed by Alan Bennett with mouldings by Colvic Craft, believed to have been fitted out by Landamores of Wroxham, launched 1995.
Fin keel, cutter rigged cruising yacht with centre cockpit, deck saloon and raised aft deck. Comprehensively equipped for live-aboard cruising.
British Part 1 Registered, EU VAT paid.
White GRP hull with teak rubbing strake & blue style line
Long fin keel with encapsulated lead ballast
Skeg hung rudder, Whitlock Mamba steering, rod & gearbox link
White GRP deck, superstructure and self-draining centre cockpit
Teak laid decks and cockpit seats.
Raised deck house with wrap round windscreen
Teak internal joinery
Alloy toe rail
2014 – Rudder removed, new bearings & seals fitted
Good headroom of approx. 1.95m
Blue fabric upholstery 2010
Beige carpeting throughout
Pressurised hot & cold water system
8kw Mikuni cabin heating and hot water system - New 2010
Hot water tank with 240v immersion – new 2015
26” flat screen TV/DVD combi – 12/240v – new 2016
12v Satalite TV box and dish
Sony stereo radio/CD, speakers to saloon and cockpit.
Gas piping replaced 2014 – Gas Certificate
From forward:- Bosun’s locker accessed from forward heads.
Forward heads Vacuflush toilet piped overboard or to holding tank, washbasin, storage, shower and shower drain pump.
Forward cabin – off centre double berth to starboard, storage under and outboard. Seat, hanging locker and various lockers opposite.
Galley– to port, C shaped with twin s/s sink, Plastimo 2000 gimballed gas cooker with 2 burners, oven and grill, 2016 top opening fridge/freezer (Frigomatic compressor under sinks). 700w 240v microwave. Steps up to –
Deck Saloon – Large deep C shaped seating to starboard with fold up table. Storage outboard.
Chart table – Large outboard facing chart table with storage, instrumentation and switch panels. Swivelling navigators seat. Steps aft down to:
Aft heads – off corridor to starboard with washbasin, Vacuflush toilet piped overboard or to holding tank, shower and shower discharge pump.
Aft cabin – Hanging locker and storage lockers to port, seat aft and double berth to starboard.
Volvo MD30B 4 cylinder 65hp diesel
Closed circuit cooling with wet exhaust.
2,500 engine hours
Reversing reduction gearbox with shaft driven 2014 Brunton AutoProp
Spare 3 bladed fixed prop’
Gearbox and heat exchanger removed & overhauled by Volvo agent in 2014
Shaft checked, new cutlass bearings fitted, new remote grease pump - 2014
Seacocks replaced 2009
Fuel & oil filters replaced every 100hrs, impeller annually, air filter every 2 yrs.
Fuel - 450 litres in 2 linked s/s tanks (1 x 335 l tank & 1 x 112 l tank)
Freshwater – 900 litres in 2 x s/s tanks, 3 way valve - Port, Stb or both.
Holding tank – 125 litre s/s tank with macerator pump to sea/deck discharge
Furling mainsail – serviceable
Furling Genoa – Tri-radial cut by Sanders Sails – New 2015
Furling self-tacking staysail – good condition
Spars and Rigging
Masthead cutter rig
Deck stepped Tab alloy double spreader in-mast furling mast and boom
Selden Furling headsail system - 2009
Facnor furling staysail system – 2012 with self tacking track
S/s standing rigging replaced 2012
Selden mast stowed telescopic spinnaker pole
Selden fitted alloy mast steps
Sail furling controls led to cockpit.
Genoa and mainsheet tracks.
Running rigging replaced 2014
Easy Lock – Easymatic mainsheet
2 x Andersen 46 ST Genoa sheet winches
2 x Spinnaker/roller reefing winches in cockpit
2 x Harken 40 halyard winches at mast
1 x Harken 32 halyard winch on coachroof
Numerous clutch jammers & 3 winch handles
12 volt system – 7 x 120ah batteries (new 2014)
2 x 130ah engine alternators with Adverc battery management system
2 x 150w solar panels mounted on stern arch with regulator
12v plug sockets to each cabin
LED interior lighting plus red night lights to saloon.
LED navigation lights
240 volt system
Shore power cable, plug and RCB
Victron 50ah battery charger
Ring main with sockets throughout boat
On deck -
Raymarine ST60 multi-repeater display - 2014
ST60 Windspeed / direction - 2014
ST60 Tri-Data - combined speed, depth and temp - 2014
Raymarine G3 autopilot with ST60 control – 2014) and giro with Whitlock drive
Standard Horizon 300 GPS/Plotter (CMap)
NASA stand alone AIS receiver
Standard Horiozon DSC VHF radio command mike
At chart table -
Standard Horizon GPS/Plotter
Standard Horizon DSC VHF radio
NASA weather station
Deck and Equipment
Near flush deck forward, raised aft deck and centre cockpit arrangement.
Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions & guardwires.
Double bow roller
Electric anchor windlass
25kg Delta anchor & 100m galvanised 10mm chain – all new 2012
Stern platform and folding bathing ladder
Sprayhood on s/s frame – 2014
Bimini on s/s frame, plus side and rear panels enclosing cockpit – 2012
Cockpit dodgers with “windows”
Windscreen external covers
Inflatable dinghy and outboard covers
Stern mounted s/s arch for solar panels, aerials & outboard engine crane
Outboard stowage bracket
Mooring warps and fenders with covers. Boathook.
2.6m Alloy RibEye dinghy stowed on foredeck blocks – new 2014
Suzuki 6hp 4 stroke outboard engine with remote tank – new 2014
Stern mounted Hydrovane self steering system – new 2012
Liferaft – 4 man – new 2009 – requires service
Webbing Jackstays on side decks - 2014
2 x horseshoe lifebuoys
Fire extinguishers – date not guaranteed
"Blue Shadow" has proved an excellent liveaboard and competent all weather cruising yacht. We have lived aboard for 10 years and completed 3 return trips to the Mediterranean from Ipswich. She has been comfortable and easy to sail, safe in all weather conditions and most of all, completely reliable.
We have continually updated and renewed equipment in our ownership. She is for sale as she stands with all the gear and spares, ready for more long term cruising.
In this instance Fox’s Yacht Sales are acting as brokers for the vendor. The vendor has provided the information and whilst we endeavour to ensure the accuracy, the details are believed to be correct but are not guaranteed. Any prospective purchaser is advised to check the boat specification thoroughly and to employ at their expense a qualified marine surveyor and/or engineer to check the specification and condition of this craft and its equipment.
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