Colvic 38 Trawler Motor Yacht

Proper little ship!
£71,500.00 Reduced
  • Boat REF#  ·  306574
  • Length  ·  11.58m
  • Year  ·  1989
  • Construction  ·  GRP
  • Underwater profile  ·  Semi-Displacement
  • Sleeping berths  ·  6
  • Engine  ·  2 x diesel 160hp, Ford/Sabre (unknown year)
  • Lying  ·  Gosport
Boatshed Portsmouth
Boatshed Portsmouth
Samantha Cassell

Extra Details

Lying Gosport
Fuel capacity 1,090.0 ltr (239.8 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 727.0 ltr (159.9 USG) Total - 3 Tanks


Engine 2 x diesel 160hp
Engine make and model Ford/Sabre (unknown year)
Engine Hours engine1= 5000
engine2= 5000
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 21” Aluminium bronze. (Rope Cutters)
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 9 knots
Max speed (approx) 11.5 knots
Engine spares

Steering is hydraulic.
Engines serviced Jan 2022.
Low pressure turbochargers added 2019 to improve efficiency hp approx now 160
Full instrumentation to both helms.
2 x 100Ah 12v parallel engine start batteries replaced 2020
Solar battery charging. Inverter.
Gearboxes PRM 2:1 reduction. Serviced Oct 2021.
Shafts 1 ¾”. Ambassador rope cutters, anodes.
Propellers 21”. Aluminium bronze. Spare set provided.
Fuel systems Two separate 120G tanks with feed and return cross flow valves.
Water separator and twin filters to each engine.
Fuel polishing system; additional fuel pump to Racor Filter and return to tanks.
Fuel consumption approx 2.5mpg @7kn, range estimate approx. 600nm;
2.0mpg @8kn, range estimate approx. 500nm

Mains power.
240v inlet, rccb, numerous sockets, feed from 1700W Mascot inverter as well.
12 volt power.
4 x Trojan 235 AH 6volt batteries connected to 12v 470AH. Replaced approx 2017
Sterling 50A charger. Sterling desulphator. All circuits fused.
2 x 100W solar panels with Victron solar controller.

Manuals for all equipment.
Numerous spare filters, anodes, impellers, drive belts, spare fuel pump/alternator etc!


Length 11.58m
LWL 10.36m
Beam 3.96m
Draft Min 1.30m
Draft Max 1.30m
Headroom 2.00m
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

12 volt battery, 240 shore power voltage,


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Semi-Displacement
Finish Gelcoat finish

Fresh water.
Main SS tank 110G, high capacity pump. Auxiliary water supply, 2x25G flexible tanks
Pumped to deck hose pipe, windscreen washers and toilet (If fw flush required)

Hot water
50l calorific and domestic size hot water tank each heated by starboard engine and by mains electricity. Smaller calorifier may be heated by inverter at well.

Eberspacher D4 hat air heating system to saloon, wheelhouse, cabins and heads.
( Serviced Nov. 2021)

Full size cooker with 4 burners, oven and grill.
Gas alarm with gas cut off. CO detector.
Refrigerator with frozen food compartment.
Two sinks with mixer tap and filter to cold water supply.
Considerable stowage with lockers, drawers and below ceiling lockers throughout.
Comfortable L shaped settee capable of forming a double bed.
Large fitted sideboard. Large and heavy double flap table, adjustable height.
Numerous LED and fluorescent lights including red light.
Two adjustable ‘CAB’ seats. Navigation equipment as above. Electrical and
weather instruments. Chart table. Book rack. Fire detector. Red lights.
Master cabin;
Queen size double cabin type bed with sprung mattress.
Reading lights. Mains and 12v power. Electric heater. Recently relined and insulated.
Large hanging wardrobe and substantial storage, cupboards, drawers etc.
Guest cabin;
Double bed that can also make singe or settee. Wardrobe, cupboard, drawers, bookshelf etc.
Reading light. Recently relined and insulated.

Hempel Mille NCT antifoul and new anodes May 2021.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 3
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)

Heads/wash compartment:
Hot and cold taps to sink with large storage cupboards below.
Walk in shower compartment with mixer tap, storage etc.
Automatic pump to shower tray.
Mains electrical towel rail.

4 burner propane Stove


Cabin heating
Manual water system
Pressurised water system
Hot water system
Cockpit shower

Heads/wash compartment:
Hot and cold taps to sink with large storage cupboards below.
Walk in shower compartment with mixer tap, storage etc.
Automatic pump to shower tray.
Mains electrical towel rail.

4 burner propane Stove

Deck Gear

Spray dodgers
Beaching legs
Swim Platform
Swim Ladder
Instrument Covers

Electric windlass (with remote control)
2 anchors
1200 watt windless controlled from foc’sl and flying bridge.
Guardian and steel Danfoss type anchors with 40M and 60M 10mm chains.
Bathing platform and ladder.
6 person Plastimo canister liferaft with hydrostatic release – due servicing.
Aluminium drying legs/lines - sockets built into upper hull.
Two long boat hooks. MOB recovery tackle port side.
MOB recovery lines/strops/floats etc at stern.
Freshwater wash down/fire hose at stern.
Numerous lines/fenders etc.

RibEye RIB tender TL310 3.1M 2017 attached to davits.

Flying bridge.
Two comfortable and adjustable Vetus helm seats (fitted 2018)
Table seating 5. Seating on bridge for 8-10 persons.
FM radio speakers.
EchoMax passive radar reflector.

Full engine instrumentation. 12” chart plotter/radar. Autopilot. VHF radio station. KVH compass. 4 vhf aerials. Radar scanner. 4 mile navigation lights including NUC lights. Raymarine auto pilot. Weather instruments etc.
SS radar and mast support arch. Mast and arch readily foldable to reduce air draft. Bimini frame. Rear frames for lace on canvas sun shades.
Ventilated locker for 4 x gas cylinders and approx 6G petrol in cans.

Nav Equipment

VHF DSC radio
Chart plotter
Navigation lights
Depth sounder
Radar Reflector

Simrad NSS12 evo3 multi function plotters/radar to each helm.
Simrad 24” ‘Halo’ radar scanner with pulse compression.
Simrad forward scanning sonar/echo sounder/ log; all fitted 2019
Vesper colour WatchMate in wheelhouse connected to Simrad system AIS.
Raymarine auto pilot. (Fitted approx 2017)
SeeMe radar transponder.
CCTV showing rear view and engine room.
Sailor A1 VHF DSC radio system multi station.
Navico RT 6500 second VHF radio.
Navtex receivers. Wind/weather recorder. Battery current and volt meters.
Chart table.
Chart locker.

Safety Equipment

Carbon Monoxide detector
Swim ladder
Emergency steering

3 bilge pumps (1 manual / 3 electric)

Three watertight compartments each with automatic electric pumps and helm
Alarm and indicator. Engine room, high capacity pump and manual pump.

Fire fighting. 2 x AFFF and 2 x dry powder extinguishers (not tested recently) fire blanket.
Automatic and manual engine compartment modern gas extinguisher.
MOB recovery equipment and lifting tackle.
Fresh water deck hose.

Broker's Comments

This Colvic 38 Motor Yacht comes to the market being very well cared for and enjoyed by her current owners. She has benefitted from many upgrades over the seasons latest being the nav equipment.

For her 38ft she is a very spacious motor yacht from her side decks, flybridge to interior - she really is a proper little ship commented by her owners to be very seaworthy and comfortable.

Inside she comprises of a very large open saloon area at the stern leading to the wheelhouse bridge and into two very good sized double berth cabins forward and a lovely big heads with separate shower.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Colvic 38 Trawler Motor Yacht has been personally photographed and viewed by Samantha Cassell of Boatshed Portsmouth. Click here for contact details.

Owners FAQ's

Why are you selling her?

change of circumstances

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