A fabulous opportunity for an experienced sailor to enjoy speed out on Banderas Bay or as a very manageable teaching boat for the new sailor.
With her sleek profile and racing orientated design- racing type fin keel with partial cut out and reverse transom, this Columbia is ready to sail today.
If you are looking for a very affordable sailing yacht to explore Banderas Bay, the Sea of Cortez or further afield this yacht is a great prospect.
A very spacious layout making the most of every opportunity to provide 4 separate berths, a separate head with shower, galley area and a navigation station.
The forepeak cabin boasts a full size V berth with insert, comfortable deep cushions, good upholstery and an overhead large hatch for great light and ventilation. In addition there is a useful shelving, underbid storage drawers and reading lights.
Moving aft, to port is the head with shower over a teak shower grate. The head can be closed off from both the v berth and the saloon. New manual toilet and hoses installed in 2014. Opposite the head is a large hanging locker. Opening ports on both sides provide great ventilation and light.
The main saloon is large with full size settees on either side, both converting to good size single berths. Additionally the starboard side can also be pulled out to make a double. Behind and below the settees are storage areas, with additional cabinetry above. 4 ports provide natural light in addition to the LED interior lights. There are also small fans for extra ventilation.
This boat boasts the very practical drop down table with extra leaf, opening up to seat 4 easily as a dining room table.
Further aft and to port is the Nav Station. A flip up top Nav table with storage space and additional drawer storage.
Opposite, the galley is U shaped around the aft end of the saloon with space for a propane stove, a deep S/S sink with fresh water pump faucet. There is a deep ice box, 8.5cu ft and great storage, with practical design for safety whilst underway.
To port of the companionway is the very generous quarter berth. A large single, a cosy double or spacious storage.
Lifting up the companionway reveals the Yanmar engine. Excellent simple access for maintenance.
The Yanmar 2QM15 engine has been well maintained with frequent fluid checks and changes as necessary.
New engine zincs November 2016
Engine can be hand cranked