Colvic Watson 23, 1992, BETA BD1005 28hp diesel (2002), NEW SAILS 2016, standing rigging and bottle screws replaced 2014, original gelcoat, new steering pump 2017, electric anchor windlass, Autohelm 2000 and lots more!
Built by Colvic Craft and commissioned in 1992. GRP construction with white topsides and superstructure, long keel, deep aft cockpit, self draining with wheel steering and emergency tiller, masthead Bermudan sloop rig, large interior with 4 berths in 2 cabins and good standing headroom.
LOA 23' 6" (7.16m)
Beam 8' 10" (2.7m)
LWL 21’ (6.4m)
Draft 3' 6" (1.1m)
Headroom 6' 0" (1.8m)
Displacement approx 3.44 Tons
Slab reefing mainsail (2016) with mainsail cover. Rotostay genoa roller reefing system with furling genoa (Genoa new 2016). Alloy mast and boom, stainless steel standing rigging (standing rigging and bottle screws replaced in 2014). Mast mounted in tabernacle.
Beta BD1005 28hp inboard diesel engine (installed new in 2002). Current engine hours 1324. Alternator charging to 2 x 12v batteries.
Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and guardwires, cockpit cover, cockpit cushions and seating, helm seat and navigators seat, boarding ladder, midships cleats, Lewmar 6 sheet winches, Barton reefing winch, outboard bracket on transom, Bruce anchor with chain, South Pacific Pro electric anchor windlass, Grapnel kedge anchor with aft anchor roller, mooring warps and fenders.
Silva 70 Compass, Autohelm ST40 log, NASA depth, NASA wind, Icom ICM411 DSC VHF radio, windvane at masthead, Autohelm ST3000 wheel pilot, Cobra GPS, radar reflector, clock and barometer, navigation lights, steaming light and tri-colour masthead light.
Horseshoe lifebuoy, 2 fire extinguishers, fire blanket, electric bilge pump (2015).
240v shore power. 2 x solar panels trickle charging batteries. Her galley has a Tasman 4500 gas cooker with grill (new 2016), water supply to sink. Separate heads compartment with marine toilet and and wash basin.
4 berths in 2 cabins including a double Vee berth with in-fill in the forward cabin and a conversion to a double berth in the saloon.
"Festina Lente" is a very roomy and well presented motor sailer. She was last surveyed in July 2014, her sails were new in 2016, her standing rigging renewed in 2014 and her engine replaced in 2002. She has a lovely interior and is afloat and ready to sail!