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Colvic Traveller 28

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Boat REF# 51216
removed from sale
Length 8.50m (27'11")
Year 1985
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Semi-Displacement
Sleeping berths 4
Engine 2 x diesel 80hp, Ford 2.5 DI (unknown year)
Lying Sussex


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Extra Details

Designer COLVIC
Builder COLVIC
Lying Sussex
Fuel capacity 200.0 ltr (44.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 42.0 ltr (9.2 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 24/05/2008


Engine 2 x diesel 80hp
Engine make and model Ford 2.5 DI (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive out
Prop(s) 3 blade
Fuel consumption (approx) 16.0 ltr (3.5 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 10 knots
Max speed (approx) 13 knots

Engines believed to be circa 1997. Engines fully reconditioned January 2005.
Recorded engine hours at June 2008 - 315/308.
Maximum speed in the region of 13 knots.

4x 110 amp service batteries.
2x 105 amp engine starting batteries.
2x 110 amp windlass batteries.

Enfield 130 outdrives completely overhauled May 2008.


Length 8.50m (27'11")
Beam 2.90m (9'6")
Draft Min 0.84m (2'9")
Airdraft 3.05m (10'0")
Displacement 5,000kg (11,025.0lbs)
Headroom 1.90m (6'3")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 8 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Semi-Displacement
Finish Gelcoat finish

Stainless steel fuel tanks new 2001.
Plastic water tank new 2007.


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 2
Cabin(s) 1
Sink 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

Eberspacher cabin heating.
There is a Paloma gas water heater in the cabin.
Hot and cold water system with calorifier.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Navigation lights tick
Fish Finder tick
Depth sounder tick

Navman tracker 500.
Navman fish 440.
Navman VHF 7100.
Garmin GPS 178C sounder.

Deck Gear

Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Davits tick
Cockpit Enclosure tick

Electric windlass
2 anchors
( Plough)
0.00m (0'0") of chain
dinghy (unknown year)
3.5hp outboard, Mariner (unknown year)
Anchor chain and warps included - length not known.
1x electric anchor windlass on the foredeck
1x electric windlass on the starboard side deck adjacent to wheel house with anchor chain led aft.

Safety Equipment

Liferaft tick
Life buoys tick
Horn tick

10 bilge pumps (0 manual / 10 electric)

Life raft - 6 man valise (2007).

Broker's Comments

Colvic Travellers have a reputation for being solid off-shore cruisers. This example has a recent survey (May 2008) which concludes that she is "in good structural and cosmetic condition and has been well maintained"

This boat demonstrates that you do not have to spend a fortune to enjoy spacious and comfortable cruiser.

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

This Colvic Traveller 28 has been personally photographed and viewed by John of Boatshed Sussex. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.