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1981 Colin Archer 37

Lefkas, Greece

€59,900

Colin Archer 37 steel centre cockpit ketch from 1981, built by Rajo, Jachtbouw BV in Holland.  A beautiful and charming ‘double ender’ more than capable of blue water cruising.  Accom for 6/7 throughout in 2 cabins and saloon, single heads. Powered by 50hp Peugeot, Genoa 2013. In her current ownership since 1998. Swiss Flag, No EU VAT Proof. Euros 59,900

Basic Boat Info

Price: €59,900
Tax Status: Not Paid
Make: Colin Archer
Model: 37
Year: 1981
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Rajo, Holland
Designer: Colin Archer
Construction: Steel
Keel Type: Fin Keel

Dimensions

Length: 37 ft / 11.28 m
Length Overall: 40'3 ft / 12.27 m
Waterline Length: 33'1 ft / 10.08 m
Beam: 12'1 ft / 3.69 m
Max Draft: 5'2 ft / 1.58 m
Min Draft: 5'2 ft / 1.58 m

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Peugeot
  • Model: DTP 62
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 55hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade
  • Year: 1981
  • Engine Hours: 3373
  • Engine Location: Center

Other

Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Cruisers, Ketch

Contact

Williams and Smithells Ltd
Williams & Smithells Yacht Brokers

Office

Williams & Smithells UK
Wicormarine Cranleigh Road, Portchester
Fareham, GB, PO16 9DR
Tel:+44 (0)1329 827 053
Disclaimer

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith, in this case we are acting as Brokers only.  Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at his own expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Please contact us to book an appointment to inspect any yacht before you book flights or pay for travel. This is to ensure you have a confirmed booking in our diary with the right amount of time allocated to inspect the yachts you want. Our yachts are not all in one marina, yard or harbour and in season do change locations. To avoid disappointment, call or email before you make travel plans. 

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Construction

Built by Rajo, Jachtbouw BV in Holland to Colin Archer design, 1981
Rajo 37 yacht - Painted blue hull, 5mm thickness
Steel hull, deck and structure
Long keel
Teak decks (original, between 2010-2012 winters all Sikaflex replaced) 
Wheel steering (hydraulic)

LOA:            40’3 (12.30m) incl bow sprit
Hull Length: 37'4 (11.42m)
LWL:            33'1 (10.10m)
Beam:          12’1 (3.7m)
Draft:             5’2 (1.6m)
Displacement: 14,500 kg

Machinery

Peugeot diesel DTP 62 (38.9kw/50hp) original
Hours 3,373
MS3 gear box
3 bladed prop
Hydraulic wheel steering
Water pump, oil/diesel filters, impellers, service log available

Engine is original, during current ownership (since 1998) always serviced and maintained by owner, last service October 2019 (since then the boat has been winterized and on the hard in Preveza, due to Corona) 

Electrics

3 x 100 ah domestic batteries (2018)
1 x 100 ah engine start battery (2017)
Philippi BCMI battery monitor (2010)
Philippi 50 amp battery charger (1999)
Victron 800w inverter (2013)
Victron regulator
2 x Victron 130w solar panels
Shore power 220v

Tankage

Fuel:      1 x 200 ltrs & 2 x 150 ltr steel tanks (total 500 ltrs)
Water:    2 x 100 ltr s/s tank
Holding: 1 x 60 ltr tank (plastic tank)

Rig and Sails

Ketch rigged
Aluminium mast & spars by Nirvana AW.
Standing rigging from 1987
Fixed 1.2m bowsprit

Mainsail – Lee Sails (1987) white
Genoa – UK sails (2013) – Seldon 300 furling gear (2008) white & blue
Staysail – Lee Sails (1987) white
Mizzen – Lee Sails (1987) white
Storm Staysail – Lee Sails (1987) white
Fisherman's Staysail – Lee Sails (1987) white

Winches by Antal
2 x Genoa
2 x Mizzen
4 x Halyard
1 x Main

Accommodation

See layout attached
2 cabins, interior in teak and mahogany
Berths for 3 doubles and a single throughout (including saloon)
Double cabin Aft (passage via port side) & forward cabin
Approx headroom 1.95m saloon, 1.8-2.0m in cabins
Galley to port
Nav station to Stbd
Jabsco electric toilet to stbd

Domestic

Original 2 burner stove Origo 3000
Double sink s/s
Coolmatic CD30 fridge
foot pumps, water
Assorted equipment of cooking etc
Lenco/Sony CD/radio
Clock barometer
27 inch monitor

 

Deck

Vetus Napoleon electric windlass
25kg CQR anchor with 65m chain
15kg Danforth stern anchor 6m chain and 30m warp
Sprayhood & Bimini
Winter covers
6 warps, 6 + 2 fenders
Swim ladder/boarding ladder
Magma Gas grill
2 foldable Brompton bikes
Nav lights

Navigation

Sestrel compass
Raymarine compass ST70 (2009)
Raymarine ST70 log, depth, wind (2009)
Raymarine Smart Pilot X30 – hydraulic (2009)
Raymarine VHF – Ray 55 (2009)
Raymarine portable VHF 101E (2009)
GPS - Garmin incl navionic 23X

Tenders

Optimist style, wood 2.4m carried on deck

Safety

Seasafe 4 person liferaft (2009) last serviced 2018
4 life jackets
2 fire extinguishers
2 manual bilge pumps
1 electric bilge pump
Fire blanket
Emergency tiller
Flares

The condition or level of safety equipment on board is not to be negotiated on following survey. It is likely to be listed by most surveyors but is not structural or an integral working part of the vessel and is not to be used to further negotiate the price down after survey. We strongly suggest that for your own personal safety that when purchasing a yacht you provide new safety equipment rather than relying on second hand gear.

Should you become the new owner of this yacht then the responsibility to re-register or update official bodies for items such as EPIRB, VHF, MMSI or AIS becomes yours.

Comments

This charming ‘double ender’ has been cruising in the Med since 2009, in her current ownership since 1998. Has cruised in France, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, Lebanon, Israel, Egypt. Prior to 2009 she was on Lake Neuchatel in Switzerland.

Title Documents and Tax

Listed below are the documents/or copies of what we have seen on listing this yacht.

Swiss Registration (current)
Copy Owner’s purchase document 1998
Copy Builders invoice 1981
No VAT Proof
Exempt RCD/CE Confirmation (Built 1981 in EU)
Transit-Log at Customs (Custom bond) in Preveza
Check - Evidence of TEPAI cruising tax paid on launch

Disclaimer

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith, in this case we are acting as Brokers only.  Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at his own expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Please contact us to book an appointment to inspect any yacht before you book flights or pay for travel. This is to ensure you have a confirmed booking in our diary with the right amount of time allocated to inspect the yachts you want. Our yachts are not all in one marina, yard or harbour and in season do change locations. To avoid disappointment, call or email before you make travel plans. 

By contacting Williams & Smithells Ltd from this yacht portal or our website direct you are agreeing to providing us with your contact details relating to your interest in purchasing a yacht.  We will use these details to contact you offering suitable yachts in the future.  If you no longer wish to be send yacht details or promotional information please send an email stating you wish to opt out and be removed.

Additional Contact Information

Trusted British Yacht Brokers, Established almost 40 years, specialising in Cruising and Blue Water yachts permanent offices in Lefkas Marina, Ionian Greece & Portsmouth, UK. We specialise in live aboard blue water cruisers. Experienced, Professional, Qualified All Brokers are Full Members of ABYA, we work to a code of practice with safe Clients bank Accounts and carry PI Insurance. As Agents for Allures Yachting & Garcia Yachts we represent a respected brands of blue water cruisers with Aluminium hulls, GRP topsides and Centreboard Lifting keels. Experience our Service we sell yachts nothing else. Call us for a chat 00 44 (0)1329 827053