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1978 Colvic UFO 34

St Peter Port, Guernsey


1978 UFO 34 cruiser racer, designed by Holman and Pye, with a relatively new  28 hp Beta Marine RD1005 3 cylinder diesel engine and full cruising inventory, including electric anchor windlass, shore power with battery charger, mainsail stackaway with lazy jacks, DSC VHF radio, wind instruments, life raft, tender with outboard motor and much more. A good example of these sturdy and seaworthy yachts, renowned for their elegant lines and impressive history of all weather offshore cruising and racing. Last hauled out and antifouled in June 2019.

Basic Boat Info

Price: £15,950
Tax Status: Not Paid
Make: Colvic
Model: UFO 34
Year: 1978
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 34'5 ft / 10.49 m
Length Overall: 34'5 ft / 10.49 m
Beam: 12 ft / 3.66 m

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Beta Marine
  • Rope Cutter: true
  • Model: RD1005 3 cylinder
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 28hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 2 Blade, Folding
  • Year: 2010


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Racers and Cruisers, Cruisers, Sloop


Martin Lovell
Lovell Yachts Limited


Lovell Yachts Limited
Castle Emplacement St Peter Port
Guernsey, GB, GY1 1AU
Tel:+44 (0)1481 716880

  • Length overall: 34’5” (10.48 M)
  • Waterline length: 25’5” (7.62 M)
  • Beam: 12’0” (3.35 M)
  • Draft: 5’5” (1.64 M)
  • Displacement: 5300 Kg
  • Diesel: 17 Gal (80 Lt)
  • Fresh water: 26 Gal (120 Lt)
Mechanical and electrical
  • 28 hp Beta Marine RD1005 3 cylinder diesel engine (2010) driving 2 blade folding propeller
  • Engine instrumentation and single lever control
  • Rope cutter
  • Whitlock wheel steering
  • Lewmar electric anchor windlass
  • Pilot mini gas alarm
  • 12 volt DC electrical system (2 batteries) with isolator switches, volt meter and cockpit / chart table sockets
  • 240 volt AC shore supply with battery charger and cabin sockets
  • Pressurised hot and cold fresh water system (calorifier / immersion) 
  • Electric bilge pump
  • GME GD9600 stereo radio / DVD / CD / MP3 player with cabin speakers
Spars and sails
  • Proctor single spreader keel stepped mast, boom and spinnaker poles (2)
  • S/s standing rigging with Furlex 200s jib furling system and Selden rigging screw covers
  • Lewmar 43 2 speed primary winches (2)
  • Lewmar 40 2 speed secondary winches (2)
  • Lewmar 40 2 speed halyard winches (2) with clutches (4) on coachroof
  • Gibb 75TA spinnaker pole downhaul winches (2)
  • Lewmar 8 reefline winches just aft of mast (2)
  • Sail wardrobe includes mainsail (2016), No. 1 genoa (2010), No. 2 genoa (2010), storm jib on inner forestay and 3 spinnakers
  • Jeckells mainsail stackaway system / boom cover with lazy jacks
Navigation equipment
  • Garmin GPSMap 451 (wheel pedestal)
  • Garmin GPS 152 (chart table)
  • Standard Horizon GX1500E DSC VHF radio with cockpit speaker and Hawk masthead antenna
  • Cobra MR 325 handheld VHF radio
  • Clipper speed and distance log (cockpit)
  • Clipper depthsounder (cockpit)
  • Clipper wind speed and direction (cockpit)
  • Raymarine / Autohelm ST4000 autopilot
  • Autohelm electronic compass (cockpit)
  • Plastimo bulkhead compass
  • Clock and barometer
  • Firdell radar reflector mounted on front of mast
  • Navigation lights including chart light, combined steaming / deck light and mast head tricolour / anchor lights
  • Family accommodation for 6 in 2 cabins including saloon  
  • Forward cabin with ‘V’ berth and deck hatch
  • Midships heads compartment with Jabsco marine toilet to port and wash hand basin / shower opposite
  • Saloon with dinette arrangement to port (converts to double berth)
  • Settee berth opposite with detachable dorade vent above
  • Galley to starboard with Plastimo Neptune 2000 2 burner gas cooker / grill / oven on gimbles, chest fridge and s/s sink with drainer
  • Chart table opposite with quarter berth to rear
  • Steps up to large self-draining teak cockpit with wheel pedestal (incorporating folding table) and good access to side decks
  • Ample stowage throughout yacht including numerous lockers under berths and cockpit seats
  • Waveline inflatable tender (2016)
  • 2.5 hp Yamaha outboard motor (2014) with pushpit storage bracket
  • 4 man canister life raft mounted on foredeck bracket (requires servicing)
  • 2 x life belts (1 with light)
  • Danbuoy
  • Webbing jackstays (2)
  • Sprayhood
  • Cockpit dodgers
  • Winch covers
  • CQR anchor with s/s swivel and chain (25 M)
  • Warps and fenders
  • S/s folding transom boarding ladder
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Manual fire extinguishers (3)
  • Fire blanket
  • Ensign staff

In this case we are acting as Brokers only. The Owner is not selling in the course of a business. 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 Purchaser 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.

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