Colvic Liberator 35 for sale

Burnham-on-Crouch, United Kingdom

£16,995 GBP
approx $21,843USD

General information
Colvic Liberator 35
Used sail boat for sale
£16,995 GBP
Name of boat
Ed Dubois
Length overall
Length waterline
5.04 tons (U.S.)
Fin Keel
Burnham-on-Crouch, United Kingdom

About this Colvic Liberator 35

The Colvic Liberator is a well tested cruising yacht designed by Ed Dubois and highly regarded for their good performance and sea keeping abilities. Offering comfortable accommodation and a spacious cockpit they are also easily sailed shorthanded and make good passagemakers, often considered a great alternative to a Sigma 33 or Westerly Storm. Jacana was professionally fitted out to a high standard from new and has a good inventory including autopilot, recent standing rigging, diesel heating and more. 

Viewing by appointment only through the Essex office on (01621) 785600.


The accommodation is professionally fitted out in teak and offers up to six berths in two cabins.

FORECABIN - Fitted with a V berth with infill to form a double, beneath berth stowage and hatch to foredeck.

HEADS - Full width heads compartment with Jabsco marine toilet and washbasin, hanging locker and large storage area.

SALOON - The saloon offers comfortable seating for 6/7 adults at a U-shaped settee to port (can convert to double berth) and a settee berth to starboard around a large table with folding leaves. Lee cloths are fitted to the settee berths and good storage is provided beneath the settees and in various lockers and cupboards.

GALLEY - Located to port, the galley is equipped with a gimballed two burner gas cooker with oven and grill, stainless steel sink, laminate worktop with teak fiddles and storage areas.

CHART TABLE - To starboard with chart storage, navigation equipment and quarter berth aft. 

GENERAL EQUIPMENT - Teak cabinetry, cream cotton upholstery and timber soleboards throughout. Webasto diesel fired warm air heating system. Pressurised hot & cold water supplied via a gas water heater (may not meet current gas requirements)  

Mechanical Systems

Located at companionway, Bukh 36hp three cylinder marine diesel engine. Seawater cooled. Single lever controls with electric start and cockpit control panel. Saildrive (new diaphragm 2018) to fixed 2 bladed propeller.

The engine was last serviced by local marine engineers in September 2018 and the saildrive shaft seals and diaphragm were replaced at the same time. 

Electrical Systems

2 x 12v 110ah batteries (domestic and engine start, both new 2018) charging via engine alternator. Shorepower system with ring mains and battery charger. Solar panel. Wind generator (requires attention). Electrical distribution panel. Full cabin lighting.

Sails and Spars

Masthead rigged Bermudan sloop. Keel stepped silver anodised aluminum alloy mast (new 2012) and boom (new 2007). Alloy spinnaker pole stowed on deck. Stainless steel standing rigging (new 2016) with backstay tensioner. Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing mainsail. Headsail furling system. 2 x Lewmar 44 self tailing primary winches. 2 x Lewmar 40 self tailing secondary winches. 2 x Lewmar 36 control line winches.

  • Mainsail (Dolphin new 2008) and furling Genoa 

Deck Equipment

  • Anchor with chain and warp
  • Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit and stanchions 
  • Stainless steel boarding ladder
  • Blue sprayhood (new 2010), mainsail cover and cockpit dodgers
  • Tannoy and Dorade ventilators
  • Cockpit canopy
  • Assorted mooring warps and fenders

Navigation Equipment

  • Pedestal mounted steering compass 
  • Simrad DSC VHF radio
  • NASA Clipper Duet combined depth and speed/log
  • Navman 3100S wind system (new 2016)
  • Northstar Explorer 550 GPS chart plotter
  • Garmin 128 GPS navigation system
  • Simrad autopilot
  • Nasa Clipper AIS receiver
  • Navigation lights

Safety Equipment

  • Three fire extinguishers 
  • Engine room extinguisher
  • Fire blanket
  • Gas alarm and CO detector
  • Cockpit harness points
  • Horseshoe lifebuoy with floating light
  • Danbuoy
  • Emergency tiller
  • Manual & electric bilge pumps
  • Radar reflector


Colvic Liberator 35 moulded by Colvic Craft Ltd in 1981 to an Ed Dubois design and professionally fitted out to her first owners requirements. White GRP hull with blue style stripe, superstructure and light grey painted non-slip decks. Wheel steering to skeg hung rudder. Fin keel with encapsulated lead ballast. Tekdeck effect to cockpit sole and seating. Teak coachroof grab rails. Large self-draining cockpit with lockers port and starboard. Self-draining stowage for two gas bottles. Self-draining anchor well. 

The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and 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 on our part.

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.

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1 x Bukh DV36
Fuel capacity
21 gallons (U.S.)
Maximum speed
7 mph
Cruising speed
6 mph
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Broker/Dealer Information

Clarke & Carter - Essex - Burnham on Crouch

Mr Aaron French
Burnham Yacht Harbour
Burnham on Crouch
United Kingdom
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