I found the boat to be well prepared for launching very soon, although the season has been cut short.
She has been anti fouled, sails have been laundered, and the engine serviced.
With lots of equipment, and accommodation she appears to be in good over all condition.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.
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This UFO 34 has been personally photographed and viewed by Ian Sawkins of Boatshed Scotland.... read more
Colvic UFO 34 (1979- commissioned 2012) Fin Keel Yacht. Thorneycroft 35hp diesel engine. Slab reefed mainsail (new 2012), furling genoa (2012). Spinnaker. Rigging new in 2012. Manual anchor windlass. Five berths. Garmin GPSMap 180. Nasa Clipper speed/ depth and wind speed/ direction instruments. Nasa weatherman and BM-1 battery monitor. Navman VHF7100 DSC VHF radio. The hull was constructed in 1979 but it was only in 2012 that the boat was finally completed and launched. Consequently the hull has only had around 7yrs sailing and the vessel benefits from young rigging/ sails and electrical wiri... read more
Winter storage included until march 2021
A chance to own a piece of British sailing and race history.
This is the first and original UFO that was commissioned by Richard Matthews, the Founder of Oyster Marine as a 1 off prototype and raced by Richard extensively in the early 1970’s and laid the foundations of the huge success of Oyster Marine. Built to an exacting standard by Oyster Marine in 1973 with huge racing success and testament to the build quality of the vessel, built using the same lay-up as the Alan Gurney Great Britain II racing boat of Whitbread around the World racing fa... read more