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1964 Colvin 40 Bugeye Ketch

Listing ID3072404
Sale Price$38,900 USD [ Convert To CAD ]
Seller POP Yachts
Category Ketch
Make Colvin
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Model40 Bugeye Ketch
Located Yorktown, Virginia, US
Stock Number264273
Length38ft / 11.58 m
Beam10ft / 3.05 m
Engine MakeYanmar
Engine Model3hm35f
Engine TypeInboard
Engine HP35

- Stock #264273 -


This is a rare opportunity to own this great wooden sailing ketch with lots of history!

The owner of this unique ketch is the 4th owner in This vessel's 57-year history. He owned her for the last 29 years, and the other 3 owners for the first 28 years combined. This vessel had a very interesting history.

She comes armed with two cannons if desired, please inquire about them if you're interested.

According to the owner, this 1964 Colvin Bugeye was designed by Thomas Colvin & built by Ray Kaufman & friends. Colvin manufacturing in Mathews, Va. in 1964. Mr. Kaufman was an MIT-educated Naval Architect from Williamsburg, VA who circumnavigated the globe in a 45ft ketch named HURRICANE & wrote a book called "Hurricane's Wake" in 1942.

Owner statement: "This beautiful Colvin Bugeye has weathered 7 hurricanes, 5 Nor'easters, & 3 tornados. She has been extremely well maintained & extensively upgraded over the last 29yrs of my ownership. She has sailed from Rockport, Maine to Red Bank, New Jersey to Yorktown, Va. as well as several trips up & down the Chesapeake Bay. She has also been featured in Yachting Magazine & Wooden Boat Magazine as well as local newspapers".

This Colvin is known locally as a resident "Pirate Ship" under the flag of "Calico Jack". She participated in dozens of pirate festivals in Hampton & Yorktown, Va.

Many updates and recorded work were done on this vessel, check out the features section.

All sails are in good working condition. Ready to go.

This 1964 Colvin 40 Bugeye is a "one of a kind", custom-built sailing ketch. Inquire now.

We are looking for people all over the country who share our love for boats. If you have a passion for our product and like the idea of working from home, please visit SellBoatsAndRVs [dot] com to learn more.

This listing has now been on the market 30 days. If you are thinking of making an offer, go ahead and submit it today! Let's make a deal!

Reason for selling is retiring from sailing..

At Pop Yachts, we will always provide you with a TRUE representation of every vessel we market. We encourage all buyers to schedule a survey for an independent analysis. Any offer to purchase is ALWAYS subject to satisfactory survey results.

You have questions? We have answers. Call us at (213) 984-2628 to discuss this boat.

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Take a look at ALL ***107 PICTURES*** of this vessel, AND A VIDEO, on our main website at POPYACHTS DOT COM. We appreciate that you took your time to look at our advertisement and we look forward to speaking with you!

ConditionThe vessel looks very clean for the age. It's obvious the owner took good care of her. She will need some TLC on small things here and there. The engine works as it should and sounds great, check the end of the video.

Navigational Equipment - Navigation Lights (New Led's In All Nav Lights)
- VHF (Searanger VHF Marine Radio)
- Other (Schatz Brass Ship's Bell Clock)
- Other (Lacrosse Technologies Weather Station)
- VHF Antenna
- Wind Instrument

Mechanical - Holding Tanks (Replaced 15 Gallon)
- Engine Hatch (Rebuilt)
- Number Of Eng Cylinders (3)
- Number Of Fuel Tanks (Replaced 15 Gallon)
- Transmission (Kanzaki Transmission)
- Steering (Updated Steering System)
- Engine Alarms
- Exhaust Hose (Updated Exhaust Hose With Bronze Thru-hull)
- Rudder
- Keel Guard (Full Length, Shallow Draft Keel)
- Ballast Keel (1.5 Tons)

Electrical Systems - 110v AC Outlets
- 12 V DC Outlets
- AC Electric Panel
- Bluetooth (New Blue Tooth Stereo Receiver)
- Docking Lights
- Inverter (AIMS 3000w/6000w Power Inverter)
- Starting Battery (Nterstate 12volt 800CCA/1000MCA)
- Number Of Batteries (2 New Deka Pro Master 6 Volt/190ah House Batteries)
- Shore Power
- Shore Power Cord
- Stereo (With 2 Cabin Speakers 2 Cockpit Speakers)
- Charger (Pro Mariner Smart Charging System)
- Anchor Light (New Light)
- Starting Battery (Interstate 12volt 800CCA/1000MCA Starting Battery)

Accommodations - Cabin Lighting
- Hanging Locker
- Head
- Heat (Cabin Heaters & AC Unit)
- Nav Station
- Salon
- Sink - Galley
- Refrigerator
- Stateroom - Forward
- V Berth
- Cabin Fans (Updated)
- Speakers (2 Cabin Speakers 2 Cockpit Speakers)

Deck Gear - Anchor
- Anchor Locker
- Bench Seat
- Cockpit Seating
- Transom - Closed (Rebuilt Transom)
- Bell (Schatz Brass Ship's Bell Clock)
- Helm Wheel
- Water Tank (Two 25gal Water Tanks)
- Hatch Cover

Sails - Covers - Sail (Head Sail, Main, Mizzen)
- Main Sail
- Mizzen Sail
- Headsail

Rigging - Mizzen Boom
- Main Mast (Custom Mast Steps(for Easy Access Aloft))
- Mizzen Mast
- Main Boom
- Chain Plates
- Forestay
- Running Rigging
- Standing Rigging