Our server will be updated in 5 min., sorry for the bump and inconvenience.

Colin Archer 40

Build year:  1934

Co.Donegal, Ireland

Sailing boat for sale

50,000 EUR

  • Conan Breslin
  • Dun Ban
  • F92X6P2 Meenaduff, Bunbeg, Co.Donegal, Ireland
  • Ireland
  • 00353 87 465 6513
Quick Contact, log in Send email

Colin Archer 40

  • Family boat
  • Make an offer
  • Ready for sailing
  • Classic boat
  • High quality boat
  • Easy to handle
  • Lots of boat for the money
  • Renovated cabin
  • Renovated engine
  • Renovated rigging
  • Perfect long distance boat
  • Spacious
  • Beautiful lines
  • Large pantry
  • Lots of equipment
  • Lots of space for the big family
  • Ready for longdistance sailing
  • Very well maintained
  • Completely equipped
  • Super offer
  • Want to swap
  • Long keeler
  • 2 cabins
  • Want to sell, now
  • Want to swap

Want to swap with

  • a sailboat
  • a smaller sailboat
  • a HR 312
  • a HR 31 Monsun
  • EN
  • DA
  • SV
  • NL
  • DE


A rare opportunity to own a Colin Archer, rebuilt and maintained to a very high standard. Seriously for sale due to a change in circumstances. Built in 1934, Hardanger Fjord,Norway as Fishing vessel with auxilliary motor. Hollandia has been fully rebuilt and relaunched in 2009 by her boatbuilder owner, . Hollandia is built of sawn Furu/Larch frames with Larch planking to typically heavy scantlings. All solid wood, no laminations. The deck is 2 layers of 12mm marine ply glued and screwed with Resourcinol. The deck was then sheathed using SP systems and finished with Hempathane epoxy paint(2023/4). Lead keel with new deadwoods/Keelson and keel bolts. There is approximately 1.5 tons of internal lead ballast. All hatches are Lewmar Ocean(7), with bronze portlights in the coach house sides. Hollandia is fully ceiled inside with cedar planking to below the cabin sole. Engine: Mercedes Marine OM617 300D. Installed in 1992,fully overhauled(2022) and Borg Warner gearbox 2:1(rebuilt 2022). 2 x AGM 190Ah batteries(2019), split charger, inverter 1000w, Victron charger(2022) Mast and spars are solid Douglas Fir- varnished(2023). Mast stepped on keelson. 12mm Galv rigging(2023) with bottle screws. All running rigging (10 & 12mm Braid classic) replaced in 2019/22. Sails (4)are from 2013 with a new mizzen sail 2023, working sails in good condition. Galley: Taylors parrafin twin burner/ oven. Seperate 5lt pressurised tank. Lots of storage space in galley. Refleks diesel heater in salon. Tankage: Fresh water 2 x 250lt under the settees port/starboard and 1 x 90lt in galley Diesel 380lt 2 ST and 2 Standard Lewmar winches-Bronze,1 ST on main boom for reefing reefing. SL Tiger windlass, manual, with 12mm (60m) Galv caliberated chain and 20Kg CQR, a spare 20kg Lewmar Delta fast set, 15kg Fisherman kedge anchor. Plenty of fenders, warps, shackles and spare blocks. SeaPro 3m inflatable, aluminium floored lifeguard standard build (2016). Hollandia is finished to a very high standard, her interior is warm and cosy and fully fitted out for cruising.There are 3 single berths and 1 double berth up forward, but room for additional berths is available. Nav area opposite galley. In a breeze she is quick and easily handled. All sail trim from cockpit with reefing at mast using boom mounted ST winch. Flying jib is on a roller furler led back to the cockpit. Bowsprit is easily run in/out by one person. Vhf, GPS, Fishfinder, Navtex, AIS receiver, Barometer, CD/Radio & wharfedale speakers, led lights. 2 x 3500GPH bilge pumps & 1 manual. Spare spars, rigging and full engine Spares( injectors, starter, alternator etc) Would consider a swap/part exchange for a 10m yacht such as Nicholson 32/31, LeComte ALC 35, OE 32, SS 34, She 33. Photos June 2023/24, All documents present for transfer of ownership/importation etc Delivery can be arranged Aries Windvane is not included in the sale price. Instagram: Hollandia Gaff Ketch WhatsApp: 00353 87 465 6513

Specifications Equipment

Materiale / unit

Hull type










Motor & technic


Mercedes Marine

Total power


Engine year


Engine count


Engine place




Drive shaft

w/ shaft

Cooling system

Fresh water

Crusing speed


Max Speed



Hull condition

Engine condition

Cabin condition

Mast and sail condition