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Colin Archer

Build year:  1934

Co.Donegal, Ireland

Sailing boat for sale

68,000 EUR

  • Conan Breslin
  • Dun Ban
  • F92X6P2 Meenaduff, Bunbeg, Co.Donegal, Ireland
  • Ireland
  • 00353874656513
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Colin Archer

  • Family boat
  • Ready for sailing
  • Classic boat
  • High quality boat
  • Easy to handle
  • Lots of boat for the money
  • Perfect long distance boat
  • Spacious
  • Beautiful lines
  • Large pantry
  • Lots of equipment
  • Ready for longdistance sailing
  • Very well maintained
  • Long keeler
  • 2 cabins
  • Want to sell, now
  • Want to swap

Want to swap with

  • a sailboat
  • a smaller sailboat
  • EN
  • DA
  • SV
  • NL
  • DE


Hollandia, built 1934, Hardanger Fjord,Norway as sailing/Fishing vessel with motor in the Colin Archer style. After her fishing life she was bought by Mr Ken Coombs of Antigua Classic Yachting. I bought her in 1999. Hollandia has been fully rebuilt over 9 years. Full photo archive of the rebuild is available and original survey of her re-launch in 2009. Hollandia is built of Furu/Larch frames with Larch planking to typically heavy scantlings. 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). Keel is 2000Kg lead 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 with too many features to list. Her interior is warm and cosy and fully fitted out for live aboard/cruising.There are 3 single berths and 1 double berth up forward. Nav area opposite galley. She has cruised from Holland to the Med, Canaries, Scotland & France in comfort and safety. 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 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) Photos June 2023, Aries Windvane self steering is not included in the sale. Any questions just ask, Thanks for checking Hollandia out. Instagram: Hollandia Gaff Ketch WhatsApp: 00353 87 465 6513

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