Mark Cameron Yachts

Colvic Atlanta 31


Recently fitted engine with less than 250hrs run



Lying: Argyll, United Kingdom

General Information

Manufacturer/ModelColvic Atlanta 31
DesignerJohn A. Bennett & Assoc.
New or UsedUsed
Sale StatusAvailable
LyingArgyll, United Kingdom


Hull ConstructionGRP hull with encapsulated keel
Keel TypeLong Keel


EngineBeta Marine 38 marine diesel engine, installed new 2019. 38hp @ 3,600rpm 4 cylinder, naturally aspirated, indirectly cooled Mechanical reversing marine gearbox Single lever morse control
Engine Hours246
Fuel Capacity400l


Drinking Water Capacity200l


The Colvic Atlanta design was well received while in production and proved to be a popular alternative to the expensive Fisher 30. Offering considerably more internal volume with a more practical living space its easy to understand why. The flared bow sections and relatively low superstructure making the boat easily recognisable.

A professionally fitted out example of the Colvic Atlanta 31 THOU SWELL has benefitted from significant upgrading in the current ownership. Now offered for sale with a compreshensive inventory as her owners retire from sailing her inventory highlights include:

Beta Marine 38 marine diesel engine, installed new 2019, less than 500hrs of use
Raymarine ST6002 wheeldrive autopilot system
NASA Clipper Depth, Speed and Wind instrumentation
Garmin GPS
Battery charger, 230VAC – 12VDC
Dometic 3 burner and oven gas cooker with pan clamps
Front loading fridge, dual voltage 12VDC/230VAC
Eberspacher diesel fired, blown air heating system
Headlining in wheelhouse replaced in 2019
Headlining in saloon replaced in 2020

Lying ashore at Balvicar Boatyard, near Oban the Colvic Atlanta THOU SWELL is available for immediate viewing by prior appointment.


Hull Construction:
Single piece GRP moulded hull with integral full-length keel.
Heavyweight, hand consolidated GRP lay-up.
GRP formed and laminated internal structural members
Plywood bulkheads laminated to hull and deck
Moulding finished in white gelcoat externally.

Deck & Superstructure Construction:
Single piece GRP moulded deck with integrated coachroof and self-draining cockpit.
Separate deckhouse moulding joined to deck moulding below window level
Heavyweight, hand consolidated GRP lay-up.
Moulding finished in white gelcoat externally.
Hardwood capping rails.
Decks finished in Treadmaster non-slip panels
Alloy framed windows and portlights.
Wheelhouse windows removed and professionally re-furbished 2019
Saloon windows removed and professionally re-furbished 2020
Keel & Rudder:
Full length GRP moulded keel as part of hull
Encapsulated ballast within keel.
Skeg hung rudder.


Beta Marine 38 marine diesel engine, installed new 2019.
38hp @ 3,600rpm
4 cylinder, naturally aspirated, indirectly cooled
Mechanical reversing marine gearbox
Single lever morse control
Engine gauges for RPM, Oil Pressure, Water Temperature

Maintenance & Performance:
Recorded running hours – 246hrs
Engine last serviced autumn 2021
Cruising speed 6.5kts

Propulsion & Steering:
Stainless steel shaft
Conventional grease fed stuffing gland
3 Blade bronze prop

Raymarine ST6002 SmartPilot control head
Raymarine wheeldrive unit


Voltage systems:
12VDC onboard power system
230VAC shore power system

Shore Power:
Single 16amp connection
Extension cable to connect to shore supply
RCD protection
Ring main, battery charger and water heater.

Battery Banks:
Battery Bank 1 – 1x 12V, 110Ah, lead acid
Battery Bank 2 – 2x 12V, 110Ah, lead acid

Single engine mounted alternator

Battery Charger
Hi-Tec Integral charger
230VAC – 12VDC, 25amp

Battery Monitoring:
Voltmeter on dashboard.

Windscreen wipers on both forward facing wheelhouse windscreens


Fresh Water:
Pressurised hot and cold water system
Mixer tap in galley
Mixer tap in heads extending for use as shower
Hot water provided from calorifier heated by engine or 230VAC immersion heater

Bilge Pumps:
Manual Bilge Pump
Electric Bilge Pump


Two diesel tanks
Alloy construction.
Approximate capacity 400ltr

Fresh Water:
Four linked fresh water tanks.
Stainless steel construction.
Approximate capacity 200ltr


At Helm:
Depth/Speed – NASA Clipper Duet
Wind – NASA Clipper
GPS – Garmin 128GPS
Magnetic Compass

Communications Equipment:
VHF - Sailor RT144C VHF


Galley Stove – Dometic 3 burner and oven gas cooker with pan clamps
Stainless steel sink
Mixer tap
Fridge - Front loading type, located in wheelhouse. Dual voltage 12VDC/230VAC

Heads – Jabsco manual marine toilet
Pull-out wash hand basin
Mixer tap extending for use as shower

Eberspacher diesel fired blown air system
Thermostatic cabin controller
Single outlet in saloon

Overhead lighting throughout accommodation

CD/Radio/USB head unit
Speakers in saloon


Summary of Accommodation:
Double cabin forwards.
Linear galley
Wheelhouse with deck saloon

Accommodation Finish:
Joinery work throughout of hardwood veneered plywood with hardwood trims.
Fitted carpets on soles in saloon and forward cabin
Treadmaster to finish wheelhouse sole
Headlining in wheelhouse replaced in 2019
Headlining in saloon replaced in 2020

Description of Accommodation from Forward:

Forward Cabin:
Two single berths in traditional V-berth layout.
Infill section with cushion to create double berth
Storage lockers above the bunks forward with drawer storage beneath the aft end of the bunks.
Storage locker outboard to starboard at aft end of cabin space.

Located aft of forward cabin to port.
Separate heads compartment outboard to port.
Manual marine toilet mounted outboard, facing inboard.
Wash hand basin mounted on aft bulkhead inboard
Hanging locker opposite heads outboard.

U-shaped settee to port, wrapping around saloon table
Outboard section of U-shaped settee converts to single berth with infill section creating an occasional double berth.
Storage lockers outboard of seating overhead.
Bin lockers beneath seats and outboard of back rests.
Book shelf mounted on forward bulkhead.

Linear galley running along starboard side of saloon
Worktop area forward
Cooker set into space within worktop centrally
Sink inset to aft section of worktop
Range of lockers and drawers below worktop
Selection of lockers outboard of worktop

Access to forward cabin via companionway offset to starboard.
Access to cockpit via doorway offset to starboard at aft end of wheelhouse
Helm station forward to port.
Bench settee running full length of wheel house to port.
Short bench settee to starboard
Fridge located outboard, forward of starboard settee
Port saloon bench can be used as an occasional single or double berth.
Storage lockers located within base of seating units.


Masthead ketch rig.
Main mast and mizzen mast deck mounted.
Single spreader main mast of silver anodised alloy construction.
Single spreader mizzen mast of silver anodised alloy construction.
Standing rigging of 1x19 stainless steel.
Full standing rigging replacement in 2013
Spinnaker pole

Primary Winches – 2x Antal XT16, two speed, self-tailing, fitted new in 2021

Sails professionally valeted and serviced throughout current ownership
Mizzen Sail

Canvas Work:
Cockpit tent

Anchoring & Mooring:
Bower Anchor – 35lb CCQR with chain rode
Kedge Anchor – 1x Fisherman type anchor 1x CQR Anchor
Electric Anchor Windlass – Simpson Lawrence Seawolf
Mooring Warps - Selection
Fenders – Selection

Inflatable dinghy
Outboard – Honda 2.3hp, 4-stroke.

Single bow roller.
Stainless steel pulpit and pushpit rails.
Capping rail mounted alloy stanchions supporting double tier, plastic coated stainless steel guardwires
Alloy mooring cleats mounted on capping rails forward and aft.
Anchor windlass mounted on foredeck with mooring cleat located aft.
Hardwood grab rails running along outboard edges of coachroof and wheel house
Deep mould coaming running around cockpit
Primary winches mounted on coamings
Moulded bench seats outboard on port and starboard quarters of cockpit.
Cockpit lockers within seating bases


General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferafts, Epirbs, 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 owners specific needs.

Navigation Lights:
Steaming light
Navigation lights
Anchor light

Life saving:
Horseshoe lifebuoy
Fire Blanket

In this case we are acting as brokers only.
The Owner is not selling in the course of a business. whilst every care has been taken in their preparation , the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The Purchaser is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at their 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 for such engine on our part.
This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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