GENERALVixen is located at Conwy Marina and is a Bolero 35.5 designed by David Thomas to compete in the one ton class and built by Nick Stratton of Robertson & Sons Ltd. on the Clyde. She is similar to David Thomas’s Sigma 36 but with a longer waterline is faster. In recent years Vixen has been adapted for cruising and has sailed the Irish Sea, Ireland, Scotland and has been across Biscay to Northern Spain. In her racing days Vixen has won the Dinard cross channel race. Vixen is a stiff and seaworthy craft and sails like a dream. Vixen has a super strong fin keel constructed of lead, encapsulated within steel and attactched to the hull by pairs of stainless steel bolts (see photograph), all are in perfect condition. Vixen is now complete and, not only ready, but this ocean greyhound needs to be sailing. All reasonable offers on the reduced asking price will be considered.DIMENSIONSLength 35ft 6 inches.Waterline Length 29ft 5 inchesBeam 11ft 5 inchesDraft 6ft 6 inchesDisplacement 12105 lbs approxENGINEVixen was re engined around 2008 with a Yanmar 3ym30 3 cylinder 30hp Diesel engine with very low hours and serviced within the last 12 months. The engine starts on the button, first time, every time and is very economical, two litres per hour @ 2375 rpm (Official Figures). Vixen cruises easily, at hull speed, under engine. Swinging a gleaming bronze 17 x 10 inch propellor which can and has punched into a force nine. The owner has achieved over 9knots in a force nine under reduced sail alone.MAST/SAILSThe fractional three quarter racing rig has been de tuned by the recent addition of a Furlex 200s headsail roller reefing, mainsail slab reefing, stack pack and lazy jacks. These additions indicate her present cruising roll. ELECTRONICSVHF/DSC radio, Standard Horizon handheld radio, Garmin Sat nav and Raymarine E80 Radar Satnav multifunction system. Two Batteries. The original racing displays are still present but could do with an upgrade.HOUSE ELECTRICSTV, Radio, Fridge, Microwave, LED Lighting, 240 and 12 volt, auto/switched bilge pump.EXTRAS INCLUDED6 man Zodiac life raft complete with stainless steel cradle, 2.6 mt inflatable dinghy with Honda air cooled 4 stroke engine, spray hood with additional full cockpit tent cover.Vixen has many other items included in the sale. She has been slipped and the hull completely refurbished with the original gel coat removed, filled and faired, where necessary and covered with three layers of epoxy. Anti fouling has been applied over a vinyl tie coat and a further application, (3 litre International Cruiser UNO) is included. Refitting including anodes, is now complete and Vixen is ready to go. Anchors, chain, life buoy, danbuoy, life jackets, etc., etc., etc., are all included.PHOTOGRAPHS.The first two photographs and some interior shots were taken whilst still afloat all others are current, showing Vixen ashore undergoing hull refurbishment, new deck paint and refitting.. Vixen can be viewed on Youtube, search Bolero 35.5 Vixen.Vixen is only available because the owner is moving abroad. For further information and viewing contact 01744 612682 Bill owners brother in law, or email via ebay.Why not have a day out and come and see this fantastic bargain. This could be your last chance to make an offer.
Current Price: £14995.00
This Reduced Yacht Boat 35.5 Ft From The Drawing Board Of David Thomas boat is located in St. Helens, WA10 6BJ and is being sold on eBay by silkworm3268.