1977 Columbia 8.7 located in Connecticut for sale

29' Columbia 8.7

Year
Length
Beam
Draft
Location
Price
1977
29'
10'
4.5'
Connecticut
$17,900

Description: 1977 Columbia 8.7 Refit
“Drakkar”

For a detailed account of the restoration go to my website at www.joebednarz.com

This boat was purchased in April of 2011 from the second owner of the vessel who maintained and sailed it for 29 years. Beginning in 2011, I began a two year full restoration and refit in two stages; starting in 2011 with the initial improvements for the interior followed by an extensive refit in 2012 when the boat was hauled to my home in Manchester.
2011
Upgraded marine head to a Raritan Elegance (electric) with 12 gallon holding tank (plastic)
Replaced all interior cushions/mattresses with new materials (Sunbrella)
Replaced outside cockpit cushions with Sunbrella vinyl and added backrests.
Installed two group 27 AGM Batteries and Marine charger
Installed pressure water systems with faucets in the galley and head.
Replace all interior light fixtures with new LED type
Replaced bow running light with LED
Added marine Radio (Standard Horizon)
Fabricated new 33 gallon aluminum water tank
2012
Interior Salon
Removed all interior hull trim limning, steam cleaned hull and replaced with all new vinyl coverings
Removed all interior wood panels and replaced port lights with ¼ Lexan
Replace interior wood trim over forward hatch and around port lights with new teak
Replaced companionway boards with new solid teak
Replaced headliner thought entire boat – added bead board to trim above settees.
Added more LED lights above settee’s
Clean and strip all interior teak panelsim/moldings and refinished with Sikkens Cetol
Refinish all trim, headliners and hull coverings in quarter berth
LED lights added to cockpit
Hull
Sand hull below waterline to just before gelcoat and bottom paint
Polish/wax gelcoat
Re bedded lifeline stanchions
Refinished all topsides with two part “Perfection”
Refinished all non-skid
Replace aft teak transom trim (solid teak)
Rebuilt forward hatch (bracket & seals), powder coated white with new lexan glass
Added new bilge pump and automatic sensor type switch

Equipment: Universal M-18 Diesel
Datamarine Depth & Knotmeter
Garmin GPS
Raritan Elegance Electric Head
Harken Roller Furling Jib
Sobstad Maim 150% Genoa
Stove Top
Inverter (2)
Perch Seats
Dodger (new 2011)
Sailcover (new 2011)
Lazy Jacks

Location: Groton, Connecticut
L45819
(860) 841-8442

Material
Hull
Type
Rigging
Cabins
Condition
fiberglass
monohull
cruiser
masthead sloop
1
excellent

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This Columbia 8.7 Added 09-Sep-2014



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