1965 Columbia C31 located in Rhode Island for sale

30'9' Columbia C31

Rhode Island

Description: This cruise-worthy 1965 Columbia C31 was built to last generations, and fully restored in 2002-2003; including a full interior refit with all updated systems, and exterior refit with all new hardware, rigging, lines and paint.

She is hull #5 of this beloved Morgan design, and her original owner enjoyed racing success in the Chesapeake, including first in class in the Annual Race Week of the Chesapeake Bay Yacht Racing Association in 1967. In Chesapeake Sails: A History of Yachting on the Bay (1999), author Richard Henderson states of hull #5: “White Shadow IV did exceedingly well in Chesapeake races, winning fleet High Points (the Labrot Trophy) two consecutive years”.

Due to unforeseen changes in our lives we must reluctantly seek a new owner for this incredible boat. Purchased in 2008 from the family that completed her loving restoration, the boat has been in storage for four full seasons now (always covered for winter), and now awaits her next owner to get her back in the water and sailing where she belongs.

Accommodations: Chain locker forward, V-berth, head to port, hanging locker to starboard across from head, galley to starboard, L-shape dinette to port, quarter-berth to starboard, Nav-station to port across from quarter-berth, storage aft of nav-station.

Equipment: Engine and Mechanical: 1994 Kubota 25hp diesel. 1200 hours. New rudder (2006). Fleming windvane needs simple repair. Decks: Deck to hull joint laminated, fastened, and teak toe rail replaced(2003). 2 #40 bronze self-tailing Antel winches and 2 #16 halyard winches. Garhaur traveler and blocks. Custom aluminum arch/stern rail and bow pulpit (2003). Stanchions, bases, and lifelines new (2003). 25# cqr. 25# danforth.

Sails and Rigging: Banks mainsail 8oz. 3 reefs (2003), 135% headsail (2003), 110% jib (2003), storm jib (2003). Older but in good condition 135%, and 150%. Mast and boom painted (2003). Standing rigging replaced (2003). Norsman fittings. Turnbuckles and chainplates replaced (2003). All running rigging replaced (2003). Dodger/Bimini (2004) and sail covers all in good condition.

Electrical: 4 6volt batteries for house (2011). One 12volt starting battery. Shore power. AC and DC breaker panel. Link 20 battery monitor. Guest 15 amp charger. Xantrex 1000W inverter. Air Marine 200W wind generator. 140 watts Kyocera solar panels. Lyncom charge controller. Denso 45 amp alternator. All new tinned wire (2003).

Electronics: Furuno GP132 gps. Garmin 160 fishfinder (needs replacement sensor). Icom M45 vhf. Furuno 1623 radar (2008). Raymarine ST2000 tiller pilot. Kenwood cd player.

Galley: Force10 3 burner, broiler, oven propane stove (needs repair). EZ-cold refrigerator, cold plate, air or water cooled compressor.

Length Overall: 30' 9"
Length Waterline: 21' 9"
Beam: 9' 10"
Draft (centerboard up): 3' 1"
Draft (centerboard dn): 7' 1"
Sail Area: 423 sq. ft.
Displacement: 8,500 lbs.
Ballast (lead): 3,400 lbs.
Headroom: 6'
Berths: 3
Auxiliary: 1994 Kubota 25 HP
Water Capacity: 60 gal Holding: 6 gal
Fuel Capacity: 25 gal
Vertical clearance: 39"
CCA Rating: 23.4
Designer: Charles Morgan

Location: Portsmouth, Rhode Island

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