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Cobra 850, Bilge keels, Endymion of Colne

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Sails and Deck Gear


Cobra 850, Bilge keels, Endymion of Colne

Endymion of Colne is a GRP bilge keel Cobra 850 designed by David Feltham and was built and fitted out by Cobra Yachts in 1981.  

Her keels are fully encapsulated in the hull moulding and there are no keel bolts. It is understood that the under water sections have been epoxy coated.

Approximate Dimensions

Length Overall  28ft 6ins 8.68m
Length on Deck  26ft 8ins 8.13m
Waterline Length  22ft 6.71m
Beam  9ft 6ins 2.92m
Draft  3ft 11ins 1.19m
Displacement  7,750lbs 3,515kg
Ballast 3,500lbs 1,588kg


Two berths in the forepeak convert, with an infill, to  a double.
Coming aft there is the heads / shower to port with a hanging locker opposite
In the saloon there is an L shaped diner / settee to port which can be converted into a double berth.
The galley is to starboard
Aft of the galley there is a forward facing chart table
The seat of the chart table is the forward end of the Quarter berth.
Good headroom throughout.

Rig, Sails and Spars

Mast head sloop rig
Aluminium alloy spars
Stainless steel standing rigging 
Slab reefing mainsail by Crusader - reasonable / good
Furling Genoa   by Crusader - reasonable / good

Rotostay Headsail reefing
Jib - Advantage sails - good
Spinnaker - Arun Sails - good
Hawk masthead wind direction indicator

Deck Equipment

25lb plough style bower anchor on 30m chain + 14m warp
7kg Kedge anchor

Plastimo Contest steering compass with light
Cockpit dodgers
Boom tent
Deck mop
Boat hook
Spinnaker pole
Ensign / staff
Anchor Ball
Motor sailing cone
Teak cockpit grating (not used by current owner)
Cockpit cushions

General Equipment

Origo two hob spirit (methylated spirit) stove.
Twin sinks in galley 
Sink with showerhead in heads 
Pressurised cold water to heads
Manual pumped water to galley 
Pots, pans and cutlery included
Jabsco Par Brydon sea toilet


Oil lamp


Beta Marine fresh water cooled, 28bhp 3 cylinder diesel, installed in 1999.

Stainless steel propeller shaft to three-bladed Bronze propeller
Rope cutter


Water - Stainless steel 30 gallons
Diesel - mild steel 10 gallons

Electrics / Electronics

2 x 12Volt ~100AH batteries - one engine start - one general service


Fuse / switch panel
Solar panel

Battery gauge


Garmin GPS 128
Sealine VHF Marine radio telephone

Nasa Clipper Duet Depth and Log unit
Nasa Clipper GPS cockpit repeater

Autohelm 2000 autopilot (not used by current owner)
Interior lights
Navigation lights
Anchor light
Chart table light

Safety Gear


Fire blanket
Fire extinguishers x 3  - not all guaranteed in date
First aid kit

Gas alarm - not used since installation of spirit stove

Lifebelt with light

Boarding ladder
Jack stays
Radar reflector mounted on mast
Manual bilge pump


Builders invoice
Previous Bill of sale
Equipment manuals

Shore Gear

Inflatable dinghy

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For further details or to arrange to view, please contact Adrian  Espin at: - Astonbury Marine Services 
19 Colne Road, Brightlingsea, Essex, CO7 0DL  Tel: 01206 305 996  or +44 1206 305 996   

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In this case we are acting as Brokers only. The Vendor 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 particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and, where appropriate, to have the vessel fully surveyed and inspected, sea trialled and opened up.  All Content is copyright - all rights reserved.