Dolly Blue

Dolly Blue

27′ Caravela 25

Price: £5000

Hull Material:
Engine/Fuel Type:
Hayling Island
Leo de Costa
LOA: 27’0” Beam: 9’0”
Draft: 3’0” (7’9” keel down)


Engine(s): Dolphin Engine(s) HP: 12 

Honda GHP 4 Stroke with 6 gallon tank and remote 


GRP hull, deck and superstructure.  Stub keep with iron centreplate.  The keel does not protrude into the cabin.  Transom mounted rudder with tiller steering. 

Engine & Electronics

Dolphin 12hp petrol engine. Shaft drive to fixed 2 bladed propeller.  Cruising speed of 4 knots with a maximum speed of 5 knots.  Fuel tank capacity 6 gallons.  Fuel consumption ½ gallon per hour.  Range 60 nautical miles. 

Two 12 volt starter batteries. Two 12 volt leisure batteries.

Navigation & Safety

Sestral steering compass. Garmin 128 GPS with external aerial and cockpit repeater.  Demek RS 8000 radio. 

VHF radio.  Vavico TP100 tiller pilot.  Target log/boatspeed and echo sounder.  Navigation lights and masthead tri-white.  Radar reflector. Clock and barometer. Charts. Radio/cassette player, FM/MW/LW 

Two bilge pumps. Searchlight. Three fire extinguishers. Fire blanket.  Two life jackets. Two harnesses and span.  Flares.  Lifebuoy. Floating light. Danbuoy. Floating line. MOB recovery purchase. Foghorn. Jackstays. 

Spars & Rigging

Aluminium spars. Sloop rig. Spinnaker pole. Slab furling mainsail. Seven winches. 


Mainsail by Crusader, 1994 in good condition. 3 reefing points and cover 

No. 1 genoa (120%), 1983 in fair condition 

No. 2 genoa (1005), by Crusader, 1988 in fair condition 

Jib in fair condition 

Storm jib by Crusader, 1994 unused 

Spinnaker tri-radial, 1986, in good condition 

Deck Equipment

10kgs Bruce anchor with 24 metres of chain and 10 metres of warp.  Kedge anchor and warp. Eight fenders and fender boards.  Eight warps. Sail cover. Boarding ladder.  Boathook. Bosuns chair. Swimming ladder. Pivoting outboard bracket for 5hp Honda 4 stroke outboard and rail bracket on transom. Deck broom. 


Five berths in two cabins.  Headroom 5’6”. Separate heads compartment with SL400 toilet. Gas stove with two burners, grill and oven. Built-in cool box. Sink with electrically supplied freshwater. Freshwater capacity 16 gallons. Crockery and cutlery for four people. 

Additional equipment

Tender. Oars. Fenders. 5hp Honda 4 stroke outboard.