1968 C&C Corvette 31 - $7,250 (Buford)

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boat type: sailboat
propulsion type: sail
length overall (LOA): 31
make / manufacturer: C&C
model name / number: Corvette 31
year manufactured: 1968

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Classic 1968 C&C Corvette 31
Beautiful Classic Sailboat with Tons of Character in Very Good Condition!
2000 Volvo Penta Diesel Replaced Atomic 4 - Two 20 Gallon Fuel Tanks
Good Sails and Rigging, Nice Interior, Television
Portable Air Conditioning

Basic Boat Info
Make: C&C
Model: Corvette 31
Year: 1968
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: C&C Yachts
Designer: C&C Design
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: CCY31CORVE53
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Centerboard
Length: 31 ft
Length Overall: 31'2 ft
Waterline Length: 22'6 ft
Beam: 9'1 ft
Max Draft: 7 ft
Min Draft: 3'3 ft
Displacement: 8,545 lb
Ballast: 4,000 lb
Cabins Count: 2
Engines / Speed
Engines: 1
Make: Volvo Penta
Model: 2000 Series 2002 Model
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 18hp
Type: Inboard
Year: 2000
Fuel Tanks: 2
Fuel Tank Capacity: 20 gal
Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Cruisers

Hull, Deck, Sails & Rigging
Hull and Deck Painted in 2015
Bottom Done in 2015
Centerboard Removed and Refinished in 2015, Hinge Pin and Lanyard Replaced
Atomic 4 Replace in 2000 with Volvo Penta Diesel 2002 Model - 18 HP
New Battery Charger
Good Main and 135% Roller Furling Jib
Furling Gear Added in 2012 with Furling 135% Genoa
Extra Storm Jib, 170% Genoa, Working Jib and Spinnaker
Spacious Cockpit is 8 Ft Long with Deep Lazarettes
Extensive Manuals and Documentation
Dodger Frame
Gas Grill om Stern Rail
Life Jackets, Fenders and Lines

V Berth Forward with Drawers and Storage Below
Beautiful Wood Overhead Hatch in V Berth Area Provides Excellent Light and Ventilation
Private Head with Sink
Main Cabin has Opposing Settees which make Two Single Berths
Galley is to Port of Companionway with Sink and Stove
Stand up Navigation Desk with Icebox to Starboard
New AC/DC Electrical Panel in 2007
12v Navigation and Cabin Lights
110v Shore Power
Beautiful Wood Opening Skylight in Main Cabin Fills the Cabin with Light and Excellent Ventilation

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Designer's Comments
"She was a good little boat from day one," said George Cuthbertson of the Corvette, which he designed back in 1965.

Design hull no. 65-3 (the third project started in 1965), was named after the most famous Canadian World War II class of convoy escorts, the Corvette. Hull no. 1, Victoria, was delivered to Toronto's John Hilton in the spring of 1966. The Corvettes continued in production until 1971. Altogether 167 vessels were built. There were some large yearly production runs; 41 boats were built in 1968/69, and 52 in 1969/70.

Electra II (now Temeraire, lying in Belleville), hull no. 34, was trucked to Florida for the 1968 SORC series. Ian Morch skippered, with George Cuthbertson, boat-builder George Hinterhoeller, designer Bruce Kirby, and the owner, Gordon Stonehouse, as crew. The boat had been sailed only once when they started the Lipton Cup Race held off Miami, but they finished first in Class D and 24th in a fleet of more than 100 yachts.

That same year in the 184-mile Miami-Nassau race Electra II finished second overall in the fleet, and first in Class D. Her third and final race of that series was the Governor's Cup, a wind-ward-leeward course, sailed off Nassau in 25-knot winds, Electra II placed fifth in her class, boat for boat, beating vessels five feet longer. Her CCA rating was 25.5, and was, in Ian Morch's opinion, "just a little on the heavy side for a Corvette". Still, her SORC performance was an astonishing success for a boat just 32-feet long.

Today the Corvette can only be described as traditional, with her relatively narrow beam, long overhangs and graceful sheer. The deckhouse is of moderate size, well in keeping with this style of vessel. The mainsail and fore triangle are of equal area, a moderate 444 sq. ft. on a vessel displacing 8,545 lbs.

Many buyers were attracted to this design because of the shoal draft (3 ft. 3 in. with the board up) and long keel. The centreboard trunk is in the keel and does not intrude into the accommodations above the floorboards.

The decks are wide, with outboard shrouds, and the foredeck is large. The cockpit is eight feet long, with straight benches, and the tiller sprouts from the cockpit sole.

The boat is well ballasted, carrying 4,000 lbs. of bolted-on lead just forward of the centreboard. The external ballast is well placed to absorb the hard knock of grounding in the shoal waters she was designed to sail.

Call Cell or Text:
Ann Koch 770-540-9796
Rich Michel 404-642-3007
Marc Kenney 615-424-4451

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