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2008 Colgate 26

Hythe Marina Village, Hampshire


Tumbler is a Colgate 26 built in 2008. They are better known in their native US where they are popular with sailing schools and organisations including the Navy and Coast Guard but also with the United Kingdom Sailing Academy ( UKSA ). Fin keel with bulb. Fitted cabin cushions ( she can sleep 4 if you are feeling pally! ), cockpit cushions, a 45ltr Eskimo Igloo Marine coolbox, sink, hand pump and water tank. Jib, mainsail and spinnaker. Garmin plotter. She comes complete with a 5hp Honda outboard.

Basic Boat Info

Tax Status: Paid
Boat Name: Tumbler
Make: Colgate
Model: 26
Year: 2008
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Precision Sailboat Works
Designer: Jim Taylor
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: US0OSN26303C808
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 26 ft / 7.92 m
Length Overall: 25'8 ft / 7.82 m
Waterline Length: 20 ft / 6.10 m
Beam: 8'6 ft / 2.59 m
Max Draft: 4'6 ft / 1.37 m
Dry Weight: 2600 lb
Ballast: 1025 lb
Single Berths: 2
Double Berths: 1

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Honda
  • Model: 5
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Engine Power: 5hp
  • Type: Outboard-4s
  • Propeller Type: 3 BladeAluminum


Boat Class: Daysailers


William Rhys-Jones
BH Boat Sales


BH Boat Sales
BH Boat Sales
Beaulieu, Hampshire, GB, SO42 7XB
Tel:01590 616316

Sail Area

Working Sail Area : 283.00 sq ft
Keel Details

Fin with bulb

Manufacturer Provided Description

By combining exciting performance with safety and durability at exceptional value, Steve Colgate and naval architect Jim Taylor created the 25'8" Colgate 26 to put the fun back into sailing. A spacious 11'6" cockpit provides ample room for six adults. Below you'll find storage for both daysailing and weekending. The computer-designed underbody creates stability and exceptional performance in both light and heavy air. Durable fiberglass construction minimizes upkeep. For safety, the Colgate 26 is virtually unsinkable, even if holed, and is completely self-bailing. Rigid cockpit railings provide security and comfort. The Colgate 26 was named Cruising World Magazine's Boat of the Year in 1997 and was recently selected for training by the U.S. Naval Academy, the UK Sailing Academy and the Maine Maritime Academy. Test-sail the Colgate 26 at any Offshore Sailing Schools 7 national locations. The effective rudder allows excellent maneuverability and easy steerage in even the most extreme conditions. Durable fiberglass construction minimizes upkeep, and the deck-to-hull joint is through-bolted and covered by a custom extruded, hard rubber guard. Extra reinforcement has been added to the keel / hull junction as well as to all other high impact areas. The use of CoreCell foam adds additional strength to the deck and cockpit.

Additional Description
Contact Colgate 26 Sailboats for more information on the many design innovations of the incredibly versatile Colgate 26.

BH Boat Sales 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.