Ad ID: 93015     Posted: 16/02/2018     Views: 4774    
Marked as sold on 4/04/2018
For Sale:
Gosport Hampshire
Build Year:
Mainly Used For:

Recreational Angling

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National Ships Register
Ford Sabre 180C 180HP 6 Cylinder 5950cc Turbo Charged Diesel
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Other information:
Aquabell 27 Sports Fisherman. Semi Displacement hull. Speed – max 17 Knots cruise approx. 14 Knots. GRP construction. Medium V form hull with wooden spray rails at the chines. A heavy stainless beam continues aft beyond the keel and is supported by a stainless skeg directly fwd of the propeller. Aft of the propeller this beam supports the lower rudder bearing. Length overall 8.3 M (27’ 1”) Waterline Length 7.52 M (24’ 8”). Displacement 4.10 Tonnes. Beam 3.15 M (10’ 4”). Draft 0.91 M (3’ 0”). Fitted with a fixed trim tab running the full width of the transom. Antifouled August 2017. The engine casing is mounted directly aft of the cabin bulkhead giving good access to the rear cockpit sides for fishing . The wheelhouse has L shaped Bench seating with the helm and adjustable helm seat to Port and gas a cooker with oven and grill to Stbd. The lower cabin has a stainless sink with auto pumped hot and cold water to Stbd and a heads compartment to Port with a sea toilet. Forward of this is a V shaped double bunk. All bunks and seats have stowage below.
Domestic water tank 15 Gallons. Diesel fuel tank 60 Gallons.
Engine. Ford Sabre 180C 180HP. 6 cylinder 5950 cc turbocharged and intercooled Diesel. Fresh water cooled (via a heat exchanger). Approx 1,900 Hrs. Halyard exhaust overheat detector. Gearbox. Fully reconditioned Borg Warner 72C Velvet drive . 1.5 :1 reduction ratio V drive gearbox driving a conventional 32mm dia shaft fitted with Manecraft stern tube seal and 19” X 18” right hand 4 bladed propeller.
Steering is Hydraflex hydraulic with a de-mountable emergency tiller.
6 Man Sea Sava liferaft.
Electrics. 4off 12V Deep cycle 115AH Marine batteries. Arranged to provide two banks at 24V. Both banks selectable by the battery isoloator.
Provision for shore power with built in Battery charger and Galvanic isolator. 230 V outlet sockets one in the upper and one in the lower cabin. The shore power isolating switch is mounted in the Stbd upper cabin behind the seat back.
The isolating switch for the 24V and 12V supplies, terminal blocks, fuses and stepdown convertors are mounted below the helm position and provide power for the engine monitoring instruments and all the navigation devices.
Navigation equipment:
Magnetic compass mounted directly Fwd of helm.
Raymarine Raychart 630. Using a Raystar 114 differential receiver. C-Map cartridge English Channel Central.
GPS Furuno GP 30.
Depth sounder Furuno FCV 630 colour. Coupled to the Furuno GPS and giving a dual display when required.
Radar JRC 1000.
Radio. Main ICOM IC-M-100. Standby Sealine Type 2.
Fire extinguishers. Two in upper cabin, one by access door to aft deck area one adjacent to step down to Fwd cabin. One in lower cabin. One heat activated mounted inside engine cover.
Gas detector.
Radio cassette player.
Capstain. 24v electric operation.
Fwd Bilge pump with manual pump backup.
Aft bilge pump with auto level switch and manual pump backup.
Separate diaphragm pump for deck wash down or live bait tank supply.
Windscreen warm air demisting system.
Separate Windscreen wipers on all Fwd facing wheelhouse windows. This boat is the ultimate fishing boat and is great 'sabot' very stable, very safe and a pleasure to operate and fish from. The boat has been in our ownership since 2002 and throughout this time has been maintained to a very high standard with little expense spared. We are only selling as we do not seem to have the time these days to use the boat as often as we would like. The boat is located in Gosport Hampshire. Please feel free to ask any questions. Inspection and sea trial can be arranged by prior arrangement.

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