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Nimbus 2600(1987)

Afloat at her berth in Hythe Marina

She has been kept here for many years and stored ashore here each winter.

Part One Registered Vessel.

Type Semi displacement hull form with single shaft diesel and skeg keel. Dimensions Loa 8.45 M Beam 2.85m Draught 0.85m Displacement approx 2600KG
Built By Nimbus Boats in Sweden with GRP hull and superstructure with Teak based interior fit out. Engines Volvo D3 160hp turbo charged fully electronic diesel driving out v through a redduction gearbox down the straight shaft to a four bladed bronze propeller. This modern engine was fitted at great cost in 2006 and has done 1020 trouble free hours running since, serviced by Volvo Dealers.
Tanks Fuel in Stainless, 44 Gallon Main Tank PLUS additional 13 Gallon( 60lt )Fuel tank extra fitted , water in nylon tank approx capacity 25 Gallons Waste tank capacity 12 Gallons, "Y" valve fitted to Sea toilet exit pipe ( to sea or to Tank. Berths Twin with infill option forward, single quarter berth to port aft in forward cabin, and double offset berth to starboard in aft cabin. FIVE in Total.


Sat at her home berth, May be coming ashore in March 2020,

Auxillary Outboard braket fitted,

Over all wheelhouse cover,


helm set to port, hatch overhead, lifted Magnetic compass, Garmin GPS and raymarine radar,


Plotter and radar

Compass and spare GPS

Echosounder and stereo/CD

Bow prop and trim tab controls


Note Bow thruster joy stick top left

and 2006 volvo engine instrument panel, with EDC,

more overhead co-pilot side with extra plotter screen, clipper and Cd stereo.

looking aft, all cushions are in excellent order, ( must be second or even third set from new?

aft bed extends under seat moulding left of shot, cabin entry doors, and there is a big suncuchion that covers the aft deck area,

with all the very smart recent Upholstery in place,

aft berth set to starboard, note 240v point

forward end of berth

lockers down port side, aft dressing seat, note screen covers on top at present .


under step, battery charger and another double socket

mains board with 30ma trip, echosounder , transducer below with Sink outlet

Battery switches under front on aft berth,

looking aft in same space, access to steering kit,

under dressing seat, note Cable Type steering with trim tab pump in Black box,

Domestic batteries ( x 4 ) over on Starboard side aft under bed


Galley set to port, non original gas cooker, with oven and grill  note 240v sockets behind

co-pilot seat rolls forward so seat faces aft .. when not underway, good sized table lifts up to use, floor under allows easy access to various services,

smart waterproof speakers, and recent lights, canopy in decent order also,

MAIN attraction of this particcular Nimbus 2600 ... recent modern engine  replaced in 2006 it will be quieter, cleaner , more ecconomical

and a tad more powerful than the original !

fore cabin, bed infill in place

on top of table

quarter berth, used at present as store, BLUE cool box not included

port aft  VHF overhead, (second)

Toilet set to starboard

simple seatoilet with sink. (hot and cold) calorifier as well as 240v immersion

aft locker next to Toilet, has access to sea water strainer as well as "Y" valve and seacocks for toilet and pump for waste tank etc etc


Electronics Recent Raymarine RC435 Chart Plotter, Furuno 1623 Eadar, Silva overhead bulkhead compass, Garmin GPS 128 Map Plotter, Clipper Depth sounder, sumlog Log, Cd stereo with waterproof speakers , Bennet trim tabs, Icom ICM 59 Euro VHF radio.  Sterlin Battery charger, 4 x dowmestic batteries, 1 x Engine start battery, full 240 volt support with MRC box, and shore power lead various sockets around the boat.
Extras All electronics as listed above , plus, ropes fenders life jackets, recent canvas work, screen cover as well as top cover, gas cylinder and spare, cutlery etc, factory bow prop, aft pltform
History Bought by her current Owners in January 1999, she has been fully servcied by Volvo Dealers since. Re engined in 2006, and again fully serviced since, She has part one registry still up to date and has surveys from years 96/99/and 2014 for interest.
Broker's Comments Great cruising boats with economical engine , she is well able of channel crossing and coastal cruising. with her extra fuel tank that trip is well within Range ! she should have around 10 hours at 12 knots safely in her tank ! likely more .

Hythe Marina £33,500

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