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Osprey 26 (2000)

Sat Ashore Hythe Marina October 2015, turned up stem. nice big eyebrow over screen top, and good rails down each side to foredeck.

Polished and re coated ready for work! , fabulous reflection on Topside.

Type STRONG offshore fast fishing boat, planing hull with single diesel outdrive power unit. Dimensions Loa 26' Beam 8'6" Displacement we thing 6500LBS but still looking. Draught approx 1m
Built By Osprey in Canada, these boats have a serious reputation for strength and seaworthiness, GRP hull and deck with much use of "Divinicell Closed cell foam in the laminate. This adds immense rigidity and strength as well as offering better thermal properties and some sound reduction. ( Nimbus use the same material ) Engines Yanmar 315 6 Cylinder turbo charged diesel with just 180 Hours run from new., This was fitted by the Local Yanmar Dealers in late 2012 and has Just had a service October 2015. Suits the boat well and replaces her previous Yamaha 240.
Tanks Berths Two in cabin ofset to port forward, and large single possible double in wheelhouse to port.

Interior

transom access gate stb side, live bait tank fitted to aft platform,

Drive looks very nice, Stainless props to her Bravo Three outdrive. note trim tabs, also note the correct 1" gap around antifouling around transom shield( reduces electrolysis )

port aft again note reflection and high rails in Cokcpit sides. good metre height from floor

deck grabrails run it to make radar arch, big cockpit light on wheelhouse aft,

DEEP vee hull, Forward with deep chines.. Stainless stem plate offers some protection from Anchor

Wonderful big solid S/S bow plate with electric windlass mounted on it,

wheelhouse roof, forward facin spot light as well as aft. good deck rails, twin trumpet horn..flat glass to windows makes wipers work better..

stb looking forward, big sliding opening windows..

opening windows both sides,

Cockpit, Syntetic Teak deck looks well. four under deck lockers, six rod holders to engine box,

cushion sides make life far better when bracing against the edge with that huge Barracuda on the line.......

lift lids to both side deck steps, ( battery and switch under port)

Rod holders aloft, note strip light under overhang

Fabulous power plant very recent Fitted Yanmar. great access.

note again nice Stainless steeel details.. around hatch face..and bait table above..

under deck lockers aft, have been modified,, instead of draining to engine bay.. ( WHY WOULD YOU...)

they have been isolated and have pumps with Float switches fitted. that keeps the engine bay nice and dry..

looking forward, big berth to port, ? seat, with stowage under, helm ( damped seat) to stb, nice array of electronics,

Port side, Good size berth, with stowage under

Sea toilet fitted port in fore cabin

slightly better dash shot, note opening centre window..

Standar Yanmar panel., 233 Hours FROM NEW !

looking aft,

lockers under floor, nice touch the heater under the helm seat.. rather nice damped seat.. take most of the hard compression out of a lumpy sea..

galley unit down stb side, More nice stainless work,

Fridge under

whole transom to has a wonderful Stainless cover plate.. across boat width, The owner must either have shares in Stainless steel.. or it's his business !. very nice.

 

Electronics Ray marine C120 Screen for GPS plotter and 4 KW raydar, Icom M427 DSC/VHF , Hummingbird 981C Fish finder ( transom mounted transducer, and log, Cetrek Battery Charger, and full shore power support, immersion heater (as well as 6 gallon calorifier on engine, Stereo, )
Extras Synthetic Teak deck through cockpit and aft platform, Deck lights, Electric windlass on S/S platfrom , engine matrix heater, with screen demist from engine, Live bait tank with recirc pump on aft platform, S/S bait cutting board arrangement, multiple Fishrod holders, Seatoilet with halding tank, cockpit cushion pads.. tall cockpit rails, Stainless radar arh, Deck wash pump, Trim Tabs.
History Bought by her one owner from new, used around the Solent and adjacent south coast, Re Engined for some better performance with a Yanmar 6LP 315 hp six cylinder diesel driving a Mercruiser Bravo three twin prop drive with Stainless props, this boat will make 30 odd knots or cruise relaxed at 20, fast enough to get out to various fishing locations and get back in good time. Built for the sea..
Broker's Comments Great boats, seen a few 24.. this 26 just is that much more able.. nice order and the very recent engine has to be a huge Boon.. ( just servcied. October 2015 . ready for the winter fishing season ahead)

Ashore Hythe £44,995

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