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Leeway 8.3 Rib

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Boat REF# 56344
removed from sale
Length 8.30m (27'3")
Year 2007
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Planing
Engine 1 x gas 2 stroke 200hp, Mercury 200 Optimax (2002)
Lying Isle Of Wight


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Extra Details

Designer Lee Kerslake
Builder Leeway Ribs
Lying Isle Of Wight
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 190.0 ltr (41.8 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x gas 2 stroke 200hp
Engine make and model Mercury 200 Optimax (2002)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering wheel
Drive outboard
Prop(s) 3 x Blade Stainless Steel
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 30 knots
Max speed (approx) 45 knots

Althought the engine is a 2002, in 2005 she had the new type upgraded injectors fitted at a cost of over £1500.00, then in 2008 she also had a brand new gearbox fitted.
This engine now runs like a dream and has been meticulously maintained.


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 8.30m (27'3")
Beam 2.75m (9'0")
Draft Min 0.60m (2'0")
Draft Max 0.80m (2'7")

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 1 batteries charged by: engine


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Planing
Finish Gelcoat finish

Sports Rib Construction made by Leeway Ribs, this one has had extra seating fitted for upto 12 people, along with impressive performance and a very smooth ride.


This 8.3m Rib has a single consul seat followed by two single jockey seats forward, two double jockey seats behind, a double bench seat behind that and then a triple bench seat behind that, making this a comfortable 12 seater Rib

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
VHF DSC radio tick
Chart plotter tick
Stereo tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Deck Gear

2 anchors
20.00m (65'7") of chain
20.00m (65'7") of rode
A stainless steel A frame has been fitted to the rear, the bench seats both have custom made covers, and there is an all over cover over the consul and jockey seats.

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Life buoys tick
Horn tick

1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 electric)

Broker's Comments

This is alot of Rib for the money, Leeway Ribs are all bespok built and this one has seating for 12 finished with Navy Blue Hypalon Tubes and Blue seats.
Vastly reduced for a quick sale.
These boat details are subject to contract.

This Leeway 8.3 Rib has been personally photographed and viewed by Frank Gelder of Boatshed IOW. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.