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Regal Ambassador 233XL - hard-top conversion

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Boat REF# 140662
removed from sale
Length 8.08m (26'6")
Year 1991
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Planing
Sleeping berths 4
Engine 1 x gasoline 260hp, Mercruiser 5.7 Alpha One (1991)
Lying SE London


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Extra Details

Builder Regal
Lying SE London
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 263.6 ltr (58.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 118.2 ltr (26.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 68.2 ltr (15.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x gasoline 260hp
Engine make and model Mercruiser 5.7 Alpha One (1991)
Engine Hours engine1:   1111
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive out
Prop(s) 3 blade
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 20 knots
Max speed (approx) 35 knots

Engine compartment:
This very clean and dry compartment houses the power unit, batteries, bilge pump and planing tab hydraulic system.

Power unit:
Petrol Engine, 5.7L, V8, Mercruiser with Alfa-one outdrive. The unit has been well maintained with all hoses, belts and accessories of premier make and in A1 condition, as are the (new) external Bennett planing tabs.


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Length 8.08m (26'6")
LWL 7.06m (23'2")
Beam 2.54m (8'4")
Draft Min 0.91m (3'0")
Airdraft 1.98m (6'6")
Displacement 1,812kg (3,995.0lbs)
Headroom 1.83m (6'0")
Storage Ashore

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Planing
Finish Gelcoat finish

New solid wheelhouse conversion (high quality conversion) with open aft deck / cockpit. New fitted canvas cockpit enclosure.


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 2
Cabin(s) 1
Sink 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Stove tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Fresh water wash tick
Non-Smokers tick

The aft cabin can accommodate a full double sized bed and the forward cabin with the table infill in place provides a sleeping area for 2-3 people. Additionally 2 persons may enjoy sleeping in the cockpit area with the hood in place.

With the table in place, the saloon can comfortably seat 5. There is ample storage space below the seats in the forward cabin and the fresh water pump is easily accessible in the starboard locker.

The fabric of all forward cabin cushions was renewed 3 years ago and consequently there are no tears or holes in the material, all of which is in very good condition.

Both the forward and rear cabins have roof hatches in good working order.

The port side rosewood galley houses the sink and double plate dual fuel electric/spirit cooker with storage space above and a 12v fridge built into the lower section.

This starboard side cubicle houses the sea-toilet and wash basin with shower attachment and mirror and storage. This area is clean and well finished with the original rosewood door and surrounds.

2 burner paraffin Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
GPS tick
Stereo tick
Navigation lights tick
Fish Finder tick

Garmin GPS Map 182

Deck Gear

Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Swim Platform tick
Swim Ladder tick
Cockpit Enclosure tick

Electric windlass
1 anchors
0.00m (0'0") of chain

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses

1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 electric)

Broker's Comments

This is a fine example of a well built and popular sports cruiser. The boat has been sparingly used over the last seven years, with the current owner working in the Middle East and only launching the boat on the Thames for the months of July and August; the owner is retiring due to ill health. She's been very well looked after and the original Regal XL quality of finish and styling can be seen both inside and out.

A rigid wheelhouse has been added, leaving the rear section of the cockpit open; the big cockpit is great for cruising The canvas cockpit enclosure is fairly new and still looks bright, clean and fresh. Down below, there's a galley, large convertible dinette/V-berth, double mid-berth and private heads compartment with wash basin and shower.

She's roomy, well presented, nicely equipped and ready to go for the summer!

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Regal Ambassador 233XL - hard-top conversion has been personally photographed and viewed by Brian of Boatshed London. 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.