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Starfish 8 Fishing Boat

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Boat REF# 147550
removed from sale
Length 8.31m (27'3")
Year 1999
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long Keel
Sleeping berths 2
Engine 1 x diesel 180hp, Ford Mermaid-180 ET (unknown year)
Lying Suffolk


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Extra Details

Builder Bounty Boats
Lying Suffolk
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 909.0 ltr (200.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 181.8 ltr (40.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 180hp
Engine make and model Ford Mermaid-180 ET (unknown year)
Engine Hours engine1:   566
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 4 Blade Fixed
Fuel consumption (approx) 22.0 ltr (4.8 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 14 knots
Max speed (approx) 18 knots

New Duplex Shaft, New PSS Seal, New Cutless bearing, New AB2Bronze Prop,


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 8.31m (27'3")
Beam 2.79m (9'2")
Draft Min 0.86m (2'10")
Draft Max 0.86m (2'10")
Displacement 3,000kg (6,615.0lbs)
Headroom 1.90m (6'3")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine


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


Total # of berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Sink tick
Manual water system tick
Fresh water wash tick
Non-Smokers tick

Enclosed wheelhouse with helm and bench seating galley is in the wheel house. stepping down to the forward cabin which contains 2 single berths and the heads.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Radar tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Navigation lights tick
Fish Finder tick

Deck Gear

Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick

2 anchors
(10 kg Plough's)
4.00m (13'1") of chain
50.00m (164'1") of rode


Rod Holders 8 Rod Holders

Stainless Steel Rod Holders

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Fume detector tick
Horn tick
Emergency steering tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

The life raft is not included as it is on a lease

Broker's Comments

Bounty Boats from Norfolk had a reputation for building good quality boats, weather they were for the broads, or in the case of the Starfish, the sea. This particular Starfish 8 has been maintained to a very high standard Licensed cat 4(20 miles 6+1), with excellent sea keeping characteristics and a genuine reason for sale, If fishing or diving is your sport then this could be a great catch!
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Starfish 8 Fishing Boat has been personally photographed and viewed by Alan Nash of Boatshed Suffolk. 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.