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Achilles 840

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Boat REF# 116613
Price
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 8.46m (27'9")
Year 1982
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Berths 5
Engine 1 x Diesel 20hp, Yanmar 2GM20 (2006)
Lying Bristol

Gallery

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Extra Details

Designer Chris Butler
Builder Butler Achilles
Lying Bristol
Fuel capacity 25.0 ltr (5.5 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 08/03/2008

Mechanical

Engine 1 x Diesel 20hp
Engine make and model Yanmar 2GM20 (2006)
Engine Hours engine1:   647
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Tiller
Drive saildrive
Prop(s) 3 bladed
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.5 ltr (0.3 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6.5 knots

Dimensions

LOA 8.46m (27'9")
LWL 7.39m (24'3")
Beam 2.74m (9'0")
Draft Max 1.52m (5'0")
Airdraft 11.00m (36'1")
Displacement 2,949kg (6,502.5lbs)
Headroom 1.83m (6'0")
Storage On marina

Rig

10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Procter Aluminium spars (unknown year) with stainless steel standing rigging (2006)

Sails

Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Mainsail TAB - Inmast (2000)
Headsail - Furling (2002)
Other sails Spinnaker (unknown year)
Cruising Chute (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick

2 standing rigging wires replaced each on a rotational basis
Spinnaker snuffer

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine

Construction

Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Gelcoat finish

Accommodation

Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 3
Cabin(s) 2
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Curtains tick
Manual water system tick
Non-Smokers tick

2 burner cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
Radar tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
DVD tick
Echo sounder tick

Deck Gear

Sprayhood tick
Spray dodgers tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Beaching legs tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick

4 halyard winches
3 sheet winches
Manual Lofrans Royal windlass
3 anchors
(Bruce / Danforth)
30.00m (98'5") of chain
20.00m (65'7") of warp

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick

1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 0 Electric)

Broker's Comments

This Achilles is among the most regularly maintained boats I have come across. The owner has been very conscientious in his maintenance regime and it shows.
Well equipped and with a recent engine she is ready to sail away right now.
These may not be the fastest boats on the water however they are very capable and will look after you when it's needed. Uprated to in mast furling she is easily sailed single or short handed.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Achilles 840 has been personally photographed and viewed by John of Boatshed Bristol. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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