Levington Suffolk UK|
Designed as a wheelhouse fishing boat, the Starfish 8m is ideal for angling, coastal cruising or just weekending. A semi-displacement design, this seaworthy craft can manage a top speed of 20 knots when required, but is happy cruising at an economical 12 knots. Built by her present owner to a high standard, Manatee is ready to go.
Viewing by appointment at our Suffolk Office 01473 659.
|No. of engines:||1|
|Cruising Speed:||12 knots|
|Maximum Speed:||20 knots|
|Nominal length:||26' 10"|
|Length over all:||26' 7"|
|Draft, drive up:||3'|
|Hull material:||Glass Fibre|
|Fuel capacity:||283 Litres|
Located in cockpit under insulated cover, Yanmar 4LHA-STE four cylinder 225hp turbocharged marine diesel engine. 520 hours running time from new. Electric start. Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger. Shaft drive to four bladed propeller. 283 litre fuel capacity in twin stainless steel tanks. Single lever control. 12 - 16 knot cruising speed with a top speed of 20 knots. Firetrace automatic fire prevention system.
Completed in 2003 by the owner to a high standard on professional mouldings by Corvette Marine. Blue painted GRP semi-displacement hull with spray rails and rubbing strakes. Varnished toe rail. White GRP superstructure with non-slip painted deck. Aft self draining cockpit. Long keel with keel hung rudder. Wheel steering. The hull was epoxy coated from new with International Gel Shield.
The simple accommodation offers two berths. In the forepeak, there is a V berth with infill and stowage under. There is no WC but it would be simple to fit a marine toilet if required. Step up to wheelhouse with helm to port and settee opposite. Galley to starboard. Two burner gas hob with grill. Stainless steel sink with manually pumped water supply. Eberspacher diesel fired hot air central heating. Radio/CD player.
Anchor with chain and warp
Electric anchor windlass with bow and wheelhouse controls
Stainless steel pulpit
Stainless steel wheelhouse grabrails
Stainless steel cockpit guardrails
Various warps and fenders
Clock and barometer
Cobra DSC VHF radio
Raymarine VHF radio
MLR FX 412 GPS
Seasava Explorer Mk 2 chart plotter
Koden MD-3441 radar
3 x 12 105 amp hour 12 volt batteries
Rutland wind charger
Solar panel with regulator
240 volt shorepower
Manual bilge pump
2 x automatic bilge pumps
Firetrace automatic fire extinguisher in engine space
Lifering with danbuoy
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