1989 British-built, US-designed,
Cruisers International 267 Vee Express

An immaculate motor yacht, extensively refurbished, professionally retro-fitted with twin Ford Turbo diesel engines. Six berths in three cabins. Outdrives just overehauled and new covers just fitted. Her owner died in May 2010. VAT paid. 2004 survey available.

Alexandrina March 2005

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Overall Length: 32ft 0in 9.75m [Hull length 26ft 1in 7.95m]

Waterline: 21ft 2in 6.45m

Beam: 10ft 0in 3.05m Draught [legs raised]: 1ft 6in 0.45m

Displacement: 2933kg Deadrise: 26 degrees forward 16 degress at transom.

Built Corby, England, 1989. Her hull was heavily re-inforced from the original US-design by Jim Wynne for Cruisers in USA.

Hull: Self-stowing Bruce anchor in roller on the distinctive Cruisers forward platform, with chain leading aft to self-draining locker under flush-fitting cover. Stainless steel Seascrew clamped handrails make deck movements safer in a seaway. Aft bathing platform reached by gate and ladder. Newly upholstered seating is fitted in the cockpit.

Engines: Two FSDT1 four-cylinder Ford 2.5 litre four cylinder turbo-intercooled diesels, each producing 140 horsepower at 4000 rpm driving twin Volvo DPA 290 duoprop outdrive legs and delivering 20 knots cruising and 28 knots maximum planing speed. The maximum fuel consumption at 4000 rpm is 6.8 imperial gallons per hour offering cruising consumption estimated at 3 gallons per hour. The engines were supplied by Lancing Marine and installed by Aruncraft Ltd., Littlehampton, West Sussex, at a cost of GBP 15,000.00 in 1998. The engines were serviced annually and the outdrives were overhauled in May 2010. They feature direct injection with from pre-set minimum and maximum speed control injection pumps. The precise fuel management system includes an automatic timing advance and torque control unit to regulate maximum fuel delivery and improve fuel consumption throughout the speed range with high effiency charge air coolers. Low maintenance features include four-rib poly vee belts to limit slippage. Trim tabs. Engine room fire extinguishers. Full set of workshop manuals. Three 110 Ah heavy duty batteries with Sterling battery charger.

Navigation equipment: Autohelm Sports Pilot Plus, Raymarine compass, Ritchie compass, Incastec Max Plus depth sounder, Target log, Volvo log, XM DSC VHF radio.

Deck gear: Two anchors with chain and warp, mooring warps and fenders. New cockpit covers. 1995 Kudos inflatable dinghy with 3 h.p. Johnson outboard motor.

Accommodation: Good quality teak joinery and veneer panelling in an unusual and ingenious cabin layout, offering six berths in three cabins. Headlinings and upholstery were professionally replaced in 2001 by Viper Products. Double-banked side ports and a front-facing windows make her well-lit by day. The L-shaped galley includes a sink, an immaculate three-burner gas hob and cooker and an Engel 12 volt refrigerator. Hot running water is supplied from a calorifier fitted in the engine room. A bar unit faces the well-furnished dinette area. The yacht is fitted with 240V and 12V electrical power. There is a Pioneer radio fitted in the saloon. The heads, forward of the galley are fitted with a shower, a good-sized handbasin and a Brydon sea lavatory. There is a double curtained sleeping area aft and a curtained forward twin vee-berth sleeping cabin.

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Alexandrina, March 2005

ALEXANDRINA was owned for many years by the late Mr John Farrell, a very careful and generous owner who re-purchased her in 2009 but died unexpectedly in May 2010. She is in very good condition, lying ashore at Fiddlers Ferry Yacht Haven near Warrington GB. She was Part 3 British-registered and is "V.A.T. paid" in free EU circulation with an authenticated C88 certificate from 1993.

Alexandrina, March 2005

GBP 22,500.00

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Please note: in this case we are acting as brokers only. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. Particulars do not constitute a term of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and, where appropriate, at his own expense employ a qualified marine surveyor to undertake a survey and, if necessary, to undertake an engine test. Offered for sale subject to being unsold.