She is perfectly maintained and fun boat - probably one of the best examples out there. Thousands £££ spent over past few years so the boat can be trouble free and ready to sail for years to come, including reduced maintenance.
Recent Upgrades and Refit & Highlights:
3 Coats of 2 Pack Epoxy Coated Hull Underwater
Original Copper Coat Anti fouling ( will last another 5 Years without usual yearly re-painting )
Excellent Original Condition of Deck / Gel-coat
New Perspex Windows
New Jabsco Sea Toilet and Hoses, TruDesign Sea Cock
New Raymarine RotaWind
Good Condition Raymarine Wind Instrument
Good Condition Raymarine Speed and Depth instruments
New interior lining through Out
New Interior Headliner
New Interior Anti-slip floor
New Interior Cushions
New Stainless Steel Tiller Head
Many New Barton & Harken Blocks
Anchor with chain & Rope
All new running Rigging Performance Liros and Dyneema Ropes £700 spent!
All electrics replaced
NO VHF Radio _ Using Handheld VHF ( not for sale )
NO Chart-plotter _ Using Ipad with Navionics ( Not for Sale )
Spent £5k +++ on upgrades without labour!
Excellent Volvo Penta 2001 9HP Engine and Control Panel! - (This could be one of only handful of Achilles 24 set up for long cruising with Inboard engine, Engine alone in this condition is worth around £3K)
New Cutlass bearing and New Propeller!
Engine is regularly serviced with no expense spared.
New IOR Max Genoa from Ultimate Sails with 1 reef !
Almost New Ultite Sail Mainsail ( Sails were £2K + )
Storm Jib ( v good gondtion )
Symmetrical Spinnaker - Excellent
Too much to list.. Boat is ready to sail, and needs nothing! Ideal for seasoned sailor looking for great economy boat ready beat some big boats when racing, or novice learning the ropes. She will carry and sleep crew of 4, but in reality best with max 3 people on board. Dream easy to single hand - as all lines are taken to cockpit!
Currently in Southampton for the summer, can be brought back to London potentially at cost, and great mooring options might be available at Greenwich Yacht Club, allowing for those London based to enjoy Thames river year round for less than £75 a month.
Recent Insurance Survey after all upgrades! Valuation at £20K
Can add Simrad Autohelm £250
Can add 3D Ultralight Tender £250
|Drive type:||Shaft drive|
|Length over all:||24'|
|Hull material:||Glass Fibre|
|Keel type:||Fin Keel|
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.