MacCaughy Flit Boat For Sale - £18,000
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- Manufacturer: MacCaughy
- Price: £18,000
- Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
- Year: 1971
- LOA: 36'1" (11.00m)
- Draft in M: Max: 1.5 Min: 1.50
- Keel: Displacement
- ID no.: 14250
- Heating: No
- Heads: 1
- Engine Make: Perkins Sabre
- Horsepower: 130hp
- Drive Type: Shaft drive
- Fuel Type: Diesel
- Fuel Tank Size: 500 Litres
- Cruise Speed: 6 Knots
- Top Speed: 9-10 Knots
- Mechanical and Rigging
There is no accommodation on this boat. However due to the size of the wheelhouse this could easily incorporate a bunk and a small galley if required. Her main purpose has been day trip and passenger transfer so any room has been given over to the storage of personal life jackets and safety equipment required for coding. There is a marine toilet forward of helm.
Wooden motor yacht constructed by MacCaughy of Wick in 1971.
Carvel constructed hull using larch on oak beams. Stone ballast.
Large flared bow with raised foredeck finished in painted, grey, non slip coatings.
Timber wheelhouse smartly painted in navy and white with great visibility through toughened glass windscreen.
Opening windows port and starboard with removable canvas covers.
Lockable wheelhouse door accessed from cockpit.
Wheelhouse with central mounted helm seat on raised plinth.
Storage area forward and below helm position.
Access to chain locker in case of snags.
Large cockpit with removable duck boards.
Currently set up for day trip/passenger ferry with central back to back seating with removable padded seat covers.
Galvanised steel frame over cockpit with canvas tarpaulin for inclement weather.
Large aft deck at transom housing 2x250 Litre capacity fuel tanks.
Last antifoul completed prior to launch in spring 2016.
Engine & Electrics:
Vessel powered by an economical and reliable inboard Perkins Sabre engine.
This 6-cylinder workhorse is rated 130hp and will happily cruise all day at 6 knots.
At this speed she will be burning a frugal 6 litres per hour.
Her top speed is 9-10 knots.
Engine well maintained and has completed 1200 hours. Most recent service was 2017.
Reduction gearbox with stainless steel shaft and 4-bladed RH24x16 pitch propeller fitted with rope cutter.
Single lever engine control mounted at helm in wheelhouse.
Engine instrumentation including rev counter and audible and visual instrumentation for oil pressure, water temperature and charging.
Bank of 2X140amph batteries recharged via engine alternator or trickle charge solar panel mounted on wheelhouse roof. These were replaced in 2014 and fitted with isolators.
This boat was coded for passenger carrying and as such has a good inventory. Included in the sale are:
Standard Horizon CP180 GPS/Chart plotter
Garmin Fish finder
ICOM M411 DSC VHF
Icom BC166 Hand Held VHF
Deck flood light
Manual and Electric bilge pumps
Deck wash pump
All over cover
Liferaft (Needs servicing)
2X Perle life buoys
18X Life jackets
14X Thermal Protection Aids
2X spare diesel containers
CQR 45Lbs anchor
Large fisherman style anchor
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