This is a fabulously appointed North Atlantic Sports Pilot Motor Yacht this has go anywhere sea keeping capability. Powered by Caterpillar C12 - 704hp with Hamilton jet drives she is secure and rapid passage making and exceptional manoeuvrability in all conditions.
This example has only 325 hrs and is presented in immaculate condition having been fully maintained by the current owner of over 10year and she also benefits from a huge refurb in 2018 making her a great opportunity for those looking for a stalwart family cruiser that is a reluctant sale due to relocation.
Just reduced from GBP 345,000 to GBP 274,950 making her exceptional value for such a spacious family go anywhere cruiser.
Contact Derek to arrange a viewing today of this true gentleman's classic.
2 x Caterpillar C12 704hp diesel engines with approx. 325hrs
Full standing head room and direct access to engine room from dedicated aft deck hatch
Twin Hamilton Jet Drives
Full engine and jet drive service by main Caterpillar agents ready for the 2018 season including 2 x new alternators, with great service history
Bennett trim tabs
Hydraulic controls with dual level throttle and hood controls for precise and easy manoeuvring in strong wind and tidal conditions.
Altair Vega Intake Separators x 2 plus auto-fan extraction from engine room
Halyard HMI Exhaust Alert System
Round bilge with chine flats that offer low and high speed stability
Anti-foul removed, hull faired, epoxy primed and coated with 5 layers of coppercoat ready for the 2018 season
32amp shore power & cable
Victron 240 volt battery charger - (new 2012)
24 volt powered by 6 batteries giving a capacity of 1000amps - (New 2018)
HFL generator (135hrs - last serviced May 2018)
Good natural ventilation with stainless port holes and hatches in all cabins
HFL Coolmaxx heating and cooling systems x 3, provided by reverse-cycle air conditioning and dehumidifying - aft, saloon and forward cabins (last serviced May 2018)
Recessed 24volt halogen lighting throughout, plus reading lights in cabins
Sealand VacuFlush electric sanitation to both heads
New Huawei B525 4G 300Mbps Wi-Fi Router
32'' LG LED flat screen TV (2012)
Alpine Hi Fi speakers / sub woofers to saloon Galley and cockpit (2013)
Raymarine AXIOM 16 Pro-S Hybrid Touch Screen GPS plotter with Navionics Platinum charts
Raymarine Quatum Q24C 18? Radar
Raymarine AIS650 Class B Transceiver
Raymarine Raystar 130 GPS
Raymarine Evolution EV1 sensor
Raymarine CAM220 Eyeball ?? CCTV Day/Night monitoring to engine room and main saloon
Raymarine ST800/P120 Through Hull Speed Transducer
2 x new fibreglass antennas
ICOM DSC VHF plus Simrad Hand held DSC VHF in saloon
Simrad AP20 autopilot
Plastimo Olympic 135 compass.
Aqua Signal LED navigation lighting replaced all round
3 X manual fire extinguishers
Automatic fire extinguisher in engine bay with fuel cut off cables in cockpit
Manual Whale water pump and fire hose in cockpit
Automatic fire / heat detection in engine room and saloon
Multiple electric auto bilge pumps plus manual back ups
RFD 8 Person life raft - Solas B pack valid 16/8/14
2 life bouys with lights
Crew saver sling
New offshore flare pack
New JonBuoy - danbuoy/horseshoe combo
New 3Si Guardian Cat1 GPS EPIRB
8x crewsaver auto harness lifejackets with lanyards (serviced May 2018)
Stainless steel pushpit and pulpit with guard rails full length of side decks
Side boarding gates with further boarding gate aft to bathing platform
Jabsco Searchlight and waterproof hand held with cockpit plug in
Twin electric horns
Marlow braided blue warps
4 x blue fenders in holder
3 x blue large avon fenders
Collapsible boat hooks x 2
Simpson Lawrence electric anchor windlass area with stainless steel cleats
30kg stainless steel claw anchor with 50m calibrated chain
Avon 3.1m RIB (Avon centre console) - new 2011 with new Avon tubes in May 2018
New 2018 Yamaha F20BEPS-4 stroke outboard with electric start, power tilt and new HD Extreme controls and trim fins to skeg
Generous 6 - 8 berths in 3 cabins, plus saloon.
Spacious double master cabin forward complete with ensuite shower and heads
Two further aft twin cabins serviced by luxury shower and heads compartment.
Large additional double berth by lowering convertible saloon table/ settee
Extensive fitted storage, wardrobes, cupboards and under bunk storage.
Traditional joinery and secure cabinets with wine and glass storage.
Hard wearing premium Faux teak and fitted carpets to cabins/ heads
Blue Cream upholstery and curtains - new 2013
Spacious saloon dinette with seating for 8 with clear view through saloon windows
Easy access through upper aft deck hatch via aluminium ladder - full standing room through out with lighting and heating.
Additional access to Jet units from large hatch on aft bathing platform.
The Cara Marine 18m Motor Yacht (Aquastar 60) is fully compliant with the Eu's Recreational Craft Directive and is CE- classified as Category A - Ocean (The highest classification)
The hull and superstructure is constructed in accordance with Lloyds approved drawings, finished in off-white gel coat.
The 18m hull was designed by Cara Marine for its range of North Atlantic Pilot Launches and has fine lines forward to give a soft entry into head seas, moving into a round bilge with chine flats that offer low and high speed stability. Combined with the full length keel the design provides excellent sea-keeping in all conditions and easy slow maneuvering in all directions.
Luxury aft cockpit cover, blue external with luxury cream interior, multiple window adjustments, secures to good fit offering full protection in foul weather - New 2012.
Moody teak decking laid to the foredeck, side decks, aft cockpit, and bathing platform with additional teak laid planking to the bathing platform steps and the sunbed on the foredeck superstructure. Fitted white large sun-bed (as new) secures to foredeck.
FOREDECK AND SIDE DECKS:
Wide teak laid side decks for safe passage around the yacht. Robust stainless steel grab rails, cleats and opening side ports throughout. Electronic windlass with deck based controls and automatic securing of S/Steel anchor.
UPPER HELM AREA
Heavy duty toughened glass with polished stainless steel framed windscreens protecting helm and cockpit. Adjustable navigation seat to port and helm seat to starboard. Full bank of CAT engine controls and navigation aids. Secure with great visibility for maneuvering in foul weather. 2 x new GEBO heavy-duty offshore hatches to main cockpit roof for increased light and ventilation.
AFT DECK AREA
Protected by high stainless steel guard rails Bench seating configured in U shape with 2 x fixed, folding dining tables. Comfortable dining for 8 with additional teak seating. Sealed, under seat storage and fuel kill levers.
Alpine Hi-Fi sound system, with sub-woofer and remote, to Helm & Aft Deck areas, linked to Saloon and Galley areas.
S/Steel retractable boarding ladder, hydraulic passarelle (new ram 2014) for RIB lift and launch. Steps from aft deck level via boarding gate. Twin hatch access through bathing platform to jet drive machinery allowing easy inspection and full maintenance whilst afloat. Integrated hot/cold water shower. Extremely large and stable platform for recovery, bathing or spectating.