Bradwell-on-Sea Essex UK|
The Hardy Fishing 24 is a versatile utility boat equally suited to many uses from fishing to support and rescue work, dive boat to rugged compact cruiser. Over 150 have been built to date of this classic design, offering excellent sea keeping qualities and stability on anchor that have made them so popular over the years. Avet is a desirable later build extended wheelhouse versions with lots of recent upgrades including Cummins QSD diesel engine and Mercruiser outdrive, electric anchor windlass and navigation equipment including radar. She is presented in well-maintained condition and is offered for sale at a very competitive price as her owner is looking to move to a larger boat more suited to cruising.
Viewing by appointment only through our Essex office (01621) 785600
|No. of engines:||1|
|Cruising Speed:||14 knots|
|Maximum Speed:||20 knots|
|Length over all:||24'|
|Hull material:||Glass Fibre|
|Hull type:||Deep Vee|
|Fuel capacity:||275 Litres|
|Water capacity:||10 Litres|
Located in an insulated and fire retarded moulded GRP engine box, Cummins QSD 2.0 turbo charged diesel engine (new 2011). Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger. Single lever controls. Mercruiser Bravo 2 outdrive leg (new 2011) with stainless steel propeller. Eltrim adjustable trim tabs with automatic controller for improved performance and efficiency.
The engine has run for 360hrs from new (as at 9/11/19, may increase gradually with use) and has been regularly professionally serviced including new outdrive bellows in 2018.
Hardy Fishing 24 extended wheelhouse built by Hardy Motorboats Ltd in 2000. White GRP hull with blue styling stripe, superstructure and decks with non-slip surfaces. Self draining aft cockpit with large scuppers which can be closed when required. Large stern platform shaped for ease of access and man overboard retrieval.
'Avet' was last ashore earlier in the 2019 season when new anodes were fitted and antifouling applied.
The Hardy Fishing 24 extended wheelhouse version offers a forward-facing wheelhouse with helm and navigator positions, settee berths to port and starboard with compact linear galley to port and a small forecabin with V-berth and a marine toilet beneath. Good storage is provided beneath seating and the cabin sole, with excellent natural light and ventilation throughout. Externally, the large self-draining aft cockpit can easily accommodate four adults for fishing and deck access is excellent. Engine access is also superb, with the engine located under a lifting GRP hatch with plenty of room in front of the engine for servicing.
Anchor with chain
Electric anchor windlass (new 2019)
Bowsprit and bow roller
3 x Heavy duty bollards
Stainless steel pulpit
Stainless steel side and aft rails with corner lifeline gates
2 x Stainless steel wheelhouse mounted grab rails
Moulded GRP stern platform with stainless steel boarding ladder
2 x Windscreen wipers
Warps and fenders
Plastimo Offshore 95 steering compass
Garmin VHF100i DSC VHF radio
Lowrance HDS 5X fishfinder and echo sounder
Garmin GPSMAP 4010 colour GPS chart plotter with radar overlay
Garmin GPSMAP 750 colour GPS chart plotter
Clarion Sirius CMD4A marine CD/radio stereo system
Clock and barometer
12v Battery charged via engine alternator. Shorepower system with ring mains and battery charger. Electrical distribution system with battery isolator. Full cabin lighting.
Electric bilge pump with manual and automatic switching
The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.
General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner s specific needs.