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    £ 58,950
    Aquafibre - Opal 28
    Tingdene Boat Sales - Thames & Kennett Marina
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    £ 58,950

    Aquafibre - Opal 28 for sale

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    AQUAFIBRE OPAL 28 Built in 2004 by John Williams Boats, commissioned in 2005. The hull was professionally epoxy coated below the waterline by Fox’s (Ipswich) before launching. Boat powered by a single Nanni diesel engine. 4 berths in two cabins, hob grill and oven, 12v fridge and central heating., shower and toilet. Excellent build quality and well-furnished throughout, and owned and looked after by experienced and caring owners. The Opal 28 has been a very successful cruiser on the Broads and the Thames for many years, and good privately owned examples are highly sought after. It boasts a very practical layout for a couple or a family, with a wide stable hull and a level floor throughout the boat. A particular feature is the two sliding roof sections over the saloon, which open right down to deck level, and can be opened individually port and/or starboard to allow fresh air and sun or shade, while giving protection from the wind. The very low air draft means it can pass under low bridges, giving access to the full length of the Thames or the Broads, including the particularly beautiful and tranquil upper reaches of the Thames.

    The Nanni Engine has been serviced and winterised each year by Aquatec Wargrave (Nanni Agent), G-MECH MARINE (Henley) or ESPAR MARINE (Harleyford) . The boat has been lifted out of the water and stored ashore for the Winter at Harleyford an average of every three Winters. Last 2018/19. Antifouled before re-launching. Webasto Central Heating serviced by TM Marine in 2019
    One private owner since new. VAT paid. RCD Post Construction Certificate Feb 2020 Gas Safe Certificate 2020 Boat safety Certificate valid till May 2021
    Fitted cushions
    China stowage locker under driving seat
    Tool drawer in base Hydraulic steering and wheel
    Nanni full engine instruments, switches and fuses in engraved console/dashboard
    Single lever morse engine control
    Remote switches for gas solenoid and 240 volt shore connection Single vetus windscreen wiper
    Main fuse panel behind small door in cupboard in front of helm. 12 volt domestic battery voltage gauge.
    Remote water tank level gauge.
    Remote diesel tank level gauge (Not fitted – still in box)
    Bow roller
    7kg galvanised anchor
    Chain and rope
    Large bow bollard
    Multiple fender eyes on side decks
    Brookes and gatehouse focus Steering Compass
    (Brand new in box) Not fitted.
    6 stainless steel cleats
    Fuel and water deck fillers
    Stainless steel pulpit
    Cockpit lockers in fwd. cockpit
    Storage locker with two gas bottles and drain.
    Remote solenoid gas shut off control
    Two independent sliding roof units over front cockpit.
    Full set of navigation lights
    Teak burgee mast with navigation light
    Dek-tec ltd Dri dec Tiles plastic non slip flooring units in both cockpits
    Stainless steel handrails on the cabin roof
    Chrome ensign socket
    D rubber fender strip in channel
    Emergency boarding ladder in bag fitted to handrail.
    Shaped fwd. and aft cockpit seating
    Cockpit lighting in both cockpits.
    Opening access doors to fwd. saloon and to aft cabin
    Sparkes marine trimmers Ltd - Fitted forward and aft cockpit covers with fixings
    Locking cap on diesel fuel filler.
    11 Fenders in tapering sizes.
    2 Bow and 2 stern warps
    Shore mooring lines including spring shock absorbers
    Double opening doors to fwd. cockpit. TV aerial socket in cockpit with lead inside. High gain TV aerial and extending pole and locating clip. Pole also used for boat wash brush. Cabins Fully lined throughout by Jeckells, Wroxham Carpet and removeable curtains Set of 6 toomer and hayter manufactured cushions in Miami Apricot. Settee with cushions converts to single berth Additional removeable section to create double berth using cushions TV aerial lead in cupboard Cabin Table on wheels with purpose-built stowage and four matching chairs Flat working surfaces over cupboards with heat-resistant covers Overhead lighting plus halogen spotlight Washable carpet throughout saloon and galley Two Air Central heating grills Multiple 12 volt sockets 240 volt ring main sockets.
    Large toilet compartment with door.
    Grp sink and drainers.
    Storage cupboards underneath
    Hot /cold pressurise mixer tap with extending shower head
    Removable shower curtains
    Melamine wall surfaces
    GRP Shower tray and electric drain pump
    Thetford porta loo on raised plinth
    Overhead light
    Bathroom cabinet with mirror doors.
    Dupont corian premium galley work surface with fitted sink and hot and cold mixer tap.
    4 ring stove 500 dit lpg gas cooker for inland waterways with grill and oven fitted with lifting glass cover and safety switch
    Waeco coolmatic RPD-0110E 12 volt fridge fitted below worktop.
    Fire extinguisher and fire blanket
    Overhead lighting
    Teak cutlery and china stowage opposite galley.
    Fire extinguisher and fire blanket
    Standard size double berth with special “air flow” ventilating, anti- condensation and spring comfort slat supports and john lewis mattress
    Air central heating grill
    Fitted curtains.
    Hot water calorifier tank under bed incudes heat inputs from the Nanni engine, the Webasto diesel heater and 240 volt mains immersion heating element.
    Teak shelves alongside the bed.
    Folding wooden bedside table
    Two teak wall mounted stowage containers
    Two halogen spotlights
    Overhead lighting
    Dressing table with central drawers and cupboards either side
    12 volt water pump and cylinder under cupboard floor.
    12 volt sockets
    240 volt switched socket
    240 volt Mains RCD Switch in cupboard protecting 240 volt ring main.
    Wardrobe with shelf and rail.
    Master 12 volt battery switches at back of wardrobe
    12 volt engine starter battery and 2 domestic batteries under wardrobe wood floor
    Washable carpet throughout
    Moveable floor panels for access to bilge pump, hydraulic drive
    and aquaseal stern gland.
    Fire extinguisher
    Access to nanni engine with removeable engine cover
    Access to webasto diesel Heater
    Hatch cover over gas storage locker with remote on/off control.
    240 volt shore cable socket plus shore cable.
    Cockpit light
    Connection for solar panel
    Fireport to allow fire extinguisher access to engine bay.
    Blue cover for back well and engine bay. fitted by sparks marine trimmers. Tailor-made sparkes marine trimmers blue winter cover to fit between bow and stern covers to cover the whole boat. In two parts with zips and fixings.
    Calorifier tank under double bed.
    Webasto central heating boiler in engine bay
    Control switches on wardrobe wall.
    Warm air vents in both cabins
    Thermostats in both cabins
    Water also heated by nanni engine
    240 volt immersion heater in the tank.
    Water pressure pump in right hand bedroom dressing table cupboard.
    Water tank contents gauge at helm position.
    SPEED AND DISTANCE Cruising speed 8 km/hr 1100 rpm
    Max speed 12km/hr 1600 rpm
    Range at cruising speed estimated consumption 2 litres per Hour --Fuel capacity 100 litres DIMENSIONS LOA 8.686m
    Length on deck 8.686m
    Max bridge clearance 1.98m
    Freeboard 0.75m (E)
    LWL 7.62m
    Minimum draft 0.76m
    Cabin headroom 1.82m WEIGHT Dry weight 3 UK tons 3,000kg (E)
    Ballast bricks in bow
    Displacement 4,500kg PASSENGERS Seating capacity 12 persons Maximum CE RCD 12 persons.
    Main Cabin sleeps 2
    Saloon -- Convertible settee sleeps 1 or 2 TANKS DIESEL Stainless steel CE marked 100 litres. 21.99 UK gallons
    located on starboard side of saloon under aft end of settee
    Fuel shut off behind bulkhead. WATER Estimated capacity 40 gallons 180 litres
    Water level gauge on left below helm.
    Steel located behind galley on port side
    Pressure pump in bedroom front dressing table cupboard under floor.
    Hot water tank under double bed. Porta loo Spare removeable waste tank in front starboard cockpit locker. ACCOMODATIONS Double berth in aft cabin
    Single / convertible to double berth in main saloon.
    Saloon plus aft cabin.
    Large bathroom with toilet, wash basin and shower. PROPULSION TAB Single Make Nanni
    Model 4.200
    Type naturally aspirated
    Drive hydraulic drive
    Power 43 HP 29kw
    Fuel Diesel
    Engine hours to be advised after lockdown
    Prop type 3 bladed bronze protected by galvanised skeg. Supporting galvanized rudder
    Whilst every care has been taken in there preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. A perspective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate to have the vessel fully surveyed, inspected and sea or river trialed depending on location of the boat
    he Tingdene Boat Sales, Thames and Kennet Marina office is located in the heart of the action on the middle reaches of the River Thames.
    Being home to all types of boats from open day boats & luxury cruisers to sports cruisers, narrow boats, wide beams & dutch barges.
    All berths are on floating pontoons off the main river, unaffected by river conditions allowing 24/7 access to your boat. Thames and Kennet Marina is the largest of the 9 Marinas owned by Tingdene Marinas & Boat sales Ltd with 450 berths for craft up to 100'.
    A berth is guaranteed to all purchasers of craft from any Tingdene office.
    On site is a 50 ton capacity Wise travel lift allowing craft to be launched and offered for marketing or delivered elsewhere following purchase.

    Tingdene Boat Sales have a high level of experienced staff to cater to a wide audience of clients, some with over 35 years in the marine industry.
    New Boat Agencies for whom we offer boats from include:- CRANCHI YACHTS, GLASTRON POWER BOATS, VIKING RIVER CRUISERS & TINGDENE/COLECRAFT NARROWBOATS & WIDEBEAMS . Selling our leading brands and offering an extensive after sales service to our clients, makes us the leading brokerage company in the area in both size and facilities.
    Please contact Guy Girling or Nathan Kipling to discuss Buying, Selling or Berthing a boat.
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    CategoryMotor Boats
    SubcategoryInland Cruisers
    Sales statusavailable
    ModelOpal 28
    Mooring CountryUnited Kingdom
    Year built2004
    Length8.69 m/29 ft
    Width3.35 m/11 ft
    KW29.0 kw
    No. of cabins2
    No. of berths3
    WC & bathrooms1

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