FOR SALE - £11,900
MONARK 690 MOTORSAILER
PLUS - twin axle “Indespension” trailer – rated at 3200 kg – with overrun brakes and brake washout system
LOA – 6.9 m(23 feet)
Beam – 2.6m(8.5 feet)
Draft – 0.8m(2.6 feet)
Displacement – 1650kg.
Ballast – 200kg (lead billets)
Engine – Volvo Penta MD11c(23hp) c/w indirect cooling(Bowman h/e)
Drive – single 3-bladed prop(bronze)/s/s propshaft – reversing gearbox
Hull –GRP - simulated clinker – long keel
Deck, cabin, wheelhouse – all GRP
Ashore on trailer at Backwell, Bristol BS48 3LL
Mike Beaumont on - Phone number removed -
2 single berths, convertible with infill piece to 1 double
2 inch foam cushions, just recovered, central light plus P&S reading lamps
New Jabsco marine toilet plus new s/s valves and through-hull fittings
Hanging gear locker , socket for ‘fridge,Echomap sensor installed beneath floor
Helmsman’s seat,wheel, instrument panel and engine controls.2-off 12 volt batteries plu 20gallon diesel fuel tank installed beneath the seat/behind the seat resp..
S/s sink c/w in-line electric water pump(new).A 2-burner +grille LPG gas stove (Tilley Talisman) c/p with grille pan and frying pan is installed alongside the sink.
Both sink and stove have hinge-down teak faced fiddled covers to hide them when they’re not in use.
Enclosed lockers are installed beneath the sink and stove, in which an in-line electric water pump plus water tank selection valve are sited. An original foot pump has been retained.
Engine cover(hinged at aft end), 3 lockers plus access to optional tiller steering head, new manual bilge pump, new cockpit canopy, new 2inch foam seat cushions-vinyl covered. An infill board is provided to allow the cushions to be re-arranged to form a double berth.
The LPG gas cylinder along with a 25 litre rigid water tank occupy part of the starboard locker. Further water storage is provided by a 55litre flexible tank under the forepeak floor.
Both tanks are connected to the sink via a manual tank selector mounted beneath the sink
An electric bilge pumpis installed beneath the engine. The bay also houses the fixed fresh water circulation pump for the Bowman heat exchanger attached to the engine as part of the indirect cooling system.
Volvo Penta MD11c which has just been rebuilt by a specialist, and has had a Bowman heat exchanger and independent circulation pump(new) fitted to provide indirect engine cooling.
New roller /furler(Profurl), hause pipe for s/s anchor chain – fed from beneath the foredeck-
s/s pulpit, P & S h/d mooring cleats, A 6kg anchor is stored below in a cabin locker to leave the foredeck unobstructed.
A new solar panel is connected via a controller to the 12 volt batteries. Port and starboard closeable cabin ventilators penetrate the roof.
A pantograph windscreen wiper is fitted(new), plus a new acrylic roof panel.
All cabin windows have been replaced in acrylic, along with new “Claytonrite” seals
The original t/glass wheelhouse windows have been retained, with new “Claytonrite “ seals.
New genoa tracks and cars(Barton). New mainsail track and traveller(Barton)
NOTE: all decks painted with anti-slip paint.
Pulpit,pushpit, and handrail stanchions (all in stainless steel tube-) repolished.
All teak grabrails and toerail stripped and revarnished – 6 coats.
Main – battened – nearly new
Genoa – serviceable – new sacrificial luff and boltrope fitted
New genoa sheete in polyester
s/s – 5mm dia. – checked – no magnetism
Repainted with 3 coats of “Toplac”
The original Volvo rev. Counter and engine temperature gauges have been supplemented with individual voltmeter, ammeter, and oil pressure gauges – all new.The controller for the solar panel is also installed in the enlarged dashboard.
A new “Echomap CHIRP-450cv” with a 4inch screen is installed amidships on the shelf above the instrument panel. The ship-to-shore radio is also mounted on this shelf- a “Swiftech M168
The “Echomap” display includes the boatspeed and water depth readouts.
Self-steering via Tiller
A new stern light,deck light, and masthead light have been fitted, and all nav.light bulbs renewed.
A car type radio with twin speakers is also installed in the wheelhouse.
A “Seago” 2.4m inflatable plus 4hp Evinrude outboard motor are included – both in excellent condition.
This motorsailer is ideal for use as a “trailer-sailer” with an all-up weight of about 2 tonnes.
I used an Isuzu “Trooper” swb t/diesel for towing with no problems.
Even if you decide to place the boat on a permanent mooring, the ability to move the boat and trailer yourself using a suitable car type vehicle eliminates the need for expensive boat transporters or overwinter marina costs.
Storing the boat on your drive during the winter months saves money, is secure, and greatly facilitates any DIY – never forget a tool!
Removeable side guides are provided for the trailer to assist in positioning the boat when removing it from the water.
The trailer is also fitted with a hub washout system - important if you sail in salt water.
A loose spare wheel(new) is provided, along with a long-lead trailer board.
The mast may be lowered easily using the boom and mainsheet - after detaching the roller-furler at the drum end and slackening the shrouds..
White plastic bottlescrew covers – “boots”- -are also provided – to protect sheets and sails
HAPPY MOTOR SAILING!
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