Osprey Rib 5.6m Rigid Inflatable Boat, Yamaha Outboard & Trailer For Sale – 3250.00

Filed in for sale by on May 30, 2015

Osprey hard nosed RIB with an 80Hp Yamaha outboard and Rollercoaster Trailer. THE BOAT: Hull all sound. Sponsons have no leaks but have over-patches for protection. Front locker in hard nose. Centre console with controls (steering, throttle with tilt, master-switch, key, deadman etc). Jockey seat with storage/battery box. Additional stainless steel jockey seat - could be removed/adapted for diving. Stainless steel A-frame with flare bottle holders, lights and VHF radio aerial. EQUIPMENT Recent submersible VHF radio. Fish-finder/depth gauge (very useful) Recent Garmin Chartplotter (not inc in price but negotiable). 2 x Paines Wessex Flare bottles (good for dry storage). Good anchor and chain/rope. ENGINE & FUEL SYSTEM 80hp Yamaha 2 stroke Autolube (some surface rust spots but working perfectly). Built in fuel tank, cleaned before use, working perfectly, unsure of exact size possibly 50litres. All new fuel pipes with stainless steel fittings, water separator, filter and additional deck tank attachment. Attachment for auxiliary outboard. TRAILER: Rollercoaster galvanised with pivot rear for easier recovery. New winch. Trailer board with extended power cable New axle & new 13" wheels, hubs & tyres. GENERAL: This is a good boat which I have owned for 3 years. I am not going to get the use out of it this year hence the sale but if I don't get the right price I won't sell as to buy another at this price would be difficult. The boat has excellent stability in the water, it rides well over rough sea and planes very well, owing I think in part to the hard nose and outboard stabiliser. Yes it is not the freshest or prettiest boat out there but the price reflects this. I would be happy taking this out for another season without having to do anything to it. The steering and throttle are a little sticky and possibly could be lubed/greased up but it is minor. A couple of the over-patches which have been put on to protect the sponsons (probably for divers) could maybe be tidied up a little, however for me it is about going out and enjoying the sea not showing off so I haven't bothered. The engine is a two-stroke, not a quiet (and very expensive) four stroke but again that is reflected in the price. It has never let me down and propels the boat very well. If you are new to power-boating this is probably a good entry level purchase. I am happy to give a full in the water demo to any purchaser. The engine can be seen working on the trailer when viewing.

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