Valiant 520 5.2m 9man Rigid Inflatable Rib, 60hp Outboard + New Boat Trailer For Sale – 1000.01

Filed in for sale by on May 21, 2015


This is an outstanding example of a Valiant 520 9 man rib that is virtually unmarked. It is ideal for coastal cruising or bay hopping and is perfectly balanced with a Pristine reliable economical Yamaha 60hp four stroke power tilt outboard. It comes with a brand new May 2015 Extreme British made type approved galvanised roller trailer. The whole package is in remarkable condition, absolutely stunning and has been meticulously maintained, always garaged and has had no expense spared with history and documentation. Pictures taken 21st May 2015 Please click on the link for 25 more photos and then click on a photo to enlarge and scroll through the album: https://www.flickr.com/photos/stratfordboats/sets/72157649550381349 Please contact Stratford Boats & Outboards if you have any questions or have a boat, engine or trailer you would like to part exchange on 07786031841 The boat is in superb condition with unmarked tubes. In September 2011 South Eastern Marine Services fitted new genuine Valiant tubes to the rib at a cost of £2700 (receipt inc) we have had the rib since September and the tubes have stayed rock hard and of course have no repairs. The boat has always been under cover and therefore with the new dark blue Valiant tubes it essentially looks like a new rib. It has also had fitted this month a brand new Stainless steel A frame as the previous one was a cheaper Aluminium model,brand new coll box seat, brand new DSC VHF and brand new Pyle Hydra stereo system to replace an older model. The superb four stroke Yamaha engine benefits from a full engine service last year and hasn’t been used since. The boat has been fully checked over, lots of accessories were added and the boat was rewired and serviced by RIBS Marine with a receipt for £1036. (Included) This basically included a full service with leg off and new impeller, all the anodes replaced, new battery box, battery, Isolator switch, Sahara Auto bilge pump. The fuel system has been drained, cleaned and the tank has fresh petrol ready to go. The steering is precise and free and it accelerates and goes in and out of gear effortlessly. Engine It is perfectly set up with a 2004 60 hp F60AETL power trim and tilt electric start four stroke outboard that is in superb condition. It is in excellent mechanical and cosmetic order, it accelerates very smoothly and throws the rib onto the plane and feels so stable at speed. It accelerates up to full rpm and back down to tickover perfectly. It's powerful and practical and ideal for pulling a skier, wakeboarder or inflatables It is lightweight and a practical size and has the advantage of not costing a small fortune each time you take it out. This is a pristine engine. It starts first flick of the key, always meticulously washed through with no corrosion .Please see the link below for a short video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vyJ558LuVO0&feature=youtu.be RIB This rib has a great layout with seating for two at the bow, seating in front of the helm and a large bench seat this makes this rib a very practical boat and can realistically take out two families unlike so many other ribs with jockey seats or a poor seating layout. The non slip deck is spacious and it is comfortable to walk around and is particularly safe for children. The rib has a large amount of room and storage, including a large locker under the bench seat. Storage unit under the helm which is a very good size and also immaculate inside. There is a very large bow locker. The hull section is fantastically strong with a thick grp double skin and five chamber half meter diameter tubes making this boat a very capable boat for almost any conditions. This is probably the most ideal size of RIB for sport and family fun as it is easily manageable single handed, cheap to run, a fantastic sea boat that gives you a really safe feeling with young family and it will go in a double garage or single tandem garage. Technical Specification 520 built 2004 Overall Length 5.2M Overall Width 2.16M Tube Diameter .48M Number of Air Chambers 5 Number of Persons 9 Maximum Payload 1150KG Engine Shaft L Design Category C Category C definition - Inshore: Designed for voyages in coastal waters, large bays, estuaries, lakes and rivers where conditions up to, and including, wind force 6 and significant wave heights up to, and including, 2m may be experienced The rib benefits from: · Yamaha Multimeter · Plastimo offshore 75steering compass. · Garmin 100 Fishfinder with depth alarms. · A brand new (May 2015) Standard Horizon Eclipse DSC VHF · Ipod/Iphone holder · Sahara AutoBilge pump · All over quality rib cover · Brand new Stainless steel A frame · Quick drain decks · Kill cord · Isolator switch · Stainless steel Ski rings · 12 volt accessory socket · Brand new fire extinguisher Cat. ABC Dry Powder· Full all over cover Garmin Fishfinder 101 with audible depth alarms https://buy.garmin.com/en-GB/GB/marine/fishfinders/echo-101/prod146593.html New May 2015 Eclipse DSC EU approved unused and MMSI ready complete with manuals and original packaging http://www.navmarine.net/product_info.php?cPath=116_28_30&products_id=14194 Banten Marine 1 Metre VHF Stainless Whip Antenna with fold down bracket Frequency: 156 - 162 Mhz Cable Length: 5m Gain: 3db, Impedance: 50 Ohm Ipod/Iphone mount (Iphone not included!) but brilliant for a quick check on the weather, tides, charts etc or just to listen to music through the Pyle stereo New Stainless steel arch Fire extinguisher Cat. ABC Dry Powder Certified by DNV to MED 'Ships Wheel' - meets the recommendations of the Royal Yachting Association and British Waterways Joint Boat Safety Scheme. The boat also comes with tie down ratchet straps so that all you need is your number plate to take her away. Trailer The trailer is a brand new May 2015 type approved with lit side marker lights superb quality galvanised Extreme 750kg, Multi Roller, swing beam Please note I will buy the trailer back from you if you do not require it, if for example it is going on a mooring. 07786031841 Standard features include: Heavy duty frame Al-Ko axle with waterproof sealed bearings Adjustable swinging arm 12 nylon non marking wobble rollers 2 Heavy duty keel rollers Heavy duty height adjustable winch post 10" wheels 42mm jockey wheel 1400lb Dutton Lainson winch Extendable lightboard bars Lit side markers Latest specification lighting board The roller trailer is very well engineered and makes launching and recovering a doddle thanks to the swing beam. It comes with a brand new trailer board http://www.ribsandinflatables.com/#!extreme-750kg-roller-swing-boat-trailer/c1dtt I can almost guarantee you won't a Valiant 520 of this year as immaculate as this boat. The proportions and layout of this rib are just right, it’s an ideal boat for any family and for all watersports. These boats hold their money so well so you know your investment is safe this package new is expensive, over £20,000 have a look at the prices, so get a great deal on a superb second hand boat Whoever buys this boat is buying an excellent example, showroom stuff with paperwork and a recent service. This is not like the scruffy ribs, poorly maintained that you may find on the internet, this is one of the best. New this package would be around £20,000 with a trailer. You won’t lose money on this boat as they are so sought after especially in this condition with this fantastic engine. There is a low reserve price. We have 100% positive feedback, if you have any questions I will answer them as soon as I can. See the link at the start of this advert for more pictures if you require. Collection is from Stratford upon Avon where you will be able to see the engine running. You are bidding to win and purchase the boat, not to come and have a look. You are welcome to come and view the boat in Stratford before you buy if you would like to. 07786031841 Please pay £300 deposit via Paypal to secure the boat and please contact me as soon as you can to arrange collection. Then please pay the remainder in cash or bank transfer on collection. Collection and payment needs to be within 7 days unless by prior arrangement otherwise the boat will be re-listed. Thanks Sorry but this auction is not available to overseas bidders. Please contact me before bidding if you have less than 10 feedback. If you have less than 10 feedback and you bid I will email you to verify that you are a serious bidder if you do not reply or cannot supply details your bid may be removed. Any questions please email or contact Stratford Boats & Outboards on 07786031841

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