A good example of the V Class pilot Nelson 40. She is in good running order and has been refurbished recently.
The forward cabin has been extended recently. She has benn re gel coated and decks fibreglassed.
A good example of the iconic V Class pilot boats.
Recently refurbished and forward cabin extended. The engines have only done 400 hours since a total rebuild.
Twin Cummins V504 naturally aspirated 197hp Vee 8 diesels 8.3 litres each with 4 valves and injector valve per cylinder fed by Cummins PT pump with common rail fuel injection. Shaft drive through Self Change gearboxes to propellers. Both engines were fully reconditioned by a previous owner in 2000. They have only run 400 hours since that time.
Steering gear is Mathway XL type, consisting of two bevel boxes, one reduction gearbox with 2" dia torque tubes articulated through bulkhead bearings and universal couplings.
Four boxes of engine spares including new starter motors and alternators. New Pump and spares, heads, Cams etc. One spare shaft and two spare propellers
Shore power fitted.
Two banks of 24v batteries ( 4x 6v batteries in each bank, all are gel batteries), one for domestic use and one or both for with parallel switch for engines.
Circuit breakers are fitted to all 24v units and seperateMains 240v circuit..
New instrument console fitted in 2011 complete with quick release canopy.
Comprehensive interior lighting
Wynn commercial straight line wipers
3000 W. Invertor
Sestrel Major Steering Compass
Seafarer 5 Depth Sounder
Sailor RT144C and RT2048 VHF Radios
Raytheon Pathfinder R70 Chart Plotter with Radar
Clock and Barometer
Furuno NX300 navtex
Liferaft 6 man needs servicing
2 Ring lifebuoys
Fire Extinguishers. Need servicing
3 Whale Gusher Bilge pumps
2 Danforth Anchors with Chain
3 single berths in forward cabin and wheelhouse. Galley in Forward cabin with cooker with grill,oven and hob. Stainless Steel Hob.
Jabsco manual sea toilet in seperate heads compartment
A go any where ex Pilot Boat which was based at Harwich all of its service life..] These boats are really tough and can take heavy sea conditions in safety.
She was recently been refurbished and would be an excellent choice for someone wanting this kind of vessel.
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