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Sealine 285 Ambassador for sale in Newcastle Upon Tyne United Kingdom

OFFERED BY

Boatpoint

LOCATION

Newcastle Upon Tyne United Kingdom

YEAR

1988

LENGTH

28.67 ft.

DETAILS

Condition

Used

Year

1988

Make & Model

Sealine 285 Ambassador

Boat type

Power

Length

28.67 ft.

Fuel Type

Petrol

Location

Newcastle Upon Tyne United Kingdom

Tax status

Paid

MEASUREMENTS

Beam

10.17 ft.

Cabins

2

Draft Max

2.95 ft.

DESCRIPTION

This is a particularly good example of the ever popular 285 Ambassador. Well appointed vessel with a generous beam provides spacious and comfortable living spaces in the cockpit and below decks.
Mechanically she is good to go with recently overhauled and refurbished outdrives including bellows, intake hoses, seals and paint. Her hull has been antifouled and topsides polished ready for the season. Engines are fully serviced. She has undergone many upgrades over the years whilst maintaining her Sealine DNA. Upgrades include fully re-upholstered cockpit seating, new laminate flooring in the cockpit with a new table full LED light package throughout and Lowrance Hook9 colour chartplotter.

Mechanical

Vessel is powered by twin, Volvo Penta AQ211 petrol engines. These 150hp units have been well maintained and are situated beneath the cockpit sole. This allows all round access for servicing and daily checks. Propulsion is Volvo DP290 outdrive legs. These are in tip-top condition and have been recently overhauled by a Volvo Sterndrive Specialist in September 2022. This included new gearboxes, H-frames, pressure tests, seals, anodes, and painting. (Please see pics). Other work included new bellows, intake hoses and gear linkage cables.

Stainless steel duo props have been overhauled, cleaned and provided with new nose cones, locking nuts and spacers. She is ready to go.

12/240V system with fused switch panel. Key style battery selectors. Battery charger and shore power cable. Both domestic batteries replaced in February 2023

Engines

  • Twin Volvo Penta AQ211
  • 1988
  • 150 HP
  • Petrol
  • 4 Cylinders
  • Volvo 290 DP Outdrives

Electrics

  • 5 Batteries - 2X Domestic Replaced 2023
  • 12v
  • Batteries charged via Engine Alternator & Shore Power

Equipment

Navigation Aids

  • Ritchie Compass
  • Clipper Duet Echo Sounder& Speed
  • Lowrance Elite5 DSI Fish Finder - NEW Transducer September 2022
  • Lowrance Hook9 Colour Chart Plotter
  • VHF ICOM ICM423 with DSC

General Equipment

  • Electric windlass
  • Anchor with chain & warp
  • Trim tabs - New controller September 202
  • Davits Stainless Steel (Dingy Davits)
  • 12V Searchlight
  • Boarding Ladder (Stainless Steel)
  • Fenders (including fender baskets on bow rail and at transom)
  • Navigation Lights
  • Boathook
  • Full Cockpit Cover - Waterproofed August 2022
  • Bimini/Sun Awning
  • LG Flat Screen TV With Glomex Antenna
  • Kenwood USB/MP3/Bluetooth Radio/CD Player with Speakers throughout
  • Clock & Barometer
  • Cutlery
  • Crockery including bespoke mugs
  • Ensign and Staff

Safety Equipment

  • Gas Detector (Fire Angel)
  • 2x Bilge Pumps 1 Manual & 1 Electric
  • Horseshoe Buoy (With Light)
  • 3x Manual Dry Powder Fire Extinguishers
  • 2x Automatic Dry Powder Fire Extinguishers in Engine Bay
  • Fire Blanket

Accommodation

The saloon is entered from the cockpit via a lockable sliding hatch and doorway. Inside the interior of the Sealine Ambassador 285 there is 6ft headroom.

Within the saloon you can comfortably sleeps 4 guests. The horseshoe seating/dining area converts to a spacious double, and the separate aft cabin with closing door can be used as two singles or with the use of an infill can be used as a double.

The galley consists of a gas fuelled oven with 2-burner hob and grill. There is a 12V front loading fridge with a freezer compartment and a double sink with hot & cold pressurised water.

Within the heads compartment there is a Jabsco marine toilet, a sink unit with a pull out shower head and shower sump pump out.

The interior wood is a combination of well cared for teak & mahogany joinery. There is an  amazing amount of storage making extended cruising a reality. 240/12V sockets throughout.

There is a diesel fired hot air system on board to keep the interior warm and dry and extend your boating season.

Construction

GRP Constructed Cruiser with planning hull, built by Sealine International of Kidderminster in 1988. Underwater areas have been fully stripped back to the gelcoat, primed and coated with antifoul in August 2022. Primer used is Seajet 117 Multipurpose Epoxy Primer known for its anti-osmotic properties. Top coat is also by Seajet and is 033 Shogun. The recommended 3-coat application will last 2 seasons of heavy use.
Hull topsides were polished at the same time. Large companionable cockpit entered from the transom through a door from the bathing platform.

All the seating has been recovered to a high standard. The cockpit sole has been refurbed using hard wearing vinyl panels. Large seating area to starboard with new bespoke wooden cockpit table. Upper helm with helm seating and double co pilot seat with excellent visibility.  

  • Hull Antifouled Using a Seajet Anti-Osmotic primer and a 2 - Season top coat application in August 2022
  • Topsides Polished August 2022
  • New Hull and Trim tab Anodes in September 2022

PROPULSION

Cruising Speed

18 knots

Engine Count

2

Engine Horse Power

300.0

Engine Location

Starboard

Max Speed Knots

30

Propeller Type

3 Blade, Stainless Steel, Duoprop

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

HULL

Hull Material

fiberglass

Hull Type

Planing

OTHER

Bridge Clearance

2.21 meters

Cabin Headroom

1.82 meters

Displacement(kgs)

3800 kilograms

Drive Transmission Description

Stern

Drive Up

76 meters

Engine Year

1988

Engine Type

Inboard

Fuel Tanks Capacity

243 liters

No of Heads

1

Water Tanks Capacity

140 liters

ABOUT SEALINE 285 AMBASSADOR

The Sealine 285 Ambassador is 29 feet long and has a 10 feet beam and a draft of 0.9 meters. This 1988 Petrol Sealine 285 Ambassador powered by Volvo Penta AQ211 with 300.0 horsepower is capable of reaching a maximum speed of 30 knots and a cruising speed of 18 knots. The Sealine 285 Ambassador is made of fiberglass.

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