- Tax Status
- Tax Paid
- 5.6 m
- 2.2 m
- Engine Make
- Hull Material
- Engine Model
- 4 Stroke
- Boat Type
- Engine Count
- RB Ref
- United Kingdom
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About this Avon Adventure
Avon Adventure 5.6 metre Sports RIB Built 2006.
British Small Ships Register. SSR 168760
Currently ashore on trailer - North Somerset
Sea cruising speed 18 – 22 kts.
Max speed approx 40 kts.
Beautiful, dry and stable sea boat.
Fast and fun but able to cruise nicely at 4 -6 mph for river use with very quiet engine.
Very quick but also docile and well mannered with deep V hull and dry at speed.
A good sea boat that combines excellent economy at slower speeds with performance of approx 40 kts in calm conditions
Juno spent her early life in Portsmouth & Solent area, much of it on dry stack before moving to the Bristol Channel in 2017 where she was trailer launched in Bristol Harbour( fresh water) as required. She was put on a berth at Portishead Marina from August 2019. She is believed to have been owned from new by a senior naval officer and subsequently by a retired engineer/company director in Bristol with connections to commercial marine passenger operations.
When first specified she was equipped with good quality hard wearing equipment and this has served her owners well. She has been regularly serviced and looked after and this is reflected in her condition, appearance and performance. Her present owner is looking to upgrade to a larger cruiser but this means saying goodbye to a much loved and greatly enjoyed boat. She gives a lovely feeling of stability and safety while being economic to run and very quick when necessary. A nice looking and fun boat that can push you back in the seats.
Osculati ( Jay Wolfe ) fuel tank – new 2017 with lines. Installed in rear seat locker. Facility to carry additional long range fuel tank in bow with direct connection to main engine External additional fuel filter and water trap and fuel lines fitted 2017.
Baystar hydraulic steering for main engine
Sports steering wheel with soft feel rim
Mariner 90 bhp 4 stroke petrol. Electric trim & tilt.
Engine serviced Spring 2019 by Advance Marine Ltd Portishead. Approx 20 hours since.
New throttle & control lever 2017.
Good prop & anodes.
Service invoices and equipment receipts available.
Twin heavy duty batteries in dedicated individual containers with 1/2/both switching.
All LED lights.
Navigation lights and horn/PA speaker mounted on front of console.
Gantry mounted LED anchor and steaming lights.
Partial rewire in 2018 with upgraded fuses, busbars and cables.
Marine ‘cigarette lighter’ power socket.
Hella aux. socket for external shore power battery charging.
Fuel gauge for main tank, digital voltage readout, rev counter, switches for anchor and steaming lights, nav lights, man/auto bilge pump control, engine instruments, GPS and electronics, console lighting. Spare power feeds for additional instruments . Installed 2017.
All gauges & compass illuminated.
750 gph automatic bilge pump with manual override. New 2019
Console internal lighting. 2019.
Navigation And Electronics
Navigation and electronics:
Integrated communications: DSC radio - Std Horizon GX2200E Matrix GPS/AIS VHF radio with integral horn, hailer/ PA and fog signals. Top spec radio fitted 2018. Integral AIS receiver. Fitted 2017.
Garmin 451S colour chart plotter. Fitted 2014
Full UK chart.
Depth sounder with bottom mapping and alarm.
Twin white V-tronix VHV antennas ( VHF + spare ) fitted 2018.
Plastimo offshore compass with internal illumination. Fitted 2019.
Manufacturer’s protective covers for VHF, Plotter & Compass. .
VHF Radio fitted:
Standard Horizon GX2200E Class D DSC VHF with built-in receivers for both GPS and AIS (Automatic Identification System). 66-channel integrated GPS antenna, and a built in duplexer that enables the VHF and AIS to use one VHF antenna. This is connected to the Garmin chart plotter to give a visual plot of AIS equipped vessels in range and provide real time GPS position for navigation. Radio 2017. Plotter 2014.
Hypalon tubes polished and cleaned 2018.
Antifouled 2017 - three months afloat since
All valves checked and serviced 2017
Avon foot pump
stainless steel gantry with navigation lights and anchor light
Twin VHF antennas
Anchor, chain and warp
Yellow Lifebouy with name and SSR number
2 Manual fire extinguishers mounted in console ( Next test date 12/19)
Auto bilge pump with manual override. Can be left on when unattended to keep bilge clear.
2 person console with large screen and stainless steel grab rail. Large door at front with key lock. Generous internal storage space. Console also contains 2 x batteries, battery selector switch, main fuse blocks and bus bars, access to switch panels on dash and connectors for auxiliary fuel system ( additional tanks not included ) & 2 x dry powder extinguishers.
White heavy duty plastic by Outhill seating
Helm and Navigator high back jockey seats with lifting lids and storage under
Bow locker seat pad , new in 2018
Rear dual aspect bench seat, 2 person, large locker under containing fuel tank
Back rest pivots to allow forward or rear facing use.
Mesh storage net on console.
Dash storage on console.
Single axle galvanised braked trailer with hand winch and white non marking rollers.
Trailer fully serviced 2017 with new wheel rims, brake cables and tyres . Minimal use since.
Unused spare wheel and tyre on mounting. 2017
‘Triple lock’ security hitch and gaiter new in 2019.
All chassis U bolts replaced September 2019.
Rollers, swing brackets and bolts serviced Sept 2019.
Present owner has always washed/flushed after salt water use.
Lighting board. 2017.
Anchor, chain & warp.
Yellow horseshoe ‘Ocean Safety’ life buoy with name and SSR number. 2017
2 manual powder fire extinguishers mounted in console. (Next test date 12/19.)
SeaSwan bespoke heavy duty covers for console and all seats.
SeaSwan full winter heavy duty boat cover with tie down points. Cover serviced 2019.
Main engine cover.
Prop bag for road towing.
Avon foot air pump.
Tube valve spares.
Handbooks for electronic equipment.