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1986 Achilles 840

Maryport, Cumbria

£7,995

Designed by Chris Butler and built by Butler Mouldings this Achilles 850 is a good tidy example of a renowned fast, comfortable cruiser with a perfect balance of speed and accommodation. The 850 is a great boat for a couple or small family with 5 berths in 2 cabins and comfortable saloon space. 

Basic Boat Info

Price: £7,995
Tax Status: Paid
Boat Name: Maeander
Make: Achilles
Model: 840
Year: 1986
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Other

Dimensions

Length: 27'11 ft / 8.50 m
Length Overall: 27'9 ft / 8.46 m
Waterline Length: 24'3 ft / 7.39 m
Beam: 9'0 ft / 2.75 m
Max Draft: 4 ft / 1.22 m
Min Draft: 4'3 ft / 1.30 m
Single Berths: 3
Double Berths: 1
Cabins Count: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Beta
  • Model: 14
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 14hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 2 Blade, Folding
  • Year: 2012

Tanks

Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 50 L
Water Tanks: 2
Water Tank Capacity: 100 L

Other

Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Racers and Cruisers

Contact

Master User
Maiden Marine

Office

Maiden Marine
Ferry Nab Bowness on Windermere
Cumbria, GB, LA23 3JH
Tel:+44 (0)1539 488050
Disclaimer
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.


Construction

Built in GRP by Butler mouldings with an unquestionably high build quality this blue, twin bilge, with stub keel version of the 850 is a tough, fast and seaworthy design with examples having been used to cross the Atlantic and Baltic seas. Transom hung rudder with tiller steering, large comfortable cockpit with angled seat backs for more comfort when heeled.

Engines

Vessels auxiliary power is from a 2012 14hp Beta inboard diesel engine driving a technodrive seaprop 60 2 blade folding prop. The engine was installed new in 2012 and has been regularly serviced since, lastly in Oct 2019. The Yacht has a 50L diesel tank and twin batteries that are recharged by the engines alternator or shore power. 

Sails and Rigging

Bermudan sloop rigged yacht with deck stepped alloy mast. Roller furling main and foresail. Stainless steel standing rigging and braid on braid running rigging led aft to helm. Vessel is very easy to sail and ideal as first yacht or sailing with a novice crew.

  • Mainsail - good condition
  • Yankee foresail - good condition
  • Genoa - good condition
  • Conventional spinnaker - good condition
  • Storm jib
Inventory
  • Compass
  • Echo sounder
  • Wind/ Speed direction
  • VHF
  • GPS
  • Autopilot
  • Clock
  • Anchor & chain
  • Warps & Fenders
  • Nav lights
  • Barometer
  • Horn
  • Gas alarm
  • Sprayhood
  • Dodgers
  • Searchllights
  • Avon Dinghy, pump & oars - all good condition
Accommodation and layout

Open plan saloon with central folding leaf table, forward cabin with kitchen and nav area to aft of saloon with ample storage and shelves throughout. 5 berths over two cabins with comfortable cloth upholstery and sea head. 

  • Oven
  • Grill
  • Stainless steel sink
  • 2 burner hob
  • Gas cabin heating
  • Sea Head

 

Disclaimer
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
Additional Contact Information

To arrange a viewing on this boat, please call 07825815430


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