CARIBBEAN 235 CRUSADER  

Price
AU $54,900 Huge price reduction Need Finance?
Length
23' - 7.01m
Usage
Family
Location
Soldiers Point NSW Need Insurance?
Year
1980
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP

Price
AU $54,900 Huge price reduction    Need Finance? Need Insurance?
Description: Caribbean 235 Crusader
FOR SALE - HOOK IN - AD668Q
Caribbean Crusader - 1980
LOA: 7.01m - 23' 0"
Beam: 2.44m - 8' 0"
Engine Hours: 100hrs on fully reconditioned 5.7L MPI Mercury Horizon Freshwater-Cooled, with Bravo 1 leg and 4-blade S/S propeller
[Purchased September 1995 from M. Plumb, 31 Evelyn St, Grange Qld]

26/01/1996: Vessel in original condition at date of purchase.
Converted to offshore fishing standards, including ice boxes, stainless rails and Targa top and new electronics (Blue hull)

14/12/2001: New Stainless Steel Tank (total 160Litres)
Installation of new engine - replace transom and reinforce stringers and girders to aft cabin bulkhead line.
Extract from Log Book:
"New engine installed and running.
Approx. 1/11/2001-14/12/2001 lift boat off trailer in shed after removing engine. Arrange for steel supplies to Regent and Peter Coles to rebuild new trailer. Robbie Moore helps to fair and touch up underside paintwork. Replace transom and main girders forward to approx. Rear of ice boxes. Install new S/S fuel tank - minor stuff-up on design to allow clearance for Jabsco pump. Increase to capacity 160Litres in new tank. Re-route wing tanks to feed into main tank. Install Bennett Trim Tabs. Re-glass and flow-coat engine bay/fuel tank void and inner bulwarks. Design and fit new glass panels on side storage and swing doors for engine access. Install new Flo Jet pump and bilge pump. Install ALKO breakaway brake system to trailer and Nissan (Patrol). Brake system functions safely at lowest adjustment on slide controls.

Propeller trials on new engine:
4-blade 14" x 19" S/S delivered 41 knots at 5100RPM, easily reaching rev limiter
4-blade 14" x 20" Alloy 42 knots reaching limiter
4-blade 14" x 21" S/S 42 knots at 4850 RPM on rougher water than previous tests"

12/2005: Boat Refit
Install second 160L tank under cabin sole forward. Total fuel approx. 320L. Front tank connects to aft tank through non-return valve and S/S gate valve. Dash fuel gauge operates at aft end of back tank. Gauge won't move until front tank is almost empty (i. E. Half of total capacity).
Extract from Log Book:
"Strip out all internal fittings, including wiring, fuel tanks, ice boxes, windscreen, side windows, canopy, floor covering, toilet and seats. Refit Reelax chairs, under-floor tank - new electronics, new wiring, Green Marine to supply stainless Targa - new canopy and clears - new bunk cushions - re-trim forward cabin - new hatch, full repaint with ALEXSEAL Marine two-pack. Modify ice box system, fit new batteries.

24/01/2006: New Trailer - see attached invoice from Belco.

30/05/2014: Fully reconditioned motor - new manifolds, new coil - refer invoice from Coorparoo Marine.

11/07/2014: Service and replace fuel pump and regulator.

10/07/2015: New Galvanised ALKO Axles/hubs/springs and brakes on trailer, supplied by Gold Coast Trailer Spares, Molendinar.

Vessel presents in perfect condition and has been fully restored and maintained by qualified tradies actively involved in the marine industry and very much involved in offshore fishing. Twenty years of ownership has seen remarkable transformation from the original 'Lady G' to the vessel she is now, complete with fully reconditioned 5.7L Mercury stern drive and new axles, hubs, brakes and springs under the 4-tonne rated Belco trailer. Trailer is fitted with 'Cargo' electric/hydraulic disc brakes with new hydraulic lines. Tyres in VGC. Trailer required minor maintenance, e. G. Replace some U-bolts/cold galv. In places.
Extras include:
Self-locking boat release for one-person launch and retrieve, on full multi-roller drive-on trailer
Electronics include Garmin 4008 GPS with Australia-wide C-Map
Furuno FCV 620 colour sounder
Icom MC411 VHF Marine radio interfaced with GPS for emergency distress signals
Simpson Lawrence Freefall electric anchor winch with approx. 80metres of 12mm Nylon rope and 7mm Gal. Chain, with purpose-built bow roller and weighted reef anchor. Spare sand anchor included
Armour-plate glass to front and side screens (new Dec '01)
Marine carpet in cockpit
Stainless Targa top, side clears and storm covers by Greens Marine, Yatala
Includes rod holders and deck floodlights, rod storage inside
2 x under-floor fuel tanks, (1xS/S and 1x aluminium) - total fuel capacity approx. 320Litres
Built-in weatherproof storage bins in cabin with enclosed storage (4) in cockpit area
Removable engine cover doubles as great fishing spot. Removable side doors to port and starboard of engine box provide ease of access for maintenance - sound insulation in engine box
1500GPH Bilge Pump with automatic float switch in engine space
Buoyancy chambers under floor port and starboard from transom to cabin bulkhead
V-berth forward with Lewmar hatch and insect screen
Storage space under Reelax swivel helm and navigator seats
Storage under bunks and on shelving in forward cabin
Bennett Automatic self-levelling Trim Tabs
Shurflo Saltwater Deck Wash Pump
Teak swim platform with S/S tubular framing, includes boarding ladder and S/S purpose built bait bucket
4-blade S/S propeller by Mercury Marine
8 x rod holders in side decks (4 per side)
Teak built-in bait boards and storage bins in transom
Loads of room for family outings, or offshore fishing trips
Rated capacity 7-9 adults (enclosed waters)

Region
New South Wales
Location
Soldiers Point Nsw
Reference
ABC11178
Year
1980
Designer
Bertram Marine
Builder
CARIBBEAN
Length
23' - 7.01m
Beam
2.44m
Displacement
2500Kg approximately
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP
Deck Material
Fibreglass
Engine Make
Mercury
Engine
FULLY RECONDITIONED 5.7 MPI MERCURY HORIZON FRESHWATER-COOLED, WITH BRAVO 1 LEG AND 4 BLADE S/S PROPELLER, ENGINE BOX MAKES GREAT FISHING PLATFORM. 5.7 MPI MERCURY HORIZON FRESHWATER-COOLED. Horizon
Horse Power
300hp
Engine Hours
100hrs on fully reconditioned engine
Max Speed
42 knots @ 4850 RPM on rough water.
Cruise Speed
22 knots
Propulsion
4-blate S/S 21" Number 825902A46-21P
Fuel
320 litres /160lts each side
Water
Shourflo Saltwater Deck Wash
Accommodation
V--BERTH in lockable Cabin,
Cabins
One
Berths
Two
Refrigeration
Ice-box
Shower
Deck shower raw water.
Toilet
Yes
Entertainment
One
Covers
FULL STORM COVERS & BOAT COVERS,
Ground Tackle
Simpson Lawrence Free-fall electric anchor winch with approx. 80metres of 12mm Nylon rope and 7mm Gal. Chain, with purpose-built bow roller and weighted reef anchor. With Spare Sand Anchor included.
Safety Gear
All safety gear included.
Bilge Pumps
1500/GPH Bilge Pump with Automatic float switch in engine space.
Life Jackets
YES
Flares
YES
Fire Protection
YES
Electrics
Twin Batteries, LED Lights to Cabin, Deck Work Light, New Wiring Throughout, Electric Bennett Trim Tabs,
Electronics
Garmin 4008 GPS WITH AUSTRALIA - WIDE C-MAP, FURUNO FCV 620 COLOUR SOUNDER, ICOM MC411 VHF MARINE RADIO INTERFACED WITH GPS FOR EMERGENCY DISTRESS SIGNAL, COMPASS,
Deck Gear
Armour Plate glass to front and side screens, Marine Carpet in Cockpit ( new), Stainless Targa Top, Side Clears and Storm covers, Rod Holders and Deck Floodlights, Rod Storage inside, Built -in weatherproof storage bins in cabin with enclosed storage, Buoyancy Chambers under floor Port & Starboard from transom to cabin Bulkhead, Storage space under Reelax swivel helm and Navigator seats, Teak swim platform with S/S Tubular framing, includes boarding ladder, and S/S purpose built bait bucket. 8 x Rod holders in side decks, Gaffe, Boat hook,
Trailer
2006 BELCO Galvanised Trailer, New in 2015 Axles, hubs, springs, and brakes on trailer, V. I. N 6TGBELCO16B000105
Self-Locking boat release for one-person launch and retrieve, on full multi- roller drive-on trailer.
Remarks
Vessel presents in perfect condition and has been fully restored and maintained by qualified tradies actively involved in the marine industry and very much involved in offshore fishing. Twenty years of ownership has seen remarkable transformation from the original 'Lady G' to the vessel she is now, complete with fully reconditioned 5.7L Mercury stern drive and new axles, hubs, brakes and springs under the 4-tonne rated Belco trailer. Trailer is fitted with 'Cargo' electric/hydraulic disc brakes with new hydraulic lines. Tyres in VGC. Trailer required minor maintenance, e. G. Replace some U-bolts/cold galv. In places.

SELLER DETAILS
Broker / Dealer
ABC Boat Brokerage
Telephone
Fax
02 49191556
Address
Shop 3 Soldiers Point Marina, Sunset Boulevarde
City
Soldiers Point
State
NSW
Country
Australia
Website


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