LOTS OF UPGRADES OVER THE YEARS!
Built in 1982. GRP construction with off white topsides and superstructure. Aft cockpit with seating. 2 Berth cabin with 2 further cockpit berths.
Fairline Boats Plc.
LOA 21'5" 6.53m
Beam 8'1" 2.47m
Draft 2'8" 0.81m
Displ 1750 kg dry weight
1982, Fairline 21 Weekender with Volvo Penta AQ225D 5.0 Litre V8 (Reconditioned engine fitted 2009, over Â£3000 spend in 2019) with Volvo Penta 280B outdrive, 20 knots cruising. Lots of upgrades over the years with new hood 2012, new interior 2012, new cooker 2018 and lots more!
Volvo Penta AQ225D 5.0 Litre V8 inboard petrol engine (reconditioned engine fitted 2009). Engine hours approx 250. 38 gallon fuel tank. Raw water cooling. Consumption per hour is around 20 Litres at a cruising speed of 20 knots. Her maximum speed is around 35 knots. Volvo Penta 280B outdrive. QL hydraulic trim tabs.
Alternator charging to 2 x 12v batteries (110Amp/hr and 88Amp/hr). 240v shore power.
Compass, Raymarine ST40 echo sounder, NASA SX35 DSC VHF radio, JVC FM/AM radio/CD, Garmin 551 Plotter, navigation lights and steaming light.
1 auto and 2 manual fire extinguishers, gas detector, bilge extractor fan, electric bilge pump.
Stainless steel pulpit and rails, stainless steel davits on transom, full canopy with windows (ordered new 2020), cockpit cushions, helmsmans seat and navigators seat, swim platform and ladder, wheel steering, outboard bracket on transom, anchor with chain and warp, mooring warps and fenders.
Gas heater & 240v electric fan heater. Her galley has a gas cooker with 2 burners, water supply to sink from 15 gallon tank. Pressurized cold water supply. Separate heads with marine toilet. Blue upholstery with curtains and carpets.
2 berths in the main cabin plus 2 possible cockpit berths.
"Merlin" was purchased by her present owner in 2011 from Gosport Marina in Hampshire. Her previous owner had replaced the engine with the current Volvo 225hp V8 in 2009 and since then her owner has carried out maintenance und upgrades as follows;
New tilt motor 2014
New exhaust risers 2014
New starter motor 2016
New 100A/Hr battertt 2016
New coil, distributor leads in 2017
Outdrive removed and fully serviced 2017
Oil change, oil filter and fuel filter plus drive belt replaced 2018
She certainly appears to be in very good condition, her gelcoat is original and shiny, her rear hood was replaced in 2012 and her interior refurbished in 2012, her helm seats were removed and refurbished in 2016 and a new cooker was fitted in 2018. Her owner describes her as being great fun and very reliable with plenty of power for either gentle cruising or fast planing. Her owner plans to buy something a little bigger!