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Old 31-12-2011, 04:38 PM   #1
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skater - xcat/6-litre raceboat for sale

flat-deck skater , 28'3" long x 8'7" wide , epoxy/kevlar build .
2 cockpits with f-16 canopies [throttles/gauges in left , steering in right].
2 x 280 hp mercury 2.5 efi [r.o.s.], 15" offshore midsections, sportsmaster gearboxes.
hi-nautic hydraulic twin-ram steering.
full set gaffrig gauges and gps tattle-tale speedo.
2 x compressed air demand valve breathing systems.
5 point harnesses.
electronic compass.
intercom linked to vhf radio via push-to-talk.
carbon-fibre tunnel compressor [ hydraulic rams with indicator ].
9" standoff boxes [stainless marine with cmc manual engine lifters.
on american 4 wheel trailer [ myco ].
currently stored in warehouse in dubai - can be tested there.
incudes some spares and carbon-fibre centre canopy.
2 sets propellors
price :- £32,000 incuding assistance to ship anywhere in world.
please phone 07710-277918 for any more details or send me an email address for more specific photos.....barry
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Old 31-12-2011, 05:26 PM   #2
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flat-deck skater , 28'3" long x 8'7" wide , epoxy/kevlar build .
2 cockpits with f-16 canopies [throttles/gauges in left , steering in right].
2 x 280 hp mercury 2.5 efi [r.o.s.], 15" offshore midsections, sportsmaster gearboxes.
hi-nautic hydraulic twin-ram steering.
full set gaffrig gauges and gps tattle-tale speedo.
2 x compressed air demand valve breathing systems.
5 point harnesses.
electronic compass.
intercom linked to vhf radio via push-to-talk.
carbon-fibre tunnel compressor [ hydraulic rams with indicator ].
9" standoff boxes [stainless marine with cmc manual engine lifters.
on american 4 wheel trailer [ myco ].
currently stored in warehouse in dubai - can be tested there.
incudes some spares and carbon-fibre centre canopy.
2 sets propellors
price :- £32,000 incuding assistance to ship anywhere in world.
please phone 07710-277918 for any more details or send me an email address for more specific photos.....barry

Fantastic looking boat, good luck with the sale.
Any idea as to costs shipping to UK !

Steve
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Old 31-12-2011, 06:38 PM   #3
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oops ...some bad pics i'll try again...
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Old 01-01-2012, 10:46 PM   #4
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Nice looking boat, good luck with the sale.
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Old 02-01-2012, 12:52 PM   #5
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oops ...some bad pics i'll try again...
This boat looks clean and tidy as we keep our xcat in the same unit in Dubai ,i`ll be seeing it there in the next couple of days as 1st race is in over a weeks time .
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Old 07-01-2012, 09:02 PM   #6
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many thanks gringo -
best of luck with this years racing....
....please keep us posted with results and reports...
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Old 07-01-2012, 09:07 PM   #7
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to my crew cheif......many thanks for all your help over the years..
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Old 02-06-2012, 01:24 PM   #8
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now for sale stripped

due to a change in plans , this boat is now available as a bare hull with canopies fuel tanks and the tunnel compressor......all the engines steering controls gauges pumps etc will be removed for another project.
make your best offer ???????? , but bear in mind this boat is in dubai and will have to shipped to wherever you want at your cost...this could be a cheap project for someone !!!
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Old 02-06-2012, 01:46 PM   #9
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due to a change in plans , this boat is now available as a bare hull with canopies fuel tanks and the tunnel compressor......all the engines steering controls gauges pumps etc will be removed for another project.
make your best offer ???????? , but bear in mind this boat is in dubai and will have to shipped to wherever you want at your cost...this could be a cheap project for someone !!!
What`s ur other preject then ,

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Old 24-10-2012, 10:59 PM   #10
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this skater is still for sale....either complete or in bits...race it as it is or open the deck up to make an awesome pleasure boat !!!
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Old 04-12-2012, 09:54 PM   #11
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Old 29-06-2013, 01:27 PM   #12
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boat is now sold

the boat and trailer are now sold....all the other parts :- engines complete , spare gearboxes , steering , gauges , etc etc etc are now back in the uk and are all for sale
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Old 23-08-2013, 01:04 PM   #13
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look at the pictures...the bits are for sale......
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Old 24-08-2013, 12:09 AM   #14
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oops ...some bad pics i'll try again...
Absolutlity love it, I've got to stop looking I'm drooling haha
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Old 29-10-2013, 10:51 PM   #15
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parts for sale

thanks boatmad...the r/h engine complete is now sold......

we still have for sale another 280 merc left hand sportsmaster gearbox [but this can be converted to r/h ]...

a pair of cle gearboxes [ left and right handed ] brand new internals , only been tested , fatboy propshafts , 15" driveshafts ,

a pair of cmc manual lifters , 5.5" standoff...

2 full sets of gaffrig gauges...

complete hydraulic steering system, capillano helm,hoses , hinautic rams, tilt pins, tie bar, quick release s/wheel, etc

plus lots of other parts from our skater...please ask !!! pics can be e-mailed..
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Old 29-10-2013, 11:51 PM   #16
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Old 30-10-2013, 02:26 PM   #17
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Hi do you have parte to change my merc 260 20" to a 15" if so how much please
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Old 30-10-2013, 07:05 PM   #18
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hi phantom151
the only 15" midsection we have left is a complete engine ...im reluctant to split it.
we have a 15" cle gearbox for sale if you can find another 15" midsection...
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Old 31-10-2013, 06:21 PM   #19
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the only 15" midsection we have left is a complete engine ...im reluctant to split it.
we have a 15" cle gearbox for sale if you can find another 15" midsection...
thanks
Hi how much for the compleat engine please
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skater parts still available

both engines and steering are now sold...thanks boatmad...

still for sale:-

pair of 30x14.5 3 blade lab-finished cleavers complete with removable flowtorq hub kits for fatboy shafts in protective cases...£750

2 sets of gaffric gauges..tacho , water pressure, fuel pressure, voltmeter, water temp and pyrometer....£250 per set or £450 for both sets

cle gearbox ..15"...left handed shiftable..2:1 ratio , low water pickup nosecone ..new gearset , bearings , driveshaft and fatboy proshaft...this box was built as our spare and has been tested only..never raced...£1000

left handed fatboy propeller shaft..
left handed 2:1 gearset and adaptor..

pair of compressed air diving breathing cylinders..with hoses, demand valves, contents gauges..pressure tested in 2008..were serviced and last working in 2012

big diving air cylinder , last tested 2005

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