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Achilles 840

£6,450
  • Located at Conwy
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Year: 1984
LOA: 8m
Berths: 5
Draft: 1.51m

Details

  • Make: Achilles
  • Model: 840
  • Engine Make: volvo
  • Drive Type: Sail
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Price: £6,450
  • Location: In Conwy
  • Year: 1984
  • LOA: 8m

We are pleased to present a rare opportunity to offer an Achilles 840 sailing yacht, a very rare marque this little yacht provides a great platform for getting out onto the water at a fraction of the usual cost.

This Achillies 840 (1984) is very rare only 60 were ever built, the 840 was the last of the Achilles range, built from 1979 to 1984 and were designed to be solid ocean going boats with successful OSTAR, AZAB and Fastnet race results in the early 80's.Beamier and with more headroom than similar designs of that era they now lend themselves well for single or short handed cruising but have enough space for a family to enjoy with a well laid out galley, separate head and plenty of usable storage throughout. This example has been lovingly restored over the last few years to a high standard. Thousands spent with an extensive list of all parts and upgrades.

Construction

A version of the classic Achilles 24 providing more space for accommodation, while retaining the sailing performance. This is a masthead sloop with tiller steering, a fin keel and skeg mounted rudder. GRP construction.

The rig is set up for ease of single or short handed sailing (and racing) including symmetric and asymmetric spinnakers. As well as a furling genoa, the mast is fitted with a furling system for the mainsail. The appropriate ballast has been fitted to the keel to compensate for the weight of the reefing system.

Antifouled march 2023

Windows recently refitted

L.O.A: 8.4

DRAFT: 1.51M

BEAM: 2.8M

Mechanical

Engine:

Volvo 2002 2 cylinder diesel - engine completely serviced including salt water seals, engine anode, fuel and oil filters, new oil.

Complete clean of fuel system including tanks

New engine anti-siphon valve and hoses

Complete rebuild of engine raw water pump - seals, main shaft, bearings and end-plate.

Complete saildrive overhaul 2021

New Maestrini skin fittings and seacocks

Electrical:

Electronics refit including new main 12 way illuminated switch panel, wiring, negative bus bar, non-switch live fuse box and bus bar, new individual LEDs throughout, new quick-charge twin USB ports

Two new batteries: 90Ah starting/leisure battery for engine and 2nd 90Ah AGM leisure battery.

Shore power outlet with new shore power cable

Renogy 50w flex mono solar panel with MPPT controller

LED exterior nav lights (new)

New electric bilge pump

Water:

Fresh water system and foot pump serviced, cleaned and sanitised and all new hoses

New electric bilge pump

New reinforced hoses throughout

Heating:

Eberspacher D2 Cabin heater

Equipment

Sails and Rigging:

Roller reef mainsail

Roller furler genoa headsail

New roller furling halyard, new head and main sail, new boom and sail cover

1x chute spinnaker

1x extended wisker pole

Many spare lines in good condition

Standing rigging - tensioned to 10%

Navigation:

VHF radio and handheld backup

Depth sounder transducer serviced with new propylene glycol

New Plastimo main lighted compass

Exterior nav lights upgraded to LEDs

Deck:

Renogy 50w flex mono solar panel with MPPT controller

LED exterior nav lights (new)

New winch handle pocket

Accommodations

Complete interior refit including new seating cushions/upholstery (fire retardant), replacement hardwood - repaint/restain.

5 berths in two cabins - V berth forward and three single berths in main saloon

Separate heads - sea toilet and wash basin -new Albin Marine toilet.

Galley with to burner hob, gas oven, double sink (cold water) and drainer with new covers

Several storage cupboards

Eberspacher D2 cabin heater

All new cutlery and crockery

New saloon fire extinguisher

Disclaimer

For a full, detailed specification with additional photographs and direct contact details for the listing office visit our website

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.

Unless otherwise stated on the specification sheet the following presumptions are made
Sail drive and shaft seals are more than 5 years of age
Fuel and gas hoses and regulators are over 5 years old
Standing rigging and sails are more than 10 years old

NOTE - Please ring our offices prior to visiting, as the boat may be unavailable for viewing or located at a different marina.

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Make: Achilles

Model: 840

Engine Make: volvo

Horsepower:

Drive Type: Sail

Fuel Type: diesel

Cruise Speed: knots

Top Speed: knots

Price: £6,450

Location: Conwy

Year: 1984

LOA: 8m

Year

Year: 1984

LOA

LOA: 8m

Berths

Berths: 5

Draft

Draft: 1.51m

We are pleased to present a rare opportunity to offer an Achilles 840 sailing yacht, a very rare marque this little yacht provides a great platform for getting out onto the water at a fraction of the usual cost.

This Achillies 840 (1984) is very rare only 60 were ever built, the 840 was the last of the Achilles range, built from 1979 to 1984 and were designed to be solid ocean going boats with successful OSTAR, AZAB and Fastnet race results in the early 80's.Beamier and with more headroom than similar designs of that era they now lend themselves well for single or short handed cruising but have enough space for a family to enjoy with a well laid out galley, separate head and plenty of usable storage throughout. This example has been lovingly restored over the last few years to a high standard. Thousands spent with an extensive list of all parts and upgrades.

Construction

A version of the classic Achilles 24 providing more space for accommodation, while retaining the sailing performance. This is a masthead sloop with tiller steering, a fin keel and skeg mounted rudder. GRP construction.

The rig is set up for ease of single or short handed sailing (and racing) including symmetric and asymmetric spinnakers. As well as a furling genoa, the mast is fitted with a furling system for the mainsail. The appropriate ballast has been fitted to the keel to compensate for the weight of the reefing system.

Antifouled march 2023

Windows recently refitted

L.O.A: 8.4

DRAFT: 1.51M

BEAM: 2.8M

Mechanical

Engine:

Volvo 2002 2 cylinder diesel - engine completely serviced including salt water seals, engine anode, fuel and oil filters, new oil.

Complete clean of fuel system including tanks

New engine anti-siphon valve and hoses

Complete rebuild of engine raw water pump - seals, main shaft, bearings and end-plate.

Complete saildrive overhaul 2021

New Maestrini skin fittings and seacocks

Electrical:

Electronics refit including new main 12 way illuminated switch panel, wiring, negative bus bar, non-switch live fuse box and bus bar, new individual LEDs throughout, new quick-charge twin USB ports

Two new batteries: 90Ah starting/leisure battery for engine and 2nd 90Ah AGM leisure battery.

Shore power outlet with new shore power cable

Renogy 50w flex mono solar panel with MPPT controller

LED exterior nav lights (new)

New electric bilge pump

Water:

Fresh water system and foot pump serviced, cleaned and sanitised and all new hoses

New electric bilge pump

New reinforced hoses throughout

Heating:

Eberspacher D2 Cabin heater

Equipment

Sails and Rigging:

Roller reef mainsail

Roller furler genoa headsail

New roller furling halyard, new head and main sail, new boom and sail cover

1x chute spinnaker

1x extended wisker pole

Many spare lines in good condition

Standing rigging - tensioned to 10%

Navigation:

VHF radio and handheld backup

Depth sounder transducer serviced with new propylene glycol

New Plastimo main lighted compass

Exterior nav lights upgraded to LEDs

Deck:

Renogy 50w flex mono solar panel with MPPT controller

LED exterior nav lights (new)

New winch handle pocket

Accommodations

Complete interior refit including new seating cushions/upholstery (fire retardant), replacement hardwood - repaint/restain.

5 berths in two cabins - V berth forward and three single berths in main saloon

Separate heads - sea toilet and wash basin -new Albin Marine toilet.

Galley with to burner hob, gas oven, double sink (cold water) and drainer with new covers

Several storage cupboards

Eberspacher D2 cabin heater

All new cutlery and crockery

New saloon fire extinguisher

Disclaimer

For a full, detailed specification with additional photographs and direct contact details for the listing office visit our website

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.

Unless otherwise stated on the specification sheet the following presumptions are made
Sail drive and shaft seals are more than 5 years of age
Fuel and gas hoses and regulators are over 5 years old
Standing rigging and sails are more than 10 years old

NOTE - Please ring our offices prior to visiting, as the boat may be unavailable for viewing or located at a different marina.