"Virago 2" is a Fairline Corniche in need of some TLC, currently has some mechanical issues (see additional information) and the BMW drives are in need of a service. Includes 4 Berths, Eberspacher heating. Ideal family cruiser and will suit river and coastal use.
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The Forward cabin has a large island berth, there is access to the anchor locker, reading lights to port and starboard, opening portholes on both sides of the vessel as well as an opening hatch above, giving natural light as well as doubling as an escape hatch. At the very front of the forward cabin on the portside there is a hanging locker, as well as numerous shelves, radio speaker, and door into the en- suite shower and head. On the starboard side there are locker doors, and also an additional hanging locker. There is also a 240v socket situated in the cabin.
Moving aft on the starboard side we have the galley – this consists of a two burner hob, oven and grill. Duel sink with hot and cold running water, refrigerator and plenty of storage for pots and pans. In addition to this there is a switch for the immersion heater and also a double 240v socket along with the Eberspaecher rheostat.
Opposite the galley is the general access to the heads. Here we have a sink with hot and cold running water, Thetford porta potti, shaver point, shower, and numerous vanity mirrors.
Back into the main cabin area, we walk up three steps into the main saloon. The seating is set on the starboard side in an ‘L’ shaped arrangement; this can also convert into an extra double berth. Here we also have a large dinette table. On the port side there is the lower helm position with the usual engine controls and engine instrumentation, including rev counter, oil temperature, and volt meter gauges. Finally in this are we have a magnetic compass and chart table, and also fixed to head-lining the ships clock and barometer. Aft of the lower helm seat we have extra storage space in the form of two large lockers, there is also shelving in this area, and a drinks cabinet. Access to the engines is via two large hatches cut into the carpet of the cockpit floor.
Access to the aft cockpit is via two large sliding doors, once here, on the starboard side is the ladder to the flybridge, there is a large under floor Lazerette and also a large ‘C’ shaped bench seating arrangement at the rear of the vessel. Once on the flybridge the upper helm position is on the centre line of the vessel, and we have the usual engine instrumentation . Also on the flybridge there is a large ‘L’ shaped bench seating arrangement and also access to the radar arch, which is in the form of a central column which can be lowered for bridges. At the very rear of the vessel we have the bathing platform, and also a set of davits. There are plenty of stainless steel grab rails on the exterior of the vessel, as well as a guard rail ¾ of the length of the exterior. It should also be noted that there is an electric anchor winch up forward, search light, and there is an helm flybridge cover.
-Warps and fenders
-Theford porta potti
-240v inlet and sockets
-Eastham maxol cooker/hob/grill
-Anchor and chain
Engines serviced 2012
No current boat safety.
The boat has only ever been used on the River Thames.
This boat is a project and would suit a buyer willing to put time into bringing her back to her best.
In 2013 it was reported that the port fuel tank had suspected leak. The tank was drained and cleaned. No further action was taken.
Other issues include the water inlet hose to port engine (via port outdrive) has perished and is sucking in air.
Engines will over heat if run for more than a few minutes.
Shower bilge pump needs replacing.
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