The Hardy Fishing 24 is a versatile utility boat equally suited to many uses from fishing to support and rescue work, dive boat to rugged compact cruiser. Over 150 have been built to date with the latest version just launched by Windboats improving on the classic design whilst retaining the character and legendary sea keeping qualities that made the original so popular.
Available with either the standard or extended wheelhouse, many updates and improvements have been made including redesigned and upgraded windows, reworked wheelhouse roof, improved stainless work and a higher quality interior with a more luxurious yet still practical finish.
This extended wheelhouse demonstrator is available for immediate delivery and available exclusive of VAT if desired. For more information on this or a new Hardy please contact our Essex office on (01621) 785600.
The Hardy Fishing 24 comes with either a standard or extended wheelhouse, both offering a forward facing wheelhouse with helm and navigator positions, cabin with V-berth and a large, level self draining aft cockpit. Options include a galley unit, sea or chemical toilets, cabin table, double berth conversion, larger capacity built in water tank, heating and upholstery choices however if you have specific requirements please contact us and we will be happy to discuss this further with you. On display (and as priced) we have an extended wheelhouse version fitted with the following options:
A range of sterndrive inboard engines are available to suit individual use however the most popular choice is expected to be either the new Yanmar 4BY3 180hp or 6BY3 220hp. Developed by Yanmar with BMW, both engines use common rail turbo diesel technology offering impressive performance to weight statistics for increased performance and economy mated to a Yanmar ZT370 sterndrive leg with dual propellers. Located in an insulated and fire retarded moulded GRP engine box access is excellent and all systems are easily within reach making maintenance and servicing straightforward. A stainless steel 275 litre fuel tank provides excellent range and separate fuel filter and water separators are fitted as standard. Various other options are available such as trim tabs, and bow thrusters, the display boat is fitted with the following specification:
12v Battery (an additional battery with split charging diode is optional) charged via engine alternator. Electrical distribution system with battery isolator.
Shorepower systems, battery chargers, inverters and solar panel charging can be specified by special request for extended periods offshore or special usage.
Deck equipment can be chosen to suit but below is a list of items included with this boat:
Other optional equipment can be specified including:
Hardy are prepared to cater for all requirements and preferences for navigation equipment, please enquire for further details. Below is the equipment included on the boat specified:
A wide variety of equipment can be provided and help with all aspects of coding is available, please see below for standard equipment on the display boat:
Hardy Fishing 24 extended wheelhouse built by Windboats Hardy Motorboats Ltd in 2014. White GRP hull with grey styling stripe (other colours are available at cost), superstructure and decks with non-slip surfaces. Self draining aft cockpit with large scuppers which can be closed when required. Large stern platform shaped for ease of access and man overboard retrieval.
The initial hull lay-up is with Lloyds approved isophthalic gelcoat and resin, subsequent lay-up orthophthalic resin and reinforced with waterproof plywood and Trevira, combined with a hand bonded, resin coated waterproof plywood grid and bulkheads. Solid bonded engine beds with integral plate steel mountings. Foam filled buoyancy chambers under deck for additional safety. The superstructure is again GRP with balsa and Trevira reinforcing, bonded and encapsulated waterproof plywood beds and foundations, bonded and bolted to hull with stainless steel fixings.
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Burnham Yacht Harbour
Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex CM0 8BL