Motor BoatsavailableFred ParkerFred Parker
1966 Custom Fred Parker £174,950
“Southern Flight” is a small ship extremely seaworthy giving long range blue water cruising capabilities and providing comfort and safety to the highest standard. Ideal as a liveaboard or to realise your dreams. A 2016 survey report is available on request.
History and Construction Originally designed and built for Mr & Mrs Neville Duke she then passed into the hands of Mr J F Hall of St J. Consulate of Portugal, Scotland & berthed in Tarbert East. Attending many Golf opens. The next owners were Linn Products Ltd who carried out a major refit in 1984. [De-masting, fairing to the hull, change of livery, Sauna & a general refit]. She was used as a Hospitality Ship out of Inverkip. With five previous owners Southern Flight came into the hands of the present owners in 2016 with the object of live aboard, private cruising.
Deck Equipment 2 x Anchors (Admiralty) Chain 60 fathoms Windlass (manual) Removable stainless-steel swim ladder 4 x Mooring warps 8 x Fenders Navigation Equipment VHF Radio (ICOM Sailor) Echo sounder (requires fitting) Log/Speed Compass Autopilot (new motor fitted) 2 x GPS/Chartplotters (Raymarine C120) Radar (Raymarine) Clock/Barometer Anchor light (requires fitting) Navigation lights Charts (paper) Safety Equipment Fire blanket Gas alarm Liferaft (8 person requires servicing) First aid kit 2 x Bilge pumps electric
Mechanical Systems The boat is powered via twin 1979 Perkins 6.354 115hp six-cylinder diesel engines, freshwater cooled, shaft drive to twin 3 bladed bronze propellers. Giving a cruising speed of approximately 8kts with an approximate maximum speed of 10kts. 1600-gallon fuel tank which gives a cruising range of approximately 2400nm. Also, a 70-gallon diesel day tank. Last out of water service 2016. New heat exchangers 2016, New shaft seals and cutlass bearings 2016, Full engine overhaul and new cylinder Bo0wman heat exchangers and exhaust mufflers fitted in 2016. Electrical Systems 15 x 12-volt batteries feeding a 24-volt onboard system, charging from the engine alternators, 240-volt battery charger, generator. Shorepower connection with 240-volt ring main, inverter and immersion heater.
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