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SN 1294 Naiad 8.5 Centre Console *PRESENT OFFERS*

*PRICE REDUCED* Don't wait 18 months for a new build, this NAIAD is ready to go immediately. This is a Kirby Marine custom made NAIAD 8.5 centre console, designed and constructed to suit the owner's extremely high standards and requirement for a soft riding and highly capable offshore vessel. Launched in 2016, the RIB has been predominately used for fishing and leisure in the south-west region of WA. It still looks like new after being stored inside from day one.

Kirby Marine's brief was simple, however an incredible amount of effort and skill was required to pull off the finished product: To build a rugged, beach launchable tender to suit a bloke 2.18m in height. The result is the most incredible 8.5m centre console RIB on the market today, with a colour scheme that sets it apart from the usual offering coming from the Henderson-based manufacturer.

The usual fixture of side by side Ullman Dynamics suspension jockey seats ($10k each) provide the skipper and co-pilot a soft ride in all sea states. A Yamaha 350HP V8 outboard ensures the RIB gets up and going to a top speed over 45 knots with economical and comfortable cruising at 30 knots. Trim tabs keep her perfectly level at speed. Dual Simrad NSS EVO screens give the skipper a clear view of the chart plotter and sounder, with a large transom mounted 1kw Airmar transducer.

The heavy duty MCB dual axle trailer was purpose built to be able to beach launch the boat in rough conditions, with a quick release system and skids instead of rollers. The Aggregate Trailer Mass is 3500kg.

Other features include:
o Current replacement cost at Kirby Marine is over $300k with an 18 month wait
o Presents like new with low hours on the reliable and well-maintained Yamaha 350HP V8
o Huge amount of deck space and a perfect Rotto/Abrolhos day boat
o Kirby Marine built this to withstand tough beach launching conditions
o Vessel stands out in Black & Blue
o Unbeatable NAIAD reputation for heavy weather seakeeping ability
o 2 x Ullman suspension jockey seats, these retail for close to $10,000 each.
o 12V Cray pot winch and spreader arm
o Underwater LEDs
o Forward raked windscreen
o Huge T-Top bimini with 2.5m x 1.9m shaded area
o Sacrificial layer of hull plating for heavy duty beach launching
o Heavy duty dive ladder
o Swim platform to transom
o Huge capacity storage in centre console with gas lift hatch and commercial grade hatch dogs
o Lenco Trim Tabs
o Non-skid decking
o High quality Clarion stereo & Alpine speakers
o Dual SIMRAD NSS EVO 12" multifunction displays
o Removable bait board
o Dual batteries
o LED Lightbars
o Deck wash
o 8 rod holders
o Folding padded bench seat to transom with rocket launchers beneath.

This NAIAD 8.5 is in near new condition and is ready to go. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to purchase a highly customised Kirby Marine NAIAD with immediate delivery at a huge saving.

You simply will not find another vessel like it, Brig's, Zodiac's, Gemini's etc just cannot compete when the going gets tough, that is why Kirby NAIAD's are the choice of all government departments and commercial outfits. Can't understand why they command a higher price? Book in a sea trial and you will be sold! Be sure to enquire with Tom Lovelady or Matt Lovelady at Oceaneer Marine Brokers to receive a full specification and inventory list. Inspection bookings are a must.

Office: (08) 9243 6373
Tom: 0417 780 566
Matt: 0499 449 788

Oceaneer Marine is Australia's most active commercial and recreational marine broker. If you have a vessel to sell and want it marketed correctly, be sure to contact us. Appraisals are at no cost and we provide free advertising for all our exclusive listings. Give us a call today to find out more!

Price$230,000 AUD

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Vessel specifications

  • referenceSN 1294
  • countryWestern Australia
  • locationOceaneer Marine Brokers
  • year2016
  • designerNAIAD
  • builderKirby Marine WA
  • length8.5
  • Hull MaterialAluminium
  • Engine350 V8 4-stroke
  • Cruise Speed30 knots
  • showerDeck Wash
  • Safety GearTo DoT Standards
  • electronicsECHO SOUNDER: Airmar SS164 1kw transom mount transducer GPS PLOTTER: 2 x Simrad NSS EVO 12" Screens RADIO SSB: Icom VHF LIGHTING: Underwater LEDs, LED light bar and deck lights, 12V LED throughout
  • beam3.0m
  • draft0.50m
  • VideoWatch
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