Mark Cameron Yachts

Aquastar 118

£99,500

Robust offshore, semi-displacment cruiser.


Overview

Available

Lying: Port Edgar, Scotland, United Kingdom

General Information

Manufacturer/ModelAquastar 118
NameFORTH ADVENTURER
DesignerGeoff Willson Jnr
Year1998
CategoryPower
New or UsedUsed
Sale StatusAvailable
Price£99,500
LyingPort Edgar, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reference2621138

Specifications

LOA11.08m
Beam3.88m
Draft1.05m
Displacement9200kg
Hull ConstructionGRP Semi-Displacement

Propulsion

Engine2x Volvo Penta KAD44P EDC marine diesel engine 260hp@3,800rpm Inline, 6 cylinder, 4-stroke, direct injection, turbocharged and aftercooled ZF Hydraulic reversing marine gearbox Volvo Penta single lever, flyby wire electronic engine controls, dual station
Engine Hours2150
Fueldiesel
Fuel Capacity1800l

Accommodation

Drinking Water Capacity450l

Description

Aqua-Star, established in 1967, has gained a reputation for building robust and seaworthy workboats capable of operating in all weather conditions while offering the necessary speed required by port authorities and pilots. The hulls' qualities quickly caught the attention of leisure boaters who were looking for capable offshore motor cruisers. In the mid-1980s, Aqua-Star introduced the Aqua-Star 38, which came in both aft cockpit and aft cabin versions.

The Aqua-Star 118 is a development of the popular Ocean Star 38 model, retaining the well-proven hull and practical deck layout the later model benefits from a modernised interior. Currently operating as a coded vessel for tuition purposes the Aquastar 118 FORTH ADVENTURER benefits from significant upgrading and re-fitting since her owners purchase in 2022, with approximately £60,000 expenditure since 2022. Her inventory highlights including:

Coded to MGN280 CAT 3, 10 Passengers, 20 miles.
Volvo Penta KAD44P EDC, 260hp@3,800rpm
NMEA 2000 gateway to display engine data on Raymarine Axiom display (2022)
HFL 4kw marine generator
SidePower bow and stern thrusters
Bennett electro-hydraulic trim tabs
All batteries replaced in 2022
Phase Three, three stage battery charger
Full gas system overhaul in 2022
Manual bilge pump (2022)
Electric bilge pump (2022)
Raymarine Axiom 12+ MFD, with full UK chart package (2022) x2
Raymarine Quantum radar scanner (2022)
Raymarine CPT-S chirp depth transducer for Axiom display (2022)
Raymarine 90 Modular VHF system with dual control stations (2022)
Raymarine AIS700 class D Transciever (2022)
Dometic gas cooker. Two burner and oven
Panasonic 800w, 230VAC microwave oven
Lavac electric flush marine toilets x2
Independent holding tanks for each heads
Eberspacher D5 diesel-fired heating system
Lewmar electric anchor windlass with dual control stations
Motorboats Monthly 1999 review available by request

For sale as her owner upgraded to newer vessel the Aquastar 118 FORTH ADVENTURER is still in regular use and is available to view strictly by prior appointment on her berth in Port Edgar Marina, near Edinburgh.

CONSTRUCTION
Hull Construction:
Single piece GRP moulded hull
Traditional heavyweight GRP moulding
GRP formed internal structural members
Plywood bulkheads glassed to hull and deck
Original blue gelcoat to finish topsides
Hardwood rubbing strake and quarter protection boards.
Rubber D-fendering round hull to deck joint
Old antifouling removed back to gelcoat in 2022 before hull was primed and re-antifouled.
All underwater through hull skin fittings and sea cocks replaced with DZR items in 2022

Deck & Superstructure Construction:
Single piece GRP moulded deck incorporating coachroof and deckhouse superstructure
Traditional heavyweight GRP moulding
Moulding finished in original white gelcoat with blue style stripe.
Moulded GRP toerail running around deck edge
Teak decking to finish foredeck, side deck and aft cockpit decking
Grey/Blue non-slip paint panels to finish coachroof top
Deck hatch in way of galley replaced with new Lewmar hatch in 2022
Alloy framed fixed sprayscreen fitted around cockpit aft

Keel & Rudder:
Long moulded skeg keel
Twin bronze rudders

MACHINERY
Port engine & gearbox:
Volvo Penta KAD44P EDC marine diesel engine
260hp@3,800rpm
Inline, 6 cylinder, 4-stroke, direct injection, turbocharged and aftercooled
ZF Hydraulic reversing marine gearbox
Volvo Penta single lever, flyby wire electronic engine controls, dual station
NMEA 2000 gateway to display engine data on Axiom display (2022)

Starboard engine & gearbox:
Volvo Penta KAD44P EDC marine diesel engine
260hp@3,800rpm
Inline, 6 cylinder, 4-stroke, direct injection, turbocharged, supercharged and aftercooled
ZF Hydraulic reversing marine gearbox
Volvo Penta single lever, flyby wire electronic engine controls, dual station
NMEA 2000 gateway to display engine data on Axiom display (2022)

Maintenance & Performance:
Engines last serviced October 2023
Engine hours approximately 2,150hrs (boat still in use)
Engine bay sound insulation stripped out and fully replaced with coding compliant insulation in 2022
All engine hoses stripped out and replaced with new Lloyds approved BS EN 7840 hose in 2022
Cruising speed 10kts
Max speed 20kts

Generator:
HFL 4kw marine generator
2 cylinder diesel engine
Running hours approximate 1800hrs (boat still in use)

Propulsion & Steering:
Stainless steel prop shafts
Shafts and couplings stripped, drawn and professionally inspected 2022
Shaft seals replaced with new 2022
Cutless bearings replaced on both port and starboard sides 2022
Bronze 4 blade propellors, refurbished 2022
Dual station hydraulic steering
New SeaStar helm pump fitted to external helm station 2023
Steering system flushed and fully inspected 2023

Autopilot:
Autohelm ST2000 autopilot
Dual control stations
Autohelm hydraulic drive

Bow Thruster:
SidePower tunnel mounted thruster
Joystick type control at upper helm station
Remote control fob control for use at lower helm station

Stern Thruster:
SidePower transom mounted pod thruster
Joystick type control at upper helm station
Remote control fob control for use at lower helm station

Trim Tabs:
Bennett electro-hydraulic trim tabs
Dual control stations
Position indicators at both helm stations

General:
Windscreen wipers for all three forward-facing wheelhouse windows.
Bilge blowers x2 both replaced with new items 2022

ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
Voltage systems:
12VDC onboard power system
230VAC shore power / generator supply system
Extensive re-wiring of the 12VDC system in 2022

Shore Power:
Single 16 amp connection
Extension lead to connect to shore supply
RCD protected system
Ring main, battery charger and immersion heater.

Battery Banks:
Port Engine Battery – 1x 12VDC, 105Ah, lead acid (2022)
Starboard Engine Battery – 1x 12VDC, 105Ah, lead acid (2022)
Domestic Bank – 3x 12VDC, 105Ah, lead acid (2022)
Generator Battery – 1x12VDC, lead acid (2022)
Bow Thruster Battery - 1x 12VDC, 105Ah, lead acid (2022)
Stern Thurster Battery - 1x 12VDC, 105Ah, lead acid (2022)
Alternator:
Alternators mounted on both engine.
12VDC output
X-Split electronic charge splitter for each alternator

Battery Charger:
Phase Three, three stage battery charger
230VAC – 12VDC, 70amp

Battery Monitor:
Sterling Marine Power Power Management panel
Showing status of all 4 battery banks

General:
Voltmeters on both engine panels to show alternator charge.
Electric de-misters for all three forward facing wheelhouse windows.
12VDC auxiliary and USB charging sockets, voltmeter on socket panel
12VDC electric horn, operated from both helm stations
Onboard dehumidifier with overboard drain
PLUMBING
Fresh Water:
Pressurised hot and cold water system
Mixer taps in galley and both heads
Forward heads mixer tap extending for use as shower head
Dedicated shower fitting in aft heads
Hot water provided via calorifier heated via engine cooling system or 230VAC immersion heater
Hot water system re-plumbed with new calorifier in 2022

Bilge Pumps:
Manual bilge pump (2022)
Electric bilge pump (2022)
Deck Wash:
Saltwater deck wash system

Gas System:
Full gas system fully replaced in 2022
GasSafe Certificate valid until December 2024

TANKAGE
Fuel:
Twin diesel tank
Stainless steel tanks
Approximate capacity of each tank 900lts
Approximate total capacity 1800ltrs

Fresh Water:
Single fresh water tank.
Stainless steel tank
Approximate capacity 450ltrs

Holding Tank:
Dual holding tanks
Independent tanks for each heads
Manually pumped overboard discharge
Deck suction discharge point

Tank Monitoring:
Analogue gauges for both fuel tanks
Analogue gauge for water tank
Analogue gauges for holding tanks within each heads compartment

NAVIGATION & COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT
On Deck:
Plotter/Radar/Fishfinder – Raymarine Axiom 12+ MFD, with full UK chart package (2022)
Radar – Raymarine Quantum radar scanner (2022)
Speed/Log/Depth – Autohelm ST50 Tri-data display
Magnetic Compass
Below Decks:
Speed/Log/Depth – Autohelm ST50 Tri-data display
Plotter/Radar/Fishfinder – Raymarine Axiom 12+ MFD, with full UK chart package (2022)
Raymarine CPT-S chirp depth transducer for Axiom display (2022)
Raymarine Tri-Data transducer replaced 2022

Communications Equipment:
DSC VHF – Raymarine 90 Modular VHF system with dual control stations (2022)
AIS – Raymarine AIS700 class D Transciever (2022)

DOMESTIC EQUIPMENT
Galley:
Galley Stove – Dometic gas cooker. Two burner and oven
Microwave Oven – Panasonic 800w, 230VAC
Fridge – Built-in front loading Isotherm fridge with ice box. Crash bar fitted to prevent door opening in rough seas
Double stainless steel sink
Mixer tap
Filtered drinking water tap
Extractor fan

Heads:
Lavac electric flush marine toilets x2 (stripped and serviced 2022)
Wash hand basin x2
Mixer Tap x2
Shower x2
Extractor fan x2

Heating:
Eberspacher D5 diesel fired blown air system
Thermostatic cabin controller
Heater professionally serviced 2023
Sharp DW-51 built-in dehumidifier

Lighting:
Overhead lighting throughout interior
Reading lights over bunks

Entertainment:
Radio/CD head unit
Speakers in saloon

ACCOMMODATION
Summary of Accommodation:
Twin/double cabin forward
Forward heads
Lower level galley
Dinette converting to double bunk on lower level
Wheelhouse/deck saloon with occasional single bunk
Master cabin aft with ensuite heads

Accommodation Finish:
Joinery work of teak veneered plywood with solid teak trims
Corrian worktop in galley
Corrian countertops in heads compartments
Teak sole grating in heads
Blue patterned upholstery throughout
Fitted carpets in cabins
Teak and holly laminate sole boards
Aft cabin varnish work stripped and re-finished in 2022
Curtains for portlights and portholes in cabins

Description of Accommodation from Forward:

Forward Cabin:
Traditional V-berth cabin which can be configured as twin bunks or a double with infill section fitted.
Standing room between bunks and aft
Shelve running the length of the bunk outboard to port and starboard with doored lockers outboard of shelve
Hanging locker aft of bunk on port side.
Door fronted lockers beneath aft end of bunks port and starboard.

Forward Heads:
Located on starboard side forward of galley, accessed through door immediately forward of galley.
Inboard facing electric flush marine toilet located outboard aft.
Countertop running athwartships forward with corian surface
Inset wash hand basin inboard with mixer tap which extends for use as a shower
Vanity lockers above countertop and outboard of toilet
Storage locker beneath countertop

Dinette:
Located to port side in lower section of forward accommodation space
Thwartships double drop leaf, height adjustable table
Fore and aft facing bench settees.
Table drops down to create occasional double berth with infill cushions
Lockers outboard of table with sliding doors
Locker aft of aft settee, above seatback
Storage lockers in settee bases.

Galley:
Located opposite Dinette in lower forward accommodation space.
U-shaped galley wrapping around central standing space.
Corian worktop surface
Inset gas cooker, inboard forward with fold-down worktop infill section
Overhead lockers above cooker
Top loading pantry locker beneath outboard section of forward worktop area
Inset double stainless steel sink outboard centrally
Clear thwartships worktop area aft.
Microwave built into locker space outboard of aft worktop area.
Storage rack built in above aft section of worktop
Selection of lockers beneath worktop

Wheelhouse/Deck Saloon:
Access to side decks via sliding door to starboard side with companionway access to aft cockpit
Internal helm station forward to starboard, engine dash panels and navigation instrumentation mounted forward of wheel.
Helm seat mounted wooden pedestal base with fold down foot rest beneath steering wheel, storage lockers within base unit
Forward facing navigators seat on flip-over base to double as saloon seating when required
Countertop forward of navigators seat with fridge built in beneath
L-shaped settee to port aft, converting to occasional single berth.
Double drop leaf saloon table
Bench seat to starboard side
Companionway and steps to access the aft cockpit and aft cabin
Storage lockers beneath settee and outboard to starboard with built-in dehumidifier.
Access to engine space via lifting sole panels.
Master Aft Cabin:
Accessed from deck saloon.
Centrally located double berth with standing room outboard to port and starboard
Standing room forward of bunk
Countertop running length of bunk outboard to starboard with drawers and lockers beneath, bookshelve and storage racks outboard
Hanging locker forward to starboard
Coutertop dresser unit outboart to port with drawers beneath
Selection of storage lockers and drawers forward of dressers port and starboard.
En-suite access to aft head to port forward.

Aft En-suite Heads:
Located to port side of aft cabin forward.
Inboard facing manual marine toilet mounted aft.
Countertop running length of compartment outboard with inset wash hand basin forward.
Vanity locker above countertop outboard
Dedicated shower fitting mounted on bulkhead
Extractor fan
Storage locker beneath the countertop.

DECK EQUIPMENT
Canvas Work:
Flybridge Tonneau Cover
Flybridge Dash Cover
Windlass Cover
Fitted Cushions For Cockpit Seating

Anchoring & Mooring:
Bower Anchor – Bruce 20kg anchor on 40 chain and warp rode
Electric Windlass – Lewmar electric windlass with chain gypsy and warping drum. Foot button controls on foredeck with secondary control at lower helm station
Mooring Warps – Selection
Fenders – Selection
Stainless steel fender baskets mounted on transom port and starboard

General:
Single stainless steel bow roller forward with anchor stowing in roller.
Solid stainless steel guard rails running the length of the decks and around the aft end of the cockpit.
Guard rail gates port, starboard and aft.
Teak taff rail on top of guardrails around aft cockpit
Deck mounted stainless steel samson post forward, midships and aft, port and starboard.
Stainless steel grabrails running the length of the forward coachroof outboard port and starboard.
Stepped side deck at aft end of side decks with raised aft cockpit
Flybridge helm station to forward port side of cockpit
Companionway to access deck saloon
Custom stainless steel framed, hardwood slat seating for helm and navigator, with flip-over back rest allowing seats to be forward or aft facing
Custom stainless steel framed, hardwood slat seating with slatted backrest spanning transom
Central transom seat section lifts out to access transom boarding ladder
GRP moulded storage boxes beneath outboard section of seating to port and starboard aft
Stainless steel A-Frame spanning width of cockpit above helm station with navigation lighting and radar scanner mounted on frame work
GRP moulded bathing platform
Folding swimming ladders mounted from bathing platform

SAFETY EQUIPMENT:

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferafts, Epirbs, fire extinguishers and flares etc. are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on-board as part of the sale of a used vessel may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owners specific needs.

Navigation Lights:
Anchor light
Steaming light
Running lights

Life saving:
Fire Extinguishers – Clean agent fire suppression system in engine space 2022
Fire Extinguishers (2022)
Boat can be equipped with all safety gear to comply with coding if being purchased for commercial use

DISCLAIMER
In this case we are acting as brokers only.
The Owner is not selling in the course of a business. whilst every care has been taken in their preparation , the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The Purchaser is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at their expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part.
This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice

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