Mark Cameron Yachts

Nimbus 345 Coupe


Nice example with recent instruments & upholstery



Lying: Argyll, United Kingdom

General Information

Manufacturer/ModelNimbus 345 Coupe
New or UsedUsed
Sale StatusAvailable
LyingArgyll, United Kingdom


Hull ConstructionGRP


EngineYanmar 4LHA-STP marine diesel engine. 230hp @ 3,300rpm 4 Cylinder, inline, water cooled diesel engine Turbo charged and intercooled Hydraulic reversing marine gearbox Single lever morse controls
Engine Hours1236
Fuel Capacity600l


Drinking Water Capacity165l


The Nimbus 345 Coupe is a coastal cruiser that belongs to the well-known and highly respected Nimbus powerboat range. It can comfortably accommodate up to 6 people and has a sea-worthy hull that can cruise efficiently in displacement mode. However, when needed, it can also reach speeds of 20+ knots.

A late example of the class the Nimbus 345 Coupe MR BLUE SKY is fitted with the sought after shaft drive, twin engine configuration. Benefitting from significant upgrading under the current ownership her extensive inventory highlights include:

Twin Yanmar 4LHA-STP, 230hp marine diesel engines
Engines professionally serviced 2024
Sidepower SP55S bow thruster
Bennett electro-hydraulic trim tab system
Simrad Robertson AP20 autopilot system
Raymarine Axiom 12 MFD providing radar and chart plotter information fitted 2021
Raymarine Quantum radar scanner fitted 2021
Raymarine i60 Tri-Data display installed 2021
Raymarine ST40 electronic compass
All batteries replaced in 2021 (6 in total)
Victron Energy Blue Smart battery charger installed 2022
All new LED internal light fittings fitted 2021
Winfuel diesel-fired wet heating system installed 2023
New upholstery throughout in 2021
Fitted carpets in cabins, wool loop with bound edges fitted 2021
6 person Valise liferaft purchased new 2021
Bombard inflatable dinghy
Suzuki 2.5hp 4-stroke outboard, purchased new in 2021

Wintering afloat on her pontoon at Ardfern Yacht Centre the Nimbus 345 Coupe MR BLUE SKY is available for immediate viewing by appointment.


Hull Construction:
GRP moulded hull
Sandwich GRP construction with Divinicell foam core, closed out below the waterline
GRP moulded internal structural matrix, bonded to hull internally
Plywood bulkheads bonded to hull
Blue gelcoat to finish hull externally with red and blue boot top stripes
Stainless steel framed portholes
Underwater hull finished in black antifouling

Deck & Superstructure Construction:
GRP moulded deck with integrated coachroof superstructure and self-draining cockpit
Sandwich GRP construction with Divinicell foam core
Off-white gelcoat to finished moulding
Textured non-slip patterned gelcoat to finish side decks and coachroof
Laid teak panels to finish cockpit sole, professionally replaced in 2021
Alloy frames windows
Foredeck hatch replaced with new hatch in 2021

Keel & Rudder:
Moulded skeg keel
Twin stainless steel spade rudders


Port Engine & Gearbox:
Yanmar 4LHA-STP marine diesel engine.
230hp @ 3,300rpm
4 Cylinder, inline, water cooled diesel engine
Turbo charged and intercooled
Hydraulic reversing marine gearbox
Single lever morse controls
Dash panel with RPM, oil pressure, water temperature and voltage gauges

Starboard Engine & Gearbox:
Yanmar 4LHA-STP marine diesel engine.
230hp @ 3,300rpm
4 Cylinder, inline, water cooled diesel engine
Turbo charged and intercooled
Hydraulic reversing marine gearbox
Single lever morse controls
Dash panel with RPM, oil pressure, water temperature and voltage gauges
Maintenance & Performance:
Port engine recorded running hours – 1263
Starboard engine recorded running hours – 1168
Engines professionally serviced April 2024
Stainless steel exhaust transom elbows removed, overhauled and refitted 2021
Exhaust hoses replaced 2023
Rudders dropped for inspection of steering system 2023
Cruising speed – 17-19kts
Max speed – 22kts

Propulsion & Steering:
Stainless steel propshafts
Volvo Penta type dripless sternglands
Bronze P-brackets
4 blade bronze props
Rope cutters
Single station hydraulic steering system

Bow Thruster:
Sidepower SP55S
Tunnel mounted bow thruster
Rocker switch type control at helm station

Trim Tabs:
Bennett electro-hydraulic trim tab system
Rocker switch type controls at helm station

Simrad Robertson AP20 autopilot system
Hydraulic drive pump


Voltage systems:
12VDC onboard power system
230VAC shore power system

Shore Power System:
Extension lead to connect to shore supply
Single 16 amp connection point
Hardwired RCD protected system
3 pin UK sockets, battery charger, immersion heater

Battery Banks:
Engine Battery – 2x 12VDC, 80Ah, lead acid (2021)
Domestic Battery – 4x 12VDC, 80Ah, lead acid (2021)
Battery Monitor:
Voltmeters on engine dash panels
Victron Blue Energy App available via Bluetooth connection with charger

Victron Energy Blue Smart charger (2022)
230VDC – 12VDC, 30amp
Bluetooth connectivity via Victron Blue Energy App

Single alternator mounted on each engine
12VDC, 80amp

12VDC-230VAC Inverter
Installed 2021

Other Electrical:
Windscreen wipers – fitted to both forward facing windscreens, new arms fitted 2021
Fresh water screen wash, new system installed 2021
12VDC charging socket at helm station
12VDC USB charging socket at helm station (2021)


Fresh Water:
Pressurised hot and cold water system
Mixer tap in galley
Mixer tap in heads, extending for use as shower head (2021)
Cockpit shower, new fitting 2021
Hot water provided from calorifier heated by engine cooling water or 230VAC immersion heater

Black Water:
Heads discharging via holding tank
Tank discharging by gravity overboard or via deck suction
Sanitation hoses replaced 2021

Bilge Pumps:
Manual Bilge Pump
Electric Bilge Pump x2


Twin diesel tanks
Stainless steel tank construction
Approximate capacity of each tank 300ltrs
Approximate total capacity 600ltrs

Fresh Water:
Single fresh water tank
Plastic tank construction
Approximate capacity 165ltrs

Tank Monitoring:
Fuel gauges on dash panel, new senders fitted 2023


At Helm Station:
Plotter/Radar – Raymarine Axiom 12 with Raymarine Quantum radar scanner (2021)
Depth/Speed/Log – Raymarine i60 Tri-Data display (2021)
Compass – Raymarine ST40
Magnetic Compass

Communications Equipment:
VHF – Shipmate RS8400


Galley Stove – Optimus gas cooker, two burner, grill and oven.
Fridge – Built-in front loading Isotherm fridge with icebox
Stainless steel sink
Mixer tap

Toilet – Jabsco manual marine toilet (2021)
Wash hand basin
Mixer tap, extending for use as shower head (2021)
Shower sump drain pump (2023)

Heating & Ventilation:
Heat exchanger matrix units providing blown warm air from engine.
Winfuel diesel fired wet heating system using same heat exchanger matrix units (2023)

Overhead lighting throughout interior
All new LED lighting fittings in 2021
Reading lights in cabin over berths

Pioneer CD/Radio/MP3/USB head unit – not operational
Speakers in saloon and master cabin


Summary of Accommodation:
Double master cabin forward
Port side guest cabin with thwartships double berth

Accommodation Finish:
GRP moulded sole creating base of internal furniture units
Joinery of teak veneered plywood with solid teak trims
Joinery work finished in a satin varnish
Teak and holly veneered sole panels in galley and saloon
Grey woven upholstery throughout all new in 2021
Fitted carpets in cabins, wool loop with bound edges (2021)

Description of Accommodation from Forward:

Forward Master Cabin:
Large double berth located centrally.
Shelves run the length of the bunk outboard to port and starboard
Access to berth with steps to port and starboard aft
Standing room aft of bunk
Hanging locker outboard of standing room to port and starboard
Shelved storage locker beneath aft end of bunk, accessible with double doors.

Port Guest Cabin:
A self-contained double cabin.
Large double bunk running thwart ships aft.
Bench seat forward of the bunk outboard with locker space beneath
Shelve outboard of seating running aft.
Standing room inboard of seating forward
Hanging locker forward of seating outboard with counter top inboard, mirror above and locker below

Located on the starboard side.
A linear heads compartment; constructed in a wet room style with the whole compartment being of a single GRP lining.
Forward-facing Jabsco marine toilet at the aft end, inboard.
Countertop running the length of the compartment outboard with stainless steel wash hand basin at the forward end.
Basin mixer tap doubles as a showerhead when required.

Helm Station:
Helm station located to starboard forward
Dedicated helm seat with flip-up bolster
All engine and navigation instrumentation is easily visible from the helm seat
A double bench seat is provided to port for the navigator with perspex panelled chart table forward
Nimbus standard flip-over navigators seat doubles as saloon seating extension when required

Located to the portside of the deckhouse, aft of the navigators seating
A wrap-around L-shaped saloon settee wrapping around the saloon table
Saloon table can drop down to convert saloon seating to occasional double berth
Cleverly the navigator's seat converts to provide an additional aft-facing bench seat at the forward end of the table.
Storage is provided beneath the seating units with a large pantry drawer beneath the aft seat

Linear galley to starboard, opposite the saloon seating.
Inset gas cooker centrally with pull put worktop infill section
Inset stainless steel sink forward with mixer tap
Selection of storage lockers and drawers beneath worktop
Front loading fridge built in beneath helm seat


Canvas Work:
Cockpit Tent – Windows in side and aft panels, side and aft panels rolling up
Windscreen Cover – fitted cover for forward and side windows in deck house . Owen Sails 2022
Fitted cockpit cushions

Anchoring & Mooring:
Bower Anchor – 10kg Bruce stainless steel anchor on chain rode
Anchor Windlass – Lewmar electric windlass
Fenders – Selection
Mooring Warps - Selection

Bombard Titan 235 Aero inflatable dinghy with hard transom
Outboard – Suzuki 2.5hp 4-stroke (2021)

Single bow roller.
Below deck level anchor locker housing windlass and chain locker
Solid stainless steel guard rails running the length of the side decks, from the bow to the forward end of the wheelhouse.
Stainless steel grab rails running the length of the wheelhouse.
Stainless steel mooring cleats, forward, mid-ships and aft.
GRP moulded cockpit seating, moulded lockers within seat units.
Teak laid panels to finish cockpit sole
Twin lifting hatches, supported on gas struts in cockpit sole provide excellent access to locker space and sterngear
Mounting for removable cockpit table.
Transom gate to bathing platform.
Additional self-draining storage locker within bathing platform.


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:
Running lights

Life saving:
Liferaft – Ocean Safety 6 person valise, purchased new 2021
Horseshoe Lifebuoy (2022)
Coastal flare pack (2022)
Honeywell carbon monoxide alarm

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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