Tried and true cruising on a classic.

1994 Vindex 350 ‘Bobby’s Girl’

NZ $115,000

This 1994 Vindex 350 sedan offers fast, economical gulf cruising as the perfect fishing platform or floating bach. This simple, elegant design will not disappoint.

This beautifully presented iconic, sea kindly design is a fast, economical Gulf cruiser with everything you need for quick comfortable passages around the inner and outer Gulf. Room for the whole family with two cabins, three double berths and a single. 

A light and roomy saloon, with excellent head room, cruises at 17 knots at around 15 lph. You will get a maximum 23 knots from a single GM Detroit 8.2 Litre, 300 HP shaft drive, and 4 blade prop. The walk through transom and easy access duckboard is a perfect fishing platform or becomes the floating bach. This simple, elegant Vindex 350 Sedan, with it’s fibreglass [GRP]  hull design, will not disappoint.

Quick access to the Gulf from Hobson Bay without navigating the inner harbour slop leaving from her 12 Metre OBC Marina berth, which is also available to buy or rent. Make the most of our long summer and upcoming Easter break.

Details: Economical cruising 17 knots at 15 litres per hour.
ENGINE – 300HP – 8.2 Litre GM Detroit ‘Fuel Pincher’ Turbo. 2615hrs.
Under Floor Installation, huge volume and easy access.
Fuel Capacity 630 Litres Water Tanks Capacity 350 Litres
Sleeps 7 – Comprising 2 cabins, 3 x Double and a single forward berth (including drop down saloon table).
Electric and Gas installations all have current Warrant of Fitness.
Electric Fridge and Compressor driven Freezer.
Electric Toilet with Holding Tank. Deckwash.
Professional Repaint 2013. 2 Solar Panels.
Tender: 2.4 Takacat with 2.2 Suzuki.
Hinged Mast and sedan styling allows access under Ngapipi Road Bridge at all tides.

Contact: Stephen Prinselaar 021 447778. or email stevep@truenorthmarine.co.nz for more information.

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Specifications

Launched: 1994
Model: Vindex 350
LOA: 10.65m
Beam: 3.65m
Draft; 0.9m
Hull Type: Planing
Construction: GRP
Displacement: 5000 kg
Transom: Walk through transom/large duckboard top to accommodate dinghy
Steering: Hydraulic

Engine model: IGM Detroit Turbo 8.2 litre “Fuel Pincher”. 300 HP Fully reconditioned 2008 with all receipts
Engine Hours: 2645
Drive: Shaft
Prop: 4 blade with Propped
Max speed: 23 knots
Cruise speed: 15-18 knots
Fuel Capacity: 630 litres
Fuel tank: x 2 Alloy 315 litres each
Economy: 15l/hr
Water vol: 350l
Tank material: Stainless Steel

Stove:

  • 2 Burner gas hob, Oven and grill

Refrigeration:

  • Electric fridge plus compressor driven freezer.

Hot water:

  • Yes. Pressure hot water cylinder 40 litre.

Extras:

    • All cutlery pots, crockery utensils included.

Nav and Electronics

  • Compass,

  • VHF

  • Furuno Depth Sounder

  • GPS chart plotter

  • Nav lights

  • Stereo, spot light, interior outlets 12V. 

Shore power: Yes

Batteries and amp hours/age:

  • 2 x start 12V
  • 2 x House batteries 

Pumps: 3 x electric bilge pumps

    Accommodation:

    • Cabins: 2 x double cabins
    • Berths: 2 x double, 2 x single (saloon table drops to double)
    • Headroom 6’2”
    • Toilet 1 x Electric with holding tank
    • Showers x 2. 1 in bathroom, wet head. 1 x outside cockpit

    Additional Items included

    General Extras and Info

    General Extras:

    • Solar and Wind: 2 x solar panels (hard)

    • Cockpit seating: 2 built in seats, free standing directors chairs and table

    • Clears/bimini: Cockpit full enclosed weatherproof 

    Sedan model with hinged nav light mast allows any tide access under Ngapipi Road bridge into OBC. No harbour traffic to contend with while departing or arriving. Bobby’s girl presents in good condition. Hull polished.

    Current owner for 9 years. Full log book and all receipts available. Engine fully reconditioned in 2008. All receipts and service records since 2009. Tools included. Hull and topsides painted in 2013. 

    Safety Equipment
    • Lifebuoy

    • 6 x lifejackets

    • Flares 

    Ground Tackle & Tender

    Winches: Anchor windlass

    Ground tackle Anchors/chain: 15 kg on 35 metres of 10mm chain + warp  :  Maxwell electric

    Dingy Davits: Dinghy secured on transom duckboard 

    Tender/OB: Takacat 2.4m 2001. Plus 2.2 HP Suzuki outboard

    *Important Information

    Please Note:

    *The information and specifications supplied here are believed to be correct to the best of our knowledge as provided by the current owner. Potential buyers are responsible for confirming the accuracy of this information. They should inspect the boat and have a professional survey completed.

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