Cruiser International Vee Express 267
We have carried out a Pre Purchase Survey of this well presented offshore express cruiser, the brokers being the Norfolk Yacht Agency (NYA) Brundall, inspection at their well equipped Service Centre – where their staff are always on hand to help.
The Express 267 is a great coastal going motor boat with an excellent sea keeping record.
This one is powered by twin 170hp petrol Volvo Penta engines and outdrives, so plenty of power to have fun and be back on time for gin & tonic at the local pub. It will also be very enjoyable to cruise the Norfolk broads in style.
This boat is designed with a front V cabin and aft cabin under the aft cockpit, as well as the classic push down table to add extra berthing. The helm station offers a good all round visibility and there is a nice comfortable cockpit.
The main findings of this inspection was that one of the engine mounting studs were not tight thus the engine could move when under load. This could lead to some problems if not corrected. The steering installation needs attention / servicing but nothing that cannot be fixed for minimal expenditure. As with all engines of this vintage (1980s) we always recommend a mechanical inspection to protect the buyer’s investment
The underwater section didn’t show any evidence of osmosis or whicking; and as long as the engines are secured, this boat should be great fun to drive around.
For more information contact European Marine Services Ltd (inc European Marine Surveys) Tel : 01603 327 123 www.europeanmarinesurveys.com