Birchwood 370 Commander – Pre Purchase Survey & Valuation
Last week we inspected this fine example of a Birchwood 370 Commander at Brundall Marina. The brokers being Norfolk Boat Sales selling from their new dedicated Brundall Sales Office & Marina, where some 50+ boats are available for viewing in very pleasing surroundings.
This Birchwood 370 was a very nice example of this offshore luxury express motor cruiser boat and very little used. Being built in 2002 she offers a large aft cockpit (teak flooring) and sun area with an island bed forward and a central saloon with large dinette plus decent galley space with all features including gas cooking and microwave
Birchwood Boats based in Sutton in Ashfield, Notts designed, moulded and built a range of offshore motor cruisers from 30′ – 60′ in-house. The distinctive flaired bow is typical of the Birchwood 37 being one of the best aft cabin boats ever built with excellent sea keeping qualities.
A pair of (hardly used) Volvo Penta diesels with outdrives propulsion provide economical cruising at around 18 knots completes the package.
We undertook a Pre Purchase Survey & Valuation and found very few problems. Being limited to such as battery terminals and the usually degradation of anodes on the outdrive units. The internal and external presentation was good appearing to be little used. There was no hull osmosis or whicking
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