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1986 Feeling 960

location icon Woodbridge, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Year 1986
Length 31'6 ft / 9.60 m
Builder/Manufacturer Kirie Construction Nautiques SA, France
Price
£24,950

The Feeling 960 is a comfortable family cruiser, easily handled with good performance under power and sail.  The accommodation is modern, light and airy and offers comfortable accommodation with up to 7 berths. This particular example has been well maintained, continually upgraded and is presented in very good order.

Specifications

Year Built 1986
Category Sail
Length Overall 32 ft / 9.75 m
Beam 10'8 ft / 3.26 m
Max Draft 5'1 ft / 1.55 m
Construction Fiberglass
Keel Fin Keel
Drive Type Direct
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 17.80 hp
Cruising Speed 6 kn
Maximum Speed 7 kn
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 90 L
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Cap. 200 L
Ballast 1,365 kg
Displacement 3,910 kg

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Volvo
Rope Cutter: true
Model: MD2002
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 18hp
Propeller Type: 2 Blade
Engine Hours: 18
Accommodation

The accommodation offers up to seven berths in two cabins and saloon.  Forecabin with V berths and infill creating a double berth, stowage above and below. Opening hatch to foredeck. Saloon with dinette to starboard side, converting to a double with stowage above and below.  Settee/berth opposite to port side.  Drop leaf table with bottle stowage to centre. Opening hatch to deck.  Galley to starboard with Neptune 4500 gimballed two burner gas cooker with oven and grill, twin stainless steel sinks with H&C water supply, refrigerator and plenty of stowage.  Navigation area and chart table to port.  Heads with Jabsco marine toilet, washbasin and shower.  Aft cabin with double berth and hanging locker.  Teak and holly cabin sole floor. Curtains. Interior lighting. Eberspacher diesel fired warm air heating. Radio/CD player

Mechanical Systems

Located abaft the companionway, Volvo MD2002 2 cylinder 18hp diesel engine. Raw water cooled.  Shaft drive to fixed pitch two blade propeller. Electric start. Single lever engine controls. Cruising speed 6 knots, maximum speed 7 knots. Rope cutter.

Alternator charging to 3 x 12V batteries

12V/240V switch panel

240V shore power supply

Immersion heater

Sails and Spars

Masthead rigged sloop.  Anodised aluminium mast, boom and spinnaker pole. Rod kicker. Stainless steel standing rigging. Terylene running rigging.  Slab reefing to main with lazy jacks and stack pack.  Hood Harken rolling furling to genoa.  

Mainsail - Arun - 2003 - good

Genoa - Arun - 2003 - fair

Spinnaker - good

Cruising chute - Jeckells - 2014 - good

Deck Equipment

Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit, stanchions and guard wires (2018 Guard wires)

1 x 10kg Bruce anchor with chain and warp

1 x Kedge anchor

Sprayhood

Dodgers

Outboard stowage bracket

Stainless steel boarding ladder

Boat hook

Various warps and fenders

2 x Genoa sheet winches

2 x Halyard winches

1 x mast winch

Navigation Equipment

Plastimo steering compass

Navman 7100 DSC VHF with aerial

Clipper depth 

Clipper boat speed and log

Raymarine ST60 wind speed and direction indicator (2012)

Autohelm 2000 autopilot

Garmin 120 GPS

Lowrance HD5 colour chart plotter (2016)

Full navigation lights

Windex

Clock and barometer.

Safety Equipment

Manual and electric bilge pumps

4 x Fire extinguishers (expiry date unknown)

Fire blanket

Gas alarm

Jackstays

Search light 

Radar reflector

Foghorn

Horseshoe lifebuoy

 

Construction

Built in 1986 by Kirie Construction Nautiques SA to a design by Phillippe Harle. White GRP hull with style lines. White GRP superstructure with moulded in non slip to decks.  Cast iron fin keel. Tiller steering to spade hung rudder.  Aft self draining cockpit. Coach roof grab rails. Teak laid cockpit seats and cockpit sole. Self draining anchor locker.

Comments

The Feeling 960 is a comfortable family cruiser, easily handled with good performance under power and sail.  The accommodation is modern, light and airy and offers comfortable accommodation with up to 7 berths. This particular example has been well maintained, continually upgraded and is presented in very good order. Viewing by appointment through Howard Ford Marine Sales.

Disclaimer

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.