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1999 Birchwood 330 challenger

Woodbridge, Suffolk, United Kingdom

£66,950

The Birchwood Challenger 330 is a spacious flybridge cruiser offering good sea-keeping qualities with good accommodation. This example is fitted with twin Yanmar 4LHSTE 230hp diesel engines with V drives. A good opportunity to acquire a seagoing boat, equally at home on inland waters.

 

Basic Boat Info

Make: Birchwood
Model: 330 challenger
Year: 1999
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass

Dimensions

Length: 34'3 ft / 10.43 m
Length Overall: 34'3 ft / 10.43 m
Beam: 12'4 ft / 3.75 m
Max Draft: 3 ft / 0.91 m
Displacement: 7,750 kg

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 4LHSTE
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 230hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 2000
  • Engine Location: Port
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 4LHSTE
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 230hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 2000
  • Engine Location: Starboard
Total Engine Power: 460hp
Cruising Speed: 20 kn
Maximum Speed: 28 kn

Tanks

Fuel Tanks: 2
Fuel Tank Capacity: 375 L
Fuel Tank Material: Steel
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 620 L
Water Tank Material: Stainless Steel

Other

Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Cruisers

Contact

Howard Ford
Howard Ford Marine Sales

Office

Howard Ford Marine Sales
Tidemill Yacht Harbour Tidemill Way
Woodbridge, Suffolk, GB, IP12 1BP
Tel:+44 (0)1394 385577
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.



Accommodation

The accommodation offers up to six berths in three cabins.

Forward cabin with large offset double berth with stowage above and below. Dressing table to starboard.  Hanging locker to port.  Opening hatch to foredeck.  Opening ports x 2. Door to heads compartment with vanity unit with H&C water supply. H&C shower.  Electric sea toilet with holding tank.  Shaver point.  Door from forward cabin to galley area to starboard with generous storage units above and below.  Four burner gas hob.  Waeco refrigerator.  Twin sinks with H&C water supply.  Smev oven/grill.  Opening port.  Door to mid cabin with double berth.  Vanity unit and hanging locker.  Opening port.  Door to heads. Steps up from galley area to main saloon.  Helm position to starboard with full instrumentation and controls.  Reversible helm seat.  Cocktail cabinet and seating aft.  U shaped dinette opposite to port converting to a double berth with storage beneath.  Sliding doors to cockpit with seating and storage under.  Side storage lockers.  Steps up to large flybridge with second helm position and seating.  Transom door to bathing platform.  Full interior lighting.  Curtains and carpets.

Mechanical Systems

Located under the saloon /cockpit floor. 2 x Yanmar 4LHSTE 230hp  inboard diesel engines. Fresh water cooled via heat exchangers. V drives to three bladed bronze propellers. Electric start. Single lever engine controls. Full engine instrumentation. Cruising speed 20 knots. Maximum speed 28 knots. Trim tabs.  Calorifier. Eberspacher diesel fired warm air heating.

Alternator charging to 4 x 12 volt batteries

12 volt  & 240 volt switch panels

240 volt shore power with charger

Immersion heater

Deck Equipment

Stainless steel pulpit and side rails

Stainless steel grab rails

Lofrans electric anchor winch with CQR anchor & chain

Cockpit canopy

Flybridge cover

Snap davits

Stainless steel boarding ladder

Various warps & fenders

Cockpit shower

Outboard pad

Boathook

Navigation Equipment

Steering compasses x 2

Switech  VHF radio with aerial

Flybridge VHF radio

Autohelm Bi-Data speed/depth

Humminbird 786 GPS/chart plotter

Raymarine L760 GPS/chart plotter

NASA Target Navtex

Full navigation lights

Windscreen wipers

Technika TV/DVD player

Kenwood radio/cd player

TV aerial

Safety Equipment

Manual and electric bilge pumps

Searchlight

Fire extinguishers (expiry dates unknown)

Lifebuoy

Foghorn

Gas detector

Fire blanket

Construction

Built in 1999 (launched 2000) by Birchwood Boats Ltd to a design by Ted Andrews. White  medium vee, planning, GRP hull and superstructure with moulded non-slip to decks and cockpit. Enclosed wheelhouse/helm with sliding patio doors to self-draining cockpit. Flybridge with helm and seating. GRP radar arch. Stainless steel handrails. Transom door to GRP bathing platform with boarding ladder. Self-draining anchor locker.

Comments

The Birchwood Challenger 330 is a spacious flybridge cruiser offering good sea-keeping qualities with good accommodation. This example is fitted with twin Yanmar 4LHSTE 230hp diesel engines with V drives. A good opportunity to acquire  seagoing boat, equally at home on inland waters. 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.


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