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Great Condition

  • Year: 1991
  • Current Price: £ 22,950 Tax Paid
  • Located in Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Twin diesel
  • YW# 78476-3170317

Other photos: Cabin, Layout, Helm, Saloon, Chart Plotter, Aft View, Bow, Coachroof, Navigator Seat, Depth & Log, Twin Volvo AQAD 31 Diesel Engines, Cabin Heating, Dinette, TV / DVD Player, Heads, Bathing Platform, Spirit Boats, Windscreen, Cockpit Seating, Helm, radar, VHF, Berth, Aft Berth, Galley, Looking Aft, Outboard Bracket, Recent Covers, Stern View, Starboard View.

Spirit 3000 - Spacious Sports Cruiser

General Description

This Spirit 3000 is an amazingly spacious & very comfortable cruiser that has been constantly updated and improved by her Owners and is presented in very good condition. With 8 berths, sofa area, dinette, galley & bathroom down below, she feels like a boat far bigger than her size & has generous headroom throughout. In her cockpit, she has plenty of space including an L shaped seating area & separate helm & Navigator seats & with a sporty helm with Plotter, VHF & Radar, she is well equipped for coastal & offshore cruising. Her Twin Volvo ( 130 HP) AQAD31 diesel engines produce all the power this boat needs for a smooth & comfortable ride. In 2017 she had an extensive amount of works including full engine & drive services, cabin heater service, new calorifier, new plumbing, new TV / DVD & new cabin upholstery & curtains. She is currently lying Southampton & is available for viewings.

Main Specifications

Stock Number :   ABS 1802

Year of Build :   1991

LOA :   9.65 m ( 31’8” )

Beam :                                 3.28 m ( 10’9”” )

Draft :                               0.86m (2”10” )

Engines :                             2 x Volvo Penta ADAQ31 – 130 HP Diesels

Hours:                                   Approx 900 hrs

Displacement :                    3250 Kgs

Fuel Tank Capacity :            772 ltrs

Fresh Water Capacity :       181 ltrs

No of Berths :                   8

Plotter / GPS :                       Standard Horizon CP500

Radar :                                   Furuno

VHF :                                   Standard Horizon Explorer with DSC

Other :                                   Speed / Depth Gauges

Main Features


Forward Cabin: With a large U-shaped seating area with free standing table. This can comfortably seat 4-5 people and will fold down with infill section to create a large double berth. Around the seating area is shelving, storage and skylight above.

Moving aft, on the starboard side is the Galley: This is a spacious area with 3 burner gas hob, oven and grill, refrigerator, sink with pressurised hot and cold water with drainage and ample storage compartments for galley accessories.

Opposite is the Dinette: With drop down table which also converts to double berth and storage compartments beneath the seating area.

Heads: A toilet & wash basin with pressurised hot and cold water. Shower head and floor drainage. There is also storage space for toiletries etc.

Aft cabin: With two small double / large single berths and a large hanging locker. Access to Aft Deck/Cockpit is via three steps leading up from the saloon.

Cockpit: Once at the helm area you find full engine instrumentation and navigational aids, adjustable helm seat and to port is a secondary helm seat. There is a central seating area which faces to the stern and the helm seats swivel to face this area making it a very sociable feature.

At the stern of the vessel is a large L-shaped seating area with recent waterproof & removable covers as well as an additional bench seat.

There is a transom door entrance to the stern of the vessel on the port side giving access to the bathing platform. Engine access is via hatches on aft deck.

A key feature is the full canopy cover over the whole cockpit area which is detachable for the summer months.


2 x Volvo ADAQ31 – 130 HP each – 4 cylinder Diesel Engines –Approx 900 hrs

Volvo Penta Outdrives with 3 Blade Duo Props

Engines & Drives fully serviced in Feb & June 2017


Standard Horizon CP500 Chart Plotter – Large Screen

Furuno Radar

Standard Horizon Explorer with DSC VHF

IncasTec Digital Depth Gauge

Clipper Digital Log

Additional Inventory

Full canopy cover for aft deck and cockpit

Mikuni Diesel Cabin Heating ( serviced 2017 )

Navigation lights

Windscreen wipers

Engine instrumentation

Fixed steering compass

Bruce Anchor with chain and electric winch

GRP radar arch


Deck shower – Hot & Cold Water

Fenders & warps

Radio/cassette player

Shower head and floor drainage


Gas hob, oven and grill

TV / DVD Player ( New 2017 )

TV Aerial

Sink with drainage

Battery charger

Shore power

12v Lighting

Calorifier with Immersion heater – New 2017

Pressurised hot and cold water – Various New Plumbing in 2017

Bilge pumps –Engine Pump float switch new in 2017

Stainless steel guard rails

Auxillary Outboard Bracket

Brokers Comments

This Spirit 3000 offers amazing value & masses of features for its new owner& is presented in very good condition. Fitted with highly desirable twin Volvo Penta ADAQ31 diesel engines, she offers surprising economy for a boat of her size. With upto 8 berths, a light & spacious cabin, complete with diesel heating and a vast cockpit allowing everyone to share in the fun, this boat is a very capable and well respected model. Built in the UK by Picton Boats, she is designed with UK waters in mind & lends herself well to this purpose. Her current Owners have spent an extensive amount on her in the past year including full engine & leg service, heating service, new calorifier, new cabin upholstery & curtains, various new plumbing and much more. Despite her age, she is a very tidy and up together boat that will offer her new Owner a very capable and comfortable boat with a great deal of space and accommodation at a very affordable price.


Picton were a British company renown for building quality boats in the 1980’s & 1990’s & many of their models and Marques can still be seen out on the water today. The Spirit 3000 was one of their “Flagship Models” & offers a very impressive balance of space & performance. This particular boat has been well cared for by her various Owners and still has a lot to offer. She is currently lying Southampton and is available for viewingsthrough Aspire Boat Sales.


To arrange a viewing or for more information on this great boat

Call : 01489 572480    

Or email us at :

Please contact Mark Matthews at 01489 572480

Contact Aspire Boat Sales Ltd.

Unit 15, Universal Marina
Crableck Lane
Sarisbury Green, Southampton United Kingdom
Tel 01489 572480
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