The Cobra 850 is ideal for taking advantage of drying moorings or exploring the East coast thanks to her twin keels and well mannered performance. Offering a surprisingly spacious interior for their size with a good sized heads and plenty of stowage the accommodation makes them an ideal family cruising boat. Rahia has a good inventory including recent colour chart plotter and the sought after 20hp Bukh engine option.
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The accommodation offers up to 5 berths in 2 cabins with approx. 5'10" maximum headroom. Forepeak with V berth,infill to create a double berth, storage areas and hatch to foredeck. Heads compartment to port with marine toilet, wash basin with manually pumped cold water supply and storage, with hanging locker opposite. Saloon with dinette to port which can convert to a double berth and linear galley opposite equipped with a Plastimo Neptune 2-burner gas cooker with oven and grill, sink with manually pumped cold water supply and storage areas. Chart table and quarter berth aft to starboard. Original check and vinyl upholstery and practical, well finished woodwork with lots of built in stowage, all in very good condition for age.
Located abaft companionway, Bukh DV20 20hp 2-cylinder diesel engine. Seawater cooled. Single lever Morse controls with electric start. Shaft drive to fixed 3-bladed propeller.
The engine appears to be in very good cosmetic condition, has been regularly serviced and winterised (last serviced November 2013 and currently winterised) and in 2002 the gearbox had new engine seals installed.
2 x 12v Batteries (new 2011) charged via engine alternator. Interior lighting. 12v Distribution panel.
Masthead rigged sloop. Anodised aluminium mast and boom. Stainless steel standing rigging (new standing rigging 2005). Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing mainsail with lazyjacks (new 2013). Headsail furling system. 2 x Lewmar 8 sheet winches. 2 x Gibb halyard winches on mast.
Cobra 850 moulded by Cobra Yachts in 1980 to a David Feltham design. Blue GRP hull (professionally repainted in 2008), superstructure and decks with moulded non-slip surfaces. The hull is believed to have been epoxy coated beneath the waterline from new. Twin bilge keels with encapsulated ballast. Tiller steering with extension to skeg hung rudder. Self draining cockpit. Teak rubbing strake.
'Rahia' has had only three owners from new and appears to be in very good original condition. Her first owner purchased her for his retirement and sailed her lightly in the West Country before selling her in 1993. During her second ownership she moved to the East coast and has been here ever since, being lightly sailed by both the second and current owner and wintering ashore each year.
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