Easy to handle and fun to sail, the Feeling 286 is a popular family cruiser with light and airy accommodation. She has been priced competitively and recent upgrades include a chartplotter, AIS, VHF radio, shorepower and battery charger.
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The accommodation offers up to six berths in two cabins. V berth forward with stowage under and opening hatch to foredeck. Open plan saloon with a large U-shaped dinette forward which converts to a double berth, LCD TV and useful stowage. L-shaped galley aft to starboard equipped with a Plastimo Neptune 2000 2-burner gas cooker with grill and oven, stainless steel sink, cool box and storage. Chart table aft to port with chart light, electrical distribution panel and storage. Separate heads compartment to starboard with marine toilet, shower, washbasin and hanging locker. Aft cabin to port with double berth and hanging locker. Pressurised cold water supply. Black and grey striped upholstery (new 2014) with matching curtains and scatter cushions. Eberspacher heating system (new 2014).
Located in engine box beneath saloon table, Volvo 2001 single cylinder 9hp diesel engine. Seawater cooled. Single lever controls with electric start. Shaft drive to fixed 2-bladed propeller. Engine serviced professionally in May 2014.
In 2003 the engine had the cylinder head overhauled with new valves and injector.
Fractionally rigged sloop. Anodised aluminium mast and boom (new 2004). Spinnaker pole. Stainless steel standing rigging (new 2004). Terylene running rigging (new 2004). Slab reefing to mainsail. Furlex 200S headsail furling system (new 2004). Lines led aft to cockpit. Halyard clutches (new 2005) 2 x Lewmar 40 self-tailing sheet winches. Lewmar halyard winch. Lewmar winch on mast.
Feeling 286 built in 1988 by Kirie, France to a design by Gilles Vaton. White GRP hull with style stripes, superstructure and decks moulded non-slip surfaces. Fin keel. Tiller steering to partial skeg hung rudder. Alloy toe rails. Aft self draining cockpit.
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