2005 Sea Ray 335 Sundancer Diesel – SOLD

Sea Ray 335 Sundancer Diesel Sports Cruiser Boat For Sale UK and Ireland - GulfStream Boat Sales

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Price (£): 1
Make: Sea Ray
Length (m): 10.16
Status: SOLD

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They Can’t All Be Perfect…

A friend of mine keeps me going about all our boat reviews on YouTube and my gushing video commentaries.

Where do you find these boats?‘ He says. ‘You haven’t seen a bad one yet!

The not-too-thinly-disguised inference is that I’m somehow ‘sugar coating’ the presentations. You see my pal John has been around his fair share of boats and he knows all too well the trouble they can give. And he’s simply flabbergasted that I only ever have great boats to sell…

Of course he doesn’t see what goes on behind the scenes to filter through all the rubbish and bring only the best examples to market.

It’s really all a bit of good humored ribbing. BUT today John’s moment has come…

It turns out that they really all can’t be perfect.

Unfortunately this Sea Ray 335 Sundancer has a problem.

I am most definitely not in the business of ‘sugar coating’ presentations or trying to hide known issues with any of the boats that I sell. So with that in mind I’ll get straight to the point.

This 2005 Sea Ray 335 has a problem with it’s port engine. We discovered this issue very shortly after making the video review of the boat; hence why there is no mention of it in the video.

The problem is low oil pressure on the port engine and it will most likely require that the engine is removed from the boat to be inspected and repaired.

At the moment the engine in question is starting and running but it is only making around 12psi of oil pressure at idle. This is rising to around 35psi at 2,500RPM (under no load). These numbers are significantly lower than what they should be.

The boat has been out of the water for around a year and this problem was discovered by us upon re-launch. It does require further investigation and repair but the current owner doesn’t have the time or easy access to the expertise required to resolve the issue.

For that reason the boat is being advertised for sale here as is, and the price has been substantially reduced as a consequence.

It is a pity because the boat is otherwise in fantastic order, as shown by our recent video tour (November 2017). The boat is pristinely clean, ironically both engines (port one included) are starting on the button and idling smoothly. The onboard generator is running well and all of the equipment on board is in good working order.

She is currently the cheapest advertised example in the UK. She probably has the best spec of any that are available (including a bow thruster, generator, Air conditioning with reverse cycle heating, GPS, radar, Vacuflush toilet, etc, etc). Even taking the engine issue into consideration (with a worst case scenario engine rebuild going to run to around £5,000 or so) I think that she still represents excellent value for money. The owner is keen to sell and will also listen to offers.

This boat, with the current engine issue, obviously isn’t going to be for everyone. But if you are looking for something that’s great value, you don’t mind undertaking a small project, and you know a good diesel mechanic, then this boat is well worth a look.

Viewings are welcome and encouraged. I’m also happy to answer any questions you might have about the boat and the engine issue. Give me a call on 028 7136 8779 and I can talk you through what we know.

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  • 2005 Sea Ray 335 Sundancer with Twin Volvo Penta KAD300 Diesel Engines with Duo Prop Sterndrives
  • Port engine: 320hrs. Starboard engine: 313hrs
  • Current Problem with Port Engine – low oil pressure
  • Volvo EDC Helm Controls
  • 5kW Kohler 5EOZ Diesel Generator
  • Air Conditioning with Reverse Cycle Heating
  • Raymarine C70 Colour Chart Plotter with Radar Scanner
  • Raymarine ST60 Speed Log and Depth Sounder
  • Raymarine D215 VHF Radio
  • Side Power Bow Thruster
  • Anchor Windlass
  • Clarion Stereo with 6 Disc CD Changer
  • Triple Wide Helm Seat with Flip-up Bolsters
  • Vacu-Flush Marine Head with Holding Tank and Macerator
  • Trim Tabs
  • Tonneau Cover
  • Camper Covers (Orginial Covers are present but are in need of replacement)
  • Full Shore Power system with Generator switch over and Battery Charger
  • Fresh Water Tank Level Monitor
  • Galley with 2 Ring Electric Hob, Microwave and Refridgerator
  • Transom Shower with Hold and Cold Water
  • Cockpit Wet Bar
  • CE Cateory B Rated for 12 people
  • VAT Paid
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Brand: Sea Ray
Model: 335 Sundancer
Year: 2005
Vessel Condition: Used
Vessel Type: Sports Cruiser
Nominal Length: 10.16m / 33’04″
Length Over All: 10.16m / 33’04″
Beam: 3.18m / 10’05″
Draft: 1.02m / 3’04″
No. Of Engines: 2
Engine Model: Volvo Penta KAD300
Engine Power : 2 x 285HP
Engine Hours: 320
Fuel Type: Diesel
Drive Type: Sterndrive
Cruising Speed knots: 28
Maximum Speed knots: 38
Hull Type: Deep-Vee
Hull Material: Glass Fibre
Dead Rise: 21°
Dry Weight: 5443 Kg
Fuel Tank Capacity: 644 Litres
Water Capacity: 132.5 Litres
Holding Tank: 106 Litres
Berths: 6
CE Category: B


In this transaction we are acting as Brokers only. Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contact. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate to have the vessel fully inspected and sea trialled

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