The Verl 900 is a roomy fast cruiser ideally suited to the cruising couple or those with a young family. Good turn of speed even in light airs, this is a good, safe, comfortable passage maker that is a delight to handle. Full cockpit canopy, good suit of sales including spinnaker and attractively finished below decks.
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GRP constructed yacht with white topsides and attractive navy blue band around the hull to deck line. Cast iron swept back fin keel and counter hung redder with protective skeg. Under water areas were coated with anti foul paint prior to launch in late April 2016. The topsides have been polished and the yacht looks in good order.
Deep cockpit with cavernous sail locker to port. Moulded windscreen gives added shelter when sailing without the spray hood. The spray hood attaches to this and a further cockpit enclosure attaches to the spray hood. The beauty of this is that the side panels can be removed leaving the top in place to act as a bimini. Teak grate in cockpit sole for comfort.
Stainless steel bathing ladder attached to transom. Moving forward is safe and easy thanks to the handily places grab handles on the wind screen and the coachroof. Stainless steel bow and stern rails give security to those moving around the decks. Painted non slip deck coatings further increase the level of safety. Large self bailing anchor well with ground tackle.
Vessel is powered by an economical and reliable, inboard Volvo Penta MD7A. This 13hp unit is fitted with Volvo saildrive leg with 2-bladed folding propeller to minimise drag when sailing. The leg is fitted with a rope cutter to limit possibilities of being fouled.
Single lever engine control in cockpit with forward and reverse function. Engine start panel with visual and audible alarms for oil pressure, water temperature and charging. Engine has completed 2235 hrs to date of reliable service. The engine was serviced in 2017.
Bank of 2x12V batteries of 75amph each. These are fitted with isolators and recharged via the engine alternator or the Sterling 20amp galvanic charger when attached to shore power. Battery monitor fitted next to chart table.
Sloop rigged yacht with deck stepped aluminium spars. Stainless steel standing rigging and terylene running rigging led back to helm. Roller furling head sail system and slab reefing mainsail system makes short handed sailing a dream. Halyard winches mounted either side of the companionway. The halyards are led aft via a series of turning blocks and deck organisers. Large sheet winches mounted on the cockpit coamings within easy reach of helm.
The saloon is accessed from the cockpit via a set of steps built into the engine compartment cover. The headroom is over 1.80 meters which lasts all the way forward to the heads. This is unusual both on a yacht of this size but of this age too. Makes a huge difference to your overall sailing enjoyment not to spend your time below decks crouched.
The yacht is cleverly compartmented with clearly identified areas. The chart table is huge with large navigation area and what can be described as a double seat. Here you will find the VHF radio, chart plotter, 12V switch panel and battery monitor. There is a quarter/pilot berth here that can be utilised as the 6th berth. This is currently used for storing the comfortable cockpit cushions.
Opposite the chart table on the port side is the galley. There is a gas fuelled oven with 2-burner hob and separate grill. Stainless steel sink unit with drainer and top loading larder and icebox. Great storage for plates and crockery and a clever additional preparation area has been added by incorporating an extension to the top step next to the galley.
The saloon features a settee/berth to starboard. Opposite is the larger U-shaped seating area which with the lowering of the saloon table makes a sizeable double berth. The table slides up and down the king post and locks in place at the desired height at the time. Should only single occupancy be required on either berth there is provision for the fitting of lee cloths. The upholstery in the saloon is the original Verl red fleck which has been attractively covered in removable cream fabric giving the boat a lighter feel.
The heads is situated beyond the forward bulkhead and features a Lavac Vac Flush sea toilet and stainless steel sink with pumped fresh water. The area feels larger and spacious thanks to the mirrored tiles which reflect the light from the portholes. Opposite the heads is a large hanging space for foul weather gear. This is hidden by a privacy curtain which makes everything neat and tidy.
In the bow is the forepeak double berth with forward shelf and privacy door.
Overall the condition below decks is good and feels homely. This will be a pleasant place to while away the evenings in port or on passage between watches.
Albert Edward Dock
Coble Dene Road
North Shields, Tyne & Wear NE29 6DU