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JCM has just landed this mARVORlous, 2018 delivered Arvor 555 Sportsfish that offers the boating family a rare opportunity to purchase an Arvor and enjoy all the unique features that Arvor boats are known for: Lock up wheelhouse / Self draining decks / Seaworthiness and the Arvor Reliability.
The A555 Sportsfish is the smallest of the fleet yet looking at it on the boat yard side by side other 5.5m boats, it’s a giant for its size! High topsides, generous beam and exceptional design characteristics.
As the photos depict, a perfect boat one day for fishing with the family or a couple of mates, the next day, at anchor enjoy a relaxing day of social boating with the cockpit table set up and your favourite tunes via the stereo.
There’s plenty of great written material and boat reviews online,let alone excellent video of the Arvor 555 found on YouTube, this link is one of the best videos that really show casesthis package on the water.
John Crawford Marine delivered this boat new and from new, was ordered with almost all the Arvor accessories and options including the upgraded engine to a top spec Pro XS 115Hp Mercury 4 stroke and fitted to a hydraulic steering system.
The motor has only recorded a low 137 hours of use and our workshop has completed the annual engine service prior to listing as a further buyer bonus.
The boat comes with the comfort pack, that includes the wheel house curtain, additional 3 seat inside, bunk infill cushions, cockpit table and cockpit stern quarter seating.
Please note the retractable sun awning has a fault and is sold AS IS.
Storage abounds throughout the boat with a huge under cockpit floor hold as pictured and numerous under bunk/seat storage nooks through the wheelhouse. Ventilation is important in Qld summers, and this A555 has sliding side windows and over head a large hatch in the roof that also comes with a material cover for more shade.
Seating abounds through out the boat from up on the bow, where a padded seat makes for a great place to watch the water with the kids when at rest, and the huge side access along makes for a safe walkway. The cockpit has the rear quarter seating and set up the table and enjoy lunch at anchor.
The Sportsfish is all about fishing in the cockpit, salt water deck wash, plumbed live bait tank, “Baitmate” filleting table, removable stern quester cushions, huge underfloor kill tank with drain directly out through hulls bottom and ample rod holders. By using the dash installed Simrad colour sounder/GPS, finding the fish shouldn’t prove to be that hard!
The helm is very comfortable with a skippers bolstered seat (and passenger), excellent visibility, and Mercury Smartcraft engine instrumentation neatly fitted. For communications back to base or boat to boat, an ICOM VHF radio is installed and if you lie hearing your favourite tunes whilst afloat, a Fusion stereo system is included.
Other features and accessories include:
Mercury PRO XS 115Hp EFI four stroke
Annual engine service completed prior to listing
Simrad NSS colour 7” screen with GPS/Chart and Sounder
Includes micro mapping card
ICOM ICM 330 VHF radio and aerial
Fusion MSRA70N stereo system and 2 speakers
Hydraulic steering system fitted
Single marine battery and switch
Enclosed lock up wheelhouse with rear sliding door
Over head hatch and 2 sliding windows
3 seats for wheelhouse, 2 bolstered
Large V berth with bunk infill cushions
Ample storage through wheelhouse and cockpit
Plumbed live bait tank
Underfloor kill tank
Walk around starboard deck
2 stern ¼ seats with removable cushions
Saltwater deck wash
“Baitmate” filleting table with rod holders
2 paddles, sand anchor kit, bilge pump
Fire extinguisher, Nav and anchor light
Cockpit and wheelhouse courtesy lighting
Smartcraft engine instrumentation
4 blade alloy prop
Underfloor 90l fuel tank and new fuel filter
Transom mounted boarding ladder
New Redco Sportsman RE180T-MO can be ordered,
fitted, inc 12 months Qld rego for additional $7,250.00
If you are in the market for a solid rig to leave on your pontoon, or dry stack/rack, then volume and value is hard to go past with an Arvor.
Although this Arvor 555 Sportsfish doesn’t come with a trailer, if you would like to trailer, John Crawford Marine can supply, fit, register (12months for Qld buyers) a Redco Sportsman galvanised frame RE180TMO with multirollers for $7,250.00 (due to delivery timeline, please discuss your needs with the JCM team)