1996 30' ALMAR SOUNDER
30' X 10' X 3'6"
|Golden Rule is 1996 30 Almar Sounder and her wide 10.5 beam makes this a great combination sport fishing/cruising vessel. Or what about using her as a comfortable 6 pack charter boat? Almar was known for its rugged build quality and was adopted as builder of choice by many law enforcement agencies. Even though she has the rugged history and lines of the Almar aluminum boat her nautical blue hull give her a sense of refinement. |
|As you enter the very large cabin you will find a starboard galley that is fully equipped with a built in 2 burner Princess stove, microwave and the versatile convenience of a Domestic Propane/110 refrigerator. The galley wall cabinet offer a huge amount of counter top work space. The settee is to port and with it s beautiful panoramic view, offers a comfortable place to enjoy your meals. It can also be converted to a berth for an occasional overnight guest. Just aft of the settee is a full head with separate shower. The head is equipped with windows that allow for great visibility aft from the helm. Curtains are provided for those times when your crew wants a little privacy. The cabin is light and airy with classic Teak trimmed white cabinets, accented with nautical blue upholstery and privacy curtains. The lighting has been recently upgraded to LED s to help conserve battery power. You will also appreciate the overhead hand holds when moving about the cabin when the seas get a little bumpy. The cabin is kept warm and the windows defrosted by a Red Dot heater. One step down from the main cabin you will find a cozy v- berth with an optional insert to expand your sleeping area. Shelves placed all around the berth give you that extra nightstand type storage you always seem to need|
|The large roomy cockpit is equipped with a 12v pot puller, fish cleaning stations and fish lockers. The abundance of storage lockers in the cockpit gives you plenty of space to stow everything when not in use. The full featured cockpit even has floodlights, a loud hailer, speakers and a wash down that make for a complete sport fishing platform. Walk ways with sturdy welded cabin top hand holds help make moving forward safe. Once forward you will find a ground tackle package that includes a Danforth with recently replaced lines and chain all controlled by a Simpson Lawrence winch. The cabin top is a great place to store her 8 Quicksilver dingy and also supports an integrated radar arch with the added features of a spotlight and loud hailer. |
|Engine and Mechanical:|
|Her easy access engine room with fire suppression system houses Twin 230hp Mercruiser 5.7L EFI. Electronic Fuel Injection reduces many of the maintenance issues seen with older carburetor controlled gas engines. These engines can cruise at 32 while burning 24 gph. Bennett Trim Tabs and Floscan fuel monitors help you optimize the 210 gallons of fuel she carries. |
|Electrical and Electronics:|
|Her helm is well laid out with a Navigation Package that includes a Sitex Nav-Add 8000T GPS. Raytheon Ran Nav 575 chart plotter with a Raytheon R40XX Radar. Her communications package includes both an Icom ICM59 and ICM58 VHF. 30 amp shore power and heart Freedom 10 battery charger support you at dock. While on the move AC power is provided by a heart 2500 watt inverter and an efficient Honda 2500 watt generator stored in its own custom built locker in the cockpit. |
|Notes and Extras:|
|Golden Rule is one of those roomy, well equipped and rugged boats that offers a lot of versatility for her owner. |
* Vessel availability subject to prior sale and other variables.