1986 Cruisers Yachts 298 Villa Vee


Deale, MD

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Class Power
Category Sports Fishing Boats
Year 1986
Make Cruisers Yachts
Length 30'
Propulsion Type Single Inboard
Hull Material Fiberglass
Fuel Type Gas
Location Deale, MD
Galley Equipment

Down two steps from the main salon to the port side, lies the longitudinal walk-through galley. A Norcold AC/DC refridgerator/freezer (new in 2015), a 2-burner electric stove, double stainless steel sink with double sink cutting board insert for added counter space, Sanyo microwave, toaster oven, and a 6-gal electric hot water heater (new in 2016) w/engine heat exchanger for 'under way' hot water.

Additional Equipment

A new fiberglass swim platform was done in 2015.

A Golight Halogen Remote Control Searchlight with 225,000 Candela peak beam intensity was installed in 2017.

New (2017) 500gph and 1100gph bilge pumps.

Folding deck chair and bench.


Navigation Systems

Lowrance 3200 digital sonar depth finder, a Garmin GPSmap498, Ritchie Navigation Compass, and a Standard Horizon VHF radio allow you to go anywhere and catch anything.



Mechanical Equipment

Twin Mercruiser 350 CID 260hp inboards (port new in 2008, starboard new in 2002) are mounted nearly level in easily accessible engine bays.  Nearly all of the cockpit floor can be removed for easy access to all systems under the deck. Port engine hours approximately 200 hours. Starboard engine approximately 425 hours.

6.5-kW Onan genset, with approximately 250 hours, provides electricity while away from the slip. While in the slip, there is a twin 120V AC system with 30-amp shore power cord. The 12 DC system consists of a deep cycle 90-amp hour house battery and three starting batteries (engines and genset). All batteries are new this Spring 2017. A Xantrex XC 3-bank battery charger provides battery charging while connected to 30-amp shore power.


Entering from the aft cockpit, the rear wall of the main salon is all glass with a sliding door. This, along with the generous side lights, makes for a very bright and open main salon. The color themes are grays and blues with rich teak trim and cabinetry in excellent condition. Just inside to port is a full size sofa (sleeps one) with storage drawers below. New upholstery on cusions in 2016. Just to starboard of the entrance is an open area suitable for a pair of easy chairs, more glass area and storage, and the main electrical panel. Forward to starboard is more teak cabinetry with storage and room for a small portable dining table. Walking forward, just to port of the centerline, steps lead down to the galley to port, bathroom with a Raritan Cricket manual head, and a V-berth style stateroom that accomodates two people easily up to 6'-6" in length.  Forward stateroom has an opening hatch to bow deck above, skylights, and opening side ports. The salon is cooled with a 16,000 BTU reverse cycle air conditioner.  Floor of main salon opens for excellent access to the air conditioner, hot water heater, 45-gal fresh water tank, and 20-gal sewer tank. The head is equipped with a sink, vanity storage areas, and an opening port for ventilation.

Located above the bathroom in the main salon is a 24-inch flat screen TV, DVD player, and surround sound speaker system for entertainment. A stereo system with 2 speakers in the salon and 2 speakers in the cockpit are also provided.

Total Power
520.0 hp
Speed and Distance
Cruising Speed
Max Speed
Nominal Length
Length Overall
Fuel Tank Capacity
Fresh Water Tank Capacity
Holding Tank Capacity
Engine Model Twin 260hp Mercruiser
Total Power 520hp
Engine Hours 425
Engine Type Single Inboard
Fuel Type Gas
HIN CRS4998BL586
Hull Shape Other
1986 Cruisers Yachts 298 Villa Vee

The Cruisers 298 Villa Vee is a distinctive family sedan with attractive lines and a suprisingly roomy interior layout featuring a real salon together with a large cockpit and overnight accomodations for three.  Built on a deep-V hull with substantial beam and built-in prop pockets for reduced draft and flatter shaft angles.  The hull configuration and low angled prop shafts help her plane over a ride range of speeds. 

Owner has owned boat for 10 years and has taken great efforts to keep the boat in great shape.

This boat has provided for many weekend live aboard stays at the marina and fishing trips or cruises into the Chesapeake Bay.

Boat is located at Herrington Harbour North in Tracys Landing, MD. Slip is included for remainder of 2017 boating season. $14,500 OBO.

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