Unique Volga 70 for sale

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Theo Martins
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Unique Volga 70 for sale

Post by Theo Martins » Wed May 02, 2018 10:08 pm

I am selling my unique Volga 70 ODDJOB, a great boat combining the best of two worlds. The hull is a restored 1964 Russian Volga hydrofoil, that’s been fitted with a new deck and a mahogany and pine interior. Under the engine cover at the aft end you find a Chevrolet Corvette 454 V8 that via a reverse gear and bevel gear powers a straight propeller shaft. A bow thruster makes manouevering of the long vessel easier when docking. The boat breathes quality and genuine craftsmanship throughout.

Despite the sizeable 300-plus horsepower engine, the boat is very fuel-efficient. The minimum water resistance translates into a fuel consumption of approximately a mere litre per nautical mile. Another quality of this type of boat is its uniquely gentle movement even through heavier seas. The sharp foils slice through the waves like a hot knife through butter.

The boat’s in mint condition. The reverse gear and bevel gear were recently completely restored, and a new electrical system as well a GPS have been installed. A custom-made boogie trailer* comes with the boat.
Volga 70, built 1964. Designer: Rotislav Alexeyev, Volga Shipyard, Soviet Union
Hull built in riveted aluminium (aircraft technology)
Foils in polished stainless steel
Engine: Chevrolet 454 V8 (7.4 litres)
Reverse gear and bevel gear, straight propeller shaft, and tri-blade brass propeller
Cruising speed: 25-30 knots
Top speed: 40++ knots
Length: 8.55 metres
Width: 1.97 metres
Weight: Approx 1.5 tonnes
Price: SEK 385,000

Interested? Please contact theo.martins@mildor.se
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