Sea Ray 290 Sundancer ‘Bonzo’


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‘Bonzo’ (previous name ‘Mia Moo’) is a very well equipped American built sports cruiser from the Sea Ray stable, who have been building pleasure boats for 65 years. The generous cockpit easily seats eight, and the accommodation comfortably sleeps six with the option for a further two in the cockpit.  Perfect for outings with friends and family, or for extended trips away, the 290 Sundancer is set up for inland, estuary and coastal cruising using a pair of Mercruiser engines.  ‘Bonzo’ is available for viewings 7 days a week by appointment please.


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White GRP modified vee (planing) hull, decks, superstructure, radar arch and bathing platform. Stainless steel framed port hole windows, pulpit/guard rails, hand rails, bow roller, deck fittings, bathing ladder, mooring cleats and canopy frame. Alloy framed windscreens with tinted glazing, Houdini style deckhead hatches, black acrylic cockpit canopy (new in 2019).  No current records for antifouling.

Access to the cockpit is either via the aft bathing platform companion way door, or by unzipping the canopy panel on each side.
Cockpit – aft bench seat, back to back helm’s and guest seats, port side seat/sun lounger, moulded corner sink unit with tap, various lockers, deck hatch on hydraulic rams with the engine bay beneath. White upholstery with gold piping, LED lighting.  Central companion way sliding door and steps to the cabins-:
Cabin steps – access to bilge and shower waste pump.
Mid-Cabin (beneath cockpit floor) – access via a door to port, double berth, hanging locker, shelving, mirror, reading lights.
Dinette – on a raised plinth to port with seating for four, storage beneath seats, table that can be lowered to create an infill for a double berth, eye level storage lockers, mirror, electrical systems locker, deckhead hatch.
Galley – to starboard with a composite moulded sink and work top, mixer tap, inset hob, lockers and drawers, under-counter fridge and fitted microwave oven, deckhead hatch.
Saloon – bulkhead opening with a privacy curtain, wrap-around seating on a raised platform with storage beneath, table, infill and cushions to create a double berth, full height lockers to starboard with drawers and TV, large mirror, LED lights, deckhead hatch.
WC – to starboard in a fully waterproof enclosure with a moulded vanity unit incorporating a wash basin with mixer tap/shower head, locker and toilet, plus a mirror and overhead lighting.
The interior fit-out is original and comprises cream cushioned vinyl side and head linings with gold detailing, cream vinyl and patterned fabric upholstery, and a cream carpet.

Mercruiser 5.0L EFI V8 x 2 (260bhp) coupled to Alpha One stern drives. Each engine has RPM, temperature, voltage, oil pressure and drive tilt gauges, plus single fuel tank and helm position gauges. Single lever engine controls, trim tabs and controls. Engines have direct water intakes for cooling. No current servicing records for the engine or stern drives.

GE microwave oven, two-ring ceramic hob, fridge (dual voltage – 120v &12/24v), engine bay bilge blower,  Clarion CD/audio system (cabin and cockpit speakers) with remote control at helm, Cruisair air conditioning system, Sealand Vacu-Flush toilet with seacock discharge and holding tank, Raytheon VHF radio, Garmin GPS chartplotter and depth finder, Lowrance depth finder, compass, Lofrans electric anchor windlass with toggle switch at helm, anchor and chain, Glomex digital TV antenna & amplifier, Alba TV, CO alarms, fire extinguishers and blanket, cockpit and cabin tables, mooring pins and lock windlasses, cockpit sink with shower attachment, aft deck shower, fenders, mooring ropes, fender baskets.

12v – 3 x 110Ah batteries, Jabsco Par Max 2.9 domestic water pump, shower waste pump, LED cabin and cockpit lighting, navigation lights, windscreen wiper motors, bilge pumps, horns, searchlight (helm controls), waste tank gauge, toilet macerator.
120v – Shore power lead and connection, 240v – 110v transformer, AC switch panel, galvanic islolator, Kohler Power Systems generator, Mastervolt Chargemaster battery charger, Atwood 6 gallon electric water heater.

Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. They are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. The Vendor does not make or give, and neither the Broker nor any person in its employment has any authority to make or give, any representation or warranty in relation to this vessel, in respect of which any Purchaser must rely on his own inspection. A demonstration of the vessel will be conducted once a Sale and Purchase Agreement has been signed by both the seller and buyer and a 10% deposit has been paid into the broker’s client account.



For Sale


Fish and Duck Marina


Fish and Duck Leisure Ltd as broker on behalf of the seller

Boat Safety Certificate

Expires 06/09/2027.

Vessel Name


Hull Identification Number


Vessel Condition


Vessel Type

Sports Cruiser


Sea Ray


Sea Ray


290 Sundancer

Year Constructed






Number of Engines


Engine Model

Mercruiser 5.0L V8 x 2

Fuel Type


Drive Type

Mercruiser Alpha One stern drive x 2

Cruising Speed

10 knots

Maximum Speed

35 knots

Length Overall

29'8" (9.04m)


10'2" (2.95m)

Maximum Draft

3'9" (1.14m) stern drives down / 2' (0.61m) stern drives raised

Bridge Clearance

9'8" (2.95m) to top of mastlight

Cabin Headroom

6'3" (1.90m)

Hull Material


Hull Type

Modified vee (planing)

Hull Colour


Keel Type


Dry Weight

4309 kg

Fuel Capacity

107 gallons / 490 litres

Water Capacity

23 gallons / 106 litres

WC Holding Tank

23 gallons / 106 litres