Sealine 260 Senator ‘Making Memories’


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‘Making Memories’ (previous names ‘Oyster Catcher’ and ‘Private Dancer’) is a British built sports cruiser with spacious accommodation and a large, sociable cockpit. Powered by a single Volvo Penta diesel engine and with the radar arch modified to hinge for lower bridges, she is well suited to both inland and coastal cruising. The vessel’s file contains the original Builders’ Certificate, several subsequent Bills of Sale and a survey report from 2023.
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GRP moulded planing hull, decks, superstructure and bathing platform, stainless steel pulpit, guard rails, hand rails, fender baskets, retractable boarding ladder and snap davits, modified radar arch hinged for lower bridges, alloy framed screens and cabin windows, Houdini deck hatch, alloy deck fittings, stainless steel canopy frame, dark blue fabric canopy with window panels and separate zipped sections.

Cockpit access via the transom door from the bathing platform-:
Spacious cockpit – white upholstered L shaped seating with blue detailing, helm’s and double co-pilot’s seats with lockers beneath, side lockers, cockpit table, large access hatch to the engine bay. The seating will comfortably accommodate six in a sociable space, with or without the canopy up, and there is a window from the under-deck berth. The guest seating will also convert to an extra double berth. The companion way is midships leading to the cabin comprising;
Galley – a comprehensive and compact galley to port with storage cupboards and shelving, work surfaces, stainless steel sink, hot and cold mixer tap, two ring hob and grill and 12v fridge.
Forward seating – converts to a double berth with an infill, cabin table, storage lockers beneath the seating, mirror, Houdini deck hatch and cabin windows.
WC and shower compartment – on the starboard side, fully moulded with a fitted vanity unit incorporating the wash basin, mixer tap with shower attachment, shower tray and drain, Jabsco manual sea toilet.
Double berth – in the separate under-deck cabin with a window to the cockpit and starboard side and a moulded seat/storage locker.
The interior appears to be in its original finish with off white vinyl side and light grey vinyl head linings, blue upholstery, beige carpet  and patterned curtains.

Volvo Penta KAD42 6 cylinder turbo diesel engine coupled to a Volvo 290 stern drive. Engine last serviced 2019 and drive fully reconditioned 2022. Single lever control, power tilt, trim tabs, engine instrumentation (temperature, oil pressure, tachometer, voltage and fuel), Raytheon chart plotter, Autohelm speed and trip log, Autohelm depth log, Garmin GPS, VHF ship to shore radio, compass. Recorded engine hours 942.

Hot water calorifier coupled to engine (also with immersion heater fitted), Eberspacher Airtronic D2 diesel warm air heating with controller and separate fuel tank, Jabsco manual sea toilet, deck shower, manual bilge pump, Camping Gaz bottle, Plastimo LPG 2 ring hob and grill, CO alarm, fire extinguishers and blanket, electric anchor windlass with anchor and chain, horseshoe life buoy, fenders, mooring lines

12v – 1 x engine battery, 2 x domestic batteries, bilge blower, bilge pump, anchor windlass, screen wipers, spot light, navigation, steaming and anchor lights, cockpit and cabin lighting, domestic water pump, shower waste pump, fridge, JVC CD/radio player with cabin and cockpit speakers, plug socket.
240v – shore power connection and lead, consumer unit, plug sockets, Sterling battery charger, engine bay heater, immersion 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.

Additional information


For Sale


Fish and Duck Marina


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

Boat Safety Certificate

Expires 23/05/2027.

Vessel Name

Making Memories

Vessel CIN/HIN


Vessel Condition


Vessel Type

Sports Cruiser






260 Senator

Year Constructed






Number of Engines


Engine Model

Volvo Penta KAD42 6 cylinder turbo 230hp

Fuel Type


Drive Type

Volvo 290 stern drive

Cruising Speed

10 knots

Maximum Speed

30 knots (estimated)

Length Overall

27'11" (8.51m)


9' (2.74m)

Maximum Draft

3' (0.91m)

Bridge Clearance

7' (2.13m) with radar arch lowered / 9' (2.74m) to top of radar arch

Cabin Headroom

5'9" (1.75m)

Hull Material


Hull Type

Modified vee (planing)

Hull Colour

White with blue antifoul

Keel Type


Dry Weight

3850 kg

Fuel Capacity

77 gallons / 350 litres

Water Capacity

34 gallons / 154 litres