This Nimbus 405 Flybridge is a highly evolved motor yacht built for knowledgeable owners, who enjoy social activities, comfortable living quarters, ease of handling and excellent long-distance crusing . The 405 has twin engines, generator, bow and stern thrusters, 3 cabins, 2 heads and galley up.
The New 405 Flybridge is based on the Nimbus Coupe. This very successful line has been continuously upgraded and enhanced since its inception in 1969. Over 4,000 have been built.
The spacious Salon is tastefully finished in marine-varnished mahogany interior, with a polished wood cabin sole. Subtle, efficient LED lighting is installed throughout the boat. There are numerous 12V and USB-port outlets throughout the boat, including the flybridge. The Salon has a dedicated 16,000 BTU A/C and heater
The Salon is equipped blackout curtains on the tinted windows and a windshield cover. The windshield also has a demisting system, interval wipers, which park out of sight, and a windshield washer.
The aft-facing dining seat incorporates a novel linkage so that it may be rotated to become a forward facing Mate's seat, with room for two.The high-gloss varnished dining table folds for casual use or more formal dining.
The inboard Volvo Penta D4-300 diesel engines are powerful, yet efficient. They are mounted below the cockpit in a sound-proof enclosure. Engine access for daily checks and serving is outstanding. The engine controls are electronic, with all controls and instruments duplicated at both the Helm Station and Flybridge. Also below, is the Fischer Panda 8000i generator,in its own sealed sound-proof enclosure. This is very well insulated so that it is hardly audible.
The Vee drive offers a high efficiency drive-train with the twin 4-bladed propellers mounted in propeller tunnels for good hydrodynamic performance.
As well as bow and stern thrusters, the boat incorporates Volvo's Humphree Interceptor System for autonomous, active roll, list and pitch control.
The Galley is 'up' in the Salon. It is comprehensively fitted with refrigerator and freezer, sink (H&C), microwave oven with electric ceramic cook top, Corian counter, extraction fan, and comes complete with Nimbus brand dinnerware, glasses and cutlery. The adjacent dinette with adjustable, folding table has a generous, wrap-around U-shaped settee seating up to 8.
The Flybridge is beautifully integrated in to the overall design, so it enhances the gracious lines.There is spacious seating, with a wrap-around settee, which is also convertible to a large sun pad. The double-width helm seat swivels 90 or 180 degrees to face the folding teak table, when the Captain is not running the boat. There is a neatly retracting Bimini, which stows out of sight, and, for casual entertaining, a wet-bar, grill and refrigerator. The Flybridge comes fully equipped with cushions, cover, and cup-holders.
Despite having a flybridge, the 405 still boasts a sun-roof (with blind) in the Salon
Access to the flybridge is via a safe, spectacularly beautiful companionway, in high gloss stainless-steel and teak
The radar mast incorporates a powerful searchlight
The Nimbus 405 boasts a generous 3 cabin layout.The Owner's center queen berth is forward and has an en-suite head with separate shower and a dedicated 8,000 BTU A/C and Heating system. Mid-ships are a further double berth and a twin berth with a second, shared, head and separate shower. There is a further 8,000 BTU A/C and Heating system. For occasional extra guests, the dinette in the salon may be converted to a further double berth.
There is substantial natural light coming from both side-glazing and above. A special window set between the instrument panel and and the windshield provides alight, roomy ambiance. The bulkheads are upholstered in an attractive, light fabric that is also sound-absorbing.
With the Simrad 'Go Free' system, the owner can check on navigation and systems from anywhere on board, by tablet or smart phone.
The spacious self-bailing cockpit is equipped with an L-shaped settee, electrically actuated folding teak table is convertible to a sunbed and H&C shower. Below there are substantial lazarettes for bulky storage as well as exceptional access to the engines and generator. As well as the overhanging roof, there is an additional sunshade.
The swim platform, aft deck and Salon are all at the same level, with no steps, for convenient, easy, flow when entertaining. The swim platform has a second anchor locker. Fender storage is provided on the transom. A robust gate in the transom provides safety for children and pets.
All Nimbus boats are constructed from fiberglass with vacuum injection. Closed-cell Divinnycell PVC foam is used between the outer hull and the inner fiberglass liner. Being closed cell it cannot absorb water. Divinnycell PVC foam also has excellent thermal and sound insulation properties, keeping the boat very quiet, at a comfortable temperature, and avoiding condensation.
External maintenance is essentially eliminated. There is no varnished bright work, no canvas sides or doors, no plastic windows. All decks, except the fly, are made from sustainably-grown and harvested natural teak deck is bonded, not screwed, this avoiding screw-holes and bungs.
The boat is glazed throughout with safety-glass. Like an automobile windshield. this is bonded to the hull for a very clean appearance, and perfectly watertight seal.
The Nimbus 405 comes fully equipped including two fire extinguishers, first-aid kit, toolkit, signal horn, gray water tank system, boat hook, mooring package, anti-fouling paint and under-water lighting.
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.