An excellent choice as a starter boat, being reliable, easy to manoeuvre and with the added benefit of a new Mariner outboard in 2020.

Key Features

  • Original Gel
  • BSSC 2024
  • Mariner 20hp EFI (2020)
  • River Toll 2022/23
  • Antifouled 2022

About this Boat

This is a lovely example of this very popular cuddy cabin/cruiser, she is in excellent condition and must be seen to be appreciated.

She is fitted with a Mariner 20hp EFI 4 stroke outboard brand new in 2020 (still under warranty) with electric tilt and a fuel gauge.

In the spacious cockpit, there is a full cockpit canopy in excellent condition, a bimini cover, comfortable pilot and copilot seats, bench seating across the transom and a portable table.

Inside the cabin, there is horseshoe seating, an opening cuddy ventilation hatch, porta potti toilet (Perfect for days out) and ample storage.

She was out of the water in March this year for a fresh antifoul and is equipped with mooring lines, fenders, and a swim ladder.

This is a great starter boat, perfect for day trips or fishing and will compliment any riverside property.

‘Squirt’ has a Boat Safety Scheme Certificate valid until 2024, the Broads licence has been paid until April 2023.

Waterside Marine Sales LLP normally act as Broker for the Vendor who unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars, the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute part of any contract.

A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and to have at his/her own expense a survey carried out by a qualified surveyor to check the condition and description of the boat thoroughly prior to completing the purchase.

Deposits paid prior to the survey taking place, are non-refundable, except for when the surveyor discovers a severe material defect.

Waterside Marine Sales LLP cannot be held responsible for any fault that is found with a boat after it has been purchased.

A buyer may have redress to his or her surveyor, if the fault that is found was missed when the survey was carried out.


Name Quicksilver 540 - Squirt
Manufacturer Quicksilver
Model 540
Year Built 2004
Engine Mariner
Construction GRP
Drive Outboard
Fuel Type Petrol
Berths 2
Length 17ft 8"
Beam 8ft
Air Draft ?
Draft ?

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