Southern XP856

For those who want the best of the best! The XP856 boasts an impressive 2.8 metre beam which equals huge interior volume and exceptional stability while maintaining Southern’s super soft ride thanks to a 20 degree deep vee hull design. Rated for single or twin engine installations up to 400hp with inboard diesel options available. Custom layout options are vast and include lockup head/shower enclosures, easy access bifold doors, wheelhouse galley setups and more… Custom builds and modifications have long been an integral part of Southern’s business with many happy owners achieving the boaof their dreams thanks to the team of skilled designers and boat builders proud to call the Southern product their own. Custom configurations utilise existing hulls available in the range or start afresh with a size and layout selected by the owner. Many power options are available throughout the standard size range and in custom sizes from Outboards to Diesel Sterndrives. Builds have included the impressive Southern XP996 with berths for 6 and a full size galley/salon area and the XP776 Offshore Game fisher flaunting Volkswagen’s new 265hp marine diesel. (See right) Southern encourage owner input and involvement during the build process to ensure those little details are just the way you envisage them and provide continual progress and budget updates via their dealer network to the customer. Whether you have a design/designer in mind, you would like to customise a standard Southern model or you have a size and layout in mind but don’t know where to go next, contact the team at Southern today and start making that dream become a reality.

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Standard Features:

Marine Grade Alloy Hull and cabin sides
GRP Hardtop roof and dash
Twin King/Queen seating w/ storage
Curved Glass Windscreen w/ sliding side windows
Full cabin bulkhead and lockable sliding door
Walk through transom with door
Live bait tank with pump
Keel Wear Strip
Heavy duty Marine Paint finish
350 litre fuel tank, sender and filler
Large anchor well with provision for windlass
Carpeted cabin and interior
Cabin vee berth with Macro suede upholstery
Provision for Electric Toilet
Removable Marine carpet throughout
Rocket launcher with Integrated grab rails
Four alloy rod holders
Two rear cleats
Two rod trays (lockable options available)
Stainless steel fairlead
Stainless front bollard
Safety Grab rails throughout
Forward cabin hatch
Cabin Windows
Wiring loom with Switch panel
Bilge pump
LED Navigation Lights
12VDC Power socket
Concealed battery storage
Southern Graphics set


LOA: 8.600m
Beam: 2.800m
Deadrise: 20 degree Vee
Hull Bottom Thickness: 6mm
Hull Side Thickness: 4mm
Fuel Capacity: 350L
Recommended HP: 250 – 400HP
Max HP: 400HP
Tow Weight (Approx): 2750kg
Hull Warranty: 6 year Structural

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