This listing was ended by the seller because the item is no longer available.

Picture Information

Image is loading
Image not available
Mouse over to Zoom
Click to enlarge
Have one to sell? Sell it yourself

Details about  1990 Zodiac Hurricane Technologies

Zodiac Hurricane 733 Custom Cabin Rigid Inflatable Boat - RIB RHIB

1990 Zodiac Hurricane Technologies

Seller information

100% Positive feedback

Item Information

Item condition:

Used previously for open ocean expedition.

Sep 20, 2014
US $15,000.00
Approximately C $18,243.76(including shipping)
Get low monthly payments | get an instant decision
Get a free insurance quote from GEICO | Learn More
Buyer responsible for vehicle pick-up or shipping
Item location:
Fairfield, Iowa, United States
Ships to:
Full payment is required within 7 days of auction close
eBay item number:
Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing.

Item specifics

Condition: Used : Split the cost with friends
A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab
Seller Notes: Used previously for open ocean expedition.
Year: 1990 Trailer: Included
Make: Zodiac Hurricane Technologies Engine Type: None
Length (feet): 24 For Sale By: Private Seller
Beam (feet): 8.5 Hull ID Number: XDC73006D990
Hull Material: GRP hull with Hypalon tubes

Zodiac Hurricane 733

- 24' Custom Cabin RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boat) -

You are bidding on a unique, one of a kind custom Zodiac Hurricane 733 rigid inflatable boat with custom aluminum cabin and cockpit solar canopy.  It utilizes the proven ZHT military spec hull and incorporates features for all weather protection and extended cruising.  The following paragraphs detail the primary features and condition of sale.

Hull - The deep V fiberglass hull is the standard military spec design that Zodiac utilizes for Special Operations and rescue organizations around the world.  The hull has never been painted and has no known structural defects or problems other than a couple of minor dings. 

Inflatable Tubes - The tubes are made of neoprene/hypalon and have painted lettering.  They have custom attachment flaps to the cabin and a previously existing vinyl cockpit enclosure, plus a custom stainless bow roller for the anchor rode.  The tubes leak overnight and would need troubleshooting - they show their age and use.  

Custom Cabin - the cabin and cockpit canopy frame are aluminum and have no known structural defects.  The entire cabin is flange bolted to stainless inserts in the deck, with the sides contoured to receive the tubes (the cabin does not rest on the tubes).  The cockpit canopy incorporates four 43 watt solar panels.  Two openings in the deck can be seen inside the cabin - they permit access to thru-hull fittings suitable for a watermaker and head.  

Self-Righting System - The aluminum arch above the transom is a Self-Righting System.  I've never had to use it so it will need a recharge and servicing.

Propulsion - The boat has a MerCruiser Bravo II drive that turns easily by hand and had no known mechanical problems when last used.  This unit has about 400 hours on it.  A 19x19 aluminum prop will be included in the sale.  The original engine was a MerCruiser D636 but it has been sold - the boat does not come with an engine but the engine mount remains in place.

Fuel Tanks and System - There are three large below-deck custom aluminum fuel tanks with a combined capacity of approximately 280 gallons.  The tanks occupy all the space forward of the engine compartment below deck and can be inspected/cleaned thru large access plates that can be seen in the pictures.  The fuel system was used for diesel and biodiesel - each tank has a supply and return line which terminate at separate manifolds.  All fuel lines are Parker Hannifin flexible stainless steel with Teflon interior - the twin manifolds allow switching and fuel transfer between tanks.  There are no known leaks or problems but cleaning is recommended before use.  All of the tanks are bolted in place and could be removed if desired.

Systems and Equipment - The photos show trim systems and miscellaneous systems and parts mounted in the engine compartment and elsewhere - these will be sold with the boat but the buyer should assume they will all need troubleshooting or replacement. 

Trailer - A twin axle, full roller trailer with surge brakes is included with the sale.

Commercial Use - Law requires that any boat used to carry cargo or passengers for commercial purposes between US ports must have been built in America.  This boat was built by Zodiac primarily in Canada.  However, I obtained an official exemption to this law because so much custom work was done in the USA, so the boat can be used for commercial purposes if desired.

Conditions of Sale - The boat is offered as is, where is - what you see is what you will get.  I don't know of any significant problems but must sell as-is because I haven't had it surveyed or in the water recently.  The boat is located in Fairfield, Iowa 52556 and is available for inspection and/or survey.  The boat is being offered thru other venues and could be removed from eBay at any time.  The sale will be final so please ask any questions and inspect the boat prior to sale. 

Removal and Shipping - The boat must be removed within 20 days - all shipping arrangements and related cost are the responsibility of the buyer.  However, if arrangements are agreed upon prior to auction close, I could deliver the boat on it's trailer for $.50 per round trip mile within North America.

Questions and answers about this item

No questions or answers have been posted about this item.

Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing.

Shipping and handling

If your vehicle is near you, just make arrangements with the seller to pick it up. If it's further away, you can either fly or drive to the car's location, or you can hire a shipping service to get it delivered to your door. The seller may have additional options available, so check their description for more information
Item Location:Fairfield, Iowa, United States
Shipping to: Worldwide

Payment details

Full Payment

Payment method Preferred/Accepted  
Money order/Cashiers cheque
Cash in person
Other - See seller's payment instructions
Full payment is required within 7 days of auction close

Seller's payment instructions

A $2000 non-refundable deposit via PayPal is required within 24 hours, and the remaining balance due within 7 days unless other arrangements are made prior to closing of the auction.

Vehicle Purchase Protection

This vehicle is eligible for up to $50,000 in Vehicle Purchase Protection in the event that you never receive after you have paid for it or sent a refundable deposit.
To qualify for Vehicle Purchase Protection you must be the winning bidder or an auction or click the Buy It Now button directly on the eBay site. Additional eligibility may apply.


Get Low Monthly Payments on the Vehicle You Always Wanted!
time left
Current bid amount
Shipping amount
Bid Count
time left
current bid
Current bid amount Approximately:
Shipping amount Approximately:
Import charges:
Import charges:
(estimated and based on max bid)
Your bid amount


Your current max bid:
Increase your chances of winning by setting a higher bid now.
Let eBay place automatic bids for you  This opens a help overlay dialogue about automatic bidding.
How does automatic bidding work?
As other bids come in, eBay will automatically raise your bid in small amounts, up to your limit. Learn More. - opens in a new window or tab
Close button. This closes the help overlay dialogue.
, up to
By placing a bid, you are giving your express consent to share your contact information with the seller and authorizing the seller to contact you regarding this vehicle or similar vehicles. For more information see our eBay Motors Bidding Policy.
By submitting your bid, you are committing to buy this item from the seller if you are the winning bidder. You have read and agree to the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions - opens in a new window or tab. Import charges previously quoted are subject to change if you increase you maximum bid amount.
By clicking Confirm, you commit to buy this item from the seller if you are the winning bidder.
By clicking Confirm, you are committing to buy this item from the seller if you are the winning bidder and have read and agree to the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions - opens in a new window or tab. Import charges previously quoted are subject to change if you increase your maximum bid amount.
Tell us what you think 
We've made a few changes to bidding.
Were these helpful?
Bid layer is updating the contents.
Resume bidding, if the page does not update immediately.
FREE shipping
See item description
+ See item description for shipping
(Enter ##1## or more)
(Enter more than ##1##)
Your max bid:
You've been outbid. Don't let it get away - place another bid.
You've been outbid by an automatic bid placed earlier by another bidder.
You're the highest bidder on this item!
You're the first bidder on this item!
You're the highest bidder on this item, but you're close to being outbid.
This auction is almost over and you're currently the high bidder.
You're the high bidder on this item, but the reserve price hasn't been met yet.
You've been outbid by someone else.
You can still win! Try bidding again.
You've been outbid by someone else's max bid.
You can still win! Try bidding again.
Your bid wasn't accepted because it's the same as someone else's bid.
Try raising your max bid.
You're the highest bidder!
To increase your chances of winning, try raising your bid.
You're the first bidder. Good Luck!
You're still the highest bidder!
You increased your max bid to
Please enter your bid again.
Enter a valid amount for your bid.
Enter a bid that is the minimum bid amount or higher.
You have to bid at least
Sorry, you can't lower your maximum bid once it's placed.
This seller requires the buyer to have a PayPal account to purchase this item. Get a PayPal account here .
Your bid is the same as or more than the Buy It Now price. You can save time and money by buying it now.
Place bid
Review and confirm your bid
Bid confirmation
Increase max bid
Enter a custom max bid more than ##2##
Enter a custom max bid of ##2## or more
+ ##2## approximate import charges
##2## (approximately)
Please enter a higher amount than the current bid.
+ ##2## for shipping
Bid ##3## now
Bid ##3##
Time left:
Current bid:
(approximately ##1##)
Your maximum bid:
(approximately ##1##)
Increase your maximum bid:
By clicking 1 Click Bid, you commit to buy this item from the seller if you're the winning bidder. Learn moreabout 1-click bid - opens in a new window or tab
(approximately ##1##)
Winning bid:
Starting bid:
Congrats! The auction has ended and you're the winner.
The auction has ended, but the reserve price was not met.
Sorry, the auction has ended and you were outbid.
Good news, you're the high bidder.
Sorry, you've been outbid.
You're the high bidder, but the reserve price is not met.
Please enter a higher amount than the current bid.
Maximum bids cannot be lowered once submitted.
Please enter a valid number.