Steel Pilothouse Ketch Motorsailer


Moore Park Beach

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Steel Pilothouse Ketch Motorsailer powered by keel cooled 6LW Gardner with 3,500 litre fuel capacity for long range passagemaking. Built in NZ in 1975 to Lloyd’s Specifications in 6mm Corten Steel. Completed last circumnavigation 2018.

All modern Raymarine and Furuno navigation equipment, Icom and Inmarsat comms. Extensive safety gear, Highfield dinghy with 8HP Outboard. Hydraulic windlass, spare holding tackle. Sails in fair condition, Cruising speed over 8knots, fuel consumption 2.5 litres per hour.

Strong, safe and comfortable passagemaking vessel, Australian Registered Ship. Bukh DV10 auxiliary engine, 7kvA alternator.
Spare Gardner starter motor, alternator and injectors with service tools. Water capacity 1.2 tons with water maker (not used).

About 300 charts for South Pacific and equatorial circumnavigation. Slipped & antifouled, Propspeed done six months ago, 1,000 litres of fuel on board. Six man SOLAS liferaft with EPIRB. Large medical inventory, not used! Lying on the Burnett River, Bundaberg.
Best offers over $55,000 with inspection by appointment. Motivated vendor, reluctant sale. PH 0484 669 765


Boat type sail
Make Watson 16.7 mtr LOA passagemaker
Model Corten steel ketch to Lloyd’s Specifications for Full Powered Yachts.
Length 16.7 mtrs LOA
Condition used
Year manufactured 1976
Hull type mono
Registration number AFL608N
Registration expiry 2020
HIN number AUWWA153869J78