Price AU $32,000

AU $32,000
MASSIVE PRICE REDUCTION AS THE VESSEL DOES REQUIRE SOME WORK. EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY TO ADD VALUE AND ENJOY A CAPABLE AND COMFORTABLE YACHT OF THIS SIZE FOR A MINIMAL INVESTMENT. PLEASE CALL FOR FULL DETAILS. Alan Payne's Skookum design is renowned for its exceptional sailing abilities in even the most challenging conditions. One spent many years in the Southern high latitudes including multiple seasons exploring Antarctica, the Chilean Fjords and South Georgia! This vessel is a superb example of the design and presents in excellent condition through out. Under previous ownership it cruised through Alaska, Mexico, Chile, the South Pacific Islands, and even weathered a Typhoon in Japan, before arriving in Hobart. Those adventurous owners even spent two winters onboard in Vancouver where the hull insulation, and diesel heater kept them warm and comfortable. The vessel has since been used to explore the stunning waters of Southern Tasmania under the last two owners, and also been utilized as a comfortable liveaboard. Presenting in good condition through out, this versatile vessel certainly has the capability to make even your most ambitious sailing dreams a reality!

Stepping inside, the charming timber trims and clean white finishes give a warm and welcoming ambience. The central saloon features a generous folding dinette, with seating for 8 in comfort on on the stunning red settees. The galley is to port and is well appointed with a 4 burner gas stove with oven, top loading fridge and freezer, double bowl stainless steel sink with H/C pressurised water, and plenty of storage for longer stays onboard. Opposite is the traditional chart table which will please even the most discerning sailor. It is well set up for easy navigation with modern technology including an AIS receiver, and plenty of room for paper charts. The accommodation is ideal for a cruising couple with occasional guests. There is a generous double v-berth forward with custom inner spring mattress. There are two single settee berths in the saloon when additional accommodation is required. The package is complete with private bathroom with toilet with holding tank, H/C shower, and vanity.

On deck, the vessel is superbly set up for shorthanded offshore sailing. It features the mainsail in a boom bag with lazy jacks, self tailing winches, all lines lead aft to the cockpit, and a quality set of sails. The performance of this vessel really needs to be experienced to be fully appreciated. The design is renowned for its excellent performance on all points of sail, and its true sea keeping abilities in challenging conditions. There is easy access around the wide side decks, and an electric anchor winch on the bow with over sized anchor and chain for extra security.

This vessel is powered by a NEW 2010 54HP Yanmar Diesel Engine. This has been well maintained and offers excellent economy and reliability. There are many spares included with the vessel.

With its true Bluewater capability, comfortable interior, and cruising amenities, this vessel offers a rare opportunity to purchase a vessel of this size and quality for an affordable price. For more information please call John Radonic on 0459322862.

Derwent Boat Sales offers the information on this vessel including condition, in good faith as provided by the Owner/Vendor. While confident about the accuracy we cannot Guarantee or Warrant it but will assist any prospective purchaser verify this as part of the purchase process.
Hobart TAS
Family, Leisure, Cruising
Alan Payne
Alan Meile SA
40' 6" - 12.35m
Keel / Ballast
Long Traditional Keel
Hull Material
Steel Steel 5mm Steel Hull
Deck Material
NEW 2010 Yanmar 4JH4AE 54HP Diesel Engine
Engine Make
Fuel Type
Engine Hours
3000hrs (approx)
Number Engines
Shaft drive with PSS shaft seal, and Hydralign 3 blade feathering prop (spare 3 blade fixed prop)
300L in Keel tank, 100L in day tank (Keel tank cleaned 2021)
Well appointed galley to port featuring a 4 burner gas stove with oven, large top loading fridge and freezer, double bowl stainless steel sink with pressurised H/C water, and plenty of storage.
12V Dometic Fridge/freezer
Lido 4 burner gas stove with oven
Hot Water System
20L Hot water system from engine and 240V
Excellent accommodation for a liveaboard or long range cruising. There is a generous double v-berth forward with custom inner spring mattress, and two single settee berths available in the saloon when addition accommodation is required.
Lavac toilet with Henderson pump and 100L holding tank
Sharp CD Player/Radio with 2 external speakers
Air Conditioning
Dickinson diesel heater with flue
Boom bag with lazy jacks (requires new zip)
Staysail cover
Spray dodger (requires repair/Replacement of canvas)
Sun cover and rain cover for whole boat
Mosquito netting for hatches and doors
Rain cover for companionway hatch
Ground Tackle
Skeels and Perkin Mk II Electric Anchor Winch
22kg Bugel anchor with 80m x 10mm short link chain
45lb CQR Primary Anchor
Safety Gear
Burke Life Sling
Horse shore life ring with float light and drogue
Firdell blipper radar reflector
Bilge Pumps
NEW 2022 Manual Bilge Pump, and Electric Bilge Pump (Plus spare pump and rebuild kit)
Fire Protection
3 x Fire Extinguishers, 1 X Fire Blanket
12V System through out
(requires new house batteries)
NEW 2022 Engine Start Battery
Link 10 Battery Monitor
2 x 60W Solar Panels
Sun saver 6 Photovoltaic solar regulator
Pro Nautic 240V Battery Charger
160amp alternator plus Yanmar 80amp alternator
Aero3Gen wind generator with silent wind blades
Raymarine depth sounder
Garmin depth sounder/fish finder
VHF Icom M304 radio
HF Icom M710 Radio including auto tuner and Pactor modem
Raymarine Pathfinder
AIS receiver
Suunto Compass
Sail Inventory
NEW 2015 Mainsail - Fully battened 10.2oz dacron
Genoa - 135% 3.5oz dacron
NEW 2016 Yankee - 9.8oz dacron
Staysail - 9.8oz dacron (Hanked on in deck bag)
Storm Jib - Dayglo orange 10.5oz dacron
Storm Trysail - Dayglo orange 10.5oz dacron
Asymmetrical spinnaker in sock
Spare main and Yankee
Mast / Rigging
Aluminium mast
Stainless Steel standing rigging (last replaced 2013)
Spinnaker pole
Spinlock clutches
Deck Gear
2 x Arco ST50 Self Tailing winches
2 x Arco 45 Self Tailing winches
Barlow 34 winch
The hull is insulated to the waterline
Extensive spares are included with the vessel

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