Price AU $259,500

AU $259,500
This stunning clipper bowed centre cockpit ketch is a true modern classic presenting in excellent condition ready for its next adventure! This vessel really has to be seen to be fully appreciated, with its traditional lines, gleaming bright work, and warm interior. Built by the renown Orams yard in New Zealand, the quality of the build is evident as soon as you step onboard. Capable of 200NM+ days, this vessel is fast, strong, and sea kindly and has an impressive history of ocean crossings including passages to America, Africa, and cruising the Pacific. No expense has been spared in the vessels maintenance and upgrades including 2022 FULL RESPRAY OF TOPSIDES, NEW 2022 EXHAUST SYSTEM, NEW 2021 FORESTAY AND FURLER, NEW 2021 ANCHOR WASH DOWN, NEW 2021 STAINLESS STEEL BOARDING LADDER, NEW 2020 STAINLESS STEEL DINGHY DAVITS, NEW 2021 PROP, SHAFT, CUTLASS BEARING, 2020 ANCHOR WINCH REFURBISHED, the list goes on! This presents as an incredible opportunity for someone to own a charming vessel equipped for round the world voyages in comfort and style.

Inside, the vessel has the warm, traditional ambience with incredible attention to detail. The saloon features stunning stained glass cabinets which are tastefully back lit creating gentle mood lighting. A large dinette is to port with seating for 10 in comfort. The accommodation is very well appointed with a true master cabin aft with queen sized berth and fully ensuite. A second large double is in the forepeak with single above, and there are two single bunks in a private cabin to port. These are serviced by a second large bathroom with separate shower bay. The U shaped galley is cleverly designed for use at sea, and features a 3 burner stove with oven, large fridge and deep freezer, and ample storage for extended passages. A traditional chart table is opposite which is suit even the most discerning navigator, complete with Raymarine Chartplotter and radios.

On deck the cockpit is well protected with a spray dodger, and sail controls are close at hand. With the NEW 2018 Bow thruster, furling headsail, and boom bags with lazy jacks for the main and mizzen, the vessel is easy to manoeuvre even with just two onboard. The decks were fully refurbished in 2001 with NEW Teak and present in excellent condition. The sail inventory is also impressive and in as NEW condition with the Mainsail, Mizzen, and Headsail all being NEW over the last 5 years. This vessel is a joy to sail, and even features an asymmetric spinnaker for improved downwind performance.

This vessel is powered by a 126HP Perkins Diesel engine which was professionally refurbished in 2013, and has only done 900 hours since. This provides ample power and easy cruising at 7 to 8 knots. The access to the engine is also excellent with a walk in engine room which also houses the Diesel Generator.

In 1999 the vessel also underwent a full re-sheathing of the bottom with modern materials to make her more impermeable to water than the day she was manufactured. The condition of the vessel really is a credit to her owner, and it presents ready to be enjoyed. This Australian Registered vessel would suit anyone looking for a stunning yacht, with impressive sailing performance in any conditions. An inspection of this vessel is highly recommended.
For more information please call Jo Breen 0432 031 100 or 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.
Kettering TAS
Family, Cruising, Live Aboard
Rego Number
ON 855297
L Francis Herreshoff
Orams New Zealand
65' 9" - 20.04m
25 Tonnes
Keel / Ballast
Traditional long Keel
Hull Material
Deck Material
NEW 2001 Teak Decks in excellent condition
Perkins H6345M 126HP Diesel Engine with Borg Warner gearbox The engine and gearbox were fully reconditioned by a professional workshop in 2013. Walk in Engine Room giving excellent access to the engine and generator NEW 2020 PSS Shaft Seal 2020 Freshwater cooling plumbing replaced and upgraded NEW 2022 Exhaust system including hose, wet muffler and skin fittings.
Engine Make
Fuel Type
Engine Hours
900 since major rebuild
Number Engines
Cruise Speed
7-8 Knots
NEW 2020 Propellor, drive shaft, cutlass bearing and coupling
NEW 2018 Bow Thruster
4kW Onan Generator
600L (2 x 300L)
1000L (2 x 500L)
U shaped galley, with double sink, ideal for preparing meals at sea. Ample storage and bench space.
Bench top fridge with large chest freezer below
Gimballed 3 burner stove with oven and grill
Hot Water System
True master cabin aft with a queen sized berth and full ensuite.
Double in the forepeak with single berth above.
Private cabin with two single bunks.
Pilot berth to starboard.
Additional berths in the saloon when required.
Separate H/C Shower in large bay.
1 x guest bathroom with marine toilet, 1 x ensuite with marine toilet in aft cabin, Both toilets fitted with holding tanks and pump-out deck points
CD player with AM/FM radio. Extension speakers in cockpit and aft cabin
Air Conditioning
Diesel heater ducted to saloon area
Highfield 260 Ultralite Rigid Inflatable
NEW 2021 Yamaha 2.5HP
Boom bags with lazy jacks for Main and Mizzen
Spray Dodger
Full deck covers
Ground Tackle
Electric Anchor Winch (Refurbished, Repainted, and a lowering deck switch added 2020)
CQR main anchor with 100m of 12mm chain
Spare 65lb CQR anchor with 10m of 12mm chain and 100m of 20mm line.
Safety Gear
2 x Horseshoe lifebuoys fitted with new flashing lights
Automatic Danbuoy
MOB recovery harness
radar reflector on mizzen mast
Bilge Pumps
Manual and Electric Bilge Pumps
Life Raft
8-man Liferaft fitted with EPIRB (Requires servicing)
Fire Protection
Fire Extinguishers and Fire Blanket
12V, 24V, and 240V Systems
12V reducer for navigation instruments and radios
240VAC reticulation throughout, connected to Onan generator and Shore power inlet
Solar Panels
Battery Charger
Onan Generator
2 x Raymarine Chart plotters (chart table and cockpit)
NEW 2020 AIS
Depth Sounder
VHF Radio
Instrumentation for Wind speed/direction
HF radio transceiver
Sail Inventory
NEW 2019 Furling Genoa (NEW 2021 UV Strip) and Mizzen Main
NEW 2017 Mainsail
Spare Mainsail
Smaller Staysail
Mizzen Staysail
1800 Square Foot Asymmetric spinnaker
Storm Jib and Trisail
Mast / Rigging
Ketch rig with furling headsail and hanked on staysails
NEW 2021 Forestay
NEW 2021 Reefit Headsail Furler for the Genoa
Deck Gear
NEW 2020 Stainless Steel Dinghy Davits
NEW 2021 Deck wash down pump and hose for cleaning the anchor and chain
NEW 2021 Stainless Steel boarding ladder
April 2022 - The topsides were professionally re-spraryed with two pack epoxy
Large quantity of spares including oil and fuel filters, several winch handles, some tools, two boxes of instruction manuals.

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