Project - 42ft Ketch For Sale

Project: 42' Solid Teak Ketch

Maryborough, Australia


Price: AUD9,500

Owner's Contact Details

Derek Larkin: +61 (0)407 099 516

General Description

This project boat was built in Malaysia in 1960 from solid teak and was initially employed in coastal work there. She was sailed to Australia in 1965 with a cargo of coconut copra but was confiscated by Australian Customs and sold off. It was converted to a pleasure craft and has had a number of owners since.

The present owner purchased the vessel in 1997 and spent a few years sailing the Whitsunday Islands, before sailing her to Maryborough where it was intended to strip her down for a complete restoration. However after replacing thousands of rusty mild steel fastenings with stainless steel, fitting new stainless steel chainplates, and a new bowsprit, the vessel is now reluctantly offered for sale.

Beam: 13'     Draft: 5'    Prop: 24" bronze with stainless steel prop shaft

Engine: Ford Lees 120 hp fitted with new turbocharger and new water-cooled exhaust manifold with hydraulic gearbox. Engine was overhauled at a cost of $11000 by previous owner (receipts available).

Other: Included are anchors, chain, rigging wires, winches, approx. 1 ton of manganese ballast, and new aft deck beams (cut to size and shape), compasses, etc.