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1982 Lobster Timber

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Lobster Timber
1982 Lobster Timber
$150,000 EGC - Excluding Government Charges 2




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5.5 metres

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(Ref No fb384)

Lobster / shark / trap /line boat
Dimensions – 17.37m x 5.5m x 2m
Construction – Timber (WA Kauri hardwood framing ; Vic blue gum planking)
Built – 1982
Designer – William Ferrier
Builder – Harry Ferrier, Apollo Bay, Victoria
Layout – Wet well & insulated iceroom amidships with aft wheelhouse. Round bilge design

Caterpillar 3406 C 365hp. Rebuilt 2020. (25k before rebuilt)
Heat exchange cooled ; dry exhaust.
Speed – 10.8 kts @ 1800 rpm ; 9.5m @ 1400 rpm
Litres per hour – 25 (working gear)

Gearbox – Twin Disc MG 5114 3: 1 with live PTO & clutch assembly. Recent rebuild
Auxiliary motor – Caterpillar / Perkins 40hp 4 cyl coupled to 28 kva gen set.
Hydraulics – Vickers (h/pressure) run off gearbox – serving anchor winch, pot & slewing crane
Crane – Palfinger 2700 MC – with a 3000 kg lift (250 kg @ 5.5m) fitted with own hydraulic/ electric with power from gen set.
Shaft – Aquamet 22 (fitted 2006) being 2.75 inch. Survey next due on shaft in 2023
Propellor – Austral 4 blade 38 " dia. X 36 pitch
Pumps – Posiflex 2 x 2.5 in, 1 x Japsco with el. Clutch & 2 x 2400 litre 24 volt
Steering – Cloverdale/Vickers power-assisted hydraulic – driven off main engine.
Pedestal deck winch with 500mm horizontal head & vertical pot winch. Both on forward deck.
Anchor winch – 3000 series Posiflex/Cloverdale built in 2016
Chain – 50 fathom x 15mm s/link; anchors – 3 x survey including Bruce 35 lb, reef & Nielson 100 lb.

30 bag wet well with crates and top covering
10-12 m3 insulated iceroom with pound board divisions
Fuel – 2 x 2000 litre stainless steel
Water – 2 x 80 litre plastic type
Hydraulic – 2 x 120 litre & 1 x 20 litre
Hand rails – stainless steel (40mm)

Radar – Furuno 48 mile
Echo sounders – 2 x Furuno FCV292 & 1100L (10kw
Automatic pilot – Saura (with new pump)
Radios – Icom SSB; 2 x Icom VHF
GPS – 2 x Furuno GP3500 / 1 x Furuno (Nav Star digital)
Computer system
Compass – Saura 6 in.
Lights – 24 & 240 volt (Multiple – high voltage)
Wind guage – Simrad (new)

3 x bunks ( 1 x foc’sle, 1 aft cabin & 1 x skipper in cabin
Water heater – Rheem 120 litre
Stove – 2-burner gas with oven
Fridge / freezer
Sink – stainless steel

Other fittings:
12m Mast (oregon 150 -200mm), stainless steel 14mm shrouds, no boom.
Sails – 2 x Hood steading type (main with loose foot & jib)
Liferaft – 4 man inflatable (leased)

Spares – Extensive including filters, pumps, propeller (38 x 35) & Twin Disc gearbox (with rebuilt certification)

Fishing gear:
None offered with boat, but owner is prepared to negotiate on lobster fishing gear including 50 lobster pots (steel/plastic & cane) with 85 fathom strops (range from 15, 20 & 25 fathom). All gear crated.

Slipping – February 2021. Hull repainted & checked over by a boat builder. On slip for two weeks.

Survey – AMSA 3B current.

Location – Victoria

Comment – This is a one-owner family vessel since built in 1982 and maintained in survey .
The vessel is well set up and a proven vessel in multiple southern ocean fisheries and carries Australian Shipping Registration.
Owner now planning to retire after a lifetime on the sea.
All purchase options will be considered.

• This vessel would also make an ideal live aboard or coastal cruiser.
• Vessel carries AMSA survey to mid 2023.

Price: $230,000 + GST

***** NEW PRICE from Jan 2022 ****

Price: $150,000 + GST

2EGC prices exclude government charges. Contact the dealer to determine charges applicable to you.