Price AU $40,000 Negotiable
AU $40,000 Negotiable
Big volume Australian registered steel cruising ketch, "Gafia II" is currently used as a liveaboard and as such is very well set up. This is the second time the current vendor has owned her begining in 2004 to 2007 and again from 2017 to now; but with an unexpected addition to the family of four, the decision has been made to head ashore. Measuring in at 36' over deck and 40' with bow sprit. Sleeping for 3 adults and 2 children, absolutely loads of storage space, head room is 184cm at the base of the companionway / nav station then increasing to 2m. The cockpit is spacious and includes cushions and clears all round creating a comfortable protected space for the family to relax at anchor. Plenty of room on deck to walk around, spread out and enjoy the sun or for storage of gear. Her 63hp fresh water cooled engine has been beautifully maintained and should prove reliable and economical for many years to come. Inspections of this vessel is strictly by appointment only by calling Australiawide Boat sales on 07 3348 3177. Over all she's a well founded and well cared for ketch, (slipped and antifouled July 2018) and perfect for long distance adventures or as a spacious, economical live aboard.
Family, Leisure, Cruising
Kirby Marine, Melbourne Victoria.
36' - 10.97m
Keel / Ballast
Full keel with cutaway fore.
63hp, fresh water cooled, 4 cylinder diesel shaft drive with 3 blade fixed prop.
Portable 900w petrol driven genset.
250 litre steel tank.
250 litre stainless steel tank.
Dual stainless steel sinks, pressure water,
Double lid, top loading refrigerator with both 2 plate eutectic and 12v operation.
2 burner cooker with oven, not connected to gas.
"Aquabase" watermaker fitted but not yet plumbed in.
The unique but very usable space below decks is broken up into 3 distinct areas. From the spacious cockpit, the companionway leads to enclosed heads to port and storage to starboard. Through then to the starboard in line galley with navigation table and single berth to port. Forward is the king size bed with an abundance of cupboards and drawers, fold away table and settee. The fore peak is accessed through the for'ard bulk head and accommodates two single berths of 183cm in length, perfect for the kids. Good light, ventilation and headroom through out.
Electric marine toilet with macerator - no holding tank.
3hp Yamaha two stroke.
Dodger, bimini, covers and clears for cockpit, main sail and mizzen sail bags, UV strip for headsail.
Rocna anchor along with spare Danforth and Plough anchors. 80m of chain to a one way electric winch.
EPIRB, 1 x manual and 3 x electric bilge pumps, life jackets, fire extinguishers, flares, solid safety rails and netting,
2 house and 1 starter battery, 240v shore power and outlets, battery isolation switch, 2000w Edecoa inverter, 2 x 140w solar panels, KT 20amp solar charge controller, sepperate AC & DC control panels.
Raymarine A70D chart plotter, Raymarine ST6002 smart pilot, Raymarine ST60+ wind display, Navman depth sounder, Icom VHF, Saura binnacle compass.
Mainsail, mizzen, furling genoa, storm jib all in good condition.
Mast / Rigging
Ketch rig with inner cutter stay, deck stepped single spreader main and mizzen, stainless steel standing rigging ( over 10 years of age).
Timber wheel helm, cockpit cushions, Jacobs ladder, stainless steel mooring cleats, spare portable fuel and water tanks, main and mizzen lazy jacks, Lewmar and Barlow winches, steel bow sprit, fenders and mooring lines.
Australian Registered ON 317790. Antifouled July 2018.