PROFITABLE AND WELL ESTABLISHED TOURISM BUSINESS - ILLUSIONS FOR SALE
One of the Whitsundays most established and family run tourism business is available for purchases and the current owners wish to retire after many years of operation.
“Illusions” is a 10.9 metre sailing catamaran which runs a daily sailing / diving / snorkelling trip from Coral Sea Marina Resort in Airlie Beach to the beautiful fringing reefs of Blue Pearl Bay on Hayman Island, as well as Langford Island and reef. Both locations are two of the most requested and lie in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.
“Illusions” has operated in the Whitsundays successfully for many years and enjoys an outstanding reputation for fun and value for money.
The business is being sold as a going concern with everything required including: business name; website; phone number; Voyager catamaran; Hiace Minibus; required operating permits; boat equipment as per the inventory inclusions list; diving and snorkelling equipment as detailed; and catering equipment as detailed.
The owners are ready to retire, so this your opportunity to take ownership of a profitable business with a great reputation, and one with opportunity for further enhancement and growth.
Call for a confidential discussion. Full business details and financials are available to qualified parties.
? 2009 10.9m Tasman sailing catamaran.
? Commercial tender with 18hp outboard.
? 2010 12 seater Hiace minibus.
? GBRMPA Permit.
? Marketing / Manifesting Agreements where applicable.
? Business name.
? Business graphics.
? Business mobile number 0455 142 021.
? Forward bookings at the time of settlement.
? All certificates related to the vessels and bus.
? All equipment as listed in this inventory.
|Make/Model||PROFITABLE AND WELL ESTABLISHED TOURISM BUSINESS - ILLUSIONS FOR SALE|
|Location||Airlie Beach, Whitsundays|
|Commercial Survey||Class 1C - to a maximum of 16 persons.
Class 1D - to a maximum of 40 persons.
Class 4C - to a maximum of 8 persons.
Class 4D - to a maximum of 9 persons.
|Keel / Ballast||Mini keels.|
|Engine||No: of engines: Two.
Engine info: 2 x Volvo Penta
Engine build year: Vendor not sure, but suggested age is 2009 to 2011.
Engine servicing: Last serviced October 2020.
Engine horsepower: 25hp
Diesel / Petrol: Diesel
Drive type: Sail Drives.
Propellers: Standard fixed propellers.
|Engine Hours||Approximately 5,000 to 6,000 hours|
|Accommodation||Single berths: One forward single in the port side forward double.
Double berths: Three double cabins.
Total berths: Seven.
No: of cabins: Three.
|Galley||Stove details: Two burner SMEV gas stove.
Oven: SMEV gas oven.
Grill: Not applicable.
Microwave oven: Not applicable.
Convection oven: Not applicable.
Fridge: Built in 133 litre Vitrifrigo front loading fridge.
Freezer: Built in 56 litre Vitrifrigo front loading freezer.
Sink: Single bowl stainless steel sink.
Hot and cold water: Hot and cold water.
Water delivery type: Pressure water.
Saloon details: Wrap around seating for 6-8. Table has been removed but can be put back in place.
Saloon Fabric: Vinyl - Note: has been patched in some areas and is serviceable but worn.
BBQ: Stainless steel BBQ mounted in cockpit.
|Refrigeration||Fridge: Built in 133 litre Vitrifrigo front loading fridge.
Freezer: Built in 56 litre Vitrifrigo front loading freezer.
|Toilet||Two electric toilets both connected to holding tanks.|
|Dinghy||Barefoot commercial alloy hull tender with tube covers. Carries 8.|
|Outboard||18hp Mercury outboard, plus backup 18th Yamaha outboard.|
|Covers||Hardtop fully covers cockpit, plus clears forward. Boom bag. Cockpit side clears Aft shade cover. Side and forward window covers.|
|Ground Tackle||Windlass: Muir electric windlass with foot buttons.
Anchors: Two anchors.
Chain: 60m chain.
|Safety Gear||Life jackets: 40 life jackets
Life rings: One life ring with light.
EPIRB: Safety Alert EPIRB expires November 2024.
Defibrillator: Automated External Defibrillator unit.
Oxygen: Emergency Oxygen kit.
First aid kit: As per commercials requirements.
Flares: As per commercial requirements.
V-sheet: As per commercial requirements.
Lifelines: Four S/S wire lifelines, with the bow top being a S/S rail.
Bilge pumps: One x manual bilge pump, plus Four auto/man switchable 12v electric bilge pumps on float switches.
Fire Blankets: One fire blanket.
Manual extinguishers: Four x handheld fire extinguishers.
Fire certificate: A current fire certificate is in place and is renewed twice annually as per commercial survey r
|Electrics||Electrical type: 240v/12v systems.
Generators: Not applicable.
Inverter: One small inverter, new 2020
Shore power: One x 240volt 15amp shore power circuit.
Solar panels: One x solar panel fixed to transom.
Battery house: One x house battery – new 2020.
Start batteries: Two x start batteries – new 2018.
Battery charger: Enerdrive 60ah battery charger.
Lighting system: LED lighting.
Hot water service: 240v + heat exchange and tank hot water system.
Dehumidifier: De’Longi 240v dehumidifier.
|Electronics Navigation||Depth: As per Plotter.
Sonar: Not applicable.
Autopilot: Raymarine Autopilot with one head unit at helm.
Radar: Not applicable.
GPS / Plotter: Raymarine 10” touch screen plotter.
Furuno GP-32 GPS.
Wind: Raymarine ST60+ Wind display.
Marine radios: Icom IC-M302 VHF.
Uniden hand-held VHF.
Satellite Phone: Not applicable.
AIS: AIS receive only.
Other: Simrad IS-15 instrument.
|Sail Inventory||Mainsail info: One mainsail in near new condition.
Headsail info: One self-tacking furling headsail.
Other sails: Code 0 on Foil.
|Mast / Rigging||Mast info: Seldon aluminium mast and boom.
Spar info: Single sweptback spreader.
Furler info: Furling headsail and Code 0.
Standing rigging info: Stainless steel. Current rigging certificate in place as per commercial requirements.
Run rigging info: Good condition.
Rigging replace Y/N: Vendor not sure of Standing Rigging age, but there is a current rigging certificate in place, which is renewed annually as per commercial survey requirements.
Winch, Manual info: 2 x Andersen 28 2SP S/T manual winches.
3 x Andersen 40 2SP S/T manual winches.
No: of winch handles: Various.
Other equipment: Self-tacking headsail hardware
|Deck Gear||EXTRA EQUIPMENT:
Other equipment: 10 x Diving regulators with BCD.
Other equipment: 1 x Mares dive wrist computer.
Other equipment: 20 x Wet suits.
Other equipment: 30 x Stinger suits.
Other equipment: 47 x Masks.
Other equipment: 48 x Fins.
Other equipment: 50 x Diving weights.
Other equipment: 10 x Diving belts.
Other equipment: Food serving equipment including plates, forks, etc.
Other equipment: 1 x Diving trolley.
Other equipment: 2 x GoPro cameras.
Other equipment: 1 x Vacuum cleaner.
Other equipment: 6 x Diesel and 1 x Petrol Jerry cans.
Other equipment: Merchandise including T-shirts, Caps, stubbie holders.
Other equipment: 1 x Laminating machine.
Other equipment: 1 x Apple iPad.
Other equipment: 1 x Business phone.
Other equipment: 2 x Insulated catering food boxes.
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