Steel Cruiser

AU$144,000.00 make an offer

The vendor is keen to discuss a deal, so offers are invited. This 1998 15m plus steel motor cruiser makes a fantastic liveaboard, long distance cruiser, or a great platform for weekends away. Slipped, checked, and antifouled November 2021 she is ready to go.

A great mix of internal and external spaces including a large aft deck fitted with crane and tender mounts to hold the tender during passages. There are two eating areas, one in the cockpit under cover and another inside the saloon. A fully equipped galley with gas cooking is provided.

Accommodation consists of three large single berths up front, and a king bed downstairs. All internal areas are air conditioned.

Hull and decks are 6mm steel. The vessel is driven by a Mercedes 8 cylinder diesel providing 8-9 knots cruise speed at 1200rpm. Engine was last serviced September 2021, and oil samples from December 2021 showed all in good condition (Report available). She is built for long distance with 5,000 litres fuel capacity. Navigation includes two chart plotters, radar, and autopilot. There is a 4.5kva generator, all batteries were replaced 2021, two battery charges and an inverter. Power consists of 12/24/240v.

Included are a 2017 tender, Yamaha 4-stroke outboard and 500kg Davco deck crane. The owner has now relocated for work reasons and thus needs to move the vessel on. This vessel presents well and has been upgraded by her owner. Call to arrange an inspection and discuss a deal.

Reference 024
Make/Model Steel Cruiser
Location Airlie Beach, Whitsundays, Queensland
Region Queensland
Year 1998
Builder Built at Bowen Slipway in Queensland.
Length 15.83m / 51' 11"
Beam 4.40 metres.
Draft 1.80 metres.
Displacement Approximately 25,000kgs.
Keel / Ballast Full length keel.
Hull Material 6mm steel plate.
Deck Material 6mm Steel plate.
Engine No: of engines: One.
Engine make / model: Mercedes V8.
Engine build year: 1998.
Engine service info: Last serviced September 2021.
Engine info: Oil samples from December 2021 showed all in good condition. Report is available.
Engine horsepower: 450hp.
Diesel / Petrol: Diesel.
Drive type: Shaft.
Propellers: Single 4 blade propeller.
Generator AEG 4.5kva Model: AGN5000DEB.
Fuel 5,000 litres.
Water 600 litres.
Accommodation Queen berths: One Queen size bed in lower cabin. (Low headroom).
Single berths: 3 x large singles in forward cabin.
Total berths: Sleeps 5 to 6.
Number of cabins: Two cabins.
Other: Lower cabin air conditioned.
Galley Stove details: Eno 2 burner gas stove.
Oven: Sunbeam Grill and bake.
Grill: Sunbeam Grill and bake.
Microwave oven: Panasonic microwave oven.
Sink: Single stainless steel sink.
Hot / Cold water: Hot and cold water.
Water delivery type: Pressure water.
Saloon seats: Internal saloon seating for 3-4 around a timber table. Additional saloon seating around the cockpit timber table for 6 people.
Cockpit information: Large open cockpit which is 75% covered with table and seating. A tender cradle is fitted and a Davco crane. When tender is in the water, there is a huge usable space for entertaining or fishing. There is clear access to both side decks and the bridge.
Other: Nescafe POD type coffee machine.
Other: Carpet flooring in saloon/galley.
Refrigeration Fridge: Built in Dometic fridge / freezer in galley. Additional portable Engel fridge / freezer.
Freezer: Built in Dometic fridge / freezer in galley. Additional portable Engel fridge / freezer.
Toilet One electric toilet.
Dinghy 2017 Achilles hard bottom tender.
Outboard 9.9hp Yamaha 4-stroke outboard with electric start.
Covers Rear 75% covered cockpit. Tender cover.
Ground Tackle Windlass: Maxwell 2200 electric anchor windlass.
Anchors: One anchor.
Chain: Approximately 60 metres of anchor chain. Vendor estimating.
Safety Gear Life jackets: 14 life jackets.
Life Ring / Buoys: 2 life rings with lights.
Life raft: 4 person life raft with hydrostatic release.
Raft compliant Y/N: NOT IN SERVICE, OUT OF DATE.
EPIRB: EPIRB expires 2028.
First aid kit: One first aid kit.
Flares: One coastal flare pack.
V-sheet: Onbe V-Sheet.
Bilge manual: One manual bilge pump.
Bilge automatic: 2 12v bilge pumps on float switches.
Manual firefighting: Handheld fire extinguisher.
Electrics Electricity: 12/24/240 volt.
Generator info: AEG 4.5kva Model: AGN5000DEB.
Shore power: Single 240v 15amp shore power connection.
Battery engine: Single 24v battery for engine crank, windlass and crane. (New 2021).
Battery generator: 12v battery for generator. (New 2021).
Battery house: 2 x 12v house batteries. (New 2021).
Battery charger: Two battery chargers, 24v plus 12v.
Inverter: 2,500watt Inverter.
Lighting system: Mix of 12v and LED lighting.
Air conditioning: 2 split system air conditioners. One in main saloon, and one in main cabin.
Hot water system: Rheem instant gas hot water system.
Windscreen wipers: One windscreen wiper.
Electronics Navigation GPS / Plotter: Raymarine touch chart plotter, plus Lowrance Hook 9TS.
Autopilot: Simrad Autopilot with single head unit.
Radar: Raymarine Radar.
Depth sounder: Raymarine ST40 depth display.
Compass: Plastimo compass.
Marine radios: GME 558A VHF, plus Icom handheld VHF.
Other: Horn.
Deck Gear Crane: 2018 Davco 500kg crane.
Swim ladder: Stainless steel swim ladder.
Other: Small timber Duckboard attached to transom.
Other: Tender platform of aft deck.
Other: Marine carpet flooring.
Rope: Mooring lines and spare rope.
Fenders: Several fenders.
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