|"Fringe dweller" was launched in April 2012 at Cardwell Qld. Built at Yungaburra on the Atherton tablelands by Kevin Mackenzie, Master shipwright, to his own design, previously having designed and built many boats at the Gold coast with good speed, efficiency and seagoing ability. "Fringe dweller" was designed to be stable and easily driven thus being economical to run with roomy accommodation. She has proved to satisfy all design features.
Length 12.5 m. Beam 4.45 m. Draught 1.1m. Full headroom in wheelhouse and forecastle.
Displacement 18.5 tons. Motor 80 hp. Perkins fresh water cooled through a heat exchanger. 2:1 gearbox. Shaft 50mm Stainless steel. Prop 4 blade bronze.
Fuel in steel tanks 550 ltr. Each side total 1100 ltr. Water 550 ltr. Each side in engine room 600 ltr. Under fwd. Floor total 1700 ltr.
Nav. Gear etc: Radio VHF with aerial at mast top. Also areal for phone at mast top. Garmin sat nav-sounder. Garmin auto-pilot. Steering, Hi-drive hydraulic. Anchor winch, Muir operated from foredeck to lift or wheelhouse driving up or down. Chain 70 m of 12 mm short link. Anchor 65lb. CQR. Spare 45lb. Danforth. Twin rollers at sprit.
Mast and rigging: timber masts stainless steel standing rigging. Jib on a boom, main and jib handled from the wheelhouse door. Sails heavy dacron. Mizzen boom is dinghy lift only. All stainless steel winches. This boat has heaps of gear and ready to cruise so phone Mark Now 0438550533