|Tasmanian Huon pine classic in very good condition. Rescued from a paddock and recently refurbished by a professional shipwright, "Brooke" is now completely fibreglass-sheathed and two-pot polyurethane painted. Now ready for the internal fitout. Reluctantly offered for sale for the first time in over 80 years, this is a chance to purchase a part of Tasmania's maritime heritage and to finish a vessel to suit your tastes and requirements.
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||27' 0" - 8.23m|
||E. F. Bayes|
||Timber Huon Pine splined and sheathed.|
||Perkins 47Hp diesel engine|
||20 from rebuild|
||55 Litres in new stainless tank.|
||Fwd cabin has two berths and a marine toilet. Headroom here is about 4ft. This cabin has an overhead opening hatch and is well lit with portholes.
The wheelhouse has 5ft 8in headroom and great visibility. The engine box forms a central seat with the helm position to stbd. A clearview screen adds to the skipper's comfort in rough conditions. There is another seat to port. The spacious cockpit is deep, with an attractive curved coaming betraying the boat's traditional lineage.
||Electric toilet in fwd cabin|
||Fairlead and substantial cleats installed.
No anchor or warp.
||Lifevests x 2.
|Marine VHF radio
Electrical switches and fuses installed.
||Tasmanian classic with an interesting history (see PDF attachment). Recent work on Brooke has resulted in a very strong and sound hull and reliable engine. Now it's up to a new owner to finish the fitout to suit. With her large, family-friendly cockpit and comfortable wheelhouse, she has years of safe and enjoyable cruising ahead and would make a great candidate for the next Australian Wooden Boat Festival.|