|Launched in 1981, this timber Carvel Bridge Deck cruiser, custom built by Sydney boat builder Jim Dempsey, in 2 inch spotted Gum, is now for sale.
Escapade IV has been owned by its current owners for 15 years and has done extensive long distance cruising and many shorter holiday cruises in this period.
Lovingly maintained and kept to a particularly high standard, she is an excellent live aboard cruiser and very economical to run.
Loaded with safety gear and all the nice things you need. It even has a twin tub washing machine.
Vessel was originally built to survey in NSW 1E with copper fittings and is ocean going.
A recent out of water survey from January 2015 is available.
Located on the North East Coast of Australia and ready for Inspection anytime.
Engine Make : VM 8 cylinder
Engine Hours : 10485
Horse Power : 200
Fuel Type : Diesel
Drive Type : Inboard/Shaftdrive
Fuel Capacity : 5000
Service History : Yes
Designer : Jim Dempsey/ A Cope
Builder : Jim Dempsey
Water (Potable) Capacity : 2000 litres L
Hull Construction Material : Spotted Gum
Hull Type : Displacement Cruiser
Deck Construction Material : 50mm beech with epoxy overlay.
Country Origin : Australia
Length (feet) : 51.1
Length : 15.5 M
Beam/Width (feet) : 17
Beam/Width : 5.2 M
Draft : 1.8 M
Draft (feet) : 6
Dry Weight (kgs) : 42000
Number of Helms : Hydraulic and Emergency tiller
Number Of Engines : VM 8 cylinder 200hp cruises at 7 knots using 10 litres per hour
Engine Room : Walk in style with heat and sound insulation, with workbench and vice.
Generator : 13kva 3 cylinder Isuzu-4,000 hours
Number of Batteries : 2 x 2 banks N150-Start and House plus 1 x N120 for Generator. 2 x battery charges
Number of Fuel Tanks : 2 x 2,500 litres
Accommodation Notes : Sleeps 8 in 3 cabins, 1 x Queen aft, 1 x king single aft, 1 x 4 berth forward.
Number of Berths : 8
Number of Showers : 1
Shower Type : Hot and Cold pressurised
Number of Toilets : 2
Toilet Type : 1 x electric plus 1 x manual
Air Conditioning : 2 systems
Number of TVs : 26 inch Sony
Holding Tank : Yes, large
Galley Notes : Bosch 4 burner gas including wok burner, microwave 900w, all cutlery and crockery included.
Stove : Bosch 4 burner gas including wok burner. Convection microwave.
Refrigeration : Freezetec marine eutectic sealed unit in galley, 1 x freezer aft, Eva Kool 130 litre fridge/freezer 24 volt.
Number of Freezers : 1 x Evakool
Number of Sinks : 1 - galley, 1- deck, 1 - laundry.
Entertainment and Appliances Notes : 26 inch Sony TV, DVD player, AM/FM/CD bluetooth
Anchor / Winch : Rogers & Lough hydraulic anchor winch with 200lb plough anchor and 150lb spare dreadnought.
Bilge Pump : Engine driven plus automatic
Electronics Navigation : Dell PC running Max Sea commercial GPS program interfaced with auto pilot TMQAp4, Furuno FR7112 72 mile radar, VHF x 2, Codan HF, JRC colour sounder, satelite phone, Sestral Compass.
Dinghy : 1 x Sea Jay 3.7m with 15hp Yamaha plus 1 x Bermuda Discovery 3.15m with 4hp Yamaha, 1 x Warn 12 volt electric davit winch system.
Safety Gear : Fire ext x 5, fire hose/deck wash, EPIRB, Flares, life jackets, life ring and flasher, handheld flashlight.
Covers : Side covers, aft covers, extensive canvas work throughout.
Ground Tackle : 1 x 200lb plough with 150m of 16mm gal chain plus 1 x 150lb dreadnought as spare, hydraulic anchor winch
GPS : Max Sea
Has Navigation Lights : Yes
Radio : SSB, VHF + handheld.
Number of Life Jackets : 8 new plus 6 older
Remarks : Outstanding condition ready to liveaboard for extensive cruising. Twin tub washing machine.
For sale with DBY Boat Sales Pittwater office. For inventory and high resolution photos, call +61 2 9999 3311 or email us at sales@dyboatsales. Com. Au