|This graceful Huon pine lass underwent a huge restoration in 2010 by a professional shipwright and is once again a pretty advertisement for traditional Tasmanian boatbuilding and timbers. A 1904 beauty updated with the best of 21st century materials.
||26' - 7.92m|
|Keel / Ballast
||Timber Huon Pine|
||Huon planked, dynelled and epoxied|
||Yamaha 5hp longshaft outboard (NEW 2010)|
||35 litre fuel bladder under decks and fuel tank on outboard|
||Sail covers on main and mizzen in good condition. Cockpit cushions|
||Traditional- style interior with two singles berths fwd convertible to one large double. Two quarter berths aft. Stove to stbd amidships and sink to port. Upholstery and carpet in good condition. Freshly painted and well-ventilated via opening brass portholes.|
||2-burner metho stove
S/S sink with manual pump (not connected)
||Danforth anchor with chain and warp|
||1 x fire extinguisher
||2x electric bilge pumps with float switches|
||12v battery w/ solar charging|
|Mast / Rigging
||Timber mast, mizzen and boom (stained Mar 2015)
Tmber bowsprit and bumpkin
||2x winches and winch handle
||Kelpie underwent a huge refit in 2010. Decks and cabin were removed and deck beams and carlins were repaired or replaced. Decks were completely renewed, dynelled and epoxied.
A classic vessel which handles easily under yawl rig and is a delight to sail.