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31ft Swanson Carmen Class Timber Yacht

AU $79,500 
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Length 30' 9" - 9.37m
Vessel Location  Sydney NSW
Year  1979
Hull Material Cold Moulded Celery Top Pine and Cedar, Dynel sheathed
31ft Swanson Carmen Class Timber Yacht
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Carefree is her owner's pride and joy. He's a shipwright and marine surveyor and it shows.

Designed by Ron Swanson and Wally Ward and built in 1979 by Tony Ashleigh and her present owner, she presents immaculately is meticulously maintained and has undergone a MAJOR REFIT in 2010/11

She is immensely strong being cold moulded Celery Top Pine and Cedar construction and Dynel sheathed. Her bright work gleams and her inviting interior is fitted out in Celery Top and Blackwood and tastefully furnished.

She has been in the family for 21 years, since her launch in 1979. The current generation have owned her since 1990 - this is the first time she's been offered for sale.

Her present owners have lavished care and attention on her - she is genuinely sail-away with nothing more to spend. For more information please contact Yacht Sales Australia on 02 9969 2144 or email sales@yachtsalesaustralia. Com
AU $79,500 
Vessel Name  Carefree
Boat Reference  CSS2152
Year  1979
Length  30' 9" - 9.37m
Beam  2.7 mts
Draft  1.67 mts
Keel / Ballast  Lead ballast approximately 2,500kg
Vessel Location  Sydney NSW
Region  New South Wales
Designer  Ron Swanson and Wally Ward
Builder  Tony Ashleigh and Terry Lean
Hull Material  Cold Moulded Celery Top Pine and Cedar, Dynel sheathed
Decks Material  Marine ply epoxy sheathed
Engine  21hp Nanni diesel - NEW 2010
Installed on polyflex engine mounts - NEW 2010
Braided Fuel Line - NEW 2010
Gear Box: Nanni - 2:1 mechanical
Shaft: 25mm stainless steel
Drives bronze 2 blade fixed propellor (3 blade bronze spare)
Engine Hours  90 (at time of listing)
Fuel  83 litres in Stainless Steel tank - new in 2001
Water  170 litres in 3 x GRP tanks plus 1 polyethylene bladder of 50 litres
Covers  Canvas spray dodger on stainless steel frame
Accommodation  1 x quarter berth
2 x single settee berths - with lee cloths
1 x double V- berth
Toilet  12V Jabsco marine macerator - NEW 2011
Galley  Plastimo Neptune 2 burner LPG stove with grill and oven - new 2001
1 x 4.5kg LPG - NEW system and compliance 2011
Ground Tackle  Bower Anchor:
16kg Manson plough type on 22m of 10mm short link galvanized chain and 60m of 12mm nylon rode
Anchor and chain NEW October 2010
Kedge Anchor:
16kg plough type on 20m of 8mm short link galvanized chain and 60m of 12mm nylon rode
Safety Gear  Bilge Pumps -
Manual: 1 x Titan 38mm single diaphragm
Electric: 1 x 12V Rule submersible on auto switch

DVK gas detector- NEW 2011
Pains Wessex RB-6 406MHz - NEW 2011
Plastimo Coastal 4 man inflatable in valise (not in survey) new 2002
2 x horseshoe - 1 with MOB light - new 2010
Spare MOB light
2 x Burke safety harnesses with tethers and jack stays
4 x PFD1
2 x Burke throw retrieval lines
Signaling mirror

Flares in watertight canister - Inshore flare kit (expiry 11/2013)
2 x 1kg dry chemical - NEW 2011
Fire blanket
2 x metal bucket with lanyard
Electrics  Fully rewired 2010
Batteries: 2 x 12V Optima 85ah each housed in acid proof boxes and secured
BEP Battery monitoring system - NEW 2011
10W solar panel with change over switch
VHF Radios:
Raymarine with DSC - NEW 2011
Raymarine hand-held - NEW 2011

Navigation Aids:
Raymarine 70D chartplotter with Navionics platinum card for East Coast of Australia -NEW 2011
Raymarine ST 40 depth repeater- NEW 2011
GME Electrophone GP450X GPS - NEW 2011
MLR 8P 24 hand held GPS
Autopilot: Raytheon ST4000 - new 2002
Plastimo Mini Contest bulkhead mount - NEW2010
Suunto hand bearing compass/2nd steering compass

Fusion RA200 AM/FM radio
Fusion Ipod dock
2 x Fusion 6" speakers - ALL NEW 2011
Sail Inventory  1 x Hood fully battened mainsail with loose foot - 2001 - serviced by Hoods 7/2011
No 1 Genoa - Keith Brown light Genoa (older sail, condition average)
No 1 working jib - Hood (2001, condition good, serviced by Hoods 7/2011)
No 2 Jib - Keith Brown (1985 approx - condition good)
No 4 blade - Hood (2001, condition very good)
Storm Jib - Hood (2001, as new)
Trisail - Hood (2001, unused)
1.5oz MPS - Hood (2001, as new)
Mast / Rigging  Masthead sloop with removable inner forestay for blade and storm jibs, lazy jacks and boom cover

Sparcraft mast and boom installed new in 2001 complete with all standing rigging

Profurl furler (complete not fitted)
Deck Gear  Primary Winches: 2 x Barlow 26 2 speed

Halyard Winches:
2 x Barlow 23ST 2 speed,
1 x Arco spinnaker

Boom Winches: 2 x Barlow single speed

Other Fittings:
Ronstan deck furniture
Harken worm drive mechanical stay adjuster (inner forestay tensioner)
Remarks  Carefree is a pleasure to list. She has exhibited at 2 Sydney and 4 Hobart timber boat festivals and garnered praise and admiration wherever she's seen.

She's a great, seaworthy boat for the cruising couple and is a competitive little racer.

Lying Tasmania.
 Seller Details
Broker / Dealer  Yacht Sales Australia (NSW) Yacht Sales Australia (NSW)

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Telephone  02 9969 2144
Address  Middle Harbour Yacht Club
Lower Parriwi Road
City / Suburb  Mosman 2088
State  NSW
Country  Australia
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