|1960..... The history and what you may remember.
The Beatles played concerts in Australia. JFK was alive and well. Melbourne hosted the Olympic Games.
Charlie Peel was getting close to the end of his very successful yacht design and boatbuilding career. Well known for building Gaff rigged racers plus many other timeless classics like this one.
A beautifully 1960 built 34ft hardwood framed, carvel planked oregon hulled yacht, Charlie is a fine example of Australian yacht building.
Featuring a wardrobe of quality sails by Hood and Norths, brand new furling headsail, brand new standing and running rigging, Charlie is comfortable and fully equipped down below for cruising, or just pottering around bays and harbours.
Accommodation for 4 comprising a single bunk to each side of the saloon plus a large queen double in the bow. A butterfly style table of high gloss sits in between the bunks. Brand new navy blue and white marine upholstery.
Brand new electrics wiring and gauges, 2012 diesel shaft drive Vetus/Kubota engine with 300 hours that presents like new. Stainless fuel tank x 100 litres and stainless water tank x 260 litres.
Teak coachhouse with fibreglass sheathing and on the decks and cockpit floor. Constantly maintained and restored by her present owners, she is in great shape, looks a trophy and turns heads everywhere she goes, and is ready for new owners.
Designed by Charlie Peel and built in 1960, Lane Cove. One of our great designers of yesteryear.
Owned at one stage by well known yachtsman, Colin Beashell who crewed on the winning America's Cup team Australia II in 1983 and competed at six Olympics between 1984 and 2004, winning bronze in 1996.
Exclusively with DBY Boatsales and located just near our sales office. Inspection welcome anytime and will not disappoint.
Engine Make : Vetus Diesel (Dutch)
Engine Hours : 295
Horse Power : 27
Fuel Type : Diesel
Steering : Tiller
Stroke : 4-Stroke
Fuel Capacity : 100
Service History : Engine serviced March 2016
Propeller : Fixed 3 blade with prop speed
Designer : Charlie Peel
Builder : Charlie Peel
Water (Potable) Capacity : 260 L
Hull Construction Material : Hardwood ribs, Carvel planked in Oregon
Hull Type : Mono, sailing sloop
Deck Construction Material : Fibreglass sheathed over marine ply
Country Origin : Australia
Length : 34 feet
Length : 9.7 M
Draft : 1.2 M
Draft : 4 feet
Keel/Ballast : Long cruising keel
Number of Helms : 1
Number Of Engines : 1
Engine Room : 1 x Vetus 3 cylinder 27hp diesel. Engine is located under cockpit floor with easy access through hatch and also by removing soundproof steps in saloon for front access.
Generator : Honda 1kva 2014 optional
Number of Batteries : 2
Number of Fuel Tanks : 1
Steering System : Tiller
Accommodation Notes : Brand new upholstery, very large queen size bed in bow, 2 singles to port and starboard.
Number of Berths : 4
Number of Showers : 1
Shower Type : Transom hand held
Number of Toilets : 1
Toilet Type : Porta loo
Holding Tank : 25 L
Galley Notes : 2 burner metho stove in excellent condition, pantry area with storage for cutlery, crockery, Stainless BBQ and bottle.
Stove : Maxie 2 burner Metho stove with supports
Refrigeration : Icebox
Number of Sinks : 1
Anchor / Winch : Plough CQR with ample chain and warp
Bilge Pump : 2 x Auto hot wired with manual overide
Deck Gear : Harken brand new deck winches, winch handles and tracks.
Mast/Rigging : 2016 Stainless standing rigging and running rigging. Timber mast and boom, Sitka Spuce re - sheathed 2016.
Sail Inventory : Norths Main fully battened in boom bag (new), Brand new Hood Headsail with matching UV strip in Captains Navy.
Electrics : 12v outlets, Inverter 600 w, 2 batteries. All panels and switches replaced 2016.
Covers : Boom bag, UV strip on main plus cockpit cover all new in 2016.
Safety Gear : Life jackets x 6, brass horn, fire extinguisher, V sheet, fire blanket, flares, 2 x auto large bilge pumps.
Ground Tackle : CQR plough anchor and chain
Has Navigation Lights : Portable, battery operated
Radio : VHF handheld with charger, Fusion CD, DVD, AM, FM stereo with speakers
Number of Life Jackets : 6
Remarks : Outstanding looking classic yacht that has so much room and appeal. A real performer under sail. Woody Point race winner for sure.
Vessel Name : CHARLIE
Anti-foul : Scheduled July /2016.
Survey: 2016 Survey available.
For sale with DBY Boat Sales Pittwater office. For inventory and high resolution photos, call +61 2 9999 3311 or email us at sales@dbyboatsales. Com. Au