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AU $39,000 
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Length 31' 2" - 9.50m
Usage Leisure, Cruising, Racing
Vessel Location  Brisbane QLD
Year  1974
Hull Material Composite
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Quality custom made sailing boat by Rolly Tasker. "Ketchup" had a fine sailing pedigree but more recently being used for simple bay sailing. She is generously proportioned down below so easily makes the transition from competitive club racer cruiser to family boat. Capable offshore cruising on a budget.

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Price  
AU $39,000 
Vessel Name  Ketchup
Boat Reference  MS1328
Year  1974
Length  31' 2" - 9.50m
Beam  3.3m
Draft  1.8m
Displacement  5500lbs
Keel / Ballast  Fin keel
Vessel Location  Brisbane QLD
Region  Queensland
 
Designer  Rolly Tasker
Builder  Rolly Tasker
Hull Material  Composite
Decks Material  Dynel over ply
Engine  3 cylinder 28hp diesel, shaft drive with 3 blade feathering propeller
Engine Make/Model  Beta
Engine Hours  350
Fuel Consumption  2 to 3 litres per hour
Max Speed  7 knots
Cruise Speed  5.5 knots
Fuel  90 litres
Water  Approx 150 litres in 2 tanks
Dinghy  Zodiac inflatable
Outboard  2hp Yamaha 2 stroke
Covers  Dodger, mainsail cover, cockpit cover.
Accommodation  Spacious interior with large V berth double FWD, dinette in saloon to STBD with single bunk to port. Large aft qtr berth to STBD aft.
Berths  6
Toilet  Electric
Refrigeration  Icebox
Stove  Metho
Ground Tackle  35lbs CQR with 30m shortlink chain
Bilge Pumps  2 manual and 1 electric
Electrics  2 x batteries charged by engine alternator
Electronics 
Navigation 
B&G Triton instruments incl - sounder, log, GPS, compass. Autohelm. VHF radio.
Sail Inventory  Mainsail, genoa lite, Genoa heavy, #2,#3, storm trysail and storm jib. 3/4 oz spinnaker.
Mast / Rigging  Alloy spars with S/S rigging. Double inline spreaders.
Remarks  Rolland "Rolly" Tasker AM (21 March 1926 - 22 June 2012)[1] was an Australian sailor who won Australia's first Olympic sailing medal, at the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne. He and Malcolm (Huck) Scott won a silver medal in their 12m2 Sharpie after the New Zealander Peter Mander failed to disqualify himself and Rolly had not officially protested. [2][3] In 1958 Tasker won the Flying Dutchman World Championship. [4]

From 1969 to 1985 Tasker dominated ocean racing in Western Australia with five sister yachts all called Siska. In the 1978 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, Siska IV was denied official starter status on a technicality. Tasker started five minutes ahead of the fleet and crossed the finish line 20 hours ahead of line honours winner Apollo. [5][6] He won numerous other ocean racing events in his career including taking line honours and first place in the Queen Victoria Cup off Cowes, England. He took first place in A-division of the disastrous 1979 Fastnet race. In the Parmelia Yacht Race from Plymouth to Fremantle in 1979, he took line honours and the win.

Tasker was inducted into the Western Australian Hall of Champions in 1986 and the Sport Australian Hall of Fame in 1996. He became a Member of the Order of Australia in 2006 for his services to sailing.

He operated a sail-making business based in Phuket, Thailand called Rolly Tasker Sails. [7]

In April 2008 Tasker opened the Australian Sailing Museum in Mandurah, Western Australia, with exhibits of the America's Cup races from 1851 and famous sailors from Australian sailing competitions. Twelve lifelike icons of the sailing world form part of the display, along with over 200 model yacht fleet class examples on a scale 1" to the foot.

His biography, Sailing to the Moon was published in 2008. It is written by Roland Perry and describes Tasker's extensive sailing and business activities.
 
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Broker / Dealer  Australiawide Boat Sales Australiawide Boat Sales

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Telephone  +61 7 3348 3177
Fax  +61 7 3348 3244
Address  570 Royal Esplanade
Manly
City / Suburb  Brisbane 4179
State  QLD
Country  Australia
Visit  http://australiawide.com
 
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