|Galatea-M is a modified (2ft longer) Normandy Class from the board of the famous yacht designer John "Jack" Laurent Giles.
Professionally built in 1958 as a Sydney to Hobart racer. She proved her worth in 1962 by placing 3rd overall and 1st in Div 2 in the great ocean race.
She is strongly constructed of full length splined Oregon carvel planking above the water with Teak below. She has a teak coach house - painted and dynel sheathed - and teak laid decks.
After a major refit around 2000 her surveyor reported that she was "at the time of the survey in excellent condition and in all respects a virtually new vessel".
Her current owner has continued a well documented ongoing maintenance program and is undertaking a cosmetic 'face lift' ready for her new owner. Lying Port Hacking, she is now regularly used for recreation and occasional twilight racing. For more information please contact Yacht Sales Australia on 02 9969 2144 or email sales@yachtsalesaustralia. Com
||29' - 8.83m|
|Keel / Ballast
||Full length keel with 3t lead encased|
||Port Hacking, NSW|
||New South Wales|
||A. Jahnsen, Forster NSW|
||Laid Teak Decks|
||Bukh DV28 installed new in February 2006
28hp, 2 cylinder
Shaft drive to 3 fixed blade propellor
Cruise at around 5.5 knots at approx 2ltr per hr
Professionally serviced July 2011. Engine room: Engine box at base of companionway
Good access with engine cover removed
||Diesel - 30ltr Stainless Steel gravity feed|
||100ltr (est) in copper tank|
||2.5mtr (est) inflatable is available by negotiation|
||2hp Honda four stroke is available by negotiation|
||New boom cover, cockpit awning|
||The saloon has full standing headroom and is well lit with large side, front and cockpit ports. There are upholstered single berths either side with storage and tankage under. A small galley is located forward on the port side.
Navigation instruments, VHF radio and electric switch panel are located on the bulkhead and starboard side forward.
Forward from the saloon and enclosed by stout timber door fore and aft, there is a walk through with electric toilet to port and shelved storage behind a zippered cover to starboard.
There is a forward cabin with two single berths with stowage under. A large opening deck hatch provides both ventilation and sail launch and retrieval.
The upholstery is in good condition throughout and includes cockpit cushions. There is a demountable timber table for use in either cockpit or saloon.
||Electric toilet - overboard dischargeInstalled new July 2010|
||The small galley is located on the starboard side of the saloon. It has a single stainless steel sink with a manual fresh water pump and storage behind and below.
There is a fiddled fold down table on which a single burner butane stove can be located. There is also a new 'COBB' coal fired portable slow oven/BBQ.
||Plough type Bower anchor (stored in cockpit locker)
Danforth type kedge anchor
Horseshoe MOB float
1 electric and 1 manual bilge pumps
New Bosun's Chair.
- cranking new April 2010,
- house 2005
2 Solar panels
|NAVMAN Tracker 5110 Plotter - cockpit mounting
NAVMAN VHF 7000 marine radio - installed new 2004
Raymarine Bi-data Log/Depth - installed new 2004
Brass Porthole Barometer
||Genoa on furler
Fully battened main
Gennaker in sock (approx 4 yrs old)
|Mast / Rigging
Hollow Oregon Mast on tabernacle - mast was removed and professionally renovated and varnished November 2009
Aluminium boom (original Oregon boom available - not on boat) with rope purchase Vang
Stainless Steel wire rigging - all renewed November 2009
Furler on forestay
New Spinnaker and Genoa halyards
||2 Lewmar self tailing primary winches
Original Bronze winches at mast for main and genoa halyards
2 Dorade boxes with chromed vents
Generous storage in two cockpit lockers
Frame and tackle for lowering and raising mast available (not on boat)
||Galatea-M will appeal to the classic yacht enthusiast who wants a sturdy, seakindly and appealing little cruiser/racer with a proven heritage.
She's lying Port Hacking and can be viewed by appointment.
Sole Listing - Please call Clive at our Sydney office for more information and to book an inspection - 0419 175 562.