|The Highlander is a good, stable vessel for the sailors that want a serious ocean cruising live aboard. The internal fit-out has some magnificent timber features through all rooms including the galley and dinette. Featuring a four cabin layout including two doubles, both with ensuites, and two twin singles and convertible saloon.
She is powered through the water by a single Cummins 6-cylinder turbo 6BTA 5.9-M2 with 400 hrs since new. Gear box is twin disk SM265 she has a 26” brass 4 blade prop. She has 2,000 litres of fuel in the main tank and 200 litres reserve.
Her rigging consists of main and mizzen mast 7 years old. Sails include genoa, staysail, main and mizzen. She has main and genoa furler and two spars. For safely navigating those tricky areas, she has Raytheon GPS/plotter and radar, Furuno sounder, auto pilot, wind instruments, and UHF/HF radios. The Selmar 400 watermaker can produce 65 litres an hour. She also has a new HP compressor and air conditioning.
The owner has decided that they have had enough and they are ready to sell there project with some recommissioning work still left to be done on this capable aluminium vessel. Also has a current survey available on request. She was built around circa 1980.
||57' 1" - 17.39m|
|Keel / Ballast
||Tweed Heads, Australia|
||New South Wales|
||Van De Stadt|
||Cummins 6-cylinder turbo 6BTA 5.9-M2 (NEW)|
||26" brass 4-blade|
||2,000L (Main) + 200L (Reserve)|
||SALOON: Sleeps two|
||2 x doubles with ensuite, 2 x cabins with two berths each|
||LAYOUT: Fridges/bench on one side and cupboards on the other side|
STORAGE: Heaps of cupboards
||2 x double-door|
||Selmar 400, 240v, 65L/hour|
|Hot Water System
||Yes - Woodys 40L|
||ANCHOR WINCH: Yes|
ANCHOR: Plough + Danforth
||LIGHTING: 12v DC|
SHORE POWER: Yes
BATTERIES: 8 x deep-cycle 8v for 12v system
AUTO PILOT: Yes
WIND INSTRUMENTS: Yes
RADIOS: UHF + HF
||Genoa, staysail, main, mizzen|
|Mast / Rigging
||RIG TYPE: 2 x masts - Main + mizzen|
RIG AGE: 7 years old
||April 2011 - Available|