|A rare opportunity to purchase a piece of Australian history. Designed by William Fife and built by Morrison & Sinclair (Sydney) in 1928, Caraid is constructed of full length NZ Kauri planks (48' long) and is today considered one of the finest Fifes available.
The Cabin inside is exceptionally crafted with a laid deck above the bunks in cedar and white ash. Panelled with carved coat of arms (Scotland and Australia), and accommodation for 8, Caraid has been meticulously maintained.
For more information or to arrange an inspection, contact Sundance Marine on 1300 55 00 89.
||48' 0" - 14.64m|
|Keel / Ballast
||Morrison & Sinclair (Sydney)|
||Timber Bow to Keel is Burmese Teak. Frames are Cast Iron Silicon Bronze and Polish|
||Perkins 108/35 HP|
||Yes - Fibreglass|
||Full Boat Covers|
||8 Berth 1 Cabin|
||Marine - Manual|
||2 Burner Metho Stove|
||Yes x 2|
||3 Battery, with 240v Charger & Solar Panel. Rewired 2014`|
||3 Mainsails, 3 Headsails (1 Furling on twin groove Foil) 2 Spinnakers, 1 Storm Jib|
|Mast / Rigging
||2012 Keel Stepped Spar Craft Alloy mast and Rigging|
||Barlow Winches, now Halyards 2013|
||Built by Morrison & Sinclair (Sydney) in 1928. Hull is NZ Kauri planks being full length (48'). From bow to Keel is Burmese teak. Ribs are dovetailed into the keel. Frames are cast Silicon Bronze and polished. All bolts were replaced and nuts and washers in silicon bronze at owners foundry and sealed in plaster. Approximately two years ago Caraid had a new Burmese teak deck laid over glassed ply. New teak covering boards and king plank the two cockpits were also replaced in Burmese teak also surrounds and new traveller. Where necessary new laminated deck beams.
The cabin inside is has a laid deck above bunks in cedar and white ash. The cabin inside is panelled with carved coat of arms (Scottish and Australian), even the wash bowl forward is laminated timbers.
Full plans come with Caraid, all plastic covered some 6' long).
Log book gold embossed. One of the finest Fife's available.