Crowley Classic Timber Cruiser

AU $245,000 Finance
48' - 14.63m
Vessel Location
Cleveland QLD Insurance
Launch Year
Hull Material

1947 C. E. Crowley 48' Classic Moreton Bay Cruiser "Stella Maris"

Here is a very rare opportunity. Its not often Classic boats come onto the market - Boats that have had extensive renovation that present like a modern vessel, but with the charm of the original builder and period.
This is a beautiful classic Moreton bay cruiser and although built in 1947, she has been significantly refurbished, re-modelled, updated and maintained in excellent condition by several caring owners. .
"Stella Maris" underwent a major refit from 2005-2009. Stripped and rebuilt from the bottom up over the 4 yr period. Hull splined, epoxied, fibre-glassed and fully 2 pack painted. Coach house and decks all renewed. All new equipment, main engine, genset, electrics, fixtures and fittings, windows, plumbing and engineering throughout. New interior fit out with Teak cabinetry, parquetry floors and more. The vessel was relaunched and commissioned as new and has been maintained in excellent order since.
The current owner has continued to maintain to the highest order, stripping and refinishing the interior clear coat last year so it now presents as new.
Featuring a 2 cabin layout that sleeps 6 + 1 with an aft master island bed and ensuite. Forward foc's'le with 4 bunks and bathroom. Open and light saloon with large windows, a comprehensive helm station, day bed, well appointed galley, ultra leather lounge/dinette and Air-conditioned throughout. Walk around side decks with port and starboard access, good sized cockpit with extended hard top and camp covers, custom stainless steel rails, swim ladder and davit, teak laid decks and protective exterior covers.
Powered by a Diecon Nissan 180hp Diesel Shaft Drive with PSS Seal (Approx 500hrs),
Cruise speed 7 knots @ 1200rpm using under 1L/Nm. Exceptional range with 740L of Diesel and 840L of Water in stainless steel tanks. Maddox Bonding System, Aquavolt 8KVA Diesel Generator, Raymarine Electronics, BEP electrical panels, 24V Start, Trojan House Batteries and so much more.
First Launched in 1947 and constructed by master shipwright, Charles Crowley and his team in Brisbane for a private owner to use in Moreton Bay. Built to exacting standards and specifications, based on an Australian Navy pilot boat design. Carvel hull, Spotted Gum frames, Blue Gum and Turpentine planking, Iron Bark keel and Tea Tree knees.
"Stella Maris" offers ownership of a piece of local history and is always a talking point wherever she goes. If you are looking for a stylish bridgedeck cruiser for you and your family, "Stella Maris" is a rare classic of the highest quality that is ready to step aboard and cruise.
Call now to arrange a private appointment to inspect in Cleveland, Brisbane.
Features and equipment of this vessel include;
o 2005 Diecon Nissan FE6 180hp@3000rpm Diesel, ZF 3:1 Gearbox
o Serviced and antifouled recently
o 2 x 420L stainless water tanks, 1 x 740L stainless diesel tank
o Aquavolt 8KVA diesel Generator
o Marine Air Ducted Air-Conditioning 16000 BTU
o Custom Stainless steel davits (No tender included)
o Muir Cheetah Electric Windlass with auto anchor Control
o Lewmar Anchor, approx 68m Galvanized Chain, Spare Sand Anchor
o Marine Control Hydraulic Steering
o Salt water anchor wash and cockpit deck wash
o 2 x 12V Start Batteries (24V system)
o 4 x Trojan 6V (24V system) House Batteries new 2019
o 1 x 12V Genset & Winch battery, 2 x Trojan spare new 2019
o Xantrex Trucharge 24V smart charger / 12V C-Tek charger
o BEP Electrical panels, 240V shore power, Electrolysis Blocker, Maddox Anode System
o Woodies 240V /Heat Exchange Hot water system
o Raymarine C90 GPS/Chartplotter/ Sounder Combo, 1KW Transducer
o Raymarine ST6002 Autopilot + Hand Held Remote
o Icom IC-M423 VHF
o Fusion Stereo System with internal and external speakers, (Ipod Connection)
o Smev 4 Burner Gas Stove Top with Grill
o 12V Waeco 110L Fridge/ Freezer
o Sharp Convection Microwave
o 2 x Electric Macerated Heads Tecma
o 125L Holding Tank with macerator discharge and monitor
o Galleymate 1000 stainless steel BBQ
o Hot/Cold Cockpit Shower
o Walk around privacy screens, windscreen cover,
o Cockpit camp covers, Foredeck Cover
o Safety Equipment
o Operating Manuals and Parts Log
o Historical photos and details

Please call for full details and inventory or to make an appointment to view.
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Every care is taken when compiling this information; however we take no responsibility as to its accuracy. Prospective Purchasers should satisfy themselves as to the accuracy of this information by their own inspection, or engage a Marine Surveyor.

AU $245,000    Finance    Insurance
Boat Reference
Launch Year
48' - 14.63m
Vessel Location
Cleveland Qld
Hull Material

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