Legend Boats 19.8 EXCEPTIONAL Aluminium Charter & Expedition Vessel

AU $1,985,000 Plus GST if applicable
Pre-Purchase Inspection
65' - 19.80m
Vessel Location
Hobart TAS
Launch Year
Hull Material

Designed and built to operate in the isolated, rugged, and challenging waters of South West Tasmania, this exceptional vessel really is something special! Strongly constructed of aluminium by the renowned Legend Boats of Western Australia, it was built to survey to take high-end charters with complete self sufficiency in the most remote locations. With one fastidious owner from new, the vessel has benefited from the highest level of professional maintenance, and has provided such an excellent platform for the expedition charters, that the business is now expanding with a larger purpose build vessel to meet demand. With its expedition style capabilities, ample accommodation, and the exceptional attention to detail in all its systems, the versatility of the vessel is second to none. Ready to work, it could easily form the cornerstone of any expedition or high end offshore fishing charter business anywhere in the world. It also offers a unique opportunity for anyone looking for the ultimate expedition cruiser to fulfil their most ambitious cruising aspirations. This vessel as the safety, economy, and comfort for you to explore the waters others only dreams of. Quite simply this vessel ticks all the boxes for both commercial and recreational use, and presents in excellent condition ready to enjoy!

Stepping inside, the vessel has a light and airy ambience with panoramic visibility, and quality finishes throughout. Entering from the aft deck, the generous galley is superbly equipped with quality commercial appliances that would be the envy of any state of the art kitchen on shore! With Corian bench tops, a stainless steel island bench incorporating extensive refrigeration, twin Siemens ovens with an induction cooktop, Fisher & Paykel drawer type dishwasher, and a well organised pantry opposite with comfortable day lounge, this stunning space makes food preparation a joy. Just a few easy steps lead up to the saloon and internal helm station. This inviting area offers excellent seating for guests to relax and enjoy the spectacular views in complete comfort. To starboard is the large dinning table, ideal for communal meals. Forward is the internal helm station which features extensive electronics, bow thruster controls, radios, etc all in easy reach. The accommodation onboard has to be seen to be fully appreciated. Forward is a generous delux cabin with double berth, single bunk, and full ensuite. There are four other private guest suites midships with double and single berths, and comfortable accommodation for a total of 18 when required. There are plenty of bathrooms and showers, and 1300L water capacity plus a high production water maker to keep up with demands.

Outside, the vessel offers plenty of areas to relax both underway and in your favourite anchorage. The large aft deck is well equipped with easy access side doors for boarding the vessel. Both the upper and middle decks have plenty of space to sit and watch the world go by, or spot the local wildlife. For the skipper, there are extra helm controls both on the upper-level and the aft deck, so that the vessel can easily be manoeuvred in even the most challenging conditions.

This vessel is powered by a meticulously maintained Caterpillar C18 1000hp Diesel Engine. The immaculate engine room is easily accessed and is very well laid out of easy servicing of all equipment. No stone has been left un-turned to ensure the reliability of this vessel and all its systems and this is immediately evident when admiring the engine room! The 1000HP Engine provides easy cruising at 14 Knots, with a top speed of 21. There are also two Gensets stored in this area (3-phase Zenith 20kVA & single-phase Deman Kubota 8kva). JUST ANTIFOULED, PROP SPEED AND ANODES DONE APRIL 2023!

With its exceptional versatility, exceptional level of maintenance, and true expedition capability, what this vessel can do is only limited by your imagination. Whether you want to utilise its capability to explore the most remote waters of Australia, or continue to make the most of its CURRENT COMMERCIAL SURVEY CLASSES
1D - 2 Crew + 40 passengers
2B - 2 crew + 10 berthed passengers
3B - 6 Crew
This is a vessel that does it all in style! For more information please call Jo Breen on or John Radonic on .

Derwent Boat Sales offers the information on this vessel including condition, in good faith as provided by the Owner/Vendor. While confident about the accuracy we cannot Guarantee or Warrant it but will assist any prospective purchaser verify this as part of the purchase process.

AU $1,985,000 Plus GST if applicable   
Vessel Name
Boat Reference
Launch Year
65' - 19.80m
5.4 m
1.65 m
Vessel Location
Hobart Tas
Cruising, Off-shore Fishing, Charter
Legend Boats
Legend Boats, Henderson, Western Australia
Hull Material
Decks Material
C18 Caterpillar 1000hp Wet exhaust. Gearbox: ZF 550 (3 : 1) Professionally maintained.
Engine Make
Number Engines
Fuel Type
Engine Hours
2100 (approx)
Fuel Consumption
120lph at 1800rpm (14 knots)
Max Speed
21 knots
Cruise Speed
14 knots
Shaft driving a 4-blade bronze propeller.
Hydraulic Tunnel Thruster
Two generators: 3-phase Zenith 20kVA & single-phase Deman Kubota 8kva
8000 litres approx.
1300 litres
Superb Separate Guest Accommodation:
'Clyde' deluxe: Double berth plus pilot single with ensuite
'Arthur' standard: Double berth, plus pilot single.
'Maria' deluxe: Double berth plus pilot single with ensuite.
'The Davey': Double berth plus pilot single.
Plus separate fully enclosed bathroom.
There are also comfortable settee berths when additional accommodation is required, with berths for 18 people in total!
4 x Hot/cold showers.
4 x Jabsco Electric Marine with 1300 litre black water tank
Sony Bluetooth Stereo.
TEAC bulkhead mounted TV/DVD
Eberspacher diesel cabin heating.
Exceptional full commercial kitchen set up including a stainless steel island bench with glass front fridges, twin Siemens ovens with an induction cooktop, twin deep stainless steel sinks, Corian bench tops, a Fisher & Paykel drawer type dishwasher and built-in urn.
Commercial quality fridges and freezers.
2 x Siemens Ovens (convection microwave & convection steam) and Induction Cooktop.
Tecnicomar Smart Flush water maker.
Hot Water
3-phase hot water system
Ground Tackle
Muir AA560 Electric Anchor Winch with rope gypsy.
Main anchoring system: 110kg SHHP, 16mm x 110m chain
Back up: 60kg Danforth, chain & rope
Safety Gear
All safeties to comply with (and exceed) AMSA requirements.
Waterproof torches
First Aid Kit Sclaes E & F.
Emergency Grab bag.
Life-rings x 2
Ship's horn.
Bilge Pumps
Bilge pumps to comply with survey reg.
New EPIRB 406 Float Free Unit
Life Jackets
40 x New inflatable plus 12 x SOLAS.
Offshore pack as per survey requirements
Fire Protection
Smoke Detectors, Manual Extinguishers plus StatX Aerosol Type auto system. Fire blanket.
12V adn 240V Systems Throughout including:
Two generators: 3-phase Zenith 20kVA & single-phase Deman Kubota 8kva
Designed for remote area use for extended periods.
Auto recharging of house batteries via 8kva genset.
Batteries: 10 x house and starting located in vented boxes.
Dolphin Pro Battery charger
Electronics / Navigation
Depth: Furuno FCV
Radar: Furuno
Plotter: MaxSea Electronic Chart Display.
GPS: Furuno GP33
SAT Compass: Furuno SC-30
Autopilot: Simrad AP28
LOG: Furuno RD-33
VHF Radio: ICOM IC-M423
HF Radio: ICOM IC-M801E
Plastimo Magnetic Compass
Deck Gear
Hiab deck crane. Fassi Micro 20.
Hydraulic Pot Hauler.

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23 Marieville Esplanade, Sandy Bay
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Hobart TAS Australia

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