Voyage Yachts 500 Expedition 5 Cabin

AU $639,000 Finance
50' - 15.24m
Family, Cruising, Live Aboard
Vessel Location
Launch Year
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP Vinylester resin with foam core - Coppercoat antifoul

A spacious, safe, blue water sailing catamaran in outstanding condition, exceptionally well set up for immediate long-range cruising enjoyment.

OCEANEER is a fully set up, genuinely cruised, expedition boat, that is ready to get you on the water now! She had an extensive refit in 2020 with high quality components, has been constantly maintained and upgraded, and has cruised for extended periods in very remote locations. OCEANEER'S huge amount of solar, battery capacity, services and storage means there is no need to be without creature comforts when onboard. With one of the largest "galley up" configurations available in a vessel of this size, washing machine, separate dryer, water heater and watermaker you can have all the comforts of home while cruising or entertaining. The extensive dry goods and cold storage space has allowed the current owners, a family of four, to provision for over two months of extended remote cruising at a time.

Voyage Yachts, often referred to as a 'sailor's boat', are renowned for striking the right balance of sailing performance, high headroom, and liveability. OCEANEER is a pleasure to sail, and will perform in both light and heavier winds with the current sail inventory. Sail handling is simple and safe for a short handed crew, with all the working lines taken back to the cockpit winches/clutches, and easy access to the boom.

OCEANEER has spent the past two years cruising the Queensland coast and has recently returned from remote West Papua, Indonesia (Read a travel blog at https://forecast. Predictwind. Com/tracking/display/SV_Oceaneer/ ). She has just been hauled out, routine maintenance performed, and is on the hardstand at the Gold Coast ready for a new adventure! OCEANEER is available to view by appointment.

AU $639,000    Finance   
Vessel Name
Launch Year
50' - 15.24m
15000kg approx cruising weight
Keel / Ballast
Mini-keels have been reinforced and modified to allow for practical beaching and enhance upwind performance from the standard keels
Vessel Location
ON 859300
Rego Expiry
Alex Simonis
Voyage Yachts, South Africa
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP Vinylester resin with foam core - Coppercoat antifoul
4JH5E four-cylinder diesel 2010&2011, both installed end 2011 Yanmar SD50 Sail drives with clutch cone upgrades for reduced maintenance - Serviced and lower seals just replaced Feb 2023 Seahawk Folding props S7 3 blade - Folding props just fully serviced/propspeed Feb 2023
Engine Make
Number Engines
Fuel Type
Engine Hours
Engine Hours (2nd Engine)
Fuel Consumption
3.5 litres/hour (single engine at 6kn)
Max Speed
7.5 knot single motor 9.5 knots both motors
Cruise Speed
6 knots (single engine @ 2000RPM)
Yanmar SD50 Sail drives with Seahawk S7 3 blade Folding props
2010 Westerbeke 5.7 BTD 50HZ - Approx 1100 hours use
500L stainless steel tank, plus 320L in 16 x 20L quality diesel containers
Approx 1000L total: Port (200L) and starboard (300L) midship tanks, plumbed to water maker Plus 2 x 250L aft tanks (not currently in use)
Whaly 370 - Poly dual wall construction. Never pump up your tender again. This is a very comfortable, stable, safe and durable tender.
Yamaha 15HP 2stroke
Custom Sunbrella shades designed to maximise shade cover without reducing effectiveness of the solar panels (NEW 2020)
2 x large side shades, covers saloon (attaches to track on boom and clips to life lines)
1 x extra-large foredeck shade, covers trampolines (attaches to mast, genoa and clips to life lines)
Custom made fiberglass midge mesh scre
4 + 1 (5 cabin version)
4 queen cabins, each with ensuite, Sirocco fans, air conditioning (see notes below) and Fusion sound system
Additional "crew cabin" (Queen size), accessed via front deck hatches. This 5th cabin currently set up as storage.
Sleeps 8 in 4 Queen births, with additional room on couch, plus 5th Queen crew cabin
4 x ensuite + 2 x transom
4 Jabsco quiet flush heads, plumbed for freshwater flush (no smelly toilets) with switchover to saltwater flush (if necessary)
JL Audio marine sound system controlling saloon & cockpit area connected to the NMEA network (NEW 2020)
Independent Fusion marine sound systems in each cabin
Sony Bravia 43 inch high definition television in saloon (NEW 2020)
4 units servicing cabin and saloon - See Spec Sheet for condition
Large U-shape galley "up"
Two round sinks and a third triangular sink/drainer; hot and cold fresh water
Convection microwave oven
Multiple 240V outlets for regular appliances
Refrigeration 2 x fridges, 1 x freezer
1 x 155L built-in under bench fridge in galley - Ozefridge refrigeration with digital control panel, AW480 Air/freshwater cooled compressor (NEW 2020), 2x large volume eutectic plates (P53-35-4) (NEW 2020)
1 x 165L Built in under bench freezer adjacent to saloon Ozefridge Refrigeration with digital control panel, AW480 Air/freshwater cooled compressor (NEW 2020), 2x large volume eutectic plates (P53-35-4) (NEW 2020)
1 x 150L Built-in upright day fridge opposite galley, Frigoboat refrigeration with Frigomatic Capri 50F compressor, standard evaporator plate

Special Note:
Additional digital control and spill over fan is installed between the two built-in under bench compartments. This allows a single compressor to cool both compartments (if necessary).
Each under bench unit can be configured in either fridge or freezer mode.
120 Litres per hour 240v that runs off the inverter - dual membrane
Hot Water
One per engine bay, both engine and electric function. Starboard heater can be run using inverter
Ground Tackle
43kg Super Sarca No. 9 (NEW 2021)
120m Lofrans G40 10mm chain (NEW 2020)
Lofrans TIGRESS 12V windlass / winch 1200W
Windlass gypsy (NEW 2020)
Ertylon anchor roller guides (NEW 2020)
Fortress FX aluminium back-up anchor
Anchor locker plumbed with both fresh and raw water outlets for easy washdown and helps maintain longevity of chain
Bilge Pumps
Life Raft
Great Circle Oceanmaster 8 Life Raft, eight-person, canister, ISO Over 24-hour equipment pack
EPIRB Ocean Signal EPIRB1
Life Jackets
In date
Fire Protection
Fire extinguishers, fire blanket
Solar - 3090W total high effeciency top of the line solar panels with individual Victron MPPT controllers
- 6 x 395W Sunpower (NEW 2020)
- 2 x 360W Sunpower
- 8 x Victron MPPT solar controllers (one per panel)

Inverter - Victron MultiPlus 12/3000/120 16A inverter

- House Bank - 800AH total of 12VDC EV Power Australia LiFePO4 batteries. 400AH per hull with independent Lithium battery management systems on each bank.
- Cranking - 2 x Lead Acid Cranking batteries (one per hull) with the standard engine alternators on the Yanmars and Westerberk

Victron Battery Monitoring System
Victron Colour Control display mounted at nav station
Electronics / Navigation
ALL ELECTRONICS NEW 2020 (except Vesper AIS)
- Chartplotter - B&G Zeus 3 16' - Able to accept custom AT5 high resolution satilite image files and use them for navigation. This is a valuable feature in locations where the navigation charts are lacking or nonexistent, including remote Australia.
- Radar - B&G Halo24 radar
- B&G Triton² displays x 2
- B&G Triton² Autopilot NAC-3
- B&G Pilot Controller keypad
- WR10 Wireless Remote
- B&G Precision 9 Compass
- B&G RF25N Rudder Feedback
- B&G V60 DSC VHF AIS Radio - This radio is an independent AIS receiver with the Vesper being the receiver/transmitter
- B&G H60 DSC Wireless Remote with AIS Display
- B&G Triton2 Speed Depth
- B&G WS320 Wireless Wind Sensor/NMEA200 Interface
- Transducer - TotalScan L/H Thru Hull Transducer - Giving high performance side scan (up to 120M) and sounder images (950M), not only a fantastic fish finding tool but exceptional for situational awareness and finding exactly where to drop the anchor into sand/mud.
- ZG100 GPS antenna
- AIS - VesperAIS XB8000 with VHF splitter - hardwired external alarm configured with switch for anchor alarm and MOB alarm - use the Watchmate app on the mobile device to set anchor spot, but Vesper keeps this location locally and doesn't need the mobile device to alarm if we drift. Also provides a wireless NMEA datastream that can be used by external programs/chartplotter apps like opencpn. The B&G V60 is also an AIS receiver if the Vesper were to fail
- Many "AT5" files of the Queensland and Indonesian coastline that can be loaded into the B&G chartplotter allowing high resolution satellite image navigation on the chartplotter

Iridium Go with antennae mounted on spreader
Cel-Fi GO Smart Signal Booster for Telstra
Sail Inventory
Main - UK Halsey Hydranet full battened (72m²) ~2010 - Good condition
Genoa - UK Halsey Hydranet furling (Profurl) genoa (52m²) ~2010 - Good condition, UV strip changed and serviced 2020
Screecher - 2020 Doyle Dacron (96m²) with Facnor FX+4500 Furler - Good condition
Asymmetrical with sock - Voyage logo (151m²) - Good condition
Sunbrella boom bag and fiberglass battens (NEW 2020)
Courtesy flags for Eastern and Western Caribbean, Pacific Ocean, Southern Indian Ocean (from Yachtflags. Com), plus Q Flag
Mast / Rigging
Sparcraft mast 21m from waterline
Standing rigging replaced December 2016
Running rigging (NEW 2020). Combination of Dyneema (main halyard, screecher halyard, screecher sheets, genoa halyard, spinnaker halyard, boom traveller) and double braid (main sheet, genoa sheets, topping lift, boom crane extender)
Sheaves replaced on running rigging 2020
Deck Gear
- 2 x 52 ST Anderson two speed primary winches (port electric, starboard manual)
- 2 x 46 ST Anderson two speed rear cockpit winches (manual)
- Extra clutches/blocks bringing back all working lines to the cockpit
- Bowsprit - 1800mm A frame rigged with quality mounting brackets, dyneema jackstays that can be easily folded up if required (for marina requirements on LOA)
- Fenders and docklines (stored in forepeaks)
- Ronstan sheet and winch handle storage bags

Ultra Pro 1-1/4" polyester open net, rope border, UV protected, coated black, from Multihullnets NEW 2020
Storage configuration
o Substantial storage in galley, under benches and above-bench cupboards with perspex sliding doors
o Port side - 5th head converted to laundry and pantry shelves, with space for a portable fridge running on 12V and/or 240V
o Saloon/nav station - perfect for storaging for electronics, paperwork etc.
o Saloon- storage lockers under and behind couch, cupboard with perspex sliding door, perfect for books etc
o Starboard side - three large cupboards, perfect for linen, games etc
o 5th cabin (queen sized crew cabin) converted to storage, accessed via deck hatches
o Forepeaks include gas locker, fender storage, substantial additional storage for spares etc, accessed via deck hatches
o Cockpit - Large built-in, lockable with key, under floor lockers, and under bench seats
o Rear deck and engine bays

Transom area
o Dive tank lockers - 8 total, 4 per side, built in by the Voyage factory
o Stbd tank locker air fill outlet hard plumbed with stainless steel pressure tubing run to the forward space for a dive compressor
o Additional Stainless Steel handrails and safety gates to both sides for added safety added 2020

Davits/workbench/filleting table
o High load custom "Davco" davits makes safely lifting and storing the tender easy
o Electric davit winches replaced 2021
o Wireless davit winch controllers
o Paddleboard/kayak storage area incorporated in design
o Large filleting table/workbench located between davits allowing for a convenient area to do prepare fish or work on equipment without taking the mess inside
o Both fresh and raw water tap outlets located at davits/table for easy access/washdown
o Rear davit area covered via solar panels giving a great shaded working area
o Storage compartment under table

Fuel Polishing System
High flow fuel polishing system NEW 2021
This system can be lined up to polish/transfer diesel fuel under several scenarios - as it is added to the main tank via jerry, to circulate within the main tank, to drain the main tank into external storage, to move fuel from one jerry to another. This has been invaluable when curisiung international destinations where fuel quality is often questionable. ALL international fuel used by the current owner went via the pollishing system

Extensive spares
The boat has many spares for many of the systems, including 2 x spare 3 blade props for the Yanmars, spares for the Westerbeke generator, and Yamaha outboard, filters, impellers, anodes, belts, pumps, plumbing fittings Many SS fttings, blocks, watermaker spares (HP lines, fittings, pump service kit), electronic spares, electrical spares, Anderson winch spares, many various lines, paint etc.

Comprehensive manuals
Full set of Voyage factory manuals (both hard copy and electronic), from a manufacturer who is still producing great boats, and contactable for questions.

OCEANEER is an Australian owned, registered and fully imported vessel.
There is an active and helpful global Voyage Catamarans Facebook owners' group. Voyage Yachts in South Africa are still making boats and have been very helpful with technical questions, full hull-specific pdf manuals etc. You are not purchasing a one off; you are purchasing a refined, very solidly built, quality production vessel.

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