Aitkins


Price
AU $49,000 Finance
Currency
Length
35' 0" - 10.67m
Use
Cruising
Vessel Location
Church Point NSW
Launch Year
2000
Hull Material
Timber 1'3/4" Houn pine

Sturdy and very seaworthy traditional ketch built to withstand the roughest seas.
Five comfortable berths.
Easily handled rig.
Huon pine hull and beech decks. Simply the best !!

Ribs are brush box and american oak.

Nellie Rose was built over a 12 year period.

Her plans were based on the William Atkin boat "Eric" but were scaled up though not in direct proportion.

Huon Pine supplied by Bern Bradshaw
Planks 20 to 30 feet long up to 6" wide. Would be about 32 trees. Timber was already cut.
Used full length planks near keel. They were up to 30 feet long.
Other planks are 18-25 feet long butted where necessary.
Huon Pine 1 ½ "
The decks are white beech. The decks are solid, not laid on ply.
Laminated using Resorcinol and nailed.
Epoxy below water level.
She is copper nailed and roved on inside.

She was carvel planked and wool caulked. White lead putty used.
Lead slipper and keel through bolted. Keel bolts are copper (18 bolts 5/8" each) used because the copper is malleable. Ironbark used in the keel. No internal ballast.

Took 5-6 years to take up moisture.


Price
AU $49,000    Finance   
Vessel Name
Nellie Rose
Boat Reference
Nellierose
Launch Year
2000
Length
35' 0" - 10.67m
Beam
12'2"
Draft
5'6"
Displacement
12 tonne
Keel / Ballast
Long keel, lead.
Vessel Location
Church Point Nsw
Region
New South Wales
Designer
William Atkins/Colin Archer
Builder
D Le Feurve and T Whitfield, shipwright.
Hull Material
Timber 1'3/4" Houn pine
Decks Material
Queensland white beech.
Engine
D3-152 Three cylinder. Naturally aspirated, fresh water cooled, Hurth gearbox
Engine Make
Perkins
Horsepower
40
Fuel Type
Diesel
Propulsion
Three blade fixed bronze on 1'1/8" shaft.
Fuel
200 ltr and 80 ltr tanks
Water
170 ltr and 80 ltr
Accommodation
Large single forward and four saloon berths
Berths
5
Shower
25 ltr tank heated by 240AC.
Toilet
Manual to 70 ltr holding tank.
Entertainment
AM/FM/CD radio
Refrigeration
180 ltr top loading fridge with Isotherm Danfoss compressor and eutectic plate.
Stove
Twin LPG burner with gas oven
Ground Tackle
3/8" chain and 18mm nylon rode.
Two anchors
Muir two speed manual winch.
Bilge Pumps
Electric and manual
Life Raft
Yes, four man soft shell, out of service.
Epirb
Yes
Life Jackets
Six
Fire Protection
Yes
Electrics
Two 12 volt battery banks. All batteries are new June 2022.
240 volt AC 40 amp charger.
Electronics / Navigation
Navman plotter, VHF radio, Navman depth and log.
Sail Inventory
Yankee, staysail, main and mizzen
Mast / Rigging
Clear grain Oregon, laminated hollow section masts with stainless rigging.
Remarks
Once you have been to sea in a well designed and built timber boat you are spoilt forever!

CONTACT DETAILS
Dealer
MDBS Broken Bay
Telephone
Address
PO Box 145
City / Suburb
Church Point
State
NSW
Country
Australia


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