Buchanan Viking 31 Huon Pine sloop


Price
AU $22,000
Currency
Length
31' 0" - 9.45m
Use
Family, Leisure, Cruising
Vessel Location
Oyster Cove Marina, Kettering TAS Insurance
Year
1967
Hull Material
Timber Strip planked Huon Pine, hardwood frames

Katandra has the famous Buchanan heritage. The Buchanan Viking class was another successful design from Allen Buchanan, one of the UK's most highly regarded naval architects years ago. The Viking was designed as a fast cruising yacht with a relatively shallow draft making her ideal to access shallow waters. To enable her to stand up to her canvas she has a healthy ballast ratio with a 2.18 tonne external ballast keel, and a most remarkable hull shape midships with a big belly and a sharp turn to the bilge giving her the distinctive brandy glass shape. This not only gives the hull tremendous buoyancy making her a stiff boat in a breeze, but also gives the saloon a vast amount more space than a comparable yacht of her era, when aboard it is hard to believe she is only 31' on deck.


Price
AU $22,000       Insurance
Vessel Name
Katandra
Boat Reference
Katandra,
Year
1967
Length
31' 0" - 9.45m
Beam
9'
Draft
4' 9"
Displacement
6 tonnes
Keel / Ballast
S/steel (new 2004), 3/4 lead
Vessel Location
Oyster Cove Marina, Kettering Tas
Region
Tasmania
Designer
Allen Buchanan
Builder
Tophler / Jennings
Hull Material
Timber Strip planked Huon Pine, hardwood frames
Decks Material
Ply and Fibreglass
Engine
18 HP, 2 cylinder. (Mounts replaced and new alternator, both in 2004)
Engine Make
Volvo
Engine Hours
2069
Propulsion
14" 3 bladed bronze prop (shaft balanced/aligned 2004)
Fuel
60 L approx in s/s tank
Covers
Mainsail cover.
Accommodation
Double berth forward with 2 good sized quarter berths and 2 settee berths. Plenty of storage and a good sized chart table.
Toilet
Manual
Galley
Metho stove, sink with manual pump
Refrigeration
Ice box
Ground Tackle
2 x anchors, 30m chain, 100m warp, anchor winch.
Safety Gear
2 x Fire extinguishers, Manual bilge pump (Auto pump needs re-connecting), Horseshoe buoy.
Life Jackets
2 x Stormy PFD Type 1
Electrics
12v system on 3 batteries (2 house batteries new late 2016)
Electronics / Navigation
Garmin VHF, GPS Plotter/Fishfinder
Sail Inventory
Main, furling genoa, jib and spinnaker.
Mast / Rigging
Alloy mast, keel stepped, 6mm stainless steel rigging (new in 2004), 10mm galv chainplates fastened to frames
Deck Gear
5 Barlow winches, spinnaker pole, tiller.
Remarks
Antifouled late November 2017

CONTACT DETAILS
Broker / Dealer
Boat Brokers of Tasmania - TAS Kettering
Telephone
Address
Oyster Cove Marina
City / Suburb
Kettering
State
TAS
Country
Australia
Website


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