Davidson 52 Ketch

AU $390,000 Finance
52' 0" - 15.85m
Family, Cruising, Live Aboard
Vessel Location
Moreton Bay Marina Insurance
Launch Year
Hull Material

1994 Laurie Davidson 52 Ketch now for sale with DBY Boat Sales.

Constructed by Donnell Boat Builders in Tauranga, New Zealand, from strip planked Western Red Cedar and West System Epoxy Resin. With 3 layers of cloth internally and 10.5-ounce Kevlar sheathed on the external hull and main water tight bulk heads. With a major upgrade in 2003/2004 by the same builders.

Tauranga has a beautiful teak (satin) interior fitout with 6ft 4 inch headroom in the saloon and cabins with accommodation for 6 comfortably.

On deck there are electric self-tailing winches with foot controls for effortless sail management.

This is an excellent opportunity to purchase a custom built serious blue water cruiser that has been meticulously maintained and continuously upgraded by her current owners.

Recent upgrades including rigging for both masts, sails, galley equipment, navigation equipment and more.

Country Origin : New Zealand
Designer : Laurie Davidson
Builder : Graeme Donnell, Donnell Boat Builders, Tauranga

Water (Potable) Capacity (l) : 705L over 2 tanks.
Hull Construction Material : Strip planked Western Red cedar and West System Epoxy Resin.
Deck Construction Material : Non-skid painted

Length (feet) : 52 feet
Length (m) : 16.5 m
Beam/Width (m) : 4.4 m
Draft (m) : 1.98 m

Keel/Ballast : 4.5 ton ballast
Dry Weight (kgs) : 15000 kgs
Number of Helms : 1
Colour : White

Engine Notes : Serviced May 2019. Cruising speed - 7.5 knots. Consumption - 5L/ hour at 2500 revs.
Number Of Engines : 1
Engine Standard : Yanmar 4JH2-DTE
Stroke : 4
Engine Hours : 6773
Horse Power (hp) : 88

Number of Batteries : House. 6 x Lifeline 125 amp AGM (2017). Engine. 1 x Optima Spiralcell (2017). Battery charger - Newmar dual voltage 110/240v with AC imput. Battery monitor - Enerdrive ePro (2017).
Number of Fuel Tanks : 1
Fuel Tank Capacity (L) : 730
Propeller : Three blade folding 20 inch Max Prop serviced annually.

Accommodation Notes : 1 x double. Singles - 2 + starboard saloon settee and port saloon settee. Berths - 2.06m length.
Number of Berths : 6
Number of Showers : 3.2 + deck shower.
Number of Toilets : 2
Toilet Type : Jabsco electric
Air Conditioning : Webasto Thermo Pro 90 heater (2016). Fans - 4 x 12v 11 inch fans - in galley, saloon, and fore and aft cabins (2017).
Holding Tank (L) : 77L (aft toilet) + 80L grey water tank.

Stove : Force 10 3 burner gas + oven (2015). QLD gas compliance certificate.
Refrigeration : Waeco 12v
Number of Freezers : Waeco 12v
Entertainment and Appliances Notes : Fusion stereo. 2 x internal and 2 x external speakers.

Anchor / Winch : 40kg Rocna. 30kg Bruce with chain and warp. Fortress FX37 with chain and warp. Sea Anchor 'Seabrake' with chain and warp. Windlass - Muir, control and foredeck and helm.
Bilge Pump : 1 x Rule electric, 2 x Jabsco manual.

Deck Gear : 2 x 2 speed electric 53.3 inch self-tailing Genoa winches with foot control buttons. 2 speed electric 44 inch self-tailing mainsail halyard winch. 1 speed manual 16 inch winch. 2 x manual 40 inch winches (2016). Mizzen: 2 speed manual 40 inch winch with jammer. 2 speed manual 40 inch winch with jammer. Vangs for main and mizzen. Gas BBQ (2016). 2 x 9kg gas bottles. Fenders - 4 x large sausage, 1 x large oval. Numerous mooring lines. Removable helmsman's chair. Fold-up cockpit table.

Mast/Rigging : 2016 rig inspected 2018. S/S both rigs. Alloy main mast 16.2m with Leisure Furl boom. Alloy mizzen mast 11m with Leisure Furl boom. Deck stepped mast. Twin spreaders on main mast and mizzen mast. Main mast takes a headsail and Code Zero set-up with separate furlers.

Sail Inventory : Head sails - Dacron, 130%, 110%, Storm Jib. Tri-radial Code Zero - Quantum (2017). Dacron Cross cut Main - Quantum - with full length battens (2017). Dacron cross-cut Mizzen - Quantum - with full length battens (2017). MPS with wire luff. C-480 Pro-Furl head sail furler and control line (2015). Facnor Code Zero furler with endless control line (2017).

Electrics : Alternators - 2 x 80 amp. Shore power + lead. Solar - 4 x 85w 12v panels (2016). Victron solar panel regulator (2018). LED lighting - navigation and internal.
Electronics Navigation : Raymarine a127 at helm. Raymarine a97 at nav station. Autopilot - Raymarine EV-1 + ACU-400. Radar - Raymarine 18 inch HD radar dome. Log - B & G. Hydra 2 at nav station. Wind direction - B & G. Plastimo - Compass. Clock, Barometer.

Dinghy : 2.6m Highfield RIB with cover (2015), with 8hp Yamaha outboard (2016). S/S transom davits.
Safety Gear : Gas detector. Smoke detector. 4 x hand-held fire extinguishers. EPIRB - GME 406 MHz (2017). Flares. V sheet. Signal mirror. Life jackets. 1 x life ring. 1 x Dan Buoy. 1 x strobe light. Lifting harness. 4 person life raft (2016).

Covers : Sunbrella cockpit awning (2016). Connecting awnings in white Sunbrella. 3 awnings over hatches to main, aft and fwd cabins in blue Sunbrella. Boom covers - cream Sunbrella by Quantum Sails. Small awnings in Sunbrella to cover head of main and mizzen when book covers in place. Dog-house front window awning in grey soft plastic mesh. Plastic drop-down clears along each side of dog-house. Full-length over mizzen boom awning with timber slats and tie lines.

Watermaker / De-Sal : C380 Spectra
GPS : Garmin 128. Raymarine (helm and nav station). GPS charts - Navionics GOLD XG50 - Western Pacific and Australasia waters. AIS - AIS 650 Transceiver. AIS 100 Active Splitter. Wifi - iridium Go receiver.
Has Navigation Lights : LED
Radio : VHF - raymarine 60/70. HF - ICOM IC-M710.

Remarks : Comprehensive spares inventory.
Anti-foul : April 2019

Vessel Name : TAURANGA

For sale with DBY Boat Sales Pittwater Office in Newport. Please call +61 2 9999 3311 for an inspection. For additional high resolution photos and detailed inventory, please email sales@dbyboatsales. Com. Au.

AU $390,000    Finance    Insurance
Boat Reference
Launch Year
52' 0" - 15.85m
Vessel Location
Moreton Bay Marina
Hull Material

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