Herreshoff H28 Ketch Rigged
AU $19,500 Now reduced
28' 0" - 8.54m
Family, Leisure, Cruising
Paynesville, Gippsland Lakes Insurance
'JANESSA' From the patina of the bronze porthole windows to the classic beautiful waterline profile, Janessa is a sleek and beautiful small classic yacht that is a pleasure to own and sail. Stepping aboard is like stepping back in time to an era of cigars, mini-skirts, and the E type jaguar. Janessa is a classic Herreschoff H28 ketch built in 1960 by the Rule Brothers in Melbourne. The hull is NZ Kauri, the cabin made from red cedar and the deck from marine ply. The masts are crafted from Oregon as well as both booms. A new original Bukh diesel provides safe and reliable auxiliary power in all conditions and she is comes with a suit of additional sails including a couple of colourful spinnakers. Janessa initially sailed from Sandringham and her early adventures were featured in 'Seacraft' magazine cruising Bass Strait. Later she sailed to the Whitsundays, then to Brisbane and spent many years exploring the Queensland coastal islands. Janessa was then brought back overland by truck to Melbourne and eventually found a new life in the Gippsland Lakes where she now resides. A much loved yacht. Janessa is dry and comfortable, very sea-worthy and sea-kindly.
AU $19,500 Now reduced Insurance
28' 0" - 8.54m
Keel / Ballast
Lead, full length, integrated.
Paynesville, Gippsland Lakes
Recent reburbishment with new starter and solenoid. Starts first time and just keeps going. Simple and 'bullet proof'.
The wind is free. The diesel just sips. $20 fill for a season unless you plan to go to Fiji.
Faster when windy
It's fast enough. Especially on a sunny day.
Single two blade prop.
Plenty around the waterline but more than enough in the tank.
Upholstered period correct fabric with a clever starboard demountable dinette.
Single cabin with generous proportioned forward sail, general rope and fender storage area.
You'll have to be inventive. Can be installed.
You have the surroundings and friends. Yes, there is a stereo and it works.
Natural. Open the hatch or porthole windows.
Icebox. Usually filled with wine and beer and whatever other delights you choose.
Metho and butane cartridge
Depends on where you take her. Fiji? Tahiti? or whom you're with.
Called a phone. You can use the transceiver. Flares only for special ocassions, or soccer matches (just kidding). Meets requirements. PFDs included.
Dual, cabin and engine bilge
Really? Only if you want to take her into the Tasman or Bass Strait.
You really want to be found?
Electronics / Navigation
Yes, it's all good. Main, Furling genoa, Spinakers.
Mast / Rigging
Same. It's all good.
In great condition. Photos are all within the last 12 months. Tidy and neat presentation. Quality and sensible fitout. Concealed cupboards for storage. Reliable Bukh deisel engine. Trickle feed flexible solar panel for battery recharging. Just a nice and tidy small yacht, well designed with a nice feel. Will delight all those who love well crafted timber yachts of chracter. A pleasure to own and love.
City / Suburb