Historic Pearling Lugger "Winston"


Price
AU $105,000 Negotiable Finance
Currency
Length
55' 5" - 16.90m
Use
Family, Leisure, Cruising
Vessel Location
Whitsundays QLD Insurance
Launch Year
1956
Hull Material
Timber

Solid hardwood construction. Excellent long range cruising vessel with plenty of storage for provisions. Rain water collection system in place.
Solid, proven sailing vessel with a full history & provenance available. One of the last of its type to be built in Cairns for the pearl shell trade in the Torres Straits. One of a few still sailing the coast. Australian registered (861261) for overseas cruising.
Fully fitted for live aboard or family cruising.
Queen berth forward. 2 singles midships. Aft cabin could contain 2 or 4 bunk berths. Galley table collapes for another berth.
Winston is currently sailed single- handed. Self sufficiency simply achieved.
Full suite of sails. Very reliable Gardner 6LX Diesel engine. Solar powered electrics. 4 brand new 100 amp 24v batteries fitted.
Stern davits for dinghy.
A rare piece of Australian maritime history now available to discerning buyer.
Antifoul & refit November 2019.

Leaving Cairns for points South early 2020 so will be available for inspection on request.


Price
AU $105,000 Negotiable    Finance    Insurance
Vessel Name
Winston
Launch Year
1956
Length
55' 5" - 16.90m
Beam
4.27
Keel / Ballast
Internal Lead ballast
Vessel Location
Whitsundays Qld
Region
Queensland
HIN
AUADDD000013Q16
Registration
LQ002Q
Rego Expiry
04/02/2020
Designer
Des Hinz
Builder
Cairns Shipbuilders - Hanson & Collis
Hull Material
Timber
Engine
6LXB
Engine Make
Gardner
Number Engines
1
Horsepower
180 Total Brake Power
Fuel Type
Diesel
Engine Hours
3424.6 since rebuild
Fuel Consumption
7 litres /hour
Max Speed
10 knots
Cruise Speed
7 knots
Propulsion
1
Fuel
2000 litres
Water
700 Litres
Dinghy
Optional
Outboard
Optional
Covers
Sail covers.
Accommodation
Queen berth forward. 2 singles in aft cabin.
Cabins
2
Berths
2 + 2
Shower
1
Toilet
1
Entertainment
Dining saloon in galley area. Lounge area below.
Galley
4 burner Gas cooktop. Full size Gas Oven. Stainless bench tops. Drop down table. Banquette seating.
Refrigeration
Evakool 60 litres fridge/ freezer
Freezer
Evakool 80 litres fridge/ freezer. & upright front opening 83l 4 drawer freezer
Stove
Gas
Ground Tackle
100Lb Plow anchor. 110M 13mm chain new Dec 2018
Another 2 plow anchors & a 75 lb Danforth on deck.
Safety Gear
EPIRB, life jackets, V sheet, Hand held VHF radio, flares, all as per requirements
Bilge Pumps
1 manual & 2 electric bilge pumps on float switches
Epirb
1
Life Jackets
6
Flares
8
Fire Protection
3
Electrics
Full solar with 12v & 24v inverter providing 240v. 4 x 200 W solar panels & 6 x 80 W panels. Shore power.
Electronics / Navigation
Lowrance Hook 7 Plotter.
TMQ Autopilot
Hydraulic steering
Sail Inventory
Roller furling Genoa & Jib. Main, Mizzen, Stay sail.
Lazy Jacks on main.
Mast / Rigging
Aluminium Main. Timber Mizzen. Stainless steel halyards
Deck Gear
Manual sail winches. Electric MUIR H-2500 Jaguar anchor winch.
Remarks
Solid, proven sailing vessel. Australian registered (861261) for cruising.

CONTACT DETAILS
Name
Norman Stigant
Telephone
City / Suburb
Cairns
State
QLD
Country
Australia


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