Investigator 823


Price
AU $17,750
Currency
Length
27' 0" - 8.23m
Use
Cruising
Vessel Location
Abbotsford Insurance
Year
1999
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP
Tour/Video

DEPOSIT TAKEN

I have created a basic web page with all the images; videos; full inventory contact details and other information
see www dot yacht-invictus dot com

History and other information.

Invictus was launched in 1999 and is only 18 years old; she is insured for $20,000.00AUD.

I purchased Invictus in 2014, she was located in the Tweed River (On the NSW QLD border), I sailed her back to Sydney (Single handed), Sailing her down the coast I was very impressed with the way she held course on all points of sail, especially down wind. The electronic self-steering was hardly moving. She also has a Hasler windvane. The original owner made sure she was a heavy boat (fully encapsulated led ballast, no keel bolts) for her size which makes her very sea kindly. She heaves to easily and is extremely comfortable and dry when at sea. Invictus constantly averaged 5/6 knots in the summer 20knot North/East winds.

Originally Invictus was purchased as a hull and deck (all fiberglass) and was fitted out as a keeper by the original owner (I am the second owner).

The original owner (1st owner) is a life time boat owner with the skill set of a shipwright, fitted her out over a 3 year period while working in Melbourne. She was launched in 1999 and sailed home to Tasmania, having now crossed Bass Strait 3 times. Invictus has also entered every river/bay/harbour accessible to a small cruising yacht along the east coast of Australia as far north as Tweed Heads. The original owner was on his way to New Guinea and beyond, before health issues force him to stop at Tweed Heads and put Invictus up for sale in 2014.

Invictus is not a conversion to junk, she was designed from the start to be a junk schooner, so placement of the masts are perfect in the saloon and the forward berth they are not in the way. Ballast and balance is excellent.

Invictus was built strong for off shore work and is setup for single or shorthanded sailing. The original owner also realised that a full time live aboard spends 95% of their time at anchor, so plenty of air circulation large windows and excellent living/cooking space, lots of storage, excellent TV and sound system, a wood burner stove, ability to carry a dinghy on the stern, Plus over 6ft head room.

Invictus is moored on Sydney harbour. Last anti-fouled in August 2107 (good for 2 years). The mooring is also available, I can assist with that.


Price
AU $17,750       Insurance
Vessel Name
Invictus
Year
1999
Length
27' 0" - 8.23m
Beam
2.5m
Draft
1.3m
Displacement
4 tons
Keel / Ballast
Encapsulated led
Vessel Location
Abbotsford
Region
New South Wales
HIN
AUWWA184739FW4
Registration
AHY214N
Rego Expiry
01/05/2018
Designer
Kevin Shepherd (designer of the popular trailer sailer Investigator 523)
Builder
Adventure Yachts in Brisbane
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP
Decks Material
Fibreglass
Engine
Outboard Suzuki DF15HP 2008 4Stroke Suzuki - 05102F-981870
Engine Make
Suzuki
Number Engines
1
Horsepower
15
Fuel Type
Unleaded
Engine Hours
Unknown
Fuel Consumption
2L per hour
Max Speed
6 knots
Cruise Speed
5 Knots
Propulsion
N/A
Thrusters
N/A
Genset
N/A
Fuel
25L
Water
80L 3 tanks 2 forward and 1 aft. Electric pumps for water in galley shower and hand basin
Dinghy
One inflatable with outbord one sern platform
Outboard
2hp
Covers
Yes
Accommodation
Huge double forward or two large singles; sea berth with lee cloth and quarter berth currenlty used as storage
Cabins
2
Berths
4
Shower
Yes
Toilet
Yes Jabsco Electric macerating installed 2016
Entertainment
Radio; 24inch tv with dvd
Air-Con
No
Galley
Large galley to port
Refrigeration
Huge ice box
Stove
Yes
Water-Maker
No
Hot Water
No
Ground Tackle
CQR; Bruce and fisherman
Safety Gear
Harnesses; life lines; throwing rope horse shoe bouy
Bilge Pumps
Manual and electric
Life Raft
No
Epirb
2 GME ACCUSAT both out of date
Life Jackets
4 with harness clips
Flares
No
Fire Protection
Alarm; fire blanket and extinguisherss
Electrics
Simrad TP32 electronic self-steering; Fish finder/ depth
Electronics / Navigation
GEONAV 4C chart plotter and maps for Australia;
Sail Inventory
2 x junk sails
Mast / Rigging
2 x free standing masts
Deck Gear
Manual anchor winch; 4 in cockpit
Remarks
I have created a basic web page with all the images; videos; full inventory contact details and other information
see www dot yacht-invictus dot com

CONTACT DETAILS
Name
Martin Lloyd
Telephone
City / Suburb
Katoomba
State
NSW
Country
Australia


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