Shambhala/Roberto Hosmann, Pilothouse Ketch

AU $238,000
Pre-Purchase Inspection
47' 4" - 14.42m
Vessel Location
Mooloolaba QLD
Launch Year
Hull Material
Steel Professionally painted 2020

Roberto Hosmann Pilothouse 47 Ketch. 47 X 12 X 13 X 6'2" X 34000 lbs

Timeless Stunner!

You may not have heard of Roberto Hosmann, however many Sparkman and Stephens, and Oyster designs are penned by Roberto. This, new to the market yacht, is one of the finest yachts we have ever listed. She was beautifully built in Argentina to A. B. S of German shipbuilding steel in 1985.

The Australian owner has meticulously cared for Her since 2017 and She is in impeccable condition throughout. The Perkins 108 HP was installed in 2020 and has done only 221 hours.
It is hard to describe the quality of this vessel and if you are planning any type of sailing adventure, you must book an inspection. An excellent sail wardrobe for blue water adventuring, and every safety feature for the most daring of cruises. Three separate private cabins, all with reverse cycle Cruisair, The electronics are comprehensive and include a Victron 3000W inverter, solar panels, Victron solar regulators with Bluetooth remote monitoring, 7 X 2021 installed batteries producing 900 ahs plus a separate start battery, (linked) She is fitted with an Aries wind vane to support the Simrad AP44 pilot. Coms inc Sat phone, Iridium Go Weather, ICOM VHF, and ICOM HF/SSB. The GPS is Garmin 5212 colour touch screen track plotter at helm and a second interfaced in pilothouse nav station. The galley is complete with excellent refrigeration/freezer and has Broadwater stove with grill and oven. She is complete with full size GA plans and a comprehensive list of extras.

No written description can do this Yacht justice. $238,000.00

AU $238,000   
Vessel Name
Boat Reference
Launch Year
47' 4" - 14.42m
Keel / Ballast
11,250 lbs. - poured lead
Vessel Location
Mooloolaba Qld
Family, Leisure, Cruising
Roberto Hosmann
Astillero Mar Duce Yard, Buenos Aries, ARGENTINA
Hull Material
Steel Professionally painted 2020
Decks Material
Steel - professionally painted 2020 with new non-skid paint
Perkins AB 1004-4T. Serial. No 503086690 91hp at 1500 rpm. OR - 108hp at 1800 (replacement installation 2020) Cruising 6 knots @ 1200rpm, 8 knots at 1800 rpm. Fuel Range (approx. ):3 Liters/hour at 1200 rpm or 760 nm. 4.1 Liters/hour at 1500 rpm or 550nm Borg-Warner Velvet drive Model 72C. 2.03:1
Engine Make
Engine Hours
Three blade feathering Auto propeller (Spare - fixed three-blade propeller)
400l - in two steel tanks with site glasses
Inflatable solid floor Carib Tender
6hp outboard motor.
Seating for six with fold out mahogany table. Custom 12v lighting, traditional oil lamps style. Plush suede microfiber upholstery. Deep fiddled bookcases and positive locking vented doors. Rich mahogany trim
Three separate cabins with full doors for privacy. Each cabin is fully air-conditioned and heated with Cruisair reverse air units. Opening hatches and ports in each cabin.
V berths forward, berth in main saloon and two berths in pilot house.
Two separate heads, one with enclosed standup shower, scanvik fully adjustable shower control.
Two separate heads, Blake Lavac vacuum toilets with high loops and hand pumps.
Broadwater two burner stove with grill and oven. Double bowl Stainless Steel sinks. Hot and cold pressure water. General Ecology water filter with separate on/off control. Manual foot pump for fresh water at galley sink. Open storage with sliding Lexan doors. Large pantry adjacent to galley with fiddled shelves and positive locking doors. Alpen Glow LED lighting, red and white, dim and bright settings.
12 v 8 cu. Ft Top opening Sea Frost Cold Plate, Electronic control
12 v 3 cu. Ft Top opening Sea Frost Cold Plate x2, electronic controls. Separate control units to allow fridge and freezer independent operation. Glacier bay custom vacuum insulation for refrigeration and freezer compartments
Ground Tackle
Nilsson NZ vertical capstan electric anchor winch
66lb (30kg) Bruce working anchor on 400ft (122m) of BBB chain.
75lb (34kg) CQR anchor on 100ft 3/8" chain and 200ft of 7/8" nylon rode.
100lb (45kg) Luke Storm anchor secured on brackets in bilge.
Safety Gear
Four person Viking life raft fitted with Ocean signal 406MHz EPIRB (purchased April 2022)
EPIRB mounted in pilot house (purchased 2018), Personal EPIRB (purchased 2021) attached to life jacket. Approved and certified PFD -Inflatable life jackets x2 with self-illuminating light.
Coastal Life Jackets x6. Fire Extinguishers CO2 x6 replaced in 2018. Harness x2 clip on to safety line. Bosun Chair, First Aid AMSA scale F (Purchased 2021) containing prescription drugs for offshore vessels. Grab bag with flares, sighting mirror. Purchased 2018.
Rescue System - Dan Bouy/ light and MOB personal lifting horseshoe buoy rigged under seat.
Air powered horn. Two approved throw-able rings on the stern arch, Olin flare pistol in the chart table.
Bilge Pumps
Edson manual bilge pump in the galley, Par electric bilge pump auto. Bilge pump cycle counter
Victron 3000Watt 12 V inverter /charger. Pilot house battery usage monitoring /control panel. (System installed 2017)
Ward Electrical distribution board for A/C System
Ward Electrical distribution board for D/C System
Engine start battery: One Lifeline 12 V AGM battery
House Batteries: 6x300 ah 6V AGM lifeline batteries (connected in series and in parallel) providing a 900 ah12V system. (Replaced 2021) Two vetus battery select switch allows separate or parallel connection for alternative supply or emergency start.
Power sources are via a dedicated 150amp engine driven alternator for the house batteries and 55amp engine driven alternator dedicated to the start battery.
Eight Solar Panels strategically positioned. Rated at 560Watts at 100% efficiency.
Shore power via a 240V socket and HD supply cable that maintains battery levels and provides 240V power alongside for general use. For domestic appliances 240V is also available at anchor via the Victron 3000-Watt inverter/charger.

Solar panels solid monocrystal 2x80watt 'swing out' from cockpit. (2021). Solar panels flex (port and starboard) 2x50watt, 2x70watt, 2x80watt professionally mounted on Bimini top. (Lace-on Sunbrella cover to protect panels when energy not required) Total 560watts. (Installed 2021).
Victron solar regulators (split port and starboard) with blue tooth remote monitoring.
Independent solar regulators for each 80 watt 'swing out' solar panel.
Electronics / Navigation
GPS: Garmin 5212C colour Touch Screen Track Plotter at steering helm in cockpit. A second Garmin (interfaced) colour Touch Screen Track Plotter at Pilot House chart table.
Radar: Garmin Model GMR Hi-Definition Radar overlaid on both plotters. 45mile maximum range.
Auto Pilot: Simrad AP44 at chart table and second a Simrad AP44 display in cockpit interfaced. (New in 2020)
AIS: Garmin AIS Model 600 overlaid on both Chart plotters Class B Transmitter/Receiver.
Sounder: Garmin Depth Sounder overlaid on Garmin Chart plotter.
Wind Instruments: Garmin wind speed and direction overlaid on Garmin Chart plotters.
Electronic Charts: Australia East Coast. AUS Charts Bris/Cairns

VHF: Icom VHF M502 radio with smart connection to cockpit handset with DSC calling, Icom VHF stand-alone handset, HF (Class B) Icom HF/SSB IC-M801E DSC calling. (Installed 2021)
Call Sign: VNZ 3242
Sat Phone: Iridium Go Weather information and communications offshore

Tricolour masthead light w/anchor light. Deck level running lamps. 225 steaming lamp - main mast. Foredeck flood lamp. Cockpit flood lamp
Sail Inventory
Main Sail: Super Sailmakers, Ft Lauderdale. Fully battened with three reefing points, Doyle Stackpac and full Lazy jacks.
Mizzen Sail: by Super Sailmakers, Ft Lauderdale. Fully battened with one reefing points, Doyle Stackpac and full Lazy jacks.
Head Sail: Genoa, 150% by North Sails, Roller furled on Pro-Furl N42.
Head Sail: Yankee by North Sails, Roller furled on Pro-Furl N42.
Stay sail: North Sails, on Facnor Code 0 Furler
Spinnaker: Cruising spinnaker by Hood with ATN dousing bag
Down Wind: Twin down-wind headsails, roller rigged on Furler
Mast / Rigging
The forestay and backstay (including turnbuckles and HF radio insulators) were replaced by a professional rigger in 2021. The balance of the rigging (Gibbs reusable mechanical Turnbuckles) was serviced and found to be in good condition. There were no defects in the original rigging removed and the work undertaken was to give confidence in the standing rigging for world cruising.
Ketch Rig. Separately stayed masts with staysail on main mast.
Main Mast: Aluminium spar by Kemp. Keel stepped on ½ "stainless steel mount.
Aluminium spar by Kemp. Stepped on reinforced cockpit sole.
Poles: Two aluminium spinnaker poles with deck mounts and mast mounts.
Tracks: Antal anodized aluminium slider tracks on main and mizzenmasts. Stainless Steel tracks welded to cap rail with Garhauer blocks for headsails. Stainless Steel tracks thru bolted on deck with Fore spar blocks for staysail.
Deck Gear
Stainless Steel Anderson winches in all applications. Total 17. Self-tailing winches for all sheets and halyards. Cabin mounted winches for main sail reefing.
In July 2020 SHAMBHALA was slipped at for a period of 40 days to undertake engine replacement as well as a complete professional repaint.
The decks were stripped of all fittings and a non-skid finish was applied to deck infill and high gloss polyurethane to the topsides.
Also. Replacement Bimini. In January 2023 the dodger was replaced.

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