William Fife 1928 Classic Sloop


Price
Euro €550,000 Finance
Currency
Length
48' 0" - 14.64m
Vessel Location
Sandringham VIC Insurance
Year
1928
Hull Material
Timber Bow to Keel is Burmese Teak. Frames are Cast Iron Silicon Bronze and Polish

A rare opportunity to purchase a piece of Australian history. Designed by William Fife and built by Morrison & Sinclair (Sydney) in 1928, Caraid is constructed of full length NZ Kauri planks (48' long) and is today considered one of the finest Fifes available.

The Cabin inside is exceptionally crafted with a laid deck above the bunks in cedar and white ash. Panelled with carved coat of arms (Scotland and Australia), and accommodation for 8, Caraid has been meticulously maintained.

For more information or to arrange an inspection, contact Sundance Marine on 1300 55 00 89.


Price
Euro €550,000    Finance    Insurance
Vessel Name
Caraid
Boat Reference
Caraid
Year
1928
Length
48' 0" - 14.64m
Beam
11'3"
Draft
6'3"
Displacement
12000 Kg
Keel / Ballast
Full Keel
Vessel Location
Sandringham Vic
Region
Victoria
Designer
William Fife
Builder
Morrison & Sinclair (Sydney)
Hull Material
Timber Bow to Keel is Burmese Teak. Frames are Cast Iron Silicon Bronze and Polish
Decks Material
Burmese Teak
Engine
Perkins 108/35 HP
Engine Make
Perkins
Fuel Type
Diesel
Water
150L
Dinghy
Yes - Fibreglass
Covers
Full Boat Covers
Accommodation
8 Berth 1 Cabin
Cabins
1
Berths
8
Toilet
Marine - Manual
Galley
2 Burner Metho Stove
Refrigeration
12V Fridge
Ground Tackle
Yes x 2
Electrics
3 Battery, with 240v Charger & Solar Panel. Rewired 2014`
Electronics / Navigation
Navman GPS
Sail Inventory
3 Mainsails, 3 Headsails (1 Furling on twin groove Foil) 2 Spinnakers, 1 Storm Jib
Mast / Rigging
2012 Keel Stepped Spar Craft Alloy mast and Rigging
Deck Gear
Barlow Winches, now Halyards 2013
Remarks
Built by Morrison & Sinclair (Sydney) in 1928. Hull is NZ Kauri planks being full length (48'). From bow to Keel is Burmese teak. Ribs are dovetailed into the keel. Frames are cast Silicon Bronze and polished. All bolts were replaced and nuts and washers in silicon bronze at owners foundry and sealed in plaster. Approximately two years ago Caraid had a new Burmese teak deck laid over glassed ply. New teak covering boards and king plank the two cockpits were also replaced in Burmese teak also surrounds and new traveller. Where necessary new laminated deck beams.
The cabin inside is has a laid deck above bunks in cedar and white ash. The cabin inside is panelled with carved coat of arms (Scottish and Australian), even the wash bowl forward is laminated timbers.
Full plans come with Caraid, all plastic covered some 6' long).
Log book gold embossed. One of the finest Fife's available.

CONTACT DETAILS
Broker / Dealer
Sundance Marine
Telephone
Fax
1300 55 00 89
Address
Victoria - 2/36 Jetty Rd, Sandringham 3191
Savages Wharf, 8/158-170 Nelson Place, Williamstown, 3016
Tasmania – 3/44 Cambridge Rd, Bellerive, 7018
New South Wales – Jones Bay Wharf, Sydney 2000
City / Suburb
Sandringham
State
VIC
Country
Australia
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