St Christopher Design

Price AU $84,500 Or nearest offer

AU $84,500 Or nearest offer
HUGE PRICE REDUCTION 'Wongga II' is Classic timber yacht with beautiful lines, maintained to the highest standard. Construction is simple and strong, all her frames, quarter knees, Breast hooks and floors are Karri, beech deck overlay on glassed marine ply (Searles 1999). Built as a cutter, Robyn Sanderson consulted Maurice Griffith on the modifications form Ketch to cutter. Constructed with Jarrah planking and keelson, Karri ribs from WA, Copper roved, Lead ballast and beech deck. Built for Mr P. R. Sanderson launched on the 3rd of March 1976, Sold to Mr R. Craze in 1983 who added the bowsprit / skylights then sailed her to Queensland. Purchased By Mr C. Strafford in 1993 then sold to the current owner Prof. Mr R. Wells in 1998. Starting her journey from Searles and Sons Birkenhead South Australia in 1974 believed to be the last plank on frame timber vessel built by Ted Searle of Searles Boat Yard. She was cruised extensively making her way to Queensland the East coast and numerous trips to Tasmania she found her way home and is now lying at the Royal South Australian Yacht Squadron. The St Christopher design was originally planned as a cruising home for a family of three, capable of being sailed single handed and able to cruise to almost any part of the world including areas such as Chesapeake Bayot the East Coast of Florida where waters are very shallow. Some of the original drawings show the design with a long keel and ketch Rig this boat is modified to Cary a Cutter rig. This boat has so many great features, plenty of head room throughout and a beautiful / comfortable cockpit area and a deck that is easy to walk on. She is a dry boat with no sign of water ingress, there is no wood rot anywhere to be seen and there is no musky smell that you may experience on other timber boats. This yacht is an credit to her owners past and present.

Adelaide Boat Sales offers the information on this vessel including condition, in good faith as provided by the Owner/Vendor. While confident about the accuracy we cannot Guarantee or warrant it. All information is to be verified and checked during the purchase process, this includes inspections, sea trials and surveys.

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South Australia
Port Adelaide SA
1976 approximate
Rob Sanderson consulted Maurice Griffith A. I. N. A.
R. L. Searles and Sons Birkenhead South Australia
35' 11" - 10.95m
7.85 tons all up 11 tons approximately
Keel / Ballast
Lead Keel
Hull Material
Beautifully presented, runs like a dream and surprisingly quiet this Volvo Penta D2-40 was installed in 2009
Engine Make
Volvo Penta
Number Engines
Shaft drive with Hydraline Propellor, PPS Shaft seal and Ploy flex engine mounts
Coolmatic 85 12/24 refridgation unit
Hot Water System
Simar 60 Hot Water Service
Jabsco marine toilet
Ground Tackle
2 x fisherman anchors, 1 x Grapnel anchor, 1 x plough anchor, Anchor nylon warp 40m, Anchor chain 40m, Muir Cheetah electric Anchor Windlass
2 x house Batteries, 2 x start batteries (replaced 2022)
Furuno 130 W SSB Radio telephone Model FS - 1550, Garmin GPS Map 500 Series SN 130000061, Koden ProFish III, Rutland WG913-12V, Navico DS200 digital depth sounder, Navico DL200 Digital speed and distance log, Navico WD 200 Wind vector display, Navico TP 5000/5500 Tiller Pilot, Navico DC200 Digital compass, Navico HP 5000 Hand programmer, 85 Watt solar Panel, Neptune battery charger, PulsOtronc Ampere hour meter Battman II, Airmar Transducer Switch, Comar AIS,
Sail Inventory
2 x mainsails, 2 x Jib, Genoa, storm sail
Mast / Rigging
Mast head cutter rig

Seller Details

Adelaide Boat Sales

57 St Vincent Street Port Adelaide SA

57 St Vincent Street Port Adelaide SA

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