Lotus 10.6

Price AU $89,500

Price
AU $89,500
Details
Lotus' could be described as an absolute 'barn find'. Ordered from the factory and delivered in 1982 she still is under the care of her original owner who has been loathe to put any screws into the beautiful timber interior so she still looks like the day she was delivered. The original cushions show no water marks or stains. Chain plates are shiny stainless and the port lights are clear. The 20 HP Yanmar has been lovingly managed and maintained and performs admirably. An Alan Wright design that is fast and seaworthy and with a quality New Zealand build. Step back in time to when boats were made by craftsmen with the best materials available but before electronics took over!
Region
New South Wales
Usage
Family, Leisure, Cruising
Reference
Lotus
Year
1982
Rego Number
JR867N
Designer
Alan Wright
Builder
Lotus Yachts New Zealand
Length
34' 9" - 10.60m
Beam
3.52 m
Draft
1.57 m
Keel / Ballast
Lead weighted bolt on fin keel with 6 bronze bolts
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP
Deck Material
One piece GRP deck and cabin moulding bolted through aluminium toe rails.
Engine Make
Yanmar
Propulsion
Stainless shaft, 3- blade propeller
Galley
Galley to port aft of saloon. U shaped. Stainless sink with manual Finspray hand pump. 2 burner gas stove with oven. Gas compliance plate dates to 1986, perhaps needs renewing. Bench top lid refrigeration, engine driven compressor. Good bench space and storage.
Accommodation
Lotus has a forward cabin v- berth for 2 with hanging storage and drawers. Mahogany veneered ply throughout is in very good condition. A port side enclosed head with sink, manual toilet. The main cabin has 2 settees either side of a table which has a slide out extension. Tempered glass portlights are clear and storage cupboards run underneath them. Settees can be used as single berths. Aft of the settees there is a galley on port and a nav table on starboard. Behind the nav table is a quarter berth. The engine is beneath the companionway stairs. The cockpit is large with a Portside deep long locker. Tiller steering with transom hung rudder.
Dinghy
Avon inflatable dinghy
Outboard
Tohatsu 3.5 Hp outboard
Covers
Full boat cover. Dodger
Ground Tackle
1 plough anchor with chain and warp. Electric anchor winch
Safety Gear
Safety gear will require audit to assess dates on flares and fire extinguishers. 6 x solid life jackets (2 x harness and line) and 2 x lifebuoys.
Electronics
Nothing here for wind or electronic navigation. There is an original SSB radio and radio tuner set in the quarter berth. A Navman multi 3100 in the cockpit (depth, temp, log speed). 2 plastimo bulkhead compasses, one set either side of the cockpit, these can also be read from inside the cabin. A stereo CD player behind the chart table. A Schatz brass clock and matching barometer. 12 volt electrics professionally wired. 2 x MSST27 Exide marine batteries. 1 Delcor 22NF 300D 40 Amp Hour
Sail Inventory
Sails vacuum washed in October 2023.
1 Dacron storm jib - Good condition
2 Symmetrical spinnakers - Good condition
1 Dacron furling genoa - Good condition
1 Dacron fully battened mainsail - Good condition
Mast / Rigging
Rigging replaced in October 2023.
Aluminium mast and boom with internal reefing lines. 2 aluminium spinnaker poles and 1 jockey pole.
Deck Gear
2 barlow 32 self-tailing. 2 barlow 25 self-tailing.
Remarks
This one owner boat presents superbly and everywhere you look you see the love with which she has been maintained and the commitment to keep her entirely original. 'Lotus' is a rare gem in the second hand boating world. The full boat cover has kept her from the daily elements that normally age boats on their moorings.

Seller Details

Vicsail Pty Ltd


D'Albora Marina New Beach Road Rushcutters Bay NSW

D'Albora Marina New Beach Road Rushcutters Bay NSW

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