Vessel departing Melbourne FEB 29
crusing Bass Straight to Eden approx 2nd week March (patchy communication)
Life's Good, is an 1988 Chung Hwa Offshore 48 Yachtfisher
With the rare rear cockpit for boarding and fishing.
Built at the renowned Chung Hwa yard in Taiwan. This yard has built many brands of varying size and finishes.
Life's Good is one of the higher quality and well finished models.
The vessel is ready for long or short term cruising,
The owner is preparing vessel for a long term cruise of Bass Straight, extended NSW coastal, Hawkesbury, then onto Queensland and Whitsundays, leaving end Febuary 2024 if not sold prior.
Owner is agreeable to deliver vessel to Sydney if required.
minor engine over haul cooling system April 2021
Anti-fouled, Prop-Speed, NEW multi-Colour under water lights Nov 2022
NEW REAR CLEARS NOW FITTED SEP 23
Engine service SEP 23
NEW upper clears FEB 24
Stepping aboard the full width aft swim platform with fold down tender cleats, you then take one step up via the central transom gate for the rear cockpit with custom fitted rod holders, access to full width lazerette hold and to steering system. From here you climb the 4 step ladder to the fully enclosed upper rear deck with BBQ bar fridge and clothes dryer and bench and cupboards. Either side has teak/ glass doors to access full walk round side decks to the bow with a starboard mid ship slide access high bulwark's and stainless steel railing. Or walk up stairs to the trimmed hardtop flybridge and the tender storage roofdeck.
Entry to the main saloon is via lockable door from aft deck or starboard side helm door mid ship. The saloon is large and natural light filled with plantation shutters, fitted L shaped settee on port side large wall mounted TV on port side a stand up lower helm station, main electrical switch board dividing cabinet, thick carpeting on floor which is removable to open up engine hold.
Stepping down the 3 steps into the galley(port) and 4 person dinning area (stb) which can lower for a double berth. The galley is complete with glass top 4 hotplate range, fan extraction, convection microwave, double sink, 240Lt stainless steel two door fridge freezer, with opening portlights and loads of storage cupboards. Remove these stairs for a crawl in access to engine room, generator and batteries, which once in is almost a stand up space between the twin Volvo TAMD41A 200Hp turbo engines, the above saloon floor can be lifted for an open above access.
Forward of the galley is the forward double bunk cabin, the upper bunk is a pullman style. The opening portlights and over head hatch with its own head with shower, opening portlight.
Going aft across saloon you step down to pass an opening closet holding the topload washing machine, into the aft cabin with full walk round custom queen size bed, bedside draws, large opening aft window and (4)side portlights, three hanging closets, large and mulitple draws and shelving to starboard, full length mirror, desk/dressing table to port. Where you entre the aft ensuite vanity with 2 large mirrors opening port, extraction fan electric toilet and separate shower stall.
The vessel is fitted though out with 12Vdc LED lighting, form the multi colour underwater lighting aft, white internal and side deck lighting to the white/red flybridge lighting
She is 51' overall
48' on deck plus swim platform and bow sprit
Twin Volvo TAMD41A 200Hp turbo
Fisher Panda 8KVA generator
2400Lt fuel over 4 tanks
1500Lt water 1x 1000 1x 500
200Lt holding tank
TMC electric toilets x2
Aft cockpit shower
Pressurised hot/cold water
1100W solar panels
1120 Amp hour house batteries Exide AGM(2x 260 3x 200A/h) new 2018
2x 200Amp crank batteries new 2018
1x gen start
Electrolysis Elimination system
Fujitsu Air Conditioning(shorepower)
MarineAir (cruiseAir) heating/cooling powered via shore or generator refurbished 2021
Convection microwave, grill, oven
Induction style ceramic glass (4) range new 2019
Topload washing machine
NEW LED lighting though out
90lt isotherm freezer 12/240 new 2018
240lt two door fridge/freezer 12/240 new 2016
110lt bar fridge back deck 12v
Raymarine A series 9" & 7" chart plotter new 2016
Raymarine AIS transceiver
Furuno fisher finder
Coursemaster autopilot (flybridge, remote in saloon)
2x GME VHF new 2018
2x AM/FM new 2018
new LED nav lights, sunset auto anchor light
All safety equipment Eprib, flares, life jackets, fire extinguishers
Lifting crane and carbie rigid tender with 6Hp outboard
GAS BBQ on rear upper sun deck