Description: Expedition 17.0 Expedition Style Flybridge Cruiser CAPABLE LONG RANGE CRUISER EXTENSIVE ACCOMMODATION
Built to survey in Southport QLD, this impressive vessel started its life is a charter vessel called "Spirit of Sanctuary". With its exceptionally sea worthy design (many of these hulls were fitted out as Prawn Trawlers) it was later delivered to Hobart where it was used for expedition style charters between the stunning and challenging waters of Port Davey and Wineglass Bay. With its extensive accommodation, apartment like facilities and proven reputation for its offshore capability, it was then purchased to be a private live-aboard and long range cruiser. This vessel presents in excellent condition having been fastidiously maintained under the same ownership for the last 10 years. It now presents as an excellent opportunity to purchase a safe and capable vessel, with excellent performance, as an ideal live-aboard or long distance cruiser.
Stepping inside, the vessel is ideally laid out for both relaxing and entertaining. The dinette is to port, with extensive seating for 10 in comfort. Opposite is the galley which would be the envy of many appartments. It is well appointed with a 4 burner stove with oven, large upright domestic fridge/freezer, excellent bench space and plenty of storage. The galley also has a servery bench ideal for entertaining. Aft is the bar and saloon area. This is one of the many relaxing areas and is complete with large book case. The accomodation in this vessel is extensive and ideal for the larger family or friends to enjoy time onboard. The master cabin is aft and features a large double island berth and full ensuite. There are then two identical private double cabins mid-ship with ensuites, and a private cabin with double berth and single berth forward with ensuite and laundry. There are also two single 'crew' berths available, giving an impressive total of 11 plus additional singles in the saloon when required! This layout makes the vessel ideal for multiple couples to cruise in comfort each with private cabins and bathrooms.
This vessel features two helm stations. The internal helm station is very well equipped with extensive electronics including Raymarine Chart Plotter, Auto pilot, radar, and VHF Radio. There is excellent visibility, and comfortable seating for the Captain and Mate. The flybridge features engine controls and a stainless steel wheel and is an excellent place to keep watch on a warm day. The flybridge is also an amazing entertaining area. The space is truely impressive, there is extensive seating, and it features the aluminium tender with crane.
On deck, the solid hand rail and high bulwarks give secure access around the vessel in all conditions. There is a day bathroom accessed via the deck complete with toilet and shower. This is ideal for guests after swimming and trips to the beach.
This vessel is powered by twin 6 Cylinder 187HP Fiat Diesel Engines. These provide easy cruising at 8 knots using only 18L per Hour Total! With the 6500L fuel capacity this gives an incredible range of over 2800NMs! This makes the vessel ideal as a serious long range cruiser capable of fulfilling even the most ambitious cruising goals.
This is a vessel that lacks nothing. It is complete with Quintrex Aluminium tender, 15HP Outboard, Onan 7.5kva Genset, the list goes on! It represents excellent value and offers exceptional versatility with its accomodation and offshore capability. With attractive lines and quality finishes it is sure to impress. For more information please call Jo Breen on 0432031100 or John Radonic on 0459322862.
Derwent 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 but will assist any prospective purchaser verify this as part of the purchase process.
K and L Mills
55' 9" - 17.00m
42 Tonnes approx.
32mm Marine Ply with GRP
Twin Fiat 6 Cylinder Naturally aspirated 185HP Diesel Engines
2nd Engine Hrs
18L per hour (total) at cruising speed of 8 knots
2 X 4 Bladed Props
Onan 7.5kVa Diesel Generator
6500L in Two Tanks
1800L in 3 x GRP Tanks
Exceptional Accommodation including:
Master Cabin aft with double berth with full ensuite
second Master Cabin forward with double berth, single berth, and full ensuite
2 x Guest Cabins each with double berths and full ensuites
2 x crew single berths
Large appartment style galley ideal for liveaboard or entertaining, featuring a 4 burner gas stove with oven and grill, domestic 230L upright fridge/freezer, Microwave, stainless steel sink, and ample storage.