AU $2,500,000 Plus Duty/GST if applicable
57' - 17.37m
Gold Coast
Launch Year
Hull Material

Description: Gold Coast Ships Expedition 57 Expressions of Interest
This custom designed Aluminium Catamaran is a very impressive vessel which offers luxury with a practical, open plan layout. The vessel has been designed for minimum maintenance and reliability.

As soon as you board Contrast you get the feeling of spaciousness with the huge back deck seamlessly moving through the bi-fold doors into the open plan galley and lounge area.

The seating around the expansive 2.8m Island bench together with the wrap around leather lounge is great for entertaining. The finish on the vessel is modern, light, fresh and very practical. You also have the option of driving Contrast from the steering station situated in the forward galley/lounge on the main deck which allows you to enjoy your family and friends company.

The internal stairs lead up to the Flybridge which has two helm chairs facing the steering station with state-of-the-art Raymarine electronics and wraparound leather seating in the forward section of the wheelhouse. Enjoy easy access to the bow through side wheelhouse doors. Also, the bifolds on the back of the wheelhouse open up onto an expansive upper deck entertaining area.

Accommodation below deck comprises four spacious cabins. The forward two cabins have queen beds with ensuites, and the aft two cabins are well laid out with four single bunks in each which provides sleeping for twelve passengers. A drop down table in the centre of the main lounge settee could easily be installed to provide for an additional king size bed in the saloon if required. There is also a single bed in the wheelhouse.

Contrast was built to Australian NSCV Charter Survey in 1B for 22 passengers with no expense spared. Constrast is in the final documentation statges of completing 1C & 2C, 25 day & 12 overnight passenger survey and will be sold in this survey. Includes the Great Barrier Reef exemption area.

This vessel runs twin 464 HP Yanmar CXBM main engines coupled up to ZF-2861 V-Drive gearboxes. She has two Onan 13.5 KVA Gensets and two Stella desalination plants for 240lph unlimited fresh water during long trips. Contrast has 5,600 ltrs of fuel, a maximum speed over 21 knots, can fast cruise at 17 knots and has a 1,400 mile range at 9-10 knots.

This very well-appointed vessel has unlimited potential for multiple applications, including commercial charters up the WA Coast through the Kimberley's, the Qld Coast and around Australia or overseas. Has recently cruised from Perth to the Gold Coast, around the top with no major issues.

This special expedition vessel was built for extended cruising around Australia as a pleasure boat for the personal enjoyment of her owners, family and friends or can be utilised for executive charters.

Contrast will impress the most discerning buyer of a new vessel and is listed for $2.5m plus GST, which is well under her build cost and replacement cost. Est $ 4.5 - $ 5.0m.

Contrast is available for viewings at the Gold Coast. Ph or email colin. carpediemcharters. Com. Au

o Name of Vessel: Contrast
o Location: Gold Coast
o Launched: 2017
o Builder: Gold Coast Ships - Thailand Shipyard
o Type of Vessel: Ali Luxury Charter Catamaran
o Registration: AMSA / DOT
o Designer: SCY Design - Gold Coast Ships Ltd
o Length: 17.3m, Beam: 6m
o Draft: 1.45m
o Hull construction: Aluminium
o Main Engine: Yanmar CXBM
o HP: 464HP each (serviced Feb 2024)
o Hours: P ~2700 & S ~2700
o Gearbox: 2 x ZF2861V-V Drive (serviced Feb 2024)
o Speed: 21 Knots
o Cruise: 10-12 Knots (10 Knots is approx 1,400 to 1,500 rpm) very economical.
o Generators: 2 x Onan 13.5 KVA Gensets Under 1,000hrs
o Fuel Tanks: 4 x 1,400 = 5,600 ltrs
o Fresh Water: 2 x 1,000 = 2,000 ltrs
o Desalination: 2 x Stella - 1 x 160 & 1 x 80 = 240 ltrs per hour
o Anchor Winch: Muir 3500
o Anchor: 2 x Manson 70 kgs
o Chain: 150m x 13mm
o Steering: Hydraulic
o Life Raft: Viking 25 Man (2024)
o Life Jackets: 35
o Bilge Pumps: 14 units
o Echo Sounder: Raymarine CP370 & 2kw Transducer
o Echo Sounder: 4 x Raymarine ES-128 (12") Chart Plotters & Sounders
o Auto Pilot: 2 x Raymarine P70R & ACU400
o Compass: Plastimo Magnetic 100mm
o Radar: Raymarine RA1048D x 72 NM Range
o AIS: Raymarine AIS-950
o Stereo: Fusion Stereo & Speakers
o Radio HF: Icom IC-M710
o Radio VHF: Raymarine
o CCTV: Supersonic
o Lighting: 24V
o Built to Survey Class: 1B - 22 Pax & 1E - 36 Pax, Will be sold in 1C & 2C Survey as above.
o Cabins: Four - 2 x queen beds with ensuites & 2 x 4 single beds - Sleeps 12
o Toilet: Three ( Planus)
o Showers: Four
o HWS: Edson x 100L hot water tank
o Air Conditioning: Fully air-conditioned Dometic Cruisair
o Island Bench 2.8m & Seating
o Lounge: Wrap around - Seating for 8
o Stove: Fisher & Paykel
o Oven: Fisher & Paykel
o Microwave: Sharp
o Fridge & Freezer: 2 x Vitrifrigo 24V DW 360 DT Fridge / Freezer
o Dishwasher: Fisher & Paykel
o Sink: SS with flick mixer tap
o Washer & Dryer: Bosch Front Loader
o TV: Multiple
o Ice Maker: Hoshizaki
o BBQ: SS Electric
o Tender 1: 3.9m AB Inflatable Rib & 40 HP Mercury Outboard
o Tender 2: 3.1m Highfied (high quality model) Inflatable Rib & 20 HP Mercury Outboard
o Deck Davit: Davco 650kg

Gold Coast
Family, Charter, Live Aboard
Launch Year
57' - 17.37m
Hull Material
Safety Gear
35 Life Jackets
Bilge Pumps
14 Units as per survey
Life Raft
New Viking 25 person submersible activation type 2024
New GME 406 MHz submersible activation type 2024
Life Jackets
Various as per survey
Fire Protection
Full fire protection and suppression system certified 2024 and fire retardent 60 min type certified


Colin Creed
Sanctuary Cove, GC
QLD 4212 Australia