Solidly built timber ex trawler, converted by Norman Wright and Sons 1991-1994, as permanent live aboard and cruising vessel. Currently used as permanent home for retired couple on long term berth at Beauty Point Tas. Santa Barbara has upper and lower covered walk around decks and upper and lower aft deck entertainment areas. Accommodation is for six in three double cabins. Living areas comprise spacious saloon and upper bridge deck. Onboard services comprise walk-in cool room, walk-in pantry, walk-in laundry, water maker and Ozzie Kleen closed circuit sewerage treatment works. Powered by Gardner 6 LXB, Santa Barbara cruises at 7.5 kts using 8.5 lph and has cruised Qld, NSW and Victoria. Apart from live aboard accommodation, Santa Barbara has been used as B & B accommodation, respite care retreat and would make an excellent floating sales office for maritime businesses.
Launceston Region Beauty Point, Tasmania
McLaren, Ballina NSW
60' 0" - 18.29m
Timber 2 inch spotted gum on 8 inch centred frames
GRP over 19 mm ply
Shaft to four blade bronze prop; Large bronze rudder
1 x unit on-board not fitted suitable for stern thruster
Kohler 7 KVA 1900 hrs
3 x 480 ltr tanks
Upper deck double with ensuite, spa and aft deck access. Lower deck double plus twin 3/4 V berths.
Three cabins comprising upper double, lower double and V berth
U shaped open plan galley within main saloon area plus adjacent bar alcove.
Large 1440 m3 walk-in cool room plus upper and lower deck bar fridges
Top loading 175 m3 freezer in pantry.
Bosch four burner LPG
SK watermaker about 110 lph
240 v electric
Three flat screen TV, upper and lower Sony sound systems
Saloon electric heating.
Polycraft 2.8 onto high lift articulated davit.
Mercury 15 hp
Plough on 60 mtr of 12mm chain to Maxwell 3500 capstan. Stern plough anchor on 50 mtr rode
2 x 12 v plus 1 x 240 v high lift pump
4 x 1 kg powder plus 1 x 9 kg powder, fire blanket
12 x 12 v house batteries plus 2 x 24 v start batteries, 2 x 12 v stern davit hoist batteries all with 240 v C-Tec battery chargers. Main house bank has large Xantrex charger. 9 x solar panels and 2000 watt inverter. House capacity runs freezer, fridges and coolroom overnight whilst at anchor.
2 x GPS; 1 x depth; JRC Radar; 2 x VHF; AP-2 auto pilot; SSB/HF FM/AM radio. Currently running latest Time Zero from mini PC. Time Zero with routing module licence is transferable to new owner. Nav equipment is adequate, reliable, but dated.
Santa Barbara was hauled out Mar 21 for inspection, antifoul, propspeed, caulking as necessary and anode replacement. Santa Barbara offers very comfortable live aboard accommodation with long range cruising capacity.