A Joe Adams designed blue water cruising boat with all the essentials. Typical with Adams designs she is an absolute delight to sail, responds well on all points of sail. A fast, safe, well mannered craft with the most extensive array of all that is necessary for long passages or permanent living on board.
She was launched in 1990 built by Trewartha boat builders in Victoria, the Artful Dodger is a round bilge, shoal draft yacht with a roomy aft cockpit, skeg hung rudder (for safety), a long keel with a cutaway forefoot for better manoeuvrability.
Cockpit protection provided by spray dodger, bimini with solar panels on top, roll down clears protecting the entire cockpit. Good size duckboard with dinghy on davits.
Down below, two generous double cabins, excellent galley, engine sits forward of the galley & complete access is given by removing panels & also provides the saloon dining table.
New cabin ports just installed.
Gold Coast Region Main Beach QLD
Trewartha Boat Builders Victoria
40' - 12.19m
Keel / Ballast
A long fin keel with lead ballast
Marinised Toyota 2.2 Litre fresh water cooled diesel
7 knots depending on conditions
3 blade Autostream feathering s/s prop
Forward double berth cabin
One saloon berth / aft port side 1/4 berth (cabin)
starboard 1/4 berth
2 x double
Well situated midships galley (excellent at sea) with large single bowl s/s sink, microwave, well equipped good bench & cupboard space.
Top loader 12v fridge partitioned to allow small freezer space.
3 x burner Smev gas stove & oven.
Heat exchange & 240 volt
Yes, hot & cold
Sony 49" TV / Kenwood sound system / Bose speakers / Yamaha cockpit speakers
3hp Yamaha 2 stroke
Sunbrella canvas dodger, bimini & side covers.
Evolution sails lazyjack mainsail bag
Full canvas boat cover
Muir electric anchor winch with 60m chain & 45lb Manson supreme & Autoanchor 500 chain counter at helm.
V sheet / tethers & jack lines / fire blanket
Icom MC505 VHF/DSC with remote mic in c/pit
Yes manual & electric
New Enerdrive 40amp AC2DC multi stage battery charger (EN31240)DC
New 200AH LifePO4 battery / 640W Solar Panels / 2 x Victron smart solar controllers
12v/24 switch circuit breaker panel with Xantrex battery monitor with shunt
New Enerdrive 2000W Pure Sine Inverter
Navman wind & chart plotter
Raymarine 170 depth/speed
Plastimo intergrated Auto Pilot
Fully battened mainsail, genoa with Profurl Furler, staysail, storm jib. MPS in sock.
Solid top safety rails / Barient self tailing winches throughout / Ronstan mainsheet traveller, out of cockpit in front of dodger, controls into cockpit
A very well equipped, take anywhere, cruising boat. Current owners have had the boat for some time & constantly updated when necessary.
Asking price reduced to $110k. Ecellent value!
Vessel is absolutely ready to go, Whitsundays for winter!!
We do require an appointment to view, please call to arrange same.