Owner has advised us that her budget can't accomodate the costs of rectifying the repairable defects highlighted in the current Survey, hence this unique vessel is being sold as is where is, so if you don't mind project managing the repair, we have all the trades right here on site to do the repair better than original, using advanced boat building know how and high tech resins and space age structural fibreglass cloths.
Current Insurance Survey is available upon request.
A MUST SEE FOR TIMBER BOAT AND TRADITIONAL BOAT ENTHUSIASTS...
World cruising yacht designed and built for the Aga Khan, "El Karim" has a craftsmen timber interior fit for a king... Thousands of hours has gone into painstakingly hand carving all of the timber interior.
"El Karim"was designed to cruise the world's oceans in comfort and safety and has done so with her past owner's as well as with her present female owner. The easily managed lower aspect ketch rig offers a number of sail options to suit changing conditions.
The saloon is spacious and has a distinct opulent middle eastern 'feel'. The U shaped galley on the port side offers plenty of storage, excellent ICEER fridge and large top loading freezer, single round stainless steel sink recessed in the Corian bench top.
There is a high quality stainless steel gimballed four burner gas stove/oven/grill.
The forward facing navigation station opposite takes a half size chart and accommodates the ships electrical control systems and circuit boards.
There is an aft cabin with an east /west double berth with ample storage cupboards, double forward to starboard, another double to port with a shared bathroom and a full width Queen owner's cabin forward of this with a spacious central ensuite forward.
Gold Coast Region Coomera QLD
70' 0" - 21.34m
Keel / Ballast
Composite Triple diagonal planked timber, riveted and fibre glassed with epoxy.
* Double aft
* Double to stbd forward
* Two singles port forward with shared bathroom
* Queen full width cabin forward offset to starboard with an ensuite forward on the centre line
* 2 x double guest
* 1 x 2 single guest
* 1 x Queen owner
* Corian benchtops
* Round S/S sink
* Four burner Stove /oven /grill gimballed
* Lots of storage cupboards and bench top space
* ICEER front opening refrigeration
* ICEER top loading freezer
4 burner gas stove, oven and grill
* Pioneer Stereo plus speakers
* 2 x Delta type anchors with 12mm on dedicated bowspirit rollers
* 2 x lifebuoy lights
* Fire Blanket
* First Aid Kit
3 x Electric plus 2 x portable bilge pumps * Bilge alarms
Viking 8 man (out of survey)
8 life jackets
2 x Fire extinguishers
* AGM large bank
* High torque engine start
* Autopilot - Robertson AP 35
* Radar - Furuno 35 mile green
* VHF Radio - ICOM 302
* HF Radio - ICOM 718
* GPS - Magnavox MX 100
* Plotter - Computer with C-Plot & eCharts
* Sounder - Furuno FCV 600L colour display
* Sails - tri-radial spectra made by Halsey Lidgard (2006)
* Mainsail/Mizzen/roller-furling Jib
* Hanked staysail
* Hanked Storm Jib
* No 3 Spinnaker
Mast / Rigging
* Aluminium mast & boom
* Standing rigging - 1 x 19 S/S construction with roll swage terminals
* Running Rigging - Spectra / double braid
* Profurl furler on main forestay
* Goit large electric anchor windlass with capstan and gypsy
This classic ketch with her interesting and engaging history has cruised the Worlds Oceans, has just had a refit to get her ready to cruise again, however a survey has revealed a number of repairable defects that the owner cannot afford to pay for, hence owner is more negotiable to compensate you for the work to be done.
"El Karim" is located on the hardstand in our sales area right here at The Boat Works for your viewing convenience...
For more information Ph: +61 (0) 7 5502 3124 or Ian Mackenzie - 0419 756 540 Email: sales@mackenzieboating. Com. Au
DISCLAIMER: The company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but can not guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information, nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his surveyor to investigate such details as the buyer desires. This vessel is offered subject prior to sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.