"Chance is a custom built Lidgard 47, now exclusively for sale with Coastwide Marine. "Chance" was custom-built 1995 of timber/composite construction triple plank cedar/ West System epoxy to the highest exacting standard. The current owners Bob and Lucinda, over the last 20 years have circumnavigated including voyages through Canada, Alaska, New Zealand, South America, South Pacific covering 90,000 + Nautical miles. Superbly set up for shorthanded bluewater cruising and meticiously maintained by Bob who was a ships captain ( master mariner class 1 ) before retiring to explore the globes most exotic locations.
Some of the features include copper/epoxy coated hull, wind vane steer, two auto pilots, extensive navigation electronics including forward facing sonar to name just a few.
Our Locations: Port Macquarie - Port Stephens- Lake Macquarie - Pittwater - Sydney Harbour - Batemans Bay
New South Wales
Coffs Harbour NSW
Transom Marine Services, Ballina, NSW
47' 0" - 14.33m
Keel / Ballast
Medium fin /Lead
Timber West System epoxy
BMW 50 HP FWC 3 Cylinder (always freshwater flushed when in marina)
DSS shaft seal to Volvo 3 bladed folding prop.
KISS wind generator max output 22A (c/w dump regulator) + Solar
286 litres approx in two separate tanks - H/C Pressure system to sink and basin, All weather deck drains set up to collect rainwater to taps to divert to tanks (also alarm set up so no overfill)
REFLEX diesel heater c/w balance pipe and chimney ext & 22 l fuel tank.
2 x cabin clocks, brass barometer, 240v lamp, oil lamp, cabin fans & 1 in living, LED interior lights
Two doubles aft, + upper bunk in 2nd dbl, v berth forward, two singles in saloon with lee cloths
Double s/s sink with on demand fresh water, and foot-pump. S/S kettle, cooking equipment, s/s cutlery, melamine dishes in fitted racks
12V Isotherm ASU 3700 + Separate eutectic System
3 burner Force 10, c/w grill and oven (2 x gas bottles aft)
Kenwood Stereo with radio, tape & 10 stack CD (inc. Int & ext. Speakers).
Colour TV (240v).
Achilles 3m inflatable, v floor, Savage 2.4m aluminium c/w gunwhale fender roll all round, oars, rowlocks, painter
OutboardYamaha 6hp (2015) and Mariner 3.3
Covers Cockpit dodger (& spare for lay-up).
Cockpit covers (x2)
Boat cover (mast to aft)
Main cover (& spare)
Winches, hatches, windlass, dorades, cockpit table, tiller pilot, life sling, lifebouy
TackleWindlass: Maxwell-Nilson Vertical with drum - electric
75m 3/8" short link chain
25lb stern anchor c/w chain & rode
45lb plough, 25lb Fisherman's
Dinghy Grapnel c/w chain
Anchor buoys, 55m 5/8" laid warp
130' 3/4" Panama Canal line.
Parachute Sea Anchor c/w slings, shackles & 200m 3/4" Nylon Rode, & 2 x Herc. Alloy Conns to join warp to chain end.
Jotron E. P. I. R. B. And S. A. R. T.
Lifesling (c/w cover).
Lifebuoy Horseshoe (c/w cover) with MOB strobe & pole with strobe
Personal strobes (x2).
Safety harnesses (x2) & lanyards (x3).
Tapered plugs for skin fittings.
Emergency battery P&S Bowlight.
Compressed Air Horn.
Emergency tiller steering.
Towing drogue (c/w chain and swivel)
Bilge Pumps3 x electric, RULE - with float switches to separate switch panel
Life RaftRFD 6 man in hard case - DoM 2017 Re-tested August 2020 - in survey till 2023 - always covered.
EpirbJotron E. P. I. R. B. (exp 2024) plus Jotron S. A. R. T. (exp 2023)
Life Jackets2 x "Alsafe" Mae-West type - unused.
Flares10 (vars) - as per inventory - exp 2022
Fire Protection3 extinguishers - checked and tested 03/20. Fire blanket in galley.
Pumps3 x electric, RULE - with float switches to separate switch panel
Raft RFD 6 man in hard case - DoM 2017 Re-tested August 2020 - in survey till 2023 - always covered.
Jotron E. P. I. R. B. And S. A. R. T.
4 x Solar Panels (total 200W)
Redarc solar regulator
Bowman Chargemaster 25A 240v charger
80A Bosch alternators (plus spare)
KISS wind generator max output 22A (c/w dump regulator)
Batteries: 3 x 150A/h deep cycle, 1 x 560CCA (for windlass)
NavigationST60 Autohelm windgear c/w long vane arm
SILVA depth sounder
Furuno 24 mile radar
TP42 Tiller Pilot (for windvane)
VHF x 2
VHF - hand held - ICOM
Yaesu All Band Receiver
Thrane and Thrane Sailor FBB (Satellite Data & Phone)
Clipper 518Khz Navtex
Thrane and Thrane Inmarsat C (currently unsubscribed)
Trilens radar reflector
Interphase forward looking sonar
Koden GPS (plus spare in box), gas detector,
Main x 2, Headsail x 3, Yankee, Staysail, Storm Jib, Trisail, MPS, Spinnaker, Sacrificial Headsail (for lay-up)
Mast / Rigging
Aluminium mast - Masthead Rig.
Standing rigging new 2013:
Forestay (& spare, also emergency forestay 14mm spectra), Inner Forestay (& spare), Intermediate lowers (& 2 spares), Backstay, Profurl furler unit (& spare section)
Main halyard (& spare), Headsail halyards x 2 (& spares x2), Staysail halyard (& spare), MPS/Spinnaker halyard (&spare), Furler line (&spare).
Standard sheets: Main, furler (x2), staysail (x2), spinnaker (x2), MPS (1), Topping lifts, runners downhauls, travellers etc.
Hydrovane windvane (& spare rudder).
Winches: x 12. ARCO (Cockpit: 2 x 66 ST, 2 x 57 ST, 1 x 48 ST, . 2 x 10nSspd. Mast: 2 x 40 ST, 2 x 40 SSp. Boom outhaul: 1 x 8 SSp).
Spinnaker poles x 2
Winch handles: 2 double banger, 4 single.
Mooring bollards (fwd & aft), midships cleats x 2.,
Remarks Inflatable fenders x 5,2 square solid, 1 small solid.
Cockpit cushions, folding S/S swim ladder aft, cockpit cloths new (& spares), cockpit mug rack and hinged cockpit table, rope bags etc.
S/S derrick for outboard (also doubles as spinnaker bearing out spar)
Boat hooks (3) inc. Hardwood h/duty for striking parachute anchor
Presentation of "Chance" is very close to immaculate and stands out as one of the best set up and maintained cruising yachts we have listed in over 20 years.
Last major refit 2013/14 including standing rigging and ready to cruise including thorough cruising inventory and extensive lists of spares.
Located Coffs Harbour To inspect contact Jason 0435 66 55 33