Lidgard 31.(31`6 X 10' X 5` draft)
Just listed, this very special yacht is in superb condition and ready to sail many more thousands of miles. She is built in New Zealand to the Demijohn design of John Lidgard, known for designing aesthetically perfect boats, with superb sailing characteristics. John's designs have a Worldwide reputation for fuss free blue water passages and easy handled fun sailing for club events or coastal cruising.
Her construction is double diagonal New Zealand Kauri glassed over. The current owners of 28 years have been living aboard for 14 years so she truly is the perfect all rounder.
Inventory of high-quality equipment is extensive and includes, Maxwell windlass with remote, VHF, HF, AIS, 2 X plotters, 2 X GPS, Raymarine autopilot, Fleming windvane, B & G log/sounder, Iridium go (predict wind) and a hand held compass. 660 watts of Victron managed solar. Force 10 stove/oven. Good Refrigeration. The safety gear includes EPIRB, 2 X Crew Saver life jackets with AIS and harness for offshore, Drogue, harnesses, and the usual flares etc. The engine is a Yanmar 2GM20F that has done 400 hours since a full recon that included a new gearbox. Sail wardrobe includes a 3D Nordac main, furling 3D genoa, storm jib, staysail, and an Asso spinnaker in sock.
The rigging was replaced in 2018 and antifouled June 22. Kidnapper was sailed to Sydney from NZ for the World ½ ton cup and has Sydney Hobarts and many Tasman crossings to her credit. This yacht is a true Sailors boat.
A recent Survey caused the Surveyor to comment, "I can't fault her!" comprehensively under-priced at $62,000.00
Sunshine Coast Region Mooloolaba QLD
Ron Elliott Boats
31' 6" - 9.60m
Keel / Ballast
12mm Ply Composite, Glassed Over
Full Engine recondition 2020 including new gear box and upgraded alternator with a smart regulator.
2GM20F, 2 Cylinder Shaft Drive, Folding 3 Blade Prop