Description: Max Creese 39ft Classic Timber Yacht Custom
39ft Classic Timber Yacht "Huon Lass"
A true Tasmanian classic built for apple farmer, yachtsman and raconteur Hedley Calvert by master boatbuilder Max Creese in Hobart 1965. Construction of Mahogany and Huon Pine "Huon Lass was designed by British naval architect Robert Clark who had designed the famous Caprice of Huon for Hedleys father 15 years previously. A most competitive yacht in her class with a 6th across the line and 2nd in division 1,1966 Sydney to Hobart plus line honors in many offshore Tasmanian races inspiring comment to the Hobart Mercury from renown boat builder /sailer Jock Muir "Tasmania's south run was the hardest we had encountered made even more impressive with Calverts "Huon Lass" racing before the gale carrying a spinnaker, 'Ive never been on or seen a yacht handled better than Huon Lass was'.
Our Locations: Port Macquarie - Port Stephens- Lake Macquarie - Pittwater - Sydney Harbour - Batemans Bay
New South Wales
Sydney Region Church Point NSW
39' 0" - 11.89m
Keel / Ballast
30 hp FWC yanmar diesel
Folding 2 blade
Plough Anchor, chain, warp, electric winch
Electric / manual
Out of date
Fire extinguishers, fire blanket
Depth, speed, Log
Dacron main and #1 headsail (furler) # 2 #3, storm sails, spinnaker
Located Pittwater with same owner for last 20 years. She is sailed regularly and maintained in beautiful original condition with recently painted hull & decks, varnish work etc. Other upgrades include recent alloy spars and stainless rigging. Huon Lass is a seaworthy, sweet sailing classic genuinely offered for sale.