WHITSUNDAY 41 CENTRE COCKPIT  

AU $189,000 Or nearest offer
Finance
Length
41' 0" - 12.50m
Location
Hobart Region CONINGHAM TAS
Launch Year
1992
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP

Description: Whitsunday 41 Centre Cockpit
Centre cockpit offshore passagemaker and coastal cruiser presented in very good condition with remarkable space below. Vailima features a fully protected pilothouse, beautiful interior timber fit out, and a stunning aft cabin with walk-around bed. Length 41' (12.5m), beam, 4.27m, draft 1.75m, 13 tonnes, fin keel. Designed by Ben Lexcen this very robust and stable vessel, launched in 1992, was built by Rosin Fibreglass (QLD) and fitted out by Buttrose (QLD). She has been well maintained throughout her life. Presented with a very comprehensive inventory suitable for bluewater sailing and coastal crusing along Tasmania's rugged south and west coasts. Extras include diesel heating, solar and wind power generation, good sail inventory from storm sail to MPS, excellent ground tackle, and essential spare parts. In the past five years extensive replacements, upgrades and improvements have been comissioned by the current owner including: New engine(Beta 50 Hp, ~410 hours, cruise speed 5 - 8 knots), new exhaust system, 3 x new fuel tanks (~420 L), new fuel lines, new switch panels and 12 volt wiring throughout, new Air Silent X wind generator, new bilge pumps, plus numerous other improvements. Davit mounted tender - Highfield 2.9m RIB with sun protection cover, beach wheels, and 9.9Hp Yamaha outboard, all in as new condition. Vailima has made three trips from Queensland to Tasmania, one trip to Lord Howe Is, and three trips along Tasmania's south and west coast to north of Port Davey. Vessel is moored at Coningham Beach, TAS 7054.

Region
Tasmania
Location
Hobart Region CONINGHAM TAS
Usage
Cruising
Launch Year
1992
Rego
42057
Rego Expiry
31/12/2024
Designer
Ben Lexcen
Builder
Rosin Fibreglass QLD. Fitout by Buttrose QLD
Length
41' 0" - 12.50m
Beam
4.27m
Draft
1.75m
Displacement
13 tonnes
Keel / Ballast
Fin keel. Lead ballast: 4.2 tonnes, GRP skeg hung rudder.
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP
Deck Material
Fibreglass / balsa composite
Engine Make
Beta
Engine
50 hp diesel. Installed NEW 2017. Shaft drive with dripless Hatfield stern gland. Three-bladed bronze propellor, re-pitched to suit. Well maintained by owner with service records available.
Number Engines
1
Horsepower
50
Fuel Type
Diesel
Engine Hours
420
Fuel Consumption
3.5 to 5 Litres/hour.
Max Speed
8 knots
Cruise Speed
5 to 7 knots
Fuel
420 Litres approx.
Water
Estimated 800 litres in 4 tanks.
Accommodation
Centre cockpit with wide, clear decks and extra-high lifelines. Fwd cabin has offset double berth and seat. Hanging locker, four drawers and six side lockers. Large deck hatch. Fwd bathroom is full width with electric toilet and shower to port and basin and vanity to stbd. Large overhead hatch and opening ports either side.

U-shaped dinette to port in saloon and settee/berth opposite. Large deck hatch overhead and four opening portlights. Western red cedar tongue & groove ceiling panelling and Queensland maple wall panelling. Upholstery (Warwick Baxter Chalk) new 2013. Floors teak and holly panels. Numerous lockers (painted inside 2017) and large drawers for storage. Rattan locker fronts. Interior varnished 2015, floors re-varnished 2017.

Galley aft to port. L-shaped with good bench space and excellent storage in lockers, large drawers, and cavernous under-floor compartments. Three opening ports for ventilation. To Stbd a countertop with top-opening fridge and freezer leads aft to navigation area. Chart table with pull-out stool, chart drawer and four storage drawers, bookcase and storage compartments run down the stbd walkway. Two large rattan-faced lockers house spares and tools.

A walk-around double berth occupies the very spacious aft cabin, with upholstered seats either side. Hanging locker shelved lockers, drawers and under bunk storage. A spacious walk-in robe with vanity bench, basin and cupboards is located off the fwd port corner of the aft cabin.

Webasto 3.5kW ducted diesel heating with three outlets, to saloon, aft and fwd cabins.

Headroom: Fwd cabin: 1.75m Aft Cabin: 1.8m Saloon: 1.92m Pilothouse: 1.74m
Cabins
A walk-around double berth occupies the very spacious aft cabin, with upholstered seats either side. Hanging locker shelved lockers, drawers and under bunk storage. A spacious walk-in robe with vanity bench, basin and cupboards is located off the fwd port corner of the aft cabin.
Fwd cabin has offset double berth and seat. Hanging locker, four drawers and six side lockers. Large deck hatch.
Berths
6
Galley
Galley aft to port. L-shaped with good bench space and excellent storage in lockers, large drawers, and cavernous under-floor compartments. Three opening ports for ventilation. Twin stainless sinks with mixer tap. Hot and cold pressure water. Back-up manual freshwater tap. Good storage in drawers and cupboards. Two large drawers for quick access to bulk storage.
Refrigeration
ICER 12V top-opening 70 L fridge with thermostat and fan, new compressor 2021
Freezer
ICER 12V top-opening 32 L freezer, new compressor 2021
Stove
ENO two-burner gas stove with oven (2011). 2 x 9 kg bottles on aft deck with quick swap-over connection and current gas certificate.
Hotwater System
Engine heat exchanger calorifier
Shower
H & C shower in fwd bathroom with shower sump tank. Cold freshwater deck shower on swim step.
Toilet
Fwd bathroom is full width with electric toilet and shower to port and basin and vanity to stbd. Large overhead hatch and opening ports either side.
Entertainment
FUSION MS-AV750 Marine entertainment system - CD, AM/FM Radio & FUSION 200 Watt speakers
Air Conditioning
Twin fans aft cabin
Dinghy
Highfield 2.9m RIB as new condition with sun protection cover and beach wheels.
Outboard
9.9Hp Yamaha, as new condition
Covers
Full solid dodger & full clears. Main boom bag replaced (2020). Shade covers and insect screens over ports and hatches.
Ground Tackle
Custom QLD design anchor winch with capstan, gypsy and easy-release clutch. Motor: Aircraft starter motor. Foot-operated deck switch, plus hand-held cable switch and SS capstan mounting plate added 2021.
35kg Bugel anchor with 80m x 10mm chain.
Spare anchors: 60lb Manson plough and large Fisherman.
Spare anchor warp: 100m x 16mm + 5m chain.
Chain stopper on deck.
Large anchor well and separate, top-opening anchor locker with spacious stowage
12V deckwash pump with connection in anchor locker.
Large mooring cleats fore, aft and amidships.
Safety Gear
2 x liferings with drogues.
SOS Danbuoy Man Overboard Rescue auto-activated inflation (2018).
Rescue throw rope and Man Overboard rescue recovery sling.
Radar reflector.
Grab bag with flares, orange sheet
Emergency tiller.
Bilge Pumps
2 x 12V, auto-activated, with alarms, fwd & mid-ship; 1 x manual, mid-ship
Life Raft
Zodiac 6-man liferaft. Serviced June 2015.
Epirb
406 GPS EPIRB. Expiry 2023.
Flares
Expiry 2023.
Fire Protection
1 x 4.5kg powder type fire extinguisher. 3 x 1kg dry chemical fire extinguishers. Fire blanket in ga
Electrics
4 x 6V house batteries wired in series and parallel. New 2013.440 amp hours @12V.
Engine start battery, new 2020.
Alternator 65 amps
Air Silent X wind generator, new 2022
2 x 60W + 1 x 75W solar panels with PowerTec MP3129 Controller, new 2017
12V/240V Invertor - Invert-A-Power 600W/2300 intermittent. Numerous 240V power points throughout the boat, disconnected, re-wiring needed for 240V shore power.
CTEK M300 battery charger (2009).
Shore power connection and 15A cable.
Electronics
VHF Radio: Uniden UM455VHF (new 2021).
HF Radio: ICOM HF radio & ICOM automatic tuner.
Radar: Furuno 1721 24-mile
Plotter: Raymarine RC435
Autopilot: TMQ AP55 with remote.
FUSION Marine entertainment system - CD, AM/FM Radio & FUSION speakers
Sail Inventory
Fully battened main. Two reefs. Condition: Very good.
#2 Genoa on furler (2011). Condition: Very Good.
Staysail on furler. Condition: Excellent, new 2021
MPS in sock. Condition: Excellent.
Lightweight reacher on own furler. Condition: Very good.
Boom bag (new 2018) with lazyjacks (2013) Condition: Very good.
Mast / Rigging
Cutter/sloop rigged with two inline spreaders.
Aluminium mast and boom.
2 x Profurl furlers.
Spinnaker pole mounted on mast track and stowed on mast.
Forestay, inner forestay and jumpers replaced 2014. Rest of rig and rigging screws replaced 2008. Rig report Nov. 2014.
Sparcraft rigid vang (2015).
Deck Gear
Full solid dodger with toughened glass windows. Full clears (2013).
Heavy duty cast aluminium davits with dinghy hoist; optional separate outboard motor hoist.
Solid SS gantry integrated with stern rails, carrying solar panels, wind generator, antennas.
Stern scoop with steps down from deck and drop-down ladder for easy water entry/exit.
Heavy stainless, extra-high stanchions and railings. Granny bars at mast. Mast steps.
Full cockpit cushions in Sunbrella taupe (2014).
Spares included (engine fluids and annual service components, toilet macerator pump freshwater pump, electrical, cables, etc).
Remarks
Very solidly built vessel presented in excellent conditon with numerous recent upgrades.
Available for inspection at Coningham Beach, Coningham TAS 7054.


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Stefan Eberhard
CONINGHAM
TAS 7054 Australia


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