Alaska 43 - Kaivita - $320,000

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Alaska 43 - Kaivita - $320,000

Kaivita is a 2015 Alaska 43 now exclusively for sale with YOTI on Pittwater. 

Launched in July 2015 in Ballina NSW after a 6-year build at the Ballina boatyard, Kaivita is a custom-built heavy displacement cruising yacht from the drawing table of world renowned yacht designer, Ted Brewer, from Canada. 

The owner wanted a steel yacht with huge range under power and with a comfortable and easily managed sailing ability. Ted Brewer is very well known for his highly seaworthy designs and the "small ship" style of this vessel is what caught the eye of the owner. Such is the range of this vessel she can go from Sydney to Auckland under power alone. 

Kaivita has a beautiful light filled interior. She is a Two Cabin layout with four bunks in the forward V-Berth and a large double berth owners' cabin aft with a separate office nook. The timbers used throughout are Celery Top pine trim and planking all varnished. The floor is Jarrah. All main surfaces are faired, corners coved and painted with 2 pack paint finish. Every piece of plywood used in the fit out was first edge saturated in Epoxy wood preserver and then painted with 2 coats of epoxy before being fitted into the boat. 

The engine is a keel cooled marinized Isuzu 4JB1 - naturally aspirated making her easy to source parts, simple to service, reliable and highly fuel efficient. 

The galley has a high quality Force 10 stainless steel gas stove and oven fitted. The refrigeration is from Ozefridge and is built in under the bench and runs off 12 volt or 240 volts. 

She comes with B&G chartplotter, Simrad sounder and log, Simrad wind display, Coursemaster autopilot and is fitted with AIS. 

Contact us today to find out more about Kaivita or to arrange an inspection.


Designer : Ted Brewer
Builder : Julian Reynolds, Barry Kean, Mitchell Phillips.
Water (Potable) Capacity (l) : 1,000 litres - Steel tank coated in 2 pack food grade epoxy.
Hull Construction Material : Steel - fully blasted and painted inside and out with high quality 2 pack finish. Inside surfaces from the overhead down to waterline were sprayed with 2 inches of 2 pack insulating foam to both insulate the vessel and protect the hull from condensation. This approach creates a hull that will last a lifetime.
Hull Type : Monohull.
Deck Construction Material : Steel hull and deck, deck box lids and main deckhouse hatch all teak. Deckhouse windows fabricated to size in NZ out of 10 mm toughened safety glass built super strong for safety. Port windows all heavily cast in 316 stainless and toughened glass. Bollards all 316 stainless welded to the hull. Chainplates all 316 stainless welded to the hull. Strongest possible hull construction.
Length (feet) : 40'10" feet
Length (m) : 13.06 m
Beam/Width (m) : 3.93 m
Draft (m) : 1.67 m
Keel/Ballast : Full keel - Stern cutaway refer design drawings.
Displacement : 18,000 kg
Engine Notes : Model - 4JB1 - Naturally aspirated, keel cooled, water cooled exhaust. Dual clear bowl racor fuel filters. Easily accessible, easily monitored. The Isuzu 4JB1 was marinized by Zenith Engineering in Brisbane. It is a very common engine manufactured in huge quantities globally with parts easily accessible anywhere in the world. Separate equipment space under pilothouse floor.
Number Of Engines : 1
Engine Hours : 110 hrs Approx.
Horse Power (hp) : 70 hp
Engine Room : Engine room accessible on 4 sides with opening doors.
Number of Batteries : AGM new in 2015, separate start battery - 5 x 80 amp house batteries.
Fuel Type : Diesel
Fuel Tank Capacity (L) : 1,600 litres - Steel tank.
Propeller : Bronze 3 blade propeller.
Steering System : Hydraulic steering.
Accomodation Notes : 2 Cabins.
Number of Berths : 6
Number of Showers : 1 x separate in the head area.
Number of Toilets : 1 Lavac Vacume with electric pump/ macerator.
Air Conditioning : Diesel Heater.
Galley Notes : Diesel cabin heater in Saloon by Dickonsen Canada. Hot Water System - Pressure water system, 50 litre heater engine heat exchange or 240 volt when on shore power.
Stove : Force Ten Stainless gas 3 burner and oven.
Refrigeration : 12 volt/ 240 volt on shore power built into galley bench.
Number of Sinks : Stainless Steel double basin.
Anchor / Winch : 1 Rocna type - Muir 12 Volt Winch.
Bilge Pump : 3 electric plus one manual emergency.
Deck Gear : Anderson Stainless winches x 4 new in 2015. Mainly Ronstan deck fittings
Mast/Rigging : Cutter rig - twin headsails on furlers. Alloy mast and boom. Stainless Steel Wire rigging.
Sail Inventory : Mains - Evolution main with lazy jacks on and boom bag. 1 x Genoa. 1 x Jib. 2 x Furler. Sails by Evolution sails on Gold Coast - Brand new in 2015 in excellent condition.
Electrics : All LED interior lights. LED navigation lights. 2000W inverter plus shore power connection and 240 volt wiring and several power points around the boat. 160 watts of solar panels mounted on rear frame.
Electronics Navigation : Sounder / log - Simrad. Wind Inst - Simrad. Auto Pilot - Course master. AIS fitted.
Dinghy : Achilles inflatable (New 2018) - Johnson 8 hp 2 stroke - Excellent condition.
Safety Gear : Life jackets, flares. Epirb.
Ground Tackle : 80 mtrs, 10 mm chain.
GPS : B&G Chart plotter.
Has Navigation Lights : Yes.
Radio : ICOM VHF with DSC.
Remarks : Detailed Deck Material - Steel hull and deck, deck box lids and main deckhouse hatch all teak. Deckhouse windows fabricated to size in NZ out of 10 mm toughened safety glass built super strong for safety. Port windows all heavily cast in 316 stainless and toughened glass. Bollards all 316 stainless welded to the hull. Chainplates all 316 stainless welded to the hull. Strongest possible hull construction. Steel dinghy davits on sterm heavy duty construction. Last hauled and antifouled January 2019 - Done annually as well as anodes replaced as required.
Vessel Name : Kaivita
Anti-foul : January 2019.

Engine 1

Engine Make : Isuzu Model - 4JB1 - Naturally aspirated, keel cooled, water cooled exhaust.
Engine Hours : 110
Horse Power : 70
Fuel Type : Diesel.
Steering : Hydraulic steering.
Fuel Capacity : 1600
Propeller : Bronze 3 blade propeller.