Historic Ketch - Premier - $650,000

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Historic Ketch - Premier - $650,000

Fully restored, this 62' 1922 Historic Ketch is exclusively for sale with YOTI in Tasmania
Premier is listed on the Australian Register of Historic Ships. With an impressive history of War service with the Australian Navy between 1941 and 1943 and 20 years attached to the Police Service. Originally built by Percy Coverdale at his yard in Battery Point for the Sward family. Premier has recently had the benefit of an extensive refit spanning 15 years by a team of craftsman.

At great expense her current owners have thoughtfully restored this vessel to include modern comfort features and Navionics. Featuring high quality finishes to the interior fit out and accommodation for 8 plus. There is a large galley down to port with ample refrigeration for extended cruising and an impressive selection of deck fittings including an electric halyard winch for the mainsail and furling on 2 of the head sails. Full inside helm as well as outside helm station with twin hydraulic ram Raymarine Auto pilot.

There is a full set of covers to protect the vanished brightwork on deck and the main pilothouse. The engine is a fully rebuilt Gardner 5LW, a model renowned for its reliability and economy. Onboard power is both 12 volt as well as a late model 6.5 Kva Onan Genset providing 240 volts.
The white work above the waterline was all completely resprayed in 2013 with a high quality 2 pack finish and all the varnish work is in excellent condition.
A full inventory is available on request. Contact YOTI for further details.

Owner will consider all offers.

Designer : Percy Coverdale (original).
Builder : Percy Coverdale / David Smith / David White
Water (Potable) Capacity (l) : Stainless steel tanks; 908
Hull Construction Material : Timber carvel & strip planked. Round bilge.
Hull Type : Mono
Deck Construction Material : Marine ply & teak.
Length (feet) : 62' including bow sprit
Length (m) : 18.9 m
Beam/Width (m) : 4.45 m
Draft (m) : 1.83 m
Keel/Ballast : Steel & Cast iron.
Engine Hours : 3200
Horse Power (hp) : 60
Engine Room : Yes
Generator : Onan 65KVA
Number of Batteries : 2x Starter. 3x House. Genset. Winch main mast.
Fuel Type : Diesel
Number of Fuel Tanks : Stainless Steel
Fuel Tank Capacity (L) : 1400L l
Propeller : 4 blade propeller
Steering System : Hydraulic Twin Ram steering.
Accomodation Notes : 3 cabins - 2 aft, 1 fwd.
Number of Berths : 8 berths
Number of Showers : 1
Number of Toilets : 1 with macerator.
Number of TVs : TV, 6 Stacker CD.
Stove : Gas stove. Convection Oven.
Refrigeration : 240V + 12V Fridge/Freezer.
Number of Sinks : Large stainless steel sink.
Anchor / Winch : Hydraulic Muir 3000.
Bilge Pump : 3x Electric.
Mast/Rigging : Ketch; Gaff Rig. Timber mast & boom. Stainless Steel rigging.
Sail Inventory : Main. Jib. 2 x Headsails, self furlers. Missen.
Electrics : 12V interior lighting. Nav lights. HW tank 12V + 240V.
Electronics Navigation : Garmin GPS 5012. Raytheon Sounder/Log. Raytheon AutoPilot. Compass.
Dinghy : Avon Rubben. Yamaha 3Hp.
Safety Gear : 6 man liferaft. 12x Life Jackets. Flares. Fire Extinguishers. Fire Blanket.
Covers : Hatch & wheelhouse cover. Winch covers. Deck awnings.
Ground Tackle : Chair. Spare anchor.
Watermaker / De-Sal : Yes
Radio : GME GX5511 Electra Phone.
Remarks : Originally launched in 1922; rebuilt in 1995.
Vessel Name : Premier

Engine 1

Engine Make : Gardner 5LW
Engine Hours : 3200
Displacement : 20675kg
Horse Power : 75
Fuel Type : Diesel
Steering : Hydraulic Twin Ram steering.
Fuel Capacity : 1400L
Propeller : 4 blade propeller