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Sawyer 35 Pilothouse Motor Cruiser

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$149,950

This well-proven passage maker has featured in the Wooden Boat Festival in Hobart. This attractive vessel, a traditional double-ended cray boat hull design was heavily built to commercial specifications by the Sawyer brothers. Powered by a slow revving 90 hp Fiat she has a cruising range of over 1000 nm and is a superb seaboat (enhanced by a furling steadying sail). She is round bilged, carvel planked in 25mm x 120mm Spotted Gum, copper nailed and roved with bronze bolts. This vessel offers all the crew comforts and is equipped to blue water cruising standards having made the voyage between Tasmania and Morton Bay, Queensland several times and has cruised extensively in Tasmanian and Queensland waters. She has been well-maintained and presents in very good condition. She is ready to go to sea when you are.

CALL PAUL 0418 385 866 to arrange an inspection of this outstanding and rare vessel.

Reference 12652747
Name “Curlew”
Location Prince of Wales Bay Marina near Hobart TAS
Region Tasmania
Year 1990
Designer T. Sawyer
Builder Sawyer Brothers – Queensland
Length 35′ (10.66m)
Beam 4.03m
Draft 4' (1.21 m)
Displacement Approx. 13 tonnes.
Hull material Timber (Carvel planked with Spotted Gum).
Deck material Fibreglass sheathed marine plywood laid on solid Spotted Gum deck beams.
Engine 90hp 4-cylinder (fresh water cooled) Fiat diesel. Slow revving. Well maintained and underwent a major service in early 2021. SEE General Remarks for a full summary of works. The roomy engine room is well lit and allows complete access to all machinery.
Engine Make Fiat
Horsepower 90hp
Fuel Type Diesel
Engine hours 2491 at time of listing.
Fuel Consumption 5 litres per hour at cruise.
Max Speed 8.5 knots
Cruise Speed 6.5 knots
Genset 7 Kva Kohler Genset.
Fuel 900 litres in 2 x 450 litre tanks.
Water 900 litres in 3 x tanks.
Galley The fully equipped galley is spacious with plenty of benchtop for food preparation and storage sufficient for extended passages. The fridge, stove/oven and sink are all within easy reach. The dinette is opposite to starboard.
Refrigeration 240-litre eutectic fridge.
Freezer 2 x large eutectic freezers.
Stove Lido 4-burner gas stove/oven plus Breville 240v cooktop.
Hot Water System Genset – 240 volt water heater.
Accommodation The pilothouse offers plenty of light from the big windows. The helm station is to port. A large sliding side door allows for good skipper/crew communications. Aft of the helm station is the galley with the dinette (can be converted to an occasional berth) opposite. Access to the engine room is under the pilothouse sole. Forward and down to the large cabin with 4-bunk berths (the top two can be removed). Forward again to a storage locker, freezer and the bathroom/head.
Cabins 2 – cabins
Berths 4 berths plus dinette occasional berth.
Shower 2 x Hot/cold shower – Head (bathroom) and aft deck.
Toilet TMC Electric toilet.
Entertainment Kogan TV
Dinghy Trimcraft Alloy Dinghy – Deck boom crane.
Covers Dinghy cover.
Ground tackle Nilssen (vertical) 24v Heavy Duty anchor windlass with rope gypsy.
Manson Plough Anchor
10mm galvanised chain.
Spare Sarca style anchor.
Safety gear Search Light with remote control
MOB throwing (life) rings
Fire blanket.
Bilge Pumps Bilge pumps 12v, 24v, 240v.
Epirb 406 EPIRB
Life Jackets Yes
Flares Yes
Fire Protection Manual Extinguishers
Electrics 12/240 v systems.
7 Kva Genset.
Arlec Smart battery charger.
Shore power
Solar panels with a regulator.
240-volt power outlets
Electronics Lowrance LMS-350 Chartplotter
Navman Tracker 5500 Chartplotter
JRC JMA-2143 32-mile radar.
TMQ Autopilot.
Standard Horizon VHF Radio with DSC
Sea 555 HF Radio with auto tuner.
Sestrel steering compass.
Barometer and ship's clock.
Clearview windscreen spinner.
Deck gear Furling steadying sail on an Oregon mast.
Stainless steel Magma deck BBQ
Lifting boom (dinghy).
Deck wash.
Stainless steel Safety rails.
Bait board.
Remarks Summary of works undertaken in engine service/overhaul in early 2021...
Check crankcase pressure
Strip top end and carry out general inspection – no issues
Remove, strip and service salt water pump
Remove, strip and service header tank, heat exchanger, etc + acid wash
Replace components as required
Re-assemble salt water pump and heat exchanger
Prep & paint components
Perform cooling system flush
Replace coolant
Change oils, filters, anode etc.
Test run.
Test thermostat

The Genset also received a full service minus striping the heat exchanger and top end.
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