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Adams 45 Ketch "Blue Sands" SOLD

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$45,000 TENDER

“Blue Sands” reg. No. 48279 FOR SALE by PUBLIC TENDER on behalf of a Deceased Estate.

“Blue Sands” is an ocean capable centre cockpit ketch. The Joe Adams pedigree guarantees an efficient, sea-kindly hull under sail or motor. She is a coastal or blue water cruiser with a comprehensive inventory. The spacious saloon with its fine timber fit-out, the owners' cabin aft with its double bed and ensuite bathroom and the four-berth cabin forward with en-suite make this vessel an ideal liveaboard. In 2014 the vessel underwent a major re-fit. In recent times, the owner (now deceased) was unable to maintain the vessel. It needs work which is believed to be mainly cosmetic however interested parties will need to undertake their own due diligence.
Australian (AMSA) Registered No. 375077. Registration may be expired.
22/8/2020: ENGINE IS RUNNING. See 'Engine Description' below. CLICK SPECIAL PRESENTATION TO SEE A SHORT VIDEO OF THE ENGINE RUNNING.

Location: Prince of Wales Bay Marina 20 Bender Drive, Derwent Park 7009, Berth no. E21
Inspections: 12 noon to 2 pm: *Wednesday, Aug. 19,*Saturday, Aug 22 *Wednesday, Aug 26 *Saturday, Aug 29.
Tender's close 4 pm AEST Monday, August 31.
Important:
*The Vessel is sold on an 'AS IS – WHERE IS', 'best return' basis.
*Only tenders over $45,000 will be considered.
*Only the successful tenderer will be notified as soon as practicable after the close of the tender.
*The successful tenderer must pay a non-refundable 10% deposit by 5 pm on Tuesday, September 1 and the balance by 5 pm on Friday, September 4,2020.
*No tender necessarily accepted.

To obtain TENDER DOCUMENTS see PDF attached below or submit an enquiry.

Reference 3428265
Name Blue Sands
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PDF Attachment Blue Sands Tender Doc
Location Prince of Wales Bay Marina
Region Tasmania
Year 1984
Designer Joe Adams
Length 45′ 4″ (13.81m)
Beam 13'
Draft 6' 6"
Displacement 18 tonnes
Ballast Long integrated fin with lead ballast.
Hull material Steel (Round bilge)
Deck material Steel
Engine Yanmar TE3 47hp. Based on the famous rugged, economical low revving 3-cylinder Gardner engine. The engine room is well lit with good working access. 22/8/2002 UPDATE ON ENGINE STATUS: The engine IS RUNNING. The fault, as suspected proved to be electrical. The throttle cable has snapped at the helm end.
Engine Make Yanmar
Horsepower 47hp
Fuel Type Diesel
Fuel Consumption ~6 lph
Cruise Speed ~8 knots
Genset Onan 6.5 kva (530 hours)
Water 2 x 350-litre tanks
Galley 2 burner Tudor Maxi gas stove with grill & oven
Sharp Microwave
Deep s/s sink – pressure water
Shallow s/s draining sink
Refrigeration 2x 240v built-in chest fridges
Hot Water System Heat exchanger
Accommodation Double aft cabin with ensuite (shower, hand basin, hot and cold pressure water, electric toilet)
4 x single berths in forepeak with ensuite (shower, hand basin, hot & cold pressure water)
Cabin PRIVACY: The two main cabins can be closed from the living area.
Dinette (converts to double berth)
Main cabin couch/sea berth (lee cloth)
Webasto diesel heater
Dickinson Cabin heater in saloon

Headroom 6'4"
Cabins 3
Berths 9 berths
Shower 2 x Pressure hot/cold
Toilet 2 x fore & aft
Entertainment TV in the main saloon
Panasonic DVD player
Samsung TV – aft cabin
AM/FM Radio
Dinghy Alloy dinghy
Outboard 8 hp Yamaha
Covers Cockpit Bimini (complete cover)
Hard dodger side curtains
Binnacle cover
Ground tackle 40 kg Rocna Anchor
Anchor chain 12mm short link x 55m
Muir 12v anchor winch – exterior & interior footswitches
Safety gear 3 Fire extinguishers
1 Fire blanket
2 Lifebuoys with danbuoy & light
Retrieving harness
Gas detector – DVK Gas Alarm
Electrics 2 engine start batteries
4 house deep cycle batteries
1 genset start battery
1 anchor winch battery
1 x 160 amp 12v engine alternator
1 x 60 amp 24v engine alternator
1 smart regulator
12v/240v 1000w inverter
Arlec PF439B HD battery charger
Wind generator
2 x 250-watt Solar panels
Wiring 12v DC / 24v AC
Shore power
Deck lights.
Cabin fan
Electronics **Located In cockpit...
Autopilot – TMQ AP5
Echo Pilot forward-looking SONAR
Lowrance Elite-7HDI Chartplotter.
Raymarine speed
Ritchie binnacle compass
**Located at saloon navigation station...
HF radio Wagner and tuner
VHF radio Navman with cockpit speaker
Radar – Furuno 24 nm
GPS Plotter – Garmin 210
Ship's Clock, Barometer, Hygrometer
Sail inventory Genoa on masthead furler – good cond
Staysail (self-tacking) and sail cover – very good cond
Mainsail, lazy jacks and sail cover – fair cond
Mizzen (fully battened) lazy jacks and self flaking boom bag – 2010 (very little use)
MPS – condition very good
Storm jib – condition very good
Storm trysail – condition very good
Rigging Aluminium masts and booms
Aluminium spinnaker pole and staysail boom
Standing rigging 9 mm dia s/s wire and s/s turnbuckles.
Deck gear Hutton-converted Electric Primary Winches
Arco halyard winches
Arco boom winches
Wheel with hydraulic cylinder & pump
Dinghy davits/Targa bar for antennas and solar panels
Various water and fuel jerry cans
Fender, lines
Boat hook
Remarks There is a long list of spares and extra gear to go with the boat. This includes several brand new (still in the box) stainless steel portholes.

Note: Some of the older equipment may not be operable.
Some safety equipment use-by dates may have expired.
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Disclaimer Boat Sales Tasmania offers the above details as supplied by the vendor in good faith, but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor the condition of the vessel. All prices are in Australian dollars. Currency converter