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Watts 41 "Nekton" SOLD

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$59,950

Solid, spacious steel cruising ketch in excellent condition. ONLY 300 hours on new 55hp Volvo engine! Professionally built to the design of American designer J. Murray Watts, “Nekton” has been in the same family for over 30 years and has been conscientiously maintained throughout their ownership. She offers the luxury of a pilothouse layout with the galley centrally located between cockpit and saloon and an open interior with a generous master cabin.

With a new diesel already installed and priced to allow upgrades of electronics and sails, “Nekton” offers a whole lot of boat for cruising and would make a perfect, roomy liveaboard vessel.

Reference 7019122
Name Nekton
Location Hobart TAS
Region Tasmania
Year 1977
Designer J. Murray Watts
Builder Niel Keast. Omega Marine
Length 41′ 0″ (12.50m)
Beam 3.65m (12ft)
Draft 1.82m (6ft)
Displacement 16 tonnes (approx)
Ballast Full keel with keel-hung rudder.
Hull material Steel. 1/4“ up to chine. 3/16” above the chine.
Deck material Steel
Engine 55hp diesel. NEW 2008. Model: D2-55-641KW.
Engine Make Volvo Penta
Horsepower 55hp
Engine hours 300 hrs
Max Speed 7kts
Cruise Speed 6kts
Propulsion 3-blade propellor.
Fuel 318 litres
Water 770 litres in three tanks
Galley Galley in pilothouse with excellent access to both cockpit and saloon and plentiful light.
Gas stove & oven, sink and plenty of storage space.
Refrigeration Top-opening Unifridge 12V fridge.
Stove SMEV 3-burner stove with oven and grill.
Hot Water System QL Marine hotwater heater. Water heated off engine.
Accommodation Flush foredeck and deep cockpit with large lazarette aft for storage. Handy, removable doors give easy access into the very light and airy pilothouse where the galley is located to port and the chart table to stbd (with fridge underneath). There is a single berth in the stbd quarter.

Moving fwd, two steps lead down into the saloon. A U-shaped settee area and table are to stbd with a settee/single berth opposite. Penty of storage behind and under seats and in shelves and lockers.

The master cabin fwd has a large double berth set to port with great storage in drawers under the bed and a hanging locker and more drawers opposite. The bathroom is to stbd off this cabin and has a toilet, shower and vanity. In the bow, the fwd cabin has a single berth to port and large storage lockers along the stbd side.

The interior is open and very light and well-ventilated. The boat is presented in very tidy condition.

6ft plus headroom.
Shower Hot and cold shower in bathroom.
Toilet Bathroom fwd (opposite master cabin) with TMC 12V toilet, shower and vanity.
Entertainment AM/FM/CD stereo.
Ground tackle Muir Cougar H1100 12V anchor winch.
Plough anchor with cahin.
Spare Fisherman anchor.
Deck wash plumbed with connection on foredeck.
Safety gear Horsehoe lifebuoy with light.
Lifebouy.
Safety grab bag.
V-sheet.
Throw rope.
Safety harnesses x 2.
Air horn.
Bilge Pumps Electronic bilge pump.
Fire Protection 2 x Fire extinguishers. Fire blanket.
Electrics 2 x 12V deep cycle batteries.
2 x 12V high torque batteries (engine and anchor winch).
Solar panel with regulator.
Electronics Depth sounder.
Speed/log.
VHF radio.
Sail inventory Mainsail.
Mizzen.
Furling genoa.
Storm Jib.
Spinnaker.
Rigging Aluminium mast and timber (oregon) booms.
NEW furler 2010.
NEW forestay 2010.
6 x winches.
Deck gear 2 x dinghy davit arms. New and ready to be installed.
Stainless boarding ladder.
Mooring lines and fenders.
Boat hook.
Remarks Topsides painted and hull antifouled March 2018.
LOD: 41ft
LOA: 44ft
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