Murray Isles 30ft catamaran "Shearwater"
Easily handled 30ft catamaran suitable for extended cruising. Spacious accomodation with all the basics and well set up on deck for fast, comfortable cruising. Room for six with a double and a single in each hull. Good bridgedeck clearance (minimum 1m in the centre, and 1.3 at the sides).
Recent addition of a central deckhouse makes “Shearwater” a pleasure to sail in all conditions and offers the perfect vantage to enjoy the scenery as she zips along effortlessly at 8- 10 kts.
Built under supervision of the designer and upgraded by second owner. Presented in very tidy condition.
|Builder||Steve Hilliard. Supervised by designer.|
|Hull material||Timber. Hoop pine marine ply sheathed with epoxy/fibreglass.|
|Deck material||Hoop pine marine ply sheathed with epoxy/fibreglass.|
|Engine||9.9hp 4-stroke hi-thrust outboard motor.|
|Engine hours||Estimated 1000 hours.|
|Fuel||2 x 75 litres in built-in tanks.|
|Water||2 x 100 litres tanks. Tankage located in the centre of the hulls, under the bridge deck.|
|Galley||Galley in stbd hull. Lido two-burner gas stove to port and stainless sink with gravity-fed freshwater tap to stbd. Good bench space and plenty of storage in lockers and shelves. More storage under the floor. Plates and cutlery plus pots and pans all included.|
|Refrigeration||50 litre ice chest.|
|Stove||Two-burner gas stove.|
|Accommodation||Accomodation in either hull and protective deckhouse (2017) on bridgedeck. Huge storage locker at port stern accessed from deck.
Port: single berth in bow, bathroom with Portipotti and vanity with sink then large double berth and storage in stern.
Stbd: single berth fwd, galley fwd of steps, saloon with adjustable table and seating for 4-6 and large double berth in stern. Very light and bright interior with plenty of ports and hatches. Finished in white with timber trim. Varnished floors. Upholstery in excellent condition. Berths are very generous and each has lights and plenty of storage for personal gear.
|Shower||Handheld camp shower with 12V pump.|
|Toilet||Portipotti in bathroom compartment with vanity and basin.|
|Entertainment||GME FM/AM/CD player with speakers.|
|Dinghy||8ft inflatable with solid floor|
|Ground tackle||35lb plough anchor + 10 metres SL chain and 50 metres x 14mm rope.|
|Life Jackets||6 x lifejackets|
|Fire Protection||Fire extinguisher in each hull. Fireblanket in galley.|
|Electrics||2 x 6V house batteries giving 12v 200 amp hours.
12V engine start battery.
Plasmtronic battery controller.
LED lights throughout.
NEW LED masthead light.
80-amp solar panel with regulator.
Air-X wind generator (not installed).
|Electronics||GME VHF radio.
Raymarine depthsounder (NEW 2017).
|Sail inventory||Fully-battened wishbone main. Three reefs.
Jib (Rolly Tasker Sails).
Drifter with sock.
|Rigging||Sloop rigged fractional wishbone rig.
40ft aluminium mast and wishbone boom.
Lewmar halyard winch.
Lewmar sheet winch. Second set of chainplates installed for long distance cruising.
|Deck gear||Single tiller steering.
Large boarding platform hinges to stow while underway.
Water and fuel tanks centrally located under bridgedeck. Lockers for gas bottles and batteries. Storage lockers and two large wet lockers.
|Remarks||Bridge deck clearance: minimum 1m in the centre, and 1.3 at the sides.
Antifouled August 2017.
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