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Swanson 42 Escape Machine
Price: AU $75,000
"Swanson designed and built boats retain their reputation as sea kindly, well balanced, safe and easy to handle and continue to be part of Australian yachting history. "
Pelagian is a very good example of the Swanson 42, set up as a traditional cutter and presents in good condition, with all the maintenance up to date.
Built for cruising and offshore adventuring Pelagian also has a good turn of speed with the ability to change headsails at sea and always have the right combination of sails for each condition.
Well thought-out rig, good sails and and recently refitted and antifouled, ready for her next adventure.
Recent Surveyor's condition report, & riggers report available on inspection.
Australian Registered Ship
Well presented boat in good condition.
||Swanson Bros Innovators in Australian History
||12.95m - 42' 6"
||13 ft incl Sponson
|Keel / Ballast:
||Cutaway forefoot and full keel with rudder hung off keel
||Fibreglass over double treated marine ply
||Ford 65 hp diesel
Regularly updated, maintained and serviced. Engine room: Good access under cockpit floor and entry available from 3 sides. New stainless steel sea-cock and strainer.
Ford 65 hp shaft drive diesel ( New 20 inch 2 blade prop)
Recently replaced fuel tank, steering cable, exhaust manifold, heat exchangers and water pump with refrigeration serviced.
||250 hours since overhaul
||2 litres per hour cruising at 6 knots
||Shaft drive diesel
||Inverter, Honda 1 kva gen set
Kero stove and oven
Fynspray Hand pump fresh
4 locker storage
||Large double aft
spare cabin large single
2 settee berths available
||Large Spare cabin, large aft cabin,
||New Lavac toilet new stainless steel sea cocks and new hoses
||Aurura Gemini 3 pax hard bottom inflatable in good condition
||Sail cover and large awning, bimini at stern
||300 ft tested chain
45 lb CQR with tested swivels
65 lb CQR with chain and rode
large 2 speed sheets. 2 staysail 2 speed winches, cannon mainsail sheet winch (ALL Cannon) and brass headsail winches and all recently serviced, rebuilt and rebedded
||Qld safety gear included including new EPIRB and Flares
2 inflatable life jackets
||Electric and manual bilge pumps
1 new battery (start)
2 house batteries new
40w solar and 100 watt panel and charging system with shutoff.
Garmin Depth Sounder
Tacktik Wind direction and speed
Circuit breakers for all electrics
Garmin GPS Plotter/ sounder
New wheel steer Raymarine autopilot included in price.
||As New Custom Built mainsail from Colin Quinn
As New Staysail from Colin Quinn on self tending curved track.
No1, No2 in good condition
Storm Jib (stained but in good order)
new main sail cover
New Large awning over rear deck
|Mast / Rigging:
||Oversized S/S Cutter rig
Adjustable running backstays, that swing out of way when not in use
All new running rigging
Standing rigging checked 2018 Riggers Certificate available
||2 x large sheet winches
3 smaller winches in cockpit
good manual anchor winch
New Plastimo binnacle steering compass.
Custom built coach-house that looks in proportion to the boat, and features nav table and berth for the off-watch
||Recently refitted Nov 2019, antifouled and presents in good condition with a surveyor's (Nov 2019) condition report and rigging report
Traditionally setup boat with a great history and in good condition.