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Custom 39ft Classic Timber Yacht - Price: AU $89,000 
Length:
39' 0" - 11.89m
Location:
Church Point NSW
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Region:
New South Wales
Year:
1965
Hull Material:
Timber/Ply Mahogany /Huon Pine
 
 
Description:

39ft Classic Timber Yacht "Huon Lass"
A true Tasmanian classic built for apple farmer, yachtsman and raconteur Hedley Calvert by master boatbuilder Max Creese in Hobart 1965. Construction of Mahogany and Huon Pine "Huon Lass was designed by British naval architect Robert Clark who had designed the famous Caprice of Huon for Hedleys father 15 years previously. A most competitive yacht in her class with a 6th across the line and 2nd in division 1,1966 Sydney to Hobart plus line honors in many offshore Tasmanian races inspiring comment to the Hobart Mercury from renown boat builder /sailer Jock Muir "Tasmania's south run was the hardest we had encountered made even more impressive with Calverts "Huon Lass" racing before the gale carrying a spinnaker, 'Ive never been on or seen a yacht handled better than Huon Lass was'.

Name:
HUON LASS
Location:
Church Point NSW
Region:
New South Wales
Year:
1965
Designer:
R Brooks
Builder:
Max Creese
Length:
39' 0" - 11.89m
Beam:
10ft
Draft:
6.4ft
Keel / Ballast:
Lead
Hull Material:
Timber/Ply Mahogany /Huon Pine
Deck Material:
Timber
Engine:
Yanmar 30 hp
Fuel:
200l
Water:
200
Galley:
Metho stove
Accommodation:
4-6
Toilet:
Marine electric
Ground Tackle:
Anchor chain, electric winch
Safety Gear:
Coastal
Electrics:
12V
Electronics
Navigation:
Wind, depth speed and log
Sail Inventory:
Dacron main and #1 headsail (furler) # 2 #3, storm sails, spinnaker
Mast / Rigging:
Alloy, stainless steel, replaced 2013
Deck Gear:
Self tailing winches
Remarks:
Now moored in Pittwater with same owner for last 20 years. She is sailed nearly every week and maintained in beautiful original condition with recently painted hull & decks, Other upgrades include new alloy spars and stainless rigging. Huon Lass is seaworthy, sweet sailing classic now reluctantly but genuinely for sale. Contact Vendors Agent Jason Gribble 0411231230
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