STEEL ADAMS 40 for sale $73,990

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Price AUD $73,990 NEGOTIABLE
Listing Type Used
Refcode DIY450444
Usage Cruising
Hull Material Steel
Hull Mono
Length - metres 12.2
Length - feet 40
Dry Weight - kgs 12,000
Floatation Basic
No. of Engines 1
Engine Make Yanmar
Engine Type Diesel
Engine Power - hp 30
Safety Equipment Off-shore

Steel, round-bilge aft cockpit cutter, built exactly as the legendary Joe Adams specs. Aus. Reg'd Ship. Superb seaboat. Circumnavigated via Indian Ocean, South Atlantic, Chilean Patagonian Coast(2008), 4 Bass Strait crossings(2010-2013). Ready for sea. Slipped 1/4/13 for annual antifoul, total topside paint with 2-pack, anode replacement, shaft, rudder and seacock inspection. Just completed 5th Bass Strait crossing, now back in Beauty Point, Tas.
Region: Tasmania
Location: Arrived Beauty Pt., Tas 6th Sept 13
Year: 1982
Designer: Joe Adams
Length: 40' - 12.19m
Beam: 12ft 2in
Draft: 6ft 7in
Displacement: 12 tons
Keel / Ballast: Fin, with encapsulated lead ballast (all welded).
Hull Material: Steel
Deck Material: Steel
Engine: 3-cylinder Yanmar 3HM 30 hp diesel, approx 2.7 litres/hr at 5 knots. Yanmar 2:1 gearbox, Morse teleflex control. Double universal at coupling. Flexible mounts (recent). Engine runs like a sewing machine. Brand new hydraulic pump off engine to anchor winch. Spare fuel filters.
Engine Hours: 1,330 since last major.
Genset: 80 amp/hr alternator
Engine Room: In galley. All round access. (See photos)
Fuel: 180 litres (2 x 90 litre stainless steel fuel tanks)
Water: 300 litres in 4 stainless steel tanks
Accommodation: From cockpit access:
'Vestibule' with chart table and seat to port, double berth to starboard, switchboard midships. Thru' doorway to galley (port), engine box midships, separate door to toilet/shower to starboard. Fridge space to starboard. For'd again, main saloon with 2 settees (lee-cloths fitted), and fold-down table. For'd of saloon, cupboards, drawers and hanging lockers. For'd: front cabin (2 berths for kids), currently used as workshop and 'toolshed' (see photos)
Galley: Broadwater gas stove with high fiddles. Twin sink with FW foot pump. 2 gas bottles on s/s stowage over transom (Gas-A-Matic (NZ) Remote Elec. Shut-off operated next to galley).
Refrigeration: Waeco 50-litre 12v/240v Fridge/Freezer
Shower: Stainless shower recess. Handbasin with FW foot-pump.
Toilet: 1 Lavac Vacuum marine toilet. 1 chemical toilet(new)
Dinghy: 2.6m Mercury inflatable
Outboard: 3.3hp Mercury 2009 as new, serviced May 2013
Covers: Main sail cover (new). Both furlers with UV strips (1 new). Cockpit black sun-covers, with windbreaks. Hard-cover (ply) over whole of cockpit for sun protection ( 2 solar panels on top)
Ground Tackle: Chain: 100 metres fish-oiled
Anchors: 3
Windlass: Hydraulic (engine-driven) Brand new hydraulic pump. Local foot control on foredeck.
Safety Gear: GME AccuSat MT400 406 EPIRB. Zodiac 'Offshore' 4-man liferaft. Hendersen Munster Simms Mk. V Double-acting bilge pump. Electric bilge pump. 2 lifebuoys (commercial standard). 4 lifejackets.
Electrics: 2 BP 680U solar panels + 2 80085N MSX60 solar panels through 2 Sunsaver SS-10-12V photovoltaic system controllers to batteries. 800w/2000w (surge) Powertech 12v-240v inverter.
SeeLye "Nightwatchman" anchorlight switch. Large box spare fuses and lightbulbs (12v)
Electronics/Navigation: Furuno 16-mile radar (antenna on mast). VDO Sumlog and trip recorder. Aerogen LVM 30 amp. Wind generator. Standard Horizon DS 40 Digital depth sounder. Standard HX225S Handheld VHF transceiver. GME Electrophone 55-ch. VHF Marine Transceiver. Sony Stereo Short/Med. /Long Wave PLL synthesised receiver. Icom MF/HF 3,000 mile range Ham Tansceiver (operator requires Ham Lic. )(set currently stored). Furuno 1650 Chart Plotter with C-Map Pt. McDonnell(SA) to Princess Charlotte Bay (FNQ). Kestrel Pocket Windmeter.
Navico CORUS TP300CX tillerpilot connecting to Monitor self-steering watervane.
Sail Inventory: Main (4 reefs)(new sail cover), genoa on furler, yankee on furler (new UV strip), staysails (2) on self-tacking wishbone (as per Adams preference), storm-jib, spinnaker. All sails in v. Good to excellent condition.
Mast / Rigging: 46ft aluminium mast, double-spreader, removable inner forestay. Double furlers (yankee and genoa). Mast steps to cap. All standing rigging renewed last year, 10mm galv. Wire triple-fishoiled throughout.
Main 9oz Bainbridge, genoa cross-cut 8 oz Nordac, yankee 9.5oz Dacron, staysails (2), storm jib, spinnaker.
Deck Gear: "Monitor" self-steering with autopilot connecting stud to watervane. (3 spare windvanes). Boarding ladder. 12ft x 16ft (approx) water catcher. Decks surfaced with pattern of 'Rubbermark' (NZ) deck tread. 2 boathooks. Approx. 500ft misc ropes, spare sheets, fenders, pile board.
Remarks: Whilst the interior is tastefully furnished (see phots. ), this a no-nonsense heavy weather cruising boat, present owner having sailed her exclusively in Bass Strait and northern Tas waters ( mainly winter), previous owners circumnavigating via Indian Ocean, Cape Town, St Helena, Rio de Janeiro and Patagonian Chile (S. America west coast fjords, also in winter). Rigging and deck fittings are all substantial, and mostly oversize. Stainless steel used extensively on common chafe points. Sailed and maintained to a high standard by professional mariner. Vessel was for sale in Brisbane, but due to new work commitments have had to sail back to Tas by Sept 2013. Vessel now inspectable Beauty Pt, Tas.

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