1974 Custom Steel Tourist Vessel

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1974 Custom Steel Tourist Vessel
$375,000 egc
$1,543.98 per week*

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Nev Brooks Commercial Boat Sales
3 Lorikeet Avenue, Yeppoon Queensland 4703

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1974 Custom Steel Tourist Vessel
Body Type
Weekly Repayment
From $1,543.98*
Boat Length
Hull Material
Hull Type
Engine Power
150 hp
Number Of Engines
Stock Number
Lak and lons

3 Lorikeet Avenue,  Yeppoon  Queensland  4703



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58' Forward Wheelhouse Charter Vessel -

The Lonsdale is an entirely steel boat, purpose built in 1974 at Queenscliff, to be commissioned as a passenger service ferry from Queenscliff to Sorrento carrying up to 80 passengers per trip. In 1980 the owners, decided to retire and the vessel was sold and converted to a fishing vessel to workaround Port Phillip Bay, Bass Straight and Flinders Island.
In 1993 ownership changed again, this time to a Seafood Company in Darwin, to fish for Sea Cucumber. In November 1999 the Lonsdale was sold yet again and brought back to Lakes Entrance, where she was rebuilt from the waterline up. The refurbishments were completed in 2004 and the Lonsdale started working as a tourist boat, spotting the varied and interesting wildlife throughout the Gippsland Lakes.
The boat is powered by a Gardner 8LXB 8 cylinder diesel engine with approximately 3500 hours running time. The original Gardner was replaced with a fully rebuilt 8LXB in 2019. We also have the original engine (which needs a rebuild) that will be included as part of the sale.
The auxiliary motor is a Cummins 3 cylinder diesel powering a 31KVa generator. 12,500 hours since new (2007).
Twin disk gear box, original in great condition.
She holds an AMSA survey - !E survey (just coming into year 3). The Survey and safety equipment includes:
oCertificate of Operation
oCertificate of Survey - 1E for 49 + 2
oSMS - Safety Management System
oFire Certificate
oEngine Room fire suppression system
oDiesel fire fighting pump
oComprehensive bilge management system
oLifejackets for 52 people
oFloat off capacity (12 life rings)
oRadar, sonar, compass etc.

The boat is also available with a very lucritive lifestyle business " LONSDALE ECO TOURS " as a going concern. Call or email for more information.

Location: Lakes Entrance - *** Victoria
BUILDER: Cayser's Queenscliff Victoria
LENGTH (M): 17.68
DRAFT: 1.76 m
BEAM: 4.42 m
ENGINE: Gardner
GENSET: Cummins 4B3.3 to Stamford 31.3kw alternator
ENGINE HOURS: Approx 12.500 since rebuild
REFRIGERATION: Large S/Steel fridge and freezer
Lower Saloon - Fridge and glass washer
Wheelhouse - Pacific Fridge, Muutimedia equipment.
STOVE: Turbo fan Bakbar elec stove anr rangehood + Roband double hot plate - Microwave x 2
HOT WATER SYSTEM: 55 LT Dux hot water system
GROUND TACKLE: Bruce type anchor with chain warp, Muir electric anchor winch.
SAFETY GEAR: The vessel is in current AMSA Class 1E survey therefore the safety gear is deemed
compliant with this standard.
Personal equipment;
52 PFD 1 type lifejackets.
6 life rings, rope & lights fitted.
1 x 65 man open reversable life raft mounted aft.
Flares per standard.
Vessel equipment;
Navigation lights per standard operational, tested.
Fire equipment;
Smoke alarms in galley & engine room.
Extinguishers - Engine room - 2 x CO2,1 x Foam, 1 x Dry powder.
Accommodation - Galley - 1 x CO2, saloon - Dry chemical.
Aft compartment - 1 x CO2.
Fully alarmed engine room smothering system FM 200 with on deck operation cabinet.
BILGE PUMPS: Davey 240 volt electric fire / deck wash pump fitted Portable Yanmar Davey 93117-0 diesel fire pump
Cbolt TV
Skywood DVD

Saura Keiki Magnetic Compass
Eagle Supra ID + Humminbird 100SX

Koden GTD + Garmin GPS
Koden MD3600

* Above example based 60 months with 10% deposit at an interest rate of 6.99% p.a. These payments are intended as a guide only. Different amounts, terms and your credit profile may result in different comparison rates and payments. Costs such as redraw fees or early repayment fees and cost savings such as fee waivers, are not included in this example but may influence the cost of the loan. An exact quote must be obtained at the time of application. Please see a staff member for further terms and conditions and your financial adviser for any further information. This information is correct as of 13/07/2024 Comparison rate 6.99% p.a based on a $30,000 loan amount on a 60-month term and 10% deposit.


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