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Considering offers around $42,000, ready to sail.
Busselton Western Australia

“PRESTO” is a Norwalk Island Sharpie trailer-sailer (NIS 26) designed by the renowned designer Bruce Kirby who designed the Laser and many other successful sail boats.

She has been setup for single-handed sailing and for extensive coastal cruising.


Year Built: 1996 registered till Nov 2016
Length: 26Ft/ 8M
Beam: 8Ft / 2.4M
Draft: 12in /300mm board up, 5Ft/ 1.5M board down
Displacement: 1800Kg
Keel/Ballast: Swing centreboard (lead tipped), 550Kg internal lead ballast
Builder: Bill Feeney (Noosa Qld)
Hull Material: Marine ply with fibreglass & epoxy coating. 2pack paint
Deck Material: Marine ply with fibreglass & epoxy coating. Non-slip deck
Engine: 2013 Honda 10 HP 4stroke electric start. Retractable to inside boat
Fuel: Stainless steel built-in fuel tank w/-inline filter
Covers: Both sails have in-cockpit slab reefing with full covers zip closures
Toilet Porta Potti
Accommodation: Fully cushioned double forward bunk and two settees to make up two full-length wide single berths
Galley: Single burner butane cylinder gas stove, Stainless steel built-in sink, ample storage and drawer for cutlery. 2×50 litre flexible water storage with electric pump to sink
Refrigeration: Built-in with eutectic refrigeration; fridge or freezer
Ground tackle: Sarca #3 anchor with 30m chain &70m 12mm rope to electric anchor winch. Danforth sand anchor with ample rope scope and chain
Safety gear: In date Epirb & Offshore flare sets, V sheet, Horse shoe Life ring, and other normal legislated safety equipment in safety grab bag. Stainless steel removable boarding ladder
Electrics: 100 & 120 amp hour AGM batteries. All wiring heavy duty has main isolating and selector switch. Charged from outboard @ up to12 amp. Each has 5 stage chargers. 2 x 80w solar panels to MPPT controller. Battery to Battery power management . 300w inverter. Electronics LED Nav lights, Compass, GME VHF radio, all lights LED. Tiller Pilot self-steering, Garmin chart plotter, Lowrance fish finder/depth (not fitted)
Sail inventory: Tan mainsail with full-length adjustable battens and cover. Three reef points Outhauls, leech adjustments halyard and vang to cockpit. Tan Mizzen sail with full-length adjustable battens and cover. Two reef point back to cockpit. Outhauls, leech adjustments and vang.
Paint Hull: repainted 2015 2 pack (Traffic Light Green), anti foul Altex 5 2014
Mast/Rigging: Both Main mast and Mizzen are spun aluminium and are un-stayed. Both fit to aluminium tabernacles. Booms and sails remain in place when masts are lowered. Raising main is accomplished with self-tailing deck winch. Mizzen raised by hand. Raising and lowering both masts can be carried out with ease by one person.
Deck gear: Centerboard is raised using stainless steel hand winch in cockpit. Reefing lines run back to Easy jammers on cabin top. Vang, outhaul and main sail halyard return to Easy jammers on cabin top. Harkin self-tailing winch for main halyard, vang and mast raising. Deck operated hand bilge pump. Tiller steering with vertical raising/lower rudder. Lines for self-steering. Bimini over rear cockpit to hold solar panels.
Trailer: 2600 t Fully galvanised duel axle electric braked. New tyres and bearings with 2 spares, LED trailer lights. Full rollers with electric winch. Well balance proven long distance towing trailer. (Has trailed boat from Brisbane to Hobart, Busselton W.A. to Hobart and to Carnarvon and returned with no incidents).
Extras: Fenders and berthing lines, ships clock and barometer. Canvas drogue. Water tank fill hose. Fly screen to all openings
Tender: 10Ft Folda Boat with 3.3 Hp Mercury 2 stroke & pushput motor bracket, may be available for separate purchase.

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