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Challenger 39 Pilothouse "Irish Mist" SOLD

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$119,950 NOW REDUCED

The Challenger 39 by Nick Louis is a raised pilothouse (two helms) bluewater cruising yacht. “Irish Mist” (AMSA registered) has, under the current ownership of 16 years extensively cruised the Aus coast and international waters. “Irish Mist” presents in excellent, seamanlike condition and is comprehensively equipped for extended cruising. She is set up to be handled safely and easily by a crew of two. These vessels are noted for their vice-free efficiency under sail. A 42hp Volvo Penta with sail drive cruises the vessel economically at 6 knots. Below deck, the big all-around windows provide great light and visibility. The pilothouse/saloon cleverly incorporates the helm station, full-service galley and dinette/settees. There are fore and aft double cabins (6 berths including saloon berth ) and two bathrooms. Perhaps you do not aspire to cross oceans, it is however good to know that your yacht is well-built, fully-equipped and capable.

NOTE: Pilothouse yachts of this calibre are RARE. CALL PAUL 0418 385 866 to arrange an INSPECTION.

Reference 13855955
Name “Irish Mist”
Location Prince of Wales Bay Marina near Hobart TAS
Region Tasmania
Year 1991
Designer Nick Louis
Builder Challenger Yachts – Nick Louis
Length 39′ 0″ (11.89m)
Beam 3.5m
Draft 1.98m
Displacement 7 Tonnes approx.
Ballast Cruising Fin with lead ballast.
Hull material Fibreglass/GRP
Deck material Fibreglass
Engine 42 hp Volvo Penta diesel with sail-drive.
Engine Make Volvo Penta
Horsepower 42 hp
Fuel Type Diesel
Engine hours 5883 as at date of listing.
Fuel Consumption 3 litres per hour at cruise.
Max Speed 7 knots
Cruise Speed 6 knots
Propulsion Sail Drive with fixed 3-blade propeller.
Fuel 180 litres
Water 870 litres approx.
Galley The galley is well equipped with everything the cook needs at his/her fingertips such as a deep, s/s double sink with hot/cold water plus foot-operated saltwater rinse tap, a quality Broadwater gas stove/oven, a top-loading freezer and a Waeco fridge. There is plenty of benchtop including a foldaway tray for food preparation. Crockery and cutlery are stowed in purpose-designed shelves behind.
Refrigeration Waeco front-loading fridge.
Freezer Big capacity top-loading freezer.
Stove Broadwater 2-burner gas stove with oven.
Hot Water System Water heater approx 35 litres plus 240v shore power.
Accommodation Step below to the light/bright pilothouse/saloon. The helm station is to starboard. An adjustable skippers chair ensures comfort and good visibility. Aft to starboard is a double cabin with a bathroom to port. The galley is to port. Forward to the saloon with a dinette that converts into a double berth to port. The settees are well upholstered and comfortable. The U shaped settee encapsulates the table with another settee opposite.
Forward of the bulkhead and to port is the second bathroom and forward again is a private 'V' double berth cabin. Storage above and below deck under, behind and above is sufficient for all the gear required for an extended cruise.
Cabins 2 sleeping cabins.
Berths 6 berths including occasional berth.
Shower Hot/cold shower
Toilet 2 x toilets (1 x manual, 1 x electric) with holding tank (approx. 100 litres)..
Entertainment Soniq TV/DVD
Stereo – AM/FM/CD with speakers throughout.
Air Conditioning Cabin heater – 5kw Diesel heater ducted to saloon.
Dinghy SurfSea Inflatable (wheels). 3 year old, as new.
Outboard 5 hp Mercury 2-stroke. Integrated and remote fuel tanks.
Covers Helm bimini.
Pilothouse window shades.
Ground tackle Muir Cougar anchor winch with rope gipsy.
8 mm chain.
Plough anchor.
Safety gear MOB Life-rings x 2
Safety harnesses x 2
High safety fence.
Bilge Pumps Manual & electric bilge pumps.
Life Raft YES
Epirb 406 EPIRB
Fire Protection Manual Extinguishers
Electrics Solar panels x 3 100 watt.
Wind generator – Airex.
Batteries: House x 3 deep-cycle, Engine start x 1 800 Cold Cranking AMP with isolator.
Shore power.
Electronics Helm station...
*AIS Transceiver.
*Radios – HF, GME VHF
*Plotter – Garmin GPSMAP 180 Plotter.
*Fishfinder – Humminbird 100SX
*Radar – Furuno
*Autopilot – Raymarine ST6000 with remote.

Cockpit...
*Multifunction – wind, depth log.
Plotter/sonar – Raymarine.
Steering compass.

Clock, barometer, Hygrometer, tide gauge (bulkhead set)
Sail inventory All sails are in good condition...
Main (4 years old) with lazy jacks.
Headsail (furling).
Spinnaker with 'snuffer'.
Rigging Alloy spars
Stainless steel standing rigging. (Professionally inspected in 2014).
Single spreader.
Split backstay.
Boom brake
Deck gear Arco self-tailing winches x 8.
Pushpit mounted gas BBQ.
Midship boarding gates.
S/S transom boarding step.
S/S Targa type bar for solar panels and wind generator.
Deck wash.
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