Tax Paid, Australia
“AQUARIUS” is a sailing Catamaran that is in 1C & 2B certificate of operation for Queensland. The vessel has been operating out of Port Douglas taking passengers out to the Great Barrier Reef on snorkelling trips and twilight sailing cruises.
The vessels external appearance is of good condition for its age. All rigging, mast, ropes and winches are in good working order and are regularly replaced. The exterior gelcoat is also is fair condition. The internal condition of the vessel is well worn and in need of some repair.
“AQUARIUS” is in good sailing condition, regular replacement of key components such as forestay and the long stay have been done within the past 6 months. The working sails are in good condition. AQUARIUS is powered 4 Harken winches (electric) are in good working order. All rope work and halyards in very good condition, all recently replaced. All upholstery/cushions in working order but in need of replacing. Wear and tear attributed to high use and harsh environment. Teak has been replaced on both port and starboard transom stairs. Some wear and tear on transom gelcoat.
The interior of the vessel is in poor condition and any potential buyer should keep in mind that the interior will need repairing or replacing if the internal features of the vessel are to be utilised for any future commercial operation.
This vessel could continue life as a surveyed sailing vessel with minimum work to be carried out, if a potential buyer had views of using the vessel for internal entertaining, considerable repair and replacement would need to be carried out.