Beautiful and fast classic yacht

Oenone was built in Geelong in 1900 by Charles Blunt for John Cumming and at the time was named Violet IV. John died in 1901 and the incomplete Linton Hope designed 30 rater was sold to Sydney where she was renamed Oenone. There are several references to her racing and changing hands up until 1935 but the most interesting was that she was advertised in 1918 for sale in the Sydney Morning Herald as the fastest boat on Sydney Harbour.
Oenone (pronounced En-own-ee) is a very beautiful boat, easy to sail, and absolutely perfect as a picnic yacht or as a classic race yacht. Look the part on all occasions. You can be the custodian of one of the most unique historical yachts in Australia. She is sound, fast and ready to go.

5 Reasons to buy this boat

  • Over a Century of History
  • They don't build 'em like they used to
  • Race with the classic fleets in Sydney harbour or elswhere
  • New sails and a 13 HP nanni when the wind drops.
  • 2008 rebuild to ensure longevity

Boat Specs

Make and modelClassic Geelong build gaff yacht
Length38 ft (11.8 m)
Beam2.4 m
Depth1.5 m
Year1901
Price$62,000

Boat Inventory

Reference Number
Oenone
Make
30 Rater
Model
38 ft Gaff
Hull Material
Kauri planked
Length
38
Price
$62,000
Region
Sydney
Location
1 New Beach Rd, Darling Point NSW 2027, Australia
Vessel Name
Oenone
Launch Year
1901
Beam
2.4 m
Draft
1.5 m
Designer
Linton Hope
Builder
Charles Blunt
Engine

Nanni 13 Hp Diesel with start battery

Accommodation
2 saloon berths
Safety Gear
Day safety gear. Inc anchor/warp, jackets, flares, nav lights
Mast Rigging
New Mast and spars 2016

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