1979 Talisman 37 by Challanger Yachts

Challenger Yachts, Rebuilt in 2004 in Port Townsend, Washington, USA. New motor and rigging 2011.

Built tough the old way this superbly crafted hand laid solid GRP world pilot house cruiser will get you anywhere you would like to go. Only the 3rd owner since new, this yacht has loads of charm and is safe as houses when offshore.

There are 17 brass port holes and hatches to keep you cool if you plan on sailing to the tropics. The large usable cockpit is safe and comfortable for live aboard cruisers. There is also a 10-year-old 4-cylinder Yanmar that will go forever.

Loads of gear and this is really a turnkey yacht ready to sail off into the sunset, all that is missing is you.

5 Reasons to buy this boat

  • New motor and rigging 2011
  • 3rd owner since new
  • Electric anchor winch
  • Dinghy with 5hp outboard
  • Loads of gear and this is really a turnkey yacht

Boat Specs

Type: Challenger 37
Length: 11.27m
Beam: 3.5m
Draft: 2.10m
Year: 1979
Builder: Challenger Yachts
Location: Sydney, Australia
Price: $65,000

Boat Inventory

Reference Number
Challenger37
Make
Talisman
Model
Challenger Yachts
Hull Material
GRP
Length
37
Price
$65,000.
Region
Sydney, Australia
Location
Sydney NSW, Australia
Launch Year
1979
Beam
3.5m
Draft
2.10m
Deck Material
GRP
Builder
Challenger Yachts
Engine Make
Yanmar 4JH5D-CE 54hp diesel engine
Engine

Yanmar 4jh5e diesel shaft drive.

Horsepower
54
Fuel Capacity
500L
Fuel Type
Diesel
Propulsion
3yo 4 blade propeller
Deck
Spreader lights, cockpit light, Teak cockpit table, cockpit cushions.
Tender
Inflatable 2.6m aluminium floor, 5hp Tohatsu 3yo outboard. Stainless Steel folding davits.
Outboard
5hp Tohatsu 3yo outboard
Ground Tackle
Electric anchor winch, 100 metres 5/16 chain, 44# Bruce anchor, 44# Dan forth, Fortress anchor, 2 x separate anchor rodes of 100' chain/nylon rope combo, 200' warp as back up.
Covers
Good quality boom cover and lazy Jacks. A unique hard top dodger and extended awning for sun protection over the cockpit, also with clears.
Accommodation
Pilot berth, dinette berth, V-berth, all with high density foam and the v berth with memory foam, lots of opening ports, 3 opening hatches. A shower and head just fwd. of saloon on port enclosed manual pump out toilet.
Cabins
1
Berths
2
Showers
1
Entertainment
iPod link to stereo with remote and 6 speakers
Galley
LPG 4 burner force 10 stove with grill & oven, twin bowl stainless steel sink, pressure water, 3x 210-amp hour near new Full River house batteries, water maker, saltwater foot pump, spice cabinet, BBQ, pots
and pans to suit a chef.
Refrigeration
Fridge and separate freezer
Stove
LPG 4 burner force 10 stove with grill & oven
Water Capacity
420L
Safety Gear
EPIRB/GPS, grab bag, Bolt cutters, sledgehammer, Axe, soft wood plugs, Flares, Flare gun, 2 inflatable life jackets, 3 x harness, 4 x life jackets, 2 x electric bilge pumps, 2 x manual bilge pumps, sea drogue with 300' warp and bridle. ALL SAFETY GEAR TO BE AUDITED AT TIME OF SURVEY.
Electrics
Link 10 battery monitor, 750w inverter, new 40-amp battery charger, Icon SSB radio with email and DSC capability, ICOM 502 VHF with remote station/mic and DSC capability, Icom portable handheld, 4 x solar panels 160w total. 12-month-old wind generator.
Navigation
GPS chart plotter, Raytheon St 60 wind, speed, log, depth. Raytheon auto pilot with remote handheld depth sounder, electric air horn, Spotlight, iPod link to stereo with remote and 6 speakers, 7 cabin fans and LED lighting throughout.
Sail Inventory
Mainsail, fully battened with hand sewn grommets a true work of art. (By Carol Hasse) furling headsail and spinnaker.
Mast Rigging
The mast and rigging are just 3 years old, 5 x winches (3 x self-tailing). All sail control lines including reef linescome back to cockpit, new Profurl headsail Furler and forestay.

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