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1979 Boomerang 20 For Sale

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OCT 2014
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1979 Boomerang 20 Seller Description

This is the best maintained, best equipped, best value, best trailing yacht for family cruising and/or racing. Fibreglass, with electric ballasted drop keel, it is a stable, self righting trailable yacht with 4 berths & galley.

The manufacturers own, meticulously maintained later model with pop-top & lazarette lockers.
Tandem trailer with 912C winch, decked, submersible lights, galvanised axles wheels & springs etc. Reg: 99 503

All usual cruising gear and so much more: this boat is set up for solo or fully crewed rigging and sailing.

Standard features and factory options include: lifelines, bunk cushions, Maxie spirit stove, chem. toilet, bilge pump, interior and nav lights, 38 litre water tank built in with deck filler, life jackets, flares, Suunto tactical & bulkhead compasses, fire extinguisher & blanket, slab reefing & 10 halyard tail bags.

All sail & mast controls are lead back to the cockpit. Most blocks are ball or roller type.

SAILS: 11 bags including Australian Championship winning racing sails in top condition. The cruising main is fully battened and with lazy jacks. 3 spinnakers, storm & working jibs, genoas plus a custom made headsail for the twin groove reefing furler.

Many extras have been added since the first launch. The inventory runs to 5 pages, too much to itemise here. The main items are as follows:

SPRAYHOOD (removable), Hi-Pressure deck wash pump: hard wired & plumbed with seacock & bronze through hull skin fitting. The other below waterline skin fitting is also bronze with seacock, for the galley.
ANTIFOULED also to accommodate long term cruising and wet mooring.
2 BOOM TENTS 1 (lowline) fully enclosable with drop sides and beams to convert to sunshade and another with standing headroom and also fully enclosable.
LPG BBQ & FRIG. with 2 x 2 kg LPG bottles & regulators. Manual & electric pumps to galley.
AUTOHELM pilot & electric keel winch with remote controls. Laminated dagger rudder with uphaul.
NAVMAN 6 1/2″ chart plotter with Barwon heads to Port Albert, Magellan GPS, Bi-Data log & depth.
VHF 2 stations with DSC & masthead antenna plus 27 meg 2 way radios.
HONDA 4 stroke 9.9 with electric start & 13 amp generator, 25 litre fuel tank & 2 x 10 litre jerrycans.
2 LANDLINE AGM batteries (185 a/h total)
A SOLAR panel and an 11 switch 14 fuse board with volts, % & amp meters.
LED nav & interior lights.
SAFETY GEAR: GPS/EPIRB, cable cutter, rescue heaving line, flashing light & drogue, first aid kit & manual, spare parts kit. Auto bilge pump.
GROUND TACKLE: CQR 7 kg bower on self park bracket, Danforths 6 kg stern & 3.6 kg picnic anchors, various painters, angels, grapples, chum ring & 40 metres of extra chain plus an 8 metre nylon snubber.
SEA ANCHOR and lines.


AQUAPRO 2.4 metre Rigid Inflatable boat with 3 hp Yamaha OB and a small inflatable boat.
TOOLS for boat & trailer & extensive operating manuals specifically for this boat.

But there’s more: cutlery & crockery for 4 & cooking utensils incl. stove top oven. 6 X 5 ltr water cans. The many Admiralty charts are useful for exploring from Port Phillip Bay to The Cumberlands (Whitsunday Pass). Navigation manuals, instruments, peloris, hand bearing compass & a training sextant, barometer & camera, BINOCULARS, solar & electric showers, a low amp electric fan, insect screens, basic fishing tackle, BOARDING STEP (gun’l hung) & gang plank. Foul weather suits & 6 fenders. BOAT COVER of 4 parts and frame to suit home, yacht club or marina hard stand with mast standing. LPG 2 burner stove, stand, light & rod, table & 2 deck chairs for picnics or set the kids up with tent onshore.

Everything for a great live aboard holiday. For example: our two months in the Whitsundays without a flat battery. Just add water, fuel, food, drinks and self, the mask & flippers are already on board!

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