Classic Boats

John Alden Auxiliary Cruising Ketch for Sale | Code – WIN-MP

This lovely cruising ketch has been lovingly restored and cared for by her current owner. A very pretty boat, presenting in very good condition - and a lot of boat at this price. 'Windswift' is design #550 & was built by Arnold France in Lyttleton and launched 1941. She has been lovingly restored by her current owner with a refit in 2014. The Alden Design reccords for Design #550 give her dimensions as below. She is built with full length 1 1/4″ Oregon on hardwood frames, and the refurbishment included being rewired, new switches / breaker panels, batteries, instruments, electric toilet and holding tank, new plumbing throughout. Plus new squabs and many other extras, complete hull paint before Christmas. A very smart classic & a lot of boat for the asking price. Lying Whangarei Alden Design No. 550 - Ketch, Full Keel Length on deck: 33ft 8in   10.26m Designed LWL 29ft 8in   9.04m Beam  10ft 4in  3.15m Draft 4ft 6in  1.37m Displacement  21,ooolbs  9.525 tonnes  

A true classic from the design board of famous Boston designer John G Alden, this lovely cruising ketch has been lovingly restored and cared for by her current owner.

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Immaculate 10.4m Classic Launch Code: 2230-CB


This beautiful vessel is now seriously offered for sale.

The classic launch “Seamist” has received a total restoration and now presents in ‘as new’ condition. The hull was stripped including all seams cleaned, refilled and glassed. The deck, cabin sides and top also glassed with topsides professionally painted. The interior was totally remodified with updated equipment and systems. Everything on the vessel is new except the engine, gearbox, shaft and propeller. For ease of handling a bow thruster is also fitted. The engine has only had moderate hours since being reconditioned in 2006. The undercover rebuild was carried out over a three year period and the photos reflect the meticulous work that was completed by the owners.

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Orams 10.9 Launch Code: INA-MP

A classic Orams launch, beautifully built in kauri and lovingly restored.
Price Reduced - Must Sell
A classic Orams launch, beautifully built in kauri  – once in a while, a boat comes along that looks so good, it defies belief.
This vessel’s current owners have so lavishly restored to her former glory, she looks better than new.
Built in 1964 by Alan Orams as his own pleasure boat, “Golandrina” is a well-known classic in the North.
A kauri carvel displacement hull, she is 10.9 metres in length, draws 1 metre and has a spacious interior and cockpit.
In 2016-17, 4000 man hours saw her completely refurbished and she presents in immaculate condition.
Usually berthed at Bay of Islands Marina, Opua.
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For further details please contact:  Blair Harkness, Mobile 021 245 8809;  Janis Marler, Mobile 021 658 668 or Mike Parker on 0275 504 140.

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Logan 33 Code: IMI-MP

Offers over $120,00 considered


Kimi is a full GRP replica, built by Logan Classic Boats and launched in 2003.  It’s powered by a 40hp Lombardini diesel having done 590 hours, and cruises economically at 7 knots.

Beautifully presented kauri interior and layout with one double berth and 2 single berths.  The galley is positioned in the aft cockpit with  Caprice 4 burner LPG stove, grill and full oven, 12V fridge/freezer, stainless basin and plenty of bench/cupboard space.

With extensive work recently done, Kimi now features a brand new extension of the transom with stainless railing and rod holders.  She’s also had bilge stabilisers fitted professionally and is a different boat because of it.

Two owners since new.  Lying Whangaroa Marina.

For further details please contact:  Mike Parker, Mobile 0275504140;  Blair Harkness, Mobile 021 245 8809; Janis Marler, Mobile 021 658 668.

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J Miller 15.4m Converted Trawler Code: ARE-GL

An opportunity to purchase a modern, well appointed cruiser with separate accommodation for guests or family.

This very appealing vessel is beautifully presented, lovingly maintained and ready to take you off into your next adventure.

Miller 15.4M converted trawler, solid timber construction. Detroit 6/71 diesel (rebuilt 2006), cruise 8.3kts at a meagre 13lph, 2600 litre fuel capacity. Yamaha 2000w generator, solar panels, inverter, shore power. 3 x double & 2 single berths in 2 cabins including owner’s cabin with ensuite, 2 x heads with holding tanks. Well equipped galley includes near new 2 burner gas stove with oven, microwave oven, near new 2 way fridge & engine driven/240v freezer. Electronics include VHF radio, radar, GPS, fishfinder, autopilot & sound system. Additional equipment includes bowthruster, watermaker, electric capstan, Takakat inflatable dinghy with 2.5hp Suzuki (New 2019), engine driven pump/fire system/washdown.

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For further details please contact:  Blair Harkness, Mobile 021 245 8809; Janis Marler, Mobile 021 658 668.

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Grand Banks 42 Classic for sale (Code M’N)

A very comfortable, well maintained and much loved Grand Banks - a great sea boat and potential liveaboard. Antifoul and Propspeed applied 2021.

The Grand Banks Classic 42 is in the tradition of the venerable trawler motor yachts which began production in the ’60s and have provided comfort and style to long distance and coastal cruising – economically. The sturdy carvel construction, deep water design, and long range capability offers her owner a complete cruising boat, ready for every adventure.

Built by American Marine, this very well-maintained mahogany, twin engine version has the Classic layout, with two doubles fore and aft, each with its own head and separated by the saloon. She’s an ideal vessel for a couple with children or guests, providing complete privacy to each.

With flybridge and duplicate helm station up top, you’ll have a full view of the whole of the boat and everything else around you, while the spacious saloon below also has an amazing 360 degree visibility from the helm station and saloon through the Grand Banks-signature large windows. Out on deck, the GB tradition continues with wide walk-around decks protected by her generous bulwarks and sturdy railings. She has been repowered with reliable, rugged Ford Dover engines to provide years of dependable and economical service. She is easily managed and provides comfortable cruising even in challenging seas.

California Dream’n has a host of upgrades and extras, including Genset, Takacat.

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Petersen Yacht/Brigantine 70ft – traditional style – in survey. (Code AIR)

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A beautifully built and maintained vessel, a brigantine with two square sails on the foremast. Built in steel in 1990 by the acclaimed German yard of Lübbe Voss to the highest international and German ship building standards. Designed by Hans P Petersen in traditional style and using modern methods – apart from her masts and spars – she has been maintained impeccably by a master mariner to undertake long offshore cruises in comfort and in style.

Exceptionally well built and maintained with no costs spared in recent refits, to make this boat last. Better than new, as so many items have been improved or added.

Currently in MOSS survey for up to 6 passengers overnight or 10 by day, she has a huge inventory and every system needed for safe and comfortable cruising.

Now reluctantly for sale, with an associated charter business, available separately if required.

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