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DBY Boat Sales - Pittwater
+61 2 9999 3311
1919 Ferry + business now for sale with DBY Boat Sales.
Opportunity to secure an iconic 1919 built Pittwater Ferry in commercial survey class 1E plus the commercial mooring in Salt Pan Cove, with advance bookings and massive potential to grow the already well-established business.
Reliance is in survey 1E for 30 passengers plus 2 crew.
She is well equipped to handle Weddings, parties, birthdays, special occasions and has a long career as the ferry for well-known events such as the timber boat show, vintage car show at RMYC, Australia Day and NYE festivities, the list goes on.
Reliance has spent 11 years here in Pittwater with her current Master that keeps her maintained to an exceptionally high standard.
A 3 year old Caterpillar 4 cylinder naturally aspirated diesel shaft driven engine with 1100 hours powers the ferry at 7 knots.
An October 2020 slipping is scheduled to include fresh antifoul, anodes and prop speed plus the lifting of all flooring for inspection and general observation.
A September 2019 Survey is available upon request.
Reliance is a head-turning classic vessel that will bring an income and years of enjoyment to the new owner.
Country Origin : Australia
Builder : Goddards, Palm Beach
Water (Potable) Capacity (l) : Metal tank, unknown capacity
Hull Construction Material : Timber, carvel planked
Hull Type : Mono ferry
Deck Construction Material : Tallow decks
Length (m) : 12.93 m
Beam/Width (m) : 4.2 m
Draft (m) : 1.2 m
Number of Helms : 1
Engine Notes : 2017 model Caterpillar 4 cylinder naturally aspirated
Number Of Engines : 1
Engine Standard : Caterpillar
Stroke : 4
Engine Hours : 1100
Drive Type : Shaft
Number of Batteries : 1+1
Fuel Type : Diesel
Number of Fuel Tanks : 2
Fuel Tank Capacity (L) : 90
Propeller : 3 blade fixed
Steering System : Hydraulic
Number of Berths : 0
Number of Toilets : 1
Entertainment and Appliances Notes : Sound system
Anchor / Winch : Manual windlass with chain gypsy and rope capstan
Bilge Pump : 2 x auto plus 1 x manual gusher, high water alarm.
Deck Gear : Fenders, dock lines, boat hook
Dinghy : GRP in rack with wheels
Safety Gear : VHF, horn, bell, fire extinguisher, SMS, buckets, torches, horse shoe rings, carley floats x 2 x 20pax.
Ground Tackle : 35lb Manson plough with 10mm short link gal chain plus 16mm warp
Has Navigation Lights : Yes
Radio : Icom VHF
Number of Life Jackets : 32
Remarks : Outstanding opportunity for existing business to become your new seachange.
Vessel Name : RELIANCE
Passenger capacity : 30+2
Anti-foul : October 2020