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20m Tuna Boat for Sale

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LENGTH:19.83m (65ft)
BEAM:5.61m (18ft 4in)
DRAFT:2m (6ft 6in)
BROKER:Franklin Taylor
PRICE:AUD 595,000 plus GST if applicable
PRICE NOTES:The company is being sold with the vessel as an asset. See notes in detailed listing.

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Tunamoon is fully equipped and operational as is fully functional as a tuna longliner. It is currently surveyed to Australian standards and is fully compliant with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) and Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) requirements.

The vessel has been maintained to a very high standard by the owners and has recently had a new Mitsubishi air conditioning system, 2 new bait freezers and a new stainless-steel rod steering ram installed in the last month. Main engine has been replaced with John Deere 6135 in 2013. Genset engine Mitsubishi S4K replaced in 2015. This engine drives a 45 kva macolti alternator 3 p phase. This alternator has had its bearing replaced and cleaned out when the engine was installed.  Also, the vessel has just undergone yearly survey.

Material: Fibreglass
Year Built: 1994
Location Built: Freeman Bay – Western Australia
Class / Survey: 3B Survey
Length: 19.83m
Beam: 5.61m
Depth: 2m
Main Engine: John Deeree 6235 AFM – 13.5 litres
Horse Power: 400 HP at 1900 rpm
Engine Hours: 14,500 hours
Fuel Capacity: Total 7,500 litres (6x tanks)
Freshwater Capacity: 1,200 litres, 1 tank
Gearbox: ZF 350 (new in 2009)
Reduction Gear: 2.63:1
Speed: 8 – 10 knots (cruising) / max speed 10.5 knots
Aux Engine / Generator: 4 cylinder Mitsubishi S4K running 45kva macolti alternator 3 phase / 11,400 hours / engine replaced & alternator had back bearing changed and cleaned in 2015
Thruster: No
Propulsion: 4 blade bronze propeller – 1020mm diameter / 88.9mm diameter stainless shaft fitted with a PSS shaft seal
Steering Gear: Vickers power assisted hydraulic
Steering stations: 2 stations
Radar: Furuno RDP152 48 mile
Sounders: Furuno FCV-261 colour sounder
Uniden sea dolphin 27mhz radio
Uniden MC950 VHF radio
Icom IC M59 VHF radio
Codan 8528s HF radio
GME BX600 VH radio (at deck steering station)
Sea Star satellite phone
Plotters: Koden GPS plotter / 2x computers with C-Plot
GPS: Koden GPS plotter / Linemaster – GPS beacon receiver
Autopilot: Simrad AP35
VMS: Thrane & Thrane VMS System
Unloading Crane / Boom (if applicable): Aluminium mast & boom
Deck Equipment: All tuna longline gear & equipment as part of package Steel drum with aluminium frame – 1500mm wide (drum holds in excess of 30 nautical miles of 3.2mm mono).
3 tonne/day freshwater ice machine (Howe) Desalination unit producing 3000 litres/day (Sea Baby)
Muir VR3000 anchor winch (new in 2016)
Factory / Processing Plant
RSW Plant: 3x live bait tanks (10 tonne of water) hold approximately 8000 live baits / dimensions – 2 tanks are 2m width x 1.5m length x 2m depth (these are the back live tanks behind ice slurry tanks). 1 tank is 2m width x 2.5m length x 1.7m depth (forward live bait tank)
Freezer Plant: 3 tonne a day freshwater ice machine on deck
Fish Hold: 4x ice slurry tanks – total fish hold approximately 8 tonne / each tank fully insulated / dimensions – each tank is 800mm width x 1m length x 2.75m depth
Cooling System
Accommodation: Air conditioned – 4c vee berths with modification under the saloon to house an additional berth (with full headroom)
Fishing Gear
2x Seastar radio beacons, 4 are GPS beacons and 1 AIS beacon
27 mile x 3.2mm diameter monofilament longline
1600 x snoods (hooks/trace/swivels)
160x floats
1x net dinghy
2x bait nets
Back up unit
Only run approx. 300 hours in 11 years since owning vessel
Stalker bait pump – Bronze 4” inlet – 3” outlet supply spare high pressure pump on vessel
2x3 phase electric bilge pumps, operable through deck manifold. The electric bilge pumps are able to pump out all compartment of the vessel and engine room also fitted with high level bilge alarm
2 bands of 4x6 volt batteries for the main engine starting and Mitsubishi gen set operation. 1x 12 volt battery for Onan gen set operation. 1x 12 volt radio battery in wheelhouse. All batteries secure in acid proof boxes and vessel is fitted with automatic battery chargers to ensure inverters batteries maintain sufficient charge.
Additional Electronics
Taiyo TDL 220 automatic radio direction finder
Furuno T2000 seawater temperature gauge
Linemaster GPS beacon receiver
Safety Equipment
1x Plastimo 135 compass
Navigation lights NUC and fishing lights
SOLAS lifejackets for complement
Clock and Barometer
1x GME MT4000 406 EPIRB
1x 6 man inflatable life rafts
2x lifebuoys
Danforth anchors with chain and rope as required
Distress signal kit
Inventory – Major Items
1x Westinghouse Freestyle 4 element stove with oven
1x LG microwave oven
1x new Flatbed TV
1x Mitsubishi air conditioner
1x 140 litres refrigerator
1x Lemair domestic freezer
1x Marine toilet and pressurized hot and cold shower
Fire Appliances
Portable fire extinguishers in accommodation and engine room as per survey requirements. Vessel is fitted with CO2 fixed fire fighting  system in the engine room with alarmed cupboard on deck which stored the bottle and manual release.
Purchase of Company
The vessel is purchased by purchasing the company.  The price advertised at AUD$595k which includes the 20m tuna boat (Tunamoon) and all associated certificates/registrations that are registered under the company name i.e. AMSA Certificate of Operation, DPI baiting permit, NSW Gov Food Authority etc. By purchasing the company, the purchaser will be aquiring 100% shares in the company and its assets and the boat. 

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IMPORTANT: The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct their agents, or their surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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