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THE KING DAVID an ex- Danish seiner/trawler and now a sailing/working vessel.

Length 76'
Beam 16'
Draft 9'
Year built '59
Construction: timber oak on oak

Engine 440 hp Guascor (Spanish)
Prop: adjustable pitch, 2 metre diameter.

Wheelhouse aluminium (aft)
Sails: 'duradon' 2,600 sq ft

Accommodation: fwd cabin, 4 berths
Amidships cabins, 4 berths
Wheelhouse 1 berth
Galley, mess, toilet, shower (all aft of wheelhouse)

Equipment: GPS, 24m daylight radar, 72m radar, colour sounder, various VHF's,
single side band, auto pilot.

Many hydraulic fittings, pipes, pumps, valves kept from fishing days.

Many spares: electrical, mechanical, rig. All included.   

Ship has large hold amidships, 20' in length by full width of ship.

Registered as 'Private New Zealand Yacht' Tonnage 53Net

Ships condition is generally good. All equipment is in running order.
Recent bottom overhaul and paint. All anodes replaced.
Ship is ready to work immediately.
She is being additionally refitted by her new owners and getting more equipment etc. .

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