Empress Of Coniston. 58 foot Carvel trawler, Single shaft drive with great sea keeping ability, with lead ballast. Very stable offshore boat. great range, Hydraulic Bow thruster, keel cooled, beautifulty appointed interior. 3 cabin with full beam master King, Island Queen and 4 berths aft. Built by Mike Steger
EMPRESS OF CONISTON – Luxury Passage Maker
Overall Length: 58’ (approx. 17m)
Beam: 17’ (approx. 5.5m)
Displacement: 54tonnes, Carvel Hull
Draught: 1m, forward, - 1.800m aft
Ballast: 3.5 tonnes (lead)
Purchased: 2001, boat was unfinished by Boat builder, well known Mick Steger
Designed and Built: Initially by Mick Steger as above, completion and fitout carried out
by Laurie Jenkyns, marine architect & shipwright.
She underwent a full fit out for 2 years, with final completion in 2008, She was moored at Tin Can Bay Qld, and used for pleasure in the confines of the Great Sandy Straits & Fraser Island during that time.
Out of water check, clean and paint Nov 2018
Survey – Insurance, carried out when out of water Nov 2018, by Hume Marine.
Full headroom throughout, to 6’3” +. Solid Blue gum fitout.
Portuguese bridge & walk around deck.
Spacious pilot house – lounge, seats 3 -4 people, full radar & navigation system, safety equip
Full sized galley, Miele appliances, gas stove, full sized fridge & freezer.
Full sized dining area, seats 10, banquette & chairs, cream suede
Full sized lounge, cream built in lounge, aft of vessel, built in TV & entertainment cabinet
Storage ++. Large windows, Beautiful blinds and Versace curtains
Full headroom, 6’3” ++
Full width cabin amid ship with ensuite (with shower)
King size bed, 1,000 litre water storage beneath bed
Blue gum bedside tables, wardrobe, dressing table & fittings
Queen sized bed, 550ml water storage beneath bed
Ensuite with shower
Blue gum, bed side table, wardrobe & dressing table, bedside chaise longe, cream covered suede.
Double bunks, sleep 2 above (single bunks) 4 below (double bed size), 6 all up.
Has own head, toilet & sink.
Miele Washing machine & dryer, both built in to lazarette, open to rear cabin.
Lazarette, storage, outdoor eating area at rear of boat.
Yanmar Marine 6HA(H) – HTE3, 12 litres, Rated at 252 hp continuous at 2,000rpm
312 hp maximum at 2,100rpm Installed: 2008, Full sea trials by Yanmar April 2008
Fully Serviced 2018
Fuel Consumption, less than 20litre/hr when cruising
Dry Stack exhaust
Keel; Iron Bark, length determined by builder who milled his own trees at his Mill in Gympie Qld. Very robust structure with Grown knees & heavy spotted gum deck beams & Beam shelf, Blue Gum & spotted gum planking. Qld Beech timber decking Fibreglass clad.
This vessel has been engineered for “Flopper Stopper” Stabilisers to be added
This magnificent Ocean going ship is based on the principles of Captain Beebe & the Nordhaven boats and is capable of long range voyaging in comfort & safety.