Hartley Tahitian 53ft
Centre Cockpit, Aft Cabin.
Hartley Tahitian 53ft for sale | 16.15m (53'0") | 1980 | 1x diesel 85hp | Ferro cement Construction | Long keel underwater profile | 8 berths | Boat REF# 245324
|Builder||Potter & Bishop|
|Fuel capacity||1,000.0 ltr (220.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks|
|Water capacity||1,000.0 ltr (220.0 G) Total - 3 Tanks|
|Engine||1 x Diesel 85hp|
|Engine make and model||Ford 6D 590E (unknown year)|
|Engine Hours||Not Recorded|
|Fuel consumption (approx)||Not Recorded|
|Cruising speed (approx)||5 knots|
|Max speed (approx)||6 knots|
The Ford Engine is a Bowman fresh water conversion with raw water exhaust cooling.
|Draft Min||2.13m (7'0")|
|Draft Max||2.13m (7'0")|
Ketch rigged Aluminium spars (unknown year) with stainless steel standing rigging (2016)
|Mainsail||- Slab (unknown year)|
|Headsail||- Hank on (unknown year)|
|Other sails||Mizzen (unknown year)|
The Masts and Booms were purchased in the mid 1980's; stored indoors and wrapped. They were stepped for the first time in 2016. New Standing Rigging and Running Rigging was fitted 2016. The two Forestays and the Triatic stay are stainless steel. The bottle screws are stainless steel (Sta-Lok supplied by Peterson Custom Rigging in 2016). The remainder of the rigging is galvanised (supplied by Ormiston in 2016) and swaged by a local professional rigger. All pins and clevis' new 2016.
The owner describes the sails as being of good quality; they will give good service but are a little dirty.
|Underwater profile||Long keel|
Hull primed requires top coats.
Tanks sizes are approximate.
|Total # of berths||8|
|No. of double berths||1|
|No. of single berths||6|
|Heads||2 heads (Manual)|
The main heads forward are fitted out; the aft cabin en-suite head requires fitting out.
Interior joinery factory fitted.
The aft cabin requires fitting out.
Cooker not yet connected to gas.
Calorifier not yet connected.
2 burner gas cooker
5 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Manual Simpson Lawrence 555 Sea Tiger windlass
Sprayhood/Cockpit Enclosure (KLS Marine) new 2017.
Windlass serviced 2016.
This Ferro Cement Hartley Tahitian is the 53ft version. It is an unfinished project but a lot of the work and expense has already been undertaken.
It is also very realistically priced; and has lots of potential as a live-aboard blue water cruiser.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.