LYONS 40 LIFT KEEL - Double Talk – Custom Senogles / Lyons 40. If you’re looking for a lift keel yacht for sale in Australia, look no further!
Double Talk represents the rare opportunity to acquire a Lift Keel performance orientated 40 footer for those that have draft restraints however also wish to finish at the front of the club race fleet.
In shoal draft mode the Hydraulic keel lifts to 5 feet however, lower the board & she has a draft of nearly 9 feet , this coupled with a lead bulb of 1650 kgs, gives the yacht power to carry her generous sail plan.
Her light displacement is derived from a Divinycell closed foam core coupled with E Glass laminates in both hull & deck , engineering for the structure & laminates was carefully considered in the overall layup.
On deck she is laid out for Club racing with Lewmar winch & deck package. She has the option of either tiller or wheel steering ( which was added in 2016), boom bag & lazy jacks along with her roller furling headsail make her easy to sail & race in social races without the use of the optional backstays as the spreaders are swept back 10 degrees to give safety in rig stabilization.
The rig has the ability to be lowered easily to access under bridges with a well engineered tabernacle hinge. New Running rigging in 2016 along with the rig being inspected & signed off on by Henderson rigging in 2017.
For those that have a desire of more competitive racing , she comes with Kevlar race sails & 2 spinnakers , the backstays can be used to further boost her performance.
New B&G instruments, plotter & VHF were fitted in 2016.
Below deck she has all the attributes for a week away in relative comfort, with 5`10” headroom, plenty of light from her large windows, new navy upholstery, a U shaped settee, Great Eutectic refrigeration & a functional galley with Oven. Enclosed head & pressure water.
Reference Number ESC 269
Make / Model Lyons 40
Amazing value Sydney 38 One Design!!
The Sydney 38 Class has always been considered an excellent way to go both Club & One design Racing with the added advantage of having the accommodation to compete in Offshore events & a weekend away with the family.
This particular boat has done it all & has been set up for all those different purposes, she boasts the masthead Spinnaker option along with carbon spinnaker pole to the new class rules, she has some near new sails & new running rigging.
Accommodation below is extensive with Refrigeration, Gas Oven , additional pipe berths, and with recently refurbished floor boards & upholstery in good condition she looks the part below.
Slipped & sprayed antifoul in November, her hull was polished & engine along with Sail drive were both serviced.
Her race record is impressive against the other 4 Sydney 38`s she regularly races against.
Competitively priced for quick sale, should you be in the market for a great club racer then call Ron Jacobs at the Pittwater office to arrange an inspection.
Price AU $89,000 reduced
Vessel Name Double Talk
Designer David Lyons
Builder David Sennogles
Launch Date 1999
LOA 12.19m - 40'
Beam 3.4 m
Draft 2.7 m keel down
Displacement 4,500 Kg Approx.
Hull Material Composite Foam Vynelester
Deck Material Composite Foam Vynelester
Max Speed 8 Knots
Cruise Speed 7 Knots
Engine Single 30 HP Diesel Engine
Fuel Type Diesel
Horsepower 30 HP
Engine Hours 1,257 hours
Drive System Saildrive
Props 3-Blade Folding (+ fixed spare)
Fuel Consumption 3 Lph @ 2,700 Rpm
Rig Type 1 x 19 Dyeform
Rigging Age Certified 2017
Sail Inventory Main, Furling Genoa, #1 & #3 Genoas, MH Spin, Fractional Spin, 3 reef Dacron mainsail with RCB Sliders for easy hoisting & Furling Genoa with UV strip both in excellent condition.
Lazy Jacks Yes
Deck Gear Lewmar winches & deck gear
Total Berths 6
Saloon U-Shaped settee
Headroom 5' 10"
Holding Tank Yes
Comments New upholstery 2016. Plumbed for hot water but no tank
Fridge Brand New 12 Volt Refrigeration
Stove Type Plastimo gas stove, grill & oven
Water Capacity / Tanks 400 Litres (2 x 200 Litre stainless steel tanks)
Comments Functional galley with pressure water
Lighting System Many new lights 2016
Shore Power Yes
Batteries 2 x 100 amp
Solar Panels New 2016
Other New instruments installed 2016 B&G
Electronics & Instrumentation
GPS B&G Zeus (New 2016)
Plotter B&G Zeus (New 2016)
Sounder B&G (New 2016)
Auto Pilot Coursemaster CM 950 (New 2016)
Wind Instruments B&G (New 2016)
Radios Sealink HS 2000 VHF with DSC & AIS (New 2016)
Other Seldon retractable bow pole (New 2016)
AM/FM Radio Yes
Bilge Pumps 2 x Manual, 1 x Electric
Liferaft Not in service
Fire Protection Yes
Flares / VSheet V-Sheet
Other Fire blanket, V Sheet, Grab bag, Buckets, Quartz clock & Barometer
Deck Hardware / Fittings
Anchor Winch Yes
Chain Yes & Ropes
Covers Brand New Boom bag, Sun awnings
Accessories / Additional Equipment
More Gear Tabernackle mast
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