'Kahurangi' is a 63 foot 'Robb' Cruising 12 metre
Built in New Zealand of triple skinned hand picked heart Kauri,
she is a stunning boat for the enthusiast.
If you want lines, she's got 'em
8 Berths in 4 cabins
Kahurangi (which means precious possession in Maori) has a fine
Built by Col.Wild of Stanley Bay she was recognised by Classic
scene as possibly one of the finest yachts ever built in New Zealand.
Kahurangi measures 18.9m (62ft) overall, 12.7m (41.ft 8ins) on
the water line, 3.76m (12'.4") beam and 2.5m (8'3") draught.
Kahurangi's construction is of triple planked Kauri. The inner
two layers are each 3/8"
thick and the outer layer is 7/8" making 1 1/4" in all.
The fastenings are of copper roves and silicon bronze wood screws.
The engine is a Perkins 85 h.p. 4-236 Diesel and was new in 1985.A new oil cooler and
exhaust was installed in 1992.She has a Borg-Warner velvet drive hydraulic gear box.
80 amp Delco-Ray alternator.
Steering is a chain, wire and cable quadrant system + emergency rudder post.
She carries 60 gallons of fuel in 3 tanks.
5 water tanks of approx. 200 gallons in all.
The refrigeration system is a holding plate system with an engine driven Tecumseh
compressor and is fitted with an electric clutch meaning that you can switch it on and off
This fine sailing yacht is for sale
The price is ?90,000 sterling.
please E-mail us here.
"Kahurangi was always beautifully maintained by Lawrence
Nathan, and over the years men such as Willie Nelson, Wally Stuhlmann, Scott Coleville,
Terry Gillespie, Sid Brown and Simon Gundry all crewed regularly on her, among the ladies
, Penny Whiting was also a crew member for some seasons."
(Taken from Classic Scene)
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