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MAJOR EVENT - 2x 60ft Volvo Racing Yachts for Auction

Sale no: 5013828

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MAJOR EVENT - 2x 60ft Volvo Racing Yachts for Auction
Sale type
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Start time
23 Apr 15 4.00 PM AEST
30 Apr 15 7.30 PM AEST
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Makara Chao or (p) 02 9741 9600, (m) 0458 140 707

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Catalogue and Bidding available from 23 Apr 15 4.00 PM AEST

1997 VOLVO 60 (SPIRIT OF THE MAID) 18.29 Metre Racing Yacht

1997 VOLVO 60 (SPIRIT OF THE MAID) 18.29 Metre Racing Yacht

1997 VOLVO 60 (SPIRIT OF THE MAID) 18.29 Metre Racing Yacht

  • HIN: AU-WWA119648A32


  • Features: Spirit of the Maid` is a Volvo 60 living in Hamilton Island. She has been proven as a safe blue water racing yacht for any level of competitor. As a previous round the world racing boat, she is solid, safe, reliable but very fast. Fitted with a comprehensive inventory of B&G instrumentation, water ballast and a great wardrobe of racing sails.


Hamilton Island QLD - Contact David Burts 0423 575 981

1997 VOLVO 60 (MERIT) 18.29 Metre Racing Yacht

1997 VOLVO 60 (MERIT) 18.29 Metre Racing Yacht

1997 VOLVO 60 (MERIT) 18.29 Metre Racing Yacht



  • Features: This Volvo 60 was launched in 1997 and built in New Zealand by Marten Marine and designed by Bruce Farr. ``Merit`` has been campaigned successfully by a well-known East Coast yachtsman in most of the long Bluewater events. Maintained professionally she also represents a commercial charter opportunity being in 1D survey for 25 guests and 4 crew, survey renews in November 2015.


Smiths Boatshed Marina The Spit, Mosman MSW - Contact: Makara Chao 0458 140 707


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Where applicable, and subject to manufacturers terms and conditions, the balance of new car warranty will apply to these vehicles. No other warranties apply.


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  • Inspection: is available with the below date only. 


  • Smith Boatshed Marina The Spit, Mosman NSW 27th April 2015 between 9am to 4pm - Contact Makara Chao 0458 140 707
  • Hamilton Island QLD 24th April 2015 between 9am to 4pm - Contact David Burt 0423 575 981

NOTE: Marine items in the sale can not be started as facilities are not available to run them without the risk of damaging the engine. Please note that the marine items have not been tested and are sold as is.

While we have endeavoured to provide correct asset details, inspection of the items is highly recommended. Please note descriptions and photos should be taken as a guide only, items are sold as is.


Collection is by appointment only with Project Manger - Makara Chao 0458 140 707or

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