Price AU $149,500 No more to pay - drive away

AU $149,500 No more to pay - drive away
Just Listed!
Running Free is a superb Pilot House cutter rigged blue water cruising yacht, designed by Dudley Dix, and built to the highest standard in Cape Town, South Africa, the round bilge steel hull has the finish of moulded f/glass. Attention to detail is outstanding and below decks, the saloon is light and bright with all round vision.

There is a spacious well ventilated owner's cabin with a centreline semi island double forward. Amidships to port, is a large double cabin with heaps of cupboards and lockers. Aft to starboard is a semi private single cabin which has the space to double as a work sho and general storage. There is a spacious bathroom forward to port between the mid ships cabin and the forward owners cabin.
On deck the sailing systems and the level of equipment is all designed for efficient, short handed, blue water cruising.
Running Free has been cruising the east coast extensively with her present owner mainly doing it single handed. She has been antifouled, a number of maintenance jobs done to make her ready in all respects to put to sea and transport you safely and comfortably around the Aussie coast or across the Oceans of the World.
Coomera QLD
Family, Leisure, Cruising
Rego Number
53685 Tas
Dudley Dix
Jeremy Behrens of Drakkar Marine & Engineering (formerly S Products) South Africa
36' 6" - 11.13m
Keel / Ballast
Long cruising fin. Keel sides 6 mm plate bottom 10 mm * Lead ballast
Hull Material
Steel 5mm plate
Deck Material
Steel 3mm
Yanmar 3JH3E 39hp shaft drive. Located amidships under the saloon floor. Good access for servicing. Maintenance logs kept. Sundry spares and tools
39 HP
Fuel Type
Engine Hours
Number Engines
Cruise Speed
5.5kts using 2.2 LPH
Propeller 460 mm Bronze 3-blade
360 Ltrs
435 litres in 3 tanks plus desalinator (not in service)
The galley is well laid out with plenty of bench top space, cupboards and drawers. It is equipped with a double
stainless steel, pressure hot/cold water plus salt water rinse tap and a four burner gas (gimballed) Force 10
Top opening fridge/freezer (12v & 110 ac)
EchoTec 2
Hot Water System
Heat exchanger / Hot water cylinder (110v AC)
Step down 4 steps from the large sheltered cockpit into the pilot house saloon. The raised dinette is to port with
settees on three sides. The fore aft settee is equipped with a lee cloth and is the favoured Skipper's sea berth.
Under the aft settee is a large self draining wet locker. In the starboard aft quarter there is a single berth with a
large storage area under the cockpit. Currently this serves as a work space. Forward of this is the nav station with
a full array of instruments. The spacious midships owners double cabin is to port. The galley is opposite. The
head or bathroom is to port and forward of the owners stateroom. Forward of this is the second private double
Large deck hatches and ports provide good ventilation and have insect screens.
There is plenty of storage sufficient to handle provisions and equipment required for long periods at
sea. The port cockpit locker is massive with a ladder for access.
Headroom 6' 3"
2 x Hot Showers (Head/bathroom, transom)
Manual Marine Toilet with 60 litre holding tank. New Macerator installed February 2021
2.6 m Island Inflatable purchase new December 2020. Includes oars, anchor, cover, pump. Thermo welded
Tohatsu 4 stroke 3.5hp serviced 2018
Dodger, Bimini, Main sail cover
Ground Tackle
* Lofrans Electric Windlass
* Anchors 1 x 20 kg plough, 1 x 20 kg Bruce, 1 x 20 kg Danforth
* Chain x 10 mm x 50 metres
* Rode x 76 m
Safety Gear
* Harness
* 2 x Offshore survival suits
* Lifering
Bilge Pumps
* 2 x Auto * 1 x manual bilge pumps
Life Raft
6 person Revere (valise) - service due
RescueMe Epirb
Life Jackets
Coastal (New)
Fire Protection
3 x Fire Extinguishers
* 12v / 110v (Can be converted to 220 volt)
* 2 x Alternators (1 x std engine 1 x high capacity battery charging via smart regulator)
* Batteries: 7 x Marine Deep Cycle 100 amp hour 1 x start
* 1 x 150 w Solar panel
* Freedom Battery charger
* Freedom Inverter
* Xantrex system Link 1000
* VHF ICOM Radio
* Handheld VHF
* W-H auto/remote autopilot (hydraulic actuator)
* Garmin Radar
* 2 x plotters, Garmin 740 GPS (at nav station) Garmin 7012 (at helm)
* Raymarine Wind instrument
* Raymarine Speed/depth
* Laptop
* Stereo system /CD
* Suunto compass
* Clock
* Barometer
* Numerous charts
Sail Inventory
* Main (good cond)
* Furling Genoa (excellent cond)
* Spinnaker (unused)
* 2 x Storm sails (unused)
* Staysail/Furling (good cond)
Mast / Rigging
* Cutter rig (twin Profurl furlers)
* Aluminium spars
* In-line spreaders
* Deck stepped mast
* Stainless rigging
* Running backstays - (Not required for mast support, Only used to stop mast "pumping" going to windward in
heavy weather)
Deck Gear
* Monitor Wind Vane Steering System
* Anderson Winches: Primary (sheet) 2 x 46ST, Secondary (sheet) 2 x 40ST, Cabin top (halyard etc) 2 x 40ST, Mast 1 x 28ST
* 2 x Lifeline gates
* Deck wash
* Folding bike
If you are a looking for a high quality, very strong hence safe, modern steel yacht set up for short handed offshore cruising, look no further than this rare pilothouse performance cruising yacht.

Contact us on (07) 5502 3124 or Ian Mackenzie 0419 756 540 to arrange an inspection.

DISCLAIMER: The company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but can not guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information, nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his surveyor to investigate such details as the buyer desires. This vessel is offered subject prior to sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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