Southern Trader
Boat Owner
Peter Vyner
Designer
Alan Payne
Builder
Jim Perry
Description

Southern Trader was built at Clareville Beach in Pittwater, Sydney by Jim Perry from an Alan Payne design, with the gaff sailing rig by Warwick Hood. Engine is a 1956 Deutz A6L 75 HP continuous industrial 6 cylinder diesel with Lohmann & Stolterfoht hydraulic gearbox. Manly Steamship Company used this engine-gearbox combination very successfully in Sydney Harbour ferries at that time. Under previous ownership the sailing rig was removed and a large saloon with flybridge was built.The present owner since 1980 reduced the saloon and flybridge and reinstalled a sailing rig. The vessel was in survey in the 1980’s and was part-time home, cruising yacht and charter boat. From mid 1990’s has been based mainly at Coffs Harbour and in Tasmania.

LOD feet
39
Hull Timber
Oregon
Type of Boat
Motor Sailer
State
Tasmania
Built
1958
Location
KPWN
Category