Alan Payne Centre Cockpit Sloop Great live aboard retiring Commercial Yacht

Price AU $70,000 Huge price reduction

AU $70,000 Huge price reduction
Built-in Morwell and completed in 1964, Thekla sailed in the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race between 1965-67.

Now the 60-foot yacht built of steel is for sale for $70000

After retiring from the Sydney to Hobart yacht race, its owners Ernie and Barbara Eggers cruised around the South Pacific before settling in the Whitsundays in the early 1980s where the yacht has remained since.

Thekla is now moored at Shute Harbour near Airlie Beach in Queensland.

Designed by well-known marine architect Alan Payne, the Thekla was a sister ship to Solo which won the Sydney to Hobart five times in the 1960s.

1965, mild steel framed, This old girl has been in our family since she was constructed in 1965. She has sailed to most destinations Around the world. She is made from mild steel and is a Centre cockpit auxiliary sloop design. The boat has been slipped and is back in the water waiting for her next owner. This boat could be used for business avenues or as An island getaway. The main engine is a Perkins 6-354 6 cylinders naturally aspirated diesel of approximately 89.5 kw. Please call or email for inquiries as there are to many auxiliaries to mention here.

Call Sean from Yachtsailing Com. Au on 0413892531 to view and ask for recent reports and specifications.


Yachtsailing offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
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60' 0" - 18.29m
Hull Material

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