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12 Metre Classic Launch KESTREL


Beautiful, solid, Kauri launch. Major rebuild completed 1990s. Big volume interior with owners aft double cabin. Beautiful, warm teak interior with tons of character. Rare opportunity here, be quick!

Motor launch
Wally Steer, Nelson
1957 approx.
Kauri Carvel, Ply Over, Glassed
LOA (m) approx.:
12 m approx.
Beam (m) approx.:
3.8 m approx.
Draft (m) approx.:
1.1 m approx.


Originally built in Nelson 1957 by Wally Steer. Full professional rebuild 1990s. New decks, cabin, interior, engines, tanks & electrics. Original Kauri carvel construction, Skin Of Ply Over and Glassed 1990s. Hull repainted 2017. Ford 120HP Diesel, 800 hours approx from new. Cruises 8 knots at economical fuel burn 7 litres/hr approx. 1400 litre fuel capacity, 600 litres water. Big volume interior with aft double cabin, walk-round decks and side doors.  Inside and flybridge helm stations. Beautiful teak interior. Owners double berth aft with separate toilet (with 80 litre holding tank) and nice shower, 3 single berths forward. Beautifully appointed salon and galley with new gas oven and extractor fan, fridge, freezer and Webasto ducted diesel heating. Electronics include, autopilot, GPS plotter, 2 x Sounder, VHF Radio, Stereo and TV. This is a  strong, capable and well equipped cruising launch. Enquire for full details. Inspection is a must, in Nelson.

Contact Sole Agent, Steve Thomas, NZ Boat Sales, Nelson Office, FREE Phone 0508 4 BOATS (0508 42 62 87) Mob 0274 459197.

NZ Boat Sales Comment:

Big volume, solid cruising launch. Extensively rebuilt 1990s in Nelson.

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