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Alan Wright Shiraz 37 ‘Syrah’


Loving owners for the last 12 years. Maintained to a high standard. Viewing will impress in Havelock.

Alan Wright 'Shiraz' 37 (modified)
Michael Hughes (Prof.), Wellington
Double diagonal Kauri glassed
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Built to a modified Shiraz design 1984 with deeper/heavier keel and upsized mast for Wellington conditions. Completed world circumnavigation 1988-97. Owned and maintained by professional boatbuilder for the last 12 years with numerous upgrades completed. The interior finish is very impressive with beautifully refurbished timber beams and joinery. Storage is ample throughout. Features include:

  • Extensive upgrade and refit carried out 2012
  • Professionally built Double Diagonal Kauri Glassed construction
  • Topsides professionally repainted and bottom antifouled 2020
  • Running and standing rigging renewed 2012
  • Seldon mast with steps (1995)
  • Reefrite furling genoa (2012)
  • Volvo 30hp diesel (2004), shaft drive, 1600 hours run approx.
  • All new Raymarine electronics 2012 includes Radar, GPS Plotter, Autopilot, Stereo and VHF Radio
  • Electrics well set up with solar charging, e-battery monitoring, battery charger and galvanically isolated shorepower system
  • Comfortable accommodation for 6 with 2 double berths, toilet, oven and fridge
  • Aquapro dinghy
  • Cockpit sun shelter and dodger
  • Safety gear includes lifebuoys, life jackets, harnesses, tethers and jacklines

Please enquire for full details and inventory.

SYRAH  can truly be described as a versatile performer. She’s a well proven and capable offshore cruiser or ideally suited for coastal or family adventure-cruising. Viewing will impress in Havelock with Sole Agent –

Steve Thomas, NZ Boat Sales, Nelson, FREE PHONE 0508 4 BOATS (0508 42 62 87) Mob 0274 459197.

NZ Boat Sales Comment:

Built in 1984, the boat has been owned for the past 12 years by a professional boat builder and off-shore sailor who has made numerous and substantial upgrades. SYRAH is maintained to a very high standard. She will definitely impress – all round. Inspect for yourself!

Insurance Quote

Competitive insurance cover available. This indicative quote is based on full cover, vessel being marina berthed and subject to terms & conditions, no previous claims and relevant boating experience.

Value: $98,500
Third Party: $10,000,000
Excess: $500
Indicative Annual Premium: $650 plus GST

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