Price AU $30,000 SOLD

Price
AU $30,000
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Historic Classic Wooden Boat.. "The Myra"

"The Myra" is a double-ended lakes fishing boat, built at Marley Point in 1918 by Bill Bott.
She is a beautiful historic double ended fishing boat, and a wonderful example of the fishing boats unique to the Gippsland Lakes.
(until very recently Myra was the last Licensed fishing boat on the lakes. )
The Lakes Fishing Boats were used for the modelling of Couta boats.
Easy to handle, and ideal for enjoying the Gippsland Lakes
Perfect for fishing, day trips and picnics, overnight camping, and cruising the Lakes and waterways.
"The Myra" has been restored thoroughly to retain her "originality" (still about 80% original) after being updated by Rob Young one of the Lakes districts' eminent master craftsman and shipwrights.
If you know Rob you will acknowledge the quality that has been re-built into "The Myra" from stem to stern over the past two years.
His workmanship is evident throughout the vessel and follows his exacting eye for detail.
This is evident in her compliance with local and classic wooden boating heritage and traditional construction techniques, fastidiously applied throughout the restoration.

Some of the work carried out and new features include:

- fully refurbished ribs, hull and decks needing only very few minor works only and amazingly no worms
- brand new Nanni 21 hp diesel marine engine and drive - 30 hours only on new motor; some original drive parts rebuilt and reused
- new morse, s/s fuel tanks and electronics - including solar
- new A4 Instrument Panel
- new 70A / 12 Volt Alternator
- P&S nav. Lights and all round light - battery
- original mast, yard and new rigging (yard not shown)
- no trailer/ no sails
- original oars and rowlocks
- refurbished floor, original long huon tiller, and rebuilt short tiller
- painstakingly caulked, black jacked and anti-fouled
- sheathed at keel
- fully repainted inside and out
- currently registered with Vic-Roads - JV 448
- new flares, bucket, anchor and lines

Currently moored in her sheltered pen on Raymond Island

L. O. A. 24'6''. BEAM 8'3''. MOULDED DEPTH 2'6'' DRAWS Approx 12"
Region
Victoria
Location
Raymond Is VIC
Usage
Leisure, In-shore Fishing
Reference
Myra
Year
1918
Length
23' - 7.01m
Hull Material
Timber

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