Robert Clark 72’ Ketch

Robert Clark 72’ Ketch - JUST LISTED

  • 72′ - 21.94m
  • 1974
This elegant 72’ ketch is proudly presented for sale exclusively through Ensign Ship Brokers.

Commissioned by the famous aviator and yachtsman of the same name, she was designed by the UK’s Robert Clark, and originally launched in 1974.

Lovingly restored over a five year period to be relaunched in 2011. Now with modern features and technology such as alloy spars, stainless steel rigging and electric winches, not to mention a luxury interior fit-out of American oak and leather whilst still maintaining the simplicity and classic lines and old world charm of the original vessel.

Three double cabins and three bathrooms for accommodating guests. A spacious air-conditioned saloon with seating for up to 10, together with a modern galley/kitchen featuring a huge standing Italian fridge, full size oven/ stove plus ice maker and dishwasher, allows formal dinner parties to the extreme. Deploy the flat screen TV, Foxtel and the BOSE surround sound system and the dinette is convertible into a movie pit for 8 adults to lounge in comfortably.

The cockpit seats 8, 4 on the princess seat and 2 more on deckchairs and you comfortably entertain 14 outside on the beautiful teak decks . Laze on the sun bed or while away hours reading on the bow.

Sir Thomas Sopwith is under commercial survey, and currently operates a successful day charter business on Sydney Harbour that can be continued by the new owners as a turnkey business.

She has been sailed to Fiji and back and countless journeys up to Hamilton Island so is a proven ocean going yacht, or you might just see yourself permanently cruising the Whitsundays...

To book a personal inspection please call Ensign.
Reference: ESC 340
Name: Sir Thomas Sopwith
Special Listing:
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Location: Pittwater, NSW
Region: New South Wales
Year: 1974
Designer: Robert Clark
Builder:
Length: 72′ (21.94m)
Beam: 14' 6"
Draft:
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Hull Material: Fibreglass/GRP
Deck Material: Teak
Engine: Single Yanmar 200 HP Diesel Engine
Engine Make: Yanmar
HorsePower: 200 HP
Fuel Type: Diesel
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Cruise Speed: 9 - 10 Knots
Propulsion:
Thrusters:
Genset: Yes
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Galley: LAYOUT: L-Shaped galley aft starboard with stainless steel benchtops and double sink
STORAGE: Large drawers and extensive cupboards all custom fitted for glass storage etc.
Refrigeration: Full height 400 Litre
Freezer: With Fridge
Stove: Gas 4-Burner stove and full size oven
WaterMaker:
Hot Water System: Yes
Accommodation: SALOON: U-Shaped lounge & dining to port with additional lounge to starboard and seating up to 12
HEADROOM: 6' 3"
Cabins: 3 x Doubles (1 x Forward, 2 x Aft)
Berths: 6
Shower: 2
Toilet: 3 plus Holding Tank
Entertainment:
Air Conditioning: Yes
Dinghy:
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Ground Tackle: ANCHOR WINCH: Electric
REMOTE: Yes
Safety Gear:
Bilge Pumps: Auto / Manual
Life Raft:
Epirb: Yes
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Electrics: LIGHTING: LED
SHORE POWER: Yes
INVERTER: Yes
Electronics/Navigation:
Sail Inventory: Boom furling main + mizzen, furling jibs, staysail
Mast/Rigging: RIG TYPE: Stainless Steel Wire
RIG AGE: 2011
FURLER: Yes
SPARS: Alloy
Deck Gear: Lewmar / Harken electric winches
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