Southern Ocean 60

Southern Ocean 60

  • 60′ - 18.28m
  • 1981
Ocean 60 Schooner.

This Ocean 60, launched in 1981, is a tried and tested blue water cruising yacht, built by Southern Ocean Shipyard in the UK. 2005 refit, 5 accommodation cabins, powered by a Yanmar 125hp diesel and a versatile twin headsail schooner rig.

Sail inventory includes mainsails by North Sails, Headsails by Doyle, 2 spare headsails, and spare mainsail. Proctor Masts and Whalespar booms.

Chosen for her sea kindly attributes and comfort, the current owner has used ‘Commitment’ as an expedition vessel, spending time sailing in the Pacific, around Cape Horn and Patagonia and his famed Antarctic voyages.

Forward is a double bed in v-berth cabin. The other 4 cabins have two big single. Excellent storage in cabins.

Two heads with showers on board and a workshop.

The saloon area has an open-plan design and includes a large sofa and dinette, a large U shaped galley and well equipped nav station and chart table.

The galley is well equipped with good storage, a 240v fridge and freezer set up, and a 4-burner gas stove, grill and oven.

Also included is a Quicksilver 3.3m Hypalon tender and Mercury 8hp outboard engine and a Kholer 6.5kva diesel generator.

If you are in the market for a robust, functional and safe cruising vessel then ‘Commitment’ deserves your inspection. Ready to go exploring or a comfortable self sufficient live-aboard or extended cruise.

A well priced and well equipped boat.

Please contact Ensign Mooloolaba for details. Boat is currently located in NSW.
Reference: ESC 353
Name: Commitment
Special Listing:
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Location: Newcastle
Region: New South Wales
Year: 1981
Builder: Southern Ocean Shipyards, UK
Length: 60′ (18.28m)
Beam: 15' 6"
Draft: 8'
Displacement: 32,000 Kg
Keel/Ballast: Glassed cast iron 6,800 Kg
Hull Material: Fibreglass/GRP
Deck Material: GRP
Engine: Single Yanmar 125 HP Turbo Diesel Engine (New 2006)
Engine Make: Yanmar
HorsePower: 125 HP
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 6,900 hours approx.
Engine Hours (2nd Engine):
Fuel Consumption: 3.5 Lph
Max Speed: 10 Knots
Cruise Speed: 6.5 Knots
Propulsion: 3-Blade fixed
Genset: Kohler , 6.5 Kva
Fuel Capacity: 1,800 Litres
WaterCapacity: 2,850 Litres
Galley: LAYOUT: Horseshoe shaped galley
STORAGE: Good cupboard space
Refrigeration: Yes
Freezer: Yes
Stove: Gas 4-Burner, Oven and grill
Hot Water System: 60 Litre
Accommodation: SALOON: Open plan saloon cabin with nav, galley, dining, and seating
Cabins: 1 x Large double V-Berth, 4 x Cabins with 2 x singles in each + good storage.
Berths: 10
Shower: 2
Toilet: 2
Air Conditioning:
Dinghy: 2
Outboard: 2
Ground Tackle: ANCHOR WINCH: Maxwell
ANCHOR: Sarca #9, Large admiralty
CHAIN: 80 m Stainless Steel + 30 m Galv
Safety Gear:
Bilge Pumps: Yes
Life Raft: 6 Pax RFDF 2016 (In service)
Epirb: 2 x 406 Mhz
Life Jackets: Yes
Flares: Yes
Fire Protection: Yes
Electrics: LIGHTING: 12V
INVERTER: Multiple
BATTERIES: 4 x 200 ah house, 1 x 80 ah start (genset)
SOLAR PANELS: 2 x 64W, 1 x 150W
WIND GENERATOR: 1 x Air marine wind generator
Electronics/Navigation: GPS: 1 x Hand held GPS
PLOTTER: Navman chart colour plotter model 8120
RADAR: 48 nm Raymarine C80
AUTO PILOT: Coursemaster
Sail Inventory: 2 x Mains by North sails - (Aft 2006, Forward 2012), 2 x Furlex - Doyle Headsails, 2 x Spare headsails, 1 x Spare main.
Mast/Rigging: RIG TYPE: 2 x Alloy masts (Proctor - UK)
RIG AGE: Predominately 2011
SPARS: Aluminium
Deck Gear: 4 x Lewmar self tailign mast halyward / reefing winches, 1 x Anderson mainsheet winch, 2 x S/T primary 65 cockpit winches, 2 x Lewmar 55 triple speed secondary cockpit winches, 1 x Maxwell electric anchor.
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