Subject to it passing a good survey this ex work (fishing) boat would have to great value for someone looking for a live aboard. Reviewing her trademe listing (thanks Ian McDonald), the conversion to pleasure use looks very well done.
Stella Maris was built in 1971 & measures 48’6”, with a 10’8’ beam. The power comes from a 320hp MAN diesel, that is governed to 185hp. Her carvel haul is spotted gum & Oregon pine.
She comes with an impressive list of fittings.
Anyone know who built her & who did the conversion?
I have had a request from a woody looking for an oar maker, there are lots of ‘commercial’ ones out there e.g. Gull, but my man is looking for a more custom made oars. Can anyone recommend a boatbuilder or good DIY’er that could produce a pair?
Pacific Gets the X-foul-e-8 Treatment
As Pacific gets close to splashing, woody Nathan Herbert has treated her to a serious bottom clean 😉 Another stunning job, ready for another 100 years of woody boating.