Versatile fishing vessel or fishfarm workhorse / island trader

NZ$180,000 plus GST

This vessel represents a great opportunity for somebody. If you need a big bodied, strong fishing vessel with a brand new five year survey – then you have found it. Massive clear back deck and very large clean and tidy fish room or dry hold as you wish.  Vessel would suit Bluff oyster industry or chasing tuna or rig her as a trawler – current use is cod potting.

Alternatively use as Pacific Island trader.

This type of vessel very hard to find in New Zealand, so buyers need to be quick – if you have interest, send us a signal. Fresh on the market.

SKU: 2058 Categories: ,

Additional information


19.5m x 6.1m x 2.98m


Steel vessel built 1969. Dillingham Shipyards Fremantle, WA. Called the “64s” (one of many sisters).

Main engine

Duetz , turbocharged and intercooled. Model SBA 6M 816U. 268Kw, 360hp. Hour clock reading 10,500 since a rebuild in April 2006. Engine keel cooled.


Twin Disc MG514M on 4.5:1 reduction. This box last overhauled June 2002.


Perkins 6354.4 6 cylinder, 120hp. Drives Stamford 65Kva alternator. 6,500 hours since rebuild November 2005.

Prop and shaft

Prop – Bronze 3 blade RH. 51” dia 33” pitch. Kortz nozzle.
Shaft – 4.5” mild steel in oil lubricated stern tube.


Fuel – 2 x 10,000 fuel tanks. Fresh water – 6,700 litres in 2 x tanks.


Fishroom is set up (but not activated) as a freezer. System is not currently gassed up. Now solely as an ice hold. In Australia whilst being used as a prawn trawler, this fishroom was worked as a freezer to 40 degrees below zero.
Fishroom Capacity – 400 – 500 cases or product or 15 tonnes plus bulk fish.
Refrigeration Compressor – Blitzer – (note not currently in use).
Hold size – 29 cubic meters.


12 volt, 24 volt, 240 volt.

Radios and nav aids

Compass – Tokyo Keiki, SM3 Auto Pilot – TMQ AP9
Radar – JRC JMA 2144 SSB – Furuno FS 1550AU
VHF – Icom Sounder – Furuno
Sea Pilot & Bottom Mapping – Max Time Zero (contains worldwide GPS).


Hydraulic anchor winch by Atkins driven by Vickers hydraulic motor.


Accommodation – Owners cabin behind bridge (double) plus 4 x berths in focsle. Toilet on back deck.
Galley – 1 x Westinghouse Kimberly oven, 4 x ring with oven and grill. Fridge – Simpson. Microwave – Whirlpool.


MNZ Number – 135312.
MTOC Certificate.

Category Type – Fishing ship – trawler.
Operating limits – Coastal NZ min no. crew 2. Max no. of pax 0.

5 yearly survey just completed – September 2019. Shaft pulled, crack tested. Survey issued.

Steel thickness testing
Thickness (hull) tested in 2014. Testing was carried out approx 156 thickness readings were taken. The result was “all okay and good – no extreme steel wastage noted – no areas of steel replacement are required.

Additional items

Additional items which can be included in the sale by negotiation;
• Squid gear, 10 machines lightly used in good order.
• 18 lights.
• Longline reel