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Catamaran James Wharran Hita 17

Estimated price for orientation: 3 300 $

Category: Other Boats

State: NSW Hull Material: Timber and Fibre Glass
Length: 17 ft Included Items: Additional Alumimium Mask, Registered Road Trailer, Anchor, Fire Extinguishers, Outboard Motor, Radios, Safety Vests, Sails
Brand: James Wharram Hitia 17

This Catamaran was built of the plans and there is only about 300 world wide  The desiger James Wharram is world famous for  designing polynesian style cats.  Normally you have to bring is to the water in pieces and spend over an hour assmblying it.  However I designed a wide load trailer which enables you to legally trailer it to and from the water.  I also desinged an additonal beam to support two 3.3HP mercury outboard motors.  I have taken this cat out through Sydney heads and sailed it all along the coast line to Gosford and back.  I also desgned a fully waterproof alluminium box to house a VHF marine radio.  This is not your normal marien radio like the CB radios  I purchsed it from the USA some years ago.I designed a light weight aluminium mask whicvh can be errected by using the hand winch mounted to the trailer. I also changed the rigging to a gaff style.  It has a brand new trampoline and netting up the front as seen in the photos  I have so much additional gear such as ropes, fuel bottles chains etc.I few years ago I fully painted it with the most expensive 2 pack marine grade paint.  There is two minor areas of damage to the front handles and a small area of touchup painting required.I suggest you come and inspect this great boat and whoever buys it, Im happy to come out sailing wiht you to teach you all the finer points regarding the rigging.  Ive had up to 6 people on it in Sydney harbour and its really great fun.  I also use to sail it in the harbour on my own..If you have any questions please contact me.  I live on the Northern Beachs in Sydney.  The trailer also comes with a flashing yellow light and wide load signs