Jun 23, 2021
FV Nobell was built in Cairns by Rod Laco in the mid 80s.
She holds "existing vessel status' for 3C currently.
The original CoO was issued for 3B and if a new owner wished to operate beyond 3C waters they could apply and see it AMSA would approve the application.
The boat, dory, licence and SM quota are available for sale as a package but the seller will listen to all options.
FV My Dory 5.1m (CoO 3C) (originally 3C)
Licence: L3(1), SM(1)
SM quota: 1,2121 units
Please note that the listed price is for FV Nobell only. The whole package is for sale by negotiation so please call
The main engine is in VGC with reasonably low hours as the vessel does the Mackerel season then sits on the trailer for the remainder of the year.
Stainless steel engine mounts. Keel cooled
Drive has a new coupling, new stuffing box and cutlass bearing.
Gearbox: twin disk 2:1Note: trailer is not included.
Gas is keel cooled (heavy walled copper pipe): 9 HP Kubota belt driven Bitzer compressor pulls down easily to -28
Total holding capacity frozen fillets: 3 ton
There is a cooler in the galley; acts as a house fridge.
280 Kg (in blocks) snap
300 Kg (in fillets) brine
Main freezer (2 fan blower) holds about 2.4 ton and at the end of the trip the brine will double as a freezer and hold 22 14 kg blocks.
Stabilisers: everything is either stainless or alloy including the engine mounts
Solid glass hull
Cruise 6 to 7 knots @ 2000 RPM
Uses around 1000 litres of Diesel for 3 weeks turn around fishing
Water capacity about 2 weeks.
Fresh water pressure pump.
Muir Anchor winch: 70 mt 3/8 chain.
Two x 12 volt house batteries and one heavy duty marine starting battery for main.
Chart plotter, VHF, Polestar VMS, TV, Stereo, Full deck canopy.
Steering: three options, manual, auto pilot (electric) or manual
Electric reel. Deck hoses etc fully set up and ready to go.
Dory: solid glass dory for sale as well by negotiation. The dory is an existing vessel (not a tender). Includes a gal trailer, ready to go, 15 HP 2MT Yanmar main engine, GPS, sounder and stereo. Includes electric reel.