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S.L. Kestrel, 1895

For Sale


Phone 02 4959 6709 Owner: Peter Shiels

S.L. Kestrel, 1895 32' long Timber Carvel built hull.
'Kestrel', formerly known as 'Ethel', operated on the Hawkesbury River. The vessel was restored at Alkira Boat Shed by master shipwright Phil Heaney, over a period of three years. The hull is of Hardwood to waterline and above is New Zealand Kauri.
The superstructure and saloon is Red Cedar from the rain forest of Dorrigo.
The steam engine is a Vosper compound Portsmouth England 3 inch +6 inch by 5 inch.
It has a Steel boiler, side fired.
The gauges are well defined on the boiler and fit out is of stainless steel throughout.
The boat is stored in a boat shed at Toronto, NSW.

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