May 2017

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Positive points Carinya II

Aluminium Solid build yacht by professional yacht-builder
Beautiful lines; round forms; yacht with character and history;
Perfect on waves and in rough seas
Aft is sharp in the water, never waves from behind in centre cockpit
Sails can be set and taken away in 30 sec. from the centre cockpit
A very safe centre cock pit, with high sites and good holding places
Reefing easy from centre cockpit, trim on the mm. so the ship is good on the ruder
Solid Perkins Engine, (overhauled 2007) which have been trustful in all situations
Two blade propeller so speed improvement on long sailing trips
Aluminium propeller, no risc propeller versus hull galvanic corrossion
Well designed build in anode corrosion protection system
Solid construction for rudder and minimum of risk to get something in propeller
Magnificent unique teak interior
Luxurious aft cabin, two banks, mirror seat, extreme wide and long bed
Front cabin with V-beds, toilet and wash area
Huge chart-table from where you have 360 degrees around vision
Comfortable sea beds in saloon, which can be taken away for normal usage
Many storage spaces
A lot of drink water capacity in two tanks
Huge diesel capacity
Tanks are build in hull so low in the ship
High sea-railing [80 cm] of very solid materials
Huge ruther surface & solid construction

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Information from 1-st owner




Some quotes  from the first owner

1-ste mail Bill Burnes


other quotes:

I don’t know if you are aware, But unfortunately her designer Joe Adams was murdered in the Philippines this year.

I was involved with construction,sourcing all masts and rigging, engine hatches, winches etc from pals that I crewed with on Hobart and Fastnet races

I was heavily into Ocean Racing at the time , and was lucky to represent Australia in Ocean racing,

The reason I built Carinya was that I wanted a yacht that would take me anywhere I wanted to Go.

I wanted to cruise in comfort not be wet and cold under all conditions.

Carinya was Launched at Bayview in Sydney, then we sailed her as just a shell hull to Auckland New Zealand, to have her fitted out  in Teak

I was able to employ a young cabinet maker to do the interior he worked daily on Carinya for a period of 12 months,

when we sailed to Bali in Indonesia, Two young woodcarvers carved the designs into the teak.

I originally had Carinya a 9.9 metre wooden sloop that was a beautiful boat and gave a lot of pleasure. Then came Carinya 11.

Both boats called Carinya  because the aboriginal translation means Happy Home.




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Inventory List

inclusive offer:

Insurance cover for 30 days after date sales contract
6 fenders normal
2 fender ball (big)
cover anchor winch
cover winches
mooring lines [incl. spare]
dodgers [2]
manuals paper, of most components, in 3 maps
shipsbell [with insciption Carinya II]
flagstick and flag
cable scissors
emergency ruther
spare main sail, spare Genua [good condition]
spare set fuses and lamps
anchor ball
motor sign
ORC emergency fireworks
fire extinguishers(2x)
medical aid emergency kids (2x)
fire blanked
life jackets [2015] 6 with life belts [4 lamps]
wooden conical plugs
safety lines on deck [2]
diesel tank content
Diesel jerrycan 30l.
CMAP MEWM010 W-European Waters and W- Medditerainian [2012]
CMAP M019 North and Baltic Seas [2014]
ADAMS design handbook
liferaft Plastimo Cruiser 6 ORC+  [checked 2013]
liferaft Holder
ships bell
safety lines for on deck
water jerrycan 10l.
mast chair
sea anchor
3 maps documentation: General Systems; Electrical Systems; General3 maps  Systems


transport to other harbour can be discussed
domain name and WP website
tableware, cutlery, glasses
windindicator (handheld)
country vistor flags B, Fr, N, S, Dk, UK
converter 12V -> 220V (trusk, 15 A. max.) and USB 5V 500mA

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Activity List

leather cover steering wheel or install spare wheel with cover
adapt spare wheel  with fixation option
window frame: replace RVS into Plastic fasteners and polish frames
install short wave radio
hand held on mast inside
replace blocks genua sheet on aft ship [done]
diesel/water tank level indicator repair
compass lamp not functioning-  workaround digital compass with light
check 12V connector on steering column
check if there is leak cooling liquid
replace one of the bulbs in spreader lights
rail mainsheet does not run smoothly and causes a leak
install new light in back cabin
boom mast rail end-stop
backside cover 220V aft cabin
improvements 12V system cable ordening
boom – mainsheet connection
varnish backcabin site along windows

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Carinya II specifications

GeneralAluminium centre cockpit
(romp & deckhouse), well maintained, interieur teak, massief beatifull woodcarving
Length45 ft (13.70m) over deck
15m. from aft until front, length over waterline 11.90
Width3.99 m.
Hight18,6 m.
Draft2.1 m.
Standing HightFrontcabin 1.80 m.
Siting area saloon 2.40/1.80 m.
Area Galley/Navigation 1.85m.
Aftcabin 1.85m.
YardP.A. Kelly (Sydney Australia)
DesignerJoe Adams
MotorPerkins 4.128 (60 HP)


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History of the yacht

The sailing yacht s.y. Carinya II is build by PA Kelly in Sydney according a design of Joe Adams. From this designs have been build about 20 ships in steel and two in aluminium like the Carinya II. The first owner, Bill Burnes gave me some interesting details about s.y. Carinya II.

Since 1999 I sailed over  22.000 nM with s.y. Carinya II.  The firts 2.5 year I made a long trip with my wife. After that I started working in the Netherlands again and our children were born. In 2006/2007 I organized a thoroughly refit, where everything is improved our renewed and afterward maintained well. See the details on this website.  In the period of the refit I became CWO  sea sailing instructor. Later I started my own sea-sailing school and used the Carinya II for the longer trips. For example the Carinya II participated 5 times in the Colin Archer Memorial Race [CAMR].

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