18.3m Westcoaster – Currently Withdrawn From Sale

Price: $520,000 + GST

This versatile Westcoaster is a turn-key operation in excellent condition currently Longlining in the ETBF. Vessel is set up to transition easily into Droplining. This vessel has a sound track-record on the East Coast of Australia and current owner has maintained the vessel to a high standard. The electronics package is modern with MaxSea 3D imaging and RoxAnn Bottom Classification hardware part of the package. All fishing gear (Pelagic Longline and Dropline gear) included. The vessel is configured with refrigerated brine tanks (3.5T), ice slurry tanks (4.7T), live bait holds (6500 Baits) and a 2T Bait Freezer. New Isuzu Auxilliary (July 2019). Vessel in AMSA 3B – this is an excellent opportunity to enter the ETBF or add to current operation. Please call Christian Pyke on 0428 233 200 to register your interest.

Vessel Information

Material Fibreglass
Year Built 1997
Location Built Western Australia
Rebuild (if applicable)
Class / Survey AMSA 3B
Gross Tonnage 30T (fully loaded)
Displacement Tonnes
Dimensions 18.3m x 5.5m x 1.8m


Main Engine Volvo Penta 163A
Horse Power 395 HP
Engine Hours 36,000 Hrs
Fuel Capacity 4,200 L
Freshwater Capacity 800 L
Gearbox Nico Niigata MGN Series 80-1
Reduction Gear
Speed 9 Knots @ 1200 rpm (cruising) / 16 Knots Max
Bollard Pull
Aux Engine/Generator Isuzu 4J6 with 36 KVA Genset (New July 2019)
Propulsion 4 Blade Bronze
Steering Gear Electric Steering on toggle
Steering stations (number of) 3



JRC-JMA 2254 (New July 2019)


Furuno 1150 FCV / MaxSea with 3D imaging / RoxAnn (Bottom Classification Hardware)


HF JRC-JSB 196 / VHF GME G.Com / Uniden 46 Phone / Internet / Thuraya Seagull 5000i Sat Phone


C-Plot / 2 x computers






Thrane & Thrane TT 3022D



Unloading Crane/Boom (if applicable)

Deck Crane with hydraulic capstan (800 Kg SWL)

Deck Equipment

Pelagic Longline Gear: Amerro SC1200 winch (run off main engine) with 35 NM of 3.2 mono / 1800 snoods / Bubbles / 8 x Seastar Beacons / Shooter & Hauler.
Dropline Gear: 3 x Hydarulic dropline reels spooled with 1mm Dynema / 2 x 415V Power Packs / Onga 163 Deckwash (415V)

Factory / Processing Plant (if applicable)

2 x Stalker Pumps (3" / 415V)

RSW Plant 2 x Refirigerated Brine Tanks (2 T and 1.5 T capacity) / 2 x Stalker Pumps (3" / 415V)
Freezer Plant 2 Tonne Bait Freezer (-18 degrees) / FDC Unit (3 x fans) in bait freezer
Fish Hold 2 x Ice Slurry Tanks (1.6 tonne each) / 2 x Ice Slurry Tanks (750 Kg each) / 2 x live bait tanks (holding 3200 baits in each tank)
Cooling System Bock compressor driving refrigeration
Accomodation 4 x Focsle / 1 x cabin

12mm Armour Glass Stick-On Windows Fwd / Furuno Water Temperature T-2000 / Taiyo Direction Finder TD-L1100 / 24V Battery System (4 x 12V main engine & 2 x 12V Genset) / TV & DVD / Daiken Split System AC / Radio & CD / Modern Galley with new cushions and carpet FEB 2020 / 2 plate ceramic cooktop / fridge / microwave


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