20.7m Tuna Longliner & ETBF Quota Package **SOLD**

Price: Vessel Price: $720,000 ; Updated ETBF Quota Prices in Description

This vessel is a ready-to-fish pelagic fishing operation capable of working the breadth of the Australian Fishing Zone and beyond. The vessel underwent a re-fit in 2020 that included the installation of 4 x large re-circulating fish rooms (36 Tonne Capacity in total), new refrigeration system and re-wiring of the electrical system. The package also includes a 5 Tonne freezer hold, 2 Tonne / Day Icemaker, and an additional insulated fish room and blast freezer. The vessel is in AMSA 3B Survey and present in very good condition. The sale includes all long-line gear and equipment.

The ETBF Quota component of the package is priced for sale as follows:

25,000 Kg of Albacore Tuna Quota @ $3 / Kg + GST

10,000 Kg of Yellowfin Tuna Quota @ $17 / Kg + GST

10,000 Kg of Broadbill Swordish @ $17 / Kg + GST

15,000 Kg of Bigeye Tuna Quota @ $12 / Kg + GST

The vessel can be sold seperate to the quota package or as a going-concern. The owner will also consider lease-option for the quota package with the sale of the vessel. Please call Christian Pyke on 0428 233 200 with all enquiries.

Vessel Information

Material Steel (Hull and Decking) / Aluminium Superstructure
Year Built 1996
Location Built
Rebuild (if applicable)
Class / Survey AMSA 3B (Next Shaft-Survey due 2025 / Crew of 5)
Gross Tonnage
Displacement Tonnes 155 Tonnes
Dimensions 20.7m Length x 6.7m Beam x 3.75m Draft


Main Engine Baudouin 12m 265/SR (Fuel Consumption = 40 L / Hour)
Horse Power 470 HP
Engine Hours 3,338 (since re-build)
Rebuild Full Main Engine Rebuid in 2017 / Gearbox (early 2022)
Fuel Capacity 20,000 L in 4 x Tanks
Freshwater Capacity 10,000 L in 3 x Tanks (with new desalinator)
Gearbox Baudouin (Rebuild in 2022)
Reduction Gear 5:1
Speed 8.5 Knots
Bollard Pull
Aux Engine/Generator 2 x Cummins 6BT paired with 85 KVA Stamford Generators
Propulsion Single-screw - 72" Prop / 125mm S/S Shaft
Steering Gear Hydraulic - Twin Ram
Steering stations (number of) 2



Furuno FCV 1853


Furuno FCV291


HF - Furuno FS1652-IS / VHF - Furuno FM850 / Thurya Sat-Phone


Furuno GP650W


Furuno GP32
Furuno FA150 AIS
Carson Plath 200mm Compass
Taiyo Beacon Locator


Robertson AP-15





Unloading Crane/Boom (if applicable)

Hiab Deck Mounted Crane

Deck Equipment

Vessel set-up for Pelagic Longlining with all gear included in the sale

Factory / Processing Plant (if applicable)
RSW Plant 4 x Tanks (Recirculating) - Total 36 Tonne Capacity
Freezer Plant 5 Tonne Capacity / 2 Tonne per day Ice-Maker
Fish Hold 36 Cubic Metres of refrigerated brine capacity / Additional 1 x large fishroom (lined and insulated) / large blast freezer room
Cooling System New Rerigeration System installed in 2020
Accomodation 8 x Single Berth / Skipper Cabin with double berth

Vessel has a Bat-Wing Stabiliser on Port-Side
Recent blast and paint - top and bottom
Extensive Deck-Lighting
240V Hot-Water System
Split-System Ducted A/C
Toilet & Shower
Modern Galley and Dinette for 10 persons
All items listed below have been recently upgraded:
Fire Detection Alarm System
Fire Safery System
Battery Charger
Water Temperature Guage


Quota / Licence information

Fishery Eastern Tuna & Billfish Fishery
Jurisdiction Commonwealth
Entitlement 10,000 Kg Yellowfin Tuna / 10,000 Kg Broadbill Swordfish Tuna / 10,000 Kg Bigeye Tuna
Area of Access Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery
Fishing Gear Type Pelagic Longline & Minor Line
Transaction Type For Sale with Vessel and Lease Option negotiable

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