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Old 31-01-2013, 23:06   #1
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FP Trawler Highland 35

Geday all . My first thread . I am an Ausie about to take delivery of a Highland 35 FP . Any other members out there with one ? Not many around in Australia . It has the 75HP volvo engines with 800 hrs . Like to hear any comments for or against .

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Old 31-01-2013, 23:55   #2
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Re: FP Trawler Highland 35

This one?
Used 2006 FOUNTAINE PAJOT HIGHLAND 35 Boat For Sale - boatsales.com.au

Seems pretty good buying at around the same price as they are in the US.

If you decide you need someone to do a delivery I am available, local and know the area very well.
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Old 01-02-2013, 00:31   #3
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Thats the one . First inspection next weekend . Know much about them ? Have you owned or steamed in one ?
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First inspection next weekend .
Ah, so you haven't actually bought it yet?

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Not really, French, bit short for my liking and probably quite heavy as well being a production/charter boat vs custom one off but the lower hp appeals.
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Not one of those, no.
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Old 03-02-2013, 15:16   #5
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Sorry cat man do been away from computer , No got it under contract havnt been able to get out of CQ due to flooding . First inspection this weekend with the wife then if all looks OK will do survey / slip the following week . Looking at delivery after that when a weather window is there.

Yep i agree the longer the better , however only want something to play in locally . Up to the Percy group and down to the Bunkers from Roslyn bay and maybe 70 knm east . Mostly Keppel group , Pearl bay and Island head Creek , North .

Also have fishing boat and barra outfit so hard to fit it all in . Will go bigger one day when i rationalise my life which includes giving up work . Hopefully the FP will be a reasonable weekend family / rec boat with the "odd" week trip here and there .

Like the look of your ship . What is powering her??

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however only want something to play in locally . Up to the Percy group and down to the Bunkers from Roslyn bay and maybe 70 knm east . Mostly Keppel group , Pearl bay and Island head Creek , North .
Should do all that quite comfortably.
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65hp B3.3 cummins x 2 for a 10 -12 knot cruise speed
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Re: FP Trawler Highland 35

What have you chosen for house power supply , auxilary ect , and whats the best refridgeration options , Utectic , 12v solar, inverter , or 240 gen ? Lot of options these days ? the FP is basic in this field , small 110l house fridge only
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