G'Day Paul, and welcome aboard.
Ann and I knew Swaggie in her previous incarnation, under the guidance of Don and Gera, when she was an eye-burning orange color. I know they repainted her for domestic use! Anyhow, she's an accomplished voyager and will treat her at least as well as you treat her!
And yes, you will have no trouble entering the lake with 6 foot draft
if they maintain the dredging.
Jim and Ann s/v Insatiable II lying Hook Island, Qld, Oz