Built in 1965 this 72’ Pilot House Cruiser “Shilo” is well maintained, presented and classiest vessel on the market with an extensive inventory that will impress the most enthused of boaties.
Powered by dual 135HP Gardner 6LX diesel shaft drive engines (rebuild in 2009) and with her 9000 litres of fuel gives a good 2500 nautical mile range @ 9 knots which allows her to just about go everywhere and is perfect for cruising the East Coast of Australia and beyond. With her ABT-Trac hydraulic stabilisers she is an extremely stable vessel at sea.
The big volume teak laid rear deck is impressive with a large curved lounge / dinette area, wet bar including icemaker, fridge and sink along with a flat screen TV all enclosed with clears. Full walk around decks with entry from the rear side doors along with port and starboard stable entry doors to the galley and cabin areas are a great feature.
The saloon is extremely spacious having a modern lounge, surround sound stereo TV and DVD, it is extremely open with the large windows giving you a great outlook.
The forward pilothouse is nothing short of what you would find on any ocean going vessel having sounders, radar, GPS systems x 2, autopilot, cameras, electronic engine controls with walk around remote and much more.
The forward galley with new marble bench tops, Fisher & Paykel dish draw dishwasher x 2, full size custom stainless steel fridge / freezer, 2 x bar size fridge and freezer, oven with grill, convection microwave, 4 burner electric stove and ample cupboard space.
Sleeping a total of 8 in 4 cabins, the full beam mid-ship stateroom is stunning having a queen size bed, separate toilet and shower and full vanity it is extremely tastefully laid out. The queen size VIP guest room forward and two cabins aft with their own kitchenette, bathroom and washer / dryer are a great area for guests.
This is the ultimate gentlemen’s cruiser.