Boatspeed Frers 62 - Margaret Rintoul V


MARGARET RINTOUL V (MRV) is performance cruising sloop designed by the world renowned German Frers and built by one of Australia best in Boatspeed. She is a modern classic that is regarded as one of the most beautiful yachts on the Australian East Coast.

MRV's beautiful hull features a raked stem, L shaped, lead bulb bottom fin keel with a carbon blade rudder. Constructed in FRP over an end grain balsa core the hull boasts strength and integrity whilst also being light, stiff and very fast. There is a comfortable and easily accessible aft scoop for boarding and swimming.

MRV is simple on deck with sunken Harken furler forward, freshly re sprayed decking and minimal teak for ease of maintenance. She has a large aft cockpit, ideal for entertaining and the electric hydraulic Lewmar winches make short handed racing or cruising very easy.

MRV sports a 26 metre carbon, white painted triple aft swept rig with recently serviced Nitronic S/S rod rigging, Kevlar backstay, Fredrickson car system and a carbon with a lazy Jack bag. The Navtec hydraulic vang, outhaul and backstay adjuster makes this rig simple and straight forward however capable of highest level racing when needed.

Below decks the interior is finished in a very high quality American Rock Maple joinery, carpet and a padded headliner. As you come down below there is a large u shaped galley with an abundance of storage, a 4 burner gas stove and full oven, microwave, refrigerator and separate freezer.

Moving forward is a large saloon with comfortable seating for 8 people plus navigation and entertainment stations. A spectacular area to review a day on board or to share a meal and glass of wine with friends or family.

The deluxe Owner's quarters forward has a separate ensuite are located in the bow. An amazing amount of storage has been incorporated into this very carefully thought-out and beautifully crafted design. Extended time aboard is a very attractive option for owners and their guests.

Guest in the cabin starboard aft again enjoy an ensuite and separate shower. The aft port is a twin berth (bunk) cabin.

MRV come with a huge list of extras for cruising and racing including a generous wardrobe of racing sails, Category 2 safety gear, instrumentation with pilot & GPS, tender, outboard, dodger and cockpit awning, varnished teak cockpit table, VHF and HF, dual alternators, hydraulic anchor winch, a Yanmar 140HP diesel with gori folding propellor and more.

Further enhancing the appeal of Margaret Rintoul V is the fact that she is currently in RMS Survey Class IE. Whilst charter activities are currently very carefully selected to minimise wear and tear the opportunity exists to increase charter income and therefore significantly offset annual vessel maintenance and marina costs.

MRV is one the most eye catching and stylish yachts in Australia. Owning such a fine vessel would be a proud moment for her next owners.

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Primary Details

For Sale
Hull Type:
Year Model:
Frers 62

Full Vessel Specs

Secondary Details
Displacement (kg):
Hull Construction Material:
Composite in FRP over an end grain balsa core.
Deck Construction Material:
Composite in FRP over an end grain balsa core. No teak.
Registration Number:
German Frers
Engine Information:
Yanmar 4LH-HTE 140HP 4 cylinder turbo charged diesel
Engine Hours:
Fuel Capacity:
Fuel Type:
Teak and stainless steel wheel. Composite blade rudder.
Prop Type:
3 bladed 22 Gori geared folding
Drive Type:
Service History:
Safety Equipment
Electric, manual and engine driven bilge pumps.
Safety Gear:
Further enhancing the appeal of Margaret Rintoul V is the fact that she is currently in RMS Survey Class IE.
Sail Information:
Doyle Stratis fully batten mainsail (2014). Doyle Stratis full batten (2011). #2 Stratis 2013.#3 Stratis (light) 2008.3 Stratis (heavy) 2008.#3 AP Doyle Ice 2014.#4 Spectra 1996.1.5 ounce symmetrical 0.09 ounce asymmetrical spinnakers.
Mast Rigging
Mast Information:
Carbon 3 spreader rig with aft swept spreaders. Nitronic S/S rod rigging, Kevlar backstay, Fredrickson car system for fully batten mainsail. Below deck genoa furler.
Ground Tackle Information:
1x 36kg plough anchir with 40 metres 10mm chain and 30 metres rope warp.
Anchor/ Winch:
Hydraulic anchor windlass.
AIS Class B-GME AIST120. Autohelm - Masterview x 3, wind, autopilot, navigator.
Water Capacity (L):
Lane Cove
Electrical - Information:
2 x100,8 x 200 AH all gel batteries. 12 volt, 24 volt & 240 volt shore power. Trace inverter/charger.
Entertainment/Appliance Notes:
Fusion entertainment system including zoning to cockpit speakers.
Country Origin:
Cockpit dodger with clears Deck awning.
Deck Gear:
Lewmar winches - 2x77 primary, 1x 66 halyard, 1x54 main sheet all hydraulic, 2x54 secondary and 3x48 halyard manual. Navtec hydraulic vang, outhaul and backstay. S/S gas BBQ.
3.3 HP Mercury outboard (v low hours).