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Commercial Fleet – 5 Boats on Gippsland Lakes

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Year 1st Launched 1958
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Boat Type Displacement Cruiser
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Seller Note

Is this the Sea Change you have been looking for?

5 Boats in total; 3 day-hire boats in survey, a classic Navy workboat suitable to re-instate to full commercial status and a 5th boat set up as a floating office. Situated in Paynesville on the wonderful Gippsland Lakes, this all comes with a bonus established boat brokerage operation with on-going listings and solid annual income.

The potential to earn a comfortable living, spending time on the water and doing what you love on one of Victoria’s most beautiful waterways, is now within your grasp.


1958 Timber Trawler “John Bull” currently being used as a comfortable floating office for brokerage and hire boat operations.
Suitable for use as a private vessel or perfect to set up for private accommodation, John Bull is a 14.6m aft wheelhouse classic Gippsland Lake boat converted to a full length cabin. Out of the water in Jan 2020, it was re-caulked, repainted and anti-fouled. Reconditioned Detroit diesel 135HP with zero hours since rebuild, currently requires minimal spend to complete to operational standard, 6.5 Kva genset, includes general office furniture.

1974 Ex Navy workboat, “Creswell”; Fibreglass 9M, forward cabin design, currently used as a support boat for operations. Cummins 6BT engine, 265 Hp, currently with recreational registration, but can be reinstated to commercial survey status.

2006 Paynesville classic fishing boat “Jewels” Fibreglass 7.62 M; one of the most popular hire boats on the lake, In AMSA 4E hire/drive survey valid to April 2025. Nanni 15hp diesel engine

2 X 2007 Terrara half cabin day boats Fibreglass 5.48M (Eliza & Audrey) In AMSA 4E hire drive surveys, both valid till April 2025. Eliza had a Yanmar 16Hp engine fitted 2013 Audrey had a Yanmar 16 Hp engine fitted 2014.

All vessels are fully maintained and all have been antifouled, cleaned etc.. In July 2020, so with limited effort are easily readied for the up-coming summer season.

Keenly priced to ensure a quick sale prior to summer, we are not selling the business entity as such; the sale comes with any fwd bookings, full handover and all relevant paperwork for a smooth transfer of surveys. Please enquire for further details on this unique opportunity and how you could take on a Sea Change with solid income and finally escape the rat race for good! NB: Vendor will not separate vessels.