Davidson 59 AU $180,000 Huge price reduction

Boat detail
Price AU $180,000 Huge price reduction
Length 17.99m  |  59ft
Location Rushcutters Bay
Year 1998

Davidson 59 ft race yacht for sale. Designed by NZ America's Cup designer, Laurie Davidson and built in Australia 'You're Hired" has many racing victories under her belt against some of the worlds best racing yachts. This is a fast and fun to sail with a full crew or short handed either racing or cruising.

This 59 footer is capable of racing with a full crew or short-handed two sail racing with electric primary and main sail winches. This 59 footer has been a frequent CYCA race winner on both scratch and handicap. Below deck is two large settees mid ships with storage lockers and cubby holes. A small basic galley and chart-table also provide adequate facilities. Forwards in the bow is large sail storage area with a deck hatch for fast kite drops. An enclosed head is also forwards. Aft is open with 4 berths and engine under the companionway stairs. The Yanmar 40hp engine with sail drive has very low hours.

The boat has B&G Hydra 2000 navigation instruments with 2 mast repeaters and 3 displays in the cockpit, below deck is Raytheon Chartplotter, VHF radio and stereo. Sail inventory includes brand new carbon main sail and a range of headsails. The boat is currently being sailed by a charity and it's sale offers a great opportunity for a buyer looking for a larger race yacht without the requirement of a large crew.


Vessel Name You're Hired
Launch Year 1998
Beam 3.98m  |  13ft
Draft 3.97m  |  13ft
Displacement 9,687m
Hull construction Composite
Engine hours 438 hours
Deck Material GRP with grip
Designer Laurie Davidson (NZ Americas Cup Designer) and Reichel-Pugh modifications

Engine / Machinery

Engine Make Yanmar
Number of Engines 1
Engine Hours 438 hours
Horsepower 40hp
Fuel Type Diesel
Propulsion Sail drive with folding propellor

Deck Hardware / Fittings

Ground Tackle Anchor, chain and warp


Accommodation Description Settees on either side of saloon. Open bow forward for sail storage. Forward enclosed head. Aft is open with 4 berths.
Berths 6 with lee cloths
Toilet Manual enclosed head
Entertainment Stereo AM/FM

Safety Equipment

Safety Gear Inshore safety equipment
Bilge Pumps Electric and manual pumps


Electrics 12v system, 240v shore power
Electronics / Navigation B & G speed, depth. In need of upgrading

Sail / Rigging

Deck Gear 2 x electric primary winches. 1 x electric main sheet winch on centre turret. 2 x backstay winches. 2 x ancillary winches. Hydraulic vang.
Sail Inventory Brand new Ian Short main sail and various headsails
Mast / Rigging Triple spreaders aft swept carbon mast with single or twin backstay options. Carbon boom. Bow prod. New Standing rigging 2020


General Remarks New antifoul Jan 2020

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