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Monday, January 07, 2008

Welcome and Introduction

Welcome aboard!
You have certainly found the right boat to buy if you want to seriously race a boat that is safe, comfortable and easy to handle, as well as with a deserved reputaion as a fast cruising boat.

This Adams 13e, launched in 1998 in Fremantle WA is a superb example of this respected design, built to the highest standards for the meticulous first owner, and upgraded and maintained to the highest standard, up to Category 2 Offshore racing, by us, the second owners.
This very popular model provides great performance, with ease and comfort cruising and at the top level in it's racing Division,

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Building Profile and Interior Drawing

This interior layout and profile drawing is of an Adams 13 with a lift keel and a transom hung rudder, with tiller steering.'The Longboat' is a slightly different version [a 13E] with a fixed fin keel and wheel steering, with rudder underneath, supported on a strong skeg. The cockpit has an open transom and is slightly extended [hence the 13 E]. It has also a much smarter and modern interior layout as can be seen in the Picture Gallery, so
click to go to; Adams 13e Picture Gallery .
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This yacht is a state of the art Racer/Cruiser built to the highest standards, with only two careful and fastidious owners since new. The Adams 13e (extended) is a classic 13 metre design by the famous Joe Adams , and is distinguished in many successful races including Sydney-Hobart, as well as being noted as a comfortable easily handled boat.
The boat" was built to international [ABS] survey standards by Seahorse Marine in NSW and was fitted out and launched in Fremantle in August 1998. This boat is laid out for both short-handed and fully crewed racing and cruising: she is rated for IRC and has had a current Category 2 Offshore racing certification. The design is well known, and many are sailing in the Eastern States and Overseas. They are a fast, exciting and a competitive boat in their division anywhere, and a safe, strong, sea kindly craft without vices and a lot of fun to sail. They are well known as successful performance racers and fast passage making cruisers both 'round the buoys', Offshore, and sailing on the river and to the islands.
Designer: Joe Adams.
Builder: Seahorse Marine in Sydney, New South Wales, using the latest Space Age technology; GRP on Divinycell foam core.
Length; 13.5m (44.5ft).
Beam; 3.1m (10.2ft).
Draft; 2.1m (7.0ft) , includes a conventional fin keel made of lead.
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Adams 13e Records and Stats.
Adams 13e Picture Gallery
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This yacht has a high slick racing/cruising deck with entrance to a full headroom cabin from a spacious cockpit. All the 7 bunks are are comfortable with covered cushions [there are no pipe cots]. The V-berth is spacious and roomy. There is plenty of storage in lockers and under, besides and above the bunks. The galley is fitted with: sink, metho 2 burner stove and grill, and ample storage cupboards. There is also a fixed table with storage under, and a large icebox. The “nav station” is well positioned and has an extra large sized table with storage under, the radios, navigation electronics and the switch panel. The head is a proper marine flush toilet with privacy. All the interior is professionally fitted out.
Click below to go to;
Adams 13e Picture Gallery.
Adams 13e Records and Stats.

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Safety Gear:
The boat has had a Yachting Australia Safety Offshore Racing Certificate to Category 2,
and complies with all the requirements at all times.
It has also a current WA State [FSC] Club Fire and Safety Certificate.
MOB i-lert Man Overboard alarm system with 6 pendants.
[The Longboat was the first boat to trial run the proto type of this man overboard safety system known as MOB i-lert We are now one of their main promotion venues and The Longboat figure on most of their advertising materials. For more information on this safety product please click HERE.]2 Life ring packs with strobe light, dye and Dan buoy.
Wheel steering emergency tiller.
8 Solas life jackets.
8 regulation Safety harnesses with lanyards
Flat braid Jack Stays.
2 Inflatable Crew Savers.
406 EPIRB [and a 121 EPIRB].
N& C flags and signal mirror.
1st Aid kits to Cat 3 .
Sail repair kit.
Flares to Cat 3 requirements, new September 2010.
The vessel is equipped with the required fire fighting equipment of;
3 extinguisers and a Fire Blanket.
2 manual bilge pumps.
A fitted swimming/boarding ladder.
Interior and Binnacle compasses.
Ground Tackle:
1 CQR anchor with 50M rope and 10M chain.
1 Danforth anchor with 40M rope and 5M chain
The engine installation is a Yanmah 20 hp with a folding prop.
Cruising speed 6Kn +.
The engine is in excellent condition, and has been serviced regularly, latest April 2012.
New Alternator April 2012.
New Starter Motor April 2012
Fuel: 80 litres in one stainles steel tank.
In addition to the 2 burner stove, there is a stainless sink
Water: 200 litres in 2 Stainless steel tanks,
ample benchtop space for food preparation,
and is equiped with cutlery, crockery and utensils.
Refrigeration = a Huge Ice Box.
Jabsco Marine toilet, Full service April 2012.
12 volt systems throughout.
2 Sealed Marine batteries, (1 house & 1 engine).
Semi-Permanent 12V/20A battery charger.
Navigation lights.
Numerous interior lights and 12V sockets.
Autohelm: depth, speed, log, wind instruments.
Garmin Colour GPS Plotter with BlueChart chip card PC021R, from McKay QLD over the top to Darwin and all the way down the west coast, into the Southern Ocean to Esperance.
GPS: Magellan.
Laptop Toshiba Satellite PC run off 12V, with USB GPS & C-Map .
GME VHF radio with mast head and emergency antenna.
Icom IC-M700 TY SSB HF programmable radio transceiver.
GME 27Meg Radio and
AM/FM stereo radio.
Sail Inventory:
All in very good condition, mostly made by Lidgard.
Main sails; with adjustable Lacy Jacks
1 - 5 batten racing main = CRUISING LAMINATE  2010.
1 Fully battened general purpose Mainsail.
1 Cruising Main, -- both with slab reefing.
All with Lazy Jacks and boom cover.
1 Tri-sail with regulation markings.
Head sails;
On an ALLMASTS REFIT removable drum Racing foil Furler new January 2012
Including new forestay with turnbucles etc.
NEW No 1 Medium/light = DIAX2LP Made By Bainbridge in California in October 2007
No. 2
No. 3 [fitted on the furler]
No. 4 [ment to be a self tacking] jib.
Storm Jib with regulation markings.
Asymetrical spinaker, Blue & Yellow star cut, 
1 Masthead = The 0.75oz Blue
x2 Fractionals = The 2.2oz Red, White & Blue and The 0.50oz Yellow.
All with the necessary gear to use them, including
x2 spinnaker poles, and
a Jocky pole.
Sheets and braces.
6 Harken , all self tailers.
Mast and Rigging:
The ¾ rig Goldspar mast has;
2 Headsail, 2 Spinnaker and Main halyards,
Main Boom Topping Lift [emergency main halyard].
Spinnaker pole topping lift and downhaul [kicker].
Spectra adjustable back stay with HF Antenna,
VHF masthead arial,
2 sets of swept back spreaders,
Jumper stays
1 set of simple runners
Double side stays.
All wire rigging is stainless steel with new turnbucles on caps April 2012
Odds and Sods;
x 4 mooring lines.
x 4 fenders.
x 2 boathooks.
Boom tent/Sun awning
Various Spares and Tools
Manuals and reference books.
Category 3 Offshore Safety certification.
WA State [FSC] Club Fire and Safety Certificate.
IRC Rating certificate, Rating 1.078 for 2012-13 season
ABS building certification inc;
a builders keel weight certificate.
Some scale and detail drawings.
Web site; w w w. adams13e . com Email address
The boat license is due each July [Western Australia] and is now current to July 2013.
The boat was out of the water for it's annual antifoul, anodes etc. in April 2012 and
JOTUN Marine Antifouling was spray painted on profesinaly.
Click below to go to;
Adams 13e Records and Stats.
Adams 13e Picture Gallery

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Here it is waiting for you!
You have read all about it, been to the Adams 13e Records and Stats. and the Adams 13e Picture Gallery pages and you are very interested in this boat, so at this stage you want to have an inspection and put a reasonable offer on it.
Well, please click on the image of the Offer and Acceptance form below [JPG] then print it out and take it with you to the inspection. If you have any inquiries at this stage go to the Contact Us Info page and contact us by your prefered means.

Contact Us Info

Our Adams 13E contact details is as follows;
Email to;
Phone: [or FAX] to; [08] 9494 1384.
Mobile: 0412 942 484.
Or Snail Mail to:
Adams 13 E,
P. O. Box 450,
South Fremantle 6162,
Western Australia.

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