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78 Lello - MON78-0138

78 Lello - (MON78-0138)


78 Lello expedition cruiser for sale in Cape Town, South Africa. Steel vessel built for offshore expedition cruising. She offers huge volume for high capacity storage and crew accommodation.

Asking price reduced to sell at R2 650,000

LOA: 78' Designer: Brian Lello
Keel: Full Keel Builder: Mack Main Boat Builders
Hull: Steel Deck: Teak on Steel
Display: 64Tons Ballast: 20 Tons lead
Design: Lello Draft: 2.80m       
Beam: 5.67m Launched: 1999


Staysail schooner, Oregon Pine mast, mizzen and booms (masts were air dried for 3 years). Teak spreaders, Profurl roller-furling unit (supplied but not fitted), galvanised steel standing rigging.


Total: 9 - Make: North. Main, 2 Genoas, Staysail, Fisherman's Staysail, Fore Staysail, Storm jib, Working jib, Golly Wobbler. 3 Mainsail covers.


Total: 13 - Make: Anderson. 3 Mast - 2 x No.56 self-tailing and 1 x No.48, 1 x No.48 self-tailing on Mast boom, 3 x Mizzen (2 x No. 56 self-tailing and x x No. 56, 1 x No. 48 self-tailing Mizzen boom, 4 self-tailing Cockpit - 2 x No.56 and 2 x No.52, 1 x No.56 self-tailing Mainsheet. 3 Winch handles.


220hp Cummins engine - 1500hrs as at March 2014, 10,000L diesel storage in 3 steel tanks, 9 batteries, 3-blade variable pitch prop with gearbox. Engine runs 195hp at 1800rmp and 220hp at 2000rmp vessel will do 10 knots using 40L/hr and at 14000rmp will do 7 knots using 14L/hr.


Whitlock Mamba pedestal wheel cable steering, emergency tiller, Simrad 24V drive Autopilot. steering drive system is with shaft and gearbox.


Sailor TR144C VHF, Icom ICM710 SSB, Simarad Radar/GPS chart plotter, Simarad; echo sounder, log and wind instruments, 3 compasses - 2 binnacle and 1 handheld, 5.1kW Kubota generator, shore power connection and cable, brass clock, brass barometer, iridium satellite phone.


Total berths: 20 - 4 cabins, 2 Doubles and 16 singles, 4 heads, 3 showers, 2 sitz baths, 3 basins, 4 black-water tanks, material upholstery, solid wood interior. Spacious interior layout which has been built to last and work hard. Only the best timbers have been used in the main accommodation areas. The main cargo hold area is currently used for bunks but can quite easily be converted back to a cargo hold. She has 4 watertight bulkheads throughout. Solid woods used include aromatic Cedar and Teak, all lockers are lined for Cedar.


There are 2 gallerys. GALLERY AFT: 4-Burner Taylor cooker with oven and grill, Minus 40 fridge and freezer, 4 gas bottles, single stainless steel sink, pressurised hot and cold fresh and salt water system. GALLERY FORWARD: 2-Birmer Taylor Paraffin cooker with oven and grill, single stainless steel sink, pressurised cold water system.


3 Anchors - CAR and 2 x Pool Patent, chain and warp, hydraulic windlass, 12 life jackets, 12 harnesses, 2 life rings, danbuoy, 5 fire extinguishers, C & flags, radar reflector, boat hook, black ball, 2 bosun's chairs, first-aid-kit, 12-man Survivor life raft (new in 2007) - service was due in 2010.


3.75m West Coast Crayfish boat as tender with 2 x watertight flotation tanks, Codin wood burning heater, stainless steel boarding ladder, engine tools and lots of spares, fenders and mooring lines.


78 Lello for sale in Cape Town, South Africa. Vessel was built for expedition and serious offshore sailing with large or small crews. She has been built in excess of Lloyds spec. All steel used is to Lloyds spec 1A. She is capable of carrying 50 tons of cargo. Also has a separate workshop on board with bench and vice. All steel thicknesses are available. 2012 Survey report available with hull thicknesses measurements done throughout. Interior has been finished in solid wood using Teak and Aromatic Cedar and was built for functionality and longevity. She is a strong to anywhere vessel.




ZAR 2 650,000

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