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Knysna 500 SE

$1,008,533 Listed price: US$690,000

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33-45 Parkyn Parade
Mooloolaba, Queensland
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Make Knysna
Model 500 SE
Year 2015
Condition Used
Price US$690,000
Type Sail
Class Catamaran
Length 15.24 m
Fuel Type Diesel
Hull Material Fibreglass
Location Sanctuary Cove, Queensland
Tax Status Tax Paid
LOA 15.24 m
Beam 8.53 m
Max Draft 1.45 m
Min. Draft 1.45 m
Keel Type Other
Displacement 12450 kg
Max Bridge Clearance 20.45 m
Engine Type Inboard
Engine Make Yanmar
Engine Model 4JH5E
Engine Year 2015
Power 80 hp
Drive Type Sail Drive
Folding Propeller Yes
Engine usage (hours) 3500
Engine Make Yanmar
Engine Model 4JH5E
Fuel Type Diesel
Engine Year 2015
Drive Type Sail Drive
Folding Propeller Yes
Engine usage (hours) 3500
Designer Angelo Levranos
Builder Knysna
Cabins 3
Double Berths 3
Twin Berths 2
Headsail Area 3
Fuel Tanks 600 litres
Fresh Water Tanks 600 litres
Holding Tanks 150 litres
Windlass Electric Windlass
Liferaft Capacity 8


It is with great pleasure we present to you ‘My Happiness’.

A sporty, sleek, immaculately presented Knysna 500 SE owner’s version, with proven performance in all conditions.

The SE (Special Edition) is the upgraded 50 ft version, with an extended (600mm) coach roof and dive platform.

Knysna Yacht Company is a premier, boutique yacht builder situated in the Western Cape, South Africa.

Established in 2002 – the Company has been building custom catamarans focusing on innovation, technology, creativity, craftsmanship, and safety. Ensuring the company remains at the forefront of international yacht building companies in their class and delivering superior yachts. ‘My Happiness’ is Hull Number 77.

The yachts are designed and overseen by, renowned Navel Yacht Architect, Angelo Lavranos.

‘My Happiness’, having adventured across the Atlantic and Pacific via the Panama Canal, is now nestled on her dock in Sanctuary Cove, Australia.

She is fully equipped as a ‘live aboard’, presented in a total package of brilliant finishes and ultimate comfort and of equal importance has been fastidiously maintained.

For overseas buyers, an awesome opportunity to explore the beautiful east coastline of Australia and more, with no time restriction on how long the vessel can remain in Australia, before you adventure abroad, as all import taxes have been paid.

‘My Happiness’ is sure to appeal to all multihull enthusiasts and adventurous blue water cruising yachtsman providing safety, comfort and performance.

Just a few of her many exciting features:

- State of the art electronics and multi-station entertainment system.

- LED lights with dimmers, striking courtesy lighting, mast/deck and underwater lights and     spotlights.

- Air conditioning throughout on with separate control units.

- Smooth, powerful, quiet upgraded 80 hp diesel motors with Fuel Polisher and filtering system   when refuelling in remote areas.

- Handy 9kg Samsung top loader washing machine and dishwasher.

- Complete all weather/ insect protection in cockpit.

- Inner boom fully remote controlled one-man tender lift.

- Bow camera with cockpit display for ease of anchoring and forward manoeuvring.

- Luxurious bed linen and mattress covers throughout.

- Sits bath in main suite and 130l/h water maker.

- Leisure gas drop down beds in saloon and cockpit.

- Full spare set of cockpit cushions in a different colour and fabric for a change of scene.

Built to be robust, giving peace of mind to boat owners, regardless of where they choose to sail.

Come and see for yourself! ‘My Happiness’ can become ‘Your Happiness’

Call Kelvin on 0430 941 585 to view.

Inventory - My Happiness

Inventory - My Happiness                                            


Vessel Name  My Happiness                  

Make Knysna                 

Model 500 SE                  

Year 2015                      

Length 15.24m / 50'                                  

Beam in Meters 8.53 m / 20'                                          

Draft in Meters 1.45 m / 3'94"                            

Air Height  20.45 m /  65' 62"                   

Displacement  12,450/15,500 kg                 

Fuel Capacity 600 L                    

Water Capacity 600L                      

Hull Material   GRP                      

Deck Material   GRP/Permateek               

Keel Type   Mini                      

Designer  Angelo Levranos                              

Builder Knysna Yacht Company                

HIN  ZA-KYC00077A415                           

Place of Registration Australia ( Duty/GST paid)                           

Registration Number 861152 (AMSA Registered)                

Number of Helms  1                             

Tax Status & Paid  Australia                             

Lying (City, Country) Sanctuary Cove,Queensland,Australia                    

General Notes   Used as KYC Show Boat:                               

                 - Sanctuary Cove 2017.                 

                 - One owner and extremely well maintained.                                                    


Number of Engines          2                             

Engine Make      Yanmar                

Engine Model    4JH5E                   

Horsepower       80                          

Engine Year/s    2015                      

1st Engine Number         E50198                 

1st Engine Hours              1350                      

2nd Engine Number        E50199                 

2nd Engine Hours             1350                      

Fuel Consumption           4l/hour                

Fuel Type            Diesel                   

Maximum Speed              10.5 Kn                

Cruise Speed      8 Kn                      

Propellers (Folding or Fixed)       Folding                

Drive Type (Shaft, Outboard, Leg)             Sail Drive SD 60                

Steering System               Hydraulic                            

Notes    Fuel and Engines                             

                 - Up graded 80 HP,common rail diesel motors - smooth and quiet                           

                 - Upgraded fuel filters and Fuel polishing system                             

                 - Filter and pump for refueling in areas where diesel is not top                     grade            


Accommodation    3 Cabin                               

Drop Down Saloon Adjustable (Gas) drop down double bed                               

Drop Down Cockpit  Adjustable (Gas) drop down double bed                               

Notes    Port Hull                              

                 - Owner’s stateroom extending from aft bedroom with Queen-size berth  through to the bathroom with sits bathe and shower.                         

                 - High quality linen and mattress cover for the bed and several large scatter cushions                     

                 - Office space with multiple electric sockets and pouffe                

                 - Open plan sitting area next to berth                    

                 - Dressing area with access to a large equipment room which houses the generator, watermaker and inverter behind large mirrored door                        

                 - Forepeak area with single berth which can be used for storage               

                 - Flat screen LG 32” TV connected to the entertainment and  navigation system                

                 - Sliding door gives total privacy from the saloon area                    

                 - Throughout the port hull there are numerous storage lockers, some with lattice work doors which allow circulation of air at all times and is fully air-conditioned                 

                Starboard Hull                   

                 - Aft stateroom with en-suite comprising a Queen-size berth and spacious shower bathroom with wash basin, electric flush toilet and separate shower                              

                 - Midships stateroom with en-suite comprising a Queen-size berth and shower bathroom similar to that described above. Linen etc as for aft stateroom                 

                 - High quality linen and mattress cover with 4 pillows for each berth and several large scatter cushions                  

                 - Forepeak area with single berth and storage area with a 9kg Samsung top-loading washing machine                     

                 - Each stateroom is completely private, air-conditioned and with plenty of wardrobe and storage space                 


Bathrooms  3                        

Heads Type         Vetus Electric Fresh Water                          

Holding Tanks    Grey 2x 25L and Black 2x 50 L                     

Hot Water Capacity         Isotherm 50L                     



Galley Location  Upper Level                       

Refrigeration Isotherm/in Saloon and bar and underbench in cockpit                  

Freezer Isotherm - In saloon and additional 4 drawe type on level 1                          

Stove     AEG Gas Hob                     

Oven     Euro Gas Oven                 

Sink        Double sink                        

Gas Alarm            Yes                        

Microwave         LG dome unit - Microwave and  induction (top of the line)                            

Ice Maker            Isotherm                            

Dishwasher        Yes                        

Notes    Saloon and Galley                           

                 - A lovely light and open plan saloon and galley with direct access through large glass sliding doors to the cockpit                 

                 - This area of the yacht combines functionality with high levels of comfort and is designed to maximise both home and entertainment                            

                 - The galley has a double area for preparation space with a full sized 4 ring AEG gas hob and Euro gas oven                               

                 - Corian work surfaces with a serving bar, double sink, LG microwave oven and extensive, flexible storage                               

                 - There is easy access to the combi-fridge and freezer and the 2 air-conditioning units are located under the seats at the saloon table.  The main saloon has a large U-shaped couch which can seat 6 people with more capacity if outside chairs are utilised                            

                 - The saloon table lowers on hydraulic pillars to form a large day or double night bed, equally suited for sleeping or group movie viewing. Several large scatter cushions                 

                 - The TV is a flat screen 32 inch Samsung                             

                 - Bar storage and serving area                  

                 - Dishwasher as well to provide a helping hand.                



Depth SounderGarmin                

Log         Garmin                

Autopilot             Garmin                

Wind Instruments           Garmin G Wind with GND 10                      

Radar    Garmin GMR24 HD                         

Chartplotter       Garmin GPSMAP 8015                   

AIS Auto ID System          Garmin 600 Transmitter               

GPS        ICOM                   

VHF        Garmin 220I (2019/06)                  

TV           1x Saloon/1x Cockpit/1 x Main and Guest Cabin                

Stereo  Fusion entertaiment system                      

Radio     Fusion                  

Sat Phone           Yes build in with external antenna                           

Notes    Navigation/Opps                             

                 - State of the art Garmin equipment which provides everthing  you could possibly require                            

                 - Phone holder and handy USB connections                        



Battery House   6 x NSB 210 A/H - North Star                      

Battery Engine   2 x NorthStar G31/1 x First National for Generator                           

Battery ChargerMastervolt Charger (Replaced 2019)                       

Notes    Power:                

                 - With most apparatus on the vessel require power, as such the solar panels are a great help.                     

                 - Also good ventilation and generious blinds and covers limit thefrquency of use of aircon.                           

                 - The low hours on the genset is evidence of the contribution the solar provides               


Electrical Equipment                                      

Watermaker      Schenker 130L water maker                       

Generator           6Kw Westenbeeker                        

Solar Panels        8 walk on  Panels                            

Washing Machine            9 kg Samsung top loader                              

Air Conditioning                2x 16000 BTU Climma Units                        

Heater  Reverse               

Transformer       Yes                        

InverterVictron Quattro 3000                     

Alternator           Yes on each engine                        

Shore Power      Switchable 220 or 110 Volt System                         

Notes    Water:                 

                The Schenker 130L water maker has been a great contributor to safety and cumfort on the vessel                             

                It produces with no fuss - relaiable, efficient and most of all, easy to use and maintain.                    


Sail Inventory                                   

Mast Material    Aluminium                         

Standing Rig Age              2015                      

Age of Sails         2015                      

Mainsails             75.16m2                              

Headsails             50.27m2                              

Screecher / Gennaker    Screecher Package Complete with Sail Furler 109m2                        

Spinnaker            149.99 m2                          

Storm Jib             All rigging available                        

Bowsprit              Screecher Package Complete with Sail Furler                      

Furlers  Profurl Electric Furling system for Genoa                              

Winches               Primary 2 Harken 50.2 STE Electric/Secondary 46.2 ST/Tertiary 20 ST                       


Safety Equipment                                           

Bilge Manual      2x Units - Whale                              

Bilge Electric       Submersible Whale - ISO 15083                 

Life Raft               8 Man   Located under cockpit rear seat ISO rated                            

Life Jackets         8 Life Jackets and safety Harnesses                         

Life Ring               Yes                        

EPIRB    Yes                        

Flares    Yes                        

Fire Extinguisher              Yes                        

First Aid                Yes                        

Harnesses           Yes                        

Notes    A safety alarm system is activated once the bilge engages                            


Ground Tackle                                  

Anchor40 KG Rocna                      

Chain / Rope      100m Chain                       

Spare Anchor     15Kg Dan forth                 

Chain / Rope      Chain 10m /Rode 30m                   

Windlass              Quick 1500W                    

Notes    Anchoring:                         

                 - The windless is operated from the bow or from the cockpit.                     

                 - The quick meter record the smount of chain out                            

                 - The whole process of anchoring is displaye on screen by way of a camera in the bow making it a one man task                       


Deck Gear & Accessories                                             

TenderInfanta 3,6 m RIB                             

Tender Outboard             20 Hp Suzuki                     

Davits    In boom crane                  

Swim Ladder      Port side sugar scoop                    

Deck Wash          Yes Jabsco                          

Deck Shower     Yes Hot and Cold                             

Cockpit Cushions              Yes 2 full sets                    

Mooring Lines / fendersFenders X 6 and covers to match boat colours                    

BBQ       Weber Gas BBQ               

Mooring Lines / fendersYes, springers plus others                            



General Remarks                                            

INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR LAYOUT – General                                       

 - Luxury furnishings, fittings and finishes throughout                                     

 - Hand crafted carpentry in light wood                                 

 - The use of light but practical coverings, woods and surfaces creates a feeling of space                                 

 - LED lighting with dimmers                                       

 - 3 en-suite cabins with Queen-size berths and excellent storage throughout                                      

 - Very spacious bathrooms each featuring wash hand basins, electric fresh water flushes, a separate large shower                                               

 - Mainsuite fiited with sits-bath. Great feature in rough sea conditions                                   

 - Fully air-conditioned yacht with 2 separate air-conditioning units                                           

 - State-of –the-art Fusion 750 multi-station entertainment system – allows Chart Plotter information to be displayed on the main TV in the saloon,cockpit  and in the owners cabin                                    



 - Large Teak table that with 4 wooden collapsible chairs with cushions that can be placed on the other side of the table will seat 8 adults cumfortably                                         

 - The helming position also has see-through screens which roll down                                     

 - Bar fridge/cabinet with lighting and bottle holder rail.                                 

 - large locker with can be used as either a fridge or freezer                                         

 - Weber Gas Barbeque                                

 - Direct access to the helming position for an integrated and inclusive entertaining area                                

 - Double entrance to allow ease of movement from the sugar scoops                                     

 - Outside fresh water hot and cold deck shower                               

 - Boarding ladder on Port sugar scoop                                   

 - Lockers are provided under the seating area in the cockpit and there are 2 transom lockers                                       

 - Two sliding roof openings allowing light and fresh air into cockpit                                          

 - Full range of state of the art Garmin equipment                                            

 - Full set of spare cockpit cushions and covers in another material/colour - so you can have a change as and when required.                                            

 - Stailess rod holder with fish/ bait cutting board                                             

 - The cockpit table lowers on hydraulic pillars to form a large day or double night bed, equally suited for sleeping or group movie viewing.                                    

 - Complete MIDGY/ MOSQUITO protected with drop down clears and screens providing 100% protection and allwether protection.                                    


EXTERNAL LOCKERS FORWARD OF SALOON                                         

 - There are 2 large lockers which hold the fuel tank and water tank and between them is the anchor locker; the starboard locker also contains 2 x 7kg Gas canisters which supply the hob and oven and the BBQ                                

 - These lockers provide convenient space to store the Fenders and securing lines                                              


SAFETY EQUIPMENT                                      

 - Full safety equipment in accordance with Category A status to ISO standards and a 8 man liferaft is located in its own locker under the cockpit seating                               

 -Transom safety rails on sugar scoops                                   

 - Sat Phone and Cell booster giving extended range of coastal reception both with external mounted elevated antennaes                                         


ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT                                           

 - Tender  Infanta 3.6 metre RIB with 20 HP 4 stroke Susuki outboard motor with electric start/tilt/trim and hydraulics steering, fenders, centre steering console and security cable and lock,ropes, kill switch cord.Full nav lighting plus underwater lighting                                       

 - In Boom tender lifting inner boom -  An inner boom is deployed to provide the means of lifting the tender onto the fixed bearers behind the transom.This has been further modified to operate by one persone fully remote                                              

- Dinghy cover, BBQ cover,winch covers ,cockpit seat cover,bait and fishing rod holder cover and cockpit table cover               


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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Presented For Sale By:

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