Greene Kinzel 63
Brunswick Heads, 2483, NSW


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Listing ID 9203 Length 63 Feet
Condition Used Type Sail
Make Greene Year 2004
Model Kinzel 63 Engine Make Lombardini
Engine Type 30 hp diesel Number of hulls Multi
Hull Type Fibreglass
SV Augustina

Performance cruising catamaran: Fast Boat 63

Designed by Chris Kinzel with the guidance of Walter Greene (Yarmouth Maine, USA) and advice from a life times collection of contacts within the maritime trades.

Built over three years (14,000 hrs), starting on Martha's Vineyard USA june 2001, and in Lower Moutere New Zealand by the owner and hired helpJan 2002 - Jan 2004. Launched at Motueka, South island New Zealand, May 2004.

Since launching she has logged 15,000 nm, including 8 Coral/Tasman sea crossings.

Principally she has served as an operational platform/base for Project MARC carrying doctors and medicine to remoter Vanuatu, as well as a family cruising home.


Loa 63', 19m
Beam 30', 9m
Draft 2.5' - 8', .75m - 2.5m


Displ. 18,000 lbs, 8.5 tons
Displ. Fully loaded 23,000 lbs, 10.5 tons
WL Fineness 17:1
Wetted surface/hull 198 sq. ft.
Bridge deck clearance 4', 1.2m


Designed/built by North/Auckland NZ of spectra
Area main 1,200 sq. ft., jib 700 sq. ft.
Mast height above water 90 ft, 27m
Max sustained speed (w/o down wind sail), 23 kts.


Diesels (x2) Lombardini 30 hp, 3 cylinder
Propellers Max prop 3 blade, geared, feathering / reversing pitch
Max speed under power in flat calm 9 kts
Cruising speed 1 engine/5 kts, 2 engines/6.5 kts
Fuel capacity 200 ltr ss tanks x2 (400 total)
Steaming range approx. 1200 nm


1200 g/sq m 60/60/0 triax skins inside and out
Adhesive Technologies post cure in hulls and spars, and Gougeon ambient cure epoxy resins in box beams and superstructure.

25 mm "core cell" linear polky urethane, "herex" foam on deck, red cedar in bilges, extra 1600 g/sq m of kevlar unidirectional on hull bottoms. Glassed plywood box cross beams. Heavy gauge woven (not knotted) netting for tramp surfaces. Timber/carbon dagger boards and rudders.


Mast carbon/post cure AT epoxy resin, conservative D section w/swept back, long spreaders (total weight incl. rigging 425 kg)

Boom, sprit, fore beam of triaxial E glass/post cure epoxy


Dyneema/polyester/Kevlar sheets and halyards
Harken, Antal, Fredriksen blocks/tracks & cars
Dynex shrouds & running back stays
Head stay 14mm 1x19 ss
Head sail furler Profurl
Interior s/t winch (80:1 Harken)/ 14 antal stopper board


Built/inspected to Category 1 international offshore yacht survey standard.
RFD 6 man life raft,
Self inflating PFD vests 6,
GME MT400 Epirb,
Life rings w/ float pole and gravity switch light,

Electronic equipment:

Garmin chart plotting gps units (2)
TMQ Auto pilot AP55 electric flux gate/processor, heavy duty motor driven chain/sprocket
Uniden solara VHF
Yaesu single side band HF radio
SCS Pactor IIex modem configured for "SailMail" emailing and weather forecasting via laptop (computor not incl.).
Elextrolux fridge 12V dc, 240V ac, or LPG
Rinnai cook stove
Water 200 ltr x2 ss tanks w/ in line filtration, ss galley sink w/ f.w. foot pump, rain catch system


180 watts of Cannon solar panels (do not loose efficiency if partially blocked)
Air X wind generator (night charging)
House (6v x4 golf cart batteries wired to 12v) and separate engine starting batteries (12v x2)
Nickel plated wire throughout
BEP junctions and switching

Ground tackle:

45 lb Spade anchor + 70mx10mm chain (main/working)
35 lb CQR anchor + 4mx10mm chain + 100mx22mm nylon rode (stern/working)
45 lb Plow anchor + 4mx10mm chain (spare)

Maxwell 2200 electric winch w/ matching wildcat


4 separate cabins
Double berths x2
Single berths x2 (these are large and have served as doubles..)
Toilet/wash basin x1
Settee and table combine to become additional double berth

Inside helm position: large captains chair with sail handling (winch), engine controls, anchor winch control, navigation aids, radio, electrics, all within reach

Outside tiller steering also an option


Comfortable/fast passage maker. She's been able to out-run or stay with weather systems making for efficient and safe sailing (200-250nm daily averages, 350nm/day record to date). Set-up for short/single- handed sailing. All halyards, sheets and reefing, steering, engine, and electrical controls lead to one central, interior location, with 360 degree visibility. Over the years since launching, I have been refining and augmenting the details (a debugging/strengthening process): better safety + performance = more enjoyment/peace of mind. She's able..


The vessel's construction story, Dynex rigging details, and Vanuatu mission has been featured in the following magazine articles...

Multihulls (USA) Cover story May/June 2006 Volume 32 #3
Multihull World (Aus) Construction July 03,Dec 05, Feb 06, #'s 62, 70, 71
Multihull World (Aus) Rigging detail Jan/Feb 2006 #76
Cruising World (USA) Vanuatu.. April 2007
Multihull World (Aus) Vanuatu.. Nov/Dec 2006 #81
Mutihulls (USA) Cover story Nov. 2008
Multihulls USA www.multihullsmag.com
Multihull World Aus www.multihull.com.au
Cruising World USA www.cruisingworld.com
Project M.A.R.C. www.projectmarc.org


Christopher Kinzel Captain/Owner
Mobile phone Aus. 64 (0) 402 638 209
e mail

$500,000 AUSD.

Registered in Vanuatu and Australia

Currently: Moored, Brunswick Heads NSW, Australia