On anchor at Whitehaven

Dot.Com sits flat and draws just 800mm

Helm station and cockpit

Helm station and electronics

Cockpit seating and Davits (Tender has been replaced)

400w of solar panels


Saloon Aft

Looking into Galley

Galley looking forward

Port cabin

Starboard cabin

Under bunk storage starboard forward


Dagger board allow shallow draft, but excellent sailing performance

Port forward Cabin

Port aft bunk (aft of galley)


40 foot sailing catamarans for sale

Tue 06 Mar 2012

Price updated 18 January 2014 - $119,000 - Call John on 0407 15 13 11.

Dot.Com is a 40 Epoxy Ply catamaran launched in 2000. Sailed extensively on the Queensland coast the current, and second only owner has had the vessel for 6 years. During this time, the vessel has been developed and optimised for short handed liveaboard sailing, enjoying the specific benefits including:
- Min draft of .8 with 2.1m daggerboards
- 2 to 1 main halyard with roached main
- Roller furling 120% headsail
- Simplicity of 2 Yamaha 9.9 4 Stroke engines
- Excellent sailing performance
- ST4000+ simple tiller steer system with wireless remote control
- 2 x private double cabins and one single
- Single head
- 400W of solar power
- Elect anchor windless

Many items above new or replacements during current ownership.

Vessels is available for inspection in the NOOSA RIVER.

Inventory (incomplete)
Dot Com
LOA: 12.4m
Beam: 6m
Draft: .8 (boards up)
       2.1 (boards down)
Mast height: 15m (approx)
Maximum speed recorded 18.8 knots

Launched 2000u
Design: Barry Williams
Chines design: similar to popular "Easy" catamarans, Dual companionways a la Prescott design,

Crowther high side hull shape
Construction: Barry Williams
Extensive use of truss forms in ply for impressive strength -v- weight.
Main structural beams include:
  Forward of double bunks truss / box form between hulls
  Between bunks and saloon, supporting mast: Truss / Box form across beam of vessel
  Aft: Truss / Box form integral to construction at cockpit rear
  A Beam: not strickly part of engineered strength
  Saloon aft bulkhead: Not strickly part of engineered strength

Prior Owner: Barry Williams
Burnett Shire
0407 157 481

Current Owner: John Nayler
PO Box 1039
Airlie Beach 4802
0407 15 13 11

Epoxy, fibreglass over plywood.

All yacht Spars extrusion and design similar to Whitehaven 11.5 my Mark Prescott. Includes double diamond, Upper and lower forestay, upper and lower shrouds (Total of 6 stays)

Major Modifications June 2005
Existing Saloon roof was removed and replaced with foam core and polyester glass, prefabricated by Express Multihulls (formally of Shorncliffe). Join completed in epoxy/glass for bond strength. Extra 300mm width either side and additional head room increased saloon volume and allowed step into hulls with out head knocks. 4 x forward facing opening vertically mounted "Bomar" hatches provide absolute control over air-flow. Existing deck winches and head sail track optimised for single handed control from central helm position

Upgrades, purchases
2005, June: Ultimate Sails (serviced Jan 2010) includes two reefing points. Lazy jacks
2005, 4 x 80w solar panels and Plasmatronics PL20
2005, August: Mercury 15hp 2 stroke dinghy motor
2006: Yamaha 9.9hp, 4 stroke portside, electric start, remote control
2006: Yamaha 9.9hp, 4 stroke starboard, electric start, remote control
2007: Profurl furler
2008, Sept: Swim step starboard aft
2008, Sept: Hulls repainted
2008, Sept: Timber battoned cockpit chair between davits
2008, Sept: Floors indoors laid in vinyl cut timber look
2009, August: Muir Storm 1250 anchor winch
2010, August: New Headsail Barracutta (Cronulla)
2010, March: Absorbed Power 200Ahr AGM battery
2011, May-June: Interior painted inc cabins, saloon and galley
2011, November: Head painted
2011, Dec: Engel Fridge
2012, April: new port daggerboard
2012, May: Purchase 2nd hand Gemini 3.4 m aluminium floor RIB
2012, May: Mercury dinghy motor service, new throttle control cable
2012, Oct: Vessel moved to Noosa River for summer protection and maintenance
2013, Oct: Slipped for 3 coats of antifoul, cleaning and underwing repainted

John Nayler

Digital Marketer. Sailor. Speaker

John Nayler

Brisbane, QLD

0407 15 13 11

John Nayler

In a world where it is critical to cut through the noise and stand out, John Nayler quietly delivers significant competitive advantage through an in-depth knowledge and intense fascination with content, information and the digital world. Describing his first contact with the internet in 1998 as ‘Love At First Sight’, John successfully created the laptop lifestyle before it was a buzzword, growing a highly regarded digital and media agency, inventing and commercialising products, and launching niche magazines, from aboard his boat in the Whitsunday Islands – one of the most sought after island locations in the world. Competitive advantage is a hard-contact, tactical game which can be won or lost in the digital space. John’s education and commitment to his field, and experience at the forefront of marketing and management in the IT space, delivers an innate understanding of how to position, communicate and leverage to deliver improved visibility, lead flow, and ultimately drive sales and profitability.