1975 Whangarei Engineering 78 Custom For Sale

$294,500
Stock #073712 -
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$294,500

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Boat Details

Year:
1975
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Whangarei Engineering
Category:
Motorsailer
Model:
78 Custom
Length (LOA):
93' 5"
Beam:
17' 7"
Draft:
137"
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
073712
Location:
Key West, Florida
Status:
Available
Generator:
Yes
Air Conditioning:
Yes
Sailboat Details
Main:
Mizzen:
Roller Furling Jib:
Storm Trysail:
"A classic long range expedition yacht..Must see!"

Located in Key West, Florida, this 93-foot used Whangarei Engineering 78 Custom is a great motor sailboat. Head out confidently onto the water with a 210hp Vetus DTA 666 74E engine on board, in case you need help getting home. This sailboat is in very good condition and systems are working well, according to her owner. The 78 Custom has lots of space for your family and friends, and all your boating gear. With ample room to sleep 12 comfortably, spend the night aboard your Whangarei Engineering sailboat at your favorite water front spot. This sailboat boasts an air conditioning unit and a generator on board. Don't miss out on your opportunity to own this good condition Whangarei Engineering sailboat!...Read more

1975 Whangarei Engineering 78 Custom Motorsailer in Key West, Florida

Stock #073712

This vessel is made for long range expeditions. It was once a private yacht made to sail the open waters. In 1991 it was bought and turned into a research vessel. This boat was used to track the migration patterns and study whales and has been recorded on several documentaries for TV. It went on a five and half year journey around the world. It is a beautiful boat that has always been maintained. There is ample amount of room on deck with its eighty foot deck length. It has sleeping capacity for eight guest and four crew members.

This vessel has a reverse osmosis machine on board to make fresh water for those long trips at sea. Plenty of navigation equipment, and four fuel tanks plus a day tank with the capacity to carry almost 3,300 gallons of fuel on her. There is a satellite dome for communication as well as a full kitchen with refrigerator, freezer, stove top and oven. Two generators are located in the engine room. The first is a 13 kw and the second is a 22kw. This vessel is ready for an expedition around the world again.

Information On Condition

This boat has been well maintained while at sea and everything mechanical is fine tuned. The current captain has been with this vessel for years and knows every inch of this boat. All of the woodwork on the boat use to be varnished and kept up with regularly until it became a research vessel. Since then it was finished and then painted over, which could easily sanded and restored to its former glory.

Certain areas have been rearranged for research studies. Part of the dinning area now has several work stations set up instead of seating. In the captains cabin there is ample amount of room that have since been used for scientific refrigeration storage, as seen in the pictures.

Approximate boat location: Key West, Florida

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Basic Details
Year:
1975
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Whangarei Engineering
Category:
Motorsailer
Model:
78 Custom
Length (LOA):
93' 5"
Stock #:
073712
Location:
Key West, Florida
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
1
Year:
2006
Brand:
Vetus
Model:
DTA 666 74E
Hours:
5,200
Size:
210 hp
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Fuel Tank:
3,300 gals
Engine Room:
Fuel Tank:
Hand Rails:
Water Maker:
Water Tanks:
Bow Thruster:
Hydraulic
Bilge Pump:
2
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
93' 5"
Length at Water:
68'
Beam:
17' 7"
Min. Draft:
137"
Water Capacity:
1,200 gals
Bridge Clearance:
88'
Waste Capacity:
610 gals
NavigationalNav. Equipment
Autopilot:
Compass:
Depth Instrument:
GPS:
Navigation Lights:
Radar:
VHF:
Deck Features
Anchor:
Captain's Chair:
Chairs & Seating:
Main Sail:
Mooring Lines:
Storage:
Winch Handles:
Winches:
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Carbon Monoxide Detector:
Fire Extinguisher:
Grab Rail:
Horn:
Life Jackets:
Liferaft:
2
ElectricalElec. Components
220 V AC Outlet:
110v AC Outlets:
12 V DC Outlets:
Battery:
Battery Charger:
Circuit Breaker Panel:
Engine Room Lighting:
Gauges:
Hour Meter:
Satellite System:
Generator:
2
Sails
Main:
Mizzen:
Roller Furling Jib:
Storm Trysail:
Accommodations & Passengers
# Cabins:
6
Sleep. Capacity:
12
# Berths:
11
Generator:
Yes
Air Conditioning:
Yes
A/C:
Beds:
Berth:
Cabin Door:
Cabin Fan:
Cabin Lighting:
Cabinets:
Cabins:
Carpet:
Crew Quarters:
Dinette:
Drink Holders:
Dryer:
Flat Screen TV:
Freezer:
Fridge:
Heads:
Microwave:
Mirror:
Oven:
Port Holes:
Pressurized Water System:
Propane Tanks:
Shower:
Sink:
Stove:
Table:
TV:
Washer:
ConstructionConst. Features
Crow's Nest W/ Ladder:
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