!!!! More pictures added 11/14/15!!!!
This fine vessel is a North Sea fishing trawler converted to a very comfortable long range expedition trawler. This stout refitted vessel is the culmination of the sellers forty plus years combined experience as professionals in the charter cruising busi...more
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!!!! More pictures added 11/14/15!!!!
This fine vessel is a North Sea fishing trawler converted to a very comfortable long range expedition trawler. This stout refitted vessel is the culmination of the sellers forty plus years combined experience as professionals in the charter cruising business. They drew extensively from their experience of carrying passengers on a traditional rigged sailing ship to create this custom design insuring their guests both safety and comfort.
She is a combination of several elements: a traditional ketch auxiliary sailing rig, beautiful wood interiors with classic yacht design from the 1940s, a charming and cozy galley, the strength and integrity of a working fishing vessel, a fuel range of 6000 nautical miles, and capabilities for offshore adventure.
Intimate Setting - 12 Passengers Aboard this 90 Foot Vessel
Varnished Woodwork in Galley, Library, Dining Area & Deck Salon
Large Spacious Teak Decks
Ample Comfortable Seating in the Wheelhouse
Spacious, Bright & Open Galley
6 Cosy and Comfortable Double Cabins
Private Head & Shower in Each Cabin
Observation Deck, Rattan & Teak Steamer Chairs
Two Small Boats for Shore Side Adventures: Two stout & stable 7 passenger skiffs for exploring, each with a 25 hp outboard engine & flat bottom for dry landings in remote locations.
In Each Cabin You Will Find:
Private Head (Marine Toilet)
Sink with Hot and Cold Running Water
Reading Lights & Book Case
110 Volt AC Power & Heat
Under Bunk Stowage & Closet with Shelves
Small Writing Desk
One of the favorite shipboard places for relaxation is the coach house. The coach house is completely protected from the weather, with lots of windows, beautiful varnished mahogany wood panels, a reading library, comfortable seating and even a traditional Danish Reflec oil stove. At night, the coach house is filled with lantern light, song and stories. Musical instruments were always welcomed!
The below-deck salon is laid out in the typical style of a 19th century pilot schooner, with a warm comfortable wood interior. It was designed for educational films and natural history demonstrations, and can double as an informal classroom.
One thing that sets this ship apart from the big cruise ships is her "open wheel house". There is ample comfortable seating behind the pilot station in the wheel house where guests can join the crew at the chart table as they navigate while enjoying the high vantage point from the wheel house.
Safety and Equipment:
This vessel meets or exceeds all safety requirements for her class of transportation, and Lloyd's specifications for vessels carrying passengers: offshore First Aid kit, full fire detection & fire fighting equipment, high water alarms, Coast Guard approved life jackets, Coast Guard approved survival suits, 1 life boat, 1 buoyant apparatus (20-person capacity), inflatable life raft, 2 each E.P.I.R.B., oversize life rings with emergency strobe lights, rocket propelled line launchers, full flare kit, 6 watertight compartments, marine safety & First Aid certified crew.
Navigation & Electronics:
3 VHF radios,
2 radar sets,
Sailor Radio Equipment,
depth sounder, forward looking sonar,
SSB radio telephone, compass,
Furuno NavTex receiver,
electronic chart plotters,
Powerful Industrie 510hp diesel engine, with Kuypers 1.5:1 reversing gear, 2 piece - 6" diameter stainless steel shaft and a smooth running 60" x 4 blade propeller protected with a cage.
three generators, 2 x 17 KW manual start (one needs bearings) and 1 x 6.5KW
6000 gallon fuel capacity to carry her 6,000 nautical miles.
This vessel is currently in the water and being lived aboard, she can be shown by appointment. She was completely refit in 2002 and cruised from the equator to the Arctic each year through 2013.
She is in near sailaway condition and is capable of going anywhere in the world. After 25 years in the "adventure cruising/expedition" business, the sellers have decided to move on to their next adventure.
Their adventure cruising/expedition business may be available to the right buyer.
The vessel does not have a USCG COI. She is a USCG Documented and inspected vessel with a Jones Act exemption that allows her to carry up to 12 passengers.
This vessel cruises at ~7.5Knots with the engine running at ~350RPM while consuming 7-8 GPH (includes both the engine and generator).
The engine is a low revolution Dutch Built Industrie engine, typically maintained by an on board engineer. She is manually oiled every 3-4 hours. Parts are still available for this engine, though it has run and continues to run flawlessly over the last 200, 000 miles under the watchful eyes of her Owner/Captain/Engineer.
This vessel is so sound that the Owner states that he would not hesitate to go transatlantic or make another Arctic expedition with family and friends on board. She was built for the rugged North Seas and has an integral collision bulkhead in the bow that can serve double duty as another fresh water storage tank containing 1500 gallons.
The owner states she is ready to sailaway upon completion of a topsides repaint. She had new bottom paint, fresh zincs installed in August of 2015, after which she was launched and made a 30 hour run from Maine to Massachusetts where she awaits her next owner..
Her Corten Steel hull was Audio Gauged and found to be in very good condition. This report may be available to an interested buyer for a fee.
Hot water for domestic purposes and space heating is provided by a propane fired boiler. The vessel usually carries 5 100# propane cylinders on board.
60-day Sea Tow membership* comes standard with your boat purchase!
All reasonable offers will be reviewed and presented to the seller.
All offers are contingent upon being fully satisfied with unit after personal inspection and/or professional inspection.
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