80’ Custom Built Sailboat or Live-aboard w/ ½” steel bottom– Built to last
The best of both worlds. This amazing, solid steel, mono-hull, cruiser could be either a live aboard or the ultimate floating vacation/party boat or cruise the world. This custom built, labor of love is a stunning engineering marvel. This sailboat is a one of a kind, innovatively designed by a man who has spent his entire life on the sea. Each detail in the design has been carefully thought out and implemented. Constructed of ½” solid steel bottom, the deck and bow plates are 3/8” thick, solid steel and it has stainless steel hand and rub rails throughout. This sailboat will outlive us all. Construction started in the 1970’s and she was completed around 2005. She is a whopping 80’ with a 20’ beam, a massive 92’ mast and her draft is 6’ 6”. She comes equipped with two 600 gallon stainless steel fresh water tanks (1,200 gallon total capacity), a 3,500 + gallon, diesel fuel tank, and a 200 gallon aluminum black tank.
She is powered by a single 453 Turbo, 120 HP GM Diesel engine and features hydraulic steering. She has a fully enclosed and air conditioned wheelhouse and all the electronics needed to get you where you want to go.
Below deck, you enter in a spacious salon and galley that was designed with comfort and relaxation in mind. Solid wood parquet flooring, paneled wood walls with lots of storage drawers and ample provisions for guests to make the most of this luxurious space. There are currently a sofa and two matching chairs in the salon, but they can easily be replaced if desired. The salon is airy and bright, loaded with natural light that comes from the 18 functioning portholes, each is 20” diameter, made of tempered glass and they open and latch to the ceiling with a clip, to allow fresh air and prevent inadvertent head banging when underway or walking by.
The galley comes equipped with a stove, a refrigerator, a microwave, a double bowl stainless steel sink and enough counter space to cook a gourmet meal. All appliances are in good working order. There is a booth style table that can seat 6 comfortably. All existing kitchen items, pots and pans, cooking utensils, plates, and flatware are included.
Throughout the Captain’s Quarters, the salon and the galley, there are deep drawers along both sides of the walls, each individually boxed that lock in place with a slight drop to allow tons of storage throughout. There are also US Coast Guard inspection panels already built in.
The Captain’s Quarters feature a queen sized bed, new Berber carpeted floors, lots of storage and closet space. Just off the Captains Quarters is a full sized bathroom that features a full sized shower, vanity with sink and toilet.
There are 2 Staterooms with bunk beds in each and another Stateroom with two single beds. There is a storage room/pantry with lots of shelves for food and supplies. A tool storage room. The lower decks are temperature controlled by 4 Marine A/C Units. There is also a 30 Gallon hot water heater and an Isuzu 15kw generator.
The new owner will also receive a full set of sails, plus several additional sails and three anchors with lines. There is a Cat Head to pull the anchors. The three anchors included are 200 pounds, 750 pounds and 1200 pound hurricane anchor.
She is totally self-sufficient at anchor.
If you have ever dreamed about spending your winters in the Caribbean and your summers up north, this boat will certainly allow you to travel in style and comfort without the hefty price tag you would expect. Priced to sell quickly at $249,900.00.
Boat is located in Tarpon Springs, Florida USA. Approximately 30 Minutes west of Tampa Intl. Airport
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