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Available for SaleINDEPENDENCE 3111' 1997 Broward 

The 111’ (33.83m) Broward yacht INDEPENDENCE 3 was custom built in 1997 with her latest refit taking place in 2017 by the award-winning designer Patrick Knowles.

The yacht has an aluminum hull and superstructure with an ultra-modern stabilization system to reduce the roll and ensures ultimate comfort aboard. INDEPENDENCE 3 has a range of 3,000 nautical miles from her 26,495-liter fuel tanks and a cruising speed of 17 knots and a top speed of 21 knots.

The interior of INDEPENDENCE 3 showcases modern elegance, comfort, and a practical layout. The main salon features ample seating, a sit-down bar, and formal dining, making it perfect for entertaining. Forward of the main salon is a classic Broward country kitchen. Well-equipped and featuring a dinette, this is perfect for conversating with the chef.

26 North Yachts is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Northrop and Johnson. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel


LOA: 111' (34 m)
Beam: 20' (7 m)
Hull Material: Aluminum
Fuel Capacity: 6,999 gal (26,495 L)
Fresh Water Capacity: 1,000 gal (3,786 L)
Flag: United States
Location: Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Build Year: 1997
Refit: 2017
Builder: Broward
Model: Semi Displacement
Type: Motor Yachts
Cruising Speed: 17 Knots
Max Speed: 21 Knots



The 111’ (33.83m) Broward yacht INDEPENDENCE 3 was custom built-in 1997 with her latest refit taking place in 2017. The yacht has an aluminum hull and superstructure with an ultra-modern stabilization system to reduce the roll ensures ultimate comfort aboard. INDEPENDENCE 3 has a range of 3,000 nautical miles from her 26,495-liter fuel tanks and a cruising speed of 17 knots and a top speed of 21 knots.

The interior of INDEPENDENCE 3 is warm and welcoming showcasing a design by the award-winning interior designer Patrick Knowles. Modern and elegant, the yacht’s interior was refitted in 2017. The space is practical and comfortable making it perfect for hosting guests as well as relaxing after a fun day on the water. The main salon offers ample seating and has a full entertainment center with a large HDTV on a lift. Forward of the main salon is formal dining with a custom expandable table. INDEPENDENCE 3 features the classic Broward country kitchen with a casual dining space to converse with the chef.

INDEPENDENCE 3 offers accommodations for up to 12 guests in the luxurious comfort of four sumptuous staterooms. The full-beam master suite is a private oasis located forward. The stateroom is complemented by a his-and-hers en-suite bathroom with a walkthrough shower. The motor yacht also features a double VIP stateroom forward and convertible two midship twin staterooms each with two Pullman. All staterooms are accompanied by en-suite bathrooms.

Broward motor yacht INDEPENDENCE 3 features exceptional outdoor living spaces. The yacht features a multifunctional cockpit with a large swim making for easy access to the water toys and tender. Side stairways lead up to a lovely aft deck with alfresco dining. The motor yacht’s large flybridge is a social hub perfect for enjoying time with family and friends underway and at anchor. The flybridge features ample seating, sun pads, alfresco dining, and a wet bar. Aft is a boat deck with a davit and tender storage.

Main Salon

  • Custom interior by Patrick Knowles (2017)
  • New carpeting throughout (2017)
  • (2) original artwork by “Jamali”
  • Custom “Jupe” design round dining table with leather chairs. Coverts from 60” to 80” (2017)
  • Oak woodwork & cabinetry throughout (updated 2017)
  • Custom bar w/ granite countertops, Sub¬Zero refrigerator, icemaker, glass/bottle storage
  • Entertainment system with 75” Samsung HDTV custom Art Reveal TV, Bose speakers, Demon amp, BlueRay DVD, Direct TV, & single remote AV integrated system (2017)
  • Custom upholstered sofa with storage below (2017)
  • Custom lounge chair with ottoman (2017)
  • (2) Cocktail table with backlight glass top
  • (2) Custom upholstered oversized occasional chairs
  • Built-in buffets with “Nero Anthracite” stone, port & stbd with custom storage for China & crystal (2017)
  • Custom upholstered overhead paneling with crown molding & rope lighting
  • Midship entry port & starboard with custom windows (resealed 2021)
  • Custom oversized windows throughout salon (resealed 2021)
  • Custom fabric window treatments (2017)
  • Decorative wall sconces (2017)
  • Solid oak radius doors throughout (updated 2017)
  • (4) Air handlers (2011) – (2) LCD thermostats


  • Sub­Zero refrigerator/freezer w/compressor (refit 12/14)
  • GE Signature dishwasher (12/14)
  • GE Signature stove/oven (12/14)
  • GE Signature microwave w/exhaust hood (12/14)
  • GE Signature under-counter refrigerator (12/14)
  • GE Signature under counter wine cooler (12/14)
  • GE Signature trash compactor (12/14)
  • Kitchen Aide disposal (2015)
  • Double s/s sink & custom faucet
  • Center island with Quartz top
  • L-­shaped settee w/ storage below
  • Built­-in L­shaped leather settee with Quartz table & (3) Leather chairs
  • Panasonic 13" TV/VCR, Alpine stereo & CD in an overhead cabinet
  • Custom oak cabinetry with Quartz countertops (2017)
  • Large storage & pantry area above settee with built­-in drawers
  • Custom 2" natural wood blinds
  • Amtico antique flooring


The luxury motor yacht provides accommodations for up to 12 guests in four beautifully appointed staterooms. The Master suite is located forward midships along with the two other guest staterooms. The well-appointed VIP is located forward of the galley.

INDEPENDENCE 3’s full-width master features a king bed and is complemented by his-and-hers en-suite with a walk-through shower. The yacht’s VIP stateroom showcases a queen bed and en-suite bath. The two additional staterooms are convertible twin staterooms each with a Pullman.

Master Stateroom

  • King size berth w/ upholstered headboard, custom spread & shams
  • New headliner (12/14)
  • (2) Built-in nightstands with “opus” stone tops (2018)
  • Built-in oak dressers & vanity w/upholstered seat
  • Upholstered settee
  • Entertainment center w/HD TV (2020), Yamaha stereo/amplifier & Sony Mitsubishi 5-disc CD
  • Walk-in cedar lined closets, port & stbd
  • Custom oak valances Solid oak radius top doors (updated 2017)
  • New air handlers (2017)

His & Her Bath:

  • Custom stone shower with entrance on each side (2017)
  • Custom marble bullnose vanities w/ recessed Kohler sink & custom hardware
  • “Opus” stone flooring (2017)
  • Custom wallcovering

VIP Stateroom, Fwd

  • Queen bed w/drawers below, spread & shams (new mattress '13)
  • Entertainment center w/HD TV ('13), Alpine stereo & CD player
  • Built-in oak double dresser & vanity
  • (2) Reading lamps
  • Cedar lined closet
  • Custom wallcovering & soundproofing
  • Solid oak radius top doors
  • New front-loading SPT freezer 2013
  • Private bath w/granite top marble flooring & new fixtures

(2) Guest Staterooms

  • Features a double berth & twin berths w/ drawers below, custom spread & shams
  • Built-in oak dressers
  • Entertainment centers w/ HD TV (2013) & Alpine stereo/CD player
  • Cedar-lined hanging lockers
  • Each w/ private bath w/vanity, full shower & vinyl flooring
  • New air handlers (2013)


  • Laundry center w/ Bosch Axxis washer (2009) & dryer (2013)
  • Utility closet & storage cabinets
  • Custom wooden molding & frames with mirrored panels

Crew Quarters, Aft

  • Captain’s cabin w/double berth, 5- drawer oak dresser, hanging locker
  • Each cabin w/private bath/shower, vanity & locker
  • Air handlers and ducting (new 2020)
  • All walls stripped, cleaned & painted (2020)
  • Dryer ducting removed, cleaned & replaced (12/14)
  • Samsung washer/dryer (2021)
  • Flat-panel HDTV and Alpine stereo
  • Cabin to port w/ upper & lower berths & 5- drawer oak dressers
  • Flat-panel HDTV (2020) & Alpine stereo
  • Cedar lined hanging lockers
  • Remote safety system alarm in the captain's cabin

Pilothouse Electronics & Equipment

  • Raymarine Radar & charter plotter
  • HeadHunter Digital Tank Monitor system (2020)
  • Simrad A20 autopilot w/navigational interface (2020)
  • Robertson jog lever
  • Garmin XHD radar (2019)
  • Garmin GPS MAP 8215 (new 12/14)
  • Garmin GPS MAP 8212 (new 12/14)
  • PTZ CCTV for engine room & aft camera (new 12/14)
  • HP Photo Smart 5520 printer/scanner (new 12/14)
  • B&G HS 921 speed, distance, depth & temp
  • B&G 20/20 CD display
  • Sea 8000 loudhailer & intercom
  • Sea 2250 SSB
  • Sea 156 VHF
  • Caterpillar remote engine gauges
  • Rudder angle indicator
  • Naiad digital stabilizer controls
  • American HPS bow thruster control
  • Broward Custom safety system w/audio and visual
  • Robertson compass
  • KVH SatCom
  • KVH TracVision III Satellite TV w/8 Direct TV receiver zones
  • ACR searchlight control
  • Generator gauges
  • Remote start for port generator
  • Motorola Nautilus marine cellular phone
  • L-shaped upholstered settee
  • Custom Scorpionic teak table w/compass rose inlay

Flybridge Equipment

INDEPENDENCE 3 showcases impressive outdoor living spaces.

The yacht’s flybridge has ample seating and alfresco dining. Aft is storage for the tender. On the main deck aft is additional alfresco dining and stairs that lead to a multifunctional cockpit.


  • Garmin GPS MAP 8208 (2014)
  • Simrad A20 Autopilot (2020)
  • Icom VHF
  • B&G HS 921 speed, distance, depth & temp
  • B&G 20/20 CD display
  • American HPS bow thruster control
  • ACR searchlight control
  • Port generator remote start


  • Extended flybridge w/Lshaped bench seating w/ new custom cushions & covers (2017)
  • Marquipt 2000lb davit (refit 2015)
  • Wing stations, port & stbd, w/controls, thruster, start/stop & jog lever
  • Centerline helm station
  • Corian rectangular table
  • Wet bar w/new facets
  • Summit refrigerator
  • Commercial ice maker (2013)
  • Custom double sun pads (2017)
  • 16' Novurania tender w/Yamaha 90HP O/B & removable chocks
  • (2) Sea-Doo Spark Watercraft (2019)
  • Custom Fabricated Pipe Welders Bimini Low Profile top (2017)
  • Custom Canvas Cockpit Sun Shade (2017)
  • Deck box
  • Custom flybridge air intakes
  • Custom Lexan windscreens (2013)
  • Custom hatch to boat deck stairwell
  • Alpine stereo system w/speakers (2012)

Aft Deck & Cockpit

  • Teak decks sanded/plugs
  • Custom Canvas sunshade (2017)
  • Semi spiral stairwell to flybridge with teak
  • Teak cap covering boards
  • Teak lounge chair w/ottoman & cushions
  • Built-in settee & (5) folding chairs with cushions
  • Custom Scopinich teak table w/inlay
  • Marble wet bar w/ combo refrigerator, s/s sink, storage
  • Large top-loading freezer to port
  • Propane Infrared BBQ Grill (2018)
  • Stainless steel grab rails
  • Boarding gates, port & stbd
  • (8) MB Quartz overhead speakers
  • (2) Overhead recessed lights
  • (2) Custom storage lockers CCTV camera
  • Stainless steel safety rails
  • Swim platform / Dive ladder
  • Emergency engine room hatch
  • Hubble 100-amp shore power w/ Glendenning cable master
  • Dual stairs, port & stbd to the cockpit
  • Lazarette w/ freshwater washdown system
  • Raw bilge pump, bilge float switches & fan
  • Built-in storage cabinet & lockers
  • Glass entry door to crew quarters & engine room
  • Aft deck shower

Deck Equipment

  • Elliott Solas 16man liferaft (recertified 2020)
  • Maxwell 3500lb Windlass (renewed 2021)
  • Ships Anchor Navy Style 250lb w/ 350’
  • Large sun lounge w/storage & new cushions (2018)
  • Stereo & CD player (new 12/14)
  • Marquipt 7 step boarding stairs (new 12/14)
  • Fortress FX125 spare anchor w/200' line w/ shackles
  • Glendenning cable master w/100-amp connector
  • Additional 100-amp connector to the port
  • Full-width bosun locker
  • (8) Sea vision underwater lights
  • Stainless steel hawse eyes
  • Custom aluminum cap rails
  • Custom Broward bow flagstaff
  • Adult life jackets & life rings

Electrical Equipment

  • (2) Northern Lights 40KW Generators
  • Stbd generator had inframe rebuild w/ 4300 hrs SMOH (12/14) / Port Gen: 1685hrs
  • New freshwater & raw pump (2014)
  • (6) Deka Gel cell batteries
  • New ACM dry cell batteries
  • MasterVolt 12v charger (2014)
  • Newmar 24v charger
  • Maxwell battery chargers
  • Acme isolation transformers

Engine Room & Mechanical Equipment

  • Twin 3412 Caterpillars, 1350 HP In frame rebuild 12/14
  • (2) Dometic 15ton chilled water A/C system (new 2020)
  • A/C primary, backup, raw & chilled waters pumps (serviced 2020)
  • American HPS bow thruster (serviced 12/14)
  • Sturdy electronic engine controls (port new 12/14)
  • Spur shafts (new 12/14)
  • Aluminum mufflers (new 12/14) (serviced (2019)
  • Naiad digital Datum roll stabilizers fins (serviced 2020)
  • Aquamister 1800 GPD watermaker
  • Triple Racor 1000 fuel filters for main engines w/vacuum gauges
  • 12v Submersible bilge pump w/high water alarm
  • 110v Electric/manual bilge pumps
  • Dual air compressors Replaced (2021)
  • Hynautic steering
  • Lube oil transfer & storage system
  • AC/DC fuel transfer system
  • Headhunter Mach 5 primary & backup freshwater pump
  • Halon auto-shutdown system for engines, gens, ventilators, blowers & bilges
  • 40 gal, 25, and 10-gal hot water heaters with circulating loop (2020)
  • Kidde dry chemical fire extinguishers
  • Workbench, vice & toolbox

Refit, 2014/15: Upgrades & Improvements


  • New cushions & canvas covers throughout the exterior, flybridge, tenders, aft deck & foredeck (2017)
  • New bar faucet fixtures on flybridge & aft deck
  • Aft deck teak, sanded and plugs replaced
  • Maxwell 3500 windlass serviced (2021)


  • Twin 3412 Caterpillars had a total inframe rebuild 12/14 2600 hrs SMOH
  • 3412 crankcase exhaust upgrade
  • Main engine exhaust riser bellows, injectors replaced & risers wrapped by DeAngelo Exhaust
  • New DeAngelo aluminum exhaust mufflers (removed and serviced 2020)
  • ZF Transmissions A4 service Vulcan dampers replaced, new heat exchangers
  • Fuel transfer manifold serviced, replacing all valves & piping
  • Raw water intake standpipe plumbing removed & renewed (2021)
  • Exhaust thru-hull ports & standpipes cleaned & coated w/Atlas coating for protection from saltwater
  • Starboard Northern Light generator, in a frame, rebuilt, 4300 hrs. SMOH
  • Starboard generator electrical end replaced (2021)
  • Marquipt 2000lb Davit Refit 2015 Includes boom hydraulic cylinders rebuilt, solenoids replaced, hydraulic lines replaced, lift cable & shackle replaced and all painted


  • Rudders removed & dialed to industry standards
  • New rudder tubes & packing flanges
  • Rebuilt all rudder hydraulic steering cylinders
  • Shafts removed & dialed to industry standards
  • Engines aligned w/shaft & cutlass bearing work
  • Shaft stern tubes cleaned & coated w/Atlas
  • New Tides dripless shaft seals
  • New cutlass bearings
  • Propellers removed & turned to industry standards
  • New spurs installed
  • Stabilizer fins & shaft seals removed & serviced


  • Bottom hard sanded & painted (2019)
  • All Zincs replaced


  • New headliner in pilothouse & windshield upholstered post
  • New headliner in master stateroom & baths
  • New custom window treatments throughout
  • New carpet in all staterooms
  • All portholes Lexan replaced & tinted


  • Garmin GPS Map 8215
  • Garmin GPS Map 8212
  • Garmin GPS Map 8208
  • PTZ CCTV for engine room & aft camera
  • HP Photo Smart 5520 printer/scanner


  • New air handlers & ducting (2020)
  • All walls stripped of wallpaper, cleaned & painted (2020)
  • New Samsung washer/dryer (2021)


The company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change or withdrawal without notice.

Mechanical Disclaimer

Engine and generator hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

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