Listed at $1,195,000

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Available for SaleWALRUS76' 2006 Custom 

Massively built of aluminum at St. Augustine Marine Center by WJ Development to specs exceeding the original design by Gerr Marine, Inc. Fantail stern configuration with unique tunnel-drive hull (centerline prop in tunnel) for shoal draft use and "beachability". Designed and built "to take ground with impunity anywhere, any time". WALRUS is the large sister of several other smaller, very successful yachts with the same hull form. The tunnel-drive hull form was originally developed by naval architect William Atken between the two world wars and was later resurrected by Dave Gerr beginning in 1995. Although ultra-shoal draft, these hulls have proven to be excellent seaboats as well as economical to run at cruising speeds. WALRUS is no exception!

26 North Yachts is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Superyacht Sales and Charter. 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: 76' (24 m)
Beam: 20' (7 m)
Hull Material: Aluminum
Fuel Capacity: 3,200 gal (12,114 L)
Fresh Water Capacity: 720 gal (2,726 L)
Holding Tank: 200 gal (758 L)
Flag: United States
Location: Florida, Fort Lauderdale, United States
Build Year: 2006
Builder: Custom
Model: WJ Development
Type: Trawlers
Cruising Speed: 8 Knots
Max Speed: 10 Knots


Full Details


Owner's Cabin:

Below and to port situated approximately amidships. Two twin berths with storage beneath (4 drawers under each). Built-in 3-drawer bureau between berths. Mirrored cabinets above. Two cedarlined closets (port & starboard forward) with internal shelves. Folding reading lamps over each berth. Two opening ports with white louvered doors. Six overhead recessed lights. Two speakers. Small "vanity" chair. 24V DC emergency lighting. 120VAC GFI outlets.

Master Ensuite Head:

Located forward of stateroom. Vanity with Corian countertop and sink with storage cabinet underneath. Mirrored storage cabinet above. Large shower with glass doors. Opening port behind white louvered doors. Royal flush toilet.

Single Guest Cabin:

One starboard single berth cabin (across companionway from master). Single berth with 4 drawers under. Reading lamp over berth. Cedar lined closet. (3) recessed overhead lights. Opening port behind white louvered doors. Emergency lighting 24V DC. 12V AC GFI outlets. Smoke detector.

Single Guest Ensuite Head:

Located forward of stateroom. Head has large shower with built-in seat, vanity with sink and Corian countertop. Storage under and over vanity. Four overhead halogen lights. Opening port behind mirrored doors. Royal Flush toilet. Emergency lighting 24V DC, 120V AC GFI outlets. Smoke detector.

Guest Cabin:

Guest cabin located all the way forward with twin berths outboard to port & starboard.

6 drawers under each berth. Reading lamps over each one.

Built-in bureau on aft bulkhead with 5 drawers and mirror above.

Cedar lined closet aft and to starboard.

(2) Opening ports each side behind white louvered doors.

(4) Recessed overhead lights

(2) Speakers

Escape hatch with ladder

Emergency lighting 24V DC

120 V AC GFI outlets

Smoke detector

Ensuite Guest Head:

Located to starboard and forward of stateroom.

Large shower with built-in "ledge" seat.

Vanity with sink and storage cabinet underneath.

Two mirrored cabinets and "cuddies" for toiletries.

Royal Flush head.

(2) Opening ports behind louvered doors.

Cabinetry, trim and louvered window dressings throughout the owners' and guest accommodations are all painted flat white. Very fine high quality fern green carpeting wall to wall throughout.

Wall coverings are light beige and washable Whisperwall. Hardware and fixtures are either highly polished stainless steel or brushed stainless in keeping with the classic design of the yacht.


Beautifully crafted raised mahogany paneling and cabinetry built by St. Augustine Marine. Built-in bookshelves with five cabinets underneath on forward bulkhead. Two of these house the Sharp Aquos flat screen TV plus Bose DVD/CD player. Loose furniture consists of 3-seat sofa with matching end tables and lamps, coffee table, empire style chair, "Secretary" desk (starboard side), 2 matching rattan chairs. In addition, there are: 11 overhead recessed lights, built-in china & crystal cupboard in starboard corner of salon with fitted storage, handsome, bound beige & black textured removable carpeting, five fixed windows - port and starboard with louvered mahogany blinds, double doors with windows to aft deck, window - port aft bulkhead. 24V DC emergency lighting. 120V AC

outlets. Low-level lighting. Smoke and fire detectors.


All electric - separate galley forward of the salon. The galley has a unique and stunning custom mosaic stone floor, a sink with single faucet & garbage disposal, one window above sink with white louvered binds, molded Corian countertops, ample raised paneled storage cabinets and drawers (painted flat white). Opposite side of the galley to starboard there is a drop leaf mahogany table with four chairs and two large windows with louvered mahogany blinds.

Kenmore refrigerator in galley with storage drawer above

Icemaker on aft deck

Advantium convection oven and microwave

Profile 3-burner electric stove top

Miele dishwasher

Cuisinart toaster oven

Built-in Cuisinart Brew Express coffee maker

Long, deep drawer over counter in forward bulkhead

Custom holding plate freezer in cabinet on aft deck

Laundry Room:

Located below and aft of the companionway to the owners' and guests' staterooms and immediately forward of the engine room.

Miele washer & dryer


Spacious storage compartment located under pilothouse. Air conditioned and accessible through cabinet door over steps that lead down to the accommodations as well as under steps that lead up to the pilothouse.

State-of-the-art electronics and controls all hidden from view behind mahogany cabinetry and under consoles.

Traditional, stainless steel spoked wheel mounted on a mahogany pedestal.

Stainless steel binnacle and compass.

(2) Crown leather helm chairs

Raised "L" shaped settee with table - port aft corner.

On-deck head with toilet and "Pullman type" fold down sink - starboard aft corner.

Port and starboard doors that lead to port and starboard observation wings with canvas weather cloths and steps that lead down to side decks.

Varnished teak sole.

Five large front windows plus 3 side windows (to port and starboard).

Two overhead opening hatches

Red LED lights for night passaging.


Beautiful fantail stern/aft deck with semi-circular, built-in settee with removable sections for access to docking lines and winches.

Air conditioning

Off-white simulated tongue & groove overhead

(13) Recessed overhead lights - 120V AC

Teak deck

Intricate, custom built teak hi-lo table, rectangular shape with leaves that fold-out into an oval, padded cover.

(4) Rattan easy chairs

Matching teak cabinets on forward bulkhead - port & starboard of double doors to the salon

Port cabinet with Corian counter top houses a large freezer. Window to salon above.

Starboard cabinet is a wet bar with sink, icemaker, cupboard with sliding bottle storage rack and side cupboard with built-in storage for wine and cocktail glasses.

Wing doors to port and starboard side decks.

(2) Hatches to lazarette for access to steering, A/C chillers, air compressor, anchor chain box, and storage space.

Emergency steering portal.

120V AC outlets

(2) Warping capstans

(1) Anchor windlass for stern anchor


Caterpillar 3406E - 3,264 hours (February 2020)

Total Power: 650


Access under steps from galley to lower accommodations' companionway. Steps are easily raised electrically (110V or 24V) from one of three locations - lower companionway, cupboard above steps in galley area, laundry room - or manually.

Full stand-up engine room with extra heavy Soundown Insulation

Work bench.

Air conditioned.

Dual sea chests for engine and generators.

PTO’s on both generators power the deck crane, bow thruster, both anchor windlasses, warping capstan and stern anchor winch.

More detailed engine room photos and full equipment description will be provided upon request.


Autopilot: Simrad AP20 with back-up pump

Compass: Constellation OE288 in stainless steel binnacle

Garmin GPS Map Model 5212 w/ AIS System

GPS/Chart Plotter/Navigation data: Raymarine RN300 GPS with interface to Maptechs. Two I-3

Maptech units each with XM weather, 4 video cameras, GPS and radar.

Second radar Furuno 1850

Depth/Speed/Temperature: Raymarine ST290

On board/Deck communication

Spotlight: ACR

Rudder Indicator: AP20 autopilot

Screen Wiper: Exalto wiper system (5) blades with fresh water wash

Air compressor: Rigid 3 hp

Furuno 1850 Radar


Telephone: Cell phone

VHF radio telephones: (2) ICOM M602

Handheld: ICOM


TV/DVD - Sharp Aquos 37" flat screen in salon

Bose DVD/CD in salon with speakers in main salon, aft deck, and all staterooms


Boarding ladders:

(2) Tideride side boarding ladders with teak steps stowed in port & starboard bulwarks with davit.

Side boarding ramps: Fold-down sections of bulwarks (port & starboard) with fittings for stanchions & handrails

Anchors & Chains:

(2) Navy anchors with chain in pockets, port & starboard bow

(1) Stern Navy anchor aft underneath fantail counter


(2) Maxwell 4000 with rope and chain capstans - foredeck

(2) Stern warping winches - Maxwell 3500 - aft deck


Deck wash

Fairleads with stainless steel cleats - 5 per side - (1) in transom

Freeing ports - 9 each side

Diesel fills - (2) with quick connect fittings + box drains for the overflow (to waste oil tank) port and starboard side decks in aluminum lockable boxes.

Water fills - Port and starboard side decks in aluminum - lockable boxes.

Pump outs - for black water, port and starboard; pump outs for gray water, port and starboard.

Deck - Painted aluminum with non-skid. Varnished handrail outboard side deck. Painted aluminum handrail inboard side deck. High painted bulwarks.

Foredeck - Stainless steel bell mount and bell.

Varnished flagstaff.

Built-in seat with cushions and varnished armrests in forward section of coach house. Center seat that raises up electronically for access to large Bosun's locker. Round opening ports with screens on either side of the coach house for ventilation into Bosun's locker.

Dorades on top of coach roof (1 port, 1 starboard).

Bomar hatch on forward port side of foredeck for access to the chain locker.

Boat Deck:

Crane: CT 4000 Steelhead Marine Crane.

False stack with removable top for transiting canals (16' height with stack top off and antennas down). Vents for black, gray water and fuel.

BBQ grill with folding table.

Leisure Furl Mast with boom (on tabernacle) for steadying sail.

Engine Room Air: (1) Intake and (1) extractor - port and starboard - boat deck.

Brown canvas weather cloths - forward upper rail of boat deck.

(2) Seatel Domes aft, port and starboard.

Varnished flagstaff - aft.

(2) Teak steamer chairs - aft boat deck.

120V AC outlets FGI

24V DC running lights


Massively built of aluminum at St. Augustine Marine Center by WJ Development to specs exceeding the original design by Gerr Marine, Inc. Fantail stern configuration with unique tunnel-drive hull (centerline prop in tunnel) for shoal draft use and "beachability". Designed and built "to take ground with impunity anywhere, any time". WALRUS is the large sister of several other smaller, very successful yachts with the same hull form. The tunnel-drive hull form was originally developed by naval architect William Atken between the two world wars and was later resurrected by Dave Gerr beginning in 1995. Although ultra-shoal draft, these hulls have proven to be excellent seaboats as well as economical to run at cruising speeds. WALRUS is no exception!


Watermaker: Applied Membrane 24V, 800 gpd

Black & Gray water tanks: Leeson Macerator pumps for holding tanks

Bow Thruster: Wesmar, hydraulic PTO driven

Stabilizers: Steadying sail plus unique tunnel-drive hull form

Shafts: Aquamet 4-1/2" stainless steel

Dripless seal: Dux Duramax shaft seal

Propeller: 5-bladed

Python-Drive vibration free drive unit

Exhaust: Soundown muffler system

Risers: DeAngelo

Air Conditioning: 3 X Rich Beers Chillers in lazarette (two 5-ton; one 3-ton) for heating & cooling (four air handlers on boat deck for salon & aft deck; two handlers in pilothouse and one in each stateroom). 1) Pilothouse - 32,000 BTU; 1) Upper equipment space (under bridge deck) 18,000 BTU;

1) Stock room - 32,000 BTU; Galley - 18,000 BTU; Master stateroom - 18,000 BTU; V-berth guest cabin - 18,000 BTU; Aft starboard cabin - 8,000 BTU; (2) main salon - 18,000 BTU each; (2) Aft deck - 32,000 BTU each.

Steering: Wagner hydraulic steering

Sea Strainers: 2 custom sea chests

Electrolysis monitoring system: Capac

Blowers: Delta System - intakes & extractors

Fuel manifold system

Fuel Filter & Transfer: 1 Alfa Laval centrifuge model MAB 102B-14-230 VAC, 2.8 amp draw

Fuel transfer pump: Oberdorfer

Fuel stripper pump - hand rotary

Filters: Racor fuel filters for main and both generators

Headhunter Mach 3 110V pressure water pumps

40-gallon hot water tank

20-gallon accumulator tank

Headhunter Royal Flush toilets (4)



(2) Integral aluminum - 2,100 gallons each located forward outboard end of engine room with large inspection plates and site gauges.

(1) Day tank - 125 gallons


(2) Integral aluminum tanks - 360 gallons each located outboard port and starboard of laundry room with site gauges.


Black Water: (1) 225 gallons with electric dial gauge and site gauge.

Gray Water: (1) 225 gallons with electric dial gauge and site gauge.

Both tanks located under forward guest stateroom.


(2) Life Rafts: Switlik MD2 6-man with cover. Riviera 4-man mounted on starboard outboard side of boat deck.

Life Jackets: 12

Line Throwing apparatus: 2 rings with strobe lights

Life rings: (2) Mounted in port & starboard sidedeck bulwarks


Flares: Offshore kit with 6 parachute, 6 smoke, etc.

First Aid equipment: Standard

Electric bilge system: 5 compartments with alarms

Main line fire/bilge pumps: (4) Edson emergency "crash" pumps, Ericson safety pump driven off main prop shaft.

Fire extinguishing system: Kidde CO2 (4)-35 lb canisters

Fire extinguishers: Kidde 8 dry chemical


Power / Engine Control: Single 3406 E Caterpillar engine. 3,264 hours February 11, 2020. 8 knots at 1450 to 1500 RPM's. 12.5 gph consumption with 1 generator. 10 knots at 1700 RPM's. 24 gph consumption with 1 generator.

Port generator: Onan - Kubota engine. 15,250 hours as of February 11, 2020

Starboard generator: Onan - Kubota engine. 14,850 hours as of February 11, 2020

ZF electronic controls in "black box"

Twin Disc gears - 3.43 to 1 ratio

Engine gear mounts - Soundown

Caterpillar electronic gauges

Oil change system: main, marine gear and generators. Waste oil tank approximately 52 gallons.

Clean oil tank approximately 54 gallons.

Hydraulic system for bow thruster and winches - D.S. Hull Company, Inc.


Generators: (2) Onan Kubota Engine 27.5 kW generators, 120/240, single phase, 60 Hz with sound shields

Front PTO - 36 hp/electric clutch on both gens

Batteries: 2 banks 4D AGM house batteries - forward compartment. 1 bank 4D AGM under main engine for Caterpillar and generator start-up.

Battery chargers: (1) 100-amp, 24V DC Mastervolt

Shore Power: (2) Glendinning 100-amp, shore cords on cablemasters. (2) Outlets under foredeck seat forward part of the house.

Lighting: 120V AC & 24V DC throughout yacht

Switch boards - 3 panels by Ward Marine Electric


The entire hull from keel to masthead was painted in Awlgrip 2000, 1/2020.

Hull: Desert Sand; Deck sand House: Cream

The draft is 5' light and 5.5' fully loaded with gear, ships stores, fuel and water full. At rest when sitting on normal lines with normal load she draws about a foot less in the bow than she does in the stern.


WALRUS is a refreshing departure from the normal production trawler yacht. She was custom built by a true yachting aficionado with years of hands-on experience building boats. With her traditional lines/profile in combination with her very high standard of construction, top of the line equipment and fine finish, she is a "contemporary classic" in every sense of the term. With her reduced air draft, she is an excellent choice for a Great Loop excursion. She is also a proven very safe, economical and comfortable offshore passagemaker.

WALRUS was commissioned in 2007 after 5 years of construction by and for the owner of St. Augustine Marine Center. She was designed specifically for shorthanded cruising with his wife. Her second and current owner, a true yachtsman in both sail and power yachts, has lived aboard comfortably for 6 years cruising the Bahamas, Caribbean and New England. She has made non-stop trips to "Down East Maine” and the Caribbean from the Bahamas.

This stunning yacht is a unique combination of a traditional fantail motor yacht with a classic look and architect David Gerr's, box garboard, tunnel drive and "beachable" hull design. She is massively built of aluminum. No compromises were made in her 4 years of construction at a cost of $5million. Her interior fit and finish is of the highest quality, with raised mahogany, traditional paneling and cabinetry in the main salon. white painted louvered blinds, walls and furnishings below, stainless steel and brushed stainless fittings and fixtures throughout, and decorated with fine fabrics, art and antique furnishings.

Whether dining at the exquisite teak table on her lovely aft deck or sitting in one of the comfortable leather helm chairs in her pilothouse, WALRUS is a joy to be aboard.


1. Massively built in Aluminum

2. Recently completely painted in Awlgrip, Boot Stripe to stack in 2020

3. 16’ airdraft compatable with the Great Loop.

4. Shallow draft with tunnel drive and “beachability”

5. 4000lb crane and room on deck for several tenders

6. Exquisite fit and finish throughout

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