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Available for SaleGAYLE FORCE95' 2003 Bloemsma 

Proven as a world capable cruiser, GAYLE FORCE represents the best in Dutch build excellence combined with Vripack design. Originally built as PATRIOT, she has been continuously upgraded with an unlimited budget with constant improvements to her exceptional capabilities. She is found in better than new condition under GAYLE FORCE ownership thanks to meticulous captain and crew maintenance.

Built with endurance in mind, the vessel has a range of 6,000nm and has speeds of 10 knots when cruising. She accommodates eight guests in 3 staterooms, plus accommodation for 5 crew. GAYLE FORCE features a beautiful interior and powerful exterior lines, while maximizing livability.

She has recently completed trips to Northern Alaska, Antarctica, Nova Scotia and points in between. If your desire is to cruise the world in safety, comfort and true elegance, GAYLE FORCE will exceed your expectations.

26 North Yachts is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Fraser Yachts. 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

Specifications

LOA: 95' (29 m)
Beam: 20' (7 m)
Hull Material: Steel
Fuel Capacity: 11,500 gal (43,533 L)
Fresh Water Capacity: 2,191 gal (8,294 L)
Flag: Marshall Islands
Location: California, United States, Ventura
Build Year: 2003
Refit: 2018
Builder: Bloemsma
Model: Displacement Yacht
Type: Expedition Yacht
Cruising Speed: 10 Knots
Max Speed: 12 Knots
Engine Information:
  • Engine Make: MTU
  • Engine Model: S 60
  • Engine Year: 2010
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Power (HP): 425.00
  • Power (KW): 0.00
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Hours: 8235.00
  • Engine Location: Port

Details

Detailed Specifications

MAIN CHARACTERISTICS

Name: GAYLE FORCE

Type: Long Range Expedition Cruising Yacht

Builder: Bloemsma & Van Breemen

Year: 2003

Refit: 2010 /2018

Yacht Model: Doggersbank Offshore

LOA (M/FT): 29.23 M 95’ 11”

Beam (M/FT): 6.9 M 22’ 07”

Draft (M/FT): 3 M 9’ 10”

Gross Tonnage: 190 GT

Hull Material: Steel

Flag: Marshall Islands

Port of Registry: Jaluit

Tax Status: Duty Paid

Naval Architect: Vripack Yachting International

Main Engines: (2) MTU S60 – 425HP, New 2010

Speeds: 12kn Max

10kn Cruise

Range: 6,000 nm @ 10kn

8,000 nm @ 9kn

Guest Accommodation: 8 guests in 3 cabins

Crew Accommodation: 5 crew in 3 cabins

COMMENTS AND NOTEWORTHY FEATURES AT A GLANCE

GAYLE FORCE was originally built with an unlimited budget. In 2009/2010 she was sent to Delta Marine for a massive refit including new engines, generators and inverter system, the addition of a bulbous bow, keel extension, LED lighting and many details. Now under current ownership since 2016 GAYLE FORCE has received significant upgrades and maintenance from 2017-2020 and is now in better than new condition. Her current owner has made these investments in view of cruising to Antarctica, Alaska, and the East Coast. Her captain and crew are passionate about the yacht and have improved and perfected a very well-designed platform. Recently inspected and highly recommended.

¨ Vripack Doggersbank designed world explorer

¨ Built at Bloemsma van Breemen in the Netherlands

¨ Over specified steel/ aluminum structure, cherry wood interior

¨ 6,000 nautical mile range at 10 knots

¨ Large yacht systems including “at rest” stabilizers

¨ Full beam master stateroom, plus 2 doubles/ 3 double crew cabins

¨ Refitted, repowered, and upgraded in 2009 at Delta Marine

¨ Refitted and upgraded again in 2018 at Derecktor Shipyard, Florida

¨ Proven capable w/ recent trip - Alaska, Antarctica & Nova Scotia

OVERVIEW

LOWER DECK / OWNER AND GUESTS ACCOMMODATIONS:

There are two guest staterooms; the port side has twin berths and a pullman with en-suite bath with stall shower. Each stateroom has a large hanging locker, flat screen TVs and entertainment systems, ample drawers, and storage areas.

The starboard side guest stateroom has a queen berth outboard and a Pullman inboard and an en-suite bathroom with marble stall shower, head, and single sink.

The large owner’s stateroom in the lowest part of the yacht accommodations and few steps down from the guest accommodations. This stateroom is full beam with a king berth on centerline, a working desk and shelves and ample drawers to starboard and a large settee to port. There is a walk-in closet with drawers on port side. The head is accessed from starboard finished in exquisite beige/orca colored marble with very large stall shower which is also a steam room.

Forward of the Owner’s stateroom is a door accessing the lower pump room/cofferdam technical areas where the stabilizers, water pumps and heaters are fitted. This area is well organized and painted white.

The engine room is aft of the owner’s stateroom and accessed from either the swim platform through the lazarette or from the starboard aft hidden watertight door in the saloon or starboard aft companionway.

MAIN DECK:

The substantial anchoring systems are on raised main deck forward with padded seating on the Portuguese bridge just before the pilothouse. Wing station controls either side. Access to the pilothouse through doors on either side. The position of the wheelhouse forward on the upper main deck allows excellent visibility from the driving station through 5 large windows with wipers and a significant stainless steel/ canvas brow that protects the entire area.

There is access to the crew quarters down from the wheelhouse on port side, 2 Ricaro helm chairs, one centerline and the other serves as navigation desk chair which reverses facing forward for passages, a navigation station aft to starboard and a raised L shaped settee to port with table. The large and well-equipped galley is aft on the same level as the wheelhouse and has appliances and prep areas plus sink on port and prep areas, pantry, and a sink on starboard. The day head is aft of the galley.

Down 4 steps in the central circular staircase accesses the dining and main salon fitted with cherry wood furniture storage for all china, stemware, and silver as well as all serving needs for the yacht. The dining table is a beautiful custom cherry and birch wood design with 6 recovered beige wool padded dining wood chairs. There is a chilled wine storage outboard on portside and small wet bar on starboard. The dining area is open to the main saloon with a plush off-white linen “L” shaped couch settee on port side and a large reclining easy chair. A 50” flat screen TV raises and lowers from the furniture on starboard side. There is amazing storage cabinetry through-out this area. Headroom is approx. 7’ / 2.2m.

Given that GAYLE FORCE has been equipped to go to Antarctica and Alaska - the entire aft deck area has been modified to offer a climate-controlled environment by piping in both A/C and Heat via the diesel heating system. The vents are under the settee. New Lexan clear panels (2 on either side and 3 across the stern) are fitted on custom secure tracks. Wing weather doors are built into the yacht superstructure in the companionways forward. This aft deck area can be toasty warm or cooled to taste and creates another dining and lounging area in any weather conditions.

UPPER DECK:

The upper deck is quite large with an open central area with central watertight door that accesses the interior of the yacht via the circular stairs. A large muster station locker is on starboard. A tall stainless frame with canvas sunshade covers ½ this deck area and is also used for carrying the SUP boards etc. There is a 6 person Jacuzzi aft of on center with newly designed custom articulating padded cover built to support considerable weight. Large Storage lockers are outboard. The tender is carried securely aft on the deck with a 1250kg hydraulic crane built into an enclosed locker mounted athwartships just in front of the tender storage. The crane allows deployment of the new 20’ AB aluminum inflatable on either side or aft.

FLYBRIDGE:

The fly bridge is up 4 steps from the upper deck and has an aluminum hardtop and wrap around forward angled glass partial windshield. Ships controls are on centerline with 2 Ricaro chairs and some required navigation electronics. A well-equipped bar counter with large gas BBQ is on the port side and a U-shaped settee on starboard with 3 chairs and beautiful varnished teak dining table.

All decks are teak laid with differing levels of thickness remaining and generally in serviceable – good condition.

CREW ACCOMODATION:

In 2017 VRIPACK was engaged to design a 3rd crew cabin replacing the crew mess and allowing for additional crew accommodation total of 5.

CONSTRUCTION

Hull Material: Steel – Audio Gauging Approved 2022

Bulbous Bow and Kort Nozzels

Superstructure Material: Aluminum

Decks Material: Teak

Motor Hull Type: Pleasure Craft

Motor Hull Sub Type: Long Range Expedition Cruising Yacht

Number of Decks: 3

CAPACITIES

Gross Tonnage: 190

Net Tonnage: 57

Fuel Capacity: 43,532 Litres 11,500 Gallons

Fresh Water Capacity: 8,293 Litres 2,191 Gallons

Water Makers (per day): 7,570 Litres 2000 Gallons

Speed Range

Maximum: 12kn n/a

Cruising: 10kn 6,000nm

Economical: 9kn 8,000nm

MAIN MACHINERY

Main Engines: (2) MTU S60 – 425HP (New 2010)

Engine Hours: 7,625 (OCT 2022)

Propulsion Type: Shaft/Prop

Engine Controls: 5 station MY series ECM upgrade with the engines

Shafting: 90mm A22

Propellers: 5-blade Ellis propellers in Kort nozzles

GENERATORS & ELECTRICITY

Output/Electricity: 2019 (3) Victron 3,000-Watt inverter system 400(3-phase)/230VAC – 50Hz

3 x Victron 3000-watt inverter system – 120VAC/60 Hz (2020)

Generators: 2 x 50 KW Kilopac, rebuilt November 2020.

Port generator exhaust renewed with new insulation August 2022.

Generator Hours: Port: 12,961 (OCT 2022)

Starboard: 12,780 (OCT 2022)

Night Generator: Panda 24 VDC 11kW (2015)

Shore Power: Asea 208-520 V 50-60Hz 45 KW converter (2016)

Electrical Plug-In: Multiple plugs for worldwide connections

AUXILIARY MACHINERY

Steering System: Hydraulic – (2018) stand-alone AC pump with DC backup plus manual backup

Bow Thruster: Wesmar 60 HP Hydraulic – Dual Stainless Blades

Stabilizers: Yes/no, Stabilizers Speed, Type (Gyro/Fin), Manufacturer

Fuel Oil Separator: Alpha Laval Fuel Centrifuge Model MIB303S-13

Fresh Water Makers: (2) SEA R.O. producing 2,000 gallons/day per unit

Black & Grey Water Treatment: Hamann Sewage Treatment System (service 2018)

WC's (toilets/bidets): EVAC – Jet Pumps (service rebuild 2018)

Air Conditioning & Heating: Flow Marine titanium chiller CHFM120H- new plumbing / manifolds and pumps (08/22)

Kabola boiler engineered to heat the chiller loop via heat exchanger, very efficient (2018)

Aft deck retrofitted with heating/ cooling capabilities and full Lexan enclosure (2020)

Air Compressor: 230 VAC standard driven belt

Engine Room Ventilation: Forced Air Ventilation with exhaust trunk – Delta T (2018)

Make-up Air System: Ocean Breeze

1 x Electric power packs for deck equipment; redundant steering and

Stabilization

Hydraulic System: Hydrosta and Naiad (2018) new hydraulic system

NAVIGATION & COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS

NAVIGATION SYSTEMS

Monitors: 5 x Hattland Screens (2018) on bridge dash

2 x Hattland Screens on Nav station (2021)

1 x Engine Room Hattland Monitor (2021)

Radar: 1 x Furuno 25k X-band (2018)

1 x Furuno 10k X-band both interfaced with Nobletec system (2018)

Navigational Computer: Time Zero, Navnet, Transas: 1 each as standalone systems (2018)

Chart Plotter: Time Zero, Navnet, Transas (2018)

Magnetic Compass: Cassens & Plath

Gyrocompass: Simrad dual (2019)

Auto Pilot: Anschutz Pilot Star D

Depth Sounder: Furuno Integrated in Bridge Navigation System (2018)

DGPS: Furuno x 2 GP170 with pilot ports (2018)

AIS: Furuno FA170 (2018)

Wind Instruments: B & G Hydra 5000 system (2018)

COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS

SAT COM: Iridium fixed and handheld (2018)

SAT C sailor 6006 (2018)

KVH V7HDS SAT system fully integrated (2021)

SSB: ICOM IC M802

VHF: 2 x ICOM IC M 604 with two remote mics each

1 x ICOM standalone VHF (2020)

2 x handheld VHF ICOM (2019)

Wi-Fi: Complete Network system throughout the boat with Shoreside WAN, Wi-Fi, VSAT, and Cellular Data IPS (2021)

DECK MACHINERY & EQUIPMENT

Anchors: 2 x 185 kg polished stainless anchors

Staalart Stern anchor windlass, aft on port side

1 x fortress Kedge anchor

Anchor Chains: Port 18mm 300’

Starboard 18mm 300’

Anchor Windlass System: 2 x Maxwell SY 22 Windlasses

Staalart Stern anchor windlass, aft on port side

Cranes: Staalart 1,250 kg

Capstans: 2 x Staalart hydraulic aft

Passerelle: Staalart Hydraulic Folding with remotes

Side Boarding Ladder: Staalart Hydraulic steps built into starboard topsides

SAFETY, SECURITY, & FIRE FIGHTING EQUIPMENT

Fire Fighting Notifirer Fire System with 17 sensors and 4 Horn/Strobe Fire Alarms.

Fire Detection ADT Minerva 4 Fire detection

Fire Alarm Panels ADT Minerva 4 Panel in wheelhouse

Life Rafts 2 x Viking 8 person Solas A Pack

Antifouling 5 x Sonihull Ultrasonic Antifouling Duo Systems

SeaHawk Antifouling Paint

Searchlight Carlisle Finch 15 million Candle power

Horn 3 x Horn Kahlenberg M-511

EPIRB 3 X ACR RLB-35 Cat 1 406

Ditch Kit The Ditch Kit (2015) – Pelican case with update service, Bluewater rated

Immersion Suits 12 Adult and 2 child Stearns Immersion Suits

CCTV System AXIS IP Network Cameras (2016)

8 Cameras all pan and tilt in Flybridge, Aft Deck, (3) Engine Room, Lazarette, Cofferdam and Mast.

ENTERTAINMENT, AUDIO/VISUAL AND IT SYSTEMS

SeaTel Satellite System with single dome (2018)

Misc. Additional AV Equipment:

Master Cabin 40-inch Sat TV, DVD, Nav Info, CD (2018)

Guest Cabins 24-inch Monitors, Sat TV, DVD, CD (2018)

Main Salon 50-inch Samsung TV Sat, DVD, CD (2018)

Pilot House Monitor Sat TV, DVD and CD (2018)

Crew Mess 24-inch Insigia – Roku enabled Sat TV, (2018)

Captain’s Cabin 24 Inch View Sonic Sat TV, DVD, CD

Full rack mounted equipment in Pantry under crew area (2021)

SONOS system with zones Aft Deck, Fly Bridge, Salon (Dining/TV areas separate) & MSR (2018)

Synologic Movie server accessed through PLEX operating system available ship wide including Boat Deck (2018)

GALLEY & LAUNDRY EQUIPMENT

Oven Gaggenau (2020)

Cook Top Miele induction 5 burner (2020)

Microwave Gaggenau - convection

Refrigerator Viking, side by side with ice maker (2016)

Dishwasher Miele (2020)

Hot Water Heinen and Hopman, 2 x 60 gallons

Steam oven Gaggenau

Crew Refrigerator GE

Washer & Dryer Miele - 2 sets in Owners and in Crew areas (2020)

OTHER EQUIPMENT

Spa Tub: Hot Springs Hot Tub on boat deck with integrated Diesel Boiler for quick heating start-ups (2014)

TENDERS & TOYS

Tenders AB 20’ custom aluminum tender 80HP Yamaha jet pump (2018)

Kayaks 2 pedal type, 2 inflatable type (2021)

Paddle boards 2 Raven, 1 inflatable

2 x Hobie Two person peddle Kayaks (2016)

Diving gear New never used Coltri dive compressor (2020)

6 scuba tanks, 3 BC and regulators

3 Sea-Doo dive propellors

MAINTENANCE & REFITS

2022

Haul out for bottom painting including sand blasting to remove old paint coatings and recoating with proper barrier coat and paint. Complete hull audio gauging 2022. Propellors and shafts as well as stabilizers removed and serviced.

Air Condition compressors replaced with large new capacity chillers.

2021 (May/June Shipyard Period)

Teak on swim platform aft removed and replaced with new TDS Teak

Valves and sea strainers cleaned and serviced

New raw water supply plumbing from through hull to chiller paint in schedule 80 PVC as well as replacing raw water supply manifold to all compressors in schedule 80 PVC

Rebuild port main heat exchanger

Rebuilt starboard main raw water pump

Renewed flanges in both port and starboard gen-set exhaust shut offs

New navigation computer with updated software

New onboard camera monitor computer

Bilge detail and paint touch up where needed

Bilge detail and paint touch up where needed

Exterior top side paint repairs

Naiad system service

2020

Generators rebuilt (November 2020) at approximately 1,300 a side

New VSAT (November 2020)

Comms switch and onboard network completely reworked (November 2020)

DC switch board rewired and upgraded in (October 2020)

Decomplicated control systems (October 2020)

Topsides ceramic coating (2020) application program

2 new engine room sea chests and main valves (2020)

2019

All inverters and battery charges replaced by the original contractor who installed the system (November 2019)

2018

Crew lounge converted to 3rd crew cabin in (November 2018)

DC generator removed, rebuilt, upgraded, and reinstalled (October 2018)

Completely new ships hydraulic system installed, engineered, built, and installed by Naiad of North America (October 2018)

New Naiad stabilizer system installed, Zero Speed and 24 ft2 fins (October 2018). Currently running the smallest fins on large system, working at about 25-30%

Upgraded steering system to include standalone AC pump with back up DC pump and a manual hydraulic system (October 2018)

Tender crane removed from vessel, completely rebuilt and repainted (October 2018)

Added heating and cooling ability to aft deck area and had aft deck enclosure fit (October 2018)

New 20' AB inflatable with 80hp jet pump built for time in Patagonia, still onboard for Alaska (October 2018)

Simplification of the ships monitoring (Maratron) (October 2018)

All navigational electronics replaced (October 2018)

All computers onboard (October 2018)

New VSAT (October 2018)

Full "glass house" dash, all new Hattland screens (October 2018)

New freshwater delivery system including plumbing, pumps, hot water heaters and filtration (October 2018)

Removed original water-cooled engine room cooling system, installed new air intake and exhaust system (October 2018)

EXCLUSIONS

Name “GAYLE FORCE” is reserved

Any liquor stocks aboard

Fishing gear

GAYLE FORCE is offered fully equipped. A list of owner-selected exclusions shall be provided upon request. All crew-owned gear is excluded.

DISCLAIMER

All speeds, capacities, consumption, hours, measurements, etc. are approximate or estimated. Specifications provided for information only as particulars herein obtained are from sources available but are not guaranteed. Remarks and other statements may be subjective opinions and may not be relied upon for purchase. Buyer should instruct his/her agent/supervisor to check all details for accuracy. Offered subject to prior sale, price/inventory change, or withdrawal from market without notice. prior sale, price/inventory change, or withdrawal from market without notice.

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