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Available for SaleAB Normal98' 2006 Inace 

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LOA: 98' (30 m)
Beam: 23' (8 m)
Hull Material: Steel
Fuel Capacity: 12,500 gal (47,317 L)
Fresh Water Capacity: 2,378 gal (9,001 L)
Holding Tank: 185 gal (700 L)
Flag: United Kingdom
Location: Georgia, Savannah, United States
Build Year: 2006
Refit: 2019
Builder: Inace
Model: Expedition
Type: Motor Yachts
Cruising Speed: 10 Knots
Max Speed: 13 Knots



AB Normal was the 6thnin the highly successful series of Inace aft house Explorer Yacht designs fromn80’ to 126’. These proven Explorernyachts have now done hundreds of thousands of miles of exploring through allntypes of sea conditions and proven themselves to have outstanding sea keeping,nsea kindliness and efficiencies. Inace Explorers are known and admirednworldwide in the Explorer Yacht community for their solid commercial systems,nease of operation, long range and comfort at sea. The hull design was done bynBray Yacht Design, a specialist in high efficiency hull designs and bulbs.

AB Normal was designednwith a larger main deckhouse which enabled her to have a separate dining areanand lounging area on the main deck while others in her size range have ancombined lounge/dining area.

AB Normal’s swim platformnwas extended by 4’ to enhance boarding and to create a water level loungingnarea. She has also had additional on-deck storage added and other upgradesnincluding a new hot tub on the sky lounge deck. AB Normal has just finished annextensive upgrade and service period, a complete list of which is found below.nAll systems were checked, serviced or replaced as needed. She then did anflawless trip from the USnto the Med and a summer cruising. Much of the equipment AB Normal has has beennchanged in the past few years including generators, main air conditioningncompressors, pumps and head system. AB Normal had annextensive refit and upgrade in 2109. Refit items are listed in sectionsnbelow.

She is ready to cruise tonall the exotic places around the world, and VAT paid in Europe.


Hull Characteristics

LengthnOverall 95’/28.96m


Lengthnon deck 84’n6”/25.749m


Lengthnon the Waterline (approximate) 84’4”/25.718m


Beamnmolded 23.52’/7.15m


Draftn(Fully loaded) 7'n8”/2.35m


Draftn(50% load) 6000 gal Fuel, 1080 gal F.W. 6’n9”/2.05m


Displacementn(100% Fuel & 100% Water) 195nTons approx


DisplacementnLight Ship 140 Tons approx


FuelnOil Tankage 12500ngal approx.


PotablenWater Tankage 3000ngal approx.


LubenOil Tankage 120ngal


ContaminatednOil Tankage 120 gal


BlacknWater Tank 700ngal


GreynWater Tank 700 gal

Hull Subdivision

The vessel’s hull is subdivided by transverse andnlongitudinal compartments:

1. Forepeak

2. Fresh Water Tanks

3. Bow thruster Compartment

4. Guest Stateroom Compartment

5. Master stateroom Compartment

6. Fuel Oil Tanks Steering GearnCompartment

7. Engine Room


8. Steering Gear Compartment

Hull Structure and Superstructure

IN GENERAL, the following sizesnand thickness shall be used in the hull construction: Note a 3/8-insert platenwill be located over the strut and propeller area to reduce drumming.

KEEL 3/4"nx 10" full length

STEM 3/4"nx 10"

FLOORS 1/4"nplate

SKEG (Depth 6”) sides 5/16”, cross section 5/16”, bottom ½”

BOTTOM PLATING 5/16"nplate, up to the chines



BULKHEAD PLATING 1/4"nplate and 3/16" where corrugated


TRANSVERSE FRAMES Deck:n3"x 3" x 5/16"/Side:3" x 3"x 5/16"




DECK GIRDERS 3"xn3" 5/16" beams


SIDE LONGITUDINALS 3"xn3" x 5/16" or plate


BULWARK FRAMES n 4"xn1/4" plate


BULWARK CAP PLATE 2n1/2" stainless steel pipe




ANCHOR PLATES Stainlessnsteel


RUB RAILS "U"n(9" x 3" x 9”) x 1/4" stainless steel


CABIN SIDE UPRIGHTS 4"x 1 1/2" & 3/16"


CABIN TOP TRANS. FRAMING 4"x 1 1/2" & 3/16"

CABIN TOP GIRDERS 4"xn1 1/2" & 3/16"

CABIN TOP LONGITUDINALS 4"x 1 1/2" & 3/16"





Two (2) Caterpillarnengines model 3406 Electronic, A-rated n450 BHP @ 1,800 RPM, 24V elec. start, lubricating oil filters, drynexhaust manifolds, 24V alarm system, mechanical instrument panel.


Two (2)nTwin disk 5114 reduction gears Twin Disk or similar, 3.50:1 ratio, oil cooler,nengine mounted.

Twin DisknQuick-shift gear, 3.50:1


R/H & 1nL/H, Bronze, 5-blade



Remote control SPA 10590nand remote control plugs.

Kobelt Electronic systemnfor engine


Hydraulicnpower steering shall be Kobelt, with steering pumps and rams


Ancillary Equipment

BOW THRUSTERBow Thruster 16”; American Bow Thruster 65 hp, driven off the main engine gearsnwith electric clutch. The system supplies 65 hp when the main engines are atnidle.n


2 Muir hydraulic anchornwindlasses on foredeck, vertical capstans with horizontal chain gypsiesn2 Muir capstans on aft deckn1 Plough anchor 285 kg.n1 Poole and Stockless anchor, 285 kgnAnchor chains: 328’ starboard, and 426’ portnAnchor chains are fitted with quick release pull out clips for emergency


American Bow Thruster stabilizer There are two pumps, one on each engine.nnSEA CHESTS(2) two sea chests in the engine room using 6” pipe. The sea valves arenflanged bronze ball valves, 3-piece. Removable strainer plates are fitted tonthe bottom of the hull. The sea chests have blow down system. The chests arenconnected by a cross over pipe that feeds all of the raw water system. Eachnindividual sea chest will feed the system with 50% blockage. Each sea chest cannbe isolated while underway and be cleared by the blow down system or by removingnthe sea strainer. All piping coming off of the sea chest is CuNi. In additionnto the main main sea strainer in each sea chest, each individual user of rawnwater has its own finer filter.

Fuel Oil System

The fuel oil systemncomprises a total of 12,500 gals in (5) tanks:


  • Two (2) main tanks (each 4000 gals approx.)
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  • Two (2) forward tanks (one with 1780 gals andn the other with 1740 gls approx),
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  • One (1) day tank (980 galsn approx.)
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The system consists ofnfour categories:


  • Transfer, Supply and Return, Fill, and Tankn Sounding.
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The fuel transfer systemnenables transfer of fuel from tank to tank.


  • Two (2) “Racor” fuel filters, Mod. 75-1000MAn for main engines.
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  • Two (2) “Racor” Mod. 1000 single filter pern generators.
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An Alfa Laval fuel systemnmodel MIB 303 is installed, with drain to dirty oil tank. The system can drawnfuel from any tank and transfer fuel back to day tank only.

A unique feature is thatnthe Alfa Laval can be set up to draw from the two main tanks and continuallynfeed the day tank which then overflows to the two main tanks creating anclean/cool fuel loop. The day tank can operate the vessel in excess of 24 hoursnso that if you fill the tank every 12 hours you always maintain a minimum of 12nhours clean fuel in the system.

The day tank is above thenfuel pumps and keeps positive pressure on all of the engines. In addition thenday tank is located between and within the boundaries of the two centerlinenmain fuel tanks. This creates a heat sink that keeps the fuel in the day tanknan optimal temperature.

There is pump out and fillnlocated on the main deck.


Oily water tanks- 240ngallons




  • One coat of Dumb-dumb
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  • One (1) layer 1 foam with 1 lb/sq. ft. sheetn lead
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  • One (1) layer white 30% perforated aluminumn sheet
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  • The air stacks are to be coated with Dumb-dumb
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  • There is a lead sheet in the main saloon overn the engine room
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  • Cabin Sides - One (1) layer 2” rock wool
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  • Overhead - One (1) layer 2” rock wool
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  • There is to be Dumb-dumb sprayed in mainn saloon
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Refit, 2019

TankntreatmentnBlack water, gray water and fresh water tanksnwere sand blasted to bare steel, primed and painted with specific paint forneach use.nnAir Conditioning SystemnChanged air handler in the galley for anbigger unit - 24K, and installed new control board and displays.nReplaced 8 air handlers (1 x 24K, 2 x 12K, 3 x 10K and 2 x 18K) for newnunits with new control boards and displays. Refurbished 3 airnhandlers (3 x 24K) by removing them, acid cleaned and used Microban for moldnremediation, reinsulate units and supply and return lines. Installed newncontrol boards and digital displays. Removed and acid cleaned thenremaining newer 3 units.nnGalleynrefrigerationnOctober 2019: Galley refrigeration replaced.

Two new Samsungnrefrigerator/freezer units

WatermakernServiced the units, replaced all membranes and inspected all fittings.nnPaint nBottom paint

Several rust spots treated,nprimed and repainted throughout the yacht.

Deck drains were sandnblasted to bare metal, primed, and a ceramic coat was applied on the inside.nThe drain surroundings were ground, repaired, treated, primed and repainted.nSeveral doors were removed for blistering. They were ground, primed, paintednand reinstalled. nnEngines and GeneratorsnEngines were serviced in Februaryn2019 by Cat dealer PANTROPIC and following were performed:n1. Drain coolant, remove thermostat housing and replace regulatorn2. Change oil and oil filters, zincs and plugs.n3. Replace air filter elementsn4. Take oil and coolant samples. (All tested ok)n5. Inspect engine mounts. (Inspected OK)n6. Inspect starter motor (Inspected OK)nnGenerators were serviced in Februaryn2019 by Cat dealer PANTROPIC and following were performed:n1. Clean and inspect the Heat Exchangern2. Clean and test aftercoolern3. Replace raw water impellern4. Replace V beltn5. Change oil and oil filtersn6. Take oil samples (Tested OK)n7. Inspect engine mounts. (Inspected OK)n8. Inspect back end (Inspected OK)nnnHydraulic System for Bow Thruster andnStabilizer. Inspected and Serviced February 2019nInspect and diagnose and adjust bow thruster setting.nBoth main hydraulic pumps were replaced for new units.nSystem was flushed and oil replaced for new.nAll system pressures checked and adjusted to manufacturer's specs.nCooling pump replaced for new one.nnCranenOpacmare crane was removed and completely dismantled for service, Februaryn2019.nAll cylinders were opened, serviced with seals replaced and pressure tested.nAll parts were sanded, primed and repainted.nHydraulic pump replaced for new one.nCrane was reassembled, installed and tested.nManufacturer tech did final test and settings onboard.nnElectricalnAll panels and sub panels were inspected, February 2019 and modificationsnmade to bring them to current ABYC standards and compliance.nSeveral breakers were replaced and correct bus bar installed.nNew front plates with labels were installed.nElectronics battery bank charger replaced for new unit and batteries replacednfor new ones as well.nnInterior/Carpentry


  • The crew cabin and head on the lower level was completely redonen with a separate shower stall.
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  • A TV lift was installed on the main salon cabinet and TVn replaced.
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  • New carpets were installed in the main salon, master and skyn lounge
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  • The washer and dryer on the lower level were replaced.
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  • The dryer was upgraded for a vented unit from the existingn condensating one and vent piping was installed all the way to then outside.
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  • A new washer and dryer were installed in the port side cabinet onn the Sky Lounge.
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  • The master starboard side closet was modified, drawers weren installed and a linen cabinet installed facing the door entry.
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  • Several wood repairs around the wood framing were performed.
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  • A sofa/bed with motorized lift for storage underneath wasn installed in the sky lounge
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  • Wind blocker side doors were removed, fixed, painted andn reinstalled.
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  • Wheel house chair and sofa upholstery were redone, new with an dark blue finish.
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  • New blinds/curtains were installed in the main salon, master andn sky lounge.
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  • New sofa and cabinet was installed on the main salon starboard side
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  • New Kenwood sound system installed in pilothouse
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Teak decking

Flybridge teak between stacksnwas serviced, caulking removed and replaced as needed. nnMiscellaneousnHot tub was installed on the fly bridge.nElectric barbeque grill replaced for gas unit.nKayak bracket installed on the side of the upper deck (both sides)nSecond freezer installed in the lazarette.nFire system checked and engine room fire dampers were serviced with springsnreplaced. System checked OK and fully operational.nSecurity systems were serviced, inoperative sensors were replaced, the keypadsnwere replaced for new. System was reprogrammed to the English language andntested OKnEngine exhaust pipes serviced. Pipes were removed, rebuilt, primed painted andnreinstalled.nSpring shocks for engine room door were replaced for new ones with correctnlength and pressure.nWindshield wipers arms and blades were replaced by new ones.nInside lighting replaced with LED light bulbs.nChain was removed and regalvanized. Swivels were checked and/or replaced

Update: October 2019:



  • Bottom sandblasted to bare metal and Hempel bottom applicationn applied.
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  • Props and shafts pulled.
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  • Props serviced and cutlass and shaft bearings replaced.
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  • ABS tail gear and machinery survey.
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AB Normal can accommodate 8 owners/guestsnin 4 staterooms when the skylounge is in VIP Stateroom mode, and 4 crew in then2 crew quarters in the forecastle and additional crew/ guides in the crewnservice area. Her large sky lounge hasnthe versatility to be used as a 4th queen VIP stateroom, an office, workoutnarea or home theater. The interior has Majilitenpanel overheads, a combination of granite and carpeted floors with thenexception of the teak and holly in the wheelhouse. Bulkheads are American Cherry and Majilite

All of the ensuitenaccommodations enjoy much larger heads and showers than found on most vesselsnin this size range. On some of the other vessels in this series the owners movenbetween the lower master and the VIP depending on where the vessel is cruisingnand in one it was permanently changed to a large master stateroom.


Comfortably situatednmidships on the lower deck, the roomy full beam master cabin has a king sizednberth, a seating area, his and her heads and extensive hanging lockers. Therenare three large closets plus the walk through and large amounts of drawer andnadditional storage space. The “her” head has a tub/shower and a largenwalk through closet which has just been upgraded with additional drawers. The “his”nhead has a comfortable shower and, like the other heads, is done in granite.

VIP GuestnCabin

To starboard, forward of the master cabin, is thenVIP guest suite with queen sized berth two hanging lockers and en-suite headnand shower.


To port forward of the master cabin, the guestncabin has twin berths and ensuite head and shower. The beds are full sizensingle beds that use standard sheets and have comfortable room between thenbeds.


Aft Deck

A roomy aft deck with dining area, wet bar and Bekonunder counter refrigerator


A comfortable seating area leads to the diningnsalon forward, and galley forward of the dining salon. The dining salon accommodates 8 guests, andnincludes a Scholtès wine cooler. The saloon was just modified to allow for anlarge pop up TV, new seating was installed with power lift up to accessnextensive storage under and a new sideboard was installed.



  • New refrigeration and freezer installed.
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  • Smeg range with ceramic cooktop
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  • Hotpoint hood extraction
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  • Bosch Silence plus dishwasher
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  • Krüshr trash compactor
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  • Irinox Fresco multi-function foodn cooler/heater
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Crew mess:

Settee for 6

LG Flat Screen tv

Coffee Maker

Electrolux RE80 underncounter refrigerator


The skylounge is situated behind thenpilothouse. This is a comfortable areanto view the passing scene while underway. nIt can also be converted to a VIP guest room with queen sized berth tonaccommodate extra guests. A new Miele washer and dryer with outside vent wereninstalled in custom cabinet with storage behind it for ironing board and othernitems.


Fully equipped with navigation and communicationnequipment. There is a seating area atnthe back on the port side. A Portuguesenbridge surrounds the Pilothouse and skylounge.


Steering station forward, with lounging area, sunndeck and wet bar behind.

U-linenunder counter refrigerator

ScotsmannAC46 ice maker


New gas grill



ABT TRACSTAR thrusterncontrol

Thruster control stationnABT TRAC

Thruster joy stick

ACR spotlight

2xCAT engine displays


Furuno Satellite compass

Furuno radar 120 Km range

Furuno X band with ARPAnfunction

Furuno Navnetnmulti-function unit

Furuno FS-1503 SSB radio

Furuno NX-700 Navtexnreceiver

Furuno FA-150 AIS system

Furuno Universal AISnFA-1560

Furuno radar/ARPAnFAR-21x7(-BB) series,

Furuno NavNet

Furuno satellite compassn5” SC-50,

2 x Icom M602 VHF radios

Kahlenberg M-511A whistlencontrol,

Kenwood KDC-BT365U soundnsystem

2 walk around hand heldnunits, Kobelt throttle controls

Kobelt jog lever

Rudder indicator Kobeltn7175-MA,

5 x MIC II VHF handsets

Richie Magnetic compassnwith 6” card

Time zero chart plottingnsystem Windows based

Sailor message terminaln6006

Simrad IS 20 analog windnspeed and direction indicator

Simrad AP50 autopilot,

4 x 17" VEI displays


ABT TRACSTAR thrusterncontrol

Thruster joy stick

Thruster control stationnABT TRAC

2xCAT engine displays

Danforth magnetic compassn5” card

Furuno Navnetnmulti-function unit

1 x Icom M602 VHF radio

Horn button

2 walk around hand held units,nKobelt throttle controls

Kobelt jog lever

Rudder indicator Kobeltn7175-MA

Simrad AP50 autopilot

2 x VEI LCD displays


The main salon, master stateroom andnupper salon are provided with full Satellite TV control.

The main saloon has a new TV

The guest staterooms are provided withnsatellite system TV. However, the cables are already run to these cabins,nso upgrades are possible.

The main salon entertainment systemnprovides for the external speakers on the aft deck, upper deck and sun deckneach provided with local volume control.


The master stateroom has an LG TV withnsound bar.


The ship has two (2) Caterpillarn49 Kw generators which are star wound to produce 230 volts at 50 cycles threenphase. This is supplied to the main switchboard via exclusive 160 Amp ABB overncurrent protection breakers located in the main switchboard.


When the yacht is alongsidenit can take on shore power via two 100 Amp shore inlets. Input selection isnprovided by the use of an input selector switch and phase rotation switchnstarboard side lazarette. Each input isnprovided with exclusive 125 Amp over current protection breakers. The shore input grounds are fitted with 100namp galvanic isolators. The shore powerninputs are each fitted with Hubbell 4 core 2 AWG cables fitted with retractablenGlendenning CM-8 cord reels are exclusive storage bins. The shore input isnconditioned through the LEF 65Kva isolation transformer; this is placed ontonthe main bus using a 125 amp ABB main switchboard mounted over currentnprotection breaker.

Mechanical Equipment

American Bow thruster

2 Idromar watermakers,n1585 and 1135 gallons per day

Hydraulic passarelle,nstarboard aft



· nA new Miele washernand dryer were installed in the port side cabinet on the Sky Lounge.


· nThe washer and dryer on the lower level were replaced fornnew ones. The dryer was upgraded for a vented unit from the existingncondensating one and vent piping was installed all the way to thenoutside.

Tender and Swim Ladder

· n17’ Novamarinentender with Yanmar 4JH3-DTE


· nVHF


· nManufacturer:nCustom

· nPower pack:nAmer model MP80S/2 self-contained integrated into swim platform.




  • 2 X Twelve (12) man SOLAS life rafts
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  • 2 x Life Buoys with light
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  • 2 x Life Buoys with light and smoke
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  • 30 x Life jackets adult
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  • 8 x Life jacket child
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  • 14 immersionn suits
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  • 406Mhz EPIRB
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  • New Float Off EPIRB August 2019
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  • Distress signal flares and smoke in date
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(2) firefighting suitsnwith air bottles and masks, one new August 2019.


  • All backpacks replaced.
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  • All breathing apparatus replaced on old suits,n August 2019
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Small fire axe

10 x 4 Kg handheld powdernfire extinguishers

5 x 10 Kg handheld powdernfire extinguishers

2 x 10 Kg handheld CO2nfire extinguishers

Fire and general alarmnbuttons located in various places throughout the yacht

New MCA medical Kit, 2019

Panel outside engine roomnwith emergency shut down for the following:


  • Quick closing valves
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  • Ventilation
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  • Generator
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Fire alarm panel innwheelhouse, guest entrance lobby and crew mess with smoke/heat sensors in thenoverhead throughout the yacht.

3 x Seawater firefightingnoutlets with hoses and nozzles

FM200 fire system fornengine room tested July 2019

Fire pump

Fire dampers

Audio/Visual Signals:


  • Ship's bell
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  • International running lights
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Amplenup to-date handheld flares



  • Emergency grab bag, new January 2019
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  • Panel in pilothouse indicating open doors
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  • Emergency DC lighting
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  • High water alarms in bilges and cofferdams
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  • Bilge and fire pumps are interchangeablen through properly labeled manifolds.
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  • Safety plan with instructions and locations ofn safety equipment


Owner'snpersonal items and artwork excluded.


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.

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