Custom Classic 76' Motor Yacht Charter, live-aboard, or cruise
John Wayne's own NORWESTER!
Custom Classic 76' Motor Yacht Charter, live-aboard, or cruise for sale | 76'0" | 1932 | 2x diesel 185hp | Wood Construction | Full-Displacement underwater profile | 8 sleeping berths | Boat REF# 234002
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|Builder||Willis Reid Shipyard|
|Fuel capacity||1,400.0 USG Total - 4 Tanks|
|Water capacity||353.0 USG Total - 1 Tanks|
|Holding tank capacity||70.0 USG Total - 2 Tanks|
|Engine||2 x diesel 185hp|
|Engine make and model||GMC 671 (1945)|
|Engine Hours||engine1: 1600 engine2: 1600|
|Prop(s)||Four blade Bronze|
|Fuel consumption (approx)||6.0 USG /hour At Cruising Speed|
|Cruising speed (approx)||10 knots|
|Max speed (approx)||12 knots|
It is reported that the engines have 1600 hours of use since a major rebuild.
8 kw generator is a Northern Lights M753
Comes with two spare props.
There is an electric fire pump system and a fixed fire extinguisher system in the engine room.
32 volt, 11 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator
The fuel tanks are steel
The water tank is plastic
The planking is 2.5" for the top sides and 3" from the waterline down including the bottom. Planks are of ash on double oak frames with double carlins, all bronze fasteners. The decks are canvas over plywood. The pilot house framing and roof have been recently re-built. All decking is now heavily covered with a rubber deck coating. During 2016 all structural issues found in the survey were addressed. Work included: deck repair and total deck recover with a rubber product; wheel house rebuild; plank replacement; rubrail replacement; new transom drop in door; new paint on all exterior surfaces. This is not a complete list of all the work done but is intended to convey that the current owners have been diligent in maintaining this heritage vessel in a responsible manner.
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|Total # of berths||8|
|No. of double berths||1|
|No. of single berths||7|
|Heads||3 heads (Electric)|
|Pressurised water system|
|Hot water system|
|Raw water wash|
Starting belowdecks all the way forward is the chain locker and one head. Aft is a cabin with two single bunks port and starboard with storage below. Aft port and starboard is the large galley with a ladder to the upper deck. Aft of the galley is a large dining saloon which could sleep two. It features a large dining table which folds up onto a bulkhead. Aft and to starboard are two private cabins, each sleeping two in upper and lower bunks. To port is a head with shower. Aft on the port side is a workshop that leads to the stand-up engine room. Also on the centerline is the stairway leading to the upper saloon.
Aft of the upper saloon is a stairway to the aft double cabin with a small double and a single bunk with ensuite head and shower. The upper saloon has entry doors from both port and starboard side decks. This upper saloon features a small table, settee seating both port and starboard and on both sides of the aft bulkhead.
Forward and up a few steps is the large pilot house and helm station which features extra seating and a small wet bar. This boat has wide side decks and seating on the fore deck and aft deck with an on-deck dining area. There is a transom access door and steps to the boat deck.
Electric baseboard cabin heating throughout. 30 gallon Torrid hot water heater.
3 burner propane Stove
Standard Horizon Power Hailer
Brooks and Gatehouse Speed Indicator
Standard Horizon Handheld VHF Radio
Ships Clock and Barometer
Trimble Navigation System with GPS
Electric U.S. Navy Heavy Duty windlass
300'0" of chain
All chain rode
One electric davit on the boat deck as well as a short mast and lifting boom.
|Carbon Monoxide detector|
6 bilge pumps (0 manual / 5 electric)
In addition to the electric bilge pumps there is a Jabsco engine-driven high volume pump.