M/V Following Sea

Specifications & Equipment

Manufacturer: Bertram  

 

L.O.A.  56 feet       

 

Beam: 15 feet - 9 inches

 

Draft: 5 feet

 

Displacement 55,000 lbs. 

 

Main Engines:

BRAND NEW Twin CAT C7.1 507HP Common Rail

24 Month New Engine Warranty (Began 8/24/2020)

 

Transmission: Twin Disc MG-5085 (remote v-drive)

 

Generator:  Northern Lights M773LW (9KW)

 

TANKAGE

  • Fuel (aluminum)                         1,000 gallons (4 Tanks)

  • Water. (stainless steel).              300 gallons (2 Tanks)

  • Black Water (polycarbonate)    80 gallons

 

  • Date built: 1965

 

  • Boat has gone through extensive refit over the last several years. Everything has been upgraded. 

 

 

MECHANICAL

  • Detroit 6v92-TA 435 HP

  • Port main full rebuild 2010

  • Stb main top end rebuild 2017

  • Twin Disc MG-5085 2.33:1 V-drive

  • Both gears removed 4/19 and serviced by Palmer Johnson. New seals and Dyno tested.

  • Prop 4 blade bronze

  • New FRP shaft tubes fiberglassed into hull (2017)

  • New cutlass bearings (2017)

  • Spin on remote mount oil and fuel filters

  • New engine mounts/isolators (2017)

  • Custom aluminum engine mounts on stringers

  • Centek Vernatube mufflers LP painted white

  • Custom 316L stainless steel exhaust risers and wet elbows with insulated Fiberglass coating (2010)

  • 9 KW Northern Lights generator M773LW

  • Custom fiberglass sound shield

  • Centek Underwater exhaust

  • Bronze Groco thru hull/strainers for mains/gen (2017)

  • 12VDC engine room blowers (4) new 2017

  • Insulation under cockpit deck

  • Rule 2000GPH bilge pump (fwd engine room)

  • Diaphragm bilge pump (aft)

  • High water alarms in ER, salon, fwd and aft strm bilges

  • Salt water washdown pump

  • Soundown insulation throughout engine room

  • Engine stringers replaced 2017

  • All engine room bilges fiberglassed, faired, and LP painted white

  • Bronze rudders with SS shafts. New 2017

  • Remove/replace/rudder tubes and base 2017

  • Hydraulic steering system with power assist new 2017

  • 4 fuel aluminum fuel tanks. Total 1,000 gallons

  • Fuel tank plumbing (hoses/valves) replaced new 2014

  • Fuel tank monitoring (Flow Line) system new 2016

  • Racor 1000 main engine fuel filters. new 2016

  • Racor 12VDC priming pumps on main engines

  • Racor 500 (generator fuel filter)

  • Bennett Trim Tabs new controller and actuator 2017

  • Fireboy fire suppression system new 2017

  • 110 Volt outlet in engine room and cockpit level.  New 2018

  • Engine room new LP paint throughout (white)

  • Fuel supply/return manifolds

  • Engine room control panel with engine start/stop switches

  • Emergency dewatering crash pump on port main

  • Trident fuel lines throughout (2017)

 

ELECTRICAL

  • Norther lights 9KW generator (1550 hours)

  • Custom fiberglass sound enclosure new 2017 

  • Charles ISO boost isolation power transformer

  • 900 amp wet cell Trojan L-16 batteries (8) total        

  • Engine start batteries

  • 8D 12 volt start batteries for mains and gen

  • Series/ parallel switch on flybridge (start batteries only)

  • Battery bank monitoring panel.  New 2016

  • Victron 5000W inverter/charger (2017)

  • LED lighting throughout

  • Tinned copper marine grade wiring throughout new 2017 

  • DC to DC converter 12 to 24 volt 

  • AC/DC distribution panel in main salon

  • Victron monitoring panel new 2017

  • Main on/off house back switch

  • Digital shore power gauge

  • Digital house bank gauge

  • LED lighting fixtures new 2016

  • 110 volt outlets throughout 

  • Thru hull bonding wire to all metal thru hulls new 2017

  • Blue Seas System breakers throughout

 

 

PLUMBING

  • Whale 22mm tubing and fittings throughout (2017)

  • Headhunter Mach 5 120V AC pump

  • Headhunter 12VDC backup pump

  • Groco accumulator tank

  • Horizon Seafari water maker (60GPH)

  • Forward and aft showers with new sump pumps (2017)

  • Shower hardware (2015)

  • Black water discharge pump (2017)

  • Flo-line digital level gauges for all tanks 2015

  • 20 Gallon hot water heater 120V AC

  • Groco seacocks /strainers throughout

  • Freshwater filter

  • Salt water washdown pump 12VDC new 2014

  • Jabsco Quietflush electric heads (2016)

  • Holding tank vent line and filter 

  • SS water tanks (2) 150 gallons each (2005)

  • Salt water washdown pump w/cockpit faucet. New 2013

  • 2 fiberglass bait tanks (60 gallons each)

  • Custom SS mounting hardware

  • 2 bronze thru hulls new 2017             

  • 2 bait pumps new 2017 SureFlow 1100GPH

 

 

HULL

  • Deep-V designed by Ray Hunt

  • To promote the lightness so essential to high-speed performance, the hull is built of cold molded plywood. The skin is in three layers of five-ply 3/8-inch plywood, the two inner layers diagonal and the outer one fore and aft. In addition, there is a ½ inch sheet running down the centerline.  The planking is continuous across the bottom, and there are no frames in the usual sense; the boat is built on longitudinal stringers and athwartship bulkheads.  

 

  • Anti-foul paint removed down to bare wood 2017

  • Bottom sealed with epoxy barrier coat 2017

  • Topsides 

  • LP with Awlgrip 5 coats 2017

  • Original enamel paint removed down to bare wood

  • Two layers of 10 oz cloth and West Epoxy resin on topsides.

  • Reinforced chine with three layers 1808 knitted biaxial fiberglass 

  • Waterline LP with Awlgrip 2017

  • Port lights

  • Original aluminum port lights removed and replaced with new stainless steel 

 

DECK

  • Plywood cold molded deck pre-stressed 

    • No deck beams

  • Stainless bow rail new 2018

  • Vinyl coated life lines new 2018

  • Salon Windows replaced new 2005

  • New starboard tracks 2016

  • All side windows replaced with safety glass 2014

  • Forward Salon windows 

  • Replaced with new safety glass 2005

  • Salon windows all tinted

  • Forward deck hatches

  • 4 Lewmar deck hatches in foredeck new 2010

  • 12-inch bow cleats polished stainless steel new 2010

  • 12-inch cockpit cleats polished stainless steel new 2009

  • 12-inch port and starboard spring line cleats polished stainless (4 )

  • SS #60 Ultra anchor new 2014

  • Teak bowsprit new 2009

  • Anchor roller new 2014

  • Maxwell vertical windlass (2014) with chain counter

  • FW Washdown hose

  • 350’ 5/16 anchor chain (2018)

  • Windlass foot controls and remote switch on flybridge 

  • Spare anchor with line and chain. 

  • Custom chain bridle and snubber

 

GALLEY

  • Custom teak cabinetry with Corian countertop new 2015

  • Extra deep drawers with stainless steel rollers guides new 2015

  • Isotherm SS refrigerator drawers (2)

  • Large SS sink new 2015

  • Galley sink faucet new 2015

  • Microwave drawer new 2016

  • Isotherm Ice maker new 2015

  • Princess (original) electric stove/oven

  • Warming element above countertop

  • Tilt out trash cabinet with large trash compartment

 

SALON 

  • LED lighting throughout 

  • Salon settee

  • Raised settee new 2005

  • Birds eye maple and teak dining table

  • Raises and lowers into a bunk

  • Navy Ultra leather cushions

  • Ship’s Library

  • Curved teak shelving for books and magazines

  • Headliner installed vinyl new 2015

  • Fusion MD-750 stereo with four speakers and subwoofer new 2017

  • Teak and holly floor

  • Carpet strips new 2018

  • Custom folding teak chairs varnished

 

COCKPIT

  • Cockpit deck was removed and replaced with a single fiberglass piece with built in hatches and gutters all plumbed to drain overboard. 

  • Fiberglass transom door with oversized SS hinges

  • Varnished teak cockpit coaming 

  • Vinyl combing cushions 2018

  • LED lighting

  • 7 fiberglass hatches with SS latches   

  • Awlgrip non-skid 

  • Port and Starboard storage lockers 

  • Custom fiberglass swim step new 2004

  • Stainless steel folding swim ladder

  • 3 SS staples in swim step

  • Hot and cold shower in cockpit 

  • FW/SW washdown spigots with hoses

  • 2 JL Audio waterproof stereo speakers new 2017

  • Seven flush rod holders around cockpit coaming

  • Custom stainless railing with built in rod holders new 2012

  • Teak entry door new to aft strm 2009

 

FOREDECK

  • Anchor System

  • SS #60 Ultra anchor new 2014

  • 350’ High test 5/16” chain (2018)

  • Teak bow plank new 2009

  • Anchor roller new 2014

  • Windlass new 2014

  • Anchor electronic counter

  • FW Washdown hose

  • Anchor chain 350 feet new 2018

  • Remote switch at helm on flybridge

  • Spare anchor with rode and chain (2016)

  • Custom chain bridle

  • 5 Lewmar deck hatches 

  • Molded in fiberglass port and starboard deck storage boxes 

  • Spare anchor line 

 

FLYBRIDGE

  • Custom resin infused hardtop

  • 1 large Lewmar hatch

  • 2 port and star Lewmar vent hatches

  • Custom polycarbonate enclosure with opening windows (new 2019)

  • Custom aluminum framed and glass center opening window new 2016

  • Large electric windshield wiper

  • Danforth large 8-inch compass new crystal 2016

  • Deviation card compass turned 2016

  • Aluminum radar arch built into hardtop

  • Garmin 7616xsv Chart plotter (2019)

  • Garmin Phantom 72NM HD radar

  • Garmin GHP Reactor autopilot

  • Garmin 942XSV Chart plotter (2019)

  • Garmin GT50 transducer (CHIRP ClearVu, CHIRP SideVu)

  • Raymarine 36NM radar

  • ICOM VHF with AIS receiver (2)

  • ACR searchlight with remote panels fwd and aft

  • Fusion 750 stereo with overhead speakers and subwoofer 

  • Flood lights 

  • 2NM navigation lights

  • VHF antennas replaced 2017

  • SS radar arch on hardtop (2017)

  • Kahlenberg horn 

  • Custom dash with engine instrumentation 

  • High water alarms 

  • Anchor chain counter and windlass control

  • Tides Marine shaft seal temp alarm display   

  • Overhead teak electronics box 

  • Custom birds eye maple and teak table

  • SS Hi-low table pedestal converts settee into berth

  • Soft vinyl headliner 

  • Three overhead LED red/white dome lights

  • 20 Life preservers

  • Flares hand held and gun 

  • Fully equipped ditch bag 

  • 6-man auto inflate life raft with current certification  

  • Bronze polished ships bell

  • SS ladder with teak steps to hard top

  • Lonseal vinyl teak and holly sole 

  • Ultra leather settee cushions

  • Llebroc helm chairs – captain’s navy Ultraleather (2018)

  • USB charging outlet 

  • 110V AC outlet 

  • Series parallel switch for emergency start

  • Morse KE-4 electronic controls with remote

  • SeaStar Hynautic steering with power assist (2017)

  • Teak Steering wheel 

  • Bennett trim tab control with illuminated panel 

  • Hinged 12VDC panel rewired 2016

  • Volt meter and amp meter

  • 12 volt breakers

 

MASTER STATEROOM

  • Teak paneling throughout

  • Custom foam mattress with Utra suede navy covers

  • 12 volt fans

  • LED lighting

  • Four opening ports stainless steel new 

  • Hanging closet with spare parts locker

  • Six teak drawers with roller guides stainless

  • Shower with new faucet stainless

  • Vinyl overhead headliner new 2015

  • Throw rugs new 2018

  • Dyson vacuum  

  • 120V AC outlets

  • CO detector

 

MASTER HEAD

  • Tecma electric head

  • Countertop with built in sink

  • Faucet new 

  • Sliding lexan window

  • One stainless port light 

  • Full height mirror 

  • 120V AC outlet 

  • LED lighting 

FORWARD STATEROOM

  • Two port and starboard bunks 

  • Custom layered foam mattress with Ultrasuede cover

  • Storage drawers/cabinets  

  • Teak paneling

  • Teak and holly flooring

  • Lewmar overhead hatches (2) 

  • 12VDC Electric fans

  • LED overhead dome lights

  • LED reading lights

  • Vinyl headliner new 2014

 

FORWARD FOCSLE

  • Two bunks 

  • Custom layered foam mattresses with Ultrasuede covers

  • Teak paneling

  • Mirrored forward bulkhead

  • Teak doors to chain locker access

  • Spruce varnished slats on hull sides

  • Lewmar overhead hatches (2) 

  • 120V AC outlet

  • LED reading lights

  • LED overhead dome light

  • Vinyl headliner

 

FORWARD HEAD

  • Tecma electric head

  • Stainless sink

  • Lewmar overhead hatch

  • Solid teak door

  • Shower in head

  • Fiberglass shower pan with 12VDC sump pump 

  • Teak and holly sole

  • Teak paneling

  • Vinyl headliner

BILGE PUMPS

  • All have auto float switches 

  • Forward stateroom 

-Diaphragm type pump with auto float switch

 

  • Salon 

-Diaphragm type pumps (fwd and aft)

  • Aft stateroom

-Diaphragm type (fwd)

-Submersible (Aft)

  • Engine Room

-Submersible type 

-Diaphragm type 

 

  • Engine Room 

-Submersible type

-Diaphragm type (aft) 

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