Blue Horizons is the perfect yacht for group charters and as a live-aboard with an open layout, spacious decks, and a working wheelchair lift that takes guests from the main salon below to the staterooms. She has been a successful vessel for group sightseeing, weddings, and corporate entertaining, but used very little by her present owner since his purchase in 2015. Based in Charleston, SC. Blue Horizons has a COI and is US Coast Guard inspected for up to 44 persons (41 passengers + 3 crew, Limited Coastwise / 3 Nautical miles from shore). Classic Hatteras, Blue Horizons is a twin screw motor yacht fitted with a fly bridge and a spacious sun deck. The vessel’s hull is laid out with an anchor chain locker followed by a forward crews berthing area consisting of a centerline head/shower, a single bunk cabin to port and a double bunk cabin to starboard. Aft of stair well is a watertight transverse bulkhead with entry to machinery spaces. Aft of machinery spaces are the guest quarters accessed by an elevator descending from main salon or a stairwell. Guest quarters consist of a port and starboard state rooms fitted with two single beds, each followed by port and starboard full heads with showers, and all new linens. The master stateroom fills the stern area fitted with a queen size bed. Main deck house is laid out with a pilot house followed by a full galley and a spacious salon with upgraded sound and video equipment. Crew quarters for three could also be converted to guest staterooms and they include a double berth and twin staterooms. Atop main house is a flybridge that can be fully enclosed with new bimini and side curtains. Many improvements recently completed including the following and a recent survey is available upon request:
- Completing upgrade of power boosters and transformers are being replaced with brand new
- May and June 2016: New Bimini and Isinglass for top deck and enclosure
- May 2016: Hauled the boat, completed USCG Hull inspection, Painted bottom, polished props and Shaft, and replaced hydraulic cylinders on Trim Tabs ( about 11k)
June 2016: Completed Topside USCG inspection; all fire systems tested and certified, replaced actuators on damper system
April 2016: Major upgrade of AV equipment including 4 new TV's, Apple TV, Speakers rewired and new speakers added topside, new Amp, new DVR, new cameras and new monitor for cameras mounted in wheel house
March and April 2016: Removed old style panels and replaced with stainless steel lifelines and stanchions on entire deck
May 2016: All deck railings refinished and completely restored;
Aug 2016: New carpet flooring on deck
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Yacht Location: Charleston, SC
Port Generator Hours = 2894.8
Starboard Generator Hours = 4335.7
Entering amidships into the wheelhouse from the custom tide ride electric staircase you’ll be moving aft starboard and to port you’ll be viewing the (new) galley complete with S/S appliances, convection ovens, conduction cook top and the lovely counter spaces. Moving aft you’ll be entering the newly decorated and massive dinning/salon areas. Aft is the open bar areas complete with a circular table and chairs to starboard and a complete wet bar to port. Over head is a large flat panel Sat/TV which is able to face so that all aboard may view, or face aft in the bar area thus providing a more private viewing.
Forward of the bar area and to port is the circular stairway leading to the staterooms. There is also an flush floor mounted elevator in the main salon which may be used for handicap access to the two levels, or for heavy luggage. At the foot of the stairs and moving aft is the Master Stateroom. The Master has a centerline queen with a copious amount vanity, hanging lockers, and drawer space. The ships stereo and Sat/TV is here just as it is in every stateroom. There is an ensuite head, shower, yes and even a tub.
Moving forward in the companionway from the master and to port is the guest washer/dryer. At the end of the companionway are the guest staterooms. They are mirror images of each other. Both have twin beds, ensuite heads and showers and of course, Sat/TV.
Let’s get back up to the main level bar area and open the door that leads to the aft cockpit where while cruising a couple can sit and simply enjoy the view. From the cockpit area there is a custom S/S stair the leads to the upper deck. This nearly 1,000 sq. foot area, which one half open to the elements and the other is closed. The areas may be filled with chairs or mingle with all aboard and enjoy the view.
From the Wheelhouse on the main deck and down the stairs is the crew quarters, kitchenette, laundry and engine and mechanical room.
Exit either Wheelhouse sliding door, go forward and you are on the foredeck. There is deck space you’ll want to explore where there is upholstered sitting galore.
Recent Survey is available upon request to Broker.