Hercules

BOAT ID: 6252555

Year: 2006
Length: 75 ft.
Engine/Fuel Type:
Located In: Southwest Harbor, ME
Hull Material: Steel

Current Price: $1,890,000

Contact Information
Name: Andrea Gaines
Phone: 860-391-2943
Email: againes@sparkmanstephens.com

The 75′ Molokai Strait Expedition Motor Yacht HERCULES is a 100% US built, four-deck
expedition style yacht w/ flybridge, pilot deck, main deck and below deck accommodations. Five
watertight bulkheads divide the hull into 6 compartments: anchor locker, crew cabin and bulb,
guest cabins, master stateroom, engine room and lazarette.
The forepeak houses twin anchor lockers with crash bulkhead. The Wesmar bow thruster is installed in the Nabla-style bulb. A scuttle immediately behind the peak deck, under the crane,
provides private access to the guest/crew suite located below deck. The scuttle entry leads to
the guest/crew quarters which has a kitchenette fitted with a two-burner stove, microwave, sink
and refrigerator to port and a dinette to starboard. Just aft, to starboard is the crew cabin with
queen size berth and lockers and to port is the head with stall shower. The passageway leading
aft can be closed from the guest accommodations and giving the crew complete privacy.
Aft are 2 guest staterooms to port and starboard. The larger cabin to starboard has a queen-size
berth with ensuite marble head and tiled shower. The smaller cabin to port has over/under twin
berths.
A stairway to starboard gives access to the main deck along with a closet that houses a Bosch
stacked washer/dryer. The watertight door just aft leads to the master stateroom.
This generous suite is full beam with a king-size bed. The master has a generous walk-in closet
and ensuite marble head with shower, sit down marble seat, porthole, and brushed stone floor.
Aft through a watertight door, is the air chamber entryway into the engine room.
The main salon can be entered from the aft deck through a dutch door to port. The main salon
has a sofa and 2 chairs. There is a buffet that creates a divide from the formal dining area. To
starboard of the dining area are two stairways leading both to the lower deck and up to the
pilothouse. Forward is a full beam galley with portholes opening to the foredeck.
The fore deck houses the tender and davit. A center line ladder leads up to the pilothouse. The
wrap-around Portuguese walk leads to entrances into the pilothouse both port and starboard. A
large console includes the ship’s primary helm, chart table and electrical panels for AC and DC
service. Twin Stidd helm chairs provide considerable comfort and visibility for two on watch
through five large front windows. There are also wing stations for docking. An L-shaped settee
with table is to port with a long passage berth just aft. There is a marble head to starboard and
a storage locker.
The stairs from the pilot deck lead to the large flybridge. that is equipped with a helm station
and two helm chairs. Complete controls for the main engines and bow and stern thruster are
situated on centerline. To port is a large L-shaped settee with blue granite table, to starboard is
granite buffet with sink and refrigerator.


Accommodations
Cabins 3
Heads 4

Dimensions:
LOA-Hull: 75 ft.
LOA-Total: 75 ft.
Beam: 23.33 ft.
Length on Deck: 75 ft.
Maximum Draft: 7 ft.
Displacement: 374785

ENGINES

ENGINE 1
Brand: Cummins
Year Built: 2006
Engine Model: 6CTA8.3
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 2900
Drive Type: V Drive
Engine Power: 350

ENGINE 2
Brand: Cummins
Year Built: 2006
Engine Model: 6CTA8.3
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 2900
Drive Type: V Drive
Engine Power: 350

Tanks
Fresh Water Tanks: 200 gallons
Fuel Tanks: 6600 gallons
Holding Tanks: 150 gallons

Walkthrough & Accomodations

Main Salon
The main salon can be entered from the aft deck through a dutch door to port. The main salon
has a sofa and 2 overstuffed chairs. There is a marble buffet that creates a divide from the
other area. To starboard is a full width stairway that leads to both to the upper and lower deck.
pilothouse. Forward is the full beam marble galley with breakfast bar and four (4) portholes
which open to the foredeck.
• Marble counter and flooring
• Teak paneling
• Overstuffed sofa
• 2 chairs
• Coffee table
• Plasma TV
• Teak buffet w/ marble top and cabinets
• Full width stairway to staterooms to starboard
Galley
• Open full beam galley w/ three (3) stool breakfast bar
• Marble countertops and sole
• Teak cabinetry

• Four burner professional viking range/oven – LNG with shut off
• Double size refrigerator/freezer
• Double sink
• Split drawer dishwasher
• Trash compactor
• Microwave/convection oven
Master Stateroom
Master Stateroom is full beam amidship.
• King size bed
• Walk in cedar-lined hanging locker
• Ensuite head and stall shower w/ custom stone
• Entertainment center
• Access to engine room through water tight door aft of rear chamber
Guest Staterooms
Starboard guest stateroom:
• Queen size berth
• Flat screen TV
• Ensuite head w/ shower and stone
• Entertainment center w/ flat-screen TV
Port guest stateroom:
• Over and under bunks
• Flat-screen TV w/ entertainment center
Crew Quarters
Crew quarters are forward below deck with access through the main salon or through the
foredeck scuttle. A watertight door separates this area giving privacy to both crew and guests or
can remain open and used as an additional guest cabin.
There is a single cabin with a queen berth to starboard and head w/ shower to port. Forward,
portside is a kitchenette with stove top, refrigerator and granite counter top. Then, to starboard
is a dinette/lounge area.

 

 

Pilothouse & Flybridge

Pilothouse
A center line ladder leads up to the pilothouse from the foredeck. The wrap-around Portuguese
bridge leads into the pilothouse. A large navigation console includes the ship’s primary helm,
chart table and electrical panels for AC and DC service. Twin Stidd helm chairs provide
considerable comfort for two on watch and visibility through five (5) large front windows. There
are, also, port and starboard stations for docking. An L-shaped settee with table is to port with a
watch berth just aft. There is a day head to starboard and a hanging locker.
• Large teak console houses ship’s navigational equipment, primary helm, chart table
and electrical panels for AC and DC services
• 2 x STIDD helm chairs
• L-shaped settee w/ granite table to port
• Day berth aft of settee
• Day granite head to starboard aft
• Hanging locker
• Sink w/ granite wet bar
• Full width stairway from main deck
• Port and starboard Dutch style wing steel doors
• Chest fridge/freezer
• Small fridge w/ ice maker
• Propane stainless steel grill on the bridge deck aft of the pilothouse

Flybridge
The stairs from the pilot deck lead to the large flybridge that is equipped with a helm station
and two helm chairs. Complete controls for the main engines and bow and stern thruster are
situated on centerline. To port is a large L-shaped settee with a blue marble table and wet bar,
sink and a refrigerator.
• Helm station w/ 2 STIDD helm chairs
• L-shaped seating w/table
• Wet bar w/refrigerator and ice maker

Hull & Deck

• 2003 Novurania 14′ 60hp Yamaha outboard

• All steel is tested by a NACE (National Association of Corrosion Engineer) technician
and certified or washed with CHLOR*RID as necessary to meet or exceed levels for
maximum rust resistance

• Marine grade aluminum Deck and Cabin structure
• Steel hull – sandblasted and pre-primed – aluminum superstructure
• Five watertight compartments – PCM: Engine room, Steering compartment, Master
stateroom, Guest cabins and Foredeck collision bulkheads
• Twin Kedge 450 lb. anchors
• Double bottom construction
• US Paint Awlgrip system used exclusively for steel and aluminum
• Self-draining chain locker treated with Rhino liner or equivalent

Deck Equipment

• Two vertical windlasses with controls in the pilothouse and on deck – one hydraulic
and one electric
• Wesmar RS16 stabilizers with DSP4800 digital control system
• Stern vertical electric capstan
• Non-skid by Awlgrip on flybridge
• Windshield wipers on 3 forward facing pilothouse windows with washers
• Stainless steel hull plating on stem and bulb
• Clear anodized heavy walled aluminum stanchions, rail on pilot deck and aluminum
ladder from foredeck to Portuguese bridge
• High bulwarks at foredeck
• Teak decks: main deck and pilothouse deck
• Main deck drains and freeing ports
• Safety glass throughout pilothouse and main saloon – windows to meet offshore
cruising requirements
• Aluminum mast
• Flag staff on rear upper cabin top or centerline transom
• Custom bollards – 2 fwd, 2 aft and midship cleats built into hawse pipes
• All bollards and cleats stainless steel
• Centerline transom door
• Aluminum ladder to foredeck from crew’s quarters through scuttle with watertight
door
• Freeman Lazarette access hatches

Engines/Mechanical Equipment

• Fire retardant soundproofing in engine room
• Polyurethane insulation above waterline inside all hull areas and overheads
• Engine room blowers for powered ventilation
• 2x Cummins 6CTA8.3 – 350 hp @ 2500 RPM
• Borg Warner V drives
• Marquipt LPW 2700 hydraulic davit for dinghy
• Keel cooling of the engine heat exchanger for main engines
• Line cutters on shafts
• Fuel manifold mounted on forward engine room bulkhead steel piping commercial
valving
• Steel fuel tanks each with separate fill and vent – approx. 6800 gallons total
(including day tank). Tanks to have clean out ports and sight gauges as per ABYC
regulations
• Fuel transfer and polishing system Racor 30 micron to 10 micron
• Twin rudder with skegs
• Shaft zinc anodes
• 50 HP Hydraulic bow and stern thruster
• Oil changing pump for engine + new gensets
• Power hydraulic steering
• Fire suppression system in engine room – new tank
• Fuel and water tank gauges with Hart tank tender system
• Village Marine watermaker 400 gpd
• 50 Gal. Hot water heater
• 6 zone, 8 ton A/C chiller system by Marine Air – New service – 12 air handlers
• Kabola diesel furnace located in the engine room – uses the same air handlers as the
AC
• Displacement – 170 tons

Electrical System

• 2x Northern Lights gensets: 32 Kw and 16 Kw
• AC/DC distribution panel in pilothouse
• 2x 50 amp shore power inlets
• 2x 24v Main engine alternators
• Gel batteries for house and inverter banks
• Battery charger/inverter by Prosine 3.0
• GFCI protected electrical outlets in engine room, galley and heads

Electronics & Navigation

•2017 Furuno TZ Touch2’s
(2) 15″ glass screens
(2) 13.1″ glass screens
Charts loaded – US plus Labrador thru Bahamas and entire Caribbean (including offhore)
***Furuno units feature seamless integration of Radar, Chart Plotter, Sonar, Sirius Weather,
Flir and Simrad autopilot thru Nema based control system and interfaces with Wifi to Ipad for
control from anywhere on the boat
•Nobletech navigation system back up
•Furuno 48 mile radar
•Furuno 72 mile radar
•Interphase color twinscope sonar
•New Simrad autopilot
•Sailor Fleet One satellite phone Voice/Fax/Data
•KVH trac vision satellite television system
•Monitoring cameras on aft deck and in engine room
•Paradox marine security and systems monitoring system
•American Bow and Stern thruster control
•Search light joystick control

•Five (5) way windshield wiper control
•Two (2) Maxwell anchor windlass controllers
•Two (2) sharp flat panel televisions
•XM radio
•Two (2) Maxwell Rodecounter indicators
•Wesmar CPS-1000 stabilizer gyro controller
•Latest Nobletec charts for the East Coast
•FLIR night vision

 

Upgrades & Refits

• New LED spreader lights on the mast over the flybridge
• New batteries
• New satellite compass
• New AIS receiver/transmitter
• New underwater lights – blue & white

• New Bauer dive compressor
• New dive ladder
• New autopilot controller
• New Wesmar digital stabilizers with DSP 4800 digital control system – new fins
2017
• New Nobletec Timezero unlimited charts with new Nobletec computer
• New FLIR night vision
• Five new airhandlers
• New flybridge wind screen

Major Refit Items – 2015/2016
• Install new electronics on the bridge and the fly bridge:
-New Furuno satellite compass
-New GPS antenna
-New Furuno VHF
-New Furuno charts
-Satelitte TV and phone
• Serviced, replaced, repaired or rebuilt, as necessary, the Cummins diesel engines –
engine electrical controls, service after coolers, raw water pumps, impellers, cleaned
and reassembled after cooler housing, replaced all hoses, replaced gaskets, air seps,
thermostats, solenoids, hydraulic pumps and installed new Bosch injectors
• Serviced port and starboard N.L. generators. Work included, but not limited to the
following: new injectors, reset valves, reset exhaust elbows, add fresh oil, service
generator control panels, clean heat exchangers, replace zincs, install new water
pumps, new air filters, new muffler bracket (CURRENT HOURS: 32kw – 3100 hours
total and 17kw 2200 hours total)
• Serviced stabilizers and replaced with new parts and software as necessary
• 2016 – Fresh Bottom Paint – Ablative
• Installed more soundproofing (Soundown Inc.) at the engine room forward bulkhead
that is next to the master stateroom as well as the exhaust stack tunnel. Reseal the
water tight door between the engine room and the stateroom
• Serviced the bow thruster control planels for the bow and stern thrusters
• New exterior covers (white) for all exterior furniture and controls. Includes the aft
deck bench seat, port and starboard wing controls and spotlights, fly bridge settee, fly bridge table, two helm seats, flybridge counter top with sink and refrigerator,
propane grill on the aft bridge deck
• New sun awning covering the aft bridge deck
• Serviced or replaced, as necessary, the air conditioning chiller system – chiller
pumps, sea water pumps, temperature sensors, antifreeze, control board, solenoid
coils, and other items in the chiller system
• Serviced 10 person life raft and recertified
• Serviced and recertified all portable fire extinguishers
• Removed and cleaned all aluminum deck flooring in the engine room
• Cleaned the lazarette and repainted
• Awlgrip painted substantial portions of the hull Flag Blue
• Awlgrip painted substantial portions of the super structure white
• Interior of the yacht completely cleaned, new upholstery, new
carpets, wood, counter tops, lockers, refrigerators, etc and fully detailed
• Installed new hull zincs
• Refurbished fuel tanks, performed minor welding repairs, cleaned area and repainted
tanks (2015) – pressure washed (6/2017)
• Install new fresh water pumps for the interior
• Serviced the hot water tank and replaced parts as necessary
• New fender covers
• Serviced fresh water tank – empty water, clean out, prep and paint interior
• Installed new depth sounder transducer
• Removed and reconditioned both propellers. Cleaned shafts, bearings, keyways
• Purchased two spare propellers
• Serviced and repaired line cutters
• Repaired shore power cords – 100 amp and (2) 50 amp
• Service the hydraulic steering system – new steering arms and serviced system 2016
• Service engine alternators with new voltage regulators and other parts
• Serviced and repaired, as necessary, the black water system – new pumps, new
diaphragm valves, new control box – Headhunter
• New sea strainers and hoses, valves and other parts – completely replaced 2016
• Repair and replace, as necessary, all teak on the bridge console
• Serviced all door latches
• Serviced and replaced, as necessary, all bilge pumps, hoses, check valves, wiring,
etc – 2016

• Serviced grey water system and replaced parts as necessary
• Serviced engine PTOs – new pumps 2016
• Serviced and replaced, as necessary, the electric windless wiring and bus bar
• Serviced the entire electrical system and repair/replace, as necessary, all GFIs,
alternator regulators, circuit breakers, receptables, lazarette windless control box,
bilge pump wiring, terminal strips for shore power, electrical windless wiring, oil
pressure sensors and switches, and more not listed
• Serviced fuel transfer pump – new pump 2016
• Serviced water maker – new 2016
• Installed new crew shower control valves
• New oil change pump for the engines
• Installed new fuel filters with Racor filters – 30 and 10 microns
• Install new fresh water filters for all interior water outlets
• Clean and seal all exterior teak decking
• Repair holding tank gauges
• Install a new mast head steaming light
• Serviced the hydraulic system with fresh hydraulic oil, new hoses, new oil level sight
gauges, new filters
• Serviced all heads/showers
• Install TV cable system and total boat Wifi plus cellular booster amplifier
HERCULES has had all the ship’s systems serviced, repaired or replaced and currently meets or
exceeds all ABYC (American Boat and Yacht Council) standards for construction, design, safety
and maintenance.
Refit under instruction of Steve D’Antonio and all stability work confirmed by Donald L. Blount
and Associates.

 

 



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