AVONDALE LADY

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Specifications

Name: AVONDALE LADY
Builder: HATTERAS
Model: 74 CPMY
Length: 74' 0" (22m)
Year Built / Refit: 1989
Engines: 2 x Detroit Diesel 12V-71TA
Staterooms: 4
Flag: USA
 
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Description

This is a custom 74’ Hatteras originally designed to the requirements of NASCAR legend Dale Earnhart, Sr. in 1989 who wanted a luxury yacht capable of off shore fishing. The yacht was equipped per his specifications with big game fishing gear including Rupp outriggers, bait chillers, freezers, ice makers, fighting chair, cockpit engine controls, specialized outdoor lighting, extra long range fuel tanks and custom cockpit electronics all at a cost of 2.2 million dollars. The vessel has multiple radars, autopilots, fishfinders, chartplotters and radio systems. It is equipped to run far offshore to get game fish such as marlin, sailfish and tuna. The vessel comes with long range short wave radio transceivers, weather receivers and satellite systems.

Engines
Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Detroit
Year Built: 1989
Engine Model: 12V-71TA
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Starboard
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 850 HP

Engine 2:
Engine Brand: Detroit
Year Built: 1989
Engine Model: 12V-71TA
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Port
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 850 HP

Accommodations

FOUR CABIN, FOUR HEAD LAYOUT
There are four sleeping areas including owners quarters, vip quarters, guest quarters and crew’s quarters. There are four bathrooms, each with showers as well as a jacuzzi in the case of the owner’s quarters. A full service galley contains high end cooking equipment, dishwasher, built in blender and a breakfast nook.  

The vessel comes with a pbx telephone system for each room with satellite connectivity, integrated cell phone and intercom capability.

 

 


Galley

There are two bar areas, a Gennair grill, multiple ice makers, multiple refrigerators, custom glassware cabins and deep bar sinks.

Magic Chef 4 burner stove and oven 
Kitchen Aid trash compactor 
Daewoo Refrigerator
Sharp microwave oven
Garbage disposal
Plentiful storage and cabinetry

 

 


Entertainment

All living areas come with AC and DC lighting with indirect, direct, adjustable and outdoor lighting.

The entertainment system includes multiple smart HDTVs, a stereo system with speakers in every living area, multiple am/fm/cd radios distributed throughout and a satellite tracking system capable of receiving Direct TV. There is a high gain off air TV antenna that has amplification and distribution throughout the vessel as well as a cable distribution system.

 

 


Flybridge/Deck

FLYBRIDGE
Custom fixed Hard Top with 3-side enclosure
Custom companion & helm seat on Flybridge
Bow sun lounge and seating with cushions
Custom tables on flybridge
Four bar stoolsWet bar w/Scottsman icemaker and Kitchen Aide refrigerator 
Custom built-in Jennaire grill
U-shape seating for 6 behind Captain chairs
Marquipt stainless stairs to Flybridge from Pilothouse 

UPPER DECK
Marquipt davit w/chocks & tie downs 
Dunnage boxes forward deck and flybridge

COCKPIT
Cockpit freezer & refrigerator
Cockpit controls with thruster radio and echo sounder 
RUPP Outriggers
Pompanette Fighting chair
4 rod holders in cockpit
Lucite aft salon door
Freshwater washdown
Boarding ladder & stairs
Swim platform

LOWER and FORWAD DECK
Marquipt boarding ladders
Side stanchions w/lifelines
Box pulpit w/rails
Electric windlass w/300' chain
Danforth anchor and extra anchor 

Hull is finished with Imron hull color is white

 

 

 


Electrical

110V 220 volt AC system
Two (2) 20 KW Onan generators (approx 2300 hrs each)
Automatic battery charger
Dockside electrical cable
Glendenning auto retractable cable master port and starboard sides 
Transformer protected shorepower systems

12V; 24 volt DC system
(6) batteries with parallel switch
Magnetic circuit breaker
US approved tin coated wring
Full electrical, AC, waste, water and fuel access port and starboard side

 

 


Engines and Mechanical Features

Detroit Diesel 12-71 TA Port 2065 hrs Starboard 1945 hrs
Wesmar bow thruster 
Coolant recovery system
Hynautic hydraulic wheel steering
Trim tabs
Acoustical & thermal insulation
Electric overboard discharging head
Raw water sea strainers
Lube oil storage tank

6 CruiseAir reverse cycle a/c systems
Lube oil transfer system
Niad stabilizers
850 GPD Watermaker
(2) bilge blowers

Racor dual stage fuel filter-main eng 
Engine fuel shut-off antisiphon valve 
CO2 fire control system
Engine synchronizer with emergency Stop 
Racor fuel filter on generators
(6) Auto bilge pumps
Dripless stuffing boxes

 

 

 

 

 

 


Electronics

Flybridge:
Robertson autopilot
Icom IM504 VHF radio
Northstar 951GPS
Northstar 961 Chartplotter Datamarine speed/depth indicator Furuno 48 mile radar
Seatel 322 SATCOM
Richie Constellation gyrocompass

SATELLITE TV

RCL 100 search light
Sony stereo
Pilothouse:
Robertson Autopilot
Sea 322 SSB radio with Necode
Northstar 961 XD GPS
Furuno 72 mile daylight radar
Icom M 120 VHF radio
Icom Hailer
Trimble Navtrac GPS
Datamarine 3200 digital speed/depth indicator 
Furuno Navtex NX500 receiver
Ritchie Compass