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Specifications

Name: MASTERPLAN
Builder: Paular
Model: Custom Cockpit MY
Length: 76' 0" (23m)
Beam: 17' 3" (5.26m)
Year Built / Refit: 1969
Speed: 11 / 15
Engines: 2 x Caterpillar 3406
Staterooms: 2
Flag: USA
 
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Walkthrough

Boarding of the yacht is into the Cockpit or via midship boarding gates and onto the covered side decks.

From the Cockpit there are steps to the Aft Deck currently configured as a Dining Salon. 

A sliding door centerline gives access to the Main Salon.  To port and starboard are wing doors to the covered side decks.

The Main Salon has a couch to starboard, two chairs to port, the main entertainment center and steps to the accommodations below.  Below are two very similar king bed en suite Master Cabins with plenty of storage.

Forward from the Salon is the Pilothouse with port and starboard wing doors, a centerline helm and a three person helm seat aft.

Forward and down several steps is the Galley and Dinette, further forward is the Captain’s Cabin with a double and a single berth plus an en suite Head.

The Engine Room is accessed from a full size door in the Cockpit. 

Flybridge access is from the Pilothouse or the Aft Deck.

The Flybridge has a centerline helm, full electronics and ample seating. 

The Boat Deck is aft.

Aft Deck/Dining Salon

Entered from the Cockpit on the portside of the Aft Deck/Dining Salon has a large round granite table with six upholstered chairs on centerline.  A ten light LED light fixture is above the table. 

To port is a row of four varnished oak cabinets for dinnerware storage.  Aft are six varnished oak drawers and one cabinet.

To starboard is a wet bar area with a U Line icemaker, sink under a hinged top, a twin door Edgestar red/white wine cooler, two cabinets and a drawer.

The entire perimeter has opening windows, with mini blinds port and starboard.

Above are nine additional LED lights.  Forward to port is a ladder to the Boat Deck.  Centerline is a sliding door with beveled glass panels into the Main Salon.

The sole of this area is varnished teak planks.  To both port and starboard are hinged wing doors.

Main Salon

Just forward is the Main Salon.  This area has a carped sole. 

To starboard is a three to four person leather sofa with built in end tables fore and aft, the aft one has three drawers and access to the area’s air handler.  The forward end table has a cabinet, a drawer and a top loading storage area used for the yacht’s manuals.  Each end table has a table lamp.  Above the sofa are large side windows with mini blinds.

To port starting aft “Stressless” leather recliner and footstool followed by an end table with two cabinets and a drawer.  Above is a table lamp.  Next forward is an occasional chair.  Above are matching windows and blinds to those starboard.  Further forward is a Lucite enclosure for the steps to the two suites below deck. 

All the way forward is the yacht’s entertainment center.  Included is a 40” Vizio LCD TV, a Direct TV receiver, a Sony AM/FM/video receiver, Sony 200 disc CD player, a Pioneer dual cassette player, a Mitsubishi VHS player, a Sony Blue Ray player and a Monster Audio six zone stereo speakers selector.  Outboard to port is a full size closet with additional electronics including a Panasonic phone PBX system.  Outboard to starboard is a hinged door to the Pilothouse.

Also in the Salon are 21 LED light fixtures on a dimmer, Bose stereo speakers and a liberal use of mirrors.

 

Accommodation Companionway

Down eight carpeted steps are the two main cabins. 

A linen locker is port and a mirrored wall is starboard.  The overhead is mirrored with rope lights at the perimeter.

Forward is the Master and aft is the nearly identical Guest Cabin.

Master Cabin

Forward is the Master Cabin.  The king size berth is off the forward bulkhead.  There are four drawers below the berth.  The forward bulkhead is mirrored and has reading lights.

To starboard is L shaped cabinetry with 13 oak drawers, a centerline vanity and two sliding cabinets with a hidden safe outboard.  The outboard bulkhead is mirrored and has two opening portholes. 

Aft is a full size auto lit hanging locker and the entrance to the Master Head.

To port the oak cabinetry nearly matches but with 15 drawers, two open bookshelves and a matching auto lit hanging locker.

Aft is a 26” Toshiba LED TV with an adjacent VHS/CD player and built in stereo speakers.  Above are nine halogen mini spots on a dimmer.  There are fluorescent lights at the perimeter of the berth.

Master Head

The Master Head is aft to starboard.  The oak vanity has two cabinet doors below a cultured marble countertop with molded sink above.

Two sliding mirrored medicine cabinet doors are above.

A small tub with a mosaic tile and glass tile surround has wall mounted and wall mounted and handheld shower fixtures. 

The sole of the Head is carpeted and the overhead and in board bulkhead is mirrored. 

Above are three halogen dimmable lights.

VIP Cabin

Aft of the Master is the VIP Cabin.  It is remarkably similar to the Master Cabin.  A king size berth is off the aft bulkhead.  Below the berth are two drawers and dimmable fluorescent lighting at the perimeter.

The entire headboard is mirrored with built in reading lights above and on the aft bulkhead.  To starboard starting forward is a hanging locker followed by an oak chest of 13 drawers in an L shape configuration to also serve as a nightstand.  Above the drawers is a mirrored bulkhead with two inset opening portholes.

To port is a similar L shape configuration with 14 drawers, a vanity plus the mirrored bulkhead, opening portholes and hanging locker.

Also in this cabin are two forward facing bookshelves, a carpeted sole, a 26” Vizio LED TV, a Panasonic Blue Ray player, built in stereo speakers and nine dimmable halogen mini spots.

VIP Head

Forward to port is the VIP Head.  The oak vanity has two cabinet doors below a cultured marble countertop with molded sink. 

The toilet is a Head Hunter jet head.  The stall shower has a mosaic tile interior and a handheld or wall mountable fixture.  There is also a medicine cabinet, opening porthole and a mirrored overhead and outboard bulkhead. 

The sole is carpet.  Three dimmable track lights plus under cabinet light provide adjustable lighting. 

Pilothouse

The Pilothouse has excellent visibility with a three panel windshield with large sliding port and starboard Pilothouse door.

The helm is centerline.  A three person helm seat is aft with four drawers and a sliding footrest below.

Above the helm seat is the main electrical panel and VHF radio.

Aft to port are steps to the Flybridge.  To starboard is the door to the Salon.

Forward to starboard are steps to the Galley and Crew Cabin.

The sole is varnished teak planking.

Equipment includes:

Panish cable controls for clutches & throttles
Wood helm wheel
Side Power integrated hydraulic bow & stern thruster controls
Full set of analog engine gauges
Full set of analog generator gauges
Datamarine Sandpiper digital depth finder
Robertson AP/20 auto pilot
Danforth 4” magnetic compass
FLIR night vision camera
Furuno VX2 Navnet 10.9” screen 45 mile radar/plotter/depth
PC based nav system w/Time Zero software
PC & screen, new 2017
AIS in Furno Navnet
SEA 156 VHF
Furuno FS-1503 SSB
Gyro Gale stabilizer controls
(2) Chart drawers
(2) Cabinets at helm
(2) Drawers & one cabinet to starboard
Hinged helm for wiring access
(3) Windshield wipers
(4) Fuel gauges
Windlass controls
Fire system controls
(2) AC vents from Galley system

Galley

The Galley is down and accessed via seven curved steps from the outboard side of the Wheelhouse. 

An L shaped dinette is to starboard and the Galley appliances also in an L shape is to port.

Features and equipment of this area include:

Vinyl planked sole
Uba Tuba granite dinette tabletop
L shaped settee recently recovered w/storage below
Maytag stainless steel double oven & glass top 4 burner range
Deep stainless steel sink
Removable spray faucet
Drinking water tap
Soap dispenser
Stainless steel countertops
Combomatic washer/dryer
GE Monogram stainless steel two door refrigerator, freezer w/ice & water in the door
Under counter lighting
Port & starboard side windows w/wood blinds
(31) Cabinet doors!
(4) Drawers
Side out trash bin
(4) Sliding cabinet doors
Tile backsplash
Vizio 26” LED TV
Port & starboard track lighting
Overhead “Aquarium” light fixture
GE over counter stainless steel microwave w/work light & exhaust fan

Crew Area

The Captain’s Quarters is next forward.

Immediately to starboard is a raised double berth with forward windows and an opening porthole above.  Below the berth is a cabinet with a Kenmore Heavy Duty dryer, a half height hanging locker and five drawers.

Forward is an athwartship single berth with five matching drawers and two large storage cabinets below.

Aft is a access to the private Head.  Also in this cabin is a vinyl sole, hatch to the bilge, two reading lights and a dressing mirror on the inside of the door.

Above is an escape hatch to the Foredeck.

Crew Head

The Crew Head is to port and includes a newer Head Hunter toilet, vanity with stainless sink and a curtain shower with a tile sole and a handheld or wall mounted fixture.

Foredeck

Ideal aluminum bow pulpit
Ideal vertical windlass w/capstan & wildcat
(2) Foot switches for windlass
Delta stainless steel anchor w/all chain rode
Chain locker w/hinged deck access
Teak decks
Raised bulwarks
Varnished teak toe rails
Aluminum bow rail in bow pulpit area
(2) Bow cleats
(3) Clamp on rod holders on bow pulpit
Burgee staff & socket on bow pulpit
Varnished teak cap rails
Built in aluminum bow seat
Stainless steel handrails on Coach Roof
Dorado box type ventilation on Coach Roof
Black Textulene windshield cover on Pilothouse
(2) ACR RCL-50 Remote control searchlights on windshield brow
Hailer horn
Khalenburg triple air horns
Marquipt Tide Ride six step boarding ladder
Rail break port & starboard at Pilothouse
International Navigation lights
Sliding Pilothouse doors
Overhand on side decks
(4) Overhead lights port & (4) starboard on catwalk
Handrail on side decks at catwalk

Flybridge

Carpet over a painted aluminum sole
Center helm
Centerline aluminum bar unit w/Avanti fridge/freezer, sink & storage
Aft sun cushion over large custom storage box
Port & starboard deck boxes w/cushions
Hatch & railing to Aft Deck Dining Salon ladder
Tracvision M-3 Sat TV
1999 Zodiac 350 Pro Jet tender
Davit rated at 1000 lbs. approx..
Aluminum radar arch w/folding mast
Meal/absent lights
(2) Furuno open radar scanners
Speakers & lights on radar arch
(2) Loose bar height chairs
Fore/aft facing companion seat
Russian Military spec fixed binocular system
Fixed Bimini top

Helm Equipment

Le Broc Heavy Duty helm chair w/footrests
Centerline helm
Panish engine controls (ball bearing cables)
Analog engine gauges
Sidepower hydraulic bow & stern thruster controls
Furuno Nav Net II radar/plotter/depth in Nav pod enclosure
Datamarine Link digital depth
Furuno GP 32 GPS Waas Navigator
Standard Horizon Nova + VHF
Standard Horizon LHD hailer
Icom M-502 VHF w/DSC
(2) ACR spotlight controls
19” View ERA LCD monitor for PC based plotting system (remote from below)
Simrad AP 20 autopilot
(3) Cabinet doors under helm
Windlass controls
Start/stop controls
Venturi windscreen
Ritchie electronic compass
120 Volt circulation fan below Flybridge Helm Station

Cockpit

Cockpit addition was added in 1979/81 during refit at Rolly Marine, Ft. Lauderdale
Aluminum nonskid sole
Walk through transom door
Mustang capstan, warping windlass
(7) Clamp on rod holders
Teak hatch accessing under Cockpit Lazarette area
Varnished teak cap rails
Stern ensign & socket
Cockpit sink w/garbage disposal (chum grinding)
3 Door Cockpit tackle center w/(16) drawers
Full height Engine Room access door
Cockpit sunshade for Aft Dining Salon windows
Portable above deck live well
(3) Aluminum steps to Aft Dining Salon
(2) Manual fire pulls for fire control system
Aluminum & teak swim platform
Hydraulic stern thruster
Hinged top bait center w/cutting board & knife holder
Aft facing halogen floodlights
(2) Aft facing cameras
Under gunwale rod storage
Cockpit shower

Engine Room

1979 375 HP 3406 CAT main engines rated at 2100 RPM
GB 2:1 ratio Marine transmissions
Auto Halon fire system, Engine Room & Lazarette
Panish cable controls for clutches & throttles
2 ¾” Stainless steel prop shafts
Main props 31” x 25” four blade
(2) Spare props
Full keel protection of running gear
(2) 120 Volt forced air Engine Room blower
(6) Auto manual bilge pumps
(2) Shower sumps
(5) Cruiseair AC compressors
Craftsman 110 volt household air compressor
Torrid 30 gallon stainless steel water heater w/engine heat exchanger
Sea Recovery 400 GPD watermaker w/pre filter & oil/water separator
32 Volt 5 point reversible oil change system, valved at Cockpit
32 Volt fuel transfer pump w/Racor filter
Air Sep crankcase ventilation system
Shaft Saver Vulcan couplings on engines
Approx. 60 gal. new lube oil tank
Approx. 60 gal. waste lube oil tank
(2) Underwater lights
AC Engine Room lights
Telephone shore fitting in Engine Room
“Husky” (10) drawer toolbox in Engine Room
Headhunter Tidal Wave TW-SOB USCG Type II
Shafts have “Spurs” line cutters waste treatment system
Dual Racor 1000’s for each engine
Single Racor 500’s for each generator
Gyro Gale 4 fin stabilizers
Hynautic hydraulic steering system
6 Gallon Raritan water heater for Crew Cabin
(2) Engine Room cameras
Fiberglass engine mufflers
Headhunter house water pump w/UV light
Workbench in Engine Room w/vice & grinder
Manual CAT Engine Room gauges
4 Step Marquipt vertical ladder
(4) Aluminum steps into Engine Room
(38) Individual parts drawers
Safe in Engine Room
GFCI outlets

Electrical System

12 Volt/32 volt DC electrical system
120 Volt/240 volt AC electrical system
Onan 21.5 KW generator, 725 hours
Onan 21.5 KW generator, 797 hours
Start Power 12 volt 40 amp battery charger
Charles 32 volt 40 amp battery charger
(4) 8 Vol t& (16) 12 volt for a 32 volt system house & engine battery bank
(4) 6 Volt for 12 volt generator start circuit
Quick Silver galvanic isolator
(6) Battery switches
(2) Aft 50 amp shore cord inlets & cables
Electrical bonding system
(2) 32 Volt engine driven alternators
(2) 15 KVA isolation transformers
Main electrical panel with:
(12) 12 volt breaker protected circuits
12 Volt analog mp & voltmeters
(28) 32 volt breaker protected circuits
(2) 32 Volt analog voltmeters & (2) amp meters
(94) 110 Volt breaker protected circuits
(3) 220 Volt breaker protected circuits
(8) Rotary Source selector switches
Englehard corrosion monitor (Capac system)
Simpson frequency meter
AC Analog voltmeter
(2) Analog AC amp meters
(2) Fire system indicators
High water bilge alarm indicators

Construction Notes

Originally built in 1969 by Paular or Toronto, Canada, a builder of ships by the Canadian Coast Guard, she was originally 67’, had Vee drives and a traditional three cabin plus crew arrangement.

During 1978 – 1980 while called LADY IRETE the owner contracted JB Hargrave to design a 9’ hull extension by way of a fishing cockpit.  At that time it was decided to repower the boat with 3406 CATs, mounted in a conventional engine/transmission/shaft arrangement.  The worklist grew and grew during which the Flybridge was extended forward five feet, the interior gutted to the tank tops and the general arrangement fitted with two nearly identical staterooms.

Copious notes and photos document the process from first sketches to photos of Jack Hargrave aboard for the first sea trial.

Next called SEA HAWK she enjoyed a caring owner but when purchased as MASTERPLAN her upgrades continued in a big way.  Her owner was a fan of new innovations and added them to MASTERPLAN as soon as they were available.  Among these are hydraulic bow and stern thrusters, Head Hunter toilets and waste treatment system, newer generators, FLIR night vision and a bulbous bow, etc., etc.

Remarks

Available only because of the passing of her loving owner, MASTERPLAN has a great history of careful owners who lavished her with care.  She is a strongly built aluminum motoryacht with years of service yet under her keel.

Exclusions

While every effort was made to list all pertinent included equipment aboard MASTERPLAN, there are some personal belongings aboard.  Prospective purchasers should assume any item not specifically mentioned herein will not convey at closing.