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Powered with MTU 16V4000's she comfortably cruises at 20 knots and is capable of speeds up to 26 knots. Balista underwent a major refit with no expenses spared in the fall of 2019 and 2020. She is a highly desirable charter yacht with a consistently strong revenue stream.
Balista has a new stunning interior. Offering a welcoming ambiance, the interior is adorned with beautiful Italian woodwork, stunning marble, and plush furnishings with a cool leather trim. Both the main salon and skylounge provide the perfect settings for hosting guests and unwinding. If seeking a private escape, the fold-out balconies off both sides of the skylounge are ideal. With sliding Asian inspired doors, the balconies also blur the lines between inside and out.
Balista accommodates up to 14 guests in seven staterooms. The main deck master suite is beautifully decorated and features a king-size bed, private office, and his-and-hers en-suite baths. The VIP stateroom offers versatility; it can either be a full-beam stateroom with a lounge or converted to two staterooms. The yacht also has two double-bed staterooms and two twin-bed staterooms.
Balista's vast outdoor living spaces offer options for alfresco dining and lounging. The sundeck features sun loungers aft, a Jacuzzi in the middle, and U-shaped seating under umbrellas and a bar forward. On the skylounge aft is alfresco dining and lounging. The yacht’s main deck aft has another lounging area.
Sleeps up to 14 guests in 7 staterooms, plus crew accommodations for up to 10 in 6 cabins.
The Master stateroom features a full beam cabin on main deck with His and Hers bathrooms, walk-in wardrobe, and spacious Owner’s study.
Guest accommodations include a full beam VIP stateroom (can be converted into two cabins), two twin staterooms each including a Pullman berth, and two double staterooms.
Every stateroom has its own ensuite bathroom and fitted with TV and stereo system.
Engineer’s cabin with double berth, study space and ensuite bathroom.
3 x twin bunked cabins with ensuite bathrooms.
2 x single cabins with ensuite bathrooms.
Crew Mess with adequate seating at dining tables plus fridge, sink, serving space and TV.
Built in 2013 by Cantieri di Pisa, Balista has fiberglass hull and superstructure, with teak decks.
Engine Type: 2 x MTU 16V4000 M93 diesels @ 4,670 Hp each
Gearboxes for Main Engines: 2 x ZF 9050A
Drive: Prop shaft
Generators & Electricity
Output: 220/380V/3 Phase/50 Hz
Generators: 2 x 100 kW Kohler rebuilt in fall of 2019
Shore Power: 380V/3 Phase/50 Hz, 125 Amp
Shore Power Converters: 2 x ASEA
ABT Trac ZERO speed stabilizers
Watermakers: 2 x Idromar MC5S
Bow Thrusters: Hydrosystem BT120 851
Steering System: BCS
Rudder Angle Indicator: Sperry
Fuel Separator & Filtration: (2) NFV fuel conditioning
Sewage System: Hamann
Fire/Bilge Pump: Gianneschi
Satlink FB 150 – Inmarsat Fleet broadband
Furuno Felcom 15 Inmarsat system C
Seatel 4010 33 VSAT
Telephone System: Panasonic KXDTA 100 NE PBX
2 x Furuno FR FM8800S VHF RT – Class A with DSC
Furuno FS 1570 SSB RT with DSC
Cellular Phone System:
(2) Burnside 3G
WiFi LAN system with Livewire access controller
2 x McMurdo GMDSS portable VBHF R/T
Radar: Furuno SBand FAR 2137 10ft antenna
Furuno XBand FAR 2117 6.5ft antenna
Gyrocompass: Sperry Navigat X MK2
Magnetic Compass: Sperry Jupiter
Auto Pilot: Sperry C Plath Navipilot 4000
Depth Sounder: Furuno FE700
GPS: 2 x Furuno GP150
Wind Instruments: Furuno Wind & Weather center
Chart Plotter: Transas digital chart system, Maxsea digital chart system
Log: Furuno DS80 doppler log
Navtex: Furuno NX700B
Monitors: 4 x Furuno 19” color
Misc: Furuno FA150 AIS
Pioneer 60” & 50” Plasma TV’s in salon & master stateroom
Sony 37”, 32”, & 26” TV’s elsewhere
Pioneer, Teac & Bose components for amplifiers,
Docking stations, etc.
Nevo remote control of AV
Seatel SatTV antenna
Humax Sat TV receivers
Stereo Music System:
All cabins, main salon, and all deck areas
2 x Large fridge / freezers
Separate chilled larder in bow with (2) custom fridge/freezers
3 x Icemakers
2 x Bar fridges
1 x Dishwasher
Fridge and freezer
CCTV System: Panasonic
Cameras: 2 x PAN WV Panasonic color
2 x PAN WV Panasonic Vandal proof color camera flush mount
PAN WJ Panasonic digital hard drive recorder
Life Rafts: 4 x 12 person Zodiac fitted with emergency packs
Life Buoys: 8 x, 2 with self igniting light + smoke signal, 2 with 30m buoyant lines, 2 with self igniting light
Life Jackets: 6 x Adult inflatable, 25 x Adult with light and whistle (self inflating), 5 x Child
EPIRBS: Ship’s safe Captain’s cabin and Master stateroom
Fire Fighting Equipment:
Fire detection and alarm system in the machinery space and throughout the vessel
Fire main water system
Fixed fire extinguishing system, installed in the machinery compartment
Portable fire extinguishers
4 x Fireman outfit sets
2 x 9 liter portable foam extinguishers in the engine room
2 x Fire axes, 4.5 lb head
Electric alarm panel in the wheelhouse with smoke and heat detectors, panic button + alarm bells
An emergency fire pump
Galley exhaust ducts fitted with local manual control shutters
5 liter CO2 fire extinguisher in machinery room + close to electric switchboards
Portable foam applicator in engine room
2 x Fire blankets, coated glass fiber, 180x120 cm
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2 x Seabob
2 x Yamaha VX Deluxe waverunner
21' (6.5m) high inflatable water-slide
*Not for sale or charter to US residents while in US waters.