• 65'
  • 2001
  • Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
  • $699,000


  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Builder: GRAND ALASKAN
  • Category: Motor Yacht
  • Model: Flushdeck
  • Model Year: 2001
  • YearBuilt: 2001
  • Year Refit: 2017
  • Refit Type: N/A
  • Tax Paid: N/A
  • Country: United States
  • Registration #: N/A
  • Coast Guard #: N/A
  • Vessel Top: N/A
  • Fly Bridge: Yes
  • Cockpit: Yes
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 4/8 - Crew R/B/S: 0/0/0
  • LOA: 65' 0" (19.81m)
  • LWL: --
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 17' 2" (5.23m)
  • Min Draft: 4' 9" (1.45m)
  • Max Draft: --
  • Clearance: 16' 0" (4.88m)
  • MFG Length: --
  • Cruise Speed: 10 Knots
  • Cruise Speed RPM: --
  • Cruise Speed Range: 650 Miles
  • Max Speed: 16 Knots
  • Max Speed RPM: --
  • Max Speed Range: --
  • Displacement: 80,000 Pounds
  • Gross Tonnage: --
  • Water Capacity: 300 Gallons
  • Holding Tank: --
  • Fuel Capacity: 1,300 Gallons
  • Fuel Consumption: --
  • Berths: N/A
  • Heads: N/A
  • Sleeps: 8
  • State Rooms: 4
  • Crew Berths: N/A
  • Crew Sleeps: N/A
  • Crew Heads: N/A
  • Captains Quarters: No
  • Hull ID: N/A
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Deck Material: Teak and Fiberglass
  • Hull Configuration: N/A
  • Project Manager: N/A
  • Hull Designer: Grand Alaskan
  • Hull Color: N/A
  • Hull Finish: N/A
  • Exterior Designer: Grand Alaskan
  • Interior Designer: Grand Alaskan
  • Manufacturer: Caterpillar
  • Model: 3196
  • Engine Count: Twin
  • Engine Type: N/A
  • Fuel Type: Diesel


The 65-foot (19.81m) Grand Alaskan Bear Necessity is the only flushdeck on the market. This is a beautiful example of an extremely desirable yacht rarely available on the brokerage market.

Bear Necessity is the perfect option for an owner/operator, who’s interested in extended, low maintenance cruising. This always-captain-maintained yacht shows like a new boat inside and out, and has benefitted from continuous upgrades.

Bear Necessity is a classically styled trawler with large, low-maintenance exterior, comprising a full-beam aft cockpit for fishing and diving, covered aft deck for alfresco dining and a huge flybridge with a wet bar, built-in seating, unique outdoors movie theater and plenty of space for tenders & toys.

Having just completed a comprehensive refit period, including a survey of the hull, she's ready for her next owner to enjoy.

2016/2017 Refit items include:
- New antifoul and blister prevention, entire hull stripped down to gelcoat, new barrier coats and multiple layers of antifoul applied
- New propspeed
- New rudder seals
- New shaft cutlass bearings
- Shafts balanced and reconditioned
- New shaft seals
- New stabilizer bearings and seals
- Propellers balanced and tuned
- New LED underwater lights
- Main engine 3,000 hr service
- Generators 3,000 hr service
- New DeAngelo main engine exhaust system from hull to turbos
- Air-conditioning service
- Flybridge detailing and painting
- Bowthruster service
- New water heater
- New washer dryer
- New exterior canvas
- New exterior movie theater
- Overhaul of the fresh & black water systems
- Full rebuild of the davit
- Newer galley appliances
- New exterior furniture
- New BBQ
- Full waxing and gelcoat protection


Bear Necessity can accommodate 6 guests and 2 crew, or 8 guests with true owner/operators.

The cabins are comprised of one full beam master cabin, accessed via a private entrance from the main salon. Two additional double cabins are located in the forward guest area, along with one twin (bunk) cabin which can be used for guests or crew. Each cabin has its own air-conditioning temperature control, and independent SAT TV receiver.

Navigation Equipment

Simrad 60 Mile Radar
Sony Plotter
Furuno GPS

Robertson Rudder Angle Indicator 2 Stations
Simrad Auto Pilot 2 Station
Simrad Wind and Depth Indicator

ICOM VHF Marine Radio in wheelhouse

1 KEP Plotter/Repeater on flybridge
Furuno GPS on flybridge

Electrical Equipment

2 x Northern Lights 16kw Generators, Port 3434 hrs, Stbd 3190 hrs. Both completed 3000hr service 2016

Sentry Engine Battery  Charger 24 V 40 A
24 V  60 A House Charger

Deck Equipment

Cable Master with 2x 50 Ft. 50 Amp Cords

Naiad Stabilizers
Maxwell Windlass
Wesmar Bow Thruster

1500 lb Marquipt Davit with power boom and cable
Jenair grill on flybridge

Mechanical Equipment

2 x Caterpillar 3196 Turbo engines 660hp, Port: 3437 hrs, Stbd: 3445 hrs. 3000hr service completed 2016
2 x Cruise Air Chillers with 7 Blowers and Controls

Tank Tender Fuel/Water Sensor
Trace Engineering Inverter


40 inch Samsung flat screen TV in salon

Bose Home Theatre System
Dish TV System Satellite with 5 receivers

22 Inch Westinghouse flat screen TV in wheelhouse
2 Super Sonic 15 Inch flat screen TV in cabins
1 22 Inch Insignia flat screen TV in VIP cabin
1 32 Inch Samsung flat screen TV in master cabin

Poly Planar Stereo on flybridge
Exterior projection movie theater


GE Profile side-by-side refrigerator/freezer
Broan Compactor
Triton Dishwasher Profile Performance
GE Profile Performance 4-burner cook top
Maytag stainless steel range top microwave
Black&Decker stainless steel under counter toaster oven


Bear Necessity represents one of the best deals on the market. The owner has gone over and above all reasonable expectations to ensure this yacht is passed on to the next owner in exceptional mechanical and cosmetic condition. Reviewing the long list of recent services and upgrades, the new owner can expect to enjoy a very easy and cost effective ownership for the coming years.