Baysmart Express 1978 100' SWIFTSHIPS Commercial Vessel
Galveston United States $3,200,000 USD
“Baysmart Express” is a one-of-a-kind Custom Training Vessel in outstanding condition. She began at a 1978 Swift Ships Crew Boat that was fully converted in 2015 to a passenger vessel for a Maritime Academy. Just under 9 million was invested in her full restoration and it shows throughout. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to acquire a very special and one-of-a-kind vessel.
- Current Inspections & COI’s
- 97 Passengers/104 Persons Bays, Lakes & Sounds
- Accommodations for 20 Passengers & 4 Crew
- 6 Heads
- Handicap Accessible
- Commercial Kitchen
- 3200 Gallons of Fuel
- 1500 Gallons of Potable Water
- Hydraulic Bow Thruster
- Wing Helm Station Port Side
- Under 700 HRS on Caterpillar C-18’s
- (2) Kohler 55KW Generators Powered by John Deere FWC (under 850Hrs)
- Reverse Osmosis Desalinator
Beautiful and very well maintained. Please reach out for 3D Walk Thru of the entire vessel.
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100’ Aluminum hull passenger vessel with twin diesel engines & generator. Single steering station from upper deck pilot house. Wing helm station on port side upper deck.
Seating on upper deck and lower deck.
Accommodations for 20 Passengers & 4 crew in below deck berths.
Blue hull, white decks with white superstructure.
The United States Coast guard database shows this vessel has held a Certificate of Inspection since 2015. The vessel shows it is current on its COI through 07/20/2025
Life Saving Equipment
118, U.S Coast Guard, Type I approved life preservers.
20 U.S. Coast Guard Type I approved child vests
2 50-person inflatable type USCG approved life rafts
4 30” diameter, plastic USCG approved ring buoys, two with water lights, and retrieving line, and two with retrieving lines only
3 Industrial type First-Aid Kits
1 Class 406 EPIRB
Smoke & Heat Detectors
Fire Fighting Apparatus
(3) 5 lb. dry chemical USCG Classification, B-II, portable fire extinguishers, located one each in pilothouse, forward main passenger cabin, and aft main passenger cabin.
(4) 10 lb. dry chemical type USCG Classification B-II portable fire extinguishers located two each in main saloon, and one each in galley, and passenger bunk room
One Fixed HFC-227 type USCG Classification BIII
One Fixed HFC-227 type USCG Classification BIII located forward in bow thruster void
One Each 15 lb. CO2 USCG Classification B-II in main passenger cabin and aft deck locker
Four 20 lb. CO2 type USCG Classification BII located one ea. In lazarette, engine room, aft locker, and main saloon
One bulkhead mounted fire axe located on aft cabin bulkhead
Fixed Fire Fighting Systems: One, electric powered 1 ½” diameter centrifugal pump with piped fire main to two fire stations located one each at port and starboard main deck fittings. Each station equipped with hose rack, valve, one 1 ½” diameter X 50’ fire hose, one adjustable nozzle and one spanner wrench
Electronic Single Lever Controls
Furno MFD, Navnet 3D 64 mile range, radar, depth & GPS
Furuno Model:TZT14, Multi-Function Radar, Sounder, Weather, Auto Pilot, GPS & Chart Plotter
Maretron TSM800C Alarm Monitor System
Furuno FA-150, UAIS Transponder Unit
Furno FI-150, Wind Angle Unit
Furno Nautec Receiver NX-700 A/B Weather Alert
Mastervolt Charge Master Monitor
Kohler Generator Monitor
Sea Fire Firestop Control Panel
Jotron Internal Communication system
Swann Compartment Video Monitor
ICOM M504 VHF
ICOM M604 VHF
Furuno FS-1503 SSB Transceiver
208/110 Volt Power Supply from Ships service generators or dockside shore power with main switch panel, distribution/breaker panels, transformers for low voltage circuits, switch boxes, motor control boxes, and plastic covered marine type wiring. Watertight, marine type, and weathertight, industrial type, exterior fixtures. Marine type interior fixtures
DC Systems: 12 Volt DC Power is supplied by numbers, gel type, 12-volt storage batteries, with ON/Off Marine type battery switches
Batteries are charged by Charge Master, 20-amp. Battery chargers and engine alternators.
Alarm Systems: Audible type, indicating abnormal cooling water temperature, and/or lubricating oil pressure. System installed on propulsion engines and generator engines. Generator engines further protected with automatic shut-down switches. Bilge alarm system reportedly installed in all bilge spaces.
Fuel system: Two, integral aluminum tanks, with shut-off valves at tanks, steel piping manifold, strainers, filter, flex lines at engines, screened vents on tanks. US Coast Guard Emergency Shut Down System, with switches located, and marked, on Port & Starboard main deck.
Potable Water system: Two, independent, aluminum tanks, with shut-off valves at tanks. Stainless steel and plastic piping, manifold, fittings, one 40 gallon electric water heater, and one electric powered pressure unit, complete with pump and surge tank.
Air System: One, single-cylinder, electric-powered compressor unit with automatic start-stop switch, one receiver tank, steel piping, valves and fittings
Marine Sewage Disposal System: One Fast, Mode: MX3 Sewage Treatment System, (3) Chillers for Central A/C System
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