141' 1" (43.00m)

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Fort Lauderdale Florida
$9,980,000 USD

The 2006 141' 1" HIKE METAL PRODUCTS & SHIP BUILDING LTD Expedition Yacht MARCATO is a yacht for sale located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. Extremely long range commercial grade explorer yacht.  Efficient, stabilized and shallow draft while also proven world capable with recent 20,000 miles voyages.  ABS Class full displacement steel / aluminum.  Refit of interior décor and living areas in 2018. Unique vessel ready for world exploration. Contact the yacht broker to receive more information or schedule a showing of this yacht for sale in today!

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LENGTH 141' 1" (43.00m)
BUILT (REFIT) 2006 (2018)
BEAM 31' 9" (9.68m)
MX SPEED 14 Knots 16 MPH
LOCATION Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
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Detailed Specification

Builder Hike Metal Products & Ship Building Ltd.
Type      Full Displacement Expedition Yacht
Year 2006
Refit 2018
Naval Architect Guarino & Cox
Exterior Designer Guarino & Cox
Interior Designer Gold Coast Design Studio Inc.
Flag        Jamaica
LOA 141’01” 43.00m
LWL 130’00” 39.62m
Beam 31’09” 9.68m
Minimum Draft                 7’06” 2.29m
Maximum Draft 7’07” 2.31m
GT 491 GT                
Net Tons                              147
Displacement 520 tons             
Construction                      Steel Hull, Steel and Aluminium Superstructure
Class ABS +MCA
Accommodations 12 Guests in 5 Staterooms
  7 Crew in 4 Cabins
Designed and built in 2006 as a true no nonsense explorer yacht with emphasis on performance and low maintenance operations.   Unlike many conversion explorer vessels MARCATO is quiet and vibration free while having luxurious yacht ammenties and comforts.   Huge tender/ toy stowage capabilities and limitless world capabilities.  

Steel / Aluminum commercial grade construction


7600 nautical mile range at 10 knots @ 35 gal/hour total consumption


Extremely stable and proven ocean passage making vessel ballasted and stabilized


Low Maintenance exterior / 2018 refitted yacht interior


Quantum 4 fin at rest stabilization


Built and maintained to American Bureau of Shipping classification


Under 500 GT/ MCA compliant for charter


Significant refit in 2018/ Rybovich, Palm Beach


Shallow draft of 8 feet / 2.2 m


2018 multi million Dollar refit including repainted and interior accommodations redesigned and decorated

MARCATO is a traditional explorer style design with main accommodations aft and large tween deck area for tender stowage forward.  This allows significant and secure toy/tender stowage, excellent accommodation areas and exceptional pilothouse visibility.
There are 5 total Owner and Guest staterooms.  The owners suite is located on the second deck above the main deck and has a private lounge and open aft lounging deck area.  The 4 double guest staterooms are on the lower deck as well as the gym and crew quarters.  The engine room and mechanical areas are large, efficiently laid out and easy to service.  There is excellent deck space for lounging, dining or enjoying the views as well as great access to the water via the large swim platform aft. 
The Main deck has a generous saloon and dining area designed for relaxed luxury in contemporary light tones.  There is a large seating area outside on the aft deck and wide walk around side decks forward.  Master Suite is located on owner’s Deck above the saloon equipped with a large private stateroom with King bed and refitted his/her head.  The skylounge aft of the master can be a private owner’s area or a bar/ lounge and private deck aft. The owner’s suite has ample his/hers wardrobe space and enjoys the best views aboard the yacht.
The four guest en-suite guest staterooms on the lower deck include two spaciously designed queen staterooms and two oversized twin staterooms with over sized twin beds.  All guestrooms are simply decorated for comfort and relaxation while also being in the lower levels of the yacht for stability of motion.  A central corridor joins the Guest staterooms with the exercise gym and beyond a fire door to the crew areas and technical areas aft.
There are multiple Dining areas that provide excellent diversity ranging from elegant formal dining on the main deck forward of the main salon. A large dining table on the aft main deck provides an alfresco option. The breakfast nook in the galley proves to be very popular at anytime of day. There is a dining table on the owners deck. The flybridge deck above the pilothouse also features a large bar with 360 degree views.
Exercise Room/Gym
Between the guest and crew accommodation areas there is a large exercise room with overhead height to allow full extension of free weights while standing. This space doubles as a massage spa.
The crew area forward enjoys a spacious lounge and large crew galley located on main deck forward and separated from main deckhouse. This galley has its own appliances, a large settee and dining table, desk and TV. This area is accessed via the crew companionway stairs below or from a large watertight door aft from the tender deck. This arrangement provides exceptional privacy for the owner and crew.  Three crew cabins are forward on the lower deck and are separated from the guest staterooms s by a watertight door that allows interior access and passage to the guest companionway for service and passage in inclement weather. The crew cabins are large with full sized berths, large private heads and showers, and are very well appointed.
The Captains cabin located aft of the pilothouse. This spacious cabin and private head is close to the bridge and navigation desk.
Aft Deck: longitudinally planked teak decking with margin boards and a 316L brushed stainless steel cap rail
not found on commercial vessels. Two large cabinets with gloss white Microglass tops contain a U-Line refrigerator with external cooling fan, Franke bar sink with Grohe fixture. Fifteen dimmable overhead lights and four stereo speakers are flush mounted in the overhead. There is also a security camera and cockpit flood lights. Two hydraulic warping windlasses and bits are located port and starboard with stainless steel fairleads in the bulwarks. An exquisitely crafted, large, teak dining table with inlays and high gloss finish is mounted on stanchions. A built-in lounge seat is facing forward and moveable chairs face aft to easily accommodate ten at the table for dining under the covered aft deck, which also features a full Eisenglass enclosure.
Swim Platform / Cockpit: A large teak cockpit with stainless capped bulwarks and transom door provide easy access to the full-beam teak swim platform that features a custom carbon-fiber swim ladder for easy access to tenders and floating docks. Towing bits and fairleads are 316L stainless steel. A removable sunshade provides shelter from sun or rain. Access to the lazarette via an oversized watertight door provides easy access to line storage, water sports equipment, ice machine, tender fueling station and engine room access. Fishing rod holders are mounted in the bulwark might as well troll dinner on a passage.
Pilothouse: Located on the 3rrd deck and above the owner’s  deck and below the sundeck allowing superb visibility and excellent comfort at sea. Pilothouse windows are raked forward and equipped with de-fogging vents and Wynn Marine window wipers with washers. Port and starboard pilothouse doors allow easy access to wing control stations and external stairway to upper and lower decks. There is a raised seating area aft of the helm area, a navigation desk and proper chart table with full size chart storage drawers. An excellent array of navigation and communication electronics features a 40" electronic chart table and complete redundancy is installed and ergonomically arranged for long passages.
Main Engines                     2 x 1000hp @ 1600 RPM Caterpillars 3508B
Engine Hours     Port: 7,600 (September 2020)
                                                Stbd.: 7,600 (September 2020)
Gear Boxes                         Reduction Gears: Reintjes free standing WAF542 with 3.52:1 reduction
Shafts & Propellers          2 X 5 blade 60” x 52” pitch
                                                Shafts X 2   4.5” x 20 “ Aquamet 22
Consumptions   12.5 knots (cruising), 45 USG/h
                                10 knots (economical), 35 USG/h
  (Total consumption includes 11.3 L/hr (3 gal/hr) for generators)
Range   2,997 nm at 14 knots
                                                4,182 nm at 12.5 knots
                                                7,600 nm at 10 knots
Generators 2 x 99kW KiloPak generators, 208V, three phase, keel cooled, with electric starts, resilient mounts, soundshields and hospital grade mufflers. These units are exceptionally quiet.
Generator Hours Port: 3,573 SMOH
  Stbd.: 8,774 SMOH
Electrical System 240/208 volt, 3-phase, 3-wire primary system with power supplied through transformers. ABS and IEEE 45 standards compliant
  DC Emergency Power Backup. Electrical System for emergency lighting, communications, navigation, alarms, etc
Shore Power      2 x 100 amp 208/ 240                    
Batteries 4 x Newmar battery chargers
TANK CAPACITIES (approximate)  
Fuel       20,000 USG 75,708 L
Water 6,000 USG 22,710 L
Watermakers 2,500 USG/d 9,464,L/d
Lube Oil                567 USG 2,146 L
Dirty Lub Oil 238 USG 901 L
Grey Water 2,142 USG 8,108 L
Black Water 2,142 USG 8,108 L
Ballast 10,000 USG 37,854 L
Quantum Hydraulic Systems powering windlasses, stabilizers and bow thruster
Steering System Jastram
Bow Thruster Quantum
Stabilizers Quantum Hydraulic System with 4 fins/Zero speed
Fuel Filters Dual Racors on main engines
Fuel Oil Separators Alpha Laval Fuel Centrifuge MAB 103
Fire/Bilge Pump MP Flomax Pumps x 2
Boilers Rheem Non-metallic - 2 each at 105 gal
Sewage Treatment Headhunter sewage treatment system
WC's Headhunter
Watermakers 2 X WMSQ 2500 GPD – Watermakers Inc
Airconditioning Custom Flow Marine AC plant installed 2018 with in line heating for cold weather 30 ton, 3 compressors, 360,000 BTU, HVAC chilled water system with frequency drives
Ventilation Delta T Air system.
  2 x Fresh Air make up system replaced in 2018
  2 x air compressors
Safety Fully Compliant with ABS and MCA safety requirements
  Life saving appliances to include rescue boat and life rafts
Fire Protection Cantenary lightning protection
  Structural fire protection as required by class and MCA
  Firefighting system with fire mains on all decks
  Fire detection system
  Fixed fire extinguishing system in machinery space
  Fixed fire extinguishing system in each generator sound enclosure
Security Security system with CCTV Cameras, door alarms, motion detectors, tender alarm
SATCOM              SEATEL Md 4006 V-Sat
MINI- M               KVH Tracphone 252
VHF Radiotelephones    ICOM IC M602
SSB Radiotelephone       Furuno FS 2570
Telephone Exchange      Panasonic KX-TDA 100
Intercom System              Built into phone system
Magnetic Compass          Ritchie
Gyro Compass Simrad RGC50
Automatic Pilot Simrad AP50
Log B&G Hydra 2000
Echo Sounder B&G Hydra 2000
Radar    Furuno FAR 2117 Black box X -Band,
  Furuno FAR 2137S Black Box S-Band
Chart Plotter      Garmin
GPS 2 x Northstar 6000i
  1 x Furuno
NAVTEX Furuno Navtex NX700 A
Wind Instruments B&G
Other    AIS – Furuno AIS 150
Dual anchoring system on the foredeck featuring hydraulic winches with chain cats and windlass drums, handwheel brakes and tensioners, chain stops, stainless steel spurling tubes and anchor chain wash. Two fiberglass dunnage boxes are on foredeck. Twelve 316L stainless steel flush threaded deck sockets for removable padeyes on foredeck and twenty eight on well deck. Vapor proof deck lighting and flood lights on all exterior decks. Standard flush container receivers hold tender cradles, containers or other deck equipment and allow easy change over for different expeditions. Two hydraulic stern warping windlasses on aft deck. Bridge deck wing control stations port and starboard. Fire mains with hoses and nozzles located on each deck. Two life rafts on 01 level aft deck. Removable storm covers for windows as per class requirements.
Anchor Windlass MUIR VRC 15000                              
Aft Warping Capstans MUIR VC 6000
Ground Tackle Poole anchors 590 KG – 165 M 26 mm stud link chain per side
Boat Crane & Davits Palfinger Marine 4800M hydraulic knuckle boom crane rigged with Spectra cable that can launch on either side of vessel and allows for reduced hook to boom cable lengths for safer handling. All tenders are rigged for single point lifting.  Safe working load 13, 558 pounds (6,150 kg).
Side Boarding Ladders Marquipt Sea stairs
Swimming Platform Large swim platform aft with large custom built dive ladder in carbon fiber
  Removable storm covers for windows as per class requirements
Searchlight Carlisle and Fitch             
Main Galley Five burner Wolf range with Vent A Hood four blower exhaust system and two warming bulbs
  TRUE Commercial freezer and refrigerator
  2 x WOLF ovens
  1 x WOLF microwave
  Marvel wine cooler
  WOLF warming drawer
  Whirlpool trash compacter
  Miele dishwasher
Laundry Room 2 x Kenmore (2017) Duet full size washers
  2 x Kenmore (2017) Duet full size dryers
  Additional Kenmore (2017) Duet Washer and dryer in the Lazarette
  Rolling Iron
2017 Elan system throughout with easy use control interfaces including hand held controller, iPads and wall attached devices
New large LED TV’s in all common areas (main saloon, sky lounge and outdoor TV on the sky deck)
Movie server available to all guest rooms and common areas with over 5,000 thousand movie library
AV systems supports access from guest mobile devices via Apple Airplay and Bluetooth so guests can enjoy their private movie and music collections
DirectTV receivers available in all guest and common areas TV’s providing service for both North America and Latin America
Sonos Music Server available in all guest and common areas
Ship's Safes        Brinks Home security Model 5074                            
Barbeque Profire portable grill
Tenders 32’ SEAVEE diesel inboard (2008)
  23’ Nautica Inflatable tender (complete refit 2016)
Watersports 2 x 2016 Yamaha 3 seater wave runners
  2 x Sea Kayaks
Books & personal effects
Select kitchen/serving items
All artwork except piece behind bar, Mural and guest staterooms
Fishing equipment
Honda scooters

 ABS classed & MCA certified.

Dry exhaust, keel cooled mains, gens, & hydraulic power pack.

With dry exhaust there is no odor, no generator noise at anchor, and no black ring around toys trailed behind. Guests can use the water behind the vessel at anchor and not be succumbed by odor or soot. Also, the use of the aft deck is more pleasant, no noise & no odor.

Black water & gray water vents are located high in the exhaust funnels. Again, this prevents noxious odors from disturbing guests.

Mains have high grade silencers.

Mains are 3508b, rated for continuous operation at 1600 rpm producing 1000 hp. Mains have a high capacity oil sump. 2011)/10,000 hours including electrical controls, zero deductible.

Main engines and generators have pre-heaters. Main engines have pre-lube pumps.

Reintjes gears allow for trailing, if desired.

4 fin zero speed stabilization by Quantum Marine.

Tank sight glasses used as opposed to having dip tube access throughout the accommodation spaces.

Utility compressor in the lazarette

All discharge is via underwater sea bays quiet at anchor, no ring around hull, and no odor.

Hull & main deck is in steel. Steel welds have the same strength as the plate. No doublers used, only insert plates where required for mounting of bitts, boom, and other hardware.

Freeing ports have drip edges so that rain water will exit through the deck drains, minimizing black streaks on the hull.

Vessel designed/built for relative ease of maintenance. All equipment readily accessible.

Displacement is over 1 million pounds.

Less than 8 ft draft allowing access to anchorages typically off limits to other vessels. Thus, readily can cruise the Bahamas.

Palfinger Knuckle boom (safe working load 13, 558 pounds/6,150 kg) is highly capable and maneuverable compared to booms/cranes typically found on yachts. Completely rebuilt in 2016.

Interior is completely floating in order to minimize the sensation of any vibration.

Additional items:

Sound attenuation material used throughout construction of the vessel.

Exercise room is stepped down in order to provide for practical head height for exercising & use of various equipment.

Cap rail is 316L crushed pipe and extremely strong and minimal maintenance required.

Rub rail is 316L sch 80 stainless steel pipe cut in half.

Commercial hot tub.

Numerous upgrades/change outs during ABS 10-year reclassification in 2016. This was for preventative maintenance purposes. For example: new a/c compressor/condenser units (3), a/c cooling water filter added, new a/c cooling water pumps (2), new shaft cooling pumps (2), new water maker supply pumps (2), new chilled water circulating pumps (2), a/c frequency drives replaced (2), engine room ventilation fan motors replaced (4), list continues.

Extremely knowledgeable/committed captain has implemented standard operating procedures, training procedures, quality control procedures, detailed maintenance logs, detailed operational logs, inventory control, and documentation control. The vessel is maintained in a pristine, showboat condition, and ready to go at all times.

All table pedestals are stainless steel pipe welded to the deck & dash they will not move.

All interior doors are 1 3∕4in thick with heavy duty, high end hardware and elastomeric


All crown molding, base molding & millwork are custom cut, and butt joined, glued & doweled/wafered.

All interior doors have high end magnetic door stops.

Interior mahogany is all book matched.

All drawer sliders are heavy duty full extension with closures.

All drawer fronts have dovetail joints.

Full length mirrors in all staterooms.

All heads have the circuitry to readily handle high amp draw hair dryers.

Numerous cubbies throughout vessel for storage.

Natural light throughout the interior.

All tank tunnels, lazarette, and boson locker actively ventilated.

Personal safes in all accommodation areas.

Ergonomically designed companionways, hand rails & bulwarks and all stairs were mocked up before fabrication.

Each galley has its own supplemental r/o system for drinking water.

Crew lounge/ mess is fitted out with a fully operational galley; including large freezer, large refrigerator, cook top, oven, microwave, dishwasher, & trash compactor.

Fresh air make up for all accommodation areas.

Special air treatment/ventilation to prevent odors throughout vessel, tank tunnels, & lazarette.

Main galley has its own air treatment system to prevent lingering odors.

Main galley has a high capacity centrifugal filtering exhaust hood with 4 individual blowers, and a dedicated air take to prevent odors.

Tempur-Pedic mattresses throughout, including crew area. All mattresses 80 in length

(including twins).

All showers & heads, including crew showers & heads are oversized.

Ceiling height throughout the vessel is much higher than that found on typical yachts.

All heads have individually controlled & piped exhaust systems. This is critical for air balance, humidity control, and odor control. Individually piping prevents back drafts of noxious air from other locations.

Additional items:

Interior engine room access for use in inclement weather that has a sound lock and allows for safe entry during inclement weather.

Voluminous storage throughout the vessel for dry goods, personal items, refrigerated goods, and spare parts.

Numerous extra hold down sockets on the boat deck and focsle.

Wi-fi amplification.

Security system tied in to CCTV, motion detection, and door contacts.

High capacity ice maker in the lazarette.

Bait/garbage freezer on the bridge deck.

All decks designed with complete walk arounds eliminating need to climb down the side to handle lines or to clean.

Functional cockpit for staging water entry operations, fishing, tender management, and most importantly, the safety afforded by an enclosed cockpit while accessing the engine room. Also, affords the added prevention of seawater entry through the access door while underway in a large following sea. This is all as compared to an open swim platform with no protection for crew or from water incursion.

Rod holders (6) in the cockpit.

Hot & cold water in the cockpit.

Custom designed boarding stairs for easy & comfortable access from the water to the swim platform.

Built in high capacity water softener with auto regeneration for shore side water.

Diesel fueling station in the lazarette.

Work benches in the lazarette and engine room.

Writing & document storage desk in the engine room.

Extra VHF radios throughout vessel in order to communicate with tenders.

Ships monitoring system, fire panel, and VHF also located in owners stateroom.

Custom moldings, veneers, and louvres throughout.

ABS classed & MCA certified.

Generators have hospital grade silencers. Generators are double soft mounted to minimize vibration transmission.

UPGRADES 2016 - 2018
Redesigned the sundeck to include a large sunpad with forward facing views and two large Storage lockers below (2016)
Outdoor TV (2016)
Wet bar with fridge (2016)
Cork decking on sundeck and stairs (2016)
Freshly painted hot tub (2019)
New bamboo flooring (2018)
New Maretron vessel monitoring system (2019)
Custom Digital Chart table in bridge (2017)
Owners Aft Deck
All new high end stainless outdoor furniture (2016)
Teak decking systems teak deck on owner aft deck (2016)
Sky Lounge
Complete redesign of the sky lounge nearly doubling the square footage (2016)
All new furniture by Ethan Allen and Jae Omar including a custom built dry bar (2016)
Owners stateroom/head
Refinishing of all wood to a dark stain (2016)
New Bamboo floors with carpet inlay (2016)
New Stanton Impulse wool Carpet (2016)
All new Laurent Crystal Thassos Polished Marble counters (2016)
Master head redesigned with a large walk in shower lined with slab quartz stone (2016)
Custom mosaic Kinetic Thassos/Thassos marble tile floors (2016)
New Custom Sferra bedding and linens (2016 and ongoing)
Main Salon
All wood refinished in satin white and dark stain (2016)
All new quartz slab counters (2016)
Custom window valances by Sand Sea and Air Interiors (2016)
Custom Bar stools (2016)
Bamboo flooring with carpeted inlay (2016)
All new furniture (2016)
Added additional cabinets behind bar with custom acrylic glass storage (2016)
Dining Room
Ten person Crystal Thassos polished marble dining table w/ custom stainless steel base (2016)
New dining seating (2016)
Additional cabinets for dining settings with Crystal Thassos polished marble counters (2016)
12 light LED custom chrome Galaxy chandelier (2016)
New Ethan Allen dining seating (2016)
Main Aft Deck
Full Eisenglass Enclosure (2018)
High end stainless steel outdoor seating (2016)
Guest Staterooms
Bamboo flooring in guest hallway (2016)
New Fabrica Rivulet carpeting in all guest staterooms (2016)
New custom headboards with Pollack Meteor fabric (2016)
New Custom Sferra bedding and linens in all guest staterooms (2016 and ongoing)
New custom roman shades by Hart-lines Custom Interior Workroom (2016)
New wall paper throughout guest areas (2016)
Entire Vessel
Complete Entertainment system upgrade including centralized AV rack, Apple Tv’s, Direct TV Latin America and US, Movie server with over 5000 movies and new TV in all guest and crew areas (2016)
Complete removable headliner system allowing all panels to be easily removed for access to plumbing and wiring (2016)
New International Kingston Gray paint on hull and bulwarks (ongoing)
New International Matterhorn White paint on superstructure (ongoing)
Complete in frame rebuild of port generator (2018)
Complete removal and rebuild of Pilfinger Crane (2016)
New Flow Marine 30 ton AC plant (2018)
Large Engine room work bench (2018)
Fourteen new Flow Marine Air handlers (2017-2018)
Two new Atosa commercial style refrigerators in lazarette (2018)
One new Atosa commercial style freezer in lazarette (2018)
Completed ABS 10 year survey (2016)
All speeds, measurements, capacities, consumptions, etc. may be approximate or estimated.  Specifications provided for information only.  Data was obtained from sources believed to be reliable and is not guaranteed by owner or brokers.  Buyer assumes the responsibility to ascertain the correctness of all data contained herein and otherwise provided and must instruct his agent and surveyors to confirm all details for accuracy prior to purchase.  Subject to prior sale, price and inventory change, or withdrawal from market without notice.

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Georges Bourgoignie
Fraser Yachts
1800 S.E. 10th Ave.Suite 400Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA

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