This beautiful Bradford 72’, built in 1974 by Master Craftsmen - Lars
Halverson & Sons Ltd. in NSW, Australia for Bradford
Yachts, is for sale near Portland Oregon. She is uninspected and holds
12 passengers Administrative Waiver to the Jones Act (meaning she can
operate for hire in Washington, Oregon, California and Hawaii.
The vessel is semi displacement hull similar to Navy PT Boat design
to be light and fast. Major engine and reduction gear changes have
been completed, currently has less than 200 hrs. The hull speed is
estimated at 9.5 knots. She cruises at 8kts burning approximately 6
gals per hr with a top speed at 12kts burning @ approximately 10 gals
per hr. Built on a stiff wooden frame with Aluminum I-beam stringers
and frame cage in the engine room for engine bearers. Hull is mahogany
/ Oak ¾” mahogany planking. The hull is 1” thick with ¾ & ¼”
mahogany planking and covered with epoxy coating. Glass and epoxy are
used mostly above the water line. Often referred to as Cold Molding -
this is not a typical wood construction and is a modern method still
similarly used on expensive and light weight built today.
This yacht has a huge interior layout on 3 levels with almost
2000 square ft. of deck and living area. She features a gigantic
flybridge deck (40’x19’) and massive Sea Mark custom cover for
entertaining with guest seating for 9. Two Davits for boats and toys.
Her interior accommodations feature beautifully carved Glass
Artwork. She has a total of 5 Staterooms - 3 staterooms aft situated
for six guests, and two rooms forward situated for three crewmembers
w/separate crew sitting area, she has 5 heads, and the Master
Stateroom is a full beam aft-cabin with full size bath tub. The
interior is currently under renovation and as pictured or better and
estimates to complete have been from $15-20K.
She has recently been refitted with Twin 871 Detroit Diesel
Engines and Gears and has less than 200 hours. She runs out very
smooth and efficient for economical cruising.
This vessel has a rich history and experience. Previous owners
include the Heineken Brewing Company family and guests have included
former President Gerald Ford and other notable persons..
The Re Fit of this large classic is stopped, pictures are
accurate and this is perfect for new the owners to add their own style
on the remaining work & finishing touches.
Builder: Lars Halverson & Sons designer: Lars Halverson
Model: Bradford 72 Luxury Motor Yacht Year: 1974. Gross
Registered Tonnage 87, Net Registered Tonnage 69, length: 72’0” beam:
19’ draft: 4.5 depth 9.5.
Twin Detroit 8V71 Diesel Engines – 250hp Each – 200hrs – (New
Rebuilds) Cooling: Raw Water Cooling, exhaust: Wet
Underwater/Thru-Hull Transmissions: Twin Disc MC514B, 2:1 Ratio
(New Rebuilds w/Factory Upgrade)
Navigation Lights (LED) (2) Winch Davits, one is 12 volt and the
other is 110 Glendining Engine Synchronizer Westinghouse
Washer/Dryer Jenn-Air Stainless BBQ on the Flybridge Deck (HUGE!
Built In ) 3 Large Custom Carved Salon Glass and Master Mirrors –
absolutely beautiful!!! Survey on 12-28-07 valued this vessel
at $675,000 current market value. Dry Dock & Bottom Paint
June-2012 as well as extensive Paint & Refurbishment summer 2012
Andrew Richardson - McCuddy's Boat
250 NE Tomahawk Island Drive,
Portland, Oregon 97217