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Oceanis is a custom built long range expedition steel trawler. She is turn key ready to go and is going to make the next lucky owner very happy. She is the boat of a lifetime. With an approximate 2000 nautical mile range she can explore the far reaches of the Caribbean, Central / South America and the Atlantic coast with ease thanks to her draft of only 4.5 ft. Pair that with her fantastic seakeeping ability and ability to be self-sufficient for weeks on end and you have the perfect mothership or long-range expedition research yacht.
The most recent survey was performed in 2018 and is available for serious buyers.
4.5 ft draft
3000 Gallons of fuel saddle tanks
2000 gallons of ballast saddle tanks
10GPH @ 7KN
2000 Mile range APPROX
450GAL day water maker
6v71N Detroit Diesel Mains
Bow & Stern thrusters
Twin radars Garmin / Raymarine
HISTORY TO TODAY:
Oceanis started life in 1980 being built by Micron Ships of Louisiana. She spent the first portion of her life working Americas oil fields as a liquid mud transport vessel. After doing that for some time she was sold to an outfit out of the North East to be a clam dredge. After working there for many years she was sold yet again to a tour boat operation on the detroit river. In the early 2000’s the current owners purchased her in a state of disarray.
Through 4 years of innovation and hard work on the shores of Lake Huron Oceanis was reborn into her current life as a private expedition yacht. The owners have decided to continue their adventures on their smaller boat and on land She currently resides in Apalachicola Florida.
Oceanis is 68' overall in length 22'3" in beam and holds 3000 gallons of fuel. She has an engine room big enough to disassemble her engines and rebuild them without ever having to remove them. She carries her beam almost bow to stern. She is a bit of a heavy weight weighing in at 81 tons but thanks to her large wheels and bow/stern thruster she manages her bulk well.
She is fully self sufficient and is capable of being at sea for months if provisioned properly. Her range of approximately 2000 miles at 7Kn is impressive and there is room for additional fuel tanks for those wishing to cross the Atlantic or Pacific.
She is a roomy 3 stateroom 2.5 head which comfortably sleeps 6 with ease. She is being offered with and without tenders so accommodate a wider audience. This is one of the most photographed boats you’ll ever sail and you’ll never run out of conversations at every port you come into. In summary Oceanis is custom beauty who has had many lives prior to her next owner and will undoubtedly have many more after.
For more information please contact us today to schedule your showing or to make an offer.
On October 10th 2018 category 5 Hurricane Michael barrelled into the Florida Panhandle destroying over 90% of all watercraft from Port St. Joe to Panama City along with the majority of the cities as well. Oceanis and her tenders rode out the storm in the water in Port St Joe city marina.
While the marina was totally destroyed, Oceanis was set on the shore by the storm she and her tenders suffered minimal damage and were soon repaired to better than before storm conditions. The repair work was completed at the Pensacola ShipYard. Pictures and documentation are available for your review.