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This is a great opportunity for a charter business or for conversion to a private yacht.
Currently under charter operation in Cartagena, Colombia, this popular reincarnation of a centuries old pirate ship was previously in operation in Boston, Mass, where she welcomed a number of celebrities including hosting NBC's Today Show.
She is a 2000 steel hulled 72' two masted schooner built in the US and while in the US operated under a Coast Guard Certificate of Inspection (COI).
LA FANSTASTICA (previously named FORMIDABLE) is a 72 foot, “Class A” tall ship that has been running successful public and private tours for over a decade. She has been providing captivating interactive cruises for the general public, tourists, educational institutions, youth groups and family events. Also providing charters for corporate clients in the US including Bain Capital, Janus Fund, Boston Scientific and MIT to name a few. As the best pirate ship, visually, LA FANTASTICA provides an environment in which to entertain and educate in an engaging, interactive way by setting sails, telling sea stories, singing sea shanties, demonstrating period weapons and firing the cannons. Portraying maritime life during colonial America and the “Golden Age of Piracy known as “Edu-tainment” and “Education tourism.”
LA FANTASTICA was built by Consolidate Yachts, City Island, NY from the plans of naval architect Thomas Colvin. Mr. Colvin prepared a working set of plans, for construction in steel vs. wood, from the original design by James Rosborough of Nova Scotia. Replicating an 18th century merchant vessel turned privateer based on the design of the Privateer RATTLESNAKE built in 1781 at Plymouth, MA, USA.
LA FANTASTICA was completed in the year 2000, by modern construction standards using cor-ten steel. She had a 49 passenger rated Sub Chapter “T” certification by the USCG. Completing her five year COI May 2018. Annual inspection completed in September 2018.
LA FANTASTICA is a Brigantine with a sparred length of 72’ (52’ on deck), 17.5’ beam, 6.5’ draft and a mast height of 55’. With an air draft of 55’ she is compatible with the bridges of the ICW. The brigantine rig has two masts, fore & main, with two square sails on the fore mast. Her sail configuration consists of three headsails, fore top and fore course (square sails), three stay sails and spanker new in 2018. Powered by a 160hp Yanmar engine with the ability to motor at 8.5 kt and is very maneuverable in close quarters.
She is a clean, well maintained, stable vessel with wide flat decks, seating above and below decks. The main saloon, galley and head are below establishing her as a comfortable venue capable of entertaining corporate clients, family occasions, educational programs, summer camps and the general public on day sails.
Whether you want to continue her tradition as a chartered pirate vessel in the Caribbean, move her back to the States, or turn her into your own private tall ship she is sure to turn heads wherever you go.
There have been a number of upgrades in the past 5 years. See Specifications Section for details.
For an appointment to view this beautiful tall ship, please call the listing broker and make sure to watch the video.
Builder: Consolidated Yachts, City Island, NY
Designer(s): Thomas Colvin/James Rosborough
COI – 49 Passengers (Day Sails) plus four crew. Captain and two deckhands are required under US COI.
Presently Inland and Bays. Previously 20 mile route with inspected Life rafts
(Two 25 man rafts included)
5 year COI completed May 2018
Annual September 2018
Both Masts unstepped (After 18 yrs), inspected by USCG with new beefed
up fore step
Overall/Sparred length: 72’ LOD: 50.4’ Beam: 16’
Draft: 6’3” Air Draft/Bridge Clearance: 55’
Displacement/Weight: 100,000 lbs Ballast: 27,000 lbs (Lead)
Diesel: Yanmar - Model 4LHA-DTE - Turbo Charged - 160 hp
Gear: Velvet Drive 71C (Remanufactured/New 2017)
Motor Mounts: New 2018
Shaft: 2” Stainless Steel (Checked, new Cutlass bearing.
Packing and shaft saver 2018)
Prop: 28” – Bronze - four bladed (Conditioned 2018)
Oil Exchanger: 12 volt Fuel Filter: RACOR
Fuel: 125( plus) gallons Water: 250 gal (2 tanks) Holding: 125 gal
Chart Plotter/GPS/Radar: Simrad - NSS12 - 4G Radar - Split/Touch screen (2013)
Depth Sounder: Stainless steel (2013)
EPIRB: Satellite 406 Cat 1
Raytheon 420/GPS (Separate backup)
VHF (2): ICOM and Standard with loudhailer and RAM mic
RITCHIE 5” Electric Compass
Sony stereo/IPod/PA – Four exterior speakers on deck
D.C. System: 12 volt - 18 circuit panel – 2 Guest battery switches
Batteries: 3 8D - 1 starting and 2 house
Inverter: PROSIN 1000W – 125 volt
A.C. Shore Power System: 110 volt -50 AMP – 8 circuit panel
Charging System: Engine and Guest Marine 120volt with battery isolator
Fresh Water System
Two 125 gal water tanks with FLOJET pressurized system
Hot Water Tank: 12 gal - RARITAN - 120 volt
JABSCO electric toilet
Sails & Rigging
Eight Tan Bark Dacron sails new by Doyle Sails 2018 (Three head sails,
Fore Top, Fore Course, two Stay sails and Spanker)
Running Rigging new 2018
Teak Blocks (Majority new 2018)
Rigging – Galvanized with turn buckles
Hull & Deck
Deck painted with non-skid Dura Back paint
Two Deck boxes and five benches
Bottom painted spring 2018
All required fire ext., life jackets, custom MOB ladder, throw ring ring and line, EPIRB, two 25 man life rafts.
La Fantastica is in very good/excellent shape and ready to start another season, either
in Columbia, or at your location of choice.
She is a stoutly built vessel weighing 100,000 lbs. Large main saloon with galley
and single head, large focs’l for work bench /shop and sail locker. There is a large
aft cabin (Master’s cabin) with built in double bunk, good lighting and four large stern
opening ports with storm shutters.
|Engine Model||Model 4LHA-DTE|
|Propeller Type||4 Blade|
|Max Bridge Clearance||55ft|
|Fresh Water Tank||2 x 125 gal ()|
|Fuel Tank||1 x 125 gal ()|
|Holding Tank||1 x 125 gal ()|