Owner of this Great Loop veteran says to bring all offers to sell her now! There will never be a better time to get a great low priced Whaleback!
The Whaleback is easily handled by a couple but has an interior expected to in a 60' yacht making her the best liveaboard yacht afloat. The open concept, designer interiors, granite tops, attention to detail, premier electronics and tons of extras make Akasha your dream boat. Bring your toothbrush, hang up your clothes and you are ready to take off to the farthest reaches of the globe or take a leisurely trip up the river to lunch. Akasha is ready to cruise now!
Cored hull with closed cell P.V.C. sandwich core used in the hull. End grained balsa-cored superstructure, pilothouse and boat deck. Core mat is also used to reduce print-through. Vinylester resin used in first two laminates below the waterline. Marine plywood bulkheads. Mahogany stringers and frames.
The saloon is entered through large double doors off the fully covered aft deck. To starboard is an L-shaped leather settee with hydraulic dining table (seats 8) and a large window for natural light. To port is a larger L-shaped settee with built in end tables and a comfortable Ekornes Stressless chair and ottoman. There are teak valances with concealed lightening and decorator mini-blinds throughout the saloon. There is a Phantom screen for the double aft doors to let the breezes in while keeping the bugs out. For entertainment there is a Samsung 42" flat panel HDTV, satelite receiver and Samsung DVD player. A custom designed privacy door separated the saloon/galley from the rest of the boat.
The open concept galley is on the starboard side just forward of the spacious saloon/dining area and is separated from the saloon/dining area by a large counter with beautiful updated granite. The galley is a convenient U-shaped with a large window for natural light. There is an abundance of storage with multiple lockers and drawers capable of holding all those special pots and pans the connoisseur boating chef requires.
The galley's major features include:
Force 10 3 burner propane stove with oven
GE Profile microwave & convection oven
Stainless steel household refrigerator & freezer
Large under mount stainless steel sink with upgraded faucet with spray head
Fireboy Xintex S-2A propane fume detector
The master stateroom on the Whaleback is self contained with full bedroom and en-suite head. It is located forward featuring an island household sized queen berth with storage under the mattress. It features custom linens. Storage is provided by two full length lit double-railed lockers with built in shelves and deadlight windows in each locker. There are two vanity units with multiple drawers. One vanity features a lit full size mirror with a concealed pull-up make-up compartment. Four opening ports and two large overhead hatches as well as two smaller hatches provide an abundant amount of light and ventilation.
The over-sized ensuite features a beautiful updated granite countertop with porcelain undermount sink, overhead mirrored medicine cabinet and extra vanity storage and a large stall shower with a molded fiberglass seat. The head has a tiled floor and Royal Flush toilet plus plenty of storage in the floor to ceiling locker. An opening port allows light and ventilation.
There are two guest staterooms on the Whaleback. The first is to port and includes a large L-shaped settee converting to a full double bed with Pullman berth overhead, 2 reading wall sconces, hanging locker and multiple storage drawers under the settee. The main feature is a large working desk with ample built-in overhead shelving and multiple drawers/ filing drawer. There is a large window with miniblinds and an opening port with Oceanair shade.
The other guest stateroom is to starboard and features a settee converting to a single berth and an overhead Pullman berth and 2 overhead reading wall sconces. There is also a working desk with wrap around shelving, hanging locker and an opening port.
The guest head is located aft of the starboard guest stateroom. It has a large stall shower, updated granite countertop with porcelain undermount sink, mirrored medicine cabinet, tile floor, Royal Head and an opening port. Plenty of locker space is under the vanity and in the additional locker overhead. For a laundry aboard, a separate cabinet outside the head houses a Frigidaire Heavy Duty stack washer/ dryer.
The pilothouse on the Whaleback is not just a helm but rather a whole other living room both underway and when on the hook or at the dock. It is accessed from either the circular stairs just forward of the port guest stateroom or from the aft deck you can go up and across the boat deck. There is true 360 degree visibility from the Captain's Stidd helm chair. The helm has a large chart reading area with multiple chart drawers and locker space below. Access to the Portuguese bridge via port and starboard Dutch doors. There is a large L-shaped convertible settee with dining table that sits 6 that converts into a double berth by night. Abundant storage exists under the settee. There is a wet bar with sink, insulated ice box for ice/drinks, and an additional custom built cabinet. There are fishing rod holders mounted to the overhead. For entertainment there is a Magnavox flat screen TV and a RCA DVD player. To announce your arrival/departure: Kahlenburg air horns and a vintage brass air whistle!
Twin Raymarine E120 flat panel chartplotters
6' Open array Raymarine radar
Garmin GC 10 rear view camera (2012)
Sea 322 SSB
Apelco VHF 5200
Uniden ES VHF radio
Standard Horizon Hailer
Furuno NAVpilot autopilot
Standard Horizon WS150 windspeed
Caterpillar 3208 NA 210 hp diesel engine (6175 hours)
Mathers Micro Commander engine controls
Naiad hydraulic stabilizers
Fuel polishing system
Dual Racor 900 filters w/ vacuum gauge
Racor 500 filter for generator
Fuel transfer pump
24 volt bow thruster with dedicated batteries and 24 volt charger
24 volt ABT stern thruster
Automatic fire suppresion system
Pancake air compressor
12 KW Northern Lights generator in a sound shield (6773 hours)
12- 6 Volt deep cycle ship's service batteries (2011)
Separate AGM engine (2011) and generator start batteries (2015)
Xantrex Freedom SW 3000 inverter/ charger w/ digital remote panel (2011)
Heart Interface Link 100 battery monitor
Fore and aft 50 Amp shore power hookups
2- 50 Amp shore power cords
Bow thruster thermal alarm (2011)
4 Zone Cruisair reverse cycle air conditioning - 52,000 BTU's
Watermakers brand water maker
RIB inflatable with outboard
Kenmore 5 cu ft freezer located in forward machinery space
Kahlenburg air horns
Brass air whistle hooked to air compressor
Work bench in forward machinery space w/ air compressor and vice
Muir 2500 24 volt anchor windlass
SuperMax anchor with 150' 3/8" chain
Barnacle 77# anchor with chain and nylon rode
Fortress FX-55 anchor with separate rode
Frigidaire washer/ dryer
(2) Warn 1200 lb 12 volt hoists for mast and boom
Simpson Lawrence C1250 drum winch for mast
Seagull water filter system
Tankwatch holding tank alert system
Aft deck hot and cold shower
(4) deck chairs with cafe table on aft deck
Marquipt Sea Stair - 7 step
Swim platform ladder
(3) teak folding end tables for boat deck
Bow eye at waterline
(2) double fender holders on bow
Assorted sets of dishes, pots and pans, utensils, linens, lamps
Dyson Ball vacuum cleaner
Owner's personal effects and artwork.