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65' Knight & Carver Pilothouse

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Boat Name: 65' Knight & Carver Pilothouse
Year: 1985
Price: 465000
Located in Seattle, WA
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Engine/Fuel Type: Twin diesel

The Perfect Pilothouse Cruising Yacht, "Pursnickadee" comes to market showing tremendous pride of ownership! This yacht features Twin 870hp GM 12V71TI diesel engines, three staterooms, stand up engine room, hydronic heat, Twin Northern Lights Generators (16kw and 20kw), Furuno electronics with Nobeltec charting. The ship’s back-up systems include a second radar, redundant  inverter, crossover PTO for hydraulics to the generator. With her four control stations, full camera monitoring, extended boat deck with 14’ touring tender, and upgraded anchor tackle, "Pursnickadee" is set up for easy cruising by a couple.   "Pursnickadee" has been consistently updated and upgraded, making it the best value of any pilothouse yacht on the market today! Easy to see at South Lake Union.

Additional Specs, Equipment And Information:

Boat Name

65' Knight & Carver Pilothouse

Engines

Total Power: 1740HP

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: GM
Engine Model: GM
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Location: Starboard
Engine Hours: 1203
Engine Power: 870 HP

Engine 2:
Engine Brand: GM
Engine Model: GM
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Location: Port
Engine Hours: 1184
Engine Power: 870 HP

Cruising Speed: 12 knots
Maximum Speed: 18 knots

Beam

18.17 ft

Tanks

Water Tanks: (300 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (1200 Gallons)

Accommodations

Number of cabins: 3
Number of heads: 3

Specs

Builder: Knight & Carver (custom)
Designer: Ed Monk, Jr.

Vessel Walkthrough

Starting at the bow, the master cabin is accessible from the Pilothouse. Master suite boasts a private ensuite cedar closet, vanity/desk,overhead hatch and opening portlights, plus copious drawer and closet storage. The spacious Pilothouse has access to Flybridge, and one will find here well- organized maintenance records, systems diagrams, and operation manuals. There are also port and starboard doors providing access to the deck. Aft and down one step is the main saloon. Steps below lead to the day head with full shower and a bunk room forward, both on the portside. The VIP cabin with queen is to starboard also with ensuite and shower. 

Moving aft in this lower hallway, one accesses the Utility room with Washer dryer, another day/work head with WC and sink, and well laid out storage space. Stepping aft through the sound door is the standing height engine room. There is further staircase access to the aft deck at the starboard side of the engine room.  The lazarette is behind the engine room offering more storage and excellent access to steering gear.     

From the aft deck, there is a center-line transom door to large swim platform featuring removable hand rails for easy tender and boarding access.


Accommodations

Starboard aft in the Salon is a U-shaped dining area. Port are 2 Lazy boy recliner chairs, Electro-bar w/sink, Wine chiller, Entertainment Center w/Flat screen TV, DVD/CD video player, Sony VCR, home-theater stereo system with Surround Sound, Bose AM/FM tuner, Bose speakers and Super Tuner CD III 6-disc CD player with amplifier. Vessel has central vacuum system. The Raised Pilothouse features complete helm station with full electronics and two helm chairs, U-shaped dinette, and access to the side decks.  

The Master Stateroom is forward with centerline queen berth. At the foot is a suite of drawers with dresser top, bookshelves, Sony 11” television with VHS, and Pioneer AM/FM stereo system. Starboard is full head with tub & shower. Port is vanity with stool and a double hanging locker. There is ample built-in storage port & starboard, with access to the chain locker through mirrored bulkhead at head of queen berth. The layout of the starboard Guest Stateroom is similar to that of the master stateroom and features walk around double berth, built-in drawers & lockers, Sony TV, mirrored bulkheads and ensuite head/shower. The port Guest Stateroom has upper/lower single bunks, plentiful built-in storage, and easy access to the separate head/shower to port. Aft of the guest staterooms and down two steps is the Utility Room with stacked washer/dryer, head/shower and storage lockers.  All beds have custom fitted sheets and coverlets.


Galley

  • Jennair double-door refrigerator/freezer
  • Amana 4-burner range with smooth Ceran top
  • Double stainless steel sink
  • Kitchenaid trash compactor
  • Kitchenaid garbage disposal
  • Kitchenaid dishwasher
  • GE Profile microwave convection oven
  • 12-volt pressure water & two 120-volt systems

Deck and Hull

Flybridge features helm station, bimini, top, built-in settee with new cushions, U-Line refrigerator & icemaker. Electronics include color radar, autopilot repeater, ICOM ICM59 VHF radio and searchlight controls. The hard bottom inflatable with outboard, hydraulic davit, electric hoist and portside ladder to the cockpit are located aft of the radar arch. Cockpit features teak sole, transom door and molded-in swim steep. Ample side decks give access to the bow, where the life raft is located in chocks on the foredeck. 

  • LOA: 70' including bow pulpit and swim platform
  • Novurania 14’6” hard bottom Inflatable with 50 hp 4-stroke Honda outboard

  • Hull & decks painted with AWLGRIP paint

  • Bruce 110# plow anchor with 650’ of 3/8” chain

  • Freshwater & saltwater washdown systems

  • Eight-person inflatable life raft in canister on deck chocks

  • S/S pulpit deck rails (stanchions on 9” bulwarks)

  • Bimini top (pipe-welded style)

  • Navigation lights

  • Hepworth Marine International windshield wipers

  • Dock lines

  • Porthole screens

  • Mathers electronic controls (four stations)

  • Cockpit control stations have engine & thruster controls port & starboard

  • Maxwell 1200 warping windless (aft)

  • Maxwell NZ vertical drum/wildcat hydraulic anchor winch

  • Hot-air windshield defrosters


Electrical

  • 16kw Northern Lights generator with sound shield (870 hours) (new 2007)

  • 20 kw Northern Lights generator (1,800 hours)

  • Magnum MS 2812 Magnasine 2800-12V inverter/charger

  • Heart H12100 inverter

  • Four Rolls 6 volt 5,000 Series Batteries 820 AH with hydrocaps

  • Four Group 31S 12V 1250CA starter batteries (2/generators, 2/main engines)

  • McCarron VM1 automatic battery chargers

  • Dual shore power inlets with cable (port & Starboard)

  • 12-volt & 24-volt DC systems

  • 110-volt & 240-volt AC systems


Electronics and Navigation

  • Two Furuno GPS Navigators with differential
  • Furuno color radar 24-mile
  • Raytheon RX-41 radar, 24-mile
  • Lenovo Computer w/Nobeltec nav. Software
  • Bose stereo (pilothouse)
  • Two Murphy TD-35 twin readout pyrometers
  • Hailer
  • Simrad speed & distance logs
  • Robertson AP300X autopilot
  • Interface for autopilot
  • Two ITT Jabsco searchlights
  • ICOM 127 VHF radio
  • Datamrine digital depth sounder with remote
  • Simrad Robertson 1511 with speed & direction finder
  • Elbex video monitor & camera for engine room

Engine and Mechanical

The stand-up Engine Room is well designed and can be accessed aft of the utility room or by a ladder from the aft deck. A partial bulkhead separates the main machinery from an aft compartment, where the hydraulic steering gear, air compress and additional storage are located.

  • American 36 hp hydraulic bow thruster (continuous duty)

  • Hydraulic stern thruster

  • Engine synchronizers

  • Hydraulic steering

  • Cruiseair air conditioning (5 zones)

  • Webasto hot water diesel furnace (5 zones)

  • 5-bladed propellers

  • S/S 3” shafts with dripless packing

  • Acoustical insulation

  • Three Tecma toilets

  • Six automatic emergency bilge pumps

  • Bilge pump manifold system

  • Fireboy 1301 halon automatic fire control system with engine shutdown

  • Freshwater cooling system

  • Six Racor fuel filters

  • Fuel polishing system, Environmental Solutions International, with Racor 1000MA filter

  • Gulf Coast diesel oil polishing system w/filters for both generators and main engines

  • ZF transmission 2.03:1 ratio 

  • Two 20 gallon water heaters (electric & furnace-heated)

  • Engine room blowers

  • Air seps on main engines

  • Bronze sea strainers

  • Bennett trim tabs


Maintenance

  • Boat was hauled and bottom painted June 2017

  • The boat is in excellent shape and has been professionally maintained by Raven Marine located in North Saanich, BC

  • Full maintenance and operation manuals, including annual oil sampling history

Knight & Carver

Knight & Carver was founded in 1971 on San Diego Bay. Originally a dockside repair shop, Knight & Carver’s reputation grew beyond repair and refit and the shipyard built more than 100 luxury yachts. After four decades as a quality yacht builder, the company has recently rebranded as Marine Group Boat Works.  Superyachts cruising the Pacific Coast call in to Marine Group Boat Works in National City, San Diego for haulouts, bottom paint, hull extensions, propeller and shaft work, engine repower and custom metal fabrications. The shipyard’s location is a natural gateway, centrally located between Alaska and Mexico. The Knight & Carver brand retains its elite status with continuing high quality service and support.


Remarks

The Perfect Pilothouse Cruising Yacht, "Pursnickadee" comes to market showing tremendous pride of ownership! This yacht features Twin 870hp GM 12V71TI diesel engines, three staterooms, stand up engine room, hydronic heat, Twin Northern Lights Generators (16kw and 20kw), Furuno electronics with Nobeltec charting. The ship’s back-up systems include a second radar, redundant  inverter, crossover PTO for hydraulics to the generator. With her four control stations, full camera monitoring, extended boat deck with 14’ touring tender, and upgraded anchor tackle, "Pursnickadee" is set up for easy cruising by a couple.   "Pursnickadee" has been consistently updated and upgraded, making it the best value of any pilothouse yacht on the market today! Easy to see at South Lake Union.


Exclusions

All personal gear; loose items; galley gear; CD's; charts; fishing equipment; tools; spare parts; supplies & items not specifically listed on equipment list specifications sheet.


Disclaimer

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Contact Martha Comfort at 206-624-1908 or 206-499-0910 (cell) for additional information and your viewing appointment.  At our display docks, Chandler's Cove Marina, South Lake Union.

Contact Brian Hovey at 949-675-8092 or 714-501-5405 (cell) for additional information and your viewing appointment.


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