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THE BIG BLUE Yacht for Sale

137' (42.01m)

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Not for sale or charter to U.S. residents while in U.S. waters.


Model Expedition Yacht
Length (LOA) 137' (42.01m)
Year 2009
Gross Tonn. 399
Draft 9' (2.59m)
Beam 27' (8.4m)
Range 4,300 NM
Location United States


Staterooms 5
Sleeps 12
Heads 8
Crew Cabins 8
Crew Sleeps 8
Capt. Quarters Yes

Dimensions & Capacity

LOA 137' (42.01m)
LWL 123' (37.19m)
Min Draft 8' (2.43m)
Max Draft 9' (2.59m)
Fuel Tank 15,586 g (15,586 L)
Fresh Water 5,019 g (5,019 L)
Holding Tank 1,453 g (5,500 L)
Gross Tonn. 399


Hull Material Steel
Hull Config Displacement w/ Bulbous Bow
Int. Designer Luiz DeBasto Design
Cruising Speed 11 Knots
Range 4,300 NM
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Other Machinery


  • Remote controls and gauges for main engines in engine room.
  • Kidde fixed fire extinguishing systems in required machinery spaces
  • Oily water separator
  • Headhunter sewage treatment system (new in May 2020)
  • FailSafe MAX Galvanic isolator
  • VT Naiad Central Hydraulic System
  • Fuel transfer system
  • Bilge ballast and fire system
  • NITROX system
  • Air compressor
  • Two Watermakers with UV sterilizers
  • Fuel and oil transfer systems
  • Fresh air make up system with pre-conditioner

Electronics, Phone and AV

  • A-SEA International Shorepower Converter-New in 2022
  • Shore Tel VS9 IP based PABX with 4 analog lines and support for up to 20 user WiFi SiP phones
  • Shore Tel 230g Master station phones with 3 line support and Gigabit Ethernet in bridge, owner's office, captain's office and
  • crew lounge.
  • Shore Tel 115 Slim line single line VoIP phones:Guest cabins (4), captain's cabin, crew cabins (3), master stateroom, master bath, crew launder, guest laundry, engine room, and lazarette plus spare.
  • Polycom Spectralink portable WiFi based phones with charging stations. Galley, main salon, sky lounge, spare.
  • BSI RMS355 Vessel administration server, Windows server with 4 TB of storage in Raid 5
  • TV and sound system: New systems installed in 2022- detailed specs available upon request.


  • The interior design by Luiz DeBasto is clean, modern, elegant yet comfortable. Large windows on the main deck and the 28' (8.4m) beam give this vessel a very open and bright interior. The master suite is forward on the main deck, along with a powder room, galley, dining and main salon. Protected side deck doors port (galley) and starboard (salon foyer) provide easy access to the wide side decks and steps to the pilothouse and 01 deck.
  • The crew's quarters are below deck forward and accessed via the galley or through a watertight door to a storage pantry and the guest stateroom companionway with three guest cabins and a full beam VIP stateroom and head that converts to a TV lounge and game room. The laundry center is located behind a door in the foyer with stairs up to the main salon and continuing to the sky lounge with a large private office and powder room and automated glass and stainless steel doors to the expansive aft deck. Forward is the captain's cabin with private head and adjacent to the captain's office located just aft of the pilothouse. Port and starboard side deck doors allow easy exterior access to the foredeck, aft deck and steps to the main deck on both sides.

Galley & Laundry Equipment

Professionally designed commercial galley with

  • Two sinks
  • Two ovens
  • Microwave convection oven
  • Range top
  • High volume exhaust system
  • Large refrigerators and freezers
  • Refrigerated compartment
  • Serving station with Sodastream machine

Laundry Room

  • Three full size commercial washer dryers
  • Folding table
  • Ironing board
  • Storage

Communication Equipment

  • VHF: ICOM M504
  • VHF: Sailor 6222 GMDSS
  • GPS: Two (2) Furuno GP33
  • GPS: Simrad MX500 GMDSS
  • HF Radio: ICOM IC-M802 GMDSS

Navigation Equipment

  • Displays - Five (5) Green Marine displays integrated and with two track ball and remote controls.
  • NavNet with Nobletec system
  • Autopilot: Simrad - AP-50 Rudder angle indicator: Simrad RI-35
  •  Atmospheric monitors: Three (3) Furuno
  • AIS: Furuno FA150
  • NAVTEX: Furuno NX700 GMDSS
  • SAT C: Thrane and Thrane GMDSS
  • Radar: Furuno RCU-014
  • Whistle: Khalenberg M511 C/D Gyro compass, Sperry - New in 2022

Deck Equipment

  • Dual hydraulic anchoring system, foredeck.
  • Bollards and fairleads, polished stainless steel.
  • Stern warping windlasses, aft deck.
  • Boarding gates port and starboard, aft deck.
  • Bollards and fairleads, polished stainless steel, aft deck and swim deck.
  • Shore power inlet, starboard aft.
  • Fire fighting stations with hoses and fire suits as per regulatory rules.
  • Tender fueling station with hose reel and nozzle, starboard side deck engine room entrance.
  • Knuckle boom crane for tender handling, top deck.
  • Tie down points for tenders and helicopter, top deck.
  • Hinged rails for heli-deck.
  • Life rafts, two (2) 16- person SOLAS A canister type.
  • FLIR
  • Searchlight
  • Deck lights
  • Courtesy lights in steps.
  • Lighting, exterior overheads
  • Doors, automatic sliding doors, main and 01 deck.
  • Lockers, exterior on 01 deck.
  • Hot tub, top deck.

Tenders & Toys

  • Helicopter deck designed by Murray and Associates to meet requirements for an ENSTROM 480B or the heavier A STAR AS350B. Fire rated cork decking, tie down points, hinged alloy rails.

Refit History

Refit and Maintenance 2020-2022


  • 85% of boat recently painted
  • All decks refinished and repaired
  • Upgraded LED deck lighting
  • Underwater lights replaced
  • Added storage to deck
  • Hot tub repaired and updated
  • New cushions, covers and awnings
  • New mooring lines
  • New fenders, fender hooks and covers
  • Upgraded tender whips for 38ft. Boston Whaler

Mechanical Systems

  • Major service to main engines
  • Major service on all generators
  • Upgraded watermaker system
  • 4,000lbs crane overhauled and certified
  • Windlasses replaced with new gear box and shafts
  • Bow thruster overhauled
  • NAIAD stabilizers completely overhauled
  • New Headhunter waste treatment system installed
  • Fuel polisher overhauled
  • Shaft brakes installed
  • Nitrox dive compressors serviced and updated
  • Installed booster pumps and purification for blending Oxygen and Helium

Electrical Systems

  • New ASEA converter installed
  • New hot water system installed
  • New refrigeration system
  • Upgraded A/C chillers
  • New Sperry Marine gyro compass installed
  • All new whip antennas
  • VSAT system upgraded
  • Starlink installed


  • New crew mess refrigerator installed
  • Upgraded crew cabin showers
  • New crew cabin bedding
  • Guest corridor flooring replaced
  • Overheads reupholstered in State Room
  • New carpet throughout
  • Reupholstered couch
  • Updated furniture in Main Salon
  • Motorized blinds serviced and updated
  • AV system updated
  • TV’s replaced in Main Salon, Sky Lounge, State Room
  • New Ice makers installed
  • Custom built-in. wine storage
  • Guest water fountain serviced
  • Miele appliances serviced
  • Ducting cleaned and certified in laundry room and galley

Other work

  • All water tanks cleaned and liner repaired
  • All fuel tanks cleaned
  • New Marquipt gangway installed
  • Upgraded storage for technical diving gasses
  • Upgraded bridge navigation
  • Upgraded monitoring system


Aft Decks

  • The aft main deck is partially shaded by the overhang of the 01 deck and has a removable tensioned awning that can further shade the wide and cushioned aft sun-pad and seating area. Teak decks and wide steps provide easy access to the swim deck. Port and starboard boarding gates provide easy access to docks when in port.
  • The teak soled aft 01 deck is expansive and fully protected by the helideck above make this an exceptional entertaining area. LED lighting is well positioned in the overhead panels. A large teak dining table with beautiful in laid compass rose converts to a regulation size ping pong table and a large, moveable, sectional lounge can be oriented forward, aft, port or starboard. There is a serving cabinet forward and to port of the dining area.

Bow & Stern

  • The foredeck is accessed via a rail protected, teak decked, companionway and steps. The dual hydraulic anchoring system is set in a polished stainless deck plate doubler with spurling pipes to the chain locker. An anchor washdown system is incorporated. Hullside anchors port and starboard are recessed in polished stainless steel pockets that allow the flukes to lock into place when tensioned. A watertight deck hatch allows access to the thruster compartment and forepeak.
  • The stern platform or swim deck is integral to the hull, expansive and well designed for tender boarding and water access. It is equipped with an Opacmare "Transformer", an articulating swim platform that stows flush in a recessed pocket and can be extended up and out to be used as a boarding platform at a Med-style port or a submerged dive platform. It is clad with cork decking and has articulating steps. An outdoor hot and cold shower head is rail mounted to port. Storage areas are a beneath the wide stairs port and starboard and accessed via hinged step sections. Centerline access to the dive and water sports gear lockers, Nitrox system, generator and switchboard room, engineer's office and engine room is through a watertight pantograph door.

Captains Quarters and Office

  • Located on the pilothouse deck this is a very comfortable and well appointed cabin with window, large berth, hanging locker and private head. It is directly across from the captain's office that is equipped with a ship's computer, bookshelves for manuals and a large desk top.
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