"TOPSAIL SCHOONER CHARTER BUSINESS"
FOR SALE IN THE FLORIDA KEYS
This magnificent Topsail Schooner has a recently renewed Coast Guard certificate for 28 passengers and has accomodations for 10 guests or crew plus the Captains cabin sleeps 2 aft for an extended cruise or just a weekend. It has all the comforts of home for a wonderful sailing experience in the beautiful Caribbean or anywhere in the world !
Pirates Lady, Is a full turn key yacht. She does 15 weeks a year under existing contract.
When she's not chartered, she is currently doing sunset sails.
was built on Long Island, NY. in 1983 by Greg Brazier and Designed after the turn of the 19th. century working Schooners that plied the Eastcoast Atlantic waters. I was lucky enough to sail on her as part time crew from 1991-1993. That period included participating in the "Tall Ships" parades in both New York and Boston harbors in 1992. She was called the "Phoenix" back then and had no berthing as yet below.
FULL SPECS AND LAYOUT
Builder: Greg Brazier Yachts... DESIGNER: Merritt Walters... YEAR: 1984...
LOA: 72'..LWL: 54'...LOD: 56'....Beam: 15' 6"
Engine: 2005 Yanmar Diesel, 150 hp. ...
Cruise: 8 knts. @ 2500 ...Max :9 knts
Fuel: 120 Gallons,Alum.. Water: 120 Gallons..Plastic...Hold: 190 Gallons
ACCOMODATIONS AND INTERIOR LAYOUT
Overnight accomodations for 10 guests or crew .
Plus the Captains cabin sleeps 2 aft in a custom double bed
Refrigerator and Freezer,
Hot and cold pressure water, Stainless steel double sink,
Microwave, Excellent counters and storage space.
Depthsounder, Log-speedometer, Wind speed and direction finder, Navigation center, Compass, GPS, VHF, Radar, Radar Detector.
Shore power inlet and cord, 2008 WesterbekeGenerator, Inverter,
Electrical Circuit: 110V
SAILS AND RIGGING
NEW SAILS 2008
Steel masts stepped to keel, stainless steel wire rigging, Schooner rig,
Deck & Hull
2013 bottom job, freshly painted, ready to go. All new through hulls were upgraded and installed and a new rudder coupler with many upgrades were done.
Swimming ladder, Outboard engine mount, Dinghy Davits, Liferaft Capacity: 15, Manual windlass, Dual Helms
ENGINE AND MECHANICAL
New AIR CONDITIONING AND HEAT 2008, Fresh water cooling, raw water sea strainer,
Automatic and manual bilge pumps. Dual wheel steering
Pirates Lady is a commercial, Merritt Walters Trade Rover Schooner. She currently has a COI for 30 passengers. She has her overnight COI, her uninspected COI and her personal use endorsement. Pirates Lady has been running charters from her home berth in Marathon, FL during the winters. During the summer, she is a Boy Scout dive boat. Owner operated and maintained, this is a very nice go anywhere do anything boat. Pirates Lady just passed her coast guard hull inspection in September. She was sandblasted, primed, painted from the decks to the bottom of the keel. All new through hulls were upgraded and installed and a new rudder coupler with many upgrades were done. She was partially refitted in 2013, which included a new master cabin with stall shower; a queen sized bed, a new head in the aft cabin and a built-in dresser with small couch. A new galley and a new head for the guests were also installed.