## Yacht Overview

Make: Ferry Cavalier

Model: Des Mers - Our Stock No. S2588

Year: 1974

Length: 91′

Located In: Dania, FL

Engine/Fuel Type: diesel

Hull Material: Aluminum

YW#: 6304152

## Description

The Cavalier Des Mers is an all welded aluminum monohull, suitable for passage or excursion day trips with a maximum 250 passenger compliment and a crew compliment of 4. The vessel is equipped with three Detroit Diesel engines for a combined 1,530 horsepower.

This ferry serviced the Bull Arm ExxonMobil project. To ready the vessel for this service, in 2013 an extensive refit including drydocking was undertaken. Since that time the vessel has been professional maintained, with no spared expenses.

The vessel is inspected by BV to Transport Canada standards. In class with July 2017 Inspection complete.

She has just completed a 3,000 mils passage from Newfoundland to Fort Lauderdale on her own bottom and is in ready to depart condition with recent BV Class certificate.

Note: Center engine is not operative, vessel has been operating on Port and Starboard for 2 years, speeds quoted are with 2 engines, third engine will increase speed to 20 knots..

Easy to view in central Fort Lauderdale, FL

## Full Specs

Boat Name

CAVALIER DES MERS

LOA: 91.92

##### Engines

Engine Brand: Detroit
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 510|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard

Engine Brand: Detroit
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 510|horsepower

Engine Brand: Detroit
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 510|horsepower

##### Accommodations

Specifications

Length O.A. 91’ 11” 28.02 m

Breadth O.A. 21’ 5” 6.53 m

Moulded Depth 8’ 5” 2.57 m

Design Draft 4’ 3” 1.30 m

Gross tonnage 161 t

Net tonnage 78 t

Capacity 250 passengers, 4 crew

Construction Aluminum

Weight 68.8 t

Speed 18 knots

Year Built/Rebuilt 1974 / 2013

GENERAL INFORMATION

NAME OF VESSEL: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . "Cavalier Des Mers"
TYPE OF SURVEY: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . "Vessel Appraisal"
OVERALL VESSEL RATING: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vessel was in "Above Average Condition"
when Marine Survey was conducted in
ESTIMATED MARKET VALUE: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . \$625,000
YEAR/MAKE/MODEL OF VESSEL: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1074 / 2013 / 250 Passenger Ferry Vessel
YEAR BUILT: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1974 / Refit is 2013
MODEL YEAR: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1974
MODEL OF VESSEL: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250 passenger ferry vessel.
OFFICIAL NUMBER: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7431430
PLACE OF SURVEY: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Marine Survey was conducted in Bull
Arm, Canada on June 13th, 2017
DATE/TIME OF SURVEY: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . June 13, 2017
HULL MATERIAL: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7/16 inch diameter aluminum plate.
HULL TYPE: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Full displacement electric welded
aluminum monohull.
LENGTH OVER ALL (L.O.A).: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91 feet 11 inches.
BEAM: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 feet 5 inches.
DRAFT: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 feet 3 inches.
DEPTH: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 feet 5 inches.
DISPLACEMENT: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68.8 tons.
GROSS TONS: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161 Gross Tons.
NET TONS: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 Net Tons.
PROPULSION SYSTEM: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Triple Detroit Diesel 510 horsepower
turbo-charged diesel engines.

HULL DECK AND SUPERSTRUCTURE

HULL CONSTRUCTION
TYPE:
Full displacement with keel.
MATERIAL:
7/16 inch thick aluminum plate.
EXTERIOR HULL:
Hull is painted white.
7/16 inch thick electric welded aluminum plate bulkheads.
STRINGERS:
The longitudinal strength is enhanced by full length aluminum stringers.
STEM:
Sharply raked bow stem.
TRANSOM:
Square transom.
BILGE:
Deep (below decks) bilge area provides the area for most boat systems and tankage.
LIMBER HOLES:
Limber holes are of adequate size.
FRAMES (RIBS):
Aluminum frames (ribs).
DECK CONSTRUCTION
TYPE:
7/16 inch thick electric welded aluminum upper and lower decks.
DECK FITTINGS
STANCHIONS:
Port and starboard upper deck and lower deck aluminum safety rails.
CHOCKS AND CLEATS:
Adequate port and starboard aluminum cleats strategically located.
SUPERSTRUCTURE
MATERIAL:
Pilothouse superstructure and cabin superstructure are constructed of 7/16 inch thick electric
welded aluminum plate.
DECK HATCHES:
Engine room hatch.

CANVAS AND SUPPORT STRUCTURE:
Upper deck is fitted with canvas top fitted on aluminum frame.
BRIDGE DECK
MATERIAL:
There is passenger seating on upper level deck.
SEATS:
Adequate seating for 250 passengers and seven crew members.
WINDSHIELD:
Pilothouse and cabin are fitted with laminated tinted plated safety glass windows. Pilothouse
is fitted with laminated safety glass windshield panels..
FENDERS:
DOCK LINES:
Adequate 1 inch diameter docking lines.
CABIN APPOINTMENTS
INTERIOR DESCRIPTION:
Ladies and men head facilities with electric flush toilets and vanities with sinks.
LIGHT FIXTURES:
12 volt cabin lights.
PROPULSION
MAIN ENGINES
TYPE:
Triple diesel engines.
MANUFACTURER:
Detroit Diesel.
HORSE POWER:
Triple 510 horsepower diesel engines.
NUMBER OF CYLINDERS:
Eight cylinders.
ENGINE MOUNTS AND BED:
Aluminum engine

PROPULSION
"Cavalier Des Mers" surveyed by Kelly Marine Surveyors, Inc. - Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316 Page 8 of 15
MAIN ENGINES (continued)
BILGE BLOWERS:
Port and starboard engine room blowers,
EXHAUST SYSTEM:
Raw water cooled with cast iron risers and flexible connection eight inch pipes.
FUEL TRANSFER (PUMPS):
115 V.A.C. /230 V.A.C. fuel transfer pump.
COOLING SYSTEM
TYPE:
Closed reservoir type cooling with raw water cooled exhaust.
FUEL SYSTEM
MAIN ENGINE(S) FUEL SYSTEM
FUEL TYPE:
Diesel fuel.
MATERIAL:
7/16 inch thick electric welded aluminum fuel tanks.
LOCATION:
electric welded to hull.
FUEL LINES AND FITTINGS:
Both supply and return are copper lines with copper alloy fittings. Appears serviceable.
FUEL MANIFOLD VALVES:
Ball type valves.
ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM (D.C. SYSTEM)
VOLTAGE:
12 V.D.C. / 24 V.D.C.
BATTERIES: