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Northrop and Johnson
(954) 522-3344
4/15/2013: Contact Kevin Merrigan or Captain Scott Barsin at 904-536-9248

BIG ZIP is built for a yachting connoisseur. As the owner hails from a long line of yachtsman, the attention to detail and subsequent maintenance and improvements are spectacular. This is a remarkable yacht, comfortable for playing with kids and grandkids while being equally used as a floating boardroom. Zero-speed stabilizers, Kalidescape entertainment system and excellent layout, all combine to make BIG ZIP an outstanding value.

Specifications, with Equipment and Information:
- Length: 142' 0"
- Max Height: 0
- LOA: 142' 0"
- LWL: 0' 0"
- BEAM: 28' 0"
- DRAFT: 0' 0"
- Fuel: 11625 Gal
- Water: 2400 Gal
- Holding: 0 Gal
- Hull Construction: Aluminum
- Manufacturer: TRINITY
- Model: Twin Screw Diesel Yacht
- Designer: Trinity

Mechanical Equipment
Main Engines:  2 x Caterpillar C-32A 1800 hp at 2300 RPM
 Engine Hours: Port: 1,340 as of October 2014
Starboard: 1,340 as of October 2014
 Gear Boxes: 2 x Reintjes WAF542, 3.95:1 approx ratio
 Shafts & Propellers: 2 x 5 blade Nibral approx 44"-56" diameter
Aquatech 22 propeller shafts
 Speed & Consumption: 12.3 knots @ 50 USG p/H 2750 nm
   10 knots @ 35 USG p/H 3100
   Maximum: 17.4 knots
   Cruise 13 knots
   Economical: 10 knots; 3,000 nm range

Electrical System
Generators:  2 x 99 kW Northern Lights @ 1800 RPM
Generator Hours:  Port: 8,500 as of October 2014
   Stbd: 8,500 as of October 2014
   Currently having both gens rebuilt (top-end)
 Electricity: 3-phase 208v
 Shore Power Converter: ATLAS
 Batteries: AGM Odyssey PC 1800

Tank Capacities
 Fuel: 11,625 USG
 Water: 2,400 USG
 Watermakers: 2,600 USG per day
 Lube Oil: 180 USG
 Dirty Lube Oil: 180 USG
 Grey Water: 1,200 USG
 Black Water: 1,000 USG

Ancillary Equipment
Steering System:  EMI
 Bow Thruster: Quantum QT 120; 120hp hydraulic
 Stabilizers: Quantum-Mod QC 1500 two fins 2.7 sq.m. with zero speed
 Fuel Filters: Racor
 Fuel Seperator: Alfa Level
 Oil/Water Seperator: Boss
 Fire/Bilge Pump: Grundfos of Flomax and Jabsco diaphragm
 Sewage Treatment: Headhunter/Edson
 W/C's: Headhunter
 Air-Conditioning: Marine Air System chilled water system approx 36 tons of A.C.
 Ventilation: Novenco, Heinen & Hopman

Safety & Security Eq
Safety:  4 x 16 man rafts
 Fire Fighting: Fixed Fire Suppression in galley hood; CO2 in Engine Room; Kidde Extinguishers throughout
 Alarms: Palladium Technologies Inc. Simon
 Security: Panasonic WV-CU360C PELCO CCTV

Communication Equipm
SATCOM:  Seatel 4006 VSAT & KVH FB 250 F-77
 Cellular System: Ericson GMS w/Power Max DA4100
 VHF Radio telephones: Furuno 8800S- Weatherstation sensor 235kHZ- Uniden UM 625CBK
 SSB Radio Telephone: Furuno FS1570 SSB
 Watchkeeping Receiver: Furuno NX 700P
 Telephone Exchange: PBS A200
 Intercom System: Panasonic KXTDA200 KSU

Deck Equipment
 Bow Anchors: 2 x 630lb
 Bow Anchor Windlass: 5/8" galvanized  ABS Gr. 2 chain, 450 ft. per side 
 Aft Warping Capstans: 2 x MUIR VC4000 Hydraulic
 Ground Tackle: 2 x 250kg MASON 450' of 19m studlink chain
 Boat Crane & Davits: 1 x Nautical Structure crane (MCA approved, 3500lb @ 17ft., telescopes to 21')
 Passerelle:  1 x hydraulic 18 ft. Marquipt of Nautical Structures passerelle
 Side Boarding Ladders: 2 x 9-step Marquipt
 Searchlight: 2 x ACR RCL-100D

Audio Visual Enterta


 Kaleidescape movie/music system

Office Equipment
Computers:  Custom
 Photocopier/Printer: HP8500

 1 x 8 person Jacuzzi Hot Tub on Flybridge

Tenders & Watersport
 Tenders: 22' Novurania Widebody w/Yamaha 150hp
 Other: 2 x 600 cc Jetskis
 Equipment: Dive Compressor 2 x Full Gear

Beautifully designed exterior combined with understated elegance of an Evan Marshall interior. Five staterooms offer tremendous flexibility with four king berths and one twin stateroom. ABS classed, MCA compliant, Zero Speed Stabilizers. BIG ZIP represents the finest example of Trinity Yachts, having been built by a very knowledgeable owner. A first class crew maintains and improves this yacht constantly to the benefit of the next owners.


The name BIG ZIP is reserved.


Owner’s personal effects and all items not specifically shown on this listing sheet shall be excluded from the sale.  A detailed inventory list of exclusions will be provided pursuant to a purchase agreement.

Refit 2014

1.       ABS 5 year special survey for hull / underwater items completed 12/2014.  (Remaining items being scheduled for 2015)

2.       All 20 sea valves were removed, cleaned inspected (10 repaired & 6 replaced).

3.       Both shafts and props were cleaned, inspected and serviced / balanced.

4.       Anchor chain was inspected gauged and repainted along with chain lockers.

5.       The main engine exhaust trunks, bilge manifold and shaft tubes were particle blasted, coated with belzona and sealed with Devron 133 epoxy coating to preserve and extend life of the metal. This technique has proven very successful with our sea chests which were done 2 years ago and are in excellent condition. 

6.       Clearances were measured on rudders and well within tolerances for wear. The stern and strut bearings were replaced along with stern tube seals.

7.       The fresh water tank was spot blasted and recoated with FDA approved coating system.

8.       The fresh water pumps were remounted and placed on isolation supports.

9.       The hull was pressure washed, sanded and recoated with Interspeed 640 (2 coats plus 3rd band).

10.   Running gear had prop speed applied to all exposed surfaces.  

11.   All caprails have been varnished with up to 14 coats and we have sanded the swim platform teak.

12.   The exterior teak tables were sent to spray booth for varnish as needed.

13.   The fore deck bulwark was repainted and non-skid on deck. 

14.   The sundeck bar stools were recovered and exterior cushions repaired where needed.

15.   The bow striker plate and boot stripe were polished along with all hull port lights as well.

16.   The engine room bilges, manifolds, air ducting / louvers and most support brackets were repainted.

17.   The main engine exhaust risers and trunks were recoated with high temp skin wrap and new insulation blankets where needed.

18.   The engine deck plates were sent out and repainted in spray booth.

19.   Guest areas were cleaned and detailed,  wood repairs and touch-ups were performed as needed throughout interior.

20.   Some additional lighting was added to master closet and the cedar paneling was refreshed. 

21.   All soft close drawers were tested and repaired as needed and latches adjusted.

22.   Larger heating elements were installed in hot tub to raise temperature and heat faster.

23.   The tender davit on the sundeck was serviced and the cable replaced.

24.   One flat screen panel in wheelhouse was replaced.

25.   Minor system upgrades to wifi onboard are in process to add 4G cell transceiver to vessel network for increased speed and bandwidth when close to shore.

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