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"Golden Compass"
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Northrop and Johnson
(954) 522-3344
1-6-2015 Marina Mile Yachting Center. Contact Philip Bell or Kevin Merrigan for showings.

Capt. Brad.

Golden Compass is designed to create both elegant gathering places and spacious party venues. A yacht with no limits, Golden Compass has true world cruising credentials having already taken her adventurous owner to remote and exciting destinations. Currently owned by extremely pro-active and experienced yachtsmen, Golden Compass has benefitted from significant upgrades that have totally rejuvenated all mechanical and technical areas, including navigation, entertainment equipment and interior fit and finish.

Her 6 large en suite staterooms, including two master staterooms, accommodate large parties of up to 12 guests plus 2 guest service personnel making her a great charter choice. Having several years of lucrative charters behind her, Golden Compass offers the new owner a successful charter business.

Overall Golden Compass offers unparalleled value and an endless horizon of travel and adventure possibilities.

Main features

• Totally rebuilt or replaced mechanical systems

• Upgraded entertainment (home theater and sound systems), wireless internet throughout

• World class navigation equipment

• New interior furnishings

• Refreshed exterior, including paint and teak

• Successful charter history

Specifications, with Equipment and Information:
- Length: 150' 0"
- Max Height: 0
- LOA: 150' 0"
- LWL: 0' 0"
- BEAM: 29.5' 0"
- DRAFT: 8.5' 0"
- Engine(s): D398
- Fuel: 16500 Gal
- Water: 5800 Gal
- Holding: 0 Gal
- Hull Construction: Steel
- Manufacturer: PICCHIOTTI
- Model: Tri Deck Motor Yacht
- Designer: Arthur DeFever

Guest are immediately drawn to the natural beauty of the main salon. The ornate Italian marquetry inlay of the large custom bar, entertainment center, and game table are striking features along with the coordinating custom granite countertops, tables, custom art work, and compass medallion entry.
This area features the bar with 4 large armed chairs, a large couch, a round reversible (game/formal) table with 4 large arm chairs, a home theater system including all regions 50” pop up TV, DVDs, SAT receivers, iPod dock, Wii, and access to the central movie, music, and photo distribution system.
Aft and to port is the staircase leading down to the lower guest foyer, around which four large en suite guest cabins are located.

Aft of the main salon are wide double doors which lead to the exterior aft deck, and located towards forward end is the elegant formal dining room, containing a large in-laid marquetry table with 12 chairs, multiple storage cabinets for china and silverware, and a serving door into the pantry and galley. Music from multiple sources can be played in either room.

The multipurpose sky lounge is accessed from the boat deck or through the bridge area. It is equipped with two extra deep couches, perfect for watching movies on the 60” flat screen TV connected to a quality home theater system. The system includes DVD, iPod dock, SAT receiver, Xbox, and access to the central movie, music, and photo distribution system. Guests have access to a desktop computer desk that connects to both its own large touch screen and it share video on to the 60” TV.
There is also a bar and large day head, and forward of the lounge is a large wine cellar.

The on deck master cabin is located at the forward end of the main deck. It is comfortably furnished with an oversized Tempur-Pedic king bed, an Italian leather couch and Italian leather recliner, an ornate dresser with veneer inlay, a large 42” Plasma TV with access to a DVD player, iPod dock, and central movie, music, and photo distribution system.
This stateroom has ample closet and storage space, large bathroom and some of the best views of the horizon.

In the second master cabin, the full beam of the ship is really felt. This room has an oversized dual remote controlled adjustable king bed, two armchairs and a vanity table with veneer inlay.
At the foot of the bed, an all regions 42” flat screen TV drops down from the ceiling. This is connected to a DVD player, SAT TV receiver, iPod dock, and has access to the central movie, music, photo distribution system.
His & hers bathrooms are located forward of the bed, one with a large bath-tub and shower and the other with a separate enclosed shower. Both have toilets and vanity sinks. This cabin has four wardrobes and two built-in wall dressers. All surfaces covered with exotic stone.

2x Queen Staterooms with en suite bathrooms
2x Queen/Twin Staterooms with en suite bathrooms
The 4 guest cabins are located aft of the main salon on the lower accommodation deck and are around a central foyer which contains linen storage. The 2 aft cabins have queen beds and the 2 forward cabins each have a queen bed and a single bed, perfect for guests with small children.
These are large cabins; all have a private bathroom with tub, shower, exotic stone surfaces, toilet and vanity sinks. Each room is equipped with all regions flat screen TVs, DVD players, SAT receivers, iPod docks, and access to the central movie, music, photo distribution system.

The aft deck area may be fully enclosed, or completely open to the fresh air of a peaceful anchorage.
This dining area can be casual or formal and is beautifully furnished with a large teak round table and 8 upholstered teak dining chairs. In addition, there are 4 arm chairs, a curved couch and side tables for cocktails.
A 37” flat screen TV connected to SAT TV, and to the central movie, music, and photo distribution system, is also available on this deck.
There is a staircase that ascends to the boat-deck from the port side.

The boat deck is accessed from either the Sky Lounge or from the aft deck stairs. On this enormous deck there is large teak inlaid tabled with 10 comfortable cushioned seats for outside dining.
Normal running configuration has one tender on this deck stored crosswise towards the aft, opening up this deck for sunbathing and outdoor dining. The other tender and jet skis are stored on the newly configured foredeck.
With the aft tender launched, this expansive deck really comes to life. The unobstructed view is perfect for entertaining, sunbathing, and an exercise area where guests can use a treadmill or Elliptical Trainer. At night guest enjoy outstanding panoramas while dining, and have the perfect dance floor for after dinner cocktails.

The top deck is accessed by a staircase from the upper port-side deck and encompasses the complete upper level of Golden Compass. Forward on this deck is a Jacuzzi tub, large sun pads, seating areas, a full service bar, bar seating, a full back bar (both covered in exotic stone) with ice maker and refrigerator, a large stainless BBQ, and 4 chaise lounge chairs.
Aft on this deck there is an expansive sun bathing pad.
Above the bar is a water proof 42” flat screen TV with access to DVD player, iPod dock, and the central movie, music, and photo distribution system. This quality entertainment and sound system has prompted evening guests to turn this area from a sunning area into another dance floor with unobstructed ocean views.

The galley is well equipped with commercial grade equipment, robust stone surfaces, and is suitable for high capacity catering. There are 2 doors to the side decks for crew entrance and the loading of supplies so as not to interrupt guests. A staircase from the forward end of the galley leads down to the crew cabins and crew mess.

The wheel-house is carpeted and contains a comfortable helm chair, settee, chart table and world class navigation/radio equipment.

The spacious captain’s cabin includes a double bed, desk, large bathroom, and shower is directly behind the wheel-house on the port side.

The large ship’s office, equipped with computer and worldwide communication equipment is directly behind the wheel-house along the starboard side. Through the ship’s office is a passageway which leads to the sky lounge, passing the wine cellar on the starboard side and a large walk-in refrigerator/freezer on the port side.

1x captain’s cabin with en suite bathroom.
1x 4 berth cabin with en suite bathroom.
1x 2 berth cabin with en suite bathroom.
2x 2 berth cabins with shared bathroom.




1 Furuno Inmarsat Sat-C

1x F77 Nera, Anritsu RSS402A,

1 HP 1040 fax connected to F77

Telephone system:

AT&T Partner System PBX


1x Furuno SSB Transceiver FS1503


1x ICOM VHF – ICM127

1x ICOM VHF – IC-M125

2x WPHF VHF handheld emergency radios with DSC
11x ICOM handheld VHF radios

Cellular phone system:

1x Tellular GSM four band (worldwide capable) receiver interfaced into the PBX


AT&T Partner System PBX



Navigation Equipment



2x Furuno FAR-21X7 BB series 72 nautical mile with ARPA and AIS integrated

Gyro compass:

1x Robertson RGC 50

1x Furuno THD Satellite Compass SC-50

Magnetic compass:

C-Plath Jupiter

Auto pilot:

Robertson AP9 MK II w/MKIII

Depth sounder:

1x Raymarine SP60 plus 1 x Furuno FCV627


Magnavox 300 DGPS

1x Leica 420 AIS

Weather FAX:

Canon FAX

Ships computer:

2x Dell (Chartnav)

1x Hewlett Packard general purpose

HP Printer/Scanner

1x Custom Desktop in Ships office, 30” touch screen monitor

Brother MFC networked printer

Wind/speed log:

1x Airmar – networked in the radio room and bridge

1x Furuno FI5001 Weather Station


Furuno NX500 Navtex receiver


2x Nobeltec Max Pro with most all of the world charts
415 Furuno FA-150


Entertainment Equipment

• KVH M-9 Global Satellite TV- wired to each room
• All region Plasma or LCD TV’s to accommodate global travel
• All region Pioneer DVD players for global travel
• Sat Receivers for all TV's, covering Europe, Caribbean & U.S.

• A centralized movie, music and photo storage and distribution system by Escient. This system is loaded with 250 current video titles and 1,000 songs.
• Apple iPod docks (over 12 throughout the vessel)
• Customized but "easy to use” remote controls, identical throughout the vessel for convenience
• In all of the main entertaining areas, the master stateroom, and the VIP stateroom Marantz AV Surround Receiver SR5003 7.1 have been utilized.

• Advanced ships network providing access to the internet through wireless access points located throughout the boat.
• KVH V7 - Their latest global high speed satellite internet system which also provides 2 VOIP lines for international calling.


Generators & Electricity


2 x Caterpillar 3306; 135kw each (Port & Starboard top end rebuild 2013. Both overhauled to technician recommendations in 2014)

Ocean Breeze 40kW Load Bank

Generator fuel consumption:

4 gallons/hour


220V, 3 phase, 200 amps, 60Hz


ASEA model AC90V Shore Power Converter with seamless transfer switch




Main engine starting:

2x main engine 24v, each bank consists of 4 Gel batteries

Generator starting:

2x generator start banks, each with 2 gel batteries


2 sets of batteries to separately power emergency navigation and communication


Deck Equipment


Anchor windlass:

Steen Hydraulic

Aft warping capstans:

2x Warping Drums on Anchor Winch

2x Stern Warping Drums


2x Stockless 750lbs approx

Anchor chain:

5 shackles (450.00 ft/155m) both port & stbd

Boat crane and davits:

2x Custom Hydraulic Cranes with a working load of 2000kg

1x UMT YDRR-1000 foredeck crane with a working load of 1000 lbs


2x Marquipt Tide-Ride SideLadders & Stern Passerelle

Swimming platform:

Custom built 7' wide teak platform with stern boarding ladder



19ft Nautica widebody with 150 Hp Yamaha engine. Custom built to accommodate 12 guests and equipped with Garmin depthfinder & chart plotter

12ft Nautica with Yamaha 40HP

Dive gear:

4x complete sets of scuba gear


2x Bombadiers Sea-Doos




Water skis (beginner and advanced)


12x Snorkeling gear

2x donut tubes

2x kayaks

Fishing gear

Microsoft Xbox


Gym Equipment

Octane Elliptical Trainer


Main Engines


Engine type:

2x Caterpillar D398; 900hp each

Engine control:

Micro-Commander with Glendenning Synchronizer

Gearboxes for main engines:

2x Caterpillar 7251 - reverse reduction gear boxes



Air Conditioning


5 Compressors totaling 35 tons using chilled water loop with

31x Air handling units with thermostats


Other Machinery



2x 1600 gpd Filtration Concepts

Trim tabs/Stabilizers:

2x Vosper Fins with Koop Nautique Controls

Bow thruster:

1x Lips BV Drunen, 55KW, Variable Speed with Soft Start

Steering system:

Willis-Ridley Hydraulic

Rudder Angle indicator

1x Robertson RI 45

Engine controls:

Micro-Commander with Glendenning synchronizer

Fuel separator & filtration

Alfa Laval – rebuilt in 2014

Racor filters

Sewage system:

1x Headhunter Royal Flush sewage treatment system

Fresh water system:

Atlantic Ultraviolet Light Corporation model #550B potable water system ultraviolet light sterilization unit (new 2013)
3x Headhunter Mach 5 pumps (new 2013)

2x Filtration Concepts Inc. model #DI626E-3 water makers producing a total of 6,056 liters (1,600 gallons per day each, rebuilt 2009).

Bilge water filtration:

Village Marine Inc. OWS 2.2

Lube Oil capacity:

1x 1,514 liters (400 US gallons)

Waste Oil capacity:

1x 1,514 liters (400 US gallons)

Water capacity:

5,800 gallons

Fuel capacity:

16,500 gallons

Toilet system:

Royal Flush

Tank monitoring systems:

Headhunter LED light tank level indicating panel for fuel and storage tanks, recalibrated and serviced 2014 (all new display units 2013).

Headhunter model #YS3004 LED light level indicator for freshwater tanks.

2x Hart Systems Inc tank tender level indicators for all fuel and freshwater tanks.

Headhunter LED light level indicator for gray and black water tank levels as well as sewage treatment tank.


Main Galley Equipment


Cooking equipment:

1x Garland 6 Burner, Deep Fryer, Salamander and Grill

2x Garland Ovens


2x Mareno refer units (pantry)

1x Haier minibar fridge (bridge)

1x ULine Small fridge (main salon)

1x ULine small fridge (sky lounge)

1x Summit Commercial refer/wine cooler (sun deck)

1x ULine (sun deck)

1x ULine (sky lounge)

1x Custom walk in (sky lounge deck)


2x Custom Made units (galley)

1x large walk-in fridge & freezer combination (sky lounge deck)


1x Miele


Iceomatic  (pantry, sky lounge & sun deck)
Kitchen Aid (pantry,skylounge & sun deck)


2x Garland Ovens


1x Sharp Commercial Microwave (galley)


Crew Galley/Mess Equipment


Cooking equipment:

1x Haier microwave (crew mess)


1x Haier small fridge (crew mess)


Toaster, Coffee maker


Additional Galley Equipment


Bread Maker, Ice Cream

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Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Telephone: (954) 522-3344
Fax: 954.522.9500

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