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1993 Christensen

$4,950,000 USD

  • $4,950,000 USD
  • Michael Mahan
  • Active
  • Used
  • Motor Yachts
  • 1993
  • Christensen
  • Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US
  • Power
  • 130ft / 39.62 m
  • 26ft 6in / 8.08 m
  • Caterpillar
  • C32
  • Inboard
  • Diesel
  • Other
  • 2015-12-28
  • 2016-09-08
  • 1947261

SWEET ESCAPE is an exceptional yacht that has had the best of care her entire life.  Her present owner of five years has offered the yacht an open budget to keep her maintained and upgraded. She has had the same Captain for the past five years, who has run one of the most successful program on a yacht of this size. This is a rare opportunity to get a turn-key yacht that is perfect for private use or to move straight into a thriving charter business.


SWEET ESCAPE, an exceptional 130' Christensen that has had the best of care her entire life.  Her present owner of five years has offered the yacht an open budget to keep her maintained and upgraded.  Her five stateroom plus gym comprises a full beam master, a full beam VIP, the third cabin is a large guest with king berth, plus two twin cabins that can covert to king berths. All cabins have ensuite, best of entertainment systems and all well-appointed décor with ample storage. 


Entering from starboard on SWEET ESCAPE, one will reach a formal foyer with teak finished floors. There is also a well-appointed day head in this area. Moving aft from the foyer one will enter the formal dining area. The dining table can be set to accommodate 10 guests. The main salon is appointed with beautiful furnishings, U-shaped settee, two comfortable swivel chairs, end table, a coffee table and ottomans. There is an additional chair as well as a table with four chairs perfect for a light snack or a game of cards. The main salon and dining area have ample storage with built in serving areas.

Forward to port is the state of the art galley with professional appliances, excellent counter space, storage and refrigeration.  One of the best features is the island counter.  There is plenty of light with the lager windows in the galley, perfect viewing while underway or at the dock.  The galley has a door at the both entrances that can be closed to keep noise and smells from entering other areas of the vessel. Forward of the galley is a larger pantry with ample storage that also acts as a buffer to eliminate noise from the galley to the master. 

Further forward is the on-deck full beam VIP with ensuite, king berth, closet, ample storage, desk/vanity and sitting area.  The VIP has larger windows with blinds and shades.   

Mid-ship stairs lead down to the four guest staterooms plus Gym.  The Master full beam master is found forward with a king size berth, desk/vanity, settee to starboard, walk-in closet and His and Hers bathroom.  Hers with tub and shower and his with shower. There are three guest cabins plus Gym aft.  The large guest cabin with king berth, plus two twin cabins that can covert to king berths. All cabins have ensuite, best of entertainment systems and all well-appointed décor with ample storage. 

From the formal foyer one will go up a spiral staircase to the upper landing that will take one aft to the sky lounge or forward to the pilothouse.  The pilothouse has the state-of-the-art navigation equipment. There are three raised helm chairs, ample storage and charter space.  One can reach the spacious captain’s cabin from this area. There are ample walk-around side decks with pilothouse entry doors allowing for easy movement around the deck and entire vessel. The Pilothouse offers excellent visibility while cruising. 

Aft from the upper landing one enters into the sky lounge where you are surrounded by full length windows for excellent views and natural light. There is a bar with five bar stools to starboard, a settee with end tables, two chairs and a coffee table to port.  The sky lounge is a beautiful area for entertaining, watching movies or hanging out at the bar. There is also a well-appointed day head on this deck.

Moving aft from the sky lounge through the large double sliding doors, one will enter the boat deck. Here you will find a beautiful built in service area and tables with seating for 10 to dine outside. From this area one can go up another set of stairs to the sundeck. The sundeck features a large sun pad and Jacuzzi.  

Moving back down to the aft deck, one can enter the main salon through the glass doors. This beautiful and spacious aft deck features a large teak table that seats ten guests. There is a built-in settee with a table.  There is a wet bar with granite counters and built in storage. The aft deck is designed to be well protected from the elements by its overhang.

From the aft deck one can go down a set of stairs to a large swim platform that makes for easy access to the water for swimming or water sports.  The aft deck also gives one access to the passerelle for convenient boarding while Med-moored or port side to.

Electronics, Communications and Navigation Equipment

  • Robinson AP9 Mk3 autopilot
  • Cortron gyro compass
  • 2x Northstar 951X GPS
  • 2x Icom IC-M127 VHF radios
  • Furuno FCV582L depth sounder
  • Data Marine depth sounder
  • B&G speed/depth/wind
  • Raytheon 430 hailer
  • Lucent intercom
  • Furuno 48 mile radar with ARPA
  • Furuno 48 or 72 mile radar
  • Icom IC-M710 SSB radio
  • Furuno AIS
  • Furuno Navtex
  • Nobletc C Map and Transas navigation software
  • Rudder angle indicator
  • Fleet 77 with MCM3-KVH Trac phone
  • NERA SAT phone
  • Mini V-Sat
  • Closed circuit TV system with (6) cameras
  • 2x Navigation computers, new 2015

Entertainment Equipment

  • Satellite receivers for the Caribbean and Latin America
  • Satellite receivers for US Direct TV 
  • Sea-Tel 4004
  • Upgraded IR Control systems


  • 20" Samsung TV
  • Bose speakers

Sky Lounge:

  • 55" Samsung TV 
  • Bose speaker system


  • Bose speaker systems

Captain Cabin:

  • 32" LG TV
  • LG Blueray DVD


  • 18" Samsung TV
  • Yamaha CD/DVD
  • Bose speakers

Main Salon:

  • 55" Samsung TV
  • Samsung DVD
  • Bose Lifestyle Surround Sound
  • iPod docking station

Master Stateroom:

  • 32" Sharp Aquos TV
  • Bose Lifestyle Surround Sound

Guest Staterooms:

  • 25" Sharp Aquos TV
  • Bose speakers
  • iPod docking station
  • Lower VIP:
  • 30" Sharp Aquos TV
  • Bose speakers
  • iPod docking station


  • 31" Samsung TV with Dennon JVC CD/DVD player

Crew Mess:

  • 31" Samsung TV with Dennon JVC CD player and overhead speakers

Crew Cabins:

  • 18" Toshiba TV/DVD with overhead speakers, one each

Engineer Cabin:

  • 26" TV with overhead speakers

Galley Equipment

Main Galley:

  • 2x Garland stove, rebuilt 2013
  • Traulsen refrigerator
  • Miele Professional dishwasher
  • Ice O Matic icemaker
  • 2x Insinkerator garbage disposals
  • Ice cream maker
  • Dual fan stove hood extractor
  • Misc. portable appliances

Crew Mess:

  • Danby refrigerator/freezer
  • Breville toaster
  • Breville coffee machine
  • Magic Chef microwave

Aft Deck:

  • Uline ice maker
  • Sub Zero refrigerator drawers

Sky Lounge:

  • Uline refrigerator
  • Uline ice maker

Boat Deck:

  • Fridgidaire chest freezer
  • Hoskizaki ice maker
  • Vinotheque 180 bottle wine cooler

Tenders and Toys

  • Nautilus AB 19' hard bottom inflatable with Yamaha 150 hp 4-stroke engine
  • 2x Yamaha wave runners
  • 3x Kayaks
  • 2x Paddle boards
  • Christiansen RCX 8 4000 - 18.5 electric/hydraulic crane, rebuilt 2015

Safety & Fire Protection


  • Guest accommodations emergency exit
  • Engine room emergency exit
  • 2x Canistered life rafts with hydrostatic releases, Switlik 20 persons
  • 21 Immersion survival suits
  • 2x 406 MHz EPIRB with locator number and hydrostatic release
  • Search and rescue transponder (SART)
  • Life jackets (personal flotation devices), Type 1 & 2
  • 6x MOB throw rings
  • 2x Man overboard light/smoke signaling buoys
  • Safety harness
  • Line throwing apparatus

Fire Fighting:

  • 2x Fire fighting suits with air bottles and masks
  • Fire axe
  • Hand-held fir extinguishers
  • Fire and general alarm buttons
  • Fire blankets in galley
  • Halon fire suppression system for the main galley to include shut down system for galley fan and galley exhaust duct
  • Engine room fire suppression system
  • Halon suppression system for the engine room, generator room, control room and/or the entire yacht
  • Portable diesel operated bilge or fire pump, with appropriate hoses and strainer
  • Fire alarm panel in the wheelhouse, with smoke/heat sensors in the overhead throughout the yacht
  • 3x Sea water fire fighting outlets, with hoses and fire wall capable nozzles
  • 17 Smoke hoods located in each stateroom and cabin for number of berths
  • International Fire Flange

Mechanical Equipment and Engine Room

  • Caterpillar C-32 engines were installed new during refit in 2012 (port: 3446 original hrs; stb: 3449 original hours) 
  • Wesmar hydraulic bow thrusters, overhauled 2015
  • Naiad 403 stabilizers, serviced 2015
  • 2x GAST 7HD-10-M75OX dive air compressors
  • Marine Air Systems, 36,000 BTU air conditioning
  • John Deere 405TFM75 75kW generators, both generator electrical ends cleaned, baked and dipped with starboard gen rebuilt (0 hours since rebuild , 13,217 starboard/ 14,280 hours port)
  • 2x Atlas 100 amp shore power conversion system, upgraded
  • 2x Muir BH5000 hydraulic windlasses/480' of 1/2" hi-tensile chain, each side


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

For Sale By Worth Avenue Yachts

150 Worth Avenue Suite 136
Palm Beach, Florida, 33480