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The Force IX fleet of sport fishing vessels is under development and will continue to evolve as each vessel is completed. The Sea Force IX team of management, engineering, and construction specialists are continuously looking to refine and improve the process to bring the very best vessel to the discriminating yachtsman.
We believe the Force IX fleet is the best value in boating. The combination of speed, safety, handling, sea keeping and creature comforts must be experienced to be appreciated.
Central Exclusive Agent for Dade and Monroe County Florida, Central America, South America, the Bahamas, and the Caribbean.
- Twin DDC-MTU 16V2000 – M93 – 2,400 BHP @ 2450 24 V.D.C. starting and electrics Urethane paint Power steering pump, filter and heat exchanger on each engine Hydraulic system pump mounted on each gear box ZF marine reduction transmission MTU Vibration mounts Engines are stringer mounted on a painted heavy aluminum stringer cap. Engines vibration mounts and aluminum stringer cap are bolted to a threaded full-length steel bar cast within the stringer with grade 8 bolts. Engine raw water intakes are through safety seacocks with diverter valves and strum boxes for emergency bilge pumping. Intake thru-hulls have external speed scoops for macro particle filtration. Engine control system is MTU “Smart Line”. Each control station has an engine control head with integral station active pad, EDM engine monitors and a start/stop panel. EDM engine monitors and a start/stop panel are located on an overhead pod in the engine room. Twin Onan 40Kw 120/240 V.A.C. marine diesel generators Fresh water cooling system Vibration mounts tuned to the engine/generator combination Automatic low oil-high temp safety shut-down One side serviceability Custom painted aluminum mounting base is bolted to a threaded steel bar cast within the stringer. Remote control panel is located on an overhead pod in the engine room Main Engine Exhaust Collector System. 316L stainless steel exhaust riser is insulated with hi temp insulation from the inlet to the water can. The insulation is faired and painted black to a yacht finish. The surge Y is made of Inconel stainless steel alloy. All metallic parts are wired into the ship’s bonding system. Blue silicone exhaust duty hump hose connects the riser to the surge Y Blue silicone exhaust duty hose connects the surge Y to the muffler system. All hose connections are triple clamped with 316 stainless steel T-bolt clamps. Seawater from the engine cooling system is divided by a 316L stainless steel Y tube with one port connecting to the exhaust water injection can on the riser and the other port going to the bypass valving arrangement. Main Engine Mufflers and Transom Discharge. Fiberglass axial mufflers (designed, manufactured and tested by Soundown Inc.) are mounted in three custom-made aluminum cradles. There is a vibration barrier between the mufflers and aluminum supports. The supports are sanded, etched, primed and painted with white urethane. The oval transom discharge tubes are structurally glassed to the hull inside and out with multiple layers of glass and epoxy resin. The oval transom discharge tube is chambered for the discharge of the main engine exhaust, engine raw water by-pass and the generator exhaust. The muffler is isolated from the hull mounted transom discharge tube with blue silicone exhaust duty hoses. All hose connections are triple clamped with 316 stainless steel T-bolt clamps. The engine overboard bypass seawater flow is regulated by a valve for optimum exhaust backpressure. A valve regulated side spud directs water to the drip-less shaft seal. This line is monitored with a pressure and temperature gauge. Generator Exhaust System Fiberglass surge Y is connected to the generator’s wet elbow with blue silicone exhaust duty hose. Fiberglass exhaust tube running aft connects to the surge Y with blue silicone exhaust duty hose. The exhaust tube connects to a Soundown in-line lift muffler with blue silicone exhaust duty hose. The muffler outlet connects to the generator exhaust chamber within the transom mounted main engine oval discharge tube with blue silicone exhaust duty hose. All hose connections are triple clamped with 316 stainless steel T-bolt clamps. Propulsion Shaft Line: Aqualoy 22 High Strength propeller shafts turned and trued. Thick walled filament wound fiberglass shaft log (tube) with Thordon high performance shaft bearing in the aft end with the forward end machined for the shaft seal hose. The tube is laser aligned and structurally glassed to the hull with multiple layers of glass and epoxy resin inside and out. Proprietary Performance Propeller Pockets are designed by a leading marine hydrodynamic expert reduce the draft 10” over a conventional shaft configuration. Custom cast bronze, single leg NACA foil strut with Thordon high performance shaft bearing. Strut is through bolted to aluminum backing plate with 316 stainless steel bolts. Drip-less shaft seals secured to the shaft logs with spring-loaded compression hoses. A valve regulated side spud on the bypass manifold supplies lubrication water to the shaft seal. This line is monitored with pressure and temperature gauges. 5 blade Veem propellers are tuned to each vessel for ultimate efficiency and smooth operation. The engine coupling is custom made to a ZF design. Engine room Ventilation: The cabin side vents provide natural ventilation to the engine room via the internal air box. The air box inlets to the engine room have hook vane demisters to remove moisture and salt form the air. The air box has an overboard drain to remove any water that enters the vents. A fire door slams shut over the hook vanes just prior to the discharge of the fire system. Two 12” axial ventilation fans provide forced air in and out of the engine room. Both blowers have variable speed frequency drives, are thermostatically controlled and reversible depending on the programming. Steering System: Two custom 316L stainless steel high aspect ratio rudders designed for optimum efficiency. Hull-mounted, heavy duty cast bronze stuffing box with integral Thordon rudder bearing and Teflon packing. Stuffing box is thru bolted to an external 316L stainless steel backing plate with 316 stainless steel bolts. Heavy section painted aluminum channel rudder support shelf is bolted to threaded aluminum plates cast within the stringers. An upper bearing bolts to the aluminum rudder support shelf. Custom cast bronze tiller arms. Stainless steel tiller arm tie rod. Power assisted hydraulic steering system with a power ram on each tiller arm. One ram has the power follow-up servo. Each propulsion engine has a power steering pump, power steering fluid filter and heat exchanger installed by the engine distributor. Two fluid reservoirs with pressure gauges charge the system with fluid. Helm pumps have a five turn lock-to-lock actuation. Manual back up to the power system is provided by the helm pumps. Fuel System: Multiple aluminum fuel tanks having a total capacity of approximately 3,800gallons (14385l). (Note: some options will affect fuel capacity) Each fuel tank has two fuel fills, dual vents, two level monitoring points and full port ball valves on all pick-up tubes. Engine room tanks have sight tubes. The fuel management panel has the valving for the fuel transfer system, engine fuel supply selection and generator fuel supply and return selection. Each propulsion engine can draw fuel from the four primary engine supply tanks via a four-way selector valve on the fuel management panel. Each propulsion engine has a dual element Separ fuel filter. Each propulsion engine has an independent fuel-priming pump. Each generator engine draws fuel from the center cockpit fuel tank. Each generator engine has a single element Separ fuel filter. Each generator engine has an independent fuel-priming pump. The “from any tank to any tank” fuel transfer system is controlled by the supply and return valve manifolds on the fuel management panel. Fuel movement is by a bronze gear pump activated at the fuel management panel. Next to the fuel management panel are the fuel transfer supply and return “quick disconnect” fittings activated by ports on the supply and return valve manifolds on the fuel management panel. A fuel polishing unit parallels the primary fuel transfer pump to clean fuel from any tank to any tank and serve as a back-up to the fuel transfer pump. All fuel supply, return and transfer hose is USCG approved with brass fittings. All tanks have a level sender with monitors near the fuel management panel and on the primary helm station Water System: One aluminum water tank with a capacity of 350 gallons (1324l) Each water tank has a water fill, dual vents, two level monitoring points and full port ball valves on all pick-up tubes. Headhunter primary fresh water pressure pump supplies a filtered and non-filtered split delivery manifold system. Pump is isolated with valves Filtered “potable” fresh water delivery system with accumulator tank supplies water for consumption. From the central PVC trunk line, valve isolated branch lines to each end user device are color-coded poly tubing. Non-filtered fresh water delivery system with accumulator tank supplies water for the toilet system. Two 20-gallon water heaters are zoned for quick response. Each water heater has independent valving and check valves for isolation. A 1,400GPD water maker discharges into the fresh water tanks. Dock-side water inlet Waste System: Headhunter treatment system rated at 10 people per 24 hours. This system is rated USCG Type II and meets IMO standards. Toilets in the owner and guest accommodations are Headhunter “Superbowl” Toilet in the crew is neo-classic with a lift station. All hose is rated for marine waste with ozone barrier. Two zoned gray water tanks with submersible pumps collect shower, sink and air handler air conditioning condensation water and pump it overboard. Air Conditioning System: Reverse cycle chilled water air conditioning with staged compressors plumbed in an insulated closed circulation loop. Each compressor is valve isolated for independent removal without shutting down the system. The compressors are “soft start” using frequency drives. Primary seawater circulation pump provides cooling water to the heat exchangers of each compressor. The insulated chilled water closed circulation loop is CPVC pipe sized per the engineering recommendations of the manufacturer. Both ends of the chilled water loop are monitored and sensors control the compressor circuitry. Each living area has local air handlers independently controlled with digital thermostats and isolated from the chilled water loop with valves for independent servicing. Larger living areas have multiple air handlers with a common digital thermostat and are isolated from the chilled water loop with valves for independent servicing. Condensation from each air handler is directed to either the gray water tanks or directly overboard. The cold air delivery is passive by way of valances and diffusers to eliminate uncomfortable cold drafts. Cold air is delivered to the valances and diffusers by insulated ducting or integral plenums insulated within and isolated from structure. Each living area to have one breathe easy UV sterilizing unit. Hydraulic System: The hydraulic system for the bow thruster and anchor windlass is fully engineered by the equipment manufacturer. Hydraulic power pumps are mounted on both ZF engine transmission “C” pads for reliable power. The pumps are sized to give 100% rated power to the thrusters and windlass with both engines at idle and 80% power with one pump operating. All hoses are rated for the pressure of each application. Control blocks, reservoir, filter, heat exchanger and hydraulic raw water pump are located within the engine room, convenient for servicing. Dual lever thruster controls are at the main helm station. The hydraulic windlass is rated at 2,500# pull. Fire System: The FM-200 fire suppression system for the engine room is fully engineered by the manufacturer. The automatic fire system is rate of rise activated with shutdown circuits for the engines, generators and blowers. Fire doors over the air boxes are mechanically released. The automatic fire system has a manual back-up pull cable with the handle located on the leisure deck. The manual back-up fire system is a completely independent and redundant system with a pull cable for activation. The handle is located on the leisure deck. Local automatic FM-200 fire suppression bottles are installed in areas, other than the engine room, vital to the operation of the vessel and/or contain heat-producing equipment. Bilge System: Seven bilge zones each with a bilge pump Each bilge pump is activated by an “Ultimate Senior” float switch. The float switch has “high water” contacts that send a signal to the alarm system. The engine room bilge has an additional “emergency” bilge pump set higher than the primary engine room bilge pump. It has the same float switch and alarm activation. The engine raw water intakes are through safety seacocks with diverter valves and strum boxes for emergency, high capacity bilge pumping. Each bilge pump has a re-settable cycle counter on the alarm panel located in the crew area. Sound Attenuation System: The main engines are on MTU vibration mounts. The generators are on manufacturer installed vibration mounts. All pumps and motors are on vibration isolation mounts. The salon sole support grid posts have vibration isolation pads. The cockpit sole support posts have vibration isolation pads. The mufflers have a vibration barrier between them and their aluminum supports. The engine and generator exhaust components have isolation hoses. The cabin side air vent shrouds in the salon have a waterproof sound lining and are covered with foam/vinyl sound barrier. The salon sole carpet has a “sound pad” under. Critical interior bulkheads have a privacy sound barrier applied. The cored monolithic construction of the Force IX vessels also provide sound reduction. Lubrication Oil System: The engine oil sumps, transmission oil sumps and generator oil sumps are fitted with quick disconnects. Oil movement is by a portable pump with hoses and quick disconnects. Compressed Air System: The air compressor is a oil-less type with a storage tank. Dual Buell trumpet air horns mounted on the hard top. An additional 20-gallon air storage pressure tank is located on the bridge for quick air horn response and sustain. The engine room will have a quick disconnect outlet for air tools. Cold Storage Systems: Suggested galley arrangement has a Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer combination unit. The bar and bridge can have various combinations of under-counter refrigerators, icemakers and wine coolers. (Note: The appliances are a category on the interior allowances sheet . Custom refrigeration with sea water cooled compressor is available) Miscellaneous Machinery: On-demand activated salt-water wash-down pump with hose spigot in the cockpit. Auxiliary seawater sources are drawn from two sea chests. Each point had a bronze sea cock and strainer
- Alternating Current Power: Two 75’ 100a - 240VAC shore cords provide shore electricity to the ship. Each shore cord is on a powered cable hauler. The shore cords are protected with over current breakers, surge protection and galvanic isolators. Multiple tap isolation transformers isolate the ship from the shore A split bus 240 VAC power distribution panel selects the power source, monitors and distributes the power to the sub-panels Custom made zone AC sub-panels Direct Current Power: Eight 8D 12vdc marine “Glass Mat” batteries supply the vessel with direct current power. Four banks of two parallel-connected 12vdc batteries provide the ship with four sources of 24vdc power. Each 24vdc battery bank has a system disconnect switch Each engine has a 24vdc battery bank dedicated for starting. Engine start battery banks are maintained by the engine alternators and a 60-amp battery charger. The engine start battery banks have an emergency crossover switch. Each generator shares a 24vdc battery bank with the ship’s service. Generator start – ship’s service battery banks are maintained by the generator alternators and a 60-amp battery charger. The generator start – ship’s service battery banks have an emergency cross over switch. The DC system is controlled and monitored at the main DC distribution panel Custom made DC sub-panels A Stand-alone 12/24 V.D.C. system, located on the bridge, has independent 4D “Glass Mat” batteries and charger for emergency communication and electronics. Other Electrical Features: Alarm system with display panels in the designated crew area and on the bridge monitoring high water, smoke, carbon monoxide and fire system discharge with a visual and auditory alarm. All underwater metals are connected to a common bonding system that terminates at the sacrificial zinc anodes. All wiring meets A.B.Y.C. recommendations and under the A.B.S. umbrella All wire is tinned copper wire with 105C jacket rating Each voltage is in a distinctive wire jacket color All panel components are marine UL listed Two hull mounted ground plates All distribution panels are in aluminum boxes. All panel components are “marine UL” listed
- Cabinetry and interior woodwork: Premium FEQ (First European Quality) veneer is hand selected from whole boules (trees) if available for consistent grain and color – Most popular species will work with the veneer “allowance” with teak and exotic veneers available Hardwood of the same species as the veneer is hand selected from whole boules (trees) if available for consistent grain and color. All hardwood and veneer is from the same geographic location when available for consistency. All sub-surface materials (plywood, hardwood and composite panels) are made for the marine environment. All hardware is marine duty rated available in various finishes. All wood is finished with an Italian polyester “grain fill” base with a durable satin finish topcoat. Service countertops are typically veneer stone on aluminum honeycomb backer or composite. Shower enclosures are “Swanstone” lined with painted FRP floor pan. The final result is a fit and finish second to none. Interior Allowances: The interior allowances allow our customers to detail an interior that is functional, durable, marine environment friendly yet elegant. Each individual category has its own particulars and it is our experience with our other builds that the allowances are extremely generous for you to create your personal feel. Interior allowance categories: ** Interior Veneers ** Interior Hardwood ** Carpet and Vinyl Flooring - ** Head Flooring – veneer stone or composite ** Countertops – veneer stone or composite ** Headliner – Whisperwall System ** Hull Liner – Whisperwall System ** Wall Coverings – Wallpaper or vinyl ** Upholstery – Settees and dinette cushions ** Soft Goods – bedspreads, shams and pillows ** Mattresses – Dual density foam ** Salon Window Treatment ** Furniture ** Appliances ** Plumbing Fixtures – Sinks, faucets and toilets ** Hardware ** LED Lighting – Vimar Switching ** Entertainment Systems - Customized ** 100 Hours of Custom Engineering Other Interior Features: Sound insulation in critical areas Air conditioning delivery is through a valance system that eliminates hot spots and cold drafts. Cabinetry has removable access panels for complete access behind the cabinetry. Interior of the storage lockers are lined with high pressure laminate. Drawers are dovetailed hard wood. Interior cabin doors are made with stable core wood, foam filled and faced with solid wood and/or veneer panels. Door hinges are mortised into the door and jamb.
- Glazing:: Exterior side and aft windows are 11mm tinted, chemically hardened, laminated safety glass. Bridge front windows are 14mm tinted, chemically hardened, laminated safety glass. There are various tints available. An energy guard barrier, cast within the glass, is available as an option and is offered in limited tints. Each piece glass is custom formed to a 3d model of the receiver ensuring a perfect fit. Each piece of glass is thoroughly inspected for scratches and optical purity. Each piece of glass is bonded into the receiver with a structural adhesive/ sealant and is cosmetically tipped. Our glass installation comes with a 5-year leak guarantee. Entry doors have matching glass panels Deck Hatches: Under cockpit access is by two aluminum watertight hatches with quadrant hinges, gas shocks and quarter turn dog actuation. Removable fish box access is by two large aluminum watertight hatches with quadrant hinges, gas shocks and quarter turn dog actuation. Anchor compartment access is by one aluminum watertight hatch with quadrant hinges, gas shocks and quarter turn dog actuation. Leisure deck engine room access is by a custom made aluminum weathertight door/hatch combination. Forward accommodations have one stainless steel Lexan hatch with aluminum flanges on the foredeck for ventilation and emergency escape. Exterior finishes: All topside surfaces (above the waterline) are primed and long board faired by hand using the Awlgrip paint system. All topside surfaces receive two coats of Awlgrip topcoat. Base and accent colors are owner selected. The entire underwater surface is seamlessly sprayed with two layers of epoxy primer. Both layers are sanded. The entire underwater surface is seamlessly sprayed with two layers of antifouling paint. Underwater metal (except sacrificial anodes – zincs) is coated with “Prop Speed”. Teak bright work is a multiple coat system using clear epoxy and specially formulated UV resistant high gloss topcoat. Teak weather surfaces (soles and cockpit coaming boards) are sanded and left natural. Exterior Hardware: Nine 15” 316 stainless steel cleats are through bolted at structural strong points with full aluminum backing plates. A stainless steel 2,500# pull hydraulically driven vertical anchor windlass is mounted on the foredeck. Custom made polished 316 stainless steel anchor chute with UHMW plastic roller. Custom made polished 316 stainless bow guard. Eight 316 stainless steel hawse holes. Solid 1 1/4” polished 316 stainless steel half oval rub strip all around the vessel’s sheer. 316 stainless steel tank fills and vents. Custom polished 316 stainless steel cockpit drain grates. Custom polished 316 stainless steel transom door and gate hinges and latch. All railings are anodized aluminum. Hardtop mast is custom fabricated if marine grade aluminum and painted with the Awlgrip paint system. 316 stainless steel fresh water spigots on all deck levels and the anchor area. All miscellaneous hinges, latches, etc are of polished 316 stainless steel Exterior Lighting: Eight exterior blue/white lights on each side accent the salon side windows Four exterior blue/white lights on each side accent the bridge side windows Eight exterior blue/white lights in the leisure deck overhead. Eight exterior blue/white lights in the aft bridge deck overhead. Recessed LED courtesy lights on all deck levels as necessary. Colregs running lights. Exterior Woodworking: A high gloss finished teak cap rail runs from the sheer break to the bow. The teak is hand selected from a boule (whole tree) of imported “Far East Teak” The teak cockpit sole is completely covered with quarter-sawn teak 1/2” thick set in epoxy with black filled grooves. Perimeter, hatch lids and openings to have teak borders. The teak leisure deck is completely covered with quarter-sawn teak 1/2” thick set in epoxy with black filled grooves. Perimeter, hatch lids and openings to have teak borders. The teak salon entry doors and the aft bridge door are made with a boxwood cores covered with solid wood The exterior sides are teak and the interior sides are the same wood as the interior. The exterior finish of the doors is a multiple coat system using clear epoxy and specially formulated UV resistant high gloss topcoat. The interior finish of the doors is finished with an Italian polyester “grain fill” base with a durable satin finish topcoat. (An alternative to the teak exterior sides is mahogany painted to match the cabin.) Leisure Deck Features: Port and starboard boarding steps Port and starboard steps to the cockpit Bait wells in steps Port and starboard seating covered with Sunbrella cushions and storage within Custom 316 stainless steel safety handrail Custom, removable 316 stainless steel ladder to bridge Overhead LED blue/white lighting LED Courtesy lighting Traditional teak sole Cockpit Transom tuna door with custom polished 316 stainless steel hinge Two removable in-deck fish boxes Scuppered, self-bailing cockpit Four storage areas behind molded doors. Tackle storage drawers in one of the four leisure deck storage compartments Shore services: shore cords, CATV, phone cord, water services Custom aluminum engine room entrance door/hatch Fresh water wash down Salt water wash down Aluminum backing plate laminated into cockpit sole for fighting chair. Traditional teak sole Other Exterior Features: Six 75’ yacht braid dock lines with eye spliced on one end. Six 12” fenders USCG safety package Hardtop mast is custom fabricated if marine grade aluminum and painted with the Awlgrip paint system Stainless steel plow anchor with 10’ of stainless steel chain and 300’ rope..
- COMMAND BRIDGE
- Full function command helm station Two (2) MTU Engine Display Modules (EDM’s) MTU engine controls with station active pad Back up controls are integral with IMDEC system Magnetic compass (5”) Alarm panel display to accompany monitoring system Fuel level panel, start/stop and ignition key switches Anodized aluminum steering wheel (16”) International navigation lights International air horns Crown Limited ultra-leather helm chair Double ultra leather “riding seats” port and starboard Designer “work of art” stairway to the salon L-shaped settee with storage and pedestal table Entertainment center Aft deck seating covered Sunbrella fabric and storage within. Hatch accessing ladder to Leisure Deck Three (3) commercial grade windshield wipers with washdown
- Blended vinylester resin, non-woven glass fabrics and Divinycell structural foam core are used throughout the fiberglass components. All fiberglass components are baked for complete cure Comprehensive hull stringer grid system, hull side stiffeners, stem reinforcements crash and other structural bulkheads all bonded together with the superstructure. This is the Sea Force IX Monolithic construction. All secondary bonds are with West System epoxy resin. All exterior surfaces go through the complete Boero faring system and long boarded twice. Two coats of Boero topcoat complete the best yacht finish on the market. Additional hull stiffeners are included.
- ITEMS WITH STANDARD COST ALLOWANCES
- Millwork Head shower enclosures Mattresses Appliances Plumbing Fixtures Hardware Lighting fixtures, switches and outlets Entertainment System Fabrics and wall coverings Bedspreads, pillow shams and throw pillow fabrication Headliner and hull liner fabric Upholstered furniture Flooring Countertops Salon window treatments
- Range: 3000+ miles @ 10k. Cruise speed range is 800 miles.
- 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.