Custom Richards Shipbuilders Expedition

Power boat from the year 1987 - 70,2m length - in Cape Town (South Africa)

Power boat of used

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25.085.519 €

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Luxury expedition. THIS IS THE MOST SPECIAL AND WEATHER-SAFE EXPLORER ON THE MARKET: SHE WOULD STAND OUT AMONG MUCH BIGGER VESSELS. THE VESSEL IS A SERIOUS MACHINE. Richards Shipbuilders (Lowesoft, Scotland), built ***.***.***. Served as British Navy Fishery Patrol in North Atlantic as NORNA. Refit 2014: 26 months (280 000 man hours) at Atlantic Refit Centre (La Rochelle, France). Interior design: Philippe Briand of Vitruvius Yachts. Exterior design: Veerle Battiau of Mc Farlane Ship Design. Classification society: DNV. AWARDS: WINNER OF THE WORLD SUPERYACHTS AWARDS in 2014. Guest accommodations: 12 (in 6 luxury staterooms). Crew accommodations: 22. Master stateroom on the upper deck. Fitness room, wellness centre, jacuzzi on the upper deck, wine cellar, helipad. Classification: 1A Yacht, classification society DNV.

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Features of Custom Richards Shipbuilders Expedition:

Basic data

  • Type: Power boat

  • Year : 1987

  • Length: 70.2 m

  • Location: Cape Town (South Africa)

  • Name: Enigma XK

  • Flag: -

  • Shipyard: Custom

  • Material: Steel


  • Beam: 11.47 m

  • Draft: 4.82 m

  • Ballast: -

  • Displacement: 749 Kg


  • Maximum number of passengers: -

  • Cabins: 20

  • Berths: -

  • Heads: -

  • Water capacity: 59999 L


  • Number of engines: 2

  • Total power: 6002 HP

  • Fuel capacity: 227125 L

Engine 1

  • Motor type : Inboard

  • Power: 3001 HP

  • Fuel type : Diesel

  • Make of the motor: Ruston 6AT 350 M

  • Engine usage (hours): -

Engine 2

  • Motor type : Inboard

  • Power: 3001 HP

  • Fuel type : Diesel

  • Make of the motor: Ruston 6AT 350 M

  • Engine usage (hours): -

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This Power boat's equipment


Cockpit speakers, Compass, Navigation center, Radar, Vhf, Radio, Gps, Autopilot, Log speedometer, Tv set, Wind speed and direction, Depthsounder, Plotter, Computer

Electricity/ Motor Custom Richards Shipbuilders Expedition

2 generators MTU mod. 12V 2000 assembled 2007 (serial ***.***.*** and ***.***.***): seaport 5,035 hours, starboard 5,372 3 gasoline basins + daily gasoline basin 2 main gasoline transfer pumps 2 secondary gasoline transfer pumps Boning monitoring unit with 2 analog stern up units 4 levels of control of the transmissions: on bridge, in engines compartment control station, at main panel and on the transmissions Pielstick Cranck Pin bearings oil temperature monitoring unit Shipelec generators monitoring unit Brown Brothers VMC Antirot rolling basins and stabilizers monitoring unit: stabilization unit is constituted by antirot rolling basins and also rolling fins 3 emergency fire pumps Goodyear Transformers 135 kVA 415V to 240V transformer Foam fixed fire extinguishing unit Portable CO2 fire extinguishing unit Hartridge Testmaster engines injectors testing unit Engines compartment climate unit 2 Ruston Diesels engines mod. 6AT350M (serial IH9399 and IH9400) 2,238 KW at 600 RPM, 2x3,001 Hp (total 6,002 Hp): seaport 2,943 hours, starboard 2,581 (starboard overhaul Dec 2021) 2 Ulstein gear box mod. 600AGSC-S.P.KP of 19870 (ser. 1317 and 1316) Variable pitch control propellers 2 Stamford alternators HC.M734E2 assembled 2002, 3 phase, 750 kVA 3 Alfa Laval (1 for gasoline and 2 for lub oil) mod. WHPX-405TGD-24-50 2 water heaters Spacious technical working area Spacious technical consumable stowage Bitzer A/C chiller unit 2 Idromar Int. Watermakers up to 600 l/h

Generator, Shore power inlet

Deck equipment

Cockpit cushions, Cockpit table, Teak sidedecks, Tender, Teak cockpit, Davits, Liferaft

Comfort / Interior

Electric head, Battery charger, Electric bilge pump, Heating, Dishwasher, Air conditioning, Hot water, Refrigerator, Microwave oven, Oven, Air compressor, Bow thruster, Deep freezer, Fresh water maker, Washing machine

Monkey island (sky bridge):

Original restored wooden binnacle Mast with: 2 tracking antennas, Colregs illumination, Flir camera, horn, Inmarsat dome antennas, 3 spot illumination MF/HF and VHF antennas and other antennas Batteries for GMDSS unit Emergency generator 2 azimut bearing compasses

Upper main deck (front):

2 water power windlasses with Meridian Systems water power motors 6 big stainless steel cleats (4 on front and 2 midship) 7 air vents with weathertight closing unit Fore mast with Colregs illumination Access to chain safe Stainless steel courtesy illumination

Upper main deck (rear):

Synthetic ice resistant teak Elipad with folding railings, synthetic ice resistant teak and 22 stainless steel drains Jacuzzi with carbon fibre cover 2 padding suncots Teak desk with logo with 8 teak chairs Other teak desk with world map, 2 teak chairs and padding U-shape chairs 4 life rafts 3 life jackets stowages

Lower deck (exterior):

Group Snef Sobec taxi-enclosed supseaport mod. 1KN3A0 with 2 Volkswagen Marine TDI 265-6 diesel engines and rear drives Group Snef Sobec infladesk supseaport mod. 1KN380 with console, Ullman shock absorber chairs, one Volkswagen Marine TDI 265-6 diesel engine and rear drives DSB infladesk mod. 420-1RB with Yamaha outboatd 40 Hp four stroke Zodiac infladesk mod. MK-4-WD with Yamaha outboard 25 Hp 2 infladesks desinflated and packed 4 Seadoo waverunners: 2 Seadoo RXP 260Rs, 2 Seadoo GTX limited 260 2 spare Mercury 40 Hp four stroke 5 big cleats HYVA water power crane mod. HC501MXE3 in the center of the lower deck for heavy supseaports Acebi 7.5 kN starboard side water power crane for infladesks 2 side water powers pasarels with controls Diesel hose and nozzle for supseaports 2 terrestrial vehicles wheel stoppers (no vehicles) Jettison gasoline platforms for petrol supseaports Hydraulic winch Stern Colregs illumination Flagpole 12 vents with weathertight closing unit  2 side gates Multiple latches to strap down the supseaports

Master statecompartment and master areas (at main deck):

180 degress weathersealed windshield with electric blinds Retracdesk flat-screen tv 2 white leather benches King side white leather cot with backrest and photochromic glass to powder compartment Sky beam with electric blind This is the only area of the boat with carpet floors 6 closets with double white leather doors Bathcompartment with double access, Duravit frontl tub, 2 closets, double sinks floating vanity, apart enormous shower with L-shape chair and gresiti tiles coating, apart Roediger floating toilet area Private office with escritoir and 2 chairs and private corridor to accede from the master statecompartment Galley for the master statecompartment: with Gamko 3-doors refigerator, icemaker, dishwasher, sink, microwave, stainless steel working countertop

Entrance reception living compartment (at main deck):

On starboard side U-shape white leather sofa with apart bench and Samsung flat-screen tv with Bose unit and coffee desk On seaport side Delta-shape wooden desk which can chair at least 10 Again on seaport side pub desk with 3 orange leather chairs Access to master statecompartment galley Table games closet Electric blinds

Gym (forward at middle deck):

Matrix hybrid bike Matrix PecFly Matrix air rower 6 doors cabinet and towels closet

Guest statecompartments (at middle deck):

5 statecompartments at middle deck.
3 on starboard side and 2 on seaport side: the 2 on seaport side are the VIP ones and on starboard side there are 2 double and one pair.
All the statecompartments (including the master statecompartment) can accomodate 12 visitors.
Each statecompartment has own powder compartment.
The two double statecompartment have a comunicating door in between.
The cot of the 2 aft statecompartments faces to aft.
The cot of the 2 forward statec

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Custom Richards Shipbuilders Expedition

You can buy this Custom Richards Shipbuilders Expedition of 1987 located in Cape Town (South Africa) for 25.085.519€. It is a power boat with 70,2m of length and 11.47m of beam.

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