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1978 Other 85' Expedition Motor Yacht



1978 Other

85' (26.00 m) Expedition Motor Yacht-KAMA BAY

For Sale

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Explorer yacht completely refitted in 2011, she is a real blue water vessel  accommodating 12 guests in 6 cabins.
Registered as a pleasure yacht in St Vincent & Grenadines; Exceptional range of 12000 NM. Her new layout gives Kama Bay an oustanding high class accomodation and large guests facilities with 3 to 4 outside large decks.

The yacht has been originally built by this UK shipyard in 1978 and was called BOSTON SEA GAZELLE
Rebuilt and Converted in 1999 Natel conversion.
In 2011 Kama bay conversion made by PSS Satun Thailand under the project Chief Supervision Desmond KEARN ( Cariade silverlining)

Engine and mechanic were totally rebuilt as new full piping and tank distribution updated in 2011


Quick Specs

Category: Motor Yachts

Vessel ID: 2721052

LOA: 85' 3'' (26.00 Meters)

LOD: 78' 8''

Type: Power- Used

Year: 1978

Beam: 7' 10''

Draft Min: 3' 5''

Double Berths: 5

Queen Berths: 1

Heads: 12

Maximum Speed: 11 Knots

Cruise Speed: 9 Knots

Range NMI: 1200

Fuel Type: Diesel

Hull Material: Steel

Stabilizers: None

Fuel Tank: 1000 Gallons

Fresh Water: 1000 Gallons

Holding Tank: 1000 Gallons


Engine 1

  • Engine Make: Cylinder Mirlees Blackstone
  • Engine Model: 1 x 8 Cylinder
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Power HP: 750.00
  • Power KW: 559.28
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Hours: 0.00

Engine 2

Full Details

Auxiliary Equipment


Electric Cooling Air cons system in all rooms and indoor areas as independent heating units.


Electrical System

96 KW lead battery system will quietly support power supply at night through 3 independent converters.

Shoreline 3 Phase 415 V wt 240 V Stepdown Transformer.

Communication and Navigation Equipment

Full on board Navigation system Raymarine

Radar RD 424 HD 24” 4KW Digital Radome.

Sailor Imarsat  C from Thrane & Thrane

Autopilot C Tronix AP 9000


SSB Furuno FS 1562-15


Emetteur Recepteur AIS 500

Depth sounders Echopilot

Speed Displayed by Integrated & GPS System

Wind/Speed Inst Autohelm

Other Equipment Robertson R135 Rudder indicator

Variable propeller pitching/wether fax/Nav Tac Plus


Dive compressor Hamworthy 1998

3 filling Resevoir ( Large tanks) for dive tanks and outlets on main deck for swift filling

Air compressor for maintenance.

Safety equipment

Fire Extinguishers dry powder hand held located in every corner of the vessel.

New alarm system for all main equipment. Main Engine/Gear box/oil pressure/Oil Temp/Temp water/Smoke detector/Heat sensors, high waters alarms).

Epirb/SARS/Loud Hailer in ER, Bridge/Engineer room.


Anchor 2 Custom 480 kg Danforth with 400M calibrated chain.

Anchor winches heavy duty Hydraulic with reservoirs in Engine Room.

2 deck hydraulic crane electric Winch at top Deck and front deck

Marine horn, SpreaderLights, Spot Lights.

Satinless steel ladder with rear teak swim platform


Spacious galley equipped with brand new equipment.

2 Cookers one electric with 4 Burners & oven and second gas cooker with 4 burners and oven

Both covered by smoke hood.

Microwave and all cooking robots

Three fridges/freezers + large freezer in store


Clothes Washer/dryer & supplementary Dryer

Storage for all type of food and drinks.

Multimedia Entertainment

50” flat screen & Bose home cinema as multimedia station

Bose Hi/Fi with I-pod deck or Mp3 connection to play guest playlists

Salon rear deck as Upper deck are sonorized for day or night parties

Bose Bluetooth individual music station are available for private listening on board, or for unforgettable “under the stars” night diner on the beach

Wifi connection at shore throughout the decks and cabins to connect yourself or watch movies from film jukebox on your private PC

Video games

Sound docking station in each room.


Two Rib Tenders 5.8 m 19 ft fitted with 100 Hp Yamaha (four strokes).


Two laser Pico “race” sailboats (able to be crewed by 1 up to 3)

Water skiing

Inflatable toys

Big game fishing equipment

Diving scooters and water toys

This listing is presented to you courtesy of a member of the International Yacht Brokers Association and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel.

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.

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