143' 1" SWIFTSHIPS 1991


Location: Fort Lauderdale Florida United States
Price: $1,700,000.00
Model: 143 Motor Yacht
Length: 143' 1"
Beam: 24' 0" / 7.32 m
Max Draft: 6' 7" / 2.01 m
Year Built: 1977
Cruising Speed: 12 knots
Max Speed: 15 knots
Engine Model: C18
Fuel: 9000 gal Diesel
Water Capacity: 2500 gallons

PRELIMINARY LISTING - The vessel was originally built in USA by Swiftships as a passenger carrier and went through complete conversion to a private yacht in 1991 by Angus D.W. Robertson. She emerged from a 2015 refit in which she received full paint job and numerous upgrades and/or replacement of many major systems.


Vessel Introduction

PRELIMINARY LISTING - The vessel was originally built in USA by Swiftships as a passenger carrier and went through complete conversion to a private yacht in 1991 by Angus D.W. Robertson. She emerged from a 2015 refit in which she received full paint job and numerous upgrades and/or replacement of many major systems.


Steering and Propulsion

Steering:    Hydraulic

Propellers:  4 Blade - (1 set of spare props)

Gearbox:    ZF550A

Auxiliary Equipment

Bow thruster: Hydraulic, 65 hP

Stern thruster: None

Water maker: 2 x Horizon Reverse Osmosis Seafari (75 GPH each)

Stabilizers: Naiad 402

Fuel separator: Alfa Laval MMB 2035-13

Air-conditioning: 3 x Domestic Marine Air MCGV90 Chillers

Waste water treatment: Ahead AT-12 Biologic Sanitation System

Toilet system: Tecma

Electrical Equipment

Voltage: 230 V

Frequency: 60 Hz

Shore power converter: ATLAS shore power model SPA-90F

Batteries: 8 Intimidator 12 V/105Ah AGM in 4 banks of 2, Generator 2 x Deka Marine 1000 CCa AGM, Main Engines 4 x 4D Lead Acid

Navigation Equipment

Magnetic compass: Ritchie

Gyro compass: Anshutz STD22

Log: Garmin

Depth sounder: Garmin

Autopilot: Anshutz Pilostar D

Satex: AIS (SAS-900)

Radar: 2 x Garmin HD2

Electronic chart system: Nobeltec Time Zero Professional

GPS: Garmin

Instrumentation system: Caterpillar

(wind speed & direction): Garmin Network Wind

Communication/Entertainment Systems

Navtex:    JCR NCR-300A

Fleet 77:    KVH TracPhone

Broadband Internet    Cradlepoint cellular modem

VHF:    2 x Icom ICM-504

VHF hand held radio:  8 x Icom ICM – 88

Printer / fax:            Epson WF -3720

Eartec Hub - 7 Headset



TV/ DVD:     8 Samsung HDTV, 1 Roku HDTV

Satellite:    KVH HD7 satellite receiver

Music system:    Marantz sound system and Sony sound system

Domestic Appliances, Equipment, Laundry

Refrigerator: 1 Full size and 1 under-counter commercial fridge in galley

Freezer: 1 full size Delfield commercial freezer in galley

Oven: 2 x Kitchen Aid 18” convection ovens

Stove: Wolf induction cooktop – 5 burner

Microwave: GE 1100watt

Icemaker: 2 x Scotsman under-counter DCE 33A, 1 U-line SS1095NF in salon

Dishwasher: Kitchen Aid

Washing machine: 2 x Electrolux EIFLN50LIW1

Dryer: 2 X Electrolux EIED50LIW2


9 Guests in 5 Staterooms and 8 Crew in 5 Cabins.


The main saloon offers a comfortable seating area along with a large dinning room table, which accommodates 10 guests.


Other Living Areas

Spacious and comfortable sky lounge situated on the bridge deck, with wonderful natural light and amazing views on either side.


Master Stateroom

Panoramic views can be enjoyed from the vast luxurious master suite. The master stateroom also benefits from his and hers en suite bathrooms.


VIP Stateroom

Located on lower deck. Spacious room includes a king size bed with 60 inch flat screen TV.


Guest Stateroom

On the lower deck you will find 3 guest cabins, 3 double beds, benefiting from the creativeness of a soft and sumptuous decor.


Crew Accommodation

1 double cabin, located forward, and 3 twin cabins, with 2 en suite showers. Captain cabin with double bed, en suite shower, and desk located behind Pilot House.


The main salon offers a comfortable enclosed seating area aft with 180 degree panoramic views, a Samsung TV and a bar area which includes an ice maker/fridge and storage. Stairs on the Starboard side lead up to the sky lounge whilst to port there is an exit down to the toy garage. Forward is a large dining room table, which accommodates 10 guests.

Located beyond this off the starboard foyer is the Stew Pantry/galley and laundry areas Stairs to the guest accommodations below and up to the Bridge deck.

Master Stateroom

The full beam Master stateroom located forward on the main deck offers a king size bed and en suite bathrooms. His with shower, bidet, sink and head. Hers with Jacuzzi tub, vanity, sink and head. The suite which offers great views also has a cedar lined closet, writing desk, a large curved 65” HDTV and a built in sofa.

VIP Stateroom

Located on the lower deck. This spacious room includes a king size bed, ensuite bathroom with Jacuzzi tub, hanging locker and a 60-inch flat screen TV.

Guest Staterooms

Skylounge and Aft Deck

Aft on the bridge deck is the bright and airy Sky Lounge with an L shaped sofa, coffee table, curved HDTV, Ice-maker, plus storage for drinks and glasses etc.  This leads out on to the covered Aft Deck, which features a round Teak table with lazy-Susan and seating for nine.

Deck Arrangement

Aft of the Sky Lounge is a covered dining area which offers shade for eating at the large round teak table that seats up to 9 guests. Behind this is a comfortable seating area perfect for watching the world go by.

There are steps up to the Sun Deck which has a long U-Shaped seating area perfect for cocktails under the stars.

In addition to this area is a large ‘bunny-pad’, located on the bow with integrated wireless Bluetooth speakers.

The Zodiac Tender is located on the bow with a davit for launching.

Toy Garage

Below the main deck is a large toy garage which houses the 2 wave-runners as well as all the water sports equipment.

Hoshizaki - 800 LP per day commercial ice maker.

Forward of this is the Engine room and Crew accommodations.

Deck Equipment

Anchors & chain:    2 x Fluke Anchors, 2 x 300’ 5/8” G5 chain

Cranes:    On bow, 1100lbs. hydraulic crane

Windlass:    2 x Muir hydraulic windlasses

Passarelle:    Aluminium stern passarelle on lewmar electric winch Marquipt side pass

Bathing ladder:    On aft deck

Stern capstans:    1 Hydraulic

Tenders & Toys

Tenders: 13ft Zodiac Jet Drive RIB

1 x Sea Doo RXP 255 (2008)

2 x Sea Doo 230 RXP (20180 3 seater

1 x Sea Doo RXP 215 (2007)

Toys:  Airhead tube, 2 kayaks, 2 inflatable

Paddleboards, Wakeboard

Dive equipment:  10 x 80 liter aluminium tanks, 1 x 63 liter

Aluminium tank, 6 x Aqualung BCDs and Regulators

Safety & Security


Life rafts: 2 x 12 man EV life rafts, 1x 8 man EV life raft

Life jackets: 18 type 1 adult, 8 type 1 child

Fire–fighting equipment: 1 full fire-fighting suit with air, 5 fire hoses, 2 x 5hp Honda gas driven emergency pumps.

Ship alarms: Fire and bilge alarms in pilot house and crew mess

Bilge & fire pumps: 5 x Sta – Rite D series 3 hp pumps

2 x Searchlight: ACR URP102

Ships safes: 1 portable

Improvements Summary

Summary of Improvements March 2015 – February 2016

Running Gear – Completed October 2015

Stabilizers – Naiad Model 402 – Full inspection of entire stabilizer system.  Replaced Stabilizer shafts, shaft seals and hydraulic actuators.

Propellers and propeller shafts – Removed and straightened propellers and shafts.  Replaced cutlass bearings.

Rudders – Removed, inspected system and replaced Rudder bearings and seals

Bow Thruster – Removed, inspected system and replaced seals

Paint Job – Completed December 2015

Full exterior paint job - Including hull and superstructure.  Removal of old paint, re-fairing, re-priming, and repainting.  New non-skid paint on the decks.  New varnish on all exterior wood.

Hull (Below Waterline) - Completed September 2015

A complete survey of the hull integrity was completed August 2015.  Recommendations included removal of hull sections at the stern of the vessel as well as a portion of the hull at the forward diesel tank.  These sections were replaced and inspected.  Removed old bilge paint and recoated in control room, garage, and crew quarters.

Cooling System – Completed December 2015

2 of 3 Chillers were replaced, and chiller wiring and display electronics were upgraded.  24 of 25 Air-handlers on the vessel were replaced.  The 25th was upgraded with a new blower.  Raw water pumps and plumbing were replaced.  Chill water pump and engine room chill water plumbing was replaced. 2018

Deck – Completed December 2015

The aft lounge on the bridge deck was improved.  The headliners, lighting and stereo system were replaced.  The seating was replaced and an outdoor television system was added. 

All exterior cushions on the boat were replaced and a forward “bunny pad” lounge area was added to the bow.

Anchor chain was replaced.  Anchors and anchor wells were polished.


A new hydraulic pump was added to the starboard generator power take-off in April 2015.

Both hydraulic pumps renewed in 2018.


New Gyro was installed May 2015 

Serviced completely in 2018

Electrical – Completed December 2015

All four interior circuit breaker panels were rewired and breaker system improved. 2018

Galley and Laundry room wiring was upgraded.

All emergency lighting systems were replaced.

Control room 12V, 24V, and AC power systems were upgraded.

The electric start and charging systems for both main engines and generators were replaced.

Galley – Completed October 2015

The cooking exhaust and fire suppression system was replaced with commercial grade hardware.

New ovens, stove and countertops were installed.

Lighting – Completed November 2015


All interior lighting was upgraded to LED bulbs.  Fixtures were replaced as needed.  All light switches and outlet receptacles were replaced.


All exterior lighting was replaced with new LED fixtures and bulbs.

Illuminated “Sea Falcon” name signs were added to the port and starboard sides. Multicolor

Black Water System – Completed December 2015

A new biologic USCG and IMO approved black water sanitation system was installed.  All flexible black water hose in the vessel has been replaced.  One of two black water transfer pumps was replaced and the other repaired.  The tank management system was upgraded.

Garage Storage Area – Completed November 2015

Expanded roller system to store and launch personal watercraft.  Added additional access doors to more effectively use storage areas.  Repainted garage.

Fresh Water System – Completed October 2015

Upgraded existing RO water maker to 75 gallons per hour output.   Installed a 2nd RO water maker with 75 gallon per hour output.

Safety Systems – Completed December 2015

All fire pumps were repaired as necessary.  All new portable fire pumps, fire hoses, EBIRB, SART, emergency VHF Radios, flares, throw lines, strobes, etc. 2018 Re-certified.

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