|Main Description |
Few vessels now available for sale can compare with the Bray Yacht Design Passagemaker Karvi 47. when it comes to design features, leading edge technology and the quality and integrity of construction. Designed by award-winning naval architect Patrick Bray, the John W. features a full displacement hull, with widely flared bow sections, a spray knocker to reduce spray on deck, as well as an ellipsoid bulbous bow to reduce drag and enhance the seakeeping qualities of the vessel.. The hull features pitch and roll-dampening fixed twin keels . Tunnel enclosures around a large diameter highly skewed propeller allow for the use of a very slow rpm for increased propeller efficiency and reduced noise. This also enables the vessel to drive into head winds and big seas without a change of speed. Together these features greatly increase cruising speed without increasing fuel consumption. The John W. can maintain a speed of 8 knots with a 3500 mile range.
Hull and deck are designed and built to American Bureau of Shipping Rules for Unrestricted Offshore Motoryachts as per the recommendations of the American Boat and Yachting Council. The cored fiberglass hull is standard, designed to spread shock loads. Solid layups are specified where required. Watertight bulkheads are designed and engineered to maximize safety.
The engine room has full standing headroom and easy access without compromising accommodations. It is "clean" from a complexity of valves, wiring, and switches, utilizing carefully planned panels as well as automatic and manual fire fighting systems. The dry-stack exhaust reduces back pressure and noise, increasing engine efficiency, while removing exhaust emissions from the cockpit and boat deck. Engine cooling is simplified using keel coolers, which extend engine life by eliminating salt water. The ship uses a sea-chest with all salt water entering into an accessible column, eliminating multiple hull openings. Heavy plexiglass is mounted on the top for viewing into the chest and can be removed while the vessel is afloat.
|Bray Passagemaker Walkthrough|
Beginning at the stern cockpit, climb up the stairs on the port side leading to the upper bridge as well as tender and davit. The stern door provides access to the John W.'s salon, galley and dining area. Descend the staircase in the aft section of the salon to enter the master stateroom, ensuite head and engine room. Forward of the galley and salon area is the pilothouse. Descend the stairs on the starboard side of the pilothouse to access the guest stateroom, third stateroom and guest head. The pilothouse has both port and starboard access doors which lead out to the Portuguese bridge and front deck.
|Bray Passagemaker galley|
The galley is located midship and features a Magic Chef gas four-burner stainless steel range top with oven as well as a Sharp carousel microwave and Magic Chef stainless steel refrigerator. The galley has been designed with two stainless steel sinks as well as ample counter and storage space. It also includes a Sink Master garbage disposal and a Broan trash compactor.
|Bray Passagemaker accommodations|
There are three staterooms in the John W. - a forward stateroom with v-berth, a mid-cabin stateroom with queen size berth and an aft stateroom with another queen size berth. The interior is finished in cherry wood. The aft stateroom contains an ensuite head and a second head is located between the forward cabins. The salon features bench seating on the port side as well as an entertainment center island with a JVC DVD player, Brockzonic VCR, and a Fisher stereo with JVC speakers in the master stateroom. The John W. comes equipped with a Bosch washer/dryer.
|Bray Passagemaker engine/mechanical equipment|
The John W. is powered by a single Caterpillar diesel engine, model 3208NA, rated at 210 horsepower, registering 722 hours. There is a fuel transfer system, which feeds the engine's day tank, as well as an oil change system. The engine is fresh water cooled, employing a keel cooler and a dry exhaust. Emergency propulsion is accomplished with a come-home system consisting of a Key Power model 3500 hydraulic motor, which is mounted between the shaft coupling and main engine. The come-home system powers the main shaft hydraulically from the genset. The John W. also features a Key Power Model No. 3288 bow thruster. The steering system is hydraulic.
|Bray Passagemaker electrical system and components|
There are separate electrical systems servicing the main engine, the generator and the navigation and domestic lights. The John W. is also equipped with a Trace model 4000 inverter as well as a Kubota/Newage generator, rated at 12 KW There is a single 50 amp shore power inlet with a Glenn Denning retractable reel for the power cord. The battery array consists of two 12 volt gel cell batteries servicing the engine, Lithionics house batteries and one 12-volt battery for the generator. By design, all batteries are charged through a system characterized by multi-level redundancy, such that full charge can be maintained whether under way or at a marina and even when there is a fault in the system.
|Bray Passagemaker heating and air conditioning|
The John W. is heated with a Hurricane diesel hot water heating system as well as a reverse cycle heat/ac system with baseboard heat in each of the staterooms, the engine room, salon and pilothouse. Each baseboard has its own thermostat. Cruisair air conditioning, encompassing four separate units, maintain moderate temperatures in all areas of the vessel in the summer months.
|Bray Passagemaker electronics/navigational equipment|
The lower helm features both a handheld and fixed VHF and single side band unit. Navigational equipment includes JRC radar, JRC JNAV 500 GPS, and an Aquameter compass. There is a Foruno FCV 5821 depth sounder as well as a Furuno depth sounder model FCV-628 , and an ITT Jabsco search light.
|Bray Passagemaker deck equipment/ground tackle|
The John W. comes equipped with a 65 KG plow anchor and a spare Danforth anchor. The hydraulic windlass is a Maxwell Marine, Model No. HWC 3500. The vessel's tender is kept on the upper bridge supported by an aluminum cradle. The davit is fabricated from steel pipe with and Kine Hoismatic Hydraulic Hoisting Motor. There are six recessed deck lights under the forward overhang and four domed lights under the cockpit overhang. There are deck flood lights both forward and aft.
|Bray Passagemaker safety equipment|
Numerous Type I, Type II and Type III Adult PFD's are located throughout the vessel, There is also a Type I child's PFD, life rings and 3 dog life preservers. Fire extinguishers are onboard consistent with Coast Guard regulations and the John W also has an engine room fire alarm. Automatic bilge pumps are located in the forward bilge, forward stairwell, engine room and steering compartment. There is a man overboard system as well as a reboarding ladder. Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are located throughout the vessel.
|Bray Passagemaker tender and trailer|
The John W. comes with an Inmar rigid hull inflatable tender with 15 HP electric start Yamaha outboard and a Venture model VW-1200 galvanized trailer.
|Bray Passagemaker equipment list|
Navigation and communication;
* Simrad autopilot AP 48
* ANNKE web-based camera systems HTMI
* JRC GPS J-NAV500
* JRC radar JMA-2253, JMA-2254
* Midland Auto handheld radio NT1
* ICOM SS band radio IC-M700Pro
* Horizon Intrepid VHF GX1260S 25w
* Furuno depth sounder SCV-582L
* Furuno electric depth sounder FCV-628
* Key power hydraulic bow thruster
* Glendinning cable master CM-8
* Trace inverter SW series
* Maxwell windlass HWC 3500
* Sandtrex battery charger (house battery)
* Lithionics battery charger (house battery)
* Charles battery charger (starting batteries)
* Lithionics house batteries UL-24V 300AH
* Victoria Marine alarm panel
* Hurricane diesel heating system
* Cruisair four-zone air conditioning SMX(DX)
* JVC audio system RX6000 (DK)
* JVC DVD player XV-M555BK
* Fisher stereo Slim 1000
* Brockzonic VCR VAHFA-6741GST
|Bray Passagemaker design|
The John W. was designed and built according to specifications developed by Bray Yacht Design and Research, an award winning firm specializing in naval architecture, project management, interior design and marine consulting. She was designed with advanced features in order to enhance seaworthiness, fuel economy and comfort. She is especially well-suited for long-range cruising. The hull design prioritizes stability especially in heavy seas and interior design features have been selected for optimal comfort, particularly for long-range cruising.
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.