145' (44.2 m) CHEOY LEE SHIPYARDS
Yard Build No. 4568 (1996)
LOA: 145' (44.2 m)
Year: Mfg-1996 Model-2014
Beam: 29' (8.8 m)
Model: Global Series Long Range Tri-Deck MY
Draft: Max 6'6" (2.0 m) Type:
Speed: 12 knots / 18 knots max
Hull Mtrl: Fiberglass Composite
Hull Designer: Mulder Studios, Netherlands
Speed: 14 knots / 19 knots Deck Mtrl: Fiberglass w/ Teak
Engines: NEW CATERPILLAR C32 1800 HP Disp: 303 Tons
Range: 12,000 Engines Installed: 2014
Int Designer: Gloria Lo Gross Staterooms: 6
Ext Designer: Frank Mulder Sleeps: 14
Fuel Cap: 22000 g Heads: 7
Water Cap: 4800 g Crew Quarters: 6
Holding Tank: 330 g Crew Berths: 12
Captain Cabin: On bridge deck
Build Class: 1996 ABS+100A1 AMS Yachting Service
Code: American Bureau of Shipping
2012-2015 Refit Naval Architect: Arthur Barbeito & Associates Inc.
“ISLAND HEIRESS” received a complete Imron paint job and all new fairing, all new machinery, new bottom design, bow and foredeck totally rebuilt much stronger for Arctic or Alaska cruising with new prop tunnels allowing a shallower draft than most yachts this size. This allows for Bahamas cruising and charters. This work was done under supervision of renowned Naval Architect Arthur Barbeito & Associates Inc. Miami, FL. The yacht was completely repowered with Caterpillar C32 1800hp Main engines and ZF transmissions with 5 years Platinum Warranties and new 75KW Caterpillar generators installed. (This machinery was standard in later models offered by Cheoy Lee Shipyards) Included in this stem to stern rebuild is totally updated electrical systems with New Atlas Shore power Converter, all new navigation electronics, new helm design, new state of the art $250K AV systems by Unlimited Marine, new interior, new stern passerelle system, new 28 Ocean LED underwater lighting, new stern thruster, new fly bridge top deck electronics wing mast radar arch assembly, and new seating on both upper decks. Too much to list. This yacht is unlike any other in the world today. Upon completion in December 2014 this Mega yacht will take it’s place as the very best value in her class without equal. Ideally redesigned for serious worldwide charter capabilities and global cruising. The replacement costs of a yacht with these capabilities, machinery, range, sturdy construction, and styling is $40,000,000 today.
"Island Heiress" was designed by world-renown Dutch Naval Architect, Frank Mulder for Cheoy Lee Shipyards and built as the Flagship of the Cheoy Lee Global Series in Hong Kong at their Kowloon shipyard and delivered in 1996. Her exterior styling is as contemporary today as when she was launched and she continues to be one of the best looking yacht designs today. She is a one of a kind very long range Global Motor yacht redesigned in for world oceans and icy waters.She has one of the most spacious interiors of any yacht in her class accommodating 12 owners and guests in six a stateroom layout, full on deck master, huge main salon, comfortable sky lounge, large pilothouse with captains stateroom, and lots of outdoor spaces on 3 levels with full service bar and Jacuzzi on the top deck. She compares favorably to a much larger vessel. With a 29' beam, this vessel easily accommodates wide walk around decks while retaining a large interior volume.
Sleeps 12 owners and guests in 6 staterooms.
With her massive 29' beam, this vessel easily accommodates her big walk around decks while retaining a large interior volume. Entrance to the vessel is either from the aft deck or main side entrance to starboard. The entrance foyer amidships has access to the central stairwell, master forward, galley to port, and dining and main salons aft. An on-deck powder room is located here. The interior is a light Maple wood and flooded with natural light. The dining salon, wide open to the main salon, features a round table with seating for 12. The main salon with comfortable leather sofa's features a formal wet bar on the aft bulkhead which overlooks the aft deck. The cockpit is set up for fishing & diving with dive locker, engine room access, and new deluxe passerelle system. This area can be closed off in heavy weather with watertight door during long passages. A large wraparound Portuguese bridge, around the wheelhouse, allows full access back to the boat deck and aft deck. There are protected stairs on the port side bridge deck leading down to the main side deck. The very top 3rd deck has spacious bar and Jacuzzi providing spectacular views while in port or underway.
Among her noteworthy design features is her unique main deck owners suite full beam forward on the port side with a protected walkway on the starboard side allowing safe access to her foredeck in any weather. Below, the guest accommodations provide three very spacious queen staterooms, a spacious twin stateroom, and a L shaped over and under stateroom perfect for an "Au Pair of owners Pilots. All staterooms have beautiful marble heads and showers.
The extra spacious crew quarters are accessed from the galley and provide a large crew galley and lounge with commercial walk in Refrigerator. There are 5 crew staterooms sleeping 10. The Captains stateroom is on the bridge deck. "Island Heiress" can accommodate up to 14 guests and 12 crew total.
• 2 New Caterpillar C32 ACERT1800 HP Main Engines
• Caterpillar Platinum Extended Warranties- unlimited hour until 2019
• New Reduction Gears by ZF Marine with 4:1 ratio
• 2 New 75KVA Caterpillar Generator Sets
• All new Dupont Imron Paint – Pure white with dark grey metallic accenting
• New exterior styling by Talbot Freeman & Associates, Inc.
• Completely new engine room, new engine stringers, new flooring.
• 2 New 18 ton BTU Ocean Breeze Chillers
• 28 State of the art Ocean LED RGB underwater lights
• All new $250,000 AV system, Including Crestron, KVH, Furuno NAVNET.
• 25 New Air Handlers & duct work
• 22,000 gallon fuel capacity in excess of 12k mile range
• New Radar & Electronics mast with antenna wings
• New upper deck seating arrangements
• Redesigned Sky Lunge aft of bridge on boat deck
• New interior redone to modest level for casual entertaining and charter use.
• New hull design with prop tunnels (modern) allows for only 6½ feet draft.
• Entire hull completely rebuilt for added strength in icy waters worldwide.
• Brand new swing out hydraulic boarding 20’ Passarelle
• All new state of the art proportional hydraulic system with quadruple redundancy
• New 75KVA Atlas world power converter system
• New LED lighting throughout vessel interior
• Upgraded bow thruster and stabilizer systems
• New Stainless Steel bow plating
• New Dive compressor
• All new custom mattresses
• All new overheads
New 20” stern thruster
New 6 person Jacuzzi
20' Caribe Tender
Furuno NavNet 3D system, 2 Radars, Sounder, Plotter GPS Autopilot,. (4) 23" Hatteland Monitors, 2 Touch screen, 2 Non Touch. The Helm system is controlled via "TSAT" (Touch Screen Automation Technology,). TSAT is a system that was developed by Unlimited Marine Services Inc., powered by Crestron. This system is a state of the art Monitor Matrix that allows all video sources to be manipulated via the touch screen.
TSAT consist of: Crestron 8X8 Digital Media Switch
Crestron CP3 Processor
Crestron DGE2 Graphics engine
Unlimited Marine Services Inc. Proprietary Custom Code
Video sources at the Helm are:
Radar 1 Radar 2, Sounder, Plotter, Cameras, KVH IP Mobilecast, Satellite TV, Apple TV,.
KVH HD7 High Definition satellite TV system
· Crestron Pro 3 Series Processor
· Crestron 32 x32 Digital Media Switch
· Crestron DGE2
· Crestron 2 x Swamp Amplifiers
· Crestron 30 Aspire Speakers throughout the yacht
· Crestron IPOD Dock
· KVH 11 IP Mobilecast Players
· 11 USA Satellite TV receivers
· 11 GLS Satellite TV receivers
· 6 Apple TV's
· 8 Samsung LED TV's
The entertainment system is powered by Crestron. All code written by Unlimited Marine Services Inc. The system allows all areas of the vessel to view, Sat TV (USA or GLA), KVH IP Mobile cast, Apple TV, IPod, Navigation (via TSAT), and Cameras. All locations are controlled via IPAD using Crestron App. All locations are 1080P High definition video distribution. Master Suite, Salon, and Skylounge, have surround Sound systems, with Crestron speakers in overheads. 5 Guest Suites, Captains Suite, and Crew Lounge have stereo audio via Crestron Swap amplifiers and Crestron speakers. Outside zones are all fed audio via Crestron Swamp amplifiers, feeding JL audio speakers. Sundeck area has 4 pair and 3 subwoofers, Bow 1 pair, Forward Pilot house 1 pair, Main Aft deck1 pair, Sky lounge deck 1 pair.
Internet is brought to the vessel via KVH VSAT, with future expandability to bring Cellular and WI-FI. Network is made up of Cisco managed switch, Packedge Router, and Ruckus access points along with Ruckus Zone director.