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The Legendary "THUNDERBALL" is alive and well, but needing a little TLC. The current UK Owner has has had a long association with ROLLS ROYCE, andhas done the hardest work, which is bringing the powerful MTU 396-TB-94 Series - 3,500 HP @ Diesels and the ROLLS ROYCE - KA-ME-WA Jet Drives up to working order. While the Owner has seen her potential to achieve speeds approaching 40 knots, he and is wife have enjoyed spending Summers on the "Blanca Coast" in Southeast Spain. After meeting the Owner and his Captain, John (who also has an experienced Refit firm, and would be available to work with the New Owner), I was privileged to be selected as the Exclusive Listing Agent for my favorite DENISON (Other than our family, of course!). The very attractive pricing affords the New Owner with room to tackle the interior refit, and still own The Fastest Twin Engine Motor Yacht over 100' built in the US in the 20th Century! With her present berth in Port Denia, Spain, and given 6 weeks +/- for the refit, the new owner can enjoy the Fall in the Med, before bringing her back to the US, or leave her in the Med to book charters as the fastest Motor Yacht available. Originally conceived, the propulsion and engine package alone was a $2.4 million upgrade from the standard, which translates to a huge value/speed to a buyer in today's economy. In addition to her MERCEDES & ROLLS ROYCE Propulsion Package, THUNDERBALL offers...
United Yacht Sales New Jersey would love to guide you through a personal showing of this 115' Denison High Speed Motoryacht 1988. This yacht for sale is located in PORT DENIA Spain and priced at $895,000. For a showing please contact us by filling out the form on this page and we will get back to you shortly!
High Speed Motoryacht
Beam: 22.5Max Draft: 4.5
Total Power: 3480Cruising Speed: 35Max Speed: 38
4 Stateroom Ocean taming HIGH SPEED MOTOR YACHT. Rarely will you have the opportunity to purchase a yacht with the integrity, features, abilitiesand quality of "Texas Star" in this price range. In the late 1980's and 1990's, a handful of yachts were built with the most advanced engineering and machinery available. The integrity of their hulls and performance created a new era in yachting. Achieving speeds in up to 40 knots with solid cruising speeds near 35 knots, you will enjoy the thrill of the travel as well as the arriving. Come take a ride on "Texas Star II" at around 38 knots (approximately 43 miles mph), it is like standing on a horizontal rocketship. Your friends and you can enjoy breakfast in Fort Lauderdale, a beach picnic in Bimini and dinner in Nassau and then go for a starlight cruise at idle speeds past your favorite moonlight beach! There are otheryachts that may competein price, but none can compete withperformance. While "Texas Star II"can cruise at a lumberly 15 knots with the rest of the yachts they have no ability to cruise at 35 to 40 knots and that makes all -the- difference. Originally conceived, the propulsion and engine package alone was a $2.4 million upgrade from the standard, which translates to a huge value/speed to you in todays economy. So when shoppingfor a yacht of incomparablevintage, size and priceranges, consider the following... "Texas Star II" has:
Worried about maintenance (don’t be) in the past year "Texas Star" has received $450,000 worth of work updating her machinery and mechanical condition with:
Four Staterooms, Three Crew Quarters
Texas Star's full beam interior , style and speed make her a stunning yacht. Boarding on the aft deck is via a passarelle or from the tender ( there are also side boarding ladders)you are immediately impressed with the integrity and size of this vessel and the AFTDECK space, a great place for lunch "al fresco"sight seeing or a cocktail party. Belowis a large swim platform ready to use for swimming, diving, entering and exiting the tender.There are PortandStarboard doors, and a bench seat on the aft deck. Toport there is a storage cabinet on the starboard wet a bar with refrigerator, sink and icemaker. Entering the main salon through plexi-glass doors the fun begins. There is a huge L-shaped sofa to port ( seats 10 ) with two 1/2 circle easy chairs. To sbt. is another full bar with 5 bar stools. Further forward is circular table with 4 chairs, great for breakfast coffee or a card game. To starboard isa pop-up plasma TV, and entertaiment center witha small writing table to Port. A dayhead and stairway leading down to the MASTERSTATEROOM. All this translates to one very good entertaining yacht and has frequently held parties of up from 45 to max 60 people. Further forward is the fully equipped GALLEY with all of the equipment needed for full food service. Forward, behind a sliding screen on the galley counter is a semi-formal DININGROOMwith partial separation ofthe galley. This ismore elegant than the popular country kitchen found onothervessels, yet very practicle . The dining room has seating for 8, a buffet for dishes with a granite counter top. Going down steps forward leads to a QUEENBED CABIN with head and shower in the bow making a great VIP cabin. This is followed by PORTand STARBOARDGUESTSTATEROOMS . Leading up to the HELMSTATION featuring a hydraulically operated helm seat to allow the captain unrestriced views and comfort.To Port is a small radio room. On the port side of the helm station is a navigation stationwith radios and extra equipment. Leading up 4 steps to the FLYBRIDGE is a long bench seat, There are wing controls port and starboard, search light air horns. A KitchenAide refrigerator in the bridge,bench seating to Starboard, long L seating to port,2 waverunners aft withdavit andtender.
In addition to what is mentioned in the Walk Thru, theMain Salon features the entertainment center (located on the starboard side) which includesa television, DVD player, VCR and stereo system. A complete wet bar with 5 barstools is located further aft on the starboard side and provides great entertaining opportunities for you and your guests. On the port side is a large, comfortable sofa seating up to 10 peoplewith 3coffee tables. Next to the sofa forward is a writing desk. Amidshipsforward is asmall glass, four-person, circular tablegreat for use as game table or a breakfast area. As mentioned earlier, the entertainmentability of this Salonflybridge aft deck allow this boat to accommodate forty people comfortably and the owner has had parties with up to 60.
The galley can be accessed from the starboard-side hallway leading from the main salon. The galley is fully-stocked with all equipment necessary for a full-service charter, including ample counter space for service up to 60 people separated by a screen from the dining room. Overhead storageKitchenAide Full-size 2 door stainless refrigerator/freezerMaytag Four-burner stove with double ovenLarge counter space with Granite counter topsKitchen Aid Microwave ovenWhirlpool Trash compactorKitchen Aid DishwaterStainless Steel Double sinkKenmore Garbage disposalKitchen Aid Clear Ice machines
Located forward of the galley on the main deck. Elegant formal dining table with seating for 8
"Texas Star II " exquisite full-beam MASTERSTATEROOMon the lower deck is accessed via aprivate stairway which leads down from the forward port corner of the Main Salon. is complete with King bed Jacuzzi , vanity lots of closet space assures the comfort and level of luxury required after a day of fun. The Master Stateroom gives a quietride and serene oasis while away from home. Again, the colorsare light, soft, easy to live with and easy to add your own personal taste to. In addition there is his and hers closets and dressers port and starboard with ample drawer storage. Included isa small vanity area. There isacomplete entertainment center built in the bulkhead opposite the bed with pop up TV.The room features an ensuite bath with 2 person Jacuzzi tub,twin sinks andtoilet. Features include:
Down from the dining salon forward is a VIP STATEROOM on the lower deck and is accessed via a stairwaywhich leads down from the forward port corner of the dining salon.Your VIP guests will feel comfortable and at home in this great stateroom featuring private en-suite bath and shower, entertainment system, with a good size hanging locker and drawer storage, also featuring:
Forward are the two guest Staterooms. Away from the engines and upper deck areas your guests will enjoy some rest and relaxation. Children and family will have a place to go and share the days stories about using the wave runners etc. Port and Starboard Guest Staterooms: Two Guests Staterooms are located port and starboard on the lower deck. Both staterooms are accessed via a stairway which leads down from the dining salon and feature:
The crew quarters are entered via a stairway starboard from the main deck. The crew quarters consists of 3 cabins, 2 with 2 single berths and 1 double berth Captains cabin. There is a crew "mess" with dinette. Two heads Two showers Crew lounge/dining Washer & dryer Ensuite bath and shower Entertainment center with stereo, TV & DVD
The pilothouse is entered from the main deck via hallways both port and starboard and up 4 steps. The helm is very well laid out with all controls and navigation electronics easily accessible from the helm chair. The helm chair is to port with a lounge which seats two just aft of the helm chair.
The flybridge/boat deck is accessed from the pilothouse. The FB helm station is well laid out and has two padded helm chairs. There are wing controls both port and starboard. Just aft of the helm is a service counter built around the mast and which features a sink, Kitchen Aid clear ice maker, refrigerator and ample storage. On the port side is a lounge which runs aft to where the tender is stored. There is a small dining table and lounge chairs. A sundeck this large gives you and your friends a place to gather for fun, sun and enjoyment. She'll hold a crowd to watch Fireworkson the 4 th of Julyyour national holiday.
Joy stick for water jets port & stbd.Engine gauges exhaust, gas, temp and A &BHydraulic controls for windlass and bow thruster(2) Deuta tachometersAlarm indicator lightsTrim tabs controlsDatamarine wind speed direction indicatorClose circuit TV camerasFuruno 72 mi radar
Twin diesel MTU 16V396TB94, 3480hp each, driving KaMeWa water jets ,71 series - rebuilt (2002)ZF gears model BW755Electronic engine controls - MTU/KaMeWaAlpha LAVAL fuel filter systemRaycor fuel filters - main engines and generatorsMain engine exhaust new 2006Fuel consumption: 280 gallons per hour @ 36 knots, 65 gallons per hour @ 13 knots30hp hydraulic bow thrusterAqua Air chilled water air conditioning system (new 1997) upgrades 2007New 2007 Village Marine Tech Watermaker 800 GPD x 2Primary and secondary fresh water filtersMicrophor sewage system and holding tanksNavCon trim tabs(6) automatic bilge pumps located throughout the vessel(2) electric bilge pumps which can draw from six locations (up to 100 GPM)(2) engine room blowersSea Recovery Osmosis Watermaker producing 1200 gallons per day6000 GPD Blige pumpsBlack water tankEngine Room:Shore power hookupWatertight door for the engine roomHydraulic Power takeoff on the main engine for hydrolic power systemsMTU control panels, switches indicator lightsExtra filters on the MTU’sVF transmissionsSeajets, water jetsFuel control switch, port & StarboardAir-conditioning compressorsThe starboard generator has a flexible sound shieldAir intake system with peerless filters coming inEngine room Haylon system is Helex 1301Bow Thruster 40hp.
110/220VAC single phase 60 cycle system (2) 110 amp 120/240V shore cords - new 2005 (2) 25 KVA isolation transformers with 208V/220V boost system 12V/24V DC system 3 banks of 24V batteries, one for each engine, (2) port, (2) starboard, (6) Center and one for KaMeWa jets (1) 12V bank of batteries for ship's service (2) 12V bank of batteries for generators (2) Pro-Mariner battery chargers Capac system (2) 60kW Northern Lights generators (new 1998)
(2) oversized 300lb PLOW anchors w/200ft of chain(2) Maxwell vertical capstans on aft deckStern passarelle boarding ladder- Manually operatedMarquipt sea stairs- port & starboard - OversizedMarquipt sea crane for small boats -2 TonsBollard cleats fore and aftStainless Steel swim ladder(2) standoffs for swim platform - tender tie upDeck BoxUnder seat locker aft and forwardCushions for Bow, Aft & Flybridge, all with covers(6) fendersFairleads on the bow (2) port, (2) StarboardBow railHand rail fender rail length of salon, fairlead aftAluminum Swim platformSwim step hookupsTender cleatsStairs leading from the aft deck down to the swim platform port & StarboardEngine room ventilationGrill on aft sectionShore power goes through engine room windowDeck cleats, 3.3 starboard on bowAnchor windlass Maxwell 5000 with CapstonAnchor chain ½ inch plow anchorsBurgee staff on bowBow sun cushion with deck storage belowGangway on starboard sideNon skid deckBow floodlightStereo speakers port & stbd.(2) Bow & deck courtesylightsFordeck hatchBoarding gate port & stbd.Search light stbd.Dual horns portNav lights port & stbdStern Flag holder
(8) Overhead lights port & stbd(2) stereo speakersWet bar with 3 stoolsStainless steel sink w/hot & coldKenmore refrigeratorStorage cabinetTransom gate port & stbd.Bench seat w/cushionsClosed circuit TV in overhead
Port Main Engine - water pump sealW6 Mains 2002 - (Manny Ace)Rebuilt stb. gen - both were changed to john Deer'sAll exhaust hoses newAll raw water intakes cleaned (Eng.,Gen., A/C)Painted bottom and re-fairedAll blister Pain touched upRe-new all zincs ( T-in tunels)Serviced trim tabs (Hydraulics hinge pins)Re-new underwater lights (Aft)
2 x 2007 Yamaha VX deluxe 3-person waverunners with 9hrs.