2018 Pilot Baltic Wavepiercer Pilot Boat

  • 49
  • Pilot
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL, US

Yacht price: $895,000

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Call us at 410-206-2755
  • Overview
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Overview

Baltic Workboats US latest sleek, high-tech pilot boat – the 1500 wave-piercing series pilot boat! Pilot No.7 has been turning heads in the bustling Fort Lauderdale, Florida port, one that is host to hundreds of vessels including Cruise ships, cargo ships and tankers along with thousands of yachts and motor boats navigating it’s warm waters. Emblazoned with a fiery red hull and contrasting white wheel house, the bold ‘PILOT’ lettering on the boat is getting noticed in South Florida and for good reason, because this wave-piercing, self-righting hull offers the latest in marine technology making both Captains and crew take notice of what Baltic has to offer.

“The main advantages of the new boat over the older ones is the fuel economy in a larger, faster boat,” says a representative of the Port Everglades Pilots Association. “We sometimes do eight cruise ships in a two-hour span. We have to do them quickly and safely. This boat can do the work of two, with fewer man-hours and maintenance costs.”

With an impressive 1,200 horsepower being churned out from its two Volvo D13, 3 tier engines this Pilot boat moves as fast as 31 knots when required while offering superior noise and vibration levels, 64 db at full speed. At the same time, the 1500WP delivers unreal fuel economy with 30.4 gal/h at 21 knots cruising speed to make it as efficient as even a pleasure craft despite being a large, durable workboat for pilots.

Specifications

Basic Information

Manufacturer:
Pilot
Model:
Baltic Wavepiercer Pilot Boat
Year:
2018
Category:
Power
Condition:
Used
Location:
Fort Lauderdale, FL, US
Available for sale in U.S. waters:
1
Vessel Name:
Pilot No 7
Boat Type:
Commercial Boats, Other, Utility Boats
Hull Material:
Aluminum
Designer:

Dimensions & Weight

Length:
49 ft - 14.93 meter
LOA:
49 ft - 14.93 meter
Beam:
49 ft - 14.93 meter
Dry Weight:
50,486 lb

Engine

Engine(s):
2
Cruise Speed:
21 kn
Range:
345.23 mi
Drive Type:
Direct
Horsepower:
(Individual), 1200 (combined)
Max Speed:
31 kn

Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank:
528 Gallon(s) - 1 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank:
13 Gallon(s) - 1 tank(s)
Holding Tank:
40 Gallon(s)

Accommodations

Total Berths:
-

Gallery

Descriptions

Vessel Overview

This 50-foot, 1,200, self righting speedster cuts through waves at 30- plus knots, the boat's maneuverability enhanced by oversized offset tear-shaped rudders and Humphree Interceptor trim tabs.  The trim tabs automatically coordinate the turns, and the configuration improves the ride comfort.

Each of the two 600-hp Volvo Penta mains has a pair of alternators powering inverters that transform DC current and 240 AC current.  There is no need for an auxiliary generator, resulting in less overall maintenance, and it negates the additional noise and vibrations another engine would create.

By isolating the hull with two dovetailed strips of foam developed by the National Aeronautics and Space aAdministration, comfort is increased for those aboard and fatigue is reduced.  The noise level in the cabin is 57 decibels at idle and 66 decibels wide open.

The wave piercing bow reduces pitching, improving the stability and speed of the vessel.  In rough seas, instead of slowing down you find yourself accelerating without compromising the comfort of the ride.

The boats operator is tucked into leather comfort in a NorSap seat that has built-in rudder and engine controls, an ECDIS mouse and buttons for the radios, horn and wipers. The three Grammer passenger seats, with a seemingly endless number of adjustments, essentially float the pilots on an air suppression system.  There is also a bench seat with a table.

Simrad supplied ,most of the electronics and navigation gear, most of it touch screen.  The built-in 4G broadband connection allows the boat's sensor data and CCTV system to be accessed remotely.  The alarm system notifies shoreside personnel via email and text message If there is a major problem where they can troubleshoot by logging into the boat from a cel phone.

Bridge/ Navigation

Simrad GPS, radar and sensors

Transas navi- Sailor 4000 ECDIS system with dual 24-inch displays

Garmin Panoptix echosounder

Sailor Radios

Grammer MSG 85/72 occupant seats

NorSap 1500 Operators Seat

Colorlight Clite2 searchlights

Disclaimer
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.

  • 49
  • Pilot
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL, US

Yacht price: $895,000

For more information

contact Yacht Brokers of Annapolis
[email protected]
Call us at 410-206-2755
Disclaimer: 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/her agents, or his/her surveyors, to instigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.(7608522)
Disclaimer: This listing is courtesy of the BoatWizard MLS 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 representation of a particular vessel.