EDISON offers the rare opportunity to own a truly one-of-a-kind, fiberglass, U.S.-built, aircraft-inspired, proven world cruiser.
Her original, build, the owner was the visionary engineer and aerospace aficionado, David Cuckler, from Monticello, Iowa. He designed the yacht with assistance from Jack Sarin and Tim Nolan. Cuckler had decades of offshore sailing experience and piloting jets all over the world, with details from these experiences evident in the design of his second, and final, custom-built yacht, now known as EDISON.
EDISON has traveled all over the world under various ownerships, spending time in recent years in South Florida, the Caribbean, and New England.
Maintained today to the highest of standards by a very experienced yachtsman since he purchased the vessel in 2017, EDISON offers the true opportunity to experience a reliable, safe, and comfortable global adventure, if so desired. If staying within the distance of the white, sandy beaches of the Bahamas is more to your liking, she can easily anchor in shallow anchorages or find comfort at the dock of your favorite marina.
EDISON offers the rare opportunity to own a truly one-of-a-kind, fiberglass, U.S. built, proven world cruiser.
Built as HAWKEYE III, the original build owner was a visionary engineer and aerospace afficianado, with decades of offshore sailing experience and piloting jets all over the world. Details from these experiences are evident in the design of his second, and final, custom built yacht, now known as EDISON, which he designed with assistance from naval architects Jack Sarin and Tim Nolan.
EDISON has traveled all over the world under various ownerships, spending time in recent years in South Florida, the Bahamas, Caribbean, and New England.
Maintained today to the highest of standards by a very experienced yachtsman, EDISON offers the true opportunity to own a reliable, safe, and comfortable, long-range cruising yacht, ready for a global adventure, if so desired. If staying within sight of white, sandy beaches is more to your liking, EDISON can easily anchor in shallow anchorages or find comfort at the dock of your favorite marina.
1. Uniquely designed, custom built, engineering marvel at the time of her christening on February 3, 1990 as HAWKEYE III.
2. She was the first fiberglass yacht built in the U.S. with a bulbous bow, without a helm wheel, and she was the first U.S. yacht built with oval, stainless-steel railings.
3. Extended cruising provided by reliable and durable derated (2) x CAT3406B engines and (2) x Northern Lights 40 kW generators @1200RPM
4. She has cruised all over the world under various ownerships, with the exception of the Arctic Ocean.
5. Extensive refit period from 2014-2015 that included new Awlgrip and Seahawk paint, as well as \"long board\" refairing of her exterior surfaces; receipts and invoices available from this yard period- further details in listing. Under her current owner, she continues to see constant upgrades, including such items as new power transformers and a/c chiller plant.
6. Accommodations for up to 8 guests include an on-deck master as well as two lower cabins with double beds and single berths; all cabins feature updated en-suites that include glass showers and granite countertops.
7. Redundant and isolated systems aboard; machinery in engine room mounted on easy-to-access track system.
8. Massive refrigeration and storage areas available in the crew utility space, forward bosun\'s locker and aft lazarette.
9. Current owner is an extremely knowledgeable yachtsman who has owned and maintained over a dozen 100\' motor yachts throughout his life. He has owned EDISON since 2017.
10. Maintained and operated by a full-time crew of 4, who have excellent longevity and are intimately familiar with EDISON\'s systems.
11. Full walk-around decks on both levels.
12. Large crew area with large area, as well as a 7\' x 7\' workshop, crew galley and lounge. This space is comparable to a much larger, 120\'-130\' motor yacht crew area.
|Length Overall:||95 feet||(29.00 meters)|
|Beam:||23 feet 6 inches||(7.16 meters)|
|Draft Minimum:||4 feet 5 inches||(1.35 meters)|
|Draft Maximum:||6 feet 9 inches||(2.06 meters)|
|Tonnage:||192 gross tons|
|Fuel Capacity:||6,000 US Gallons||(22,712 liters)|
|5 x fuel tanks above bilges with electronic sensors and sight gauges|
|Day tank holds 1,800 US Gallons|
|Water Capacity:||1,490 US Gallons||(5,640 liters)|
|Watermaker:||1,800 US Gallons/day||(6,813 liters)|
|Lube Oil:||118 US Gallons||(447 liters)|
|Used Lube Oil:||60 US Gallons||(227 liters)|
|Grey Water:||40 US Gallons||(151 liters)|
|Black Water:||300 US Gallons||(1,135 liters)|
|Slop Tank:||30 US Gallons||(113 liters)|
|Speed||Consumption per hour||RPM|
|Cruising||10 knots||30 US Gallons||1400|
|8.5 knots||20 US Gallons|
EDISON\'s master cabin is located furthest forward on the main deck and features a private en-suite bath with a glass shower, granite counters, updated vanity and sink, updated fixtures, updated flooring, and a large window. The cabin features two large windows, one on both port and starboard sides providing excellent natural light. A desk, two chests of drawers, large built-in bookshelves with 32\" deep cabinets on both sides of the bed, and floor-to-ceiling hanging his and hers closets with additional deep storage, round-out the space. The cabin also features a Smart TV and entertainment systems, a/c controls, as well as a wind gauge and barometer.
Two additional guest cabins are located on the lower deck aft, accessed via a staircase in the main salon with rope lighting for safety. These cabins both feature a double bed and 30\" wide single berth and private en-suites, updated with the same finishes as the master bath. Two portholes in both cabins (there is a porthole located in the escape hatch of each cabin) and one porthole in each bathroom provide excellent natural light. Plentiful drawer storage, bookshelves, a lighted dressing table/desk, large floor-to-ceiling hanging closets, individual a/c controls, Smart TV\'s and entertainment systems, round out these cabins.
|Engine Type:||(2) CAT3406B cylinder diesels, 540 hp each|
|Hours (as of 7.7.22):||Port: 15,474 Starboard: 15,513|
|Gearboxes:||Twin Disc 3:1 MG514C reduction gears|
|Drive:||Propellors, replaced with 1\" larger blades (2019)|
Generators & Electricity
|Generators:||(2) x 40 Kw Northern Lights @ 1200 RPM|
|Hours (as of 7.7.2022):||Port: 6,275 SMOH; Rebuilt at 17,928 hours; 24,203 hours total|
|Starboard: 8,661 hour since engine replaced at 6,800 hours (2014);|
|Shore Power:||(2) x Acme Transformers 60 Hz (new 2018)|
|Voltage range 208-240|
|(2) x shore power cables 240v, 100amp each; 2 x 50 amp joiner becomes 100 amp splitter boxes|
|Batteries:||Main engine starting: bank replaced 2016-2017|
|Generator starting: bank replaced 2019|
|General service: bank replaced 2020|
|Type: (3) x Dometic Varc Titanium AC Chillers||Five tons each, plus pumps|
|Replaced (2) x raw water pumps and (2) x circulation pumps|
|Added 24,000 BTU air handler unit to the Pilothouse|
|Upgraded unit in the Galley|
|Watermaker:||(1) FCI Aquamiser- 1,800 US Gallons/day|
|Stabilizers:||Naiad roll control 301 dual powered|
|Bow Thruster:||Wesmar 50 hp (hydraulic)|
|Fuel Filtration:||Alfa Laval fuel centrifuge|
|Isolated fuel systems|
|(2) x Racor filters on each engine|
|(1) x Racor filter on each generator|
|Sewage System:||Tidal Wave Headhunter HMX|
|Fresh Water System:||Upgraded 2020|
|2 x 110v jet pumps|
|1 x 12v backup pump|
|AO Smith water heater (new 2018)|
|Misc.||LED lighting throughout entire vessel, including underlighting in engine room, bosun\'s locker, and lazarette|
|Radio Telephone:||SEA322 SSB|
|Search Light:||Rayline, 1 light forward|
|Distress System:||SAT C 1210 Furuno Inmarsat|
|VHF:||(2) x ICOM VHF Radios M506|
|Computer Printer:||HP Officejet 6600|
|Wi-fi:||New system, access points added, 2 networks, antennas; Pepwave cellular|
|Radar:||(1) Furuno FAR 2117-BB 12 kW|
|(1) Furuno FAR 2127- BB 25 kW (refurbished 2020)|
|Gyrocompass:||(2) Furuno AD-108 converters|
|Sperry MK-37 w/repeaters interfaced to radars and autopilots|
|Compass:||Danforth Constellation 5\" (wing stations)|
|CiPlath magentic compass-pilothouse|
|Autopilot:||Furuno (system 1, new 2020)|
|Furuno FAT 50 (system 2)|
|Screens:||(2) x Furuno MU-190|
|(2) x VEI monitors|
|Digital Depth:||Furuno FCU-295, B&G|
|Video Sounder:||Furuno 261 dual-frequency color video|
|GPS:||(2) x Northstar 941-X-GPS|
|Sonar:||Furuno CH14 color scanning sonar- 360 degrees|
Video Equipment- DIRECTV Satellite System
|(1) 49\" Samsung Smart TV (new 2019) (main salon)|
|(1) 32\" Samsung Smart TV (master cabin)|
|(1) 24\" Insignia flat screen TV (crew lounge)|
|(2) 19\" Insignia TV\'s (2 lower guest cabins)|
|Blu-Ray, DVD, and DIRECTV satellite receivers throughout|
|(1) Denon AV Sound Receiver (main salon)|
|(1) Custom Sight & Sound amp with matching load sensor and amp protector (main salon)|
|(2) Sony CD and stereo systems (lower guest cabins)|
|Sirius XM radio interior/exterior|
|Audio wall controls throughout|
|Bose soundbar in the master cabin|
Main Galley Equipment
|Cooking Equipment:||Wolf convection oven|
|Farberware microwave/air fryer/broiler/convection oven|
|Wolf stovetop with 5 burners (refurbished)|
|Exhaust hood rebuilt with rubber mount for noise reduction; adjustable speed control|
|Refrigeration & Freezer:||Sub-Zero side-by-side|
|Sub-Zero refrigerator (under-counter, main salon)|
|Dishwasher:||Whirlpool (new 2020)|
Crew Galley/Mess Equipment
|Cooking Equipment:||2-burner cooktop|
|Refrigeration:||(2) Sub-Zero under-counter refrigerators|
|(1) True Freezer (utility space, new 2019)|
|(1) True Refrigerator (utility space, new 2019)|
|(1) Cooper Refrigerator (utility space, walk-in, compressor, and lines new 2019)|
|(1) GE stackable washer and dryer (lower guest hallway)|
|(1) LG washer and dryer, stackable, front-loading (replaced 2019)|
|Anchor Windlass:||(1) Lofrans Ercole 4000 electric with chain and line warping drum, hydraulic|
|Anchors:||(2) @ 231 pounds each HHP|
(1) Fortress stern anchor @ 60 pounds with 20\' of chain and 600\' of 1\" rope
|Anchor Chain:||Port: 400\' 5/8\" H.S. chain|
|Starboard: 350\' 5/8\" H.S chain|
|Crane & Davit:||Nautical Structures/Marquipt (new cable, October 2020); 2500 lb|
|Ballast:||5,000 pounds added to the floor of Lazarette|
|Life rafts:||(2) 12-man automatic Givens life rafts|
|Life jackets:||(42) adult life jackets|
|(5) child life jackets|
|Medical:||Updated kit aboard including defibrillator|
|CCTV:||New controlling unit- 6 cameras- 2 in ER, 2 on the main deck, 2 on the aft deck|
|Night Vision:||FLIR, mast mount|
EDISON features one of the best crew areas on a boat of this size, comfortably accommodating up to 5 crew in 3 cabins.
The crew area is accessed via a staircase forward of the galley and aft of the master cabin. The stairwell is \"open\", giving the 7\' x 7\' utility space a spacious feeling, with natural light flooding the space from the port side entrance as well as as porthole on the starboard side.
The utility space is home to a full length True Freezer and True Refrigerator as well as a Cooper \"walk-in\" refrigerator. Additionally, there is a stacked washer and dryer and two large pantry/storage closets. A separate engineer\'s workshop is adjacent to this space and features a large workbench, mounted vice, storage, and tool box.
The double berth Captain\'s cabin is forward of the engineer\'s workshop and features a private dressing area and en-suite. An open-minded buyer could use this cabin as a 4th guest stateroom if desired.
Forward of the Captain\'s cabin and through another door is the crew mess, crew galley, and two additional crew cabins.
The crew mess and galley feature a spacious table with seating on both sides, a porthole, and alarm panels to monitor the boat\'s systems.
Forward of the crew mess and through a watertight door are the remaining crew cabins: a double bunk berth with vanity and sink and a single berth cabin located to starboard, also with a sink and vanity. Both cabins have portholes and there is an escape hatch in the double bunk berth. These two cabins share a separate full bath located on the port side, just outside the doors to these cabins.
Prior to her current owner, EDISON was owned by the same family for 10 years as SERENITY II.
From 2015- 2016, these owners embarked on an extensive refit at Lauderdale Marine Center in Fort Lauderdale of mechanical and cosmetic nature at a cost of over $1,240,000. At the time of sale when she became EDISON, the receipts were provided and are available to her next owners.
Details of the 2015-2016 Refit:
In 2017, SERENITY II was purchased by the current owner, becoming EDISON. The boat continues to undergo ongoing upgrades and a rigid maintenance schedule.
Several new or rebuilt upgrades include:
|DVD\'s, CD\'s, Games|
|Personal effects of the Owner and crew|