1975 Lars Halvorsen and Sons Bradford 72 Motor Yacht

£ 129,806
Scappoose, OR
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Engine/Fuel Type:
Twin / diesel
Located In:
Scappoose, OR
Hull Material:
Current Price:
US$ 174,900 (£ 129,806) 

Reduced and Seller is motivated! 

This beautiful Bradford 72’, built in 1974 by Master Craftsmen - Lars Halvorsen & Sons Ltd. in NSW, Australia for Bradford Yachts, is for sale near Portland Oregon. She is uninspected and holds 12 passengers Administrative Waiver to the Jones Act (meaning she can operate for hire in Washington, Oregon, California and Hawaii.

The vessel is semi displacement hull similar to Navy PT Boat design to be light and fast. Major engine and reduction gear changes have been completed, currently has less than 200 hrs. The hull speed is estimated at 9.5 knots. She cruises at 8kts burning approximately 6 gals per hr with a top speed at 12kts burning @ approximately 10 gals per hr.  Built on a stiff wooden frame with Aluminum I-beam stringers and frame cage in the engine room for engine bearers. Hull is mahogany / Oak   ¾” mahogany planking. The hull is 1” thick with ¾ & ¼” mahogany planking and covered with epoxy coating. Glass and epoxy are used mostly above the water line. Often referred to as Cold Molding - this is not a typical wood construction and is a modern method still similarly used on expensive and light weight built today. 

This yacht has a huge interior layout on 3 levels with almost 2000 square ft. of deck and living area. She features a gigantic flybridge deck (40’x19’) and massive Sea Mark custom cover for entertaining with guest seating for 9. Two Davits for boats and toys.

Her interior accommodations feature a total of 5 Staterooms - 3 staterooms aft situated for six guests, and two rooms forward situated for three crewmembers w/separate crew sitting area, she has 5 heads, and the Master Stateroom is a full beam aft-cabin with full size bath tub. The interior is currently under renovation and as pictured or better and estimates to complete have been from $15-20K.

She has recently been refitted with Twin 871 Detroit Diesel Engines and Gears and has less than 200 hours. She runs out very smooth and efficient for economical cruising.

This vessel has a rich history and experience. Previous owners include the Heineken Brewing Company family and guests have included former President Gerald Ford and other notable persons..

The Re Fit of this large classic is stopped, pictures are accurate and this is perfect for new the owners to add their own style on the remaining work & finishing touches.  


Builder: Lars Halvorsen & Sons designer: Lars Halvorsen Model: Bradford 72 Luxury Motor Yacht
Year: 1974. Gross Registered Tonnage 87, Net Registered Tonnage 69, length: 72’0” beam: 19’ draft: 4.5 depth 9.5.

Twin Detroit 8V71 Diesel Engines – 250hp Each – 200hrs – (New Rebuilds)
Cooling: Raw Water Cooling, exhaust: Wet Underwater/Thru-Hull
Transmissions: Twin Disc MC514B, 2:1 Ratio (New Rebuilds w/Factory Upgrade)

Fuel: 2334 gallons total- (4) Aluminum Tanks
Water: 370 gallons – (1) Aluminum Tank

Shafts: 3” Stainless Steel – New Stern Tube and Cutlass Bearings on ‘07
Propellers: Nybral 31x25
Steering: Hydraulic
Windlass: Ideal 24 volt
Thru-Hull Fittings: Bronze Ball Valves

Bilge Pumps: 3 – Rule 2000 GPH (Automatic and Manual)
Waste System: (5) Vacu-Flush Heads, (2) Waste Tanks and (4) Vacu-Flush Systems

Heating/Air Conditioning:
Central Heat and Air Conditioning unit has been removed.

Compasses: Ritchie/Danforth
Auto Pilot: Robertson

Radios: 2 VHF Fixed – 2 VHF hand held
GPS: Garmin GPS Map 200
Radar: Raytheon Raster Scan

Ground Tackle: (2) Danforth Anchors w/1/2” Chain and 1” Line (150’ estimated)

Onan 20kW Genset
(3) 12VDC Windshield Wipers
(2) Rudder Angle Indicators
(2) Ray-Line Search Lights
(2) U-Line Ice Makers (new)

(2) Wine Coolers –(new)
New Deck Lights ( LED)

Navigation Lights (LED)
(2) Winch Davits, one is 12 volt and the other is 110
Glendining Engine Synchronizer
Westinghouse Washer/Dryer
Jenn-Air Stainless BBQ on the Flybridge Deck (HUGE! Built In )
3 Large Custom Carved Salon Glass and Master Mirrors – absolutely beautiful!!!  
Survey on 12-28-07 valued this vessel at $675,000 current market value.
Dry Dock & Bottom Paint June-2012 as well as extensive Paint & Refurbishment summer 2012 and is now due for paint again.

Owner contract and participation may be considered depending on the offer.

Interested Buyers, please contact Andrew Richardson for assistance and in advance for a complete showing, thanks!

Please contact Andrew Richardson at 503-997-0440

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