HAKVOORT Specifications
Name: BIG EASY
Type: Motor Yacht
Year Built: 2002
Hull Material: Steel
Length: 44.57m / feet
Beam: 8.76 / 28.74 feet
Max Draft: 2.79 / 9.15 feet
Gross Tonnage: 491
Cruising Speed: 12 knots
Max Speed: 14 knots
Sleeps: 12
Staterooms: 6
Crew: 12
Exterior Design: Hakvoort
Interior Design: Andrew Winch
Engines: 2 x Caterpillar 3508B-DITA 950hp
Flag: Cayman
Location: The Bahamas, Nassau

HAKVOORT BIG EASY Yacht for Sale

USD 15,400,000

BIG EASY comfortably sleeps up to twelve guests in six bright and spacious staterooms. Her sleek interior of classic wood, neutral tones, and splashes of colorful soft furnishings is the work of the renowned studio Winch Design. The main salon is ample, offering a seating configuration perfect for entertaining, with an adjoining formal dining space for 12.

The general arrangement onboard features an impressive full-beam private master suite; located forward on the main deck with its own private lounge. BIG EASY has three queen staterooms and one convertible stateroom, allowing the option of two single twin beds or one king-sized bed. She has a sixth bunk cabin with twin beds. Each cabin is well-appointed, with en suite bathrooms and ample storage space.

Her attractive sundeck is a guest favorite area, featuring a large hot tub surrounded by sunbeds and multiple alfresco dining and lounge areas. Twin Caterpillar 950Hp engines give her a cruising speed of 12 knots with a range of 5,000 nautical miles, and her Quantum zero-speed stabilizers offer comfort when cruising.

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CONSTRUCTION

Steel hull and aluminum superstructure with teak decks

DIMENSIONS

General

Length Overall (L.O.A.):                            146' 3" / 44.60m

Length at Waterline (L.W.L.):                   129' 9" / 39.60m

Beam:                                                        28' 9" / 8.80m

Draft:                                                         9' 2" / 2.79m

Tonnage:                                                   491 GRT

Displacement:                                           420 Short Tons

 

Capacities

Fuel Capacity:                                           15,057 US Gallons / 56,997 liters

Water Capacity:                                        3,222 US Gallons / 12,197 liters

Watermakers:                                           7,600 US Gallons / 28,769 liters

Lube Oil:                                                    333 US Gallons / 1,261 liters

Waste Oil:                                                 407 US Gallons / 1,541 liters

 

Speed        

Maximum: 14.0 knots @ 1,650 RPM                                                                   

Cruising:    12.0 knots @ 1,375 RPM

MACHINERY

Main Engines

Engine Type:• 2 x Caterpillar Inboard Diesel 3508B-DITA, 950 Hp (Rebuilt 2022)
Hours as of Jan 2024:

Port Main Total = 19,577

(Since total rebuild - 3,178)

Stbd Main Total = 19,570

(Since total rebuild - 3,161)

Gearboxes for Main Engines:• Rentijes WAF542l 3.955 to 1 ratio
Shafting:• Stainless Steel 130MM
Propellers:• 5-Blade Bronze

Generators & Electricity

Output:• 400 output amps
Generators:

• 2 x Northern Lights 115 kW generators

Hours as of Jan 2024:

Port Gen = 20,082

Stbd Gen = 17,766

Shore Power:• 2 x 100 amp @ 480 volts
Batteries:• 6 separate battery banks

Air Conditioning

Type:• Heinen & Hopman Chilled water system, 35 tons at 50 Hz 

Other Machinery

Watermakers:• 2 x Hydro-Electric Marine, 10,000 litre/day each
Stabilizers:• Quantum QC1500-ZS (Zero Speed)
Bow Thruster:• Wesmar electric
Fuel Separator & Filtration:• Alpha Laval
Sewage System:• Hamann Chorine Dosing
Fresh Water Filter:• 1 Harmesco carbon filter; 1 U.V. filter UV 41z-BE
Fresh Water Maker:• 2 x Hydro Electric water makers (7,600 gallons per day)

 

COMMUNICATION, NAVIGATION & ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEMS

Communication Systems

Telephone System:• PANASONIC PBX VEXT Super hybrid with 32 extensions
SSB:• Furuno
VHF:• 2 x Furuno
VSAT:• Intellian V100NX
GMDSS Voice:• Iridium LT 3100S GMDSS

Navigation Systems

Radar:• 2 x Furuno X Band
Gyrocompass:• Anschutz
Ship’s Compass:• C Plath
Magnetic Compass:• 6’’ Venus
Auto Pilot:• Anschutz Norto - pilot
Depth Sounder:• B&G 20/20 MFD
GPS:• 2 x Simrad & 1 x Furuno
Ship’s Computer:• 4
Chart Plotter:• Transas Naisailor 4000
Navtex:• JRC NCR-300A

Entertainment System:

AV / IT

KVH Tracvision HD11

Peplin 310 balance router for WAN selection and routing

Ruckus wireless network with zone direct

Aegean wifi

Kerio Control

Savant entertainment interface

Distributed Audio and Video

2 x Kaleidescape 3U (low profile) media servers onboard located in the Crew Mess and Wheelhouse.

 

The following areas have a Kaleidescape player, Denon receiver, iPod docking station and Savant control user interface:

Captain's Cabin

Master Stateroom

Salon

Sky Lounge

 

The following areas have electric shades with integrated Savant controls:

Salon

Main Deck

Owner's Suite

Guest Staterooms

 

GALLEY & LAUNDRY EQUIPMENT

Main Galley Equipment

Cooking Equipment:                                 

• Stove hood extractor – Custom stainless with fire extinguisher system

• 1 x MKN SpaceCombi Classic with Waveclean (New 2020)

• 1 x Miele H 2890 B Oven 90cm Black (New 2020)

• 2 x Miele KM 7465 FL Induction Cooktop Black

(New 2020)

Refrigeration/Freezer:                              

• 2 x commercial stainless steel 

Dishwasher:                                              

• 1 x Miele

Additional Galley Equipment

Cooking Equipment:                                 

• 2 x Menu Master commercial microwave

Refrigeration/Freezer:                              

• 1 x Wine rack refrigerator

• 1 x Antarctic Star 100 can mini fridge on aft deck

• Hoshizaki Ice Maker in skylounge

• Frigo Nautica Small stainless steel refrigerator on upper deck

Other:                                                       

• Lodige Dumbwaiter

• Insinkerator Garbage Disposal

Laundry Equipment

Main Laundry Equipment:      

• 3 x Miele professional washers (New 2021)

• 3 x Miele professional dryers (New 2021)

 

TENDERS & TOYS

Tenders:

• 18’ RIB tender

Other:

• Waterslide

• Rock climbing wall

• Swimming pool with jellyfish net

• Floating party cabana

• King aqua lounger

• Beach picnic setup

• Snorkeling gear

• Fishing gear

• Gym equipment

Deck Equipment

Anchor Windlass System:• 2 x Steen vertical electric
Aft Warping Capstans:• 2 x Steen vertical electric
Anchors:• 2 x galvanized anchors 'Navy Stockless'; 1x emergency Danforth anchor
Anchor Chain:• 2 x galvanized 
Boat Crane:• 2 x Cramm 4000 lb. capacity hydraulic boat crane
Passerelle:• Cramm hydraulic passarelle
Swimming Platform:• Steel integrated into hull design with teak covering

SECURITY, FIRE FIGHTING & SAFETY EQUIPMENT

Security Equipment

CCTV System:• Panasonic Analog
Cameras:• 5 - port, stbd, mast, aft deck, engine room

 

Fire Fighting Equipment

Fire Control System:• 4 x Automatic fire doors
Fire Extinguishers:• Sea water with (9) fire hydrants around vessel
Built in CO2:• Engine room and galley

 

Safety Equipment

Life Rafts:• 4 x 12-Man RFD Canister
Life Rings:• 5 x life buoys (2 w/lights)
EPIRBS:• 2 x 406MHz EPIRBS with locator numbers – 1 x hydrostatic release
Medical Equipment:• 1 x external defibrillator, 6 x first aid kits, 1 x stretcher, 3 x oxygen sets, 1 x neck brace

 

ACCOMMODATIONS AND LAYOUT

Accommodations are provided for 12 owners/guests in six staterooms, including an on‐deck owner’s suite with private Lounge. Crew quarters for 11 are arranged in five cabins, including an upper deck Captain’s Cabin.

 

INTERIOR WALKTHROUGH

Starting at the bow forward are the crew accommodations. Forward port and starboard are four nearly identical crew bunkrooms each with upper and lower berths. Each has a private head with toilet, vanity sink, and stall type shower. Aft of the crew accommodations is the crew lounge/galley area. All four cabins are outfitted with hanging lockers and built ‐ in drawer storage.

Adjacent to the crew lounge area is access to the laundry center as well as an additional set of stairs leading to the walk‐in refrigerator and walk‐in freezer. There are built‐in storage cabinets throughout this area.

Aft of the crew lounge is a stairwell leading up to the main deck. 

The stairwell leading up to the crew main deck entrance is situated on the portside. Forward and outboard is stairwell access to the captain's cabin. Inboard of the foyer is a door to the main galley as well as a service passageway into the main salon area.

The captain's cabin is fitted with a double berth and a large hull side fixed window. There is a built‐in desk workstation, lounge area and a hanging locker. Inboard is a large private head with toilet, vanity sink, and shower. This cabin is well appointed and suitable for a couple.

The galley is finished with Stainless Steel countertops and work surfaces. There is a door out to the port side deck. Aft is a service door to the main salon. There are built‐in dry storage cabinets as well as access to the dumb waiter.

Starting all the way forward on the main deck level is the master suite. The master suite is accessed by a set of glass French doors from the starboard main entrance foyer. Inside the French doors is the master lounge. The lounge is furnished with a settee, built‐in storage cabinets, as well as ample book cases. To starboard there are large fixed hull side windows with electric blinds.

Passing through the lounge leads to the master stateroom suite. The suite is furnished with a king size berth facing aft from the forward bulkhead. To port and starboard are large walk‐in garment lockers, large hull side fixed windows with electric blinds and built in chest of drawers. On the aft bulkhead opposite the berth is an entertainment cabinet featuring a concealed flat screen television.

The master stateroom suite features a large head with double vanity sink, glass enclosed marble shower spa tub, separate toilet room and large hull side windows and electric blinds.

Moving aft of the master suite to the polished stone finished main entrance foyer is a day head with toilet and vanity sink.

The main entrance foyer is accessed by doors out to the starboard side main deck. Inboard from the main entrance foyer are stairways leading up to the sky lounge. Aft is an open passageway into the dining area and main salon.

The main salon and dining area have large fixed windows with electric blinds. There are built‐in polished stone top buffets. Forward is a dining area with formal dining table and seating for 12. Forward to port is a mirrored concealed door leading to the galley service entrance.

The dining area is separated from the common salon by an arched opening with teak pillars on each side.

The salon area is furnished with a sectional‐style sofa, loose armchair, and an oversized upholstered ottoman that doubles as a coffee table. Starboard to the sofa is an occasional table with three leather armchairs. Aft of the occasional table is the Salon AV cabinet, which houses the flat screen television and other AV related components.

The lower guest area is accessed via a curved stairway down from the starboard side salon area. In the port and starboard fore and aft corners of the foyer are entries into five guest staterooms and an additional crew laundry/prep room.

Three of the five guest staterooms feature a queen size berth, the fourth guest stateroom features a twin bed arrangement, and the fifth stateroom features a bunk arrangement with an upper Pullman berth. The four primary staterooms include twin nightstands with reading lamps. 

Underneath each berth are storage drawers. The three queen guest staterooms have a desk with a loose chair. All the staterooms feature large hanging lockers as well as ensuite heads. The four primary staterooms have large marble top vanities with dual sinks, separate enclosed toilet rooms, marble finished showers with bench seats and frameless glass shower doors. The bunk room stateroom has a single basin sink with a stall style shower and frameless glass shower door.

The Skylounge is accessed via a curved stairwell located in the main foyer. The lounge features a sectional style sofa to starboard, entertainment center on the forward bulkhead, full bar to port as well as an occasional table with four upholstered armchairs just forward of the bar arrangement. A set of French doors leads to the wheel house as well as the captain's cabin.

EXTERIOR SECTIONS

SUN DECK:

Forward is a large whirlpool spa surrounded by sun pads. To port is a staircase to the bridge. Amidships is a large, teak dining table with seating for twelve. Outboard of the table is storage and wet bar. Aft on the sundeck are twin, built‐in seating areas outboard on each side and additional chaise lounges for sunning. There are electric and manual awnings for shade, dumb waiter access and side serving bars. 

UPPER DECK:

Aft are twin, U‐shaped dining/cocktail areas under the deck overhand with teak tables. Further aft is the tender storage. Forward is the Portuguese walk‐around bridge (all decking is finished in Teak).

MAIN DECK:

The aft main deck features a large seating area that may be used as a dining or lounging area. The passerelle is to starboard and the swim platform access is from the port side. Forward on the main deck is a spacious seating area.

REFIT SUMMARY

M/Y BIG EASY REFIT HISTORY

 

2023

Two new Starlink maritime antennas installed

Two additional shackles of anchor chain installed on port anchor and on starboard anchor – an additional 180 feet of chain per anchor

Upgrade of AV and new TV’s installed throughout the boat

Complete rebuild of both cranes

New mounts on both main engines

2000-hour service on main engines

2000-hour service on both generators

Port and Starboard anchor windlass service

Service of shore power unit

Service of Sea Bobs, Jet Ski’s, Rescue Tender, 40-foot Intrepid tender

Aft guest foyer closet rebuilt with new shelving

 

2021/2022

20 Year class survey completed December 2021

Complete OVERHAUL of engines – 12 months of Warranty through 5/23

New appliances 

Av/IT savant system iPad controlled Bose speakers/ Kaleidescape

Overhauled Thrust Bearing

New Galley

Brand New Stern Tubes

Running Gear pulled, balanced, prop speed applied – December 

New Miele Washers and Dryers

Stabilizer pulled, balanced and hydraulics overhauled

Hull - Replaced steel plating and supports in anchor locker, bow section. 

Anchor locker sandblasted and repainted

New – Refrigerator units Galley, Walk in freezer and fridge

Replaced Blackwater plumbing

Guest area LED overhead light refit

Replaced througholes/Valves

New Transformer – Shore Power Unit 

New Heat Exchangers

Overhauled Steering System

Ceramic coating April 2022 with 18-month warranty

Teak Decks Refinished

Cranes re-cabled and hydraulics serviced

Passerelle serviced and computer board replaced

New paint on transom

Grey, Black water tanks polished

Fuel tanks coated

Newly refinished sundeck tables with new covers

New jacuzzi coping

New Sat Antenna

New Guest Mattresses

New Crew Mattresses

Watermakers newly serviced

New Water Heaters

New water intake manifold

Re-varnished cap rails

 

2018

Lloyds 5-Year Survey

New A/SEA Converters

 

2015

New carpet throughout

New headboards in all cabins

All new soft goods in all cabins

New wall treatments throughout

New sofas in main salon and skylounge

New table in main salon and skylounge

New dining chairs in dining salon

All new LED interior lighting from Savage

 

2014

Top end overhaul main engines

Overhaul generators

Full new CARRIER a/c plant

New air handlers built of 316 stainless steel

New components, walk in fridge, freezer and galley fridge

New dishwasher

Upgraded the main switch board from Analog to digital with touch display interface

DEIF Screen control

Refinish master stateroom and bathroom

New HD satellite dish

Upgrade Crestron A/V remotes

 

 

2012/2013

Lloyd's 10-year survey

Fully rebuilt cranes and Passerelle

Full paint job all hardware removed

New hot tub

Refinish main saloon and wheelhouse and wheelhouse floor

New Icemakers

 

2010/2011

New wheelhouse console and all navigational equipment

Refinished all guest cabins and galley

Replaced all pumps engine room

 

2008/2009

New generators upgraded to 115kw from 99kw

New Shore power unit A-sea 150kva

Full paint job; all hardware removed

Deck re-seamed

New Hamann sewage treatment plant

 

2007/2008

Lloyd’s five-year special survey

Major service main engines 7000 hours

Big Easy Palma Shipyard – Fall 2023

Main Engines

  • Replaced leaking crankcase relief door.
  • Replaced leaking fuel coolers.
  • 1000-hour service on main engines. Added extender to coolant system.

Gearbox

  • Replaced broken temp and pressure sensors on port and starboard gearbox.
  • Stage 4 maintenance, change oil and replaced filter elements.

Steering Gear

  • We replaced the rod, filter elements, the oil in the system, changed all seals and wear parts.
  • Service of steering pumps includes replacing faulty steering sensor and fixed leak on valve.

Running Gear

  • Replaced the flexible coupling between the engine and the gearbox (20 years old).
  • Replaced the flexible coupling between the gearbox and the shaft (20 years old).
  • Vibration analysis on the sea trial confirmed that the propulsion system is rock solid. The vibration analysis guys were very impressed with the boat’s performance.
  • Removed propellor and inspected it, found slight damage on the starboard propellor which was repaired.

Generators

  • 2000-hour service.
  • Tested engine shutdowns.
  • Replaced leaking fuel hose on starboard engine.

HVAC

Chiller:

  • Remade pipework and bracketry and replaced vibration mounts on both compressors to reduce noise from the compressor.
  • Serviced the small compressor.
  • Replaced the gas and oil in both units.
  • Reprogrammed the frequency drives so the compressors now have full range of speeds improving the chillers’ ability to control the temperatures in the boat.

Ductwork cleaning

  • We cleaned the ductwork in the crew area and the guest area.

 

 

AHU1 (guest) and AHU2 (crew) fan upgrade

  • AHU1 (Guest) and AHU2 (Crew) were delivering 74% and 64% of the designed air volume. We upgraded the fans and motor and are now at 120% and 115% of the designed air at the outlets we could measure.

 

AHU1, AHU2 and AHU3 coil cleaning

Bridge FCUs

  • Replaced the broken bridge FCUs with new larger capacity units. Changed the system from recirculating air to fresh air make up units.
  • Replaced the flexible ductwork.

Engine Room

  • We overhauled the following engine pumps:
    • Grey water fwd
    • Grey water aft
    • Black water
    • Fuel transfer pump
    • Day tank transfer pump
    • Dirty oil pump
    • Clean oil pump
  • The fuel transfer pump was replaced.
  • Engine room tank top cleaned.
  • The seawater system circulated with mild acid wash.
  • Numerous engine room seawater valves needed to be overhauled/ replaced.

Shore Power

This shore power unit was serviced.

Water Makers

  • Full service of water makers including low-pressure and high-pressure pumps, 4 new membranes, replacement of various broken ancillary items such as selector valve, collapsed sand filter, etc.
  • Super chlorination of freshwater system.

Stablisers and Hydraulic Power pack

  • 8000-hour service of the stabilizer fins, fins removed all tolerances checked all bearings checked hoses replaced, etc.
  • Replacement of stabilizer electrical control module.
  • Overhaul of both hydraulic pumps.

Jacuzzi Upgrade

  • All new pumps, blowers, jets, drain valve etc.
  • Replaced control panel and electrical panel.

 

Deck

  • Bottom anti foul paint renewed.
  • All anodes replaced.
  • Props painted with prop-speed.
  • Sundeck chairs stripped and revarnished.
  • Winch modification to allow brake to fully open.
  • Swim ladder modification so guests can properly climb out the water.
  • Fabricated new scatter cushion covers.

Crane

  • Replaced kinked cable and load tested.
  • Rewired electrical controllers to get the light working (a Lloyds requirement).

Interior

  • New crew carpets, drinking water tap and filters (no more crew bottled water), dishwasher.
  • Recorked all showers.
  • Replaced all door stops.
  • Replaced door handles throughout.
  • Serviced all interior washing machines.

Electrical

  • Socket installation for crew mess dishwasher and chilled water.
  • New socket installed on aft deck for karaoke, smoke machine for aft deck parties, etc.
  • New UV water system installed.
  • New guest area lights.

Safety

  • Annual service of safety equipment.
    • Replaced firemen torches.
    • Replaced BA sets.
    • EPIRB and life raft service.
    • Fire extinguishers, life jackets, etc.
  • Serviced Dive compressor.

Galley

  • Serviced galley equipment.
  • Installed dedicated softener on galley steam oven.
  • Cleaned galley extract ductwork.

 

 

Air

  • Air dryer for compressed air system repaired.
  • Fixed auto drain on ships horn air bottle.

Fuel

  • Oily water separator seawater pump repaired.
  • 2-year service on the fuel purifier, replaced hoses and fittings.

Tender and Toys

  • Yearly service of both tenders, engine maintenance, fixed electrical issues on Lil Easy. Anti-foul on Lil Easy. Repaired damage to upholstery, repaired bow thrustor.
  • Serviced rescue tender and replaced the engine lift.
  • Repaired leaking seam on steps.
  • Repaired leak on starboard pontoon.
  • Jet ski and SeaBob service.

Bridge

  • Gyro service, radar service, radio service.
  • New magnetic compass and the new compass swung by a compass tech and created a new deviation card.