The 78 Buddy Davis “EPIC” lives up to her name. Back in 2000 before many custom builders and production boat builders were building sportfishing boats this large, “EPIC” was a special project and a sight to be seen. In today’s market she represents U.S. custom boat quality, a huge fishing and travel platform, and great value. “EPIC” is part of a larger fleet of privately owned yachts where she is professionally cared for. She is fresh out of the boat yard from a fall minor refit that included but was not limited to, new air handlers and AC duct work, stabilizer service, all underwater gear maintenance, fresh varnish, and new painted nonskid.
“Epic” has an impressive travel resume. She has spent some time in the Mediterranean and would be a great fit fishing or cruising in any of the world’s oceans. Her impressive list of customizations and features include:
2000 series DD/MTU power 1480 hp ea.
Twin 32 KW Northern Lights gen sets
Hydraulic bow thruster
Impressive cockpit with mezzanine, Murray Bros. chair, stern control station, DAY HEAD, fresh water misting system
Updated customized interior
Four staterooms plus crew
Foredeck hydraulic davit and yacht tender
Sea foam green hull color
The cockpit and raised mezzanine area onboard “EPIC” is large and impressively laid out. It has features that lend itself well to both the tournament fisherman and the cruising family. These features include…….
Large fishing cockpit with freshly painted non skid (12/16)
Murray brothers fighting chair with offset pedestal, 4 rod rocket launcher back with bait prep tray, 2 drink holders and a small tackle drawer
Teak covering boards
Stern fish box
Refrigerated drink box
Oversized tuna door
Rod storage under gunwales
Three small steps up from the cockpit brings you to the mezzanine area. This raised perch offers a great view of the cockpit and fishing activities. It also doubles a nice spot to hang while underway and a dockside social area. Other highlights include:
Molded seating to port with a large freezer underneath
Fresh water misting system to stay cool
Day head to stbd
Aft deck control station
Custom aluminum safety rails with three rod holders on either side
Engine room access under the stairs
Band new high gloss teak door (12/16)
Standing on the mezzanine you enter the main salon through the brand new high gloss teak door. This main level incorporates the salon, galley, and dinette in a familiar, social, sportfish layout. Immediately upon entering there is a set of spiral stairs that lead up to the weather protected, climate controlled enclosed flybridge. To port is an L shaped sofa with storage underneath and a hi/lo coffee table. The sole is sculpted carpet with a runner on top. The woodwork is impressively done in satin finished teak.
There are AV components and storage in the starboard side cabinets with a large flatscreen TV. After the current owner purchased her, all of the countertops were updated to granite and some other customizations ordered. A custom athwartships bar top was added just below the galley countertops on the salon side. This has additional storage cabinets underneath and two custom bar stools.
One small step up leads us to the dinette and galley. The sole of this area is now a high gloss teak and holly. To port, enclosed in a teak cabinet with granite top is a Scottsman ice maker. Just fwd of that to port is a L shaped dinette and granite table top.
To starboard is a galley equipped to satisfy the hungriest of fishing crews. Her features include:
Custom granite countertop with a sea edge
5 burner GE ceramic cook top
Dual basin stainless steel sink
Sub zero fridge and freezer drawers
Whirlpool trash compactor
Whirlpool microwave convection oven
Exllent storage including large cabinet for pots and pans
Just forward of the galley is a large multi-purpose room that doubles as a huge walk in storage room and a crew stateroom. She is outfitted with:
Oversize stand up freezer
Second wine chiller
Flat screen TV, DVD and SAT receiver
All the way forward on the port side of the main deck is a stairwell that descends to the lower accommodations. Once below the wood tone changes to a lighter tone honey maple with burlewood trim and drawer faces. It is a nice contrast to the darker teak up top and gives it a more open spacious feel. The four stateroom four head layout is well done.
Once below the wood tone changes to a lighter tone honey maple with burlewood trim and drawer faces. It is a nice contrast to the darker teak up top and gives it a more open spacious feel. The four stateroom four head layout is well done.
Once below, just to port is a full head open to the hallway with a second private entrance from the portside bunk room.
Fixed lower berth
Storage drawers underneath berth
Drop down Pullman berth to create bunk beds
Private access to shared head
Starboard Guest Stateroom
Full size berth against outside wall
Flatscreen TV, DVD and SAT -
Storage cabinets above bed
En suite head with tile floor, stall shower, headhunter toilet, porcelain sink, solid surface countertop, beveled glass mirror/medicine cabinet, storage and textured wall coverings
Forward VIP Stateroom
Island queen berth
Outboard storage cabinets
Dual hanging lockers
Flatscreen TV, DVD and SAT
Bomar hatch to foredeck
En suite head with tile floor, stall shower, headhunter toilet, porcelain sink, solid surface counter top, beveled glass mirror/medicine cabinet, storage and textured wall coverings
The master stateroom is aft and lives up to her master billing. Some of her highlights include:
Island master berth
Custom padded fabric head board
Mirror ceiling panel above the bed
(3) hanging lockers
Hullside window for natural light
Tons of storage
Honey maple wood with burle drawer fronts and cabinets
Large Samsung flatscreen TV with DVD and SAT
His and her master head with large center line shared tile shower, dual headhunter toilets, porcelain sinks on either side, solid surface countertops, beveled glass mirrors/medicine cabinets, storage and textured wall coverings
Enclosed Flybridge and Skylounge
L shaped leather sofa to port
Custom granite table
Starboard side custom granite countertop with storage and U line refrigerator beneath
Centerline STIDD Hi back Admirals model helm chair with matching double STIDD companion seats to port and stbd
Aft bulkhead window opens up to flybridge mezzanine seating
Outside set of full controls for backing down on that tournament winning marlin
Centerline ladder up to tower station
Helm and Electronics
(2) large Northstar 6100i units for chartplotter, depth sounder and primary radar functions
Back up commercial grade Furuno 72 mi radar
Furuno depth sounder and fish finder
Furuno RD 30 speed, temp and depth
Detroit diesel electronic controls and gauges
Simrad auto pilot
ABT hydraulic bow thruster
Niad hydraulic stabilizers
(2) ACR spotlights
(1) ICOM (1) Standard VHF radio
Large Northstar 6100i
DD electronic controls and gauges
Simrad auto pilot
ACR spotlight controls
Furuno RD 30
Owner's personal effects, fishing gear and tools are excluded from the sale.
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