Bayside Blaster

Bayside Blaster

Accommodations & Layout

The vessel is arranged with a fixed bench seating to starboard (15 four seat, 1 three seat) and port (16 four seat, 1 three 3 seat) with an aisle down the centerline.  The head is aft on starboard.  A flying bridge above.  Passenger boarding is forward of amidships port and starboard.


The vessel is in very good condition.  She underwent a thorough renovation in 2015, the vast majority of the Vessel above the bare hull was renewed.



General Specifications

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Layout Stability

Name Bayside Blaster
Style Yacht
Builder Defender Yacht Corporation
Hull Semi-Planning
U.S.C.G. Certified Yes
Dry Dock September 2021
Passenger Capacity 130
Gross Tonnage 54
Net Tonnage 43
Speed (approx.) Maximum: 19 kts @ 2,300 RPM
Built 1995
LOA 65′
LWL 62.8′
Beam 18′
Hull Depth 7′
Draft Water 4.5′, Air 19′
U.S.C.G Official Number 1033547
Route Certification Lakes, Bays and Sounds, plus Limited Coastwise – Exposed Waters allowed on the Stability Letter
Hull Material FRP
Deckhouse Material
Tank Capacities Fuel: 586 gallons (NEW 2015)
Waste: 110 gallons
Potable Water: 110 gallons


  • Control station with engine   instrumentation (i.e., tachometer, engine oil pressure, ammeters, hour meters)
  • Morse clutch and throttle controls
  • Maripol hydraulic steering
  • Fog bell
  • Large single trumpet horn
  • Raritan rudder indicator
  • Two ICOM model MC506 VHF/FM marine radios with antennas
  • Standard Horizon model VLH3000 loud hailer
  • Crown model 1160A 70-amp amplifier, Denon Pro Mixer model DN-333XAB, two microphones station, six 70-amp speakers
  • Ritchie compass


  • Two North Lights model M843NW3 12 kW marine generators each powered by dedicated 4-cylinder Lugger marine engines.
  • Hours: port 4,650, starboard 4,650 – March 2021
  • 30 AMP/ 125 VAC shore outlet
  • Perko battery isolation switch
  • Phase3 automatic battery charger with DC meter
  • 12 VDC bilge blowers
  • Internationally approved navigation lights (i.e., port light, starboard light, stern light, masthead light, anchor light)


  • Fiberglass reinforced fiberglass (FRP) hull
  • Aluminum deck
  • Six Freeman deck hatches
  • Five watertight compartments formed by four transverse bulkheads.
  • Boarding gates: two aft
  • Non-skid exterior decks


  • Two 6 cylinder 400 hp John Deere model 6068FM85 marine diesel engines (NEW 2015), fuel filters, seawater strainers with seacocks
  • Hours: Port: 6,650, Starboard: 6,650 – March 2021
  • ZF marine gears ZF-86A 2.5:1
  • Two 34” x 40” NIBRAL four blade propellers
  • 2 ½” stainless steel shafts


  • The Vessel is equipped with one head, equipped as follows.
    • One Raritan Crown toilet
    • Aluminum sink with faucet


  • 133 type I adult size personal flotation devices
  • 14 type I child size personal flotation devices
  • One Jim Buoy 30” life rings with lines
  • PT 40U Seafire FM 200 Halocarbon 1200 fixed fire extinguishing system
  • One type B-1 fire extinguisher
  • Three type B-II fire extinguisher
  • One fire station including: one 3/4” UL approved rubber lined hose with brass or bronze 5/8” fittings, one brass or bronze nozzles, one brass or bronze 5/8” hose bib
  • One anchor with line


  • Exterior coating: coating
  • Exterior decks: carpet & non-skid