Great Point

Great Point

Accommodations & Layout

The vessel is arranged with passenger boarding on the main deck via doors amidships and aft quarter on port and starboard. The main deck is arranged with 42 banquette style and bench seating modules for 294 passengers. Access between the main and 01 decks is located via an amidships stairway tower and aft ladder. The 01 deck provides open air space for passengers forward and aft with fixed seating for approximately 130. Forward is a First Class section that seats approximately 70 passengers, heads and a beverage/snack bar. Access between the 01 and 02 decks is located aft of amidships. The 02 deck provides open air space for passengers with fixed seating for 300 passengers, heads fully forward on starboard with a beverage/snack bar abaft of the heads, a decorative stack provides machinery exhaust. The wheelhouse is located on the 03 deck. Access ladders between the 02 and 03 decks are located port and starboard as well as an internal stairway.


The M/V GREAT POINT is in good condition. The yacht offers a classic style and wonderful viewing for passengers.


There are coolers on lease from the beverage distributor that are not part of this offering.

General Specifications

Regulatory File Insert Official Number 931076 in the Vessel Number box and click “search”

Vessel Drawings – Profile, Deck Layout


Name Great Point
Style Yacht
Builder Washburn & Doughty Shipyard
Hull Displacement
USCG Certified Yes
USCG Dry Dock April 2017
USCG Official Number 931076
Route Certification Great Lakes Operation – Not More than 20 Miles from Safe Harbor or Refuge (May 14 to October 16)
Passenger Capacity 804
(Stability Letter allows for 1,100 on Partially Protected route & 675 on Exposed Waters route)
Gross Tonnage 71
Net Tonnage 46
Speed (approx.) Cruising: 13 mph @ 1400 RPM
Maximum: 18.4 mph @ 1600 RPM
Built 1988
LOA 185′
LWL 169.5′
Beam 35.1′
Hull Depth Depth 7.5′
Freeboard Depth 5.6′
Draft Water:8.5′ Air:42′
Hull Material Steel
Deckhouse Material Steel
Tank Capacities Fuel: 9,000 gallons
Fuel: 250 gallons (thruster)
Lube Oil: 200 gallons
Waste Oil: 400 gallons
Waste: 4,000 gallons
Potable Water: 5,000 gallons


  • Control station with engine instrumentation (i.e., tachometer, engine oil pressure, ammeters, hour meters, high water bilge alarm)
  • Tenfjord electro-hydraulic scheme with jockey bar and tiller
  • Wing station port & starboard
  • Air clutch and throttle controls
  • Fog bell
  • Kahlenberg trumpet horn
  • Lever controlled searchlight
  • Rudder indicator
  • Windshield wipers
  • Helm seats
  • Raymarine model 90 VHF/FM marine radio with antenna
  • ICOM model M504 VHF/FM marine radio with antenna
  • Two Raytheon Pathfinder radar systems
  • Raytheon model NAV 395 global positioning system (GPS)
  • RayNav LORAN C receiver
  • Raymarine model RC435 chart plotter
  • Datamarine model 2450 depth finder
  • Ritchie 4.5” magnetic compass with lighted binnacle
  • CNS electric compass
  • Panasonic PA/Hailer
  • Sound powered phone
  • Yamaha model CRX 2300 compact disc player


  • Double door cooler
  • Walk cooler – kegs – below deck

BEVERAGE BAR (01 DECK – First Class)

  • Stainless steel sink
  • True Manufacturing Co. model GDM-12PE57201 cooler

BEVERAGE BAR (01 Deck – Aft)

  • Stainless steel sink
  • Beverage Air model DD68C cooler
  • Beverage Air model MT38 refrigerator


  • Stainless steel sink

Electrical System

  • Two ship service 90.0 kW three phase generators each powered by a Caterpillar model 3304 4 cylinder marine diesel engine with fuel filter, keel coolers
  • Port generator is electric start, the starboard generator is pneumatic start
  • Auxiliary generator 90 kW three phase generator powered by a Caterpillar model 3304 marine diesel engine
  • Hours: port 7,000 starboard 7,000 auxiliary – August 2016
  • Ship to shore power switch
  • 100 AMP/ 240 VAC shore power service
  • 115 VAC exterior and interior perimeter lighting
  • 120 VAC/12 VDC lighting
  • 120 VAC duplex outlets
  • 3 12 VDC 8D enclosed heavy duty batteries
  • Two battery isolation switch
  • Automatic 40 amp battery charger with DC meter
  • Twenty four ton water cooled reverse cycle heat pump system with two stage electric heat stations
  • Internationally approved navigation lights (i.e., port light, starboard light, stern light, masthead light, anchor light)

Hull, Superstructure and Decks

  • 5/16” steel plate hull
  • ¼” steel plate deckhouse
  • Insulated deckhouse
  • Eight compartments formed by seven transverse bulkheads
  • 10” fan nosed rub rail
  • Boarding gates: two amidships on the main deck
  • Six 20” kevels, three steel Sampson posts

Mechanical Equipment and Engine Details

  • Two 12 cylinder naturally aspirated 1,675 HP Caterpillar model 3512 turbo charged after cooled, keel cooled marine diesel engines with fuel filters (NEW March 2007)
  • Reintjes model AF743 3.952:1 reverse reduction gears
  • Two _” stainless steel propeller shafts
  • Engine room insulation
  • Two 72” 4 blade NIBRAL propellers
  • Bow thruster powered by a 6 cylinder Detroit Diesel model 6-71 naturally aspirated marine diesel engine. Engine hours 4,000 – August 2016
  • 50 gallon water heater

The vessel is equipped with four women, four men and two ADA heads and each contains:

  • 2 Toilets – Women main/01 decks, 1 on 02 deck; 1 toilet Male main/01/02 decks, urinal main/01 decks
  • Sink with faucet
  • Paper towel dispenser

Safety Equipment

  • 820 type II adult size personal flotation devices
  • 82 type II child size personal flotation devices
  • 2 30” life ring with line
  • Sixteen 20 person buoyant apparatus with an attached wire lights secured with hydrostatic releases
  • Three 22 person buoyant apparatus with hydrostatic releases
  • One illuminated float light
  • Five 5 lb., five 10 lb. and five 15 lb. dry chemical fire extinguishers
  • Pyrotechnic distress signals
  • 15 fire stations including: UL approved rubber lined hoses with brass or bronze fittings, brass or bronze nozzles, brass or bronze hose bibs.
  • Fire axe
  • First aid kit
  • Danforth style anchor with chain and 600’ nylon line


  • Exterior coating: High Gloss
  • Exterior decks: Non Skid
  • Interior decks:
    Salon: Non skid
    Heads: Non Skid
    Bars: Non skid
    Wheelhouse: Carpet
  • Headliner: Dampa
  • Interior Bulkheads:
    Salon: Dampa
    Heads: Dampa
    Bars: Dampa