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  • Yacht Details 147' Sensation 2006
  • Location Miami, FL
  • Engines Caterpillar
  • Days on MarketInquire
  • Last UpdatedMar 27, 2020
  • Asking Price$10,650,000
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Cabernet Yacht Description





* Owner enjoyed 3,000 N. Mile 2019 Summer/Fall Cruise- U.S. East Coast;

* CABERNET now cruising the Caribbean - St. Thomas to St. Maarten;


* UNIQUE 6 S/RM Layout - With 4 KING S/RMS: Incl a 2-Story Master,

On-Deck VIP/King, 2 King S/RM'S, 2 Twin S/RMS - all with En-Suite Heads;

* SKY-LOUNGE, 360 degree view, lounge, aft balcony, head, Jacuzzi Fwd;

* 2006 Build @ Sensation Yachts, New Zealand, for $34 MM.

* (2) 3,000 HP CAT 3516's: Only 1,600 Orig hrs + 36 mo Factory Warr Avail;

* Cruise @ 80% power (1,780 rpms) = 17 kn & Max (1925 rpms) = 20 knots;

* Hull & Superstructure: Resin-Infused Composite Construction;

* Hull - Custom Awl-Grip "CABERNET" Color, w/Cream S/Structure  

* Custom Propeller Tunnels = max depth of 6’ 11” to Cruise Bah Islands;

* Beam of 28’ 9,” + 17,000 gal fuel = Est Trans-Atlan range of 3,500 N. Mi; 

REFIT: 2017-18:

 * $7+ MM Refit: From Keel to the top Cabernet-colored sat-com domes;

* PLUS: $1.0 MM for a complete Bottom Job (bearings, shafts, thru-Hulls);

* A large Galley with commercial appliances and a serving pantry;

* A professionally-engineered Media Room. full AV  + Custom Acoustics; 

* 3-Story Glass Elevator provides access to three decks, incl Sky-Lounge;

* Powder room on Main Deck fitted w/custom black marble-topped vanity; 

* Spacious main salon w/custom woodwork, sound system, & full Wet Bar;

* Formal Dining Salon (seats 12), w/black marble floor, “Star-Lit” overhead;

* Full-Width Aft Deck, w/Teak Sole & Custom Teak Table (seats 12);

* Transom opens to Complete Machine Shop Space, which includes:

   - allows for repairs underway, if spare parts are not available, including:

  • Milling Machine 
  • Welding Machine
  • Drill Press & Lathe
  • A full set of tools, plus metric wrenches 
  • An ATLAS electrical converter, 50/60 cycles
  • A set of Commercial Washer and Dryers
  • A KUBOTA fire/bilge pump system
  • Fire control tanks
  • Scuba dive compressor 
  • Toy Storage
  • Large, High Capacity Ice Machine
  • Spare Parts Storage



  • The Sun Deck is forward, and includes Bunny Pads, port and starboard;
  • Another Sun Deck Aft, with Wind-protected Lounging for Six;
  • A Large Jacuzzi is just forward of the Sky Lounge;
  • Teak Deck leading forward;
  • Sliding door forward, gives access to Pilot House and Service Passageway; 
  • Wrap - around windows - port & starboard;
  • Wrap - around 24K gold plated railing


* Ground Tackle/Windlasses:

  • Maxwell 11,000 pound capacity windlass, with twin 350 pound Stainless Steel POOLE Anchors, each with 350 feet of 3 / 4 inch galvanized chain;
  • Two Maxwell 4,000 pound vertical warping capstans, located on the Aft Deck, port, & starboard;

* Other Systems:

  • Three high capacity AQUA BOX Head Hunter pressure pumps provide triple redundancy for both Toilet System and the Fresh Water system;
  • Fuel Tanks 17,600 Gallons, with Triple RACOR fuel filters;
  • Commercial ALFA-LAVAL Self-Cleaning Fuel Centrifuge and Fuel Polishing System;
  • 2,000 gallons of fresh water capacity (all tanks cleaned & flushed during refit);
  • Air Conditioning System: Five new 15 ton chillers, which effectively provide back-up capacity; 
  • NAIAD Stabilizers were serviced, and an additional electric motor was installed for “ZERO-SPEED” operation

Pilothouse and Captain’s Cabin:

  • Teak & Holly flooring;
  • Instrument Console, with full Array of Electronics Equipment;
  • Wing Station with full controls, port & starboard; 
  • Blue Leather Settee for Owner and Guest  observation;
  • Chart Station, located to the Starboard of Helm and Aft; 
  • Captain’s Cabin with En-Suite Head to starboard;
  • Radio Room/Ship’s Office is located to Port and Aft of Wheelhouse;                                                                                                                                                         

* Navigation & Communication Equipment (All New): 

  • Two Intellian SAT Domes (1 VS-100 HD & 1-V-SAT);
  • Two VHF antennas, GPS, and TV antennas;
  • Two ACR, Model 600 Spotlights, with Four Remotes;
  • “Tranberg” Nav-Lights Controller;
  • New Bow Thruster Controller;
  • Stern Thruster Controller;
  • “Kobelt” Engine Controls;
  • “Digital Watchdog” Surveillance CCTV System, w/Auto-Recording;
  • Two Garmin 8000 Series 21” Monitors for GPS and Radar Displays;
  • Robertson Autopilot - integrated with Garmin Navigation System;
  • Two Garmin “Multi-Function” Displays;
  • Two Garmin Radars (6' 96 kW and 4' 73 kW Arrays);
  • JRC Nav-Tex NCR 330 Weather Receiver;
  • JRC SSB JSB196GM Radiophone;
  • JRC-NCT-196-N DSC
  • Two ICOM - IGM 506 VHF Radios;
  • Full Complement of Handheld VHF Radios;
  • Radio-Holland Ship System monitor & Alarm, with Touch Screen;
  • Suunto Compass – D165;
  • Naiad “Multi-Sea” Stabilizer Controller; 
  • Kahlenberg Five Trumpet Air Horns, w/M-511 C/D Controller; 
  • “Autroprime/Maritron” Multi-Fire Monitor;
  • Sailor BP-4680 Radio Battery Monitor;
  • Sony Stereo System;
  • Stainless Steel ship's wheel and Throttle/Shifter Control;

Firefighting & Safety Equipment:

  • Smoke and Heat Detectors throughout the Vessel;
  • Automatic CO2 Fixed Fire System;
  • Automatic “AFFF” Sprinkler System throughout the Vessel;
  • Two Twenty-Five Person “Revere” Life Rafts;
  • Fire pump, (stand-alone diesel), with battery & fuel tanks; 


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  • Make Caterpillar
  • Model 3516B V16
  • Fuel Diesel
  • Hours 600
  • Type Inboard
  • Drive Type


  • Cruising Speed: 18 kn
  • Maximum Speed: 22 kn
  • Beam: 28' 9''
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Max Draft: 6' 11''
  • Fuel Tank: 1 x 17900|gallon
  • Fresh Water: 1 x 2000|gallon
  • Holding: 1 x 900|gallon
  • Cabins: 6
  • Heads: 9


GOLDEN TOUCH was custom built to DNV Classification (Det Norske Veritas), by Sensation Yachts (Hull #26) in New Zealand, and delivered in 2006. Originally designed as a 136' Tri-Deck by Evan K. Marshall's interior and exterior styling and Naval Architect Phil Curran plans, it was soon extended to 147'.

Main Salon

Access to the luxurious Main Salon is either from the elevator located forward, the starboard side access door, or the rear sliding glass doors. There are (2) rolled-top upholstered sofas facing forward and aft with an ornate frosted glass-topped cocktail table between. Upholstered window seats port and starboard offer additional seating to take in the magnificent views outside.

  • (2) Upholstered sofas with toss pillows
  • (4) Glass decor tables
  • Gold trimmed mirror overhead on ceiling
  • Fiber optic ceiling lighting & decorative lighting throughout,
  • New fire sprinkler nozzles and Veltrex ceiling panels
  • Decor carpeting
  • Glass enclosed elevator, forward
  • Stairway behind elevator
  • Decorator artwork

Salon Bar

The main salon bar is located on the port side, aft, and has a new granite top, with seating for 6.

  • The floor in the Bar Area is granite and onyx
  • Salon Bar has built-in storage racks for bar-ware.
  • GE mini refrigerator
  • Main breaker panel for main salon electrical service is located in the wine cooler closet, at the base of the stairs, behind the elevator.
  • Icemaker

Aft Deck

  • New Teak deck
  • Curved built-in seating with back and seat cushions that are center-lined.
  • Gloss-finished 3-section wood table on pedestals with 6 chairs
  • Gold-plated wrap-around aft deck railing with port and starboard gates
  • Access to the swim platform from either port or starboard side; step downs
  • Fuel fills on the port and starboard wings

Media Room

The Media Room is located aft of amidship and features all the necessary equipment for audio/video entertainment along with a private bar. It is entered from the companionway foyer just aft of the circular stairway.

  • Sound proof room
  • Semi-circular sectional seating
  • Glass round table
  • Padded acoustic walls with built-in lighting
  • Carpeting
  • Granite-topped wet bar, padded edges, with refrigerator and icemaker
  • Retractable movie screen, projector, and surround sound
  • 60" projection TV

Formal Dining Room

The formal dining salon is located just forward of the media room and has a black marble tile floor. (12) upholstered Parsons-style chairs comfortably surround the large frosted-glass table. Lighting and fire sprinkler heads are built into the mirrored and Veltex ceiling overhead.

A door starboard leads to the Butler's pantry where the wine cooler, ice-maker, and set up counter are located. A stairway leads down to the crew quarters and just forward and to the port of the dining salon is the well-equipped Galley.

  • Large dining table
  • (12) upholstered chairs
  • Padded silk fabric on walls
  • Mural on port side
  • (2) built-in cabinets, frosted glass and wood doors for china and crystal
  • Marble tile flooring


  • Located forward of the dining room
  • Large Double Deep Fryer
  • Miele Coffee/Espresso maker
  • Cappuccino maker
  • GE Profile 4-burner cook-top stove with oven
  • Miele venting system
  • Panasonic convection oven
  • Wells Grill
  • (2) Stainless steel sinks
  • Alto Sham oven
  • Electrolux ST 30 dishwasher
  • (2) Electrolux upright refrigerators
  • Electrolux freezer
  • Overhead venting and lighting
  • Center isle preparation station
  • KitchenAid trash compactor
  • Garbage disposal
  • GE Profile wine cooler
  • Scotsman icemaker
  • Fire alarm system on wall
  • Glendenning power reels (in garage)
  • 110VAC steel water heater (in salon)

Day Head

  • Aft and starboard of VIP
  • Privacy door
  • Black marble-topped wood vanity
  • Ornate framed mirror
  • Wood framed window with mini-blinds and fabric window treatments

Vip Guest Stateroom

  • Located forward & Full Beam
  • Queen bed with padded surrounds on centerline
  • Spreads and toss pillows
  • Nightstands and lamps
  • Large walk-in closet (port side by entrance)
  • His/Her Hanging lockers
  • Wood built-in cabinetry starboard
  • Wood built-in desk/vanity/chair to port
  • Carpeting
  • Sharp Aquos TV
  • Large windows, port and starboard for viewing
  • Mini-blinds and fabric window treatments
  • Veltex overhead ceiling panels with decor trim, lighting, and fire sprinkler nozzles
  • Small sitting room/office aft of bed, to starboard

Vip En Suite Bathroom

  • Located aft, to port
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Twin sinks in marble-topped vanities
  • Frosted glass entry door from bedroom
  • Wood entry door from passage way

Lower Deck

There are 4 staterooms that make up the lower deck. Two of the staterooms are mirror image of each other that consist of twin beds and the other two staterooms mirror each other with King sized beds.

(2) Twin Bed Staterooms

  • Drop down TV
  • Night stand
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Sink
  • Vanity
  • Toilet

(2) King Bed Staterooms

  • Drop down TV
  • Night stand
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Sink
  • Vanity
  • Toilet

Upper Deck

This deck has the pilothouse, navigational equipment/electronics, as well as the Captain's personal quarters, which are located adjacent to the staircase.


Located on the upper deck level, the Pilothouse has teak and holly flooring and features a forward instrument console on center-line with full array of navigational equipment and wing stations port and starboard. The ship's wheel is on center-line with a single blue leather settee for guests that offers a clear view through the large forward vertical windows. There is a desk aft and to port, used for navigation and as a chart station. The Captain's cabin is starboard.

Pilothouse Electronics & Navigational Equipment

  • (2) Intellian SAT Domes (1 VS-100 HD & 1-V-SAT)
  • (2) VHF antennas, GPS, and TV antennas
  • (2) RCL-600 remote spotlights
  • New ACR spotlight control
  • (8) Navigational lights
  • New Bow Thruster
  • Stern Thruster (rebuilt)
  • Kobelt engine controls (rebuilt)
  • Samsung 12" video monitors
  • (2) Garmin 8000 series monitor (GPS & Radar)
  • Robertson Autopilot integrated with Garmin Navigation System
  • (2) Garmin multi-function windspeed, depthsounder, and speed
  • (2) Garmin Radar (6' 96kW & 4' 73kW open display array)
  • JRC Nav-Tex NCR 330 weather receiver
  • JRC SSB JSB196GM radiophone
  • JRC-NCT-196-N DSC
  • (2) ICOM IGM 506 VHF radios
  • (5) HX-400 handheld VHF radios
  • Magellan Cervinia (ship system monitor and alarm system)
  • Suunto Compass D165
  • Naiad multi-sea stabilizer controller (rebuilt)
  • Kahlenberg M-511 C/D horn control for 5-trumpet horn
  • Autoprime/Maritron multi-fire monitor
  • Sailor BP4680 battery monitor panel
  • Clarion M335 stereo
  • Stainless steel ship's wheel and throttle/shifter controls

Captain's Cabin

  • Double berth
  • Built-in chest of drawers
  • Padded wall coverings
  • Mini blinds on large windows
  • Built-in desk and cabinetry storage, port side
  • Shelves
  • Carpeted flooring
  • En suite bathroom with toilet, sink/vanity, stall shower, large windows w/mini-blinds

Top Deck

Sky Deck Exterior Forward

  • New Jacuzzi hot tub forward on center-line with (2) teak steps
  • Access to upper (3rd) deck below
  • Sun cushions and lounge pads, port and starboard
  • Teak deck
  • Sliding door forward
  • Storage
  • Wrap-around windows port and starboard of the entrance door
  • Entrance to day head
  • Wrap-around gold-plated railings

Sky Lounge Aft Deck

  • Mahogany Table
  • (2) chairs and lounge chair
  • Teak deck
  • Gold-plated flag pole and railings

Sky Lounge Interior

  • Elevator on center-line
  • Day head with door entry either from inside or out
  • Door to forward deck
  • Stairway behind elevator to lower level
  • Entrance door on port side
  • Wet bar on port side with GE mini fridge and Scotsmag ice-maker
  • New leather love seat
  • Matching occasional chair
  • Cocktail table
  • Samsung flat screen TV with pop-up lift system
  • Decor lighting
  • (2) Skylights
  • Stereo with (5) speakers
  • Doorway aft to teak and holly aft deck

Sky Lounge Day Head

  • Sink with storage vanity
  • Mirror
  • Toliet
  • Window with mini-blinds
  • Blue marble flooring

Master Suite Level (2nd Deck)

This level is dedicated entirely to the Master suite and her full beam wrap around bathroom. This suite makes this yacht truly unique and separates herself from the other yachts of her size and allows you to have the layout and features of a 200' yacht, with out the cost.

Master Stateroom: Study/sitting Room

  • Aft of the bedroom
  • (2) upholstered love seats
  • Burl and glass-topped coffee tables between
  • Wrap-around windows
  • Access to private owners aft deck through curved glass doors

Master Stateroom: His/hers En Suite Bathroom

  • Full beam
  • Jacuzzi tub on centerline
  • Toliet to port
  • Toliet and bidet starboard
  • Shower on centerline
  • Sink and vanity, port and starboard
  • Walk in closet
  • Blue marble flooring

Engine Room/lazarette (bottom Deck)

  • Catepillar 3516B engines with 600 original hours (3000 hp each)
  • (2) John Deere Generators (2500 hrs)
  • Driving station with full radar and viewing screen
  • Water Maker (4100 gal/day)
  • Back up water maker (1800 gal/day)
  • New A/C system with (3) new chillers
  • Back up A/C system
  • Sonihull salt water treatment system
  • Rebuilt ship's hydraulics
  • New headhunter pumps
  • Freshly painted engine room floor
  • All pipes have been removed, painted, cleaned, and reattached throughout entire engine room

Hull & Deck

  • Hull and superstructure: Fiberglass; cored, resin-infused composite construction
  • Fiberglass deck with teak and holly sole
  • (2) Maxwell 11,000lb chrome-plated anchor windlasses, fore-deck (port and starboard)
  • (2) Deck hatches, fore-deck (port and starboard)
  • Access to anchor lockers and line lockers under fore-deck, accessed from deck hatches
  • (4) Stainless steel bollard cleats (port and starboard, fore-deck and aft deck)
  • (2) Maxwell 4000 capstans/vertical windlasses (aft/port and starboard)
  • Gold-plated handrails along the main, center-line passage and around the exterior of the yacht
  • Entry doors port and starboard side
  • Engine room entry port side aft
  • (2) CQR 1-ton plow anchors with 500' line
  • (2) Large storage lockers, port and starboard sides of the center-line passageway
  • (2) deck washing stations
  • Ship's bell on center-line, forward
  • Water fill fitting (starboard aft)
  • Storage for emergency service and house batteries
  • All ship's batteries are all new (March 2018)
  • Teak side decks, port and starboard, just forward of amidships, down to lower section of the main deck
  • Gold-plated railings wrap around the deck on both sides
  • Wrap-around Euro-style windows on lower main deck
  • Port side access to engine room via a man door
  • Starboard side, boson locker located aft for storage
  • Access to the swim platform and lazarette (port and starboard)
  • Lazarette with hydraulic door opener, access to engine room, fire pumps, tenders, and jet skis.


  • Located aft of engine room
  • Milling Machine
  • Drill Press
  • Welding Station
  • New Double Fridge
  • Atlas (rebuilt)
  • New Washer/Dryer
  • Kubota fire/bilge pumping system
  • Fire control tanks
  • SCUBA dive compressor
  • Personal watercraft rack
  • Hydraulic operated garage door with controls on transom

Underwater Gear

  • (2) 5-blade Nibral propellers
  • Twin bronze rudders
  • (2) 8" stainless steel shafts

Fire Fighting & Safety Equipment

  • Navigation lights
  • Sound signal
  • Vapor detectors in salon, all cabins, captain and crew quarters
  • Automatic ABC fixed fire system
  • New (2) 25-person Revere life rafts
  • Fire pump, stand alone diesel operated fire with battery and fuel tanks

Tender & Toys (in Garage)

  • Slide lifting system


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