Steadfast, is a 112 ft. custom sportfisher superyacht that has become a staple around Seattle and Puget Sound waters. Its sunrise in the ship canal as she slowly works her way into Fishermen’s Terminal. Winter superyacht projects are well underway throughout the Pacific Northwest. PNW craftsmen, craftswomen and shipyards surpass extreme talent, in our cold northwest winters it brings a different mindset and a special eye for detail in the PNW superyacht arena.
Barattucci Yachts built m/y Steadfast in 1992, she went through a refit in 2005. At 112 ft. (34.14m) like all yachts the changing seasons and yearly yacht upkeep and yacht maintenance never ends. Steadfast features accommodations for up to 8 guests with 1 owner cabin, 2 double cabins and 1 twin cabin. She is also capable of carrying up to 5 crew onboard to ensure a full service relaxing luxury yacht experience. Steadfast is powered by 2 Detroit Diesel (16V 92TIB) 1,399hp diesel engines and propelled by her twin screw props. Motor yacht Steadfast is capable of a top speed of 22 knots while comfortably cruises at 16 knots. This yacht is an active Pacific Northwest sport fishers dream.
Salty Dog Boating News, Salty Dog Maritime Marketing, photography brings you these custom shots of this particular morning and afternoon as Steadfast departed SBMC, Salmon Bay Marine Center, then cruised over at sunrise to Fishermen’s Terminal to make use of the west wall cranes as the team of yacht specialist from S3 Maritime wire up and boom down the Steadfast crane from the top deck at the top of a NW cold and crisp winter morning in the ship canal.
S3 Maritime is based at SBMC, Salmon Bay Marine Center is Seattle’s state of the art marina located in the WA ship canal. December 2016, S3 Maritime announced their merge with Yacht Masters NW, which used to be located on Lake Union next to Northlake Shipyard. Yacht Masters NW and S3 Maritime main hub is SBMC, they are proud to announce the merge of these two well respected PNW marine companies. The combined companies feature a ‘one stop shop’ – for all boating client maritime services, rigging, marine technology, maintenance and sophisticated yacht systems. Visit: www.s3maritime.com
Superyachts in the Pacific Northwest all take full advantage of the two fresh water canal fuel docks, Ballard Oil Company and Covich Williams Fuel. Both fuel docks are just west of Ballard Locks before the Ballard Bridge in Salmon Bay Ship Canal. After m/y Steadfast finishes up over using the crane at Fishermen’s Terminal she makes her way over – stern in at Ballard Oil to get a drink of fuel.
Ballard Oil Company is a predominate essential chief in the local marine industry and community, in the Pacific Northwest. Ballard Oil is a woman owned (Go Debbie!) small family business, now managed by the 3rd generation. They are known for the traditional local old school Ballard friendly flavor of hospitality; focus on hard work and fun customer service and are proud supporters of the Seattle maritime industry. Ballard Oil’s main focus is servicing the Pacific Northwest and Alaska commercial fishing fleets and fisheries with diesel fuel, lubricants, hydraulic oils, filters and many other related supplies. NW Superyachts also frequent and prefer fueling at Ballard Oil on the long 200 ft. plus finger pier. Visit: www.ballardoil.com
Ballard Oil Features & Services Include: Fun Facts:
Filter Sales: Luberfiner and many other brands of filters
Marine Diesel Fueling: The fuel pier can fuel vessels over 200′ ft, several vessels at a time
Lubricants Sales & Delivery: Ballard Oil is a Mobil Lubricants Distributor specializing in Mobil Marine Lubricants
Centrifuge Sales and Service: They sell and repair Westfalia Centrifuges and stock parts for several models
Homes On Land – Heating Oil Delivery: They deliver heating oil to homes and businesses in the greater Seattle area
Oil Furnace Repair: Repair oil furnaces for our home heating oil customers
M/Y Steadfast made her way from Ballard Oil, back over to her winter homeport at Salmon Bay Marine Center. SBMC is located in fresh water about 1,000 yards from the Ballard locks. SBMC features 18 new state for the art dock slips providing yacht moorage that accommodates vessels from 100 ft to 240 ft. SBMC property foot print includes seven new Class A buildings of 100,000 square feet offer premium waterfront commercial office and shop space, with a single caretaker apartment on the top floor of each building.
Salmon Bay Marine Center, SBMC – FUN FACTS: land and marina tenants include Westport Shipyards, Westport Yacht Sales, Fraser Yachts, S3 Maritime, Sylvia Bolton Design, Kadey-Krogen Trawlers, Salvus Bain, Always Perfect Canvas Works, Boat Detail Northwest, Pacific Yacht Management, Platypus Marine Shipyard, and much more. Visit: www.sbmc.com
SBMC’s combination of large yacht moorage slips and marine services tenants on site puts them in the spotlight as, SBMC being the largest contiguous superyacht and mega yacht moorage and service facility of its kind on the west coast. The facility offers yacht slips for lease or purchase, and leased office space and maritime related shop space next to the water’s edge. SBMC is a superyacht owner, captain and crew NW destination in the heart of Seattle. Not to mention SBMC slips are directly across from Ballard, a 30 second skiff ride to over 500 local Ballard Bars and Restaurants, from sports bars to Irish Pubs or fine dining.
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