Christensen superyacht Sea Bear sold
by Philip Reynolds
The 38.4m Christensen tri-deck motor yacht Sea Bear has been sold. Bob Cury and Raymond Young at RJC Yacht Sales of Fort Lauderdale, Florida represented the seller and Tom Allan of Fraser Yachts, San Diego, California introduced the buyer.
Sea Bear is currently making her way from New York to Florida, where she will undergo a refit before being transported to the West Coast to her new owner in California.
It will be the second refit that Sea Bear has had in recent years. In 2009/2010 Sea Bear underwent an extensive $2,000,000 mechanical refit, which saw her engines overhauled, electronics upgraded and her interior completely renovated, plus the addition of new water toys to her toy box.
The semi-displacement, GRP-hulled Sea Bear was built to American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Class in 1992 by Christensen at its shipyard in Vancouver, Washington state.
The exterior design of Sea Bear was carried out by Glade Johnson, the interior by Susan Puleo. Sea Bear accommodates eight guest in four staterooms that include two King berth staterooms, one on-deck and one below. She can carry a crew of up to five.
Sea Bear is powered by Detroit Diesel 12V-92s and she offers a range of 2,500 nautical miles at 11 knots, a cruising speed of 14 knots, and can do up 18 knots when at full tilt. She has long distance pedigree and has completed several transatlantic crossings.
The asking price of yacht for saleSea Bear was $3,995,000.