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2000 Novatec 80 Motoryacht Description

This 2000 Novatec 80 motoryacht named DREAMCHASER is a rare hardtop boat that has benefitted from spectacular care and maintenance from its current owners. This Novatec 80 motoryacht offers a four-stateroom, 5 head, plus 3 crew layout with 3 master staterooms with private entries. DREAMCHASER boasts a truly incredible layout as well as reliable CAT 3412 engines, and two Northern Lights generators. Undergoing a refit in 2012, this 80′ Novatec received a new awlgrip paint job, new interior soft goods, new teak exterior tables, a heavy-duty fiberglass hardtop, all LED lighting, new appliances, underwater lights, and much more!


From 2013 to resent day this 80′ motoryacht has continued to undergo upgrades. An enormous list of reliable cruising systems includes backup air conditioning systems, backup water pumps, backup navigation systems and so much more. 

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Current Price: $799,000
Year: 2000
Engine Model: 3412E
Length: 80 ft
Gross Weight: --
Hull Material: Fiberglass
State: FL
Draft: 6 ft
Fuel Capacity: 2210 Gallons
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Manufacturer: CAT
Beam: 19 ft
Max Speed: 23 kn
City: West Palm Beach
Country: US

2000 Novatec 80 Motoryacht Vessel Overview

Improvements Completed By Current Owner 2020-2022
  • $40,000 engine and generator work involving Airseps, new water pumps for some of the engines, new lines, etc.
  • New strainers or rebuilding of old strainers at virtually every thru hull
  • New engine room ventilation fans
  • Replaced salt water manifold for A/C system
  • New 220v watermaker (boat has a functional 24v watermaker as well)
  • Hull was peeled ($150,000) and then epoxied and painted.  
  • Exterior brightwork redone (Sept 2022)
  • Exterior soft goods and upholstery redone
  • New engine shafts and couplers installed
  • Windlass motor replaced and windlass feat housing rebuilt
  • (2) New hot water tanks and expansion tanks installed
  • Dinghy placed on back of the boat
Noteworthy Updates

Below is the highlights of the material improvements made to DREAMCHASER


  • New stern thruster

2017 - 2022

  • Major service interval of main engines, including starters, injectors, ECMs, electrical harnesses, heat exchangers serviced, aftercoolers serviced, new raw water pumps, etc
  • Upgraded galley appliances and fixtures, stainless steel Meile
  • Replace interior hardware and mirrors where needed with new
  • All ensuite master heads updated with frameless shower/tub enclosures
  • New carpet runners throughout interior
  • Custom aft flybridge sunshades with stainless steel supports added
  • Exterior windows recaulked
  • Complete overhaul of second watermaker

2015 - 2016

  • (6) Camera system added
  • (4) New CAT color digital engine displays
  • More updates to A/C system including new raw water pumps and (4) new A/C units
  • Complete overhead of one of the two watermakers


  • Audio/Video systems upgraded throughout - including HD7 KVH SAT dome, Bose stereo speakers, Fusion head units with multiples zones, largest possible flat screen TVs
  • (3) New A/C units added
  • Hot tub added to aft flybridge with custom solid mahogany platform
  • (2) New 28-gallon how water heaters added
  • Engine room painted with awlgrip


  • Garmin 5000 Series touchscreen chartplotters
  • Garmin GMI 20 4" displays
  • Simrad autopilot
  • Electronic engine shifter/throttle control
  • Thruster controls
  • (2) Wine chillers in salon wet bar
  • Custom mahogany lighted ceiling fixture added in salon


  • Awlcraft hull and topside paint job
  • New exhaust risers on main engines
  • Updated all interior soft goods throughout
  • All lighting upgraded to LED
  • (2) 4Kw Xantrex inverters and battery banks installed
  • Custom heavy duty fiberglass hardtop with stainless steel supports
  • Additional storage cabinets in stairwell to center master
  • (2) Under counter deep freezers
  • Bosch front loader washer and dryer
  • Marquipt Tide Ride boarding stairs with teak hand rails
  • 176 lb Stainless steel bruce anchor
  • (4) underwater lights - Spectrum multicolor
  • Custom high gloss teak tables with compass inlay on both flybridge and aft deck
  • Venturi windshield added
Aft Deck & Swim Platform
  • Hideaway portside aft docking station with MMC engine controls, bow/stern thruster controls, and start/stops
  • Les Jardins (French designer) teak chairs and ottoman
  • Polished stainless supports for overhead also are attractive decor (overhead extended to cover settee backrest)
  • Stainless roller hawseholes at outboard aft end of deck and bollard cleats
  • (2) Flush mounted rod holders with rubber insert covers at aft end of teak cap railings
  • Portside stairway there is a cabinet containing a freshwater shower wand with hot/cold mixer faucet and a shore water inlet connection
  • Stainless fold down swimming ladder
  • Maxwell 1000 electric capstan winch with foot pedal control
  • Stainless center aft bollard for mooring
  • LED courtesy lighting of aft Euro stairways
  • (4) SEABLAZE multicolor underwater lights at transom
  • Portside forward is a floating curved stairway to the flybridge with brushed stainless steel railings
  • Beyond the stairway to the portside is a teak and holly landing by a side deck watertight door
  • (2) Wine coolers are forward beneath granite topped display alcove with mirror, artwork, and lighting
  • Plush leather couch with curved seat aft, ottoman forward, and great storage beneath
  • Rectangular cocktail table with dark wood, glass inserts, and lower shelf
  • Starboard side are two freestanding wood chairs upholstered with aft deck cushions matched fabric and one matched rattan décor ottoman
  • Between chairs cabinet housing Hi-Lo pop up 55" Samsung curved HD TV next cabinet aft has slide out A/C component storage, Bose system, KVH controller, Samsung BluRay player, DirecTV TiVo, Fusion stereo, etc.  Décor glass Turtle sconces (2) in corners below upholstered valence panels with A/C diffuser vents 
  • Forward starboard side are display shelves with glass doors and mounted on the wall World Time clock between the forward end of the couch and stairway is granite topped cabinet and above a built-in shelf with a decorative table lamp and various tabletop artworks 
Galley & Dinette
  • Whirlpool side by side refrigerator/freezer/icemaker with water/ice dispenser on door
  • Full size Sharp Insight Pro oven and glass cooktop with four burners
  • Drawer style microwave on top of the oven
  • Miele dishwasher
  • Undermount stainless steel sink with Delta Esque touch control single handle faucet and pull down spray head
  • InstaHot water tap
  • In sink garbage disposal
  • Wall mounted digital weather station display
  • Enlarged deckhouse window on starboard side
  • Overhead cabinets for dish and glass storage
  • Drawer storage beneath countertops
Electronics & Navigational Equipment
  • MMC engine controls and SidePower bow/stern thruster controls
  • 15" KEP daylight view display for Nav computer, running Nobletec Passport Deluxe software
  • Simrad Autopilot AP28
  • (3) Garmin GMI 20s, digital data speed, depth, and wind 4" color LED displays
  • Garmin 5212 touchscreen GPS chart plotter
  • Furuno FCV 600L recording depth sounder/fish finder, dual frequency
  • Furuno 72 mile radar with open array scanner
  • Garmin HD 48mile radar (dome)
  • Garmin Sirius Weather module
  • Naiad MultiSea II digital stabilizer control panel
  • CAT color digital Marine Power 6.5" engine displays
  • (3) Stainless Steel windshield wipers with washer sprays
  • Hydarulic power steering with 3-spoke stainless helm wheel
  • ICOM M127 VHF radio with hailer function and Command Mic
  • Color video monitor to see engine room and (5) other cameras - 4 on aft deck, 2 forward aft, 1 in salon
  • Fuel/water "Tank Tender" type gauge
  • 6" Ritchie Compass
  • Bilge alarms, high water, and running light indicator lights
  • Horn button, switch for high/low idle, synchronizer throttle handle selector
  • Keyed ignition starts switches and push button stop switches
  • Remote windlass control
  • Remote control panel for bow spotlight, ITT Jabsco 225SL dual beam
  • Remote control panels for 2 HRO watermakers
  • Fireboy Fire Suppression system remote panel and manual deploy cable pull
  • Intercom phone, 6 stations
  • (2) Schneider Inverter monitor and control panels, Xantrex XW SCP
  • Stidd helm chair (chrome/white) with pilothouse mount, stored off the boat
  • 8" Garmin color MFD in master stateroom
  • 4" Garmin GMI 20 digital data display in fourth stateroom
  • KVH Tracvision HD 7 SAT TV antenna
  • (6) DirecTV receivers, digital recorders in the salon and master
  • Bose Lifestyle sound system throughout main salon
  • Fusion Audio System, 3 zones
  • Samsung 55" curved 4K TV in salon on Hi-Lo lift
  • HD flat panels in all staterooms, 55" aft, 46" in mid and forward, 32" in fourth stateroom
  • Samsung 20" flat panel TV on galley cabinet facing dinette
  • All screens have either BluRay or DVD players and stereo sound systems
  • Flybridge has a 32" Samsung flat panel TV
  • CAT color engine display panels, MMC controls, Bow & stern thruster controls
  • (2) Garmin 5215 multi-function 15" displays
  • Garmin GMI 20 digital 4" display wind, depth, speed & temp
  • ICOM M604 VHF radio with hailer
  • Simard AP28 autopilot remote
  • (2) search light controls, forward and aft
  • Furuno LCD display 72 mile radar repeater
  • Naiad MultiSea II digital stabilizer control panel
  • Remote windlass control, 12v lighter plug, arch light switches
  • Fusion stereo remote panel
  • (2) White Stidd helm chairs with black piping trimmed cushions
  • Intercom phone handset
  • Access to hatch to expansive storage area beneath forward bridge brow
  • There are three stairways down to the lower deck, each having one large king sized, full beam stateroom and ensuite head.  The mid stairway has a small landing with doorway to the mid king stateroom, as well as an entry door to the fourth guest stateroom.  All staterooms have the same rich, book matched burl as the main deck and are smartly carpeted with plush, neutral toned, shortpile.
  • The three king staterooms all have multiple climate control systems, which accommodates air conditioning on evenings even when on anchor without generator running (110V by inverters).
  • Each has its own plat panel TV/DirecTV receiver/BluRay or DVD player, and stereo system.  Berths all have tasteful linens and padded headboards, granite topped end tables to either side of the bed with decorative sconce lights above.  All the heads have freshwater VacuFlush toilets, glass bath enclosures, and stainless steel undermounted sinks with chrome plumbing fixtures.  They also all have granite vanity tops and floors with large mirrors.  The mid and aft stateroom heads have bidets and Jacuzzi tubs, also with shower wand fixtures.
Exterior Decks & Equipment
  • Full walkaround decks with courtesy and overhead lighting (LED) 
  • Varnished teak cap rail
  • Integral swim platform/cockpit, Euro stairways, aft deck, walkarounds to midship, and flybridge beneath hardtop all with teak decking
  • Lewmar Bruce type 80Kg primary anchor with 300' of 1/2" chain, stainless anchor chute with roller & stainless strike plate on hull below
  • Maxwell 3500 windlass forward with pilothouse remote and oversized foot pedal controls on bow
  • Maxwell 1000 warping line windlass on aft platform with foot pedal control
  • FRP molded settee on aft deck with upholstered cushions
  • Flybridge enclosure with 3 sides acrylic and aft side eisenglass
  • Fresh water (or saltwater) washdown in anchor system so chain can be washed as it comes back into the chain locker
  • (2) Deckhouse watertight side doors with stainless pantograph hinges, one from starboard deckhouse, one from forward portside salon
  • Twin pairs of stainless steel mooring holes midships with spring cleats
  • Twin pairs of stainless steel bow a& stern mooring hawse holes with rollers
  • Chain locket latch
  • Fender stowage cabinet
  • Fold down stainless steel ladder aft
  • Foredeck oversized lounge cushions with canvas storage cover
  • Foredeck "gullwig" hatches open to a spacious trunk storage area in upper deckhouse
  • Deckhouse windows on sides and forward have snap on black textaline mesh shade covers
  • (4) Boarding gates - 2 forward, 2 aft deck
  • Marquipt 7-step collapsing Sea Stair with teak handrails and sheels
  • Marquipt side mount ladder
  • Dockside boarding stairway with nonskid steps and chrome banister
  • Aft deck/salon camera system for safety and security are linked to TV system 
  • Cable TV and telephone inlet plugs
Electrical System
  • 220v and 110v outlet AC electrical systems, 12v and 24v DC electrical systems
  • (2) 32Kw Northern Lights generators in sound shield enclosures - 4550/4535 hours
  • (2) 50amp shorepower cables (100' each) with Glendenning Cablemaster auto reels, aft deck
  • Batteries: 26 8D AGM, 2 4D, 1 1100CA
  • Battery chargers: (2) 60amp 24, (1) 40amp 24v, (1) 25amp 24v, (1) 90amp 12v, (1) 24v to 12v step down transformer
  • Inverter/chargers: (2) 150mp 24v Xantex XW 4D24
  • Alternators: (2) 80amp 24v, (1) 100amp 24v

Note on electrical and air conditioning systems:

Inverter systems are capable of powering the entire 110v system of the yacht for up to eight hours.  There are automatic starts for generators if desired.

This vessel has three separate HVAC systems aboard.  Primary ships system is 220v consisting of 7 units totaling 152,000 BTUs.  These units are seawater cooled by two large raw water pumps plumbed in tandem.  

The three large staterooms all have independent 110v air conditioning systems capable of operating without shore power or generator courtesy of this vessel's inverter system.

These units total an additional 24,000 BTUs. In the mid stateroom there is a single 24v air conditioning producing 10,000 BTUs.  These two systems are not seawater cooled.

  • 1200 GPD HRO watermaker
  • 400 GPD HRO watermaker
  • 24v DV Powered remote control panels in pilothouse for both watermakers
  • (2) 20 Gallon water heaters
  • (2) 100v Fresh water system pressure pumps, (1) 24v fresh water pump
  • Hot/cold shower wands on swim platform & flybridge deck
  • Fresh water washdown down system with foredeck and aft deck spigots
  • Fresh water outlet and sink in engine room
  • UV filtered + 2 micron filter at galley and house system
  • Vacuflush fresh water heads (day head, 3 ensuite head, crew quarters)
  • 50 Gallon and 100 gallon holding tanks
Fuel System
  • 2210 Total gallons in aluminum 5052 fuel tanks (6+ daytank) with bypass valves/sight gauges
  • Fuel changeover valve system to permit each engine to draw fuel from a gravity fed day tank and return fuel to a selection of four of out six total tanks
  • Filler & vent for each tank
  • Racor primary fuel filters (engines & gensets)
Engine Room / Mechanical Equipment
  • Twin 1400HP diesel Caterpillar 3412E engines
  • Engine exhaust outlets are underwater type with bypass outlets above the waterline and at the boat side
  • Oil change system on engines and gensets
  • Fireboy manual/automatic engine room fire suppression
  • CAT engine room premium mechanical gauge package
  • Engine room air intake and air outlets with blower motor covers
  • Armco Aquamet stainless steel shafts with Duramax dripless shaft seals (3 1/4") 
  • Stainless steel rudders
  • NAIAD digital stabilizers (Multi Sea II controls)
  • Bow & stern thrusters with controls at all three stations, side power, DC 24v and 48v individual battery operated
  • 5" Vise, 6" grinding/polishing wheel, wash sink
  • Sea cocks on all inlets/outlets that are below the water line
  • Fireboy automatic engine room fire suppression system, manual override in pilothouse
  • Color TV camera in engine room
  • LED & 12v lights in engine room
  • 5-Blade Nibral propellers
  • Electric clutch off starboard main engine for firefighting saltwater pump system to hose outside in aft deck starboard cabinet
  • Engine room bilge high water level alarm
  • Automatic bilge pump in each watertight compartment with high water alarm
  • Manual bilge pump in each bilge compartment
  • Visual/audible bilge alarm panel in pilothouse
  • Nova Marine Company Ltd produces the Novatec line of yachts and have been building yachts since 1983, including military patrol boats
  • Hand laid GRP
  • Ophthalic gelcoat
  • Isophthalic main layup use orthophthalic resin with mat & woven roving & unidirectional fiberglass reinforcement
  • Divinycell foam core construction above water line
  • Solid fiberglass construction below water line
  • Longitudinal & transverse strengthening stringers throughout hull
  • Deckhouse side doors are solid with stainless steel counter balance opening mechanism
  • Hull & deck joints bolted & FRP bonded
  • Watertight bulkheads

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