Retired Sailor III

Retired Sailor III

Basic Information

Price: $1,300,000 USD
Category: Aft Cabin, Trawler, .
Model: Snowbird 73
Model Year: 2008
Year Built: 2008
Vessel Top: Hardtop

Bradford Marine Yacht Sales
Phone: 954-377-3900
Fax: 954-377-3901



LOA: 73' 0" (22.25)
LWL: 62' 6" (19.05)
Beam: 19' 0" (5.79)
Min Draft: 5' 7" (1.70)
Clearance: 21' 7" (6.58)

Speed, Capacities and Weight

Cruise Speed: 9
Cruise Speed Range: 900
Max Speed: 14 Knots
Water Capacity: 240gal (908ltr)
Water Tank Material: Plastic
Holding Tank: 309gal (1170ltr)
Fuel Capacity: 1710gal (6473ltr)
Fuel Tank Material: Aluminum


Total Cabins: 3
Total Berths: 8
Total Berths: 8
Sleeps: 12
Total Heads: 4
Captain Quarters: False

Hull and Deck Information

Hull ID: 832431
Hull Material: Aluminum
Deck Material: Composite Fiberglass
Hull Configuration: Modified V-Hull

Engine Information

Manufacturer: Scania
Model: Yanmar/ 6SY-STP2
Engine Count: 2
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Type: Inboard
Propulsion Type: Direct Drive
Horsepower Engine 1: 720
Horsepower Engine 2: 720
Engine 1 Hours: 2778
Engine 2 Hours: 2783

Location of Vessel

Deltaville, Virginia United States



Retired Sailor III is a custom built, aluminum, bluewater cross-over trawler/motoryacht that is comfortable, a joy to operate and in excellent condition. Designed by renowned naval architect, Gregory Marshall, construction began in 2004 by the well-respected build team at Park Isle Marine in Victoria, British Colombia and she was commissioned in 2008 as a Snowbird 73. The owner and his family were deeply involved in the smallest of details in the construction process, with consultancy by Steve D’Antonio.  She has since enjoyed an open budget maintenance program by Deltaville Boatyard.  She was constructed with the best equipment available, such as Trac stabilizers, ABT bow thruster, Scania main engines, Village Marine Tec watermaker, Maretron monitoring system and Rex and Charles isolation transformers.  Her semi-displacement hull, 5’7″ draft, 1,710 gallon fuel capacity and 3 stateroom, 3 head layout make her very a versatile cruiser for longer passages or coastal cruising.  Nothing has been spared on maintenance, so Retired Sailor is turn-key for her next owner.  Her original owners have completed their cruising plans, so Retired Sailor is now offered at an extremely attractive asking price.

73′ Park Isle Marine Vessel Walkthrough

From the large swimplatform, you walk up wide, centerline steps to the covered aftdeck. From the covered aftdeck, you can walk along either wide, covered side deck or through the double Diamond Seaglaze doors into the large, open salon. Once inside, you will find a stairwell to the aft stateroom and full-height engine room port aft, a sofa with hi/lo table and 2 chairs to port, entertainment cabinet starboard aft, 2 lounge chairs and a cabinet to starboard and a dayhead starboard forward. Walking forward, you will find the open galley and side deck access door to port, spiral staircase to the flybridge, laundry/utility room and forward staterooms to starboard and the pilothouse with starboard side deck access door forward.

73′ Park Isle Marine Accommodations

Retired Sailor III offers a full beam stateroom aft with two queen size berths and an ensuite head with enclosed shower; a full beam stateroom forward with two double size berths and an ensuite head with enclosed shower; and a guest stateroom port forward with a twin size berth, a pullman berth and ensuite head with enclosed shower.

73′ Park Isle Marine Salon

The open, airy salon offers large, opening side windows with screens and blinds, double weather-tight entry doors aft, Cherry wood trim, textured suede wall covering, sofa, 2 chairs, end cabinets and a hi/lo table to port, entertainment center starboard aft, 2 lounge chairs and storage cabinetry to starboard, dayhead starboard forward, 4 folding captain's chairs, bound carpeting, Phantom roller screens, recessed overhead lighting, directed spotlights, reading lights and cork tile flooring.

73′ Park Isle Marine Galley

The large, open galley is a main focal point of the vessel and is located port forward on the maindeck. It is well laid out and designed with serious cooks and entertaining in mind.

  • Solid surface counter top
  • 4 cushion bar stools
  • Electric dumbwaiter system from galley to the flybridge
  • Dual stainless steel sinks with Insink- Erator garbage disposal
  • Grohe stainless steel extendable handle faucet
  • Miele electric 4-burner cooktop with grill insert
  • Vent hood over stove with 4 spotlights
  • Sharp Grill2 convection oven/ microwave
  • Uline refrigerator
  • Uline drawer style freezer
  • Mr. Coffee karaf style coffee maker
  • Oster toaster oven
  • Cherry wood drawers and cabinetry
  • Broan model 1052-B trash compactor
  • Soap dispenser
  • Storage drawers and cabinets
  • Port side deck access door

73′ Park Isle Marine Dining

Dining space is available at the salon hi/lo table, galley countertop and flybridge settee.

73′ Park Isle Marine Aft Stateroom

The full-beam aft stateroom offers 2 queen size berths with storage underneath, built in berth steps, nightstand, reading lights, fans, full-length mirror, 4 portlights and 2 transom portlights with shades, bound carpet over cork tile floor, large hanging locker, Cherry wood paneling and cabinetry, custom locking floor panles for bilge/tank and storage access and ensuite head with enclosed shower.

73′ Park Isle Marine Forward Stateroom

The forward stateroom offers 2 double size berths with storage underneath, 3 overhead hatches with Oceanair screen/shades, 4 portlights with blinds, reading lights, bound carpet over a cork sole, storage cabinets and drawers, hanging lockers with unique fold-out hanging rods, fans, Cherry wood paneling and suede wall covering, custom locking floor panels for bilge/tank and storage access and an ensuite head with enclosed shower.

73′ Park Isle Marine Port Forward Guest Stateroom

The port forward guestroom offers a twin size berth, a pullman berth, desk, portlight with a blind, storage drawers and cabinets, shelves, reading light, custom locking floor panels for storage and bilge/tank access and ensuite head with an enclosed shower. 

73′ Park Isle Marine Laundry/Utility Room

The laundry/utility area offers a built-in chest freezer, built-in cabinetry, stacked Miele Touchtronic W1113 washer and a Miele Touchtronic T313 dryer, solid surface countertop, a deep stainless steel sink with a Grohe single lever extendable handle faucet, custom ironing board closet, ship's manuals shelf and 2 portlights. The bottom portion of the curved stairway to the maindeck lifts up and offers access to the built in safe and storage.

73′ Park Isle Marine Pilothouse

The pilothouse offers a lower helm starboard forward, folding helm seat, starboard side deck access door, storage drawers and cabinet, electrical panels, opening side windows and a chart counter.

73′ Park Isle Marine Flybridge

The heated and air conditioned flybridge offers a hardtop with 2 Maxwell hatches with Oceanair screen/shades, hydraulically lowering mast, sliding hatch to the internal stairwell from the pilothouse, full EZ2CY enclosure, composite teak deck, full helm forward with storage underneath, Stidd helm benchseat, wrap-around settee with a hi/lo folding table to port, 2 folding deck chairs, benchseats forward on each side and storage cabinets.

73′ Park Isle Marine Aftdeck

The covered aftdeck offers a wetbar starboard forward with a Raritan icemaker, Dometic refrigerator/freezer, stainless steel sink, drink dispenser and glass storage; 2 rod holders, centerline stairs to the swimplatform, hot/cold fresh water shower, composite teak deck, same level side deck access on each side, double Diamond Seaglaze doors to the salon and boarding gates on each side.

73′ Park Isle Marine Sundeck

The sundeck offers tender storage, composite teak deck, storage cabinets, Frigiboat freezer and 2 bikes.

73′ Park Isle Marine Audio/Visual Equipment

– KVH satellite TV system

– KVH satellite TV system controller in the salon

– Sony Bravia KLV-26S200A HDMI TV in the salon

– Denon DVD-1720 DVD/Video player in the salon

– Denon AVR-2310CI AV Surround Sound receiver in the salon

– Sony Wega TV in the port forward guest stateroom

– Polyplaner interior and exterior speakers

73′ Park Isle Marine Electronics

Furuno Radar

  • Furuno Nav-Net 3D multi-function display at the lower helm and on the flybridge
  • Furuno FI-50 depth/wind display at the lower helm and on the flybridge
  • Furuno FA-59 AIS transponder
  • Simrad AP26 auto pilot at the lower helm and AP25 on the flybridge
  • 2 X Jastram rudder angle indicators at the lower helm and on the flybridge
  • Furuno MU-15 HD Marine Display
  • KVH Azimuth 1000 digital compass
  • Richie Powerdamp magnetic compass on the flybridge
  • Icom Command Mic III wired VHF remote at the lower helm
  • 2 X Icom IC- M6O4 VHF radios on the flybridge
  • Netgear router
  • Speich windshield wipers
  • Charles C-Phone telephone/intercom system
  • 73′ Park Isle Marine Electrical System

    – Northern Lights 30 kW generator with approximately 2,714.5 hours

    – Northern Lights 12.5 kW generator with approximately 5,098 hours

    – 2 X Outback 3500 watt inverters/chargers

    – Bass Products, Paneltronics and Blue Sea electrical panels

    – Blue Sea battery switches

    – Charles 12 KVA isolation transformer

    – Rex Manufacturing shore power isolation transformer

    – 12 vdc outlet at the lower helm and the forward stateroom

    – 2 X 50 amp shore cords

    – 2 X Glendinning Cablemaster shore power cord systems

    – Fuji Electric AF-300 PII Delta-T soft start system

    73′ Park Isle Marine Engine/Mechanical Equipment

    – Twin Scania/ Yanmar 6SY-STP2 720 horsepower diesel main engines with approximately 2778 hours port and approximately 2783 hours starboard

    – ZF Marine ZF350A 2.6:1 gearboxes

    – Teleflex electronic engine controls

    – Tides Marine dripless shaft seals

    – Aquadrive thrust bearings

    – Aquamet 22, 3 inch stainless steel shafts

    – Spurs line cutters on both propeller shafts

    – Twin screw 5 blade 36 inch by 28 inch bronze propellers

    – Groco and Miller-Leaman sea strainers

    – Yanmar i5601E engine monitor panels

    – Maretron system performance system with KEP displays in the engine room, lower helm and flybridge

    – Axis communications engine room monitor camera connected to the Furuno display at both helms

    – Generator exhaust high temperature alarms

    – Fuel manifold

    – Dual Racor 75900MAX fuel filters with a vacuum gauge for each main engine

    – Dual Racor 900MA with a vacuum gauge for each generator

    – Algae X magnetic fuel conditioner system

    – Reverso 250 gallon per hour fuel polishing pumps with manifold, dual Racor 75900Max filters with vacuum gauge and timer control panel

    – Reverso oil change system

    – Delta-T positive pressure air management system with Delta-T Fuji electric AF-300 P11 intake fan operation panel

    – ABT TRAC hydraulic bow and stern thrusters

    – TRAC 370 active fin stabilizers

    – ABT hydraulic steering system

    – Accu-steer helm pumps

    – ABB Emergency steering hydraulic pump computer

    – Cruisair tempered water air conditioner system

    – Engine room air conditioning

    – Work bench with vise

    – Wema tank gauges

    – Village Marine Tec 50 gallon per hour water maker

    – Domestic water filtration system

    – 2 Mach 5 M5- 115/ 60 water pumps

    – Torrid 40 gallon stainless steel water heater

    – Cruisair tempered water air conditioner system

    – Trojan Technologies ultra-violet fresh water treatment system

    – Raw water discharge sea chest

    – Royal Flush freshwater heads

    – 4 X Sealand Eco holding tank vent filters

    – Grey/blackwater systems manifold

    – Buell air compressor

    – Cyclovac E100 central vacuum system

    – Wheelhouse Technologies ship's maintenance system updated regularly by Deltaville Boatyard

    – Extensive spare parts inventory

    – Spare 4-bladed propellers

    73′ Park Isle Marine Deck Equipment

    Lofrans Titan TI00988 anchor windlass with foot and remote controls at each helm

  • 2 X Delta Fast Set 110 pound anchors
  • Both anchors have 200 feet of G4 3/8″ high test anchor chain
  • Chain Stoppers for anchors
  • Double aluminum anchor rollers
  • Anchor snubber bridle
  • Anchor wash down system
  • Two painted, water tight, Freeman deck hatches accessing the chain locker
  • 3 Lewmar foredeck hatches
  • Large foredeck storage box
  • Transom storage lockers both port and starboard with shore power and dock water cables, hoses and connections
  • Fortress anchor storage in transom locker
  • Fresh water washdown system
  • Spot free water filtration system
  • Shore water intake system with filters
  • Hosemaster fresh water hoses fore and aft
  • Hot and cold fresh water shower in swim platform steps
  • Boarding gate at the top of the swim platform steps
  • Wide, covered side decks port and starboard
  • Fender storage
  • Cable tv and telephone connection
  • Stainless steel and plastic swim ladder
  • 73′ Park Isle Marine Tender

    – Apex A-15 15′ center console RIB with a Ritchie magnetic compass, Standard Horizon CP180i chart plotter, Faria gauges, Yamaha tachometer, Nauticus trim tabs and underwater light.

    – Yamaha 50 hp 4-stroke outboard

    – Steelhead Marine CT 900 davit

    73′ Park Isle Marine Safety and Fire Protection

    – Rule and Johnson bilge pumps

    – Fireboy engine room fire suppression system with remote panel

    – Fireboy emergency engine shutdown system

    – Fire extinguishers

    – First Alert smoke and carbon monoxide detectors

    – Go-Light searchlight

    – Liferings

    – Lifesling2 Overboard Recovery System

    – Lifejackets

    – Viking 6 person liferaft

    – Engine room emergency escape hatch

    – Forward stateroom escape hatches

    – Sentry safe

    – Axis network security cameras in the engine room and on the aftdeck

    73′ Park Isle Marine Vessel Construction

    The Park Isle Marine Snowbird 73 was designed by renowned naval architect Gregory Marshall and built by Park Isle Marine in Victoria, British Colombia, Canada. Vessel construction began in 2004 and she was delivered in 2008. She was built using 3/8 aluminum plate below the waterline and 1/4 aluminum plate above the waterline. Retired Sailor III has 4 water tight bulkheads, at the anchor locker, forward engine room, aft engine room, and tiller flats. Other construction methods and materials include:

    • Galvanic protection with zinc anodes with bonding system
    • Interior spray foam insulation to the waterline and under the decks
    • Faired hull with 'Moon Dust' Awlgrip
    • Aluminum rubrails with ultra high molecular weight (UMHW) rounded support edges
    • Propeller pockets
    • Plasteak flooring on the upper deck
    • Marine 2000 'faux teak' flooring on the main deck
    • Diamond Sea Glaze exterior and engine room water tight doors
    • Freeman water tight hatches
    • Fiberglass covered, aluminum framed flybridge hardtop with opening Weaver water tight hatches
    • Fiberglass signal mast, hinged for bridge clearance. Bridge clearance with the mast down is 21 feet 7 inches. Mast up clearance is 29 feet six inches.
    • Interior paneling and joinery crafted using American Cherry
    • Barriga Natural Cork flooring throughout the interior living spaces
    • PYI Inc Floor Anchors for cork sole latches
    • Majilite Prestige shell color headliners reconstructed in 2016
    • Corian Mojave counters in the galley, the day head, and Corian Aurora in the utility room
    • Cast marble poly-resin counters in the heads and the showers
    • Ultra suede, cherry paneling, and wall paper on out board walls and interior bulkheads
    • Phantom screens for outside doors
    • Lever style door handles on all interior and exterior water tight and non water tight doors
    • Bridge Clearance

      • Mast up 29 feet 6 inches
      • Mast down 21 feet 7 inches
    • Displacement/Length ratio – 272
    • Above/Below ratio – 2.65
    • Prismatic Coefficient – 0.76

    73′ Park Isle Marine Maintenance History

    Over $140,000.00 in service work has been completed since Retired Sailor III arrived at the Deltaville Boatyard in May, 2014.

    – Bottom painting, anode replacement, Prop Speed service on the running gear
    – Stern thruster removal and service by ABT Trac, annual maintenance to stern and bow thrusters
    – Seasonal HVAC system maintenance, raw water circulation pump replacement,
    condensate drain systems services
    – Maintenance coats to all interior varnish
    – Starboard fresh water tank repair, grey water tank repair, aft deck faucet replacement, discharge pumps service, aft deck ice maker replacement, water maker service
    – Engine room cleaning and painting
    – Maretron Monitoring System software updates and sender maintenance
    – Hydraulic System cooling pump maintenance, seasonal maintenance services
    – Dinghy Davit control replacement
    – Starboard flybridge wind screen replacement
    – Hull and transom re-painting, superstructure paint repairs
    – Trim and ring pulls installed in the forward stateroom sole boards
    – Utility Room freezer maintenance
    – Engines fluid and filter changes, coolant change, exhaust riser repair/replacement, turbo insulation maintenance, replace analog fuel level gauges, fluid samples (engines, gears, generators, hydraulics, coolants)
    – Seasonal tender engine and vessel service
    – Maintenance and repairs to opening port lights
    – Life Raft certification
    – Maintenance to all lighting
    – Stainless polishing, cleaning and waxing, detailing
    – Winterization of needed systems and commissioning of needed systems.
    – Wheelhouse Technologies Systems scheduled maintenance
    – Updating of all ships manuals, spares documentation and Wheelhouse Technologies

    73′ Park Isle Marine Exclusions

    – Sellers' personal belongings

    – Artwork

    73′ Park Isle Marine Disclaimer

    The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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