Motor Yacht BB – Length: 80.0 Feet, Beam 18 Feet, Draft 4 Feet, Built Trumpy, Build Refit 1947/2020, Guests: 7, Cabins: 3, Crew: 3, King: Double: 1,
Having recently completed a 3+ year and $4 million + authentic restoration, the 80’ Trumpy motor yacht BB has returned to her original 1947 splendor. Understatedly called a “houseboat” by her designers because the yachts offered her owners all the comforts & amenities of home, Trumpy was considered the Rolls-Royce of American Yachting. Known for their meticulous craftsmanship owners of Trumpy yachts included the likes of Howard Hughes, the Guggenheims, Dupont’s, Chrysler& Dodge families.
BB has generous walk-around decks and high stations with varnished teak cap rails. The aft deck has a large custom built varnished teak oval dining table which offers spacious seating for 8, with a curved banquette aft and 4 sturdy mid-century teak dining chairs.
The “card room” – which doubled as the original owner’s office, is located forward. The card room offers great views while underway or at anchor and is a wonderful space with a cozy settee aft, and a forward ¾ day bed for sleeping an additional guest. The opening windows have custom wood venetian blinds and port and starboard doors provide excellent natural cross ventilation for an alternative to the yacht’s new air conditioning system. The foredeck is graced by a large centerline sliding teak hatch for deck access to crew quarters & galley.
Cabin configuration: Master – The generously appointed master stateroom is located aft and features a queen size centerline berth accompanied by a built-in pop up flat-screen TV that goes up and down as desired by the guest. Twin aft bulkhead dressers and bedside reading lamps are located on either side of the queen berth. The bulkhead mirror lies above the queen berth. Twin bench seats and hanging lockers are located on either side of the queen berth. En suite facilities located port feature teak and holly sole with a large washbasin, mirrored vanity, 2 storage lockers, Tecma fresh water flush head, ¾ bathtub and shower. 2 sliding shuttered opening ports allow fresh air to flow freely.
Guest 1: Exiting the master stateroom, the starboard twin guest cabin en suite facility is located to starboard and forward is the starboard twin guest cabin. The guest cabin features a twin berth with the option to convert to a full-size queen berth. Desk and bureau accompany the berth as well as a hanging locker. Entering the en suite facilities, stall shower with teak grating, generous storage, Tecma fresh water flush head and mirrored vanity.
Guest 2: Exiting the twin stateroom and moving forward to port, a third cabin features upper and lower bunks with a shared day head.
BB is available right now out of Newport, RI for cruisng New England waters. itineraries can include Cape Cod ,Cuttyhunk, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket or Block Island, Montauk, Sag Harbor, and Greenport, Long Island. Or try further afield with a trip to the Maine coast with it’s beautiful rivers, towns, lighthouses, and islands.
This fall BB will be accepting charters on the historic Hudson River where guests can visit the home of Franklin Roosevelt, the Culinary Institute of America,(including at one of their restaurants), some of Americas greatest 19th century mansions, all while basking in the beauty that gave rise to The Hudson River School of art.. .
Charter Rate – High Rate: $41,400.00 USD per week, Low Rate: $40,000.00 USD per week plus Expenses. Ask about BB’s special discounted rates for Chesapeake Bay and Intracoastal Waterway trips from Norfolk, VA to Florida beginning in October.
BB is in Newport until October 2021 when she will be doing a couple of Hudson River cruises. Then she’ll head south. Special Rates for the Chesapeake and Intracoastal Waterway. 1st week $30,000, 2nd week $25,000, & 3rd week $20, 000.
Meet the New Crew on BB, Charl Engels, Christine Regan, and Caroline McCarthy bring bring a wealth
of experience and style to the 1947 80′ Trumpy.