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    1994 Westport - Crescent

    Columbus | $4,450,000

    Last Updated On: 05/11/2023

    Aukland , New Zealand

    4 Staterooms

    8 Heads

    Engines: MTU-2,619 hrs | MTU-2,619 hrs

    "Columbus," formally known as "Life of Riley" was sold in July 2021, to an experienced New Zealand Yachtsman, who made some basic improvements, provisioned the vessel, left San Diego, and sailed over 7,500 Nautical Miles to her new home in NZ. 

    In the next year, the Owner spent One Million Dollars in a large number of upgrades and improvements - which are detailed in the many Sections of the Narrative of this Listing,

    In the many photographs of this Listing, one can see the extensive selection of Tenders and Toys, and the many improvements in the Outside Spaces of "COLUMBUS," including the Boat Deck and the aft "Beach Club." 

    Even before this extensive Refit in New Zealand, the vessel underwent a major refit at the DELTA Shipyard, in Seattle, and the DELTA yard in Sidney, British Columbia, as well as the CRESCENT Shipyard, Vancouver, BC, where she was originally built. 


    Galati Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Denison Yachting. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel


    Quick Specs

    • Vessel Name: Columbus
    • Builder: Westport - Crescent
    • Country: New Zealand
    • Category: Motor Yachts
    • Model Year: 1994


    • Cabins: 4
    • Heads: 8

    Hull Information

    • Hull Id: WPS07608F293
    • Hull Material: Fiberglass


    • Length: 115 ' (35.05M)
    • Draft: 6' 5" (1.824M)
    • Beam: 24' (7M)

    Speed / Weight

    • Fuel Capacity: 7150 G. 27065 L.
    • Water Capacity: 840 G. 3179 L.
    • holding tank: 300 G. 1135 L.

    Engine 1 Information

    • Manufacturer: MTU
    • Engine Type: Inboard
    • Model: 8V396TE94
    • Fuel Type: Diesel
    • Engine Hours: 2,619
    • Horsepower: 1,502

    Engine 2 Information

    • Manufacturer: MTU
    • Engine Type: Inboard
    • Model: 8V396TE94
    • Fuel Type: Diesel
    • Engine Hours: 2,619
    • Horsepower: 1,502



    • SUN LOUNGE - The main deck is accessed from either the port or starboard side entry doors or an entry door forward from

    the cockpit. Features include a bar equipped with a refrigerator, ice maker and a breakfast nook settee that seats six around

    a beautifully crafted, hydraulically operated hi/lo teak dining table and teak deck. A polished stainless steel spiral staircase to

    port leads to the boat deck. One of the unique features of the sun lounge is the outward opening and sliding glass windows

    around the perimeter giving a fresh air environment.

    • SALON - Separated from the sun lounge by electric glass doors which operate either automatically by a motion sensor or by

    manually pressing an activation button. Similar to the sun lounge, the salon has four sliding windows allowing fresh air cross

    ventilation. The salon is extremely spacious, taking advantage of the full width of the generous 24' beam. The salon is

    designed with a formal dining area in the forward section, game table center and a comfortable lounge area featuring an

    entertainment center in the aft portion. These distinct areas of the salon are beautifully highlighted by the tasteful use of teak

    and beveled glass, illuminated cabinetry, indirect soft lighting and inset lighting details. One of the signatures of this custom

    yacht is the reflective ceiling soffit whose design compliments the graceful contours of the cabinetry. Forward of the

    entertainment center is a games table which seats four and cabinetry featuring built-in surround sound speakers for the


    • DINING AREA - Beautiful dining table seats 8 comfortably for formal dining with custom crafted teak table with golden maple

    racetrack inlays. Ample storage is provided around the table in teak and beveled glass-fronted buffets. This pass-through is

    closed off by mirrored teak doors.

    • GALLEY - Accessed either from the entry door inboard of the starboard companionway, immediately forward of the day

    head, or from the port main deck entry door. This allows the galley to have discreet entries and be entirely closed off from the

    remainder of the vessel and not disturb owner and guests. The galley is equipped with large commercial refrigeration units

    and has tremendous storage space, two very deep appliance garages, all upgraded appliances and a large U-shaped

    counter top.

    • POWDER ROOM - Located off the starboard companionway (On Deck Day Head)

    • MASTER SUITE - At the forward end of the companionway, there is a king-size bed located on the center line of the

    stateroom with the head of the bed positioned on the forward bulkhead. On the port side of the stateroom is a built-in vanity

    with hinged top and make up mirror, equipped with stacked drawers beneath. A settee is located on the starboard side with

    teak counter tops and stacked drawers beneath. Entertainment includes a TV/stereo. A large walk-in closet lined in

    Tennessee Cedar is located on the starboard side as you enter the room with a hidden safe. Completing the master suite is

    the en suite head & shower. Completely new marble and shower and head 2014)

    • VIP STATEROOM - Contains a queen-size berth positioned on the vessels centerline with large nightstands and

    bookshelves on both outboard sides. An entertainment center is built into the forward bulkhead and is enclosed in fine

    cabinetry. To starboard, a large dresser and the entry door leading to the en suite head. The stateroom contains the largest

    en suite bath aboard (new 2014).

    • TWO DOUBLE GUEST STATEROOMS - Located at the end of the foyer, the staterooms are identical except that the port is

    equipped with twin berths and the starboard with a full-size berth. Both staterooms contain complete entertainment centers,

    desk, night tables, dresser drawers and a large hanging locker. The en suite baths are equally pleasing and equipped with

    enclosed showers (new 2014).

    • SKY LOUNGE - features a large sectional leather couch and the view forward encompasses the full wheelhouse. This

    lounging area is equipped with television and stereo, icemaker, refrigerator and sink. A powder room is to starboard at the aft


    • FLYBRIDGE - Seating is provided for three on custom built helm chairs with additional seating for six to eight located both

    port and starboard on the custom molded fiberglass benches. The flybridge has a complete helm station protected by a

    Plexiglas top and custom fitted canvas. Behind the helm seating is a hydraulically operated mast. Recessed lighting,

    floodlights, spotlights, aft facing cameras, stereo speakers and communication antennas are all mounted on the mast.

    • COCKPIT - Teak decking in cockpit area (new 2014). Wired for down riggers. 250 gallon abandoned gasoline tank. On

    deck shower, bosun locker, tackle storage, bait freezer, two transom doors and a large swim step for convenient access to



    • Liebherr Refrigerator/Freezer

    • Diva 5-burner Induction Range

    • Gaggenau oven and warming oven

    • Microwave oven

    • Kitchenaid trash compactor

    • Hot Shot Hot Water Dispenser

    • Kitchen Aid Garbage Disposal

    • Miele Dishwasher

    • Custom Granite Sinks

    • Dedicated outside galley door for privacy

    • Large Pantry Area

    Crew Quarters

    • Lounge area w/TV & DVR & built-in dining table

    • Captain's cabin w/ensuite full head & shower

    • Crew cabin w/2 berths

    • Crew head & shower

    • Galley has oven w/cooktop & microwave

    • Cospolich Refrigerator

    • Large Built-in Freezers w/ Commercial Doors

    • Asko Washer/Dryer

    • Crew TV in crew galley & staterooms


    Helm Station Equipment

    • Furuno NavPilot 700 autopilot

    • Furuno AIS

    • Furuno color sounder w/swim step transducer (2014)

    • Naiad stabilizer control panel (2014)

    • Kahlenberg quint triple air horns

    • ZF Electronic controls for main engines and transmissions (2014)

    • Two Stidd chairs

    • Chart Light

    • 5 Chart drawers

    • Furuno color sonar (2014)

    • ICOM M604 VHF radio (2014)

    • ICOM M602Radio

    • Wesmar bow thruster controls

    • Wesmar stern thruster controls

    • ACR electronics RCL-600 spotlight controls (6 million candle power)

    • 3 Windshield Wipers with controls (2014)

    • Overhead red lights

    • TSH 1330C- Maritron fuel tank level, engine temp gauges, fuel flow meter, water level, water maker remote & wind info

    • TZT BB 19" 19" Furuno Hatteland touch screens (3)

    • 12" Furuno screens (2)

    • Furuno RD33 multigauge - position, air & water temp, speed (2014) (2)

    • Radar - RCH-014 stand alone

    • FLIR night vision camera

    • Nobeltc charting software

    Wing Stations and Boat Deck Docking Control Stations

    • Wesmar stern thruster controls

    • Wesmar bow thruster controls

    • ZF electronic controls (2014)

    • Autopilot remote

    Communication Center

    • KVH Tracvision HD-11 Satellite TV - 2 Boxes each stateroom, Latin America & US (2015)

    • KVH Sat internet (2015)

    • KVH Mini V Sat communication - Uridium Sat phone (2015)

    Information Station

    • V-Mac 5500 alarm system for high water & fire

    • Closed circuit TV monitoring cameras - engine room (2), aft cockpit, mast looking aft

    • Exterior lighting controls

    • Bilge pumping controls and ships monitoring panel

    • Engine room fan controls

    • Aft spot light for cockpit area

    • Fire station alarm and emergency panel

    • Halon controls

    • Main engine MTU safety panels

    • Pilothouse lighting controls

    • AC/DC substation electrical panels


    • (2) Outback 4000 watt inverter
    • (2) Northern Lights 40kw, 3-phase Generators (Starboard 10216 hours / Port 10223 hours as of 4/21)
    • Northern Lights 20kw, 3-phase Generator (4705 hours as of 4/21)
    • Atlas shore power electrical converter (60 or 50 hertz) (2015)
    • October 2017 - port and starboard generators have new injectors plus compression checked and bore scoped
    • April 2019 - Heat Exchangers service Generators
    • Earth straps complete rewire
    • Batteries – 12 new house batteries
    • Batteries – 2 new gen start batteries
    • Batteries – Mastervolt monitoring and sent to Maretron system
    • Atlas Shore power - Deep clean and major components replaced
    • New Instahot water system
    • AC loadsheading
    • New STBD thruster controls


    The fiberglass hull is cored using AIREX foam core. Construction includes two layers of HYDREX resin impregnated, closed cell 3/4" AIREX on the bottom, each layer being separated by solid fiberglass. The hull sides, deck & superstructure are constructed using 1" of HYDREX resin impregnated closed cell coring. The hull bottom has barrier coat.

    Below waterline stripped back to glass 2 x bond coats, 2 x primer coats, 2.5 coats Antifoul. (IMO antifouling certificate)

    Thrusters, Props stripped back and 2 coats of prop speed.

    Stern anchor – removed anchor and chain and blanked off. Anodes replaced and added shaft keyway anodes


    • All new LED interior lights throughout (2014)

    • 2014 21' Boston Whaler with 150hp outboard

    • 2005 16' Zodiac Tender w/75hp Yamaha

    • Nautical Structures 5000# Davit - capable of launching tender off aft transom, port or starboard sides

    • Deck Storage under Crane

    • Double Anchors w/500' & 700' chain

    • Anchor Wash & Chain Counter, both sides

    • Underwater Lights (2014)

    • Hydraulic Hatches - Engine Room, Fish Clean/Pole Storage, Cockpit Access

    • Hot & Cold Freshwater washdown bow, stern & boat deck

    • Saltwater Washdown in Cockpit

    • Hydraulic Arch System to Lower Mast for Bridges/Boathouse

    • Stern Anchoring System

    • Marquipt boarding ladder

    • Life Rafts (2015) (2)

    • EPIRB (2015) (2)

    • Outside cushions for bow & flybridge

    • Lynx Built-in S/S Propane BBQ (On Deck)

    • Compressed air - forward, aft & flybridge

    • Exterior paint (2020)

    • Bottom paint (2020)

    • Westport hull built to the highest standards for Crescent Yachts

    Engine & Mechanical

    • (2) MTU 8V396TE94 1502hp Main Diesel Engines. W5 service was completed by MTU in 2012 at 4,000 hours. Current hours as of 10/20 are 6619. 2619 hours SMOH. April 2019 - Replaced all fuel injectors & adjusted valves, port & starboard

    main engines

    • Oil Change System to Mains & Gens w/Clean & Used Oil Tanks & hose to dock

    • Hydraulic Bow & Stern Thrusters

    • Hydraulic Oil Cooling System

    • Dive Compressor

    • Main Engine Preheaters

    • 7,150 gallon Fuel in 4 Tanks w/Electric Fuel Transfer System

    • Fire Hose System throughout w/Options for Electric, Hydraulic or Engine Driven Pumps

    • Underwater Exhausts

    • Engine Room Diamond Plate Floor Powder Coated White

    • Naiad Stabilizers - Fins 16 sq. ft. (2014)

    • (2) Sea chests w/only 1 through hull for safety

    • Westfaria fuel cleaner

    • Central vacuum throughout1050 RPM = 10 knots = 30 GPH approx.

    • 1150 RPM = 11 knots = 34 GPH approx.
    • 1250 RPM = 12 knots = 38 GPH approx.
    • Main engines – Full Service Pensek
    • Oil / Fuel fuel filter / Turbo inspection / gearbox oil / raw water pump service
    • Seawater lines replaced
    • Hydraulics replaced steering ram
    • Hydraulics stab port ram replaced

    Refit 2014/2015

    • 21' Boston Whaler tender
    • LED Interior light fixtures throughout (2014)
    • Water maker (2014)
    • Rebuild and recover helm seat (2014)
    • Install fridges, icemakers, and wine fridge teak front panels
    • Install new motor on compressor - air
    • Install new microwave
    • Install rod holders
    • Replace holding tank check valves
    • Rebed windows
    • Install leather on dash - pilothouse
    • Paint foredeck
    • Supply pilot house steering wheel
    • Install new deck shower cockpit
    • Install Maritron fuel flow meters
    • Install Maritron engine gauges and tank monitoring
    • High water switches
    • Water pumps
    • Install ZF electronic controls - all stations (5)
    • Install Datum controls for Naiad with 16 sq.ft.fins - stabilizers
    • Upgrade electronics
    • Install two Stidd helm chairs
    • Replace fridges in sunroom and wheelhouse
    • Haul boat in Vancouver - service bottom
    • Replace cutlass bearings
    • Service rudders
    • Service thrusters
    • Install N2K transducer
    • Service all running gear as necessary
    • Sound proof engine room
    • Install Walker air system
    • Replace hot water tanks, clean out complete water system
    • Change water pumps
    • Replace all TV's and Direct TV boxes
    • Service hydraulic heat exchangers
    • Air conditioners replace chiller system
    • Install underwater lights
    • Chain counter
    • Service anchors and windlass
    • Install two rod holders on stern
    • Add two cleats mid-ship
    • Replace aft teak decking - cockpit & sun lounge
    • Replace 7 heads
    • Install teak cap rail - transom
    • Install AV systems
    • Clean fuel tanks
    • Replace packing in rudder glands and realign
    • Install prop speed
    • Clean black and gray tanks
    • Service propellers
    • Line cutters
    • Davit service - Spectra Line
    • Install Sea Recovery water maker
    • Install WiFi system - Apple
    • Install Lifeline batteries

    Refit Electronics

    • Satellite TV and addition of HD11 Satellite dome (75)
    • High definition dome
    • Install GLA satellite boxes
    • Install Smart Switch to allow for GLA/USA switching between systems easily
    • Satellite Phone/Internet (55)
    • Install V7 satellite communications system
    • Install Iridium Openport Backup communications satellite system
    • Install new Panasonic PBX phone system and new phones at each location
    • Additional Nav Equipment
    • Install NNTZ joysticks at helm for non-touch control
    • Charts for Mexico
    • Install new salon speakers
    • Install speakers in pilothouse
    • Sonar and periscope
    • Install train board
    • Install new Samsung Analog cameras in 3 locations
    • Feed cameras to primary pilothouse monitors
    • Install a Swan Camera Qualplexor to allow all cameras to be viewed on one "4 box" screen
    • Integrate Flir camera
    • Hatteland 15t21 High Bright TouchScreen Monitor 19" (3 each)
    • TZT Black Box control
    • HD11 High Definition Dome
    • Trac Vision HD11 w/IP antenna control unit
    • Wiring to add Galaxy Latin America to all TV locations
    • 3 Voice lines, 2 data lines up to 134k
    • Install all new navigation lights and wire to accommodate
    • Two Furuno keypads
    • Nobeltec system
    • Dual input shore cord
    • Option allow for the connection of two single or three phase shore cords to the input of the Atlas system
    • Marine LED lighting for entire interior of boat
    • Replace air conditioning system - digital control pads
    • TWLC Multi-Unit chiller control system
    • All new Head Hunter toilets
    • ZFM Electronic Controls at all stations
    • Atlas shore power electrical converter (60 or 50 hertz) (2015)

    Recent update & service

    • OCTOBER 2018:
    • Stabilizer - maintenance service
    • OCTOBER 2020:
    • Complete exterior paint job from Crescent Shipyard
    • New bottom paint
    • Repaint forward & aft search lights
    • Paint anchors
    • Replace hydraulic lines in mast
    • Replace rudder shaft packing
    • Blackout windows
    • Painting of decks and davit
    • Hardware replacement (latches, speakers, fasteners)
    • Replace weather seals on exterior hatches/lockers & aft windows
    • Inspect sea strainers and valves
    • Seat Cover for Boston Whaler
    • Bottom Paint Boston Whaler
    • Replace Canvas Top on Boston Whaler


    Artwork; antiques; all personal gear; loose items; galley gear; CD's; charts; fishing equipment; tools; spare parts; supplies & items not specifically listed on equipment list specifications sheet.


    Generator Portside Major over all complete unit removed and every component changed.Generator STBD removed, in process to complete replace with new unit.

    Bridge Equipment

    3 x New Bridge PC

    3 x New Time zero

    1 x New Airmar

    1 x New Flur Cam

    1 x New Main engine controls

    4 x Main engine controls serviced

    DC monitoring to Maretron

    AIS unit replaced GME

    Fire Panel replace batteries

    Epirb recoded Columbus

    Generator monitoring from Maretron system in bridge


    • Apple tv in all cabins and main salon and sky lounge
    • Sim card antener
    • Starlink full install
    • Onboard server (Nas)
    • Plex system

    Add ons/ Replacements

    • Aft cleat added
    • swim deck rails added with swim ladder and fairlead
    • New bridge aft rails
    • New Foredeck hatch
    • Freezer Stbd compressor overhaul
    • Freezer Port compressor overhaul
    • New induction hob fitted
    • New Water maker fitted
    • Water maker manifold new
    • Water maker 1 – full overhaul service
    • Plumbing new water supply and sink installed
    • New water maker station beach S/S
    • Crew Fridge cooling pump replaced
    • Freezer cooling pump replaced
    • Compressor Breather fitted
    • Cat1 completed and changed over to Cooks Flag/registry
    • Lift rafts serviced
    • STBD Main engine water pump (in process to replace or rebuild awaiting quote)
    • Oil system overhaul
    • Crane Pricing (awaiting quote to replace)
    • Lights – replace 85% of exterior lights with new LED soft white lights
    • Fuel Spinner service
    • Black Tanks Sensor replaced
    • FWD Fuel Tank Sensor replaced


    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.

    Why Purchase a Westport - Crescent Yachts from Galati Yacht Sales

    Because we have one simple philosophy: Always take care of our customers, and one company wide mission statement: Consistently exceed our customer’s expectations. It’s a philosophy and mission that has been the core of who we are since the start of our company in 1970. Today, more than 50 years, 16 locations, and three generations later, we have not wavered from our core and ethics. Every team member at Galati Yacht Sales is there for you every step of the way...before, during, and after the sale, to assure your time on the water in this is filled with great memories. Looking for more Westport - Crescent Yachts? Browse through our Used Westport - Crescent Yachts for Sale

    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.

    Mechanical Disclaimer: Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

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