The Boat – FIRST DRAW

A quality vessel, FIRST DRAW is a top notch sport fishing vessel designed with your comfort in mind.

RUGGED

FIRST DRAW is a 48’ Ocean SS sport fishing boat. Built by Ocean Yachts in the USA. The 48 was the most popular Ocean ever built. FIRST DRAW is based on the Treasure Coast in Stuart, Florida and docked at Sailfish Marina, the closest marina to the St. Lucie Inlet, which means you will be fishing in only a few minutes after leaving the dock. FIRST DRAW is a perfect all-weather boat and suitable for Florida, the Bahamas and beyond.

COMFORTABLE

FIRST DRAW was built with your comfort in mind. It is equipped with full air conditioning throughout the vessel, has two private cabins with flat screen TVs, two full heads with showers and plenty of hot water.  The salon features a large flat screen TV, two large comfortable ultra-leather couches, a coffee table, a large swivel barrel chair and an ice maker. Adjacent to the salon is the fully equipped galley, which includes all Corian counter tops, custom cabinetry, a refrigerator, a freezer, stove, microwave and all the comforts of home. To the side of the galley is a dining table which seats four people, perfect for a gourmet meal or playing your favorite board or card game.

ROOMY

The bridge has plenty of comfortable seating allowing you to enjoy the amazing views from up high, which is also a great place for spotting schools of fish, other sea life or just resting.  The 16’ beam means that fishing in the cockpit is spacious for several anglers and is equipped with an in-deck fish box with refrigerator plates which keeps your catch as fresh as possible. The cockpit also has a live well, tuna door and fighting chair allowing trolling or live baiting for your favorite fish. A full complement of off shore Shimano reels, custom Crowder rods and Penn spinning rods and reels will please any angler.

POWER

FIRST DRAW is powered by twin 660 HP twin Caterpillar diesel engines. The normal cruising speed is 25 knots with top speed of 31 knots, which gets you to the fishing grounds and home safely and quickly. The fuel capacity is 685 gallons of diesel fuel which provides long range for easy runs to and from the Bahamas.

SAFETY FIRST

FIRST DRAW is equipped with all the latest safety equipment required and suggested by the United States Coast Guard. FIRST DRAW is permitted to take up to six passengers plus crew and is equipped with an emergency position indicating radio beacon (EPIRB), has eight (8) adult Type I Personal Floatation Devices (PFD’s) and a certified automatic inflatable eight-man life raft. All PFD’s have reflective tape and a personal light and whistle. FIRST DRAW also has an automatic Fireboy fire extinguishing system, carries a life ring with a throw line, auto pilot, satellite track Vision for TV, compass, two standard and one portable VHF radios, radar and two GPS plotters.