Stepping aboard "M/V AirWaves" via the molded in transom stairs you enter the large Aft Deck which features teak decking, a custom round teak table & chairs, a hardtop that provides coverage for half the deck and dual sliding teak framed glass entry doors leading to the upper salon.
Moving forward through the double sliding teak & glass doors you enter the spacious upper salon. The Upper Salonis full beam and with the dual sliding entrance doors creates a wonderful area for entertaining family and friends. Upper Salon features included dual sofas with marble end table & coffee table, teak parquet floors covered with bound edge carpeting, large windows with curtains and drapes for the entry doors, a media center built from beautiful handcrafted satin finished teak. The media center houses a JVC TV, Direct TV box, KVH internet cell phone, KVH TracVison, Alpine stereo CD player and a Toshiba DVD player. The space also offers access doors leading to the port & stbd side decks and the flybridge.
Moving forward from the upper salon are stairs leading you to the lower salon and galley. The Lower Salon houses the lower port side helm with which has a factory built-in helm seat and a access door to the port deck. The L-shaped galley runs along port sdie of the salon and features quality appliances. The dinette is located midships to starboard with a side table forward. The Lower Salon is again spacious and offers teak parquet floors with bound edge carpeting, AC/DC lighting, 10 large windows of which 2 open and have insect screens and has a diesel head outlet.
Moving forward from the lower salon takes you to the VIP Stateroom with ensuite head. The VIP Stateroom is spacious and is adorned in beautiful satin finished teak and features a queen island bed with 4 built-in storage drawers. The stateroom also offers a large hanging locker, teak parquet flooring & bound edge carpeting, port & stbd oval S.S. portlights, reading lights, AC/DC overhead lighting and a private ensuite head with stall shower.
Moving aft through the lower salon you have first arrive at the Guest stateroom which offers over and under beds, reading lights, large hanging locker, portlight, AC/DC lighitng, teak parquet floors with bound edge carpeting. Across from the guest stateroom is the main head which offers a vac-u-flush toilet and a stall shower. Aft of the guest stateroom is the laundry closet with separate washer and dryer.
Moving aft you arrive at the Full Beam Owners Stateroom. The beautifully appointed full beam Owners Stateroom offers a king island bed wrapped around beautiful teak cabinets with a total of 18 storage drawers. There is also a starboard side vanity, large hanging locker, teak parquet floors with bound edge carpeting, 4 portlights with screens, Ac/DC overhead lighting, brass reading lighting dual aft emergency hatches at the head of the bed that lead into the lazarette.
Handcrafted satin finished teak cabinetry
Very spacious full beam salon
Quality bound edged carpeting over teak parquet flooring
Port & starboard free standing sofas
Starboard marble box style end table
Coffee table with marble top
Custom media center with a smoke glass back mirror
The galley is located in the lower salon and features handcrafted teak cabinetry with Corian countertops and offers the chef a great view of his/her surroundings while preparing meals. The galleys L-shaped design offers plenty of food preparation space, drawer & cabinet storage. Across from the galley is an L-shaped dining settee with a hi-lo teak table.
Appliances include Amana 19CF side-by-side refrigerator/freezer, Galley Maid 3 burner oven, GE Spacemaker microwave, Broan trash compactor food pantry.
In the forward starboard section of the lower salon there is a teak side table that offers 6X storage drawers and 2X large storage cabinets that provide excellent pots-n-pan and small appliance storage.
Handcrafted satin finished teak cabinets
6X teak storage drawers
3X teak storage cabinets
Double stainless steel sink w/single lever faucet
Amana 19CF refrigerator
Galley Maid 3 burner oven
GE Spacemaker microwave
Broan trash compactor
Teak hi-lo dining table
Large serving bar top
6X teak storage drawers
2X large storage cabinets
Power is supplied by a pair of Cummins VT-555 320HP diesel engines coupled to TwinDisc transmissions with Morse engine controls. The Cummins engines provide a comfortable cruise of 12 knots and a top speed of 15 knots.
The stand up engine room is well maintained and houses the main engines, generator, hydraulic systems, water maker, Webasto diesel heating system and it has a workbench that is located in the forward port area of the engine room.
Cummins VT-555-M-BC 320HP diesels
Morse engine controls
Racor 1000FG 316GPH flow rate fuel/water separator filters for each engine
Racor fuel/water seperator filtesr for generator
Colored coded copper fuel, hydraulic, Raw water & Freshwater lines
TEEL 110VAC & Sureflow 12VDC fesh water pumps
Wesmar bow thruster
Wesmar hydraulic stabilizers
Centek mdl 1020200 air/water separator for the generator
Village Marine Tech water maker with 2X membranes & sediment filters
Holding tank w/overboard discharge
Bennett trim tabs
Fireboy auto Halon fire extinguishing system
AC & DC engine room task lighting
Newer dripless shaft seals
Engine room work bench
Bennett trim tabs
Dual trumpet air horn
Webasto mdl DBW-300 hydronic 103450btu diesel heating system
AC/DC electrical power is supplied via a 250V/125V/50A shore power, Inverter, 12VDC batteries and a Westerbeke 12.5kw generator.
AC/DC distribution panels in the lower salon
Westerbeke 12.5kw generator
Generator sound should & Centrek air/water separator
The deck arrangement offers the owners and their guests great areas to relax while aboard. The foredeck area offers plenty of space for deck chairs or lounge cushions. The aft deck offers a round teak table with 4 chairs and make a great place for dining and the flybridge offers two comfortable settees where you can sit and enjoy the view.areas to relax. The helm station has comfortable seating for 8-10 and the aft bridge deck has a MarQuip davit and a Novurania MX 380 DEL hard bottom center console tender with a 40HP Honda outboard.
The main deck has built-in transom steps that make it easy to get from dock to the aft deck and the upper salon offers both port & starboard access doors to the wide side decks and a stairway leading to the flybridge. The wide side decks with their S.S. grab rails provide safe passage to and from the fore-deck. All of the exterior teak cap-rails, windshield, flybridge settees, aft deck teak table and the Novurania tender have protective canvas covers.
1998 Novurania MX 380 DEL HB center console tender
40HP Honda 4cycle outboard
MarQuip low profile 1500lb davit
KVH TracVision 4 satellite TV receiver
Round teak table w/4 teak chairs & canvas covers
Magnum S.S. propane BBQ
2X Pioneer TS-MR165 marine stereo speakers
Port & Stbd fuel deck fills
4X deck cleats
Teak cap rail
Aft deck hardtop
Maxwell DC stern winch
Teak capped swim platform
Stinless Steel "Staple" safety railing
Transom grab railing
Custom lazarette storage with escape hatches from the owners stateroom
Lazarette offer abundant storage & houses the inverter and inverter battery bank
Maxwell Nilsson V1000 12VDC vertical windlass
Danforth anchor with 5/16" chain
Freshwater deck wash down - spigot is next to he windlass
Teak cap rails & canvas covers.
"M/V AirWaves" is a wonderful example of a yacht that is maintained by knowledgeable owners. This yachts motor-yacht design makes it ideal for living aboard and extended cruising. The proven Ed Monk Jr. hull ensures that this yacht will provide excellent sea keeping capabilities and that attention was paid to designing an interior with abundant storage and comfortable living spaces.