2000 96' Custom Rodriquez Long Range Passagemaker Vessel. Honolulu, HI - boats - by dealer - marine sale - craigslist (2024)

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2000 96' Custom Rodriquez Long Range Passagemaker Vessel. Honolulu, HI - boats - by dealer - marine sale - craigslist (1)

boat type: commercial boat

propulsion type: power

length overall (LOA): 96

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Vessel is new to the market! This amazingly beautiful well equip 2000 96' Custom Rodriquez long range passagemaker vessel is located in Honolulu.


The Searcher is a proven go anywhere motor yacht. She has done extensive touring throughout the Caribbean, through the Panama Canal, North America, the Central and South Pacific, and the Hawaiian islands. While outfitted and providing the comforts of a motor yacht, she has been used extensively as an owner operated independent research vessel. Upmost attention has been paid to the safety aspects of long range cruising with a steel hull and multiple redundancies for most systems. She has a proven track record working with multiple government agencies (NOAA, FWS, USDOD) as well as universities (UH, Scripps, Woods Hole) conducting research throughout the Pacific basin. She has also worked with the film industry being featured in shows such as Lost, Hawaii 5-0, Voyage to Kure with Jean Michel Cousteau, and multiple BBC nature programs. For the interested buyer there is still the opportunity to continue these partnerships or to safely travel the world in comfort.



Length 96ft
Beam 26ft

Cruising Speed 9kn
Max Speed 12kn


Fresh Water Tanks 3250gal

Fuel Tanks 9600gal

Holding Tanks 1600gal


Engine 1 Engine Make Caterpillar

Engine Model 3406

Total Power 365hp

Engine Type Inboard

Fuel Type Diesel

Engine 2 Engine Make Caterpillar

Engine Model 3406

Total Power 365hp

Engine Type Inboard

Fuel Type Diesel

Mechanical Equipment

Main propulsion is provided by twin Caterpillar 3406 engines each with 365 horsepower. The mains are air start, provided by twin Ingersoll-Rand t30 air compressors. Twin Cummins 6bt generators are each capable of generating 65KW single and three phase electricity and can be run individually or synched. A smaller Cummins 4bt is a dedicated engine for hydraulics to run the crane, windlass, and bow thruster. There is battery backup for electronics, Aqua Air air conditioning units, emergency bilge pump out or fire fighting pumps. The Lazarette contains twin steering pumps, two Sea Recovery water makers (rated 1200gpd each), twin 40 gal water heaters, twin fresh water pumps, a centrifuge for polishing fuel, and a USCG approved type II Marine sanitation device and black water storage tanks

Deck and Hull Equipment

The flybridge has a large canvas covered area for sitting as well as storage and an area for a bbq. There is a steering station with controls for the throttles, rudder, and bow thruster. It is also where the two (one port and one starboard) 12 man Viking life rafts and the two automatically deploying epirbs are located. The boat deck has three steering stations: one port and one starboard forward on the Portuguese bridge, and one aft. It also contains the twin Zodiac Mark V tenders (one with a 60hp Evinrude Etec, the other with a 100HP Honda VTEC) and the Alaska Marine 3500 lb extension Crane used for tender deployment. The main deck has the windlass on the bow, which has a 175lb Bruce anchor with 90 ft of heavy chain attached to 600 ft of 3/4 wire cable. A secondary storm anchor with 30 ft of chain and 300 ft of 1 1/2 inch nylon three strand are also stored on bow. A large parachute sea anchor can also be rigged to the storm anchor setup. The foredeck contains the fo'c'sle which has two 14cu.ft. chest freezers, two scuba dive compressors for tanks, washer/dryer, dive storage, fishing gear storage, a workshop space with vise, drill press, and tool storage. There is also a supplementary water storage tank that can hold 2,000 gal. The foredeck also contains a smaller (1000 lb) manual davit for equipment loading, dive tank storage and a large storage locker for bc's, weights, fins, etc...The aft deck has a 5 hp hydraulic capstan and ports for attaching three other hydraulic devices (run by separate hydraulic system), hot and cold showers, refrigerator, sink, salt water wash, air hose and a hanging locker for fishing gear. There is a full beam swim step on the back.

Galley Equipment

The fully outfitted galley has a full sized double locking door True refrigerator, an ice maker, trash compactor, twin stainless steel dish washers, twin ovens, 5 burner electric cooktop, microwave, and coffee machine. A three basin sink with disposal and the dishwashers can be diverted for either grey water storage or directly overboard. Lots of cabinets for dry good storage. The fo'c'sle contains two chest freezers for frozen good storage. The co*ckpit, pilothouse, and flybridge each have a small beverage fridge for further storage.


The Searcher has seven fully air conditioned staterooms: Four on the lower deck, each with a queen bed, a foldaway single bunk above, an ensuite head with shower, TV with DVD player and a small work area. A fifth lower deck stateroom is the master suite which is full beam with a king bed, office area, and ensuite head and shower. The Main deck has two further staterooms designed for captain (queen bed) and crew (two single bunks) sharing a head and shower.

Navigation Systems
Automatic Information System (AIS), Hd800 Wesmar searchlight sonar w/ flatscreen display, Simrad NEO3 multifunction display with Navionics chartplotting and forward scanning depth finder, Raymarine multifunction display with wind and depth, Sailor vessel monitoring system (VMS - required for work in the NWHI) Furuno 48 and 72 nm radars, dedicated computer for inmarsat internet and email and for running MAPTECH chartplotting system, Robertson AP20 autopilot, Furuno 3 gps heading sensor, Furuno DGPS, Furuno chartplotter. Secondary manual steering station, Single side band, hailer, closed circuit camera system for port, starboard, aft, and boat deck viewing. Ansul fire detection system. Bilge and engine alarms. Wesmar active stabilizer system





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