Enter into the salon from the cockpit through the aft salon Dutch door. To starboard is a crescent shaped settee with cushions upholstered in “Almond” Ultra-leather. The cabin sole is African cherry and ebony.
To port is a custom pull-out sofa upholstered in matching leather, providing for “over-flow” guest accommodation.
Forward of the salon, the spacious galley communicates conveniently with the lounging and entertainment area of the salon. The galley has all of the accouterments a cook needs for dining and entertaining onboard.
Just to starboard of the galley is the hallway leading to master and guest staterooms forward. Outboard to starboard are the stairs leading down to the utility and engine rooms. Also to starboard, at the forward end of the settee, are the steps up to the pilothouse.
Light floods into the salon and galley area through three large windows on port and starboard sides of the cabin. All windows are installed with hi-tensile adhesive for a permanent water-tight seal, and easy rinse-down maintenance.
The guest and the master staterooms have similar accommodations. The forward stateroom with its centerline bed and abundant storage will make your guests feel privileged to be aboard.
Up in the pilothouse, there is also sleeping accommodation in the “captain’s cabin”. The head there serves that cabin, or as a day head, particularly convenient on overnight passages. The instrument console displays information beautifully, from an array of high-quality electronics. There are two Stidd helm chairs installed with black bases and off-white Ultraleather.
INTERIOR - GENERAL
Décor and Interior Comfort
- The overhead panels are upholstered in Majalite “Nova-suede” Champagne, except in the pilothouse, where the color is “Cinder”, which is darker for glare reduction
- The salon settee, sofa, pilothouse, and guest cabin changing seat cushions are upholstered in Ultra-leather “Almond”
- Framed panel joinery doors of African cherry frame with American cherry paneling
Long, transoceanic voyages would not be practical if the interior is not comfortable underway. Sound attenuation is one significant element of comfort underway. The engine room is well insulated, including the engine room doors. In the living spaces there are insulated bulkheads and rubber gasketed interior doors. The salon sole is four inches thick and cored with Nida Core. Below it are two more inches for foam engine room insulation with a perforated plate layer covering it.
To starboard is a long crescent shaped settee with a cherry three-section dinette table. The center section will slide out for easier access to the settee for cocktail and coffee use. The table pedestals are height adjustable for comfort.
The settee is upholstered in “Almond” Ultra-leather and has a comfortable knee roll seat cushion and waterfall seat back. There is a considerable amount of storage beneath the settee and behind the settee back rest.
The TV is mounted aft and near centerline creating an easy viewing angle for all in the salon, including the galley crew, and anyone seated on the pull-out sofa to port. This sofa provides ideal guest overflow sleeping space.
Also to port is a variety of organized storage space in lockers and book shelves aft and forward of the sofa respectively.
Moving forward in the salon to the aft face of the galley, the counter top has been terraced and extended to create a convenient eating space.
There are air-conditioning soffits above the port and starboard windows for broad dispersion of cool or warm air. The soffits join valences for the window coverings below.
For more dedicated heat, there are ducts for the diesel heat system which exhaust the warm air lower in the space.
Vincere has roman shades mounted in the valances that are very effective for reducing UV and heat loading in the interior and also provide some insulation for cooler conditions outside.
Vincere has one of the most well-equipped galleys of any Nordhavn, even larger models. She has two Sub-Zero 700 refrigerators each with two freezer drawers with icemakers. Other appliances include a GE convection microwave, GE gas cooktop, GE electric oven, GE dishwasher and GE trash compactor. In addition to the standard complement of storage space, the owners had a large custom locker with tambour doors built into the forward section of the galley. Granite counter tops provide plenty of work space, and includes an extended section for quick meals. There is a deep, double bowl stainless steel sink under-mounted in the counter, and a tall Grohe faucet to make the pasta or crab pot easier to clean.
There are overhead lockers above the main galley counter. The space is accessible fore and aft through wood and glass shoji style locker doors the lockers themselves are internally lit for easy access and ambiance.
The hallway provides easy access fore and aft to the staterooms and pantry without passing through any other cabins.
The main electrical distribution panel is in the hallway just forward of the salon. Further forward and to starboard is a large pantry with convenient shelf storage.
Further forward and to port is the entrance to the mid-cabin. Further forward to starboard is the guest head. A door just before the head encloses the guest head in the hallway into the space of the forward (guest) stateroom, which is all the way forward in the hallway.
Mid (Master) Stateroom
With a large, 60x77" bed with Sleep-Number mattress, lots of organized storage, and head ensuite it serves very well as the master cabin. There are hanging lockers and lots of drawer space, including night stands fore and aft of the head of the bed.
There are two large rectangular opening port lights in the alcove above the head of the bed, and a large hatch overhead for light and ventilation. Ports and hatches are equipped with insect screens. Roman shades in the alcove and a shade on the deck hatch block out the light for a relaxing sleeping environment even during the summer nights in Alaska.
An air-conditioning soffit over the alcove and heat registers down low in the bed pedestal provide the desired climate control.
The master head is aft in the master cabin. It is comfortably sized, and has a shower stall, granite topped vanity, and Tecma head.
Forward (Guest) Stateroom
The forward stateroom is one that you would be proud to designate for your guests. It features a centerline bed (58"x76"), lots of organized storage space in 18 drawers and several lockers, five opening portlights and three deck hatches. All ports and hatches are fitted with insect screens.
There is a utility space below the sole of the forward stateroom. It provides easy access to the standard Torrid water heater, EverHot (hydronic system) water heater, the Village Marine watermaker, and bow thruster, among other plumbing components. There is sufficient space for storage of additional items too.
Just outboard of the entrance to the hallway are the steps leading up to the pilothouse. In addition to serving as the operations center of the boat, the pilothouse also becomes the gathering place for the crew on long passages. It’s comfortable and functional and also features a “captain’s cabin” for off-watch crew or guests. There is a double bed, and a head ensuite to the pilothouse, which also becomes very convenient for the operating crew, with its Stidd helm chair, electronics complement, settee and dinette, sleeping space and head it is its own self-contained cabin.
The windscreens are reverse-raked for glare reduction, and the overhead panel fabric is darker than the rest of them in the interior for further glare reduction. The windscreen wipers are also fitted with fresh water washers.
One of the attractions of the Nordhavn 63 layout is that the view from the pilothouse is expansive, overlooking the foredeck and much of the length of the boat. Just outside the pilothouse to starboard is the wing control station, from which there is a view fully fore and aft. Since docking to starboard is most desirable, the wing station is the perfect vantage point, also making it easy to communicate with the crew stepping off onto the dock and handling lines, making it especially easy for a couple to handle the Nordhavn 63.
Vincere’s electronics complement is an example of the “best of breed” approach. All of the components have been selected for their reliability and for accumulated experience with each manufacturer’s record of service and field support. The electronic components were installed by Emerald Harbor Marine in Seattle, who have done numerous installations and performed extensive service on Nordhavns.
The Electronics Inventory:
- Maretron vessel monitoring and control 8" touchscreen
- Maretron internet protocol gateway
- Maretron alternating current monitor
- Maretron DC monitor
- Maretron temperature module
- Maretron ambient air temperature probe
- Maretron ring/under bolt temperature probe
- Maretron exhaust gas temperature probe
- Maretron short message service module
- Maretron Ultrasonic wind/weather station
- Maretron SMS100 text message module – sends reports to owner remotely
- Furuno NavNet TZtouch 9" multi-function display located in master stateroom
- Furuno RD 33 remote display located in master stateroom
- 3 ea. Furuno 19" Color LCD monitors in wheelhouse – have exceptional graphic quality, and dimmability
- Furuno SC30 satellite compass
- Furuno NavNet 3D black box – includes MPU001 processing unit and MCU001 control panel
- Furuno NavNet 3D DRS12A 12KW UHD digital radar
- Furuno NavNet DRS6A 6KW UHD radar
- Furuno XN12A/4 4' open array antenna
- Furuno PG500R heading sensor
- Furuno interface converter NMEA2000-NMEA0183
- Furuno FA50 Class B AIS system
- Furuno DFF1 NavNet sounder
- Furuno RD 33 remote data display
- Furuno BBWGPS GPS/WAAS receiver
- Nobeltec Trident
- Nobeltec Insight Radar Plus pack
- Nobeltec Furuno Radar Plus pack
- Nobeltec Furuno Sounder Plus pack
- FLIR M-625XP NTSC imaging camera with joystick control unit
- Standard Horizon Quantum VHF radio
- Standard Horizon full function Mic located over the starboard chart table area
- Rugged Sentry infrared dome camera
- Rugged outdoor PTZ camera
- Rugged Marine quad processor with remote
- 1 ea. Simrad FU80 follow-up lever w/display in pilothouse – Note: the follow-up levers are integrated into the autopilot system and are used for immediate rudder response in lieu of turning the steering wheel
- 1 ea. Simrad FU80 follow-up lever w/display in starboard wing control station
- Simrad AP70 autopilot with 2 ea. Accusteer pumps
- Wave Wi-Fi ethernet converter/bridge/with local access point
- Custom antenna mast for proper relative positioning of all antennas
- KVH TracPhone V3-IP Ku-band antenna with integrated commBox modem
- Custom computer w/Intel i5-4590 3.3GHz 1150 Quad
- ACR EPIRB with hydrostatic release
- IRIDIUM Satellite phone
- Bose Lifestyle Sound Touch 535 system (in salon)
- Bose Acoustimass 5 Series speaker system (in salon)
- Bose T Sound Touch Stereo JC Series H Wi-Fi (in pilothouse)
- Bose 151SE outdoor speakers (in cockpit)
- Bose SA5 Sound Touch amplifier
- Sirius radio
- Samsung 36" TV in salon
- Samsung 36" TV in guest stateroom
To starboard of the galley, steps lead down to the utility room. There are several features included: the washer and dryer along with a freezer. There is also a lot of organized storage space in seven drawers and some locker and shelf space. The owners also opted to include one fixed berth and one pipe berth for additional sleeping space. A granite topped vanity is also installed there, a great place to wash hands following engine room tasks, and before returning to the main deck.
The Nordhavn 63’s engine room is designed for access to all of the crucial maintenance points. In its forward section the headroom is full standing. There are stainless steel guard rails around the main engine and the fuel supply tank. Stabilizer actuators are located forward in the port and starboard alcoves.
There are easily readable sight gauges on the port and starboard engine room (main) fuel tanks as well as the supply tank, all of which are part of the renowned Nordhavn Yachts gravity feed fuel system:
- Two main fiberglass fuel tanks
- Two wing fiberglass fuel tanks
- One aluminum supply tank serves as the fuel supply “manifold” but functions in several ways:
- As the lowest, most concentrated pick-up point in the fuel system it ensures maximum available fuel
- Has a sump to accumulate water, and if so, a sensor to alarm in the pilothouse, so that the water can be drained off
- It can supplement the fuel metering information from the electronic engine, by using the graduated sight glass to get cumulative fuel consumption with running a generator
- By using 3/4" supply lines from the bottom of the main tank’s debris can be passed through to the supply tank, reducing accumulation in the main tanks, taking it to where it can be filtered out or drained off
The main engine Duplex Racor filters, and the transfer system Racor filter are easily accessed in the alley to starboard of the main engine. Racor Duplex filters are fitted with drain valves.
- Main engine - John Deere 6090AFM75 with M2 rating at 325 hp (2,920 hours, approx.)
- ZF ZFW325 3.958:1 reduction gear
- 3" Aquamet 22 propeller shaft
- PSS shaft seal
- 5-blade bronze propeller
- Mathers electronic controls in pilothouse, starboard wing station, and engine room
- Main engine is configured with dry stack exhaust and a Fernstrum keel cooler, making it an exceptionally reliable installation without a raw water cooling pump and associated rubber impeller
- 1 ea. 24-volt, 175-amp large case alternator for house battery bank charging, and 1 ea. 24-volt, 40-amp alternator for engine battery charging
- Wing engine - John Deere 4045DFM70 (54 hours) with ZF631V 2.477:1 V-drive transmission, propeller shaft and Gori 3-blade folding propeller to provide dedicated auxiliary power, without cross-linking to the main propeller shaft (which would be rendered useless if the main propeller were fouled)
- Wing engine is raw water cooled with wet exhaust
- ABT TRAC #300 digital active fin stabilizers
- PAE designed oil change system
- Bow thruster – 24-volt Side Power SP240TCI 15 hp with 12" tunnel
- Stern thruster – 24-volt 15 hp Side Power
- Cruisair air-conditioning system with SMX controls: 48k Btu remote compressor w/2x24k Btu air handlers on salon and galley, 1 ea. 30k Btu compressor and 1 ea. 10 Btu compressor and air-handlers for pilothouse and pilothouse cabin, 1 ea. 24k Btu compressor and 1 ea. 16k Btu air-handler and 1 ea. 10 Btu air-handlers for master stateroom, 1 ea. 12k Btu compressor and 1 ea. 12k Btu air-handler for guest stateroom, 1 ea. 10k Btu compressor and 1 ea. 10k Btu air-handler for the utility room
- Olympia DL-105, 105,000 Btu diesel hydronic heating system, includes EverHot water heating, waste heat exchanger on main engine, and various fans units throughout the interior. Fan units are positioned low for logical dispersion of heat. The Olympia is built largely of US domestic parts, most of which can be sourced from the Grainger catalog, among other sources.
- Engine room ventilation consists of two intake and one exhaust 12" multi-fan units, controlled with multi-fan speed controllers, and operated off of inverter service
- Seafire FD 1300M fire suppression system installed in engine room, with shut down for main engine, generator and blowers. Also equipped with manual pull cable (inspection current as of October 2017).
- Seafire FD 1050M fire suppression system in lazarette, actuated by pull cable located in the salon (inspection current as of October 2017)
- 9kW 240-volt 60hz Northern lights secondary generator installed in a sound shield in the lazarette (417 hours)
- 20kW 240-volt 60hz Northern Lights primary generator installed in sound shield in the engine room (2,269 hours). Includes Gen-sep exhaust system for very quiet exhaust, providing comfortable sound levels onboard, and won’t make you the villain of the anchorage.
- 3,500-watt Outback inverter with remote panel located on main distribution panel in hallway
- Inverter bypass switch installed in the even of inverter failure so generator or shore power can directly feed the electrical service panel
- Olsun Electric GS12YY isolation power transformer rated at 12 kVA - is provided to completely isolate the dockside shore power input to the 120VAC and 240VAC shore power connections from the boat’s electrical system to provide personnel protection and minimize galvanic current corrosion
- Glendinning shorepower cord retriever in transom
- Shorepower inlets on forward face of Portuguese bridge for 220v ship’s service, dedicated air-conditioning service, and 120-volt 30-amp ship’s service.
- 1 ea. 50-amp 125/250-volt shore power cord in addition to the Glendinning cord aft
- Set of “as built” electrical system drawings
The AC Electrical System
The AC electrical is 240-volts 60hz and 120-volts 60hz. The AC 240-volt power source can be from shore power connection or generator output. 120-volt output can be from the 30-amp shorepower connection on the foredeck, 240-volt shorepower connection through the balancing transformer, or from inverter output.
The DC Electrical System
The DC electrical system is 24-volts, except for one 12-volt buss in the pilothouse sub-panel for some NavCom equipment only operating at that voltage. The 12-volt buss is serviced by a 24-12-volt converter located in the pilothouse.
- Inverter System
- 8 ea. 8D 255 amp-hr house batteries divided into four 24-volt banks
- 2 ea. 4D batteries in series for 24-volt main engine starting
- 1 ea. Group 31 12-volt battery for pilothouse 12-volt electronics buss
- 2 ea. Group 31 batteries in series for 24-volt, shared generator start batteries
- 2 ea. 4D batteries in series for wing engine starting
- Xantrex battery monitor located on main electrical distribution panel in hallway
- 2 ea. 8D batteries for stern thruster operation
- 2 ea. 8D batteries for bow thruster operation
- Thruster battery charging is controlled by an automatic charge relay on each bank, which ties them to the house bank when a charge source is sensed, and isolates them from the house bank when they are in use, preventing a voltage drop to the house bank
- 800 gals. of freshwater in one fiberglass tank. The interior surface of the tank is laminated using food-grade gelcoat, and is very smooth. The tank is fitted with a large inspection port to enable a normal size man to enter the tank should it require cleaning.
- 40-gallon Torrid water heater has electric heating elements as well as engine waste heat
- An EverHot water heater plumbed into the diesel heat system yielding essentially unlimited hot water
- Headhunter Mach 5 fresh water system pressure pump
- Groco accumulator tank
- Plumbing is whale-type tubing and fittings
- Manifold for isolating fresh water circuits throughout the boat
- Village Marine Squirt 600 gal/day 240-volt watermaker
- Set of “as built” plumbing system drawings
- All toilets are Tecma 24-volt fresh water flush
- 120-gallon fiberglass black water tank
- 110-gallon gray water tank
- Both black and gray water tanks may be discharged through the deck by dockside vacuum service, or through the hull via Y-valve to a T24 24-volt DC Sealand electric vacuum pump and whale manual pump for each system
- There are tank level monitor systems for each of the black and gray water tanks
- Wide swim step with four 2" diameter staples
- “Diver’s” type boarding ladder
- Cockpit hatch access to lazarette, and engine room (preferred access for engine techs without moving through the interior)
- Transom boarding door
- L-shaped handrails on transom
- Cockpit console with sink
- Starboard side-deck with deep bulwarks
- Stainless handrails on bulwark caps for security and ease of fender hanging
- Steps at forward end of side deck up to Portuguese bridge and pilothouse deck
- Pilothouse deck extends along port and starboard pilothouse sides aft to lounge deck with settee
- Ladder aft to pilothouse roof
- Handrails along port, forward, and starboard sides of pilothouse
- Fabric cover on stainless steel bimini frame above pilothouse deck
- Well-balanced pantograph hinge on door from Portuguese bridge to foredeck
- Two large storage lockers in Portuguese bridge
- Large foredeck for tender storage. Enough space for two tenders.
- Steelhead davit
- Ground tackle handling area has low bulwark for debris containment, and drains to the waterline
- 30" tall safety rails around foredeck
- Freeman, commercial grade cast aluminum anchor locker hatch
- Dual bronze anchor rollers
- Receptacles for 240-volt 50-amp shore power and dedicated air-conditioning power cords
- Receptacles for 120-volt 30-amp power cord
- Maxwell VWC 3500windlass and chain stopper
- Maxwell AA710 wireless remote control for windlass
- 400' of 1/2" HT chain
- 170 lb. stainless steel plow anchor
- Steelhead ES 1500 telescoping davit mounted on foredeck with 1500 lb. safe working load – 7' retracted, 12' extended
- 8 fenders
- Dock lines
- Extended swim step with 4 ea. movable stainless steel staples – provides excellent access for tender or kayak boarding, or diving
- Transom boarding door
- Starboard side deck with high bulwark and midship boarding door
- Stainless steel rails mounted on bulwark caps for convenient hand hold and fender locations
- Upper, pilothouse deck has a stainless steel framed bimini covering the aft deck and extending forward to shelter the port and starboard pilothouse doors
- Settee aft of pilothouse – most often in the lee when at anchored. There is additional space for a table and chairs.
- Pantograph hinged door leading from Portuguese bridge to foredeck
- Portuguese bridge has two large storage lockers incorporated into the aft face
- Glendinning cord retrieval system for shorepower connection aft, as well as a full set of shore power connections on the foredeck
- Ladder access from aft pilothouse deck to pilothouse roof for electronics maintenance or storage access
- Pilothouse roof has stainless steel rail extending from side-to-side including the forward edge
- 11' Zar ZF-1 tender with 40 hp Honda outboard
- Custom tender mounting chocks, removable, with storage sockets outboard the deck
- Flopper stopper rigging for at-anchor stabilization
- Switlik SAR-6 Transoceanic raft mounted in cradle pilothouse roof with hydrostatic release. Raft is certified to 2021.
- Switlik MOM 8 man-overboard module
- Throwable life ring mounted on pilothouse cabin side
- Seafire fire suppression systems installed in engine room and lazarette
- 6 ea. adult life jackets
- Bilge pumps:
- 638AL manual bilge pump operable from main salon
- Jabsco electric diaphragm primary bilge pump with Ultra float switch
- 2 ea. Rule 3700 gal/hr. submersible type pump located above the primary Jabsco bilge pump, each with an Ultra switch and alarm on the main electrical distribution panel in the hallway
- Pacer hydraulic 180 gal/min. emergency pump working from hydraulic pressure integrated into the ABT stabilizer hydraulic system.
- ACR EPIRB with hydrostatic release
- Emergency tiller engages rudder stock for direct control of the rudder
- Nordhavn Owners Manual – includes exceptional descriptions and drawings of “as built” systems and equipment in printed and electronic form
- Individual component manuals and literature
- Numerous spare parts organized in “Sea Kits” cases
- The boat is currently set up with wheelhouse inventory system for re-supply of spares and maintenance parts. The system would require new owner to re-register with wheelhouse.
Selected tools, artwork, galley implements and small appliances, optics, owners’ personal effects