88' Nordlund 88 Yachtfisher

2006 Quest

Priced at $3,950,000

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Stunning long range yacht fisherman from one of the best custom shipyards in North America. Naval architect R. Edwin Monk and structural designer Tim Nolan combined to build not only a serious fishing machine but true luxury yacht. Rare opportunity to own one of the absolute finest custom Yachtfishers ever built. 


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88 Yachtfisher
San Diego, CA
88 ft
Boat Name


Cruising Speed
21 kn
183,000 lb
22 ft
5 ft
Fuel Tanks
Fresh Water
Double Berths
3,350 hp
Engine 1
Caterpillar C-32
1675 hp
Engine 2
Caterpillar C-32
1675 hp



"QUEST" has a total of 5 staterooms.

There are 3 staterooms forward of the galley and down four steps. The port stateroom has a double bed and en-suite head and shower. Directly across is the starboard stateroom with 2 oversized lower beds and a pull down Pullman bed. This stateroom has a private en-suite head and shower. Going forward is the crew/guest stateroom which has a double bed on the port side and 2 single beds to starboard. This stateroom shares the port guest head but has its own entry door.

Proceeding up to the main salon, through the galley and down a spiral staircase is the separate entrance toownersu2019suitewithqueenbed. Thereisalsoaprivatesinglebedgueststateroomtoportoftheownersu2019 stateroom.

u201cQuest u201d is very well thought out and numerous accommodations allow for flexibility such as large family gatherings and even charter quests, although she has never been chartered. If you add the double watch bunk in the wheelhouse she could actually accommodate an overflow of guests up to 12 including crew.


When you come aboard the u201cQUESTu201d you are immediately impressed by the size of the cockpit and the excellent use of its space for serious fishing. Itu2019s incredibly well equipped with every conceivable and up to date piece of equipment for the most discernible tournament fisherman and includes the following:(4) Built in Tuna Tubes on each side, built in under cap rail with separate pumps for each side

Large center bait system, (2) 200 gallon tanks with built in tackle center, drawers between both

Second tackle center, built in at forward end of cockpit

Large 1u20442 ton fish hold freezer under deck

(15) Rocket launchers

Custom fish cleaning board, stores flush at aft of cockpit when not in use

Hot and cold shower aft end of cockpit

Transom step with stainless rails and

Large custom heavy-duty deck hatch at aft end of cockpit. Gives Access to: large Glacier Flash freezer, (1) Iso Boost 100 amp transformer (Charles C-Power), (2) Iso Boost Transformers 50 amp each (Charles C-Power), 120 volt outlet, Jastrom Hydraulic steering with 4u201d rudder shafts, Carbon water filter for shore water, (3) circuit breakers for shore power hook ups.

Entry door to engine room

 Sink with hot and cold water

 (12) Rod holders around cockpit teak cap rail

 Cable Master 100 amp shore power cord
(2) 50 amp shore power cord hook ups, one on each side of cockpit

Salt water and fresh water wash downs

Courtesy lights at transom step

NavNet Monitor / GPS, radar, video depth

Hideaway helm station / Caterpillar engine ups controls, Simrad full follow-up lever steering, Keypower bow thruster control, Icon VHF radio, rudder angle indicator. large storage locker under

Oversize hip cushion inside of cockpit cap rail both sides and stern

Quick disconnect hook up for fuel bladder
Quick disconnect for hook up of shore fresh water (one on each side of cockpit)

Courtesy lights all around cockpit 

 Large scuppers at aft corners of cockpit

California Deck

Four steps up from the cockpit is he large and fuctional California Deck. This climate controlled outdoor area has seating for a crowd plus large grill and storage. Overhead is a fishermans dream in 3 rod lockers holding up to 24 rods. This area also has a large day head on starboard side. Equipment included :

Large U-Shaped settle with custom teak table and (3) built in stools

Custom overhead Rod Lockers for 24 Rods and Reels

Misting systems around overhead of deck

Day Head

Built in Eskimo Ice Maker

Sink with hot and cold awater

(2) Sub Zero Refrigerator drawers

Stailess ladder with teak steps to upper bridge and boat deck



Main Salon

Entering into the main salon from the large California Deck through the electrically operated door  you will notice is how open and comfortable this space is. One can see all the way through the galley to the forward windows. This is an excellent gathering or relaxing space on this boat. Equipment and furnishings include

Port side aft is a large L-shaped settee and u2022 a custom table with storage underneath

Built in wine storage locker, glass storage u2022 locker, corian counter top with custom copper u2022 sink and cold filtered water all in front of the u2022 settee u2022

Small settee with table right side aft u2022

Built in entertainment center includes:

Sony  DVD, Panasonic HD & DVD recorder, Sirius radio receiver, Denon receiver, Niles u2022 Amplifier, Sky RCA satellite TV (Mexico/US), u2022 plug for IPhone and IPod

42u2019 Flat screen TV built in above

Custom large back lit, etched glass art work by Channel built in to the left of TV Overhead lighting with Viotion dimmer

Large overhead wood accent with lighting Stereo speakers overhead

Separate entry to Owners suite and single guest stateroom down curved stairway

Custom wood blinds on each window


Up two steps from the salon is the Country Kitchen style Galley. This area is very open with lots of windows which gives over 220-degree of visibility. There is an enormous amount of counter space including a center island and several large seating areas making this one of the many social gathering centers of this boat. The storage space is extensive with under and over counter lockers. Equipment and furnishings include

 Amtico Synthetic flooring

Standup full size Subzero Refer/ Freezer

(2) Overhead built in TVu2019s which come down from overhead

Large U-shaped settee with table on port side

Large settee forward with seating for 5, adjacent to counter top for casual dinning

(2) Large stainless steel sinks

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GE Space maker 11 microwave

Fisher & Paykel dual drawer dishwasher

GE Profile bread warmer

Instant hot water dispenser

Kohler faucet at sinks with telescoping hose u2022 Cuisinart coffee maker

Kitchen Aid trash compactor

 Deu0301cor stove top (4) burners with fiddles

Large convection oven

Excellent drawer space under counter

 Oval wood accent overhead above dinette u2022 Extensive overhead lockers

Enclosed Bridge / Electronics / Navigation

A beautiful curved and easily negotiated stairway to the wheelhouse you will find the very large bridge deck, again quite open with windows all around giving great visibility in all directions. Dual STIDD Helm Chairs centerline with a double watch bunk to port and settee to starboard make this area very comfortable for extended all weather voyaging. Electronics and Navigation include  Port side storage lockers

Overhead built in TV electrically comes out of the overhead

Custom Nordlund electric panel 24 volt and 12 volt house with digital display

Clock and barometer (Weems and Plath)

Big Bay monitor for ISIS full boat monitoring system/ all tanks, bilges, smoke detectors, engines, alarms, and more

Furuno loud hailer

Nobeltec navigation software for GPS

Simrad Gyro Compass display

Simrad Auto Pilot AP50

Simrad back up Auto Pilot AP 26

Caterpillar emergency engine controls

Furuno GPS-GP 90 (2) units

Furuno 2 kW LCD depth indicator

Furuno 28/88 dual frequency sonar

Isis alarm system control pad

(5) 18u201d Nauticomp Monitors built into dash

Dash has built in defrosters and air fans

Alpine stereo AM/FM radio

(2) Icon VHF radios with remote to cockpit and aft deck

Furuno 72 mile color radar

Kahlenberg horn controls

Keypower bow thruster controls

Rudder angle indicator

Simrad AR78 Gyro compass

Furuno 2x2 Navnet (radar, video

NAIAD ZERO SPEED stabilizer controls

Furuno FA 150 AIS readout

 Caterpillar electronic digital engine displays u2022 B&G HS 2000 display, wind speed, true and apparent, boat speed, depth, heading

 Furuno RD 30 display, depth, boat speed, water temperature

Wiper controls

(2) Water maker control units


Boat Deck

Upper Boat Deck is just aft and through a door from the wheelhouse and includes:

(2) 8D batteries for running the 12 volt wheelhouse electronics, built into custom storage locker


Fresh water faucet

10u2019 Achilles  tender with 20 hp Yamaha 4 stroke outboard,

CT 1500 Steel Head Marine Davit

Stainless ladder with teak steps to bucket

Complete pod steering station with: Caterpillar single lever controls, rudder angle  indicator, bow thruster controls, auto pilot (Hydraulic) and jog stick follow up controls


 This steering station is fully equipped and has excellent 360 degree visibility around vessel. It includes:

Access through the floor which closes after u2022 entering u2022

Seats up to (3) people u2022

Furuno NavNet monitor: radar, depth, GPS, boat speed

Icon VHF radio

Kahlenburg horn controls

Anchor winch control

Caterpillar single lever engine controls

#1 Forward Stateroom / Crews Quarters


Double bunk port side w/ lockers & drawers underneath

Single bunk right side w/ another single bunk above & to right, storage underneath

B & G HS 2000 & IS remote control panel

Panasonic KXT7731 advanced hybrid phone system (satellite & intercom)

 Large double door, cedar lined hanging closet

 Shares head w/ port guest stateroom, but has its own entrance

Forward Equipment Room

Under the sole in the forward stateroom is a large equipment room. Access is through a hatch and down a ladder giving stand up head room. This area is excellent for dry storage and it houses the following:

Air conditioning compressors for all u2022 staterooms u2022

Main Head Hunters head system u2022

High Tide, Coast Guard approved head treatment system

High pressure water wash down pumps

Bow thruster motor

Ships sonar system (through hull)

#2 Guest Stateroom Portside

 Double bed with storage underneath

 Samsung flat screen TV with DVD

 Panasonic intercom to all cabins and bridge

 Cedar lined hanging locker

 Stereo speakers overhead

 Air conditioning controls

 En-suite head with stall shower includes corian counter top, mirrored wall behind sink,           storage lockers

#3 Guest Stateroom Starboard side

 Oversized twin lower beds with storage drawers underneath

 Center divider cabinet with (3) drawers

 Pullman drop down bunk allows this cabin to sleep three

 Courtesy reading lamps above beds

 Panasonic intercom phone to all cabins and bridge

 Shares full sized head with forward stateroom 

 Samsung flat screen TV with DVD

 Cedar lined hanging closet

 En-suite head with stall shower, corian ounter top, brushed stainless sink, mirrored wall,     storage lockers

#4 Single Stateroom

On the same level as the Owners Suite and to port is the single Stateroom great for an extra guest, chef, nanny or? This is an excellent stateroom for many uses and could easily be turned into an office if you desired. It includes:

Built in Flatscreen TV

Reading light

Ample storage

Master Stateroom / Owners Suite

To enter this area of the boat you go down a curved stairway from the main salon. This area has the advantage of being completely separated from the other staterooms. At the bottom of the stairway you enter a small foyer and from here you can enter the owners suite, the single guest stateroom or the engine room.

Center walk-around Queen bed (athwart) with storage under and Shoji sliders above

(2) large cedar lined hanging closets one with double doors

 30u201d Flatscreen TV built in opposite bed

DVD and Alpine Stereo

(11) drawers and (10) lockers insuite

En-suite head with large stall shower, corian counter, mirrored behind sink, underneath storage and Head Hunter electric head.

Utility Room

u00a0Main electrical panels which includes AC and DC distribution panels w/circuit breakers, u00a0u00a0

u00a0The main instrumentation panel for the (2) 40 kW Northern Lights generators

u00a0Work bench with vise located above built in tool storage

Maytag stacked washer and dryer - full sizeu00a0u2022u00a0Amana refrigerator and freezeru00a0


Engine Room

From the workroom going aft you enter the full stand up engine room through a watertight soundproof door made by Pacific Coast Custom Doors.. The engine room is well lit, roomy with excellent access to all systems throughout. All the way aft is the access door to the cockpit. This area houses:

Trace 4 kW inverter

(2) Fuel transfer manifolds with customu00a0stainless cover plates

u00a0Duel Racor primary filters for mains

u00a0Manifold system for emergency bilge pump

u00a0(2) 900 gal fuel tanks with sight gauges

u00a0(2) 600 gal fuel tanks with sight gauges

u00a0(1) 350 gal fuel tank forward

u00a0Fuel polishing system with timer

u00a0(2) 60 amp New Mar shore chargersu00a0(PTM24-22 Modules)

u00a0Delta engine blower system. Adjustsu00a0accordingly to engines needsu00a0

Twin Caterpillar C-32u2019s 1825 HP each,u00a0

u00a0(2) 40 kW Northern Lights Generators inu00a0sound shields. 1800 RPM (slow turning)u00a0

u00a0Twin desk transmissions each with a hydraulic power take off

u00a0Racor primary filters for both generatorsu00a0

Central vacuum system throughout boat u00a0

(2) Complete Caterpillar engine digitalu00a0displays

(2) Separate hydraulic tanks

Separate starting batteries for each generatoru00a0and main engine

u00a0Battery paralleling system

u00a0Soft water system for entire boat with UVu00a0filtering system

u00a0 Bauer Dive Compressor 30 minute fill for 80cu

u00a0cf tank. System has self cleaning mode
u00a0 Separate pumps for fish hold, flash freezer,

u00a0 bait tanks

(2) Vantage Marine water makers. 1700u00a0gallon each per day


u201cQuest u201d is the perfect example of what can be accomplished when you combine one of the finest custom shipyards in North America, Nordlund Yachts with world renowned naval architect R. Edwin Monk, structural designer Tim Nolan and interior designer JS Westhoff. She is extremely well thought out from her great balance while underway, thoughtful accommodations, interior layout, extensive electronics and audio visual, to her extensive fishing capabilities.

With the use of only the finest materials incorporated in her construction, interior woodwork and choice of gear and equipment she is the embodiment of not only a serious fishing machine but a true luxury yacht of the highest caliber.

This is a rare opportunity to purchase a stunning pedigree long range yacht fisherman without the two year plus wait and for substantially less than replacement..

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.