Trawler Launch “Big Bud”

Boat Name: Big Bud



Embark on Unmatched Adventures with the Luxurious Big Bud Trawler Launch

Discover the extraordinary WATSON 72, a 2002 Expedition Motor Yacht, beautifully refitted in 2005 & 2021. Big Bud stands out as the epitome of safety, comfort, & extended cruising capability. Constructed of 8mm BV-approved steel, storm-covered ports and BV-surveyed exterior doors and glass, ensuring maximum safety for deep-sea ocean service.

Boasting a fuel capacity of 43,000 ltrs, she has an impressive cruising range of 7000nm, powered by a Cummins 14NM engine. The yacht’s electronics include Furuno Navnet systems, comprehensive radar and GPS technology, guarantee precise navigation and communication.

Her spacious master cabin features a king-size bed, office area and ensuite with a large shower. 2 of the 3 aft cabins offer queen and double beds, air conditioning and fresh air supplies, ensuring a restful journey. The galley is equipped with high-end appliances, fridge/freezer and pantry with a chest freezer, making meal preparation a pleasure.

Designed for comfort and adventure, Big Bud includes amenities such as a Weber BBQ, teak deck furniture, and entertainment systems throughout. Recently serviced and fully outfitted, this is your perfect companion for luxurious and safe ocean adventures. Step aboard and let your journey begin!



  • year
  • make
  • model
  • style
    Trawler Style Launch
  • stock number
  • comment
    Extremely well presented expedition mini superyacht


  • Hull Construction
  • builder
    Shipco + Pacific Motoryachts
  • LOA approx
    22.6 m
  • beam approx
    6.75 m
  • draft approx
    3.0 m
  • hull type
  • transom


  • enginemake
    Cummins  360 hp.
  • engine model
  • engine year
  • hours approx
  • engine fuel
  • drive system
  • comment
    Twin Disc TD514 Gearbox + Cummins 6BT/169hp Auxiliary


  • fuel capacity approx
    43,000 Litres Litres
  • fuel tank
    8 Steel tanks
  • water capacity approx
    7,200 Litres Litres
  • water tank


  • berths
  • headroom
    2m +
  • toilet
  • cooking
    Equipped with high-end Miele appliances, a built-in fridge/freezer, F&P Dish Draw dishwasher and a pantry with a chest freezer
  • cabin no
    4 Doubles
  • saloon
    Full saloon with Bar and TV


  • safety equipment
    Fire and Smoke monitoring alarm system, Seematz Searchlight manual control from wheelhouse, Bilge alarm system, Bilge pumping manifold, Current + total fuel usage count system, Sea Anchor with ropes, 6 man Life Raft,
  • navigation gear
    Furuno Navnet 1933L includes 24nm radar, plotter with C map, sounder, engine room camera, GPS 30 back up to SC50. Link to sat compass, Transas Pro navigation system as alternative on Hitachi LCD 15 screen, AIS
  • ground tackle
    2 x Muir 135kg. 130m 16mm galv test chain. Stainless test swivels
  • capstan
    Muir Hydraulic anchor windlass. SGC2


  • Foremast with crows nest carrying navigation lamps, SS rigging, Palfinger 3000 Marine hydraulic davit, 2023 AB Oceanis center console fiberglass RIB with inbuilt fuel tank + 60HP Yamaha 4 stroke outboard, Webber BBQ new 2023, Deck flood lights, Satellite TV receiver dome, Bosch Washing machine and Dryer,  Laundry tub, Separate day head, CD & DVD Player, FM-AM Radio receiver and Amplifier. Large Television connected to Sat,
    Bar area with Spirits cupboard, bar fridge and icemaker, sink.

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