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1998 Voyage Yachts Norseman 430

St. Thomas




Considering all offers!!

Successful Charter operation IN THE USVI


Comes with mooring in Red Hook.

Scubadu, a Norseman 430 Catamaran, was built in Cape Town, South Africa, where she embarked on her Trans-Atlantic crossing to the Virgin Islands. Scubadu is strong, fast, comfortable, and fun to sail. 

Scubadu’s wide beam allows plenty of deck and trampoline area for sunning while simultaneously adding stability and comfort. Vessel is fully equipped and ready to sail!

Twin inboard diesel engines 
Make/Model: (2) Yanmar 3GM30FC Year: 1998, both engines serviced 2012 Horsepower: 27 hp. each

Yanmar Saildrives SD20 , new February 2012

Cooling System: Closed system, raw water cooled via heat exchanger

Exhaust System: Wet exhaust via Vetus mufflers 4 Fuel Filters: (3) Racor 500FG Fuel Lines and Connections: Approved hoses and fittings 

Fuel Tank(s) Material: Stainless steel, Capacity: 120 gallons 

Propeller(s): (2) 2 blade aluminum 

Steering System: Destroyer wheel, with chain to cable, over sheaves to tie rod, connecting tillers on rudder posts 


Never use engines to make power, only for the movement of Scubadu Solar panels keep all systems running   (2) 320W solar panels 2018 provide enough power to accommodate living and doing charters on vessel fuel free. 

Voltage: 12 VTDC and 110 VTAC, Wiring Type/Condition: Stranded marine grade copper, Batteries: (8) 6VT Trojan and (2) H-24 lead acid batteries, new 2012, New battery bank installed in April 2018 Vented Box/Tops/Installation: Isolator/Shut-Off Switched: Selector and disconnect switches 
Control Board/Circuit Panel: (24) Breaker protected DC circuits, with main, volt and ammeters, (7) Breaker protected AC circuits.
Navigational Lighting: All operational at time of survey 2015
Interior Lighting: All operational at time of survey 2015 
Battery Charger: Integral with Xantex inverter, new 2015 
Alternators: (2) alternators, belt driven on engines 
Electrolysis Protection: Zincs on Saildrives 
Capacity: 120 gallons, Material: Stainless steel , Pressure Water System: (2) Shurflo, on demand pressure pumps , Other: Spectra watermaker  9-14gph produces 100gal daily!


Sails: 1 Main, 2 Genoas all in excellent condition

Standing Rigging: 1 X 19 stainless steel wire, 
Chainplates: All good as can be examined 7, Running Rigging: Double braid Dacron, good condition, 
Winches: (4) Andersen 46STs, and (1) Andersen 40ST Lifelines/Stanchions/Pulpits: Double course, stainless steel lifelines on stainless steel pulpits and stanchions Canvas Covers/Awnings: Bimini (new 2012), Main sail Stack-Pack (new 2017) and suncover 
on jib  

NAVIGATION GEAR  (All functioning)
VHF: Icom IC-M59 , SSB: Icom IC-M710 ,Compass: Ritchie Power Plus, Auto Pilot: Autohelm ST7000 , Depth Sounder: Autohelm Tridata , Speed Log: Autohelm Tridata, Wind Instruments: Autohelm Wind , Barometer: Barigo, bronze, Clock: Barigo, bronze 
Charts: Charts of local waters observed, Chart Table

 Stove Type: INOX 4 burner stove top and separate INOX oven 

(3) 20# aluminum LPG bottles in anchor locker, drains overboard, LPG Pressure Gauge/Leak Detector: Pressure gauge fitted

Refrigeration/Fuel Type: 12VTDC, dual refrigerators in galley / 12v freezer

Hot Water Heater/Fuel Type: (2) Iso-temp, waste engine heat and 110 VTAC 

Anchors/Rodes: (1) Delta Plow with 25' of. 3/8" chain and 330' 3/4" nylon line,

(1) 35 lbs. CQR with an estimated 300', 3/8" all chain rode 
Windlass Type: Lofrens Airon 
Dock Lines/Fenders

Life Jackets/No./Type: (18) Type I 
Throwable Buoy(s)/Location: (2) Horse shoe buoys,
Distress Signals: Adequate quantity of unexpired distress flares, new 2016

Includes:Nautool 316 stainless steel gas GRILL 

  • 2015 AB 12' Dinghy w/ 15hp yamaha 2 stroke
  • Very good mooring in Vessep Bay
  • Freezer w/ locker at American Yacht Harbor
  • 8 man offshore liferaft
  • Many other accessories

Basic Boat Info

Price: $199,000
Boat Name: SCUBADU
Make: Voyage Yachts
Model: Norseman 430
Year: 1998
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: VO140396
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 43 ft
Length Overall: 43 ft
Beam: 25 ft

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 3GM30FC
  • Drive Type: SailDrive
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 27hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 1998
  • Engine Hours: 3400
  • Engine Location: Starboard
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 3GM30FC
  • Drive Type: SailDrive
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 27hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 1998
  • Engine Hours: 3400
  • Engine Location: Port
Total Engine Power: 54hp


Drive Type: Sail
Boat Class: Catamaran


Daniel Basick
Maritime Yacht Sales


Maritime Yacht Sales
6501 Red Hook Plaza Suite 201
St. Thomas, VI, 00802

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.

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