1973 J. Hitzeler

Latitude New Boat For Sale | ID# 1217079

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174′ J. Hitzeler 1973

J Hitzeler 1973 For Sale In Cartagena




  • Length Overall: 174′
  • Beam: 36′ (10.97m)
  • Maximum Draft: 10′ (3.05m)
  • Dry Weight:

Tank Capacities

  • Fuel: 50,000 gal
  • Water: 26,000 gal
  • Holding: 6,130 gal

Engine Information

  • (2)
  • Motoren Werk Manheim (MWM) 440-8 @ 938

General Description

Latitude was built as an Ice Breaker Class supply boat, converted in 2003, and then refit in 2006 into a pleasure Expedition yacht.  Her interior designer is Claudio Bernardes, a famous Brazilian architect.  She is now in Cartagena, having returned from an extended three year exploration and fishing adventure in Tahiti and the far Pacific. Designed for long distance, she was refit for comfort and simple travel with an astounding range. LATITUDE is experienced with helicopter capacity to 10,000 lbs, Dauphin EC 155.


The perfect long range expedition vessel, Latitude is designed for extensive travel to remote private destinations in luxurious accommodations for 14 in the comfort and safety that only a vessel of this class can provide. Latitude is available to continue on her journey for her next owner.

Broker Comments

Latitude was German built as an Ice Class supply boat (OSV), converted and refit 2003 thru 2006 into a fantastic Expedition yacht with a first class yacht interior.  Her interior designer was Claudio Bernardes, a famous Brazilian architect. She has recently returned from an extended three year exploration and fishing adventure in Tahiti and the far Pacific. Designed for long range, global adventuring, LATITUDE is currently configured with a 42′ and 28′ catamaran sport fishermen plus 3 other tenders and a wide array of toys of all kinds. Fish for world records, surf, dive, explore. Relax in the 40,000 gallon fresh water swimming pool. The cranes can handle most submersibles. Clear the decks and land a mid size helicopter (EC 155) or create your own globe trotting mission oriented configuration. The Grand Salon Deck is luxuriously comfortable in Brazilian Cedar with ample storage done with warm, excellent joinery.  An owner’s galley to die for joins the common salon and dining area, all opening to the pool deck. The owner’s suite is above and behind the bridge and has panoramic views with separate owner’s office, walk-in closet, large marble bath and balcony overlooking all the action. On the main deck below the Grand Salon Deck are five guest staterooms with ensuite baths. The generous Captain’s cabin is joined by the Captain’s office on the man deck aft and seperate from the guest. The crew galley and crew mess are on the main deck aft. The lower deck is dedicated to crew, laundry and machinery. LATITUDE offers the world adventurer a unique opportunity to take over a vessel that is robust, luxurious and versatile to strike out to the far reaches of the world.  LATITUDE is berthed in historic, charming Cartagena, Colombia. Direct air connections are available from many US and European cities. Seller will supply 2 round trip air tickets to qualified buyers. Cartagena is a safe and fascinating Unesco heritage site with great shopping, dining and maritime history. Cotecmar, a highly qualified Colombian Naval Shipyard in Cartagena with a 3,500 ton synchro-lift is well versed in large yachts and very economical. Cotecmar would be an ideal candidate for fine tuning LATITUDE for a fortunate buyer to make their signature refitting and outfitting. LATITUDE is seriously for sale represented by a recent ,395,000 USD price reduction. The seller will consider terms.

Accommodations & Layout

Bridge Deck:  The luxutious Master Stateroom with an office and marble head is located on the top deck. This location provides privacy, expanded views and a private balcony. The Navigation Bridge, Communication Room and Day Head are located forward of the Master Suite.  Grand Salon Deck:  Main Salon with the owner’s galley, dining room, swimming pool. Wine store room, storage for service and row boats, life rafts, barbecue apparatus. Main Deck: Five Guest Staterooms with ensuite heads forward. Main galley, freezer room and crew mess are aft completely separated from the guests.  The generous Captain’s cabin and office are aft of the Guest Staterooms.  Lower Deck:  Crew quarters for 15 Ship’s galley and storage area  Common crew meeting and dining area  Engine room, engine workshop, steering room, forward equipment room, with massive storage.

Salon Deck

The salon deck features a panoramic view from the owner’s gourmet galley, salon and formal dining area, generous built in storage lockers and bar. Also on this deck is is the main entertainment center with a large screen TV. This deck has a very comfortable and warm atmosphere. Owner’s Galley: L-shaped bar with seating for 8 Miele microwave  Miele Refrigeration  Gaggenau induction stove  Gaggenau oven 

Salon:  L-shaped settee with pillows Chairs with designer accents  Desk with chair  Full service bar 

Formal dining area:  Dining table with seating for 10 Refrigerated wine storage  Pantry


The Pilot House has a Portugese Bridge with dual wing stations. Main engines alarm control panel  Watertight indication panel  Speich rotate and swing wipers  Watertight doors port and starboard  Captain’s day berth  Day Head  Seating  Proper navigation area

Deck & Hull

STEEL HULL AND DECKS Foredeck decks are hearty teak over steel Aft decks are cedar over steel (2) Forward Anchors – 2,645 lb each (1) Stern Anchor – 1,543 lbs., 328′ of 12 mm wire cable  Windlass – Hitzeler Electric  (2) Stern mooring winches – hydraulic  Cranes: 14 ton 2001 Heila Gru HL RM 90/35, and 2008 Palfinger PC2300MA, 1 ton Custom steel gangway  Fresh water pool: 40,000 gallons Helicopter capacity on aft deck to 10,000 lbs, Dauphin EC 155

Electronics & Navigation

Furuno FR-2125 and 2135 Radar  Raymarine C120 GPS/Plotter/Echo sounder with Hybrid touch  Furuno GPS GP-33  Robertson AP9-MK3 Autopilot  Raymarine ST-60 with (3) displays  VHF portable – (5) units  Azimuth 1200 Electronic Compass  Simrad AR-68 Gyro  Robertson FU-91 Steering System  VHF FM-8500  VHF portable – (5) units Communication and Navigation Room:

GMDSS Console  Furuno Inmarsat System  KVH Mini SAT Broadband System  Navigation computer with printer  Telephones for all cabins



Caterpillar Generators: 1 x 180 KW 2 x 210KW Main and emergency switchboard in the engine room  (12) Batteries 440V/220V 50 cycle with 110v transformers

Engine & Mechanical

Twin MWM  440-8 diesel engines , 938 hp each Hydraulic manual steering  Bow Thruster  2 x SeaRecovery Coral Sea watermakers.  4000 gpd Fire suppression system  Air ventilation system Alfa Laval fuel filtering system Dedicated Bauer model JRII dive compressor.  Capacity to fill 2 tanks in 40 minutes +/- FUEL CONSUMPTION:

Cruising 9 knots about 48 gallons/ hour plus 3-3.5 gallons/hour for the generators, giving around 6.5 to 7 gallons for each nautical mile 


Safety & Firefighting Equipment

(4) Service boats  Fire hoses and nozzles uniformly distributed according to the vessel’s safety plan  Fire extinguishers are uniformly distributed according to the vessel’s safety plan  CO2 system for engine room  Smoke detection and general alarm system

Tenders and Toys

43′ Mares Catamaran Sportfish with 2 Caterpillar C-7 acert 455 hp, equipped and rigged for fishing  27′ Catamaran SeaCat with 2 x 225 hp Yamahas, rigged for fishing  21’ inflatable fiberglass hull with Yanmar 210 hp stern drive 18′ Inflatable fiberglass hull with 90 hp outboard 2 x 15’ fiberglass “pangas” 4 Kayaks 

Windsurfer Banana Approximately 16 sets of swim fins and masks Dedicated Bauer model JRII dive compressor.  Capacity to fill 2 tanks in 40 minutes +/- 8 BCs 16 tanks 10 wetsuits 32 fishing rods, all types Water skis Wakeboard 4 Stand Up Surfboards 5 Surfboards

Crew Galley

Commercial oven  Commercial refrigeration  Stainless prep area  Stainless counters  Cabinets storage  Dishwasher Separate freezer and fridge rooms

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.

This listing is courtesy of the MLS and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey representation of a particular vessel.