Before wading into the specifics of this 2006 88’ Nordlund Yachtfisher, there are a couple of conclusions that you should understand.
The first relates to the boat’s heritage. Nordlund is a custom boat builder based in Tacoma, Washington. Over the course of it’s 55 years in business, Nordlund has come to define the yachtfisher category. It is recognized as one of the finest boat builders in the world.
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The second realization relates the fact that the boat opens an incredible array of possibilities. It’s 3,350 gallon fuel capacity imparts range. The Quest combines the electronics and hardware packages that you’d expect from a high end sportfisher with the comforts, space and interior appointments normally reserved for luxury motor yachts.
The Nordlund Story
For the past 55 years, brothers Paul and Gary Nordlund built every Nordlund vessel. A high-end custom builder, Nordlund works with some of the finest marine architects and craftsman in the business.
The Quest reflects the care, quality and attention to detail that make Nordlunds so desirable. This 360-degree walkthrough shows a glimpse of the what the boat makes possible and how it was made.
The Quest is classified as a yacht fisher with good reason. It ably combines some of the best qualities of both motor yachts and sportfishers.
From a fishing perspective, the cockpit features four built-in, concealed tuna tubes per side. It also houses two, 200-gallon bait tanks and multiple tackle stations.
The cockpit’s yacht features include a two-ton freezer, fish hold under the deck, a hot and cold shower (toward the aft of the cockpit), and a climate controlled California deck. This area, which sits forward of the cockpit—up four steps that lead into the salon—features a teak table and three built in stools, and overhead misters.
In short, this yachtfisher impartss comfort and self-sufficiency on expeditions. Whether your plans involve fishing, cruising, or some of both—the boat is ready. For context of this claim, see this Yachts international article about how other Nordlund owners utilize their vessels.
Interior, Accommodation and Features
The Quest is so well equipped for travel and accommodation that listing all of its features here is overwhelming.
The boat has five state rooms. Including the double watch bunk in the wheelhouse, the Quest could accommodate up to 12 guests (including crew). Themes of functionality, thoughtfulness and luxury inform the vessel’s design and layout.
Its electronics package is comprehensive and top of the line. It’s compilation of appointments in the staterooms, galley, and salon make luxury travel possible.
What can the Quest do for you? It is your imagination that sets the constraints… not the vessel.