68' Little Hoquiam Long Range Yachtfisher

2009 Blacksmith

Priced at $1,200,000

West Coast Rigged – Seakeeper Equipped – Meticulously Maintained – LLC Owned

Now is your chance to own a custom built 68’ Little Hoquiam long range yachtfisher. “Blacksmith” has been designed and rigged for the serious fisherman while offering comfort cruising and family amenities. With 2000 gallons of fuel capacity, commercial grade water and ice maker, Seakeeper and sleeping for 11, this yachtfisher can virtually go anywhere in the world. An observation room is located forward of the salon to take in the scenery or warm up near the electric fireplace. The galley consists of stainless steel appliances and is at the same level as the salon for comfortable entertaining. Each stateroom has ample storage and sizable berths.

From hydraulic drop down rod holders to a 20+ scoop bait tank, “Blacksmith” is a serious fisherman’s dream. She has been meticulously maintained by a full time captain and deckhand, the cleanliness of the bilges and engine room rival that of a new boat. Twin Cummins QSM 11’s and hydraulic bow and stern thrusters make the boat easy to maneuver and dock. 

Whether you want to fish the Southern California bight, fish halibut in Alaska or fish cow yellowfin in Puerto Vallarta, “Blacksmith” will take you there. Come see the “long range yachtfisher of the year” today! 

New owner has the option to retain the current captain. Boat is held in an LLC.

Little Hoquiam Shipyard, located in Washington State, has been building custom yachtfishers and commercial vessels since 1971. Little Hoquiam combines the finest materials with leading technology to build safe, stable and durable yachts that last a life time. 



Cruising Speed
18.5 ft
Max Draft
Fuel Tank
1 x 2000|gallon
Fresh Water
1 x 380|gallon
1 x 200|gallon
Double Berths
Engine 1
Engine 2


  • Midship master with queen island berth and ensuite head

         Ample closet and storage space, natural cedar closet

         Private entrance from salon

         Air conditioning and heat control unit 

  • Forward stateroom has starboard double berth and two single  berths to port with storage 

    Flatscreen TV mounted forward

         Air condition and heat control unit

  • Port side stateroom with two over under bunk berths

         Air condition and heat control unit

  • Forward two staterooms share head with sink and shower
  • Stacked Kenmore washer and dryer
  • Headhunter Royal Flush heads



  •  Open salon with ample seating and dining space

           Lots of windows for natural light

  • Amish fireplace
  • Dining table to port
  • Couch seating to starboard with coffee table
  • Samsung flatscreen TV with Direct TV and Samsung DVD player
  • Denon sound system with speakers in cockpit
  • AUX and Sirus XM radio
  • EdgeStar ice maker
  • Storage draws under seating and counters
  • Hanging rod storage above dining table
  • Air conditioned and heated



  • GE Profile 4 burner cooktop with oven
  • GE Profile stainless steel microwave oven
  • Large GE Profile stainless steel dual door refrigerator/freezer
  • Kitchen Aid Trash Compactor
  • Pullout cabinet to maximize space
  • Teak floor
  • Bar area
  • Corian countertop
  • Glassware cabinet
  • Storage space
  • Instant hot water
  • Garbage disposal


Observation Room

  • 2 over under bunk berths for extra guests or crew
  • Amish fireplace
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Seating area to port and bench seat center
  • Large cabinet for storage
  • Air conditioned and heated


Pilot House

  • Day berth that can be used as a captainu2019s berth
  • Seating area to port
  • Access to bucket and hardtop
  • Easy visibility with panoramic windows (slide open) 
  • Air conditioned and heated
  • 2 Stidd helm chairs
  • Concealed breaker panel 
  • Ample storage



  • 3 Big Bay monitors to show charts, sonar and TV

             - NavNet and Timezero charts for redundancy

  • Furuno NavNet 3D unit for radar
  • 2 Furuno open array radars
  • 2 ICOM M604 VHFu2019s
  • Furuno color depth sounder
  • Furuno CH 250 sidescan sonar
  • Simrad AP28 autopilot
  • Monitoring camera - Cockpit & Engine Room 
  • 2 KVH TracVision M5 units (Satellite tv and phone)
  • ICOM 2 meter band radio
  • FLIR night vision camera


Top Deck
  • 2009 Custom Little Hoquiam 14u2019 catamaran style tender w/ 50 HP 4 stroke Honda with bait tank Garmin GPS/fish finder
  • ElectriChef BBQ
  • SM1500R Steelhead Marine Davit
  • Top loading freezer
  • Storage box with custom holder for large helium tank
  • Easy to use ladder to cockpit deck
  • 12 man emergency Winslow life raft
  • 1000w Halon light facing aft
  • 1000w Halon light facing forward
  • 2 1000w Halon lights facing starboard and port
  • Forward facing spotlight 
  • Fresh and saltwater wash downs


Engine Room
  • Twin Cummins QSM-11-715 engines (1007 hours each)
  • Twin Northern Lights generators - 20KW each (1000 hours each)
  • Sea Recovery water maker
  • Emergency high volume hydraulic bilge pump
  • Oil pump changing system with two 55 gallon storage tanks (for waste and new oil) 
  • Engine room work bench with tools and spare parts
  • Hydraulic power take-offs on both engines
  • Water chiller
  • ABT stabilizing fins
  • Easy access to breaker panel 
  • Fuel transfer system 
  • Fire Boy fire suppression system
  • Blower fans
  • Upgraded 2 stage mufflers 
  • Air compressor 
  • Easy access to all equipment and filters
  • Batteries and chargers
  • 1200 gallon in 2 forward fuel tanks



  • 50 Amp shore power inlet, 125/250 VAC
  • Charles ISO Boost system
  • Inverter 2 8D Batteries
  • House batteries 2 8D
  • Engine batteries 4 8D
  • House batteries 2 8D
  • Generator batteries 2 4D
  • Heavy duty shore power cords
  • Battery chargers



The cockpit is set up for serious fishing with an abundance of tackle storage and all the equipment needed for big game fishing

  • Seakeeper stabilizer
  • Day head
  • Teak sole
  • Transom and gunnel rod holders 
  • Storage compartments in gunnels
  • 2 large refrigerated fish boxes, one with built in ice chipper
  • 6 pullout fridge/freezer draws and storage below deck
  • Driving station with thruster controls
  • Furuno Navnet 3D Fish Finder/Radar/Plotter
  • Simrad autopilot control
  • Hydraulic drop down rocket launcher - 17 rods
  • Hydraulic fold down rod storage in aft deck - 24 rods
  • Custom cabinets for tackle storage
  • 2 200w LED deck lights
  • Camera
  • Salt Water Wash Down
  • Fresh Water Wash Down
  • Large 20+ scoop bait tank with custom hand well
  • 2 one horsepower pool pumps for bait tank
  • Custom fish cutting board
  • Swim Platform
  • Easy access to Seakeeper, running gear, aft fuel tank, plumbing, etc
  • 800 gallon stern fuel tank



  • Casting bait tank
  • Seamlessly integrated storage into deck and sides
  • Salt Water Wash Down
  • Fresh Water Wash Down
  • Main anchor and anchor roller
  • Hydraulic drum windlass - 150' chain & 900' spectra rode
  • 2 mounted rod holders
  • Secondary bow roller and windlass for sea anchor or secondary anchor
  • Sliding door access to forward observation area near starboard bow



Bucket for spotting fish will full controls and electronics, accessed from flybridge

  • Throttle controls
  • Bow and stern thruster controls
  • Simrad FU80 rudder control
  • Simrad AP24 autopilot
  • Furuno Navnet 3D unit
  • VHF radio


Additional Equipment


  • ABT hydraulic bow thruster
  • ABT hydraulic stern thruster
  • Swim step with transom door
  • Handheld control unit for remote docking
  • Built in safes
  • Tender, BBQ, window and bucket covers
  • Custom made brush and shammy holders
  • Recessed cleats
  • Underwater lights



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.

Personal items and effects are not included with the sale.

Sales Agent

Zach Zorn

As a native San Diegan, Zach found his passion for boating and fishing at an early age. With a BA degree from Point Loma Nazarene University, Zach has years of web development, product design and management experience. His unique and progressive approach, combined with his enthusiasm and desire to perfectly match sellers and buyers, is impeccable. His international travels add to his diverse knowledge of fishing and boats, while his attention to detail is key to the success of both.

Contact Phone: (760) 815-8866
Email: [email protected]