NOT FOR SALE TO U.S. RESIDENTS WHILE IN U.S. WATERS
FORTALEZA is an elegant, but rugged Long Range Tri deck motor yacht offering 4 staterooms with spacious accommodations for 10 owners and guests. She is maintained in ready-to-cruise condition and upgraded often by her knowledgeable owners and seasoned crew who are all dedicated to the yacht full time.
FORTALEZA currently operates as a part of a Marine Archeology and Exploration Adventure Charter business. This presents a rare opportunity for her new owners to continue operating this highly acclaimed, very successful Archeology and Adventure Charter firm with its excellent momentum moving forward into 2012 and beyond. Advanced bookings are already on file and future projects, beneficial to her new owners, are in the works with several countries surrounding the Mediterranean.
September 2012... FORTALEZA has just completed an extensive yard period including COMPLETE HULL PAINT and BOTTOM PAINT RENEWAL, all running gear serviced and systems checked in preparation for a sea trial prior to moving into the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
With over 100 years combined experience and often referred to as the Lewis and Clark of the ocean, the FORTALEZAs owners and their hand picked team of archeologists and ocean scientists have discovered numerous ancient shipwrecks off the coasts of Spain, France, Italy, Croatia, Sicily and Malta. Through their efforts the owners have developed very desirable relationships with governments, cultural institutions and Universities surrounding the Mediterranean that provide them exclusive access to numerous areas and sites not available to other yachts or individuals. Often, berthing and utilities are provided for FORTALEZA in prime marinas in return for the exploration of local waters.
If the business option is chosen, the R - V ISIS, incorporating state of the art ocean research and survey equipment including a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) used to photograph and recover ancient artifacts some dating to 700 BC (see equipment description would be included with the business transaction.
Lucrative tax benefits and incentives may be applicable to the profit and non-profit operations offered herein.
Naturally FORTALEZA may also cruise to many other charter locations world wide with her fuel-efficient extended .