Design: This handsome powerful yacht designed by Gary Nordtvedt and built in the USA at Bellingham, Washington by Norstar Yachts, Spring Fever was built in 2000 to the highest standards and exacting detail. With fewer than 500 engine hours, Spring Fever is lightly used, well-equipped and ideal for sport fishing and Northwest cruising. She has been maintained in exquisite condition. A boater's boat this Norstar 302 cruises at 8 to 23 knots with top speed approaching 28 knots. Superbly engineered, her hull and machinery provide a confident, safe and dry ride in all sea conditions. Easily capable of cruising to Alaska this boat will hold her value for years to come.
Features and Equipment: Twin Volvo KAMD44 - 260 hp low hours (498) inboard diesel engines, w/ Twin Disc reduction / reverse gears; Engine monitoring and alarm system; Hydraulic-assisted steering; Mechanical controls; Diesel-fired hydronic furnace; Engine waste-heat system; 9.9hp 4-cycle Yamaha outboard motor w/ transom mounting bracket; kicker motor remote steering and throttle; Custom oversize fuel tanks provided extended cruising range. Estimated 460 miles cruising range at 20 knots w/ 10% reserve.
Navigation: Navigation package includes twin multi-function color displays; Plotter, Radar; Fish finders at the helm station and cockpit, External GPS receiver; C-map digital charts; VHF; Compass.
Electrical: AC/DC master control panel w/ volt and amp meters; Circuit breakers; Polarity indicator; 30 amp shore power w/ 50-ft cord; Electric cabin heaters (2); Batteries 4 x 6V 240 amp hour deep cycle, plus 12V engine starting; Battery paralleling and isolation; Battery monitoring system; Large capacity inverter / three-stage battery charger with automatic relay; Stereo/CD player w/ four speakers; Bonded electrical system. 12v interior light fixtures.
Galley: Refrigerator / freezer; Diesel-fired cooktop / cabin heater; Propane sniffer & remote automatic-shutoff; Microwave convection oven; Stainless sink w/ hot & cold pressure water; Water heater (10 gallon); Enormous storage for a boat this size.
Accommodation: Custom "Ultra-leather" upholstery. Diesel-fired hydronic furnace; Spacious forward cabin w/ large galley; Four-person convertible dinette; Generous private head w/ vanity & shower; Fresh water electric "quiet-flush" toilet; Waste tank discharge system; Vee-berth w/ privacy curtain; Sleeps four in two doubles. Teak trimmed Herreshoff-style white cabinets and partitions. Teak and holly cabin sole. Large opening portlights (4) w/ screens; Deck hatch and ventilators (3); Ample storage in every conceivable space; Traditional Alaska yellow cedar ceiling strips at exposed hull sides.
Pilot House: Helm station w/ pilot seat and custom storage locker; Three-person settee w/ hi-lo pedestal table; Large windows providing great visibility; Maximum storage; Sliding side & aft windows w/ screens; Ducted & heated windshield defog system; Pantograph multi-speed windshield wipers (3) w/ fresh water wash; Waste and water tank watch system; Fuel level gauges; Fuel flow meters.
Exterior: Aft pilothouse door; Extra wide side decks to bow; Molded non-skid at side decks & bow; Welded stainless bow & side deck railing; Transom boarding platform w/ wet lockers/live bait well; Hinged transom door; Bow pulpit w/ anchor roller & ele