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DOUBLE X, a 78' True Performance Bluewater Cruiser

by Jorge Mahauad | Nov 26, 2019
Built by pedigree custom builder Kelly Archer in New Zealand in 2000, DOUBLE X (name reserved) is a 78' performance ocean-going cruiser.

78' 2000 Kelly Archer

Easily handled by a minimal crew, she is in excellent condition and has had expert maintenance, including refurbishes in 2014, 2015, and 2016. She has comfortable accommodations for her owners plus 4-5 guests and two crew in a separate cabin. 

Fitted with 1,200 gallons of Diesel and a 250HP main engine, twin water markers, and ample cold storage, Double X was built to sail a 2,600-mile range. Although equipped with a 25 KW generator, her four photovoltaic modules, a Watt & Sea hydro-generator, two large battery banks, four inverters, and redundant 24-volt chargers provide ample power without any emissions.

Double X can is in Fort Lauderdale, and her crew is standing by for you. Contact Pam Barlow at Luke Brown Yachts to schedule a viewing today. 

AMIkids is the go-to team for yacht donations. Their program is designed to follow strict protocol to protect the donor following current IRS guidelines all the while utilizing the donated proceeds for youth educational schooling throughout the country. – Lon McCloskey, Yacht Sales Professional       

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In every instance, AMIkids has handled my clients’ donations in a very professional manner and with the donors’ best interest in mind. I recommend AMIkids and nobody else. With AMIkids, my clients come away with the great feeling that they have helped make a difference in troubled kids lives! – Jud Black, Bluewater Yacht Sales Bluewater Yacht Sales
We have been fortunate to have a relationship with AMIkids over several years and to be a part of what they accomplish so well. AMIkids motivates the community to give back and in doing so provides children and adults alike opportunities to share, learn, give and grow. We look forward to a lasting involvement with AMIkids! – Roy Merritt, Merritt’s Boat & Engine Works Brokerage Merritts Boat Brokerage
Thanks to our ongoing partnership with Yachting, AMIkids is able to spread more awareness about our programs and how the yachting community can help youth around the nation achieve a brighter tomorrow. – Michael Thornton, AMIkids, Inc.  -  Visit: Yachting.comYachting_Logo

"We always knew about AMIkids, but in 2019 I became involved in a transaction and took an interest to learn about the work various schools do. It struck me —supporting AMIkids is a way in which I can pay-back.

I got involved in helping kids in rough environments make better choices and get on a better route to success. I was happy to be invited to join the board of trustees and help contribute in the ways that I can."

— Neil Emmott, Partner at Superyacht Sales and Charter

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