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AFTER MIDNIGHT78' Knight & Carver 78 Custom Yacht-Fisher 1994

$ 1,950,000

1994 Knight & Carver 78 Custom Yacht-Fisher - AFTER MIDNIGHT is one of those “Once in a lifetime” opportunities to purchase a used Yacht-Fisher in truly pristine condition. Major upgrade/modification in 2000. Lengthened the boat, new motors, new transmission  This Fexus designed Yachtfisher has been highly customized by an extremely knowledgeable owner. It is a one owner boat, he has cared for her with an open check book since day one, this vessel is his pride and joy. After Midnight was built as a Mikelson in the Knight and Carver custom yacht building yard in San Diego. The comfort and elegance of a motor yacht with the fishability of a proven hardcore tournament winning sport fisher. She comes highly customized providing a platform for fishing or cruising with unmatched amenities. Her striking profile, extensive list of options and upgrades and luxury appointments makes this 78' Knight & Carver highly desirable for the most demanding owner. With her 235-Square foot tournament ready cockpit featuring a Release Marine fighting chair, center island bait tank with live wells and eight tuna tubes. She is up to the challenge for whatever the day's activities may bring. Cocktails and Barbecuing on the lanai deck overlooking Magdelena Bay is a vision to remember. Her 20-foot beam, stylish driven interior elegance with four Staterooms, enclosed bridge, and the open tournament tower provide the optimal platform for fishing, cruising and a lifetime of memorable experiences.


  • Major upgrade/modification in 2000. Lengthened the boat, new motors, new transmission 
  • Furuno 360 degree scanning Color Sonar
  • NAIAD Dynamics Roll stabilizing hydraulic fins, rebuilt 2021
  • Nautical Structures 17001b Davit rebuilt and painted 2022
  • Beautiful Cherry wood interior throughout
  • Custom refrigerator complete stainless interior, 42 Cubic foot storage capacity rebuilt and painted December 2023
  • Custom built Swordfish plank, white powder coat finish, with all mounting hardware accessories, stored indoors when not in use
  • Subzero wine chiller new 2023
  • LLC Owned


NOTABLE MENTIONS:

This vessel is still owned by the original owner/builder. His mechanical engineering background and technology driven attitude have contributed to a platform with redundancy of systems throughout as well as tens of thousands of dollars in well inventoried spare parts. This Vessels maintenance program is second to none. Oil analysis have been performed at every change. Multiple histogram of the main engines available for review.

***TENDER IS EXCLUDED FROM THE SALE***


United Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Galati Yacht Sales. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel

Specifications

  • Price USD:$ 1,950,000
  • Builder:

    Knight & Carver

  • Model:

    78 Custom Yacht-Fisher

  • Year:

    1994

  • Location:

    Oxnard, California, United States

  • Type:

    Power Yacht

  • LOA: 78 ft 4 in
  • Display Length: 78 ft
  • Beam: 21' 10"
  • Yacht Category

    Sport Fishing

  • Water Capacity: 300 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 3000 gals
  • Engine Details: CAT 3412TA
  • Engine 1: 2000 1400.00 HP
  • Engine 2: 2000 1400.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel
  • Days on Market:

Guests enter main salon through sliding doors from the lanai deck. They are greeted with a full-width leather lounge seating area. Galley includes a double-wide sub-zero refrigerator, a combination convection/microwave oven, avonite countertops, exotic wood trim and designer wall coverings. Two large guest staterooms with en-suite heads are abaft the crew stateroom. The full width master stateroom offers a king sized berth with a large en-suite head and cedar-lined walk-in hanging lockers. An extra large flybridge offers 360 degree visibility, fore and aft control stations, wet bar, and spacious seating for guests. The 78' large aft fishing cockpit features an integral dual bait tank system and two built-in tackle centers. This 78 delivers a smooth, dry ride. It trims perfectly, offers exceptional stability due to the design's low center of gravity and stabilizers.


  • Large L-shaped leather calves skin sofa
  • Cherry wood interior throughout boat
  • Carpathian Elm Burrel countertops
  • Samsung 32" flatscreen TV on hidden lift system
  • Crestron audio/video control system
  • HVAC system
  • Custom back lit reel display
  • Fusion XM satellite radio
  • Subzero wine chiller new 2023
  • Raised galley with wrap around counter tops
  • Barstool seating for three in galley
  • Dining table with seating for 6
  • Electric stove with oven
  • Microwave with convection oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Trash compactor
  • Two door refrigerator with pull out freezer
  • Large double basin sink
  • HYAC system
  • Cabinet storage throughout galley
  • Full wrap around under counter storage throughout galley
  • Full beam spacious stateroom
  • King size bed
  • Built in makeup counter with lighting
  • Large shower with bench
  • Toilet and bidet
  • His and Hers two sink shared vanity
  • Samsung 40" flatscreen TV
  • HVAC system
  • Cedar lined walk in closet


  • Queen size bed
  • Cedar lined closet
  • TV and stereo system
  • Full bathroom with shower
  • HVAC system
  • Twin size bunk beds
  • Cedar lined closet
  • Full bathroom with shower
  • HVAC system
  • TV
  • Twin size bunk beds
  • Cedar lined closets
  • Full bathroom with shower
  • HVAC system
  • TV


  • Nautical Structures 17001b Davit rebuilt and painted 2022
  • New Maxwell anchor windlass, Bruce anchor with 600 feet of chain New 2022
  • Two IO-gallon Bow bait tanks with rod holders
  • Custom refrigerator complete stainless interior, 42 Cubic foot storage capacity rebuilt and painted December 2023
  • Custom built Swordfish plank, white powder coat finish, with all mounting hardware accessories, stored indoors when not in use


  • Built in custom barbecue area
  • Undercounter storage
  • Eskimo undercounter drink refrigerator
  • Day head with shower
  • Rod locker and storage area
  • Forward control station with bow thruster controls, transmission controls, throttle control, and trolling valves, CAT ET electronic engine controls.
  • Furuno 96m radar with ARPA capability
  • Furuno 48m radar with ARPA capability
  • KVH Satellite internet dome
  • KHV Satellite TV dome '.'Dish Network"
  • Two Dell Ships computers including TimeZero/Nobletec offshore navigational programs, hardware and software new 2020.
  • Fusion XM radio
  • Furuno T-2000 digital seawater temperature indicator
  • Furuno RD-33 NDO navigational data organizer and windmeter, new 2020
  • 4 camera system with 12" Nauticomp display, cameras located overlooking port side cockpit, starboard side cockpit, engine room, and lazarette.
  • 3 19" Nauticomp display screens new 2020
  • Panasonic phone system integrated to KVH
  • Panasonic 6.0 Portable phone
  • ACR spotlight new 2020
  • 2 Fun.mo GP-33 GPS receivers new 2020
  • 3 SIMRAD A20/04 Autopilot new 2020
  • Vesper AIS
  • 2 ICOM M602 w/power mies
  • Furuno CH-37 360 degree scanning color sonar, new black box 2019
  • Furuno FV-1200L Dual frequency color scanning sounder
  • 2 Standard Horizon VLH-3000 loudhailers
  • WESMAR bow thruster
  • NAIAD Dynamics Roll stabilizing hydraulic fins, rebuilt 2021
  • FLIR M series M-625CS Thermal Camera, new 2020
  • Last Watch helm alarm system
  • Two Cruisaire HYAC systems
  • Aft bridge helm station, bow thruster controls, transmission controls, throttle control, and trolling valves
  • Comfortable seating for 8
  • U-line undercounter refrigerator
  • Sink
  • Eskimo Ice makers
  • Twin 3412 Caterpillar Engines at 1450 horsepower each
  • Two 30KW Northern lights generators
  • NAIAD Dynamics Roll stabilizing hydraulic fins, rebuilt 2021
  • Four fuel tanks, with fuel polishing system to day tank
  • Port 900 gallons
  • Starboard 900 gallons
  • Keel 400 gallons
  • Day 800 gallons
  • Oil change pump system for main engines and generators
  • Transom oil tanks, waste oil and fresh oil
  • Port bulkhead fresh oil storage tank
  • Port and starboard 6 drawer custom tool chests
  • Inverter and battery charger
  • Newmar 100-amp 24-volt charger, new 2021
  • Newmar PT-80 12-volt charger, new 2021
  • Newmar PT-60 12-volt charger, new 2021


Engine and generator hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

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.

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