Vessel Walk through
C'est la vie is a Euro Style Sedan Motoryacht with decidedly North American flair. Her interior is graced with natural cherry joinery with a high gloss finish. C'est la vie was custom built and has countless improvements found throughout the vessel.
Boarding C'est la vie is from either side of the swim platform and up the port or starboard side decks.
C'est la vie has a comfortable Aft Deck with built in and loose seating, same level Salon with loose and built in furniture, a raised Galley and Dinette Area with the optional Lower Station.
Below are three cabins with the forward VIP and Starboard double bed Guest Cabin sharing a portside Head and the Master on centerline with a private head and shower in two separate rooms.
The Engine Room is accessed via a hatch in the Aft Deck sole. The large Lazarette is easily accessed via a custom transom door from the swim platform and offers an abundance of storage.
The Flybridge Deck has easy access via comfortable stairs from the Aft Deck. The Bimini top has a new four sided enclosure and the signature open air Sun Lounge ahead of the Helm create seating areas found only on the popular Neptunus 56/62 series of Sport Motoryachts. Further features of the Flybridge include a bar, BBQ grille, seating with a dining table and a crane of the Aft Bridge Deck for a scooter if so desired.
The Salon is entered via the curved sliding Trend stainless steel entry door. The carpeted sole (new 2013) and high gloss cherry contrasts nicely with the upholstered sofa (recovered 2013) to starboard. The sofa is L shaped and has storage below. It provides seating for four to five people and includes built in cherry end tables at both ends. (carpet is new, October 2016)
Custom ottomans with storage below lie in front. The forward end of the sofa terminates into a built in end table with two storage cabinet doors below.
To port starting aft are two full size upholstered barrel chairs separated by a cherry wood cabinet with two drawers and a burlwood top with a cane table lamp above.
Next forward is a curved cabinet housing a built in 32” Samsung LCD TV with a Vizio sound bar and four storage cabinets below.
Two of these cabinets house a Bose Lifestyle 38 AM/FM/CD/DVD player with hard drive storage, the Sea Tel Sat TV control panel and the attenuator for the Glomex Terrestrial TV antenna. Further outboard are two more cherry door storage cabinets.
Also in the Salon are full drapes and a sliding insect screen on the aft door, twin square columns with sconce lights, a decorative ceiling treatment over the ottomans, a Bose five channel speaker system with a hidden subwoofer, eight halogen mini spots on a dimmer and the digital AC controls.
The signature two level Salon windows are covered with lined drapes.
The Galley is open to and two steps up from the Salon. The sole is planked cherry. The customized Galley of C'est la vie is full beam with a small Lower Station to port. A large Dinette is to starboard. The Dinette seats at least five people with a light tan Ultra leather seating surface.
Under mount extra deep stainless steel sink
Single handle spray faucet
Separate drinking water tap
(2) Miele 2 burner Ceran top cook tops
Built in Panasonic Genius microwave/convection oven
Faber fan & work light above the cook top
(2) Sub Zero under counter refrigerator drawers
(2) Sub Zero under counter freezer drawers
(6) Cherry cabinet doors
(6) Cherry corner storage cabinets
(1) Cherry drawer
Pull out storage cabinet for canned goods
Bosch apartment size dishwasher w/cherry front
Central vacuum outlet
Overhead four door cherry cabinet w/dedicated lighting to port
(12) Halogen mini spots – most on a dimmer
(6) Mica drawers to port behind two cherry doors
Drapes for the cabin side windows
Danby glass front wine cooler behind a cherry door
Lower Station, Forward to port, includes:
Tilt cherry wood helm wheel
CAT electronic single lever controls
(2) CAT/LCD engine gauge/monitors
Vetus integrated bow & stern thruster control
Bennett trim tab controls & LED indicators & auto retract function
Fireby engine shutdown override panel
Icom M-604 VHF w/DSC & remote speaker
Raymarine E Series 12” Hybrid Touch MFD (new 2014)
Raymarine ST 8002 autopilot control head (new 2014)
(2) Raymarine I-70 color displays for depth, speed or graphic data (new 2014)
12 Volt accessory outlet/USB plugin
3 Point bilge pump monitor panel w/audio visual alarm
Windshield defogger control
Profile Graphic panel w/power supply LED indicators
(2) Storage cabinets below helm
Stidd Ultra Leather covered upholstered swivel helm seat w/footrest (new 2012)
All the way forward and to starboard is an Ultra Leather upholstered Dinette to seat four to five people with storage below. A fixed burlwood top dining table sits on a riser along with the Dinette to offer better exterior visibility.
Above are two dedicated halogen mini spots.
Six curved steps each with an LED step light lead to the accommodations below. Along the way is a two door electrical panel with a separate AC/DC electrical panels.
The Companionway has been enlarged by the relocation of the washer dryer and a four door corner cabinet storage locker is in its place.
At the bottom of the stairs one can go aft and down two more steps to the Master Cabin furthest aft or up one step to the centerline Companionway with the Guest Cabin to starboard and Guest Head to port or the entrance to the forward most VIP Cabin. A skylight above offers excellent daytime lighting.
The Master Cabin is next aft. A tapered almost king size berth on centerline has two storage drawers and rope lighting below and an upholstered headboard and a curved cherry and vinyl soffit above. Two halogen reading lights are in the soffit. The headboard is affixed to five mirrored panels with chrome swim arm reading lights each side of the bed. Built in two drawer cherry nightstands with Corian tops flank the berth. To port is a built in chest with ten cherry drawers. To starboard are cherry seven drawers and a built in custom vanity with a swingout stool. Above the drawers are three port and three starboard large deadlights covered with Roman shades. These new style deadlights first become available in the 2007 model.
New carpet and Bedding installed October 2016.
Forward on the portside is a double door, cedar lined auto lit hanging locker with an Audiovox DC DVD player wired to the cabin’s TV.
The Samsung 28” LCD TV is built in the forward bulkhead on the starboard of the centerline arched entry door. Further forward to starboard is the entrance to the cabin’s private Head.
Also in the cabin are four battery shutoff switches, a CO detector, two Bose speakers, digital AC control and nine halogen mini spots, most on a dimmer.
The en suite Master Head has a Crema Marafil marble tile sole, a bow front cherry vanity with a storage cabinet below and a China under mount sink in a Corian countertop above. There are four mirrored medicine cabinets above the sink with a fixed dead light above covered with a pleated shade.
The stall shower has a clear glass door, and side light, a seat, a shelf, a handheld or wall mountable shower fixture, a light and an exhaust fan.
Across the cabin on the portside is the toilet and sink behind a sliding pocket door.
The toilet is a freshwater flush Raritan Atlantis elongated bowl model. The overhead is mirrored with three halogen lights above and entry is via an arched sliding cherry entry door.
A small stainless steel under mount sink on a Corian countertop with two cherry storage doors below is aft in the Head.
The Forward Guest Head is shared by the VIP and Guest Cabins with two entry doors, one to the main Companionway and other direct to the VIP Cabin.
The sole is Crema Marafil Granite tile. The toilet is a freshwater flush full size Raritan Atlantis model. The bow front cherry vanity has one cabinet below and a Corian countertop with a China under mount sink above.
Above the sink is a pleated shade covering a fixed dead light. Three mirrored medicine cabinet doors are above with rope lighting below the valance.
The shower has a clear glass door, a handheld or wall mountable fixture, a Corian shelf and a wallpaper like Mica finish on the bulkheads that is as elegant as it is practical.
Also in the shower is a light and an exhaust fan. The Head also has three halogen mini spots above in a mirrored overhead.
Starboard Side Guest Cabin
The Guest Cabin has been highly customized at time of build. Entered from the forward end of the cabin is one double berth with two drawers below and a full size hanging locker.
Outboard the berth is a cherry shelf to serve as a nightstand. Two fixed dead lights with Roman shades are above with a reading light in a soffit above for each person. At the foot of the berth is a large cherry cabinet with a large drawer below.
Also in this cabin are four overhead dimmable halogen mini spots, two halogen mini spots as reading lights, digital AC controls, a CO detector, a Samsung 28” LCD TV the arched entry door and a new carpeted sole.
The VIP Cabin is entered via an arched cherry door. The queen size berth sits on centerline with an upholstered headboard off the forward bulkhead with a larger mirrored panel behind. Twin halogen reading lights are above.
New carpet and bedding installed October 2016
Two large cherry storage drawers lie at the foot of the berth. There is rope lighting around the cherry keeper for the custom Innerspring mattress. Built in cherry countertops both port and starboard serve as nightstands. Above is one fixed dead light with Roman shades to both port and starboard. Above the shades on either side are four cherry storage cabinets to supplement the cabin’s abundant storage. Furthest forward are small chrome swing arm accent lights.
Aft to port is a cedar lined double door hanging locker and access the Forward Head.
To starboard is a matching double door cedar lined hanging locker with a two Direct TV receivers (VIP and Guest).
On the aft bulkhead is a vanity with hinged top and a swingout stool. Above this is a built in Samsung 19” LCD TV and a full height dressing mirror on the reverse of the door. The sole has access to the forward bilge and bow thruster.
Under the berth are two Bose speakers and the disconnect switch for the bow thruster. Overhead are five halogen mini spots on a dimmer and a Bomar deck hatch.
Also in this cabin are digital AC controls and a CO monitor.
Heavy Duty stainless steel bow rails w/welded stainless steel lifeline
Stainless steel anchor pulpit w/bow roller
66 lb. Delta stainless steel anchor
Maxwell 3500 VW Windlass w/150' high tensile chain
Up & down foot switches for windlass
Round Bomar hatch to access chain locker
Freshwater wash down in bow anchor locker
Heavy duty rub rail
Dual spring line cleats
International navigation lights
Dual deck fills for fuel port & starboard allows single side filling
Removable stainless steel burgee pole
Stainless steel hand rails at bow cushion area
New black Textulene wrap around windshield cover incl. port & starboard side windows, new Oct 2016
Frameless cabin side windows
Stainless steel sliding boarding gates port & starboard midship
Raised fiberglass toe rail for safety
Round Bomar deck hatch into VIP Cabin
(2) Sun pad cushions on bow w/headrest & (6) drink holders (new 2016)
House side stainless steel handrails
(6) Large dead lights into Master Cabin
(2) Teak Tread steps to side deck port & starboard w/step lights
(2) Windshield wipers & washers
ITT spotlight, remote controlled
Teak sole over fiberglass decks (Refinished October 2016)
Covered stern cleats w/fairleads
Built in fiberglass stairs (7) to Flybridge w/teak treads w/LED step lights
(2) Hinged stainless steel gates to swim platform
Custom high gloss cherry table w/stainless steel pedestals & cover
Covered Aft Deck fully covered by Flybridge deck above
(5) Stainless steel DC lights in Aft Deck overhead
Built in Aft Deck seating for four w/removable cushions & cover
TV inlet w/cord
Telephone inlet w/cord
750 lb. Capacity hydraulically operated swim platform for tender storage
Huge full beam Lazarette w/5’ of headroom configured storage
Bose stereo speakers
Pressure water inlet
Deck waste pump out plate
Hot & cold shower in custom cabinet to starboard
(2) Stainless steel support poles to Boat Deck
Custom watertight entry door from swim platform into Crew Cabin
Stainless steel porthole on port & starboard side of Aft Deck seat into Lazarette
Freshwater wash down
(4) Underwater lights
(2) Custom lockers in transom pylasters
Custom storage under Flybridge steps
Curved Trend stainless steel trimmed entry doors
Marquipt two step boarding ladder
Aft docking station w/electronic controls, bow & stern thruster controls new bow & stern thruster controls start/stop switches under fiberglass cabinet door
Custom boarding handle above port & starboard steps at gunwales
5 Step Marquipt Tide Ride ladder
New Style fiberglass Engine Room vents
New upholstery for seating, 2013
Entered via the transom door is the Lazarette ($20,000).
Maytag front loading washer, new 2014
Maytag front loading dryer, new 2014
4 Step stainless & teak Neptunus boarding ladder
AC fluorescent lighting
(2) Opening stainless steel portholes
Rudder & hydraulic gear under aft bench enclosure
The Flybridge of C’est la vie was designed with open air or air conditioned cruising in mind. The owner custom ordered a soft top allowing full sun when desired.
Access is via teak steps to starboard. A fold down hatch gives easy access to the aft area of the Flybridge seating as well as containing the air conditioning as needed. The sole of the forward area under the Bimini carpet over fiberglass.
J shaped seating is aft and to port. Six to eight people are accommodated comfortably. A varnished cherry table on twin polished stainless steel pedestals offers alfresco dining.
A large bar with granite top is next forward. There is a stainless steel sink, a Custom Marine BBQ gas grill and a Miele 220 volt grill are on the countertop. Below the bar is a Norcold refrigerator and a Raritan icemaker.
The entire bridge is covered with a white Bimini top. The bridge has a four side enclosure which keeps the AC in.
A bar area to starboard conceals a popup 32’ Samsung LCD TV. A custom pivot feature allows everyone a chance to see.
Bridge Equipment includes:
4 Side enclosure, new 2013/14
Fiberglass radar arch
(4) JL Audio speakers
A Marquipt 800 lb. davit aft of the seating
A stainless railing aft of the davit
Removable stainless steel flag pole w/cover
2 Down light in the arch
4’ Raymarine open array radar
Sea Tel sat dome & dummy dome
Custom stainless steel & tinted Plexi Venturi windscreen
Neptunus Signature sun lounge forward of helm on Flybridge w/removable cushions & cover
Twin upholstered Stidd two person helm chair w/fold down footrest to port, new upholstery October 2016
Covers for all Flyrbidge seating
New Flybridge carpet, 2013
Marine Air Flybridge AC system
(2) Stidd single helm chairs w/fold down footrests at helm, new upholstery October 2016
Flybridge Navigation Equipment
(2) CAT LCD gauge panels for main engines
(2) CAT electronic clutch & throttle controls
Raymarine 12” Hybrid Touch MFD (new 2014)
Raymarine 4’ open array radar scanner (new 2014)
Ritchie 5" Powerdamp compass
Raymarine ST 8002 Autopilot head (new 2014)
Raymarine i70 digital depth gauge/multifunction display (new 2014)
Raymarine i70 digital speed log/multifunction display (new 2014)
(2) Wema electric fuel gauges
ITT Jabsco searchlight controls
Vetus bow & stern thruster controls (dual controls) - New October 2016
Bennett trim tab controls w/indicators
Icom IC-M604 VHF radio w/DSC
Bilge pump controls w/(3) digital pump readouts-New October 2016
Teleflex tilting helm wheel w/cover
Fireboy fire system override controls
12V DC outlet
Icom remote VHF speaker
Generator “on” indicator lights
Burlwood dash panels
Portside start/stop controls, engine controls as wing controls w/bow & stern thruster control
CAT backup panel for throttles & clutches
Sonos stereo receiver
Yacht Controller, joystick, handheld remote & digital reader
Anti vibration mounts for engines & generators
12 hp Vetus 24 volt DC electric bow thruster
10 hp Vetus 24 volt DC electric stern thruster
(4) Automatic/manual bilge pumps w/"Ultra" bilge pump switches
Head Hunter DC freshwater pump
(3) Fluorescent Engine Room lights
110V GFCI outlet
FRP flooring between engines
2 1/2" Aquamet 22 stainless steel shafts
Dripless shaft seals
Site tubes for both fuel tanks
(2) Engine Room blowers
2" Heavy duty insulation material covered w/white aluminum perforated paneling
Oil Exchanger oil change system for engines, transmissions & generator
30 lb. Fireboy automatic fire suppression system
Air filters on Engine Room air intakes
Jabsco Vane Puppy fuel transfer pump
Centrek Industries gas/water separator for generator exhaust
Teleflex power steering system w/dual pumps, one off each transmission
Marine Air 96,000 BTU chilled water air conditioning w/(5) air handlers & (2) compressors for variable command
Dual Racor 1000 FG fuel filters w/vacuum gauges for main engines
(1) Racor 500 filter for generator
6 Step stainless steel & teak ladder to Engine Room from Aft Deck
(2) Engine block heaters
ZF 550A Transmissions w/1.97:1 reduction
Airsep crankcase ventilation system
422 Gallon aluminum forward fuel tank
600 Gallon aluminum aft fuel tank
Site gauges for both fuel tanks
Oversize Groco sea strainer & sea valves for main engines
(2) Aluminum baffeled water tanks
(1) Aluminum baffeled waste tank
Central vacuum system
24 Volt freshwater pump
Macerator pump for waste tank w/timer switch
Fiberglass wrapped single tube exhaust system
ESI Fuel cleaning system w/Racor filter
110V/220V 60 Hz AC system
12V/24V DC system
21 kW CAT generator in sound shield (3700 hrs)
(3) Banks of 12 volt gel cell batteries separated by blocking diodes as follows:
(2) 8D's (450 ah) for house 12V, (2) 4D's (360 ah) for engine starting 24V plus (2) 12 volt batteries for bow & stern thruster (24V system)
DC Digital voltmeter
DC Digital amp meter
AC Digital voltmeter w/dual positions to read each leg of power
AC Digital amp meter w/dual positions to read each leg of power
(20) Breaker protected 110 volt AC circuits
(10) Breaker protected 220 volt AC circuits
(44) Breaker protected DC circuits
Central bonding system w/shaft brushes
Promariner 30 amp 24 volt battery charger
(2) 50 amp Glendinning cord reels w/75’ of cord each
Generator "on" indicator light at Flybridge Helm
(5) Battery shutoff switches
(2) Galvanic isolators
Port engine alternator 85 amps, 28V
Starboard engine alternator 135 amps, 14V
(3) Gang centrally located GFCI’s at main bus
Generator start/stop at main electrical panel
Water tank level indicator at main electrical panel
Waste tank level indicator at main electrical panel
This vessel was refurbished by Neptunus Yachts in September 2016 and is in like "new" condition.
The boat is a composite construction using Kevlar Hybrid materials for superior strength and puncture resistance. Six longitudinal foam stringers and 20 transverse foam stringers enclosed with stitched woven roving, reinforce the entire hull bottom. The hull sides above the waterline are cored. The engine stringers run from stern to bow with steel top plates for engine mounting. The Deep (19.5 degrees) Vee Hull has been designed to ensure a vessel with excellent sea keep qualities. Special attention has been given to a ratio between installed power, speed and fuel consumption. Two layers of Interlux 2000E primer beneath the bottom paint.
Recent Engine Service
The following engine services were completed in May and October of 2015.
1) Heat exchangers, after coolers, gear coolers removed cleaned & reinstalled
2) Port & starboard turbos removed, blueprinted, painted & reinstalled
3) Risers removed, inspected, repaired as needed
4) Replace starboard raw water pump, port impeller & cam liner
5) Engine rocker covers removed, painted & reinstalled
6) Rebuilt Racor filters
1) Remove, clean & repaint heat exchanger
2) Replace raw water pump & belt
Basically this was a 1000 service.
C'est la vie was custom built by a knowledgeable owner. Her second owner has lavished her with care and upgrades. Newly listed this popular 62’ Neptunus should sell quickly.
While every effort was made to list all pertinent included equipment aboard C'est la vie there are some personal belongings aboard. Prospective purchasers should assume any item not specifically mentioned herein will not convey at closing.
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.
This vessel was refurbished by Neptunus Yachts in September 2016 and is in like "new" condition.
8 Keefer Road
St Catharines, ON L2M 7N9