All Custom Steel yachts are built to the highest standards of ABYC design and feature double bottom full displacement steel hull construction, an aluminum superstructure and highly engineered mechanical systems with built in redundancy. Flared bow sections and an optimized bulbous bow enhance underway performance, while both active and passive bilge keel stabilizers and hard chine provide excellent heavy weather capability and sea-kindly motion.   

General Specifications

Custom Steel 82 Particulars
Length Overall: 82' Range: 5,000 NM
Length Waterline: 74'-10" Fuel, Diesel: 7,100 gal.
Beam: 22'-8" Fuel, Gas: 100 gal.
Draft (Full Fuel Load): 7'-5" Lube Oil: 364 gal.
Draft (Half Fuel Load): 7'-0" Fresh Water: 1,500 gal.
Freeboard Fwd: 10'-10" Grey Water: 182 gal.
Freeboard Aft: 7'-0" Black Water: 239 gal.
Displacement: 360,000 lbs


The exceptional interior volume of this vessel is immediately recognized as one enters the spacious main saloon and finely appointed galley area encompassing richly finished cherry cabinetry, overhead soffits with cherry sold stock, recessed lighting, large windows and a dramatic and well executed staircase.  This stair leads up to the enclosed pilothouse, sky lounge and large aft deck with built in seating. The lower accommodations deck is accessed from the galley and has a luxurious, full beam master stateroom strategically located amid ship for the most comfortable ride. This stateroom is buffered from the machinery from aft by a utility room with washer, dryer, freeze and AC/DC distribution panels and the spacious master head to port and aft. Forward there are two well appointed guest staterooms separated by a companionway and featuring handcrafted joinery. Each guest stateroom has a private head. The large and comfortable crew cabins forward are separate and accessed from a private stair from the galley allowing discreet entry without having to go through the accommodations deck or saloon. The interior construction is of high quality with exceptional materials. Joiner work features finished drawer interiors with dovetail joints, stainless steel hardware and fasteners, positive latches on doors and drawers, radiused moldings, fiddle rails and a satin finish over high quality cherry wood.


Built to the highest standards of ABYC design, the Custom Steel 82 has four spacious decks and three accommodation levels. She has a full displacement steel hull with duct keel, aluminum super structure and cruise proven mechanical systems. A flared bow enhances performance, while bilge keel stabilizers and hard chines provide superior go to weather capability and sea-kindly motion.

Deck Plans

Click here to download hi-res pdf of Deck Plans


The Custom Steel 82 is now officially sold, but for information on building the CS82 Sistership,


Ben Snead
Expedition Yachts International
225 South Front Street
New Bern, North Carolina 28560
United States

 Phone # 252-638-5550
Fax # 252-514-0177


102 Yacht Drive, Merritt, NC 28556
Phone: 252-745-7447 • Fax: 252-745-7066

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