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'SEA BEAR' WESTPORT 130
Specifications for 'SEA BEAR' WESTPORT 130
Length : 39.6m / 130'
Max speed : 24 knots
Passenger Capacity excluding crew : Dockside - 50 guests
  : Cruising - 40 guests
  : Overnight - 10 guests

Description of boat:

  • Luxurious, spacious, comfortable and stylish with functional, elegant interiors arranged for privacy, convenience , ideal for socializing, entertaining, relaxing and water sports.
  • Plush furnishings include a museum like showcase of  the achievements of golf's 'Golden Bear', Jack Nicklaus as well as his collection of art and artifacts.
  • A Tri-deck layout with five-stateroom arrangement ensures thoroughly enjoyable extended cruising. Two VIP staterooms and two guest staterooms are located on the lower deck, each themed after four major golf championships.
  • The main deck has a large saloon, dining room and fully equipped galley with adjoining casual dining alcove and the spacious master stateroom with tub, separate shower with double shower heads and two WCs.  Outdoors on the aft deck is an expansive space including a wet bar and generous seating arrangement.
  • The pilothouse is located on the upper deck, along with the skylounge which is ideal for casual entertainment.  Outdoors there is a Jacuzzi that can accommodate six to eight persons and a sun lounge at the fore.
  • Offering 360 degree views, the flybridge has a sun pad, moulded seating with cushions,  a wet bar and  counter with built in barbeque grill, sink, refrigerator and icemaker.
  • The yacht is also fully equipped with entertainments systems throughout, offering full audio-visual connectivity for presentations etc.

SOME HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE JACK NICKLAUS "SEA BEAR" MUSEUM ARTIFACTS

The Jack Nicklaus “Sea Bear” Museum is the only one of its kind and it houses 36 unique pieces hand-selected by Jack and Barbara Nicklaus from the Jack Nicklaus Museum in Columbus, Ohio, as well as items personally donated from their home collection.  Some of these include:

The main showcase piece of the museum measures 50 by 36 inches and is placed in the main saloon. Created by artist Pat Morell, the piece is made of cherry, and features bas-reliefs of all the major championship trophies, including the US Amateur. Sterling silver plates list the years, venues and scores associated with each victory. A centre plaque features an overview of Jack’s illustrious career, printed on parchment paper.

The White Fang was the name given to the Acushnet John Reuter Jr. “Bulls Eye” STD M 5 S putter that Jack Nicklaus began to use in June 1967 and played a major role in his victory at the 1967 US Open.  Other victories in 1967 using White Fang include the Western Open, World Series of Golf,  Westchester Classic, Sahara invitational and the  World Cup–Team Champions with Arnold Palmer.

The MacGregor Tommy Armour SS1 “Diamond Back” irons (1 through PW) were used by Jack Nicklaus to win five professional major championships and one U.S. Amateur (1961) from 1961 to 1966.

The original 1967 MacGregor “VIP by Nicklaus” irons were used by Jack Nicklaus to win seven major championships from 1967 to 1975.

Upon being first honoured as “Golfer of the Century” in 1988, the classic golf swing of Jack Nicklaus was subsequently immortalized by the renowned Franklin Mint, with the exclusive creation of “the Full Swing,” an original sculpture perfectly depicting the five stages of the Golden Bear’s famed driving motion.

The JNP Classic 1-Iron is among Jack's  favorite 1-iron shots: On the closing hole of the 1967 US Open, he hit a 1-iron from 238 yards, uphill and into the wind, that landed 22 feet from the cup and resulted in a birdie and the US Open scoring record; the 1-iron from 219 yards that hit the flag on the 17th hole at Pebble Beach during his 1972 US Open win.

In 2007, Jack Nicklaus served as United States Captain for The Presidents Cup at Royal Montreal Golf Club in Montreal, Canada. It was the fourth time the GoldenBear served as captain for these biennial matches. The US victory made Jack Nicklaus unbeaten in his final three stints as Captain. This Presidents Cup flag is signed by all 24 players, as well as Jack and International Captain Gary Player.

The official 2007 Presidents Cup Golf Bag that was given for his final captaincy in 2007.