155 ft 1985 Sterling - Triumphant Lady

155 ft 1985 Sterling - Triumphant Lady

Price: USA flag $6,900,000.00

Having owned and meticulously maintained, this magnificent All Oceans Yacht for the last 8 years, the present Owners decided to upgrade her for a planned 5 year circumnavigation. An extensive refit and hull extension ensued and she now boasts the ability to sail anywhere at anytime! Luxurious and reliable, with state of the art equipment Triumphant Lady is for all intents and purposes a 2009 vessel.

Boat Name: Triumphant Lady

Condition: Used

YW#: 1397-2285150

Year: 1985

Located in: Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Principal Characteristics

Length: 155 ft

LOA: 155 ft

Hull Material: Fiberglass

Engine Numbers: 2

Engine Description:

Total Power: 1300 HP

Engine 1:

  • Engine Brand: Caterpillar
  • Engine Model: 3512 TA
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel

Engine 2:

  • Engine Brand: Caterpillar
  • Engine Model: 3512 TA
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel

Fuel: Diesel

Beam: 26 ft 7 in

Draft: 7 ft 6 in

Displacement: 374

Fuel Capacity:

  • Fuel Tanks: 13700
  • Holding Tanks: 1500

Fresh Water Capacity: 2100

Maximum Speed: 14.5


Other Features


Builder: Sterling
Flag of Registry: Marshall Islands

Overview - *REFIT 2009*

Having owned and meticulously maintained, this magnificent All Oceans Yacht for the last 8 years, the present Owners decided to upgrade her for a planned 5 year circumnavigation. An extensive refit and hull extension ensued and she now boasts the ability to sail anywhere at anytime!

Luxurious and reliable, with state of the art equipment Triumphant Lady is for all intents and purposes a 2009 vessel...

Work done to bring her up to cirdumnavigation requirements includes:

  • Update and modernize to ABS specifications include new hard and soft piping; air condition system; zero speed stabilizers; water makers; sewage system; water heater; oil/water separator; load bank; fire suppressant system; all tanks; gear boxes; main engines; shaft oil baths; generators; fresh air make up system.
  • Installed new Jastram Steering System; Fuel Oil Polisher; Air Compressor; Simon Monitoring System; ER Atlas Switch Board; Northern Lights Generator; Battery Charger; PTO’s x 2; Fire/Bilge Pumps x 2; fresh water UV filtration system; AC chilled and circ pumps x 2; AC raw water pump with cross over system; ER fire extinguishers, elevator and more.
  • The exterior refit included, Aft deck/hull extension to accommodate easier water access; new hydraulic passarelle for stern to docking; foldable/retractable teak stairs; modernized lazarette area; redesign and fabricating exterior stairs from boat deck to second deck; new enlarged Bosun locker; new second deck with 10” x 4” marble table; new teak decking to 2nd deck as well as fore deck; 2 new Sat Domes and support structure; new controls and nav equipment to wing stations x 3 and a complete Awlgrip paint job.
  • Exterior areas giving a cosmetic overhaul included; Jacuzzi deck and gym room; all windows recaulked and scratches from windows removed.
  • The Interior was completely gutted, spaces redesigned and built new from the floor up include all Electrical wiring; AC and piping; Ceiling Insulation; Padded over head panels; Cabinetry; Audio/Visual equipment; Wall covering; Floor covering; Fixtures and fittings as well as bathrooms!


Upon entering through the double doors one is immediately struck by the shear beauty and volume of this mega yacht. A marble foyer with faux painted hand rail wrapped around glass panels leads into the exquisitely decorated Dining Room with its own Day Head. Forward to Starboard is the Otis elevator, which runs form the lower deck all the way to the Gym. Forward of the elevator is the magnificent Master Stateroom with separate Bathroom and Closet. To Port one accesses the Stewardess Pantry and forward the Queen Sized Captains Cabin and Wheel House beckon. Down a flight of stairs one reaches the comfortable Crew Quarters and Crew Accommodation, then onto the well equipped Galley and Laundry Room. Lastly, the newly renovated and updated Engine room and Control Room are found.


The Main Salon is accessed via the curved stairs and is the heart beat of the vessel. Huge curved windows wrap around beautifully placed furniture. This space has been carefully broken up into comfort zones featuring hand crafted lounge seating, bar, entertainment area with raised seating as well as two computer work areas for Owner and guests. An internal elevator joins all decks.

The shear beauty, size and elegance of the Main Salon will impress even the most fastidious of guests. An elegant bar and day head compliment this multi use area.

Heading outside from the Main Salon through the automatic glass doors, one finds the strikingly beautiful outside dining area with seating for 20. Up a flight of stairs and the glass bottomed Jacuzzi, with seating for 8 is laid out. Space aplenty for sun loungers are available for those seeking some sun time. Forward is the well equipped gym with bathroom and forward of that, the secluded sun deck. Here romantic meals can be taken by candle light, or it could be an ideal place to work on that all over tan.

The area is equipped as follows:

  • 6 x Marine Air System A/C’s with controllers
  • 2 x Aqua Air Handlers with controllers
  • 2 x Battery banks and chargers
  • Samsung 52” LCD TV
  • Direct TV Receiver
  • Denon AVR 1909 Dolby Pro 11X surround receiver
  • Surround speaker system with Velodome 10” subwoofer and 9 x Speakercraft speakers
  • IPod docking stations x 2
  • Speakercraft hand held RF keypads x 2
  • Audio Technics wireless microphones x 2
  • JVC Karaoke/Video Player XL-SV22
  • Denon DVD 758 Region Free DVD Player
  • Niles S1-1230 12 channel power AMP


The Dining area situated adjacent to the main foyer boasts an exquisite hand crafted dinning table with an integrated extension system to seat 10. Two beautiful chrome and crystal rod sconces’ flank a matching buffet that follows the circular pattern of the space.

Galley & Laundry

The entire Galley and Laundry was rebuilt from the hull and new equipment includes:

  • Wolf 36” 5 burner cook top with s/s extractor
  • 15” Wolf grill
  • 30” Wolf double oven
  • 36” Sub Zero upright Fridge/freezer with ice maker
  • Sharp Microwave
  • 30” Dacor Dishwasher accommodates 20+ table settings
  • Franke Sink x 2
  • Kitchen Aid disposer
  • AC system
  • New walk in Reefer Compartment
  • S/S sinks
  • 2 x Miele Washing machines
  • 2 x Miele Dryers
  • Miele Roller Iron

Master Stateroom

The Master Stateroom is furnished with a king bed, large owner closet, a marble master bathroom with twin vanity and shower. In addition it is equipped with the following:

  • Samsung 32’’ LCD Flat Screen TV
  • Direct TV Receiver
  • Denon 758 Region Free DVD Receiver

Guest Staterooms Lower deck

The Lower Deck Guest Staterooms are accessed via the spiral staircases aft of the Dining Room. A large foyer flows to the guest rooms. Port and Starboard aft guest rooms are mirror imaged and both boast Queen beds, en suite bathrooms and couches. Port forward too has a Queen bed; en suite bathroom and couch, while Starboard Forward has a Queen sized Murphy bed, en suite bathroom, luggage locker as well as a wine locker. This room is unique as the Murphy bed retracts into the wall allowing the space to be used as a Massage room.

Guest Stateroom Starboard forward

The Starboard forward guest room serves multiple purposes. First as a guest stateroom and is furnished with a large fold away Murphy bed and bathroom. This room also houses the wine coolers and the luggage closets and is used as the Massage room. They room is also equipped with the following:

  • IPOD docking station
  • Audioplex Amp-10 Power Amplifier
  • 2 x Damo 661K Speakers
  • Marine Air Handler with controller

Upper Deck

For the health conscious on the upper deck we have a well-equipped Gym with day head:

  • Bowflex
  • U-line Fridge
  • Uline Ice machine
  • Denon RCD M33 Receiver
  • IPod docking station
  • Jamo Speakers x 2
  • Marine Air Handler 24000btu’s
  • Icom VHF Radio

The upper deck has the following equipment:

  • Housed in the forward locker is the new Fresh Air Make up System with heater, situated to port and Stbd are the exhaust and intake fans.
  • Housed on port and Stbd wings are the 2 x solas approved 16 person life rafts. A fire station with hose and 2 x deck boxes are also located in this area.

Captains Quarters & Crew

The Captains Stateroom could easily be mistaken for another Guest room. Furnished with Queen bed, work area and bath with shower it also includes:

  • Samsung 32” LCD TV
  • Denon DVD-758 Region Free DVD Player
  • Direct TV Receiver

The Crew Lounge includes a dining and recreation area that includes:

  • Samsung 32” LCD TV
  • Denon DVD-758 Region Free DVD Player
  • Direct TV Receiver


No expense was spared in creating this state of the art operation center. Raised bench seating in black leather allow for a comfortable ride while at sea.

Equipped with every possible communication system, being in contact with the outside world is a reality for all that set foot aboard this vessel. With modern redundancy systems in place, she’ll take her precious cargo off the beaten track and bring them home safely.


  • To keep wheel house equipment and crew cool, we have 3 x Marine Air Handlers
  • VSAT Satellite Communication System (52 inch dome) - Voice, Data, Internet
  • Thrane & Thrane FB500 Fleet Broadband SATCOM- Voice, Data, Internet
  • Iridium Beam RST100A – Voice, data, Internet
  • Panasonic Telephone switchboard System with 18 internal extensions
  • Ericson W25 Quad band GSM Cellular Phone
  • Wireless Internet throughout the vessel with
  • 19” LCD TV for ELBEX CCTV and Email Server
  • ICOM M604 VHF/Hailer
  • ICOM FM-8500 VHF
  • STS 1000 Wi-Fi Bridge Adapter with 24-port 10/100/1000 Gigabyte switch
  • 5 WAP’s strategically placed through out vessel
  • 7 Hard wired LAN locations situated throughout vessel
  • Email Server and Router Computer
  • Vei Marci Pro Pentium – 1 Gig RAM; 80 Gig DH with MDEAMON software

Navigation System

  • NOBELTEC World Wide Charts
  • Vei PC Pentium Computer – 1 Gig RAM; Windows; 80 Gig HD
  • C- PLATH NAVIPILOT 400 Autopilot integrated with Steering System
  • C- PLATH NAVIGAT-X MK11 Gyro Compass
  • FURUNO FCV 585 color Echo Sounder
  • 2 x 18” SEAPC Pilot House LCD Display Monitors
  • RITCHIE Magnetic Compass
  • 2 x FURUNO 96 Mile radar with color repeater
  • B&G HS 2000 Analog Wind/Depth/Speed repeater
  • B&G Wind direction Indicator
  • FURUNO FVC 585 Color Depth/Fish finder
  • TV System
  • SEATEL 4004 Stabilized DSS TV System (52 inch dome) USA; Latin American; Euro; New Zealand and Australia
  • DAC 2202 Antenna Controller


This massive space is allocated for Scuba Diving gear and water sport equipped. Featuring a Clark Compressor and Kaeser Nitrox (40%) compressor recently overhauled and meticulously maintained. The Cramm hydraulic Aft passarelle with double S/S hand rails is housed outboard starboard side. Marine Air handler.


An engineers dream come true as this space is now redesigned and configured to 2009 requirements. The Engine Room and Control Room were gutted and now feature:

  • 2 x Caterpillar 3512 TA 1300HP (ABS 5yr Survey 2009 @ 6100 hours)
  • Air Starts x 2
  • Northern Lights Generators 130Kw (2008) 180 hours
  • Northern Lights Generator 130Kw (2004) 4966 hours
  • Nico Marine (Twin Disc) Gear Box x 2 with Mather controls (2008 serviced)
  • Quantum Zero Speed Stabilizer System (2003) serviced and upgraded 2008
  • Water makers x 2 (1999) rebuilt 2008
  • EnviroVac “Orca” sewage system (2002) rebuilt 2008
  • Reverso Fuel Oil Polisher (2008)
  • Quincy Air Compressor x 2 (2008)
  • Oshikiri 140 gal Electric Water Heater (rebuilt 2008)
  • Village Marine Tec Oil/Water Separator (2003) rebuilt 2008
  • SIMON Monitoring System (2008)
  • Kidde Fire System with 2 remote stations
  • Aqua Air 4 x 10 ton Air Conditioning System (2005) System rebuilt 2008
  • Sephco Industries Load Bank – rebuilt 2008
  • Atlas Switch Board (2008)
  • Hydraulic PTO’s x 2 – for American Bow Thruster, Anchor and Windlass’s (2008)
  • Sentry Battery Charger (2008)
  • Shaft Oil Baths x 2 (2008)
  • 7 x Bilge, Fresh Water, Circ, AC Chilled pumps etc (2008)
  • New Diamond Plate Deck flooring and Perf ceiling
  • AC to control room and many more upgrades


TRIUMPHANT LADY is helicopter capable for "touch and go" landings. Not ABS Certified for this, at this time.


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.