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The Vision

The Vision off the Big Sur coast

The Vision off the Big Sur coast

Photo: ©Michael Todd Walker

As the flagship vessel of Truth Aquatics, the 80’ Vision is the largest, fastest, and most spacious boat in the liveaboard fleet. With numerous amenities and comforts, including a fresh water maker, spacious bunkroom, and increased fuel capacity, the Vision is ideal for long range or extended stay trips. From the Big Sur coastline to Cortez Banks, the Vision is prepared to embark on nearly any charter voyage you can dream of.


  • Specifications
  • Virtual Tour
  • Bunk Diagram
Date launched 1985
Where built Oxnard, California
Length 80’-0”(weather deck)
Length overall (LOA) 88’-0”
Beam 26’-0”
Bunk Capacity 46 people maximum, 13 double bunks, 20 single bunks.
Type of Bunk facility Open berthing with pillows, blankets, curtains, and reading lights. Dressing room located in bunkroom.
Mains engines Detroit Diesel 60 Series @ 550 HP each
Generators

Northern Lights MP55C, 55 KW, 220/110 Volt
Isusu 36 KW, 220/110 Volt

Cruising speed 10 Knots
Fuel Capacity 2000 Gallons
Range 1100 Nautical miles
Electronics 46 mile radar, VHF Radio, Single Sideband Radio, Video depth finder, Digital depth finder, GPS, Offshore Navigator Computer Program, , Underwater Recall, Dive tracker™
Heads 3
Showers 4 (2 on deck, 2 below deck) , fresh hot water
Water capacity 1830 gallons. 600 GPD water maker.
Galley Outfitted with all appliances necessary for food preparation and is waterproof for divers in wetsuits. Onboard built-in Barbeque.
Galley seating Cushioned and separate chairs.
Sundeck Large upper deck area provides seating and pads for sunbathing.
Lifesaving Rafts and Jackets for 110 passengers.
First Aid Full first aid kit, O2 bottles, Auto Defibulator, Certified Crew.
Safety EPIRB (emergency position indicating radio beacon)
Fixed CO2 engine room fire suppression system
Compressors Ingersoll-Rand 10T-2@18 C.F.M.
Ingersoll-Rand 15T-4@21 C.F.M.
Capable of filling to 3500 P.S.I.
Live Game Wells Built in in transom for game storage.
Gear Storage Kayak rack for storing kayaks, paddleboards, and surfboards off the deck.
Stern Compartment Used for Wetsuit Drying Room, Game Freezing, Clothes Dryer
Exits Port, Starboard, and Bow exits for easy water entry. Mask rinsers at each exit.
Chase Boat 16 foot Caribe with 40 HP Honda 4-stroke outboard.
Water Boarding
State of the art ramp at stern for easy boarding
Click and drag down to lower the swim step
Dive area All offshore Islands of Southern California. Primary destination of Anacapa, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, San Miguel Islands. Other Islands visited are Catalina, Santa Barbara, San Clemente, San Nicolas, and Cortez Banks.
Cost Individual prices vary depending on charteree. All multi day trips include all meals, snacks, beverages (excluding alcoholic), and air refills
Owner Glen Fritzler, Truth Aquatics Inc.
Address 301 West Cabrillo Blvd
Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3886 USA
Phone 805-962-1127 or 805-963-3564
Fax 805-564-6754
Web www.truthaquatics.com
E-mail info@truthaquatics.com
Calendar Vessel operates year-round. Check our calendar or call 805-962-1127

We recommend that you use the bunk diagrams for assigning bunks to your passengers. You may also want to consider that only paid reservations will insure individuals a reserved bunk. Pillows, blankets, curtains, reading lights and storage for personal belongings are provided.

Vision bunk diagram

A printable version is available here. The bunk diagram can either be brought to the boat, or it can be faxed to 805-564-6754 and be placed on the boat for you.