1994 Knight & Carver 78' 78 Custom "After Midnight"

Knight & Carver For Sale

78' Knight & Carver 1994 "After Midnight"


1994 78 Knight & Carver Custom - AFTER MIDNIGHT is one of those “Once in a lifetime” opportunities to purchase a used Yacht-Fisher in truly pristine condition. This Fexus designed Yachtfisher has been highly customized by an extremely knowledgeable owner. It is a one owner boat, he has cared for her with an open check book since day one, this vessel is his pride and joy. After Midnight was built as a Mikelson in the Knight and Carver custom yacht building yard in San Diego

AFTER MIDNIGHT is a great long range cruiser that can fish at any level you may desire, it is a proven tournament winner including the prestigious Bisbees Black and Blue Marlin Tournament in 2000. The cockpit is well laid out with several bait tanks and tuna tube arrangements. The cockpit is huge on this vessel.

In 2000 she was lengthened to 78’, USCG Documented Length of 72’, at that time it was repowered with CAT 3412 TA’s @1400 HP each. Straight shafts give maximum performance and this vessel also has great long range capabilities.  

Atlantic Yacht & Ship, Inc. is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Galati Yacht Sales. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel

Full Details

Guests enter main salon through sliding doors from the lanai deck. They are greeted with a full-width leather lounge seating area. Galley includes a double-wide sub-zero refrigerator, a combination convection/microwave oven, avonite countertops, exotic wood trim and designer wall coverings. Two large guest staterooms with en-suite heads are abaft the crew stateroom. The full width master stateroom offers a king sized berth with a large en-suite head and cedar-lined walk-in hanging lockers.

An extra large flybridge offers 360 degree visibility, fore and aft control stations, wet bar, and spacious seating for guests. The 78' large aft fishing cockpit features an integral dual bait tank system and two built-in tackle centers.

This 78 delivers a smooth, dry ride. It trims perfectly, offers exceptional stability due to the design's low center of gravity and stabilizers.


  • Cherry wood Interior
  • Large L shaped leather couch. Aft facing. Seats 8 comfortably
  • Lounge chair
  • Sony Aquos 32” TV
  • Entertainment system
  • Custom coffee table
  • Dinette and seating for 4
  • 3 Bar stools
  • Custom Corian counters and Dinette top with inlays and custom router work
  • Lighted Reel Display
  • Breaker panel
  • Custom carpet
  • Full Runners


  • Corian custom counters with no spill edges
  • Great work areas
  • Galley has NEVER been cooked in. All cooking was done on Lanai deck
  • Jenn Air 220V 2-burner with grill and oven
  • Range hood and vent fan
  • Sub-zero side-by-side refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Sharp "carousel II" microwave/cinvection
  • Coffee maker
  • Hamilton Beech trash compactor
  • Kitchen Aid garbage disposal
  • In-sink-erator
  • Kitchen Aid dish washer
  • U-line ice maker

Master Stateroom

  • Full Beam Master
  • King Bed
  • Upgraded mattress
  • Cherrywood cabinets
  • Burlwood Counter tops
  • Large cedar lined closets
  • Spiral staircase
  • Sony TV

Master Head

  • Custom inlaid Corian countertops
  • Double sink vanity
  • Large well placed mirrors
  • Head Hunter Toilet System
  • Bidet
  • Oversized shower
  • Beautiful Fixtures, like new!

VIP Stateroom

  • Queen Bed
  • Large Cedar Lined closet

VIP Head

  • Headhunter Head System
  • Large shower
  • Fantastic fixtures
  • Well placed mirrors

Starboard Stateroom

  • 2 Huge Bunks, Full Mattress
  • Cedar Lined Closet

Starboard Head

  • Head Hunter Head System
  • Oversized shower
  • Fantastic fixtures

Forward Stateroom

  • 2 Large bunks
  • Cedar lined closet

Forward Head

  • Head Hunter Head System
  • Oversized shower
  • Fantastic fixtures


  • (2) Bruce-type anchors
  • 600' galvanized chain anchor rode
  • Drogue sea anchors
  • Stainless steel chocks, cleats and railing
  • Stainless steel boarding ladder
  • Teak overlay on fiberglass swim step
  • Dock lines
  • Fenders
  • 24V Remote search lights
  • Stainless steel radar arch
  • Custom canvas awnings
  • Bimini and isinglass enclosure
  • Cockpit awning
  • Canvas covers for skiff, windlass and davit
  • Novurania 15- rigid hull inflatable w 50HP honda four stroke
  • 24V Davit


  • FLIR Thermal imaging camera
  • Ritchie magnetic, (2) Danforth constellation magnetic, (1) Furuno satellite compasses
  • (2) Furuno GP-37 GPS
  • (7) Nauticomp displays with Nobeltech software chartplotters
  • (2) Furuno 2147 72-mile with plotters and alarms radars
  • Simrad AP-26 Automatic pilot
  • (7) Nauticomp fathometers
  • Furuno FVC 1200L, Furuno FCV 292 video depth sounders
  • Furuno CH 37 scanning sonar
  • (2) Dell compact PCs for shipboard computer system
  • (2) Standard Horizon VLH-3000 Hailer
  • Furuno T-2000 seawater thermometer
  • Mitsubishi/KVH Sea Trac satellite telephone
  • Closed circuit television cameras


  • (2) 30 KW Single phase generators - northern lights (2004 and 1994)
  • 120-240V, 60 HZ, 50 Amps single phase AC
  • 3 Wire, marine-grade AC conductors
  • Thermal circuit breakers and GFCI outlets for AC circuit protection
  • (1) Newmar PHASE 3 PT-24-95W Battery charger
  • (1) Newmar ABD 1245 Battery charger
  • 12 and 24V DC Voltage
  • Perko and Guest marine-type battery switches
  • (9) 12V series 8-D batteries (boxed)
  • Passive Corrosion protection

General Construction Materials

  • Semi-displacement soft cine with chine rails, flared bow and cockpit/transom stern
  • Hull hand laminated fiberglass mat roving
  • Bulkheads, stringers and built-in frames
  • Fiberglass webbing floors
  • Fiberglass encapsulated stringers
  • Resin, fiberglass, epoxy glue and stainless steel fasteners
  • Fiberglass encapsulated with wooden fascia bulkheads
  • Three watertight bulkheads
  • Monique construction hull to deck joint
  • Bulkhead and built-in deck beams
  • Cored fiberglass with teak overlay decking
  • Fiberglass superstructure
  • Linear polyurethane paint finish on topsides
  • Copper based marine anti-fouling paint

Running Gear and Machinery

  • NAIAD fin style / hydraulic stabilizers
  • Wesmar 24V electric bow thruster
  • FWC through heat exchangers engine cooling system
  • Water injected, wet through bottom exhaust
  • Natural ducting and 120V ventilation fans in engine room
  • Fiberglass encapsulated stringers engine bearers
  • Flexible motor mounts
  • ZF BW195A with 2:1 reduction/reverse gears
  • Gear box S/N Port: 50003664
  • Gear box S/N Stbd: 50005883
  • Hynautic hydraulic, 4-station with trolling throttle and shifter controls
  • Steel cuffs shaft couplers
  • Shaft log packing glands with dripless seals
  • 3 1/2" aquamet 22 with normal taper propeller shafts
  • 36x36 right and left hand bronze 5 blade propellers
  • Shaft tube and trust cutlesses propeller shaft bearings
  • Stainless steel propeller shaft v-struts
  • Hydraulic, 4-station steering system
  • Twin stainless steel spade rudders


  • (4) Rule 3200 25V automatic bilge pumps
  • 120V with pressure accumulator fresh water pumps
  • (2) 120V with pressure accumulator (salt and fresh water) wash down pumps
  • (4) 120 V bait pumps
  • Off fresh or seawater toilet pumps
  • 120V sump pumps
  • 120V sewage macerator pumps
  • Two fiberglass fresh water tanks
  • Integral to hull framing fresh water tanks
  • Port and starboard side decks fresh water tanks
  • Plastic fresh water piping hose
  • In-line fresh water system shut-off valves
  • Fresh water service to galley, cockpit, bridge, salon, heads and showers
  • (5) 24V Toilets
  • Fiberglass sewage holding tank
  • Overboard sewage discharge
  • (2) HRO reverse osmosis water maker
  • (2) 20 gallon AC water heaters
  • (6) plus (2) sea chests through hull fittings

Fuel Systems

  • 3,000 US gallon 5052 aluminum and fiberglass totaling
  • Aluminum Framing of fuel tanks
  • Fuel tanks in bilge
  • (3) fuel tanks in engine room
  • Fuel tank fill located on port and starboard side decks
  • Copper piping and rated flex hoses for fuel lines
  • Fuel shut-off valves on tanks and manifold
  • Dual Racors primary fuel filters
  • Atmosphere fuel tank venting
  • 35 gallon, (1) aluminum, (1) fiberglass, lubrication oil tanks
  • Fiberglass waste oil tanks


  • Full tower with controls and displays
  • Custom stainless tower for maximized comfort and visibility
  • Tower height approx 30'
  • Furuno FCV 1200L fishfinder
  • Furuno FCV 292 fishfinder
  • Furuno CH 37 SONAR
  • Custom Salon Reel Case
  • Custom fiberglass 3-unit with 8 tuna tube - Live bait tanks
  • Overboard through transom- live bait tank discharge
  • Mechanical custom fish hold refrigeration
  • Multispread aluminum fishing outriggers
  • (2) Down Riggers
  • Custom fighting chair
  • Underwater lighting


  • (2) Panasonic 11" color W/VHS Format VCD
  • (1) Panasonic 13" color W/VHS VCR
  • (1) Sony 23" Trinitron color, Sony Aquos 32" LCLD flat screen
  • Sony VHS format VCR video cassette recorders
  • Numerous entertainment units including a computer generated karaoke machine
  • We bat on bridge, cockpit and salon

Safety and Legal

  • Fixed fire fighting system
  • Automatic machinery and ventilation shut downs
  • (2) B-II dry chemical portable fire extinguishers
  • Fire alarms in engine room
  • Smoke alarms throughout the vessel
  • Bilge high water alarms on all compartments
  • Audio/visual machinery alarms
  • Last Watch automatic pilot alarm
  • Horn and loud hailers
  • Hand and aerial flares for distress signals
  • Air Horn
  • Ship's bell
  • 24V Navigation and anchor lights
  • 24v and 120v deck lighting
  • Switlick 8-man SOLAS life rafth
  • 25 Thirty Type II adult typeIV PFDs
  • Lifre ring
  • Light list
  • Coast pilot MARPOL trash placard
  • Posted logged trash disposal plan
  • Oil discharge placard