Marlow Explorer 72By Capt. Bill Pike
Model: Explorer 72
Model Year: 2003
Boat Type: Cruiser
Weight: 96,000 lbs.
Standard Power: 2/700-hp Caterpillar C12 diesel inboards
Optional Power: various single- or twin-engine packages from Caterpillar, Lugger, MTU, and Yanmar up to 1,500 hp per engine
Fuel Capacity: 3,000 gal.
Water Capacity: 550 gal.
3/Stidd helm chairs
5/Sub-Zero drawer-type refrigerators and freezers
Fisher & Paykel dishwasher
Dacor stove and oven
Asko stacked washer and dryer
2/25-kW Northern Lights gensets
2/Trace 2,500-watt inverters
custom 304 s/s trim tabs w/cast-bronze Hynautic rams
2/epoxy/biaxial/Kevlar fuel tanks
3/304 s/s water tanks with 4/Racor water filters and 2/Paragon Senior bronze water pumps
Aquadrive flexible-coupling system
duplex Racors on gensets and mains
11/AGM 8D batteries
96,000-Btu Marine Air chilled-water A/C
Nautica Jet Dinghy w/davit
Baur dive compressor
Raymarine electronics package
Raytheon Night Sight
custom entertainment package w/plasma TVs
upgraded interior woods
This article originally appeared in the July 2003 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.