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Marlow Explorer 72

Boat Tests


Builder: Marlow

Model: Explorer 72

Model Year: 2003

Boat Type: Cruiser

LOA: 72'4"

Beam: 20'4"

Draft: 4'10"

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
Cantaluppi lights
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
2/Glendinning Cablemasters
Aquadrive flexible-coupling system
duplex Racors on gensets and mains
Naiad stabilizers
11/AGM 8D batteries
96,000-Btu Marine Air chilled-water A/C


Besenzoni passerelle
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.