Marlow Explorer 78By Capt. Bill Pike
Model: Explorer 78
Model Year: 2004
Boat Type: Megayacht (> 80')
Weight: 96,000 lbs.
Standard Power: 2/700-hp Caterpillar C12 diesel inboards
Optional Power: twin diesel inboards from Lugger, Caterpillar, and MTU to 1,550 hp apiece
Fuel Capacity: 3,000 gal.
Water Capacity: 550 gal.
Lofrans Titan windlass
Man Ship Marine hatches and opening ports
Schwepper interior hardware
Frankhe s/s double-well sink
Amana upright refrigerator
Grohe faucets and fixtures
U-Line wine cellar
5/SeaLand Magnum Opus MSDs
2/30-gal. Torrid water heaters
2/25-kW Northern Lights gensets
75-amp Newmar power supply for electronics
112,000-Btu Marine Air A/C
several Newmar battery chargers for redundant coverage of electronics, gensets, main engines, and house usage
Morse KE4 electronic engine controls
Fisher & Paykel dishwasher
5/ Sharp plasma TVs
electronics package and sound system
800-gpd SK watermaker
20-hp Sidepower bow thruster
20-hp Sidepower stern thruster
This article originally appeared in the July 2004 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.