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Exclusive: Ocean 73 Super Sport By Capt. Ken Kreisler — June 2005

A Tale of Two Boats


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Base price: $2,995,000 with 1,570-metric hp Caterpillar C30 diesel inboards
Optional power: 2/1,825-metric hp Caterpillar C32A or 2/1,675-metric hp Caterpillar C32 diesel inboards; 2/2,000-hp MTU 16V 2000 or 2/1,800-hp MTU 16V 2000 diesel inboards
Standard equipment: enclosed air-conditioned bridge w/ 20" LCD TV, DVD, Stidd helm chair, double-wide Stidd companion seat, wet bar w/ refrigerator and ice maker, lounge seating, outside steering station w/ electronic controls; 32-kW Westerbeke genset; electric oil-change system for mains, transmissions, and genset; Awlgripped engine room; VacuFlush MSD; sofa seating w/ rod stowage beneath, cooler step box, in-deck freezer; tackle locker, transom livewell, rod stowage locker, and freshwater washdown in cockpit; saloon entertainment system w/ 40" LCD TV, DVD, and Bose LifeStyle 38 stereo system; central vac

Length overall: 72'6"
Beam: 19'8"
Draft: 5'0"
Weight (dry): 129,223 lbs.
Fuel capacity: 1,800 gal.
Water capacity: 330 gal.
Test engines: 2/1,675-metric hp Caterpillar C32 diesel inboards
Transmissions/ratio: ZF/ 2.75:1
Props: 41x60 Veem 5-blade
Steering: Hynautic hydraulic
Controls: Caterpillar electronic
Optional equipment on test boat: open tournament bridge w/ custom fiberglass hardtop, EZ2CY enclosure, 2/molded-in teaser reels, spreader lights; wraparound seating w/sleeping area and rod stowage, teak pod-style helm w/drop-in electronics box and stowage; 400-gal. fuel tank; 2/15-kW Westerbeke gensets; bow thruster; teak cockpit w/ banded edge; Lewmar Concept III windlass; pneumatic saloon door opener; Sea Recovery watermaker
Price as tested: $3,245,636

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This article originally appeared in the August 2005 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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