Ocean Alexander 64 PilothouseBy Capt. Richard Thiel
Builder: Ocean Alexander
Model: 64 Pilothouse
Model Year: 2004
Boat Type: Cruiser
Weight: 69,300 lbs.
Standard Power: 2/825-hp MTU Series 60 diesel inboards
Optional Power: 2/1,000-hp Caterpillar C18 diesel inboards
Fuel Capacity: 1,500 gal.
Water Capacity: 300 gal.
extended swim platform
port and starboard boarding gates
Maxwell VWC3500C windlass
dual control stations
Grover air horn
2,500-watt Trace inverter/charger
12- and 20-kW Northern Lights gensets
retractable plasma-screen TV in saloon
CD/DVD systems for saloon and master stateroom
1,500-gpd Filtration Concepts watermaker
8/L16 deep-cycle golf-cart inverter batteries, 4/8D engine-starting batteries, and 2/4D genset batteries
Key Power hydraulic package including 1,500-lb.-capacity Brower davit, Maxwell windlass, 25-hp bow thruster, 15-hp stern thruster, and stabilizers with dual engine-driven pumps
12-foot Novurania w/40-hp Yamaha outboard
This article originally appeared in the September 2004 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.