Ocean Alexander 83

Boat Tests


Builder: Ocean Alexander

Model: 83

Model Year: 2010

Boat Type: Megayacht (> 80')

LOA: 83'0"

Beam: 20'0"

Draft: 6'0"

Weight: 144,000 lbs.

Standard Power: 2/1,600-hp MTU 10V2000s

Optional Power: 2/1,150-hp Cat C18 ACERT diesels; 2/1,650-bhp Cat C32 diesels; 2/1,925-bhp Cat C32 ACERT diesels

Fuel Capacity: 2,000 gal

Water Capacity: 350 gal


Glendinning electronic controls
Hynautic hydraulic steering
white oak paneling and cabinetry w/ wenge trim
Majilite fabric for walkway walls
2/Maytag stacked washers and dryers (1 for crew)
Cruisair reverse-cycle A/C
Sony 40" LCD TV in saloon
20" Sharp LCD TVs in guest and crew staterooms
Grohe fixtures
Jenn-Air stand-up refrigerator, convection oven
4-burner Gaggenau electric cooktop
Broan trash compactor
Fisher & Paykel dishwasher
day head on main deck
6/Tecma MSDs
Keypower 36-hp bow thruster and 25-hp stern thruster
Stidd helm seats in pilothouse (electric) and on flying bridge (mechanical)
Vimar switches and outlets
Moritz Octoplex monitoring system
2/32-kW Northern Lights gensets
sea chest


granite floors in head and galley
teak cockpit, side decks, flying-bridge deck
2/Seakeeper gyros
teak caprail
125-lb. stainless steel plow anchor
electrically activated sliding sunroof
Kenyon barbeque on flying bridge
4/Underwater lights
2/Mastervolt chargers for service battery banks
Seawide navigation package w/ Furuno Navnet 3D, 12-kW 6-foot open-array, class B AIS, 3/Ambient displays, Simrad AP28 autopilot, KVH Tracvision M7, and Sirius satellite-weather receiver, Maretron DSM250 display
power steering
Steelhead Marine davit
dual Racors w/ Y-valves
oil-change system for mains and gensets
Fireboy auto-fire extinguishing system
Seagull water purifier

This article originally appeared in the April 2010 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.