Smooth Operator

Boat Tests


Builder: Hampton

Model: 650

Model Year: 2009

Boat Type: Other...

Cabins 1 master, 2 guest

LOA: 66'2"

Beam: 18'8"

Draft: 4'10"

Weight: 92,500 lbs.

Standard Power: 2/873-bhp Caterpillar C-18s

Optional Power: 2/1,001-bhp Caterpillar C-18 ACERT diesel inboards

Fuel Capacity: 2,000 gal.

Water Capacity: 400 gal.


2/873-bhp Caterpillar C-18s
Caterpillar electronic engine controls
Teleflex Sea- Star hydraulic (w/ two-engine powerassist)
Wesmar 25-hp hydraulic bow and stern thrusters
Naiad Marine stabilizers
Maxwell HWC 3500 hydraulic windlass
Exalto windshield wipers
Raymarine electronics
port and starboard boarding gates
fiberglass hardtop
flying-bridge wet bar w/ Gaggenau BBQ, sink, and Norcold ‘fridge/ice maker
2/Pompanette Platinum-Series helm chairs (upper and lower stations)
Optiflame electric fireplace
cherry- andholly sole
granite countertops
heatedgranite flooring in galley
Sub-Zero ‘fridge/freezer drawers
GE Profile cooktop, oven/microwave
In-Sink-Erator garbage disposal
Broan trash compactor
Fisher & Paykel dishwasher
Durabilt L-shape sofa and barrel chairs
Hunter-Douglas blinds
electric fireplace
2/Tecma Quiet Flush MSDs
heatedmarble sole in the heads
2/Glendinning Cable-Masters
2/Northern Lights gensets (10-kW and 20-kW)
108,000-Btu Marine Air A/C system
4,000-watt Magnum inverter
2/IsoBoost transformers
duplex Racor 751000 Max fuel/water separators
Steelhead 2,000-lb. capacity davit


Kabola heating system, satellite TV, and custom, retractable boarding ladder

This article originally appeared in the October 2009 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.