Ocean 73 Super SportBy Capt. Ken Kreisler
Model: 73 Super Sport
Model Year: 2005
Boat Type: Sportfisherman
Weight: 129,223 lbs.
Standard Power: 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
Fuel Capacity: 1,800 gal.
Water Capacity: 330 gal.
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
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
open tournament e 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
teak cockpit w/ banded edge
Lewmar Concept III windlass
pneumatic saloon door opener
Sea Recovery watermaker
This article originally appeared in the June 2005 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.