On Sunday, July 12, let’s all plan to go boating.



Alaskan 65

Boat Tests


Builder: Alaskan


Model Year: 2004

Boat Type: Cruiser

LOA: 65’0”

Beam: 17’2”

Draft: 4’7”

Weight: 85,000 lbs.

Standard Power: 2/420-hp Caterpillar 3126 diesel inboards

Optional Power: 2/800-hp Caterpillar 3406E diesel inboards

Fuel Capacity: 1,300 gal.

Water Capacity: 300 gal.


Maxwell windlass HWC-3500 w/plow anchor and 300’ of chain
Kahlenberg airhorns
2/Stidd helm seats
GE Profile dishwasher, refrigerator, microwave oven, and Ceran cooktop
Broan trash compactor
Grohe fixtures
Malber washer and dryer
2/20-gal. Seaward water heaters
3/Sentry battery chargers (60-amp, 25-amp, and 10-amp)
4,000-watt Trace inverter
Acme isolation transformer
4/50-amp shorepower cords w/Glendinning CableMasters
2/Northern Lights gensets (8-kW and 16-kW)
128,000-Btu Cruisair A/C
Tides Marine dripless shaft seals
Reverso oil-change system
duplex Racor fuel-water separators
Fireboy auto. fire-suppression system
Bennett trim tabs


25-hp Sidepower hydraulic bow thruster
oversize Wesmar stabilizers
Rendova RIB w/50-hp Yamaha outboard
1,200-gpd FCI Dolphin watermaker w/UV sterilizer
custom canvas
Oceanair wooden blinds
flat-screen TVs (master and saloon)

This article originally appeared in the September 2004 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.