INSIGHT INTO 70-80 FT. MOTORYACHTS
Arm yourself with actionable sales intelligence in the motoryacht arena.
The 70-80 foot market continues to be a strong market with several recent sales. Here’s a breakdown of a few of the top yachts to consider between 70 and 80 feet in length that are attracting buyers to the table.
Ocean Alexander 78 Yacht
The 2012 Ocean Alexander 78 ALEXANDRA represents one of the finest motor yachts in her class with less than 400 original hours, Zero Speed Trac stabilizers finished off with a stunning Destry Darr Interior. Powered by twin Caterpillar C18 ACERT engines (Approx. 397 hrs), she carries a three-stateroom layout plus crew quarters, making for an ideal cruising yacht, whether for an owner operator or crewed yacht.
The previous owners transitioned from a a 62’ Ocean Alexander, falling in love with the spacious layout in the bigger 78′ model that could accommodate cruising requirements in Southern waters like Florida and on Lake Michigan in Chicago. This motoryacht offers more substance and more room, guaranteeing guest comfort in all cruising locations.
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2008 75′ Azimut Yacht
The 74-78 range is a strong market with continued demand and the Azimut 75 is a boat worth considering whether you’re moving up into a larger yacht or just getting started in the boating world. Although a different breed than the Ocean Alexander showing modern lines and euro interior she’s a sporty yacht that’s perfect for cruising up the coast or a trip to the Bahamas. This particular Azimut 75 is a great example of a well maintained boat cared for by professionals. A crew of two have been aboard full time since first delivery and it shows. Dark stained wood and cream leather highlight the modern and spacious interior. She’s an example of a yacht that is just as stylish in Monaco as it is in Miami. The best priced Azimut 75 on the market priced for a quick sale.
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2005 80’ Mangusta Express Yacht
This 2005 Mangusta 80 is a real screamer, cruising at 37 knots she tops out at 44 knots. Imagine running from Miami to Bimmini or Cannes to Monaco for lunch with plenty of space for entertaining. This Mangusta’s beautifully crafted interior features highgloss teak woodwork and teak and holly soles. She has been very well maintained and represents one of the best values on the used yacht market.
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2007 Horizon 76
With a gorgeous hard-top flybridge from which to engage cruise speeds reaching 25 knots, buyers will fall in love with custom semi-gloss cherry saloon interiors and built-in cream leather curved sofas (plus a loveseat). Featuring a 18’6″ beam and 5’8″ draft, she is the perfect cruising vessel, comfortably accommodating guests with a generous layout that includes 3 staterooms, 2 heads and 2 crew berths. The aft deck showcases built-in bench seating aft w/cushions, teak table and 3 rattan chairs.
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2006 80 Hatteras Enclosed Bridge Motor Yacht
Boarding this Hatteras 80 one is immediately aware that she is the American heavy weight of this class. Her light Anigre woodwork really brightens the salon and formal dinning area. Head up the stairs to the fully enclosed bridge and one will find a full office. The full beam master features his and her heads and plenty of cedar lined storage. The Hatteras 80 is offered in both an open flybridge as well as a fully enclosed sky lounge if you’re heading north. If she is too large checkout the 72 Hatteras Motor Yacht featured below.
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2007 78 Hargrave Motor Yacht
The 2008 Horizon 77 represents one of the most well equipped yachts in this class. Her maindeck areas feature high gloss cherry and below-decks have maple wood work. She features both bow and stern thrusters, Caterpillar C32’s (400 hours), two 27kw generators and top of the line electronics. This Horizon Yacht’s hideway lower helm station and breakfast nook gives the owner the best of both worlds. The Taiwanese built Horizon Yachts offers a name brand yacht with great resale value. The balance between a well designed interior with an open flybridge is noticed in this Horizon 77 listed for sale now lying in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
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2006 84’ Choey Lee Motor Yacht
This 84′ raised pilothouse features a number of key selling features including rich mahogany paneling in the salon and a circular staircase that winds up to the flybridge and down to the staterooms. Buyers will note Wolf stainless steel oven units in the galley, while the master stateroom holds a King’s berth with storage drawers and walk-in closets. This motoryacht is generously powered by twin Caterpillar C-30 (1,550 HP each) diesel engines,fresh water cooled with an electronic injection/governor. The yacht is currently located in Peurto Rico and priced to sell.
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2010 Hatteras 72′ Motor Yacht
This 72’ Hatteras is the only Hatteras 72 on the market with an enclosed bridge. This 400k option allows the flybridge to become part of the living space. Her African Mahogany and gorgeous stone counter tops are really set off by her stainless appliances. Down below one will find four luxurious staterooms with additional crew quarters aft. If this Hatteras 72 is too small, check out the Hatteras 80 Motor Yacht featured further up the page.
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2004 Sunseeker 75 Manhattan Yacht
The 75 Sunseeker Manhattan continues to be one of the best selling yachts on the market today. They all feature four generous staterroms as well as pleasant woodwork and leather interiors. They are known to be great running sea boats and their MAN engines are very reliable. There are currently two of these Sunseeker 75s available today in the US market.
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2008 Vicem 72 Classic Yacht
Built in Turkey of cold molded mahogany, this Vicem Yacht represents the gentleman’s cruiser on this list. Her downeast syling will turn heads in Nantucket as well as the Dalmation Coast. Once aboard it seems as if her entire interior is covered by rich mahogany. Her three staterooms are whisper quiet underway, a result of her cold molded construction. This Vicem 72 is powered by 1550 MANs and will reach a cruise speed of 26 knots.
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2011 Marlow 78 Motor Yacht
This nearly new yacht is the long range cruiser of the bunch. An enclosed pilothouse and 3500 gallons of fuel makes this Marlow Explorer the expedition leader. Grab handles on the ceiling will allow her adventurous owner to move freely no matter the sea state. Berth space for ten guests in four staterooms insures no one will be left behind.
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Lazzara 75 LSX Sport Yacht
One of five 75 Lazzaras currently on the market, this 2007 model is the nicest available. New paint in 2010 and fresh varnish on her aft cap rails really set her apart from her competition. The galley down arrangement is very unique in that it gets natural light from the windshield. Her quad Volvo IPS 600s power this Lazzara 75 to 27 knot cruise speed. Tip: We recently listed a 116′ Lazzara for sale that will appeal to buyers who wish to move up to higher length ranges in the future. In 2014, the owners spent over $250,000 to keep her in ‘mint’ condition.
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While the 70-80 foot motoryacht range is a natural sweet spot for international buyers also consider these two standout yachts in the 60-70 range and 80-90 foot range respectively. We consider them uniquely suited to the market, displaying a level of design and performance maturity that will appeal to luxury-minded American families.
BELOW 70 FEET: DYNA 60
The Dyna 60 makes its international debut at the 2014 Fort Lauderdale Boat show, issuing a strong challenge to rivals in the Sunseeker and Azimut class range.
ABOVE 80 FEET: HORIZON E88
The Horizon E88 remains one of our standout choices in the 80-90 ft. range, featuring a number of sophisticated design, performance and layout features that continue to grow its international reputation.
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