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April 30, 2015

Chicago Splash: Ocean Alexander 78 Returns to Water


After a winter sojourn on the hard, Alexandra reenters Chicago’s enchanting waterways.

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[Quote name=”26 North Yachts”]And it’s been worth the wait having being described as a swift, unshakable guardian in weather. A quiet, opulent cruiser with an enormous wealth of standards – and beyond, plenty of intriguing touches, refinements and additions. Her love affair with Chicago continues, and we invite all serious buyers to request a boarding pass below.[/Quote]
[Twenty_Six_Box title=”PRICING” subtitle=”Specs, photos & video” url=”” link_name=”REVIEW SPECS”] The Ocean Alexander 78 represents an intersection of artful workmanship with legendary construction, especially tailored for rough seas.


The 2012 Ocean Alexander 78 ALEXANDRA represents one of the finest motor yachts in her class. She has less than 400 original hours, Zero Speed Trac stabilizers finished off with a stunning Destry Darr Interior. Sea Trial and Survey her against the famous Chicago skyline. It will be an unforgettable experience.

Currently: $3,295,000
Note: Pricing as of March 24, 2015. Please inquire for latest pricing.

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.


ALEXANDRA’s spacious flybridge, complete with a factory installed hardtop, allows for plenty of outdoor space. Between the well-appointed bar and the Creston entertainment center, one would have difficulty finding a flybridge in this class that is better suited to entertaining. Other noteworthy features include Zero Speed Trac Stabilizers, upgraded bow and stern thrusters, Yacht Controller with dual band remote, KVH Tracvision, and much more.


Walking into the main salon on ALEXANDRA through the electric stainless steel-framed doors one is instantly struck by the attention to detail and abundant natural light throughout. Having the dining table forward opens up the salon, creating an ultra-comfortable space with a large L-shaped settee, oversized ottoman, pop-up TV on a remote lift and a wet bar with glass storage and ice-maker


ALEXANDRA features a three stateroom layout that can accommodate up to six plus a crew of two. The master stateroom and (2) guest staterooms are accessed by a port side stairwell located in the main salon just adjacent to the galley. Travel down stairs to an open foyer with access to an over/under washer & dryer.
Aft of the foyer is the full beam master stateroom, featuring starboard cedar closets outboard and a centerline king sized berth.

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3D ModelingCreative use of 3D modeling technologies, including Finite Element Analysis, allow Ocean Alexander to find optimum structural and performance balance ratios well before fiberglass application. These virtual touches are evident in the Ocean Alexander 78.[/Twenty_Six_Col_One_Third][Twenty_Six_Col_One_Third]


aluminium innovationOcean Alexander was one of the first to use Aluminum I-beams, to offer 10x the structural advantage of wood and fiberglass. Aircraft-grade with a high strength-to-weight ratio, this Ocean Alexander 78 is the result of meticulously engineered straight beams demonstrating safety, lightness and maneuverability.[/Twenty_Six_Col_One_Third][Twenty_Six_Col_One_Third]


Carbon FiberIn the pursuit of extreme strength, Ocean Alexander uses re-enforced carbon fiber in critical areas, offering 10x the strength to that of fiberglass. This makes the Ocean Alexander 78 light, fast and strong, giving it unrivaled longevity in today’s marketplace.[/Twenty_Six_Col_One_Third][/Twenty_Six_Row]
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