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Available for SaleLODESTAR78' 2011 Ocean Alexander 

Presenting LODESTAR, an exceptional Ocean Alexander 78, available for sale by her second owner a knowledgeable yachtsman. Having recently completed numerous upgrades and maintenance, she is turn-key and ready to take you to your next destination in style. The three spacious staterooms can accommodate up to 6 guests, and additional accommodations for 2 crew members allow you to sit back and relax. Equipped with a day head on deck, LODESTAR is well-suited for entertaining. Owned by a single asset tax paid LLC. Don’t miss out on this rare opportunity to be the next owner of LODESTAR!

26 North Yachts is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Worth Avenue Yachts. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel


LOA: 78' (24 m)
Beam: 20' (7 m)
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Fuel Capacity: 2,000 gal (7,571 L)
Fresh Water Capacity: 350 gal (1,325 L)
Holding Tank: 200 gal (758 L)
Flag: United States
Location: Blaine, United States, Washington
Build Year: 2011
Builder: Ocean Alexander
Model: 74 Flybridge
Type: Motor Yachts
Cruising Speed: 15 Knots
Max Speed: 20 Knots



LODESTAR is a 2011 model 74 Ocean Alexander with the same specifications and hull design as the Ocean Alexander 78' introduced the following year.

LODESTAR has three generous staterooms plus crew quarters for two and many custom options to her luxurious interior features throughout. Her aft deck offers comfortable seating for eight at the large adjustable hi-gloss teak table, plus a refrigerator with icemaker, stainless steel sink, and retractable aft deck engine and thruster controls. She features comfortable wide sidedecks for easy transition from bow to stern. She has full walkaround access to the large bow area as well. Boarding gates are located port and starboard, forward and aft.

Her double stainless steel sliding doors provide access to her spacious comfortable salon featuring large custom made L-shaped settee with custom storage below, large teak hi-lo table. To port she features a complete entertainment center with a large LCD TV on a retractable lift. Starboard side of the Salon offers a dry-bar, glass storage and refrigerator with icemaker.

Going forward, you pass a day head with sink and an opening port. Forward of the day head is a wine cooler under the stairway to the Flybridge. Forward to starboard is the U-shaped Galley that offers all the necessary amenities including a dual dishwasher. Facing forward from the Galley is the fully-equipped Helm station with brand new FURUNO electronics as well as an electric adjustable STIDD helm chair. Port of the Helm is a Dinette area with storage and chart drawer. To the starboard side of the Helm is the Companionway that leads to LODESTAR's lower "foyer" with a custom Onyx floor and to her three (3) staterooms and en suite heads.

Before you enter the Owner's Stateroom, there is a large new MIELE washer and dryer on your left. Access to the Owner's Stateroom is through double doors. LODESTAR's full-beam Owner's Stateroom offers a king-size berth with storage and nightstands. There is a large cedar-lined walk-in closet to port with shelving and a safe. This Owner's suite offers a full entertainment system, additional closet and chest of drawers located both port and starboard. Her “gill window design” provides ample light into the stateroom. Her VIP and Guest Staterooms have en suite full heads with granite floors. Access to the crew quarters for two (2) is via the Aft Deck or from the transom. The Crew Quarters offers a head with separate shower, refrigerator, microwave, TV and more. Her Engine Room is accessed through a water-tight door.

The Flybridge with hardtop can be accessed from the Galley or from the Aft Deck. She has a very spacious Flybridge with centerline helm, full instrumentation, (2) STIDD helm seats, port and starboard L-shaped seating with storage below each and two (2) custom adjustable teak tables, wet bar area with icemaker and sink, and Steelhead SM 1750R tender davit.


•tGranite floor in galley

•tGranite floor in MSR head

•tHigh gloss for interior

•tDay Head on Main Deck

•tSakura paneling & cabinetry

•tSoft vinyl headliners

•tPush-button handles for drawers & cupboards

•tSakura for window frames & bull-nose

•tCruisair remote & self-contained air conditioner w/ ECU controls (Reverse Cycle capable for operation down to 40˚F)

•tSeagull water purifier (ADEX design award winner w/ filtration to 0.1 microns & EPA certification for microbiological purification)

•tPainted flooring prepared for carpet

•tMajilite Fabric for lower walkway walls

•tS/S hardware

•tHanging lockers with dual-locking mechanism

•tFoyer flooring finished in Inlay Granite

•tRS232 dual communication w/ True High Definition with latest HDMI technology (non simulated HD)

•tMiele stacked washer/dryer

•tConcealed hinges throughout interior cabinets w/ auto soft-closing function


•t24V LED lights (Aerospace quality, specially tuned color temperature for Ocean Alexander that last over 100,000+ hours)

•tSettees w/ Ultraleather fabrics

•tNew soft goods in salon with Lucite table and chair (New 2022)

•tMovable end tables

•tSalon coffee table

•tSony 40” LCD TV with Denon professional Sound System with IR repeater; Dolby true HD DTS-HD XM/Sirius capable w/multiEQ that provides virtually perfect acoustical environment for up to six individual seating locations, also detects “out of phase inner” auto compensable to match w/ subwoofer & speakers. HDMI 1.3 provides high bandwidth HD video output for true color HD reproduction.

•tOne subwoofer w/active servo technology & where speaker & subwoofer actively work together to cancel out independence so speaker has perfect input motion for true reproduction of sound

•tPhantom screen with dedicated wood box for door

•tFurman power conditioner (featuring multi-stage linear amplifier tech & extreme voltage shutdown for yacht’s unstable shore/genset power)

•t3 x ARANIS wifi router (New 2022)


•tGalley countertops in Granite

•tDisposal and Lazy Susan in corner

•tSakura cabinetry

•tStorage cabinets

•tFranke double sink with faucet

•t“Drawer type” shelves in large galley cabinet

•tOverhang cabinet

•tDedicated trash compartment

•tGE garbage disposal

•tSakura solid wood flooring

•t36” JennAir Custom Panel French Door Refrigerator

•t30” JennAir Over-the-Range Microwave with Speed-Cook Convection

•t27” Gaggenau electric cooktop

•t24” Gaggenau electric oven

•t24” GE Monogram Dishwasher (New 2022)

•tCustom plate holder drawer

•tOver-sized Silverware & Cutlery drawers

Owneru0027s Stateroom

•tKing-size berth, Wood around bedding

•tTwo nightstands with countertops

•tBureau and vanity to starboard

•tSafe in hanging locker

•tFixed windows on hull side

•tWalk-in Closet, Full-height, cedar-lined with automatic lighting

•tNew Tecma toilet

•tOwner's ensuite flooring finished in Inlay Granite

•t24V LED lights (Aerospace quality, specially tuned color temperature for Ocean Alexander that last over 100,000+ hours)

•tSony 40” LCD TV with Denon Professional Sound System with IR repeater

•tOne subwoofer w/active servo technology; speaker & subwoofer actively work together to cancel out independence so speaker has perfect input motion for true reproduction of sound

VIP Stateroom

•tQueen-size berth

•tDressing Mirror

•t24V LED lights (Aerospace quality, specially tuned color temperature for Ocean Alexander that last over 100,000+ hours)

•tFull-height cedar-lined hanging lockers with automatic lighting

•tSony 22” LCD TV & DVD/CD system

•tS/S rectangular port light w/ privacy screen

•tHead with stall shower (also accessible from Guest Stateroom)

Guest Stateroom

•tTwo double berths

•tNight table between berths

•tOverhead and under berth storage

•tReading lights

•tHanging locker, cedar-lined

•tAccess to guest head


•tSakura walls & cabinets with Silestone countertops

•t24V LED lights (Aerospace quality, specially tuned color temperature for Ocean Alexander that last over 100,000+ hours)

•tChina sink

•tGrohe faucets for sink & shower

•tCustom hardware

•tCustom fixtures

•tAir extraction in each head by low noise extraction fans, switched separately from lights.

•tFans discharge air outside of the interior

•tFlooring in heads finished in Granite

•tOne medicine cabinet

•tTecma toilet system

Crew Quarteru0027s

•tCaptain’s cabin

•tCedar-lined hanging locker with automatic lighting

•tKitchen (sink, Amana microwave oven & refrigerator)

•tS/S table top in crew quarters

•tSony 22” LCD TV & DVD/CD system

•tStorage locker

•tStorage drawers under bunk

•tHead with stall shower

•tAmtico flooring


•tSunken and extended dash with instrumentation

•tChart light beside dash

•tDinette, C-shaped with chart drawer beneath

•tWood table top with storage cabinet beneath

•tWindshield defrosters

•t2 x Watertight doors to port & stbd side decks

•tPhantom screens with dedicated concealed wood box for doors

•t24V LED lights (Aerospace quality, specially tuned color temperature for Ocean Alexander that last over 100,000+ hours)

•tSakura solid wood flooring (all Ocean Alexander flooring is 5/16” thick w/ over 4x sandings for ease of repair maintenance and longevity)

•tRitchie compass 5”

•tUpdated Furuno NavNet at Flybridge only (2 NEW Display Screens, 2022)

•tFuruno navigation package integrated with NMEA2000 backbone w/ AC/DC power installed (for electronics/equipment communication network)

•tMaretron DSM250 NMEA 2000 Display PH, FB and MSR

•tRedundant Maretron NMEA 2000 GPS, Depth Sounder and Weatherstation

•tIndependent Twin Radar & Twin Furuno Black Box Chartplotters (non-operational)

•tFuruno MFD Black Box Processors

•t3 x Furuno Soft Touch 19” Screens (New 2022)

•tFuruno 6” Open Array HD Hi-Res Antenna

•tFuruno Class B AIS Integrated into Radar & Chartplotter

•tFuruno GP-32 GPS

•tFuruno RD30 Remote Display Navigational Data Organizer

•tFuruno Digital Sounder with 1kW B260 Broadband Transducer

•tSimrad AP25 Autopilot with repeater in FB & wireless remote control

•tICOM 604 Black Box VHF radio with remote handset and digital antennas PH and FB

•tAirmar weather station wind direction/speed indicator

•tKVH Satellite TV system with High Definition converter & Direct TV receivers (New 2022)

•tKVH Tracphone F55 Complete system

•tSeacas Safe Passage AIS 100

•t4 station phone system

•tCameras w/ color tilt/pan/zoom for engine room & aft deck (New 2022)


•tCarbon fiber-infused composite hull and decks

•tAirex C70.90 PVC foam construction above waterline (closed cell, cross-linked polymer foam w/ highest elongation in its class for great impact strength. Sound and temperature isolation w/ self-extinguishing properties)

•tLongitudinal and lateral fiberglass stringers filled with high density foam

•tFiberglass with infusion and “vacuum bag technology”

•tVinylester resin

•tWhite gelcoat on exterior

•tWhite non-skid fiberglass decks

•tBlack boot top stripe

•tTwo coats of Seahawk primer, hi-build epoxy barrier coat and covered with two coats of Seahawk self polishing bottom paint

•tOcean Alexander sound & vibration reduction to provide a quiet and comfortable yachting environment through various proprietary techniques of controlling sound and noise transmission. Some of these techniques include multiple insulation barriers including reflective materials, absorptive materials, dampening materials, air pockets and flexible and isolation mounts. Ultimately resulting in vibration/sounds levels that are at times ½ to 1/10 of ISO-6954 requirements.

•tFrameless windows

•tTempered dark tinted window glass (1/2” in fwd PH, 3/8” other areas). Glass is Low-E glass which increase energy efficiency by 25%+ and is UV stabilized for reduction of fading and degradation of a yacht’s interior and health of occupants due to harmful UV rays

•tDeck, superstructure and flybridge with aluminum I-beam reinforcements

•tInterior structural components all bonded to hull

•tReinforced collision bulkhead

•tHardtop w/ dual hatches for ventilation and light

•tConvenience lights, lower deck and FB

•tFB seat w/ storage underneath

•tSwim ladder

•tFiberglass settee with oval teak table on aft deck

•tFiberglass staircase from cockpit to FB

•tWet bar with sink and bar refrigerator on FB

Deck Equipment

•tTeak swim platform w/ teak steps

•tTeak deck from cockpit to sidedeck

•tTeak deck for cockpit

•tSakura steering wheel inside & S/S on FB

•t2” elliptical 316 S/S handrails on main deck, 1-1/2” on FB

•tS/S cleats & hawse holes

•tS/S anchor roller

•tHydraulic windlass, Maxwell VWC4000C

•tFreshwater washdown, at bow & stern & FB

•tElectric S/S salon door to aft deck

•tPantograph windshield wipers & washers w/ intermittent function

•tTwo control stations: FB & PH, with complete engine instrumentation with lighted, modern switches

•tThird control in aft deck (engine & thruster)

•tTeak bow staff

•tLighted OA logo

•tPropeller shaft Aqua 22HS, a high-grade austenitic alloy stainless steel that provides superior corrosion resistance (comparable to Aqua 22) along with excellent toughness and high strength (comparable with Aqua 17). A no compromised approach adopted by the navies around the world.

•tBronze through-hull fittings

•tZincs on rudders, shafts

•tBronze struts w/ cutlass bearing

•tS/S rudders

•tAft deck shower, dock-side water inlet

•tWatertight doors at PH

•tHigh performance, computer-designed and machined class “S” propellers

•tStainless steel plow anchor 125 lbs. w/ 300-ft. anchor chain (3/8” HT) & chain stopper

•tInternational navigation lights

•tHeavy-duty Kahlenberg dual air horn

•tAll exterior hardware to be S/S 316 or better and to manufacturer requirements

•tSteelhead SM 1750R davit (3 function hydraulic boom, rotation & extension)

•tTender chocks

•tFour U-shaped rails on swim step (extra set of placement holes for one movable rail

•tSpeakers in cockpit & FB linked to audio system


•tSunbrella fabric on all outside cushions

•tComplete Flybridge Poly Carbon enclosure form Canvas Supply (New 2022)

•tExterior Bench Seats on FB & aft deck with Covers in Sunbrella, “Tan” & “White”

•tSTIDD Helmseat Covers in Sunbrella, “Tan”

•tA/C Vent Covers in Stamoid, “Snow White”

•tOne rope dryer in aft deck

•tBoat deck sliding hatch

•tHepworth heavy-duty commercial grade wipers

Electrical Equipment

•t18” GE refrigerator and ice maker (New 2022)

•tSecond stabilizer monitor on FB

•tSpreader lights under wing mast

•tHeavy-duty batteries (house banks: 825AH, engine batteries: 550AH, genset batteries: 490AH)

•tBattery paralleling system with control switch

•tService battery switch

•tKVH M7 Control Panel Satellite HDTV System

•tUPS electrical protection

•tVICTRON 4000W inverter/charger (pure sine wave) (New 2022)

•tVICTRON battery charger (engine: 24V/60A, genset: 12V/25A) (New 2022)

•tVimar switches & outlets

•t24V lights in all compartments

•tCellular amplifier (professional grade wireless signal booster, optimized for voice or laptap data connections)

•tAC outlets throughout

•tMarine-grade, tinned copper wiring

•tBonding system throughout

•tOctoplex (next generation) system with AC/DC distribution and wireless system (New 2022)

•tShorepower receptacle 100+50-amp in transom w/ 115-ft. Cablemaster

•tPhone jacks at MSR & Salon & PH

•tDimmers for Salon & MSR sconces

•t24 Volt System

•tGFI (110V) AC outlet with SmartLock feature for operation error protection which exceeds UL requirements

•tAll primary AC & DC electrical wiring is appropriately labeled throughout the yacht

•tOctoplex NEMA 2000 electrical control system. Based on military technology for remote activation, control and status reporting of all AC and DC breakers. Monitors all power sources (AC and DC) for voltage, frequency and amperage abnormalities and provide visual and audio alerts. Includes enhanced circuit breaker functionality with no-load indication, dimming and usage information with touch screen monitors that is user reconfigurable. Brown-out configurable control through auto load shedding is included where operator designated equipment (cg navigation and other essential systems) remains powered-on while automatically switching other systems off.

•tOctoplex NEMA 2000 Vessel system monitor system. Provides main access doors, tank level, bilge level and battery monitoring of current, voltage & temp. It is networked into NEMA 2000. The vessel’s bonding and grounding systems shall include copper straps secured to the hull and running the full length of the vessel parallel to centerline.

•tEngines, generators, metallic through hulls, strainers, and pump bodies are connected to the bonding strap using 8 AWG wire minimum or equivalent.

Mechanical Equipment

•tTwin Caterpillar C-18 1,150hp each; 1,436 hours as of 6/2022

•tNew Aftercooler Cores, April 2020

•t2 x Northern Lights 25kW generators with approx. 750 hours each as of 24 Sept 2020

•tSakura steering wheel inside & S/S on FB

•tKeypower hydraulic stabilizer (9 sq. ft. x 2) with one monitor in PH

•tPantograph windshield wipers & washers w/ intermittent function

•tKeypower hydraulic bow thruster 25hp, stern thruster 25hp with three (3) proportional controls

•tElectric engine controls

•tTwo control stations: FB & PH, with complete engine instrumentation with lighted, modern switches

•tThird control in aft deck (engine & thruster)

•tWet exhaust and including water temperature, oil pressure, hour meter and start/stop controls in engine room and remote start/stop controls in the PH

•tSTIDD electric helm chair in PH (black) x1

•tSTIDD mechanical helmseats in FB (white) x2

•tEngine alarm system, audio oil & temperature

•tEngine hour meter

•tComplete engine instrumentation, two stations

•tHydraulic steering system by Hynautic/Telelex power steering system

•tFireboy fire extinguisher system with engine shutdown feature

•tGulfcoast fuel polishing system based on US Military Abrahams-M1 Tank design

•tOil changing system for both engines & gensets

•tHeadhunter pressure freshwater system

•tOne 40-gallon water heater with high density fiberglass insulation w/ high efficiency heating element

•t4.5mm thickness 5052 aluminum fuel tanks with sight gauges & tested to International Standards 33CFR

•t510(a) w/ high and low fuel level alarm system

•t24V shower sump pumps

•tDripless seal for rudder post

•tDetailed stringers in engine room & lazarette

•t2mm thickness 316 S/S water tank w/ sight gauge

•tHeadhunter waste treatment system (50 gal/day)

•tCommon drainage system for sink, shower, bilge & exterior deck

•tColor-coded piping for fuel, water & hydraulic system

•tFreshwater outlet with hose for engines & generator

•tAll engine room & machinery spaces primed & top coated with polyurethane paint system

•tHolding tank gauge in PH

•tGenerator exhausts water-drop type per manufacturer standards

•tAutomatic bilge pump – The vessel is outfitted with automatic bilge pump with manual and automatic switches in each space as divided by watertight bulkheads. High water alarms mounted in each of these bilge zones.

•tCruisair compressors for central air conditioner, 6 units, total 146K BTU (Reverse Cycle capable for operation down to 40˚F)

•t2hp air compressor in engine room w/ multiple quick disconnect outlets

•tDripless engine shaft seal logs

•tLighted bilge

•tOne manual bilge pump

•tSea chest for raw water intakes

•tDual Racor fuel/water separator with Y-valves for engines & generator

•tEngine battery isolation switches

•tAluminum diamond plate flooring in engine room

•tAC/DC lights with anti-explosion type in engine room

•tAC outlet

•tUnderwater exhaust system

•tDelta-T intake/exhaust fans with variable frequency drives mounted to facilitate the pushing and/or pulling of air through the machinery spaces and the providing of a high rate of air exchange. Ducts have fire dampers installed with manual/automatic triggering tied into the machinery shut down circuits.

•tDucts in way of interior living space insulated & soundproofed. System of Delta-T water separator grills used on intake and exhaust sides of system.

•tBilge pump in forward & aft of engine room

•tGenerators with gas/water separator

•t3 valves in steering system for autopilot

•tS/S rails on side of engines

•tS/S cap on transverse stringers in central walkway

•tBoth side fillers for water & fuel tanks

•tDockside water connection

•tSpare conduit running from engine room to PH, engine room to FB, and engine room to FB overhang

•tDry bilge area arrangement in center of engine room

•t(2) Generator sets resiliently mounted & installed with Sound Shield

•tRefrigerant type is accepted worldwide under the Montreal Protocols


•tUpgrade bridge plotters to (2) Furuno 19” TZT

•tAdditional Stidd chair on bridge, with built-in Furuno joystick remote

•tNew LED lighting in engine room

•tInstalled engine room camera

•tInstalled cup holders on bridge and pilothouse Stidd chairs

•tInstalled new Pepwave and connected both antennas

•tInstalled ramp/stairs

•tInstalled swim step retractable safety ladder on starboard side

•tReplaced aft deck and flybridge faucets

•tFinished wood TV surrounds in VIP stateroom

•tNew salon refrigerator with icemaker

•tInstall stern tie flat line roller and assembly

•tAll new lithium house batteries

•tReplace bridge vent registers

•tAdd black water tank sensor on octoplex

•tNew fuel tank senders

•tUpgrade octoplex to latest generation for remote control and monitoring and installed new screen on flybridge

•tFlag receiver

•tInstalled new Miele washer/dryer and soundproof closet

•tSoft close cabinet parts

•tInstalled proper/larger windshield wipers

•tInstalled new rudder indicator

•tNew flybridge enclosure from Canvas Supply

•tNew clear venturi on flybridge

•tInstall auto-start on port generator

•tNew stereo system with remote

•tFluid change on main engines and generator

•tNew HD KVH antenna

•tNew ceramic coating (June 2022)

•tNew soft goods

•tNew Tecma R-Breeze toilet in owner’s stateroom

•tRebuilt steelhead davit

•tAft deck polycarbonate enclosure

•tNew Victron charger/inverter

•tNew 40 gallon per hour water maker

•tNew TV’s in owner’s stateroom, salon, and VIP

•tAraknis wireless router

•tNew high definition Furuno radar

•t4 x New Oil coolers (July 2022)


All personal property is excluded unless specifically identified and included in the sale agreement and listing specifications. Personal property refers to all items not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to artwork, furnishings, and recreational or entertainment items. Advertisements, marketing materials, and/or other photography may depict the vessel with personal property, however, such personal property is excluded unless otherwise specifically included as provided herein.

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