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2008 Marlow Explorer 72E CB

St. Petersburg, Florida


GOOD TIME CHARLIE is a meticulously kept, one owner Captain maintained Marlow Explorer 72E. Her high gloss interior and customized private entrance to the master state room from the salon gives the owner extraordinary privacy! This Marlow Explorer boasts an enlarged gourmet galley with its large “U” shaped country kitchen style settee, giving all guests the panoramic ocean view. She is a “must see” and is equipped and prepared for her next new owner’s turn key adventures!


This listing is courtesy of the BoatWizard MLS and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey representation of a particular vessel.

Basic Boat Info

Price: $2,250,000
Make: Marlow
Model: Explorer 72E CB
Year: 2008
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: Marlow
Construction: Composite
Boat Hull ID: XXE72127E808
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 72 ft / 21.95 m
Length Overall: 77'8 ft / 23.67 m
Beam: 20'2 ft / 6.15 m
Max Draft: 5'2 ft / 1.58 m
Min Draft: 4.83 ft
Displacement: 92,000 lb
Cabins Count: 4

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: 3412
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 1,400hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Location: Port
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Catepillar
  • Model: 3412
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 1,400hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Location: Starboard
Total Engine Power: 2,800hp
Cruising Speed: 19 kn
Maximum Speed: 24 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 3,000 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 500 gal


Boat Class: Motor Yachts

Vessel Walkthrough

GOOD TIME CHARLIE is striking with her signature Flag blue Awlgripped hull and Matterhorn white Awlgrip superstructure. The boat deck was extended to provide a fully protected cockpit where you will find a beautiful teak table that seats 6 comfortably with additional seating against starboard forward wall. As you walk around the outside of the yacht, you’ll notice the meticulous details: built‐in bow seating, forward dock entry doors and high bulwark, which provides a safe walkway around the entire yacht. The beautiful high gloss teak interior is one of only a few Marlow produced, and brings out the richness of the dark Burmese teak wood. The salon has a free standing L‐shaped seating area to starboard and features a large matching ottoman with storage. The flat screen TV is hidden away on a lift in a storage cabinet/table to port, which also houses the Bose entertainment system. Two comfortable chairs sit on either side with custom book shelving. The forward port side of the salon features a full wet bar including an ice maker and a full‐size wine cooler with stunning Caesarstone pacific blue countertop. Located forward of the salon you will find an office area with custom file cabinetry and shelving. Here is where you will also find the private stairway to the master stateroom.

The galley is three steps up from the salon, and is a state of the art kitchen, a large U‐shaped seating area for 8 providing a panoramic view for all. The galley features the finest appliances from Dacor, Sub‐Zero, U‐Line and Kitchen Aid. The custom large white tiled countertops are stunning.

Heading down the curved stairway to the staterooms, your attention is drawn to the quality of the wood, recessed hand rails, and the high gloss finish on the teak. At the bottom of the stairs to starboard is the additional stateroom with twin bunks, which has a foldaway wall so this area can be open to the companionway when not used by guests. Forward is the VIP stateroom with a queen size bed on center line with en‐suite head and shower. This head can also be accessed through the companionway allowing it to double as the day head. Moving aft and to port is the guest stateroom, with side by side twin beds and en‐suite head and shower.

The Master Stateroom’s private entrance is at the forward end of the salon. The king size bed is athwartships port allowing the creation of a very large fore and aft head to starboard. There is a shower, two sinks widely spaced with custom vanity between sinks on a beautiful marble top along with custom marble flooring with teak trim. Full length cedar‐lined hanging closets fore and aft provide ample storage space for living aboard for extended periods of time. The washer and dryer are tucked neatly behind louvered teak doors. Shoji screens add just the perfect accent.

You can access the Command Bridge either from the pilot house or by the cockpit stairway aft. The command bridge is striking with its high gloss teak interior. Aft of the helm station there is a large L shaped settee table with seating for seven. To port you will find a custom L shaped wet bar with a clear ice icemaker, refrigerator and sink all finished off with a custom blue tiled countertop with elegant trim.

The Command Bridge exterior deck has ample space for entertaining guests, which includes an L‐shaped country kitchen with a built in Lynx gas grille, refrigerator and sink with lots of under cabinet storage. The hard top has been extended three feet for greater comfort in this area. To port is a custom large sun pad seating area. With more attention to detail, the non‐skid panels have been accented with grey Awlgrip. The forward roof structure in front of the Command Bridge has the same grey accent and non‐skid has been added for safety.

Command Bridge and Upper Deck

• (2) Stidd Stainless Helm chairs
• Ray‐E120 network display (2)
• VEI MRCI Pro displays (2)
• Ray‐ST60, depth, speed, wind displays
• Simrad AP2622 autopilot
• Ray E series 11S Radar
• Ray SR100 Sirius satellite
• Side Power Bow/Stern thruster control
• Morse electronic engine controls
• KVH TracVison
• Elbex camera system
• Northstar 952XW
• Naiad Stabilizers Model 254 with Multi Sea II controls
• Three Station Intercom
• Tank tender tank management system
• Removable SS and teak dinghy chocks
• 2008 Nautica 13'6" with 60hp 4 stroke Yamaha
• Irtex powder coated 1600lb davit
• Underwater lights ‐ 4
• Lynx propane grill
• Wireless Yacht controller
• Exterior mounted EPIRB
• Life Raft
• Radar and electronics mast
• ACR spot light
• Kahlenberg air horn
• Additional safety rails around upper deck
• Norcold refrigerator
• Franke sink
• U‐line clear ice maker
• Teak and Holly sole


• 42” Flat screen TV on lift
• Bose Life Style Model 48 home theater system with surround sound
• Franke sink
• U‐Line clear ice maker
• Sub Zero wine cooler
• Glass and liquor storage
• Custom book storage
• Office area with custom cabinetry
• Private entrance to Master Stateroom
• Teak and Holly sole
• Teak blinds

Master Stateroom

• Private entrance
• King size bed athwartships
• Whirlpool washer/Drier
• Flat screen TV with surround sound
• Large Master head with dual sinks and stall shower
• Custom vanity between sinks
• Cedar‐lined hanging lockers fore and aft
• Ample storage throughout
• Teak and Holly soles
• Shoji screens

VIP Stateroom

• Queen bed on centerline
• Cedar lined hanging lockers port/starboard
• Oversized drawers under bed
• Flat screen TV
• En‐suite head with stall shower
• Two doors allowing privacy if used as a day head
• Oversized large deck hatches with screens and sun shades
• Teak and Holly sole

Guest Stateroom

• Side by side twin berths
• En‐suite head with stall shower
• Flat screen TV
• End table between births
• Cedar‐lined hanging closet
• Under birth storage
• Teak and Holly sole

Fourth Stateroom

• Twin bunks
• Flat screen TV
• Foldaway privacy door
• Teak and Holly sole

Crew Cabin

• Side by Side twin berths
• En‐suite head with shower
• Refrigerator
• Microwave
• Flat screen TV


• Dacor stainless 4 burner cooktop
• Kitchen Aid sink disposal
• Dacor stainless oven
• Grohe polished faucets
• Sub‐Zero under counter refrigerator and freezer (2)
• Kitchen Aid two drawer dishwasher
• Sharp stainless convection microwave
• Franke sink
• Custom deep top loading Sea Frost holding plate freezer
• Separate filtered drinking water faucet.
• Slide out trash bin
• Teak and holly soles
• Teak blinds

Engine Room

Entry to the engine room/lazarette/crew cabin is from the transom through a water tight auto assist door or a sea entry ladder through the rear deck seat or through the flush hatch in the cockpit floor. You pass through a large storage lazarette and twin birth crew cabin. Upon entering the engine room, you immediately notice the head room of more than 6 feet. This is a white engine room accented by polished stainless‐steel piping and engine beds. New DeAngelo custom exhaust system accents this spotless room. The twin engines are soft mounted to reduce vibration and coupled with the Centaflex Drive system to further reduce vibration. Owner has spent a tremendous amount of time and effort making sure every aspect of the engine mount and coupler systems are perfect for optimum smoothness.

• Twin Caterpillar 3412 1400 hp engines
• Twin Northern Lights 25kW generators
• 900 gallon/day Sea Recovery water maker with remote control and UV treatment
• Redundant hydraulic steering pumps
• Air Exhaust fans
• Fuel sight gauges
• NAIAD stabilizers Model 254
• Reverso quick change oil system
• Redundant NAIAD hydraulic pumps
• Air intake fans
• Reverso clean diesel fuel polisher
• 96,000 BTU Marine Air chilled water system


• Sea water wash down pump
• Spot Zero water treatment plant
• VacuFlush head system
• Side Power bow and stern thruster 48v/20hp
• Maxwell 3500, 24V windlass on foredeck (2)
• 80# Plow anchor 250” rode package
• 130# Bruce anchor 300’ chain
• MarQuipt boarding ladder
• 5 Stainless N rails on swim platform
• Phase 3 12v and 24v Battery Chargers
• Xantrex 4000w Inverter/Charger
• Glendenning Cablemaster shore power systems, 50amp – 2 bow & 2 transom
• Hot and cold wash down shower on transom

Salesman's Remarks

GOOD TIME CHARLIE is one of the finest examples of the Marlow Explorer 72E. A combined effort of David Marlow and an experienced Owner together have created a yacht that has performed above all expectations. An excellent cruiser in all types of weather, cruising at 19 knots, this boat provides a comfortable and safe cruise. GOOD TIME CHARLIE is a beautiful yacht and her Command Bridge and high gloss teak interior makes her truly one of a kind. The Marlow yachts are designed and built to cross the oceans of the world in comfort and safety while the proprietary Strut Keel© technology allows inland and island cruising with fully protected running gear. Marlow Yachts are certified by Bureau Veritas, ABS (American Bureau of Shipping), Lloyds Register, and ISO 9001, a status enjoyed by less than a handful of pleasure powerboat manufacturers worldwide.


Owner's personal property

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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