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2011 Marlow 97 Explorer

2011 Marlow 97 Explorer

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Introducing a remarkable opportunity for discerning maritime enthusiasts, this 2011 Marlow 97 Explorer, located in Saint Petersburg, FL, is a testament to luxury and engineering precision. Spanning an impressive 97 feet, this vessel is designed for both speed and endurance, boasting a range of 4,000 nautical miles at a cruising speed of 9 knots, making it perfect for long voyages. The yacht is powered by twin Caterpillar C32-1800 HP diesel engines, which have been meticulously maintained, showing only 1,450 hours of use. Notably, this yacht has undergone significant upgrades, including an extensive galley remodel transforming it into a modern country kitchen with the finest appliances, ensuring culinary adventures are as enjoyable as the voyage itself.

The Marlow 97 Explorer is not just about performance; it’s also about living in unparalleled comfort and style. It features a spacious on-deck master stateroom with exceptional visibility, seven additional staterooms, and eight heads, accommodating guests in absolute comfort. The yacht is equipped with state-of-the-art navigation equipment, including three new 24″ Garmin screens, ensuring safe and efficient voyages. For entertainment and convenience, it boasts an upgraded Sonos/Denon entertainment system, LED lighting throughout, and a fresh bottom job ensuring it is in turn-key condition. The inclusion of a 2010 AB 15’ hard bottom dinghy with a 75 HP Evinrude ETEC expands the exploration capabilities. Offered at $4,295,000 USD, this Marlow 97 Explorer represents an exceptional value for buyers seeking a blend of luxury, performance, and readiness for immediate adventures on the water.

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Basic Information:

  • Price: 4,295,000.00 USD
  • Length: 97 ft
  • Year: 2011
  • Make: Marlow
  • Model: 97 Explorer

Technical Specifications:

  • Beam: 21 ft
  • Draft: 5.33 ft
  • Fuel Capacity: 4000|gallon
  • Water Capacity: 600|gallon
  • Cruising Speed: N/A
  • Maximum Speed: N/A

Engine Details:

  • Make: Caterpillar – Model: C-32 – Power: 1800|horsepower
  • Make: Caterpillar – Model: C-32 – Power: 1800|horsepower


Saint Petersburg, FL, US

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What makes the Marlow 97 Explorer stand out in the yacht market?

The Marlow 97 Explorer is truly a standout in the yacht market for several reasons. First, its exceptional fast and long-range capabilities allow it to travel across 4,000 nautical miles at a steady pace of 9 knots. Additionally, the yacht has undergone an extensive galley remodel, transforming it into a modern country kitchen complete with high-end appliances. Its on-deck master stateroom offers unparalleled visibility and comfort, and with low engine hours (just 1450 on its twin Caterpillar C32-1800 HP diesel engines), it’s practically as good as new. Not to mention, it features a total of seven strooms and eight heads, ensuring ample space for guests.

How is the Marlow 97 Explorer equipped for long voyages?

The Marlow 97 Explorer is ideally equipped for long voyages, boasting a range of features designed for extended sailing. It has a remarkable fuel range with the capability to travel 4,000 nautical miles at 9 knots, ensuring wide-reaching exploration possibilities. The yacht also includes a Sea Recovery 1400 GPD water maker, ensuring fresh water supply during long voyages. Its upgraded navigation equipment, including three new 24″ Garmin screens, a new satellite system, and dual radar, makes navigation effortless and precise. Additionally, it’s stabilized with Naiad hydraulic bow and stern thrusters for smooth sailing in various sea conditions.

What luxury amenities does the Marlow 97 Explorer offer?

The Marlow 97 Explorer is designed with luxury in mind, offering an array of amenities that cater to comfort and entertainment. The yacht features a fully remodeled galley that doubles as a spacious country kitchen, equipped with top-of-the-line appliances for gourmet cooking at sea. The on-deck master stateroom provides exceptional views and privacy. For entertainment, it boasts an upgraded system with a new 2024 Sonos/Denon receiver/Red Atom sound system that ensures a high-quality listening experience throughout the vessel. Additionally, LED lighting throughout, a hydraulic swim platform, and a garage door enhance both the functionality and ambiance on board.

What recent upgrades has the Marlow 97 Explorer received?

Recently, the Marlow 97 Explorer has received several significant upgrades to enhance its performance and comfort levels. This includes the addition of three new A/C Chillers in 2022, ensuring optimal climate control across all areas of the yacht. Its navigation system has been overhauled with three new 24″ Garmin screens, a new satellite system, and dual radar for improved guidance and safety at sea. The entertainment system has also seen an upgrade, with the installation of a new 2024 Sonos/Denon receiver/Red Atom sound system. Moreover, the vessel has undergone a fresh bottom job and had all its systems serviced recently, ensuring it is in prime condition for its new owner.

How is the Marlow 97 Explorer suited for both leisure and adventure?

The Marlow 97 Explorer is exceptionally well-suited for both leisure and adventure, given its versatile design and features. Its ability to traverse 4,000 nautical miles at 9 knots opens up limitless possibilities for exploration and adventure on the high seas. The yacht includes a 2010 AB 15’ hard bottom dinghy with 75 HP Evinrude ETEC, perfect for day trips or accessing shallow waters that the larger vessel cannot reach. For leisure, the yacht’s extensive remodeling has prioritized comfort and luxury, from its spacious staterooms and heads to its state-of-the-art entertainment system and country kitchen. Whether you’re crossing oceans or relaxing in a scenic bay, the Marlow 97 Explorer is equipped to provide an unforgettable experience.

Provided Description:

The 2011 Marlow 97 Explorer “AGAVE” is well known for its exceptional  fast passage capabilities as well as its long range capabilities, getting 4,000 nautical miles at 9 knots. “AGAVE” had an extensive remodeling of the galley, turning it into a well desired country kitchen with all new top of the line appliances. Another strong feature of this yacht is the on deck master stateroom which has great open visibility. Other features include: Low hours, Hydraulic swim platform, garage, upgraded navigation equipment including 3 new 24″ Garmin Screens, new satellite, dual radar, (2) radios and video monitor. “AGAVE” also features seven staterooms and eight heads (including an Aft Deck day head and head in the Sky Bridge) and much more. “AGAVE” is the perfect family yacht for comfort and relaxation. Located and easy to see in beautiful St. Petersburg, Florida, schedule your appointment today!

Vessel Highlights All vessel systems have been serviced in the last several months  (Engines/AC/Electrical, ETC) 2024 Fresh bottom job (2024) Preferred layout with on deck master stateroom Hand carved white marble tub in master En Suite head Seven staterooms plus crew of 2-3 Remodeled modern galley Upgraded navigation equipment including: (3) New 24” Garmin screens, new satellite, dual radar, (2) radios and video monitor Yacht Controller Aitex 2,200 lb davit Hydraulic swim platform Hydraulic garage door at swim platform Great crew set up Large aft deck Day head on aft deck & head on sky bridge Portuguese bridge & seating forward Sea Recovery 1400GPD water maker (6) Underwater lights  Stabilized Naiad hydraulic bow & stern thrusters Security/alarm system LED lighting throughout (3) New A/C Chillers (2022) Upgraded entertainment system including new 2024 Sonos/Denon receiver/Red Atom sound system  Salon Teak & Holly floors Opposing large sofas port and starboard. Storage below and behind each sofa Large glass coffee table End tables at sofas w/ open storage Large glass windows Custom Blinds Recessed overhead lighting Leather wrapped overhead handrails Sculptured glass divider forward Samsung 52” flat screen TV-recessed in counter-pop up Entertainment center and SAT TV receiver including new Sonos/Denon/Red Atom sound system (2024) Bose surround sound speakers in headliner Icemaker (New in 05/2024) Phantom screen at salon door CO2 sensor & smoke detector Marine Air A/C Lazerette in sole for life vests Wi-Fi Electrical outlets A/C vents Decorative lamps Teak wood throughout Decorative side wall lights Security system Liquor cabinet Glass cabinets for glassware Central vacuum outlet Galley Custom redesigned galley Custom Cambria Annica  stone counter tops w/ recessed Stainless Steel sink & designer faucet Teak & holly sole Sub-Zero Stainless Steel refrigerator freezer drawers Wolf high end oven GE Monogram microwave/convection oven Bosch dishwasher Wolf Induction 4 burner cook top Miele Cappuccino Expresso Coffee machine built in Pantry storage Cambria Annicca custom stone backsplash Spice or glass rack storage over sink Wine cooler Electrical outlets Electrical panel Door to port w/ Phantom screen Overhead teak ventilated cabinets Overhead LED lighting Hidden trash can at port door Flatware storage (Port & Stbd) Ample drawer & cabinet storage Stairway to forward staterooms to starboard Upper companionway to Master Stateroom 3 steps up to master stateroom Courtesy lights in steps Leather wrapped handrail Pantry storage Electrical panel Stairs to bridge Starboard door with Phantom screen On deck Master Stateroom (Full Beam) Forward and up 3 steps with great panoramic window views Double doors with mirrors behind each Island king bed Bedding and pillows Wood flooring (2) Overhead OceanAir hatches  Drawer storage surrounding bed Samsung Smart TV 40” flat screen TV w/ SAT receiver Stereo and speakers Marine Air with digital controls Large windows with blinds Burle Wood Cabinetry Cabinet with safe Lamp Overhead lighting Reading lights Vanity with swing out stool and lighted mirror to starboard Desk area to port Large hanging lockers Drawer space Barrel chair to starboard CO2 sensor & smoke detector Electrical outlets Central vacuum outlet En-suite head Master Head Black Shanxi granite floor Dometic head Bidet Burl wood paneling Hand carved white marble tub from white Sichuan marble His and hers hand carved marble sink basins Mirrored ceiling Window with blind Marble pedestal  counter top with molded sink & designer faucet Storage rack below counter top Overhead lighting Stall shower with glass door & teak floor grate Cabinets above sink Towel racks Exhaust fan Tank monitor Lower Companionway/Foyer Mini galley including refrigerator, microwave, Stainless Steel sink, and freezer Wood flooring Port windows with blinds Courtesy lights on steps with granite inlay Bosch washer/dryer Entrances to lower staterooms/bunk rooms Water tight door to 3 staterooms forward Overhead lighting Storage cabinets Central vacuum outlet Lower Master Stateroom (Port) King sized bed Bedding & pillows Night stands with lights & drawer space Drawers below berth Beveled mirrored headboard Teak and holly floors Double doors at entrance Electrical outlets Samsung 40” flat screen TV with SAT receiver Teak wood throughout Reading lights Large drawer storage Hanging lockers Port hole with Chinese shoji screens Large storage compartment in the floors Marine Air A/C with digital controls En-suite head Lower Master Stateroom Head: Marble floor with teak trim Dometic head Bidet Marble counter top with bowl sink & designer faucet Storage below vanity Large mirror Glass & teak trimmed shower stall w/ teak grate sole Overhead lights Port hole with drapes Towels racks A/C vent Exhaust fan Forward VIP Stateroom Queen size island bed Single berths above with bedding & pillows (port & stbd)  Bedding and pillows Teak wood throughout Storage hanging lockers (port & stbd)  Teak & Holly floors 8’ head room 32″ Samsung TV with SAT receiver Reading lights Overhead lighting Overhead speakers OceanAir overhead hatches Marine Air A/C with digital controls En-suite head VIP Head: Marble counter top w/ recessed molded sink and designer Grohe faucet Storage below vanity Vacuflush electric toilet Mirror Port hole with curtain Stall shower / glass door & teak grate floor Mirrored ceiling Electrical outlet with GFI Starboard Guest Stateroom Over/under berths Bedding & pillows Storage under bed Teak & Holly sole Teak wood throughout Hanging locker with side storage in locker Port holes with curtains Reading lights Overhead speakers Electrical outlet 32” Samsung TV Marine Air AC with digital controls Port Guest Stateroom Side by side single beds Storage under bed Nightstand between beds with drawers Bedding & pillows Teak wood throughout Hanging locker Port holes with curtains Samsung 36” flat screen TV with SAT receiver Overhead lighting Overheads speakers Reading lights Smoke detector Marine AC controls Port Guest Head: VacuFlush head Marble counter top with recessed sink Cabinets above sink Teak & holly sole Port hole w/ curtains Stall shower w/ glass door & teak grate GFI Mirrored ceiling Towel racks Overhead lighting Guest Aft Staterooms Two matching staterooms port & stbd, with double beds side too Bedding & pillows Night stands Teak wood throughout Marine Air AC controls Samsung 36” flat screens TV w/ SAT receiver Hanging lockers & storage Overhead lighting & speakers Teak & holly sole Port holes w/ curtains Guest Head: Head & shower split area VacuFlush toilet Marble counter top with recessed sink Storage above sink and below Mirrored ceiling Stall shower can be entered from each stateroom shower door Shower grate Shower light Shower exhaust Crew Quarters Aft of engine room Two berths (1 twin & 1 double with divider) Privacy curtain for double bunk Bedding & pillows Teak & Holly floor Reading lights Drawers and shelves Cabinet space Port lights (Fixed) Hanging lockers Stainless Steel sink Garmin screen & VHF radio Samsung TV Kenyon 2 burner stove top Refrigerator Sharp microwave Sony stereo with speakers Splendide washer/dryer Marine Air A/C with digital controls Electrical panel Electrical outlets Entry by port side near aft deck or by garage entrance Crew head: VacuFlush toilet Counter top with recessed porcelain sink Storage Wet head with shower wand on sink Mirror Towel rack Overhead lighting Aft Deck Full walk around teak decks Aft deck seating with covers Large hi-lo teak table with compass rose inlay with in/out slide Wing doors to side decks and bow L shaped bar with swing seats, sink, fridge, ice maker, microwave & electric BBQ grill Heavy duty salon door Windows for aft crew area under stairs to bridge Maxwell 3500 24V rope capstans Transom doors (Port & Stbd) Heavy duty cleats, winches & hawse pipes Wash down Steps – Up and down to swim platform Fresh water shower Teak rails with Stainless Steel stanchions Side doors to enter cockpit (Port & Stbd) Large overhang with lighting Extended removable canvas aft deck shade Molded steps to bridge Day Head – Port VacuFlush head Marble counter top with molded sink & faucet Towel rack Storage under counter Molded fiberglass non skid sole Overhead lighting Heavy duty door with window Exhaust fan Skylounge and Helm Interior teak steps to bridge Single Stidd helm chair Double Stidd chair to port Storage below chairs Storage forward of helm – Recessed Port & starboard side doors with Phantom screens Yacht Controller Yacht monitoring system overhead CAT engine displays Extra large screen for cameras Refrigerator in cabinet Marine A/C with digital controls Teak & Holly floors Garmin electronics package (3) 24″ screens (recently updated) Settee with table & chart storage below Port & Stbd station controls Horn CCTV system Bennett trim tabs Docking lights controls Windshield wipers w/ water Windshield cover Overhead OceanAir hatches Overhead hand rail at settee Naiad controls Ritchie 6” compass (2) ACR spotlight controls  Push button breaker panel Hydraulic Bow & stern thrusters Overhead leather wrapped hand rails Central vacuum outlet Stereo speakers Port & Stbd control stations outside of Pilothouse doors Flybridge Aft Deck Solana Spa hot tub to port, accommodates up to 4 people Outdoor bar to starboard with refrigerator, sink, Magma Propane BBQ grill and bar stools Foredeck sun pad area forward of command bridge Large windows Removable SS aft rails Airtex 2200 lb davit Custom removable triangle shade kit Electronics (3) Garmin 24” MFD screens (Recently updated) Garmin GMR1224 HD2 radar w/ 6’ open array antenna Garmin plotter & GPS Garmin autopilot Garmin VHF radios FLIR KVH Tracvision UHD7 Direct TV Six channel CCTV/DVD security system w/ remote access & security monitor alerts Skylounge Head VacuFlush toilet Mirrored ceiling Marble counter top with recessed sink Storage below sink Storage cabinet GFI Towel rack Mirror Exhaust fan Hull and Deck Flag Blue hull sides Sky lounge Double mast Portuguese bridge Hydraulic swim platform Hydraulic garage door at platform Large foredeck seating Port & Stbd Stainless Steel rails Teak decks Naiad stabilizers M302 Wing doors Trim tabs Boarding ladder Port & Stbd Twin plow anchors forward Maxwell 4000 windlass (6) Underwater lights Airtex 2,200 lb davit 2010 AB 15’ hard bottom dinghy with 75 HP Evinrude ETEC Deck Forward Fiberglass wing doors Port & Stbd to forward deck Teak decks Seating Port & Stbd Maxwell  windlass 4000 X2 Windlass foot pedals (2) Munson 120 lb plow anchors  Anchor locker w/ chain Steps up to sun pad Salt water wash down Forward shore power outlets Engine Room and Mechanical Equipment Twin Caterpillar C32-1800 HP diesel engines w/ 1450 hours ZF gears Twin Onan 32 kW diesel generators Air conditioned engine room Sea Recovery 1400 GPD water maker (2) Fireboy FE 241 fire suppression bottles  Air compressor A/C raw water pumps Work benches Back up fresh water system 24V Reverso fuel polishing system  Hot water heater Engine room blowers Engine room vents Dripless shaft logs 24V/110V Overhead lighting Naiad stabilizers Naiad 302 stabilizer pump on starboard engine Cameras Electrical outlets Steering pump on port engine Batteries & battery chargers Racor filters Fuel tanks Fuel transfer pump Bilge pumps Electrical Equipment ONAN Diesel 32kW diesel generators (2)            /         hours (2) 4kW Outback inverters 12V/24V/120V/240V system 100 amp service 100 amp Shore cord w/ Glendinning Cablemaster – 2 bow (75 feet) & 2 stern (100 feet) Battery bank Mastervolt battery chargers Battery isolator (2) Isoboosters (New in 05/2024) 13 batteries (new in 2022)

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