Marlow Explorer 80EWhen a manufacturer considers replacing or upgrading a product such as the ever popular Marlow 78, the task is made more difficult by the sheer magnitude and success of the previous model. Marlow was challenged by a two Marlow owner to provide for specific needs difficult to meet in the 78 despite its long term position as the most popular large Marlow ever conceived. None the less, the engineering and design staff at Marlow put more than a decade of experience in building more than 200 yachts to work and has created what can only be described as a work of art in every way shape and form.

The new 80 features greater fuel capacity, speed, range and volume in every sector while retaining the signature look that makes a Marlow. The interior accommodations reflect the finest joinery in the world while the Marlow designed and built exterior hardware is worthy of top shelf placement in a Museum of art. The owners and guest cabins are remarkably spacious and well planned while improved insulation takes a history of quiet to another level of comfort.

Carrying 4,000 gallons of fuel in proprietary tanks that allow a 97% fuel capacity burn in complete safety, this new long ranger will, like her sisters, show her transom to the fleet in open water speed, higher speed at ultra long range and unparalleled specifications to the highest of classification societies. In fact no other yacht of similar size and type has ever achieved the exalted classification status from the most stringent world bodies that Marlow enjoys.
 
The Captain on board the new 80 will have one of the finest crew cabins ever developed in a Marlow Yacht with a lazarette immediately behind able to hold bikes, inflatables, water toys or other cruising tackle, all finished to a degree well beyond the industry standard. Hull 80-1 features the luxury and weather protection of Marlow’s Command Bridge for best visibility and comfort in any weather.

Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show – Bahia Mar Yachting Center – Dock BC – Slip #1+

Marlow Explorer 80E Specifications
Centerline Length –84’ 0”
LOA - 86' 8"
Length Waterline - 74' 10"
Beam - 21' 6"
Draft - 4' 11"
Displacement (approx) - 100,000
Fuel capacity - 4000
Water capacity – 600

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