Neff Yacht Sales / Used 78 foot Ocean Alexander 74 Flybridge Power - LODESTAR

Ocean Alexander 74 Flybridge

LODESTAR

2011 • 78' (23.77 m) • Power
US

$2,500,000 USD

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!

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Vessel Information

Builder: Ocean Alexander
Model: 74 Flybridge
Model Year: 2011
Category: Power
Sub Category: Motor Yachts
Condition: Used

LOA: 78' (23.77 m)
Engine Info: Caterpillar diesel 1438 C18 Acert Inboard 1136|horsepower

Location: Blaine, WA US
City: Blaine
Country: US

Walkthrough

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 Master Stateroom, there is a large new MIELE washer and dryer on your left. Access to the Master Stateroom is through double doors. LODESTAR's full-beam Master 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 Master 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.

Interior

• Granite floor in galley
• Granite floor in MSR head
• High gloss for interior
• Day Head on Main Deck
• Sakura paneling & cabinetry
• Soft vinyl headliners
• Push-button handles for drawers & cupboards
• Sakura for window frames & bull-nose
• Cruisair remote & self-contained air conditioner w/ ECU controls (Reverse Cycle capable for operation down to 40˚F)
• Seagull water purifier (ADEX design award winner w/ filtration to 0.1 microns & EPA certification for microbiological purification)
• Painted flooring prepared for carpet
• Majilite Fabric for lower walkway walls
• S/S hardware
• Hanging lockers with dual-locking mechanism
• Foyer flooring finished in Inlay Granite
• RS232 dual communication w/ True High Definition with latest HDMI technology (non simulated HD)
• Miele stacked washer/dryer
• Concealed hinges throughout interior cabinets w/ auto soft-closing function

Salon

• 24V LED lights (Aerospace quality, specially tuned color temperature for Ocean Alexander that last over 100,000+ hours)
• Settees w/ Ultraleather fabrics
• New soft goods in salon with Lucite table and chair (New 2022)
• Salon coffee table
• Sony 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.
• One 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
• Phantom screen with dedicated wood box for door
• Furman power conditioner (featuring multi-stage linear amplifier tech & extreme voltage shutdown for yacht's unstable shore/genset power)
• 3 x ARANIS wifi router (New 2022)

Galley

• Galley countertops in Granite
• Disposal and Lazy Susan in corner
• Sakura cabinetry
• Storage cabinets
• Franke double sink with faucet
• "Drawer type" shelves in large galley cabinet
• Overhang cabinet
• Dedicated trash compartment
• GE garbage disposal
• Sakura solid wood flooring
• 36" JennAir Custom Panel French Door Refrigerator
• 30" JennAir Over-the-Range Microwave with Speed-Cook Convection
• 27" Gaggenau electric cooktop
• 24" Gaggenau electric oven
• 24" GE Monogram Dishwasher (New 2022)
• Custom plate holder drawer
• Over-sized Silverware & Cutlery drawers

Owner's Stateroom

• King-size berth, Wood around bedding
• Two nightstands with countertops
• Bureau and vanity to starboard
• Safe in hanging locker
• Fixed windows on hull side
• Walk-in Closet, Full-height, cedar-lined with automatic lighting
• New Tecma toilet
• Master Head flooring finished in Inlay Granite
• 24V LED lights (Aerospace quality, specially tuned color temperature for Ocean Alexander that last over 100,000+ hours)
• Sony 40" LCD TV with Denon Professional Sound System with IR repeater
• One 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

• Queen-size berth
• Dressing Mirror
• 24V LED lights (Aerospace quality, specially tuned color temperature for Ocean Alexander that last over 100,000+ hours)
• Full-height cedar-lined hanging lockers with automatic lighting
• Sony 22" LCD TV & DVD/CD system
• S/S rectangular port light w/ privacy screen
• Head with stall shower (also accessible from Guest Stateroom)

Guest Stateroom

• Two double berths
• Night table between berths
• Overhead and under berth storage
• Reading lights
• Hanging locker, cedar-lined
• Access to guest head

Heads

• Sakura walls & cabinets with Silestone countertops
• 24V LED lights (Aerospace quality, specially tuned color temperature for Ocean Alexander that last over 100,000+ hours)
• China sink
• Grohe faucets for sink & shower
• Custom hardware
• Custom fixtures
• Air extraction in each head by low noise extraction fans, switched separately from lights.
• Fans discharge air outside of the interior
• Flooring in heads finished in Granite
• One medicine cabinet
• Tecma toilet system

Crew Quarter's

• Captain's cabin
• Cedar-lined hanging locker with automatic lighting
• Kitchen (sink, Amana microwave oven & refrigerator)
• S/S table top in crew quarters
• Sony 22" LCD TV & DVD/CD system
• Storage locker
• Storage drawers under bunk
• Head with stall shower
• Amtico flooring

Pilothouse

• Sunken and extended dash with instrumentation
• Chart light beside dash
• Dinette, C-shaped with chart drawer beneath
• Wood table top with storage cabinet beneath
• Windshield defrosters
• 2 x Watertight doors to port & stbd side decks
• Phantom screens with dedicated concealed wood box for doors
• 24V LED lights (Aerospace quality, specially tuned color temperature for Ocean Alexander that last over 100,000+ hours)
• Sakura solid wood flooring (all Ocean Alexander flooring is 5/16" thick w/ over 4x sandings for ease of repair maintenance and longevity)
• Ritchie compass 5"
• Updated Furuno NavNet at Flybridge only (2 NEW Display Screens, 2022)
• Furuno navigation package integrated with NMEA2000 backbone w/ AC/DC power installed (for electronics/equipment communication network)
• Maretron DSM250 NMEA 2000 Display PH, FB and MSR
• Redundant Maretron NMEA 2000 GPS, Depth Sounder and Weatherstation
• Independent Twin Radar & Twin Furuno Black Box Chartplotters (non-operational)
• Furuno MFD Black Box Processors
• 3 x Furuno Soft Touch 19" Screens (New 2022)
• Furuno 6" Open Array HD Hi-Res Antenna
• Furuno Class B AIS Integrated into Radar & Chartplotter
• Furuno GP-32 GPS
• Furuno RD30 Remote Display Navigational Data Organizer
• Furuno Digital Sounder with 1kW B260 Broadband Transducer
• Simrad AP25 Autopilot with repeater in FB & wireless remote control
• ICOM 604 Black Box VHF radio with remote handset and digital antennas PH and FB
• Airmar weather station wind direction/speed indicator
• KVH Satellite TV system with High Definition converter & Direct TV receivers (New 2022)
• KVH Tracphone F55 Complete system
• Seacas Safe Passage AIS 100
• 4 station phone system
• Cameras w/ color tilt/pan/zoom for engine room & aft deck (New 2022)

Construction

• Carbon fiber-infused composite hull and decks
• Airex 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)
• Longitudinal and lateral fiberglass stringers filled with high density foam
• Fiberglass with infusion and "vacuum bag technology"
• Vinylester resin
• White gelcoat on exterior
• White non-skid fiberglass decks
• Black boot top stripe
• Two coats of Seahawk primer, hi-build epoxy barrier coat and covered with two coats of Seahawk self polishing bottom paint
• Ocean 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.
• Frameless windows
• Tempered 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
• Deck, superstructure and flybridge with aluminum I-beam reinforcements
• Interior structural components all bonded to hull
• Reinforced collision bulkhead
• Hardtop w/ dual hatches for ventilation and light
• Convenience lights, lower deck and FB
• FB seat w/ storage underneath
• Swim ladder
• Fiberglass settee with oval teak table on aft deck
• Fiberglass staircase from cockpit to FB
• Wet bar with sink and bar refrigerator on FB

Deck Equipment

• Teak swim platform w/ teak steps
• Teak deck from cockpit to sidedeck
• Teak deck for cockpit
• Sakura steering wheel inside & S/S on FB
• 2" elliptical 316 S/S handrails on main deck, 1-1/2" on FB
• S/S cleats & hawse holes
• S/S anchor roller
• Hydraulic windlass, Maxwell VWC4000C
• Freshwater washdown, at bow & stern & FB
• Electric S/S salon door to aft deck
• Pantograph windshield wipers & washers w/ intermittent function
• Two control stations: FB & PH, with complete engine instrumentation with lighted, modern switches
• Third control in aft deck (engine & thruster)
• Teak bow staff
• Lighted OA logo
• Propeller 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.
• Bronze through-hull fittings
• Zincs on rudders, shafts
• Bronze struts w/ cutlass bearing
• S/S rudders
• Aft deck shower, dock-side water inlet
• Watertight doors at PH
• High performance, computer-designed and machined class "S" propellers
• Stainless steel plow anchor 125 lbs. w/ 300-ft. anchor chain (3/8" HT) & chain stopper
• International navigation lights
• Heavy-duty Kahlenberg dual air horn
• All exterior hardware to be S/S 316 or better and to manufacturer requirements
• Steelhead SM 1750R davit (3 function hydraulic boom, rotation & extension)
• Tender chocks
• Four U-shaped rails on swim step (extra set of placement holes for one movable rail
• Speakers in cockpit & FB linked to audio system
CANVAS:
• Sunbrella fabric on all outside cushions
• Complete Flybridge Poly Carbon enclosure form Canvas Supply (New 2022)
• Exterior Bench Seats on FB & aft deck with Covers in Sunbrella, "Tan" & "White"
• STIDD Helmseat Covers in Sunbrella, "Tan"
• A/C Vent Covers in Stamoid, "Snow White"
• One rope dryer in aft deck
• Boat deck sliding hatch
• Hepworth heavy-duty commercial grade wipers

Electrical Equipment

• 18" GE refrigerator and ice maker (New 2022)
• Second stabilizer monitor on FB
• Spreader lights under wing mast
• Heavy-duty batteries (house banks: 825AH, engine batteries: 550AH, genset batteries: 490AH)
• Battery paralleling system with control switch
• Service battery switch
• KVH M7 Control Panel Satellite HDTV System
• UPS electrical protection
• VICTRON 4000W inverter/charger (pure sine wave) (New 2022)
• VICTRON battery charger (engine: 24V/60A, genset: 12V/25A) (New 2022)
• Vimar switches & outlets
• 24V lights in all compartments
• Cellular amplifier (professional grade wireless signal booster, optimized for voice or laptap data connections)
• AC outlets throughout
• Marine-grade, tinned copper wiring
• Bonding system throughout
• Octoplex (next generation) system with AC/DC distribution and wireless system (New 2022)
• Shorepower receptacle 100+50-amp in transom w/ 115-ft. Cablemaster
• Phone jacks at MSR & Salon & PH
• Dimmers for Salon & MSR sconces
• 24 Volt System
• GFI (110V) AC outlet with SmartLock feature for operation error protection which exceeds UL requirements
• All primary AC & DC electrical wiring is appropriately labeled throughout the yacht
• Octoplex 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.
• Octoplex 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.
• Engines, generators, metallic through hulls, strainers, and pump bodies are connected to the bonding strap using 8 AWG wire minimum or equivalent.

Mechanical Equipment

• Twin Caterpillar C-18 1,150hp each; 1,436 hours as of 6/2022
• New Aftercooler Cores, April 2020
• 2 x Northern Lights 25kW generators with approx. 750 hours each as of 24 Sept 2020
• Sakura steering wheel inside & S/S on FB
• Keypower hydraulic stabilizer (9 sq. ft. x 2) with one monitor in PH
• Pantograph windshield wipers & washers w/ intermittent function
• Keypower hydraulic bow thruster 25hp, stern thruster 25hp with three (3) proportional controls
• Electric engine controls
• Two control stations: FB & PH, with complete engine instrumentation with lighted, modern switches
• Third control in aft deck (engine & thruster)
• Wet exhaust and including water temperature, oil pressure, hour meter and start/stop controls in engine room and remote start/stop controls in the PH
• STIDD electric helm chair in PH (black) x1
• STIDD mechanical helmseats in FB (white) x2
• Engine alarm system, audio oil & temperature
• Engine hour meter
• Complete engine instrumentation, two stations
• Hydraulic steering system by Hynautic/Telelex power steering system
• Fireboy fire extinguisher system with engine shutdown feature
• Gulfcoast fuel polishing system based on US Military Abrahams-M1 Tank design
• Oil changing system for both engines & gensets
• Headhunter pressure freshwater system
• One 40-gallon water heater with high density fiberglass insulation w/ high efficiency heating element
• 4.5mm thickness 5052 aluminum fuel tanks with sight gauges & tested to International Standards 33CFR
• 510(a) w/ high and low fuel level alarm system
• 24V shower sump pumps
• Dripless seal for rudder post
• Detailed stringers in engine room & lazarette
• 2mm thickness 316 S/S water tank w/ sight gauge
• Headhunter waste treatment system (50 gal/day)
• Common drainage system for sink, shower, bilge & exterior deck
• Color-coded piping for fuel, water & hydraulic system
• Freshwater outlet with hose for engines & generator
• All engine room & machinery spaces primed & top coated with polyurethane paint system
• Holding tank gauge in PH
• Generator exhausts water-drop type per manufacturer standards
• Automatic 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.
• Cruisair compressors for central air conditioner, 6 units, total 146K BTU (Reverse Cycle capable for operation down to 40˚F)
• 2hp air compressor in engine room w/ multiple quick disconnect outlets
• Dripless engine shaft seal logs
• Lighted bilge
• One manual bilge pump
• Sea chest for raw water intakes
• Dual Racor fuel/water separator with Y-valves for engines & generator
• Engine battery isolation switches
• Aluminum diamond plate flooring in engine room
• AC/DC lights with anti-explosion type in engine room
• AC outlet
• Underwater exhaust system
• Delta-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.
• Ducts in way of interior living space insulated & soundproofed. System of Delta-T water separator grills used on intake and exhaust sides of system.
• Bilge pump in forward & aft of engine room
• Generators with gas/water separator
• 3 valves in steering system for autopilot
• S/S rails on side of engines
• S/S cap on transverse stringers in central walkway
• Both side fillers for water & fuel tanks
• Dockside water connection
• Spare conduit running from engine room to PH, engine room to FB, and engine room to FB overhang
• Dry bilge area arrangement in center of engine room
• (2) Generator sets resiliently mounted & installed with Sound Shield
• Refrigerant type is accepted worldwide under the Montreal Protocols

Upgrades

• Upgrade bridge plotters to (2) Furuno 19" TZT
• Additional Stidd chair on bridge, with built-in Furuno joystick remote
• New LED lighting in engine room
• Installed engine room camera
• Installed cup holders on bridge and pilothouse Stidd chairs
• Installed new Pepwave and connected both antennas
• Installed ramp/stairs
• Installed swim step retractable safety ladder on starboard side
• Replaced aft deck and flybridge faucets
• Finished wood TV surrounds in VIP stateroom
• New salon refrigerator with icemaker
• Install stern tie flat line roller and assembly
• All new lithium house batteries
• Replace bridge vent registers
• Add black water tank sensor on octoplex
• New fuel tank senders
• Upgrade octoplex to latest generation for remote control and monitoring and installed new screen on flybridge
• Flag receiver
• Installed new Miele washer/dryer and soundproof closet
• Soft close cabinet parts
• Installed proper/larger windshield wipers
• Installed new rudder indicator
• New flybridge enclosure from Canvas Supply
• New clear venturi on flybridge
• Install auto-start on port generator
• New stereo system with remote
• Fluid change on main engines and generator
• New HD KVH antenna
• New ceramic coating (June 2022)
• New soft goods
• New Tecma R-Breeze toilet in owner's stateroom
• Rebuilt steelhead davit
• Aft deck polycarbonate enclosure
• New Victron charger/inverter
• New 40 gallon per hour water maker
• New TV's in owner's stateroom, salon, and VIP
• Araknis wireless router
• New high definition Furuno radar
• 4 x New Oil coolers (July 2022)

Exclusions

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.

Disclaimer

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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