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2012 Ocean Alexander 78 FLYBRIDGE

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, United States

$3,195,000

The 2012 Ocean Alexander 78’ LIFE’S VOYAGE III represents one of the finest motor yachts in her class. Her modern lines is an Ed Monk Jr., design finished off with a stunning Destry Darr interior. Powered by twin Caterpillar C18 ACERT engines (Approx. 970 hrs) with a 60 month unlimited hour Platinum Plus zero deductible warranty on CAT engines, she carries a three-stateroom layout plus crew quarters, making for an ideal cruising yacht, whether for an owner operator or crewed yacht 2012 Ocean Alexander 78 FLYBRIDGE.

Disclaimer

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: $3,195,000
Boat Name: LIFE'S VOYAGE III
Make: Ocean Alexander
Model: 78 FLYBRIDGE
Year: 2012
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass

Dimensions

Length: 78.0 ft
Length Overall: 78.0 ft
Beam: 20.08 ft
Max Draft: 5.92 ft
Cabins Count: 3

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: C18 ACERT
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 1,150hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Hours: 397
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: C18 ACERT
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 1,150hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Hours: 397
Total Engine Power: 2,300hp
Maximum Speed: 18.25 kn

Tanks

Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 2,000.0 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 350.0 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 200.0 gal

Other

Heads Count: 6
Stock Number: 135038
Boat Class: Motor Yachts

Overview

LIFE’S VOYAGE III's spacious flybridge, complete with a factory installed hardtop, allows for plenty of outdoor space. Between the well-appointed bar and the Creston entertainment center, one would have difficulty finding a flybridge in this class that is better suited to entertaining. Other noteworthy features include Zero Speed Trac Stabilizers, upgraded bow and stern thrusters, Yacht Controller with dual band remote, KVH Tracvision, and much more.  Sewer treatment system, fresh bottom paint and prop speed in October 2016.

Construction
General:

  • Ecomar 6 sewar treatment
  • Dockmate onboard water softner
  • UV water purification system
  • New bridge enclosure
  • Fresh water deck wash down fittings
  • New bottom paint and prop speed
  • V-Kool Filmon PH windows
  • New custom engine exhaust insulation
  • New batteries
  • Caterpillar advantage platinum plus, unlimited hours through 2020
  • Vinylester resin
  • Carbon-fiber-infused composite hull and decks
  • Airex c70.90 PVC foam construction above waterline (closed cell, cross-linked polymer foam with   the highest elongation in its class for added strength
  • Longitudinal and lateral fiberglass stringers filled with high density foam
    Sea chest for raw water intakes
  • Reinforced collision bulkhead
  • Fiberglass with infusion and "vacuum bag technology"
  • Frameless windows
  • All exterior hardware is stainless steel

Hull/Bottom:

  • Black boot top stripe
  • Interior structural components all bonded to hull
  • Two coasts of Seahawk primer, hi-build epoxy barrier coat covered with three coats of Seahawks self-polishing bottom paint
  • Bronze through-hull fitting

Deck/Pilothouse:

  • White non-skid fiberglass decks
  • Deck, superstructure and fly bridge with aluminum I-beam reinforcements

Accommodations/Interior Décor:
LIFE’S VOYAGE III features a three stateroom layout that can accommodate up to six plus a crew of two. The master stateroom and (2) guest staterooms are accessed by a port side stairwell located in the main salon just adjacent to the galley. Travel down stairs to an open foyer with access to an over/under washer & dryer.

Aft of the foyer is the full beam master stateroom, featuring starboard cedar closets outboard and a centerline king sized berth. Accompanying bedside tables and reading lights will make nighttime bookworms out of virtually anyone. Flanking the master berth to port are beautifully crafted drawers with abundant storage and a settee to starboard. His and her heads were an added upgrade aft, accessed from either side of the berth with a large shower separating the two heads. The master stateroom is equipped with a complete entertainment system, including a 42" LCD TV with surround sound. Moving forward of the Master Stateroom to port is the first of two guest staterooms with twin double berths featuring an ensuite bath.  The forward VIP stateroom has a queen size berth and ensuite bath. The two guest staterooms are each equipped with a flatscreen TV with satellite access.

Interior Decor:

  • Sapelli paneling and cabinetry
  • Soft vinyl headliners
  • Designer pull handles for drawers & cupboards
  • Wood window frames and bull-nose
  • S/S hardware
  • Rich carpet Salon and Staterooms
  • Majilite fabric for lower walkway walls
  • Concealed hinges throughout interior cabinets with auto soft-closing
  • Mattresses for berths
  • Hanging lockers with dual-locking mechanism
  • Marble foyer flooring
  • Maytag 2400AWW stacked washer/dryer. 2.4 cu. ft. capacity
  • Two sets of high thread count Italian Linens for each of the staterooms

Master Stateroom:

  • King-sized berth
  • Two nightstands with countertop
  • Bureau on port side and settee on starboard side
  • Built in safe in hanging locker
  • Fixed windows on hull side
  • Full-height, cedar lined hanging locker with automatic lights

Master Stateroom Head:

  • His-and-her head with shower and vanity
  • GROHE Aquatower 2000 Shower System in polished chrome
  • Granite floor for MSR head
  • Sojhi screens with mirror below

(2) Guest Staterooms:

  • VIP fwd. Queen-sized berth
  • Side-by-side lower berths, fabric covered (Port guest stateroom)
  • Dressing mirror inside of closet door (Port guest stateroom)
  • Cedar-lined hanging lockers with automatic lighting
  • S/S rectangular port light with privacy screen
  • Head opposite starboard with stall shower (Port guest stateroom)
  •  Fixed port light on both sides in forward guest

Guest Heads:

  • Cabinets with granite countertops
  • China sink
  • Tecma toilet system
  • Vent blower
  • Seamless fiberglass stall shower with one-piece glass door
  • Window treatment valance and shelf with keeper drape above mirrored medicine cabinets (Guest heads)
  • Grohe faucets for sink and shower
  • Air extraction in each head
  • 10" port light with frosted glass in Day Head

Crew Quarters:
The crew quarters can be accessed through a hatch on the starboard side of the aft deck or through a watertight transom door from the swim platform. Given the generous amount of space for crew including a small kitchenette, the crew quarters can easily be used for additional guest if needed.

  • Single cabin with over under bunks
  • Cedar-lined hanging locker with automatic lighting
  • Kitchenette (sink, microwave and refrigerator with ice maker)
  • Storage locker
  • Drawer under bunk
  • Head with stall shower
  • Microwave Oven
  • Amtico flooring
  • Desk

Main Salon:
Walking into the main salon on LIFE’S VOYAGE III through the electric stainless steel-framed doors one is instantly struck by the attention to detail and abundant natural light throughout. Having the dining table forward opens up the salon, creating an ultra-comfortable space with a large L-shaped settee, oversized ottoman, pop-up TV on a remote lift and a wet bar with glass storage and ice-maker. An impressive audio visual system, boasting a touchscreen Creston system and surround sound speakers, is guaranteed to take "movie night" to an entirely different level. The day head can be found on the port side easily accessible from the main salon or galley.

  • 24V LED lights
  • Sakura paneling and cabinetry
  • L-Shaped Settee
  • Ottoman with large concealed storage
  • Carpet throughout
  • 50" flatscreen TV on electric lift
  • U-Line 1000 Series 24-inch wine Captain
  • U-line under counter Ice Maker
  • Overhead speakers

Galley:
The galley, located just forward of the main salon to starboard, is extremely spacious and thoughtfully laid out. The oversized granite countertop, along with stainless steel appliances, make for a functional and enjoyable environment for owner and crew alike. Equipped with top of the line appliances including a dishwasher and trash compactor, the galley features:

  • JENN-AIR side-by-side s/s Refrigerator/Freezer/Ice-Maker
  • JENN-AIR s/s Microwave Convection Oven
  • JENN-AIR s/s Convection Oven
  • JENN-AIR Electric Cooktop with four burners
  • Fisher & Paykel s/s Double Drawer Dishwasher
  • Whirlpool s/s Trash Compactor
  • FRANKE s/s double bowl sink with polished chrome pull out faucet and disposal

Main Deck/Flybridge:
The flybridge on LIFE'S VOYAGE III can be accessed from the aft deck or from inside the boat through stairs located on the port side of the galley. The upper helm is equipped with redundant electronics to the lower station with two Stidd chairs. The L-shaped bar seats five with fixed stainless steel stools to include a sink, refrigerator and electric grill. To starboard is a large dining table with wrap around seating and storage beneath. The Nautical Structures hydrualic davit (rated at 1750 lbs) allows for a launching off the starboard side of the yacht.

Flybridge:

  •  New in 2016 Enclosure
  • Creston Stereo (installed in 2016)
  • EPIRB (installed in 2016)
  • Hard top with dual hatches for ventilation and light
  • Fiberglass stair case from cockpit to flybridge
  • Two helm seat Stidd Chairs
  • Bar configuration with granite counter top and five high quality s/s 316 bar stools
  • Wet bar with sink and bar refrigerator with ice maker on flybridge
  • Teak Dining table with wrap around seating
  • 24" Electri-Chef electric barbecue in Flybridge
  • Davit: Nautical Structures HMC Davit (hydraulic rated at 1750 lbs)

Main Deck:

  • Wash down fresh water fittings
  • S/S cleats and hawse holes
  • S/S anchor roller
  • S/S anchor light bracket
  • Tempered dark tinted window glass. UV stabilized glass
  • Electric S/S salon door to aft deck
  • Watertight doors at Pilothouse
  • Teak bow and stern staffs
  • Lighted OA logo
  • Backlit integrated LED lettering of vessel name by YachtSign
  • Aft deck shower, dock-side water inlet
  • Four U-shaped rails on swim steps
  • Boat deck sliding hatch
  • Side boarding gates at aft deck
  • Circular sink with faucet at after deck
  • Teak swim platform with teak steps
  • Teak deck for cockpit and side walkway to midship

Lower Helm/Dinette:
Forward of the galley is the lower helm station of LIFE'S VOYAGE III with a single electric Stidd helm seat for the captain. Outfitted with Furuno electronics, three multipurpose display screens, Caterpillar controls, stabilizers, as well as bow and stern thrusters, the captain will have a range of state-of-the-art tools at his disposal. This comprehensive electronics suite is duplicated on the upper helm. To both port and starboard are watertight doors leading to the walkaround decks, extending the captain's visibility in tight quarters.

  • Sunken and extended dash with instrumentation
  • Windshield defrosters
  • Watertight doors to side deck
  • Phantom screen with dedicated wood box for door
  • Wood flooring
  • V-Kool on PH windows
  • Pantograph doors in Pilothouse
  • Wireless "Yacht Controller" (new in 2014)
  • Furuno electronics package
  • Bow and stern thruster controls
  • Stabilizer controls

Dinette:
A large C-shaped dinette table is located to the port side of the helm station just forward of the galley. You can comfortably seat six with excellent visibility and lighting while anchored at your favorite spot. A chart drawer can be found beneath the dinette for additional storage.

Electrical/Electronics
Battery:

  • Heavy duty AMG batteries (house banks: 825 AH, engine batteries: 550AH, gen batteries: 490AH)
  • Battery paralleling system with control switch
  • Service battery switch
  • Engine battery isolation switches
  • AGM Batteries with 40 to 140 operating temp and industry leading low self-discharge rates

AC/DC System:

  • AC outlets throughout
  • Octoplex NEMA 2000 electrical control system with 6.5" touchscreen displays. Monitors all  power   sources (AC and DC for voltage, frequency and amperage abnormalities providing  visual and audio   alerts. Provides main access doors, tank level, bilge levels and battery monitoring of current, voltage and temp.
  • Octoplex system with AC/DC distribution panels in Pilothouse and Crew quarters
  • All primary wiring is labeled throughout
  • GFI (110V) AC outlets
  • 24 Volt system
  • Victron Energy Centaur Matservolt Charger
  • Furuno navigation package integrated with NMEA2000

Electronics:

  • Furuno NAV Net 3D
  • Furuno radar
  • Furuno Autopilot Navpilot-500
  • Max Sea Nav package
  • Multifunction Display MFDBB
  • Furuno Satellite Receiver/Switch BBWX2
  • Furuno AIS FA-50
  • Furuno Sounder DFF 1

Air Conditioning:

  • Cruisair compressors for central air conditioner, 6 units, total 113K BTU (Reverse Cycle capable   for operation down to 40 degress)
  • Cruiser remote and self-contained air conditioner with ECU controls

Lighting:

  • 24V lights in all compartments
  • 24V LED Lights
  • AC/DC lights with anti-explosion type in engine room

Inverter/Charger:

  • Battery charger (House: 24V/100A, Engine: 24V/60A, Genset:12V/25A)

Bonding System:

  • Bonding system throughout
  • The vessel's bonding and grounding systems 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.

Shore Power:

  • 100+50 AMP in transom with 115ft cable master
  • 100' (100 AMP) extension cord

Other:

  • Phone jacks in the main salon and pilothouse
  • Vimar switches and outlets

Audio/Visual:

  • Crestron integrated A/V with 6 zone distribution and high end speakers throughout, wireless   remotes, multi-zone controls.
  • Crestron Sonnex Swamp 24x8 audio amplifier
  • Creston 3 control system
  • Onboard I-pad
  • Preston wall control panel
  • Creston wireless remote control
  • Wave Wi-Fi receiver, amplifier with 2 access points for Wi-Fi coverage over entire vessel
  • Satellite television: KVH Tracvision HD7

Salon:

  • LCD 50" TV with Professional A/V System with IR repeater (Dolby true HD DTS-HD XM/Sirius capable   with multiEQ)
  • Denon S-5BD Blu-Ray/surround sound receiver
  • Middle-Atlantic Media Rack for A/V equipments (Professional Studio quality rack)
  • One subwoofer

Guest Stateroom/Crew Quarters:

  • LCD 22" TV & Blue-Ray disc player

Master Stateroom:

  • LCD 42" TV with Professional A/C System with IR repeater (Dolby true HD DTS-HD XM/Sirius)
  • Middle-Atlantic Media Rack for A/V equipment
  • Subwoofer

Mechanical/Engine Room
Main Engines:

  • Twin C-18 Acert Cats 1150 HP engines - 60 month unlimited hour Platinum Plus zero deductible warranty on CAT engines
  • Two control stations: Flybridge and Pilothouse with complete engine instrumentation
  • Glendinning EE3 Engine and Thruster Controls on a Pop-Up Station located on the starboard side   of the aft deck
  • Delta T intake/exhaust fans
  • Engine hour meter
  • Electric engine control
  • Engine alarm system (oil and temperature)
  • Underwater exhaust system
  • S/S rail on side of engines
  • Oil changing system for both engines and gensets
  • Wet exhaust and including water temperature, oil pressure, hour meter and start/stop controls in   the engine room and remote
  • start/stop controls in pilothouse
  • Dripless engine shaft seal logs
  • Dripless seal for rudder post
  • Third control in aft deck (engine and thruster)
  • Transmissions: ZF550A

Generator:

  • Kohler 32KW (110V/60HZ or 22V/50HZ) gensets
  • Generators installed with sound shield
  • Generators with fuel/water separator

Windlass/Mooring:

  • Hydraulic windlass, Maxwell VWC400C
  • Stainless steel plow type anchor 125 lbs with 300 foot chain 3/8" & chain stopper
  • Chain counter

Thruster/Stabilizers:

  • Hydraulic plant upgraded by ABT to support upgraded bow and stern thrusters to 39HP in  2013
  • ABT-Trac 12" hydraulic bow thruster 39HP(Upgraded)
  • ABT-Trac 12" hydraulic stern thruster 39HP with proportional control (Upgraded)
  • ABT-Trac Star hydraulic stabilizers with zero speed system (9 Sq. ft x 2)(Upgraded brain unit   2014)

Steering/ Control:

  • Hydraulic steering system by Hynautic/Teleflex power steering system
  • S/S rudders
  • Bronze struts with cutlass bearings
  • Zincs on rudders, shafts
  • Wood steering wheels
  • 3 valves in steering system for autopilot
  • Stidd Electrical helm chair in Pilothouse

Other:

  • Glendinning EE3 Engine and Thruster Controls on a Pop-Up Station located on the starboard side   of the aft deck
  • Delta T w/600-C2 control
  • Humphree Interceptor trim tabs
  • Fireboy-Xintex GA Series Fire Suppression
  • All engine room and machinery space primed in polyurethane paint system
  • Aluminum diamond plate flooring in engine room
  • Hepworth heavy-duty commercial grade pantograph windshield wipers & washers w/ intermittent   function
  • Detailed stringers in engine room and lazarette
  • S/S cap on transverse stringers in central walkway
  • 2HP air compressor in engine room with multiple disconnect outlets
  • Ritchie Compass
  • Gulf coast Fuel polishing system
  • Humphree Interceptor with automatic trim optimization system (ATOS) with controls in Pilothouse  and Flybridge

Plumbing
Fresh Water System:

  • Headhunter pressure fresh-water system
  • 2mm thickness stainless steel tank with sight gauge
  • Fresh water outlet with house for engines and generators
  • Fresh water wash down, at bow & stern & boat deck
  • Onboard water softner (installed in 2016)
  • Onboard UV water purification system (installed in 2016)
  • Ecomar 6 automatic sewer treatment system (installed in 2016)

Hot Water Heater:

  • One 40-gallon water heater with high density fiberglass insulation

Fuel System:

  • 4.5mm thickness 5052 Aluminum fuel tanks with sight gauges & high and low level alarm
  • Dual Racor fuel/water separator with Y-valves for engine and generators
  • Sewage Treatment System
  • Holding tank gauge in pilothouse

Bilge/Discharge:

  • Common drainage system for sink, shower, bilge & exterior deck
  • Bilge pump in forward and aft of engine room
  • Automatic bilge pumps
  • 24V shower pumps
  • One manual bilge pump
  • Lighted bilge

Tender, Life Raft & Covers:

  • 2012 14' Zodiac Yachtline 420 tender (70HP Yamaha, bow rail, tow bar, audio)
  • Davit: Nautical Structures HMC Davit (hydraulic rated at 1750 lbs)
  • Zodiac 8 Man canister type life raft. Flybridge rail customized to hold canister for deployment repacked and resupplied 2016
  • Complete set of Stamoid canvas for bridge and cockpit

Other Inclusions:

  • China, silverware and stemware
  • Two sets of high thread count Italian linens for each of the staterooms
  • Full sets of matching towels for each of the 6 heads
  • Custom Yacht Stairs boarding ladder fabricated with cast aluminum and teak by UMT

Exclusions:

  • Personal Effects
  • Selected pieces of personal artwork and décor
  • List will be provided
Certification

As-is

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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