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2008 Marlow Explorer Pilothouse

Seattle, Washington, United States


STORMY SEAS is without a doubt the finest example of a Marlow 70E anywhere in the world.  This boat has been outfitted by an extremely knowledgeable owner with the best equipment available. She has been totally faired and painted by by Diamond Yacht Painters at Delta Marine in Seattle.  She has had numerous improvements to increase her performance and has been maintained in fresh water, inside a boat house, most of her life.  In order to appreciate this truly unique vessel you have to come see it for yourself!


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: US$1,900,000
Tax Status: Paid
Make: Marlow
Model: Explorer Pilothouse
Year: 2008
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: Marlow Yachts
Designer: David Marlow
Construction: Composite


Length: 70 ft
Length Overall: 70 ft
Waterline Length: 66 ft
Beam: 18'4 ft
Range: 3'3 ft
Max Draft: 4'6 ft
Displacement: 82,000 lb
Bridge Clearance: 24 ft
Double Berths: 2
Twin Berths: 1
Cabins Count: 3

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: C-18
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 1,015hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Alloy
  • Year: 2007
  • Engine Hours: 520
  • Engine Location: Port
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: C-18
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 1,015hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Alloy
  • Year: 2007
  • Engine Hours: 520
  • Engine Location: Starboard
Total Engine Power: 2,030hp
Cruising Speed: 18 kn
Propeller RPM: 1950
Maximum Speed: 25 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 1,900 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Aluminum
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 400 gal
Water Tank Material: Aluminum
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 300 gal
Holding Tank Material: Aluminum


Heads Count: 3
Total Liferaft Capacity: 6
Drive Type: Direct
Trim Tabs: Yes
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Pilothouse

Accommodations / Salon
  • 3 Stateroom, 4 head layout
  • Air conditioning and heat, ducted (chilled water A/C, zoned)
  • Teak panelling and cabinetry
  • Soft vinyl headliners
  • Schwepper Germany interior hardware
  • Satin varnish for interior finish
  • Dovetailed Douglas Fir drawers
  • Stainless Ball bearing drawer slides
  • Gas cylinder lifts on berths
  • Insulated ducting and hardwood grilles for air conditioning
  • All cabinetry fully lined
  • Entertainment center - Bose Home Theater sound system
  • Bose multi-zone, LS48, up to 5 zones
  • Television Cabinet with Sharp 37" LCD - Plasma TV lift in cabinet 
  • L-Shaped Sofa
  • Solid hardwood valances
  • Teak and holly sole with custom carpet 
  • Brass hardware
  • Cabinets with tambour faces
  • All cabinets lined with formica inside
  • Lamp positive cabinet locks
  • Décor fabrics, draperies, bedspreads
  • English beveled mirrors
  • Grohe top line faucets and fixtures
  • Teak/Cherry blinds, PH and Salon
  • Bookcase, storage unit aft of helm
  • Teak and holly flooring with custom carpet
  • Teak Panel and Cabinetry
  • Granite or Corian Counters
  • Storage Cabinets & Drawers
  • Franke double sink w/tap
  • Tube light under counter
  • Grohe faucet - Infinity Series
  • Drinking water faucet
  • Bread Crisper Box
  • Spice racks
  • Cutting Boards & Sink Covers
  • Fisher and Paykel dishwasher - 2 drawer
  • Miele - slimline
  • Disposal at sink
  • Trash compactor - Kitchenaid or Broan                                     
  • Exhaust Blower
  • Dacor Electric Cooktop and oven
  • Subzero double drawer refrigerator freezer
  • Additional Subzero under counter refrigerator freezer facing forward
  • U-Line wine cooler
  • Subzero wine cooler
  • Microwave/convection oven
  • Overhead dish locker aft
  • GFI (110V only) AC outlet
  • 24V Lighting
  • Night Switches for Toilets
  • Paper Holders
Master Stateroom

The full width master stateroom is a huge stateroom with full 6'4" headroom, teak and holly sole highlighting the teak interior. She has an island king berth with drawer storage under the berth in addition to dressers port and starboard. There are portlights with screens, night lighting around the berth as well as behind valances.   The ensuite his & hers head is spacious with a large shower room in between two sink vanities, granite counters and several drawers and lockers with shelves for storage of toiletries, linens, etc. 

  • Mirror
  • Vanity
  • Private head w/stall shower
  • CD/Stereo player
  • Heavy duty 316L portlights w/ Soji screens
  • LCD TV 20"
  • Custom carpet
  • Cedar lined full height hanging lockers with auto lighting
  • Tube light under bunk and behind valance
  • 24V Italian and Danish lighting
  • Linen closet
  • Shoti screens
  • Access to machinery storage areas
VIP Stateroom
  • Queen sized berth w/fabric cover
  • 24V Italian and Danish lighting
  • Chest of drawers, under bunk
  • VIP head and shower
  • English Beveled Mirror
  • Draperies
  • Vanity
  • Storage below sole
  • CD/Stereo player
  • Linen closet
  • Heavy Duty 316L portlights with screens
  • LCD TV 15"
  • Cedar lined full height hanging lockers with auto lighting
  • Tube light under bunk and behind
  • 24V Italian and Danish lighting
  • Vanity Valance
  • Access to machinery storage areas
  • King size berth w/fabric covered
  • Chest of drawers, under bunk with automatic lighting, port & stbd
  • Cedar lined hanging lockers
  • Storage below sole
Midship Guest Stateroom
  • Over/under twin berth stateroom
  • Cedar lined hanging locker
  • Teak and Holly sole
  • Draperies
  • LCD TV 15"
  • Under deck storage
  • Teak hull battens
  • Heavy Duty 316L portlights and screens
  • Mattress Covers
  • 24V Italian and Danish lighting
  • Head & shower
Laundry Room
  • Whirlpool stack unit
  • Teak Cabinetry, louvered doors
  • Full Length Beveled Mirror
  • Utility storage for supplies
  • Laundry Folding shelf
  • Desk and Book Shelves
  • Headhunter Heads (4)
  • Showers (3)
  • FRP interior w/varnished trim
  • Granite counters
  • China sink
  • Grohe faucets for sink and shower
  • Draperies
  • English Beveled Mirror
  • Teak framed Lexan doors for shower
  • Mirrored Ceiling
  • Louvered Cabinet Doors
  • Vent blower
  • S/S Square Porthole w/screen
  • GFI (110V only)AC outlet
  • 24V Lighting
  • Night Switches for Lighting
  • Paper holders
  • Towel Bars
  • Soap Dishes
  • Custom storage with drawers
  • Access Ladder
  • Deck Prism Lights
  • Varnished Teak Grating
  • Weather Tight Access Hatch

Flybridge with custom hardtop and complete enclosure, radar mast, settee with custom teak table, custom carpet, (2) Stidd 500N chairs, 1600 lb. davit.

  • Stidd 500N helm chairs (2)
  • Teak and holly flooring
  • L-shaped dinette
  • Dining table with teak top
  • Steering control station with complete instrumentation
  • Teak valance board w/tube light
  • Lighted stairway to fore cabins
  •  Stereo-CD player
  • 24V Italian and Danish lighting
  • Chart locker
  • Flush FRP articulating doors
  • Teak electronics mounting panel
  • S/S post see through stair to bridge
  • Windshield defrosters


  • Northern Lights 20 KW generator
  • Northern Lights 20 KW generator
  • Heavy duty batteries, 4x200AH for engines, one for generator,4 for service, total 9
  • Engine battery disconnect switch
  • Battery paralleling system with control switch
  • Service battery switch
  • 4000W Pure sine wave inverter
  • Shore power inlets fore and aft, 2-50A 240V
  • GFI outlets
  • Tinned Wiring throughout
  • Polarity reverse indicating light
  • 24V lights in all compartments
  • AC/DC distribution panel with magnetic circuit breakers
  • VOLT and AMP meters
  • Bonding system
  • AC outlets throughout
  • Glendinning Cablemasters (2)
  • Italian and Danish lighting fixtures
  • Backlighted electrical panel
  • Hinged electrical panel doors
Control and Navigation
  • Two control stations, F/B & P/H complete engine instrumentation
  • Cockpit controls
  • International navigation lights
  • Engine hours meter
  • Intercom system, 3-stations 1-F/B, 1-E/R, 1-P/H
  • Custom Tank level system all tankage
  • Hanshin Searchlight, electronic controls
  • Naiad Model 252 stabilizers w/dual station controls
  • Intercom System
  • Hydraulic throttle & gear controls
  • Power Hydraulic steering system
  • dual pump backup system
  • 6" Ritchie Compasses (2)
  • Engine alarm system, audio oil and temperature
  • Kahlenberg air horns, dual trumpet controls
  • Proprietary Vessel Safety System
  • Aqua Signal navigational light system
Electronics and Navigation
  • Furuno Nav-Net2 12 KW radar system
  • 6" Radar antenna 195X Series Radar
  • Furuno 17" color monitors (2 in pilothouse, 2 on flybridge)
  • Furuno 15" color LCD monitor (2 in pilothouse, 2 on flybridge)
  • Furuno FA 150 Ais Transponder with Display
  • Simrad AP 25 Autopilot (2 station)
  • Icom M-604 VHF radio wtih built-in remote mike kit (2)
  •  Airmar Weather Station sensor
  • Nauticomp 40-7778 NINA PENX computer
  • Nobeltec Visual Navigation Suite
  • Wxworx Satellite Marine Weather download system
  • Sea View 1' post for KVH 24" domes (2)
  • Sea Tel Sat TV and Internet (2)
  • Elbex color ball camera with 4mm lens (4)
Deck and Hull

New paint, fairing and underwater exhaust 2008 - by Delta.

  • Proprietary High Pressure Lamination System, vacuum bagged
  • Engineered Sandwich construction throughout
  • Dupont Kevlar lamination fabrics
  • Non-skid F.R.P. decks, main & F/B
  • Epoxy Vinylester Hi temperature lamination
  • Sandwich bulkhead, floors, stringer construction
  • Burmese Teak weather decks
  • Teak decks on flybridge
  • Heavy duty concealed swim ladder
  • F.R.P. hinged radar arch
  • F.R.P. bow pulpit with S/S anchor roller
  • FRP swim platform with teak inlay
  • Black antifouling paint, International over epoxy barrier coat (3)
  • Heavy Duty 316L solid stainless rubrail
  • Bulwark doors and gates P&S
  • Venturi windscreen with SS safety rail
  • Boot Stripe
  • Molded FB seating with dry storage under
  • L-seat w/cushion stbd with FRP table
  • FRP cockpit storage lockers
  • Molded FRP doors, Flush closing with dogs
  • Owner aboard logo lighting
  • Copper screen laminated in PH overhead for single side band radio
  • Transom doors (2)                             
  • Molded FRP flush window frames
  • Laminated and tempered window glass
  • Screens on all opening windows,hatch and ports
  • Deck lights, 24V
  • Red night lights on flying bridge
  • Heavy Duty low profile 316L SS Hatches (4)
  • Sliding hatch and door to bridge from pilothouse
  • F.R.P. integrated stairwell to flybridge
  • Sliding doors, P&S pilothouse,aft salon with lock
  • Cockpit deck lockers, FRP
  • Cockpit controls, sink and fire system
  • Engine room access from cockpit locker
  • Hatch (hinged) to lazarette
  • Cockpit Seat
  • Oval Stainless steel hand rails
  • Teak coaming
  • Portuguese Bridge deck storage lockers
  • Hot and cold shower at transom
  • Velocijet Strut Keels ©
  • Barrett enclosure, 4-sided
  • Novurania 480 with 60hp Yamaha w/SS removable chocks
Exterior Hardware and Fittings
  • Hardware S/S or chromed brass
  • 1.375" stanchions main deck
  • S/S cleats & hawse holes
  • Scuppers, cockpit
  • S/S square portholes Heavy Duty 316L SS
  • Fresh water washdown, cockpit
  • Custom Stainless anchor light and pennant bracket
  • Windlass, heavy duty dual gypsy chain
  • Super Duty Custom trim tabs
  • Sea water washdown, fwd deck, high volume
  • Proprietary stanchion base mounting system
  • Stereo-CD Player on Bridge
  • 2 large fenders, 6 dock lines, 6 life jackets
  • Heavy duty polished stainless anchors (2)
  • 400' Heavy duty chain
  • S/S rudders
  • Strut Keels
  • Aquamet 22 propeller shafting
  • Custom 5 blade CNC cut Nibral propellers, "S" class
  • Bronze through hull fittings
  • Zincs on rudders and shafts
  • Teak or S/S steering wheel
  • S/S stern staffs
  • Exalto Heavy duty windshield wipers and washers
  • Stidd helm chairs (2)
  • Helm seat on flying bridge
  • Hidden fueling ports with anti spill catch basin
Engine and Mechanical
  • Bow thruster, Sidepower 20hp, 48v (control at each station)
  • Stern thruster, Sidepower 20hp, 48v (control at each station)
  • Glendinning cable master (2)
  • Morse electronic controls, hydraulic (3 station)
  • Morse remote stations
  • Sea Recovery 900 GPD watermaker w/remote control at lower helm & UV treatment 
  • Flexible drive couplings and Thrust bearings
  • Aquadrive-Centa or Python Flexible Drive couplings
  • Proprietary Sea Chest water intake System
  • S/S 110V pressure pump fresh water system
  • PJR pressure sea water system
  • Custom Clear Lexan sound shields on generators
  • Dual water heaters, 50 gallons, stainless steel
  • FRP fuel tanks with sight gauges
  • Engine room blowers 220V High volume
  • S/S water tanks w/sight gauges
  • F.R.P. holding tank plumbed dockside or overboard discharge
  • Common drainage system for sink, deck, shower and bilge
  • Color coded copper piping for fuel,water and hydraulic system
  • Four 3700 GPH bilge pumps with auto & manual switch
  • Heavy Duty manual bilge pump
  • High water bilge alarm in engine room
  • Shower pumps
  • FRP gray and black water tanks
  • Smooth finish Gelcoated bilges
  • Heavy Duty Exhaust Hose clamps
  • Common drainage system for all discharges
  • Polished Stainless Engine Beds, Risers and Fuel Manifolds
  • Engine Lube Oil Tank, 25 gallons
  • Engine-Generator-Gears Oil Change system                                                                                      
  • Hydraulic redundancy for stabilizers and power steering
  • Headhunter fresh water and toilet system (4 heads)
  • Backup fresh water system 9 110 vac
  • Diesel heater, Esp 96,000 BTU 2 zone
  • Electric boost heaters in system for water temp below 50 degrees
  • Fitted workshop, fully finished with workbench, storage, sink, vise, tool storage, refrigerator.  Entry through aft deck seat.
  • Soft engine mounts
  • Drive coupling covers, FRP
  • Sea Chest inspection and cleanout port
  • Seacocks on all seawater supply lines
  • PJR drinking water pump
  • Proprietary Fiberglass insulation blanket
  • Engine room lead/foam sound insulation
  • Racor fuel water separators, dual with gauge
  • Engine room vent blowers 2x12V24v
  • Engine isolation switches
  • Varnished Teak bilge grating
  • 240V flourescent lighting
  • DC outlet
  • AC outlet
  • Fresh water outlet with hose for engines & generator
  • Under water exhaust system
  • 24V overhead lights, waterproof
  • Dripless engine shaft seal logs
  • Heavy Duty vacuum pumps for gray and black water
  • HD watertight engine room door with inspection port
  • High Temperature silicone exhaust hoses
  • Proprietary Air inlet system, baffled
  • 304 Stainless domestic Water Tanks
  • Newmar 12 volt 40A. Battery charger
  • Newmar 24 volt 70A. Battery charger

STORMY SEAS is without a doubt the finest example of a Marlow 70E anywhere in the world.  This boat has been outfitted by an extremely knowledgeable owner with the best equipment available and has been totally faired and painted by Delta Marine in Seattle. She has had numerous improvements to increase her performance and has been maintained in fresh water, inside a boat house, since new.  In order to appreciate this truly unique vessel you have to come see it for yourself!


All personal gear; loose items; galley gear; CD's; charts;  fishing equipment; tools; supplies and items not specifically listed on equipment list specifications sheet. Exclusion list will be provided upon request or can be obtained onboard vessel.


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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