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74 Motoryacht 2011

LODESTAR - $1,895,000

Sales Rep: Steve Fithian
Phone: 954-383-1999

LODESTAR is a 2011 model Ocean Alexander 74 Motoryacht. She is a one owner low hour yacht that has been maintained to a high degree by her knowledgeable owner. She has had a full time captain since new. She has three luxurious staterooms each with en-suite head and shower, separate crew area for two, four heads plus a day head on deck. Her 20' beam affords an extremely comfortable layout throughout. all areas are very spacious throughout for comfortable liveaboard or long term cruising. 


LODESTAR is a 2011 model 74 Ocean Alexander with the same  specifications and hull design as the Ocean Alexander 78' introduced the following year. It's the same boat.

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 and two (2) comfortable chairs opposite. To port she features a complete entertainment left with a large LCD TV on a retractable lift. Starboard side of the Salon offers a dry-bar, glass storage and an 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 an electric adjustable STIDD helmchair.  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 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 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 leftline helm, full instrumentation, (2) STIDD helmseats, 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. 

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
Exterior Equipment
Teak swim platform w/ teak steps, Optional Upgrade Teak deck from cockpit to sidedeck, Optional Upgrade Teak deck for cockpit, Optional Upgrade 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 3-sided FB enclosure 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
Engine & Mechanical Equipment
Twin Caterpillar C-18 1136hp each, Optional Upgrade; 1,245 hours as of  November 20, 2020 New Aftercooler Cores, April 2020 2 Northern Lights 25KW generators with approx. 770 hours each as of November 20 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 left of engine room (2) Generator sets resiliently mounted & installed with Sound Shield Refrigerant type is accepted worldwide under the Montreal Protocols
Electrical Equipment
Second stabilizer monitor on FB, Optional Upgrade Spreader lights under wing mast, Optional Upgrade 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 Mastervolt 4000W inverter/charger (pure sine wave) Mastervolt battery charger (engine: 24V/60A, genset: 12V/25A) 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 system with AC/DC distribution panels in PH & Crew 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 leftline. Engines, generators, metallic through hulls, strainers, and pump bodies are connected to the bonding strap using 8 AWG wire minimum or equivalent.
Pilothouse & Navigation Equipment
Sunken and extended dash with instrumentation Chart light beside dash, Optional Upgrade Dinette, C-shaped with chart drawer beneath Wood table top with storage cabinet beneath Windshield defrosters (2) 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”

Navigational Electronics Package Plus:

Updated Furuno NavNet at Flybridge only (2 NEW Display Screens, 2020) 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 Nobeltec Navigation Computer (non-operational at lower helm) Independent Twin Radar & Twin Furuno Black Box Chartplotters (non-operational) Furuno MFD Black Box Processors AmbientNAV 17” LCD daylight monitors (2x in FB and 2x in PH) Furuno 6” Open Array 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 Marinized Computer 24VDC w/RF radio/mouse and Nobeltec software & chart regions 19” Marine Monitors PH and FB 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 KVH Tracphone F55 Complete system Seacas Safe Passage AIS 100 4 station phone system Forward looking depth sounder Cameras w/ color tilt/pan/zoom for engine room & aft deck
Interior Throughout
Granite floor in galley, Optional Upgrade Granite floor in MSR head, Optional Upgrade High gloss for interior, Optional Upgrade 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), Optional Upgrade Painted flooring prepared for carpet Majilite Fabric for lower walkway walls S/S hardware Satin varnish for interior finish Hanging lockers with dual-locking mechanism Foyer flooring finished in Inlay Granite, Optional Upgrade RS232 dual communication w/ True High Definition with latest HDMI technology (non simulated HD) Maytag 2400AWW stacked washer/dryer (commercial quality, energy star washer/dryer w/ generous 2.4 cu. ft. capacity) Additional washer/dryer in companionway, Optional Upgrade Concealed hinges throughout interior cabinets w/ auto soft-closing function
24V LED lights (Aerospace quality, specially tuned color temperature for Ocean Alexander that last over 100,000+ hours) Settees w/ Ultraleather fabrics Movable end tables 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. Middle-Atlantic Media Rack for A/V equipment (Professional Studio quality rack provides ease in accessing various A/V equipment. Reduces labor, damage w/ heavy-duty 13-gauge S/S and interlocking corners) 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)
Galley countertops in Granite, Optional Upgrade 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” Fisher/Paykel pull-out dishwasher w/ storage, Optional Upgrade Custom plate holder drawer Over-sized Silverware & Cutlery drawers
Master 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, Optional Upgrade His-and-Hers Head with shower & vanity Master Head flooring finished in Inlay Granite, Optional Upgrade 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 Guest Stateroom, Forward
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, Optional Upgrade 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, Port
Two double berths Night table between berths Overhead and under berth storage Reading lights Hanging locker, cedar-lined Access to guest head
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, Optional Upgrade One medicine cabinet Tecma toilet system
Crew's Quarters
Captain’s cabin Cedar-lined hanging locker with automatic lighting Kitchen (sink, Amana microwave oven & refrigerator) S/S table top in crew quarters, Optional Upgrade Sony 22” LCD TV & DVD/CD system Storage locker Storage drawers under bunk Head with stall shower Amtico flooring

Owners' personal belongings. A complete list will be provided upon request.


LODESTAR is a 2011 model Ocean Alexander 74 Motoryacht. She is a one owner low hour yacht that has been maintained to a high degree by her knowledgeable owner. She has had a full time captain since new. She has three luxurious staterooms each with en-suite head and shower, separate crew area for two, four heads plus a day head on deck. Her 20' beam affords an extremely comfortable layout throughout. all areas are very spacious throughout for comfortable liveaboard or long term cruising. 


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.

Mechanical Disclaimer

Engine and generator hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing.


Contact central agent Steve Fithian today for more detailed information - (954) 383-1999, steve@stevefithian.com

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