Immaculate Extended Cruising 75ft Motorsailer

US $1,195,000 Finance
75' 6" - 23.00m
Vessel Location
Fort Lauderdale
Launch Year
Hull Material

ARES is a proven, fibreglass construction traditional design with raised salon and walk-in engine room. She features spacious, practical accommodations and can be handled by a small crew. Additionally, she has twin engines, Stoway rig, two helm stations, two cockpits, and two draft options (courtesy of the centerboard) which provides great flexibility for maximum cruising pleasure. The recent extensive refit went well beyond paint and varnish. Systems, hoses, teak decks removed and glassed, countertops, re-chrome, window frames, engines serviced and generators rebuilt. In addition there are new Raymarine electronics (2014-2016). Hauled and bottom painted (March 2016). Fully updated and maintained by a meticulous owner, she is ready in every way for extended cruising adventures.

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US $1,195,000    Finance   
Boat Reference
Launch Year
75' 6" - 23.00m
5.7m (18ft 5in)
3m (9.84 ft)
Vessel Location
Fort Lauderdale
North America and Caribbean
Hull Material
(2) Perkins 6-354 diesel engines, 135 hp, fresh water cooled (New 1993) Lube oil transfer system The twin Perkins 6-354 main engines were re-aligned and new motor mounts installed in 2012;
Engine Make
Number Engines
Max Speed
Accommodations are provided for six owner/guests in three aft cabins. Two guest staterooms feature twin berths with a bureau between and ample hanging locker/drawer storage. Each includes an ensuite bathroom with stall shower, vanity and electric head. The port head also serves as the day head, with access from the central passageway.
The full-width master stateroom is all the way aft, with a queen berth to starboard and to port is a three-quarter berth and settee. There is a desk and good storage throughout with drawers, shelves and hanging lockers. Aft is the master bathroom with a large shower and sink to port and another sink and electric head to starboard. The passageway between provides access to the aft cockpit and the cockpit hatch providing ventilation.

Additional guest or crew Quarters
This include an additional two cabins for three people. The port crew cabin has a double lower berth and single upper berth. The starboard cabin features a large single berth. Aft of the crew cabins is the galley with crew dinette with seating for four. The washer/dryer is to starboard, across from the crew head. From the forepeak aft is a sail locker/utility room.

Main Salon:
Aft of the 'crew' quarters is the raised salon, with six large windows providing an abundance of light and visibility. Two windows, port and starboard, are opening, providing excellent ventilation. An L-shaped settee is to port. The large varnished hi-lo table can seat eight for dining, or, when lowered, serves as a cocktail table. Drawer storage has been redesigned and reconfigured for custom china and cutlery. The entertainment center is aft to port (see Audio/Visual). A lounge area is starboard with settee, full wet bar with sink, refrigerator, custom glass and bottle storage. Next aft to starboard is the navigation station. Aft and down four steps from the saloon are the owner and guest staterooms and the entrance to the engine room.

There is teak and holly flooring throughout, joinery work is teak, wallcoverings are neutral colors with teak trim and headliner is Ultrasuede.

There are two cockpits on deck; a center steering cockpit with centerline helm aft and a second protected helm which is forward to port and an aft owner's cockpit with access from the master stateroom.

The center steering cockpit is large and comfortable; accessed from deck both port and starboard. The canvas dodger and bimini provide protection for the entire area. To starboard is a refrigerator/freezer for drinks; to port is the protected helm. The large centerline drop-leaf table can seat up to eight for dining. Settees port and starboard in this cockpit have been widened for more comfortable seating and also to accommodate outdoor sleeping. The second steering wheel is aft of the table, allowing the helmsman contact with guests.

Private owner's cockpit - The private owner's cockpit is recessed into the aft deck, with settees port and starboard and a filler to convert to a double bed for sunbathing or outdoor resting.
Audio & Visual Equipment:
Sony 42" Bravia HD Flat panel TV (2013)
Sharp 19" LCD TV (two units) (2009)
KVH M5 TracVision sat dome antenna (2010)
Direect TV HD Satellite Receiver (2010)
Sony marine stereo receiver (2013)
Alpine PDX 4 100M marine amplifier
Sony Sirius/XM radio receiver (2013)
LG Blu-Ray Disc/DVD player (2013)
The galley is full-width with excellent storage and counter space, equipped as follows:
Sharp Microwave oven (2009)
JennAir dishwasher (2009)
Wine Cooler - Marvel Industries (2014)
Toaster Oven (2012)
U-Line clear ice-maker (2009)
Four burner propane stove w/oven
Double stainless steel sinks
Splendide washer dryer combination unit (2011)
Magma Gourmet Series propane grill (2009)
Safety Gear
Fire and Safety Equipment:
Automatic CO2 fire extinguishing system w/cockpit controls
(8) hand held fire extinguishers
Life jackets
Safety harnesses
Bilge Pumps
(4) Automatic bilge pumps (3) Bilge blowers
Life Jackets
Electrical Equipment:
110/220 volts AC, 12/24 volts DC
(2) 30Kw Northern Lights generators
Mastervolt Chargemaster Automatic battery charger #24/100-3 (2009)
Charles 15 AMP 2000 SP series 12 volt battery charger (2011)
Xantrex XC3012 battery charger-30 amp - 12 volt (2011)
(10) Interstate Marine batteries 8D-MHD 1400 CCA house system (2013)
(2) Interstate Marine batteries 8D 12v batteries for electronics (2013)
(2) Interstate Marine batteries 8D 12v batteries for engine start (2013)
(2) Interstate Marine batteries 4D 2v batteries for generator start (2013)
(2) 50' shore power cords w 220v connectors
(1) 100' shore power cord w 220v connector
Isolation transformers w/selector switches for 200v to 220v 50/60 HZ shore power
Custom electric panels for 12v, 24v, 110v, 220v
Cable television shore cord
Telephone shore cord
Electronics / Navigation
Electronics and Navigation:
Raymarine C-125 Multifunction Display (2013)
Raymarine C-125 Multifunction Display - two units (2014)
Raymarine HD Digital 18: Radome Antenna (2014)
Raymarine SR50 Sirius/XM marine weather receiver (2013)
Raymarine CAM50 indoor color dome vidio camera (2013)
Airmar Long-Stem D/S/T 235 kHz transducer (2014)
Seaview radar mast mount (2014)
Seaview S/S radar protective guard (2014)
Icom IC-M802 SSB MF/HF marine transceiver (2014)
Icom AT-140 HF automatic antenna tuner (2014)
IcomIC-M400BB marine transceiver (2014)
Icom IC-M422 marine transceiver (2009)
Icom HM-157B Commandmic II (2009)
Standard Horizon submersible handheld VHF (2009)
Icom IC-M24 Float'n Flash submersible handheld VHF (2014)
Raymarine AIS 650 Class B Transceiver (2014)
Sinergex 3000W pure sine wave inverter (2009)
Robertson Model AP35 autopilot
Danforth Constallation steering compass @ helm
Gyrotrac electronic compass linked to Northstar GPS/ radar/ plotter/autopilot
Hewlet Packard 19" LCD color monitor (2009)
Ivy Bridge Marine PC-Navigation Computer (2014)
Nobeltec Admiral Max Pro-navigation software version 10.5 (2010)
Land line telephone
Shakespeare 5104 VHF antenna (2014)
Shakespeare 4200 VHF antenna (2009)
Shakespeare 5250-AAAAIS 3dB skinny Mini 3' stainless whip antenna (2013)
Tri-Lens RA-4200-1 radar reflector (2009)
Plastimo NAVIM radar reflectors, two units ((2013)
AFI chrome dual trumpet air horn (2014)
Waterproof 700 Lumen LED rechargeable spotlight (2012)
Sail Inventory
Doyle mainsail (2004)
North 120% genoa (2006)
Banks staysail, hank on, never used
Winches: by Andersen ( new 2001)
(2) #68 Self tailing electric primaries
(2) #58 Self tailing electric secondaries
(1) #58 Self tailing electric main sheet
(1) #58 Self tailing electric for outhaul
Winches: by Barient (1) #32 Self tailing electric - outhaul
(2) #32 Self tailing - backstays
(2) #21 at mast
(2) #24 at mast
Mast / Rigging
Sails and Rigging
The vessel is cutter rigged, with Hood hydraulic furling: in mast on the main, and roller furling on the head sail. Rod rigging and the hydraulic backstay are by Navtec, and most deck gear is by Harken. In 2009 the mast, boom, spreaders, and spinnaker pole underwent a complete refit. The entire rig was painted with Awlgrip "Fleet White", all electrical wiring was replaced along with the two aluminum conduits being re-fastened to th mast. The sheaves were turned on a lathe and then hardcoat anodized. The stainless chafe plates on the entrance and exit slots in the mast were replaced. The seven light fixtures were installed new. All of the -48 and -60 Navtec Nitronic 50-rod rigging was replaced including new 150 K-150 mast tangs. The bronze bottle screws in the turnbuckles were replaced. All of the running rigging was replaced. The 20- Navtec Nitronic 50 rod in the main sail furling foil was replaced. New doublers in the base of the mast were installed. A new lightening rod was installed. Bronze lightening grounding plates were installed 12" below the waterline midships. Spreader lights illuminate both deck and rig.
The Hood Seafurl hydraulic headstay furler and Hood Stoway hydraulic in the mast furler were rebuilt and a spare hydraulic motor purchased.
The Harken outhaul car was replaced in 2011.
Deck Gear
Deck Equipment:
All deck hardware including pulpits, stanchions, chocks, Dorade guards, cleats, tracks, bimini and dodger frames were replaced and upgraded to 316 stainless. In 1996 & 2013, the vessel underwent an epoxy coating on the bottom to prevent blisters. The deck is fiberglass with a Balsa and marine ply core and is finished in moondust Awlgrip (2016). The solid glass rub rail is integrally molded. The main centerboard is fiberglass with a bronze shoe. Trimming centerboard aft is solid bronze.

Edson Marine 44" Seven spoke S/S destroyer wheel, with Edson leather wheel cover (2014)
Lewmar Ocean Series deck hatches - 7 units - (2011)
Companionway hatches (2 units) re-built/new glass (2013)
Double bow roller w/heavy duty bow plate
Simpson Lawrence Francis 2000 dual 24v anchor windlass
140 lb. Bruce anchor w/200' chain
140 lb. CQR anchor (re-galvanized 2012) w/20' chain and 150' rode
Lewmar high-tensile steel Claw anchor 110 lbs. (2012)
New England Ropes 400' 1" black nylon mega-braid (2011)
Salt water anchor wash down system
(2) Givens Deluxe 8 person automatic Class A deck mounted life rafts w/EPIRB
Lexan storm covers for six large saloon windows and all ports
On deck hot and cold fresh water shower
Marquipt boarding ladder
Edson Marine - One Step Boarding Step (2013)
Safety harnesses
Stern passarelle
Nautool stainless propane barbeque grill
Dodger for center cockpit (2006)
Dodger for aft cockpit (2006)
Bimini for center cockpit (2006)
Cockpit cushions (2006)
Dock lines
DATE LAUNCHED: 1982 / Refit (2015-2016)

Engine alarm and emergency stop
Engine fuel shut-off valve
(2) MaxProp three blade feathering propellers
Spare MaxProp propeller
Hydraulic steering w/Morse controls and instrumentation
Arcturus 22hp hydraulic bow thruster
Hydraulic motor for fiberglass centerboard
Aft bronze trim board, winch operated
Hydraulic centerboard winch (2003)
Sea Recovery watermaker; 110v - 1500 gallons per day
Marine Air reverse cycle air conditioning 66,000 BTU
(3) Raritan electric marine heads discharging to holding tank
(1) Raritan electric marine head, crew quarters, overboard discharge
The Max props were rebuilt and new PSS shaft seals installed in 2011

Refit and maintenance:
The spring refit in 2014 included rebuilding the main centerboard tackle. This included fabrication of a new S/S centerboard trunk cap, pennant, and S/S compression tube. All of the sheaves were removed and serviced. Before going back into the water, the bottom was sandblasted, barrier coated and painted (2014).

Fuel injection pumps were rebuilt, new water pumps installed, and injectors were rebuilt. The main propulsion shafts (six sections) were removed and straightened and new split babbit journal bearings installed; new cutlass bearings were installed in the stern tubes and struts.

Most recent Refit Work (2015-2016)

All hardware, thru hulls, deck fittings removed and replaced or refinished
Teak decks removed, decks glassed and awlgriped eith moon dust contrasting non-skid
Hull topsides were refinished with Stars & Stripes awlgrip, white double boot top
New teak deck in the center cockpit area
Bottom painted, props & shafts coated with Propspeed
Windlass removed and rebuilt
Main engine exhaust hoses and risers replaced
New saloon window glass & frames
New custom generator sound shields
Fresh varnish inside and out with custom helm cabinets
New mica galley surfaces
Fuel tanks, lines, filters cleaned and serviced
New isolation transformers

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