SAN DIEGO YACHT SALES
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SAN DIEGO YACHT SALES
|Hull Warranty||10 years|
|Offered By||SAN DIEGO YACHT SALES|
Upon entering the salon through the finely crafted curved stainless steel and glass salon doors, you will find a beautiful contemporary interior. The salon features wooden laminate floors throughout, with ample overhead and indirect LED lighting with rocker light switches, The gorgeous satin gloss handcrafted wood lighted cabinetry complements the coffee table and large settee couch to port and the custom cabinetry with built-in Hi-Low TV system to starboard.
Forward location with En-Suite head
Beautiful cherry woodworking
Queen Island Berth
Flat Screen TV
(2) Opening Portals with Screens
(2) Large Mirrored Cedar Lined Closets
Under Berth Pull-Out Storage Drawer
Cherry Wood Storage Cabinets
Bomar Overhead Hatch, Lockable with Screen
Independent digital control Heat/AC
Carver brought in renowned naval architect Donald L. Blount for advice on hull lines and performance. It tapped Ward's Marine Electric, a company with a great history of its own, to specify the electrical, control and navigational systems for the yachts. And after looking worldwide, Carver enlisted the Venetian design team of Carlo Nuvolari and Dan Lenard for the exterior styling. The Italian duo also laid out the interior arrangement and worked with A La Mer on the décor.
The use of a team with this depth of experience is common for the world's largest custom superyachts, where cost is no object, but it is a bit unusual for a production boat company such as Carver to carry planning to this extent. The result is worth whatever Carver invested, for the Marquis 65 went well beyond my expectations. Built entirely in Wisconsin with uncompromising attention to the preferences of American buyers, the yacht is an exceptional combination of styling, accommodation and performance that has an undeniable Italian flair, yet is heir to the tradition of spacious comfort pioneered over the years by the Carver Mariners.
One can board the 65 Marquis via the stern rather than the side bulwark gate, across a sizable platform that can be dropped to water level for swimming or even lower for launching and retrieving a small tender. Up a few steps, and you arrive at the curved stainless-framed glass salon door..
Beyond the entry lay an uninterrupted vista that took in the salon, dining room, galley, and the horizon ahead. It is not easy to keep such a space from looking long and narrow, especially when a yacht carries full side decks, but the designers achieved it through a combination of several techniques. First, there is an abundance of windows along the sides of the house, expanding the apparent width of the room. Second, partial dividers-the port one holding the galley's refrigerator/freezer and the starboard one serving as a base for the open glass stairs to the flying bridge-visually differentiate the salon from the remainder of the deck. Finally the dining area, under the the full windshield is slightly raised allowing it to look back over the salon yet not blocking the view forward through the massive windows..
The feeling here, and throughout the Marquis, is one of refined modernity. There are no sharp corners, with joinery-edge moldings and bulkhead knuckles displaying large radii that are attractive and safe at sea. All woodwork is cherry with a deep, high-gloss finish. Veneer grain patterns are well matched, and many countertops are cut from burl to offer visual contrast.
Cream colors were selected for the overheads and wall accents aboard our test boat, along with lighter colors for the leather chairs and settees. A beautiful wood laminate floor means no spills and no smells from wet carpet when the family comes in from the swim platform
TEST CAPTAIN’S FEEDBACK:
"The Marquis 65 is a dream under way, both at sea and in tight quarters. She rides like a much larger yacht, yet handles like one much smaller. We ran at speed through some confused slop offshore, and her quick response to the rudders and trim tabs hoisted the bow easily as we turned into the seas and passed a boat 30 feet longer having a much tougher time of it. We had bow and stern thrusters, which are nice but not necessary, and did not have stabilizers. Frankly, I didn't miss them-I assumed they were fitted and operating until I looked for the controls. Our test boat carried an optional crew cabin abaft the engine room, but the Marquis 65 is well within the capabilities of a skilled owner-operator. To me, half the pleasure of this yacht would be in driving her."
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.
|Shore Power Inlet||✓|
|Electric Bilge Pump||✓|
|Fresh Water Maker||✓|
|Sea Water Pump||✓|
|Max Bridge Clearance||24.42ft|
|Fresh Water Tank||200 gal ()|
|Fuel Tank||1400 gal ()|
|Holding Tank||114 gal ()|