2003 Marlow 70E

  • 70 ft
  • Trawler
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL, US

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"THE GARLIC" is a beautiful 70E Marlow Explorer that has been taken care of with an open checkbook. The 70E is recognized for her stunning profile and traditional lines, a seaworthy boat designed for long range, open ocean excursions but capable of speed when needed.

The Flag blue Awlgrip finished hull is a desired color, while best-in-class technologies are employed in the yacht's overall construction. The composite structure of Dupont Kevlar, vinylester resins, core-cell foam and engineered fabrics are vacuum bagged and built in only three major molds to eliminate unsightly joint areas and achieve superior strength that withstands the punishment of rough seas and floating objects.

Designed and patented Velocijet Strut Keels delivers outstanding performance that tracks reliability through the toughest seas.  The core - cell foam construction provides unparalleled strength and provides excellent sound and thermal insulation.

Features and Upgrades:

  • Reliable Caterpillar 3406 (800hp) with Low Hours
  • Top Speed over 20 Knots
  • Open Flying Bridge  (with New Isinglass)
  • Bow and Stern Thrusters
  • Yacht Controller
  • Naiad Fin Stabilizers
  • New Watermaker
  • New Props
  • 3 Staterooms/4 Heads
  • All Services Up to Date
  • All AC compressors and air handlers recently replaced



MCA Yachts - Adv Co-Brokerage 2 is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Denison Yachting.



Basic Information

Fort Lauderdale, FL, US
Available for sale in U.S. waters:
Vessel Name:
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David Marlow
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Dimensions & Weight

70 ft - 21.34 meter
74 ft 10 in - 22.81 meter
18 ft 4 in - 5.59 meter
Draft - max:
4 ft 6 in - 1.37 meter
Bridge Clearance:
18 ft 4 in - 5.59 meter
Dry Weight:
84000 lbs


Cruise Speed:
12 MPH
1726 MI
Joystick Control:
Engine Type:
Drive Type:
Fuel Type:
800 (Individual), 1600 (combined)
Max Speed:
23 MPH

Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank:
1760 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank:
500 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Holding Tank:
120 gallons - 1 tank(s)


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Manufacturer Provided Description

Marlow Explorer Yachts are limited production yachts built under constant supervision and stringent quality control procedures. The Marlow Explorer 70E is designed and built to cross the oceans of the world in comfort and safety while the proprietary Strut Keel technology allows inland and island cruising with fully protected running years.

Additional Description

Only the finest components like Dupont Kevlar, CoreCell and enginering construction fabrics are specified for the hull, deck and superstructure of the Marlow Explorer. Vinylester and Epoxy resins and glues are used throughout. Only top quality mechanical components like Aquadrive constant velocity joints, Tides seals, Trace inverters are used. On the lovely hand finished interior quality brands like Sub Zero, Dacor, Asko, Bosch, Franke, Grohe and similar are found. Fine fabrics of Ultraleather and other top brands grace the interior. The result is reminiscent of an era when quality, not quantity was the hallmark of a fine yacht.


Main Salon

The salon is elegantly and tastefully decorated. In addition to the 24V Italian and Danish lighting and behind valance lighting, there are three well placed table lamps, giving the salon and dining area a very distinct ambiance. The tinted windows are covered with beautiful wood blinds and curtain accents. This is a very warm and inviting area. The starboard side of the salon has elegant, supple Ultraleather built in U-settee providing seating for several guests. The flat screen TV in on an electric lift with remote control. On either side of the TV there are two very comfortable leather chairs along the port side just forward of the stairs down to the crew quarters.

The dining area has an rectangular dining table with glass top over teak and and Six  dining chairs. There is a custom china cabinet with teak divided and framed glass doors, cupboards and several drawers for dish and glass storage.


The galley is very well equipped with top of the line appliances and plenty of storage for housewares and food. It is U-shaped with beautiful black granite countertops throughout, creating a lovely setting for entertaining guests in the pilothouse.

  • Dacor cooktop smooth with sea rails/potholders
  • Grohe faucet
  • Cracker keeper
  • Teak and Holly sole
  • Fisher and Paykel single drawer dishwasher
  • SubZero refrigerator/freezer (4 drawers total)
  • Dacor 27' oven centered below cooktop
  • Microwave oven
  • Franke double sink with cover


Up three steps to the Pilothouse is another very comfortable area, complete with large comfortable helm chair for the captain next to a gorgeous teak dinette with Ultraleather seating for guests. The overhead panel has electronics, breakers, stabilizer controls, inverter control, tank tender and the vessel control center.

  • Twin Garmin 7215 Chart plotters
  • 15in flat screen TV
  • Simrad AP20 autopilot w/display and AP21
  • Yacht Controller
  • ICOM M604 VHF radio and antenna
  • SSB ICOM IC M802
  • ISI 5 wind square display
  • Garmin GPI 10 display for depth and speed
  • 6in Ritchie compass
  • New Forward Looking Garmin Sonar
  • New Watermaker (2022)


Master Stateroom

The master stateroom is athwartship, making it very roomy with teak and holly sole throughout with oversize head. She carries an island queen berth with drawers under berth in addition to a dresser and linen closet. There are port lights with screens, night lighting around the berth as well as behind valances. All lighting fixtures are 24V Italian and Danish, giving the stateroom a comfortable atmosphere.

The ensuite head is spacious with vanity, black granite counters and several drawers and cabinets with shelves for storage of toiletries, linens etc. This head has tub and shower as well as a separate shower room with sink, mirrored cabinet and other storage.

On the aft side of the stateroom, down two steps, is an office area with two desks. Swinging stools nest underneath. There is shelving above one desk with a fax/phone outlet at each desk. To port, behind teak louvered doors are the upgraded washer and dryer.

  • Teak and Holly sole
  • Queen berth with under berth drawers
  • Ensuite head with stall shower
  • Large flat screen television
  • 2 Fax and phone outlets at each desk
  • Stereo system with CD
  • Full height cedar lined hanging locker with automatic lighting
  • Dresser
  • Hanging mirror


VIP Stateroom, Forward Port

The VIP stateroom has a queen island berth with under berth storage in addition to cedar lined hanging lockers. There is a flat screen TV, telephone and above berth reading lights.

A full head with separate stall showers is accessible from the stateroom or the companionway to allow use as a day head. Outboard of the shower is a large linen locker. Both the head and the shower have exhaust fans vented outside the vessel.

  • Teak and Holly sole
  • Island queen berth with under berth drawers
  • En-suite Vacuflush head with separate stall shower and granite counters
  • 15in Panasonic flat screen television in a full height TV locker
  • Cedar lined hanging locker


Guest Stateroom, Amidship

To port is the guest stateroom with over/under twin berths, cedar lined hanging locker, a desk and flat screen TV. The guest stateroom also has a private head with shower and vanity.
There is another cedar lined hanging locker to starboard just outside the door to the companionway.

  • Teak and Holly sole
  • 2 Twin berths
  • 15in Panasonic flat screen television
  • 2 Cedar lined hanging lockers
  • Desk with drawer



The upper helm station has twin helm seats and two large L settees aft of them. The factory hardtop keeps everyone dry and out of the sun. A canvass extension was added to provide more protection for those seated aft. The recently purchased Nautica 12 widebody will get everyone ashore in comfort and she has an efficient Yamaha F40 outboard. The full hydraulic davit makes launching her a simple task.

  • New Garmin 4212 Chart Plotter
  • New Isinglass
  • AP20 Robertson autopilot w/display and AP21 plug-in receptacle for remote
  • R44 10" color radar repeater-Sunview model
  • RD68 Simrad VHF radio w/heavy duty antenna and mount
  • CE42 Simrad chart plotter/depth display
  • Sirius Satallite Radio
  • New 6 man life raft
  • 6in Ritchie compass
  • ISI 5 wind square display repeater
  • ISI 5 multi square display repeater
  • ISI 5 combi square display


Electrical System

  • Electrical bonding system
  • 20kw (3780 hrs) and 12kw (1422 hrs) generator in custom Lexan see-thru soundsheild
  • Trace 4kw inverter
  • Battery parallel switch
  • 4 x 200AH batteries, one for generator, 4 for service
  • 24v lighting system with Italian and Danish lighting fixtures
  • AC/DC distribution panel with magnetic circuit breakers
  • Voltage meter
  • 4 Glendinning cablemasters
  • New Inverter


Deck and Hull Equipment

  • Cockpit shower
  • 1200lb Nautical Structures full rotation davit
  • Nautica 12 WB with 40HP Yamaha 4 stroke outboard
  • Fresh water and sea water wash down system at bow
  • Maxwell windlass VWC 3500C
  • Fresh and salt water wash downs
  • In deck storage bins for lines and fenders
  • Twin stainless Anchors
  • Dinghy chocks


Engine Room

  • The engine displays show 2600 hours on Port and 2604 on Starboard but both engines have been overhauled to include new pistons and liners and all remanufactured cylinder heads.  The details of all this work will be shared on request. Recent services include heat, exchangers, water pumps.
  • Recent services include heat exchangers, water pumps and full service Fall 2023
  • 12V & 110V AquaSignal lighting
  • Flexible drive coupling system
  • Exhaust blowers
  • High capacity induction blowers
  • Recently replaced Chilled water air conditioning compressors
  • Air conditioning
  • Bow Thruster Sidepower 20hp, 48V, Dual propeller
  • Stern Thruster
  • Fire control system
  • Naiad 250 heavy duty digitized stabilizers
  • Engine hour meter and gauges
  • 3" lead/foam engine room insulation
  • Emergency engine stop
  • 4-3700gph bilge pumps with auto and manual switch
  • FRP fuel tanks
  • Watertight door w/window from crew quarters
  • Oil temperature alarm
  • 3 Fire extinguishers
  • Dual Racor fuel separator dual with vacuum gauges for each engine
  • Soft engine mounts
  • New Propellers


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. Hours listed may vary from actual hours due to recent use. Purchaser is encouraged to verify hours prior to purchase. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.


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