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Watson 72 Specs

Watson 72™ Standard Specifications


Length overall: 72ft 22.00 metres.
Length WL: 66ft 6” 20.30 metres.
Beam (moulded): 22” 0” 6.75 metres.
Depth (moulded): 11ft 5.5” 3.52 metres.
Draft Max: 10’ 0” 3.08 metres.
Displacement (lightship): 211,680lbs 96tonne.
FO capacity: 11,780 gals. 38 tonne.
FW capacity: 1550 gals. 5 tonne.
Displacement departure: 306,495lbs 139tonne approx.


Structural Steel hull and superstructure designed and fabricated and machinery and systems installed to Bureau Veritas yacht/S ●MACH classification.
Coatings Hull and superstructure filled and faired to yacht standard and coated to Altex Coatings epoxy/polyurethane specification for a three year warranty.


The following table is based on a fuel arrival margin of 10% (giving a usable fuel capacity of 39,785 litres) and a weather allowance of 10% on the predicted trial speeds. In addition there is a fuel allowance for Genset operating at 50% power.

RPM SPEED S.M.G BHP Fuel Consumption Endurance Range
Knots Knots Litres/hour Hours N.M
1300 8.60 7.70 128 28.00 1421 10,940
1400 9.00 8.10 155 33.00 1206 9765
1500 9.35 8.42 190 40.00 995 8375
1600 9.80 8.82 240 49.50 804 7089
1700 10.10 9.09 287 59.00 674 6130
1800 10.40 9.45 360 73.00 545 5150


Main Engine John Deere AMF75 389 BHP @ 1900rpm or
Cummins QSM 11 360 BHP @ 1800rpm
Transmission ZF W350 4.962:1 ratio
Gen-Gethome™ John Deere 6068 TFM50 200 BHP @2500rpm with 20 KVA Mecce-Alte 230 VAC alternator.
Transmission ZF 220 3:1 ratio
Cruise Alternator 20 KVA Mecce-Alte main engine driven.
Cooling system Sea water heat exchanger or keel cooling option.
Exhaust Dry exhaust with stainless steel tail pipes
Propeller 60 inch Marin B4-55 four blade, manufactured to ISO484 class 1
Propeller shaft 4 inch dia. AISI 318 stainless steel
Flexible Coupling Centa AGM 400
Aux. Propeller shaft 21/2inch dia. AISI 318 stainless steel
Aux. Propeller 34inch feathering; Autoprop™ or Maxprop™
Start Batteries 150 A.H AGM
House Batteries 1200 A.H. AGM
Inverter 2 x 3000 watt
Fuel Capacity 11,780 gallons, 38tonne
Fuel Transfer Pumps 2 x 220volt Varisco.
Fuel Filter Dual Racor 75/500 filters
Bilge Pumps 2 x Varisco J40 220 volt.
Black & Grey Water Tanks Each 483 gallons, 1500 litres
Black & Grey Water Pumps 2 X Oberdofer 230 VAC
Fresh Water Tank 1550 gallons
Fresh Water Pressure Set 2 x 220v
Bow Thruster Trac™ 12” 35HP
Stern Thruster Trac™ 12” 35HP
Stabilizers American Bow TRAC 300 12sqft
Steering Gear Electro-hydraulic with independent standby unit
Engine Room Ventilation One 12” Fantech 230 VAC 500 litres/sec
Lube Oil Tank 44 gallon storage tank with deck fill and draw off cock.
Dirty Lube Oil Tank Integral double bottom tank
Sea Chests Two 8” sea chests cross connected and complete with bronze screw down valves and stainless steel grates.
Piping Systems All fuel, seawater and bilge suction piping is of electro-polished stainless steel.
Fire Suppression System “Fireboy™” or equivalent, remote release
Air Co nditioning “Cruiseair” sea water circulating.
Anchors Two 135kg Pool “N” certified galvanized high holding power stockless.
Anchor Cable 280 metres of 16mm grade U2 galvanized studlink.
Anchor Winch Lofrans “Ercole” double gypsy and vertical warping head.
Cable Stopper Stainless steel to PML design supplied with 2 x devils claw.
Hawse Pipes 8” Dia. Stainless steel with stainless steel striker plates to hull.
Bollards Two 6” double bitt stainless steel on fore deck. Four 4’ crucifix type stainless steel to bridge deck and aft deck.
Fairleads Eight stainless steel oval type located at each bollard position.
Belting 2” Dia brush polished stainless steel.
Caprails PML standard brush polished stainless steel 41/2” x 2” and 3 3/8” x 1 ½” oval sections.
Handrails 1 ¼” polished stainless steel.
Rope Lockers Two on foredeck with watertight covers.
Skylight two on foredeck fitted with deadlights.
Boat Davit Palfinger PK4500M
Searchlight Seematz DS351 500 watt 24 volt
Boarding Platform Transom mounted with built in 66 gallon gasoline tank.
Compass “Saura” reflector binnacle type on pilothouse top.
Teak Decks Aft deck, boat deck and Portuguese bridge, Burmese teak laid with Sika system.


Styling “Classic yacht” consisting of matched veneers to bulkheads with raised panel doors and solid cabinet fronts. T&G deck head paneling.


Floors Choice of carpet or teak deck staves in saloon and staterooms. Wheelhouse and passageway teak staves over ply.
Beds Built in cabinetry in teak with drawers to each, mattresses inner sprung.
Mess Built in settee with storage under. Mess table of book matched burr walnut veneer with teak margin on double pedestal.
Loose Furniture Space available for one three person sofa and two lounge chairs.
Entertainment One entertainment cabinet for DVD, etc, space above galley bench for T.V. screen.
Foc’sle Fitted with two cabins each with bunk and lockers, shared ensuite and day room.


Showers Enclosed glass cubicle showers lined with ceramic tiles.
Heads Headhunter Royal Flush.
Vanity Tops Granite/composite
Floors Ceramic tiles.
Cabinetry Two drawers and two cupboards in vanity. Medicine cabinet with mirror fronts above.
Bulkheads High gloss polyurethane painted.


Counter Tops U shaped granite/composite with double basin.
Dish Washer Fisher & Paykel Dishrawer™
Stove 600mm Miele electric oven and combi hob.
Fridge Custom built, with Isotherm magnum seawater cooled compressor unit.
Freezer Custom built, with Isotherm magnum seawater cooled compressor unit.
Microwave Miele
Extraction Fan Howden axial impeller.
Floor Ceramic tiled


Control Console Teak with formica panel front arranged within the helmsmans field of vision.
Helm Chair Navigator, leather
Chart Table Full size with formica top and two chart drawers and locker under.
Book Shelf One on aft wall sized for almanacs and nautical publications.
Day Berth One on port side with storage under.
Settees Wrap around settee arranged adjacent to teak table with provision for storage under.
Navigation Equipment Clock and Barometer, brass in porthole style. Set of classic navigation instruments.
Wipers Vetus windscreen wipers 24 volt to each forward window.
Electronics To owner’s requirements. Refer PML recommended electronics package.
Fly Bridge Including port & starboard settee and console with replicated instruments and controls.


Keel Cooling To Fernstrum specification.
Water Maker To owner’s specification.
Upholstery To owner’s specification.
Electronics Owner to specifiy.

Last Updated (Saturday, 29 August 2020 03:09)