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1985 Lowland Trawler

Lowland Yachts of the Netherlands has a reputation for building custom high end metal yachts. Sea EO is a 1985 model and she was built from steel. This long-range cruiser is powered by twin Gardner Diesels and she holds 3000 gallons of fuel.

The yacht’s traditional interior has been tastefully updated. There are three staterooms plus a well-designed crew quarter, built for two, located forward.

Other noteworthy features include twin generators, stabilizers, watermaker and walk around side decks.

Sea EO has always been a well-maintained yacht. The most recent upgrade in fall 2021 was the new substantial aluminum custom Bimini

for the flybridge and aft deck plus all new canvas cushions and covers for the exterior.

Sea EO is docked off Riverland Road, convenient for client showings and broker previews.

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Disclaimer

HMY Yacht Sales, Inc. is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Luke Brown Yachts - Ft. Lauderdale.

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Name: Sea EO
Current Price: $899,000
Year: 1985
Engine Model: 8LXB
Length: 68 ft
Gross Weight: --
Hull Material: --
State: FL
Draft: 6.42 ft
Fuel Capacity: 3000 Gallons
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Manufacturer: Gardner
Beam: 19.5 ft
Max Speed: 9 kn
City: Fort Lauderdale
Country: US

Vessel Overview

Sea EO Description

If you have been searching for a suitable ocean capable passagemaker, please do take a moment to review the specifications, photos and virtual tour on this newly listed Lowland Yacht "Sea EO."
Built in steel and powered by twin Gardners, Sea EO comes equipped with twin generators, stabilizers, watermaker, covered sidedecks and a Portuguese bridge. In the world of Dutch yacht manufacturing, Lowland Yachts of Zoeterwoude Netherlands earned its fine reputation for building custom yachts. Willem de Vries Lentsch Jr. designed the exterior and collaborated with Pieter Beeldsnijder who was responsible for the interior design. The interior has not only aged well, but it was also updated. The current owners' upgrades and maintenance is listed by year later in this brochure.
Sea EO cruises 8 knots and burns 1 gallon of fuel per mile at cruise speed. Current owners estimate her range at 2500 NM which leaves a reserve of 500 gallons of fuel.

Sea EO Main Deck

The owners shared they love the openness on the main deck of their boat. Starting on the aft deck, there are two newly installed teak tables. A new aft deck shade was installed last fall and the shade looks and works great. Recent work to the teak decks and brightwork stands tall.
Looking forward to the main salon, the teak salon doors open completely so the galley and salon become one large space to enjoy. The main deck of Sea EO feels like a smaller scale version of a traditional mega yacht. Afterall, Sea EO is a Dutch designed and Dutch built yacht; so the near perfect teak interior, smart galley, built in storage nooks and all the polished stainless-steel brightwork create a luxurious interior. The wheelhouse is forward on the main deck and notice the large dining settee plus the small navigation desk to port.

Sea EO Accommodations

Sea EO accommodates eight in four staterooms. Stairs from the salon go down to aft guest accommodations. There is a double stateroom to port and the twin side by side stateroom is on the starboard side of the yacht. Each stateroom is private and tastefully decorated. Every stateroom onboard Sea EO has its own private ensuite head.
Another staircase located forward of the wheelhouse brings you down to the owner’s suite. This stateroom is built across the yacht’s full beam and located forward of the engine room bulkhead. This space will impress you; it is whisper quiet. Located five steps forward from the owner's stateroom is the fourth stateroom (possible crew quarter). Over and under beds are built into the port side of the yacht. The upper is a larger bed and the lower is a single. There is a L-shaped settee opposite the beds. Stored beneath this settee is an impressive set of well-organized boat manuals. Between the owner’s stateroom and the crew quarter is a washer dryer combo unit and storage closet.
The current owners invested a lot of their time to determine the most suitable materials for soft goods. The Vinyl faux leather used throughout Sea EO is tough enough to resist damage from harsh treatment plus it is also stainproof. A Sharpie Marker for example could be removed with an alcohol swab. New high-end bedding, new carpeting and pretty new artwork has been installed throughout the entire yacht. All of these upgrades, combined with the teak interior, smart looking headliner and stainless-steel portholes will leave prospective buyers with a clear feeling of being onboard a well-loved long-range cruiser!

Owner's Upgrades and Maintenance

2019:
Teak decks resealed
Handrails rebuilt
Salon carpeting replaced with a premium Mahogany and Holly sole floor
Interior furniture was all recovered with high grade and stainproof Vinyl faux Leather: salon settee, bar chairs, VIP chair, settee in crew quarter and the couch in the master.
Replaced belt on port engine
New drain pump for dishwasher

2020:
Boatyard period and haul out
Bottom and shafts painted
Zincs replaced
Replaced shaft seals
Replaced steering pump
Replaced impeller on waste pump
Replaced stabilizer port fin sending unit
Removed mastervolt charger
Repaired 25kw Onan's fuel prime pump
Replaced exhaust elbow on Northern Lights 10kw generator
Installed new generator batteries
Maintained several areas of hull paintwork
Replaced kitchen fan
Replaced dishwasher evac pump
Replaced bad water pressure relief valve
Replaced rear bilge pump
Replaced engine room lighting (led)
Refreshed all wood topside
Removed and refurbished all wood doors
Replaced treads on swim platform ladder
Replaced anchor docking plates on hull
Replaced forward and aft cabins AC units

2021:
Fabricated and installed new Bimini shade for flybridge and for the aft deck
Fabricated new railing and door sun protection canvas covers
New exterior shade protection canvas throughout
All new bedding
All new exterior cushions
New carpeting installed throughout the accommodations deck

Flybridge

• Centerline helm
• (2) Stidd pedestal mounted seats and bench seat forward
• Low profile davit
• Dinghy cradle

In the fall of 2021, a new flybridge Bimini was fabricated and installed. This new addition is a game changer since now the flybridge is completely shaded from the Florida sun. The grey canvas cushions are also new and they look sharp.

Hull and Structure

• Dutch pedigree steel construction
• Deck is welded steel with teak overlay
• Stainless-steel deck hardware
• Hatches, fore and aft decks
• Windows and opening ports

Machinery

• Gardner 8LXB diesels, 195 hp
• Twin Disc transmissions, 2.00:1 ratio
• Fresh water cooled with heat exchanger and raw water-cooled exhaust
• Hydraulic steering
• Akerboom hydraulic controls
• Analog gauges
• Engine alarm
• Fuel transfer pump
• Watermaker: Sea Recovery 60 GPH
• Quantum Stabilizers: Quantum: Arc 3000 C

Tanks

• (5) Steel fuel tanks, 3000 gallons
• (2) Steel water tanks, 1000 gallons
• (2) Steel holding tanks, 200 gallons
• Galley Maid pressure pump
• Water heater, 220 VAC

Navigation Gear

• Running and anchor lights
• Magnetic compass
• Polaris MK2 Gyro compass
• ICOM IC-M602 VHF
• Garmin GPS MAP 7125 plotter / radar / sounder
• (2) Garmin GPS MAP 5208 radar / plotter / sounder
• Raytheon RC630 plotter
• Raytheon Raystar 390 GPS
• Datamarine depth sounder
• Datamarine wind indicator
• Furuno NavPilot autopilot

Interior Equipment

• (7) Marine air conditioner units
• Bosch refrigerator / freezer
• Candy electric stove / dishwasher
• InSinkErator trash compactor
• Samsung TV with Samsung surround sound
• Miele washer / dryer
• KVH satellite TV

Electrical

Northern lights 10 kw Generator. 909 hours. Installed in 2010
Onan 25 kw Generator. 5793 hours. Electric end was rebuilt at 5500 hours.
24v DC
220v AC
50 amp shore power
3 ChargeMaster 24v battery chargers
1 AIMS 24v battery charger inverter
Batteries:

Safety

• Fire extinguishers
• Halon 131 fire suppression system
• Fire pump system with multiple hydrants on deck
• (3) Rule automatic / manual bilge pumps
• (6) Type II life jackets
• Type IV throwable
• (2) Plow anchors with all chain secured on bow
• Boarding ladder on transom
• ACR EPIRB on flybridge
• Revere life raft
• Stainless stanchions / rails with teak cap
• Electric air horn

Broker Comments

Sea EO is brand new to the market. I took the photos and produced the virtual tour on January 17th, 2022. I have had the opportunity to speak with the current owners at length about their Lowland Yacht and I have no doubt this listing is worthy of careful consideration.
If you are a buyer who does not live locally, I can speak to you from the yacht on a video call. If you'd prefer your broker previews this yacht prior to your personal inspection, your broker will be welcomed aboard without delay.
If you have been shopping for yachts built in steel, you already know how rare it is to find a yacht in this condition with the pedigree and build quality of Sea EO. If you have instead been focused on the higher end fiberglass yachts, why not research the virtue of steel? Especially if you've seen or even owned your share of the best production style trawler yachts, spend 60 minutes onboard and experience Dutch yacht manufacturing firsthand. Asking $899,000 USD, we feel Sea EO is on top of the very short list of world's finest steel long range cruisers that are available for purchase today.


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