Aquastar 65 Specifications

The Aqua-Star Explorer 65’ is moulded from top quality GRP production mould tools, in the best isophthalic gelcoats, for best shine and wear resistance. All work is carried out in an approved 30,000 sq.ft. heated boatyard.

Efficient use of flow moulding and fitting out programmes result in a top quality craft built in reasonable timing by tradesmen with more experience in fitting out semi-displacement motor yachts than any other U.K. yard. Each boat has personal contact between customer and build team from the Managing Director, Works Manager and team of Cabinet Makers.

NOTE: Specification and equipment subject to change without notification.


The craft is a standard 65’ Twin Screw Motor Yacht build on the Aqua-Star 65’ hull and superstructure mouldings to the following specification.


A Glass reinforced plastic moulding constructed to Lloyds Register of Shipping recommendations and a modern Lloyds approved moulding factory using the latest Isophthalic gelcoat, woven cloth reinforcing, Balsa cored topsides for extra stiffness and insulation. Stringers, water tanks, main bulkheads and engine settings are moulded to the hull, with water tight bulkheads. Colour Royal Yacht Blue or White.


Bulwark surrounding Decks
Windlass with 300’ Chain & 75llb Anchor
Stainless Steel Anchor Mount
Windshield System Tempered Safety Glass
Stainless Steel Bow Rail
Bow, Spring & Stern Cleats
Bulwark Fairleads
Walk around Side Decks
Fuel Fills Port & Starboard with Locks
Water Fills Port & Starboard with Locks
Holding Tank Pump Out Fitting
Stainless Steel Hand Rails
Foredeck Wash down Fresh & Sea Water
Sunpad Cushion with Drinks Holder
Fender Locker on Foredeck


Aqua-Star Design
Styled by Aqua-Star and Ken Freivokh Interiors.


Approximate Length Overall 65’
Approximate Length Waterline 52’
Approximate Beam 19’3”
Approximate Draft 5’ 6”


A GRP moulding constructed to Lloyds Register of Shipping recommendations and bonded to hull, colour white. Balsa and ply reinforced for insulation and stiffness.


Stainless Steel Framed Sliding Door to Saloon
Access to Storage Locker (Gas if on board)
Fender Locker
Upholstered Lounge Area with Table and Seating
Stainless Steel Handrail with Steps to Flybridge
Capstans Port with Foot Switches and built in Roller Fairleads
Shore Power Cord Starboard
Courtesy Lighting
Halogen Lighting
Fresh Water Wash down
Dock Side Water Inlet
Teak Laid


Fully Equipped Control Station:-

Electronic Engine Controls & Instruments
Autopilot Remote
VHF Radio
Bow Thruster Control
Engine Start/Stop Switches
Digital Depth & Speed Displays
Spotlight with Dual Station Remote Control
Halogen Floodlights
Courtesy Lighting
Helm Seat
Stainless Steel Steering Wheel
Hydraulic Steering
Custom Curved Windshield
Upholstered Seating & Table
Stainless Steel Handrails
Storage Lockers
Antenna Arch Mast
Access to Stairs Descending to Aft
Teak Laid Deck
Electric BBQ
Settee Cover
Companion Way Cover
Helm Seat Covers
Dash Cover


Main Cabins – One Skylight Hatch
Toilet Compartments – One Tannoy
Electric Vent
Shower Compartments – One Tannoy
Electric Vent
Galley – One Tannoy Electric Vent


Boarding Platform with Large
Storage Locker, & Access Hatch
Teak Laid
3 Step Retractable Stainless Swim Ladder
3 x 6” Popup Stainless Steel Cleats
Stainless Steel Handrail
Fresh Water Hot and Cold Shower
Stairway to Aft Deck Teak Laid
Bilge Pump with Float Switch
Hydraulic Lift Passerelle


Designer Spread, Pillows and 1 Set of Sheets
King Size Walk Around Bed
2 Cedar Lined, Lighted Hanging Lockers
Built in Drawer Storage
Individual Room Temperature Control
Halogen Lighting
Accent Lighting
Reading Lights
Four Opening Port Lights with Screens & 1 Hatch
Privacy curtains
Luxury Carpet
Custom Desk with Drawer Storage & Chair
Upholstered Bedside Seat


Corian Countertop with Sink
Jet Type Marine Toilet
Pressure balanced Shower Valves
Shower Door
Mirrored Vanity with Storage
powered Ventilation
Halogen Lighting
Tile Floor
Towel Set
Opening Portlight with Screen
Privacy blind


Electronic Engine Controls and Instruments
Full Electronics Package Includes:

Raytheon Radar & Plotter
Raytheon Depth Sounder
Raytheon VHF Radio DGPS
Raytheon Auto Pilot
Digital Depth and Speed displays
Fluxgate Compass
Magnetic Compass
Spotlight Controls
Holding Tank Level Indicator
12v Power Outlet
Hydraulic Steering
Steering Wheel
Helm Chair and Companion Chair
Guest Seating
Door Starboard to Side Deck, Out and Aft Type
Chart Light with Night Overhead Red Lens
Chart Drawer
Luxury Carpeting
Halogen Lighting
Stairway access to lower level
Accommodations with Accent Lighting
Individual Room Temperature Control
Stereo Speakers
Tempered Curved Windshield Glass with Flush Design
Heavy duty Windshield Wiper/Washer with Intermittent Operation
Windshield Defog System
Windshield Cover


Custom Leather Sofa
Luxury Carpeting
Occasional Table
Stainless Steel framed Sliding Door to Aft Deck
Windows, Tinted, Tempered Glass
Custom Window Coverings
Storage Cabinets
Entertainment Centre
24” Colour Television & DVD
Audio Video Control Receiver
Wet Bar in Galley
Refrigerator with Icemaker
Stainless Steel Sink
Custom Lighted Glassware Cabinet
Accent Lighting
Halogen Lighting
Individual Room Temperature Control
Generator Control Panel
Inverter Control Panel
AC Distribution Panel


Leather Settee
Storage under Settee
Custom Dining Table
Halogen Lighting
Accent Lighting
Custom Window Coverings


Queen Size Bed, dividers for 2 Singles
Designer Spreads, Pillow and 1 set of Sheets
Built in Drawer Storage
Cedar Lined, Lighted Hanging Locker
Halogen Lighting
Accent Lighting
Reading Lights
Individual Room Temperature Controls
Two opening Port lights with Screen
Privacy Curtains


Entry from Foyer
Corian Countertop with Sink
Jet type Marine Toilet
Shower with Door
Pressure balanced Shower Valves
Mirrored Vanity with Storage
Powered Ventilation
Halogen Lighting
Luxury Vinyl Tile Floor
1 Towel Set
Opening Port light with Screen
Privacy Blind


Access from a hinged door in its aft bulkhead with an emergency escape/skylight overhead. Aft bulkhead is a full-length mirror.

The cabin contains:-

King Size Walk Around Bed
Designer Spread, Pillows and 1 set of Sheets
Four Opening Port Lights with Screens
2 Cedar Lined, Lighted Hanging Lockers
Built in Drawer Storage
Individual Room Temperature Control
Halogen Lighting
Accent Lighting
Reading Lights
Privacy Curtains


Corian Countertop
Jet Type Marine toilet
Shower with Safety Door
Pressure Balanced Shower Valves
Mirrored Vanity with Storage
Powered Ventilation
halogen Lighting
Luxury Floor
1 Towel Set
Opening Port light with Screen Blind


Twin Size Berths or Double
Designer Spreads, Pillows and 1 set of Sheets
Cedar Lined, Lighted Hanging Locker
Halogen Lighting
Accent Lighting
Reading Lights
Individual Room Temperature Controls
Two Opening Port lights with Screens
Privacy Curtains


Storage Area
Fluorescent Lighting


There is a watertight door aft. The main engines are situated in the engine room with a portable treadplate sole arranged between them. The hatches and bearers over the engines are completely removable and the underside of the hatches, bulkheads, aft and engine room sides to waterline are lined with sound proofing materials.


Approximately 1,500 gallons made in non rust marine grade aluminium and GRP.


For chain storage and fenders etc. Watertight with access from a watertight hatch on foredeck.


Fully equipped gourmet galley:-

12 Cubic feet Refrigerator/Freezer
Full Size Range with Oven
Sink twin
Single Lever Faucet with Pull-out Sprayer
Luxury Flooring
Corian Countertop
Galley Cabinets and Storage Lockers
Port Custom Window Coverings
halogen Lighting
Accent Lighting
Satin Finished Cabinets


Approximately 500 gallons, grey water tank 150 gallons.


The craft is divided into watertight compartments; chain locker. Machinery space and the aft cabins and aft-hold. The forepeak drains overboard the forward and aft accommodation which are fitted with a bilge auto/manual Electric pumps. The machinery space and aft hold is also fitted with these pumps.


Twin Caterpillar C12, 700hp Diesels
Engines with Electronic Controls and Instruments
Stainless Steel Exhaust Elbows
Underwater Main Engine Exhaust
Fuel Filters for Main Engines
Power assisted Hydraulic Steering System
Propellers – 5 Blade
Propeller Shafts 2¼”
Dripless Shaft Seals
Strut – Bronze with Rubber Cutlass Bearings
Cast Bronze Rudders
Generator and Main Engine Sea Strainers
Fuel Filter for Generator
10hp Bow Thruster
Cruisair 70,000 Btu Air Conditioning
System with Reverse Cycle Heat and Soft Start
Sound Insulation
All Pumps and Motors Installed on Isolation Mounts
Sound Deadening Tiles in Hull
Water System, Pressurised 24 VDC
Water Tank
Fresh Water Outlet in Engine Room
Fresh Water Wash Down on Foredeck and Stern Deck
Shower on Aft Platform
Water Heater, 30 Gallons with Engine Coolant Heat Exchanger
FRP Holding Tank with Deck and Macerator Pumpout
Automatic Fire Extinguisher System
Seacocks on all Underwater through hulls


AC Equipment

19kW main generator with sound shield
30A shore power connection to lazarette
2.5kW sinewave Inverter
Automatic AC source selector

AC control & distribution panel comprising:-

Combined digital Volts, Amps, Frequency & kW meter
Magnetic circuit breakers split to high, medium & low consumers
AC source indicators
Inverter remote control
Generator remote controls
Optional 50A shore power isolation transformer with soft start & tap change

DC Equipment

24V 400Ah deep cycle service battery system
24V port & starboard starter battery systems for main engines and generators
24V 100A advanced battery charger for main battery with temperature and remote voltage sensing
12A battery charger with diode isolator for generator starter batteries
Heavy Duty 28V OE alternators on main engines.
Low-loss solid state charge isolators for charging respective start and service battery systems from engine alternators
High capacity remote emergency start battery crossover contactor Heavy duty battery isolator switches
24V-12V Isolated DC-DC Converter (20A) for 12V navigation equipment Primary DC link box with HRC fuse links for all high capacity DC circuits and incorporating shunt and voltage take off to panel incorporating maintained supplies for bilge pumps etc.
DC Control & Distribution panel comprising

Combined digital Voltmeter, Ammeter & Ahr meter for Service Battery with switchable voltage readout for starter batteries
Magnetic circuit breakers
Remote indication for service battery charger.

Other equipment & features:

24V dc engine room ventilation and fluorescent lighting
Navigation lights
Automatic bilge pumps with float switches
Courtesy lighting
Electric horn


Work Bench and Vice
Tool Box
Stowage for Oils
Stowage for Engine Spares


The craft is finished with cherry or teak as standard veneered bulkheads. All doors or hardwood trim is of cherry. Working surfaces and toilet compartments are lined in plastic laminate. Overhead linings are pf PVC. Carpet is fitted throughout to owner’s choice of pattern from the standard range. Curtain pelmets and track are fitted throughout the craft to owner’s choice.


Afloat Guernsey on Completion of Acceptance Trials
CALOR GAS optional or all ELECTRICAL

A stowage for 2 calor gas bottles is arranged in the starboard deck draining overboard and the vessel is supplied with two 10llbs cylinders connected with a changeover valve and regulator. The gas pipe is connected to the water heater and cooker by way of solid drawn copper pipe.


1 x 8’ Boat Hook
2 Hand Fire Extinguishers
2 Lifebelts
8 Fenders
1 Flare Kit
Spare Light bulbs
Water Hose Kit


The right is reserved to make variations to the above specification which may be considered desirable to effect improvements or which may be necessary through circumstances beyond our control.