Key West, FL
I am going to preface this description by stating that this 1990 Cheoy Lee LRC has personality! This particular Yacht simply oozes charm and projects such a noticeably relaxing ambiance, it is hard to not be smitten with this vessel. The Mar y Sol has a master stateroom and vip stateroom that are full beam and two rooms for crew’s quarters making it a total of 4 beds and 4 baths. This yacht has a canoe-style stern—the rounded back, with a custom teak swim platform, adding a additional 3.5’ to the 66.5’ giving it a grand total of 70’ L.o.a. Another feature residing in the stern are the 15’ whip poles to attach a tender or a visiting guest boat. If you search for a long range cruiser from other manufacturers they are out there, but not all of them have that rounded stern, which is really unusual, and absolutely gorgeous. It is a highly overbuilt vessel, with vertical stabilizers the ensure smooth cruising and performance, the epitome of a long-range cruiser. There’s a tremendous amount of fuel and water capacity. The Mar y Sol possesses a pleasant layout with lots of strata glass enclosures throughout the bridge and stern area conducive for creating great party and conversation atmospheres in all weather. There are three new ultra comfortable pompano adjustable captains chairs on the vessel, one at the helm station and two at the bridge station. As for electronics this yacht has a color radar two garmin gps large screens, four vhf radios, auto pilot, one short wave radio, and a weather satellite system with a heat printer. Starting with bridge appointments The Mar y Sol has a stainless steel bar-b-q, sink, ice maker, refrigerator, hydraulic hoist, two sets of dingy davits, and a emergency life raft for 8 people. As we move through the vessel one is sure to notice the more than ample teak coverage with lots of new canvas, the updated A/c systems is note worthy as well, due to the 6 independent systems with digital controls, and the bedding is going to come with all new cushion covers. There are two galley’s: the main galley has a dish washer, trash compactor, microwave, and double door refrigerator; the crew galley is outfitted with a refrigerator, two burner stove top, microwave, and Breakfast nook. Off of the crews galley you will find the Maytag washer/dryer, water maker, a 18kw inverter, and a digital fuel Flow system. Extremely stout in nature, this vessel weighs in at 193,000 lbs. Some yachts are light weight and they are what they are but that is not what we are talking about. We are talking about a long-range, slow speed, extremely hearty, huge, thick, fiberglass hull. When all of this is comprised Cheoy lee gives way to a solid Yacht. Now, Let’s talk about the power; It has twin 3306 Caterpillar engines and upon entrance to the engine room you will be quick to notice the full standup headroom, providing ample work space. The vessel has two 15kw and 25kw Westerbeke generators, for all power needs.
These yachts hold up Extremely well both functionally and stylistically. The Cheoy Lee cruiser possesses a masterfully engineered hull that ensures comfort underway out at sea, on a costal cruise, or moored at the docks. Cheoy Lee has been producing a proper pedigree of vessel since the mid 1950’s when they diversified into teak sailing and motor yachts. This vessel has a timeless appeal, there is a lot of nostalgia that is associated with this Yacht. It is has the look, it has the feel. It is sturdy and yearns for a salty adventure. It is so different from new yachts today. Obviously, we see more and more express cruisers, Heeding way to the subscription of the Instant, I want it now, one click away mentality. People, in general today, are evermore in such a big hurry to get to their destination, that the whole experience of the journey is discounted or even treated as burden. If you are the kind of person who enjoys the ride, with this, The Mar y Sol, 1990 Cheoy lee LRC, make the journey your destination. Adventure Awaits!