Hargrave’s new 80 (LOA: 80′; Beam: 20′) is a head turner dressed in a “Chocolate Mocha” topcoat—an owner choice, of course, as all Hargraves are customized to their clients’ wishes.
In this case, the couple desired a family-friendly boat that would be safe for toddlers and dogs alike. The décor also refl ects the owner’s style—what designer Shelley DiCondina describes as “chic beach,” with a bright interior courtesy of large windows.
The three-stateroom layout, all with ensuite heads, gives lots of space to the master amidships, whose king bed, huge closets and his-and-hers heads rival a 100-footer. Another standout space is the country kitchen on the main deck with a functional island, full-size appliances and spacious seating under the forward windows.
Aft on the lower deck, up to four crew enjoy some seclusion in two ensuite cabins with a lounge and snack area in between. The flybridge has extra room for sun loungers and a grill since the 15-foot tender is carried on a hydraulic platform aft of the swim step.
The Hargrave 80 tops out at 22 knots thanks to twin Caterpillar C18s with 1,150 horsepower each. A 2,000-gallon fuel capacity brings the range to 1,000 miles at 11 knots.
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