The swim platform is integrated to the hull with four (4) staple safety rails which provide a place to hold onto on the aft side of the platform. There are two (2) dinghy cleats and a swim ladder. Entering the cockpit, there is factory built-in seating with storage below and two (2) custom teak tables that are divided to walk between or flip-open to join to convert to one (1) long table to accommodate dining for six (6). There is a storage locker to starboard and to port is a spiral staircase to access the Flybridge. There is an aft deck hatch that leads down to a large lazarette.
Upon entering the salon, there is a beautiful teak & holly sole throughout. To port there is a storage cabinet with three (3) deep drawers and forward of that is an L-shaped settee with an off-white ultra-leather. In the forward starboard corner, there is a standard GB cabinet with great space for artwork above. The salon has two (2) opening window in the center, both port and starboard side. To starboard are two (2) large barrel chairs with an approx. 32” TV with TracVision KVH HD7 on a lift system in the center to easily view from the L-settee. In front of the TV lift, the surround sound system, remotes, etc. and storage are in the locker below. There is additional storage under the settee.
Three (3) steps up from the salon accesses the Pilothouse with an L-shaped settee modified with a beautiful rounded teak base and custom teak table with center inlay to starboard. The Pilothouse has both port and starboard doors for easy access to the side decks for docking and ventilation and a STIDD seat at the helm. The console has full controls, gauges and instrumentation: (2) Raymarine 4” ST70 depth/speed/wind (one each port & starboard); (3) 15” Raymarine G- Series Chart Plotter/Radar; 6' Open Array Radar; Sonar integrated into the G-Seriesscreen; Ritchie 5” compass; ICOM VHF radio; Remote mic to operate separate VHF on flybridge (you can use full functions on both from the Pilothouse); VHF at lower station; Xantrex inverter remote panel; Naiad stabilizer control (upgraded Datum electronic control); Raymarine Autopilot; ICOM VHF Radio ICM-604; Waste tank control gauge; Grey tank control gauge; Wiper and washer controls; Windlass on/off breaker and station; 12V plug; Upgraded Twin Disc electronic controls; Vetus bow & stern thrusters (optional); Onan Gen start/stop panel for both the main and second generator; Trim tab controls; Computank fuel/water gauge; & spotlight. There is a GB custom wheel with teak-rim and just to starboard, before you take the stairs below, is a large oval-shaped storage locker.
To port is the U-shaped galley with Granite countertops, two (2) SubZero refrigerator drawers; Miele 4-burner cooktop; Sharp Convection microwave oven above. There is a storage locker with drawers under the cooktop with metal framed outside for additional storage, a trash compactor, and smaller drawers for flatware, glassware, dishes, etc. There is an optional Fisher Paykel dishwasher. Looking forward, there is a deep stainless-steel sink with an upgraded Grohe faucet with removable spray head; below the sink is a storage area with shelf.
Heading below, the teak & holly sole continue throughout. The Master Stateroom offers a beautiful queen berth under a light grey fabric and teak headboard with two (2) night tables on each side of the berth with Cantalupi chrome swivel lights above. To the starboard side of the cabin is a built-in desk with 3 drawers on the port side of the desk and center pencil drawer which can be used for a computer or as a vanity. Forward and port is a small TV on a swivel, cedar-lined hanging locker and additional storage cabinets with shelves, and bank of four (4) large drawers below counter level. Opening ports for natural lighting are positioned with two (2) to port and two (2) to starboard. This makes for a very nice master stateroom. The en suite head is to starboard in the forward part of the stateroom with an arched door with trim moulding that isn’t made this way any longer, so a beautiful feature. There is a separate large shower stall with entry door and two (2) shelves for toiletries. There are three (3) mirrors forward, the center one is fixed and the inboard and outboard ones both open for large medicine cabinets. There are granite countertops, opening port for natural light/ventilation and an abundance of storage.
There is a Guest Stateroom forward and to port of the master with great headroom and two (2) single berths, one (1) forward and one (1) aft with drawer’s underneath (two (2) drawers under aft berth, and one (1) drawer under forward berth). Center, between the berths, is locker and cabinet below which can be used as a night stand for both of the berths. The Guest Head is to starboard and is an all-in-one with shower curtain, Dometic Vacuflush head, an optional Asko full size Washer/Dryer outboard, storage under the sink, and Granite countertops.
The VIP Guest Stateroom shows what her 18’ beam can accommodate and has nice, easy steps outboard to either side of the berth with an upgraded mattress, chrome Cantalupi reading lights on both sides of berth, under berth storage and two (2) very large drawers at the front of the berth. Cedar-lined hanging lockers are on both port and starboard. There are opening ports with privacy curtains, two (2) hatches and a private en suite head with granite countertop, stall shower with door and two (2) shelves, a VacuFlush head, medicine cabinet and towel storage. Looking outboard, both port and starboard lockers offer an abundance of storage. Everywhere is a lavish teak finish.
The spiral staircase to the Flybridge from the aft deck has a custom hatch on top to close off bad weather from the cockpit below. There is plentiful seating; port settee, port forward facing settee beside the two (2) STIDD helm seats, an L-shaped settee to starboard for four (4) and underneath the cushions are deep storage lockers; another storage locker in the port side outboard seat; fiberglass console for electronics installations which duplicate what is below in the Pilothouse. Chart lockers on either side of the helm. The windscreen has stainless steel framing and polycarbonate hard glass. The aft section of the flybridge has teak- grated tables. Aft of the settees, there is a custom electric grill built into the fiberglass locker. There is a custom ladder to access the factory hardtop with two (2) domes; (1) Raymarine and (1) KVH7 HD TV, 6’ open array, stainless steel mast, running lights, and anchor light. Aft of this area is the Airtex 1000-lb capacity crane (450kg) and 14' Novurania dinghy.
Boarding is easy from the side deck with boarding gates on both port and starboard sides. The Portuguese Bridge area is up a couple of steps and forward with storage on both port and starboard sides of the opening doors and seating both port and starboard with storage below and very nice cushions. This is a great area for sunning or entertaining. The windlass platform, two (2) anchors, lockers both port and starboard of the anchor windlass for storage to house spare shore power cords and gives access to windlass mechanics or into the chain portion of the locker; there is shore power connection that can also be used to plug the yacht in if there is a problem with the Cablemaster; oversized cleats; hawse holes; drain vents to provide air flow below; and high side decks for protection. Dockside 240 volt/50-amp electric power can be connected at the bow with two separate cables, or by plugging into dockside electrical connections using the two 240 volt/50 amp cables that are stored in the lazarette and pushed out via two electric motors activated by switches right where the electric cords come out of the stern cabinets.
SEA LION is a fantastic 59 Aleutian RP with an amazing layout, low hours, excellent condition, one owner, and is ready to cruise with her new owners!