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Broom Ocean 37

Ocean37 Oceanstar
Ocean37 Oceanstar

Based on the same hull as the Broom 37 Continental this boat has a significantly different superstructure and changes in the interior layout. Outside, the decks run all round the boat at one level.

Inside, the forward cabin is larger, made possible by moving the galley, now ‘corridor’ in format, to one side of the saloon towards the stern. The layout of the aft cabin varies between two single berths each side or one double berth accessed from one side. In contrast to the Continental and Crowns, there are no side doors between the saloon and the side decks.

Most boats were fitted with twin 145hp turbo-charged Perkins 6.354 diesels. Some were fitted with 175hp Perkins, giving a slightly higher top speed.

Ocean 37 plan
LOA:37ft 0in / 11.28m
Beam:12ft 0in / 3.66m
Draught:3ft 0in / 0.91m
Min. Air Draught:8ft 6in / 2.59m
Hull/Deck:GRP
Hull Form:Semi-displacement
Cruise Speed:12 knots
Max. Speed:16 knots
Fuel Capacity:2 x 100 gals / 454ltr
Water Capacity:100 gals / 454ltr
Build Period:1973-1983
Number Built:157
Previous Model:?
Successor Model:Broom 37
Market Value:£25,000 – 40,000

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