2010 Marlow 78'  "QUALITY TIME"

Motor Yachts For Sale

78' Marlow 2010 "QUALITY TIME"


Atlantic Yacht & Ship, Inc. is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Worth Avenue Yachts. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel

Full Details

QUALITY TIME is a lightly used two owner yacht with an upgraded engine package. The four-guest stateroom layout is ideal for a full or part-time crew, or naturally, when desired, experienced owner-operators of two can easily run the vessel for short cruises. The powerful side power bow and stern thrusters plus triple control stations create a convenient docking package for shorthanded running and the generous walk-around side decks assure confident docking. Complete Furuno electronics package with large glass monitors at both helms, KVH satellite TV, phone, and weather package, plus complete entertainment package throughout the boat and the result is true comfort in this well thought out classic cruiser.

Key Features

Extended boat deck and flybridge hardtop.

Additional seating in Portuguese bridge

Upgrade to Caterpillar C32 Acert engines with Aquadrive shaft couplings ($363,000 option)

Naiad Multi-Sea model 254 stabilizers

Sidepower 20 HP bow and stern thrusters

Fuel polishing system

Additional forward port and starboard boarding doors in bulwarks


Custom matching tender


Entering from the generous aft deck of Quality Time, the salon offers a bright and airy feeling, with exceptional viewing areas in all directions, whether seated or standing, the sightlines are well thought out. With twin settees port and starboard, with high low table to starboard, plus two comfortable easy chairs aft, this immediate area is ideal for conversation, entertainment, or just watching the scenery streaming by. As you go forward, the dining area for 6 is bordered by vast cabinets, desk, china cabinets, TV screen, extra refrigeration to port, plus ice maker and sink also to port. Add to this a Bose Home Theater entertainment system which is also throughout the entire boat.

Up three steps into the galley/pilothouse area, one finds a delightful country style kitchen and dinette area forward to port. The forward views are ideal from this entire area, whether you are cooking, seated for breakfast, or enjoying a drink...This area often is where most boaters convene when they are not up on the flybridge during the day.

From the pilothouse down to the lower stateroom deck, immediately to starboard, is an over and under cabin at the foot of the stairs. All the way forward down the hall is the ensuite VIP with king sized berth on centerline, followed by a third side by side berth cabin to port. Finally, the master stateroom is down two steps aft with king sized berth on centerline.

Galley and Laundry Equipment

Galley and salon countertops are "Sevicchi" granite

(4) Sub Zero drawer refrigerator/freezers plus (2) extra under counter freezer

Teak & holly flooring throughout galley/pilot house

Sub Zero wine cooler

Dacor 4-burner cooktop

Microwave/convection oven

Exhaust fan with stainless polished hood

Fisher & Paykel dishwasher

Sink disposal

Stainless Grohe polished faucets

Filtered drinking water faucet

Numerous well-placed teak overhead and under-counter lockers and drawers

Teak blinds

Side-by-side Whirlpool washer and dryer in forward wall storage locker


Teak and Holly flooring, teak blinds

L-shaped teak dining table to port with built-in Ultraleather seating

Full instrumentation and control station on centerline

Stidd polished stainless model 500N helm chair

Lighted stairway down to staterooms

Teak stairway to flybridge to port

Large chart drawer and bookcases

Stereo/CD player, A/C controls, windshield defrosters

Master Stateroom

The amidships master stateroom is full beam with six stainless steel opening ports at eye level and Shoji privacy screens. This stateroom is ideally located and insulated from the engine room by fuel tanks, large head, and oversized walk-in closet to port.

Teak and holly flooring

King-sized bed on centerline with large storage drawers underneath

Vanity with beveled, framed mirror and drawers

(4) Cedar lined full height hanging lockers, in addition, to walk-in closet

Flat-screen direct TV and stereo, CD, DVD system

VIP Stateroom

King-sized bed on centerline with oversized drawers, lockers, and convenient storage areas throughout. Excellent cross-ventilation from stainless opening hatches and overhead large deck hatches with Ocean Aire screens and sun shades.

LCD TV, Stereo

Cedar-lined hanging lockers and vanity

Ensuite head, stall shower with two doors allowing privacy as the day head

Teak and Holly flooring

Port Mid Guest Stateroom

Twin side by side berth layout with teak & Holly flooring and ensuite head and shower

Full height hanging locker, desk, and stainless opening ports

Under bed storage drawers and large under deck storage compartment

Starboard Mid Guest Stateroom

At foot of stairwell, over and under single berths

Teak and Holly sole with stainless opening ports

Hanging locker with storage drawers under lower bed

Flat-screen TV

This cabin shares the head/shower with the forward VIP stateroom

Crew Cabin

Optional double crew cabin aft of the engine room with head, shower, microwave, flat-screen TV/entertainment center, washer/dryer, and entry under aft deck seating area.

Watertight transom door off swim platform to crew area

Direct access to large port and starboard lazarette/workshop storage area

Large hanging locker

Captains desk with swing out seating


Extended flybridge hardtop (36" longer than standard) with radar arch

Extended boat deck aft allowing coverage of lower aft deck, plus dinghy placement further aft

Updated Aritex powder coated 1600 lb. davit with hydraulic positioning, rotation, and extension


Marlow "Sprite" fiberglass center console dinghy with 40 HP Yamaha 4 stroke engine

Floodlights on aft end of hardtop and extended boat deck

Large sun pad to port with gas-assist lift hatches and storage underneath

Combination Uline fridge/icemaker

Wolf barbecue grill

Sink and deck washdown spigot

Extended aft flybridge railings with removable sections aft for dinghy launching

Optional oval-shaped flybridge railing package

Holding brackets for securing scooters

Optional security fiberglass gate between forward seating area and boat deck area

Settee tables in front of L shaped seating area are optional gloss finished teak, oval

(2) Stidd powder-coated model 500N Helm chairs

Aft Deck

Extremely large area for outside dining, including varnished teak table and seating for six

Overhead protection from extended upper boat deck

Twin transom doors with easy access to lower swim platform

Aft station controls for stern docking ease

Removable N rails on swim platform

(3) Rod holders installed on railing stanchions

Additional aft underwater lights

Mechanical Equipment

Twin Caterpillar C32 Acert engines with 1700hp 

Engine Hours: Port 1400; Starboard 1365 (July 2020)

ZF 2.461 to one transmission with Aquadrive flexible shaft couplings

(2) 25kW Northern Lights generators 

Generator Hours: Port- 1230; Stbd - 1089

Underwater exhaust system

(9) AGM no maintenance battery package in lieu of lead acid 

Sidepower 20hp 48 Volt bow and stern thrusters

Two Glendenning cablemaster shore power systems

900 GPD watermaker

Headhunter freshwater toilet system on all (4) heads

Naiad model 254 Multi-Sea stabilizers with dual station controls

Chilled water air conditioning system

Additional AC 1600 BTU system for engine room and crew quarters

Drypoint demister air intake system

(4) High volume engine room blowers

Updated Morse electronic engine controls

Aritex 1600# hydraulic powder-coated davit

Reverso fuel polishing system

(4) 3700 GPH bilge pumps with auto/manual switches

Polished stainless-steel engine beds, risers, and fuel manifolds

Fire suppressant system

Engine room lead/foam fiberglass composite insulation for heat and sound

3-30 Gallon stainless water heaters

Newmar 12- and 24-volt battery chargers plus 4000-Watt Pure sine inverter/charger

Dual Racor filters with pressure gauges for both main engines and generators

Central Vacuum system

Deck Equipment

Dual Electric windlass with remote switches and fresh and saltwater washdowns

Marquipt 5-step boarding ladder with hand railing

Total of (4) side boarding gates on main deck

Removable handrails on swim platform with folding swim steps

Fresh water washdown on swim platform


VEI Dual 17 Sunlight-Glass Bridge Monitors in pilothouse and flybridge

Furuno MFDBB Navnet 3D Processors in pilothouse and flybridge

(2) Furuno Navnet 3D keyboards for pilothouse and flybridge

Furuno DRS 12A Navnet 3D 12 KW Radar in pilothouse with Open Array antenna

Furuno DRS6A 6 KW radar Antenna on flybridge with 4 ft antenna

Simrad AP2804 autopilot with second station on flybridge

FA30 A.I.S. Receiver

Mariner PC MG20 Marine tower with Maxsea software

Paradox Marine Magellan vessel alarm/monitoring system

(2) Iris Innovations camera monitoring systems

(2) Icom M604 VHF radios with flush mount kit, 8 ft. digital antennas, and Hailer horn

Furuno DFF1 Navnet Network depthsounder

Furuno 556 TID-HWD 1kW wide beam

(2) Furuno FL-50 multi-instrument displays

Wxworx XM Satellite Weather Package

KVH Tracvision M7 Satellite TV System with 24” domes and HD controller

(3) KVH Direct TV receivers with remotes

Iridium 9555 Mobile Sat phone/external antenna and docking station

(2) Clarion CMD5 CD/AM/FM/Sirius stereos

Complete set of schematics and engineering drawings for the entire electronic system

Broker Comments

QUALITY TIME represents the latest and most totally equipped Marlow 78 open bridge available on the market today. With the classic stunning looks of an offshore styled trawler, this Cat 32 Acert powered motor yacht will easily cruise at 20 knots plus yet provide comfortable long-range at 8 to 10 knots if preferred. From the classic satin finished teak interior, to the unforgettable blue-hulled profile, one cannot imagine a more impressive design to consider. This yacht will exceed your expectations and provide your family with endless safe explorations wherever you wish to go.


Potential purchasers should assume that those items aboard vessel, which are not specifically listed in this specification sheet, are excluded from the sale. A list of specific exclusions will be provided to serious buyers upon request.


The company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change or withdrawal without notice.