$3,195,000 | Fort Lauderdale FL

General Description

One of the finest Ocean Alexander 72's on the market, with only 1622 original engine hours, and extended Platinum plus warranties to Jan 2026, jOURNEY is ready to cruise. 


Journey is one of the finest Ocean Alexander 72's on the market, with only 1622 original engine hours, and has extended Platinum plus warranties to Jan 2026, she is ready to cruise and enjoy. She has a great owner history and has been maintained in impeccable shape. The exterior paint is like new, and the interior is in excellent shape.

Journey comfortably sleeps six in three ensuite staterooms plus a crew cabin aft with a full bathroom for a captain or extra guests.

She has many custom features that make her a rare opportunity for the most discriminating buyer, and is easy to show in Fort Lauderdale.

  • 5 year extended engine warranties go to 2025
  • AIS vessel monitoring system
  • 2nd Kohler 23 KW Generator (2nd one is an upgrade)
  • Watermaker Sea Recovery 900 gallons per day
  • Gulf Coast fuel polisher
  • Oil changing system
  • 2nd Stabilizer monitor on flybridge
  • Aft deck plug in engine controls
  • Enclosed bridge surrounded with 24,000 BTU'S A/C
  • Teak deck on bridge under hard top
  • EPIRB auto release
  • Internet modem and booster
  • Mounted hard top
  • 8-person life raft
  • Teak deck chairs and lounge chairs
  • Gypsy awning on flybridge that covers back deck for shade
  • 3 x Underwater lights
  • Wired Yacht Controller remote
  • Foot activated salon to aft door button for ease of door opening
  • Phantom screens on doors

Journey has been well maintained; she has a beautiful painted finish that looks new, teak designed for easy access all around the vessel, beginning with the boarding gates on each side and full walk around side decks.

The aft has a full wet bar with sink, refrigerator and a 32" flip down TV with DVD player if needed for entertainment. The aft deck have both bench seating and several occasional chairs around a large table to accommodate dinner for 8 guests.

Journey has 4 cabins in total, which include 3 staterooms in the main part of the boat and a cabin aft for crew or additional guests. The boat comfortably sleeps 6 guests in 3 staterooms, including a large full beam master stateroom accessed via a private staircase located off the main salon. The guest staterooms are located forward of the lower helm and both are ensuite. Crew accommodations is separate, aft, and complete with a full en-suite bath.

Entering through the electric aluminum and glass sliding doors from the aft deck, you will find the salon with expansive windows, an L shaped settee and a captain’s chair opposite, along with a pop up flatscreen TV on a lift for your entertainment. On port side, a private staircase leads down to the full beam master stateroom en-suite.

Moving forward from the main salon, up two steps is the true gathering place aboard the yacht, the galley and helm station, which has ample seating around a good sized table.

Next to the lower helm, a staircase leads down to the guest staterooms. The VIP stateroom is all the way forward which features a custom sized centerline queen bed. The 2nd guest stateroom features over/under bunk arrangement, and both are en-suite with the smaller bath doubling as the "day head" for guests.

The second access point to the flybridge is a set of stairs that lead from the galley with an easy flip open glass door to the flybridge.

The flybridge has a second helm with all instrumentation as below, two (2) mechanical helm chairs along with a large table and full bar with sink, refrigerator and 3 adjustable bar stools and non skid flooring to make your entertaining flow with ease. There is also a 32" flip down TV with DVD player, and an electric cooktop. Further aft is the davit and tender.

Mechanically, she also has a Fuel Polishing System and Oil Changing System, and an additional Kohler 23 KW genset generator. The fresh water system has been upgraded with a Sea Recovery 900 GPD Water Maker.

Docking the Journey comes with ease with the many upgraded features for the owner or captain, which includes full walk around decks, the flip open door to the pilothouse, the electric sliding glass door from salon to the aft deck, along with heavy duty corner cleats at both sides of the Euro transom. There are also two control stations, one on the flybridge and the other in pilothouse with complete engine instrumentation lit up with modern switches and a Kahlenberg heavy duty horn if needed. The pilothouse has all the navigation equipment you have down below. The hydraulic bow and stern thrusters give you everything you need to dock safely and comfortably. Other features for ease of docking include hydraulic key power stabilizer control for thruster, wireless yacht remote control, second stabilizer monitor on the flybridge, ACR searchlight with two (2) remotes both on flybridge and pilothouse.

  • Flybridge has hardtop and flip open fixed glass door from lower helm
  • Flybridge has two (2) Stidd mechanical helm chairs
  • Electric aluminum and glass sliding door to salon from aft with button and foot opening button
  • Granite wet bar with sink, bar and refrigerator on flybridge and bar stools
  • Granite wet bar with sink and refrigerator on aft
  • Ice maker in salon
  • ACR Searchlight
  • 3 x Underwater lights
  • Flybridge seating with teak decks under hardtop
  • Teak deck on aft deck and walkway to midship
  • Teak on steps and swim platform
  • Boarding gates on port and starboard sides
  • Heavy duty corner cleats on both sides of Euro transom
  • U-shaped rails on swim platform
  • Lighted OA logo
  • Sunpad at bow
  • Custom exterior canvas and windshield mesh covers
  • Anchor cover
  • Electric cooktop on flybridge
  • Flybridge can be air-conditioned and has Lexan windscreen
  • Flip down 32" TV with DVD on flybridge and aft seating area

Pilothouse/Lower helm

  • Ritchie Compass 5"
  • VHF radio is ICOM M506 VHF DSC
  • Furuno Nav pilot Auto pilot
  • Maretron multi function gauge panel for wind
  • Furuno Navnet system with six displays, charts
  • Furuno sonar (depth) and Furuno Radar
  • ACR RCL 100D spotlight
  • Engine Controls, single lever


  • Flybridge has stabilizer monitor
  • Wired yacht controller remote
  • Custom Manufactured thick veneer wood flooring
  • L Shaped dinette with chart drawer under sunken and extended dash with instrumentation
  • Wood table top with storage cabinet under windshield defrosters
  • Weathertight pantograph doors to side deck
  • 2 x helm seats with one (1) Llebroc mechanical helm seat
  • Custom design pilot station

King size bed
Enlarged tinted windows with custom engineering
Custom cedar-lined closet
Granite marble shower floor and granite shower seat
Storage under bed
Granite counter top at TV cabinet
Private head with shower stall "en-suite"
Bureau with chest of drawers
Two nightstands with counter top
Ultra leather-upholstered headboard


Entire space air conditioned with full height storage on starboard side
Flip berth space can accommodate a double berth bed or can be for additional storage, when flipped up, provides 6' x 6' x 3' full height storage space
Sink with storage cabinetry, separate head and one piece design for a mildew/leak proof shower stall with retractable stairs to provide easier access to head and shower stall


Fiberglass hull bottom with white vinyl rub railings with stainless steel insert bronze through hull fittings.
Vinylester resin with marine grade structural foam. High density allows for high temperature resistivity and particular advantage in thermal and acoustic insulation.
Reinforced collision bulkhead
Fiberglass with infusion lamination manufacturing technology
Stainless steel hardware
2" elliptical 316 stainless steel handrails & stanchions, main deck and 11/2"on flybridge.
Elliptical conforms better to human grip rather than traditional round rails. Provides greater "grip strength" for safety and comfort (Unique OA feature)
Ocean Alexander employs various techniques to reduce sound and vibration through various proprietary techniques of controlling sound and transmission noise.
Weathertight bulkheads with further sound and temperature insulation.
Marine Grade aluminum beams for floors, walls and ceiling. Provides greater rigidity and monolithic structure and solidness while underway.
Use of crossknit directional with carbon fiber in high stress areas for added structural integrity.

Deck and Pilothouse
Chain locker in bow with hinged access and removable swim ladder
Port and starboard boarding gates, Ventilation hatch forward, trunk top fiberglass with staircase to flybridge
Fiberglass swim platform with Euro transom


2 x Caterpillar C18 Acert 1150 hp
2 x Control Stations: Flybridge and pilothouse with complete engine instrumentation with lighted, modern switches Electric throttle and shift controls for engines with single levers for each
Engine Alarm System (oil and temperature)
Intake / Exhaust fans with demister to eliminate moisture from the intake airflow to keep machinery dry.
Adjustable/Reversible Delta T fans for engine exhaust located on superstructure instead of hull side. Maximizes water protection and salt spray, resulting in safer and lower maintenance ownership. (Unique OA Feature).
Wet exhaust and including water temperature, oil pressure, hour meter and start/stop controls in engine room and remote start / stop controls in pilothouse.
Stainless steel engine beds
Stainless steel rail on side of engines

2 x Kohler 23W Genset with fuel/water separators, mounted and installed with sound shield and vibration dampener.

Hydraulic steering system with SS rudders and bronze struts w cutlass bearings.
Zincs on rudders and shafts
High performance, computer design and machined class "S" propellers
2 x Stidd mechanical helm seats on flybridge (white x2)
One Stidd mechanical helm seat in pilothouse

Hydraulic windlass, Maxwell VWLP3500C
Stainless Steel plow type anchor 80 lbs w 300 ft anchor chain (3/8" HT) & chain stopper chain counter Handsfree anchor chain wash system - allows for cleaning of chain during anchor operation THRUSTER/STABLIZERS
Hydraulic bow thruster (25 HP) and stern (15HP) hydraulic
Keypower stabilizer (6 Sq ft x 2) control for thruster

Dripless engine shaft seal logs and rudderposts
Color coded piping for fuel, water and hydraulic systems
Fireboy MA21500 FE241
Hydraulic Steelhead ES1500 lbs. davit
Fire Extinguisher system with engine shutdown feature
Ocean Alexander proprietary "dry bilge ventilation system" with dedicated bilge exhaust to outside. This provides constant airflow to keep the bilges dry and mildew free. Any moisture from condensation is evacuated outside the yacht to keep a clean and healthy cruising environment.
Sea Recovery TM 900 Ga/day water maker.
Kahlenberg TM heavy duty air horn.
Steel Head Marine ES 1000 crane for Zodiac w Yamaha dingy


Fresh Water System
2 mm thickness 316 SS water tank with sight gauge fresh water outlet with hose for engines and generators fresh water wash down, at bow & stern & boat deck
Dockside water connection

Hot Water Heater
1 x 40 gallon water heater with high density fiberglass insulation w high efficiency heating element

Fuel System
4.5mm thickness 5052 aluminum fuel tanks with sight gauges
Dual Racor fuel/water separator with valves for engine & generator
Both side fillers for fuel tanks
Flame arrestor installed in fuel system (designed to prevent ignition of fumes during fueling/heavy operation)
Fuel system with venting and "catchment system" designed for burps or overflow accidents.

Common drainage system for bar sink, shower, bilge and exterior deck
Bilge pump in forward and aft of engine room
Automatic bilge pump with manual and automatic switches in each space as divided by weathertight bulkheads. High water alarms mounted in each bilge zone
24V Shower sump pumps
Manual bilge pump
Dry bilge area in center of engine room


Starboard side granite countertops
Kenyon ceramic glass cooktop
Jenn Air stainless refrigerator side by side with bottom freezer
Twin stainless steel deep well sink
Jenn Air microwave and dishwasher
Garbage disposal
Keurig coffee maker
Abundant storage in galley


1000 hr service performed on both main engines
Both main engine heat exchangers cleaned and pressure tested
Aftercooler and gear coolers inspected
Recent coil clean on all a/c chillers
3 newly replaced flybridge 17” Hatteland Nav screens
Stabilizer serviced and seals replaced
Shaft seals replaced and housings
2 new raw water a/c pumps
Fire suppression system serviced
New raw water and coolant pump on Stbd main
New engine start batteries
New a/c room bilge pump
Full davit service with new pump, seals and rigging
New davit wireless controller
New salon carpet
Recently sanded teak decking
New flybridge aft enclosure
New salon a/c air handler
Windlass services
3 new underwater lights
New a/c raw water seacock
Tender recently serviced
New bottom paint
New zincs and prop speed
New cutlass bearings
Recent generators serviced and oil/filters changed
New fenders
Full exterior waxed/polished in December 2022
New salon icemaker
New galley disposal
New Nav UPS


Specifications and details of this vessel are provided in good faith for informational purposes only. Data regarding the specifications, operating characteristics and condition of the vessel was obtained from sources believed reliable but is not guaranteed by owner or brokers. Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, capacities, consumptions and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided and agrees to instruct his agent or surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase. Vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price and inventory changes and withdrawal from market without notice.


Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker has been told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot and does not guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise, and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

General Information

  • Boat Name JOURNEY
  • Manufacturer Ocean Alexander
  • Model 72
  • Model Year 2016


  • Heads 3

Engine Information

  • Manufacturer Caterpillar
  • Model C18 Acert


  • LOA 72 ft
  • Beam 18.83 ft
  • Draft 5.5 ft


  • Fuel Capacity 1500|gallon
  • Water Capacity 300|gallon