$ 1,195,000

SERENITY Yacht for Sale

116' (35.36m)
Asking Price
$ 1,195,000

2008 Marquis 65


  • At-Anchor Stabilizers
  • Jacuzzi
  • Personal Watercraft
  • Underwater lights
  • Wi-Fi


Model Motor Yacht
Length (LOA) 116' (35.36m)
Year 2008
Draft 17' (5m)
Beam 23' (7.01m)
Location united states


Staterooms 5
Heads 6
Capt. Quarters No

Dimensions & Capacity

LOA 116' (35.36m)
Max Draft 17' (5m)
Fuel Tank 4,100 g (15,520 L)
Fresh Water 600 g (2,271 L)
Holding Tank 380 g (1,438 L)
Displacement 245,000


Hull Material fiberglass
Cruising Speed 21 Knots
Stabilizers None
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Main Description

2008 65' Marquis MY, SERENITY represents an excellent value in a clean, spacious four stateroom Flybridge Motor Yacht, with a massive open main deck floor plan. She has been in a rigorous yacht management program since the owner took possession and everything has been serviced, updated and documented. Every inch of the vessel has been gone through and scrutinized to the highest degree. SERENITY is a great option to avoid those 100K initial survey bill.

Notable Items Include:

  • 1000 Hour Service Complete (All Coolers and Heat Exchangers)
  • 100 Hour Annual Tender
  • All Batteries Replaced 11/2023
  • Heat Exchangers, Aftercoolers all Serviced
  • Teak Decks Redone 11/2023
  • Full Detail 11/2023
  • Recaulk and Entire ReBedding of Entire Vessel
  • Weekly Wash Schedule
  • Monthly Vessel Systems Checks on All Systems
  • New Starlink System Installed
  • Detailed Log Book /Oil Samples
  • Originally Hailed and spent a good part her life in Tennessee

SERENITY is by nature a larger yacht than its competition of the same size! Designed by the renowned yacht designers, Novulari and Lenard. She features the large dining area, rare (4) Stateroom Layout, interior headroom of 6' 8" along with window lines allowing for plenty of light and breathtaking views! Equipped with Bow and stern thruster and has been constantly updated and captain maintained.

With the CAT C-18 Engine Package. She is efficient, easy to run and easy to maintain and she offers the same amenities as vessels 70’ counterparts.

Information And Features


  • Single Berths 3
  • Double 8erths: 2
  • Cabins: 4

Electronics (All Software Updated 11/2023):

  • Depthsounder – Raymarine module CP470
  • Radar – 6” 4KW Open Array HD Radar
  • Log-Speedometer
  • TV Set – Samsung (2)
  • Plotter
  • DVD Player - Samsung
  • Autopilot – Raymarine ACU400
  • Radio – Fusion RA770
  • Compass
  • CD Player - Fusion
  • GPS – Raymarine Display ES128 (2), Raymarine Display ES98 (1)
  • Cockpit Speakers – Fusion (2)
  • VHF – Raymarine RA91 (Black box VHF)

     Notable Equipment:

  • Stern Thruster -Sidepower
  • Dishwasher - Miele
  • Bow Thruster - Sidepower
  • Washing Machine - Malber
  • Electric Bilge Pump
  • Oven - GE
  • Microwave Oven - Panasonic
  • Marine Head - Tecma
  • Air Conditioning - Cruisair
  • Heating - Cruisair
  • Hot Water
  • Refrigerator - JennAir
  • Fresh Water Maker – Explorer 950
  • Battery Charger – Mastervolt (24 volt), Duo Pro (12 volt)
  • Ice maker – Raritan
  • Trash Compactor – GE

Outside Equipment/Extras:

  • Teak Cockpit
  • Cockpit Shower
  • Teak Sidedecks
  • Liferaft
  • Cockpit Cushions with Covers
  • Cockpit Table
  • Swim Ladder

Manufacturer Provided Description:

Marquis 65 represents the perfect blend of elegant Italian design with
quality American craftsmanship. Her distinctive profile is enhanced by
the luxury that surrounds all those aboard. Lavish amenities, welcoming
spaces and striking decor combine to give you and your guests an
incomparable yachting experience. The Marquis 65 is equipped with a
spacious bridge that is designed for both navigation and entertainment.
There is plenty of space topside to accommodate six adults at the custom
crafted dining table. The wrap-around helm station has enough room to
equip the vessel with virtually any navigation and communication tool a
captain desires. Below deck you'll appreciate the full beam master suite
that can be equipped with his and hers head compartments. This
stateroom is also outfitted with an Ultraleather sofa lounge and a king
sized, inner-spring, pillow-top mattress. The cabinets, lockers and
drawers have been designed and engineered to neatly organize and store
the owners on board wardrobe. Overnight or extended stay guests are
accommodated within the roomy VIP stateroom and the guest stateroom for a
total sleeping capacity of six people. The quality and finish of the
woodwork is a distinctive feature that sets the Marquis apart from all
other yachts in this class. All bulkheads, doors and cabinets are
constructed of select hardwoods and coated with a high gloss, jewel like


  • The
    ample and refurbished teak aft deck welcomes you with details seen on
    much larger yachts such as custom stainless steel bollards and a large
    table for entertaining with teak deck chairs. Through sliding glass door
    into the salon, the stunning, perfectly finished Tiger Ming woodwork
    and upgraded flooring, flanked by natural light throughout with custom
    automatic blinds. Comfort awaits on custom leather furnishings in an
    elegant, spacious salon. Stainless steel accents showcase a gorgeous
    glass spiral staircase leading to the air conditioned enclosed
  • The midship galley features all stainless
    steel appliances, double door refrigerator with freezer drawer and
    icemaker, electric cooktop/oven and overhead microwave, dishwasher and
    trash compactor. The galley is accented by natural stone countertops
    continued on the flooring along with a side bar with an 18 -bottle
    Avanti wine cooler, two beautiful interior lit cabinets and clear double
    doors to showcase stemware and bottles. Generous tinted windows in the
    Skylounge overlooks the forward table with ample seating for eight with
    an entertainment center.
  • A curved staircase leads you
    and your guests down below for the supremely comfortable and stylish
    master and guest staterooms. Interior upgrades include new Tigressa H20
    carpeting, the revolutionary new carpet offering waterproof and stain
    proof construction.
  • The highly desirable four stateroom layout,
    King, Queen and twins berths, allow for plenty of room, along with three
    full heads. The midship master features full beam, a 35' TV, walk-in
    closet, his/her sinks and a large shower/tub combo. The VIP stateroom
    has a full private head, two cedar lined closets with double doors. Twin
    and bunk berths sleep two each for added bonus room. The design of the
    65' Marquis boasts 6' 8" headroom almost everywhere, and is much
    appreciated in the living quarters! Crew quarters include a single
    berth, head with sink and shower, A/C and TV.
  • The
    flybridge provides the crowning jewel of views! A Gaggenau grill, sink,
    refrigerator, icemaker, LED under counter and overhead lights Two heat
    and A/C units, recently upholstered captains chairs and seating for six,
    new carpeting and breathtaking views!

Recent 2023 Work:

  • 1000 hour service on both CAT Engines
  • 100 hour service on tender Engine
  • Teak decks caulked, sanded, and resealed
  • All A/C Systems inspected and Cleaned and Descaled and Serviced.
  • Bridge electronics Serviced/Software Updated
  • Entire Vessel has been Recalked and Rebedded
  • Replaced Sump pump in Master Stateroom
  • Replaced Bilge pumps and Floats in VIP and Engine room
  • New seals on bow hatches & flybridge hatch
  • New Engine Room Exhaust Vent fan
  • Addition of Upgraded Starlink system (’23)

2018 - 2022 Upgrades:

  • Explorer 950 Watermaker ('18)
  • (2) New A/C compressors ('19)
  • New aft deck seating ('20)
  • New bow cushions/cover ('19)
  • New air handlers in master & VIP staterooms ('20)
  • New bedding in Master & Guest staterooms ('20)
  • New TV, A/V receiver & speakers in salon ('18)
  • Wifi boost antenna ('18)
  • Sanos throughout w/ speakers ('18)
  • Fusion audio on flybridge ('18)
  • Sliding tender chaulks ('18)
  • New Marquipt tide ride ladder ('18)
  • 15' Zar RIB tender ('18)
  • New starter motors, port & stbd ('19)
  • New batteries for mains & gens ('19)
  • EZ2CY Enclosure Flybridge(’22)
  • New teak table on flybridge ’22)
  • Addition of Starlink system (’23)
  • New Trimtab actuators (’22)

Main Salon:

  • Custom wood plank flooring w/ area rug
  • Leather sofa w/ electric controls
  • (4) Leather swivel chairs
  • New coffee table
  • Custom electric blinds/ shades
  • Large sliding glass door, aft
  • Custom cabinet w/ Hi-Lo lift for 48" TV, A/V receiver & speakers ('18)
  • Custom stainless & glass spiral staircase to flybridge

Dining Area/ Galley:

  • Dining area forward on raised platform with surrounding windows providing excellent views
  • Wrap-around leather seating w/ custom table
  • Samsung TV
  • Bar top w/ granite top, upholstered leather molding & (2) low profile bar stools
  • Granite countertops & custom stainless steel backsplash
  • Jenn Air stainless double refrigerator & freezer drawer
  • Miele dishwasher
  • GE 4-burner stove top w/ oven
  • Panasonic microwave
  • Double stainless steel sink
  • GE trash compactor
  • Bar area w/ granite top, Avanti wine cooler, bottle & glass storage

Master Stateroom:

  • Centerline King berth w/upholstered bed base & headboard
  • All new bedding, shams & pillows ('20)
  • (2)Nightstands, port & stbd
  • Custom overhead round soffit w/ mirror & lighting
  • High gloss cabinetry
  • Double radius vanity w/ drawers
  • Large walk-in cedar-lined closet
  • (3) Rectangular windows behind berth
  • Custom wallcovering & upholstered bolsters
  • Wooden framed 40" TV (Insignia)
  • Washer/dryer in closet (Malber)
  • New air handler ('20)
  • Private bath w/radius marble vanity, dual sinks, custom fixtures, mirrored bulkhead, shower w/tub & (2) Tecma heads

VIP Queen Stateroom, Forward:

  • Queen walk-around berth w/storage below
  • New bedding, shams & pillows ('20)
  • Overhead reading lights
  • Cedar-lined storage
  • Samsung LCD TV, Clarion DVD player & stereo
  • (2) Cedar-lined hanging lockers, port & stbd
  • Portholes w/ pleated blinds, port & stbd
  • New air handler ('20)
  • Private
    bath w/marble vanity, sink, stainless steel grab rail, mirrored
    medicine locker, fiberglass shower stall, custom fixutres, linen closet,
    Tecma head w/control panel

Twin Guest Stateroom:

  • Twin berths w/ new bedding, shams & pillows ('20)
  • Upholstered headboard
  • Storage drawers below berths
  • Cedar-lined hanging locker
  • Sole LCD TV, Clarion DVD player & stereo controls
  • Porthole w/ pleated drop shade
  • Private bath w/ marble vanity, mirror, sink, shower stall, custom fixtures & marble flooring

Guest Aft Stateroom:

  • Single berth w/ storage below
  • Upper berth (removed & in storage)
  • Drawer storage
  • Hanging locker
  • Sole LCD TV, Clarion DVD player & stereo controls

Crew Quarters:

  • Crew quarters accessed via engine room or swim platform
  • Single berth w/ reading light, drawer & hanging locker
  • Head/shower with vanity, & sink
  • (4) Recessed lights
  • Access to lazarette/generator hold, port & stbd

Electronics / Navigational Equipment:

  • Raymarine 4KW Super HD 6' Open Radar
  • Raymarine GPS/fishfinder
  • Raymarine EV400 Power Pilot
  • (2) Raymarine MFD monitors
  • Raymarine Chirp Sonar
  • Raymarine Cam200 Day/Night Network
  • (4) CCTV cameras w/ FUR
  • Maritime Thermal Night Vision Cameras
  • Sonos throughout vessel w/ speakers ('19) (2)
  • Wifi boost antenna ('18)
  • lntellian/Direct TV Sat TV
  • Class D Marine Amplifier

Flybridge Equipment:

  • EZ2CY Enclosure Flybridge ('21)
  • New teak table on flybridge ('21)
  • New indoor/outdoor flybridge carpet ('21)
  • Caterpillar single-lever clutch/throttle controls w/ station selector switch
  • Simrad video sounder
  • Raymarine autopilot
  • Twin Caterpillar displays
  • FLIR camera control
  • Bow & Stern thruster controls
  • Ritchie compass
  • Rudder angle indicator
  • lntellian Sat TV w/ 4 receivers ('17)
  • EPIRB 406
  • Fusion audio system ('18)
  • JL audio stereo speakers
  • ACR searchlight control
  • Hardtop w/ full Eisenglass enclosure
  • Air conditioned bridge w/ Cruisair unit under helm
  • Garelick helm chair
  • (2) Companion chairs, port
  • New helm chairs ('20)
  • Large table w/ bench seating
  • Bar w/ refrigerator & (3) bar stools
  • TV
  • Exterior cushions replaced ('17)

Bridge Deck, Aft:

  • Fiberglass deck with molding non-skid
  • Stainless steel rail & gate, port
  • 8-Man life raft ('17)
  • Bench seat w/ cushion, athwartship
  • Courtesy lights

Aft Deck:

  • Control station to stbd w/ bow & stern thruster controls
  • Stairwell to bridge
  • Curved sliding door to salon
  • (2) Overhead stereo speakers
  • (8) Recessed overhead lights
  • (2) Overhead floodlights
  • Aft hatch to engine room
  • Storage in transom lockers
  • Bench seating w/cushions
  • (3) outdoor rattan chairs & teak table ('20)
  • Clarion stereo remote
  • JL audio stereo speakers
  • Handheld shower w/ single-lever faucet
  • CCTV camera
  • Dual stairways to swim platform w/ safety gates
  • Hydraulic swim platform
  • Sliding tender chocks ('18)

Deck Equipment:

  • Plow 60Ib anchor w/ 250' chain
  • Maxwell 4000 anchor windlass w/ (2) deck switches
  • Recessed locker bow, port & stbd
  • Boarding gates, port & stbd
  • Freshwater washdown
  • Stainless steel rails & stanchions
  • Sun pad w/ cushions on forward deck trunk
  • Underwater lights

Electrical Equipment:

  • (2) Kohler 28KW Generators (Port: 519 Hrs / Stbd: 1420 Hrs)
  • New batteries for mains & gens ('19)
  • Fireboy FE241 cylinder, port & stbd
  • C-Power lsoboost 50 shore power booster
  • (2) Air conditioning raw water cooling pumps
  • Trim tab hydraulic pump, starboard
  • Stern thruster unit and hydraulic reservoir
  • Hydraulic steering pump
  • Shower sump
  • (2) Hydraulic steering actuators
  • 12-volt battery to each generator
  • (4) 8D 12-volt batteries
  • Autopilot feedback sender
  • Dual Pro 12v battery charger to generator
  • Mastervolt 24v battery charger to accessories
  • 24-Volt Mastervolt 4000-watt inverter/charger to accessories
  • 24-Volt 75-amp Mastervolt battery charger to each engine
  • Fiberglass generator muffler
  • (2) Electric/automatic bilge pumps High water alarm switch
  • Racor filter to generator, starboard Inverter/bypass selector
  • (2) Cablemaster shore power cords on reels

Engine Room / Mechanical Equipment:

  • Twin Caterpillar C18's, l000HP
  • Explorer 950 Watermaker ('18)
  • New starters for motors, port & stbd ('19)
  • (2) New A/C compressors ('19)
  • (2) Racor fuel filters to each engine
  • Bow and stern thrusters
  • Trim tabs w/ triple actuators
  • Battery parallel switch, port aft
  • Engine ignition control panel to port and starboard engine
  • Revers oil change pump to engines & gens
  • CCTV camera, centerline forward
  • (2) Freshwater filter elements w/ pressure gauge
  • Mach V freshwater pressure pump
  • Cruisair air conditioning system wt 2 compressors
  • Dripless shaft seals, port & stbd
  • Blower, port aft
  • Engine start/stop control panel
  • Main engine gauges w/ water temperature, oil pressure, engine oil temperature, fuel

Broker's Comments

Vessel is super clean and was very well taken care of by a reputable
yacht management company that has an amazing attention to detail. She
shows very well and have detailed records. Looking at the previous
history she spent the majority of her life in freshwater up in


  • Seller's Personal Property

Mechanical Disclaimer

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


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.

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