• 68'
  • 2006
  • Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
  • $1,420,000


Practical and intelligent design, MOONSHINE III offers large functional spaces on a 68’ Raised Pilothouse.  Walk-around side decks with hydraulic bow and stern thrusters, and an open aft deck with swim platform access makes this an easy boat to handle.  The stabilizers, windlass, and davit are all hydraulic.  A spacious, air-conditioned flybridge with hard top, speed, range, and quality joinery make this vessel ready for the next family adventure.

Accommodations for six guests in three staterooms, each with ensuite head.  Master is full beam.  Room for two crew in a 4th cabin located at the stern.

  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Category: Motor Yacht
  • Model: Raised Pilothouse
  • Model Year: 2006
  • YearBuilt: 2006
  • Year Refit: N/A
  • Refit Type: N/A
  • Tax Paid: N/A
  • Country: United States
  • Registration #: N/A
  • Coast Guard #: N/A
  • Vessel Top: Hardtop
  • Fly Bridge: No
  • Cockpit: No
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 3/0 - Crew R/B/S: 1/2/0
  • LOA: 68' 0" (20.73m)
  • LWL: --
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 20' 0" (6.10m)
  • Min Draft: --
  • Max Draft: 5' 6" (1.68m)
  • Clearance: 27' 0" (8.23m)
  • MFG Length: --
  • Cruise Speed: 20 Knots
  • Cruise Speed RPM: 1,900 RPM
  • Cruise Speed Range: --
  • Max Speed: 30 Knots
  • Max Speed RPM: 2,450 RPM
  • Max Speed Range: --
  • Displacement: --
  • Gross Tonnage: --
  • Water Capacity: 400 Gallons
  • Holding Tank: 150 Gallons
  • Fuel Capacity: 1,800 Gallons
  • Fuel Consumption: --
  • Berths: 4
  • Heads: 4
  • Sleeps: N/A
  • State Rooms: 3
  • Crew Berths: 2
  • Crew Sleeps: N/A
  • Crew Heads: N/A
  • Captains Quarters: No
  • Hull ID: BZH06814F606
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Deck Material: Fiberglass
  • Hull Configuration: N/A
  • Project Manager: N/A
  • Hull Designer: Jack Sarin
  • Hull Color: N/A
  • Hull Finish: N/A
  • Exterior Designer: N/A
  • Interior Designer: N/A
  • Manufacturer: MTU
  • Model: 10V2000 Common Rail M93
  • Engine Count: Twin
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Fuel Type: Diesel


Comfortable, contemporary style with a large sectional sofa and American Cherry cabinetry. 

Entertainment cabinet to starboard houses the following:

LG flat screen TV on an electric lift
Apple TV
DirecTV DVR satellite receiver
Polk Audio XM satellite radio receiver
Samsung DVD player
Denon AVR-X3100W surround sound receiver
Niles SI-275 amplifier
Koldfront wine cooler


The master stateroom is midship, full beam, with 6’7” headroom.  Features a centerline queen berth, two walk-in
        closets, and large ensuite head and shower.
The VIP stateroom is forward with a full berth, large hanging locker, and ensuite head and shower.  
The guest stateroom is located between the master and VIP, with over/under berths and ensuite head and shower.

Crew Quarters

The crew cabin accommodates two in upper and lower single berths. 

Ice chipper (2017)
Granite counter-top with stainless steel sink
Ensuite head and shower
Hanging locker and cabinet storage
Element LCD TV/DVD player and DirecTV HD receiver 
Accessed from the swim platform through the transom door


The galley features marble counter-tops, and cherry cabinetry.  To starboard is a small storage console with granite counter-top.

Full size Sub-Zero side-by-side refrigerator/freezer
GE Profile 4- burner glass top stove and oven
GE Profile microwave/convection oven
Miele dishwasher
Dual stainless-steel sink with InSinkErator garbage disposal 
Broan trash compactor 


At the helm, the port and starboard side deck doors and side windows provide approximately 270˚ visibility.  Two helm seats and large U-shape seating area with table.

Flybridge Electronics

MTU Rexroth dual single lever engine controls
(2) MTU MDEC engine displays
(2) Garmin GPS MAP 7215 touch-screen multi-function chart plotters for GPS, 
        depth sounder, and radar
Furuno RD30 multi-function display
Simrad AP25 autopilot with tethered remote
Wesmar bow and stern thruster controls
Naiad stabilizer hydraulic control
KVH Azimuth 1000 gyro electronic 
ICOM IC-M602 VHF radio
KVH TracPhone handset
Watermaker touch-screen display and control
Hart System pneumatic tank level indicator
Sonship designed monitoring alarm panel


Flybridge is air conditioned and has a clear isinglass enclosure with removable zip-out panels.  A fiberglass hardtop extends forward from the radar arch.   To port is the helm station, L-shaped seating area, and adjustable pedestal table in marble.  To starboard is a marble top wet bar with stainless steel under mount sink.  A U-Line icemaker and storage are below. 

Wheelhouse Electronics

MTU Rexroth dual single lever electronic engine controls
(2) MTU MDEC engine displays
(2) Garmin GPS Map 7215 touch-screen multi-function chart plotter for GPS, 
        depth sounder, and radar
Furuno RD30 multi-function display
Simrad AP25 autopilot with Simrad AP27 tethered remote
Naiad Marine stabilizer control panel
Wesmar bow and stern thruster controls 
Ritchie compass
ACR spot light control

Boat Deck

The davit and tender are stored aft of the flybridge on the boat deck.  A sliding hatch and ladder leads to the aft deck.
 There is a high-pressure wash connection and potable water wash down bib forward of the hatch.  A Revere 6-person canister life raft on hydrostatic release and is also located on the boat deck.

Aft Deck

The aft deck features a U-shaped seating area and large teak table.  Marble top wet bar storage and port & starboard -side wing stations are located next to salon entry.  Boarding is though the starboard side.  Port and starboard stairways lead to the swim platform.

Swim Platform

The swim platform features stainless-steel, hoop style removable hand rails and four underwater lights.  To port and starboard pop-up tow cleats, and two 100-amp Glendinning Cablemaster shore power inlet cords with rocker switch controls.  The dockside water pressure connection is to port.  A centerline flush hatch leads to crew and lazarette areas.

Ground Tackle

Muir ATLANTIC3500 hydraulic windlass with vertical capstan and gypsy
Manson 80-kg plow type anchor, swivel shackled to 300’ of 3/8” G40 galvanized steel chain, secured within the
        bin through a short tag line

Engine Room

The engine room has AC and DC lighting.  

Mechanical Equipment:
MTU 10V2000 common rail fresh‐water cooled marine diesel engines, hours: 1461    port; 1462 starboard.
ZF ZF2050A reversing gears
Engine control and engine start battery disconnect/selector switches
Master engine supply battery selector switch
Naiad solenoid valve block for the bow and stern thrusters, stabilizer system, 
        windlass, and davit
Naiad hydraulic stabilizer fin head actuators
Naiad 7100E006B control module
Central hydraulic oil reservoir with sight glass thermometer, fill cap breather, 
        and internal filter with indicator.   The hydraulic system is raw water cooled 
        with a pair of hydraulic oil coolers, port and starboard of the main engines
Sea Star HP5810 steering system hydraulic oil reservoir with canister filter
Black water overboard/tank discharge selector valve and overboard discharge 
        through-hull fitting

Electrical Equipment:
(2) Northern Lights 25 kW generators, hours: port 412; starboard 4961
24-Volt DC main engine start battery banks:  (2) 8D lead acid, maintenance 
        free batteries seated in a fiberglass box
Engine room 24-volt DC panel with magnetic circuit breakers 
(2) Cruisair A/C compressors with reverse cycle heat (1) 30,000 BTU and (1) 
        20,000 BTU
Cruisair electric A/C raw water cooling pump
Kahlenberg CD-50A 24-volt DC ¾-hp air compressor for horn, with battery 
        disconnect switch
(2) Oberdorfer electric fuel polishing pumps with Racor fuel water filter 
        separators; one draws from the bottom of its dedicated tank through the 
        Racor and back into the tank 
Advance Marine Technologies oil X-changer – R reversible oil change system 
        with 24-volt DC pump and manifold plumbed to each main engine, gear box, 
        and generator oil sump
(2) Headhunter Mach 5, electric potable water pressure system
NuTone CV554C central vacuum system
(4) 24-volt DC inline engine room intake fans
(2) 24-volt DC axial flow Delta T exhaust fans

Safety Equipment:  
A pair of rate of rise heat detectors
(2) CCTV cameras

Tender Equipment

Yamaha, 60 hp
Garmin GPS MAP541S GPS and sounder
Standard Horizon Quest VHF radio
Bennett hydraulic trim tabs 
Rule-Mate 1,100-gallon per house 12V DC submersible bilge pump with integrated float switch

Fuel Burn

1400 RPM, load 55, speed 12 kts., fuel burn 50
1500 RPM, load 60, speed 13 kts., fuel burn 60
1600 RPM, load 65, speed 14 kts., fuel burn 80
1700 RPM, load 70, speed 16 kts., fuel burn 90
1800 RPM, load 75, speed 17.5 kts., fuel burn 104
1900 RPM, load 78, speed 19.5 kts., fuel burn 110
2000 RPM, load 80, speed 22 kts., fuel burn 120

Other Features

New Bottom paint October -2018