2016 Absolute 72 Fort Lauderdale, FL
Posted on April 17, 2018 / 298
2016 Absolute 72
Price : $2,895,000
Builder | Manufacturer : Absolute
Condition : Used
Year : 2016
Length : 72ft
Model : 72
Engine Make : Volvo
Engine Model : IPS1200
Engine/s Year : 2016
Total Power : 1800hp
Max Speed : 29 kn
Cruising Speed : 23 kn
LOA : 72'
Beam : 18.33
Max Draft : 5.3
Displacement : 84877
Cabin Headroom : 6.5
2016 Absolute 72

Whether you are vacationing to the Bahamas, the coastline of Chesapeake, or simply cruising the Florida coastline, the 72′ Absolute delivers on all fronts. “Galileo” will accommodate a large family with her 4 stateroom / 3 head layout, as well as private crew quarters for 2 with full access to the spacious engine room.

She is one of only two 72 Flys built with a custom light wood interio. Powered by Volvo IPS1200’s (900HP each), “Galileo” cruises at 23kts with a 30kt top end. Maneuverability is also enhanced with the joystick control and an aft cockpit docking station. 

Built much thicker than most of the Euro competition, this Absolute will impress with sturdiness, handling, and the ability to take on rough seas. 

Key Features Include:

  • Volvo IPS1200’s w/ Joystick Control and DPS (Virtual Anchor)
  • SeaKeeper Gyro Stabilizer
  • Hydraulic Swim Platform
  • Full Teak Package
  • Crews Quarters
  • Hydraulic Gangway
  • Electric Sunshade for Cockpit
  • Flybridge Sunroof
  • Underwater LED Lights
  • Watermaker 36g/h
  • Quick Bow Thruster
  • Much More!
Steering System
Joystick Control
Swim Platform and Aft deck

The spacious swim platform has a 1200lb capacity and access to the crew quarters. 

  •  Shower to Port
  • Glenndenning Cable Master Switches  
  • Pad for Tender Engine Skeg
  • Swim Ladder
  • Teak platform
  • Electro-hydraulic retractable gangway

As you step onboard the Absolute 72 Motor Yacht. the 18’4″ beam is apparent in many areas; the aft deck is definitely one of them. The aft deck has ample seating with a large couch and an electric privacy sun shade that can be lowered at the touch of a button.

The massive table’s quality is obvious when you look at the two oversized stainless steel pedestals.

Aft Deck also includes:

  • Twin windlass stations port and starboard
  • Aft deck Joystick Control for easy docking
  • Additional access to the engine room through hatch 
  • Walk-around side decks 
  • Control board behind glass panel

As you enter the flybridge up the teak steps, you’ll notice the design and layout which incorporates sun loungers, dining for 8-10 people, and an Entertaining Bar with grill, ice maker, and refrigerator with sink. Forward is a sun bed to starboard and helm station to port. 

  • Plexiglass windscreen with SS outline

  • Cream-colour sofa convertible into a sunpad starboard of the helm 

  • U-sofa with teak table

  • Wetbar with SS sink, fridge, grill, corian countertops, and storage for plates/glasses

  • Solid teak-covered deck

  • Lounge chairs are aft with storage and overhead shower

  • Stairs with solid teak steps and SS handrails

Flybridge Helm:

  • 12″ Garmin GPS and Open Array HD Radar 
  • Camera 
  • Navops Systems
  • Bow thruster control
  • Searchlight
  • VHF Radio
  • Bluetooth Stereo 
Salon and Galley

Walking through stainless doors your eyes are drawn to the beautiful light oak woods and custom furnishings. There are custom wood decorative spaces for artwork with LED lighting just forward of the sliding doors. On the port side is ample seating while you watch the pop-up flatscreen TV to starbord. The wood floors and walls make the yacht feel spacious and open.   

  • Flamed Canaletto walnut with matt furnishings and wood inserts with grains in relief in dark brown
  • L-shaped sofa with marble table and arm-chair opposite double leather seats sofa
  • Flat Screen TV electric lift

Moving forward, to starboard there’s a walnut dining table with seating for six and a door with access to the bow. 

The galley is to port and has a small island with storage. The light woods and decor continue through the yacht. 

  • AEI Refrigerator, Wine Chiller, Freezer and Built-In Ice Maker 
  • Stainless Sink
  • Electric windows located on both port and starboard allow a breeze to pass through
  • Microwave
  • Stove Top and Oven
  • Corian countertop in brown shades and dove gray glossy varnished bases

  • Drawer with cutlery for 8 in dedicated housing

  • Fume Extractor

Lower Helm
  • Leather Dashboard with Carbon Finishings
  • Dual Electric Helm Chairs 
  • 15″ screen for system monitoring (battery voltage, electrical absorptions, installed equipment, tank levels, porthole sensors, etc.)
  • Twin Garmin Screen 15″ GPS Mapping with AIS
  • Volvo 7″ EVC panel
  • Volvo Penta Autopilot
  • Garmin HD radar
  • VHF with DSC emergency power supply
  • IPS Joystick Control and Throttle
  • Quick Bowthruster Control
  • Windshield wiper control
  • Trim Tab Indicator and control
  • Chiller and AC controls

The lower deck is fully dedicated to the staterooms. Thanks to an optimization of the volumes, this model has four complete and fully functional cabins and three heads. In the aft area, you can find the crew quarters: two single beds side by side, dedicated galley and head with separated shower. 


Walking down the steps, aft is the impressive full beam Master Stateroom. The four-panel large windows give the space a very open feel. Located to port is a nice vanity with LED lighting and plenty of storage throughout. There are two closets and access to the master head.  A large flat screen TV can be found forward. 

  • Flamed Canaletto walnut with matt finishing
  • queen-size double bed with slats
  • headboard with leather square panels
  • vanity table with leather chair and mirror with light
  • wardrobe with four doors (two mirrored)
  • Wide windows and opening portholes (2) with open/close sensor
  • curtain windows with manual blinds
  • courtesy lights

 The Master head has his and her sinks, toilet and bidet, and a rain shower from the ceiling.  

  • Wide shower with glass door
  • WC and bidet
  • Opening portholes with roller blind and open/close sensor
  • HPL floor

VIP Stateroom:

The VIP stateroom is located forward with a queen berth and ensuite head.

  • Italian double bed with slats and drawers
  • Wide windows with opening Portholes and open/close sensors
  • Hatch with ladder for emergency exit
  • Dove Grey carpeting 
  • Led lighting
  • Closet
  • Draw storage 
  • Large Windows 
  • Port opening window 

The Port Guest Stateroom has a double berth and Starboard Guest Stateroom has twin side by side berths. 

  • large area in the bow for mooring with solid teak-covered floor
  • Bow dinette with sun bathing cushions and lounger with adjustable backrests
  • U-share sofa with cream-color cushions
  • Loudspeakers with remote control system connected with the radio in Flybridge 
  • Anchor winch with 50kg Anchor and 328 chain   local control with chain counter
  • Bow anchor roller in stainless steel
  • Self-draining anchor chain locker with inspection hatch
  • Stainless steel protections for the mooring lines 
  • Side Walkways with solid teak floor
Crew Quarters
  • Twin Side by side berths 
  • Crew head with Enclosed Shower 
  • Washer Dryer
  • 2 Burner Stove and Sink
  • Main breaker panel
  • Access to the Engine Room

“Galileo” is powered by twin 900HP, 13-liter, dual-turbo Volvo Penta D13s joined to IPS1200s. This is the third generation of IPS and gives the yacht great control and performance.

  •  Tropical Air Conditioning (60hz) for upper and lower deck
  • 32kW Kohler Generator and additional Kohler 6.5kW Gen
  • 2500W inverter 
  • 3500W inverter
  • Galvanic isolator
  • Earthing porous plate
  • (2) Cablemaster with remote control
  • White engine room and engine
  • Fire-fighting System FM200
  • Air/ Water separating grids and Automatic Shutters for air intakes in engine room
  • Smoke detection system in main deck, lower deck and engine room
  • Volvo ACP anti-corrosion kit
  • Fuel Tanks (2) connected together with double fuel filler
  • Double Racor fuel pre-filters with water presence sensor and acoustic signal on dashboard 
  • Portable electric bilge pump for fluid suction
  • Domestic hot and cold water distribution double system, with individual centralized shut-off valves
  • Boiler 
  • Propoller line cutters
  • Blackwater tanks 
  • Fire-regardant and soundproofing covering

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. Hours listed may vary from actual hours due to recent use. Purchaser is encouraged to verify hours prior to purchase. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Contact Information

For more information, contact central listing brokers:

Russ Schafer

  • 954.445.2290 (call/text)
  • Russ@DenisonYachtSales.com

Drew Offerdahl

  • 954.882.1960 (call/text)
  • Drew@DenisonYachtSales.com

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