1984 Palmer Johnson Motor Yacht

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Yacht Overview

Make: Palmer Johnson

Model: Motor Yacht

Year: 1984

Length: 84′

Located In: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Engine/Fuel Type: diesel

Hull Material: Aluminum

YW#: 8287190



Palmer and Johnson launched the 84ft M/V CAPTIVATOR in 1984, in 2011 the yacht received an extensive refit.  

M/V CAPTIVATOR features an elegant neutral décor. Her salon and dining are a modern and social open plan. The lounge is aft with ample plush seating, coffee table and full entertainment center. Forward is the formal dining table. Thanks to the surrounding panoramic windows, the salon and dining receive plenty of natural light, whilst enjoying optimum views.

The salon leads out onto the upper aft deck offering shade and an alfresco dining option. Further aft, a lower aft deck is perfect for sunning, fishing and entertaining. The swim platform is effortlessly accessed through an aft gate, making water activities easy for all.

She sleeps 6 guests, the sumptuous master suite has a California King Bed, walk-in closet, luxurious ensuite granite bath, TV, CD and DVD. The two guest staterooms have ensuite heads with granite counters and showers, two twin beds, and ample storage space for personal belongings.


Key Features and Benefits 

  • Fully painted in 2016
  • Had both main engines replace in 2010 with Caterpillar C18 1150Hp 
  • Everything below the waterline was sand blasted and inspected – aluminum plates were replaced as per surveyors recommendation
  • Large full beam main salon with day head and dinning table 



Full Specs

Boat Name



LOA: 84
Beam: 19.17 ft
Maximum Draft: 6 ft


Engine Brand: Caterpillar
Engine Model: C-18
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 1150|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard

Engine Brand: Caterpillar
Engine Model: C-18
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 1150|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard


Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (1000 Gallon)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (3200 Gallon)


Number of heads: 5

Main Salon and Dining
  • Two large sofas with side tables and decorative lamps and coffee table 
  • Wet bar with sink and faucet 
  • Sony Bravia TV mounted on a swivel hi/low
  • Onkyo AV receiver TX-SR608
  • Sony Blue Ray DVD player
  • Sony 5 disc CD player
  • Direct TV Receiver
  • Wine Storage 
  • Whirlpool Ice Machine 
  • Marvel Bar Fridge 
  • Stairs leading down to guest staterooms on the stbd. side 
  • Built in cabinetry surrounding the dinning table for 6
  • Day head, with decorative sink with faucet and mirror 

  • Sub Zero refrigeration and  freezer  replaced in 2014
  • Marble Counter top with teak trim 
  • Wolf induction range and convection oven 
  • Stainless steel sink with Faucet
  • Panasonic Microwave 
  • Kenmore Dishwasher 
  • Bosch Ascenta Washer and Dryer
  • Drinks Fridge 
  • 32" Samsung TV
  • Sony Stereo 
  • Large Bench seating with adjustable table, with storage beneath
  • Teak and Holley flooring

Master Stateroom
  • Full beam 
  • California King with a Sleep Number mattress 
  • Built-in bedside tables with cabinetry and ample storage on both port and stbd.
  • Mirror head board 
  • Walk-in Closet 
  • Toshiba TV
  • Toshiba amplifier and CD Player
  • Sony DVD player
  • Direct TV Controller 
  • Port Holes

Ensuite Head and Shower 

  • Large shower with enclosed glass door  
  • Vanity with sink and faucet 
  • Head 

Port Guest Stateroom
  • Twin berth with one Pullman bed
  • Storage below bed 
  • Reading lights 
  • Desk with mirrored locker and stool 
  • 2 Port holes
  • Polaroid Mounted TV 
  • Carpeted sole 

Ensuite Head with Shower 

  • Shower stall with bench 
  • Vanity with sink and faucet
  • Head 

Starboard Guest Stateroom
  • Twin berth with one Pullman bed
  • Storage below bed 
  • Reading lights 
  • 2 Port holes
  • Polaroid Mounted TV 
  • Carpeted sole 

Ensuite Head with Shower 

  • Shower stall with bench 
  • Vanity with sink and faucet
  • Head 

Pilot House
  • Bench seating with storage below 
  • Stidd Helm Chair 
  • Richie Compass
  • Ships electrical distribution pannel 
  • Garmin 15" display installed in 2013 with updated software 2022
  • Simrad AP44 with Robertson 21100
  • ZF Micro Comander throttles 
  • Caterpillar LCD Displays 
  • ACR search light controller 
  • ABT Bow thruster controller 
  • Icom IC-M710 VHF
  • Naiad Marine stabilizer controls 
  • Sony Stereo 
  • Matron DSM 410 Display

Flybridge / Helm
  • Fixed mounted soft top Bimini with izing glass enclosed canvas enclosure  
  • Port and Starboard L-shaped banquette seating
  • Marble counter top with wet bar and storage 
  • U-Line Ice Machine 
  • Center line mast that can be hydraulically dropped 
  • (2) Helm Seats 
  • ZF Throttle controls 
  • Caterpillar LCD displays 
  • Sony Radio 
  • 12" Garmin Display
  • Simrad AP 44 Auto Pilot
  • Icon IC M504 VHF
  • Naiad Stabilizer controls
  • Martron DSM410 Display

Aft Deck
  • Large aft windows with sliding door entering the salon 
  • Port and starboard boarding gates
  • Teak deck sole
  • Varnished cap rail with stainless steel hand rails 
  • Teak varnished table with four matching chairs and two varnished stools 
  • Aft camera 
  • Two aft facing spreader lights 
  • (4) Overhead recessed lights 

Aft Cockpit /Lazarett
  • Port side stairs leading down to cockpit with a stainless steal hand rail 
  • Varnished Cap rail 
  • Teak deck with access hatch to lazarette
  • Large storage locker with counter top and sink with a faucet 
  • Chest freezer 
  • Brownies dive compressor 
  • Aft transom door leading to the swim step with ladder
  • (7) Rod Holders 
  • Speakers
  • Flag Pole

  • Port and starboard stairs leading to the flybridge 
  • Access to the wheelhouse on port and starboard 
  • Varnished Cap rail 
  • Stainless steel hand rail 
  • Deck lights Deck
  • Fair leads 
  • Maxwell 4000 Anchor system with a Bruce anchor and galvanized chain 
  • Galley sky lights 
  • Forward bench seating with cushions and storage below 
  • ACR search light above wheel house 
  • KVH TV receiver mounted above wheel house

Flybridge Boat deck
  • 14ft Nautica 2005 with 60hp Yamaha 
  • GTI 155 Seado Jetski 2016
  • (2) Nautical structure davits port and starboard 

Engine and electrical Room
  • Twin Caterpillar C18 engine with 1150hp Each replaced in 2010 currently has 4200hrs as 04/18/2022
  • 20 Kw Northern lights generator with 5120hrs as of 04/18/2022
  • 35Kw Generator MAS Power / YANMAR with  3712 hrs as of 04/18/2022
  • Hydraulic Bow Thruster recently replace 
  • (2) Chilled water air condition compressors 
  • Fire boy fire system 

Crew Cabin
  • Cabin with twin single bunks and storage below 
  • Head and shower 

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