2009 62' Custom Carolina 62

in Charleston, SC



  • Diesel
  • Electric
  • Manual
  • Automatic
  • Safety
  • Seating

Seller note:

This is the builder's boat never titled that is immediately available. Hull construction is cold molded and this project has been executed with strength durability and practicality as the design criteria. With CAT C-32s this boat will run 40 knots at just over 2000 rpms. A beautiful engine room plus many upgraded features not typically incorporated in comparable boats. The interior is a rubbed satin finish of distinctive walnut with olive burl features. Walnut & maple hardwood flooring in the galley and dining area. Check the full specs button to review the total equipment but some of the highlights include: mezzanine with air-conditioning vents and large overhang flybridge air-condition w/ dedicated air-handler air-opening salon door chilled-water A/C Headhunter head & freshwater system Sub-Zero galley refrigeration Corian countertops teak deck & coverboards with transom fishbox Eskimo crushed ice watermaker underwater exhaust Release chairs underwater lights flat-panel TVs. Two stateroom layout with double berths in master and forward VIP plus two large upper/lower twin berths on the companionway. Currently in South Carolina and available for showing! Owner will consider trades! See full photos in full specs section.
The interior of the Hightower 62 is like no other. She has soft corners and swooping curves throughout and boasts a walnut/olive burl wood ensemble. Walking forward from the cockpit there is a centerline air actuated teak/walnut entry door. To the port side of the main salon there is a fore and aft counter containing a 37' LCD TV with all the AV equipment conveniently accessible. Immediately on the port side the light switches for the salon are at waist level. To the starboard side of the main salon is a curvaceous settee sofa with ample storage below. As you walk forward a C-shaped galley counter is to starboard and a dining settee w/table is to port. The galley contains 2-Subzeros w/ two fridge drawers two freezer drawers and an integral icemaker. It also contains a Kenyon 2-burner cook top and microwave. The settee comfortably sits 3 or sleeps 1. The electric panel is easily accessible forward of the settee along the forward interior bulkhead. The galley countertops are Corian and the cabinet countertops are high gloss olive burl with walnut banding. The galley and dining settee floor is a walnut and maple hardwood. As you go down the companionway there is a gorgeous chair rail w/ burl paneling to starboard. The steps are solid walnut and lift up for storage below. The guest head is directly to port for easy access while fishing and the entry to the master stateroom is to starboard. As you look forward down the hallway the washer/dryer linen closet is to port directly after the guest head and forward of that are the crew bunks. Large in size and far forward of the companionway the crew bunks offer a great place for children to hang out away from but not too far from the main salon. Ample storage is below the bunks including loose rod stowage. The master stateroom bunk faces fore and aft. There is counter space cabinets and a small computer desk running fore and aft along the hallway bulkhead. A hanging locker is at the foot of the bed and there is storage underneath the bunk. Forward of the stateroom is the private master bath w/ an enormous shower. The flooring is mosaic tile the head is Headhunter vanity is Corian and the sink basin is stainless steel. In the forward V of the boat is the guest stateroom. Symmetric in design the bed is along centerline with hanging closets port and starboard.
Main Salon
Chilled water air conditioning and heat (36000 BTU shared with mezzanine) on push button baffle for maximum control Custom walnut CNC routed HVAC vents Walnut & maple hardwood floor in galley and dining settee area Carpet w/ padding throughout Fixed side windows w/ tinted tempered safety glass 37' LG HDTV 5-disc DVD/CD changer Surround Sound stereo system w/ subwoofer Ipod compatibility Overhead recessed Xenon lighting w/ dimmers Indirect 24v courtesy lighting throughout Solid walnut valance perimeter Solid walnut headliner beam grid Solid olive burl/walnut overlay doors throughoutMain Paneltronics electrical panel deluxe backlit model Blinds on salon windows C-shaped sofa w/ custom ultra leather cushions Ample bright finished interior storage Full canvas carpet runners Diffley-Wright push button air actuated entry door Solid walnut & teak entry door w/ tempered safety glass upper panel Dining settee w/ olive burl/walnut high gloss table 2 x Subzero refrigerator units w/ 2 refrigerators 2 freezers and integral icemaker w/ olive burl/walnut raised panel faces GE 1.3 cu. ft. microwave Kenyon 2-burner electric stove top
Master Stateroom
Queen berth with storage beneath on electric lift Chilled water air conditioning and heat (12000 BTU) Custom mattress Custom linens Carpeting with padding Cedar-lined hanging locker High-gloss walnut/olive burl counters Ample felt-lined cabinet storage Computer desk Curved storage compartments above berthChanging seat with 3" thick cushion and drawer Low heat LED in closet lighting Wall mounted LCD 19' flatscreen TV Whisperwall wall covering Vinyl headliner Wrap around headboard valance Overhead Xenon lighting recessed in ceiling Indirect 24V courtesy lighting throughout Pillow shams & decorative throw pillows 2 x Reading lights overhead w/ separate switches
Master Bath
Corian countertop Mosaic tile flooring Custom shower door Kohler plumbing fixtures Mirrored medicine cabinet Air conditioning and heat exhaust fanOverhead recessed multi-directionallightingWall covering Custom large shower w/ Awlgrip yacht finish Headhunter toilet Curved walnut countertops and lower cabinetry Stainless steel sink basin
Guest Stateroom
Centerline queen berth w/ storage under on electric lift 2 x Cedar-lined hanging lockers Solid walnut stairs Whisperwall wall covering Wall mounted LCD 19' flatscreen TV Overhead storage High gloss olive burl night stands on both sides of berthOverhead recessed Xenon lighting Indirect 24V courtesy lighting throughout LED reading lights overhead w/ separate switches Low heat LED in closet lighting Chilled water air conditioning and heat (9000 BTU)
Guest Head
Corian countertop Mosaic tile flooring Custom shower door Kohler plumbing fixtures Mirrored medicine cabinet Air conditioning and heat Exhaust fanOverhead recessed multi-directional lightingWall covering Custom large shower w/ Awlgrip yacht finish Headhunter toilet Curved walnut countertops and lower cabinetry Stainless steel sink basin
Crew Bunks/Laundry Room/Companionway
Over/under 36" wide bunks Felt-lined rod stowage Linen storage Wall mounted LCD 19' flatscreen TV Chilled water air conditioning and heat (9000 BTU) Olive burl/walnut wainscoting w/ chair rails Bilge access Carpet w/ padding Custom olive burl panel doors w/ arched top and curved railsWhisperwall wall covering Vinyl headliner Overhead recessed Xenon lighting Linen closet w/ washer/dryer vent-less combo unit Linen folding counter w/ storage underneath Walnut louvered doors Hardwood stairs w/ storage underneath w/ air piston lifts CO2 and smoke alarm
Custom teak helm pod Pod-mounted single-lever CAT controls Electronic trolling valves Custom bilge pump high water alarm and indicator light panel Generator indicator lights 2 x Release Marine helm chairs Seating for 8 3" vinyl-cover foam cushions Main fixed electronics box across face of console protected by acrylic lid w/ gasket and stainless steel pistons Pop up control box port of helm Edson stainless steel steering wheel Drop-down electronics box above helm in hardtop Large console w/ ample working space and storage within Storage below all seats and forward underneath the forward wrap-around Large wrap-around seating forward of helm designed to allow for sleeping2 x Furuno Navnet 12.1 LCD marine monitor Navnet MFD processor Navnet Sirius satellite weather receiver Furuno RD30 remote digital depth & data display Furuno DFF3 Network Depth Sounder Module 50 khz & 200 khz transducers Navnet 3D digital UHD radar 12kW 72nm 6-foot array Dedicated interswitch hub for Navnet 3D Furuno autopilot w/ heading sensor Icom 504 VHF w/ flush mount kit JVC AM/FM/CD player w/ Ipod adapter plug Sirius satellite radio Infinity cockpit coaxial speaker syst
Cockpit & Flybridge
With an air conditioned helm station and mezzanine the exterior layout is designed for fishing in comfort. The cockpit is the most crucial space on the boat. The mezzanine sofa which is shaded by a large overhang seats three and provides a great elevated spot for spotting fish and watching baits. The bridge is accessed by a custom ladder on the starboard side of the mezzanine which has LED blue lighting inside the step treads. Teak work includes rolled covering boards and cockpit deck. There is varnished teak on the helm pod and toerail. The transom fish box is 58' long and contains the Eskimo icemaker outlet (600 lb/day). Starboard of the fish box is the 32' tuna door. The mezzanine storage consists of 2-drink boxes 2-bait boxes large underseat storage and tackle storage area. The companionway stairs are on manual gas-shock pistons to serve as the engine room access. The mezzanine ceiling has flush mount speakers A/C vents and 7-color LED lighting. Under the covering boards on the port side is 50A shore power pressure washer wash down and freshwater wash down and on the starboard side is freshwater intake and saltwater wash down. This cockpit is a pleasure to fish. Since the captain controls it all he is well considered on the bridge. The bridge can seat eight and has two helm chairs. The console interior allows for easy access to electronics and provides a great work area. The console is to port with the helm on the starboard end. The helm is on the centerline of the boat. The helm station includes an overhead electronics panel in the hardtop fixed main electronics panel actuated pop up control panel and teak pod. Seating wraps around the starboard bridge wing and wide lounge seating is forward of the console. Large storage is forward of the seating behind the bridge dodger face.
Electrical System
1 x CAT C2.2 21.5 kW generator w/ soundshield 24V DC ships service throughout 12/24V DC power supply w/ designated breaker panel on flybridge Electronics 12V backup battery on bridge 110 V outlets in engine room Anchor light/navigation lights 10 Livorsi GRP 34m batteries 8 starting batteries and 2 house batteries 24V 80a Dolphin battery charger w/ float & boost 24V 240V 120V 12V50 amp shore power service 90 amp on board service (full capacity of generator) Encapsulite engine room lighting w/ 24v led centerline for emergency backup Overhead recessed Xenon lighting w/ dimmers & 24V LED courtesy lighting 120V receptacles throughout Paneltronics electrical control panel in salon w/ 24V/120V circuit breakers shore or generator supply isolated switching and digital voltmeter amp meter 2 Underwater lights For full specs on electronics package see flybridge heading
2 x Caterpillar C-[removed phone] hp diesel engines 1 x Caterpillar C2.2 21.5kW generator Sea Recovery water maker w/ flushing system(275 gpd) 2 x Cruisair chilled water tempering units (2 x 36000 BTU) All AC piping is professionally insulated using Rubbertex insulation and covering Air handlers for chilled water w/ ind. control pads a. 2 x 18000 BTU main salon b. 12000 BTU master stateroom c. 18000 BTU hallway and guest stateroom d. 12000 BTU flybridge Stainless steel CAL pumps for raw water supply to HVAC units water maker and icemaker (extra quick disconnect pumps for redundancy) Oberdoefer fuel transfer pump Viair 2 cu.ft air compressor Pressure washer plumbed to foredeck and flybridge Headhunter pressurized freshwater pump Freshwater supply throughout interior in cockpit and on foredeck Freshwater deck-fill & cockpit dockside supply inlet w/ pressure reducing valve Headhunter pressurized saltwater pump for saltwater cockpit wash down Bilge pumps integrated into alarm & monitoring system connected to float switches for automatic operation and an override switch at helm for manual operationLivos moisture eliminating ventilation system w/ bi-directional fans to create fresh air flow CAT engine room gauge package consisting of gauges for tachometer engine water temperature and engine oil pressure; also includes readily accessible start/stop switches Custom water jet cut stainless steel sea strainers for all raw water pickups Fireboy fire suppression system automatically or manually operated Freshwater supply in engine room for general maintenance & cleaning All fuel lines are blue USCG approved aircraft grade Internal sea strainers for generator air conditioning & all raw water pumps VonWidmann integral underwater exhaust Easily accessible oil changing system w/ reverso stainless steel pump Sea Tech system fresh water plumbing Power assist hydraulic steering Michigan CX Nibral propellers Custom stainless steel rudders w/ tides marine dripless antivibration rudder tube Bronze ball type for all thru-hulls Shafts high strength Aquamet 22 stainless steel Full length aluminum engine stringer caps Lenco trim tabs recessed in transom Seaward 20 gallon stainless steel water heater Dual Racor fuel filters for main engines and generator
Engine Room
The Engine Room is the center piece of the Hightower 62. Having a complete yacht quality finish top and bottom and 5'9" headroom it is the perfect home for the CAT C32 Diesels. There is ample working space all around the engines. All the equipment is accessible with the wiring and plumbing conveniently hidden by a set of two valances around the perimeter. Interior of all lockers has a yacht quality finish. As you come down the entry steps from the cockpit the crushed icemaker is neatly nestled directly behind you an air compressor is to port on a low level shelf and the oil transfer station is to starboard. When you enter the engine room the fuel filters are mounted directly on port and starboard. As you walk forward the sea chests are forward of the engines and the majority of the equipment is mounted on a shelf along the fwd engine room bulkhead. Below this shelf is the forward fuel tank which has a 200 gallon capacity.
Fishing Equipment
Mezzanine 3" vinyl cushions Release fighting chair with rocket launcher tray backrest Mezzanine overhead air conditioning vents Mezzanine overhead 7 color led lighting (3) Tackle storage area 2 x Insulated drink boxes 2 x Insulated bait boxes 2 x Large under seat storage Indirect 24V courtesy lighting throughoutRupp triple spreader outriggers Eskimo ice machine w/ discharge intotransom fish box Custom Carolina Towers Hardtop Gaff and deck brush storage under covering boards Teak covering boards Engine room access through main salon entrance centerline stairs - stairs are insulated for noise Aluminum flybridge ladder w/ LED lit treads Self bailing cockpit
This vessel was completely designed in CAD and has been weight monitored by load cells through the construction process. Builder has unlimited access to a CNC router which was used extensively for modular interior parts. Additionally there is substantial insulation used in the cabin areas overheads and forward deckhouse. With the underwater exhaust this boat is remarkably quiet when underway. This special vessel can cruise at 40 knots. Boat is currently docked in Charleston SC.
Category: Powerboats
Water Capacity: 200 gal
Type: Sport Fish./Conv./Flybr.
Holding Tank Details:
Manufacturer: Custom Carolina
Holding Tank Size:
Model: 62
Passengers: 0
Year: 2009
Sleeps: 0
Length/LOA: 62' 0"
Hull Designer:
Price: $1,495,000 / €1,148,851
Engine Manufacturer: Caterpillar
Condition: Unavailable
Engine Model: C-32
Boat's Name: Hightower 62'
Engine Type: Other
Stock Number:
Number of Engines: 2
Location: Charleston, SC 33004
United States
Engine Drive: Other
Beam: 17' 0"
Horsepower: 1650 hp
Draft: 4' 11"
Engine Year: 0
Engine Volume:
Displacement: 0 t
Engine Hours: 400
Fuel Type: Diesel
Fuel Capacity: 1650 gal
Hull Material: Wood
Propeller Type: Other
Number of Hulls: 1
Keel Type:
Propeller Material:
Sail Area:
Cruise Speed: 38 knots / 43.73 mph / 70.38 kph
Boat Ad Last Revised: [removed phone]:30:29
Max Speed: 43 knots / 49.48 mph / 79.64 kph

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