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1996 Johnson Euro 70


Marina Del Rey, CA, US
  • 3 Staterooms
  • 3 Heads
  • 2 Engines

3D Virtual Tour Available.


SANDCASTLE Features Four Staterooms, All With Ensuite Heads. The Full Beam Master Is Aft With Its Own Private Entrance And The Three Guest Staterooms Are Forward. The Highlight Of The Johnson 70 Is The Enormous Aft Deck And Generous Flybridge Space.


The Johnson 70 Had A Decade Plus Production Run And Is Very Popular Due To Its Enormous Exterior And Interior Volume And Fast Performance. It Is A Bill Dixon Design, Who Has Produced Many Successful Production And Custom Builds Over The Last 27 Years.


SANDCASTLE Is Captain Maintained And Represents A Tremendous Value For A 70' Yacht.


Listed by Northrop and Johnson Newport Beach, CA

THIS BOAT IS SUBJECT TO AN EXCLUSIVE LISTING AGREEMENT WITH NORTHROP AND JOHNSON NEWPORT BEACH, CA 310-503-0844 AND IS NOT OFFERED FOR SALE BY GALATI YACHT SALES. Galati Yacht Sales is merely providing this information in an effort to represent you as a buyer in the purchase of this vessel.

  • Last updated Feb 29th, 2024


Quick Specs

Country: US
Category: Power
Model: Euro 70
Model Year: 1996


Cabins: 3
Heads: 3

Hull Information

Hull ID: HHF70036E696
Hull Material: Fiberglass


Length: 70 ' (21.34M)
Beam: 20 ft' (6M)


Cruising Speed: 17 Knots
Fuel Capacity: 1300 G. 4921 L.
Water Capacity: 425 G. 1608 L.


Engine 1

Engine Make: MAN
Engine Model: D2842 LE
Engine Year: 1996
Power HP: 1,200
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Hours: 2,300

Engine 2

Engine Make: MAN
Engine Model: D2842 LE
Engine Year: 1996
Power HP: 1,200
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Hours: 2,300



New GE stainless dishwasher
New Empava stainless full-size oven
New Samsung washer & dryer
New white quartz countertops in kitchen, on dining table, in master head
New 42" LG Smart TV in salon
New 27" LG Smart TV in forward cabin

New Bow cushion and cover
New stainless safety rails (36" high) at flybridge aft/sundeck
(3) New stainless support poles for hardtop
New flybridge Strata Glass enclosure
New smoked Plexiglas around sundeck
New bolstered cushions on flybridge and lower aft deck
Safety mesh around rails on walkaround
New Trac Vision Intellian
Aft deck and swim step teak deck reseal and corking

New bottom paint
New fuel filter neck hoses and fuel tanks vent hoses
New fuel hose from tank to tank (tank transfer hose; bottom of tanks)
Stabilizer motors rebuilt by Tim Waterside

Valve adjustments done by Man Engine/Northern Lights Company
Transmission’s oil change (30W)
New valve cover gaskets
New Raw water pumps

New stainless steel diamond floor panels installed engine room
(2) New fuel priming pumps
Engine service for oil and filters completed by MAN Engine Dealer
New Veins for the water maker in engine room
New water pressure accumulators’ tank and water pressure guages

Aft deck and swim step teak deck reseal and corking
New LED lights in engine room
(2) new engine room blowers
(2) New LED lights in bow locker
(2) New 20 gallon each, hot water heaters
Engine coolant changed both engines with Long-Life coolant.
(4) All new expansion tanks caps
Engine room Haylon fire system serviced and up to date
All fire extinguishers new
Haul Out Feb. 2023 MDR Boatyard
Props balanced with new shaft/cutlass bearing’s.
New underwater lights; blue and white
Fresh Service $33k (Nov 2023) 1000-hour cooling system service: mx workscope included: New (9) oil filters, transmission coolers serviced, engine coolers, new transmission oil and other.


3D Virtual Tour Available.

SANDCASTLE combines speed and a comfortable ride making cruising a pleasure. With her spacious aft deck and large flybridge enhanced hardtop, SANDCASTLE is ideal for entertaining alfresco. She sleeps eight with owner and guests in four staterooms.

From the large aft deck you enter the furnished salon which opens to the galley and dinette. The helm station out of sight to starboard. Forward from the helm station and down five steps are the guest staterooms. The full width master stateroom is accessed by the stairway on the
starboard side of cabin.


  • Granite bar
  • Air conditioner
  • (2) sofas
  • Hardwood floor throughout
  • Entertainment center
  • Sony amp tuner
  • CD player
  • 42" LG Smart TV in salon (new 2020)
  • Window shades
  • Dinette set


  • GE Profile 4-burner ceramic burner cooktop stove
  • Jenn-Air subzero drawer freezer/refrigerator with double doors
  • Empava stainless full-size oven (new 2020)
  • GE stainless dishwasher (new 2020)
  • Freshwater system
  • Antartic Star 12-Bottle wine cooler
  • Watermaker
  • White quartz countertops
  • New white galley sink with matching white faucet

Master Stateroom

  • King berth
  • Private head and bidet
  • Shower
  • Window treatments
  • Safe
  • SAT TV flat screen

VIP Stateroom

  • Queen size berth
  • TV
  • Reading lights
  • Curtains
  • Skylight hatch

Port Guest Stateroom

  • Queen size berth
  • Pullman berth
  • Vanity with cushioned seat
  • Large mirror
  • TV
  • Stereo

Navigation and Electronics

  • Furuno Radar
  • Wesmar stabilizers
  • Robertson AP300X autopilot (pilothouse)
  • Standard Horizon GPS chart 1000C (pilothouse and flybridge)
  • Cetec Bremer fuel management system
  • ICOM M602 VHF (flybridge)
  • Ritchie magnetic compass
  • Simrad AP24 autopilot (flybridge)
  • Furuno NavNet radar/chart plotter (flybridge)

Crew Quarters

  • Converted to closet & storage

Engine and Mechanical Equipment

  • (5) CruisAir reverse cycle air conditioning with SMX controls
  • Nobels electric bow thruster
  • Halon fore-control management system
  • ZF Mather electronic controls
  • Fireboy fore control systems
  • Dual Racor fuel filters
  • ZF Transmissions

Electrical Equipment

  • 110V, 220 V AC electrical
  • DC electrical system
  • Battery bank with cut-off switch
  • 30kW Northern Lights PX307 diesel generator
  • Newmar Phase Three battery charger PT-24-40
  • Xantrex True Charge 2 battery charger
  • Battery parallel switch
  • Lighting system
  • Monitor alarm panel
  • AC/DC lighting system
  • Power
  • Cable
  • Telephone inlet

Deck and Hull

  • Stainless steel anchor
  • Anchor cleat
  • Muir 300 electrical remote windlass
  • Bow pulpit
  • Navigation lights
  • Side stanchions
  • Passerelle
  • Side rail
  • Bow light
  • Electric davit
  • Stanchion
  • Large teak swim platform with boarding ladder, Kahlenberg horn
  • Trim tabs
  • Rub rail
  • Anchor light
  • Running light
  • Power lights


  • Seating area with table
  • Wet Bar
  • Refrigerator
  • Adjustable hard top


3D Virtual Tour Available.

SANDCASTLE features three staterooms, all with ensuite heads. The full beam master is aft with its own private entrance and the two guest staterooms are forward. The highlight of the Johnson 70 is the enormous aft deck and generous flybridge space.

The Johnson 70 had a decade plus production run and is very popular due to its enormous exterior and interior volume and fast performance. It is a Bill Dixon design, who has produced many successful production and custom builds over the last 27 years.

SANDCASTLE is captain maintained and represents a tremendous value for a 70' yacht.


Potential purchasers should assume that items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht. These specifications are believed to be true and correct but cannot be guaranteed.


Specifications and details of this vessel are provided in good faith for informational purposes only. Data regarding the specifications, operating characteristics and condition of the vessel was obtained from sources believed reliable but is not guaranteed by owner or brokers. Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, capacities, consumptions and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided and agrees to instruct his agent or surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase. Vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price and inventory changes and withdrawal from market without notice.


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