“Hey Jude” is a high quality, semi-custom build, commissioned by a very experienced yachtsman without regard for expense. With the heritage of a true Downeaster, and all of the modern technology of a state of the art custom built yacht, she checks all of the boxes for a discerning buyer.
Some of her main features include a Caterpillar 1150 HP, C-18 Diesel Engine with full Cat warranty until 12/15/2026. She boasts a Seakeeper 6 Gyro Stabilizer, 9 KW Northern Lights Generator, bow thruster, cockpit helm station, Humphree Trim Stabilization System, 4 Garmin touchscreens, Panoptic sounder, Flir night vision , 6kw radar, and lot more.
Her fishing package is extensive with Outriggers, power teaser/dredge system, “Green Stick” tuna trolling pole system, ice chipper, and so much more.
This is truly a one of a kind classic whose condition is remarkable thanks to a constant ongoing professional care and always living in a covered slip by her original owner. Always kept in a covered slip, she truly sparkles. Replacement cost today in excess of $2M.
Enter the salon from a centerline FRP sliding door from the cockpit. All of the interior cabin soles are pressed, plank style cork. The interior walls are white gel-coated with cherry wood trim and cabinetry. The headliners are vinyl panels with cherry-wood accents and grab rails. There is a U-Shaped settee port side aft in salon which will convert to large double berth. There are (2) pneumatic electric powered reclining cushioned guest helm seats forward to port and a single pneumatic power cushioned seat for the helmsman to starboard. There is a sliding door for the helm station allowing side deck access.
Galley starboard aft in main cabin:
Staterooms are 3 steps down from the salon with two over-under guest berths to starboard with a sliding privacy door. These berths can sleep two in each berth.
Across to port is the head compartment featuring a separate shower stall with a Vacu-flush head, vanity and sink.
Forward to the V-Berth with two large single berths.
There is a large hanging locker to port and a large storage locker to starboard in the companionway.
In 2023 the engine received a top end overhaul with all new valves and cylinder head reconditioned. A new engine warranty was purchased at that time. Warranty good through 12/15/2026. Total fuel burn to date has averaged 16.6 GPH. In 2024 the engine was fully serviced with all new hose clamps and hoses as needed.
Fiberglass Non-Skid exterior decks. Decks are cored with Coosa Composite Board. There are additional lifting/splash rails at the waterline, and bilge boards for improved water flow to propeller. There is a full keel with sand shoe to the rudder for propeller protection.
There is a separate helm station to starboard in the cockpit with full controls and electronics.
Boat is very well equipped for a variety of offshore fishing types.
"Hey Jude" is a spectacular boat that is the rare combination of Classic New England design and modern technology. She is a great performing boat and is equipped with all of the features of a modern yacht. She is truly a Yacht with the quality of fit and finish found in high end custom yachts. All service is current and she is truly in turn key condition. We welcome a through inspection by a discerning buyer. Seller is retiring from boating and has priced the boat at 1/2 of replacement cost.
Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.
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. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change or withdrawal without notice.