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The Hot List - October 2020

By Rob Bowman | Posted On Oct 01, 2020

If you've ever shopped for a boat you've probably been inundated with sales, deals, price reductions, manufacturer incentives, and other messages that dealers and brokers will use to capture your interest. Now introducing "The Hot List" - a collection of 5 of the best deals on pre-owned yachts for sale on the market. More than one out of every three boats featured on United's Hot List have sold within 6 weeks of being featured!

To ensure these are truly excellent deals, a panel of expert United Yacht brokers will review each boat, how its priced, how it compares to similar boats on the market, and the prices of any recent sold boats. Every boat on the list is thoroughly scrutinized to ensure it deserves to be considered for the Hot List.

The Hot List will be posted at the beginning of each month so stay tuned! (Want to see your boat on the hot list? Fill out our online "What's My Boat Worth" form.)


Hot List boats below in order by length:


Deal #1 - "LOW PROFILE" - 2003 Sunseeker 68 Predator - Asking $667,000 (Just Reduced!)

sunseeker 68 predator yacht for sale

"LOW PROFILE" is ready to cruise with no delay. This Sunseeker 68 Predator is the lowest priced of its model on the market right now in the Southeastern U.S. The MAN 1,300HP engines have just over 1,100 hours on them and are in excellent shape with over $15,000 in engine maintenance just performed recently. The generator literally has zero hours on it after a partial rebuild. Other features include new Garmin 7612 touchscreens, all new appliances, new televisions, new mattresses on all beds, fresh bottom paint (8/20) and even more on the list of recent upgrades. This is a must see boat, priced right!

Contact: Jeff Palmer, (954) 790-0082

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Deal #2 - "RUNAWAY" 1986 Jim Smith 60 Custom Sportfish - Asking $894,000

RUNAWAY is a 1986 Jim Smith Tournament 60’ Convertible with a long history of famous owners and captains that have kept her in impeccable condition through her years. (Formally Off Season, MacDaddy, Exclusive Listing, Tsunami and Tracker) She has won countless tournaments and was proudly cared for and maintained through her years. A true battle wagon with a pedigree to match. More importantly she is ready to go.

Present owner has put well over 700K into her over the last 24 months refitting and upgrading her in highly reputable yards like American Custom Yachts and Bayliss. She has had major engine work done by Performance Diesel to ensure she holds her value. She has a full time Captain on her that checks on her and maintains her daily.

Contact: Christopher Cooke, (772) 631-7702

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Deal #3 - "LAST RUN" 2014 Prestige 550 Flybridge - Asking $725,000 (Just Reduced!)

prestige 550 flybridge yacht for sale

"LAST RUN" is the lowest priced Prestige 550 Flybridge on the market in the U.S. and is definitely the best equipped. She features only 610 hours on Cummins Zeus 600HP engines, joystick control, Skyhook technology, Raymarine electronics, and all services are up to date. This is an excellent opportunity to own a great cruising boat just in time for fall boating. Other upgrades include new custom flooring, a hydraulic swim platform, and much more. 

(Sale of boat does not include the duck.)

Contact: John Douglas, (843) 425-6888

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Deal #4 - "WARDEN PASS" 2001 Viking 50' Convertible - Asking $529,000 (Price Reduced!)

viking yachts 52 convertible

“WARDEN PASS" is a high-performance, tournament-winning sportfish built by the legendary Viking Yachts. The upgrades and recent add-ons are seemingly endless making this sportfish a steal at its current price. Updated features on Warden Pass include new teak decks, the cockpit has been repainted, there is a new mezzanine with refrigerated drink box and bait box, cockpit freezer, and a new rug throughout the boat. All services have also been recently done on the motors. This is a must-see boat if you're interested in a 50' Convertible!

Contact: Steve Castellini, (856) 457-2449

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Deal #5 - SMILES - 2009 Fjord 40' Cruiser - Asking $249,000 (Price Reduced!)

Fjord Boats For Sale

This Fjord 40 Cruiser is a blend of modern Scandinavian design and renowned German-built quality. Extremely fast and easy to operate with Volvo IPS joystick controls, she has been run under 450 total hours. In 2019 at the 270 hour mark, the upgraded Volvo 435 HP D6 motors received new long blocks and full IPS pod service. She is fully optioned, with extended swim platform, aft reversing seat, and full-length skylight the in fore-cabin, and the salon with 6 opening hatches, she is full of natural light and seamlessly integrates with the outdoors. Capable of reaching speeds over 40 knots and cruising in the mid 30 knot range, the Fjord 40 Cruiser is a fast, efficient, and comfortable yacht ready for your next adventure.

Contact: Larry Dario, (401) 954-1478

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Also: Review the Hot Lists from August 31st, July 27th, July 20th, July 13thJune 29th, June 22nd, June 15th, June 8th, June 1stMay 25th, May 18th, May 11th, and May 4th

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