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Alice J 56' DeFever 56 Flush Deck 2001

$ 649,500

Alice J is a 2001 56' DeFever in very nice condition. She was built by CTF Shipyard in Taiwan on the famous 52' hull model and was extended to 56' LOA with her integrated fiberglass swimplatform. Her owners have constantly maintained and updated her through their ownership and continue to do so while she is for sale. Presently, both gearboxes are being rebuilt and Prop Speed is being applied to the running gear. Alice J offers twin Perkins Sabre 225 HP main engines, a Westerbeke 12.5 kW generator, 2 inverters, Side-Power bow thruster, Webasto hydronic heating system, a 2021 15' Boston Whaler Montauk tender with a Mercury 60 HP outboard and a 3 stateroom 3 head layout. She also offers a full stand-up engine room with great access to all equipment and a full-beam master stateroom aft with a centerline queen size berth. Alice J is in Winter storage, but she is accessible for inspection.

United Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Curtis Stokes & Associates. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel


  • Price USD:$ 649,500
  • Builder:


  • Model:

    56 Flush Deck

  • Year:


  • Location:

    Anacortes, Washington, United States

  • Type:

    Power Yacht

  • LOA: 56 ft in
  • Display Length: 56 ft
  • Beam: 16' 8"
  • Yacht Category

    Motor Yachts

  • Water Capacity: 500 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 1500 gals
  • Engine Details: Perkins Sabre M225TI
  • Engine 1: 5885.00 HRS 225.00 HP
  • Engine 2: 5885.00 HRS 225.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel
  • Days on Market:

From the integral fiberglass swimplatform, you walk up molded-in steps on the port side to the hardtop covered aftdeck. Once on the aftdeck, you can walk out either side deck to the foredeck, Portuguese Bridge and pilothouse or step into the salon via the double teak & glass doors. Once inside the salon, you will find stairs starboard aft down to the full-beam master stateroom and full-stand up engine room, a dining table for 6 people to starboard, galley port forward and 2 stressless lounge chairs, ottomans, coffee table and end tables to port. Walk forward and into the same-level pilothouse, where you will find a benchseat with storage and a table port aft, a side deck access door on each side and stairs to the flybridge starboard aft. Step down the companionway starboard forward to the guest staterooms.

The headroom in the salon is 6'4", 6'7" in the master stateroom, 6'5" in the master stateroom shower, 6'5" in the engine room, 6'5" in the pilothouse, 6'8" in the mid guest stateroom, 6'5" in the mid guest stateroom shower, 6'11" in the forward guest stateroom, 7' on the flybridge and 6'4" on the aftdeck. The master stateroom berth is 6'10" long, the mid guest stateroom berth is 6'5" long and the forward guest stateroom berths are 6'4" long.

The height from the waterline to the top of the steaming light is 22'.

Alice J offers a full-beam master stateroom aft with a centerline queen size berth and ensuite head with an enclosed shower; an amidships guest stateroom with a sofa/double size berth and ensuite head with enclosed shower and a guest stateroom forward with over/under single size berths and an ensuite head.

The salon offers a 6 person dining table to starboard, stairs to the master stateroom and engine room starboard aft, 2 stressless lounge chairs, ottomans, coffee table and end tables to port, storage cabinets port aft, starboard aft and starboard forward, large side windows with shades, teak parquet sole, reading lights, book shelves, storage drawers and cabinets, opening aft window and double teak & glass doors to the aftdeck.

The galley is port forward in the salon.

  • Kenmore Elite stainless steel microwave oven
  • Amana 4-burner propane cooktop and oven
  • Maytag Plus frost free refrigerator/freezer
  • Corian countertop
  • Double stainless steel sinks
  • Storage cabinets and drawers
  • Teak parquet sole
  • Opening side window
  • 3 cubic foot chest freezer in the salon
  • West Marine stainless steel BBQ grill on the flybridge

Dining space is available at the salon table and the pilothouse table.

The full-beam master stateroom is aft and offers a centerline queen size berth, nightstands, reading lights, 2 transom hatches, book shelves, storage drawers and cabinets, 2 hanging lockers, storage under the berth, teak parquet sole, 6 portlights and an ensuite head with an enclosed shower.

The mid guest stateroom offers a sofa that converts into a double size berth, storage drawers and cabinets, shelves, hanging locker, 2 portlights, nightstands, desk, teak parquet sole and an ensuite head with an enclosed shower.

The forward guest stateroom offers over/under single size bunks, overhead hatch with a screen, anchor chain locker access, 3 portlights, teak parquet sole, storage cabinets and a drawer, hanging locker, shelf, teak parquet sole and an ensuite head.

  • Asko T780 dryer
  • Asko W660 washer

The pilothouse is on the same level as the salon and offers the helm forward with storage underneath, a benchseat with storage and a table port aft, a side deck access door in each side, stairs to the flybridge, storage cabinets and drawers, teak parquet sole and stairs starboard to the guest staterooms.

The flybridge offers a bimini, Macralon polycarbonate enclosure, wrap-around seating/storage, coffee table, 2 deck chairs, storage under the helm, hatch and stairs to the pilothouse, West Marine stainless steel BBQ grill, storage cabinets, Radar arch and tender storage aft.

The aftdeck offers a hardtop, non-skid deck, fold-up table port forward, same level side decks, transom gate, double teak & glass doors to the salon and molded-in steps to the swimplatform.

  • Raytheon Pathfinder RL80C Radar in the pilothouse
  • Standard Horizon Ram Mic VHF on the flybridge
  • Standard Horizon Spectrum VHF in the pilothouse
  • Icom IC-M802 SSB in the pilothouse
  • Big Bay flat screen monitor connected to the ship's computer with electronic chart software on the flybridge
  • Standard Horizon GPS Chart 150 multi-function display in the pilothouse
  • Simrad Robertson AP20 autopilot in the pilothouse and remote on the flybridge
  • Furuno fish finder in the pilothouse
  • HP ship's computer with electronic chart software
  • Ritchie Powerdamp magnetic compass in the pilothouse
  • Mingood intercom system
  • Boston clock and barometer
  • Westerbeke 12.5BTDB 12.5 kW generator with approximately 1,642 hours
  • Victron Energy Multiplus 12/3000/120 inverter/charger
  • Victron Energy BMV-700 battery monitor system
  • Blue Sea battery switches
  • EGS transformer
  • Heart Interface Freedom Marine 30 back up inverter/charger
  • Glendinning Cablemaster shore power cord system
  • 50 amp shore power cords
  • Shore power connections fore and aft
  • Balmar 275 amp alternator
  • Twin Perkins Sabre M225TI 225 HP main engines with approximately 5,885 hours
  • Twin Disc 5050 gearboxes with trolling valves
  • VDO and Murphy gauges
  • Morse electronic engine controls with a wired remote control
  • Pyrometer exhaust displays
  • Turbo boost displays
  • Capilano hydraulic steering system
  • Fuel manifold
  • Dual Racor 75/500FGX fuel filters with a vacuum gauge for each engine
  • Racor 500MA fuel filter for the generator
  • Naiad 254 stabilizer system with oversized 12 foot square fins
  • Side-Power bowthruster
  • Webasto diesel fired hydronic heating system (3 zones)
  • Superstore 12 gallon water heater
  • Vacuflush heads
  • Tankwatch holding tank level monitoring system
  • Sea chest
  • Engine room workbench
  • Tool box
  • 50 gallon gas/petrol tank for the tender fueling
  • Maxwell 3500 anchor windlass with foot controls and a remote control in the pilothouse and on the flybridge
  • Delta 140 LB anchor with 400' 3/8" chain
  • Spare Fortress FX-85 and FX-55 anchors
  • Foredeck washdown
  • Non-skid decks
  • Stainless steel rails on a teak cap rail forward and teak cap rails on each side and aft
  • Portuguese Bridge with storage
  • Stainless steel deck hardware
  • Window covers
  • Screens for all doors and opening windows
  • Boarding gate on each side
  • Pop-up stainless steel cleats on the swimplatform
  • Molded-in steps from the swimplatform to the aftdeck
  • Stainless steel swimplatform hoop rails
  • Stainless steel swim ladder
  • Hot/cold fresh water shower
  • Sunbrella covers for teak rails
  • Boston Whaler Montauk 2021 15' tender
  • Mercury 60 HP 4 stroke outboard
  • Steelhead Marine ES1750 tender crane (1,750 LB capacity with 4 hydraulic functions and a remote control)
  • Single axle galvanized steel trailer
  • Tender includes AIS, VHF, Raytheon multifunction display, NEMA 2000, fishing package, 11 LB Bruce anchor with 100' or chain and rode
  • Fire extinguishers (2023)
  • First Alert smoke and carbon monoxide detectors
  • Seaward propane solenoid control in the galley
  • Standard Horizon loudhailer
  • Sellers' personal belongings
  • Jade plant
  • Small bronze bull
  • Lenox
  • Scotland mugs
  • Silver dresser set
  • Ham radio equipment
  • Books
  • Photos
  • Bedding and coverlets
  • Revere ware
  • Galley ware
  • Galley knives
  • Vision casserole
  • Large bread bowl
  • Vacuum packer
  • Pressure canner
  • Canning jars
  • Food stuffs
  • Fids, marlin spikes
  • Luggage
  • Bicycles
  • Little Chief smoker
  • Bar clamps
  • IR temp gun

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.

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.


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