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2001 Jefferson 46' Candide

$ 239,000

Candide is a 2001 Jefferson 46' 46 Cockpit MY listed for sale with United Yacht Broker Roger Cole. Roger can be reached at 1-727-460-0228 to answer any questions you may have on this boat. United Yacht Sales is a professional yacht brokerage firm that has experience listing and selling all types of Jefferson Yachts and similar boats.With over 200 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.

A nice example of Jefferson's Rivanna Series, a modern dual purpose trawler/motor-yacht. Featuring the dependable twin 450 HP Cummins Diamond Series diesels, she is a very capable yacht with cruising speeds of up to 18 knots when desired. If you are interested in a more economical cruise, pull the throttles back to 8 knots and enjoy a miserly 4 gallon per hour with ample range for extended passages.

She is well equipped with full electronics, Bow Thruster, Washer/Dryer, and new Dinghy. 

Highlighting a luxurious two stateroom galley down layout with a lower helm and beautiful High Gloss Teak Wood interior with solid teak flooring. She has a fully enclosed, aft deck and the added benefit of a cockpit with a transom door. Her Fly-bridge is large and fully protected with all new Bimini and full four sided enclosure. (2018) 

This is a great looking and well engineered boat, and one of the very last Jefferson's built in the Her Shine yard in Taiwan prior to moving production to China. 

At over 52,000 lbs, this is no lightweight day boat. Combining her mass, (with a generous 15'9" beam, and a shallow 3'4" draft), gives one a proper cruising yacht with great Island and inland capabilities. 

She is a great Loop Veteran and comes fully equipped with all Navigational Charts, Cruising books, fenders and equipment needed to make the trip again. 


  • Price USD:$ 239,000
  • Builder:


  • Model:

    46 Cockpit MY

  • Year:


  • Location:

    St Petersburg, Florida, United States

  • Type:

    Power Yacht

  • LOA: 46 ft in
  • Display Length: 46 ft
  • Beam: 14' 10"
  • Yacht Category

    Motor Yachts

  • Water Capacity: 200 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 420 gals
  • Engine Details: Cummins 6CTA8.3M2 Diamond Series
  • Engine 1: 2001 2700.00 HRS 450.00 HP
  • Engine 2: 2001 2700.00 HRS 450.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel

When boarding from the cockpit, you step aboard the swim platform, then through the transom door into the cockpit. To starboard one goes up a stairwell to the aft sun deck area. There is a load bearing hardtop overhead, a wet bar forward, port and starboard opening wing doors leading forward. and a stairwell to the fly-bridge. The aft deck is enclosed in Isinglass and there is casual furniture here.

The fly-bridge is large and features a center line helm with L-shaped seating and table to starboard with additional bench seating to port. The helm has flush mounted electronics.

The side decks are wide and protected by over-sized stainless welded safety rails. There are port and starboard boarding gates and a boarding ladder.

Going down from the aft deck by a gentle stairwell one finds the salon with a lower helm forward to starboard and a custom L-shaped settee aft. Across to port is a the entertainment center and cabinetry.

Down from the salon is the gourmet galley to port and a dinette to starboard.

Forward is the guest stateroom with a large double berth to starboard and a very spacious head and separate shower stall aft. 

Engine room access is from the stairwell leading down from salon to galley. Headroom is 6’4”.

The interior of the vessel is all done in high gloss Burmese teak with the quality fit and finish that will continue to endure. The cabin soles are satin finished solid teak planking, hanging lockers are cedar lined, and there is indirect lighting enhancing the beauty of the valances, berths and cabinetry. There are smoked glass door panels for display cabinets and electrical distribution panels. 

The amount of storage is truly impressive. No area was left idle, with cabinet doors everywhere one looks. The overall fit and finish of the interior is to very high standard and the condition is still close to new. There is no evidence of any water leaks and there is no visible damage or scratching to the finishes. 

The boat was ordered with an upgraded interior decor package and the effect is still to this day very becoming. 

The master Stateroom is aft and features a large queen sized center-line berth with a custom mattress. There are port and starboard cedar lined hanging lockers, lighted vanity, a concealed washer dryer and flat screen TV. There is rope lighting, valance lighting, halogen lighting in the overhead and reading lamps. Forward to starboard is the master head with a very large tub and shower combination and vanity with Corian style counter tops.

The guest stateroom is all the way forward and features a very comfortable double berth offset to starboard with an overhead opening escape hatch and a settee and hanging locker to port. There are port and starboard opening port-lights and access to the chain locker forward. The guest head is aft to starboard and features a very comfortable separate stall shower and vanity sink. 

One notices the generous beam of the vessel in the salon. Features here include a custom built L-shaped settee to starboard with easily accessible full storage beneath. There is a beautiful teak coffee table (with concealed door storage) and an upholstered barrel chair to port. The teak-planked floor is protected here by an area rug. There is a central vacuum system concealed aft. 

The entertainment center is to port and forward with a Flat Panel TV and concealed beneath in a cabinet is the stereo system with an AM/FM/CD player, coupled to a Satellite radio receiver and controls for all three zones of speakers.

The aft deck of the vessel is a great entertaining area and is fully protected from the elements with a load bearing fiberglass hardtop, fiberglass wing doors with safety glass inserts, and a full 40 gauge Stratoglass enclosure (new in 2015).

Forward is a wet bar with a concealed ice-maker, trash compactor and storage cabinet. There is a love seat, two swivel chairs, serving table and two end tables aft. There is a sliding pass-through window to the flybridge. 

The flybridge is accessed by a stairwell from the aft deck and protected by a hinged glass door. Here one finds a center-line helm seat with L shaped seating and table to starboard and a bench seat across to port. The electronics are all flush mounted into the modern helm console which has full storage beneath.

There is also a hinged FRP radar arch, and access out to the load bearing hardtop that is a great sunning area or can be a boat deck.

The cockpit is easily accessed by a stairwell from the aft deck and features a transom door leading out to the swim platform. There is a hot and cold shower, shore power connections, raw water washdown and a large storage area beneath the deck.

The modern galley is forward and down two steps from the salon. It is open overhead to forward salon windows giving it an open and modern feeling. The cabin soles are teak, and the amount of cabinet storage is impressive.

The galley comes fully equipped with a full set of utensils, cooking ware, glasses and and dishes. Everything you need to begin your voyage in style and comfort. The Solid Teak dinette will convert to a berth.

  • Full Sized GE 18 C/F over/under refrigerator/freezer
  • Three burner range top
  • S/S Microwave and Convection oven
  • Freshwater tank level indicator gauge
  • Coffee Pot
  • Double S/S Sink
  • Trash Compactor (aft deck)
  • Ice Maker (Aft Deck)

All Electronics are flush Mounted.Vessel comes with  Complete set of Navigation data cards, (Navionics), for Florida, Bahamas, Caribbean, and the entire Nav kit for the Great Loop, including 2016 software updates.


  • Raymarine C120 12 Inch Multifunction Display
  • Raymarine Radar Networked 48 Mile
  • Raymarine Smartpilot Autohelm Series
  • Raymarine 215 VHF with DSC
  • Raymarine ST 60 Tridata Depth
  • Uniden Qt-6 Digital Depth
  • West Marine handheld VHF
  • West Marine VHF Radio personal communication headsets (2)


  • Garmin GPS with charting
  • Raymarine Tri-Data Depth
  • VHF Standard Horizon Eclipse
  • TV and Entertainment
  • Amplified TV Antenna
  • AM/FM/CD stereo
  • 3 Zones Stereo speakers with zone control switching
  • Sirius Satellite Radio Reciever
  • Flat panel TV in Salon 
  • Bose Speakers for TV
  • Flat Panel TV in Master

Twin Cummins 6CTA8.3M2 Marine Diesel engines with approximately 2700 hours. These are proven workhorses which have become the preferred engine in this horse power class. Engines were serviced in 2018 with all fluids changed and cooling systems flushed. Propellers also reconditioned.

  • Electric Bow thruster (new 2020) oversized
  • Aluminum Alloy Epoxy coated 4 MM Fuel Tanks (2) 210 gallons each
  • 3 Cruisaire marine reverse cycle air conditioning units w/digital controls (35K BTU)
  • New A/C Circulating Pump
  • Twin Disc Transmissions
  • New domestic water pump with accumulator tank
  • Raw water wash-down for anchor and cockpit
  • Vacu-Flush fresh water flush heads
  • Holding tank with macerator and deck pump out
  • Bennett Trim Tabs
  • Fireboy Automatic Fire suppression system 
  • Morse Engine Controls
  • Engine Alarms
  • Full engine system gauges at each helm
  • Oil X-changer system
  • Racor Fuel Filters
  • Walker Air Seps
  • Engine Synchronizer
  • Full alarm panel display at each helm 
  • Color coded copper piping for fuel and water

Featuring Fiberglass Textured Non skid decks. Avon Roll Up Dinghy Brand new never used.

  • Maxwell Remote controlled windlass
  • 90 feet chain and 150 feet braided rode
  • Raw water wash-down for anchor
  • Stainless Plow anchor with roller and chute
  • Oversized welded S/S hand rails with P&S boarding gates
  • Transom door
  • Hot and cold transom shower
  • Raw water wash-down in cock-pit
  • Swim ladder
  • Boarding ladder
  • Radar Arch Hinged for lowering
  • All new F/B Bimini and Enclosure
  • Recent aft deck enclosure
  • Wet bar on aft deck with ice maker and trash compactor
  • Load bearing hardtop over aft deck
  • Wing doors for aft deck

Shore power is supplied by a 50 AMP 220 Volt power cord. There are forward and aft connection points on the vessel.

The electrical panel is high quality and well designed for ease of operation with full metering and LED backlighting. Separate A/C and D/C panels

  • Westerbeke 8 KW generator with sound shield (2750 Hours).
  • (2) 8D Batteries (1) Group 31 Battery
  • ProMariner ProMatic 1250 C3 50 Amp Battery Charger (3 Stage)
  • Dock-side cable TV and phone connection
  • Battery Disconnects for all batteries

This Jefferson Rivanna is a well kept yacht. She is a is a Great Loop Veteran. She comes fully equipped and furnished with all navigational, fenders and lines and accessories (including all needed galley equipment) required to make the Great Loop again.

Benefiting from a generous 15'9" beam (plus a shallow 3'4" draft), a low air draft, with two very comfortable staterooms and a lower helm, Cummins C series diesels, and a beautiful high gloss teak interior there are many great features.

For one seeking a Great Loop Capable, luxury cruising yacht that has been well owned, this Rivanna demands serious consideration. 

There is a new 10' Avon Roll-up dinghy that has never been used included in the sale. New oversized Bow Thruster in 2020.

Engine and generator 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.


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