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2005 Jefferson 57' Magic Karpet Ride

$ 429,500

Magic Karpet Ride is a 2005 Jefferson 57' Pilothouse listed for sale with United Yacht Broker John Peterson. John can be reached at 1-910-546-5760 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 175 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.

Seller just reduced by $10,000! Motivated to sell!

This beautiful 57' Jefferson Pilothouse is the very desirable wide body version with full beam salon and day head. A stout appearing vessel that will take you safely to most any remote destination in style and comfort. Stabilized with bow thruster and twin Detroit DDEC engines, she will cruise comfortably, appreciated by your crew.

Heavily built for comfortable cruising in a wide range of conditions, extended cruises are made easy and economical in this 57' Jefferson Pilothouse. Semi-displacement hull with hard aft chines has deep prop-protecting keel. Her interior is open and spacious with natural and accent lighting throughout. She boasts beautiful woodwork in teak and burl with solid mahogany flooring, carpet overlays and plush soft goods, salon day head, home size galley with ample storage, expansive pilot house with centerline helm. Large windows, ports, and overhead hatches bring in the beauty of natural light and ventilation. All windows have interior curtains and there are newer electrically controlled miniblinds installed in the pilothouse for sun protection and privacy of the windshield.

Below decks she features three staterooms, an amidships master suite with large head and tub/shower combination, VIP stateroom forward with large head, guest stateroom room to port with upper and lower berths, all with plenty of storage. Her exterior flybridge features a spacious and functional helm station, a Portuguese forward deck with ample seating, wide walk-around, covered aft deck and an integrated swim platform. There is a large aft bridge deck, which stores a Novurania Center Console hard bottom inflatable tender with a 40 HP 4 stroke Yamaha and a Steelhead Marine 1,000-pound hydraulic launching davit. The bridge also has a spacious entertaining area with wet bar and guest seating.

This yacht is the one to consider for anyone looking for a cruising yacht or live aboard. Easy to see in New Bern, NC (EWN) with jet service via American or Delta Airlines. No disappointments. The seller’s change of plans dictates the sale. I guarantee the boat is shown as in the listing or I reimburse your travel! No disappointments!


  • Price USD:$ 429,500
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  • Location:

    New Bern, North Carolina, United States

  • Type:

    Power Yacht

  • LOA: 57 ft in
  • Display Length: 57 ft
  • Beam: 16'
  • Yacht Category


  • Water Capacity: 200 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 800 gals
  • Engine Details: Detroit Diesel 60 Series
  • Engine 1: 1600.00 HRS 825.00 HP
  • Engine 2: 1600.00 HRS 825.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel

As you approach the Jefferson 57 PH and the beautiful blue hull and raked forward windows you realize you are about to board a stout and well-built vessel. The WOW factor is front and center.

Step onto the swim platform and through the port side transom door into the aft deck. There are also port and starboard boarding doors outboard of each pilot house door. The aft deck is large and offers overhead protection with the extended bridge deck. Along the port side is a storage locker with upper and lower cabinets. There is a large aft deck lazarette with a stainless-steel ladder for added storage, access to the water maker and inverter. Aft are additional shore power connections and a hot and cold-water shower. There are fiberglass steps along the starboard side that open to reveal access into the engine room. The engine room is large and offers stand up headroom. All machinery and equipment is within easy reach and maintenance is easy with 360-degree access around the engines.

Into the salon by way of the sliding door. The salon is beautiful with wonderful wood trim, panels and cabinets. Large windows offer excellent natural light and there are wood blinds for privacy. Along the port side is a beige leather L-Shaped settee with a high-low table with two leaves. Forward is a built-in end table and a day head with Vacu-Flush head and vanity. Along the starboard side is are beige leather Stress Less chairs and matching ottomans. Aft is a built-in end table. All the way forward and starboard is the entertainment cabinet with a flat screen TV in the cabinet with a rolling wood door, access to DVD and CD players, ample storage cabinets and drawers and stainless steel ice maker and trash compactor.

Up two steps you enter the pilot house deck with galley. The U-Shaped galley is along the starboard side and offers excellent food storage and preparation spaces, large appliances and granite counter tops. The dinette is to port with a high-low table.

Port and starboard pilot house sliding doors lead to the side decks for access to the bridge. The pilot house is forward with a center helm chair. All engine and navigation instruments are centrally located and within easy reach. The electrical panels are to starboard. Newer electric controlled blinds on the windshield can be lowered for privacy and sun protection.

Along the port side are slightly curved steps leading to the cabin spaces. Immediately aft is the master stateroom with a queen-line berth with a mirrored aft bulkhead and padded headboard. Along the starboard side is a large storage cabinet with drawers and cabinets. Port and starboard nightstands have storage as well. Along the starboard side is a large hanging locker and aft is the master head complete with Vacu-Flush toilet, vanity and medicine cabinet and a bath tub and shower combination with folding shower door. Exiting the master and along the starboard side is a laundry center with a stacked full-size GE washer and dryer. The guest stateroom to starboard features upper and lower berths with storage. Across from the guest stateroom is the shared head with shower stall, Vacu-Flush toilet and ample storage. All the way forward is the VIP stateroom with a center-line queen berth, ample storage cabinets and drawers. Along the port side is private access into the head.

Back to the pilot house doors, out to the side decks and forward is access to the Portuguese bridge with a port side door to the foredeck. There is a built-in settee in front on the bow deck and storage within the Portuguese bridge. Aft of the pilot house doors are port and starboard steps up to the bridge deck. The bridge deck is huge and offer L-Shaped port and starboard settees with beautiful striped blue Sunbrella fabrics, storage and high-low tables on each side. Aft in the center is a door to the aft bridge deck where the RIB and dingy davit is. To starboard and well protected with added rails is the hatch leading down to the aft deck. Forward in the bridge deck along the starboard side is a wet bar cabinet with stainless steel sink, storage and a U-Line refrigerator with ice maker.

Up two steps are the Helm deck with a full three-side blue Sunbrella enclosure with Sunbrella plus used for the bimini. Seating along the port side will seat a crowd and covered in matching blue striped Sunbrella. he two Pompanette helm seats are adjustable with a foot rest. The helm is centered and well laid out with all instrumentation and gauges within easy reach. There is additional storage under the helm brow with port and starboard doors.

The beautiful gourmet galley is the heart of this home at sea. The furniture grade high gloss teak cabinetry with matching fabrics and granite counter tops surround the full-size appliances. The galley is up, aft and to starboard, in the pilothouse while the dinette seating is to port. Large and well equipped, the galley will please even the most discriminating chef.

  • Double stainless-steel sinks with faucet and sprayer
  • Granite counter tops
  • Sub Zero refrigerator, model 249RP
  • Sub Zero freezer, model 249 FFI
  • U-Line Combo 29 refrigerator with ice maker in bridge deck cabinet
  • Kitchenaid stainless steel ice maker in forward salon cabinet
  • Kitchenaid stainless steel trash compactor in forward salon in cabinet
  • Princess Kenyon (3) burner electric stove top
  • GE Space Saver microwave and convection oven
  • Fisher and Paykal drawer dishwasher
  • Cook exhaust fan
  • Ample storage cabinets and drawers

Beautiful pilothouse electrical panels for AC and DC protected by a dark glass and wood cabinet door. Within easy reach and readily accessible.

  • 12-volt DC and 120-volt AC power
  • DC and AC power distribution panels with circuit breakers
  • AC Line A and B Amp meters, line frequency and line volts
  • DC meters for system volts, #1 battery amps and #2 battery amps
  • Separate DC panel for electronics in pilothouse
  • ABYC color coded wiring throughout
  • Glendenning 50-amp Cable Master for shore power
  • Additional 50-amp connections in cockpit
  • Westerbeke 15 Kw generator in sound shield with 2950 hours
  • Westerbeke remote panel in pilothouse with gauges for volts, water temp, and oil pressure
  • 120-volt GFI protected receptacles
  • Magnum 3000-watt inverter/charger with remote panel in pilothouse and dedicated battery
  • Phase-Three 3 step Smart Battery Charger Model PT-24-45U
  • Sentry 120 volt/100-amp battery charger
  • (4) AC and DC lights in engine room
  • AC and DC halogen interior lighting throughout the interior
  • Courtesy lighting under bridge seating, and in cockpit
  • DC lighting in most cabinets and hanging lockers
  • DC interior strip lighting in salon, master and guest staterooms
  • Dual Kahlenberg trumpet horns painted white
  • Hull and machinery bonding systems with sacrificial zincs
  • (5) Cruise Air reverse cycle marine air conditioning/heating units
  • 20-gallon hot water heater with engine heat exchanger
  • GE Space Saver stacked washer and dryer in laundry center
  • ACR RCL 100D remote controlled spotlight
  • (3) pilothouse windshield wipers with washers
  • (3) electrically controlled miniblinds for sun protection and privacy on pilot house windshields
  • Cable TV location controller for bridge/cockpit/forward connections
  • Tank Master holding tank indicator in DC pilothouse panel
  • Alpine TDA-7592R AM/FM/CD player with remote speakers
  • Alpine CHA-1214 12-disc CD player
  • Sony DAV-FC7 CD player
  • Sony remote control at bridge helm
  • Vizio flat screen TV in salon cabinet with rolling doors
  • Direct TV satellite TV controller
  • KVH satellite TV dome
  • Shipboard intercom system with telephone handsets
  • SK 25 gallon per day water maker located in aft lazerette, currently not in use
  • Jefferson 57 Pilothouse system monitoring displays at both helms
  • Fireboy Xintex CO2 detectors in cabins and salon
  • (5) bilge pumps with high water alarms

All pilot house and bridge electronics are within easy reach and viewing.


  • Danforth Global Balance compass
  • Raymarine E-120 color Chartplotter and radar display
  • Raymarine 48-mile radar dome mounted on folding radar arch
  • Simrad AP-26 autopilot control
  • ICOM IC-M504 VHF radio with DSC and hailer
  • ICOM IC-M504 remote microphone
  • IVS System camera display
  • Rudder angle indicator
  • Bennett trim tabs with position indicator, dual cylinder tabs


  • Danforth Global Balance compass
  • Raymarine E-120 color Chartplotter and radar display
  • Raymarine 48-mile radar dome mounted on folding radar arch
  • Simrad AP-26 autopilot control
  • Standard Horizon GPS Chart 180 secondary Chartplotter
  • ACR remote spotlight control
  • Rudder angle indicator
  • Bennett trim tabs with position indicator, dual cylinder tabs

Access to the large stand-up engine room is through the opening steps on the aft deck. Ample space to maneuver easily about the engine room making maintenance a breeze.

  • Detroit Diesel DDEC, 60 Series, electronic engines, 825 hp each, fresh water cooled
  • Twin Disc transmissions with stainless steel protective surround in engine room
  • Stainless steel shafts with dripless packing glands
  • (4) blade manganese bronze propellers, Class “S”
  • Spare props in aft deck lazarette
  • DDEC engine and transmission electronic controls at both helms
  • Engine gauges for RPM, water temp, oil pressure and volts at both helms
  • Engine alarms for water flow, exhaust temp, and oil pressure at both helms
  • Wesmar bow thruster with controls at both helms
  • Wesmar hydraulic stabilizers with controls at both helms
  • Bow thruster with controls at both helms
  • Fireboy fire suppression system in engine room
  • Oil X-Changing system for engine, transmissions and genset
  • Fresh water faucet in engine room
  • Dual Racor primary fuel filters with vacuum gauge
  • Fuel tanks with sight gauge port and starboard and cross over manifold system
  • Fuel tank transfer pump
  • Lead lined engine room sound and heat insulation
  • Hydraulic steering system
  • Stainless steel destroyer steering wheel at bridge helm
  • Wooden steering wheel at pilot house helm
  • FRP deck covers on engine room floor

Well-built with slightly raked pilot house windows for reduction of glare, fiberglass hull and Nidacore used in decks, super structure, and engine room bulkheads.

  • Stainless steel bow pulpit with single anchor roller
  • Stainless steel 60 lbs. plow anchor with stainless steel swivel and all chain rode
  • Secondary Fortress 37 lbs. anchor and chain and rope rode in aft deck lazarette
  • Simpson Lawrence windlass with foot and helm controls
  • Stainless steel stanchions and rails with single coasted life line
  • Stainless steel deck hardware
  • Port and Starboard boarding doors outboard of each pilothouse door
  • Port and Starboard steps from pilothouse deck to bridge deck with Sunbrella coaming boards
  • Fiberglass upper deck coaming boards
  • White Sunbrella coaming boards from pilothouse to bridge deck steps
  • Swim platform with transom door
  • Aft deck cabinets for storage on port side
  • Engine room access on aft deck to engine room
  • Aft deck lazarette with storage boxes and water maker
  • Aft deck hot and cold-water shower
  • Aft deck connections for added 50-amp shore power and TV/telephone
  • Steel Head Marine 1000R electric davit on aft bridge deck
  • Novurania center console RIB with 4-stroke 40 hp Yamaha engine
  • Custom dingy chocks mounted on aft deck of bridge
  • Dark blue Sunbrella bimini and (3) sided enclosure
  • Bridge deck covers for seating, helm, and helm chairs, white Sunbrella
  • Bridge deck wet bar with stainless steel sink and U-Line refrigerator with ice maker
  • Textalene windshield covers
  • Forward Portuguese bridge with striped blue and white Sunbrella settee, storage under
  • Portuguese bridge storage cabinets and port side double door
  • Bridge deck seating with Sunbrella blue striped material
  • Port and starboard bridge deck high-low tables
  • Fiberglass steps from aft deck to aft bridge deck with hatch to aft deck
  • Stainless steel surround on aft deck and ladder for added safety
  • Hinged stainless steel radar arch
  • Fresh and raw water wash downs on bow and aft deck
  • Pompanette adjustable helm and pilot house chairs with foot rest
  • (2) Pompanette adjustable helm chairs on flybridge with foot rest

You owe it to yourself to see this stout, appealing motor yacht that turns heads in any marina. Ready to show and ready to go.

*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.


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