SAPPHIRE'S condition is excellent! A 2020 bow to stern refit has brought her into class with any late model vessel of this size. She's beautifully crafted in the USA, three-staterooms with en-suite heads plus large private crew accommodations aft. Most notably, the yacht has 100 Hour Cat's with the 2-year CAT Platinum Extended Warranty Program with additional years available.
The Knight and Carver Yacht Center in San Diego has a pacific coast following of high bulwarks walk-around side decks, super stability, range, speed and recent system upgrades. The yacht is a great family cruiser with the assistance of a captain or as an owner / operator.
The main deck is accessed through one of three Freeman weathertight sliding doors. The carpentry is a stunning cherry interior with a satin finish. The salon has an open galley family friendly layout, and all the finest amenities possible.
Owner / guest accommodations accessed down an illuminated companionway. The mattress is a custom pillowtop of the highest quality with large drawer storage underneath.
The crew quarter aft is a good use of space and generous storage for extended cruises. Exterior entrance is through the Freeman watertight transom door, offering direct access to the exterior and the machinery space.
The electronics suite offers all the information you desire at a moment's glance. Whether you are enjoying the excellent visibility from either the upper or lower helm station, they are nearly identical in both equipment and layout. The powerful solid-state, custom-built Super Logics CP U services both the upper and lower helm. The lower helm is equipped with (3) 27" glass bridge screens. The upper helm is equipped with (2) 24" screens plus (1) 17" marine screen. All screens offer tremendous flexibility in customizing your preferences including engine room surveillance, dual charting, and complete vessel monitoring.
SAPPHIRE has a traditional clean look, nicely designed to provide deck spaces that are free of cleats and other obstructions. Line handling is a breeze with her full walk-around side decks. She has an isinglass enclosure on the flybridge that makes enjoying the top deck possible in any weather.
The machinery space is guaranteed to impress even the most discerning yachtsman. In the summer of 2020, SAPPHIRE did a major a mechanical refit in the engine room, the main engines were removed from the boat and were remanufactured by Caterpillar to a zero-hour specification. During this process, they took the opportunity to update and detail the surrounding spaces, the attention to detail and quality of work performed is noticeable. The Caterpillar 3412E engine are a truly sought after, they have the over-sized deep oil pans, filed serviceable cylinder sleeve, and the jacket cooled aftercoolers. Easy access to all equipment for ease of serviceability makes it a pleasure to keep this vessel in tip-top shape.
Rare opportunity to own one of the highest quality west coast custom motoryacht built at the highly respected Knight and Carver Yacht Center in San Diego. SAPPHIRE was designed by esteemed yacht designer, Tom Fexus. She was built to a quality standard rarely seen in a vessel its size, and its current owner has put the vessel through a comprehensive refit the 20'7" beam and open floor plan gives SAPPHIRE the feel of an 80' yacht. The long range capability, and quality systems are a hard to find combination.