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2000 Jefferson Marquessa 56 Extended Deckhouse

LaBelle, Florida


Cruise in luxury & comfort aboard this beautiful 3 state room, 3 heads /showers 2000 56' Jefferson Yacht. Beautiful teak wood work through out . It has spent it's whole life in the fresh water. The seller just brought her down the Ten-Tom river to Mobile bay Al. On Nov. 10 th 2018 . She has only 980hrs on each 3196 Cat motors , she burns approximately 5 GPH total at 8 knots and about one gallon per mile at 10 knots. Top speed about 20 knots . Bow thruster . Recently installed Sept 2018 two Ray marine Axiom 12 plotters . Along with two new Raymarine auto pilot controls with wireless remote . A Quantum 2 Doppler color radar and AIS . All the new and latest from Raymarine. Galley has garbage disposal, trash compactor , micro/ convection , diswasher oven and cook top. New full size fridge , and two other small built in fridges. Separate washer dryer. Central vac system . Included is a 12' Novurania hard bottom dinghy , 40 hp Honda 4 stroke power tilt . You can keep the dinghy on the Freedom lift mounted off the transom , easy launch by wireless remote control or on top using the Easy lift hydraulic davit . 2- 8 D house batteries along with 2- 8 D inverter batteries for all the inverter run refrigeration . 15 KW Westerbeke Gen set 1200 hrs in sound shield. 5 heat and AC heat pumps . Everything on the boat included in the sale except cloths and personal items. Bottom just repainted and new zincs. This flush deck yacht offers a fully outfitted lower helm station forward of the main deck saloon, separated by a custom etched glass neon lit divider. The saloon will be the ultimate gathering venue with plush home size furniture, custom wet bar, wine cooler & entertainment center. The aft opens to a full beam, soft enclosed aft deck outfitted with cozy furniture and sound system. With the large sliding door open, the saloon and aft deck can become one large entertaining area.

Lower level accommodations include 3 private staterooms, 3 heads and full galley at the mezzanine level. The galley includes full size appliances such as Whirlpool refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher, stove/oven & private dining area.

The forward stateroom has stacked double berths, enclosed head & separate walk-in shower. The midship guest stateroom has twin berths, hanging locker & full head adjacent with enclosed walk-in shower.

Further aft are twin opposing engine rooms with sealed bulkhead doors providing the service crew easy access to the beastly CAT 660hp engines & gear.  The master is a truly private suite located in the stern, with centerline queen size bed, entertainment center, settee w/vanity, large hanging lockers & bureaus for extended stays aboard. Located in-suite, the master head features a full size bathtub.

Take command from the flybridge with full controls & electronics, plenty of seating & wetbar/refrigerator for guests. Fully enclosed with eisenglass that has U-zip roll-ups in each panel for easy opening. Just aft of the bridge is a 1,000 lb. hydraulic davit and chocks to handle its included 12’ Novurania tender. Alternatively, the owner installed a Freedom Lift which allows the tender to be secured off the swim deck.

This yacht is absolutely a turn-key no excuses great value for the avid boater looking for a vessel they can be satisfied with for years to come. “Knee Deep” is represented by the folks that know it best, the team from Jefferson Yachts.

  • Twin 3196 (660hp Ea.) Caterpillars with 978, 980 Hours.
  • Brand New Interior Furniture & Whirlpool Refrigerator/Freezer Installed
  • Freedom Lift Installed for Tender
  • Spare Set of original factory Propellers & Spare Prop Shaft factory mounted shaft storage and spare propeller mount
  • (2) Brand New Caterpillar House Batteries, New Generator Battery
  • New MPU Controller Installed for Generator
  • Hydraulic Steering Cylinder Rebuilt
  • Fresh bottom paint Spring 2017 (Micron CSC)
  • Dinghy Serviced This Year – Oil/Filters Changed, New Plugs, Impeller. Also has New Cover.

Some Notable Features:

  • 15 KW Westerbeke Generator w/Sound Shield
  • 5-Zone Marine Air Reverse Cycle AC/Heat
  • Awlgrip Painted Exterior
  • High Gloss Interior Teak
  • Auxiliary Fuel Tanks (2) 65 Gallon Each
  • Central Vac System, Washer/Dryer

Basic Boat Info

Price: $358,000
Make: Jefferson
Model: Marquessa 56 Extended Deckhouse
Year: 2000
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass


Length: 56'4 ft
Length Overall: 56'4 ft
Beam: 16 ft
Max Draft: 4 ft
Bridge Clearance: 16'5 ft
Dry Weight: 59,000 lb
Single Berths: 6

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: 3196
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 660hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 2000
  • Engine Hours: 989
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: 3196
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 660hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 2000
  • Engine Hours: 989
Total Engine Power: 1,320hp


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 700 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 200 gal


Heads Count: 3
Boat Class: Motor Yachts


James Robbins
All Florida Yacht Sales


All Florida Yacht Sales
18211 SW 95th Court
Palmetto Bay, Florida, US, 33157
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.

Manufacturer Provided Description
The Jefferson Marquessa 56 Extended Deckhouse is a grande dame of Jefferson Yachts: regal, elegant, in command. Her streamlined figure belies her rugged preparedness for heavy seas. The 56 offers at least three (and up to four) staterooms, depending on the floor plan selected. An additional double berth may be converted from dinette or lounge in each plan. On the flying bridge is a commanding view, a wet sink, and more room to entertain. The full controls and instrumentation of the upper helm station are duplicated in the lower helm, forward in the saloon. The saloon is lined and trimmed with handsome, hand rubbed teakwood ready for individual appointment. The galley can be on the saloon deck, allowing for a fourth stateroom on the cabin deck, or you may have a galley and dinette below. Aft, on the cabin deck, is the large master stateroom, featuring queen berth, two bureaus, double-size hanging lockers, and master head with tub, shower and vanity. Forward of this stateroom are the lead-lined foam-insulated engine rooms. The mid ship guest cabin may have two single berths or one double, with a head and separate shower opposite. Forward can be the galley and dinette area - or another guest cabin, with lounge area. Another guest cabin is situated in the bow, with upper and lower berths. The Marquessa's standard equipment, includes, Aqua Air Marine Air Conditioning with zone control and reverse cycle heating, a 15-KW Westerbeke diesel generator with sound cover, full-size household appliances, cultured marble lavatory counter tops and bowls, camphorwood-lined hanging lockers, teakwood cabinetry, walls, parquet floors and joinery, a Halon fire extinguisher system, and circuit-breaker protected AC and DC electrical systems.
- Two electric automatic bilge pumps - Manual emergency bilge pump - Holding tank with macerator pump - Seawater washdown spigot on fore deck - Electric automatic sump pump - Marine electric toilets with household-size bowls, holding tank with Y-valve - Transom shower with pressure hot and cold water - Electric water heater
- Camphorwood lining in hanging lockers - Cultured marble lavatory counter tops and basins - Vinyl-covered bridge seat bench and fore deck trunk cushions - Six-inch foam cushions on all berths - Saloon and stateroom draperies - Entertainment center cabinet in saloon - Furniture quality teak interior cabinetry and joinery
Additional Description
Electrical System - Marine air conditioning with reverse cycle heating - Automatic 50 amp battery charger - Anti-corrosion bonding system - AC and DC electric system control panels with circuit breakers - Electric dual-trumpet air horns - 120 VAC and 12 VDC interior lighting - Galley microwave with exhaust fan - Navigation lighting - 19.6 cubic foot frost-free refrigerator and freezer with icemaker - Dual 240 VAC shore power inlets - Four-burner electric stove with oven - Electric windshield wipers
Additional Description
Hull, Deck and Superstructure - High-gloss ISO gelcoat with contrasting accent & boot top stripes - Hand laid-up fiberglass reinforced polyester hull and flying bridge - FRP non-skid surface on exterior decks Engine and Mechanical - Dual lever clutch and throttle controls - Twin diesel freshwater-cooled engines with exhaust silencers - Halon fire extinguisher system - Four-blade propellers - Freshwater outlets in engine rooms - Fuel filters on engines and genset water-separating Racor fuel primer pump on main engines - Aluminum fuel tanks - 15 kW diesel generator with sound cover - Hydraulic steering - Lead-lined foam insulation, machinery spaces - Dual steering stations, each with full controls and instrumentation - Reduction gear transmissions - Seacocks with strainers for engines, genset and air conditioning - Stainless steel shafts, 2-1-2 inch diameter - Adjustable hydraulic trim tabs - Ventilation ducts and electric blowers in machinery spaces Deck Fittings and Hull Hardware - Bowstaff with pennant - Chain locker in forepeak - Chocks, bow and stern - Stainless steel cleats, bow, stern and springline - FRP bow pulpit with anchor fairlead - Screens on opening windows and port lights - Stainless steel handrails with lifeline - Removable stern staff with socket - Swim platform with boarding steps and ladder to aft deck - Tinted safety glass side windows - Wet sink and bar cabinet - Wet sink on flying bridge - Tinted acrylic windscreen with stainless steel frame, bridge
Additional Contact Information

Call James Robbins 305-562-1258 or

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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