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Old 27-12-2012, 06:12   #1
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Any Jefferson Owners out there?

Good day all. We are Tennessee boaters currently on a Gibson 44 and soon to retire. We like so many others on here are looking at selling the farm and moving to the water full time. The Gibson has been a great boat for now, but we are looking for diesel power and possibly the ability to hit the Bahamas for the winter months. So my question: Are there any Jefferson owners on here? I am seeing several of them on the net and the price is reasonable. Is this a boat we could take to the Bahamas with? Or is the low price equal to a cheap made boat that wont hold up? We would appreciate any comments. Thanks and Happy Cruising!
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Old 27-12-2012, 11:44   #2
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Re: Any Jefferson Owners out there?

I have a very close friend with a Jefferson 40 for sale, in Texas. While this is not a bluewater boat, a trip to the Bahamas is certainly not out of the question. It's a VERY comfortable boat, cruises at 8kts pretty economically, and will really get there at 22 kts (but use a bunch more fuel). I've spent many weekends on the boat - and it's really a great boat. He just did about 70K in upgrades (boat had cosmetic damage from a marina fire), and he's selling it for not a lot more than that.
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There's a couple for sale on eBay
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Old 30-12-2012, 04:31   #4
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Re: Any Jefferson Owners out there?

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Good day all. We are Tennessee boaters currently on a Gibson 44 and soon to retire. We like so many others on here are looking at selling the farm and moving to the water full time. The Gibson has been a great boat for now, but we are looking for diesel power and possibly the ability to hit the Bahamas for the winter months. So my question: Are there any Jefferson owners on here? I am seeing several of them on the net and the price is reasonable. Is this a boat we could take to the Bahamas with? Or is the low price equal to a cheap made boat that wont hold up? We would appreciate any comments. Thanks and Happy Cruising!
We have a 46" Jefferson and have found it to be quite comfortable when facing 4-6' seas. I'm sure the boat will handle a lot more but the admiral won't.
We cruise around 8 kts and find it very economical 2.5 NMG. Great boat if you aren't in a hurry and you will have all of the storage you should need. Our next upgrade is a watermaker and then we'll be ready for our 8-10 week cruise. Good luck finding your boat.
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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, JRSparky.
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