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1978 Pacemaker Motoryacht

$194,000 USD

  • $194,000 USD
  • Russ Schafer
  • Active
  • Used
  • Motor Yachts
  • 1978
  • Pacemaker
  • Motoryacht
  • Palm Coast, Florida, US
  • Power
  • 66ft / 20.12 m
  • 17ft 5in / 5.31 m
  • General Motors
  • 12v 71 N
  • Diesel
  • Fiberglass
  • 2016-08-20
  • 2016-09-25
  • 2294919

   Pura Vida  has had only  three owners in 37 Years and well cared for by her owners. She is very clean and updated on her inside and has a great layout with two large salons and four staterooms. 

She was built for the Famous Astronant John Glenn and he continued to own this fine ship for for 22 years.

The 66 Pacemaker has great layout and was ahead of hits time in design. The 66 Pacemaker  has many of the features todays owners demand for example, full beam Salon with a nice aft deck and walk around side decks from pilothouse frwd. 

The big Salon with combination of two large opening doors to aft deck allow for entertaining inside and and out with a full bar behind the pilothouse Bulkhead. This boat is tastefully decorated with beautiful wood Floors throughout.. If you are looking for the most spacious and comfortable motoryacht welcome aboard PURA VIDA

  •  Four Staterooms with Three Heads.   
  • These are Natural Aspirated 475 HP engines and the boat has run at 10 knots most of her life.  These engines have a great reputation because they are not boosted up in Horsepower. 
  • Updated Interior and shows well for a boat of this vintage
  • 20 Kw Generator with 1750 Hours 
  • Updated electronics Raymarine and Garmin 
  • Boston Whaler Tender with 25 Hp Fourstroke 


Aft deck and Salon

 Walking from the aft deck forward : 

The Floors throughout Pura Vida and really happening 

Pura Vida spacious aft deck with large sliding doors to allow for a nice flow from one space to another.The aft deck is the most popular space on the yacht with teak decks nice coffee table and able seating area for guests. Great spot to have coffee or cocktails with surrounded water views. 

Walking forward is two sofas port and starboard, two leather chairs with foot rest.There is a well designed wet bar ,with a opened pass thru to the pilothouse and seating for three at the helm. The bar or small galley has flat screen Tv, icemaker, and refrigerator.

 The bar is a great place to entertain and access to forward seating is thru  port and starboard wing doors with walk around side decks.

Forward of the pilot house and down four steps is the lower salon with dinette or can be converted to another salon if preferred, four to six chairs. Forward or is the galley with dinette, then the crew's quarters and the laundry area or storage and engine access.

Aft Deck with seating area

  Great area to enjoy the outdoors for Alfresco Dining . One of the most preferred layouts 

for her era.




 Spacious Galley with everything you need.  Everything has been updated in Galley and she shows very well. All stainless and well done interior. 

  • Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Maytag Refrigerators
  • Maytag Dishwasher
  • Kenmore Trash Compactor
  • Splendide 7100XC Washer/Dryer Combo
  • Kenmore Bar Frig
  • Max Ice MiM50Ice maker at the bar
  • Instant hot water at the bar sink




  Pilothouse seats three people

  •  Updated Raymarine E120 Chart plotter with color radar
  • Open Array radar 
  • Garmin GHP 20 autopilot
  • Garmin GHC 10 autopilot controller with remote
  • Ratheon R41X Raster Scan Radar
  • Datamarine International Offshore Depth Finder
  • Three VHF radios






  •  Generator 20KW 1760 Hours 


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. Hours listed may vary from actual hours due to recent use. Purchaser is encouraged to verify hours prior to purchase. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

For Sale By Denison Yacht Sales - Dania Beach

850 NE 3rd Street #205 Harbour Towne Marina
Dania Beach, Florida, 33004