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1938 65 (ft.) Stephens Brothers 65

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General Information

Listing# 138194

San Diego, CA, United States
Stephens Brothers
Boat Type
Model Year
I. Judson Kelly
65 (ft.)
Fuel Type
Engine Model
4 cyl
Number of Engines
Engine Type
Engine Hours

General Details

A recent investigation of the hull discovered that the Jada was built by the Stephen's Brothers Boat Builders out of Stockton, Ca. And, she was designed by I. Judson Kelly. Below is a link to her interesting history written by a volunteer with the Newport Harbor Nautical Museum in 2002.

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1938 Stephens Brother Built Hull #633

The Schooner Yacht was actively raced and sailed up and down the coast from Santa Barbara to Ensenada, Mexico. Built as a Schooner, Re-rigged as a yawl for more speed.

This is a unique opportunity to own the only Coast Guard certified original classic (not a replica) sailing yacht, with a charter business in San Diego.

- Classic 65 foot wooden sailing yacht & charter business in San Diego
- Coast Guard Certified for 37 passengers - Certification is current with no outstanding issues
- Vessel is in very good condition both structurally & cosmetically
- Hull: Cedar over oak & bronze frames. Newly refastened below the water-line
~ Perkins Diesel Engine is 2007 Model

**Update January 2015**
~ Newly Refurbished Windlass
~ Head re-plumbed
~ Upper Deck Fully Re-caulked
~ Rigging Inspection ~ Completed January 2015
(Summary: The vessel is safe for local bay charters and near coastal whale watching trips. Inspection report available for qualified buyers.)

**Coast Guard Inspection completed 3 / 2014
~ 5 year inspection ... Hull and rigging inspection during dry dock (4 hours with 3 coasties) and 3 hour inspection in the slip covering all equipment and 3 hours under way to evaluate crew competencies and safety drills. JADA passed it all with flying colors. The coast guard had high praise for her condition.

** Coast Guard Certificate of Inspection Completed and Renewed March 11, 2015
~ Rigging Inspection accepted by Coast Guard.

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Stock #25258


****Advertised Price is for Vessel Only**** Vessel Only $375,000 Established Business Included $150,000 Vessel and Business Package $525,000 Sail aboard the classic wooden yacht Jada! Private groups of up to 25 guests enjoy bay cruises or ocean adventures aboard this comfortable 65 foot vessel. We handle all of the details from food and beverages to running the yacht, while you sit back and relax. Our professional crew ensures your comfort while you take in the sites. You can also participate in sailing the boat if you like. CORPORATE GROUPS: Team building Executive retreats Sales rewards FAMILY GROUPS: Weddings Anniversaries Birthdays Any occasion PUBLIC CHARTERS: Whale watching in the winter Bay tours & sunset cruises in the summer Approx. 150 Charters in 2014 - Profitable business: Good income, especially for licensed Captain owner / operator - Established clientele - Established client referral sources & relationships - Yelp & Trip Advisor: Fantastic reviews & great reputation - Comprehensive client & prospect database - Website is complete with calendar functionality & excellent search engine optimization - Opportunities for further business growth identified - Operation systems in place - Trained crew in place - Transition training available Business has expanded over 25% percent in each of the last 5 years!!!!
Navigational Equipment
- Compass (Binnicle Mounted) - Depth Instrument - Knotmeter - Log - Navigation Lights - VHF (2 + 1 Handheld) - Wind Instrument
- Cooling System (Hangers:motor) - Fuel Tank (50 Gallon Aluminum) - Steering (Wheel)
Electrical Systems
- Alternator - Battery (2-8D) - Circuit Breaker Panel - Horn (Handheld) - Inverter - Ship's Power (12v DC) - Shore Power - Shore Power (110v. AC - Storage Batteries (18-D)
- Berth (6) - Cabinets - Cabins (Main Salon +1) - Galley - Handbasin - Head
- Ballast (Iron) - Cockpit Type (Teak) - Keel Type (Full-cut Away) - Lazarette /garage
Deck Gear
- Anchor (1 Bow - 1 Stern) - Boathook (3) - Fenders (5) - Sail Cover
Safety Equipment
- Emergency Steering (Custom Manual) - EPIRB - Fire Extinguisher (4) - Fire Suppression System (1 Fireboy System) - First Aid Kit - Flare Kit - Life Jackets (40) - Life Ring - Liferaft (2) - Searchlight (Handheld)