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2000 Jefferson 56 Rivanna


Harsens Island , Michigan, United States
  • 3 Staterooms
  • 3 Heads
  • 2 Engines

This Purely Freshwater Jefferson has lived its life in the Louisville Metro area, home of Jefferson Yachts, until early 2021. She is now berthed in Michigan for the summer and the owner has decided to let this beauty go. It will stay in Michigan to preserve her beautiful condition. She has been Professionally Serviced & Maintained throughout her life and will be a solid vessel for her next owner. She has low hours for her age and has many service records available.

   This flush deck motor yacht offers a fully outfitted lower helm station forward of the main deck saloon & separated by a beautiful etched glass neon lit divider. The saloon will be the ultimate gathering venue with plush and comfortable home size furniture, custom wet bar, wine cooler & entertainment center. The saloon 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 a full galley with ALL new appliances, at the mezzanine level, which boast full size appliances such as stove with oven, Whirlpool refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher & private dining area. The forward stateroom has bunk style double berths, a private head & separate walk-in shower.

   The midship guest stateroom has twin berths, hanging locker & full head just adjacent with separate walk-in shower. Continuing aft, twin engine rooms with sealed bulkhead doors provide 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 approximately 1350 Hours
  • New back end (stator) on generator
  • Brand New Interior Furniture & Whirlpool Refrigerator/Freezer Installed
  • All new galley equipment
  • Freedom Lift Installed for Tender
  • Spare Set of original factory Propellers & Spare Prop Shaft factory mounted shaft storage and spare propeller mount
  • New Engine and Generator Batteries (2021)
  • New MPU Controller Installed for Generator
  • Hydraulic Steering Cylinder Rebuilt
  • Dinghy with new Cover (2021)

Some Features Include:

  • 15 KW Westerbeke Generator w/Sound Shield (1472 hrs)
  • 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 & Much More..


Galati Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Rick Obey Yacht Sales. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel

  • Last updated Jun 19th, 2024
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Quick Specs

Country: United States
Category: Motor Yachts
Model: 56 Rivanna
Model Year: 2000


Cabins: 3
Heads: 3

Hull Information

Hull Material: Fiberglass


Length: 56 ' (17.07M)
Draft: 4' (1.216M)
Beam: 16' (4M)


Fuel Capacity: 700 G. 2649 L.
Water Capacity: 200 G. 757 L.
Holding Tank: 45 G. 170 L.


Engine 1

Engine Make: Caterpillar
Engine Model: 3196TA
Engine Year: 2000
Engine Type: Inboard
Power HP: 660
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 1,350
Engine Location: Port

Engine 2

Engine Make: Caterpillar
Engine Model: 3196TA
Engine Year: 2000
Engine Type: Inboard
Power HP: 660
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 1,350
Engine Location: Starboard



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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