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1986 Jongert 85 Motoryacht

Precious Cargo

Miami, FL, US
  • 7 Staterooms
  • 7 Heads
  • 2 Engines

 Rare Opportunity!1986/2021 Jongert 85’ Long Range

Precious Cargo Has Just Completed A Yard Period In 3/2024 Featuring New Bottom Paint, Mechanical Services To Engines And Generators, Rebuilt Sea-chest And Valves Throughout, Paint Touch Ups On Her Hull Sides, Re-varnished Capping Rails And Much More! 

Rarely Does A “little Ship” Such As Precious Cargo Become Available. Precious Cargo is An Exquisite 85' Dutch-built Jongert Motor Yacht, Meticulously Crafted In 1986 To German Lloyds Classification. During Her Build More Than 40,000 Man Hours Were Spent On Her Interior Alone. She Is Constructed With Systems And Redundancies That Are Often Seen In Much Larger Yachts, And Has Completed Both Atlantic And Pacific Crossings On Her Own Bottom.

Exceptionally Versatile For Her Size, Precious Cargo Comfortably Accommodates 10 Guests In 4 Staterooms, With A Separate Crew Quarters, Ensuring Privacy And Comfort For All Aboard. There Is Also A  media Room Which Can Be Converted To A Queen Berth For Overflow Guests Or Crew. 

She Features A transatlantic Range, Steel Hull, Aluminum Superstructure, And System Redundancies That Make Her A Proven Transatlantic Voyager. Precious Cargo Is Perfect For Short Or Long-range Cruising And Memorable Entertaining. 

Precious Cargo, Has Benefited From Multiple Refits Since Her Original Build, Keeping Her Up To Modern Day Standards While Maintaining Her Elegant Dutch Pedigree. Most Notably She Completed A $2 Million + "Bow To Stern" Refit In Late 2021, Which Included A Spectacular Redesign Of Her Interior And Exterior Spaces Bringing Her Up To The Standards Of The Most Discerning Yachtsman. Combining Her Classic Dutch Pedigree With Modern Day Comforts, And Top-of-the-line Equipment, She Embodies Yachting Excellence. She Must Be Seen To Fully Appreciate Her Magnificence. 


Galati Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by DQ Yachts LLC.

  • Last updated Apr 24th, 2024


Quick Specs

Country: US
Category: Power
Model: 85 Motoryacht
Model Year: 1986


Cabins: 7
Heads: 7

Hull Information

Hull Material: Steel


Length: 85 ' (25.91M)
Beam: 22.83 ft' (6M)


Engine 1

Engine Make: Caterpillar
Engine Model: 3306 BTA
Engine Year: 2004
Engine Type: Inboard
Power HP: 250
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Hours: 1,500

Engine 2

Engine Make: Caterpillar
Engine Model: 3306 BTA
Engine Year: 2004
Engine Type: Inboard
Power HP: 250
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Hours: 1,500


Electronics & Navigational Equipment

HELM STATION: (New 11/2021) 

  • Garmin GPSmap 8616 xsv (2), Garmin GHC 20 Autopilot, Garmin GMI 20 Instrument (3), Garmin 210 VHF (2), Garmin AIS 800, ZF Engine Control, Veratron Vessel Monitoring System, Boning High Water Alarm Monitoring System, ACR Point Pad, Engine Room Camera Monitoring Screen, NAID Roll Stabilizer Control, Bowthruster Control

FLY BRIDGE: (New 11/2021) 

  • Garmin GPSmap 8616 xsv (2), GMR 2526 6ft Radar 25kw, Garmin GHC 20 Autopilot, Garmin GMI 20 Instrument , Garmin Wind Anemometer, Garmin GHS 11 remote mic VHF, Aft Garmin GC 10 day/night camera, ZF Engine Control, Boning High Water Alarm Monitoring System, ACR Point Pad, Engine Room Camera Monitoring Screen, Bowthruster Control


  • Maretron Smart Monitoring System (Rigged to all tanks 10/2023)
  • Garmin GC 10 color day/night cameras 3

ENTERTAINMENT / AV: (New 11/2021)

  • Mounted to Radar Arch: Starlink (2023) / PEP Wave Wifi Receiver / KVH Tracvision UHD 7 
  • Aft Deck Bar: Fusion RA 60.
  • Aft Deck Ceiling: JL Audio Speakers (2)  
  • Flybridge: Fusion RA 60, JL Audio Speakers (2)
  • Midship stateroom: Samsung 32" LED TV. 
  • Forward TV room: Samsung 40" LED TV. 
  • Starboard/port forward staterooms: two LG 24" LED TV. 
  • Master stateroom: Samsung 60" LED TV / Bose Soundbar
  • Main Saloon: Samsung 42" LED TV secured to automatic lift / Bose Soundbar
  • 10 Lumitec White & Blue Under Water lights (New 03/2024)

Engines and Mechanical Equipment

Mains and generators have just been serviced (03/24)

This vessel has twin 250 HP 3306 BTA Caterpillar main engines. The engine room, accessible from both the master stateroom’s companionway and a side deck door, features a spacious walk-in layout with a central walkway and a stainless steel workbench. It houses 4 fuel tanks (2 side, 1 center 1 day tank), connected via a manifold system for easy fuel transfer. The bilge pump system, capable of servicing five locations on the boat, is equipped with automatic water intrusion alarms and is supported by an automatic bilge backup system. Moreover, a dedicated pump system manages the two gray water tanks.

Main Engines: 

  • Two Caterpillar 3306 BTA Inboard Diesel in Line 6 Cylinder (1500 HRS)
  • Oil Lubricated Shafts 80mm (Oil Change 03/24)
  • Brand New PTO Pump (04/2022)


  • (2007) Northern Lights 33 KW 1800 rpm 5,635 HRS (01/2024)
  • (2007) Northern Lights 15 KW 1800 rpm 2,784 HRS (01/2024)

Bow thruster:

  • Federal 16" 40HP hydraulic bow thruster 

NAIAD Stabilizers: (Rebuilt 11/2021) (Serviced 04/24)

  • Naiad MultiSea 252 with stabilizer fins

Air Conditioning: (New 11/2021) 

  • Dometic Chiller System with air handles in each cabin. Crew Quarters has a Marbu reverse cycle system.
  • Main saloon: Two Dometic air handlers, 12,000 and 16,000 btu. 
  • Galley: Dometic air handler, 18,000 btu. 
  • Starboard forward stateroom: Dometic air handler. 6,000 BTU.
  • Port forward stateroom: Dometic air handler. 9,000 BTU.
  • Amidships TV room: Dometic air handler. 10,000 BTU.
  • Master stateroom: Dometic air handler.
  • Engine compartment: Two Dometic 35,000 BTU 


  • New 100 amp shore power system (06/2023) 
  • DC Circ Protection: Circuit Breakers
  • AC Circ Protection: Circuit Breakers
  • DC Wiring: Insulated Copper
  • AC Wiring: Insulated Copper

Batteries: (New 11/2021)

  • 6 Mastervolt 225 Ah AGM (24 Volts) in separate battery room
  • Fly bridge batteries 2 AGM
  • Battery Charger 

Water Heater:

  • (2) Brand new water heaters (03/24)

Water Making System:

  • Sea Recovery desalination system 80 GPH

Fire Fighting:

  • Sea Water fire fighting system
  • Extinguishers throughout


Fuel: 3100 gallons in five separate tanks with electric and manual backup transfer system. 

  • Fuel Day Tank: 250 Gallon with auto fill
  • Freshwater Tanks: 2 (600 Gallons each) sandblasted and painted in 2023
  • Black/Grey: (2) 150 Gallon tanks
  • Waste Oil: 66 Gallon tank 
  • Lube Oil: 66 Gallon tank


Precious Cargo has just received a hull ultra sound during her yard period in (03/24), the results proved her hull thickness remains in great condition with no alarming findings. 

Hull: 8mm welded steel keel plating, 6mm and 8mm welded steel bottom plating and 5mm topsides plating. Hull framing includes 180mm by 80 mm by 8mm bottom longitudinales, 75mm by 8mm topsides longitudinales, and 75mm by 8mm traverse framing on 400mm centers with 8mm stringers welded to the frames. Integral tanks within the vessel's hull envelope provide additional hull structure. 

Five watertight bulkheads

Main Deck: 5mm welded steel plate in 120mm by 80mm by 8mm longitudinal framing and 75mm by 8mm transverse framing.


The Galley was completely re-designed in 2021, with all new white countertops, and a custom 6 person dining room table. In her galley you will find all the creature comforts of a luxury home including a fuel burning stove.

  • Wolf Model R304 4 burner oven, fuel 
  • Sub-Zero refrigerator model 736 with two drawer freezer
  • Custom Stainless Steel XL Sink
  • Fisher & Paykel DD603I 2 drawer dishwasher
  • Broan 1050 Trash Compactor
  • Custom Expanding Wood Privacy Panel separating Galley from main Saloon.

Hull & Deck

The Hull sides were completely repainted Flag Blue in 2020. During her full refit in 2021 her bottom was sandblasted re-coated and new bottom paint applied, flybridge tender deck received new paint and non skid, and interior paneling was refreshed / repainted white. Another bottom paint coating was applied in 2023 and again in 03/2024.   

  • Ideal 40 HP anchor windlass and 2 chain drivers
  • (2) 140lb Navy Anchors 
  • 350' of 1 1/4 chain (Starboard) 200' of 1 1/4 chain (Port)
  • 2000 LB Davit
  • Sea Water Fire Fighting System with (2) hydrants
  • USCG Safety Package 


The Flybridge was completely gutted and refurbished during the 2021 refit.

On this expansive flybridge you will find at the helm 4 comfortable TODD Captains chairs, a built in space for a yeti cooler, and state of the art navigational electronics nestled on a custom teak helm pod. A JL audio sound system. The Bimini top was completely replaced new in 2023.

Going aft are 4 lounge chairs to enjoy time under the sun. Further aft you will find two built in seating areas with their own custom teak tables. Covering the aft portion of the flybridge is a large expandable / retractable TUUCI Umbrella which is bolted into the superstructure of the yacht. 

Further aft is a grill station, with custom butlers teak table and storage cabinets along with a large freezer for provisions during extended cruising. 

Adjacent to the grill area is the 20’ft tender storage, surrounded by plenty or room to store additional toys. Servicing the tender is a #2000LB Lift that was rebuilt in 2021. 

Aft Deck

Thoughtfully redesigned during her 2021 refit with a full wet bar and a stairwell going up to the flybridge. Under the stairwell you will find a well appointed day head and a wine fridge. The bar features custom teak furnishings, a liquor closet, ice maker, sink and a wine fridge. She has a beautiful teak dining table which comfortably accommodates 12 guests. Additionally the aft deck is equipped with elegant white and blue dimmable lighting, and a JL audio sound system. 

-Ice Maker, (2) Wine Fridges, Sink, Bar Closet, Trashcan, Stereo System. 


  • All of owner's personal items
  • Any item(s) and/or equipment not specifically described in this listing

Mechanical Disclaimer

The engine and generator hours provided in the original listing are based on information provided by the owner and/or actual readings of the engine hour meters as reported to the listing broker. However, the broker cannot guarantee the accuracy of these hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or their agent to independently verify engine hours, implied or explicit warranties, major overhauls, and all other details noted on the listing.


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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