65' Jefferson Motor Yacht 1989

Moon Palace


Galveston, Texas

1989 Jefferson 65 Motor Yacht Moon Palace

"Moon Palace" the correct name for this exceptional yacht because a Palace she is! Upon viewing this yacht in person you will realize that her current owner is a perfectionist. Throughout his ownership, this yacht's systems and mechanicals have been continuously upgraded. As she has been kept in a covered slip, her brightwork is in perfect condition. If you are one that truly appreciates wood craftsmanship you will marvel at the unique and world-class woodcraft exhibited on this incredible yacht. This yacht was originally built For the Mossberg Family, as in Mossberg Firearms in 1989. The current owner took possession about 10 years ago and has spent an incredible amount of money to totally customize this yacht.

If you are one that appreciates “old world” craftsmanship, spacious and well-appointed accommodations, and a yacht than you can use immediately, this is your next boat. I can personally think of nothing you would need to do to her because it has already been done! Please contact me to arrange a private showing of this masterpiece. You will not regret it.

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

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 As you board the aft deck you will see a\nladder that leads down to a custom-crafted, oversized swim platform. On each\ncorner of the swim platform are custom safety rails. On the aft deck are two\nentertainment centers that feature a full wet bar, ice maker, custom lighting\nand custom wood overhead panels. Both bars are likewise custom-crafted. There\nis a custom teak dining table with chairs for enjoying memories with your\nfriends and additional seating and tables to take care of those additional\nguests. As you enter the salon you see a large u shaped sofa to starboard with\nteak hi/lo table. To port are two occasional chairs and an additional table.\nCabinetry to port houses the entertainment center and in the port aft corner is\nthe stairwell to access the master stateroom Below.\nForward towards to the pilothouse to port is a large day head with custom-crafted wooden wall panels. Across from the day head is the large wet bar that\nservices the salon and a day berth that can also serve as a captain\'s berth.\nForward of that is the pilothouse, helm, Captains helm seat and a settee for\nguests to enjoy sharing the forward view while underway. All helm electronics\nare housed in custom varnished teak pods. Forward of the helm is a stairwell\nleading to below decks. Forward is a guest stateroom with upper/lower bunks and a private head with a stalled shower. Aft of the forward stateroom you will find\nall of the necessary amenities to prepare a gourmet meal. Just aft of the\ngalley is the dining room complete with a wet bar, formal dining table with\nseating for six guests. Aft of the dining room is another guest stateroom that\ncan serve as a large sofa or upper/lower berths. It too has it’s own private\nhead with stalled shower. As you transit the companionway aft you’ll see a\nunique addition with clear plexiglass panels allowing full view of the port and\nstarboard engines. Further aft is the full-beam master stateroom with a  queen berth and ample storage. For this\nstateroom, there is a spacious head complete with an oversized stall shower.\nLast, you can take the ascending stairwell from the helm to the sumptuous flybridge. The forward section of the flybridge is fully air-conditioned and fully\nenclosed with a clear vinyl enclosure. There you will find the upper helm and\ncushioned lounges port and starboard for additional seating. Aft of the\nenclosed section you’ll find an open area complete with sun pad, and lounge\nseating with a varnished teak table. Aft of that area is the on-deck area with\nchocks for a tender, and two jet skis stowed on custom made chocks, along with\na 1500 LB capacity Davit. On top of the flybridge, the hardtop is a mast that can be\nraised or lowered and storage for two paddleboards.

  • U shaped Sofa
  • Teak Hi/lo Table
  • TV
  • Custom lighting
  • Two Occasional Chairs
  • Table. Entertainment center\ncontrols
  • Day head
  • Ships Wet Bar with Captains berth
  • Full Beam
  • Centerline queen berth
  • Storage closets
  • Storage cabinets
  • Custom lighting
  • Stairwell to main deck
  • Air Conditioning
  • Toilet, new style
  • Mirrored vanity
  • Sink
  • Large stalled shower
  • Abundant storage
  • Medicine cabinet

There are two guest staterooms\nwith private heads, stalled showers, and upper/lower buck berth arrangements

This is a totally separate formal\ndining area with a varnished teak table and six chairs. Across from the table is a full\nwet bar and large wine chiller.

  • New electric range top with sea\nrails
  • Microwave oven
  • Side by side full size\nrefrigerator/freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Double bay stainless sink
  • Exhaust system over the range top
  • Full-Sized Oven above the range\ntop
  • Stack top washer/ dryer in closet\nadjacent to galley
  • Full array of electronics, built\nin, custom, adjustable teak helm pods.
  • Captains Helm Chair
  • Settee
  • Windshield wipers & washers
  • Exit doors to side decks
  • Controls and steering wheel
  • Switches
  • Engine Synchronizers
  • Hydraulic Bow Thruster Control
  • Compass
  • \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nTrim Tab controls
  • Icom M602 VHF Radio
  • Garmin 7212 GPS
  • Garmin Radar
  • Garmin\n5208 GPS and Chart Plotter
  • SimradAP70\nAutopilot
  • Caterpillar\nengine Monitor
  • Flir\nNight Vision
  • Icom\nM802 VHF Radio
  • SSB\nRadio
  • Standard\nHorizon VHF Radio
  • Intellian\nSat TV system
  • Security\nCameras, 8 total with three covering entry doors with continuous recording\nability.
  • Intercom\nsystem to all rooms
  • Fusion\nStereo
  • Two\nRemote spotlights
  • Radar - 48 mile
  • Radar - 72 mile
  • Garmin 8600 GPS/Plotter - Flybridge
  • New\nAC/DC Electrical panel
  • Three\n50 Amp, 240 Volt shore power cords & Inlets
  • 12Volt\nDC System
  • Four\nBattery Chargers
  • Phasor\n36KW Generator with sound shield
  • Westerbeke\n20KW Generator     
  • Four 8D\nbatteries
  • Eight\n12V, Optima House batteries
  • 12 Volt\nDC , Anchor windlass
  • \n\n1500LB\ncapacity hydraulic Davit on aft deck 
  • Caterpillar\nC-18 Diesel Engines, Installed new in 2012.
  • Custom\nviewing window of engine room from the companionway
  • Seven\nAir Conditioning units
  • Spare\npropellers secured overhead
  • Delta T\nair induction/Exhaust system
  • Fireboy,\n100MA fire extinguishing system
  • Racor\nfuel filters
  • One 11\ngallon water heater
  • One 38\ngallon water heater
  • 110 volt\nheavy duty freshwater pump
  • 12 volt\nwater pump
  • This area was specifically designed for entertaining your guests
  • Custom wood framing on side windows
  • Custom 2”, book matched varnished teak overhead
  • Custom Bar area to starboard with pull out microwave and glass storage
  • Drop Down TV
  • Custom Bar to port with Refrigerator and Grill
  • Icemaker
  • Custom varnished teak table and chairs
  • Additional teak chairs for casual seating
  • Induction top, single
  • Custom Lighting
  • Wet bar with sink
  • Full covers and Clear vinyl enclosure for aft deck
  • Stainless\nSteel rails around entire decks with varnished teak cap rails
  • Bow pulpit, custom Anchor with\n200’ of Chain rode.
  • Stowage for fenders on forward bow\nrails
  • Two custom dunnage boxes forward\nwith custom varnished teak lids
  • Lounge seat forward
  • Forward flybridge brow has been\nenhanced with varnished teak covering
  • Custom Teak Swim Platform
  • Hand held shower, hot & cold\non swim platform
  • Emergency 6 Man life raft, Winslow\nin hard cover.
  • Protective Canvas covers for most\neverything.
  • \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nAll non-skid areas have\nbeen recently renewed
  • Full clear vinyl, heavy-duty\nenclosure
  • Fully air-conditioned
  • Helm with full controls,\nelectronics repeaters and steering
  • Pop up TV, Mechanical
  • Custom Lighting
  • L-Shaped lounges, Port &\nstarboard with storage beneath
  • Icemaker
  • Additional seating on the aft section
  • Sun Pad on the aft section
  • Custom wood handcrafted chocks on\naft section for dingy & Jet Skis
  • 1500LB Davit
  • Fiberglass Hardtop, Insulated
  • Custom Mast, can be raised or\nlowered
  • Paddle Board storage on top of\nhardtop
  • West Marine 11’ Tender with 15HP\noutboard engine.
  • Rod storage rack beneath sun pad
  • Swim platform dive ladder stowed\nbeneath sun pad
  • Liquor Dispenser, push button
  • Fiberglass
  • Recent bottom paint
  • \n\n\n\nDeep V with flat transom\nand skeg keel
  • 24\nUnderwater lights, colors changeable
  • All\nheads are air-conditioned and have new toilets
  • There\nis custom accent lighting throughout the interior and exterior of this yacht.
  • The\nair horns are from a train engine.
  • There\nare two full spare shafts stowed in transom tubes
  • There\nis a ships safe in a secret location
  • At\n11 knots, this vessel consumes 11 GPH, equaling 1 mile per gallon

All of the owners\' personal items, Teak Blue Water table on Fly Bridge, All artwork, carvings, etc. throughout the entire vessel. Zebra skin rug, Leather chest in Salon. Hand-held VHF Radios and Handheld GPS. Bottles of liquor & Wine. The jet skis in the photos do not go with this vessel and are not considered part of the sale.

Needless to say, this is one of\nthe most unique offerings that this broker has ever offered for sale. All of\nthe dialog and pictures only tell part of the story with regard to this exceptional vessel. Call today for your\nprivate showing. You will see that MOON PALACE is truly a highly functional,\nand well-maintained piece of art. 

Contact Info

Contact Chuck Newman

Chuck Newman


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