David Jones Yacht Brokerage
Featured Boat :: “HERITAGE” – 145′ Classic Schooner – $995,500
Heritage is in remarkable good condition and kept up to the highest standards by Captains Douglas and Linda Lee.She is solidly built of the finest timbers and looks like a new boat when you pull her floorboards and look at her frames and planking and keel bolts.
She has been a fixture along the Maine coast for decades and represents one of the finest examples of traditional Maine shipbuilding available on the market today. The Heritage was a constructed as a commercial venture to be used as a cruise schooner in the Maine Windjammer Fleet. She boasts nearly 5000 sq. ft. of sail and weighs 165 long tons, including 20 long tons of outside lead ballast carried on the keel and another 13 tons of lead inside trim ballast. She comes equipped with a current COI, full electronics package, 2 pulling boats, full complement of sails, overnight accommodations for 30 and on deck accommodations for 60 day passengers.
A current survey has been ordered by the owners as of today (1/16/14) and should be available by the end of January.
The owners now have a completely rebuilt TAMD31B Volvo Penta Marine Diesel installed and running in the yawl boat. This is a virtually new installation. with a rebuilt Borg Warner transmission, with a 3:1 reduction gear. New exhaust system, overhauled propellor as well as everything else. The engine is rated at 129 HP. The cost was $27,000.00.
They have purchased 1020 meters of new Oceanus sail cloth for a new mainsail, foresail and fore staysail at a cost of $9270.54.
And have also had the sailmaker repair all of the present sails at a cost of.$1995.89.
We invite you to come and inspect her now or sail her in late spring.
It could change your life.
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David Jones Yacht Brokerage specializes in the marketing and sales of classic wooden boats – from traditional schooners, blue water cruisers, cutters, yawls, ketches and sloops to more modern replicas. We concentrate on our favorite designers such as Alden, Crocker, Fife, Herreshoff, Hinckley, Rhodes, Stephens and White. We also represent and market boat builders and new wooden boats.
David Jones Yacht Brokerage is located in Camden, Maine and has associates in Italy, France and New Zealand as well as strong relationships with leading brokerage firms throughout the world. We have a choice and limited selection of boats which allows us evaluate the vessels as if we were the prospective purchaser. We welcome inquiries.
David Jones has had over 50 years sailing experience from Long Island Sound, the Chesapeake Bay, the North Sea, the Caribbean and the gulf of Maine. As a youth, he participated in national and world racing championships, as well as the 1972 Olympics in Kiel, Germany. In 1994, he obtained his 100 ton US Coast Guard Captain’s license and operated a charter business with his Friendship sloop in Rockland, Maine. He has taught sailing at The Wooden Boat School in Brooklin, Maine and has continued to race in an Etchells fleet in the summer and in a year round Laser fleet. David has been operating as an independent Yacht Broker since 1997 and he enjoys specializing in traditional wooden boats of every size . He has a global network of friends and colleagues who can be called upon to address the particular requests of those preparing to go bluewater voyaging.
Our philosophy is to give all parties to a transaction, trustworthy and reliable information with regard to listing, buying or selling a vessel. We endeavor to make the experience as satisfying as we can. We view our role as the intermediary, transferring the craftsmanship, history and tradition of classic vessels to those who will preserve and appreciate them.