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1997 Palmer Johnson Motor Yacht

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

$11,500,000

LADY J is in exceptionally good condition and boasts extensive upgrades and luxurious custom furnishings and fabrics with beautiful Cuban Mahogany raised paneling throughout. With classic styling inside and out, modern entertainment systems and an extensive assortment water toys, LADY J is the star of the charter fleet.

Disclaimer

Love That Yacht is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Northrop & Johnson Yachts-Ships LLC.

Basic Boat Info

Tax Status: Paid
Boat Name: LADY J
Make: Palmer Johnson
Model: Motor Yacht
Year: 1997
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: Palmer Johnson
Construction: Aluminum
Boat Hull ID: PAJ00216H697
Has Hull ID: Yes

Dimensions

Length: 142 ft
Length Overall: 142 ft
Beam: 24'11 ft
Max Draft: 6'7 ft
Cabins Count: 5

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: C32 Acert
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 1,625hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Hours: 408
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: C32 Acert
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 1,625hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Hours: 404
Total Engine Power: 3,250hp
Cruising Speed: 12 kn
Maximum Speed: 17 kn

Tanks

Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 13,000 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 2,000 gal

Other

Heads Count: 7
Boat Class: Motor Yachts

OVERVIEW AND HIGHLIGHTS

LADY J is in exceptionally good condition and boasts extensive upgrades and luxurious custom furnishings and fabrics with beautiful Cuban Mahogany raised paneling throughout. With classic styling inside and out, modern entertainment systems and an extensive assortment water toys, LADY J is the star of the charter fleet.


Highlights:
1. Brand new Caterpillar engines and ZF transmissions installed in 2021
2. Palmer Johnson pedigree with ABS classification and MCA certification
3. Major 5 year ABS classification survey completed in 2021
4. One of the best charter yachts in her class; large book of business ongoing for future revenue
5. Quantum Zero Speed stabilizers
6. 5 staterooms with master on the main deck
7. Massive inventory of water sports equipment and toys
8. Consistently maintained and upgraded over the years
9. Shallow draft for easy cruising in the Bahamas

ACCOMMODATIONS

LADY J accommodates up to 12 guests in five staterooms. LADY J is configured with a king master stateroom, two queen staterooms, and two twin staterooms with trundles. For guest flexibility, the two twin staterooms are convertible to King-sized beds. Each stateroom boasts luxurious soft goods and linens. Every guest stateroom has a full entertainment system that includes flat screen TV/DVD/CD and IPOD connections, full time internet connection with WiFi, generous storage, and en-suite bathrooms, including a shower and tub.

The spacious and private master stateroom is full beam and located on the main deck. Upon entering through the owner's office to starboard one will find a desk, multiple hanging lockers and a small drinks refrigerator. Continuing forward through the private office, one reaches the master stateroom with king size bed, large sofa to starboard and her vanity to port. Additional hanging locker storage, a TV and entertainment system are found on the aft wall in front of the bed. His and her bathrooms have separate showers, separate toilet/bidet areas and a large Jacuzzi tub.

Down a beautiful spiral staircase is the marble guest foyer, leading to four well-appointed guest staterooms.

The forward guest staterooms are identical with twin berths and trundles, entertainment centers, hanging lockers, and ensuite heads with shower and bath. The starboard guest stateroom provides service access to the crew area. Each of these twin staterooms are easily converted to King-sized beds to accommodate a wider variety of guest needs.

Further aft are two identical guest staterooms, each with queen size berths, entertainment centers, hanging lockers, and en-suite bathrooms with shower and bath.

All guest staterooms have ample storage, hanging closets, and vanity/desk area.

CONSTRUCTION

Hull, superstructure, tanks and rub rail are constructed of aluminum alloy. The beautiful teak decks have all been replaced under the current ownership.

MAIN CHARACTERISTICS

General
BUILDER: Palmer Johnson
YEAR: 1997; Refit 2021
LOA: 43.3m (142ft 1 in)
BEAM: 7.6m (24ft 11 in)
DRAFT: 2m (6ft 7 in)
CLASSIFICATION: ABS & MCA Compliant
GROSS TONS 389 Tons
NET TONS: 116 Tons
DESIGNER: Tom Fexas
NAVAL ARCHITECT: Tom Fexas/ Palmer Johnson
INTERIOR DESIGNER: Terence Disdale
HULL COLOR: White

Capacities
CRUISE SPEED: 12.5 Knots (approx)
MAXIMUM SPEED: 17.2 knots (approx)
RANGE: 3000 nm (approx) @ 10 knots (1450 rpm, 10% fuel remaining- 38.75 gph)
FUEL CAPACITY: 49,205 Liters (12,998 US Gallons)
WATER CAPACITY: 7,570 Liters (1,999 US Gallons)
FUEL CONSUMPTION: 63 gph @ 12.5 knots; 96 gph @ 14.5 knots; 145 ghp @17.2 knots

MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT

ENGINES: 2 x Caterpillar 1625 HP “D” rated
ENGINE MODEL: C32 ACERT
ENGINE HOURS (May 2022): Port: 408 hrs, Starboard: 404 hrs
FUEL: Diesel
PROPULSION: Propeller & Shaft
GEARBOXES: New ZF 3050 transmissions with 2.952:1 ratio
STEERING: Pilothouse and both wing stations
STABILIZERS: Quantum Zero Speed Stabilizers

Generators
GENERATORS: 2 x Northern Lights, 66 KW, 60 HZ, 1800 RPM, 120/ 208 Volt, Single/three phase with sound shields
GENERATOR HOURS (May 2022):
Port: 5892 hrs SMOH (35,015 total hours)
Starboard: 7003 hrs SMOH (37,522 total hours)

Electricity
ELECTRICITY: AC 120/ 208 Volt, 60 Cycle
SHORE POWER: Atlas 73 KVA
BATTERIES: Yes

Air Conditioning
Flow Marine Compressors (replaced 2018)
Air Handlers in each section of the vessel

Other Machinery
Steering stations: Pilothouse and both wing stations.
Bow thrusters: 20", approx. 80 hp with proportional control at console and wing station.
Watermaker: 2 x 2,000 GPD Sea Recovery (with UV filter)

DOMESTIC EQUIPMENT

2 x GE “Profile”, ovens (new 2018)
GE Profile microwave
Miele Induction Cooktop (new 2020)
Industrial dishwasher
Miele dishwasher
2 x Sub Zero refrigerators
2 x Sub Zero freezers
2 x Espresso machines
2 x Miele washing machines
2 x Miele dryers

COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT

Pains Wessex EPIRB
HP Fax/ Printer/ Scanner
Toshiba Strata telephone system
Furuno DSC VHF radio
VHF radio - Sailor
VSAT - Sailor 900 (New Aug 2019) with WIFI
Fleet 55
SAT C - Sailor
Satellite TV System – TWO - Intellian TVRO Antennas networked
New Digital Video Surveillance System with 5 Cameras and hard drive
GPS for navigation equipment and phones
SSB radio - Sailor (new 2018)

ENTERTAINMENT EQUIPMENT

DVD and CD library
DSS Satellite TV - Europe/USA/Bahamas/Caribbean
Wii and XBOX 360, huge assortment of games

Main Salon: Runco 50" retractable plasma television, NAD amp receiver with DVD/ CD player, Sony 4 sets speakers, I-pod docking station, AppleTV

Skylounge: 50" retractable LG plasma television, Viso 5 receiver amp/ DVD/CD player, Sony HiFi VCR, Sony 4 sets speakers, I-pod docking station, AppleTV

Master Stateroom: 32” Samsung flat screen television, NAD amp receiver with DVD/CD player, Sony HiFi VCR, Sony 4 sets speakers, I-pod docking station.

Guest Staterooms: 20" Sharp flat screen television, NAD amp receiver with DVD/ CD player, Sony 4 sets speakers, I-pod docking station. Palm Beach guest stateroom has a Denon received with DVD/CD player.

Crew quarters/ Captain's cabin: 15" Phillips VCR television, NAD amp receiver with DVD/CD

NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT

Helm
Radar: JRC JMA 5300MK2 (2 x Xband)
VHF: Furuno FM 8900s
Wind / Met: B&G H3000 controller
Autopilot: Simrad AP70
FU: Simrad FU80
AIS: Furuno FA170
GPS: Furuno P3007
GPS: Furuno GP 32
CCTV: Montavue 8 channel 4k H265

Captain’s Desk
NAVTEX: Furuno NX-700
SAT-C: Sailor 6006 message terminal
VHF: Furuno FM 8900s
MF/HF: Sailor 6301 controller

Navigation computers
Transas: Transas Navi sailor 4000 software version 3.00.340
Nobletec: Time zero – Software version 4.1.0.51

DECK EQUIPMENT

2 x 330 pound Pool N anchors
2 x Maxwell hydraulic windlasses
2 x 450' of 5/8" galvanized chain
Crane on bow for 2 wave runners/ storage
4 meter Sanguinetti passerelle
2 x Marquipt with teak treads sea stair
2 x Maxwell VWC3500 hydraulic, on aft deck

SAFETY, FIRE AND SECURITY EQUIPMENT

27 x adult and 4 children size USCG and Solas approved life jackets
4 x 30" life rings
31 x ASE emergency escape hoods
12 x type 2 inshore life jackets
Carbon monoxide detectors in guest cabins
ACR searchlights
EEBD in engine room
2 x Fire fighting suits
Carlisle and Finch searchlight
Audible and visual indicators
Detection system for: fire, water, smoke, bilge water level and fuel overfill
2 x 20-man Switlik Solas A life rafts in canisters, offshore survival packages

TENDER AND WATERTOYS

14' 2019 AB Jet tender with a Rotex engine
2 x Yamaha wave runners (2019)
4 x Kayak
2 x SUPs
Array of water toys
Array of fishing equipment
Exercise Equipment
Scuba dive gear and Bauer dive tank compressor

REFIT HISTORY

2022
New Gyro Sphere

2021
Replace Main Engines and transmissions. Full factory warranty, extendable to 2031
ABS Special Survey completed – 5 years
All running gear bearings and seals replaced
New Stability Book
Major service to Quantum Stabilizers
AB Model 310 Jet Tender added to inventory (2019 Model)

2020
Teak replaced- main deck, swim platform and steps

2018
Teak replaced -Bridge deck, Portuguese Bridge and steps to fore deck
Repaint topsides - Luu Marine
Replaced generator electrical ends
Galley remodel- including all new appliances
New Flow Marine A/C Chillers

2014
All new navigation electronics

2010
Air Conditioning compressors, duct work and some of the air handlers were replaced.

2009
Quantum At-Anchor stabilizers were installed.

2008
Extensive upgrades in a number of areas including new interior/ exterior upholstery, bedspreads/ linens, furniture, large screen TV in the salon, dinnerware, stemware, etc. New additions also include a wet bar and a game table in the skylounge. New VSAT installed. A dining table for 10 on the main aft deck along with the 4 x wicker chairs with ottomans. 2 x lounges added to the sun deck. A crane was installed on the bow where the 2 new wave runners are stowed, leaving all decks clear for guest use.

2007
New Northern Lights Generators/ new Air-Conditioning plant. Hull repainted.

2006
Port and starboard engine W6 rebuild to zero hours. Superstructure painted.

REMARKS

LADY J was always one of the best boats to ever come out of the world renowned Palmer Johnson Yard. She has an enduring interior and has been continually upgraded. The biggest upgrade recently was the new Caterpillar C32 engines and ZF transmissions, but the overall maintenance schedule has assured that LADY J is always ready for her owner or charter guests to enjoy.

LADY J is US built.

EXCLUSIONS

30’ Intrepid towed tender
Owner’s personal items, including 2 sets of slalom skis and ski rope
Crew personal items
A complete list of exclusions is available upon request.

Disclaimer

Specifications and details of this vessel are provided in good faith for informational purposes only. Data regarding the specifications, operating characteristics and condition of the vessel was obtained from sources believed reliable but is not guaranteed by owner or brokers. Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, capacities, consumptions and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided and agrees to instruct his agent or surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase. Vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price and inventory changes and withdrawal from market without notice.

 

Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker has been told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot and does not guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise, and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

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