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2008 San Juan 48 express

Port Charlotte, Florida


The motor vessel "BLUE BLAZER" is a spectacular cruising yacht designed by world renowned naval architect Gregory Marshall and built to among the industries highest standards by San Juan Composites of Anacortes WA; gateway to the San Juan Islands. She is Hull #21 of the series and is powered by twin 825hp 60 Series MTU/Detroit Diesels with 585 original hours, She delivers cruising speed in the 30 kt range in total comfort. A few of the notable features include:
  • YachtController wireless remote for stress-free docking ( 6/ 19)
  • HD Garmin Package (3/19) 
  • Chilled Water HVAC system updated (6/19)
  • Bow and Stern Thruster
  • Underwater lights 
  • Power Sunroof 
  • Watermaker, Washer/Dryer
  • Transom Garage for optional tender
  • 2 full heads w/showers
  • Pilothouse Wet Bar counter, Refrigerator/Freezer/Ice Maker

Basic Boat Info

Make: San Juan
Model: 48 express
Year: 2008
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Designer: Gregory Marshall
Construction: Composite
Boat Hull ID: JUC48021E808
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 48 ft
Length Overall: 51'8 ft
Beam: 15'8 ft
Min Draft: 2'9 ft
Displacement: 40,000 lb
Single Berths: 3
Cabins Count: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: MTU/Detroit
  • Model: Series 60
  • Drive Type: V
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 825hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 2008
  • Engine Hours: 585
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: MTU/Detroit
  • Model: Series 60
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 825hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 2008
  • Engine Hours: 585
Total Engine Power: 1,650hp
Cruising Speed: 30 kn
Maximum Speed: 37 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity:
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity:
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity:


Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: V
Boat Class: Express Cruiser, Downeast


Bob Jarrett, CPYB
Essex Boat Works


Essex Boat Works
9 Ferry Street
Essex, Connecticut, US, 06426
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.

BUILDERS Description
Inspired by the working lobster yachts of downeast Maine, the San Juan 48 is designed to be a safe, comfortable, high-performance motor yacht, engineered to handle the rugged environment of it's birthplace, the Pacific Northwest, in style. The hull design makes this lobster yacht/express cruiser capable in a broad range of sea conditions, while allowing for fast cruising in calm to moderate seas. The San Juan 48 is 51'10" overall, 48' Length on Deck, with a 15'6" beam and 2'9" draft.
Efficient and highly functional interior and exterior layout has created a premium level of living space suitable for intimate family use as well as for entertaining. The large cockpit has ample room for sitting/dining/sunbathing and fishing. The pilothouse includes a settee area and helm seat with a hydraulically operated sun roof above and large scratch resistant removable rear windows opening onto the cockpit.

The galley is outfitted with a cooktop, microwave/convection oven, refrigerator, freezer and dishwasher, The cabinets and counter behind the helm station contains a bar sink plus drawer type refrigerator, freezer with icemaker. A combination washer/dryer is located beneath the steps to the lower cabin, the steps are hinged and easily lift to provide access to the laundry area.

Forward and aft staterooms are both outfitted with Queen sized beds. The forward stateroom features a private head and shower, while the guest stateroom shares the Day head, also with a stand up shower. The guest stateroom can be converted into a settee for day/ casual seating use. Above the berth is an upper "stow away" berth for one person. There is additional storage beneath the Forward and guest berths. The Pilothouse and lower cabin are heated and cooled by a Chilled Water HVAC unit.
  • Hull and Deck Professionally polished (2/21)
  • Bottom and Running Gear professionally cleaned by a diver monthly
  • Fiberglass swim platform with teak decking, Stainless cleats on the platform corners
  • Pullout swim ladder in center of Platform
  • Transom Garage/storage area with electric open/close function
  • Electric Davit/crane (300 lb lifting capacity)
  • Fresh water washdown connection in the Stbd aft corner of the garage
  • 110 volt power outlet (for connecting air pimp to blow up dinghy or water toys)
  • Stbd side transom door
  • Cablemaster for 50 amp shore power connection
  • Teak cockpit sole
  • Cockpit Bimini top (Replaced 2/21)
  • Rear cockpit sofa with removable cushions and a custom seat cover
  • Brightly Varnished teak cocktail table, converts into a dining table
  • Port and stbd rear facing lounge seats, with removable cushions and custom covers
  • Deck level courtesy lights
  • Overhang lights
  • Wide side decks (teak)
  • Stern cleats, 2 mid-ship cleats, bow cleats along each side (all are stainless)
  • Stainless Steel Strike Plates and Fender Pad-Eyes
  • Grab rails along the top of the cabin for safe passage fore and aft
  • Safety rails along each side of the Trunk Cabin
  • 3 stainless steel deck hatches
  • Brightly Varnished Teak toe rail
  • Teak foredeck and trunk cabin deck
  • Muir Atlantic 2500 anchor windlass with Stainless anchor chute and Brightly polished Plow Style anchor
  • Windlass controls at the helm, and/or via plug-in remote at the bow
  • Fresh water connection at the bow for washing the anchor and chain
  • Cavernous anchor storage locker
  • (2) large windshield wipers with independent controls switches, Fresh water washers for both wipers
  • Phifortex mesh cover for pilothouse windows and windshield
  • Phifortex mesh covers for Rear pothouse windows and door
  • Sunbrella cockpit cover
  • Stunning and Unmistakable Vessel profile

  • Lockable cabin door, full glass with stainless hinges and lock
  • Scratch resistant and removable rear pilothouse windows
  • Port side oval dining area, upholstered with a varnished teak dining table
  • Wet Bar just aft of the helm station featuring a stainless steel sink with cutting board top, counter, Drawer-style under counter Refrigerator, Freezer / Ice Maker
  • Bottle storage compartments
  • Viewsonic Flat Panel HDTV removable, mounts behind helm seat viewable from dinette, or cockpit
  • Bright varnished interior wood work and large Pilothouse windows
  • Overhead electric sunroof with a removable sun-blocking cover
Viewsonic flat screen TV monitors, one in the Master stateroom, and the other across from the Guest stateroom Both TV units are connected to a Trac Vision HD Satellite TV system and antenna
  • DirecTV HD Receiver ( will require new subscription)
  • Selector for either SAT TV/or Shore Cable TV
  • Stereo units located in the Galley/common area, Master Stateroom, Guest Stateroom
  • CD changer and stereo Amp
  • Private Master Stateroom with centerline Queen bed, storage beneath
  • Cedar lined hanging locker (closets) on both sides
  • Safe with Electronic lock (located in MSR Closet)
  • Upper and lower storage cabinets
  • Reading lamps and overhead lighting
  • Stainless steel overhead hatch with screen/shade
  • Stainless Steel portlights
  • Multifunction stereo
  • Private Master Head
  • Vac-U-Flush toilet
  • Stand-up shower with glass enclosure
  • Counter and cabinet with sink and vanity mirror
  • Stbd side Guest Stateroom with privacy door
  • Queen sized guest berth along the Stbd side, folds into a day sofa
  • Storage beneath
  • Upper bunk converts into an additional sleeping space
  • Reading lamps and overhead lighting
  • Stainless Steel portlight
  • Guest/Day Head
  • Vac-U-Flush toilet
  • Stand up shower with glass enclosure
  • Sink and cabinet
Located at the bottom of the stairs, but still open to the deck salon is the main galley.

  • Teak panel faced and stainless steel lined Refrigerator with freezer below
  • Stainless steel lined top-loading freezer in the galley floor
  • Sharp Carousel convection/microwave oven (Stainless steel)
  • Force 10 glass top electric stove (3 Burner)
  • Fisher & Paykel drawer style Dishwasher
  • Double sink with combination faucet (stainless steel)
  • Teak cabinets (upper and lower)
  • Solid Surface countertops
  • 18 gallon Stainless Steel water heater, with engine by-pass heating
  • Splendide Combo-Matic 6200 (Washer/Dryer) located beneath the salon steps
  • Dripless shaft seals replaced (2018)
  • Engines, Transmissions, Generator professionally serviced annually (6/22)
  • 1000 hr. service per MTU (3/2019 400 hrs.)
  • Aftercoolers serviced (11/21)
  • 585 original engine hours (6/22)
  • 12kw Northern Lights diesel generator in a sound shield (2/21 560hrs )
  • Village Marine model SPW, reverse osmosis water maker (capable of producing 600 gpd of fresh water - currently pickled)
  • Webasto inverter/chiller new Summer of 2017, capable of producing 50,000 btu of cooling/heat
  • Fireboy FE241 automatic fire suppression system
  • Reverso 5 port Oil changing system
  • MagnaSine onboard battery charger/inverter with pilothouse control panel (new 2/21), 
  • The engine room is accesse3d through the cockpit deck hatch
  • Powered by twin 825hp 60 Series Detroit diesel, she is designed to cruise between 15 and 30 kts with top speeds approaching 40 kts
  • Fuel is supplied via a single 750 gallon tank
  • Bow and Stern Thrusters for precise docking
  • YachtController wireless remote for "Stress-Free" docking (New 6/19)
  • Ritchie Compass
  • twin Garmin 8617 (17 inch full color touch screen MFD's) with GPS plotter/ Digital depth finder/ HD Radar and Sat Weather
  • Garmin 4" data repeater screen
  • Garmin Reactor Autopilot
  • Garmin AIS 800 VHF Radio, with AIS
  • ACR PointPad remote spotlight
  • Bilge alarm and monitoring system
  • Tank Tender gauge for Fuel, Water and Waste tanks
  • AutoAnchor windlass control
  • Lenco trim tab controls with position indicator
  • Twin Disk transmissions with Electronic engine controls with Sync and Troll
  • Imron paint hull and deck
  • Beautiful Teak Decks
  • Excellent style and Performance (approximately 30 kt cruise, 37 kt top speed)
  • Bow and stern thrusters
  • YachtController wireless docking remote
  • State-of-the-art Garmin HD Nav Package, recent
  • Shallow draft 2' 9"
  • Designed for cruising comfort and entertaining
Excluded are owners personal belongings, loose galley and other items, art work, tools. Items seen aboard but not specifically stated in this listing should be considered excluded.
Co-Central Listing Agents
Bob Jarrett, CPYB Essex Boat Works 860-460-4985 b.jarrett@essexboatworks
Capt. Andrea Gaines, CPYB Essex Boat Works 860-391-2943
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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