SNUG HARBOR YACHTS Ray Hunt 50 with Rolls Royce Jets Specifications
Name: Sachuest
Type: Motor Yacht
Year Built: 2007
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Length: 15.23m / feet
Beam: 4.67 / 15.32 feet
Location: United States, Portsmouth

SNUG HARBOR YACHTS Sachuest Yacht for Sale

USD 698,000

This superlative yacht has many custom details and is indisputably, a CUSTOM BUILT work of art. Having sleeping quarters for six, and a creative, spacious interior, a hull shape she shares its heritage with Ray Hunts' deep V hulls, yielding a smooth ride in rough seas, along with Rolls Royce Jet Drive propulsion system allowing shallow water access, she travels in shallow spots many 50 plus foot vessels dare not. 

Yet there is so much more. Her aft cabin, with queen sized bed, has an enormous cockpit aft of it. Few yachts can claim both a large cockpit AND a large aft cabin with centerline bed. More, she has a full sized STAND UP Sub Zero Refrigerator with two freezer drawers beneath in her galley, a real pump room, an engine space with large doors providing excellent access, great engine room headroom for tall individuals, a flying bridge with excellent seating and view of the deck, a foredeck anchor tray of artistic quality, and more. These are just some of the many features she possesses. 

They are characteristics costing a lot, and not seen due to expense versus logic...

SACHUEST was built at a cost of nearly $3,000,000, in 2007. The details and special nature of her build are obvious to those who look deeply.

This yacht would make a superb platform for a family cruise to the Caribbean or Mediterranean or Florida Keys, Jersey Shore, Cape Cod, Maine, Chesapeake, Bahamas. A European destination is not out of the realm of possibilities.

She is fully equipped. She is superb and we hope you will put her on your list.

With less than 300 total engine hours, she has had recent MAN engine service, Full Rolls Royce water Jet service. 

Please don't miss purchasing this American built superstar. 

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Raised salon motoryacht with bridge deck and aft cabin and cockpit. Sleeping accommodations for eight with master cabin aft, four bunks forward and two in the salon. Galley is down. This layout works well for a family with children and/or grandchildren.

The forward end of the vessel is spacious and open with four over/under berths. The top berths fold down to make the lowers into settees with storage behind. There is a drop-leaf table on centerline.

The galley is aft to port, and there is a head and stall shower to starboard. The machinery compartment can be accessed from behind the stairs (power lift) to the salon.

The salon has a steering station to starboard with a utility desk to port. A high/low TV lifts out of this desk. There is storage for charts and books within.There is port and starboard access to the deck for easy docking. The dinette is aft to port with a settee to starboard. The dinette lowers to make another double berth. Access to the boat deck is aft, behind the settee and to starboard of the stairs to the aft cabin.

The master cabin has a walk-around off-center king berth, a writing desk, ensuite head and stall shower.

There is access to the cockpit aft to port. The machinery room is accessed from the master cabin through a door forward to starboard. The berth has a custom multi-layer memory foam mattress. There are 23 drawers, two hanging lockers and one wet locker in this cabin.

The engine room is located aft under the cockpit and is accessed through multiple hatches from the cockpit.

The interior is finished in satin varnished teak. The sole is solid teak with satin finish and wenge inlay. The counter tops are Corian. Upholstery is Jade UltraSuede above and Tea Rose UltraSuede below.

OceanAire window shades in main salon

OceanAire hatch shades and screens (3)

Custom king-sized mattress in owner’s cabin

Hood stainless steel opening ports throughout


To complete the thinking surrounding Sachuests' superb nature, the galley was conceived with comfort and convenience to the chef, and access to the childrens's cabin, along with ventilation and lighting. There are numerous opening ports in this area and the galley benefits from an open area connection to the salon, yielding a very high ceiling.

Sub Zero Model 700 ICI-3 combination refrigerator/freezer/icemaker, large refrigerator above with two drawer freezers below

Miele electric oven with Gaggenau four-burner propane cooktop

Sanyo microwave-may operate from inverter power

Stainless steel double sinks

Sandstone Corian counter tops

Exhaust fan

Numerous storage lockers and large trash can


MacKenzie Childs hand-painted wash bowls

Full-sized shower with seat in both heads

Heated towel bars in both

Head Hunter high pressure vacuum heads

Seacock for head discharge with key switches at helm to satisfy USCG requirements


The initial bottom layer of planking consists of ¾” T & G Silver Bali laid horizontally over the station molds. The next layers were three 9 mm Okumbe marine grade plywood layers of planking; the first laid 45 degrees to the keel (aft to forward), the second laid 45 degrees to the keel (forward to aft) and the third laid horizontally. Each layer was separately vacuum bagged. The topside used the same construction method, but for reasons of controlling weight, one of the 9mm layers of plywood was replaced with a 1” layer of Corecell foam. The outside layer of the hull was covered with a 24 oz. woven
roving cloth, and a 5’ strip of Kevlar cloth was overlaid down the length of the keel for strength. Hull is Awlgripped Sachuest Grey.

The upper house and bridge were constructed of Nydacore and structural fiberglass. Most of the curved surfaces on the bridge face, boat deck and transom seat were Nydacore, with the back side scarfed, curved and epoxied to maintain the shapes. All Nydacore edges were routed and dressed with solid structural fiberglass.


Nick Jackson 1,000 lb. capacity electric crane on boat deck serving tender

Caribe 11.5 foot tender with three-point lifting straps

Yamaha 15 hp outboard engine

Maxwell anchor windlass, Model 3500

Maxwell automatic chain counter, Model 500 C, at upper and lower helms

250 ft. galvanized anchor chain

60 lb. Suncor stainless steel Plowmaster anchor

Fortress secondary anchor with 300’ braided rode

Custom stainless steel anchor tray and rollers (self-draining)

Fresh and salt water anchor washdown system fore and aft

Exalto wiper control system with variable speed and wash down features


The yacht was developed with a 24VDC electrical system, which in turn supports a 48 VDC bow thruster and several 12 VDC navigation systems. The HVAC system, refrigerator and electric oven require 110 VAC service and the washer/dryer utilize 220 VAC. There are several battery chargers as part of the overall electrical system: the main battery charger serves the house batteries. A separate charger is dedicated to the engine cranking batteries. In addition to fore and aft shore power connections, the vessel has a 5000 watt Mastervolt inverter that converts DC current into AC power. Additionally, there are two DC-to-DC transformers that reduce 24 VDC to 12 VDC which is required to power the navigation systems and one DC-to-DC step up transformer that increases 24VDC power to 48 VDC to power the electric variable-speed Westmar bow thruster.

Each engine has two alternators; a small alternator that produces DC power that goes directly to the engine cranking batteries, each engine has its own Lifeline AGM battery, and a large 170 AMP alternator that supplies DC power to the house batteries.

The eight 8-D house batteries, GPL 8's DL, in turn supply power to the bow thruster batteries and the navigation back-up battery by means of DC-to-DC transformers and/or converters. A separate generator charger is dedicated to the Genset and controlled by a breaker switch in the center right AC breaker panel labeled Genset charger. There are also four bow thruster batteries devoted solely to

Head Hunter Tank Sentry gauges and monitors for fuel, potable water, grey water and waste water

Striker spotlight with remote control

Foredeck lighting

Bow and stern power connections with Cablemaster reel aft

(2)  25’ 50 amp shore power cables for fore and aft connections

Mastervolt generator 12.5 kW with Ultra Silent sound shield

Mastervolt inverter 5000 Watts 24 VDC

24 VDC 100 AMP Mastervolt battery charger

Wesmar 48 VDC variable speed bow thruster with four devoted batteries

Splendide washer/dryer combination

Watermaker with Z-brane Newport Series Model 700

Air conditioning, 3-zone

Exalto variable speed windshield washer/wipers

Stainless workbench

Newmar 12 VDC battery charger
Generator has its own battery, an AGM, 2017
Navigation system has its own battery as well, located beneath the helm.


FurunoNav Net BB VX2 central navigation center, controlling:

Furuno plotter/radar Model 1834C w/4 KW closed array radar antenna

Furuno plotter/radar Model 1954C w/12 KW open array radar antenna

Operating software upgraded to C-MAP 3.04 Version installed in BB (7-21-2009)

ICOM Model IC M 604 VHF radios (2) with mikes at upper and lower helms

AIRMAR Weather Station sensor antenna

Furuno Model RD 30 displays (3) (upper and lower helms and aft stateroom)

Autopilot – Simrad Model AP-50 duel station

Satellite television antenna dish, Seatel Coastal Model 18

Alpine stereo system with speakers in all cabins, cockpit and bridge

Samsung flat screen TV in salon on custom lift


Twin MAN 800 hp each common rail diesel engines with electronic helm displays

Engine room access is provided by outstanding access. Three cockpit deck panels open, note photo, to allow a tall mechanic nearly infinite access to the engine room  area. A ladder provides easy access below into the engine room.

At the heart of Sachuests advantages are her water jet propulsion system, giving smooth power, a bottom free of underwater appendages.

Rolls Royce 441 FF Jet Drives w/ custom Vector JetStick control system

170 AMP Alternators on each engine for power to house batteries

ZF Transmissions 1.165:1 Reduction Ratio

ESP fuel polisher system

(2)  Oil change pumps

40 gal/hr at 18 knots

20 gal/hr at 10 knots

Sound Down engine room insulation


SACHUEST was built over a four-year period as a custom project for an experienced New England yachtsman, and conceived to be, without question, the best yacht of its class. Extreme attention was devoted to details, advantageous to the owner. Cold molded construction was chosen for its superior strength, longevity, sound and insulative properties and ability to hold a high-quality finish.

Rolls Royce waterjets and a technologically advanced JetStick control system make this yacht efficient underway and easy to maneuver in tight marinas and access to shallow areas. SACHUEST was designed in the downeast, New England style and is an superbly attractive, seaworthy motor yacht. Her interior is comfortable and oriented to family-style cruising.

Anyone looking for an almost-new, top-quality, high-tech cruising yacht with a traditional appearance would benefit from a close look at this rare piece of art.