2008 SAN JUAN 48 Express

Someday Came Used Boat For Sale | ID# 1254726

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Someday Came

48′ SAN JUAN 2008

San Juan 48 Express 2008 For Sale In Hampton Virginia


St Petersburg, Florida


  • Length Overall: 48′
  • Beam: 15′ 6″ (4.72m)
  • Maximum Draft: 2′ 9″ (0.84m)
  • Dry Weight: 40,000 lb

Tank Capacities

  • Fuel: 750 gal
  • Water: 120 gal
  • Holding: 60 gal

Engine Information

  • Engine 1: Detroit Diesel 60 Series 825hp 400hrs
  • Engine 2: Detroit Diesel 60 Series 825hp 400hrs

General Description


Price Reducation! and Recently donated to AMIKids and now available for lease with interest free terms to qualified individuals. 


The 48′ San Juan Express was designed with three fundamental principles in mind: Performance, Looks and Standard of Finish. “Someday Came” is a stunning example of these fundamentals. This Original owner vessel, with 400 hrs on twin 60 Series Detroit Diesels, Professional Care and Maintenance, she delivers an easy 30 kt cruise in a package of complete Opulence. RayMarine electronics package, New Chilled Water HVAC system last year, Bow and Stern Thruster, Underwater lights, Power Sunroof, Watermaker, Onboard Laundry, Transom Garage, 2 full heads and showers. The deck saloon features a Wet Bar with Sink, counter, Refrigerator/Freezer/Ice Maker. Come see for yourself, Yachting at it’s best!

From the Owner’s Manual
The 48 San Juan 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 (Replaced with new unit in 2017) .

Exterior Features
  • Fiberglass swim platform with teak decking, Stainless cleats on the platform corners
  • Pullout swim ladder
  • Transom Garage/storage area with hydraulic open/close
  • Electric Davit/crane (300 lb lifting capacity)
  • Fresh water washdown connection in the Stbd aft corner of the garage
  • 110 volt power outlet (suitable for connecting a small Air Compressor to blow up dinghy or water toys)
  • Stbd side transom door
  • Cablemaster for 50 amp shore power connection
  • Teak cockpit sole
  • Cockpit Bimini top
  • 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)
  • Grab rails along the top of the cabin foe 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
  • Stunning and Unmistakable Vessel profile

Pilothouse Deck Salon
  • Lockable cabin door, full glass with stainless hinges and lock
  • Scratch resistant and removable rear windows
  • Port side dining area is crescent shaped, finely upholstered with a brightly varnished teak dining table
  • Wet Bar just aft of the helm station featuring a stainless steel sink with cutting board top, counter space, Drawer-style undercounter Refrigerator, Freezer with Ice Maker. Bottle storage compartments
  • Brightly varnished interior wood work and large Pilothouse windows offer stunning views
  • Overhead hydraulic sunroof with a removable sun-blocking cover

Helm Station
  • 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
  • Ritchie Compass
  • (2) RayMarine e-120 color MFD screens with GPS plotter/ Depth-fish finder/ Radar and Sat Weather with SeaTalk high speed network
  • 72 mile max range, open array Radar.
  • Simrad AP26 Autopilot
  • Standard Horizon “quest” VHF Radio
  • 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
  • Twin Disk transmissions with Electronic engine controls with Sync and Troll

Mechanical Info
  • Dripless shaft seals replaced Spring of 2018
  • Impellers replaced Spring of 2018
  • Engine professionally serviced every season
  • 400 original engine hours
  • 12kw Northern Lights diesel generator in a sound shield, 448 hrs (professionally serviced every season)
  • Village Marine reverse osmosis water maker (capable of producing 600 gpd of fresh water)
  • Webasto inverter/chiller new Summer of 2017, capable of producing 50,000 btu of cooling/heat 
  • Fireboy FE241 automatic fire suppression system
  • Oil changing system
  • Onboard battery charger/inverter with pilothouse control panel
  • The engine space is easily accessible from the cockpit, well lit and roomy access to machinery is well designed

Main Galley
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
  • Washer/Dryer (Splendide) located beneath the salon steps

Accommodations and Entertainment
  • There are two 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 Satellite TV system and antenna
  • Stereo units are located in the Galley/common area, Master Stateroom and Guest Stateroom
  • CD changer and stereo Amp
  • Underwater lights
  • Private Master Stateroom with centerline Queen bed, storage beneath
  • Cedar lined hanging locker (closets) on both sides
  • Upper and lower storage cabinets
  • Reading lamps and overhead lighting
  • Stainless steel overhead hatch with screen/shade
  • Stainless Steel portlights
  • TV Monitor (Wall mounted)
  • Multifunction stereo
  • RayMarine data gauge (wall mounted)
  • 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

Additional Items
This is an original owner vessel. She has been kept in a covered slip most of her life and has spent every Winter in an enclosed storage building connected to shore power. The bottom paint was just refreshed as has the Barnacle Block on the running gear and underwater metal. She will be delivered with all original owners manuals and full safety equipment.