Motor Yachts 2007 Johnson Skylounge boat for sale at a glance:

  • Offered by Seattle Yachts for $2,250,000
  • Powered by twin 2005 Caterpillar C32
  • The boat located in Seattle, Washington
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2007 Johnson 87' Skylounge Mini-Mega Motor Yacht

“Maranatha” is a beautiful example of Johnson’s 87’ Skylounge Motor Yacht. This 2-owner yacht has been meticulously maintained by knowledgeable yachtsmen since taking ownership in 2013. The J87SL offers more of a “Mega-yacht” feel compared with similar quality-built motor yachts of her time, this is in part because of the yachts 23 ’6" beam, the smart interior design, combined with use of handcrafted cherry wood and sumptuous soft-goods which creates large, open and beautiful living spaces, pilot stations and staterooms.

A great feature on this J87SL is the main propulsion system which are twin Caterpillar C32 diesel engines with only have 1450 hours.

Partial equipment and comfort features list includes

On-deck Owner’s suite with king bed and ensuite head with laundry

3-Guest suites and staterooms with ensuite heads

2-Crew/4 5 th guest staterooms with ensuite heads

8-heads, including a skylounge and main salon day-heads

Dual GE washer and dryer sets

TRAC stabilizer system

TRAC bow and stern thrusters

Furuno computer navigation system

Chilled water air-conditioning system

Kabola hydronic diesel furnace

Pilothouse and skylounge helm stations

Stidd helm chairs

HeadHunter TidalWave marine sanitation system

2001 Zodiac center console with a 50HP Honda outboard

Besenzoni power rotation davit

Twin CAT C32 diesels with 1450 hours.

Twin Northern Lights 32KW generators.

Full specifications and photos coming soon. April 18, 2024

General introductiomn J87SL

General introduction – J87SL

“Maranatha” is a beautiful example of Johnson’s 87’ Skylounge Motor Yacht. This 2-owner yacht has been meticulously maintained by knowledgeable yachtsmen since taking ownership in 2013. The J87SL offers more of a “Mega-yacht” feel compared with similar quality-built motor yachts of her time, this is in part because of the yachts 23’ 6" beam, the smart interior design, combined with use of handcrafted cherry wood and sumptuous soft-goods which creates large, open, and beautiful living spaces, pilot stations and staterooms.

Accommodations and crew stateroom features include 4-Owner and guest staterooms and 2-Crew/5 6 th guest staterooms with ensuite heads. The main deck offers a king owners suite with an incredible ensuite head and laundry, a luxurious VIP suite, and two guest staterooms all with ensuite heads, wrapped in beautiful handcraft cherry wood. The crew staterooms are accessed via a port side deck door or through the aft swim deck watertight door.


On-Deck Owners Suite

The owner’s suite is located in the foremost section of the main deck. With features such as a king size island bed, wraparound windows that provide 180-degree view of the yachts surroundings, and a ensuite head that would rival a bath in a 5-Star boutique hotel, the owners suite is truly a luxurious hideaway from your daily routine.

Island king bed with custom bedding

Custom padded mattress-to-ceiling headboard

Pedestal bed frame with 6-storage drawers

Custom cherrywood ceiling art panel

Bed nightstands with storage and 120VAC outlets

Port side curved settee with ultra-leather upholstery

Bed swing-arm style reading light

2X Rectangular nightstand to ceiling mirrors

Port starboard bureaus

2X Vanities with ottoman seating

Entertainment system; cherry wood cabinet with pop-up TV stereo theater system


Opening windows

Window curtains

CO detector

Carpeted floor

Owner's Stateroom Head, clothes lockers and laundry

The ensuite head is a very unique design offering an open ceiling that brings in abundant natural light, enclosed head, 3X clothes lockers, vanity with stone countertops and dual sinks, his-n-her heads, large shower and a laundry locker with separate washer and dryer. The staircase leading to the head is flanked by dual stainless-steel handrails.

Cherrywood vanity with stone countertop and dual undercounter sinks

Head with Headhunter Royal Flush high-pressure toilet Bidet

Separate shower stall with body massage jets and a rain shower head

GE stacked style washer and separate dryer



The J87SL’s spacious salon serves as the yacht’s central lounge, dining, and entertainment center. Access into the salon from the after deck is via glass/stainless pneumatic sliding doors. Once inside you have a combination of new carpeting and wood flooring, sumptuous furnishings, large windows which bring in abundant natural light, TV/stereo entertainment system, beautiful dining table with 8X chairs and the yacht’s well-appointed galley.

A design feature of the salon/galley is providing access to the galley from either the main salon or the port side deck, so if the occasion arises that you might want to have a formal gathering or private meetings in the salon, you and the chef can both have privacy while meals are being prepared.

The salon also features a beautifully appointed day head that is located just past the formal dining area on the starboard side of the yacht in the passageway that leads you to the pilothouse access stairs and the on-deck owners suite.

Glass/Stainless steel pneumatic salon entry door

New carpeting

Wood flooring

Large windows with blinds/curtains

Entertainment center with TV, Stereo and theater systems

Formal style dining area, centered forward in the main salon

Handcrafted cherry wood cabinet with wine cooler

Large sofa

2X Large chairs

Galley & Dining


The galley’s located in the forward port side of the salon with access from either the salon or private access from the port side deck. A notable feature the large window that’s centered in front of the galley above the sink giving the chef a great view of the surroundings while preparing gourmet meals.

The galley offers quality GE appliances, abundant counter space, beautiful white cabinetry, plenty of storge space in the overhead/under cabinets and storage drawers.

Dual galley access from either the main salon or the port side deck

Overhead and under counter cabinet storage

Large window centered above galley sink

GE Convection microwave

GE Dishwasher

GE Profile refrigerator/freezer

GE Profile 4 burner ceramic top range

Large stainless steel sink

Large window over the stainless-steel sink

Granite countertops

Dining Area

Beautiful wood dining table

8X black dining table chairs

Located center forward in the main salon


STIDD Captain’s chair

Large leather upholstered passenger cruising settee

Stone cruising settee table

Cherry holly flooring

Pilothouse navigational cruising equipment

Wireless Remote Yachtcontroller

Bow and stern thruster controls

2x Furuno Nat systems

Furuno radar scanners

Nobletec monitor

Furuno GPS

FLIR infared camera system

Simrad AP 25 autopilot

Icom IC M802 HF radio

Icom IC M504 VHF radio with DCS

Icom IC M602 VHF radio with DCS

5” Danforth compass

CCTV monitor system



The J87’s skylounge or “phenomenal relaxation hideaway” is truly a great sanctuary when you just want to relax after a fun long day of cruising or for the captain it might be the best place to operate the yacht when cruising to your favorite destination! The skylounge functions as the vessel’s operations center with dual helm chairs and a forward facing passenger settee, entertainment space with a sumptuous sofa, small galley, TV entertainment equipment and a day head as well offering a stainless-steel framed door that leads to the private bridge deck where your chef can grill the catch of the day on the BBQ while you relax in your lounge chairs.

Helm station with 2X STIDD Captain’s chair a starboard side forward facing passenger cruising settee

Large L-shaped, aft facing ultra-leather upholstered sofa

Love seat- ultra-leather upholstered.

Large custom-built sofa/settee table

Sofa end table

Flat panel TV mounted on a hi-low lift system

Teak holly flooring

CO detector

Air-conditioning/heat temp control

Storage cabinets and drawers

Stainless-steel framed glass bridge door that leads to/from the aft bridge deck


Cherrywood cabinet with stone countertop

Under counter sink with Grohe single lever faucet

Mirrored ceiling

Stone backsplash with mirrored wall

Stone flooring

HeadHunter Royal Flush toilet

Wet bar

Cherrywood cabinet

Granite countertop with serving bar

Under counter stainless-steel sink with chrome finished faucet

GE Microwave Convection oven

Aft deck BBQ center

FRP BBQ cabinet with abundant storage

Propane BBQ

U-line refrigerator / ice maker

Main deck day head

Day Head

The day head is located in the passageway that runs from the starboard side of the salon to the pilothouse and the On-deck owner suite. The head is beautifully

Pedestal sink with glass vessel sink

Stone flooring

Headhunter Royal Flush high-pressure head

Transom , main deck and skylounge decks

Getting aboard and around Maranatha is easy, thanks to many great features of this motor yacht. Starting with stepping onto the swim platform with large stainless handrails along both sides of the transom, large staple-style swim platform safety rails give you confidence as you step from the dock onto the large swim deck, then large moderate-rise steps lead you to the spacious aft deck. Getting to and from the foredeck is very easy with the wide teak decks and again large oval handrails give you confidence moving between the spaces. Once inside the yacht there are easy to manage stairways that make it simple to get between the main, lower and skylounge decks.

Partial deck and safety equipment list

Large oval stainless-steel handrails

Custom stainless-steel navigation and communication mast

2X Maxwell 4000 hydraulic anchor windlasses

2X Maxwell chain counters – remote controls at the PH SL helm stations

2X Bruce 130lb. stainless steel anchors

2X Anchor chain-300ft. 1/2in. high tensile galvanized chain

2X Maxwell 2200 warping winches - aft deck

Teak decking

Deck washdown systems: Fresh and raw water

Aft deck side boarding gates

Custom swim platform stainless steel staples

Port deck crew/engine room access door

Port deck galley access door

Custom stainless-steel hawse cleats

Stainless-steel port and starboard aft deck to swim platform boarding gates

Tender Davit

14’ Novurania inflatable tender with 50HP outboard engine

Tender cover

2X Life jackets, 1X Fire extinguisher, 1X horn

Tender tube pump

Bezenzoni 1200lb capacity davit – mounted on the starboard side bridge deck

Approximate boat location – Seattle, Wa
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