• 66'
  • 1978
  • Palm Coast , Florida, United States
  • $186,500


Pura Vida  has had only  three owners in 37 Years and well cared for by her owners. She is very clean and updated on her inside and has a great layout with two large salons and four staterooms. 

She was built for the Famous Astronant John Glenn and he continued to own this fine ship for for 22 years.

The 66 Pacemaker has great layout and was ahead of hits time in design. The 66 Pacemaker  has many of the features todays owners demand for example, full beam Salon with a nice aft deck and walk around side decks from pilothouse frwd. 

The big Salon with combination of two large opening doors to aft deck allow for entertaining inside and and out with a full bar behind the pilothouse Bulkhead. This boat is tastefully decorated with beautiful wood Floors throughout.. If you are looking for the most spacious and comfortable motoryacht welcome aboard PURA VIDA

  •  Four Staterooms with Three Heads.   
  • These are Natural Aspirated 475 HP engines and the boat has run at 10 knots most of her life.  These engines have a great reputation because they are not boosted up in Horsepower. 
  • Updated Interior and shows well for a boat of this vintage
  • 20 Kw Generator with 1750 Hours 
  • Updated electronics Raymarine and Garmin 
  • Boston Whaler Tender with 25 Hp Fourstroke 


  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Builder: PACEMAKER
  • Category: Motor Yacht
  • Model: Motoryacht
  • Model Year: 1978
  • YearBuilt: 1978
  • Year Refit: N/A
  • Refit Type: N/A
  • Tax Paid: N/A
  • Country: United States
  • Registration #: N/A
  • Coast Guard #: N/A
  • Vessel Top: N/A
  • Fly Bridge: No
  • Cockpit: No
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 4/0 - Crew R/B/S: 0/0/0
  • LOA: 66' 0" (20.12m)
  • LWL: --
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 17' 5" (5.31m)
  • Min Draft: --
  • Max Draft: 4' 0" (1.22m)
  • Clearance: --
  • MFG Length: --
  • Cruise Speed: 10 Knots
  • Cruise Speed RPM: --
  • Cruise Speed Range: --
  • Max Speed: 14 Knots
  • Max Speed RPM: --
  • Max Speed Range: --
  • Displacement: --
  • Gross Tonnage: --
  • Water Capacity: 140 Gallons
  • Holding Tank: 100 Gallons
  • Fuel Capacity: 1,168 Gallons
  • Fuel Consumption: --
  • Berths: 4
  • Heads: 3
  • Sleeps: N/A
  • State Rooms: 4
  • Crew Berths: N/A
  • Crew Sleeps: N/A
  • Crew Heads: N/A
  • Captains Quarters: No
  • Hull ID: N/A
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Deck Material: N/A
  • Hull Configuration: N/A
  • Project Manager: N/A
  • Hull Designer: N/A
  • Hull Color: N/A
  • Hull Finish: N/A
  • Exterior Designer: N/A
  • Interior Designer: N/A
  • Manufacturer: General Motors
  • Model: 12V 71 N
  • Engine Count: Twin
  • Engine Type: N/A
  • Fuel Type: Diesel

Aft deck and Salon

Walking from the aft deck forward : 

The Floors throughout Pura Vida and really happening 

Pura Vida spacious aft deck with large sliding doors to allow for a nice flow from one space to another.The aft deck is the most popular space on the yacht with teak decks nice coffee table and able seating area for guests. Great spot to have coffee or cocktails with surrounded water views. 

Walking forward is two sofas port and starboard, two leather chairs with foot rest.There is a well designed wet bar ,with a opened pass thru to the pilothouse and seating for three at the helm. The bar or small galley has flat screen Tv, icemaker, and refrigerator.

 The bar is a great place to entertain and access to forward seating is thru  port and starboard wing doors with walk around side decks.

Forward of the pilot house and down four steps is the lower salon with dinette or can be converted to another salon if preferred, four to six chairs. Forward or is the galley with dinette, then the crew's quarters and the laundry area or storage and engine access.

Aft Deck with seating area

Great area to enjoy the outdoors for Alfresco Dining . One of the most preferred layouts 

for her era.


Spacious Galley with everything you need.  Everything has been updated in Galley and she shows very well. All stainless and well done interior. 

  • Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Maytag Refrigerators
  • Maytag Dishwasher
  • Kenmore Trash Compactor
  • Splendide 7100XC Washer/Dryer Combo
  • Kenmore Bar Frig
  • Max Ice MiM50Ice maker at the bar
  • Instant hot water at the bar sink


Pilothouse seats three people

  •  Updated Raymarine E120 Chart plotter with color radar
  • Open Array radar 
  • Garmin GHP 20 autopilot
  • Garmin GHC 10 autopilot controller with remote
  • Ratheon R41X Raster Scan Radar
  • Datamarine International Offshore Depth Finder
  • Three VHF radios


 Generator 20KW 1760 Hours