2006 Jim Smith Custom Convertible Sportfish


Palm Beach, FL

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Class Power
Category Sports Fishing Boats, Saltwater Fishing, Flybridge
Year 2006
Make Jim Smith
Length 68'
Propulsion Type Twin Inboard
Hull Material Composite
Fuel Type Diesel
Location Palm Beach, FL
Vessel Walkthrough

Upon entering SILKY through her automatic opening sliding door to starboard there is a large leather L-shape sofa with rod storage underneath. To port you have a large pop up flat screen TV, entertainment center and lots of storage.  Her salon has large windows allowing in lots of natural light. Great headroom and an abundance of overhead lighting.  Forward you will find a large galley with all the amenities to prepare your favorite meal.  There are 2 bar stools and a serving counter.  To starboard there is also a bar area with freezer and refrigeration.  Moving down the companionway there are 4 staterooms and 3 heads.  Master is to port, two guest staterooms to starboard and VIP is forward.

Main Salon
  • L-shape leather sofa with storage 
  • Custom salon table that adjusts up and down
  • Large windows
  • Window blinds
  • Air compressed automatic salon door
  • Electrical panel
  • (2) Bar stools with countertop
  • (6) Stereo speakers
  • Lots of overhead lighting on dimmers
  • Pioneer 42 flatscreen TV (pops up and down)
  • Sea Tel SAT TV
  • Denon stereo receiver system
  • Denon IPod stand
  • Denon CD disc player
  • Pioneer pure vision plasma display
  • Denon DVD player
  • Dynamic entertainment MY 3000 system
  • Carpet
  • SMX II A/C controls
  • Wi-Fi booster
  • Central vacuum system
  • XM Stereo system
  • Lots of head room
  • Large stainless sink
  • Teak and Holly floor
  • (2) Nautic Kold refrigerators
  • Nautic Kold freezer
  • Granite countertops
  • Gaggenau 4-burner glass stove top
  • GE trash compactor
  • GE Carousel microwave
  • Black & Decker Oven Master toaster
  • Lighting
  • Lots of drawer storage
  • Lots of cabinets
  • Garbage disposal (2012)
Master Stateroom
  • Lots of headroom
  • Large bed with hydraulic lift for storage underneath
  • End tables (port and starboard side)
  • Closet (cedar lined)
  • 32 Sharp LCD flatscreen
  • CD/DVD player
  • SMX A/C controls
  • Carpet
  • Opening overhead hatch
  • Drawer storage
Master Head
  • Teak and holly floor
  • Head hunter toilet
  • Vanity with large mirror
  • Corian countertop with sink
  • Storage
  • Lighting
  • Large shower stall
  • Towel hanger
VIP Stateroom
  • Forward and private
  • Large queen berth
  • Overhead opening hatch
  • Hanging lockers (cedar lined)
  • Storage
  • Carpet
  • Lighting
  • SMX II A/C control
  • Sony stereo
  • 15 Sharp flatscreen TV
  • Reading lights
VIP Head
  • Head hunter head
  • Shower stall
  • Lighting
  • Storage
  • Exhaust fan
  • Soap dispenser
  • Vanity with mirror
  • Corian molded countertop with sink
Guest Stateroom 1
  • Outside guest stateroom Whirlpool stand up washer/dryer
  • Hallway closet has rod storage
  • Upper and lower berths
  • Drawer storage
  • Hanging closet cedar lined
  • Reading lights
  • Sony stereo
  • 15 Sharp TV
  • Lights on dimmers
  • Carpet
  • A/C control
  • 12 Volt plug
Guest Stateroom 2
  • Upper and lower berths
  • Carpet
  • Hanging closet cedar lined
  • Drawer storage
  • 15 Sharp TV
  • Sony stereo
  • Lights on dimmers
  • Reading lights
  • A/C control
Guest Head
  • Teak and Holly floor
  • Lighting
  • Storage
  • Towel rack
  • Shower stall
  • Head hunter head
  • Overhead opening hatch
  • Corian sink with Grohe faucet
  • Exhaust fan
  • Vanity with mirror
  • Indirect lighting (installed 2009)
  • Cockpit A/C
  • Freshwater Washdown
  • Shore power hook up
  • (2) Electric reel plugs
  • Large transom door
  • Rod storage port and starboard under gunwales
  • Transom fish box
  • Baitwell with new pump (September 2012)
  • Tackle storage
  • Engine access
  • Under Mezzanine seats refrigerated stainless boxes
  • March 2012 Mezzanine seating deck
  • Teak covering boards
  • Teak cockpit
  • Cleats
  • Hawse pipes
  • Floor compartment where Eskimo chipper disperses
  • Drink box under steps
  • Stainless refrigerated drink or bait box under step
  • (12) Rod holders
  • Lighting
  • JL Audio speakers
  • Maxwell windlass
  • Stainless anchor with chain and rope
  • Forward locker with freshwater Washdown
  • Fish box macerator
  • CompuTank alarm
  • Eskimo ice chipper
  • Tuna Tower installed in 2009 by Palm Beach Towers
  • Hard top over flybridge
  • Buggie hard top
  • Engine controls
  • Engine stop/starts
  • Large bench seat
  • Stainless steering wheel
  • Furuno RD digital depth
  • Garmin 5208 touchscreen
  • Simrad autopilot AP26
  • VHF Icom -412
  • Richie compass
  • Freshwater spigot
  • Storage box
  • Antennas
  • LED spreader lights
  • (8) Aft facing rod holders
  • Single lever controls with teak helm pod
  • Seating area in front of helm with storage
  • Flybridge A/C
  • (2) Long bench seats with aft facing seats and storage
  • Large storage area behind forward doors
  • EZ2CY enclosure installed 2012
  • MTU displays
  • Remote speakers for VHF
  • Lots of lights in hardtop (3 colors)
  • Easy access under helm
  • Breakers
  • JL audio speakers
  • (2) US-9 Micro Computer teaser control reels mounted in ceiling
  • Rupp triple spreader outriggers
  • 24 volt aft rail rocket launcher
  • Stainless steering wheel
  • Trolling valves
  • Fusion IPod MS-IP600
  • Richie compass
  • Emergency back up
  • Emergency shut downs
  • Lenco trim tabs
Electronics and Helm
  • Large helm with great visibility
  • Furuno 72 mile 25 kw radar
  • (2) Icom VHF  ICM604
  • Garmin GPS 5212
  • Furuno FCV-1100 LCD color sounder
  • Simrad Autopilot  AP-25
  • Furuno NAV NET GPS/Plotter/Sounder
  • KVH Tracphone
  • ACR spotlight
  • Sea Tel SAT TV system
  • Furuno RD-30
  • Sliding plastic covers
  • Richie compass
Engine Details and Mechanical Equipment
  • Twin MTU 12V-2000 1500 hp
  • Twin 21.5 kw Onan generators (2070 hours- Port & 2250 hours- Stbd)
  • Oil change system
  • Dripless shaft logs
  • Dual Racors 1000s
  • Battery charger
  • (2) Charles ISO boast transformers
  • (2) Fresh water pumps
  • DDEC monitors
  • Cruise A/C units
  • Tool box
  • Fans
  • Cruisair chill water system
  • Fuel transfer system
  • Delta T vent system
  • Kidde fire system
  • (8) Batteries
  • FCI 70 gallons per hour water maker
  • Eskimo ice chipper
  • 60 gallon oil storage tank
  • Voltmeter 60 amp charger
  • Sea Star power steering
  • Air compressor
  • Century 24 volt/60 Amp charger
  • (5) Lights
Recent Updates
  • New teak cockpit- 2016
  • Watermaker rebuilt- October 2017
  • New Cockpit Canvas side wings- 2017
  • Helm chairs redone-November 2017
  • New bottom job-2017


Mechanical Disclaimer

* Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters.  The broker cannot guarantee the true hours.  It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.


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.

Contact Information


CHUCK NEWMAN @ 904-607-7286 OR EMAIL cnewman@unitedyacht.com


Speed and Distance
Cruising Speed
Max Speed
Nominal Length
Length Overall
Max Draft
Engine Make MTU
Engine Model 12V 2000
Engine Year 2006
Total Power 3000hp
Engine Hours 3000
Engine Type Twin Inboard
Fuel Type Diesel
2006 Jim Smith Custom Convertible Sportfish


"SILKY" shows as an exceptional custom yacht that has been well maintained by her full-time captain and crew.   She has a very impressive appearance,  speed and sea keeping ability.  This Jim Smith is a proven fish raiser and loaded with sport fishing amenities. Her recently updated interior has a large 4 stateroom - 3 head layout rare in most 68' Custom Sportfish!  Upgrades over the past couple of years include: mezzanine deck, Palm Beach tuna tower, new teak cockpit, helm chairs were professionally redone and lots more.  

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