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1988 Defever 48 Trawler For Sale

photo of 48' DeFever 48 Trawler
Kimber L 

48′ DeFever 48 Trawler

  • Year: 1988
  • Current Price: US$ 171,000 (05/17)
  • Located in Pass Christian, MS
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Twin diesel
  • YW# 9224-2979043

 

 

 

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  • Two owner boat, current owner since 1997.
  • 3 staterooms / 2 heads
  • Fiberglass decks (original from Factory)
  • 2 Generators
  • 3 Air-conditioners

Long-range trawler yacht with Europa styling, near bullet-proof construction ranks among the bestselling DeFever designs ever produced. Comfortable three-stateroom interior features expansive salon with U-shaped galley aft, two full heads, spacious master suite. Salon has three deck doors—very unusual. Cavernous walk-in engine room includes sea chest, work bench. Note protected side decks. Popular model (over 200 built) is always in demand.

 

Available Upon Request

  • Brochure

 


Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Boat Name
Kimber L
Specs
Builder: CTF Yard in Taiwan
Dimensions
Beam: 15 ft 0 in
LWL: 40 ft 10 in
Minimum Draft: 4 ft 10 in
Displacement: 50000 lbs
Engines
Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Caterpillar
Engine Model: 3208 TA
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Port
Engine Hours: 3150
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 375 HP

Engine 2:
Engine Brand: Caterpillar
Engine Model: 3208 TA
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Starboard
Engine Hours: 3150
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 375 HP

Tanks
Fresh Water Tanks: 2 Stainless steel (500 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: 4 (1100 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: 1 (30 Gallons)
Outside Equipment/Extras
Electric windlass
Interior, Systems

  • All faux-wood horizontal surfaces throughout vessel have been replaced with teak veneer or gray slate formica
  • Air-conditioning: 3 units, total 36,000 btu 
  • Washer /  Dryer: Splendide Comb-o-matic2000
  • Boston clock & Barometer 
  • Water heater 20 gal both 110 and engine heated 

 

 

 

Galley

  • Stove / Oven: Galley Maid Empress electric 3 burner
  • Refrigerator / Freezer: Sanyo 1999
  • Icemaker Edge Star new in 2014
  • Water filter canister
  • Propane Grill on transom
Heads
Aft head

  • Electric Blake toilet
  • Shares holding tank with fwd head
  • Separate shower

 

Forward head

  • Manual toilet groco model K – SS shaft upgrade 2010, recent rebuild kit 
  • Holding tank with Y Valve and deck discharge
  • Macerator pump
  • Separate shower 
Electronics
Alarm System via sim card / text ($10 per quarter)

  • High Bilge Water text alarm
  • Shore Power Off text alarm
  • GPS boat position text alarm

 

Lower Helm

  • Autopilot – lower helm Robertson Pump with Raymarine control
  • Radar Raytheon R11 – lower helm
  • GPS Garmin GPSMap 441s -lower helm
  • Depth- Apleco 265 – lower helm 
  • VHF Apelco 4500 – lower helm
  • Stereo Pyle receiver with wired input – lower helm
  • Horn
  • Lightbar controls

 

Fly Bridge

  • Depth independent transducer – fly bridge
  • VHF Uniden UM380 w/dsc fly bridge 2012
  • Stereo w/ cd changer – fly bridge
  • Horn
  • Arch lights
  • Fwd facing led light bar 
  •  KVH Trackvision 4
Electrical

  • Primary Generator: Westerbeke 12kw 3300 hours
  • Secondary Generator: Maspower 5.5 kw 1000 hours
  • Both gensets run off magnetic drive pumps with hard impellers
  • Alternator #1 – 100 amps stb swithced separately 
  • Alternator #2 -200 amps port switched separately 
  • Bank #1 – 2 x 4D AGM 12/2014
  • Bank #2 – 1 x 4D AGM 12/2014
  • Genset 27 AGM 2/2014
  • Battery Charger / Inverter – Heart Freedom Model 30 (factory rebuilt 2015)
  • Lights 
  • LED forward facing bar light at flybridge
  • LED x 2 under swim platform
  • LED x 2 aft deck
  • Most interior lights upgraded to LED

 

 

 

Hull & Deck

  • Fiberglass Decks from Factory; Two Tone Light Blue Nonskid
  • Windlass; 12 volt with deck controls; gravity release
  • 60lb Mantus Anchor with 100′ of chain & 100′ of rode
  • 30lb Plow with 100′ of rode

Canvas:

  • Covering all teak handrails – navy blue Sunbrella
  • Bimini – navy blue Sunbrella
Engine Details

  • 2″ shafts
  • 65″ headroom in engine room
  • sight glass for main tanks 12.5 gal/inch

Spare Parts:

  • Racor Filters (1000 engine, 500 genset)
  • Belts – assorted for for all 
  • Alternator for Main Engine
  • Genset Starter (Westerbeke)
  • Genset Hoses (Westerbeke)

 

Upgrades / Log since 2010
2010 

  • Replaced (3) cutlass bearings port side

2012

  • Rebuilt Raw Water Pump – stb engine 10/2012
  • Bottom paint 10/2012
  • Prop Speed on running gear, rudders & trim tabs 10/2012

2013

  • Painted Caterpillar engines (regular maintenance) 

2014 

  • Icemaker Edge Star new in 2014
  • replaced Generator Battery
  • Bottom paint Seahawk with bio 4/2014
  • Prop Speed on running gear, rudders & trim tabs 4/2014

2015

  • Rebuilt port main engine raw water pump 8/2015
  • Salon TV replaced

2016 

  • Bottom paint Seahawk with bio 4/2016
  • Prop Speed on running gear, rudders & trim tabs 4/2016
Fuel Use
         RPM         Knots

  • 1000          6.4
  • 1200          7.2
  • 1300          7.5
  • 1400          7.7
  • 1500          8.3
  • 1700          9
  • 1800          9.1
  • 2000          10
  • 2200          10.5
  • 2650          16

Data above recorded and averaged over two runs in July 2016.

History: 2014 New Orleans to Florida Keys – 600 km / 7.1 knots / 84 hours / 361 gallons / 1.66 nm per gallon / 4.3 gallons per hour including both main engines and generator running nonstop

Vessel History
Built by the CTF yard in Taiwan.

Murray Yacht Sales brokered the sale in 1997 to the current owner.  At the time the boat was moored in a covered shed on a fresh water fed creek in Fairhope Alabama.

The current owner has owned boats for more than thirty years.  He is intimately involved with the maintenance and operation of the vessel, keeping detailed records of all systems. Owner holds a Bachelor and Master degree in Mechanical Engineering as well as a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering. 

Bridge Clearance
Overall height is less than 25′ with arch, radar and KVH in place.

Radar Arch is hinged and can be lowered for additional clearance.

Systems known to be inoperable

  • None
Co Brokerage
Offered to qualified co brokers at a max 50/50 split
Disclaimer
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.


Last Revised: May 24, 2017

Michael James
Michael James
Michael James has been with Murray Yacht Sales since 1995 and is in the the New Orleans office.

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