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Silverton 48 Convertible

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SPECIFICATIONS

Builder: Silverton

Model: 48 Convertible

Model Year: 2003

Boat Type: Cruiser

LOA: 51'6"

Beam: 16'3"

Draft: 4'0"

Weight: 37,000 lbs.

Standard Power: 2/715-hp Volvo Penta D12-715 diesel inboards

Optional Power: 2/700-hp or 2/800-hp Caterpillar C12 diesel inboards; 2/700-hp or 2/825-hp MTU Series 60 diesel inboards

Fuel Capacity: 793 gal.

Water Capacity: 80 gal.

STANDARD EQUIPMENT

hardtop
JVC flat-screen TV in saloon
Corian countertops
Grohe fixtures
3-burner Seaward Princess electric range
2/VacuFlush MSDs
46,000-Btu Marine Air A/C system
13.5-kW Kohler genset
X-Change-R oil-change system
Racor fuel/water separators
Walker Airseps (except with Volvo Penta engine option)
Tides Marine dripless shaftlogs
2/50-amp ProMariner battery chargers
Glendinning Cablemaster
Bennett trim tabs (recessed)

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

electronics package: Raymarine 215 VHF, ST60 Tridata, 300 GPS w/WAAS sensor, RL80C radar/plotter, and ST6001+ autopilot
Broan trash compactor
Lifestyle 35 home-entertainment center
Bose 3-2-1 stereo systems in master and guest staterooms
stacked GE washer/dryer
two-engine power-assist
Maxwell windlass

This article originally appeared in the August 2003 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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