Silverton 48 Convertible Page 4

Silverton 48 Convertible By Capt. Bill Pike — August 2003

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Base price: $731,430 with 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
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)

Length overall: 51'6"
Waterline length: 43'101⁄2"
Beam: 16'3"
Draft: 4'0"
Weight (dry): 37,000 lbs.
Fuel capacity: 793 gal.
Water capacity: 80 gal.
Test engines: 2/825-hp MTU Series 60 diesel inboards
Transmissions/ratio: ZF/1.75:1
Props: 28x35 4-blade Nibral (light cup)
Steering: Teleflex SeaStar w/power-assist off starboard engine
Controls: DDEC electronic
Optional equipment on test boat: 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
Price as tested: $903,735

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

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