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P.O. Box 3258 Annapolis, MD  21403  PH: 410-268-9223  FX: 410-268-9223 (Call First)
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1987 Californian 48 Flybridge Motor Yacht


    ASKING PRICE                                                                                                         $169,900.00              $159,000.
     SPECIFICATIONS                                                                                                         LOCATED:                  MD    
  LOA: 48' 05"              DRAFT:  4' 08"              FUEL CAP.:   350 GAL. 
  BEAM: 15' 02"              DISPL: 38,000 LBS.         WATER CAP.:   210 GAL.
  ENGINES: Tw 375 CAT.   BR.CLEARANCE: 17' 03"                  SPEED: 15/18 KTS.    
EQUIPMENT:  Twin Caterpillar 3208 Diesels, 15kw Onan generator, bow thruster, heat/air conditioning, washer/dryer, MUCH MORE!            
  Autopilot, VHF, radar, GPS/chart plotter, TV, VCR, stereo, with CD player & cockpit speakers,  MORE!                                               
  Owner has loved, cruised and done many upgrades on this fine yacht. A new direction in life has her for sale.
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EXCELLENT CONDITION! This Californian 48 has a long list of upgrades and maintenance items to keep her in top condition. If you are looking for a FB Motor Yacht that is loaded and ready to go, this is the one at a very attractive asking price. The owner is a motivated seller willing to consider reasonable offers. In addition to the recent upgrades, she boasts a beautiful varnished interior and the well appointed and comfortable layout found in the Californian yachts. "MY BET" offers the following additional equipment and upgrades, INCLUDING A BRAND NEW 2015 BOTTOM BY OSMOTECH with a 5 year transferable warranty


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       FB Control Center     1987 Californian 48 "MY BET"   Clean Spacious Foredeck

Full Professional Bottom Restoration Completed Mid-April, 2015

Full Professional Bottom Restoration Completed Mid-April, 2015

     Wide Side Decks             Swim  & Boarding Ladders        Hands Free Anchoring 

      Beautiful Wicker Appointments     Sundeck Wet Bar Fwd         Fwd Head w/ Stall Shower            

Galley Port Side                            Galley Fwd                            Galley Stb Side  

Fwd Stateroom Centerline Dbl            Saloon View Fwd                      Saloon View Aft             

Aft Stateroom w/ Center Queen   Aft Stateroom View Fwd        Aft Stateroom Vanity Stb.      

    Aft Head w/ Large Shower            Washer/Dryer Unit           15 KW Genset in Sound Box    

       This is that proverbial "You can eat off it" Engine Room               Layout Drawing                



The galley is down forward with the refrigerator, stove and double SS sink to port, with excellent storage over and under and great counter space. To starboard is a separate freezer, convection microwave and more storage over and under.

The main saloon features a complete entertainment center to port and a full sized comfortable leather sofa and padded swivel chair to starboard. The saloon is bright, open and airy and tastefully decorated for comfortable entertaining or living aboard.

There is a forward stateroom with centerline double berth and an en-suite head with stall shower. Amidships on starboard is another stateroom with a pull out double berth and a head with shower opposite on the port side. The aft stateroom has a centerline queen berth, with lighted vanity to starboard, entertainment center forward, an en-suite head with large stall shower, and storage all around with cedar lined hanging locker.

Note that the large open sundeck area boasts a full enclosure with P&S wing doors with screens and a full enclosure for all weather protection. It is beautifully appointed with updated wicker furniture seating for six with matching dining table and end tables. Forward is a full wet bar with ice maker, H&C pressure water, SS sink, plenty of storage above and below and a central vac connection with hose. Leading up a few steps there is a fully enclosed fly bridge area with a comfortable helm seat with foot rest, full electronics, seating all around with storage under and dinghy chocks and hoist aft.

The engine room on MY BET is well lighted and beautifully maintained with upgrades and maintenance to keep her in spotless condition.

Separate freezer (never used)
Double S/S Sinks
Microwave convection oven
3 burner electric stove top
Hot & cold pressure water
Excellent storage cabinets port and starboard
Ice maker and refrigerator on aft deck


Spacious main saloon with full leather sofa
Double center line berth fwd w/ head & shower
Queen centerline berth aft w/ head & shower
Pull out double guest cabin w/ head & shower
Carpet and area rugs


Total Power: 750 HP
    Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Caterpillar
Year Built: 1987
Engine Model: 3208
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 3600
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 375 HP
    Engine 2:
Engine Brand: Caterpillar
Year Built: 1987
Engine Model: 3208
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 3600
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Racor filters for each engine & generator
Fresh Water Tanks: Aluminum (210 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: 3 Aluminum (350 Gallons) (plus 1 unused aluminum 160 gal.)
Holding Tanks: (165 Gallons)
Hydraulic steering
Automatic bilge pump
(3) Shower sumps
Electric heads (3)-new macerators
New SS hot water heater-06/2013
H&C Pressure water-new pump
Washer/Dryer combination unit
Reverse cycle heating & air conditioning (3 units)
Central VAC

15 kw Onan generator in sound box (appx. 1134 hrs.)
Xantrax Freedom 30 Inverter
50 Amp Shore power service w/ new 50/250 amp cord
(3) 8D Batteries-new Nov. 2014
Engine room blower-new
12v Electrical panels for lighting & outlets
50 Amp. 240v AC system
Battery charger
Full navigation lighting
Full 12v interior lighting and 120v lamps
Daylight engine room lighting
Remote search light on FB brow

Robertson autopilot
Furuno radsr
Garmin 3210 navigation center
VHF - Standard Horizon
Furuno/Datamarine depth sounder
Ritchie compass
TVs & VCR & DVD player
Bose speakers on FB

Hull & Deck Equipment:
Hull: White molded fiberglass w/ blue stripe. New bottom by Osmotech w/ 5 year transferable wty - 2015
Deck: White molded fiberglass non skid deck
Electric windlass
Bow thruster
Sundeck wet bar w/ ice maker
Dock box w/ L shaped bench seat
Dinghy davit-electric
Dinghy chocks (no dinghy)
Gangway (aluminum folding stairway)
Dock lines
Bimini Top
Full enclosures on FB and Sundeck

Upgrades Summary:
(3) 8D Batteries-new Nov. 2014
New bottom by Osmotech w/ 5 year transferable wty - 2015
New SS hot water heater-06/2013
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.


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