Listed at $219,000

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Available for SaleJ&B47' 1998 Bayliner 

“ARGUABLY THE BEST BIG-BOAT VALUE EVER”, according to the Powerboat Guide, and once you step onboard you will see why!

J&B is in excellent condition and ready to spend a weekend or a lifetime onboard! She will make an excellent live-a-board or extended cruiser for you “Loopers” out there.

Recent upgrades include;

  • Bottom soda blasted and painted 2020
  • Bow thruster installed 2020
  • All new Garmin electronics package installed including 7612 and 7412 plotters and radar lower helm, 742 touchscreen on the flybridge with new 18mile radar antennae
  • Auto Pilot upgraded to Raymarine 70RS and integrated with NMEA
  • New Racor fuel filters 2019
  • New LED lighting thru out the yacht 2020
  • New GE microwave/convection over 2020
  • West Marine RIB tender w/Mercury 9.9hp outboard
  • New Teak Steamer Loungers on the Flybridge with custom Sunbrella cushions
  • New U-line ice maker 2020
  • Renovated shower/bath in each head 2020
  • New inter-coolers on both engines 2019

And much more!

26 North Yachts is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by United Yacht Sales. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel


LOA: 47' (15 m)
Beam: 14' (5 m)
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Fuel Capacity: 444 gal (1,681 L)
Fresh Water Capacity: 200 gal (758 L)
Holding Tank: 48 gal (182 L)
Flag: United States
Location: Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, United States
Build Year: 1998
Builder: Bayliner
Model: 4788 Pilothouse
Type: Motor Yachts


Vessel Walkthrough and Features

The Bayliner 4788 Motor Yacht is a much-sought-after cruising yacht ideal for families, grandparents, Great Loopers, or live-aboard. J&B features a large salon with wrap around couch and plenty of storage. A well-appointed galley, 3 staterooms, 2 complete heads, 3 air conditioners, a large pilot house with excellent visibility, and a large fly bridge with easy access from the pilothouse. Dock-level boarding is easy via the large covered cockpit and transom door from the swim platform.

Main salon:

  • Large wrap around settee
  • Large fold out, adjustable height teak table
  • Smart TV on pedestal mount (2020)
  • Wet bar with sink and additional storage
  • Ice Maker with new ice maker assembly (2021)
  • Nutone blender
  • Beverage roll-out center with Keurig coffee maker
  • Heat/air conditioner
  • Custom window tint
  • Custom (Sunbrella) valences and shades


  • Full galley located port forward of salon.
  • Teak floor
  • Solid surface countertops
  • New Delta stainless finish sink faucet (2020)
  • Double stainless steel sink
  • Princess electric oven with burners
  • New stainless GE Cafe Microwave/Convection oven (2020)

Forward Master Stateroom:

  • Queen berth with dual reading lamps
  • Dual cedar lined hanging lockers
  • Flat screen TV
  • Six storage drawers
  • Heat and air conditioning
  • Dual skylights with screens
  • Four port holes

Master Head:

  • Ensuite head with Vac-u-flush (2020 service) toilet, wash basin, tub/shower combination with new
  • Duma tile walls with increased head and shoulder space (2020)
  • New Master Head vent fan (2020)

Guest Stateroom:

  • Mid-ship, port side
  • Double berth
  • Dual reading lights
  • Night stand
  • Cedar-lined hanging locker
  • Two port holes

Third Stateroom:

  • Settee convertible to two bunk berths
  • Dual reading lamps
  • Cedar-lined full length hanging locker
  • Five long drawers
  • Additional storage under berth
  • Walls have been removed to create oversized Master Stateroom (Doors are available to convert back to original configuration)

Guest Head:

  • Vac-u-flush toilet (serviced 2020)
  • Wash basin
  • Shower combination with new Duma tile walls
  • Large storage areas behind mirrors


  • Bimini top
  • Wrap around seating
  • Captains chair
  • Fusion bluetooth sound system (2020) - play from your smart phone
  • New JBL marine speakers (2020)
  • Dinghy davit
  • West Marine RIB tender (2018)
  • Tender boat cover (2020)
  • Teak steamer chairs with custom Sunbrella cushions (2020)

Aft Deck:

  • Custom Sunbrella canvas with screening
  • New aft deck shower (2021)
  • Rear swim platform
  • Fold out deck furniture
  • Swim ladder
  • Fish pole/boat hook rack

Helm and Electronics

  • J&B has been totally retrofited with new electronics in 2020.
  • Full nmea backbone
  • Garmin network
  • Garmin GMR18+ radar
  • Garmin thru hull sideview transducer
  • Auto pilot control interface upgraded to Raymarine 70Rs and on the nmea backbone (2020)
  • Smart pilot autopilot


  • Garmin 7612 and 7412 touchscreen chart plotters (2020)
  • Garmin VHF radio (2020)
  • Clock and Barometer
  • Full instrumentation
  • Trim tab control

Engine and Mechanical

  • J&B features two upgraded Cummins 370HP Diamond series engines with 528 hours on one and 532 hours on the other engine.
  • New after coolers, both engines (2019)
  • New dual Racor fuel filter system upgrade (2019)
  • New electric bow thruster (2020)
  • New starboard engine battery (2021), others replaced (2018)
  • 12.5 Kw Westerbeke generator with sound shield - 266 hours
  • New generator start battery (2018)
  • New Seaflo fresh water pump (2021)
  • Fuel supply and return manifold
  • Engine room lighting
  • Custom Salon engine room access

Brokers Comments

You won’t find a nicer or more ready to cruise 4788 than J&B!

She’s ready now so all you have to do is go boating!

The market is crazy so don’t wait around and miss this one!

Mechanical Disclaimer

Engine and generator 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.

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