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Available for SaleAbout Time48' 2005 Silverton 

2005 Silverton 48 Convertible

The Silverton 48 Convertible hull lines, drawn by Donald Blount and Associates, have been designed to handle the rigors of the Atlantic Ocean, in which Silverton water-tests their boats. With a sharp entry and wide beam, the 48 will perform safely and comfortably in most sea conditions. Modern styling combines with safety and utility topsides. A wide, molded stairway leads from the expansive cockpit to the command bridge, making access safe and easy, even in a seaway. Visibility is excellent at all points from the helm and there is plenty of comfortable seating for the mate and guest on the bridge. Wide side decks and open foredeck have molded diamond non-skid for sure footing and an oversize stainless steel bow rail adds to the security. Offering three staterooms and two heads along with an entertainment-sized salon and full service galley, the 48 will take comfort aboard to a higher level.

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: 48' (15 m)
Beam: 14' (5 m)
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Fuel Capacity: 800 gal (3,029 L)
Fresh Water Capacity: 200 gal (758 L)
Holding Tank: 80 gal (303 L)
Flag: United States
Location: Florida, Sarasota, United States
Build Year: 2005
Builder: Silverton
Model: 48 Convertible
Type: Center Consoles
Cruising Speed: 27 Knots
Max Speed: 32 Knots


Vessel Walkthrough

Boarding is easy from the swim platform and through the transom door, or cockpit combing, or side deck, or bow depending on the tide and dock. Up two wide steps to the hinged door into the main salon. To port is an L-Shaped, pull-out sofa and bed with the open galley forward. On starboard is the flat screen TV with breaker panel behind, storage and an “L-ish” shaped sofa/dinette. Down the stairway to port is the master stateroom with queen berth (accessible from both sides), private head, hanging closet and numerous drawers. On starboard is the bunk bed stateroom and stack unit washer/dryer. Forward of the washer dryer is the guest head with separate stall shower. All the way forward is the VIP guest stateroom with centerline queen berth, hanging locker and drawers.

Up the stairway to the air conditioned flybridge there are two captain/navigator chairs behind the helm station and seating for a small crowd forward.

Main Salon:

Very spacious and comfortable main salon is open to the galley and visa versa. Flat screen TV aft on starboard side easily viewed from the galley and the main salon. Main breaker panel is cleverly hidden behind the TV and easily accessed. “V” Cool window reflective treatment/coating on main salon windows. Three different window covers. Bose surround system interfaced with TV.


Very nice galley with Sub-Zero drawer refrigeration (three refrigerator, one freezer), Three-Burner Princess Glass cooktop, Sharp Carousel Microwave/Convection oven, double sink lots of counter and cabinet space. Very open to the main salon being in the galley is still part of the party!

Master Stateroom:

Master stateroom is on port just about amidship for the best ride and least noise. Queen size berth can be accessed from either side. Private head with separate stall shower. Excellent hanging closet and drawer space.

VIP Guest Stateroom:

VIP guest is forward on the centerline with queen size berth, hanging closet, drawers, and private access to the guest head with separate stall shower.

Second Guest Stateroom:

Second guest stateroom has over and under single berths, hanging closet and several drawers.


All fiberglass decks with molded non-skid for easy cleaning and maintenance. Large swim platform leads through transom door to the cockpit. Cockpit has molded in live well aft and bait prep with wet bar forward next to direct engine room access. Wet bar has sink with faucet, Raritan ice maker and Norcold drink fridge. Side decks with handrails lead up to the bow with excellent bow rail and sun pad area. Anchor pulpit has captive windless with foot controls as well as flybridge controls.

Electronics and Helm:

Well laid out and comfortable helm area under the fixed hardtop. Captain and navigators seats aft for the best visibility.

  • Northstar 6000 GPS Chart Plotter
  • Furuno Radar
  • Furuno Depth Finder with Water Temperature
  • Simrad Auto Pilot
  • Icom VHF Radio
  • Sony CDX-CA705M Radio with CD and XM Capability
  • Volvo Penta Bow Thruster Control and Gauges
  • Marine Technologies SA-10XL Safe-T-Alert Alarm System


  • 12-Volt and 24-Volt DC Systems with Charges
  • 50 AMP AC System with Single Shore Power Cord on Glendinning Cablemaster.
  • (5) Separate Air Conditioning Systems
  • Washer and Dryer Combo
  • 220 Volt Hot Water Heater

Engine Details and Mechanical Equipment:

Easily accessed from the cockpit. Very clean engine room has good access around both engines and generator. Main engines are 715 HP Volvo D-12. Kohler 13 KW diesel generator has only 1,050 hours.

  • Oil X-Change-R System with Connections to Both Engines, Transmissions and Generator
  • Tides Marine Dripless Shaft Seals with Spare Seals on Shaft

Brokeru0027s Comments

Super clean example of a very popular convertible! With the comfort level of a great cruiser and respectable fishing ability it’s no wonder these boats are sought after. Three staterooms, galley up, large cockpit and a stairway to a huge bridge they work on so many levels. "About Time" has been lightly used, but well loved.


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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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