48' Californian 1986 - Motor Yacht - YS190040

General Description

The Californian 48 Aft Cabin is built to high standards with quality craftsmanship. They have a traditional motor yacht design with a great use of space and luxurious finish.

She has 3 full staterooms, 3 enclosed heads, 2 salons, and a full size galley. She has a hardtop on the aft deck and spacious bridge.

Actual Condition

It is reported this spacious Motor Yacht took on water at the dock. The lower cabins and engine compartment were heavily flooded. The upper cabin areas, salons, and helm stayed high and dry. She has a lot of updated electronics on the upper helm and a hot tub on the bow that did not get damaged. The hull shows very well with no signs of damage.

This vessel is going to need mechanical, wiring, cosmetic, and electrical work.
She is a great hull and well-worth the project to return to a life of cruising or the perfect live-aboard.

Don't miss this's hard to find a worthy project that is a good- looking motor yacht in this size!


Hot Tub
Auto Pilot
CB, and more...

A trailer is not included in this sale.

Nationwide transportation is available through Custom Cradles and shipment to port for overseas transport also supplied. Call Robert or Brian at (508) 478-0200 for logistics and quotes.

Engine(s) Condition

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Motors and Machinery Disclaimer

No statement of condition can be made regarding motors, engines or machinery, whatsoever. A photo may appear of the engine compartment and machinery, but it is entirely the buyers responsibility to inspect and determine their actual condition.

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  • Year: 1986
  • Make: Californian
  • Model: Motor Yacht
  • Model Type: Aft Cabin
  • Length: 48'
  • Beam: 15' 2"
  • Draft: 4' 8"
  • Engine(s): Twin Caterpillar 3208 Turbos
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tankage: 550 gal
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Location: Orange Beach, United Sates AL
  • Boat Name: "Dream Catcher"
  • Stock #: YS190040
  • Notes
    Private Salvage

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We always encourage potential Bidders/Buyers to view the item personally or have someone else inspect it for you prior bidding. It is entirely the buyer's responsibility to inspect and determine the vessel's actual condition.


Item Fees Description
Buyer Premium Fee
6% of Sale Price
Title and Documentation Transfer Preparation and archive record keeping
Reproduction of lost documents or other search. *With a minimun prepay of $95.00
$65.00 per hour
Wire Transfer Fee (inside USA)
Wire Transfer Fee (outside USA)
Marina / Boat Yard Information
5 days free storage after winning bid/offer is accepted, buyers responsibility thereafter.
We advice our customer to contact the Marina / BoatYard in advance to storage and any other fees.

Do not assume accessories or equipment for this vessel may be in storage. This vessel is being sold as seen. Bid for this boat according to what she has when you view her.

Disclaimer: 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 investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

All Marine products be they owned or brokered by Certified Sales, Inc. or its associates, are sold AS-IS, WHERE-IS, NO WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. NO WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS WHAT-SO-EVER. No verbal agreements can be applied to the sale of this marine product.

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