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Cayman 48 Convertible

1996 • 48' (14.63 m) • Power

$149,900 USD

History Lesson- The 48 Egg Harbor Golden Egg hull was one of the all time classic performers. When Egg Harbor decide to change the hull they sold it off to one of Asia's quality builder to keep the tradition alive

Couple American engineering, Asian quality construction and American mechanical components you get a rock solid offshore performer

This is a great example. of the 48 Cayman. We purchased this boat for the current owners a few years ago from the original owner who spec'd and built the boat,

Originally a Cat 3176 boat it was repowered by Cat with the updated 660hp 3196 engine in 2005 that now have only 800 hours.

Great layout with two heads with stall showers and two staterooms

Huge salon, galley up design.


Updated Electronics

Davit on the bow with Dingy

Huge Cockpit

This is a rare must see find

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Vessel Information

Builder: Cayman
Model: 48 Convertible
Model Year: 1996
Category: Power
Sub Category: Convertible Boats
Condition: Used

LOA: 48' (14.63 m)
Engine Info: Caterpiller 3196 diesel 660|horsepower Inboard 1995 800 Port

Location: Wickford, RI US
City: Wickford
Country: US

Broker's Overview

Built using the Egg Harbor hull mold, most of the vessel was built overseas, but was finished in the U.S.

The layout is very accommodates 6 with two staterooms, and a convertible sofa to bed in the salon.

3- zone AC,

Two enclosed heads with showers

A spacious salon with galley and cockpit on the main deck.

The large flybridge with helm, overhead electronics box, and NEW Three Sided enclosure.


  • Solid fiberglass hull
  • Molded fiberglass flybridge.
  • Deck assembly is molded fiberglass with glass over marine plywood cabin
  • Teak woodwork, interior and exterior
  • All built in Taiwan, China, using the Egg Harbor hull mold
  • Sea cocks are quarter-turn bronze ball valves
  • The bare boat was shipped to Norfolk, VA, and driven to Stevensville, MD, to be custom finished with the current owner as general contractor, from SS exterior rails, all electronics, upgraded EZ2CY flybridge enclosure, upholstered cushions throughout, etc.


  • Accommodations for six
  • Master stateroom is in forward cabin with center-line double berth, 2 hanging lockers aft, port and starboard. Shelves and lockers outboard and under berth, wall-mounted TV on aft bulkhead. Master has a full head with stall shower
  • The guest stateroom is to starboard with upper and lower single berths, lockers.
  • Laundry- Center single combo washer & dryer
  • The guest head is to port, and has a stall shower
  • The galley is to starboard. U-shaped counter with Princess 2-burner electric stove & oven. The stove/oven can run off the inverter
  • Double SS sink
  • Stand up refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Icemaker
  • Many upper and lower cabinets, drawers, and shelves
  • Next aft to starboard is dining table with wrap-around seating
  • To port is the entertainment center with stereo cabinet below
  • Flat Screen television with Satalite
  • Salon settee that converts to a double berth,
  • Ice maker and electrical panel portside
  • Light and Bight with windows accompanied with curtains and blinds.
  • Headroom is 6-ft 5-inches
  • The 15-ft. L x 10-ft. 10-inches W salon is bright and light with custom woodwork and a nice layout
  • The cockpit is 9-ft. x 11-ft. with wide teak covering boards
  • Lazarette hatch is aft, lockers for storage, transom door to built-in ladder
  • There is access to the aft part of the engine room from the cockpit
  • The 13-ft.L x 9-ft. W flybridge layout has the helm center-line with molded helm
  • Mini Norcold refrigerator and storage below
  • Two helm chairs
  • Full instrumentation
  • Bennett Trim tabs with indicators
  • NEW Three Sided enclosure
  • Hardtop with hatches for ventilation
  • Forward of helm is a 6-ft. x 4-ft. L-shaped settee and table
  • On foredeck is the Fortress anchor and Lewmar electric windlass
  • The foredeck features an electric dinghy davit, 10-ft. Walker Bay inflatable with center console and 20HP Tohatsu outboard is included.


  • Six 8D batteries (Four 12v for engines and two 12v for house , one 4D for generator
  • 12v DC system
  • Kohler 12kw diesel generator, hours 761
  • Xantrex Prosine 2.0 Inverter. Can run the stove/oven
  • Three AC/Heat systems (2 Marine Air 6000 btu units, 1 Marine Air 19,000 btu unit)

Electronics :

Recent Raymarine 12' MFD in NavPod

  • Standard Horizon GPS Chartplotter CP 180
  • Raytheon R41 Raster Scan
  • Standard Horizon VHF Radio Matrix GX 2000
  • Raytheon Autohelm Fathometer
  • Raytheon Autopilot Ray Pilot 650
  • (2) TV's
  • Sat TV
  • Optimus Stereo receiver in salon
  • 5-disk CD change
  • Electric Windlass


  • Twin 2004 Caterpillar 3196 diesel engines, 660 HP each. Hours 800
  • 1:1.55 ZF gear.
  • Racor filters.
  • Hynautic hydraulic steering
  • 2 1/2-inch SS shafts, dripless stuffing boxes, 4-blade bronze propellers 28-inch x 26-inch
  • Twin cast rudders, 19-inch x 12-inch with integral shafts, 1 3/4 inch SS rudder posts
  • Glendenning Engine synchronizer

Broker's Comments

This is the best value in a quality convertible and is priced to sell.

Cat power is a big plus. Updated electronics, Clean, ready and an Idea layout.

Call the listing broker to arrange for a showing


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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