Neff Yacht Sales / Used 48 foot Chesapeake Chesapeake Bay Deadrise Power - Mariner IX

Chesapeake Chesapeake Bay Deadrise

Mariner IX

2003 • 48' (14.63 m) • Power

$250,000 USD


Vessel Information

Builder: Chesapeake
Model: Chesapeake Bay Deadrise
Model Year: 2003
Category: Power
Sub Category: Downeast, Pilothouse
Condition: Used

LOA: 48' (14.63 m)
Engine Info: Caterpillar 3126 Direct diesel 420|horsepower Inboard 2003 705

Location: Smithfield, VA US
City: Smithfield
Country: US

Special Items to Note...

  • CONSTRUCTION: Juniper Strip Planks, on Frames, the cold molded with Okume plywood and West System Epoxy over the entire exterior
  • Hauled and bottom painted August 2022 with fresh zincs and Barnacle Block on the running gear
  • Full keel with sand shoe, barn door rudder and fully protected running gear
  • Bow Thruster with cockpit and Pilothouse controls for Easy Docking
  • Caterpillar 3126 diesel inboard 420hp engine, 705 original hours
  • Twin Disk direct Drive Marine Transmission with Cockpit and Pilothouse controls
  • Dripless Shaft Seal
  • Westerbeake 8kw diesel powered generator, 347 original hours
  • Built as a Pleasure Boat, never used for Fishing/Crabbing, etc.
  • Custom Built by the Mariners Museum in Newport News, VA (Hull #9)
  • Traditional Wood construction with Fiberglass exterior. White Topsides with Grand Banks Beige hullsides (Awlgrip)

Vessel Walkthrough


  • She is a Big Girl, 48'8" LOA and 15'4" BEAM
  • Transom mounted swim ladder bracket, ladder mounts are located in the cockpitflag Pole holder mounted on the stern
  • XL Stainless deck hardware (stern cleats, mid-ship cleats, bow cleats)
  • Sampson Post on the bow for forward lines
  • Flush mounted fishing rod holders
  • Blue LED Under Gunwhale accent lighting
  • Custom painted "faux plank" non-skid cockpit floor
  • Stbd Aft cockpit helm station with Throttle and Gear controls, Stainless steel Steering wheel with Knob, Bow Thruster controls
  • Garmin 740s (7 inch color touch screen for GPS/Depth)
  • Raw Water Washdown
  • Cockpit fresh water shower (Hot/Cold)
  • XL Motor box, raises electrically for excellent Engine and Generator access
  • Custom Sunpad for top of motor box (removable)
  • Port and Stbd side boarding ladders (removable)
  • Large cockpit Hardtop overhang, providing excellent shade and weather protection
  • (2) LED Cockpit spreader lights
  • (4) Overhead dome lights
  • (2) Overhead handrails
  • Juniper Pilothouse Bulkhead with (4) sliding pilothouse windows, lockable door
  • (2) Yamaha Marine stereo speakers
  • 50 amp shore power connection


  • Caterpillar inboard diesel engine, model 3126, 420 hp at 2800 rpm
  • 705 original engine hours
  • Racor 900 primary fuel filter
  • Twin Disk direct drive marine transmission
  • Dripless shaft seal
  • Westerbeake 8ke diesel powered generator (347 original hours)
  • Cole Hersee Battery Isolator
  • Guest Charge Pro Battery Charger for engine batteries for Engine Battery bank
  • NOCO Genius battery charger for Generator battery


  • Lockable door with Excellent interior headroom and tons of natural light
  • The longer pilothouse gives a sleek exterior appearance and provides for a very roomy interior.
  • (4) rear sliding windows, (2) long side windows (fixed), (2) forward side sliding windows
  • (3) windshield panels, center opens, outer two have wipers
  • Port side L-shaped sofa with storage beneath, cup holders and Heat/Air Conditioning vents conveniently placed
  • lots of 110v outlets conveniently placed throughout the Pilothouse
  • Wood flooring with a Nautical throw rug, mechanical hatch in the center of the floor provides easy access to HVAC, Hot Water, Fresh Water pump, Toilet and holding tank system, etc.
  • Stbd side L-shaped Galley with Corian Countertops
  • Undermount sink with Designer Combination faucet (storage beneath)
  • 110v outlets for plug in galley appliances
  • Summit 110v Undercounter Refrigerator/Freezer
  • Samsung 27 inch Flat Screen HDTV
  • Dish Network Sat TV Receiver
  • KVH TracVision M1 sat tv antenna mounted to hardtop
  • Sony Marine stereo (AM/FM/MP3/Aux inputs) with helm mounted remote
  • FlexSteel fully adjustable, high back Helm Chair, with adjustable footrest and Stainless steel pedestal
  • Port Side Mates Bench seat (raised for excellent visibility) with storage drawers beneath)


  • Westerbeake remote generator control panel at helm
  • Rotary Shore Power/Generator Power selector switch
  • BlueSeas 120v Breaker and Switch panel for all AC items
  • 220v Marine Airrr Heat/Air Conditioning system with digital controls
  • Stainless Steel 6 gallon marine water heater
  • PanelTronics 12v DC power distribution breaker panel
  • Overhead pilothouse lighting
  • (3) Separate Battery Chargers (Engine, Generator, Bow Thruster)
  • IPower 1200 watt True Sinewave Inverter


  • RayMarine ST6001+ Autopilot
  • Garmin 5215 (15 inch color, touch screen, multi-function display) Radar/Chartplotter/Fishfinder)
  • Garmin xHD2 48 inch open array Radar antenna (new in July 2022)
  • Airmar B164 tilted element thru-hull transducer (Depth/fishfinder)
  • Standard Horizon Explorer VHF Radio
  • Standard Horizon Matrix AIS/GPS VHF Radio
  • Ritchie Powerdamp compass
  • Guest Remote controlled spotlight
  • 48 inch LED Lightbar (with custom canvas cover)
  • Vetus Bow Thruster controls at both helm stations


  • Two steps down from the helm deck is the lower cabin
  • Hanging locker (Closet space is to the stbd side)
  • Excellent access to the back of the helm and dash
  • Excellent headroom and natural lighting (overhead deck hatch)
  • Full V-berth forward with custom mattress, designer pillows and overhead dome light
  • Port side enclosed head with privacy door
  • Raritan electric flushing toilet
  • Stainless sink with pullout shower wand, and hanger mounted to the waterproof wall
  • Shower sump box for floor drain
  • Medicine cabinet
  • Bow Thruster Batteries and Battery charger located beneath the V-Berth with excellent access


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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