Neff Yacht Sales / Used 48 foot DUFFY Fast Trawler Trawler - Berschert

DUFFY Fast Trawler


1994 • 48' (14.71 m) • Trawler
United States

$395,000 USD

BERSCHERT is a beautiful 3 stateroom Duffy and Duffy 48. Her 17' 6" beam allows for an incredible about of interior volume. The interior is open and bright with Herreshoff styling and exquisite cabinetry. Teak and holly soles.

  • 3 Stateroom / 2 heads
  • Cruise at 9 knots or 18+ when you need it
  • Hydraulic stern dinghy lift and RIB
  • Upper and lower helms
  • full walkarounds
  • Twin 565hp 6V62 Detroit Diesels - 2284 hours
  • 12kW Onan Generator in sound shield - 1700 hours
  • Bow and Stern Thrusters
  • ZipWake Dynamic Trim-Control System "very advanced trim tab system"


Vessel Information

Builder: DUFFY
Model: Fast Trawler
Model Year: 1994
Type: MotorBoat
Category: Trawler
Condition: Used

LOA: 48' (14.71 m)
Beam Feet: 17' (5.33 m)
Draft Feet: 0' (0.00 m)
Engine Info: 565 HP, Twin, Inboard, Diesel, Detroit Diesel
Staterooms: 3

Location: Annapolis, Maryland United States
City: Annapolis
Country: United States


Vessel Walkthrough

BERSCHERT probably has the best layout for a cruising boat in the 48 foot range.

Being a trunk cabin style layout, moving around the vessel is effortless. Stepping aboard can be easily accomplished from the teak swim platform and trough he transom door to the cockpit, or from either side deck. From the cockpit, the aft cabin is accessed through a teak door. From the deck, there is a sliding door on the starboard side at the lower helm


Once again, the salon is extremely spacious. Lower helm is forward and to starboard. Port side is a very large L shaped settee with a beautiful custom teak table. Forward and to port is a built in ice maker, entertainment cabinet and drawers.

Aft Stateroom:

Going aft from the salon and down several steps lands in the owner's aft cabin. A very large Walk around island berth is just to port of center. Again, High quality hand crafted teak cabinetry is throughout . Hanging locker and cabinet doors are all louvered not only for looks but for ventilation. Plenty of drawers and cedar lined lockers.

Forward and starboard is the aft head. Just aft, in a nook is a wonderful vanity with stool. Just forward is the separate stall shower.

Galley and Guest Cabins:

Forward and down a few steps from the salon is the fully appointed Galley. A large U-shaped counter is to port With an L-shaped dinette with teak table just forward. Two overhead deck hatches and numerous side ports provide plenty of natural ventilation and light.

The mid guest cabin with over under bunks is to Starboard across from Galley.

The forward head is in the galley area forward and starboard, featuring the vessel's second stall shower.

The third guest cabin is located in the bow and features a v-berth with an extra large Filler cushion that converts the two berths into one large berth. Once again, loads of storage with hand crafted cabinetry in Herreshoff styling.


Teak table with holly inlay – center storage with two drawers under

Sony sound system

Sony tv

Sony dvd

Scotsman wet Icemaker model: dc33a-1w 115 volt unit

Teak and holly soles

Overhead dumb waiter to bridge

Poseidon pleated-friction window shades on all windows

Lower Helm

Garmin GPS map 7610

ICOM ic-M125

Autohelm ST 7000

Magnum energy inverter

URC – 100 ACR electronics spotlight

Venus Bow and Stern thrusters


Bennett trim tabs

DDEC electronic engine displays

AFI wipers x 3

Ritchie Powerdamp Compass.

Helm Wheel: Brown Bro's & Co. Rose Bank Ironworks Ednburgh


Galley is open and bright. 4 steps down to galley and located on the port side.

  • Creda 4 burner cooktop – "solar speed halogen"
  • GE Microwave
  • Creda under counter oven
  • Single SS Basin
  • Seagull water filtration spigot
  • Opening ports and overhead hatches
  • Marina Air air-conditioning
  • Dinette L shaped
  • Vitrifrigo refrigerato/freezer
  • Gibson space master washer dryer stacked unit

Mid Guest Cabin

Stacked Bunks positioned outboard

Cushioned Built in Seat

Beautiful teak cabinetry featuring hanging locker and drawers

Secondary Ships Electrical panel and Tank Tender

Owner's Cabin

The owner's cabin is aft with salon and cockpit access.

Queen Island bed

Carpet soles – only carpeted area

All doors are rounded top solid teak

Abundance of storage in hanging lockers and drawers everywhere

Sony tv

Overhead large Deck hatch

Large side windows

MarineAir air-conditioning

Separate head - Vacuflush

Vanity – sink mirror drawers seat

Stall shower with glass door frosted side window


The Flybridge is accessed from the salon vis teak steps. (Note** a dumb waiter is used to pass items from the salon up to the bridge effortlessly). A six seat wicker L shaped sectional with cushions is located on the aft sundeck. This area is fitted with a sunshade and substantial hardware to properly supportt in most conditions

Up a few steps is the flybridge. Protected by a hardtop and 4 sided soft enclosure and hard glass with wiper just forward of the helm, allowing visibility in the worst conditions.

A large teak helm bench with fold up table is center, with wrap around bench seating on the parameters. Two overhead deck hatches provide additional ventilation. Electronics are located on the dash as well as flush mounted in the overhead electronics box

Dumb waiter

Teak bench with fold up table

Overhead electronics box

ICOM vhf autopilot


Garmin 7612 all-in-one plotter with Radar

Ritchie Powerdamp Compass

URC 100 spot remote

Fire boy remote

Zipwake display

Thruster controls - bow and stern

Hard center glass with wiper soft side enclosure

Hardtop with two deck hatch above

Edson wheel

Deck and Hull

  • Large Teak Swim platform
  • Presto Marine hydraulic transom mounted dinghy lift and launch system
  • 12' RIB and outboard
  • large mast davit with duel electric cable motors. (One for adjusting the boom angle, the other for the hoist)
  • Mast is rigged to fold down if needed for low bridge passage
  • oversized bow cleats
  • Freeman watertight deck hatches
  • Lewmar windlass - model 2000
  • plow anchor
  • dorado vents
  • teak bow pulpit
  • stainless bow rail
  • Stainless stanchions with oversized vinyl coated safety cables

Mechanical and Electrical

Engine room is entered from under the galley steps.

  • Twin 565 hp 6V92 Detroit Diesels - 2284 hours
  • 12.5 kW Onan Generator in sound shield - 1691 hours
  • Dripless shaft seals
  • ZipWake Dynamic Trim-Control System
  • MarineAir- reverse cycle air-conditioning

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