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1987 Ocean Yachts 48 Convertible

  • 48 ft
  • Convertible Boat
  • Stuart, FL, US

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  • 1987 Ocean Yachts 48 Convertible
  • 1987 Ocean Yachts 48 Convertible
  • 1987 Ocean Yachts 48 Convertible
  • 1987 Ocean Yachts 48 Convertible
  • 1987 Ocean Yachts 48 Convertible
  • 1987 Ocean Yachts 48 Convertible
  • 1987 Ocean Yachts 48 Convertible
  • 1987 Ocean Yachts 48 Convertible
  • 1987 Ocean Yachts 48 Convertible
  • 1987 Ocean Yachts 48 Convertible


1987 Ocean Yachts 48 Super Sport in Stuart, FL 34994

Just Listed $145,000

Completely Restored in 2016/2017,  She shows like a NEW BOAT!!  Fresh Hull and Bottom Paint, Spotless Engine Room,  Over $180k+ in receipts,  Turn Key and NO Dispointments!! 


Basic Information

Ocean Yachts
48 Convertible
Stuart, FL, US
Available for sale in U.S. waters:
Vessel Name:
JJ Gator
Boat Type:
Convertible Boat
Hull Material:
Hull Type:
Modified Vee
Hull Color:
Flag of Registry:

Dimensions & Weight

48 ft - 14.63 meter
15 ft 2 in - 4.62 meter
Draft - max:
3 ft 6 in - 1.07 meter
Bridge Clearance:
Dry Weight:
40000 lbs


Detroit Diesel
Cruise Speed:
Joystick Control:
Engine Type:
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Fuel Type:
485 (Individual), 970 (combined)
Max Speed:

Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank:
580 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank:
150 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Holding Tank:


Total Cabins:
Total Berths:
Total Sleeps:
Total Heads:
Captains Cabin:
Crew Cabins:
Crew Berths:
Crew Sleeps:
Crew Heads:



With her sharp looking Jersey-style profile and impressive performance standards, the Ocean 48 SS is as in demand today by fisherman and cruisers alike as she was when first introduced in the mid 80's. "J&J Gators" is clearly set apart from others. She has the popular two stateroom layout with a huge open salon, Completely Restored in the past two years inside and out.  All new furnishings/headliner with recessed lighting/wall coverings/carpeting/bedding/appliances etc. etc. etc., the preferred Detroit 6-71 TA's with only 1883 hours with recent 1000 hour service and a long list receipts totaling over $180k of continual updates by her cruising owners who have maintained her with full time captain an open checkbook policy. She is both cosmetically and mechanically turnkey and will disappoint no one. If you are in the market for a larger convertible of any type, you will be glad you stepped aboard for your personal inspection.

Vessel Walk-through
Stepping into the salon finds a large New L-shaped sectional to port. A beautifully varnished hi-lo table with fold down leaves services this area as well as a teak end table with drawers and lamp.
Just forward is the wet-bar station with sink, ice maker and bar storage. Still forward is the full entertainment center with NEW Stereo and Flat Screen TV connected to KVH TracVision Satellite.
To starboard are one very comfortable swiveling barrel chair and another L-shaped dining area that backs  up to the galley. Levolor blinds provide privacy. Very tasteful fabrics are used in the window treatments. A new neutral low pile carpet gives a warm inviting feel for you and your guests.

VIP Stateroom

The VIP Stateroom is located just to port of the galley and features two single bunks (NEW mattresses), a cedar lined hanging locker and plenty of storage in 3 cabinets, 8 drawers and a night stand. A NEW large flat screen TV is flush mounted for easy viewing. Private access to the guest head is available from this cabin.   Teak and holly flooring. An ingenious folding enclosure keeps the guest head dry while showering.

Owners Stateroom
Forward is the Owner's Stateroom with an Island berth with NEW custom tempurpedic mattress. Port and starboard cedar-lined hanging lockers with louvered doors. Six cabinets and four drawers provide even more stowage. NEW flat screen TV for your entertainment.  Overhead is a large deck hatch providing natural light and air. The master in-suite head features a teak and holly sole, also with a fold away stall shower enclosure. Both heads have deck hatches with Ocean Air privacy blinds and insect screens.



Forward and down four steps lands in the well appointed full galley. Lots or drawers and cabinets provides abundant storage. The separate freezer and dryer are cleverly hidden in the galley area.

  • Full size refrigerator/freezer
  • 3 burner cooktop with oven
  • GE Carousel stainless microwave oven
  • Single Basin stainless sink
  • Soap dispenser
  • Deep Freezer under the steps
  • Full size Kenmore Dryer
  • Teak and holly flooring
  • Fresh Water level gauge

Deck and Hull

All non skid, trim and bottom has just been painted in 2019.  Cockpit deck is low maintenance fiberglass (No Teak) and looks like new. Custom canvas cockpit cover offers useable protection from the sun when entertaining in the cockpit..  The typical natural teak window frames with new seals have been "whited out" with Awlgrip marine paint, making an easier maintained, more modern boat. White Star-board ladder treads replace the original teak doing the same.  A very large fish locker/live-well under the deck provides massive fender storage for a non-fished boat. A top loading fridge/freezer located under the bridge ladder is used for beverages.

  • Large Transom door
  • Wash-downs
  • 50 amp shore cord outlet
  • Stainless railings
  • Hardtop with stainless supports
  • Ideal electric windlass with deck switches and bridge remote
  • Fortress FX37 anchor

Flybridge features a factory hardtop and stainless supports.    NEW Cushions and seating surfaces throughout. Two custom pedestal chairs along with two bench seats can accommodate a small crowd.

  • Bennett Trim Tab Controls
  • Morse controls with NEW cables
  • Danforth Compass
  • VDO gauges
  • Teak rod racks under starboard side bench seating
  • Additional storage located under bridge brow.

NEW Garmin 7616XSV GPS/Chartplotter
New Garmin GRID Remot input Device
Furuno GP-31 GPS Navigator
Robertson AP2000 Auto pilot
Datamarine International depth and Navigator speedo
Datamarine LX 300 depth
ICOM VHF IC-M502 marine radio
Fusion MS-RA205 AM/FM/Bluetooth/SirusXM ready
KVH TracVision TV5

Mechanical and Electrical
Engine access is conveniently accessed through a hinged hatch in the saloon floor. engine room is well lit with both ac and dc lighting.  Owner has a full time captain who has maintained the boat to be ready should the owner call.
Both engines have been extensively serviced and have received there 1000 hour service less than 100 hours ago included head gaskets, blowers, intercoolers, new filters, impellers, fluids, etc.
Detroit Diesel, Johnson and Towers Model 6-71TA’s with 1932 hours

  • NEW All Transmission Hoses Replaced in 2018
  • NEW Supply Fuel Lines
  • NEW thru hulls
  • NEW Dripless Seals
  • NEW Batteries in 2017
  • Glendinning engine synchronizer
  • Oil changing system
  • Phazor - 8.5 kW with 1877 hours
  • 50 amp shore service
  • Fuel transfer valves
  • Fire Boy fire suppression system
  • ProMariner 40 amp battery charger
  • Rebuilt Racor fuel water separators
  • Rebuilt Blowers x2
  • Fresh water engine room wash-down
  • NEW Dometic 16000 BTU AC and newer CruiseAir AC
  • Central Vac
  • NEW Fixtures in both heads and Galley
  • Spare Props and Spare Shaft


Watch Video:

  • 1987 Ocean Yacht 48 Convertible Walk Through



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Lars Edson
Lars Edson
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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 instruct his/her agents, or his/her surveyors, to instigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.