1986 Californian 48 Motor Yacht

ID# 3961144

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Yacht Overview

Make: Californian

Model: 48 Motor Yacht

Year: 1986

Length: 48′

Located In: Maryville, TN

Engine/Fuel Type: diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

YW#: 8332759


“Twilight Time” is a FRESH WATER Boat.  If you can imagine a boat cared for by knowledgeable, hands on, enthusiastic, energetic owners which has been kept under cover, you can envision this boat.  The shine is impressive.  The updates are numerous, while respecting the original look and feel.  As you walk through and inspect each system, you quickly learn just how thorough the maintenance, upgrade, and replacement regimes are.  This is a vessel ready to cruise right now.  She is a Cruising Pro, not a dock Queen.  Built at the Marshall Yard in Tustin California.  This is widely considered the best build quality in the Californian history.  Present owner bought in October of 2014 and was the 3rd Tennessee Owner.  Originally from the Great Lakes.  Owner Getting Out… Slip Available. 

Full Specs

Boat Name

Twilight Time


LOA: 48
Beam: 15.17 ft
Dry Weight: 43,000 lb


Engine Brand: Caterpillar
Engine Model: 3208 TA
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 375|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard

Engine Brand: Caterpillar
Engine Model: 3208 TA
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 375|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard


Fuel Tanks: 1 (750 Gallon)


Number of heads: 3


Great Shine

Tide Ride Ladder

3 Person Bow Sun Pad with Cover

4 Fenders in Bow Racks - Two Ball Fenders

Ideal Single Direction Electric Windlass - All Chain 200 Ft.

Plow and Danforth Anchors


2 Windshield Covers - One Mesh and One Solid for Privacy

Bottom Paint Job April of 2022

Hull Wax April of 2022

Shore Water Connection

Sail Tracks for Fenders

Transom Shower

10' 6" West Marine Hard Bottom Inflatable with 6 HP 4 Stroke Mercury Engine (2017)

Electric Dinghy Davit

Two Dock Boxes Convey with the Vessel



Aft Deck

Wood Table fits over Glass

Aft Deck Carpet

Eisenglass Enclosure New in 2015 - Great Condition

Custom Door Entry Eliminates the Sliding Door

Custom Slide out Storage above the Wet Bar

Ice Maker 2015

Dual Voltage Refrigerator

Aft Deck Storage Box

2 Stereo Speakers and Volume Control

Wing Doors




Flybridge Helm

Receive Only AIS

All but Helm Chair Re-Upholstered

Seat Covers

2 Garmin 7610 GPS Map Plotters 2015 (Plotter, Sonar, Radar)

Dedicated Electronics Battery Switch (No House Amperage Draw)

Trim Tabs

Datamarine Dart 4 Depth Finder

All Guages are Operational

Glendinning Synchronizer

Spotlight with Remote

Standard Horizon VHF with Bluetooth Remote

Flybridge seats 7

110 Outlet

Nautical Structures Dinghy Davit

Arch Lights

Replaced Canvas in 2015

JVC Stereo





Salon / Galley

Beautiful Black Walnut Interior

All LED Lighting in Salon

New Carpet in 2021

Convertible Sleeper Sofa re-upholstered in 2021

30 Bottle Wine Rack

Electric Fireplace Heater

Sherwood Stereo Tuner

Artwork Excluded

Lower Helm

Garmin 7607 SXV


Fuel Selector Valves for Port and Starboard Engines as well as Generator


Appliances new in 2015

Princess 3 Burner Electric Stove Top with Custom Cutting Board

Norcold Dual Voltage Refrigerator Freezer

Garbage Disposal

Panasonic Microwave

Reverse Osmosis Maker takes Fresh Tank Water and removes everything for pure drinking water.

2 AC's Replaced December of 2015.  The Forward AC was replaced in 2021.

4 Place Dinette with Storage Under




Master aft with Walk-around Queen on the Centerline

Sanyo Flat Screen TV

2 Large Lockers with Auto Lighting

4 Drawers

2 Cabinets

Ensuite Head with Separate Shower 

Tile Sole in the Head

VIP Guest Stateroom Forward

Over Under Bunks

Ensuite Head with Separate Shower

Large Hanging Locker

Mid Stateroom

Full Size Berth which Converts to Seating

Water Tank Monitor

Mega Storage Under Berth

Ships Library with All Ships Manuals

Hanging Locker

Central Vac

Splendide 2000 Washer Dryer Combo

3rd Head and 3rd Separate Shower Across the Hall

Engine Room

3208 TA Caterpillar Engines 375 hp Each. Owner represents he has not added any oil in 2 years and he has done a lot of cruising.

Racors with Vacuum Guages

Engine Oil Lines Replaced in 2021

Paragon Fresh Water Pump Rebuilt in 2021

15 KW Westerbeke Generator with 2900 Hours and Remote Panel

Oil Change System for Both Engines and Generator

Digital time clock that allows the power to go off and holds the electronics programming for 3 months

AC Priming Pump

There are 3 Fuel Tanks for a Total of 750 Gallons

2 Saddle Tanks at 100 each

1 Main Tank at 350 Gallons

1 Aux Tank at 200 Gallons


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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