Boat Details

Just Reduced

1988 48' Albin Palm Beach

48' x 14' x 4'6"

Asking Price....$94,900


View the Data Sheet for this vessel                      Listing Broker: Mike McVey  907-738-8424

  General: ID: 1224  
JUST REDUCED TO $94,900! Best Friends is 47 foot 1988 Albin Palm Beach model tri -cabin motor yacht. A great value opportunity, Best Friends has all the comforts of home and is outfitted for fishing and exploring Alaskan waters.

The warm wood interior is welcoming. The large windows allow the light to shine on the wood, detailing the fine grain. Teak and Holley flooring is throughout the vessel. The salon boasts a comfortable adjustable sofa, recline while enjoying the view. The extra large dinette sports pleasant green fabric cushions and a adjustable table. Seat six comfortably for an evening of cards. The bar above the galley has two comfortable tall chairs, perfect for a morning cup of coffee and a review of the charts. Enjoy the 22 inch flat screen TV or play the latest in music on the Alpine stereo with Bose speakers. Step down to the spacious galley. The appliances include a Princess three burner stove with oven, A Norcold fridge/freezer microwave, toaster and coffee maker. Clever built in shelving hold the dishes directly above the single deep stainless steel sink. A bank of drawers , large cabinets with sliding door and spacious countertop makes this galley feel twice its size. A hatch directly overhead and one above the stove allows for fresh air circulation. Best Friends has two staterooms, both with private heads complete with showers. The master stateroom head also has a tub with built in shower seat. Rich teak details and loads of storage keep things tidy. The master stateroom has a walk around queen sized bed, hanging lockers lined in cedar and built in cubbies in the head board. Close the curtain for privacy over the double windows. The guest stateroom has a double berth, also with private head. A Groco sweet tank system keeps things fresh. A 180 water tank and 40 gallon holding tank means tons of hot water for a refreshing shower. An Espar Diesel heater with ductwork threaded throughout the vessel keeps everything warm and dry.

 Engine and Mechanical:
Exceptionally low hours are on the twin diesel Volvo Penta TAMD engines. The port engine reads 3874, the starboard 4718. Three fuel tanks at 140 gallons each allows for extended cruising. The fuel and water tanks are stainless steel. Eight deep cycle batteries and a single eight D battery along with an 8 kW Onan genset keeps things powered up.

 Electrical and Electronics:
Best Friends offers two helm options. Both are equipped with an impressive array of electronics. A Raymarine RL80C plotter, radar, GPS, depth sounder, a Com Nav 1101 auto pilot, a Standard Horizon hailer, ICOM ICM502 VHF and built in compasses insure informed navigation. A Rayline search light with remote at the helm is a nifty addition. The upper helm provides a birds eye view of the water, and has a great fully enclosed canvas top. Large bench seating with storage means plenty of seating for guests. Grab rails insure safety while underway.

 Notes and Extras:
Best Friends has a stately, classic line to her appearance. A long graceful bow is tipped with a Muir HR Cheetah windlass. A 20 KG Bruce anchor as well as a spare Danforth anchor is paired with 325 feet of chain and 200 feet of rode. Once anchored, enjoy using the 1000 IB 12 volt stainless steel davit to lower the 2009 Achilles eleven foot dingy .Walk from the bow to the starboard interior entry, or continue on to the cockpit for a day of fishing. The cockpit is plenty roomy, land the monster halibut with space to spare. Rod holders, a deck box and tucked in storage keep things neat. Two chest freezers hold the days catch. Cruise with confidence knowing that Best Friends also comes with four survival suits, and an eight man Ellis life raft. There is nothing like all the comforts of home. Hot water, heat, warm comfortable beds, spacious and comfortable seating options though out and a large galley. Exceptional views from the fly bridge, a bevy of electronics, and a full fishing set up. A well maintained fiberglass hull that shines with pride of ownership and the wood details both exterior and interior provide the finishing touch. Best Friends is an exceptional value with loads of extras. Load up the family and friends and enjoy the best of Alaskan cruising today. call us for your personal showing of this classic.


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