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1988 Buddy Davis Convertible

Pensacola, Florida, United States


47' BUDDY DAVIS 1988


Basic Boat Info

Make: Buddy Davis
Model: Convertible
Year: 1988
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: Buddy Davis
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: DYW47128K788
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 47 ft
Length Overall: 47 ft
Beam: 16 ft
Max Draft: 4 ft
Dry Weight: 45,000 lb
Deadrise: 14 °
Single Berths: 1
Twin Berths: 1

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Detroit Diesel
  • Model: 8V-92 TA
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 735hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Bronze
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Detroit Diesel
  • Model: 8V-92TA
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 735hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Bronze
Total Engine Power: 1,470hp


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 750 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Plastic
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 150 gal
Water Tank Material: Plastic
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 75 gal
Holding Tank Material: Plastic


Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Convertible Boats, Saltwater Fishing, Sports Fishing Boats


Bob Schwarz
Please contact Bob Schwarz at 251-471-6949 or his cell 251-379-9234
A & M Yacht Sales, Inc


A & M Yacht Sales, Inc
5004 Dauphin Island Parkway
Mobile, Alabama, US, 36605


"SOUTHERN BELLE" is a two stateroom, two head, dinette down, Buddy Davis Convertible with a spacious cockpit. The salon has two leather sofas, one to port, one to starboard. A 24" TV forward with entertainment center. The master stateroom has a queen island berth with a new "memory foam" custom mattress. The guest stateroom has twin bunks in "L" configuration. Both heads have separate stall showers. Both the galley and dinette are down from the salon. The cockpit has two in deck fish boxes, in deck live well, transom door, cockpit freezer, tackle drawers, cockpit sink with bait prep, Murray Tuna fighting chair, and cockpit engine room access. The fly bridge has a center helm, "L" shaped seating areas to port and starboard , in console electronics storage, and an overhead electronics compartment. She has Rupp double spreader outriggers and a Rupp single center rigger. Anchorage is accomplished with a new Danforth anchor,  with 50' of chain, 600' of 5/8" rode and a new Lewmar.

Master Stateroom
  • Queen Island Berth
  • "Memory Foam" Custom Mattress- New
  • Custom Made Coverlet- New
  • Large Mirror Forward
  • TV in Upper Storage Compartment
  • Drawers to Port Side with Vanity Mirror
  • Escape Hatch for Light and Ventilation
  • Separate 16,000 BTU Cruise Air AC/Heat System
Master Head
  • Galley Maid 12 VDC Electric Head
  • Fiberglass Molded Head Compartment
  • Molded Fiberglass Vanity with Sink
  • Hot and Cold Fixtures at Sink
  • Mirror Over Vanity
  • Blower Vent Fan 12 VDC
  • 12 VDC Lighting
  • Separate Stall Shower
  • Teak and Holly Flooring
Guest Stateroom
  • "L" Shaped Over/Under Bunks
  • Storage Locker 
  • Separate 7,000 BTU Cruise Air AC and Heat System
  • Custom Bed covers- New
Guest Head
  • Molded Fiberglass Head Compartment
  • Galley Maid 12 VDC Electric Head
  • Fiberglass Vanity with Mirror
  • Hot and Cold Sink Fixtures
  • Molded Fiberglass Sink
  • Vent Fan Blower 12 VDC
  • Lighting 12 VDC
  • Separate Stall Shower
  • Teak and Holly Flooring


  • Teak Wood Cabinetry
  • Formica Counter Tops
  • Princess 4-burner Ceran Glass Stove Top, AC
  • Micro Wave Oven -New
  • Single Stainless Steel Sink
  • Hot and Cold Water Fixtures
  • GE Domestic Style Refrigerator, Approximately 14 Cu.Ft.
  • 12 VDC Pressure Water System
  • Teak and Holly Wood Flooring
  • Two For and Aft Facing Bench Seats
  • Foam Filled Seat Cushions
  • Formica Table Top
  • One "L" Shaped Naugahyde Sofa to Starboard - New Covering
  • Second Naugahyde Sofa to Port- New Covering
  • Entertainment Center Forward
  • Sharp 24" LCD TV
  • Panasonic SAXR25 AM/FM Stereo Reciever AV System
  • Panasonic DVD F87 5 Disc CD Player
  • Open Serving Bar Between Salon and Galley
  • Surface Mounted Storage Compartment on Bar
  • Storage Compartment  Cabinet Beneath Bar
  • Custom Made Blinds Throughout - New
  • Custom Made Valence and Curtains - New
  • 24,000 BTU Cruise Air Air Conditioner/Heater
  • Indirect Lighting and Direct lighting
  • Carpet Throughout Salon, Passage Way, and Staterooms
  • Teak Wood Work Throughout 
  • Murray Tuna Fighting Chair
  • Two In Deck Fish Boxes
  • In Deck Live Well with Macerator Pump
  • Transom Door
  • Cockpit Freezer
  • Cockpit Sink and Bait Prep Station
  • Cockpit  Teak Tackle Drawers
  • Rod Storage Port and Starboard Gunwales
  • Cockpit Engine Access Door
  • Cockpit Deck Canvas Cover - New
  • Cockpit Cooler Storage Compartment to Port
  • Seven Gunwale Mounted Rod Holders
  • Fresh Water Wash Down
  • Salt Water Wash Down
  • Cockpit Lighting
  • Two 500 Watt Cockpit Spreader Lights


  • Half Tower Fiberglass Hard Top 
  • Three Side Isinglass Enclosure
  • Center Helm Station
  • Electronics Pod Concealed in Console
  • Pod Electrically Raises From Console
  • Furuno NAVNET 12" MF Color Display in Pod
  • Two Furuno NAVNET 8" MF Color Displays in POD
  •  MF Displays for GPS / Chart Plotter / Bottom / and Furuno 6 KW Open Array  Radar
  • Furuno NAV Pilot Auto Pilot 
  • ICOM M602 VHF Radio with DSS
  • Additional Furuno 37 GPS 
  • Alpine CDA-9820 AM/FM/CD/Satellite Radio - (in-op)
  • ACR-RCL-100 Remote Actuated Dual Beam Search Light
  • Richie 4' Compass
  • Data Marine International Digital Speed and Depth Indicators
  • Engine Monitoring gauges at Helm
  • Flowscan Series 9000 Digital Tachometers and Fuel Flow Meters
  • Single Lever Engine and Transmission Controls
  • Fiberglass Molded Overhead Electronics Box
  • "L" - Shaped Seating to Port and Starboard
  • Storage Compartment Forward
  • Bridge Electrical Breaker/Switch Panel
  • Storage Beneath Console
Fishing Equipment
  • Rupp Double Spreader Outriggers
  • Rupp Single Center Rigger Hard Top Mounted
  • Seven Gunwale Mounted Rod Holders
  • Six Aluminum Rod Holders Bridge Mounted
  • Single Manual Teaser Reel
  • 120/240 Volt AC Ship's Service
  • 50 AMP 120/240 VAC Shore Power Cord
  • Glendinning Cable Master Cord Retrieval System
  • Main Switch and Breaker Panel in Companionway
  • Generator is a Westerbeke Model WMD 12.5 KW 2674 Original Hours
  • DC System is 12 Volt
  • Engine Starters are 24 Volt with Starting Solenoids
  • Two 8D 12 VDC Battery Banks 
  • Battery Charger is a Charles 9000 Series 12 VDC
  • DC Breaker Panel Located In Companionway Below AC Panel
Pumps and Mechanical Gear
  • Hynautic Hydraulic Steering System
  • Type III MSD Holding Tank Serves Both Heads
  • Four Submersible 12 VDC Bilge Pumps with Automatic Switches
  • ECO 110 VAC "On Demand" Fresh Water Pump
  • Shurflow 12 VDC Remote Mounted Shower Sump Pump
  • 110 VAC 1000GPH Air Conditioner Cooling Water Pump
  • Electronic SMX-II Cruise Air  Air Conditioner Thermostats
  • 10 Gallon Water Heater
  • Shurflow 12 VDC Raw Water Wash Down Pump
  • Reversible 12 VDC Oil Change Pump
  • Two Galley Maid 12 VDC Toilet Pumps
  • 110 VAC 250 GPH Cockpit Freezer Cooling Water pump
  • 12 VDC Live Well Pump
  • 12 VDC Macerator Fish Box and Live Well Drain Pump
  • Bennett Hydraulic Trim Tabs
  • Built in Central Vacuum System (No Hose)
  • New Danforth Anchor
  • Lewmar Electric Anchor Windless
  • 50' Anchor Chain
  • 600' 5/8" Anchor Rode
Engines and Mechanical
  • Twin Detroit Diesel 8V-92 TA 735 HP Diesels
  • Port : 3082 Original Hours, Starboard Original 3038 Hours
  • Glendinning Engine Synchronizer
  • ZF  IRM350AL, 1.58:1 Transmissions
  • Dual Racor 1000 Fuel Water Separators Each Engine
  • 12 VDC Reversible Oil Change Pump
  • Analogue Manual Engine Instrumentation in Engine Room
  • Visual and Audible Engine Alarms on Bridge
  • 2" Stainless Steel Shafts
  • 28" x 28" 4- Blade Bronze props
  • Stainless Steel Rudders
  • Bronze Through Hull Fittings
  • High Water Alarm
  • Engine Room 12 VDC Blower System
  • New Engine Room Sound Proofing Recently Installed
Safety Equipment
  • Fire Boy Halon Fixed Fire Suppression System in Engine Room
  • 12 PFD Type II Adult Life Vests
  • Type IV 20" Ring Buoy with Attached Retrieval Lanyard
  • High Bilge Water Alarm
  • Visual Distress Signals
  • Dual Trumpet Electric Horn
  • Five Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • Revere 6- Man Portable Life Raft
  • ACR Epirb Distress Signal

Mechanical Disclaimer

Engine and generator hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing.

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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