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1986 48 (ft.) HI STAR Convertible

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General Information

Listing# 104926

Lighthouse Point, FL, United States
Boat Type
Model Year
Year Built
Sport Fisherman
48 (ft.)
Bridge Clearance
Cruising Speed
Max Speed
Fuel Capacity
Water Capacity
Fuel Tank Material
Fuel Type
Engine Model
3208 TA
Number of Engines
Engine Type
Engine Horse Power
Engine Hours
Number of Staterooms
Number of Heads

General Details

This is a very well built boat in excellent condition for the year. I recommend a look for yourself.


Additional Equipment


The salon features a generous all teak interior with sofa (with pull-out berth), a hi-lo teak coffee/dining table, 2 barrel chairs, TV and stereo system, entertainment center with bar and multiple storage areas. The salon visibility is 360 degrees plus full lower helm instrumentation and easy access electrical panel. The galley and lower helm are forward on the same level. The yacht features carpeting in the main salon, a teak and holly sole in the walkway and head areas. Throughout there is fine teak cabinetry. The salon entertainment center features a large flat screen TV, DVD and CD player. This yacht has a lower station with visibility both fore and aft. The master stateroom is forward and features a queen island berth, two hanging lockers and ample drawer storage, all satin finished teak. There is an overhead hatch for emergency exit, additional light or ventilation. There are opening portlights port and starboard. The master stateroom also features and island queen berth, TV with VCR. To port, the guest stateroom features upper and lower berths with ample closet and drawer storage. Two opening port lights, teak and holly sole. Guest head has an adjoining shower.

Electrical System

50 amp shore connectors

TV/cable connector

12.5 kW Westerbeke generator with 2960 hours

110 volt electrical system

AC electrial panel breakers

12 volt electrical system panel

12 volt breakers

Battery charger

Electronics and Navigational Equipment

Azimuth 1000 electric compass

Maxima flybridge speakers


Raytheon R41XX radar

Garmin 2010c GPS and 10" plotter

Datamarine knot meter

Daramarine depth sounder

Pioneer CS-1100 AM/FM cassette

Maxwell windlass remote control

Loud hailer

King VHF at lower

Engine /Mechanical Equipment

The engine room has two separate access points. The stairs going forward to the staterooms lift up and the engine room is easily entered through there. In addition, the salon has three large hatches in the middle of the floor when greater access is desired for more extensive maintainence. The engine room is fully sound insulated, features stringer engine saddles and islolation mounts. The well designed engine room on this Hi-Star Convertible is very impressive. Access to reverse cycle air conditioning with separate controls for salon and staterooms. Cabin and bridge controls (two stations), hydraulic steering, 2 automatic bilge pumps, 2 manual bilge pumps, fresh water cooling system, Racor fuel filters, engine alarm, fuel shut off valve. Racor filters for gnerator and main engines. Automatic Halon Fire Control, high water alarm, Bennett trim tabs, electric holding tank pump out, engine temperature alarm, (4) bilge blowers.

Twin Caterpillar 3208's 375 HP

2813 Hours each

12.5 kW Westerbeke generator with 2960 hours


Algrip complete paint job

Fiberglass bow pulpit and 2 anchor lockers

Maxwell verticle electric windlass with remote switch at both helms

Heavy duty stanchions, rails and deck hardware

Foredeck fender racks hold 4 fenders

Large foredeck with deck hatch for each stateroom

(2) Upgraded Atlantes Raritan fresh water heads

Wide side decks with molded steps to cockpit

Pilot and co-pilot flybridge pedestal chairs

Cockpit built-in U-Line ice maker

Cockpit stainless wash basin

Fiberglass cockpit sole

(2) Cockpit sole storage lockers

Fresh and raw water cockpit washdowns

Transom door

Large lazarette

Windshield sunscreen (black sunsure fabric)

Large swimstep with boarding ladder

Custom top on flybridge with overhead enclosed electronic's box.


Galley Maid 3-burner electric stove top with oven

Double stainless steel sink

In-counter dry storage bin

(2) Kenmore refrigerator/freezer units (side-by-side, see photo)

GE Spacemaker microwave oven

Multiple storage cabinets and drawers

Hull and Deck Equipment

One of the many highlights of the HI-Star yacht is the excellent fiberglass work and this is very evident in the molded non-shid decks, wide side decks and molded steps from the cockpit, transom door through the large fiberglass swim platform and a large cockpit well suited for fishing, diving or just cruising. There is a molded fiberglass bow pulpit with heavy duty stainless steel rails and heavy duty stainless steel side stanchions. There are both freshwater and saltwater wash down systems, Maxwell electric windlass. Fenders and lines, navigation lights, swim platform, swim ladder. Hull color is white. There is a locking tackle center with several drawers and a bait well. Fish box (tackle center), bait well, cockpit sink and icemaker, and (6) rod holders.

U-Line icemaker in cockpit

Shoreside fresh water connection

Courtesy sink with hot and cold water in cockpit

Fresh water washdown

Transom door

Fishing rod holders

(2) Over-sized stainless steel line bollards aft

Swim platform

Live well

Tackle boxes

1'2" stainless steel safety rails

(2) Mid ship cleats

(2) Bow cleats with chocks

Maxwell electric windlass with foot control

55 lb. Plow anchor with chain and rode

(2) Fender storage lockers on bow

(4) Stainless steel fender holders mounted on bow rail

Mounted fishing chair in cockpit