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1989 Buddy Davis 47 Convertible - 47'

Year 1989
Length 47ft.
Price USD $249,000
Type: Pre-owned
Location Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States
Hull Material
Engine type Twin
Contact Information
Beam: 16 ft 0 in
Max Draft: 4 ft 0 in
Engine(s): Detroit Diesel
Engine Model: 8V92
Engine(s) HP: 1470 HP
Cruising Speed: 21 knots
Fuel: (760 Gallons)
Water: (100 Gallons)

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Boat Name
Flag of Registry: United States
LOA: 47 ft 0 in
Beam: 16 ft 0 in
Minimum Draft: 3 ft 6 in
Maximum Draft: 4 ft 0 in
Total Power: 1470 HP
Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Detroit Diesel
Engine Model: 8V92
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Power: 735 HP
Engine 2:
Engine Brand: Detroit Diesel
Engine Model: 8V92
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Power: 735 HP
Cruising Speed: 21 knots
Maximum Speed: 24 knots
Fresh Water Tanks: (100 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (760 Gallons)
Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 2

Vessel Walkthrough

MY BUDDY is an immaculate completely refurbished 2013/2014.

In the cockpit there is a new fighting chair (there is also a spare in storage). On the bulkhead there is a tackle center and freezer. The salon door is to the port. Entering the salon, starboard side there are new couches on the port and starboard side. The galley is down on the port side, with new granite tops, new stove, sink and refrigerator/freezer. Across from the galley is the dinette with a new varnished teak table. Forward you go down a set of stairs. On the port side there is the guest cabin. This is a bunk room with one bunk that runs forward and aft and one that is side to side. Forward of this is the master state room. This is a queen sized bed, cedar closets, plenty of storage, and an entertainment center with a new Sony CD player. Forward in the boat is the master head and shower.


  • Garmin GPS/Radar/Plotter 5215
  • VHF Radio ICOM IC M504
  • Garmin GPS/Radar/Plotter 3210
  • Simrad Auto Pilot AP25
  • Satellite CD/Radio Marine Grade with Bose Speaker & Subwoofer
  • Helm with single lever engine controls
  • Two new teak helm chairs with footrests
  • Bridge deck is Awlgrip white nonskid (new 2014)
  • Strataglass Enclosures (new 2014)
  • Electronically actuated console at the helm for safe electronics
  • Pipewelder Bimini top with new vinyl cover, Rupp gold tip outriggers
  • Two flood lights are mounted on the underside of the tower standing platform facing the cockpit
  • Ocean LED night running light on electronics box
  • Tower helm station single lever controls, fiberglass helm console, stainless steering wheel and a custom vinyl cover
  • New Maxwell anchor control with new wrapping drum and bow sprint

Cockpit Features

  • Glendinning single lever control/back down station
  • Teak covering boards, teak coaming with 6 rocket launchers (new 2014)
  • Fighting chair (new 2014)
  • Fresh and Saltwater Washdown systems  
  • Cockpit bait freezer
  • Teak tackle center
  • Underdeck fish box  
  • Large tuna door
  • 6 new 2014 underwater Ocean LEDs in cockpit with separate battery bank with 4 D8 batteries custom installed under dinette seat with separate breaker panel

Main Salon

  • Galley Down Configuration give her a large and open salon  
  • Teak cabinetry including Corian counter
  • Teak and holly floor
  • White headliner with recessed lighting and stereo speakers.
  • “L” shaped sofa is at starboard recovered beige leather (2014)
  • Corian covered corner unit
  • Salon entertertainment system
  • Teak blinds (new 2014)


  • “U” shaped galley
  • 3 steps down from the salon to starboard
  • Teak and holly flooring
  • Corian counter tops with undermounted stainless steel sink
  • Ceramic cook top, Princess single burner
  • Refrigerator/freezer (new 2014) GE Monogram series
  • Microwave oven (new 2014)

Master Stateroom

  • Full queen berth with memory foam mattress (new 2014)
  • Wall covering, faux leather (new 2014)
  • Mirrored cabinets to starboard conceal a large cedar-lined hanging locker.
  • Dimmer controlled lighting, his/her reading lights new LEDs, and a dedicated Cruiseair A/C unit. 
  • Master head has a private entrance from the master stateroom and is located forward
  • Vacuum Flush head and separate shower.

Guest Stateroom

  • Stacked bunks with memory foam mattress (new 2014)
  • Cedar Hanging Locker
  • Dedicated Cruiseair A/C unit
  • Reading lights with dimmer
  • Guest head with vacuum flush head, teak and holly flooring and separate shower
  • New overhead and wall covering (2014)

Additional Equipment

  • Glendinning Electronic Controls   
  • Engine Room Gauge Package 
  • Engine Room Start & Stop Switches
  • Westerbeke 15 kw Generator 
  • Oil Change System
  • Fuel Priming Pumps
  • Hydraulic Steering
  • Automatic Fire Extinguishing System
  • High Volume Bilge Pumps with Alarms
  • Bilge Blowers
  • Trim Tabs
  • Stainless Steel Rudders
  • Water Heater
  • Water Filtration System
  • Centralized Draining System
  • Coolant Recovery System


Broker Comments

MY BUDDY is possibly the best example of a complete "bow to stern" refurbishment. Within the last 24 months, the yacht has had new Awlgrip paint with custom fighting yellow hull and white super structure. Engines completely rebuilt with only 70 hours SMOH. New interior including cabinetry counter tops and soft goods. The Owner's change of plans has resulted in MY BUDDY being offered reluctantly for sale.

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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