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1990 Mikelson 48 Yacht Fisherman

location icon San Diego, California
Year 1990
Length 48 ft
Builder/Manufacturer Mikelson Yachts

48' Mikelson 48 Yacht Fisherman '90 "Calico Country"

Recent $10,000 Price Reduction!

This 48’ Mikelson sedan with an enclosed hard top flybridge is an innovative cruiser/sportfisher with a sleek, low profile appearance and a highly efficient modified-V hull. She has a large cockpit with built-in bait tanks, wide side decks and a huge flybridge with complete helms both fore and aft which makes this fine yacht a pleasure to operate. She is in excellent condition for a vessel of this age. A great multi-purpose fishing/diving/cruising vessel that is titled as a Single Asset LLC!


Year Built 1990
Category Power
Length Overall 50 ft
Length Of Deck 48 ft
Beam 16'8 ft
Construction Composite
Hull ID BYB48012G090
Min Draft 3'10 ft
Engines 2
Total Engine Power 800 hp
Cruising Speed 20 kn
Maximum Speed 24 kn
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 1,000 gal
Fuel Tank Mat. GRP
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Cap. 250 gal
Water Tank Mat. GRP
Holding Tanks 1
Holding Tank Cap. 40 gal
Holding Tank Mat. GRP
Displacement 45,000 lb
Bridge Clearance 16 ft

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Detroit Johnson & Towers
Model: 6V-71
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 400hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 4 Blade
Year: 1990
Engine Hours: 1665

Engine 2 Specifications

Make: Detroit Johnson & Towers
Model: 6V-71
Engine Power: 400hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 4 Blade
Year: 1990
Engine Hours: 1665

From the cockpit one enters a spacious salon which features an L-shaped wet bar complete with Uline fridge and entertainment center to port followed by an L-shaped settee and dinette. To starboard she features a large built-in sofa, space for a chair, and the equipment and distribution panel.

Down three steps to an extremely efficient galley and closet for the washer/dryer on the port side.

The guest stateroom with enclosed head is to starboard and features a bottom double berth and a single upper bunk.

The master stateroom is forward with a centerline island queen-size berth, an enclosed head with separate stall shower to port and ample hanging and storage lockers on both port and starboard sides.

She is beautifully finished with teak throughout.


Norcold upright 12V DC and 110V AC built-in refrigerator/freezer

3-burner Princess propane stove

GE Profile combination convection oven/microwave

Pressure fresh water

10-gal water heater

Double sinks

Braun trash compacter (inoperative)

Indesit clothes washer/dryer (inoperative)

Electronics and Navigation

Furuno FCV 592 color fishfinder

Robertson AP 2500 autopilot

Danforth compass

Garmin 2010C GPS

Northstar 951X GPS

Garmin 2010C chartplotter

JRC-JMA 225k radar

Icom ICM 602 VHF radio

Icom ICM 127 VHF radio


50’ HDTV HDMI Dolby Digital with surround sound, woofer and (4) speakers

Thru hull transducers for existing electronics installed in 2017

Plus thru hull transducers for upgrading to Simrad digital system for both stations installed in 2017


12V DC and 110V AC

High/low voltage wiring with AC/DC breaker panel

(3) heavy duty (8D) 12V batteries (both mains and generator)

(8) 6V wet cell house batteries

Battery parallel switch

Battery monitor

Battery charger

Trace 2012 SB inverter/charger

Xantrex AC/DC panel

Onan 15kW generator

50-amp shore power cord

Catholic bonding system with independent propeller shaft and trim tab anodes


20kg Bruce anchor with 5/16” chain

30kg SL claw anchor

Anchor wash down

Muir Cheetah electric windlass with remote

Complete sparkling Strataglass flybridge enclosure (new 4/2016)

Anchor and steaming lights

Deck light

Running lights

Bow pulpit and rails

Dock lines and fenders

Swim ladder

Swim platform

Cockpit sink

Stainless steel, chrome plated and aluminum hardware fittings

Electric davit with stainless steel dinghy cradle

LED directional lighting with controls 4-way, port, starboard, fore and aft (2014)

Underwater LED swim platform lighting (2014)

Flybridge seating for 8-10 people

Flybridge table converts to a bed

Full cockpit cover


Actual LOA: 50’

Last bottom paint – June 2017 (4) coats

Topside Emron paint (2014)

Stainless steel spade rudders

Engine and Mechanical

(2) 4-blade bronze 30x31 propellers

Bow thrusters with (2) BLUETOP batteries (new 2017)

Emergency engine stop

Engine alarm

Engine block heaters

Racor fuel filters

Raw water sea strainer

Cross over fuel system

Engine fuel shut-off valve

Bridge engine controls

Thermal and acoustic engine area insulation

CO2 and Halon automatic and manual fire extinguishing

(3) Rule electric bilge pumps

Hydraulic wheel steering

(2) VacuFlush heads

40-gal fiberglass holding tank

Sea Recovery reverse osmosis water maker, 600 gal/day (never used)

(3) reverse cycle air conditioning units

Major engine refit in December 2014 including new injectors, new Vernalift mufflers, new thru-hull fittings, new sea strainers, new drive shaft with custom stainless mounts


Cockpit sink

Fish box

Live well

Transom door

3-scoop bait well

Rule bait pumps


(5) fire extinguishers

Halon 1301 fixed extinguishing system in engine room



Other Features and Equipment

Tons of storage throughout; under floors and couches, huge area in battery compartment (just rebuilt)


All seller’s personal effects on board including the swivel chair in the salon are excluded from the sale of this vessel.

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.