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1987 Silverton Convertible

Chester, Connecticut


Here is an exceptional example of the popular Silverton 40' Convertible. This one has the preferred two-stateroom layout making her ideal for family cruising. She's a well-maintained, fresh water boat that's as clean as a whistle and has many nice upgrades including a custom transom door. Powered by T-454ci FWC Crusader gas engines and equipped with 2-zone air/heat, generator, windlass, Raymarine radar, chartplotter and depthfinder and more.  

Please go to "Full Specs' for details.

Basic Boat Info

Price: $39,900 (Sale Pending)
Tax Status: Not Applicable
Boat Name: Off Duty
Make: Silverton
Model: Convertible
Year: 1987
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: STN40382G687
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 40 ft
Length Overall: 40 ft
Beam: 14 ft
Min Draft: 3 ft
Dry Weight: 23,000 lb
Deadrise: 14 °

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Crusader
  • Model: 454ci 7.4L
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Unleaded
  • Engine Power: 350hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 1987
  • Engine Hours: 1025
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Crusader
  • Model: 454ci 7.4L
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Unleaded
  • Engine Power: 350hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 1987
  • Engine Hours: 1025
Total Engine Power: 700hp


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 300 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 100 gal


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Convertible Boats, Flybridge, Sports Fishing Boats


Ken Petzold


37 Indian Hill Avenue
Portland, Connecticut, US, 06480
Tel:(860) 342-1196


Bright and comfortable two-stateroom interior with accomodations for up to 8 people. Attractive salon has large windows on all sides, a convertible futon and a Jensen AM/FM/CD stereo.  In the forward starboard corner of the salon is the convertible dinette. The U-shaped galley is uniquely located just one step down from the salon level. Everyone has a great view out the windows! A sliding glass door with screen provides access out to the cockpit. There is an intercom up to the flybridge. The private forward stateroom has a portside double-berth, hanging locker and plenty of storage lockers, two opening ports, two overhead hatches, and a flat screen TV. The starboard side guest cabin has upper and lower single berths, hanging locker, storage cabinets and an opening port. The port side head compartment has a full vanity, electric toilet and separate stall shower. Interior soft goods have all been updated including the carpeting, dinette upholstery, the window curtains and blinds.



Princess 3 burner electric stove with oven

Sharp Carousel microwave oven

Norcold AC/DC stand-up refrigerator-freezer 

Stainless steel sink w/sprayer

Abundant storage cabinets

Teak and holly galley sole 

Electrical / Mechanical

Underwater LED lights (2016)

Central vac system (2016)

Dual 30 amp shore powers systems with cords

7.5kw Kohler generator 

(3) starting batteries for engines and generator (2020)

(1) 8-D house battery

Battery switches

Newmar 30amp battery charger

Electric hot water heater

Fresh water cooled engines

Internal sea strainers

Halon system

Hydraulic steering (2017)

Hydraulic trim tabs

Fram fuel filters/water separators (3)

2 zone reverse-cycle air-conditioning

CO detector

Holding tank with overboard macerator pump 


Fiberglass bow pulpit w.anchor roller

Electric anchor windlass (2018)

Anchor, chain and 250' nylon rode 

Rayline remote control searchlight Lights but does not rotate)

Bow and side rails

Windshield cover (2)

FB Bimini top with front windscreen   

FB helm and seat covers

FB Helm and mates seats 

FB forward bench seat

Radar arch with LED spreader lights (2019)

TV antenna

Cockpit awning

Cockpit speakers for stereo

Cockpit hot & cold shower

Cockpit boarding ladder

Cockpit outboard motor bracket

Flush mount rod holders (4)

Fiberglass swim platform

Transom door and gate

Custom winter canvas (no need to shrink wrap)

Helm and Navigation

Raymarine CW-120 color radar, GPS chartplotter and digital depthfinder 

Raymarine 55 VHF radio (located on bridge)

Standard Horizon Quest VHF radio (located in salon)

Standard Horizon LHS Loudhailer

Ritchie compass 

Xintex gas fume detector

Dial type engine synchronizer

Engine alarms

Hydraulic steering

Hydraulic trim tabs

Separate shift and throttle controls

Bennett trim tabs

Additional Information

This boat is in exceptional condition for her age having benefited from numerous upgrades and an  ongoing maintenance program by her conscientious owner. Both engines run strong and burn no oil!  

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.
Additional Contact Information


Listing Broker-Ken Petzold

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