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2018 Vanquish Yachts 48 Vanquish VQ48 DC


Coral Gables, FL, US
  • 1 Staterooms
  • 1 Heads
  • 2 Engines

The VQ48 DC By Vanquish Yachts Is The Ultimate Fun Boat, Featuring Tons Of Storage Space For Diving Gear, Fishing Equipment And Seabobs; A See-through Sunroof Ensures Optimal Fun-in-the-sun. Wakeboarding Is Also Incredible With This Dual-console Powerboat, Designed Not Only For Ultra-stylish Cruising But As A Versatile Sportfisher Or Dive Platform As Well.

The VQ48 DC's Bold And Assertive Styling With A Futuristic Finish And A Horizontal Sheer Were Crafted By Industry Legend Guido De Groot. A Fully Aluminum Build And An Immensely Seaworthy Hull With An Axe-bow Is The Work Of Studio Delta. The Interior Includes A Well-appointed Cabin For Two Plus A Head With Shower.


Galati Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by FGI Yacht Group.

  • Last updated May 13th, 2024


Quick Specs

Country: US
Category: Power
Model: 48 Vanquish VQ48 DC
Model Year: 2018


Cabins: 1
Heads: 1
Sleeps: 16

Hull Information

Hull Material: Fiberglass


Length: 48 ' (14.63M)
Draft: 3 ft'
Beam: 13.17 ft' (4M)


Fuel Capacity: 396 G. 1499 L.
Water Capacity: 52.83 G. 199 L.
Holding Tank: 12 G. 45 L.


Engine 1

Engine Make: Volvo Penta
Engine Model: D6-IPS650
Engine Year: 2018
Engine Type: Inboard
Power HP: 480
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Hours: 80

Engine 2

Engine Make: Volvo Penta
Engine Model: D6-IPS650
Engine Year: 2018
Engine Type: Inboard
Power HP: 480
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Hours: 83


Lower Deck

The compact lower deck living space on this vessel features a clean and contemporary feel. Down here you will encounter a day head, a mini-galley with a stainless-steel sink, refrigerated storage and a microwave oven, alongside an open, V-shaped dinette lounge with a pop-up table that can be easily transformed into a double bed for overnight stays.

Electronics and Navigation


  • Volvo Penta single lever main engine controls
  • Volvo Penta control display
  • Volvo Penta joystick control
  • Volvo Penta ignition start and stop panel
  • (2) Raymarine multifunction displays for control of:
  • ➢ Navigation electronics
  • ➢ Lighting
  • ➢ Chart
  • ➢ Radar
  • ➢ Onboard power
  • ➢ Tank level indicating
  • ➢ On board hydraulics
  • Echo Pilot sonar control
  • Raymarine model #A80289 VHF handset with DSC
  • Red painted fabricated aluminum steering wheel on an electronic helm
  • Emergency engine stop lanyard switch
  • Bow thruster button panel
  • Antenna mounted forward of the console

Forward Machinery Compartment

  • Equipment located in the forward machinery space includes the following:
  • Victron Energy isolation transformer model #3600J 230 to 115 volt converter
  • Frigomatic Capri 35 refrigeration compressor for the galley refrigeration
  • Rule 24-volt gray water sump for the head
  • (2) Through-hull transducers with threaded caps
  • Victron Energy model #3600J isolation transformer labeled “shore power transformer”
  • Raymarine Ray91 VHF radio control box
  • DC fuse and terminal panel
  • Victron model #TS1600 full range automatic programmable DC to DC converter – 100-amp
  • Echo Pilot 2D visual processor
  • Echo Pilot 3D forward sonar transducer interface
  • FLIR network control box
  • Access network control box
  • (3) Through-hull overboard discharge valves
  • 24-volt to 12-volt converter
  • Jabsco V FLO 5.0 potable water pump
  • Black water diaphragm discharge pump
  • 24-volt DC hydraulic power pack with cooling fan
  • PLC interface and relay board
  • Victron Energy Quattro 24/3000/70 inverter charger
  • AC breaker panel
  • Various network terminal connections
  • (4) Mosconi control boxes
  • House battery bank consisting of (4) Zenith 6-volt AGM deep cycle valve regulated rechargeable batteries

Engine Room

  • (2) Volvo Penta D6-IPS650 marine diesel engines powering (2) Volvo Penta IPS10 pod drives through the hull. The engines are freshwater cooled 6-cylinder turbocharged common rail. The drives have a 1.85-1 reduction. The engines are rated for 353KW / 480 hp at 3700 rpm. The engines are isolation mounted to the engine beds using Volvo Penta rubber isolation mounts. The engines are 24-volt DC start with dedicated battery banks in the engine room. Main engine controls are Volvo Penta single lever with an additional vessel maneuvering joystick.


  • Whisper Power M-GV 4, serial number G525A0012, 4.4 kva, 400v, 400-450hz, 3 phase seawater cooled marine diesel generator in a full factory sound enclosure. The generator output is controlled through a Whisper Power WP-PMG power module generator. A Whisper Power WP-BC battery charger charges a dedicated 12 volt start battery. A water lift muffler and exhaust water separator are fitted. Note: The generator could not be powered while in dry storage. Hours were not recorded


  • Volvo Penta ICM-EVC2 engine control module
  • (2) Volvo Penta fuel water separators, model 87763
  • Diaphragm type manual emergency bilge pump
  • Quick Nautic 1200 watt, 230 volt, 40 liter water heater
  • Various through hull fittings
  • Jabsco 24volt diaphragm bilge pump
  • (2) Volvo Penta intruder controls

Safety Equipment


  • (3) Rule 12-volt DC automatic bilge pumps
  • Manual emergency diaphragm pump for engine room
  • Full set of required navigation lights
  • (16) Type III personal flotation devices
  • (5) Inflatable personal flotation devices
  • Main engine gauges, monitors, and alarms
  • Proper ship's whistle
  • (2) handheld fire extinguishers
  • Ground tackle with all chain rode
  • Emergency manual fuel shutoff
  • Engine kill switch with lanyard
  • FLIR thermal imaging camera


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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