Reduced! Freshwater History!

  • Price$109,900
  • Length46'
  • MakeSilverton
  • Built1989

St. Petersburg, FL

**Recent Survey Available to Serious Buyers**Running Rate is an excellent example of a 1989 Silverton 46 Aft Cabin Motor Yacht that spent most of its life in freshwater, now stored in a covered transferable slip, and has always had the best of care. Shiny hull, topsides, Stainless Steel, and clean interior free of odors.This 46 Silverton ACMY is powered with low-hour twin 475hp Johnson & Towers Detroit 6V-71 T1Bs that run strong and clean. She is equipped with a Trac-Vision Satellite TV Antenna system, upgraded Stereo & Entertainment system with Bose, Denon & JL Audio components, LED Lighting, 4 A/C systems, a 12.5 Kw Kohler Generator in a sound-shield, upgraded Galley appliances including a GE Profile Convection/Microwave and Kenmore Trash Compactor; Here's what the Powerboat Guide has to say about this Silverton 46 motor yacht that continues to be an excellent value in its class:"Largest boat in the Silverton fleet when she was introduced in 1990, the 46 Motor Yacht combined conservative styling and roomy accommodations in a feature-rich, low-cost package—a lot of boat for the money. Like many Silvertons of her era, the 46 rides on a solid fiberglass hull with a wide beam and a moderate 17 degrees of transom deadrise. The interior of the Silverton 46 is traditional with staterooms fore and aft and the galley and dinette includes a convertible L-shaped sofa to port. The second guest cabin has a foldaway berth that converts to a lounge. Storage is abundant throughout. (Note that the engine room, accessed via hatches in the salon sole, is very spacious.) Topside, the aft deck came with a hardtop, an entertainment center and wet bar, and the large flybridge is arranged with bench seating aft of the helm. Additional features include foredeck seating, radar arch, washer/dryer combo, wide side decks, bow pulpit, and a bathtub in the owner’s head."Although this owner has had little time to use this vessel since it was shipped to Florida from Lake Lanier, this 46 Silverton Aft Cabin Motor Yacht 1989 has received the best of care, including storage under cover. Whether you plan to go cruising or simply liveaboard your next motor yacht, Running Rate offers the best of both worlds with a huge interior because of its 16'2" beam, and a smooth and efficient sea-kindly performance. Call today to schedule a personal inspection.


  • NameRunning Rate
  • Current Price$109,900
  • Year1989
  • Length46'
  • Hull MaterialFiberglass
  • Draft3.75 ft
  • Fuel Capacity580|gallon
  • Beam16.17 ft
  • Location (city)St. Petersburg
  • Location (state)FL
  • Location (country)US

Essential Information

  • MLS® #6973252
  • Model46 Aft Cabin Motor Yacht
  • Builder
  • TitleReduced! Freshwater History!
  • TypePower
  • Sub-TypeAft Cabin, Motor Yachts, Flybridge
  • StatusActive


  • # of Cabins3
  • # of Heads2
  • Deadrise17 °

Engine 1

  • TypePower
  • Fueldiesel
  • MakeDetroit Diesel
  • ModelJT-6V-71-T1B
  • Hours1975
  • Drive TransmissionDirect
  • Power475|horsepower
  • Year1989
  • Boat Engine Location CodePort

Engine 2

  • TypePower
  • Fueldiesel
  • MakeDetroit Diesel
  • ModelJT-6V-71-T1B
  • Hours1975
  • Drive TransmissionDirect
  • Power475|horsepower
  • Year1989
  • Boat Engine Location CodeStarboard


Running Rate, a 1989 Silverton 46 Aft Cabin Motor Yacht was the queen of the Silverton fleet when first introduced and her 3-Stateroom 2-head layout provides plenty of room and privacy for 2 or 3 couples because of her 16' 2" beam. The Sundeck with its hardtop roof, an extension of the spacious Flybridge, provides a dry and shaded Deck for entertaining with a wet bar, free-standing furniture, and plenty of storage, or just relaxing with your morning coffee; enjoying the panoramic views that only a sundeck level can provide of your surroundings.

Enter the wide Salon through a sliding Acrylic door and down a few stairs and the L-Shaped Settees are to Port and entertainment center and a wall of storage cabinets and countertop are to Starboard. Further forward and down a few steps to Port is the U-Shaped well-equipped Galley with a Convection Microwave Oven, Stove Top, Trash Compactor and a Refrigerator/Freezer and opposite is the U-Shaped Dinette. Varnished Oak cabinetry is light and bright, compared to traditional darker hardwoods, creating an ambiance of spaciousness with the open layout of this 1989 Silverton 46 Aft Cabin Motor Yacht.

Further forward and down one step to Port is the Guest Stateroom with over/under athwartship Bunk Berths and additional storage hanging locker cabinetry that makes this room an ideal storage room for those who don't expect many guests. Photos of "Sistership" show Guest SR Berths uncluttered. The Upper berth is hinged and folds up against the bulkhead to allow for Lounge seating below on the lower berth/settee.

Opposite behind varnished cabinet doors is the washer/dryer. The forward VIP stateroom has a center-line double berth that provides limited walk-around. Suitable storage and hanging lockers are provided, as is access to the Guest head. The guest head to Starboard, includes a shower and vanity as well as an independent Vacu-Flush head system with dual entry; from the VIP SR & from the hallway.

Moving Aft, through the hallway, up the steps to the Salon and to Starboard, next to the Companionway stairs is the stairway leading down to the Master Aft Stateroom. There is a full walk-around Queen berth with storage cabinets and countertop shelves all around. To Port and forward of the berth is the spacious Master Head with VacuFlush Toilet, vanity & Sink, and private stall walk in shower with a bathtub. Easy access to steering and rudder post linkage is aft of the berth.


The U-Shaped Galley of this Silverton 46 Aft Cabin Motor Yacht 1989 is well-equipped for liveaboards or for cruising and it features:

  • Kenmore Upright Refrigerator/Freezer
  • SS 3-Burner Stove
  • Kenmore Trash Compactor
  • GE Profile Microwave/Convection Oven (2015)
  • Double SS Deep Sinks with H/C Faucet
  • Plenty of Storage Cabinets above and below
Hull and Deck

With a hull built of solid fiberglass, this 46' Aft Cabin Silverton Motor Yacht 1989 is strong and quiet when running. The Sunbrella and U-Zip Vinyl Enclosed Flybridge is easily accessible via a ladder from the Aft Deck and features L-Shaped Seating to Port, two upgraded Todd Bucket Helm and Companion Seats, and helm console with full engine and navigation instrumentation. View from the Helm of the bow as well as aft down the flybridge stair well to the Transom is better than most boats this size and the aft flybridge deck has an electric dinghy hoist(needs repair) and plenty of space to accommodate a 10'- 12' tender. Flybridge Enclosure and Vinyl window were replaced in 2015 and the waterproof Helm cover was replaced in 2016 with SeaMark Textilene fabric.

The Aft Deck is covered by the aft section of the Flybridge and features removable vinyl side and stern curtains, portable seating, tables, and a wet bar, with storage above & below. Access to the swim platform & swim SS swim ladder is via a SS ladder attached to the transom and a gate, but high rails & privacy panels surrounding the aft deck below the rails provide safety and some protection from the elements and wind.

Wide side decks make moving about the deck easy and safe. the foredeck is spacious and flat enough to position folding deck chairs and to add to your fair-weather outdoor living space. Running Rate has several anchors with chain rodes, and anchoring is easy with an IDEAL 12V SS Windlass with rope & chain gypsies & Up/Down Deck Switches.

The bottom was stripped and epoxy barrier-coated in 2015.

Engines and Mechanical

Powered with twin Johnson & Towers Detroit Diesel 6V-71 T1B Diesels, each 475 hp, this 1989 Silverton 46 Motor Yacht cruises comfortably around 20 knots and sips fuel if you run at trawler speed. The engine room is clean and neat, and the fuel system is equipped with dual water-separator Racor filters.

Entry to the engine room is under the stairway between the Galley and Dinette and the Kohler 12.5 Kw Generator is in a Soft-Sided Soundshield located aft of the passageway between the engines and easily accessible for servicing. Oil & Filters have been changed annually & engines & generator serviced by a local competent Diesel mechanic well-respected by the listing broker.

Full engine instrumentation gauges are at the helm and a Glendenning Synchronizer system is installed in the throttle linkage system. Running Rate is equipped with Bennet Trim tabs (need repair)

Electrical Systems

Running Rate is as comfortable at anchor, underway, or at the dock with an electrical system that is designed to allow you to operate all your onboard systems wherever you may be. The 12.5kw Kohler Generator in a soft-sided soundshield is located aft in the engine room and will run all onboard systems, including Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and battery chargers when underway or at anchor.

The electrical system of this 1989 Silverton 46 Aft Cabin Motor Yacht features:

  • 10,000 BTU MarineAir Air Conditioning System in the VIP SR
  • 9,000 BTU BTU MarineAir Air Conditioning System in the Galley
  • 16,000 BTU MarineAir Air Conditioning System in the Salon
  • 9,000 BTU MarineAir Air Conditioning System in the Aft Stateroom
  • 60A Charles Battery Charger
  • LED Exterior Lights
  • 4 Sea Blaze 3 LED Underwater Lights (1 needs to be replaced)
  • Kohler Generator Electrical components re-built in 2013 at 4000 hours
  • 12V interior and navigation lighting
  • 220V Shorepower Electrical system with Breaker Panel in Salon
  • Washer/Dryer
  • 2 @ 8D Batteries
  • 2 @ Group 31 Deep Cycle Batteries
  • 2 @ Group 31 Batteries
Electronics and Navigation

Running Rate has upgraded entertainment systems, with a TracVision Satellite Antenna, Denon audio receiver, Bose and JL Audio Speakers plus 3 LED flat screen TVs and basic Navigation equipment that most buyers will want to upgrade. The entertainment equipment includes:

  • 4 JL-Audio 6.5" Speakers
  • TracVision M1 Satellite Antenna
  • (3) LED TV's, 2 inside and 1 outside; all interactive with the surround sound.
  • Denon Audio Receiver
  • Bose Surround Sound Speakers

Most of the Navigation equipment needs to be replaced and the following equipment is operational:

  • Datamarine Dart Digital Depth
  • Ritchie Powerdamp Compass


Excluded are personal and other items found onboard during inspection or shown in photos on Central Listing Agent's Website that are not specifically described in text of the Listing Specifications. However, all safety items that are onboard during inspections that are required by the USCG, as well as a minimum number of dock lines and fenders to safely operate and dock the vessel are included, whether identified in the Web Description or not. Specifically excluded are Seller's personal tools and the 3-D art hanging on the forward bulkhead above the dinette.


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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