The Quest

  • 48'
  • 1983
  • G & S
  • Pensacola, Florida, United States
  • $244,500


For full and complete specifications,

  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Builder: G & S
  • Category: Sport Fisherman
  • Model: Convertible SF
  • Model Year: 1983
  • YearBuilt: 1983
  • Year Refit: N/A
  • Refit Type: N/A
  • Tax Paid: N/A
  • Country: United States
  • Registration #: N/A
  • Coast Guard #: N/A
  • Vessel Top: N/A
  • Fly Bridge: No
  • Cockpit: Yes
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 0/0 - Crew R/B/S: 0/0/0
  • LOA: 48' 0" (14.63m)
  • LWL: --
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 15' 4" (4.67m)
  • Min Draft: --
  • Max Draft: 3' 6" (1.07m)
  • Clearance: --
  • MFG Length: --
  • Cruise Speed: 20 Knots
  • Cruise Speed RPM: --
  • Cruise Speed Range: --
  • Max Speed: 27 Knots
  • Max Speed RPM: --
  • Max Speed Range: --
  • Displacement: --
  • Gross Tonnage: --
  • Water Capacity: 100 Gallons
  • Holding Tank: --
  • Fuel Capacity: 650 Gallons
  • Fuel Consumption: --
  • Berths: N/A
  • Heads: N/A
  • Sleeps: N/A
  • State Rooms: N/A
  • Crew Berths: N/A
  • Crew Sleeps: N/A
  • Crew Heads: N/A
  • Captains Quarters: No
  • Hull ID: N/A
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Deck Material: N/A
  • Hull Configuration: N/A
  • Project Manager: N/A
  • Hull Designer: N/A
  • Hull Color: N/A
  • Hull Finish: N/A
  • Exterior Designer: N/A
  • Interior Designer: N/A
  • Manufacturer: Detroit Diesel
  • Model: 6V92
  • Engine Count: Twin
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Fuel Type: Diesel


1983/2002 G&S CUSTOM 48’ Twin Detroit 6v92’s (1100hrs)


If You Are a Marlin fisherman you have heard about the G&S’s fish ability.


Many IGFA Records have been set on the Decks of G&S fishing boats. Namely, the World Famous “Hooker”. G&S’s are a perfect fit for Several World Traveling Sport Fishing Teams because of their sea keeping abilities and very economical ride. G&S boats have a well appointed cabin lay out make it comfortable for these CUSTOMS to fish over 200 days per year. The G&S Company is STILL owned and operated by Buddy Gentry and Steve Sauer. This 35 YEAR OLD company produces some of the Best Built “No Frills Just Thrills” Sport fishing Yachts available. The waiting list is long .This is your opportunity to Own a Custom G&S SPORTFISHER at a Fraction of the Cost.


Owners will Consider Trade Options for a 65’+ Buddy Davis or Custom Sportfish.

Vessel Walkthrough

Stepping over the teak covering boards onto this Freshly Painted G&S Notice; the large fish box flush mounted into the Original Teak decking. The large deck space needs some attention but is well equipped with a Lower Helm Station, a Pompanette fighting chair, a huge live well, tackle center and engine room access. This G&S has a Slightly Curved Transom with a tuna gate. The Self-Draining Deck has two large scuppers that allow for “back down water” to escape quickly. The ladder to the bridge is located to the right of the salon entry doors. The bridge has tons of padded seating; center, port, and starboard. At the Helm Toggle Switches and Electronics are in arms reach of the Captain Chair.  Up the Custom Tower an adequately appointed Third Helm Station Awaits. Padded seating for three allows more eyes on the water during your Quest.  As you make your way down the ladder notice the Rupp Marine triple spreader bars are rigged and ready. Notice the Center rigger, Remote Spot Light, and the Quartz deck lighting mounted on the Hard Top. Slide the Double Doors to Enter the Salon area. The matching couch and love seat fold out into additional sleeping areas. This roomy area has Cold AC, mirrored ceilings and engine access under the carpeted floor. Notice; the Custom  Teak Entertainment  center  and  hide-away Bar area w/sink to port .The starboard galley has a breakfast bar that  can seat three is and is well equipped.  The teak cabinets above and below allow for ample storage space for long term travel. The main panel is located in the passage way portside for easy access. The day head is located portside and is equipped with an electric head, sink, shower, and vanity. The guest/ crew cabin, located starboard is well appointed w/ A/C, over /under sleeping arrangements, ample storage, and overhead lighting. The Master Head is located portside and is fully equipped.  The Master Suite is located forward. This air conditioned space has a double bunk under a full size bunk and can sleep three. There is ample storage space and the Soft goods are in great shape. There is a 3- way hatch that allows access to the bow or additional air flow.  Custom Anchor locker allows for easy access. This Boat could be used for World Travel and is Built Solid enough to Pass Coast Guard Standards for Daily Charter Operations. Owner has had a recent survey and Values the Boat above the Asking Price.

Main Salon

  • Side by side sliding doors
  • Custom Teak Woodwork
  • Entertainment Center
  • Tackle Center
  • Custom Bar
  • Dynex 21” Television
  • Hitachi VHS unit
  • Kenwood Receiver
  • Sony CD 5Disk Changer
  • Clock
  • Overhead Lights
  • Mirrored  Ceiling
  • High Quality Sleeper Sofa
  • High Quality Sleeper Love Seat 
  • Hide Away Sink
  • Cooler
  • Ample Storage
  • Cabinets (5)
  • Carpet


  • Double V -Shaped Stainless Steel Sinks
  • Kenmore Stove Top (2 burner)
  • Kenmore Over Under Fridge/Freezer (2006)
  • Emerson Microwave Oven
  • Hardwood Floor
  • Breakfast Bar 
  • Custom Teak Cabinets
  • Ample Storage
  • Clock
  • Toastmaster Oven

Master Stateroom / Master Head

  • Double Bunk (under)
  • Full Bunk (over)
  • Reading Lights
  • Hanging Locker
  • Mirrored Ceiling
  • Mirrored Ceiling 
  • Shower Stall
  • Overhead lighting
  • Sink w/ Vanity 
  • Mirror
  • Cabinets Port (4)
  • A/C Vents (2)
  • Carpet
  • Private Entry  Master Head
  • Sleeps (3)
  • A/C Vent
  • Heater 
  • Ample Storage
  • Marine Toilet w/ Holding Tank
  • Private Entry

Guest Stateroom / Guest Head

  • Full Bunk (under)
  • Single Bunk (over)
  • Hanging Locker
  • Pocket Doors
  • Marine Toilet 
  • Storage Cabinet
  • Stainless Steel Sink
  • Vanity
  • Heat
  • Reading Lights
  • Ample Storage
  • A/C Vent
  • Carpet
  • Sleeps 2
  • Mirror w/ Medicine Cabinet
  • Overhead Lighting
  • A/C Vent

Electronics & Navigation

  • Raymarine E120 multi –function(2006)
  • w/GPS, Depth Finder, Chart -plotter 
  • Sirius Satellite Capability
  • Clarion M445 AM/FM/CD Stereo
  • Dyteck sea water temp indicator
  • TV
  • CD Player
  • Kenwood Receiver
  • VHS Tape Player
  • Motorola Triton II VHF  Radio(Bridge)
  • Raymarine 215 DSC VHF Radio(Tower)
  • Northstar 951X GPS
  • Robertson IS11 Autopilot
  • Furuno Radar (72 mile)
  • Overhead Electronics


  • Concealed Electronic Panel
  • VDO Gauges w/ teal bezels
  • Adjustable Custom Captain Chair
  • Aluminum Wheel
  • Cup holders
  • Several Speakers
  • Dan-forth Compass
  • Quartz lights (2)
  • Ample Storage Compartments


  • Lower Helm Controls
  • Teak Cockpit 
  • pompanette Fighting Chair
  • Teak Gunnels
  • Transom Gate
  • (4) Recessed Rod Holders
  • Large Fish Box (aft sole)
  • Port Live Well
  • Engine Room Access
  • Bait Station
  • Sink
  • Tackle Center

Electrical, Engine & Mechanical

  • A/C D/C 220 volts or 110volts
  • Labeled Panel(2)
  • Marine Quality Wiring
  • Battery Charger
  • Battery  Selector Switches(4)
  • ONAN  15.0KW Diesel Generator
  • Cruise Air Conditioning Units(3)
  • 12,000BTU (2)
  • 10,000BTU (1)

Safety Equipment

  • 7 Type 1 Offshore life jackets w/reflective tape
  • 1 Type 1 Child Life Jacket
  • 2 Type 1 Life Jackets
  • 3 Type II Life Jackets
  • 3 Type III Life Jackets
  • 1 Life Type IV Life Ring w/ tether
  • 3 1.5 lbs. portable fire extinguishers