Built by Camper and Nicholson in 1978 and commissioned in 1980. A superb blue water yacht much upgraded and in excellent condition.
She has a white hull with teak decks and long encapsulate keel. The interior is spacious and comfortable with a luxurious teak finish.
Extensively sailed in the Mediterranean and the West Coast of Scotland she is an ideal long distance live aboard cruiser.
|LOA||: 47' 8" (14.5m)|
|LWL||: 34' 4" (10.5m)|
|Beam||: 12' 10" (3.9m)|
|Draft||: 5' 6" (1.7m)|
|Engine Type||: Perkins|
|Fuel Capacity||: 80 gallons|
|Water||: 200 gallons|
The Aft cabin has a double berth with ensuite heads and shower. The forward cabin has a comfortable double V berth with heads and shower adjacent.
Alcantara upholstery and curtains (2004).
Flat screen TV with integrated DVD new in 2007.
Stereo system in saloon and aft cabin.
Aquaheat hot water, immersion heater, pressurised water.
Stainless steel Shipmate cooker with 4 burners, oven and grill. Stainless steel sink, fridge and separate deep freeze with 2 compressors, one battery driven and one engine driven.
Fully battened mainsail (2007), Genoa (2007), Mizzen (1989), Coaster (1988), Storm Jib
Various other sails.
2 sets of white sail covers.
Total sail area 1100 sq ft.
The running rigging is all 1x19 stainless and was renewed in 2004.
Neco Mk III autopilot, B & G Hornet wind & log(reconditioned in 2007), Silva echo sounder, Sestrel Compass, Raymarine C80 36 mile radar (2007), Raymarine 435 Chart Plotter, Garmin GPS124, Clock, Barometer.
24/12 volt systems. 7 batteries @ 110AH, a 70 amp 24 volt alternator and a 50 amp 12 volt alternator are fitted. Shore power with 40 amp 24 volt battery charger (2006) and Sterling 20 amp 12 volt charger (2006).
Fire Extinguishers, 2 horseshoe life buoys, manual and automatic bilge pumps, stainless steel boarding ladder, passerelle for stern boarding, SL davits (not fitted), Cockpit cushions, cockpit table, MOB sling, drogue, various boat hooks.
A Simpson Lawrence Electric windlass handles 70 metres of calibrated chain with Fortress FX37, 35lb CQR, 60lb CQR, and 60lb Fisherman anchors available.
Webasto Hot air heating with new burner unit fitted in 2006.
The 72 HP Perkins 4.236 engine has been regularly serviced and has proved to be very reliable. A Borg Warner 1.91:1 reduction gearbox is fitted. A maximum speed of 8.5 knots is achieved with a consumption of 0.75 to 1 gallon per hour.
The steering system is classic Camper and Nicholson with a 30 inch leather wheel driving heavy duty shafts, universal joints and reduction gear box aft and an emergency tiller.
There re many spares for the engine and other items on board including a comprehensive array of tools.
This boat is no longer for sale and remains here solely as an information resource for those researching Nicholson 48's.
These photos should not be relied upon in the purchase of any boat of a similar type as enormous variations can occur between boats even of the same specification.
All photos, details and virtual tours remain copyright of Western Horizon Yachts Ltd. Linking to or using them to facilitate a sale indicates acceptance of our terms of business - Please contact us if you wish to link to or use this resource for any reason.
visited and photographed by Claire France and Robert White for Western Horizon Yachts, Scotland
Listing started in March 2009
This boat is no longer for sale, but you are welcome to contact us with any questions you have about it or similar boats.
+44 (0)1631 524 500
All particulars given on this website are intended as a guide only and form no part of any contract.
Buyers are strongly advised to check all details personally and to employ a qualified marine surveyor to perform a survey prior to purchase.
Vendors are not selling in the course of business unless otherwise stated.
The photographs and details on this site are provided on the understanding that all negotiations will be conducted by Western Horizon Yachts acting as broker for the vendor.
All photography and virtual tours remain copyright of Western Horizon Yachts Ltd 2006 - 2018. and may not be used or linked from elsewhere without first obtaining written permission.