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Model: Nicholson 48
Price: £87,500 (GBP)
Year: 1978
Hull: GRP

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Model: Nicholson 48
Price: £87,500 (GBP)
Year: 1978
Hull: GRP
LOA: 47' 8" (14.5m)
LWL: 34' 4" (10.5m)
Beam: 12' 10" (3.9m)
Draft: 5' 6" (1.7m)
Displacement: 31360lbs
Keel: Long
Rig: Ketch
Engine Type: Perkins
Engine: 4.236
Fuel: Diesel
Fuel Capacity: 80 gallons
Water: 200 gallons
Location: Clyde

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.


Accommodation:
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.
Galley:
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.
Sails:
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.


Instruments:
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.
Electrical System:
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).
Equipment:
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. Bow thruster. Webasto Hot air heating with new burner unit fitted in 2006.
Additional Info:
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.




in undercover storage -

Starboard, showing keel profile -

Port, showing keel profile -

Starboard looking aft -

Stern Gear -

Hull, stern view -

Stern -

Keel -

Rudder, skeg and prop -

Prop and rope cutter -

Port looking forward -

Foredeck -

Pulpit and anchor windlass -

Anchor Windlass -

Bow roller -

Looking Aft -

Coachroof -

Port Walkway -

Starboard walkway -

Foredeck -

Wheelhouse -

Wheelhouse -

Aft deck -

Aft deck -

Looking forward from aft deck -

Helm and helm seat -

Wheelhouse looking aft showing aft cabin companionway -

Wheelhouse headlining -

Helm -

Wheelhouse looking forward showing main companionway -

View forward from the companionway -

Port seating / dining area -

View to port - nav station and seating

View to starboard - galley and settee

Starboard settee -

Galley -

Nav station -

Galley -

Stove -

Forward heads -

Forward cabin -

Forward cabin view aft -

View aft from galley - passage to aft cabin, and engine access starboard.

Aft Cabin -

Berth in master cabin -

Master cabin - starboard side

View Forward from aft cabin - access both to cockpit and via passage to engine and saloon

Hanging storage - in the master cabin

Engine -

Passage forward -

Master cabin - viewed from the cockpit

Aft heads -

Engine -

Bow thruster -

Bow roller and anchor -

Cleat, decking and toe rail -

Decking -

Main mast -

mast head -

Owners Photo - Under Sail

Owners Photo - In a lock

Owner's photo - Afloat

Owner's photo -

Archive
Model: Nicholson 48
Price: £87,500 (GBP)
Year: 1978
Hull: GRP
LOA: 47' 8" (14.5m)
LWL: 34' 4" (10.5m)
Beam: 12' 10" (3.9m)
Draft: 5' 6" (1.7m)
Displacement: 31360lbs
Keel: Long
Rig: Ketch
Engine Type: Perkins
Engine: 4.236
Fuel: Diesel
Fuel Capacity: 80 gallons
Water: 200 gallons
Location: Clyde

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