Popular Cruising Yachts from
45 to 50 Feet Long Overall

Welcome to this ever-growing gallery of some of the most popular cruising yachts between 45 and 50 feet (13.7m to 15.2m) long overall.

Offshore cruising boats of this length are probably the maximum size that most cruising couples can comfortably handle without taking on additional crew. 

Even so, it's likely that powered sail handling devices - sheet and halyard winches, electric or hydraulic furling gears etc - will be necessary, all of which adds to the cost and complexity of the boat.

Oceanic 46

'Dandelion', an Oceanic 46 cutter rigged sailboat'Dandelion', an Oceanic 46 cutter

Underwater Configuration: Fin keel & skeg-hung rudder 

Hull Material: GRP (Fibreglass)

Length Overall: 45'9" / 13.9m

Waterline Length: 36'6" / 11.1m

Beam: 13'6" / 4.1m

Draft: 5'10" / 1.8m

Rig Type: Cutter

Displacement: 33,500lb / 15,195kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio: 16.9*

Displacement/Length Ratio: 308*

Designer: Ted Brewer

Builder: Mao Ta Shipyard, (Taiwan)

Year First Built: 1980

Year Last Built: ?

Number Built: 40

Owners Association: None known

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Hylas 46

'Capers' a Hylas 46 sailboat on a mooring at Portsmouth, Dominica, West Indies'Capers' a Hylas 46 in Prince Rupert Bay, Dominica, West Indies

Underwater Configuration: Fin keel & spade rudder 

Hull Material: GRP (Fibreglass)

Length Overall: 46'3" / 14.1m

Waterline Length: 40'0" / 12.2m

Beam: 13'9" / 4.2m

Draft: 6'6" / 2.0m

Rig Type: Masthead Sloop

Displacement: 27,777lb / 12,599kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio: 20.5

Displacement/Length Ratio: 194

Designer: German Freers

Builder: Hylas Yachts (USA)

Year First Built: 2017

Year Last Built: in production

Number Built: in production

Owners Association: Hylas Yacht Owners Association


Dufour 520

Dufour 520 Grand Large at anchor in Chatham Bay, Union Island, West IndiesA Dufour 520 Grand Large at anchor in Chatham Bay, Union Island, West Indies

Underwater Configuration:~ Bulb keel & spade rudder 

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fibreglass)

Length Overall:~ 49'11" / 15.2m

Waterline Length:~ 44'10" / 13.7m

Beam:~ 15'9" / 4.8m

Draft:~ 7'0" / 2.1m

Rig Type:~ Sloop

Displacement:~ 33,609lb / 15,245kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 16.7

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 166

Designer:~ Umberto Felci

Builder:~ Dufour Yachts (France)

Year First Built:~ 2017

Year Last Built:~ in production

Number Built:~ in production

Owners Association:~ Dufour Owners Association


Bowman 46 Corsair

A Bowman 46 Corsair YawlBowman 46 Corsair Yawl

Underwater Configuration:~ Fin keel & skeg-hung rudder 

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fibreglass)

Length Overall:~ 46'0" / 14.0m

Waterline Length:~ 32'0" / 9.7m

Beam:~ 12'11" / 3.9m

Draft:~ 7'0" / 2.1m

Rig Type:~ Yawl

Displacement:~ 23,500lb / 10,659kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 14

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 321

Designer:~ Holman & Pye Ltd

Builder:~ Bowman Ltd (UK)

Year First Built:~ 1972

Year Last Built:~ ?

Number Built:~ ?

Owners Association:~ None known


Nicholson 476

A Nicholson 476 sailboat'Elfin Lady', a Nicholson 476 sailboat moored on the Helford River, in West Cornwall, UK

Underwater Configuration:~ Fin keel & skeg-hung rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fibreglass)

Length Overall:~ 46'8" / 14.2m

Waterline Length:~ 36'3" / 11.1m

Beam:~ 13'8" / 4.2m

Draft:~ 5'10" / 1.8m

Rig Type:~ Cutter

Displacement:~ 33,000lb / 10,886kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 15

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 309

Designer:~ Camper & Nicholson Ltd

Builder:~ Camper & Nicholson Ltd (UK)

Year First Built:~ 1984

Year Last Built:~ 1989

Number Built:~ 11

Owners Association:~ None known

More about the Nicholson 476...


Morris 46

A Morris 46 sailboat'Cotinga', a Morris 46 moored in Les Saintes, Guadeloupe

Underwater Configuration:~ Fin keel & skeg-hung rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fibreglass)

Length Overall:~ 45'8" / 13.9m

Waterline Length:~ 34'8" / 10.6m

Beam:~ 12'9" / 3.9m

Draft:~ 5'7" / 1.7m

Rig Type:~ Masthead sloop

Displacement:~ 24,000lb / 10,886kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 17

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 266

Designer:~ Chuck Paine & Associates

Builder:~ Morris Yachts (USA)

Year First Built:~ 1996

Year Last Built:~ ?

Number Built:~ ?

Owners Association:~ None known

More about the Morris 46...


Najad 460

A Najad 460 cruiser'Ellen', a Najad 460 on a visitors' mooring in Les Saintes, French West Indies

Underwater Configuration:~ Fin keel & spade rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fibreglass)

Length Overall:~ 45'9" / 14.0m

Waterline Length:~ 39'0" / 11.9m

Beam:~ 14'0" / 4.3m

Draft:~ 7'0" / 2.2m

Rig Type:~ Cutter

Displacement:~ 34,171lb / 15,500kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 15

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 257

Designer:~ Judel & Vrolijk

Builder:~ Najad Yachts (Sweden)

Year First Built:~ 2000

Year Last Built:~ ?

Number Built:~ ?

Owners Association:~ Najad Owners

More about the Najad 460...


Stephens Custom 47

'Mehalah', a Stephens Custom 47 cutter'Mehalah', a Stephens Custom 47 cutter in the Helford River, Cornwall, UK.

Underwater Configuration:~ Fin keel & skeg-hung rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fibreglass)

Length Overall:~ 46'10" / 14.3m

Waterline Length:~ 37'9" / 11.5m

Beam:~ 14'3" / 4.3m

Draft:~ 6'0" / 1.8m

Rig Type:~ Cutter

Displacement:~ 32,000lb / 14,515kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 17

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 266

Designer:~ Sparkman & Stephens

Builder:~ Queen Long (Taiwan)

Year First Built:~ 1981

Year Last Built:~ 1986

Number Built:~ 56

Owners Association:~ Sparkman & Stephens Association

More about the Stephens Custom 47...


Hallberg-Rassey 46

A Halberg Rassey 46 sailboat'Lykke', a Hallberg Rassey 46 moored in Les Saintes, Guadeloupe

Underwater Configuration:~ Fin keel & skeg-hung rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fibreglass)

Length Overall:~ 46'3" / 14.1m

Waterline Length:~ 38'0" / 11.6m

Beam:~ 14'2" / 4.3m

Draft:~ 6'2" / 1.9m

Rig Type:~ Cutter

Displacement:~ 32,264lb / 15,995kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 16

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 287

Designer:~ German Frers

Builder:~ Hallberg-Rassy (Sweden)

Year First Built:~ 1989

Year Last Built:~ 2005

Number Built:~ 134

Owners Association:~ Hallberg-Rassey Owners Association

More about the Hallberg-Rassey 46...


Amel Santorin 46

An Amel Santorin Sailboat'Cham', an Amel Santorin Sloop anchored in Falmouth Harbour, Antigua.
Amel also produced a ketch version of the Santorin.

Underwater Configuration:~ Fin keel & skeg-hung rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fibreglass)

Length Overall:~ 45'11" / 14.0m

Waterline Length:~ 35'1" / 10.7m

Beam:~ 13'2" / 4.0m

Draft:~ 6'3" / 1.9m

Rig Type:~ Masthead sloop

Displacement:~ 24,251lb / 11,000kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 18

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 250

Designer:~ Henri Amel

Builder:~ Amel (France)

Year First Built:~ 1989

Year Last Built:~ 1997

Number Built:~ 150

Owners Association:~ ?

More about the Amel Santorin 46...


Gozzard 41

'Reberth', a Gozzard 41 sailboatMany thanks to Ian & Joy Winterborn for this pic of 'Reberth', their Gozzard 41

Hull Type:~ long keel

Hull Material:~ GRP

Length Overall:~ 47'0" / 14.5m

Waterline Length:~ 35'4" / 10.8m

Beam:~ 13'0" / 4.0m

Draft:~ 5'3" / 1.6m

Rig Type:~ Cutter

Displacement:~ 23,500lb / 10,660kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 18.9

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 238

Designer:~ Ted Gozzard

Builder:~ North Castle Marine (Canada)

Year First Built:~ 1986

Year Last Built:~ ?

Number Built:~ ?

Owners Association:~ ?

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Jeanneau Sun Kiss 47

Jeanneau Sun Kiss 47 Cruising Yacht'More Mischief', a Jeanneau Sun Kiss 47

Hull Type:~ Fin keel & spade rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fibreglass)

Length Overall:~ 47'5" / 14.5m

Waterline Length:~ 37'3" / 11.4m

Beam:~ 14'4" / 4.4m

Draft:~ 8'10" / 2.7m

Rig Type:~ Cutter

Displacement:~ 25,353lb / 11,500kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 15

Displacement/Length Ratio:~219

Designer:~ Philippe Briand

Builder:~ Jeanneau (France)

Year First Built:~ 1983

Year Last Built:~ 1989

Number Built:~  315

Owners Association:~ Jeanneau Owners Network


Caliber 47

Caliber 47 Long Range Cruiser'Bakeapple', a Caliber 47 LRC (Long Range Cruiser)

Hull Type:~ Fin keel & skeg-hung rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fibreglass)

Length Overall:~ 46'10" / 14.3m

Waterline Length:~ 36'2" / 11.0m

Beam:~ 13'2" / 4.0m

Draft:~ 5'3" / 1.6m

Rig Type:~ Cutter

Displacement:~ 30,000lb / 13,608kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 17

Displacement/Length Ratio:~283

Designer:~ Michael McCreary

Builder:~ Caliber Yachts (USA)

Year First Built:~ 1999

Year Last Built:~ ?

Number Built:~  Not known

Owners Association:~ ?

More about the Caliber 47...


Bavaria 44

A Bavaria 44 cruising yacht'Limin' Time', a Bavaria 44 at anchor in Hermitage Bay, Antigua

Hull Type:~ Bulb fin keel & spade rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fibreglass)

Length Overall:~ 45'9" / 14.0m

Waterline Length:~ 37'6" / 11.4m

Beam:~ 13'10" / 4.2m

Draft:~ 6'5" / 2.0m

Rig Type:~ Fractional sloop

Displacement:~ 21,164lb / 9,600kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 20

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 179

Designer:~ J&J Design

Builder:~ Bavaria (Germany)

Year First Built:~ 2002

Year Last Built:~ 2004

Number Built:~  Not known

Owners Association:~ Bavaria Owners Association


Outbound 46

An Outbound 46 cruising yacht under sail'Kinetic', an Outbound 46, sports a hard dodger and a Solent Rig.

Hull Type:~ Fin Keel with Spade Rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 46'4" / 14.0m 

Waterline Length:~ 40'3" / 12.3m

Beam:~ 13'6" / 4.1m

Draft:~ 6'6" / 2.0m, or shoal draft version 5'6" / 1.7m

Rig Type:~ Masthead sloop

Displacement:~ 28,500lb / 12,220kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 19

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 189

Designer:~ Carl Schumacher

Builder:~Outbound Yachts

Year First Built:~ 2001

Year Last Built:~ In production

Number Built:~ ?

Owners Association:~ ?

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Wauquiez 48

A Wauquiez 48 Pilot House cruising yacht'Pipistrelle', a Wuaquiez 48 Pilot House Cruising Yacht at anchor in Deep Bay, Antigua, West Indies.

Hull Type:~ Fin keel & spade rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fibreglass)

Length Overall:~ 48'10" / 14.9m

Waterline Length:~ 41'0" / 12.5m

Beam:~ 14'9" / 4.5m

Draft:~ 7'1" / 2.2m

Rig Type:~ Masthead sloop, solent rigged.

Displacement:~ 37,478lb / 17,000kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 16

Displacement/Length Ratio:~243

Designer:~ Ed Dubois

Builder:~ Wauquiez (France)

Year First Built:~ 1997

Year Last Built:~ 2002

Number Built:~  22

Owners Association:~ Wauquiez Owners Info

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J46

A J46 light displavement sailboat'Breezing Up', a light displacement J46 performance cruising yacht.

Hull Type:~ Bulb fin keel & spade rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fibreglass)

Length Overall:~ 46'0" / 14.0m

Waterline Length:~ 40'6" / 12.3m

Beam:~ 13'10" / 4.2m

Draft:~ 6'3" / 1.9m

Rig Type:~ Masthead sloop

Displacement:~ 24,000lb / 10,886kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 20

Displacement/Length Ratio:~161

Designer:~ Rod Johnstone

Builder:~J Boats (USA)

Year First Built:~ 1995

Year Last Built:~ 2003

Number Built:~  35

Owners Association:~ J Boat Owners

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Malo 45

A Malo 45 cruising sailboat'Malkemi', a Malo 45 bluewater cruising yacht, fitted with a double-headsail solent rig.

Hull Type:~ Fin keel & skeg-hung rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fibreglass)

Length Overall:~ 46'7" / 14.2m

Waterline Length:~ 39'0" / 11.9m

Beam:~ 13'6" / 4.1m

Draft:~ 6'10" / 2.1m

Rig Type:~ Masthead sloop

Displacement:~ 31,085lb / 14,100kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 16

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 234

Designer:~ Leif Ängermark

Builder:~Malö Yachts (Sweden)

Year First Built:~ 2000

Year Last Built:~ In production

Number Built:~  Not known

Owners Association:~ Not known


Swan 48

A Swan 48 sailboat'Sleeper X', a S&S Swan 48 on her mooring in Falmouth Harbour, Antigua

Hull Type:~ Fin keel & skeg-hung rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fibreglass)

Length Overall:~ 47'11" / 14.6m

Waterline Length:~ 37'3" / 11.4m

Beam:~ 13'7" / 4.2m

Draft:~ 7'9" / 2.4m

Rig Type:~ Masthead sloop

Displacement:~ 36,000lb / 16,330kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 15

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 310

Designer:~ Sparkman & Stephens

Builder:~ Nautor (Finland)

Year First Built:~ 1971

Year Last Built:~ 1975

Number Built:~  46

Owners Association:~ S&S Swan Owners Association


Hunter 49

A Hunter 49 cruising yacht powers to windwardA Hunter 49 powers to windward towards Guadeloupe in the Caribbean

Hull Type:~ Winged keel & skeg-hung rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fibreglass)

Length Overall:~ 49'11" / 15.2m

Waterline Length:~ 43'10" / 13.4m

Beam:~ 14'9" / 4.5m

Draft:~ 5'6" / 1.7m

Rig Type:~ Cutter

Displacement:~ 32,813lb / 14,884kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 20

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 174

Designer:~ Glenn Henderson

Builder:~ Hunter Marine (USA)

Year First Built:~ 2007

Year Last Built:~ Not known

Number Built:~  Not known

Owners Association:~ Hunter Owners


Bowman 45

A Bowman 45 sailboat'Piano', Bowman 45 at anchor in Five Islands Bay, Antigua, West Indies

Hull Type:~ Fin keel & skeg-hung rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fibreglass)

Length Overall:~ 47'7" / 14.6m

Waterline Length:~ 36'6" / 11.1m

Beam:~ 13'0" / 4.0m

Draft:~ 5'9" / 1.8m

Rig Type:~ Cutter

Displacement:~ 27,569lb / 12,505kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ Not known

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ Not known

Designer:~ Chuck Paine

Builder:~ Rustler Yachts (UK)

Year First Built:~ Not known

Year Last Built:~ Not known

Number Built:~  Not known

Owners Association:~ None known


Aerodyne 47

Aerodyne 47 sailboat'Pandora', a Aerodyne 47 high-performance cruising yacht at anchor off Deshaies, Guadeloupe, French West Indies

Hull Type:~ Shoal draft bulb keel & spade rudder

Hull Material:~ Composite

Length Overall:~ 46'7" / 14.2m

Waterline Length:~ 42'1" / 12.8m

Beam:~ 14'4" / 4.4m

Draft:~ 6'0" / 1.8m

Rig Type:~ Fractional solent-rigged sloop

Displacement:~ 25,370lb / 11,532kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 17

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 152

Designer:~ Roger Martin

Builder:~ Aerodyne Marine (South Africa)

Year First Built:~ 2001

Year Last Built:~ 2007

Number Built:~ 3 ('Pandora' was build #3)

Owners Association:~ None known

Read more about the Aerodyne 47...


Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 49

A Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 49 sailboat'Laurie N', a Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 49 prepares to pick up a mooring in Prince Rupert Bay, Dominica, West Indies

Hull Type:~ Bulb keel & spade rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fibreglass)

Length Overall:~ 49'2" / 15.0m

Waterline Length:~ 42'4" / 12.9m

Beam:~ 14'9" / 4.5m

Draft:~ 7'9" / 2.4m

Rig Type:~ Fractional sloop

Displacement:~ 27,778lb / 12,600kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 18

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 164

Designer:~ Phillipe Briand

Builder:~ Jeanneau (France)

Year First Built:~ 2003

Year Last Built:~ ?

Number Built:~ ?

Owners Association:~ Jeanneau Owners Network


Moody 46

A Moody 46 cruising sailboat'Cloud Nine', a Moody 46 cruising sailboat

Hull Type:~ Fin keel & skeg-hung rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fibreglass)

Length Overall:~ 46'2" / 14.1m

Waterline Length:~ 39'4" / 12.0m

Beam:~ 14'5" / 4.4m

Draft:~ 6'9" / 2.1m

Rig Type:~ Cutter

Displacement:~ 31,945lb / 14,490kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 15

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 234

Designer:~ Bill Dixon

Builder:~ Moody Yachts Ltd (UK)

Year First Built:~ 1997

Year Last Built:~ 2001

Number Built:~ 55

Owners Association:~ Moody Owners Association


Cambria 44

A Cambria 44 sailboat leaves Dominica and heads for Marie Galante in the West Indies'Katahdin', a centreboard version of the Cambria 44 was the last one built.

Hull Type:~ Centreboard keel & skeg-hung rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fibreglass)

Length Overall:~ 45'11" / 14.0m

Waterline Length:~ 36'4" / 11.1m

Beam:~ 13'5" / 4.1m

Draft:~ 10'6" / 3.2m (CB down); 5'6" / 1.7m (CB up); 

Rig Type:~ Cutter

Displacement:~ 28,600lb / 12,973kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 16

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 266

Designer:~ David Walters

Builder:~ Cabo Rico Custom Yachts Inc (USA)

Year First Built:~ 1985

Year Last Built:~ 1990

Number Built:~ 18

Owners Association:~ Not known


Westerly Ocean 49

A Westerly Ocean 49 cutter at anchor'Laridae', a Westerly 49 at anchor off Fort de France in Martinique

Hull Type:~ Fin keel

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fibreglass)

Length Overall:~ 48'6" / 14.8m

Waterline Length:~ 42'1" / 12.8m

Beam:~ 15'1" / 4.6m

Draft:~ 7'0" / 2.1m

Rig Type:~ Cutter

Displacement:~ 28,935lb / 13,125kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ ?

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 173

Designer:~ Ed Dubois

Builder:~ Westerly Marine Ltd. (UK)

Year First Built:~ 1993

Year Last Built:~ ?

Number Built:~ ?

Owners Association:~ Westerly Owners Association


Jeanneau 'Sun Odyssey' 47

Designed by Phillipe Briand and built by Jeanneau, this 'Sun Odyssey' 47 cruising boat lies at anchor in Grande Anse D'Arlet, Martinique, French West IndiesJeanneau 'Sun Odyssey' 47 at anchor in Grande Anse D'Arlet, Martinique, French West Indies

Hull Type:~ Bulb fin keel with spade rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fibreglass)

Length Overall:~ 47'3" / 14.4m

Waterline Length:~ 38'5" / 11.7m

Beam:~ 14'7" / 4.5m

Draft:~ 6'10" / 2.1m

Rig Type:~ Masthead Sloop

Displacement:~ 27,558lb / 12,500kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 16.2

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 217

Designer:~ Philippe Briand

Builder:~ Jeanneau (France)

Year First Built:~ 1991

Year Last Built:~ ?

Number Built:~ ?

Owners Association:~ Jeanneau Owners Network



Dawn 48

A German Frers designed Dawn 48The Dawn 48 'Crusader' cruising yacht at anchor in St Anne, Martinique, West Indies

Hull Type:~ Fin keel with skeg-hung rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fibreglass)

Length Overall:~ 48'1" / 14.7m

Waterline Length:~ 37'7" / 11.5m

Beam:~ 14'6" / 4.4m

Draft:~ 6'0" / 1.8m

Rig Type:~ Masthead Ketch

Displacement:~ 27,500lb / 12,474kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 18.7

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 230

Designer:~ German Frers

Builder:~Kong & Halvorsen Marine & Eng. Co. Ltd. (Hong Kong)

Year First Built:~ 1983

Year Last Built:~ 1985

Number Built:~ 18

Owners Association:~ ?



Tayana 47

A Tayana 47 at anchor in Prince Rupert Bay, Dominica, West IndiesThis is the centre-cockpit version. These cruising yachts are also available with a deck-saloon layout.

Hull Type:~ Fin keel with skeg-hung rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fibreglass)

Length Overall:~ 47'0" / 14.3m

Waterline Length:~ 40'3" / 12.3m

Beam:~ 14'6" / 4.4m

Draft:~ 6'0" / 1.8m

Rig Type:~ Cutter

Displacement:~ 35,000lb / 15,876kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 20.7

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 239

Designer:~ Robert Perry

Builder:~Ta Yang Yacht Building Co. Ltd (Taiwan)

Year First Built:~ 1991

Year Last Built:~ ?

Number Built:~ ?

Owners Association:~ www.tognews.com


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Nicholson 48

A Nicholson 48 Ketch Sailboat'Capercaillie', a Nicholson 48 Ketch Sailboat
  • Hull Type:~ Fin keel with skeg-hung rudder
  • Hull Material:~ GRP (Fibreglass)
  • Length Overall:~ 47'8" / 14.5m
  • Waterline Length:~ 34'4" / 10.5m
  • Beam:~ 12'11" / 3.9m
  • Draft:~ 7'0" / 2.1m
  • Rig Type:~ Masthead ketch
  • Displacement:~ 31,300lb / 14,198kg
  • Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 12.1
  • Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 345
  • Designer:~ Camper & Nicholson
  • Builder:~ Valiant Yachts (USA)
  • Year First Built:~ 1973
  • Year Last Built:~ ?
  • Number Built:~ ?
  • Owners Association:~ 


Valiant 47

A Valiant 47 sailboats/y Oasis, a Valiant 47, on one of the visitors moorings in the BVIs
  • Hull Type:~ Fin keel with skeg-hung rudder
  • Hull Material:~ GRP (Fibreglass)
  • Length Overall:~ 47'0" / 14.3m
  • Waterline Length:~ 40'3" / 12.3m
  • Beam:~ 13'10" / 4.2m
  • Draft:~ 6'3" / 1.9m
  • Rig Type:~ Cutter
  • Displacement:~ 30,000lb / 13,608kg
  • Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 17.7
  • Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 205
  • Designer:~ Robert Perry
  • Builder:~ Valiant Yachts (USA)
  • Year First Built:~ 1981
  • Year Last Built:~ 1992
  • Number Built:~ 17
  • Owners Association:~ ?


Cabo Rico 45

Cabo Rico 45At anchor in Cane Garden Bay, Tortola in the BVIs
  • Hull Type:~ Long Keel
  • Hull Material:~ GRP (Fibreglass)
  • Length Overall:~ 45'0" / 13.7m
  • Waterline Length:~ 35'0" / 10.7m
  • Beam:~ 13'2" / 4.0m
  • Draft:~ 5'6" / 1.7m
  • Rig Type:~ Cutter
  • Displacement:~ 35,600lb / 16,148kg
  • Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 19.8
  • Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 371
  • Designer:~ Bill Crealock
  • Builder:~ Cabo Rico
  • Year First Built:~ 1995
  • Year Last Built:~ Still in production (?)
  • Number Built:~ ?
  • Owners Association:~ ?


Beneteau Oceanis 473

A Beneteau Oceanis 473 cruising boat under power
  • Hull Type:~ Bulb fin keel with spade rudder
  • Hull Material:~ GRP (Fibreglass)
  • Length Overall:~ 46'11" / 14.3m
  • Waterline Length:~ 43'10" / 13.3m
  • Beam:~ 14'2" / 4.3m
  • Draft:~ 5'7" / 1.7m
  • Rig Type:~ Masthead sloop
  • Displacement:~ 24,277lb / 11,012kg
  • Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 17.2
  • Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 129
  • Designer:~ Jean Marie Finot
  • Builder:~ Beneteau
  • Year First Built:~ 2000
  • Year Last Built:~ 2005
  • Number Built:~ ?
  • Owners Association:~ Beneteau Yacht Club


Gulfstar Sailmaster 47

A Gulfstar Sailmaster 47 motorsailer under power
  • Hull Type:~ Fin keel with skeg-hung rudder
  • Hull Material:~ GRP (Fibreglass)
  • Length Overall:~ 42'5" / 14.5m
  • Waterline Length:~ 40'6" / 12.3m
  • Beam:~ 13'10" / 4.2m
  • Draft:~ 5'6" / 1.7m
  • Rig Type:~ Ketch
  • Displacement:~ 38,000lb / 17,237kg
  • Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 13.1
  • Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 255
  • Designer:~ Vince Lazzara
  • Builder:~ Gulfstar Yachts (US)
  • Year First Built:~ 1978
  • Year Last Built:~ 1981
  • Number Built:~ 79
  • Owners Association:~ The Gulfstar Owners Club


Hinckley 48

Bill Trip designed great looking cruising yachts - and this Hinckley 48 is no exception...

Hinckley 49 cutters are great cruising yachts
  • Hull Type:~ Long keel with centreboard
  • Hull Material:~ GRP (Fibreglass)
  • Length Overall:~ 48'3" / 14.7m
  • Waterline Length:~ 34'2" / 10'4"
  • Beam:~ 13.0" / 4.0m
  • Draft:~ Max 11'9" / 3.6m, Min 5'2" / 1.6m
  • Rig Type:~ Yawl (also produced as a sloop)
  • Displacement:~ 36,000lb / 16,330kg
  • Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 15.0
  • Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 403
  • Designer:~ William H Trip
  • Builder:~ Henry Hinckley & Company (US)
  • Year First Built:~ 1965
  • Year Last Built:~ 1974
  • Number Built:~ 8
  • Owners Association:~


Morgan 46

A Morgan 46 sailboat slips along nicely in a slight sea


Passoa 47 Cruising Yachts

A Passoa 47 cutter rigged aluminium cruising boat under full sail
  • Hull Type:~ Swing-keel/centreboard with twin rudders
  • Hull Material:~ Aluminium
  • Length Overall:~ 47'9" / 14.5m
  • Waterline Length:~ 40'9" / 11.9m
  • Beam:~ 14'1" / 4.3m
  • Draft:~ Min 3'7" / 1.1m, Max 8'2" / 2.5m
  • Rig Type:~ Cutter rigged sloop
  • Displacement:~ 30,649lb / 13,900kg
  • Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 12.8
  • Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 260
  • Designer:~ Philippe Harlé & Alain Mortain
  • Builder:~ Garcia Aluminium (France)
  • Year First Built:~ ?
  • Year Last Built:~ ?
  • Number Built:~ ?
  • Owners Association:~ ?

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