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Wauquiez 48 Pilot Saloon

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Boat ref 282

Boat Reference 282    
Boat Name Almirante Build Year 2002
Boat Price 275,000 EUR VAT Status Paid
Hull Construction Fibreglass Lying Portugal
Builder Wauquiez Designer Ed Dubois
LOA 14.9m LWL 12.5m
Deaft 2.15m Beam 4.5m
Displacement 17000kg Ballast 5000kg
Engine(s) Single Engine Horsepower 100
Fuel Type Diesel Fuel Tankage 600 Litres
Water Tankage 800 Litres Holding  Yes

General Description

'Almirante', Wauquiez 48PS built in 2002 by Wauquiez in France to an Ed Dubois design with interior by Andrew Winch. White GRP hull and superstructure with teak laid decks. Hull in sandwich GRP/pvc closed cell foam, vacuum formed. Deck in sandwich GRP/balsa. Keel of lead and 3% antimony. Wheel steering with emergency tiller.


Burmese teak interior joinery. Deck saloon with table to starboard & Alcantara suede upholstery, interior steering position (electrical joystick), engine controls & instruments. Large chart table with telescopic and rotating chair for navigator. Fully equipped galley to port with double s/s sinks with mixer taps & foot pump for fresh water. 3 x burner s/s cooker with oven & extractor fan above. Freezer, 230l refrigerator with ice box. Washer/dryer. Owner's suite forward with double berth, (new, silent, electric) heads & separate shower. Two double-berthed cabins aft, one with double berth, the second with two single bunk berths. Aft heads (new, silent, electric) with separate shower and wet locker. Heating (water/air exchanger & blower in all cabins & saloon) & air conditioning. Hot & cold pressurised water. Radio with speakers in saloon and cockpit. Solar screens on windows & flyscreens under hatches.


Yanmar 4JH3 GHTBE diesel engine (450 hours run), 100hp with hydraulic gearbox, MaxProp propeller. Rope cutter. Bowthruster (new gear 2008), 6.5kva generator. Racor fuel/water separator. 12v engine alternator (70a/h) and 24v 60a/h alternator. Inverter. 24v electrics. 6 x gel batteries (135a/h/12v) for general use, 1 x 12v/88a/h engine battery (all batteries replaced in 2008 with maintenance-free ones), 2 x battery chargers. Shore power. Electric gas valve.


Cutter rig with electric in-mast furling. Electric genoa furling. Keel stepped Sparcraft mast in anodised aluminium. Furling mainsail (new 2008 - T-Cut Pentex laminate by North Sails), furling genoa (new 2010), manual furling staysail on inner forestay. S/s standing rigging, rigid boom vang. Electric winches.


Raymarine electronics including 4kw radar, 12" colour display in saloon, 7" display in cockpit, S7001+ autopilot. Compass, speed, wind & depth instruments. Navtex. Raymarine DSC VHF with RayMic in cockpit.


Electric windlass. 60lb Delta anchor with 60m new s/s chain (2008). Yamaha 4hp outboard. Swimming ladder. Cockpit lighting. Cockpit table and cockpit cushions. Large cockpit lockers, storage under helmsman's seat, sheet storage boxes in cockpit coamings. Sprayhood & bimini. Ocean liferaft for 6 persons serviced Sept. 2009. Dinghy. Fenders & mooring warps.


The perfect choice for blue water cruising. Lightly used and in excellent order, well equipped and maintained. Registered in Portugal - Class 1 Ocean. 'Almirante' has recently had a safety inspection and all safety equipment has been upgraded (Sept. 2009) inc. Navtex, EPIRB, VHF, etc.

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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.