Celestial 48

Car Details
Boat type Sail
Make Celestial
Model 48
Year 1987
Fuel type N/A
Hull material Glass Reinforced Plastic
Seller Note

Overview CELESTIAL 48 built in 1986, commissioned 1987 – A cutter rigged bluewater cruiser with classic lines and well-proven offshore performance. This well maintained example has been continually upgraded and underwent a major refit in 1999 including a new Perkins M92 engine, new bow thruster, new Muir electric windlass, new mast, boom and standing rigging. In addition, a new teak deck (2011), new mainsail (2015), new fuel and water tanks (2015) and much more. A sure consideration for anybody seeking a pleasing and seakindly passage maker. Please contact Ancasta Plymouth for further information and viewing arrangements.

Built in 1986 by the shipyard Xamen Celestial Yacht, China and commissioned in 1987
Designers: Bryce Fuhriman/Ted Brewer
Full UK Part 1 Register No: 902142

Teak deck over balsa sandwich sub deck
GRP encapsulated deep fin keel
Centre cockpit
Wheel steering

Last antifouled: 2017
Last out of water: 2017
Last surveyed in 2004 for MCA coding

REFIT IN 1999 including:
New Perkins M92 engine + stern gear
Onan generator rebuilt
New Sleipner 7hp bow thruster
New Muir VRC2500A (1200w) anchor windlass + 60m chain + 40m rope
New mast and boom
New standing rigging
New twin carbon fibre spinnaker poles
New sails
New upholstery and headliner
New guardrails
New Avon Rib + outboard
New Galley stove
New Raymarine instruments + radar
New autopilot
Complete rewiring + plumbing
Modifications to and refinishing of internal joinery
New deck wash pump + stern anchor

2005 – Awlgrip paint to topsides
2005 – New refrigeration plant
2011 – New teak deck
2014/15 – New fuel tanks, cabin sole renewed, new mainsail, new winter cover

LOA: 14.72m / 48’3″
Beam: 4.08m / 13’4″
Draft: 1.95m / 6’4″
Reg. Tonnage: 18.64
*All figures are approximate

Raytheon log/speed
Garmin GPS 128
Valsat 2008 Hz GPS
Simrad RD68 DSC VHF
Raymarine autopilot
Icom 435HF SSB
Raymarine echo sounder
Raytheon RL70 plus separate Furuno radar
Raymarine wind indicator
AIS receiver
Handheld VHF
NASA Weatherman
Electronic + conventional binnacle compasses
*Instruments interfaced to laptop and work as chartplotter

Rocna anchor with 60m (12mm) chain + 40m rope
Kedge anchor (spade type) with 10m chain + approx. 100m rope on reel
2 x Fisherman type + Fortress
Muir VRC 2500 (1200w) electric windlass
Quick electric windlass on stern

2 x manual bilge pumps
1 x automatic bilge pumps
5 x fire extinguishers (1 x auto + 4 x manual)
Fire blanket
Navigation lights
Pulpit + pushpit
Gas detector
Emergency tiller
Life jackets
2 x liferafts (one new 2015, one out of service date)
Safety harnesses
Radar reflector
First aid kit
Rigging cutters

Avon 3.6m rib + Tohatsu 15hp 2-stroke outboard
Warps + fenders
3 x boathooks
Engine spares
Sun awning
All over cover
Boarding ladder
Deck shower
Clock + barometer
Cutlery, crockery + utensils
240v washing machine
Gas bottles
Comprehensive spares including clockwork emergency starter motor