If your dreams lie over the horizon, the Tayana 48 can take you there in absolute safety, luxurious comfort and timeless style. As an ocean passage maker , the Tayana 48 is appreciated by many as the ideal sized cruising yacht, easily sailed by a couple or comfortably crewed with a group of adventure loving friends. Underway, the Tayana 48's attractive and proven hull lines, combined with an efficient cutter rig, provide pace aplenty. Inside the spacious saloon, smooth ocean cruising is made even more enjoyable with all the comforts of home.

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L.O.A48'-0" / 14.63m
L.W.L40'-3" / 12.26m
Beam14'-6" / 4.41m
Draft (Deep)6'-0" / 1.82m
Draft Shoal(option)5'-3" / 1.60m
Ballast11675 lbs / 5295 Kg
Displacement35000 lbs / 15875 kg
Sail Area1316 sq .ft / 122 sq .m
DesignerRobert H. Perry
Engine (Yanmar)4 cylinder 75hp diesel
Sails (UK)Main, Yankee, Staysail
Winches (Lewmar)2 x 54 cst , 6 x 40 cst
Tankage140 gallons fuel, stainless steel or aluminium, 230 gallons water, stainless steel 25 gallons holding Glass re-inforced plastic

Engines & Steering

  • Yanmar 4 cylinder 4JH3-TE 75HP marine diesel engine.
  • Flexible engine mounts
  • Racor fuel filter.
  • Engine room blower
  • Lead foam insulated engine room.
  • Raw water strainer for engine intake.
  • Antisyphon valve.
  • 0.Muffler/water lock system.
  • Shaft strut with cutlass bearing.
  • 1-1/2" Stainless steel prop shaft with three blade bronze propeller.
  • Stuffing box.
  • One black steel fuel tank capacity 120 gallons.
  • Drip less shaft gland.
  • Steering pedestal.
  • Stainless steel "destroyer" type steering wheel.
  • Emergency steering system with tiller.
  • Rudder bearing.
  • Bronze rudder shoe skeg mounted rudder.
  • Vetus bowthruster 95kgf

Spars & Rigging

  • Aluminum mast & boom.
  • Halyards: main, genoa, staysail & led internally.
  • Internally led topping lift and out haul.
  • Double spreaders.
  • Anchor light.
  • Combination deck steaming light.
  • Stainless steel standing rigging with swaged fittings.


  • Electrical panels.
  • D/C panel sections include volt and amp gauges, circuit breakers.
  • Full gauges for AC and DC panels.
  • 110/240 volt shore power system, with master breaker and circuit breakers.
  • 110/240 volt outlets throughout.
  • 110/240 volt Ground Fault Interrupter outlets in both heads.
  • Newmar 40A Battery Charger
  • Two 12-volt 120AH batteries & Fibre re-inforced plastic. boxes.
  • Heavy duty battery selector switch.
  • Internal bonding system to all chain plates, thru hulls, engine and rudder systems.
  • Zincs as required.
  • Numerous overhead cabin lights designed to interior lighting plan.
  • Engine room light.
  • Chart table light.
  • Running lights to international rule.
  • D/C reading lights.
  • D/C outlets throughout.

Sails & Canvas

  • Ulmer Kollius or equivalent mainsail with 2 reef points & cover.
  • Ulmer Kollius or equivalent Yankee with bag.
  • Ulmer Kollius or equivalent staysail with bag.

Deck Fittings

  • Non-skid side decks and cabin house top.
  • Electric Windlass Maxwell V2200
  • Solid teak cap rail.
  • Six custom Stainless steel mooring fairleads.
  • Six Stainless steel mooring cleats.
  • Stainless steel double bow & stern pulpits.
  • Stainless steel stanchions with custom bases.
  • Stainless steel boarding gates port & starboard.
  • Double life lines.
  • Stainless steel cockpit drains.
  • Two cowl vents for the master stateroom.
  • Two deck ventilators and 1 motor fan over galley.
  • Five Lewmar or equivalent, aluminum overhead hatches.
  • Stainless steel opening ports.
  • Four custom fixed windows.
  • Aluminum genoa and staysail tracks with cars.
  • Main traveler with roller car.
  • Deck organizers.
  • Sheet stoppers.
  • Teak cockpit sole and bridge deck.
  • Fiberglass molded propane storage compartment for two tanks.
  • Two molded coaming compartment.
  • Teak companionway doors.
  • Companionway drop boards and sliding hatch.
  • Reverse transom with swim platform & boarding ladder.
  • Teak exterior handrails.
  • Stainless steel double bow roller with stem head fittings.
  • Deck saloon (option).
  • Fibre re-inforced plastic seahood.
  • Instrument console mounted on seahood.


  • All winches are Lewmar Self Tailing:
  • 2- Two-Speed #54CST Genoa (primary) winches.
  • 1- Two-Speed #40CST main sheet winch.
  • 2- Two-Speed #40CST secondary winch.
  • 1- Two-Speed #40CST halyard winch.
  • 2- Two-Speed #40CST halyard winch.
  • 4- 10" Locking winch handles.


  • One 120 gallon stainless steel or aluminium fuel tank.
  • Stainless steel water tanks with baffles, total capacity 230 gallons.
  • Hot water heater (110/240 volt & engine heat exchanger).
  • Hot & cold pressure water system.
  • Refrigeration system 110/240v AC
  • Faucets in galley & heads.
  • Large Stainless steel double sink in galley.
  • Two large heads with showers.
  • Automatic sump pump for showers.
  • Large Stainless steel sink in each head.
  • Manual toilet in each head.
  • Holding tank & piping for waste disposal in each head.
  • Macerator and pump for holding tank.
  • Bronze ball cocks/thru full fittings bonded to ships system.
  • Electric 12 volt bilge pump with automatic float switch
  • Manual bilge pump.
  • Teak joinery & cabinetry throughout.
  • Teak & holly cabin sole.
  • White formica counters in galley, teak veneer chart & dinette table tops.
  • Teak framed mirror in head(s).Interior teak handrails.
  • V-berth filler if applicable.
  • Cloth cushion covers.
  • Ice chest 4" foam, stainless steel lined.
  • Interior varnish, polyurethane satin.
  • Stove alcove, stainless steel lined.
  • Removable formica overhead with teak battens.
  • Teak fiddles and teak trim on counters & tables.
  • Four inch foam cushions.
  • Solid teak doors & frames.
  • Poured foam insulated refrigerator & freezer compartments.
  • Stainless steel lined stove area.
  • Deep double Stainless steel sinks.
  • Formica counter tops.
  • Trash bin. (optional)
  • Numerous drawers, lockers and dry storage bins.
  • Numerous removable floor boards.
  • Hand rubbed satin varnish on all interior teak surfaces.

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