Celestial 48

90,000 Tax Paid | Location: Corfu, Greece
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Summary

  • Make Celestial
  • Model 48
  • Year 1987
  • LOA 48ft/15m
  • Class Sailing Cruiser
  • Hull Glass Reinforced Plastic
  • Keel Long Keel
  • Rig Cutter
  • Engine Single Diesel
  • Drive Shaft Drives
  • Layout Centre Cockpit
  • Berths 8
  • Cabins 3
  • Aft Cabins 1
  • Ancasta Ref 31545
  • Name Shadey Lady

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.

Build

CELESTIAL 48
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

Rig

BERMUDAN CUTTER RIG WITH LONGER MAST
Detachable inner forestay
Selden aluminium mast (1999)
Selden aluminium spars
Selden aluminium boom (1999)
Stainless steel standing rigging (1999)
mainsail slab reefing
Furlex headsail furling system
Twin carbon spinnaker poles (1999)
Lazy jacks and stackpack

WINCHES
2 x Lewmar #55 3-speed self-tailing genoa winches
2 x Lewmar #48 2-speed self-tailing spinnaker sheet
2 x Lewmar #40 2-speed self-tailing halyard
1 x Lewmar #40 2-speed self-tailing mainsheet
1 x Lewmar #30 2-speed self-tailing reefing
2 x Lewmar #40 2-speed self-tailing furling

SAILS
Quantum mainsail (2015)
Genoas (1999)
Storm jib (1999)
Trysail (1999)
Cruising chute + snuffer (2014)

Accommodation

ACCOMMODATION FOR 8 IN 3 CABINS INC SALOON

Galley: U-shaped galley with two separate top loading 12v fridge/freezer with eutectic tanks, Force 10 4-burner oven/grill, double stainless steel sinks.

Saloon: L-shaped settee to port with settee opposite around drop-leaf table

Forward Guest Cabin: located in the forepeak with a double berth, hanging locker, chest of drawers and ensuite heads compartment with shower and Jabsco manual WC.

Full sized chart table to port

Walkthrough aft of chart table leads through to Owners Aft Cabin and houses access to engine/generator and pilot berth.

Owners Aft Cabin: centreline double berth (converts into twin sea berths with lee cloths), hanging lockers, shelves and ensuite heads compartment with separate shower and Jabsco manual WC.

12v/240v cabin fans

Machinery

PERKINS-SABRE M92 92HP DIESEL ENGINE (1999)
4 cylinders
Last serviced: 2017
Cruising speed: 7 knots
Maximum speed: 8.5 knots
Fresh and saltwater via heat exchanger
Newage PRM hydraulic gearbox with hydraulic power take off option
Shaft driven to Maxprop feathering propeller
Sleipner bow thruster 7hp
Rope cutter

ELECTRICS
2 x 225Ah service batteries (Sept 2017)
1 x engine start battery (Sept 2017)
1 x generator battery
Onan 6 KVA generator
Engine alternator + 130Amp service battery alternator (both serviced Sept 2017)
Victron Centaur 50 amp charger
Victron 120Amp 2000w charger/inverter
Link 10 battery monitor
Shore power with galvanic isolator
Clockwork emergency starter motor

TANKAGE
3 x stainless steel fuel tanks (approx. 700 litres)
3 x Polypropylene water tanks (approx. 700 litres)
1 x flexible grey water tank
2 x black water tanks (60 + 60 litres)

WATER SYSTEM
Pressurised hot and cold water system
manual water system (currently not connected)
Water heated via engine and calorifier

Inventory

NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT
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

GROUND TACKLE
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

SAFETY EQUIPMENT
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
Guardwire
Gas detector
Horn
Lifebuoy
Lifesling
Emergency tiller
Life jackets
2 x liferafts (one new 2015, one out of service date)
Safety harnesses
Jackstays
Radar reflector
First aid kit
Flares
Rigging cutters
EPIRB

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

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