Clipper 48 Overview and Basic Specifications

Overview and Basic Specifications


This 2013 model Clipper 48 is very well equipped with a large hydraulic swim platform and a flybridge davit with tender cradle and RIB tender. Powered by Cummins QSB diesel engines, Onan Generator, Raymarine navigation electronics, bow and stern thrusters, a modern all electric galley, teak laid cockpit, side decks and swim platform, are just some of the great features of this beautiful semi-displacement cruiser. (specification details and all relevant information will be updated in the coming days)

Lower Helm Station:

Marine Tec Helm Chair, Cummins electronic engine controls, vessel view digital engine monitoring, Raymarine navigation electronics with single 12” GPS Chart Plotter/Fish Finder/ Radar, Auto Pilot and VHF Radio. Bow and stern thruster controls, remote generator start panel and spot light control panel.

Hand crafted timber steering wheel.


A modern open layout with large dining table, “U” shaped ultra-leather lounge and cabinet on starboard side with TV lift. LED TV, Fusion Sound System for CD/iPod/Radio, LED lighting throughout, double stainless sink with strainer inserts. 

All electric galley with 4 burner ceramic cook-top and electric oven, double stainless sink, stainless double door Isotherm fridge/freezer and Staron stone bench tops.


2 x Helm Chairs, Cummins Electronic Engine Controls, Vessel View,  2 x Raymarine 12" touch screen GPS Plotter/Colour Fish Finder/ Radar, Auto Pilot/VHF Radio. Side Power thruster controls, trim tab controls, sound system controls, spot light control and Auto Anchor chain counter. Flybridge Hardtop, wet bar with fridge/ice maker, electric grill and sink. There is one straight and one curved lounge, providing excellent seating and a small teak table. On the aft flybridge deck, there is a cradle fitted to handle the RIB tender.


The two cabin, two bathroom layout positions master suite with queen bed forward, with ensuite bathroom including 12v electric, fresh water flush head and separate shower cubicle. There is also a Bowman hatch with screen and blackout blind. 

Guest suite is situated on the port side with double bed and there is guest bathroom access from the companionway.

The 12v electric heads feature fresh water flush with a “Y” valve direct to overboard or to the 140lt black water tank. Separate showers with glass doors.


Large cockpit area with laid teak through to side decks, fly bridge staircase with teak treads, salt and fresh water deck wash,  storage locker under staircase, hatch to lazerette with engine room access, Isotherm fridge/freezer and fresh water shower with hot and cold taps. Transom seat covered with Sunbrella canvas.

Full width three stage sliding stainless doors through to saloon/galley/lower helm area. Transom boarding door.

Swim Platform: 

Hydraulic Swim Platform with laid teak and stainless tender chocks.

Basic Specifications:

LOA: - 16m - 52ft 6in   (including hydraulic swim platform)

Beam OA:  4.60m  15ft 1in

Maximum Draft:  1.37m  4ft 6in 

Displacement:  19 tonnes (approx)  

Fuel Capacity:  3,040 litres  

Fresh Water Capacity:  1,100 litres

Holding Tank Capacity:  140 litres

Main Engines:  2 x 440hp 5.9QSB Cummins 

Generator:  Onan 13.5.0Kw 220v 50Hz 

Bow and Stern Thrusters: Side Power