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2012 Clipper Cordova 48

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2012 Clipper Cordova 48

Overview and Basic Specifications

The owner’s maintenance program has recently had all batteries replaced, prop shafts removed, shaft bearings replaced and props balanced. All covers have just been replaced and new clears fitted to the flybridge.

With reliable and economical Cummins main engines, Onan 240v generator, Side Power Thrusters on bow and stern, Yacht Controller, an ADC Hydraulic Swim Platform, quality Ray Marine Navigation electronics and Fusion sound gear, “Escape” is very well optioned and hardly used with around 235 hours on her twin 440hp mains and only 553 hours on the generator.

Clipper’s Cordova 48 is well renown for stable sea-keeping, reliability, economy, ease of handling, twin helm stations, huge flybridge, covered walk around decks,  

general cruising comfort and convenience. Add to that, this vessel’s beautiful teak interior, complimented with modern appliances and LED lighting, with an updated modern and contemporary layout, powerful bow and stern thrusters, with a Yacht Controller added for ease of berthing! There was also thoughtful engineering in the original build, with redundancy pumps and systems included and an hydraulic swim platform which can carry a tender, make this beautiful vessel, a truly great cruising package! (NB: Tender not included in sale) 

Don’t delay, make contact today to arrange an inspection, you won’t be disappointed!!

For full details and to arrange inspection, please contact Andy Diehm on: 

0414 782 446 or email to

Basic Specifications:

LOA: (Inc. swim platform & bow roller) - 15.64m - 51ft 4in  15.57m  51ft 4in

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 440 5.9QSB Cummins (235 hrs)

Generator:  Onan 13.5.0Kw 220v 50Hz (553 hrs)

Bow and Stern Thrusters: 125kgf Side Power

Yacht Controller:  Yes


2 x Marine Tec Helm Chairs, Cummins Electronic Engine Controls, 2 x Vessel Views,  2 x Raymarine 12" touch screen GPS Plotter/Colour Fish Finder/ Radar, Auto Pilot/VHF Radio. Side Power thruster controls, trim tab controls, Fusion sound system controls, spot light control and Auto Anchor chain counter. Flybridge Hardtop, wet bar with fridge/ice maker, electric grill and sink. Clears at front and 2 Sides with aft awning in stainless and Sunbrella fabric, and teak table with ample seating.


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 head features fresh water flush with a “Y” valve direct to overboard or to the 140lt black water tank. Separate shower with glass door.


A modern open layout with large dining table, “U” shaped ultra-leather lounge plus additional sofa on port side, LED TV, Fusion Sound System for CD/iPod/Radio, LED lighting throughout, Franke recessed stainless sinks with strainers and teak inserts. 

Carpet over teak and holly floor in saloon.

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

Lower Helm Station:

Marine Tec Helm Chair, Cummins electronic engine controls, 2 x vessel view engine monitoring, Raymarine navigation electronics including 2 x 12” GPS Chart Plotter/Fish Finder/ Radar, Auto Pilot, VHF Radio and Yacht Controller. Bow and stern thruster controls, remote generator start panel and spot light control panel.

Hand crafted timber steering wheel.


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.

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

Swim Platform: 

ADC Hydraulic Swim Platform with laid teak, a central stainless railing of aft edge and a stainless steel cradle fitted to handle RIB Tender.

NB: (Tender not included in sale)

Additional Features:

·  Fly bridge railings extended fully aft 

·  Redundancy Pumps added

·  Canvas Euro Awning over aft fly bridge

·  Upgraded Thrusters including with heavier wiring.

·  Full LED lighting including Nav lights

·  Dinette converts to another bed

·  Seven x 200amp/hr batteries

·  KVH Sat TV Dome

·  Port side bulwark door

·  Phantom roll insect screens on aft saloon and helm doors.

"Escape" in her home berth on the Gold Coast, Queensland.

"Escape" in her home berth on the Gold Coast, Queensland.