DISCOVERY 48

DISCOVERY 48 photo DISCOVERY 48 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/dual rudders
Rigging Type:
Solent
LOA:
49.15 ft / 14.98 m
LWL:
42.81 ft / 13.05 m
Beam:
14.63 ft / 4.46 m
S.A. (reported):
1,116.22 ft2 / 103.70 m2
Draft (max):
7.38 ft / 2.25 m
Displacement:
38,043 lb / 17,256 kg
Ballast:
13,492 lb / 6,120 kg
S.A./Disp.:
15.86
Bal./Disp.:
35.47
Disp./Len.:
216.47
Construction:
GRP
Ballast Type:
Cast iron
First Built:
2016
Builder:
Discovery Yachts
Designer:
Oscar Mayr Design

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Yanmar
Type:
Diesel
HP:
80
Fuel:
174 gals / 660 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
15.86
Bal./Disp.:
35.47
Disp./Len.:
216.47
Comfort Ratio:
36.91
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.74

Rig and Sail Particulars

Mast Height from DWL:
71.75 ft / 21.87 m

Accommodations

Water:
129 gals / 488 L

Notes

Hull length: 14.8m / 48ft.
Shoal keel draft: 1.85m / 6.08ft
Also called the Revelation 480 (2018)
Renamed the 48 L (Raised saloon) and 48 R (Lowered saloon) (Not a typo. This is according to their website in 2021). (They also report Stephen Jones as the designer for these versions)
Swing keel version is the Southerly 480. Discovery marketed the swing keel version as the 48 (along with the fixed keel version ) in 2019 then as the Discovery 48S in 2021.
Swing keel draft: 1 - 3.12m / 3.25 - 10.17ft
Centerline skeg fitted to protect prop.

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