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2016 Leopard 48' 14.63 m 48

Bluebird

Savannah, Georgia, United States

BLUEBIRD is a gorgeous Owner's Version Leopard 48. She is packed full of upgraded gear and has been lovingly cared for by her dedicated owners. Bluebird is in excellent condition with updated electronics and all the amenities for exceptionally comfortable family liveaboard cruising.

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Flag of Registry: United States


Vessel ID# 2790555Last Updated: 07-07-2022 10:10:45

Description

Highlights and upgrades include:

Yanmar 57hp Engines ~1100hrs!

9kW Northern Lights Generator ~400hrs

1400w Solar

12ft dinghy w/ 25hp Yamaha motor, chaps, & hydrofoil

New 12” Axiom+ Multifunction Display w/ engine interfaces

Air Conditioning / Heating in 3 zones

LG Washer / Dryer

Dive Compressor w/ Hookah

Spectra 400 Watermaker

Cockpit and salon sunshades and Ocean Air blinds throughout

Gori 3 blade folding props

Helm enclosure

Underwater lights

Bowsprit w/ Code Zero

Rocna 40kg anchor w/ Swivel and 250ft of chain

New bottom paint (Nov 2021)

New Viking 8 person life raft

and so much more listed in the detailed description!

Bluebird is a rare find located in beautiful historic Savannah, GA. A fantastic location to jump off for the Bahamas,

Caribbean, or US East Coast.


Specifications

HIN/IMO: ZA-RACA871171516

LOA: 48' (14.63 Meters)

Type: Sail- Used

Year: 2016

Cabins: 3

Sleeps: 7

Single Berths: 1

Queen Berths: 2

King Berths: 1

Heads: 3

Fuel Type: Diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

Hull Finish: Gel Coat

Hull Shape: Catamaran

Air Conditioning: Yes

Tower: No

CE Certified: Yes

Imported: Yes

Builder: Robertson and Caine

Interior Color: White

Exterior Color: White

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Multimedia

Engines

Engine 1

  • Engine Make: Yanmar
  • Engine Model: 4JH57
  • Engine Year: 2016
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Drive Type: Sail
  • Power HP: 57.00
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Hours: 1200.00
  • Engine Location: Port

Engine 2

  • Engine Make: Yanmar
  • Engine Model: 4JH57
  • Engine Year: 2016
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Drive Type: Sail
  • Power HP: 57.00
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Hours: 1200.00
  • Engine Location: Starboard

Generators

Generator 1

  • Generator Make: Northern Lights
  • Generator KW: 9.00
  • Generator Hours: 400.00

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Interior Layout and Amenities

Owner's Version Layout - 3 queen cabins and 3 heads featuring a large master cabin to port and an additional

single berth in the port forepeak. Master bed widened at factory to almost King Size with a new (2022) latex foamtopper.

6 x Ventilation Fans throughout boat. In each cabin ( x 4) and in Galley (x 2)

Oceanair blinds throughout (with screens and sunshades)


Salon

Large salon table can accommodate 6 - 8 people

-Salon table/settee converts to large sea berth / lounge bed

Highly desirable milk colored interior veneers and cushions

Forward facing Nav Station

32" flat screen TV


Galley

Corian galley worktop surfaces

Eno 3-burner Gas stove

Eno Gas Oven

Gas solenoid shut-off valve with control at switch panel & warning light at cooker

Gas cylinder regulator in dedicated cockpit LPG locker

Double basin stainless sink with single lever pullout sprayer

Microwave

Vitrifrigo 2 drawer front opening Refrigerator / Freezer in salon

Dometic CFX355 in owner’s suite (fridge or freezer)

ICECO VC90 (fridge/freezer) cockpit – hardwired to panel

Vitrifrigo cockpit fridge

Separate garbage bin locker with side & top access

Stowage space in shelf locker

Corian galley shelf with spice rack

Pots, pans and dishes

Nespresso Espresso maker

Galley + salon storage containers


Berths

3 cabin / 3 head Owner’s version with additional single berth in the port forepeak

Under mattress support ventilation system in all berths

Under floor storage containers fitted to compartments under all berths

Shelf storage bins fitted to each berth’s shelves


Owner suite

- factory bed extension (size between a Queen and King)

2 x USB outlets in each cabin

Carpet runner and area rugs

 

Heads

All electric flush heads with salt or freshwater option

- Extra 2 x 16 gallon (32 gallon total) freshwater tanks dedicated to heads

All separate shower stalls with massage head attachment.


Electronics and Navigation

Raymarine 12” Axiom + Chartplotter w/ Navionics Charts (New 2022)

Raymarine w ECI-100 Engine Interfaces (New 2022)

Raymarine 4KW 18” HD Color radar

Raymarine Ray60 VHF with handset at helm

2X Raymarine I70

Raymarine P70

Raymarine ACU-400 Autopilot with EV-1

Raymarine AIS 650 w/ DCS (New 2022)

Raymarine ITC-5 with wind, boat speed, depth

Fish finder - Fitted in conjunction with MFD (helm station only): Includes P319 (600W) depth transducer

Standard Horizon handheld VHF

Iridium GO!

Fusion Stereo System w/ interior and exterior speakers.

Ram mount 13” iPad holder at the helm

New throttles (2022)

Spare Raymarine E127 Chartplotter with wiring - can be installed at Nav Station


Electrical

House systems

3 x CruiseAir reverse cycle AC units – 2 x 12000 BTU, 1 x 16000 BTU

LG Smart TV (salon)

LG Washer/Dryer (Owner’s head)

Fusion stereo system with cockpit + Nav station controls. Bluetooth and USB interfaces

4 x Underwater lights

Sharp Microwave powered by inverter (galley)

LED lighting throughout


Electrical Systems

AC Power: 2x 230 Volt, 50 Hz EU power; DC Power: 12V

Northern Lights 9kW Generator (~400 hours) with Racor filter

1400 Watts of solar

- 3 x 315W stainless steel Solar Arch

- 6 x 70W semi-rigid sunware panels

4 x upgraded 210ah AGM house batteries (840ah Total)

3000w Victron Multiplus Charger/Inverter

Victron Touch Color Control Display w/ Cerbo GX (new, 2022)

BMV712 for remote monitoring

Victron Multiplus 3000 charger/inverter

Victorn MPPT 150/85 solar charge controller

Victron MPPT 100/50 solar charge controller

3 x Shore power cords + 230V adapters


Engines

2 x Yanmar 4JH57 deisel 57hp w/ ~1,100hrs each

SD60 Saildrives

Gori 3-blade folding propellors

Fuel Transfer pump


On Deck

Flush deck hatches throughout.

Cockpit

Flexi-teak – cockpit fore and aft & at the helm

Helm enclosure - with clear Strata glass; Removable helm seat spray dodger and Sunbrella helm equipment cover

Electric dinghy davit system

Front / rear cockpit seat cushions

Salon side window protectors / sun shades

Cockpit sun shades

Swim ladder

Bug screens for doors

Trampoline tarp / cover sunshade

Kumma 316 Elite gas grill connected to ship’s LPG system with cover (New, 2022)

Magma charcoal grill

Cockpit shower with washdown extension (hot/cold fresh water)


Anchoring & docking systems

Electric Windlass - 1,500 watt - 10 mm gypsy /w hand-held remote and helm control

Rocna 40 KG anchor with swivel head and 250ft of galvanized chain

Anchor washdown pump/hose (fresh or saltwater)

Fortress Fx55 –backup kedge anchor w/ rode

Mantus Bridle with upgraded mooring shackle

Piling straps

2 x jumbo fenders

6 x Fenders with Taylor Made socks


Dive system

Bavaria Fun II Electronic Dive Compressor (230V) with spare filters and oil + Hookah

2 European dive tanks (require cleaning)

Floating dive flag


Sailing equipment

2 x Lewmar electric winches at helm

Main sail - Fully battened c/w 2 row reefs main

Genoa - 120% Furling; Wind indicator

Bow sprit (factory installed)

Ulman Code Zero with Harken Furler

Spare sheets, halyards and lines

2 x winch handles

Sail bag – lazy bag


Plumbing

Watermaker: Spectra Newport 400 (12 volt), 63 ltr/17 US gal per hr

Electric flushing toilets: Jabsco quiet flush (fresh and seawater option)

Combination mixer shower faucet in galley

Deck wash fitting & pump - dual fresh/saltwater system

Hot and cold pressurized fresh water system consisting of:

2 x Water tanks, 206USgal / 780ltr total capacity

1 x 3.5 GPM fresh water pressure pump with 1 ltr accumulator tank

2 x 103 gallon freshwater tanks

- Extra 2 x16 gallon (32 gallon total) freshwater flush tanks for heads

2 Freshwater washdowns (1 at front – fresh and salt options - and 1 rear – fresh only)

Upgraded 2 x 11 US Gal Kuuma Hot water heaters

Transom shower

2 x Holding tanks, 32USgal / 120ltr total capacity (3 cabin)

2 x Electric bilge pumps (keel sump) with float switches and alarm at switch panel

2 x Manual bilge pumps with strum boxes (keel sump)


Safety and Extras

New bottom paint (November 2021)

Storage containers custom-fit to bilges, genset locker, forepeak (New 2022)

Spare sheets, halyards, lines, & numerous spare parts

Dinghy

2019 Infanta 3.6 rigid bottom dinghy with Yamaha 25 HP with hydrofoil

- 11.8 feet long, South African brand (similar to a Highfield)

- Motor flushing system through swim shower

- Handheld depth system

Safety equipment

New (2022) Viking 8 person life raft

Ocean Signal EPIRB (New, 2022)

MOB doughnut

Container full of other safety flares and signaling equipment

Submersible emergency bilge pump

Lifelines with safety netting

Smoke alarms/CO2 detectors in each room

Iridium Go

Lifeline netting

Rubrail

(8) Life jackets, (8) Harness Lines, (1) Emergency Tiller

Extras, storage & cleaning equipment

Generator compartment with waterproof storage containers wired for electric bike/scooter charging

Cleaning supplies and equipment, multiple hoses, deck brushes, boat hooks

Midea dehumidifier

220V shopvac

220v pressure washer

Spares and parts/repair equipment

Laser Printer w/ spare toner


Manufacturer Provided Description

Leopard Catamarans proudly introduces the award winning Leopard 48. Focused on blue water performance and comfortable living, the Leopard 48 is an exciting addition to the Leopard line.


EXTERIOR

Like the award winning Leopard 44, the Leopard 48 features a large forward cockpit with direct access from the saloon, unique to the Leopard range. Other exterior bonuses include a large and open aft cockpit with cockpit table.  A raised helm station, providing excellent panoramic visibility, allows for excellent blue water maneuverability.


INTERIOR

The interior of the Leopard 48 provides both beauty and practicality. The galley comes equipped with top-of-the-line appliances, ample prepping space, and so much more. This catamaran also offers a plethora of interior space. The plush interior makes sailing not only fun, but also incredibly comfortable. Her modern lines and open floor plan set a new standard for the modern cruising catama

Disclaimer

The company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change or withdrawal without notice.

Andrew Hodgdon

Bluebird 48ft Leopard Yacht For Sale

The Multihull Company

404 Riberia Street
St Augustine
Website: https://www.multihullcompany.com/

Located in the 23-acre, full-service center of the St. Augustine Marina Center, the Saint Augustine office of The Multihull Company is positioned to be your one stop shop for sailing in Northeast Florida. St. Augustine, which lays claim to the title of oldest city in the United States, is known for  its Spanish colonial architecture. Conveniently in the heart of the city, we are mere minutes from several wonderful  attractions, notably, the St. Augustine Lighthouse and Maritime Museum and the vibrant thoroughfare of Saint George Street, a popular shopping and dining district with many historical sites scattered throughout.

From sourcing vessels to inspections and dock space, TMC agent Captain Andrew Hodgdon is ready to help you get started on your next venture!

Captain Hodgdon began sailing aboard his father’s Hobie Cat and maintained this passion through the years, leveraging his knowledge and experience to  become a USCG licensed captain. Andrew spent over a decade working as a  full-time captain, working his way up in the industry with positions ranging from  sailing instructor to a delivery skipper to the private yacht captain of a Gunboat  57. During his career, Hodgdon sailed from his hometown waters of Cape  Fear, NC to the Caribbean Sea, Mediterranean, Central and South America, the South Pacific Islands and beyond. Extensive offshore experience has given him first hand working knowledge of a wide variety of multihulls – from old Lagoons to brand new Balance Catamarans and almost everything in between!


Now, working as a yacht broker for The Multihull Company, Hodgdon has slowed down a bit and is focusing on sharing his knowledge and skillset to help pair sailors of all types and skill levels with the perfect boat for their needs. Whether you are looking for a safe and capable coastal cruiser or a carbon fiber racing beast; Andrew can share his first-hand knowledge to help guide you to the perfect decision.


To reach our St. Augustine office please call (910) 342-2140 or stop by the main building of the St. Augustine Marina Center at 404 Riberia Street, St Augustine.


Bluebird 48ft Leopard Yacht For Sale

Andrew Hodgdon

Yacht Broker

404 Riberia Street
St Augustine
Office: 1-904-342-2140
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Andrew grew up sailing his fathers Hobie Cat and transitioned that into a long career as a USCG licensed captain in the yachting industry. Working his way up from his college years as a sailing instructor to a position as a private yacht captain aboard a Gunboat 57, he brings with him a comprehensive knowledge of catamarans and the cruising life. His career has taken him from his home waters of Cape Fear, through the waters of the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Central, South American, and the South Pacific Islands. During that time he worked as a charter yacht captain and a professional delivery skipper specializing in catamarans. Andrew has operated a wide variety of multihulls, everything from from old Lagoons to brand new Outremers and most things in between. This experience has given him an extensive first-hand knowledge of many different makes and models and a solid understanding of their various strengths and weaknesses.

He has now settled down with his family in St Augustine, Florida and seeks to share his passion for catamaran sailing and the cruising life with others. As a broker with The Multihull Company, Andrew hopes to help pair sailors of all types and skill levels with the perfect boat for their needs. Whether you are looking for a safe and capable coastal cruiser or a carbon fiber racing machine, Andrew can share his first-hand knowledge to help guide you to the right decision.