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Forbes & Co. Scotland Laurent Giles 48

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Boat REF# 26405
removed from sale
Length 14.60m (47'11")
Year 1965
Construction Wood
Underwater profile Long Keel
Sleeping berths 8
Engine 1 x diesel 60hp, Thornycroft (1965)
Lying South of France


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Extra Details

Designer Laurent Giles
Builder Forbes & Co. Scotland
Lying South of France
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 450.0 ltr (99.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 450.0 ltr (99.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 60hp
Engine make and model Thornycroft (1965)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 bladed variable pitch
Fuel consumption (approx) 4.0 ltr (0.9 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5.5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots

Baterias: 1 x 12v (para motor) 4 x 6v (domestico) todas del 2005. 2 alternadores 24v (motor y eje), 4 tomas de corriente 220v en el barco.
Batteries: 1 x 12v (for engine), 4 x 6v (domestic use), all from 2005. 2 alternators 24v (engine and shaft), 4 AC outlets 220v in the boat.


Length 14.60m (47'11")
LWL 11.00m (36'1")
Beam 3.20m (10'6")
Draft Min 2.30m (7'7")
Draft Max 2.30m (7'7")
Displacement 18,000kg (39,690.0lbs)
Headroom 2.00m (6'7")


10% discount on rigging

Ketch rigged Proctor Aluminium spars (1965) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (unknown year)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail Lee Sails (Hong Kong) - roller boom (1995)
Headsail - Furling (1995)
Other sails 2 mesana/mizzen (unknown year)
trisail (unknown year)
foque de labor/working gib (unknown year)
tormentin/stormgib (unknown year)
trinqueta/staysail (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick

Velas: un total de 11 velas de varias edades.
Sails: total sail inventory of 11 sails of different ages.

Electrical Systems

24 volt, 5 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction Wood
Underwater profile Long Keel
Finish Paint finish

Casco de madera recubierto de cobre. 1 deposito de 115 l de kerosena para calefaccion y cocina
Hull is wood (Iroko on grown oak frames) with copper sheating (a copper bottom investment!). 1 115 liter/25 gallon tank for kerosene for heating and cooker/oven


Total # of berths 8
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 4
Cabin(s) 1
Sink 2
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads
Stove tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

Distribucion interior: camarote con litera doble en proa. En popa hay una conejera para 1 persona. El salon se puede convertir en una litera doble y 3 sencillas. Hay lavamanos en el bano y tambien en el camarote de proa.
Interior distribution: forward cabin with double berth. Aft there is a single pilot berth. The saloon can be converted into 1 double berth and 3 singles. There is a handbasin in the heads compartment and also in the forward cabin.

2 burner Other Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
Radar tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Compass: Sestral; Log, Speed, Wind & echosounder: B&G; GPS: Magnavox MX100; Autopilot: Sharp

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Spray dodgers tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

2 halyard winches
8 sheet winches
Electric Custom built windlass
4 anchors
(1 CQR (30 kg increased to 36 kg), 3 Danforth)
120.00m (393'9") of chain
Windpilot (2005) windvane self-steering system
Avon dinghy (unknown year)
2.5hp outboard (2002)
Molinete puede funcionar con 60 o 120 Amp
Windlass can work with 60 or 120 Amp

Safety Equipment

Liferaft tick
Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick
Searchlight tick
Danbuoy tick
Safety harnesses tick
Horn tick
Swim ladder tick
Emergency steering tick

4 bilge pumps (1 manual / 3 electric)

Broker's Comments

Quite in style, the owner of this boat welcomed me on board with classical music. This beautiful classic has been around the world a few times. Her current owner has made her his base for journeys as far away as the arctic and Australia. He has sailed her single handedly on several weeks crossings and has adapted her in several respects to his needs. She has proven to be a safe and reliable boat in any circumstance. Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

Muy apropiadamente, el propietario de este clásico me invitó a bordo con música clásica. El barco ha sido su casa durante muchos años y su base para viajes a lugares como Australia y el Arctico. Ha dado la vuelta al mundo varias veces, navegando mucho rato en solitario. Está comprobado en varias circunstancias que es un barco seguro. Nota: se pueden considerar contra-ofertas.

This Forbes & Co. Scotland Laurent Giles 48 has been personally photographed and viewed by Gert Van den Bergh of Boatshed Barcelona. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.