Kong & Halvorsen Dawn 48 Ketch
Kong & Halvorsen Dawn 48 Ketch for sale | 14.63m (48'0") | 1983 | 1x diesel 107hp | GRP Construction | Fin underwater profile | 6 berths | Boat REF# 204547
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|Builder||Kong & Halvorsen|
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|Fuel capacity||472.7 ltr (104.0 G) Total - 3 Tanks|
|Water capacity||681.8 ltr (150.0 G) Total - 4 Tanks|
|Holding tank capacity||136.4 ltr (30.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Engine||1 x Diesel 107hp|
|Engine make and model||Westerbeke (2003)|
|Engine Hours||engine1: 3850|
|Prop(s)||3 Blade Max Prop|
|Fuel consumption (approx)||6.8 ltr (1.5 G) /hour At Cruising Speed|
|Cruising speed (approx)||7 knots|
|Max speed (approx)||8 knots|
New Westerbeke engine in 2003. Smooth-running and powerful 6-cyl model. V-drive new 2012. Heat exchanger new 2012. New transmission 2011. Fuel pump, internal water pump and injectors rebuilt in 2014. Spare raw water pump.
Generator is 5kw Westerbeke in sound enclosure. New in 1999. Generator was removed and completely serviced 2011. 1820 hours on generator.
Victron inverter/ charger (3000 watt inverter) new in 2012.
|Draft Max||1.83m (6'0")|
Ketch rigged Aluminium spars (1983) with Rod standing rigging (1983)
|Mainsail||- Roller boom (unknown year)|
|Headsail||Neil Pryde - Furling (1998)|
|Other sails||Mizzen (2006)|
|Gennaker (unknown year)|
Mainsail and mizzen in-boom Hood furling systems. Headsail furling is a Furlex 210, new in 2013. Genoa has been removed and professionally stored during winters since new.
Genoa and mizzen sails are Neil Pryde sails.
Mizzen sail new 2006.
Main and mizzen masts are keel stepped.
Standing rigging is a mix of rod and wire rigging. Mainmast has a removable baby stay.
12 volt, 7 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator
The Kong & Halvorsen Dawn 48 design was custom-commissioned by a group of sailors who aspired to own a world-class cruising design built in a high-quality Asian yard. They got together to select a naval architect and then a yard to create a boat that was not matched by any production-line model. The result was this beautiful German Frers design -- a performance-oriented and very capable ocean cruiser -- and a sturdy, beautiful execution from the Kong & Halvorsen yard.
Teak decks over fiberglass.
Water tanks are all interconnected. Fuel tanks are stainless steel. All fuel tanks cleaned 2013.
All through-hulls replaced 2010. Rudder removed and reinstalled with new bearings in 2014.
Waterline Boats / Boatshed Seattle has not independently measured dimensions and capacities, which are reported from literature or owner-provided information.
|Total # of berths||6|
|No. of double berths||1|
|No. of single berths||4|
|Heads||2 heads (Manual)|
|Pressurised water system|
|Hot water system|
|Raw water wash|
This is designed as a very liveable boat for extended cruising, and would also make an excellent live-aboard. The saloon is large and open, with comfortable barrel chairs to starboard, and u-shaped dinette to port (which converts to a double berth). The galley offers a lot of counter space and cabinet storage, and is configured for safety in a seaway. The forward stateroom has two single berths, good storage space including a hanging locker, and an adjacent head compartment.
The aft cabin is reached via companionway down the starboard side, and features full standing headroom, two berths, two hanging lockers (and much more storage space), and a head compartment with separate shower compartment. A private companionway accesses the cockpit.
The aft companionway has a rolltop workbench (a very unique and useful feature) and a locker which houses the generator and watermaker components. The engine is also accessed from the companionway via large opening doors -- engine access is as good as you'll ever find on a sailboat of this size.
The interior is well-lit with portlights and windows all around, five deck prisms, three opening overhead hatches. Ventilation from four dorade boxes is also excellent. The interior is lovely, with nicely-crafted teak everywhere.
The center cockpit is also designed as a comfortable living area with a top-notch enclosure and high-backed bench seating.
Webasto hydronic furnace new 2003, with all new hoses in 2010. All sanitation hoses replaced 2009. Holding tank rebuilt 2012. LED interior lighting. Seafrost refrigeration new 2012 -- both 12v and with an engine-driven compressor.
Watermaker 15 gallons / hour. New membranes 2014. Engine-driven high-pressure pump rebuilt 2014.
Dickenson Mediterranean 3-burner galley range new in 2012.
3 burner gas cooker
|VHF DSC radio|
Standard Horizon VHF with DSC at nav station, with remote at helm. Furuno Navnet vx2 multifunction display new 2007. Simrad AP21 autopilot new 2004. Simrad IS15 rudder angle indictator. Simrad IS20 wind instrument new 2011.
4 halyard winches
6 sheet winches
Electric Maxwell RC-10 windlass (with remote control)
(Bruce 20 kg; CQR)
68.58m (225'0") of chain
76.20m (250'0") of warp
Chain is 3/8", new in 2011. Maxwell windlass new 1997 and rebuilt 2012, with handheld remote control new 2007. Raw water washdown at bow.
Barient winches. Headsail primary sheet winches (BIG Barient 36s) are two-speed electric. Electric winch in cockpit can be used for mainsail furling and halyard.
Beautiful teak and stainless boarding ladder. Boom covers new 2000.
Center cockpit enclosure is in very good condition and provides excellent weather protection. Windshield wiper on forward center hard window.
Full boat cover and boom tent cover, both new 2003.
3 bilge pumps (1 manual / 2 Electric)
Date of last life raft service: 01-03-2015
Bilge level alarm.
Plastimo 4-6 person liferaft with current inspection.
Horn is a real airhorn, powered by two compressed air cylinders.
New lifelines 2000.