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Soverel 48 Cruising Ketch

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Boat REF# 26146
removed from sale
Length 15.70m (51'6")
Year 1976
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Sleeping berths 7
Engine 1 x diesel 80hp, Ford Lehman (1976)
Lying Eastern Algarve


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Extra Details

Designer Walt Walters
Builder Soverel Marine INC Florida
Lying Eastern Algarve
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 982.0 ltr (216.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 2,400.0 ltr (528.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 80hp
Engine make and model Ford Lehman (1976)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade folding
Fuel consumption (approx) 8.0 ltr (1.8 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 7 knots
Max speed (approx) 9 knots
Generator output 4KVA


Length 15.70m (51'6")
LWL 14.70m (48'3")
Beam 4.00m (13'1")
Draft Min 1.50m (4'11")
Draft Max 1.50m (4'11")
Displacement 13kg (28.0lbs)
Headroom 1.85m (6'1")
Storage Ashore


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Ketch rigged Ullman Aluminium spars (1976) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (unknown year)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail - Slab (unknown year)
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails 110 hang on working jib (unknown year)
stay sail (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick

Electrical Systems

24 volt,


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Paint finish

Keel ballast 8500Ibs lead


Total # of berths 7
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 3
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 2
Shower 1
Heads 2 heads
Stove tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Pressurised water system tick

3 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Log tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Navigation lights tick
TV tick
Depth sounder tick

Deck Gear

4 halyard winches
Electric Simpson & Lawrence windlass
3 anchors
(Bruce 45 lbs & 2 x CQR 45 & 25 lbs)
80.00m (262'6") of chain
100.00m (328'1") of rode
Craib dinghy (unknown year)
3.5hp outboard (unknown year)

Safety Equipment

Liferaft tick
Swim ladder tick

6 bilge pumps (1 manual / 5 electric)

Broker's Comments

These boat details are subject to contract.

An old yacht with no doubt many problems, but having said that she is 48 feet long made of GRP and therefore relatively inexpensive. As the pictures decalre she needs a lot of TLC, expect some osmosis, Vat is not paid (American Flag)and a possible CE Proofing if keeping in Europe. Perhaps a good project for those with time and have that certain know how !!

Owner lives now over the pond.

Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

Ao registar-se pode ver mis fotos. Um yacht velho sem duvida, muitos problemas, sim , mas dizendo que tem 48 pés. Como as fotos mostram ela precisa de muito trabalho e paciencia, tem a bandeira Americana significa que tem que fazer mais alguns gastos se ficar na Europa. Talvez seja um bom projecto para quem tem tempo ,e algum conhecimento de barcos para o poder reparar.

Nota: Ofertas sobre o preço original serão consideradas.

This Soverel 48 Cruising Ketch has been personally photographed and viewed by Russell of Boatshed Algarve. 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.