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Rampart 48

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Boat REF# 33233
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 14.60m (47'11")
Year 1981
Construction Wood carvel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Berths 8
Engine 2 x Diesel 120hp, Ford Sabre (1981)
Lying Southampton UK


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Extra Details

Builder Desty Marine
Lying Southampton UK
Fuel capacity 1,000.0 ltr (220.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 450.0 ltr (99.0 G) Total - 3 Tanks


Engine 2 x Diesel 120hp
Engine make and model Ford Sabre (1981)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 bladed bronze.
Fuel consumption (approx) 8.0 ltr (1.8 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 10 knots
Max speed (approx) 12 knots
Engine spares tick

Two cast bronze rudders and bronze A brackets for the shafts.


LOA 14.60m (47'11")
LWL 14.00m (45'11")
Beam 3.91m (12'10")
Headroom 2.10m (6'11")
Storage In water


10% discount on rigging

Other rigged Wood spars (1981) with stainless steel standing rigging (unknown year)

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 8 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Construction Wood carvel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Paint finish

Construction is of iroko planks copper fastened to laminate frames. Substantial knees and a breast hook have been used throughout to create a solid and seaworthy hull.
A cast iron keel is bolted through the deadwood and keelson.


Total # of berths 8
No. of double berths 3
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 4
Handbasin 3
Shower 2
Heads 2 heads (Manual)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Icebox tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

Fagnor Schott Ceran two burner electric hob. / Black stone worktops.

2 burner Electric cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
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Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

Navman tracker 550 GPS plotter / Nasa Marine SX 35 VHF DSC / Navman echo sounder.

Deck Gear

Spray dodgers tick
Cockpit cover tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Davits tick

Electric windlass
4 anchors
(Danforth & Fisherman's)
100.00m (328'1") of chain
3.5 dinghy (unknown year)
25hp outboard, Johnson, Short Shaft (2005)

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick
Horn tick
Boarding ladder tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 Electric)

Broker's Comments

This is a true Gentlemans Motor Yacht and the last Rampart built. Where ever you were to arrive in this gorgeous vessel be it Henley or Monaco you would command immediate respect. The deck space just conjures up images of Panama hats and frosted glasses of Martini's and Gin & Tonics. Down below there is still plenty of space to host another party, and the master cabin is bigger than some peoples bedrooms at home.
If you are after a classic motor yacht rather than a plastic jelly mould this is the Yacht for you.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Rampart 48 has been personally photographed and viewed by Peter Delbridge of Boatshed Hamble. 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.

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