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BALI 4.8

Bali 4.8 is a Cruising catamaran built by Catana and designed by Xavier Faÿ. Her first hull was built in 2020 with an overall lengh of 14.86 m or 48.10 ft long and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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BALI 4.8 Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft14.86 m / 48.10 ft
Builder(s)Chantier Catana
Designer(s)Xavier Faÿ
categoryCruising catamaran
Hull TypeCatamaran
First Hull Built2020
Last Hull BuiltStill in production
AppendagesSkegs skeg on each hull
HelmSingle helm wheel
RudderTwin spade rudders
CockpitAft cockpit front cockpit and flybridge
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi (square top mainsail) fractional
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal1000 L / 264.2 gal


Overall Length (LOA) 14.86 m / 48.10 ft
Hull Length14.28 m / 46.11 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)14.06 m / 46.1 ft
Beam (width)7.88 m / 25.11 ft
Draft1.35 m / 4.5 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 15300 kg / 33731 lb
Maximum Displacement22000 kg / 48502 lb


Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)156
Sail Area to Displacement28.66
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement20.77 m²/T / 224 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement27.75 m²/T / 299 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Mast Height from DWL23.11 m / 75.10 ft
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders1
Spreaders AngleSwept-back (diamond)
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire discontinuous
Reported Sail Area173.00 m² / 1862.16 ft²
Upwind Sail Area128 m² / 1378 ft²
Downwind Sail Area171 m² / 1841 ft²
Mainsail Area81 m² / 872 ft²

Engine Room

Engine(s)2 inboard engines
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity1000 L / 264.2 gal

Below Deck

Fridge Capacity615 L / 162.5 gal