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BOWMAN 48 built by Southern Boatbuilding Co. (UK) and designed by C.W. Paine Yacht Design Inc.. Her first hull was built in 1981 with an overall lengh of 14.68 m or 48.16 ft long

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BOWMAN 48 Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft14.68 m / 48.16 ft
Builder(s)Southern Boatbuilding Co.
Designer(s)C.W. Paine Yacht Design Inc.
CountryUnited Kingdom
Hull TypeFin with rudder on skeg
First Hull Built1981
Ballast TypeLead
Rigging TypeCutter
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal757 L / 200 gal
Ballast Ratio31.05


Overall Length (LOA) 14.68 m / 48.16 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)11.66 m / 38.25 ft
Beam (width)4.32 m / 14.16 ft
Draft1.83 m / 6.00 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 15572 kg / 34330 lb
Maximum Displacement15572 kg / 34330 lb
Ballast Weight4835 kg / 10659 lb


Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.75
Comfort Ratio37.73
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)273.86
Ballast Ratio31.05
Sail Area to Displacement16.21

Above Deck

Reported Sail Area99.03 m² / 1066.00 ft²
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