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ISLANDER 48C built by Islander Yachts (USA) and designed by Ted Brewer. Her first hull was built in 1982 with an overall lengh of 14.48 m or 47.50 ft long

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ISLANDER 48C Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft14.48 m / 47.50 ft
Builder(s)Islander Yachts
Designer(s)Ted Brewer
CountryUnited States
Hull TypeFin with rudder on skeg
Number of Hulls Built6
First Hull Built1982
Last Hull Built1985
Rigging TypeCutter
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal965 L / 255 gal
Ballast Ratio37.77


Overall Length (LOA) 14.48 m / 47.50 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)11.28 m / 37.00 ft
Beam (width)4.22 m / 13.83 ft
Draft1.79 m / 5.87 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 13211 kg / 29125 lb
Maximum Displacement13211 kg / 29125 lb
Ballast Weight4990 kg / 11000 lb


Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.80
Comfort Ratio33.91
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)256.69
Ballast Ratio37.77
Sail Area to Displacement16.92

Above Deck

Estimated Forestay Length18.05 m / 59.22 ft
Reported Sail Area92.62 m² / 997.00 ft²
Total Sail Area93.44 m² / 1005.82 ft²
Mainsail Area43.37 m² / 466.82 ft²
I56.00 ft * 17.07 m
J19.25 ft * 5.87 m
P50.25 ft * 15.32 m
E18.58 ft * 5.66 m
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