"Sophelle" is an Owner's Version of the award winning Leopard 48 built by Robertson and Caine in Cape Town, South Africa. Focused on blue water performance and comfortable living, the Leopard 48 is a proven offshore performer, offering stylish liveaboard features. The Leopard 48 features a large forward cockpit seating area with direct access from the saloon door, unique to the Leopard range. Other exterior features include a large and open aft cockpit with large table. A raised helm station, providing panoramic visibility, allows for excellent blue water manoeuvrability, and connectivity with the crew aboard. The galley of the Leopard 48 comes equipped with top of the line appliances and ample prepping space. The expertly-designed interior makes sailing not only fun, but also incredibly comfortable. Her modern lines and open floor plan set a new standard for the modern cruising catamaran. The starboard hull is entirely dedicated to the Owners Suite in this 3 cabin layout. The walk around center line queen sized bed allows for easy side access with plenty of storage space in the passageway. The large master head features a stall shower with bench and a full height linen locker. The guest cabins are well lit, ventilated and offer excellent lighting and storage space. All guest cabins feature en-suite heads with separate stall showers, toilet and wash basin.
The clear and uncluttered deck layout of the Leopard 48 is emphasized by the recessed deck hatches. The sleek Leopard lines are easily recognized by the large teardrop shaped saloon and hull side windows, giving this yacht a very modern look and a source of organic light in the saloon and cabins.
Her modern lines, open floor plan and elegant internal finishes set a new standard for the modern cruising catamaran.
This updated light interior of the Leopard 48 provides both comfort and practicality. The galley is conveniently located between the outdoor and indoor living spaces with easy access to the helm, aft cockpit, saloon and forward cockpit. The Leopard 48, and its many unique features, set a new standard in the world of cruising catamarans. Its sleek style, comfort, space, blue water sailing capabilities and unique innovative features, combine to create a catamaran that fits right into the Leopard family.
She is fitted with a host of quality cruising equipment for extended live-aboard, including retractable bow thrusters for close quarters manoeuvrability, and additional power generation from the four large solar panels, and additional AGM house batteries. Always kept in readiness to cruise, you will not find a better platform to take you and your family on the cruise of a lifetime.
2 x aluminium fuel tanks holding 700 litres total
Hot and cold pressurized fresh water system consisting of: (2) Water tanks, 206 US gal/ 780 litres total capacity.
110ltr/hr, 240v Rainman portable water maker (never used)
HOT WATER SYSTEMS:
HWS is heated either by AC power from the shorepower/genset, or by heat exchanger on engines.
Upholstery - Suede "Kudu" (Light)
Interior saloon blinds, front and sides
Saloon table convertible to coffee table or berth
Upholstered ottoman at study desk - 3 cabin layout
Master cabin with walk -in ensuite and full size shower to starboard.
Forward and aft double guest cabins to port, each with ensuite bathroom.
Three ensuite bathrooms, each with shower, hand basin and toilet. H&C Deck shower in cockpit.
Electric flushing toilets: (3) Jabsco quiet flush (seawater option with freshwater flush)
CD player with two Polyplanar speakers in saloon and two marine speakers in cockpit complete with auxiliary jack input
External speakers in forward cockpit including fader, and amplifier
(2)12 volt televisions and DVD players to Saloon and rear cockpit
12 volt and USB charging points to Front and rear cockpits and all bedrooms
ENO gas 3-burner hob, ENO gas oven, gas solenoid shut-off valve with control at switch panel & warning light at cooker, gas cylinder regulator in dedicated cockpit LPG locker, with two gas bottles
Double stainless steel basin in galley, combination mixer faucet in galley.
Dish and cutlery drying recess with drainage;
Corian galley worktop surfaces; separate garbage bin locker with side and top access; stowage space in shelf lockers;
Corian galley shelf with spice rack.
Deep freezer - Vitrifrigo 2-Drawer front-opening fridge/ freezer 56US gal/ 212 Litre 12v refrigeration
Refrigerator - Vitrifrigo 2-Drawer front-opening fridge/ freezer 56US gal/ 212 Litre 12v refrigeration
Per Maritime Queensland regulations.Portable fire extinguishers in each accommodation space.
Electric 4 x automatic with float switches & alarms, Manual bilge pump - (2) Manual bilge pumps
220 V Shore Power Pack: includes (2) heavy duty 50 ft 30 amp shore power cords
AC switch panel,
HWC 220 V conversion,
AC outlets in cabins, galley, at freezer and switchpanel
Upgrade std Lead Acid house and engine batteries to AGM batteries
Two additional AGM house batteries (210 Ah)
(5) Ventilation fans in saloon (2) and cabins (3) for 3-cabin layout
Genset - Northern Lights 9kW supplied from aft port fuel tank, fuel transfer ability from starboard to port tank
(4) Solar panels 200 w each fitted to hard top
12 volt and USB charging points to Front and rear cockpits and all bedrooms
5Kva Victron invertor and charger
2 x STE 555-12D (12V) retractable bow thrusters with separate power supply (Northstar batteries)
12 underwater lights (Blue)
2 x STE 555-12D (12v) retractable bow thrusters, with separate power supply from Northstar Batteries
Airconditioning System - Cruisair 40,000 BTU Total ((2) 12,000 BT and (1) 16,000 BTU) 220 V
Raymarine Base Pack:
includes Ray55 VHF at Navstation,
p70 color autopilot display,
e7 chartplotter with WiFi,
i60 wind instrument & i50 Tridata speed, log & depth instruments
e95 Hybridtouch multifunction display with WiFi at helm station
Additional e95 Hybridtouch multifunction display with WiFi at nav station in saloon complete with Seatalk crossover coupler and cable
Raymarine 4K radar
Fully battened mainsail with two reefing points, lazyjacks and boom bag
120% Furling headsail
Boom cover (stackpack)
Natural anodized mast, Natural anodized crossbeam c/w mooring cleats
Stainless steel standing rigging
Cored braided line
Slab reefing, fully battened c/w 2 row reefs
Genoa furler, 120% Furling Genoa
Steering wheel - Leather covered Destroyer type steering wheel; chain and wire steering system c/w bulkhead steering unit and brake
(1) Lewmar Halyard/ sheet winch (regular)
(1) Lewmar 55EST Halyard/ sheet electric winch
(1) Lewmar sheet winch (regular)
2 additional Lewmar winches
Two additional Lewmar winches for gennaker (6) Fenders, (6) mooring lines (4) (18mm x 10m) and (2) (18mm x 15m spring lines)
Clears to Helm station and front cockpit
Covers to front and rear cockpit
Deck wash fitting & pump - dual fresh and salt water system
Deck wash fitting and pump at the stern (saltwater only)
(2) Stainless steel cockpit table stools
Leather covered steering wheel
Custom stainless steel davit system with tackle c/w electric winch
Composite teak decking: aft and forward cockpits, helm platform, transom steps
2 x pop up tables in forward cockpit
3.8m Smartwave tender with 8hp Mercury Outboard
55 lb (25 kg) Delta anchor complete with 330 ft (100 m) of chain
Electric windlass with foot switch
Anchor bridle with shackles and chain hook
Clears around helm station,
Clears and shade around forward cockpit
Shade covers for aft cockpit
Nicely appointed, carefully maintained low hours vessel. To arrange a viewing, or to discuss owning this owners Version leopard 48, please contact the Owner's exclusive listing agent, David Flynn, on +61 (0) 423 700 782 or email david@yachtdomain. Com
Leopard Catamarans proudly introduces the award winning Leopard 48. Focused on blue water performance and comfortable living, the Leopard 48 is an exciting addition to the Leopard line.
Like the award winning Leopard 44, the Leopard 48 features a large forward cockpit with direct access from the saloon, unique to the Leopard range. Other exterior bonuses include a large and open aft cockpit with cockpit table. A raised helm station, providing excellent panoramic visibility, allows for excellent blue water maneuverability.
The interior of the Leopard 48 provides both beauty and practicality. The galley comes equipped with top-of-the-line appliances, ample prepping space, and so much more. This catamaran also offers a plethora of interior space. The plush interior makes sailing not only fun, but also incredibly comfortable. Her modern lines and open floor plan set a new standard for the modern cruising catamaran.