18355 General Puller Hywy / PO Box 388 / Deltaville, Va 23043 - Phone (804) 776-9898|info@dycboat.com

1972 Camper & Nicholsons 48

Deltaville, US

$5,000 Price Reduction October 2017. Bring offers! Serannity is a 1972 Camper Nicholson 48’ ketch. She is a center cockpit with a hard pilothouse. Built by the legendary yard Camper & Nicholsons and designed by Sparksman and Stephens this is truly a classic built vessel for world cruising. Strong hull and rig coupled with excellent machinery makes this the perfect vessel for long or short term cruising in comfort and safety. Equipment added for luxury sailing include a hard bimini/dodger enclosure, multiple anchors, folding prop, bow thruster, Northern Lights generator, solar panels, marine air reverse cycle AC/heat, complete electronics package including AIS, auto pilot, SSB, added fuel capacity for longer range cruising,  keel cooler dinghy davits and more this vessel a joy to sail shorthanded. Layout includes a FWD V head with separate shower and custom tile, moving aft you have the galley to port with storage in and across to starboard. Next aft and a few steps up you are in the dinette area that converts to sleep 2 on port and across on starboard a single settee that sleeps 1. Here you will also find access to the center cockpit and helm as well as further aft. Furthest aft is your master stateroom with en suite head and access to cockpit. Serious buyers don’t miss out on this great opportunity! They are very hard to find. This one has been equipped for long range cruising as well as serious offshore. She has cruised the Caribbean, the Bahamas, the Chesapeake Bay and many more places. Take her on your next great adventure! Standing Rigging replaced in 2005 Headsail replaced in 2007 Main & Spinnaker replaced in 2012 Mizzen replaced in 2000

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Basic Boat Info

Price: $59,900.00
Boat Name: "Serannity"
Make: Camper & Nicholsons
Model: 48
Year: 1972
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass


Nominal Length: 48 ft
Length At Water Line: 33 ft 4 in
Length Overall: 47 ft 8 in
Beam: 13 ft
Drive Up: 5 ft 6 in

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
Engine 1 Specs:
  • Make: Perkins
  • Model: 4236
  • Fuel: diesel
  • Engine Power: 80hp
Total Engine Power: 80hp


Fuel Tank Capacity: 90 gal
Water Tank Capacity: 220 gal
Holding Tank Capacity: 30 gal


Boat Class: Cruisers, Ketch


Cori Williams
Chesapeake Yacht Sales
Tel: 804-776-9898
Fax: 804-776-6998


P.O. Box 388
18355 General Puller Highway
Deltaville VA US, 23043
  • Stateroom 1 sleeps 2
  • Dinette converts to sleep 2 & settee sleeps 1
  • Aft en-suite wet head
  • Forward V separate shower
  • 2 burner propane stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Hot/cold pressure water system
  • Water heater
  • Raymarine 6100 autopilot
  • Handheld GPS
  • 2 VHF radios
  • AIS transciever
  • ICM710 SSB radio
  • Rudder angle indicator
  • Tactic wind speed/direction
  • Compass
  • Speakers
  • Battery charger
  • 30 amp shore power cable
  • Air Marine wind generator
  • 2 (two) 125 watt solar panels
  • 4.5 KW Northern Lights generator (currently inoperable, in need of a circulation pump)
  • 2500 watt inverter
  • 66lb Bruce anchor
  • 45lb CQR stainless anchor
  • 35lb Danforth anchor
  • Lifelines-Upper line is "Hard Rail"
  • Boarding ladder
  • Electric windlass
  • Spreader lights
  • Hard bimini
  • Hard dodger
  • Bridge enclosure
  • Standing rigging replaced in 2005
  • Mainsail lowers replaced in 2015
  • Raw water sea strainer
  • Manual steering
  • Hydrovane wind steering
  • Reverse cycle Marine Air AC
  • 2 (two) bilge blowers
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Auto bilge pump
  • Extra propeller
  • Articulated 3 blade folding prop
  • Keel cooler
  • Bow thruster (currently inoperable, in need of a gear)
Sails & Rigging
  • Cruise equipped
  • Standing rigging replaced in 2005

  • Mailsail lowers replaced in 2015

  • Headsail replaced in 2007

  • Main and spinnaker replaced in 2012

  • Mizzen replaced in 2000

  • 5 regular winches
  • 3 self-tailing winches
  • 130 genoa
  • 2 (two) standard mainsails
  • Staysail
  • Manual boom vang
  • Wire standing rigging
  • Mainsheet traveler
  • Schaefer 3000 roller furling
  • Lazy jack flaking system
  • Spinnaker pole
  • Mizzen Traveler
  • Mizzen Boom Vang
  • Keel stepped Main Mast
  • Aluminum spars
  • Davits
  • 90 Gal Primary
  • AUX 100 Gal Reserve
Disclaimer The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice. Listing Title New Arrival