€215,000 tax paid

Privately owned and use massive spec Oceanis 48

General Information

Manufacturer/ModelBeneteau Oceanis 48
DesignerBerret Racoupeau / Nauta
New or UsedUsed
Sale StatusAvailable
Tax/VAT StatusTax paid
LyingSanremo, Italy


EngineYanmar 4JH4 75hp
Engine Hours372
Fuel Capacity400l
Hull ConstructionGRP
Keel TypeFin Keel
Drinking Water Capacity700l


Simply massive spec, privately owned and used example of the Berret Racoupeau/ Nauta designed Beneteau Oceanis 48. Presented in fantastic order and very seriously for sale.


Launched in 2012, BLUMAX is a huge specification privately-owned and privately-used example of the very popular modern-generation Oceanis 48. With almost every possible option ticked over and above the Elegance, Easy Docking and Electronics packages, BLUMAX has one of the highest specifications we have ever seen in one of these yachts. Her highlights include:-
• 2-cabin layout with owner’s ensuite heads and shower compartments and walk-in aft locker
• Grey hull topsides
• GRP decks (no teak deck maintenance)
• Standard draft option (2.17m) keel
• In-mast furling mainsail
• Furling Code 0 sail
• Electric primary winches plus further electric control line winch
• Towable genoa cars
• Yanmar 75 hp engine with very low hours, sail drive and 3-bladed folding prop
• Onan 6kw generator
• 220vAC Air conditioning
• Additional fuel and water tankage
• Dishwasher
• Washer/dryer
• Microwave oven
• Inverter
• Additional batteries
• Bowthruster with remote control
• Reverse electric anchor windlass with cockpit control and chain counter
• Stainless steel Spade anchor
• Two electric heads
• Bimini, sprayhood and cockpit cushions
• Simrad electronics with radar, chart plotter and AIS
• Fusion music system
• LCD TV with satellite TV antenna on transom-mounted pole

Not to be confused with heavily used and lightly-specced ex-charter examples, BLUMAX is now very seriously for sale at an extremely competitive price. Residual Italian leasing options may be available subject to status and request.



RCD Status:
• The yacht conforms with the essential safety requirements of Directive 94/25EC (Recreational Craft Directive) and is categorised A – “Ocean”

Hull, Deck & Superstructure Construction:
• Monolithic hull design in polyester GRP
• Monolithic structural counter moulding laminated and stuck to hull
• Injection moulded deck in balsa and glass fibre sandwich covered in diamond point type non-slip surface
• Deck hull join screwed, stuck and banded with solid wood bulwark, screwed
• Grey gelcoat coloured hull - White hull decoration
• White non-slip moulded deck
• Teak toe rail
• Teak laid cockpit sole, cockpit seating and bathing platform

Keel & Rudder:
• Cast iron keel fixed with bolts and stainless steel backing plates
• GRP rudder blade hung with glass compound stock


Engine & gearbox:
• Yanmar 4JH4 75hp 4-cylinder turbo-charged diesel engine
• Yanmar Saildrive gearbox
• Fresh¬water cooled engine.
• Single lever engine control.
• Panel for engine instruments in the steering pedestal within easy reach of helmsman.

Engine Maintenance:
• Engine hours: approx 372 as of winter 2018

Propulsion & Steering:
• 3-blade folding propeller
• Max Power 12vDC bow-thruster with remote control
• 2 Steering wheel consoles: Stainless steel steering wheels
• Metal cable steering transmission system
• Emergency tiller


Voltage systems:
• 12vDC domestic systems with 220vAC via shore-power or generator

Battery Banks:
• 4 x 140Ah 12vDC service batteries joined in parallel to supply 560Ah @12vDC
• 1 x 110Ah 12vDC engine start battery

• 12vDC/230vAC 40amp Automatic battery charger

• 12vDC/220vAC 2kw inverter

• Onan 6kva generator
• Generator hours – approx 153 as of winter 2019

• 12vDC 80Ah engine-mounted alternator

Other Electrical:
• Electrical control panel with thermal breakers
• 12v sockets, voltmeter, ampere meter and battery test at DC panel
• 230vAC shore power supply protected with differential breaker and distribution system.
• 230vAC sockets throughout interior


Fresh Water:
• The hot freshwater circuit is led into a well insulated 40 litre hot water tank, heated by engine or 220v AC immersion heater element
• Cold fresh water shower at bathing platform

Bilge Pumps:
• 2x electric bilge pumps (1 for the icebox drain)
• Manual bilge pump


• 400 litres fuel capacity in 2x rotomoulded plastic tank
• Fill¬i¬ng of fuel tank is through deck inlet.

Fresh Water:
• 700 litres fresh water capacity in 4x tanks
• Fill¬i¬ng of water tanks is through deck inlets

Holding Tanks:
• 2x 64 litre holding tanks with discharge on deck or sea

• Simrad NSS12 12” colour LCD chart plotter with radar mounted at aft end of cockpit table
• Simrad radar scanner
• Simrad wind, speed and depth transducers
• 2x Simrad IS20 graphic displays
• 2x Simrad IS20 wind displays
• Simrad SP24 autopilot control head at port helm pedestal
• Simrad WR20 remote commander at chart table
• 2x Plastimo steering compasses at helm pedestals

Communications Equipment:
• Simrad RS25 VHF with DSC and AIS


• ENO Gimballed stainless steel 3-burner gas cooker with oven
• Second Ice box 130 litre, Refrigeration/Freezer unit 12 V, front opening
• Sharp 220vAC microwave oven
• 220vAC dishwasher
• Twin stainless steel sinks with hot & cold pressurised and manual fresh and salt water supplies

• 2x quiet Flush electric marine heads discharging to holding tanks
• Hot & cold pressurised water supplies with showers
• 220vAC washer/dryer

Air conditioning:
• 220vAC air-conditioning

• Reading lights in saloon and in accommodation cabins
• Deckhead lighting throughout

• Fusion Stereo radio/CD/DVD/Ipod input with speakers in saloon and cockpit
• 26” LCD TV in the saloon with satellite TV antenna on transom-mounted pole


• Up to five berths in two double cabins and an occasional single berth in the saloon.
• Woodwork Alpi Mahogany
• Parquet type laminated floors
• Fabric hull linings in saloon and cabins (White)
• Tempo Silver fabric upholstery
• Marine mattresses in the cabins

Accommodation Layout from Forward:

• Headroom: Approximately 1,98 m / 6’6’’
• Wooden saloon companionway with moulded wood suspended steps with non-slip surface
• 2 Leather covered stainless steel handrails

Forward Owner’s Cabin:
• Headroom: Approximately 1,92 m / 6’4’’
• Central double bed (2,09 m x 1,55 m x 1,18 m / 6’10’’ x 5’1’’ x 3’10’’)
• Hanger closets - Valet tray - Cubby hole locker - Lower unit - Storage space under bed
• 2 Flush deck hatches with mosquito blind
• 2 Hull portholes with curtain

Owner’s Ensuite Heads: (to port):
• Separate electric flush heads discharged into a holding tank
• Hand basin
• Storage space along the hull
• Deck hatch with mosquito blind

Owner’s Ensuite Shower Cabin (to starboard):
• Moulded basin in grey work surface, Hot/cold water mixer tap
• Washroom storage cabinet
• Mirror
• Glass shower cabin with flush access and stowage on the bulkhead
• Deck hatch with mosquito blind

• Headroom: Approximately 1,98 m / 6’6’’
• U shaped saloon bench - double density foam
• Seating on pantograph
• Saloon table in 1 piece - Varnished wood top with inlay - Aluminium legs
• Mirror on bulkhead
• Cupboards - Shelves and stowage along the hull - Storage under bench seats
• Shelves with stainless steel fiddles
• 2x Panoramic deck house windows with concertina blinds
• 2x Hull portholes with curtain
• 2x Opening portholes on coaming in side windows
• Opening deck hatch with mosquito blind

Chart Table:
• Configured with the armchairs placed to the port side to either side of the chart
• Table with flap - Moulded wood fiddle
• Switch panel on bulkhead for access to electrical functions
• Panel for navigation instruments
• Reading light

• Headroom: Approximately 1,90 m / 6’3’’
• Closed galley aft, accessible through galley
• Cupboards, shelves
• Dedicated position for a 5 kg washer drier (optional)
• Opening deck hatch with blind / Mosquito net
• Direct access to cockpit locker (Port side)
• Stainless steel sink 2 rectangular basins - 1 Mixer tap with hot/cold water under pressure
• Gas cooker 3 burners - Stainless steel oven on gimbal - Stainless steel protection handrail
• 100L icebox (12V), top opening
• 130 L refrigerator (12V), front opening

Starboard Aft Cabin:
• Headroom: Approximately 1,86 m / 6’1’’
• Double bed (approximately 2,09 m x 1,18 m x 1,55 m / 6’10’’ x 3’10’’ x 5’1’’)
• Access door to starboard aft head
• Cupboards, Hanging locker, Closed shelving, Stowage on both sides of berth
• Large size hull port with curtain
• Opening deck hatch with mosquito blind
• Opening cockpit port with curtain
• Glazing on companionway bulkhead

Starboard Aft Heads:
• Headroom: approximately 1,92 m / 6’4’’
• Access from the saloon or the starboard aft cabin
• Separate shower - 1 Hot/cold water mixer tap - Stowage on bulkhead
• Electric marine heads discharged to holding tank
• Washbasin - 1 Hot/cold water mixer tap
• Mirrors
• Toilet accessories
• Opening portlight with curtains in the coachroof side window
• Hot & cold pressurised water supplies with showers


• Standard mast 9/10 anodized aluminium installed on the deck with in-mast furling 2 aft-swept spreaders
• Anodised aluminium boom
• In-mast furling system
• Discontinuous stainless steel standing rigging
• Twin backstays with bottlescrews
• Rigid boom vang with tackle
• Manual genoa furling system with drum on the deck
• Stand Up blocks for mainsail on fixed composite arch
• Genoa tracks with towable traveller cars
• Genoa sheet turning blocks with clutches
• Rigging run back to cockpit
• 2x flag halyards
• Asymmetric spinnaker equipment
• Furler for Code 0 sail
• Releasable forestay chainplate

• 2x Harken self-tailing electric genoa sheet winches (H60.2 STC)
• 1x Harken electric self-tailing coachroof winch for main halyard and control lines (H46.2 STC)
• 1x Harken self-tailing coachroof winch for control lines (H46.2 STC)

• Furling genoa with UV protective strip (approximately 55m2)
• Furling mainsail (approximately 44 m2)
• Mylar Code 0 with furler

• Open stainless steel forward pulpit
• 2x Stainless steel pushpits
• Lifebuoys support bracket
• Outboard engine bracket
• Double guardrail and stainless steel stanchions - Openings in guardrail to port and starboard
• Polyester cockpit table incorporating; two teak folding leaves, 1x miscellaneous locker and 1x integrated refrigerator, a Stainless steel handrail - 12 V socket - lamp with shade
• Cold water cockpit shower hose
• Fixed composite mainsheet arch - Integrated lights
• Fully opening transom, convertible to bathing platform (2,85 m x 0,77 m / 9’4’’ x 2’6’’) with electrically controlled opening , natural solid wood decking on swim platform & Stainless steel swim/boarding ladder - solid wood steps – folding
• Sail locker with access through deck hatch, stainless steel ladder and shelving
• Passarelle
• Manual dinghy davits
• Outboard bracket
• Transom-mounted antenna pole

Anchoring & Mooring:
• Lewmar 12vDC 1,500w electric reverse windlass with remote control in cockpit with chain counter
• Stainless steel Spade-type anchor with chain
• Fore, mid-ships and aft mooring lines

Covers, Cushions & Canvas:
• Sprayhood with stainless steel frame
• Bimini top with stainless steel frame
• Weatherproof cockpit cushions
• Halyard bags at companionway
• Winch covers

Safety Equipment:

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferafts, Epirbs, fire extinguishers and flares etc. are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on-board as part of the sale of a used vessel may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owners specific needs.

• 6-man liferaft

Viewing arrangements

Lying: Sanremo, Italy

Available to view strictly by appointment

Office Hours Mon- Fri 0900 – 17.00
Saturday by prior appointment

For more information or to arrange a viewing please contact us.

Please Note: Due to the varying locations of our yachts, your travel time and the distances that may be involved, we recommend that you only make arrangements to view if you are actively considering purchase.

Tel: +44 (0)1590 673715
Email: enquiries@grabauinternational.com

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