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2016 Leopard 48

About This Boat

BLUEBIRD is a gorgeous Owner's Version Leopard 48.  She represents the only 3-cabin layout of this model currently still available for sale in the US.  She is packed full of upgraded gear and has been lovingly cared for by her dedicated owners.  Bluebird is in excellent condition with updated electronics and all the amenities for exceptionally comfortable family liveaboard cruising.  Highlights and upgrades include:

  • Yanmar 57hp Engines ~1100hrs!
  • 9kW Northern Lights Generator ~400hrs
  • 1400w Solar
  • 12ft dinghy w/ 25hp Yamaha motor, chaps, & hydrofoil
  • New 12” Axiom+ Multifunction Display w/ engine interfaces
  • Air Conditioning / Heating in 3 zones
  • LG Washer / Dryer
  • Dive Compressor w/ Hookah
  • Spectra 400 Watermaker
  • Cockpit and salon sunshades and Ocean Air blinds throughout
  • Gori 3 blade folding props
  • Helm enclosure
  • Underwater lights
  • Bowsprit w/ Code Zero
  • Rocna 40kg anchor w/ Swivel and 250ft of chain
  • New bottom paint (Nov 2021)
  • New Viking 8 person life raft 
  • and so much more listed in the detailed description!

Bluebird is a rare find located in beautiful historic St Augustine, FL.  A fantastic location to jump off for the Bahamas, Caribbean, or US East Coast.


Additional Details

Interior Layout and Amenities

Owner's Version Layout - 3 queen cabins and 3 heads featuring a large master cabin to port and an additional single berth in the port forepeak.  Master bed widened at factory to almost King Size with a new (2022) latex foam topper.

 

6 x Ventilation Fans throughout boat.  In each cabin ( x 4) and in Galley (x 2) 

Oceanair blinds throughout (with screens and sunshades)

 

Salon

Large salon table can accommodate 6 - 8 people

-Salon table/settee converts to large sea berth / lounge bed

Highly desirable milk colored interior veneers and cushions

Forward facing Nav Station

32" flat screen TV

 

Galley

Corian galley worktop surfaces

Eno 3-burner Gas stove

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

Double basin stainless sink with single lever pullout sprayer

Microwave

Vitrifrigo 2 drawer front opening Refrigerator / Freezer in salon

Dometic CFX355 in owner’s suite (fridge or freezer)

ICECO VC90 (fridge/freezer) cockpit – hardwired to panel

Vitrifrigo cockpit fridge

Separate garbage bin locker with side & top access

Stowage space in shelf locker

Corian galley shelf with spice rack

Pots, pans and dishes

Nespresso Espresso maker

Galley + salon storage containers

 

Berths

3 cabin / 3 head Owner’s version with additional single berth in the port forepeak

Under mattress support ventilation system in all berths

Under floor storage containers fitted to compartments under all berths

Shelf storage bins fitted to each berth’s shelves

Owner suite 

       - factory bed extension (size between a Queen and King)

2 x USB outlets in each cabin

Carpet runner and area rugs

 

Heads

 All electric flush heads with salt or freshwater option

 - Extra 2 x 16 gallon (32 gallon total) freshwater tanks dedicated to heads

All separate shower stalls with massage head attachment.

 

Electronics and Navigation

Raymarine 12” Axiom + Chartplotter w/ Navionics Charts (New 2022)

Raymarine w ECI-100 Engine Interfaces (New 2022)

Raymarine 4KW 18” HD Color radar

Raymarine Ray60 VHF with handset at helm

2X Raymarine I70

Raymarine P70

Raymarine ACU-400 Autopilot with EV-1

Raymarine AIS 650 w/ DCS (New 2022)

Raymarine ITC-5 with wind, boat speed, depth

Fish finder - Fitted in conjunction with MFD (helm station only): Includes P319 (600W) depth transducer

Standard Horizon handheld VHF

Iridium GO!

Fusion Stereo System w/ interior and exterior speakers.

Ram mount 13” iPad holder at the helm

New throttles (2022)

Spare Raymarine E127 Chartplotter with wiring - can be installed at Nav Station

Electrical

House systems

3 x CruiseAir reverse cycle AC units – 2 x 12000 BTU, 1 x 16000 BTU

LG Smart TV (salon)

LG Washer/Dryer (Owner’s head)

Fusion stereo system with cockpit + Nav station controls.  Bluetooth and USB interfaces

4 x Underwater lights

Sharp Microwave powered by inverter (galley)

LED lighting throughout

 

Electrical Systems

AC Power:  2x 230 Volt, 50 Hz EU power; DC Power:  12V

Northern Lights 9kW Generator (~400 hours) with Racor filter

1400 Watts of solar 

     - 3 x 315W stainless steel Solar Arch 

     - 6 x 70W semi-rigid sunware panels

4 x upgraded 210ah AGM house batteries (840ah Total)

3000w Victron Multiplus Charger/Inverter

Victron Touch Color Control Display w/ Cerbo GX (new, 2022)

BMV712 for remote monitoring

Victron Multiplus 3000 charger/inverter

Victorn MPPT 150/85 solar charge controller

Victron MPPT 100/50 solar charge controller

3 x Shore power cords + 230V adapters

Engines

2 x Yanmar 4JH57 deisel 57hp w/ ~1,100hrs each

SD60 Saildrives

Gori 3-blade folding propellors

Fuel Transfer pump

On Deck

Flush deck hatches throughout.

 

Cockpit

Flexi-teak – cockpit fore and aft & at the helm

Helm enclosure - with clear Strata glass; Removable helm seat spray dodger and Sunbrella helm equipment cover

Electric dinghy davit system

Front / rear cockpit seat cushions

Salon side window protectors / sun shades

Cockpit sun shades

Swim ladder

Bug screens for doors

Trampoline tarp / cover sunshade

Kumma 316 Elite gas grill connected to ship’s LPG system with cover (New, 2022)

Magma charcoal grill

 

Cockpit shower with washdown extension (hot/cold fresh water)

 

Anchoring & docking systems

Electric Windlass - 1,500 watt - 10 mm gypsy /w hand-held remote and helm control

Rocna 40 KG anchor with swivel head and 250ft of galvanized chain

Anchor washdown pump/hose (fresh or saltwater)

Fortress Fx55 –backup kedge anchor w/ rode

Mantus Bridle with upgraded mooring shackle

Piling straps

2 x jumbo fenders

6 x Fenders with Taylor Made socks

 

Dive system

Bavaria Fun II Electronic Dive Compressor (230V) with spare filters and oil + Hookah

2 European dive tanks (require cleaning)

Floating dive flag

 

Sailing equipment

2 x Lewmar electric winches at helm

Main sail - Fully battened c/w 2 row reefs main 

Genoa - 120% Furling; Wind indicator

Bow sprit (factory installed)

Ulman Code Zero with Harken Furler

Spare sheets, halyards and lines

2 x winch handles

Sail bag – lazy bag

 

Plumbing

Watermaker: Spectra Newport 400 (12 volt), 63 ltr/17 US gal per hr

Electric flushing toilets: Jabsco quiet flush (fresh and seawater option)

Combination mixer shower faucet in galley

Deck wash fitting & pump - dual fresh/saltwater system

Hot and cold pressurized fresh water system consisting of:

2 x Water tanks, 206USgal / 780ltr total capacity

1 x 3.5 GPM fresh water pressure pump with 1 ltr accumulator tank

2 x 103 gallon freshwater tanks

- Extra 2 x16 gallon (32 gallon total) freshwater flush tanks for heads

2 Freshwater washdowns (1 at front – fresh and salt options -  and 1 rear – fresh only)

Upgraded 2 x 11 US Gal Kuuma Hot water heaters

Transom shower

2 x Holding tanks, 32USgal / 120ltr total capacity (3 cabin)

2 x Electric bilge pumps (keel sump) with float switches and alarm at switch panel

2 x Manual bilge pumps with strum boxes (keel sump)

Safety and Extras

New bottom paint (November 2021)

Storage containers custom-fit to bilges, genset locker, forepeak (New 2022)

Spare sheets, halyards, lines, & numerous spare parts

 

Dinghy

2019 Infanta 3.6 rigid bottom dinghy with Yamaha 25 HP with hydrofoil

 - 11.8 feet long, South African brand (similar to a Highfield)

 - Motor flushing system through swim shower

 - Handheld depth system

 

Safety equipment

New (2022) Viking 8 person life raft

Ocean Signal EPIRB (New, 2022)

MOB doughnut

Container full of other safety flares and signaling equipment

Submersible emergency bilge pump

Lifelines with safety netting

Smoke alarms/CO2 detectors in each room

Iridium Go

Lifeline netting

Rubrail

(8) Life jackets, (8) Harness Lines, (1) Emergency Tiller

 

Extras, storage & cleaning equipment

Generator compartment with waterproof storage containers wired for electric bike/scooter charging

Cleaning supplies and equipment, multiple hoses, deck brushes, boat hooks

Midea dehumidifier

220V shopvac

220v pressure washer

Spares and parts/repair equipment

Laser Printer w/ spare toner

Manufacturer Provided Description

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.

EXTERIOR
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.

INTERIOR
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.

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.customContactInformation

Capt. Andrew Hodgdon

Cell: 910-477-2508

Email: AMHodgdon@multihullcompany.com

Managing Broker

Contact - Andrew Hodgdon
The Multihull Company

Located in North Carolina

US CELL:910-477-2508
Office Phone:215-508-2704
FAX:215-508-2706
Email: AMHodgdon@multihullcompany.com
View Andrew Hodgdon's Profile

Boat Specifications

Year

2016

Length

48.39 ft

Location

Florida

Price

795,000

Status

Active

Make

Leopard

Model

48

Name

Bluebird

Boat Video

Additional Specs

Keel

Engines

Make: Yanmar

Model: 4JH57

Type: Inboard

Fuel: diesel

Power: 57|horsepower

Year: 2016

Hours: 1100

Location: Port



Make: Yanmar

Model: 4JH57

Type: Inboard

Fuel: diesel

Power: 57|horsepower

Year: 2016

Hours: 1100

Location: Starboard



About This Boat

BLUEBIRD is a gorgeous Owner's Version Leopard 48.  She represents the only 3-cabin layout of this model currently still available for sale in the US.  She is packed full of upgraded gear and has been lovingly cared for by her dedicated owners.  Bluebird is in excellent condition with updated electronics and all the amenities for exceptionally comfortable family liveaboard cruising.  Highlights and upgrades include:

  • Yanmar 57hp Engines ~1100hrs!
  • 9kW Northern Lights Generator ~400hrs
  • 1400w Solar
  • 12ft dinghy w/ 25hp Yamaha motor, chaps, & hydrofoil
  • New 12” Axiom+ Multifunction Display w/ engine interfaces
  • Air Conditioning / Heating in 3 zones
  • LG Washer / Dryer
  • Dive Compressor w/ Hookah
  • Spectra 400 Watermaker
  • Cockpit and salon sunshades and Ocean Air blinds throughout
  • Gori 3 blade folding props
  • Helm enclosure
  • Underwater lights
  • Bowsprit w/ Code Zero
  • Rocna 40kg anchor w/ Swivel and 250ft of chain
  • New bottom paint (Nov 2021)
  • New Viking 8 person life raft 
  • and so much more listed in the detailed description!

Bluebird is a rare find located in beautiful historic St Augustine, FL.  A fantastic location to jump off for the Bahamas, Caribbean, or US East Coast.


Additional Details

Interior Layout and Amenities

Owner's Version Layout - 3 queen cabins and 3 heads featuring a large master cabin to port and an additional single berth in the port forepeak.  Master bed widened at factory to almost King Size with a new (2022) latex foam topper.

 

6 x Ventilation Fans throughout boat.  In each cabin ( x 4) and in Galley (x 2) 

Oceanair blinds throughout (with screens and sunshades)

 

Salon

Large salon table can accommodate 6 - 8 people

-Salon table/settee converts to large sea berth / lounge bed

Highly desirable milk colored interior veneers and cushions

Forward facing Nav Station

32" flat screen TV

 

Galley

Corian galley worktop surfaces

Eno 3-burner Gas stove

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

Double basin stainless sink with single lever pullout sprayer

Microwave

Vitrifrigo 2 drawer front opening Refrigerator / Freezer in salon

Dometic CFX355 in owner’s suite (fridge or freezer)

ICECO VC90 (fridge/freezer) cockpit – hardwired to panel

Vitrifrigo cockpit fridge

Separate garbage bin locker with side & top access

Stowage space in shelf locker

Corian galley shelf with spice rack

Pots, pans and dishes

Nespresso Espresso maker

Galley + salon storage containers

 

Berths

3 cabin / 3 head Owner’s version with additional single berth in the port forepeak

Under mattress support ventilation system in all berths

Under floor storage containers fitted to compartments under all berths

Shelf storage bins fitted to each berth’s shelves

Owner suite 

       - factory bed extension (size between a Queen and King)

2 x USB outlets in each cabin

Carpet runner and area rugs

 

Heads

 All electric flush heads with salt or freshwater option

 - Extra 2 x 16 gallon (32 gallon total) freshwater tanks dedicated to heads

All separate shower stalls with massage head attachment.

 

Electronics and Navigation

Raymarine 12” Axiom + Chartplotter w/ Navionics Charts (New 2022)

Raymarine w ECI-100 Engine Interfaces (New 2022)

Raymarine 4KW 18” HD Color radar

Raymarine Ray60 VHF with handset at helm

2X Raymarine I70

Raymarine P70

Raymarine ACU-400 Autopilot with EV-1

Raymarine AIS 650 w/ DCS (New 2022)

Raymarine ITC-5 with wind, boat speed, depth

Fish finder - Fitted in conjunction with MFD (helm station only): Includes P319 (600W) depth transducer

Standard Horizon handheld VHF

Iridium GO!

Fusion Stereo System w/ interior and exterior speakers.

Ram mount 13” iPad holder at the helm

New throttles (2022)

Spare Raymarine E127 Chartplotter with wiring - can be installed at Nav Station

Electrical

House systems

3 x CruiseAir reverse cycle AC units – 2 x 12000 BTU, 1 x 16000 BTU

LG Smart TV (salon)

LG Washer/Dryer (Owner’s head)

Fusion stereo system with cockpit + Nav station controls.  Bluetooth and USB interfaces

4 x Underwater lights

Sharp Microwave powered by inverter (galley)

LED lighting throughout

 

Electrical Systems

AC Power:  2x 230 Volt, 50 Hz EU power; DC Power:  12V

Northern Lights 9kW Generator (~400 hours) with Racor filter

1400 Watts of solar 

     - 3 x 315W stainless steel Solar Arch 

     - 6 x 70W semi-rigid sunware panels

4 x upgraded 210ah AGM house batteries (840ah Total)

3000w Victron Multiplus Charger/Inverter

Victron Touch Color Control Display w/ Cerbo GX (new, 2022)

BMV712 for remote monitoring

Victron Multiplus 3000 charger/inverter

Victorn MPPT 150/85 solar charge controller

Victron MPPT 100/50 solar charge controller

3 x Shore power cords + 230V adapters

Engines

2 x Yanmar 4JH57 deisel 57hp w/ ~1,100hrs each

SD60 Saildrives

Gori 3-blade folding propellors

Fuel Transfer pump

On Deck

Flush deck hatches throughout.

 

Cockpit

Flexi-teak – cockpit fore and aft & at the helm

Helm enclosure - with clear Strata glass; Removable helm seat spray dodger and Sunbrella helm equipment cover

Electric dinghy davit system

Front / rear cockpit seat cushions

Salon side window protectors / sun shades

Cockpit sun shades

Swim ladder

Bug screens for doors

Trampoline tarp / cover sunshade

Kumma 316 Elite gas grill connected to ship’s LPG system with cover (New, 2022)

Magma charcoal grill

 

Cockpit shower with washdown extension (hot/cold fresh water)

 

Anchoring & docking systems

Electric Windlass - 1,500 watt - 10 mm gypsy /w hand-held remote and helm control

Rocna 40 KG anchor with swivel head and 250ft of galvanized chain

Anchor washdown pump/hose (fresh or saltwater)

Fortress Fx55 –backup kedge anchor w/ rode

Mantus Bridle with upgraded mooring shackle

Piling straps

2 x jumbo fenders

6 x Fenders with Taylor Made socks

 

Dive system

Bavaria Fun II Electronic Dive Compressor (230V) with spare filters and oil + Hookah

2 European dive tanks (require cleaning)

Floating dive flag

 

Sailing equipment

2 x Lewmar electric winches at helm

Main sail - Fully battened c/w 2 row reefs main 

Genoa - 120% Furling; Wind indicator

Bow sprit (factory installed)

Ulman Code Zero with Harken Furler

Spare sheets, halyards and lines

2 x winch handles

Sail bag – lazy bag

 

Plumbing

Watermaker: Spectra Newport 400 (12 volt), 63 ltr/17 US gal per hr

Electric flushing toilets: Jabsco quiet flush (fresh and seawater option)

Combination mixer shower faucet in galley

Deck wash fitting & pump - dual fresh/saltwater system

Hot and cold pressurized fresh water system consisting of:

2 x Water tanks, 206USgal / 780ltr total capacity

1 x 3.5 GPM fresh water pressure pump with 1 ltr accumulator tank

2 x 103 gallon freshwater tanks

- Extra 2 x16 gallon (32 gallon total) freshwater flush tanks for heads

2 Freshwater washdowns (1 at front – fresh and salt options -  and 1 rear – fresh only)

Upgraded 2 x 11 US Gal Kuuma Hot water heaters

Transom shower

2 x Holding tanks, 32USgal / 120ltr total capacity (3 cabin)

2 x Electric bilge pumps (keel sump) with float switches and alarm at switch panel

2 x Manual bilge pumps with strum boxes (keel sump)

Safety and Extras

New bottom paint (November 2021)

Storage containers custom-fit to bilges, genset locker, forepeak (New 2022)

Spare sheets, halyards, lines, & numerous spare parts

 

Dinghy

2019 Infanta 3.6 rigid bottom dinghy with Yamaha 25 HP with hydrofoil

 - 11.8 feet long, South African brand (similar to a Highfield)

 - Motor flushing system through swim shower

 - Handheld depth system

 

Safety equipment

New (2022) Viking 8 person life raft

Ocean Signal EPIRB (New, 2022)

MOB doughnut

Container full of other safety flares and signaling equipment

Submersible emergency bilge pump

Lifelines with safety netting

Smoke alarms/CO2 detectors in each room

Iridium Go

Lifeline netting

Rubrail

(8) Life jackets, (8) Harness Lines, (1) Emergency Tiller

 

Extras, storage & cleaning equipment

Generator compartment with waterproof storage containers wired for electric bike/scooter charging

Cleaning supplies and equipment, multiple hoses, deck brushes, boat hooks

Midea dehumidifier

220V shopvac

220v pressure washer

Spares and parts/repair equipment

Laser Printer w/ spare toner

Manufacturer Provided Description

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.

EXTERIOR
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.

INTERIOR
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.

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.customContactInformation

Capt. Andrew Hodgdon

Cell: 910-477-2508

Email: AMHodgdon@multihullcompany.com

Inquire About This Boat

Managing Broker

Contact - Andrew Hodgdon
The Multihull Company

Located in North Carolina

US CELL:910-477-2508
Office Phone:215-508-2704
FAX:215-508-2706
Email: AMHodgdon@multihullcompany.com
View Andrew Hodgdon's Profile
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