New / Swisscat S48

Seaworthy cruising yacht

The SwissCat S 48 was designed and built according to specifications demand-driven owners.
– A controlled and flawless construction.
– Performance at all speeds.
– Manoeuvrable easily in couple.
– Comfort in naviguation and at anchor.
– Safety, reliability and minimum maintenance.

Ideal Shorthanded

Ideally suited for people who navigate shorthanded — couples or families — the S48 can easily be sailed singlehanded. All manoeuvers are indeed centralised at the centre of the roof, near the helm.
This configuration is secured in difficult conditions.

Invite your friends to a Riviera villa

An enormous cockpit entices you to dive straight into the sea; the flush side-decks lead you to a comfortable trampoline; the master suite, for the parents, with its vast bathroom is located in one hull, while the children’s cabin and the guest cabin with plenty of storage, are found in the other hull, with separate shower and toilet.

The interior is very comfortable

The design and the interiors have been conceived and designed to provide maximum comfort and usability.
– Height under bar set at 2.14 m
– Liaison with the outside of the same level.
– Ergonomic Kitchen open on the cockpit.
– Mixed Cooktop, voluminous fridge and freezer with ice-maker etc …
– High quality Bed- on FROLI.
– Large and clever storage.
– Adjustable tables and seats.
– Domestic comfort fully customizable.

Conception & construction

The Swisscat Yachts has been designeed for extensive round-the-world cruising. Equipped with a series of outstanding features.
– Glass epoxy sandwich construction under infusion.
– Reinforcements carbon UD and Omega
– Carbon chain plates laminate on the hull
– Completely flush deck plan
– Glass Securit tinted glass
– Cutter rig with staysail furling
– Long daggerboards
– Dinghy laid on the quarter-deck with launching ‘SwissCat lift’ by one person

Design and construction

The swisscat Yachts are fitted with high quality furnitures. The owners have the opportunity to choose the colours,wood species, the fittings, the alcantara headlining, fabrics, interior lighting and layout of the interior fittings to configure their boat as they desired. The S48 is fully customizable.

The S48 summazired in 10 points

Epoxy & E-glass sandwich infusion

bulkheads & hulls reinforced with carbon



Optimized steering station

Designed for singled-hand sailing

Catamaran S48 2


High performance set of appendages

with Eppler profile



Offshore-type sailplane

To sail in all weather conditions


JEFA steering system

High sensitivity & pleasure


Dinghy lift system

Dinghy fitted on a deck cradle

Swisscat, dinghy lift, voilier, catamaran


Roof windows in sécurit glass

5 times stronger than classic plexiglass (PMMA)

Intérieur bateau, S48, swisscat



Deck equipment & flush hatches

Ropes and finishing by our experts

Swisscat flush deck catamaran


Hull shape inspired by the D35.

A fast boat in all weather conditions

Swisscat carbone structure


Polyuréthane painting

Each owner get is unique color

Catamaran, voilier, multihulls

Swisscat S48 painting

  • Year : 2017
  • Design : Bydgroup & SebSchmidt
  • Overall length 15 m
  • Hull length : 14 m
  • Width : 7,56 m
  • Light displacement : 11 t
  • Total displacement : 14,5t
  • Airdraft : 22m
  • Under water clearance [Dagger-boards up] : 1,1 m
  • Under water clearance [Dagger-boards down] : 2,9m
  • Construction : Sandwich epoxy with PVC foam Divincycell H80 in vacuum infusion
  • Carbon reinforcements
  • Signle helm gimbals Jefa system
  • Navigation Raymarine Hybridtouch
  • High quality chandlery Harken
  • Engines : 2x Yanmar turbo diesel Saildrive 45 HP Flexofold propeler
  • Generator : 6 kW depending options
  • Fuel : 2×315 L
  • Sails in Hydranet by Incidence
  • Mainsail : 71,5 m2
  • Gennoa : 52 m 2
  • Jib : 25 m2
  • Gennaker : 127 m2
  • Carbon mast and boom
  • Kevlar standing rig
  • Comfortable lounge with four on-suite bedrooms with showers
  • Lounge table seating for 8 people
  • Chart table
  • Kitchen with oven and 4 gas cooker
  • Refrigerator 130 L
  • Freezer 55 L
  • Cold-warm air conditioning
  • Water : 2 x 215 L
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