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Key Features

  • Twin 330-hp optional maximum engine power
  • Maximum speed is 19 knots at 330-hp
  • CE Category B
  • Specifications

    Length Overall 45’ 7''
    13.90 m
    Beam 17’ 9''
    5.4 m
    Dry Weight 35,300 lbs.
    16,000 kg
    Tested Weight N/A
    Draft 5’ 2''
    1,60 m
    - Draft Up N/A
    - Draft Down N/A
    - Air Draft 12’ 2''
    3.70 m
    Deadrise/Transom N/A
    Max Headroom N/A
    Bridge Clearance N/A
    Weight Capacity N/A
    Person Capacity N/A
    Fuel Capacity 317 gal.
    1,200 L
    Water Capacity 222 gal.
    840 L
    Length on Trailer N/A
    Height on Trailer N/A
    Trailer Weight N/A
    Total Weight
    (Trailer, Boat, & Engine)
    N/A

    Prices, features, designs, and equipment are subject to change. Please see your local dealer or visit the builder's website for the latest information available on this boat model.

    Editor’s Report

    Overblue Delivers Superyacht Spaces in 48 Feet
    Overblue rethinks luxury with catamarans that can be designed from the inside out. This 48-footer has three different layouts.

    Overblue makes yachts that offer the comforts of a home, full of innovative solutions to the challenges of comfort aboard, and yet cruise on catamaran hulls. The Italian builder has designs from 44 to 68 feet that have customizable interiors, huge amounts of deck space including large flying bridges as big as those found on a megayacht, and yet run on catamaran hulls with twin diesel power.

    Overblue Delivers Superyacht Spaces in 48 Feet
    A spacious salon with formal dining area and LED lighting has the deck space of a much larger yacht – or that of a small house, or waterfront condo.

    Overblue says the 48 rides on a pair of catamaran hulls that make it an efficient boat under way and a stable platform at anchor or at the dock. The 48-footer can have diesel engines rated for up to 330-hp that give the boat speeds up to 19 knots, according to the builder. The boat is a displacement hull power cat, with 1,239 sq. ft. (115 sq. m) of living space.

    Overblue Delivers Superyacht Spaces in 48 Feet
    This rendering shows the full-length catamaran hulls of the Overblue design.

    Design and Construction

    The Overblue 48 has an LOA 45’7” and a beam of 17’9”. Because of its design, the structure is supported largely by its rigid outer skin, meaning the onboard space is unencumbered by necessary structural elements. That means the interior can be created to suit the needs of an owner with luxury accommodations, or one with a large family with room for more guests. A charter layout rounds out the options, with three VIP cabins plus a fourth small cabin.

    Overblue Delivers Superyacht Spaces in 48 Feet
    The owner layout on the Overblue 48 features a two-stateroom, two-head layout.
    Overblue Delivers Superyacht Spaces in 48 Feet
    The family layout has more room for guests and makes more of a sociable galley.
    Overblue Delivers Superyacht Spaces in 48 Feet
    The charter layout expands the space of the salon, and divides the large forward area into two roomy staterooms.

    The hull sections are molded from composite and bonded together, allowing flexibility in the length of the finished boat. In fact, the 48’, 52’, and 58’ models all share the same cross-sectional mold with a 17’9” beam.

    Overblue Delivers Superyacht Spaces in 48 Feet
    This photo of the Overblue 44 in build shows the structure of the design in cross section.

    Because the accommodations are built on top of the catamaran hulls, the living space is all on one deck. The only stairs on board offer access to the flying bridge from the aft deck.

    Overblue Delivers Superyacht Spaces in 48 Feet
    The expansive flying bridge adds substantial onboard space and can even offer a PWC deployed with a davit.
    Overblue Delivers Superyacht Spaces in 48 Feet
    The Overblue 48, tied side-to shows off her broad swim platform, underwater lights, and welcoming, wide-open salon, as well as stairs to her flying bridge.

    All Overblue models have a molded hydraulic awning over the master suite foredeck balcony, designed to protect the large window forward. This awning drops down and locks in place while underway to protect the forward window in the event of large headseas.

    Overblue Delivers Superyacht Spaces in 48 Feet
    The green arrow indicates the forward awning/enclosure open while underway on a calm day.
    Overblue Delivers Superyacht Spaces in 48 Feet
    A roomy bath with a full-size shower with glass door and rain showerhead has a window feels like something one would see on a 150-footer — or a private home.
    Overblue Delivers Superyacht Spaces in 48 Feet
    The galley on the Overblue 48 has many features that home kitchens offer, such as a large cooktop, and serving counter.

    Overblue will have two yachts on display at the Palm Beach International Boat Show. In addition, the company has a partnership in the works with Freedom Boat Club, which will allow members to charter the boats.

    For more information visit www.overblue.it.