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San Juan 48

Boat Tests


Builder: San Juan

Model: 48 Convertible

Model Year: 2003

Boat Type: Down East

LOA: 51'2"

Beam: 15'6"

Draft: 2'9"

Weight: 32,000 lbs.

Standard Power: 2/825-hp MTU Series 60 diesel inboards

Optional Power: none

Fuel Capacity: 750 gal.

Water Capacity: 120 gal.


Muir Atlantic 2500 windlass
8-hp SidePower bow and stern thrusters
hydraulic sunroof
folding composite mast
Standard Horizon Intrepid+ 1270S VHF
Simrad AP22 autopilot
Furuno NavNet color radar/plotter/sounder
ACR spotlight
teak cockpit, pilothouse, and swim-platform decks
flat-screen TVs and DVD players in galley and master
3-burner Force 10 cooktop
Sharp microwave oven
Norcold refrigerator
Origo dishwasher
Broan trash compactor
Splendide Comb-o-matic 2000 washer/dryer
SeaLand MSDs
18-gal. Force 10 water heater
granite countertops
Northern Lights 12-kW genset
Village Marine 600-gpd watermaker
Tides Marine dripless shaft (and rudder stock) logs
Glendinning CableMaster
3/Rule 3,700-gph auto. bilge pumps w/Ultra float switches
customized Bennett trim tabs
9 1/2 Zodiac RIB w/6-hp Honda 4-stroke outboard



This article originally appeared in the November 2003 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.