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48' Hans Christian Full Keel Cutter

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Boat Name: 48' Hans Christian Full Keel Cutter
Year: 1987
Price: 159500
Located in Marina Del Rey, CA
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Engine/Fuel Type: Single diesel

48' Hans Christian 1987 Full Keel Cutter. Powered by Mercedes 85hp diesel with 140 gallons of fuel. Side Power bow thruster makes docking easy. Northern Lights 6KW generator plus inverter. Complete top line electronics, watermaker, full batten main sail & furling head sails. GOODNIGHT MOON is a cruise worthy vessel properly maintained and upgraded by knowledgeable and experienced shipwright.  Motivated Seller!

Additional Specs, Equipment And Information:

Boat Name

48' Hans Christian Full Keel Cutter


Total Power: 85HP

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Mercedes
Engine Model: Mercedes
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Hours: 3498
Engine Power: 85 HP

Cruising Speed: 6.5 knots
Maximum Speed: 8.5 knots


14.25 ft


Water Tanks: (265 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (200 Gallons)


Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 2


Builder: Hans Christian Yachts by Shing Fa Boatbuilding
Designer: Scott Sprague


The Hans Christian is constructed with heavy teak cabinetry, teak and holly cabin sole, and painted teak headliner with bronze ports.  Starting in the forepeak is the anchor locker through double louvered doors. An offset double berth with reading lights follows with an adjacent seat. There is shelf on the starboard side followed by a hanging locker.  A Bowmar screened hatch is overhead on center and there are oval screened ports port and starboard, and a fan.  There is a privacy door which is hinged where one can separate just the berth area or the head and berth area together. Another hanging locker to starboard follows. The forward head is to port and has a Bemis marine toilet with seat cover and Y valve, stainless sink set into marble counter with brass faucet, stall shower, mirrored cabinet, and screened oval port.

The salon has a large U-shape settee and teak table to port with fixed fiddles and a storage locker below. The brass compression post is in the salon with a mirror on the main bulkhead. There is a single settee opposite to starboard which slides out to make a double berth. There are two lockers each side with a shelf between on the starboard side. There is a butterfly hatch on center over the dinette, two oval screened ports, bullet reading lights and two small screened Bowmar hatches.

The  U-shape galley follows to port with marble counter and an oval and round screened ports. Navigation area is opposite to starboard and adjacent to the companionway wraparound with a seat on a stainless base and drawer storage.

Continuing aft is a double door hanging locker outboard and shelves, generator start control inboard on passageway. Access to engine and generator is inboard on the passageway.  Through a privacy door to the aft cabin. This cabin has on the starboard side, a chest of 8 drawers, a large double door hanging locker followed by 4 drawers with a shelf and locker. There is a double berth offset to port, a screened Bowmar hatch, ports port and starboard and a seat adjacent to the berth. The aft head has a Bemis marine toilet with Y valve, a stainless sink with brass faucet set into a marble counter, a tiled stall shower, cabinets, mirror and an oval port.

From the salon the companionway is up five teak steps with non-skid surface. The interior upholstery is blue velour and there are hand holds and oil lamps throughout the vessel. 


  • Isotherm Subzero compressor with 12 cubic ft. freezer
  • Isotherm 12 cubic ft. refrigerator under galley sink
  • Force 10 3-burner stove & oven (LPG with 2 three gallon tanks)
  • Magic Chef 1100 watt microwave oven
  • Double stainless sink with pressure hot & cold water
  • Marble counter
  • Manual fresh & salt water via foot pumps
  • Abundant storage and counter area
  • Brass American Standard faucet


  • 12 volt DC and 220 volt AC systems
  • Custom Bass electrical panel with circuit breakers
  • Northern Lights 6KW generator (184 hours 10/2019)
  • Reverse cycle air conditioning & heat (2 zone) (in operational)
  • Three 8D heavy duty marine batteries (2017)
  • Newmar 50 amp battery charger (2019)
  • Inverter turns 12VDC to 120VDC up to 2000 watt (2019)
  • Electric hot water heater (2018)
  • Electric bilge pump
  • AC outlets throughout
  • DC lighting throughout
  • Dockside power 220V/50 amp
  • Navigation lights

Electronics and Navigation

  • Raymarine C120 radar chart plotter (2011)
  • Three separate back up GPS with laptop interface
  • Raymarine E 130 multi function radar
  • Raymarine 6000 autohelm
  • Icom M 700 single side band radio w/autotune
  • Icom IC-M100 VHF marine radio
  • Brooks & Gatehouse Hornet 4 Sail Monitor Cruise Pack- knot, log
  • Hecta depth, wind angle
  • Garmin GPS Map 225 (nav area)

Deck and Hull

  • Stainless bow pulpits 
  • African teak bowsprit with teak walkway and double bow rollers
  • Stainless stern pulpit with teak platform and fold down ladder
  • Stainless stanchions with bronze backing plates and new life lines (2019)
  • Maxwell Nilsson double drum windlass with 2000 lb. pull and deck switch
  • On deck fresh water washdown
  • Hull to deck joint is double overlap with deck over hull shelf
  • Bulwarks are 12" around entire vessel
  • Cored decks with teak overlay
  • New teak decks on cabin top and complete refurb on weather decks
  • Cockpit dodger (2019) with macron glass
  • Opening portlights surround the cabin with screens
  • Emergency tiller
  • Stern dinghy davit
  • Stainless BBQ
  • MOB system with pole & horseshoe PFD flashing beacon
  • Heavy duty double sampson post
  • (4) Stainless steel dorales (2 forward / 2 aft)
  • Lexan hatch board
  • Dock lines and fenders

Sails and Rigging

  • Cutter Rig with deck stepped single spreader mast on compression post ( LP painted 2014)
  • LED spreader deck lights (2014)
  • Full batten main sail on Doyle Stack Pack with Sunbrella lazy cradle
  • Genoa 150% on Harken furling system
  • Staysail on Furlex furling system (2017)
  • New UV sail covers for staysail & headsail (2013) and main sail
  • Main halyard replaced (2013)
  • Both furling systems serviced (2012)
  • Standing rigging is 319 McWhyte Sailbrite (recent inspection)
  • Barrient ST winches
  • Boom gallows
  • New main boom traveler (2019)
  • Stainless steel mast pulpits with storage boxes & belaying pins  


  • Fuel: 200 gallons (70 in day tank & 140 in main tank)
  • Water: 265 gallons (plus 6 GPH watermaker)
  • Hot Water: 11 gallons 
  • Waste: 30 gallons
  • Hart tank tender


  • Mercedes Nanni 85hp diesel
  • Hours: 3498.4 (10/2019)
  • Cruise: 6.5 knots @ 2400 RPM
  • Maximum: 8.5 knots @ 3200 RPM
  • Consumption @ cruise: 3/4 GPH
  • Side Power 8 hp bow thruster w/joy stick control
  • Borg Warner Velvet Drive transmission
  • Dripless stuffing box & packing
  • Regular oil & fuel filter service by owner
  • Engine gauges - tachometer, temp, oil pressure, battery charger


  • Plastimo 6 person life raft under nav area
  • Large brass ships bell
  • USCG Safety Package


48' Hans Christian 1987 Full Keel Cutter. Powered by Mercedes 85hp diesel with 140 gallons of fuel. Side Power bow thruster makes docking easy. Northern Lights 6KW generator plus inverter. Complete top line electronics, watermaker, full batten main sail & furling head sails. GOODNIGHT MOON is a cruise worthy vessel properly maintained and upgraded by knowledgeable and experienced shipwright.  


20hp Yamaha outboard mounted on stern bracket (optional); dinghy (optional); all personal gear; loose items; galley gear; CD's; charts; fishing equipment; tools; spare parts; supplies & items not specifically listed on equipment list specifications sheet.


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.

Contact Richard Nathanson for additional information and your viewing appointment at 310-430-1769 (cell) or 949-675-8092 (office).  MOTIVATED SELLER!

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