An innovative light displacement fast cruising yacht designed by Carl Schumacher, the Lightwave 48 is an attractive centre cockpit coachroof yacht. Her light displacement means that she needs only a modest rig to deliver superb performance, especially offwind. The Lightwave 48 Scarlet Oyster is perhaps the most successful Oyster racer ever built.
Below decks she is a proper cruising yacht, with seamanlike design and spacious comfortable accommodation space. The owner's stateroom aft has its own companionway giving private deck access. Nineteen were launched between 1987 and 1991.
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|YEAR||1987 - 1991 (19 built)|
|LOA||14.63m / 48’0"|
|LWL||12.70m / 41’8”|
|BEAM||4.37m / 14’4”|
|DRAFT||1.83m / 6’0”|
|DISPLACEMENT||12,247kg / 27,000lb|