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Pilot Saloon 48





  • Length(LOA) 14.77 m
  • Beam 4.61m
  • Displacement 14,000 kg
  • Draft 2.10 m
  • Mainsail --
  • Genoa --
  • Engine Yanmar 110 hp
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A perfect blue water cruiser, the Pilot Saloon 48 is the quintessence of Wauquiez expertise in terms of conception and high-end yacht building. The Pilot Saloon concept, launched by Henri Wauquiez over the last 20 years, continue to attract many sailors looking for a versatile sailing yacht, matching every sailing program and offering comfort, brightness and high performance.


  • GRP / Balsa sandwich hull built with the infusion process, for an optimum resin / fibre ratio
  • Hull protected by the use of bisphenolic resin on the external layers of the sandwich
  • One-piece composite structure integrating lateral and longitudinal reinforcements glassed and bonded to the bottom, spreading the rig and appendages efforts throughout the hull
  • GRP / Balsa sandwich deck fitted on the hull via polyurethane bonding and mechanical fastening at bulwark level
  • Iron bulb keel, fastened with stainless steel bolts, nuts and counterplates
  • Cable transmission steering system with 2 steering wheels, composite rudder shaft, needle bearings
  • Teak cockpit seats and floor

Spars and Rigging

  • Anodized aluminum Sparcraft Performance (or similar) mast
  • 3 sets of aft swept spreaders
  • Anodized aluminum Sparcraft(or similar) boom with outhaul, 2 automatic and one manual reefs
  • Rigid boom vang
  • Facnor (or similar) genoa furler
  • Single strand stainless steel standing rigging : double backstay, main forestay, lower, intermediate and upper shrouds
  • Running rigging: Main halyard (Dyneema) and genoa halyard (Vectran), boom topping lift, main and genoa sheet (Dyneema) outhaul, 3 reefs and genoa furler adjusting line

Deck Fittings

  • Harken ball-bearing blocks. Spinlock (or similar) deck stoppers
  • 2 Andersen52 ST FS 2 speed primary winches close to steering stations
  • 2 Andersen46 ST FS 2 speed manoeuvring winches close to steering stations
  • Mainsheet led back to maneuvering winches
  • 2 Harken genoa tracks with adjustable car
  • Turning blocks at mast step and cockpit levels as necessary


  • The interior woodwork is built in teak and bees waxed
  • The deck is doubled with a GRP liner. The hull liner is covered by vinyl
  • For an outstanding comfort mattresses are made of memory foam and cushions of double density foam
  • All berths are equipped with a slatted base and lee cloths and have cold molded teak fiddles around the beddings

Engine and Machinery

  • YANMAR 110 HP engine
  • 12 V / 126 Amp. alternator
  • Propeller shaft protected by external skeg
  • 3 bladed fixed propeller
  • 650 l / 172 US Gal. approx. fuel tank with decanter filter
  • 75 Amp engine start battery
  • Lit engine room with thermic / sound insulation


  • 12 V service circuit with 3 X 135 Amp. gel batteries
  • Shore power outlet with 12 V / 50 Amp. battery charger
  • 12 V / 230 V (or 12 V / 115 V) electric panel with touchscreen control interface (can be controlled remotely from a smartphone). Installed at chart table
  • Ceiling recessed LED lighting throughout
  • Reading lights at each bed, in the saloon and at the chart table

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