CAL 48 Detailed Review

If you are a boat enthusiast looking to get more information on specs, built, make, etc. of different boats, then here is a complete review of CAL 48. Built by Jensen Marine/Cal Boats and designed by C. William Lapworth, the boat was first built in 1966. It has a hull type of Fin w/spade rudder and LOA is 14.55. Its sail area/displacement ratio 19.56. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Perkins, runs on Diesel.

CAL 48 has retained its value as a result of superior building, a solid reputation, and a devoted owner base. Read on to find out more about CAL 48 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:14.55 m / 47.74 ft
Rigging Type:Masthead Sloop
Hull Type:Fin w/spade rudder
S.A. (reported):96.71 m2 / 1040.98 ft2
Draft (max):1.98 m / 6.50 ft
Displacement:11340 kg / 25000.39 lbs
Ballast:4309 kg / 9499.71 lbs
Ballast Type:Lead
Last Built:1970
Designers:C. William Lapworth
LWL:10.67 m / 35.01 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:36.36
Capsize Screening Formula:1.64

Rig And Sail Specs

I:16.76 m / 54.99 ft
S.A. Fore:14.69 m / 48.20 ft
E:6.55 m / 21.49 ft
S.A. Fore:48.54 m2 / 522.48 ft2
S.A. Main:48.14 m2 / 518.17 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)96.68 m2 / 1040.65 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Fuel:227 L / 59.97 gals


Water:416 L / 109.90 gals


Builders:Jensen Marine/Cal Boats
Designers:C. William Lapworth


Who designed the CAL 48?

CAL 48 was designed by C. William Lapworth.

Who builds CAL 48?

CAL 48 is built by Jensen Marine/Cal Boats.

When was CAL 48 first built?

CAL 48 was first built in 1966.

How long is CAL 48?

CAL 48 is 10.67 m in length.

What is mast height on CAL 48?

CAL 48 has a mast height of 14.69 m.

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