Berckemeyer BM 48 for sale

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€145,000 (£128,339)
BM 48
15 m
Engine Make
4.17 m
Engine Model
Draft Max
3.18 m
Engine Count
Draft Min
1.07 m
Lifting Keel
Hull Material
Boat Type
RB Ref

About this Berckemeyer BM 48

Major Price Reduction

One of a kind custom made clipper, designed by Oswald Berckemeyer of Germany. Built by G-Wind marine in Durban, South Africa. All aluminum hull, deck, keel and rudder.


  • Aluminum hull, deck, keel and rudder
  • Hull plating 6mm, hull bottom/keel 12mm, deck 4.5mm.
  • Lifting ally keel foil with 3 ton lead bulb
  • Twin ally rudder blade with duel steering wheel
  • 15 ton hydraulic keel lifting cylinder and electro hydraulic pump
  • Water ballast 1,200 liters each side with transfer pump


  • G-Wind spars custom mast - 20 meters keel stepped
  • Twin spinnaker poles and launching prow prod
  • Double spreader rig with discontinuous dyform rigging
  • Twin head stays both with Harken furlers
  • Self tacking inner head sail
  • Harken battcar system with fully batterned main sails
  • Twin back stays
  • 12mm Dynema main & spinnaker halyard
  • 12mm sheet line halyards & topping lift
  • Rod kicker
  • 2x slab reefing


  • Pentex sails
  • Main sail full batten, Harken battcar system 60.3m/2
  • Self tacking jib - Harken furler 45.2m/2
  • Code 0 head sail on roller furler 70.0m/2 (NEW in 2013)
  • Gennaker - dousing sock - launching pole 180m/2
  • Storm jib

Electrical Systems

  • BEP 220v and 12v panel
  • 2x 105 Ah start battery
  • 6x 120 Ah deep cycle house battery
  • 2x 105 Ah bow thruster battery
  • 3000w victron inverter/charger 120 amp
  • 220v shore power
  • 80 amp alternator
  • Fischer Panda 6.5 kW marine generator , water cooled alternator
  • Bauer dive compressor - 350 bar
  • H20 water maker 220v - 80 liters/hour
  • 220v ballast water transfer pump

Electronics And Navigation Equipment New 2013

  • Full Garmin set, GMI10 multi function display, windex, depth sounder, speed
  • Garmin 6012 chart plotter and repeater
  • Garmin GHC10 Autopilot
  • Garmin 18HD radar
  • All NMEA interfaced
  • Icom VHF radio IC-M422
  • Icom SSB radio I-M802
  • EPIRB Ocean Signal
  • Weatherdocck easy TRX2 AIS Transponder, with WLAN


  • Yanmar 4JH4-TBE 110 hp Turbocharged motor
  • Gear box KM4a2
  • 40mm shaft with 18" three blade fixed prop
  • Spare impeller pump and tool kit
  • Aluminum fuel tank 
  • Lewmar bow thruster 185 TT 6.0 kW, 12 volt dedicated batteries


  • Four burner, grill, oven, gimballed gas stove
  • Gas detector and solenoid control valve
  • Stainless steel sink with sea and salt water
  • Large storage cupboards
  • Indel 105 liter stainless steel chest freezer
  • 1000 watt microwave
  • Integral water tank in hull floor- 500 liter
  • Ballast tanks are connected to floor tanks and can hold fresh water


  • Electric toilet
  • Black water holding tank
  • Full size shower with pressure pump
  • Basin with fresh water


  • Forward cabin has large double bed
  • Mid cabin - double extenda bed and upper pipe cot
  • Aft cabin - King size bed with extra length
  • Large salon with center table can seat 8

Hatches And Deck Gear

  • Hatches- 3 large Lewmar, 4 small Maxwell ocean hatches
  • Winches - 2 x AST 53.2 electrical powered Harken winches & spinlock jammers
  • Winches - 2 x AST 53.2 manual Harken winches & spinlock jammers
  • All other deck gear is Harken

Safety Equipment

  • Full category A safety equipment - EPIRB, lfe raft, flares, etc.
  • Man over board life ring, dan bouy, strobe light, etc.
  • Fenders and mooring lines
  • 40 kg Delta anchor & 100 meters of 12mm chain
  • Second anchor 20 kg folding with 25m of 10 mm chain & 100m of 16mm line
  • 1600w Lewmar anchor windlass

Additional Information

  • Deck painted with non skid in international white color
  • Bottom painted with blue anti-fouling paint
  • 10 ft inflatable with 8hp Yamaha 2 stroke included in sale

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