2006 Saga 48

  • 48 ft
  • Cruiser
  • Chatham (Cape Cod), MA, US

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  • Saga 48 on the hook
  • Saga 48 Priorities
  • Saga 48 Sail Plan
  • Saga 48 Layout
  • Saga 48 Interior
  • Saga 48 Galley
  • Saga 48 Galley
  • Saga 48 Nav Station Looking Forward
  • Saga 48 Nav Station Looking Aft
  • Saga 48 Convertible Salon Table


"Priorities" is a quality blue-water yacht designed to Bob Perry's exacting standards. She is loaded with options and features many upgrades.



Basic Information

Chatham (Cape Cod), MA, US
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Robert H Perry
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Dimensions & Weight

48 ft - 14.63 meter
52 ft 3 in - 15.93 meter
13 ft 9 in - 4.19 meter
Draft - max:
Bridge Clearance:
62 ft 10 in - 19.15 meter
Dry Weight:


82 B
Cruise Speed:
Joystick Control:
Engine Type:
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Fuel Type:
82 (Individual), 82 (combined)
Max Speed:
10 MPH

Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank:
105 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank:
240 gallons - 2 tank(s)
Holding Tank:
40 gallons - 2 tank(s)


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Beautiful cherry satin-varnish wood interior is found throughout. The Owner's stateroom features a King berth with a 5" foam mattress and six drawers under the berth. Overhead lockers, port and starboard as well as a cedar-lined hanging locker vanity with mirror provide ample storage.There is a built-in clothes hamper. The molded head unit features a marbleized counter, mirror a household size Vacu-Flush toilet and separate shower stall. A molded vanity and stainless steel sink complete the Head. An Office Area also with a cedar-lined hanging/storage locker is to port.There is cabinetry for a computer and a desk w/drawers as well as a space for SSB radio and other instruments. A large dinette is located in the saloon. There is more storage behind the settees.A water tank and more storage are under the settees. Lockers and bookshelves are outboard. A cherry door provides privacy for the guest room which features a double berth, cedar lined hanging locker w/shelves, a bureau and a 5" foam berth cushion. The guest head features a molded vanity, SS sink and Vacu-Flush toilet. The walk-in shower is shared.


The Galley is U-shaped design with marbleized counters and plenty of storage cabinets and drawers for dishes and utensils. A remote electronic solenoid propane shutoff valve plus gas detector provide extra safety.

  • Seafrost fridge/freezer holding plate system with top opening and custom front opening door to refrigeration
  • Force 10 4 burner stove
  • SS stove safety bar & chef's belt
  • Tip out garbage bin
  • Built-in microwave oven
  • Double polished SS sinks w/designer faucet hardware
  • Hot water heater holds 11 gals.
  • Manual freshwater & salt water pumps
  • Seagull charcoal filter on cold water supply


The Saga features a custom electrical distribution panel with AC and DC magnetic breakers, AC and DC voltage meters and ammeters as well as a battery test system and hinged panel access. There are (4) exterior footlights and additional foot lights in all cabins. Fans (6) are in the front stateroom, galley, main salon and aft stateroom. A dedicated entry switch turns on overhead lights and footlights.

  • Westerbeke 5.0 KW generator (285 hrs)
  • Level monitoring system for water & holding tanks
  • (6) AGM Lifeline Batteries: (1) engine, (1) generator, (1) bow thruster, (3) house
  • Blueseas main switch and start battery combiner panel with LED indicators
  • (2) 120 volt, 30 amp AC shore power split buss system,
  • (2) 50' shore power cords
  • Double pole AC main circuit breakers at power inlets
  • Freedom 2000 Watt 120 volt AC inverter/100 amp charger complete w/3-stage regulator and LINK 2000R battery monitor


An elevated double helm seat provides for greater forward visibility. There is a storage under the seat and a wet locker with a drawer below. The electronics console is flush mounted.There is a laptop hook up and interface. Steering is via a Ray 650 autopilot.

  • Raymarine 12" E-120 color radar chart plotter
  • Raymarine autopilot w/optional link
  • (2) Raymarine E-80 8" screen radar/chartplotters at each cockpit helm pedestal
  • Raymarine multi-disc chart table
  • Chart locker
  • ICOM M602 VHF
  • Raytheon ST60R remote autohelm control
  • ST60 wind, depth, speed displays
  • (2) Ritchie steering compasses
  • (4) TV hookups and (1) flat screen TV in salon
  • Polymare stereo system w/7 speakers
  • Digital amplifier for Cell
  • Ground system for SSB


The Saga is powered by a Westerbeke 82 hp naturally aspirated diesel engine. There is two zone Marine Air reverse cycle AC/heat with multiple control panels. The hydraulic inside steering and custom autopilot are on separate quadrants independent of pedestals. A self-bleeding fuel system with engine mounted electric fuel pumps adds to convenience.There is remote oil filter and electric oil change system. In addition to bronze water strainers there is a Racor secondary fuel filter and water separator. Thru hull valves are 3 bolt flanged Maralon ball valves, 1/4 turned, double clamped and labeled.

  • 160 amp high output large case alternator w/dual belts
  • Tides Marine shaft seal, 1" ss shaft w/bronze strut
  • 3-blade Gori prop
  • Two aluminum tank hold approx. 240 gallons of fresh water
  • (2) Vacuflush toilets
  • Shower w/automatic sump pump
  • 50 gal. holding tank, Y valve, seacock and electric macerator pump
  • Manual emergency bilge pump
  • (2) electric bilge pumps w/manual bilge pump below cabin sole

Sails & Rigging

The Variable Geometry rig for shorthanded offshore sailing is innovative and practical. The Hailer/autofog horn is mast mounted. The main halyard and reefing lines lead aft to cabin top winches. Cabin top mounted, mid-boom mainsheet traveler system leads to the cockpit. The roller bearing blocks are custom. Sailtrack blocks and cars with lines lead aft to the cockpit. There are (2) Quadruple rope clutches ahead of the cabin top window and the Spinnaker pole is mast mounted.

  • SELDEN: 62'10" electric furling I.C.W. mast Triple spreader offshore aluminum electric furling mast & boom
  • HARKEN:Roller furling system for jib & genoa
  • HARKEN:Winches, blocks and deck hardware
  • HARKEN 46 (2) speed Electric  cabin top winch
  • HARKEN 40 manual self-tailing cabin top winch
  • (2) HARKEN 53 two speed self-tailing primary cockpit winches
  • QUANTUM: Spectra vertical battened mainsail
  • QUANTUM:130% genoa Self-tacking tri-radial Kevlar jib
  • QUANTUM: V-3 asymetrical spinnaker w/ATN dousing sleeve

Hull & Deck

No need to climb up and over seats or transom,there is a walk-out swim/boarding platform at cockpit floor level w/hinged door and swim ladder. SS welded grabrails and jacklines provide safety. There is an anchor & deck washdown system w/hose and nozzle. The large cockpit with high backrests provide comfort.The dual wheel stations each have a radar/chart plotter, wind display, multi display and autopilot control. A custom double leaf cockpit table offers space to entertain; a complete set of custom cockpit cushions provide comfort. Insulated cup holders provide a safe place for drinks.

  • Muir electric anchor windlass w/cockpit remote control
  • 65 lb ss delta anchor w/300' 5/8 high tensile chain
  • SS bowsprit w/dual anchor rollers
  • Double deck pipe to divide chain locker below
  • Dodger plus Bimini w/connector
  • SS bow pulpit & stern rail w/integral radar arch & dinghy hoist bar
  • Dinghy custom stand offs on transom and dinghy lift hardware
  • Fenders & dock lines
  • Custom Sunsure port covers


When "Priorities" was built, many standard features were upgraded and customized by the Owner. A wine rack, liquor cabinet and custom upholstery were added to the interior. The cabin sole is varnished teak and holly and the quality cherry joinery is satin finished with poly varnish. On deck all blocks were upgraded to roller bearing, a second SS anchor roller with platform was provided on the companionway and dodger helm bimini.

  • Self draining raft locker
  • Watertight bulkhead
  • USCG approved propane tank storage locker
  • Special safety locker for dinghy gasoline tank storage.
  • Emergency tiller
  • Jacklines for crew safety harness
  • High-strength padeyes in cockpit
  • MOB module


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