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Veteran Tayana 4748 performance cruiser with a sugar scoop transom. Her first owners kept her in fresh water for the first 10 years. The second owners cruised her to Bermuda, the Caribbean, South America, Central America, the South Pacific and New Zealand. The current owners have just returned from cruising both coats of Central America over the last 6 years.

 She has A beautiful and functional layout and well equipped with full electronics,
Watermaker, generator, Sailmail, Bowthruster, Heat and Air, Roller furling main

Built for experienced and knowledgable sailors with a cruising range of 1,400 mile  at 1,500 rpm at 4 1/2 knots this Tayana 4748 is extensively equipped and Ready to take you cruising in comfort and style.

Engine Brand Yanmar
Year Built 1995
Engine type Inboard
Engine power 88 HP
Boat Name Argonauta
Boat Condition Used
Boat Class Cruisers
Hull Material Fiberglass
No of Single 2
No of Double Berths 2
No of Cabin 2
Flag of Registry US
LOA 48
Beam 14.42
Maximum draft 6
Displacement 35000
Water Tank 300 Gallons
Fuel Tank 120 Gallons
Holding Tank Gallons


Master stateroom with queen-size bed with custom mattress and double couches, the guest pullman bedroom with queen size bed and built-in 12 – drawer dresser and hanging closet, each with it’s own private head and separate shower. The main salon has a L-shaped dinette to port with drop-leaf table with storage beneath. Pull-out settee with filler cushion makes a twin berth. Two "Captains" chairs are to starboard with winebar between. Winebar has backlighting, a glass door with built-in bookshelves and TV stand with wine rack below. A galley is found to port, comfortable, accessible and safe at sea. All cabinets and lockers are louvered and lighted. Many, many extra drawers throughout.(all furniture is built into the boat).

Interior teak and holly sole refinished in 2017


  • Sea Frost Refrigeration System – engine driven and 120v, 3 cold plates
  • Force 10 3 burner stove top and oven
  • Emerson microwave oven
  • Double Stainless Steel Sink
  • Overhead Galley Storage
  • Top Loading Dry Storage
  • Numerous cabinets and drawers


  • Lewmar bow thruster
  • Lewmar 2000 electric anchor windlass (New 2012)
  • Lewmar 62 primary winches(2)
  • Lewmar 40 secondary winches (6), one electric
  • 2 banks rope clutches
  • CQR 60LB Primary anchor with 300 feet of 5/16 inch BBB chain
  • Bruce 44LB Secondary anchor with 30 feet 5/16 inch BBB chain and 150 feet nylon rope
  • Fortress FX 37 anchor with 150 feet nylon rode (used as a stabilizing or stern anchor)
  • 2- 20LB Propane tanks in aft portside locker – vented overboard
  • Storage locker Starboard side aft – vented overboard
  • Davits for dinghy ( Oct 2005)
  • Pole with TV Antenna  – suitable for Wind Generator

Mechanical and Systems

  • Yanmar 4JH2-DTE Turbo Diesel – 5500 hrs (turbo needs replacement)
  • New Primary Raycor Fuel filter (June 2018)
  • 8.5 kW Westerbeke generator, (new 2005) – 1500 hrs
  • Echo Tech water maker (16 GPH  110V  runs off of generator)
  • 16 gal Hot water heater (engine driven or shore power)
  • 16 BTU and 5 BTU Reverse cycle air conditioning.heat units-( Raw water pump needs replacement)
  • Lewmar Bow Thruster
  • 3 Bladed Maxi-Prop

Sails and Rigging

  • Forespar In-mast roller furling main Sail ( New 2012)
  • Profurl roller furling head sail 110% (Updated 2014)
  • Profurl roller furling stay sail 9oz storm tri-sail (Updated 2014)
  • Spare main, head, and stay sail (repaired and restitched Oct. 2005  North Sails)
  • Full Rigging Inspection August 2018
  • Inner Forestay replaced Aug. 2008
  • Running Back Stays
  • Running Rigging replaced Oct. 2005
  • Standing rigging inspected Jan. 2009
  • Adjustable running backstays
  • Electric cabin top winch


  • Raymarine C70w Chartplotter with portable IPad or tablet repeater (new 2013)
  • Fishfinder, Radar (AIS compatible)
  • Raymarine 48 MIle Digital radar dome (new 2013)
  • Raytheon NAV 398 GPS
  • Autohelm 7000 linar drive auto pilot w wired remote
  • Autohelm wind, speed, depth and GPS repeater gauges in cockpit
  • Pactor 3 modem (Sailmail email)
  • Icom IC-M710 SSB radio and tuner (2006)
  • Icom IC-M302 VHF (2), cockpit and nav station


  • Blue Sunbrella Canvas
  • Dodger with window covers
  • Full cockpit enclosure with screens and removable shades (Updated 2018)
  • Full Boat Cover
  • Wheel Cover

Additional Equipment

  • Echo Tech water maker (12 GPH  110V –  runs off of generator or inverter)
  • 15 gal Hot water heater (engine driven or shore power) (New 2013)
  • Avon 10 ft Hard Bottom Dinghy
  • 15 hp Mercury Outboard
  • Dinghy Anchor
  • Super snorkel model SS-E
  • Emergency steering tiller
  • Autohelm control arm (short shaft) rebuilt 2008 (spare)
  • Spare Sagatsune Latches for lockers
  • Spare latches for hatches
  • Spare AC system raw water pump
  • (2) 50FT 30 AMP 125V shore power cords (New March 2010)
  • 110V Hookah system with 50Ft air hose with regulator
  • Deck washdown pump
  • 4 Offshore life jackets
  • Screens for hatches
  • Seat, setee and forward bunk foam replaced and new coverings (May 2006)
  • Hull painted with Awlgrip Jan. 2008
  • Stainless steel portlights
  • New Bottom Paint (2018)
  • Rod Holder
  • Spare Parts
  • Lifesling

Known Issues

  • Owner has reduced the original asking price by $ 50K to address issues found in recent survey
  • Age of Rigging Unknown – Inspection in 2018 indicated no items needing replacement.
  • Yanmar main engine turbo needs replacement
  • All batteries need Conditioning raw water pump needs replacement
  • Corrosion on mast at rivets – impact unknown
  • Chain plates are not accessible for inspection. Rust visible on deck of port chainplate.


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Owner’s personal items excluded.  Exclusions include, however are not limited to, Seller’s personal possessions, loose items, binoculars, handheld radio(s), charts, tools, fishing equipment, spare parts, clothing and foul weather gear, galley equipment, linens/bedding and any items not specifically listed on equipment list specifications sheet.

Contact Information


Please contact David Quillin (805) 407-1246 for an appointment to see this classic well found Tayana 4748

Contact Information

48′ Tayana 48 1995

Oxnard, CA

Status: Active