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Built by Balance Catamarans Cape Town, The Balance 482 Sailing Catamaran is built for both speed and cruising comfort. She is easy to handle so perfect for short-handed sailing. With her powerful 1,432 square foot sail-plan, she can sailing easily in 5 knot winds while the others catamarans will need to motor.

Wave piercing bows, foam core hulls, decks and furniture, carbon reinforced, she offers incomparable performance and stunning design. The 482 can be crafted with with either dagger-boards or high performance fixed keels.

With her owner version configuration, the Balance 482 easily accommodates up to six people for a long voyage. Our innovative salon table converts into a queen-sized bed so you can always host another couple.

She has great flow and openness between the main salon and the cockpit, and her permanent up and down helm stations and versa helm give flexibility to the helmsman.

Her master shower aft is luxurious, and the 482 sports 6 foot 10 inches of headroom, boasts a large U-shaped galley, and she offers a lot of cabinetry and storage space.

Balance 482 Catamaran
Balance 482 Catamaran

Principle Dimensions of the Balance 482 Sailing Catamaran:

Length Overall 14,71m 48,26 ft
Length Waterline 14,71 m 48,26 ft
Beam 7,9 m 25,91 ft
Hull Beam 2,3 m 7,55 ft
Draft (Board Up) 1,16 m 3,81 ft
Draft (Board Down 2,2 m 7,22 ft
Air Draft 21,76 m 71,39 ft
Displacement (Base Boat Lightship) 11 315 kgs 24 950 lbs
Displacement (Max Load) 15 000 kgs 33 075 lbs

Sail Areas of the Balance 482 Sailing Catamaran:

Sail Area Total (100% Foretriangle) 133,1 m2 1 432 ft2
Mainsail 89,6 m2 964 ft2
82% Working Jib – Furling 43,5 m2 468 ft2
Storm Jib (Optional) 10,0 m2 107 ft2
115% Screacher – Furling (Optional) 72,9 m2 784 ft2
Asymmetrical Spinnaker (Optional) 183,1 m2 1 970 ft2

General dimensions:

Engines 2 x Yanmar 4JH45 – SD60
Ships Batteries Mastervolt Gel Series 400 Ah 24 V
Fuel Capacity 2 x 400 liters 2 x 105 gals
Fresh Water Capacity 2 x 390 liters 2 x 103 gals
Black Water Capacity 2 x 61 liters 2 x 16 gals
Designer Du Toit Yacht Design
Classification CE Category A


Read more about her on the Balance Catamarans webiste, here

A walk through the Balance 482

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