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1971 Hughes 48' Gracie

$ 68,000

Gracie is a 1971 Hughes 48' 48 Yawl listed for sale with United Yacht Broker Michael Swirski. Michael can be reached at 1-360-808-0505 to answer any questions you may have on this boat. United Yacht Sales is a professional yacht brokerage firm that has experience listing and selling all types of Hughes Yachts and similar boats. With over 200 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.


Incredible opportunity to own a pedigree Sparkman and Stephens Hughes 48 Yawl. All ancillary equipment has been replaced or upgraded (see full spec for details). Full electronics including dual Garmin Chartplotters, gimbal Radar, SSB, bow thruster, new sails, Yanmar 4JH2 with only 850 hours, new fuel tanks, new water tanks, new standing rigging! Nearly $200k has been spent to make her a world class sailing vessel. Due to health issues current owner can no longer continue with the project. Don’t let this opportunity slip you by!


  • Price USD:$ 68,000
  • Builder:


  • Model:

    48 Yawl

  • Year:


  • Location:

    Sequim, Washington, United States

  • Type:

    Sail Yacht

  • LOA: 48 ft in
  • Display Length: 48 ft
  • Beam: 11' 10"
  • Yacht Category


  • Water Capacity: 150 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 100 gals
  • Engine Details: Yanmar 4JH2-DTE
  • Engine 1: 1996 850.00 HRS 88.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel

Entering from the center cockpit the galley is to port and Nav station to starboard. Main salon forward with U-shaped settee to port. A head separates the main salon from the V-berth. Heading aft from the Nav-station there is a passageway that leads to the aft stateroom which includes a head and large full width bunk. There is also a separate entry from the cockpit which has a full enclosure.

  • 3-Burner Propane Stove w/oven
  • 12v Refrigeration
  • Double Stainless Sink
  • Pressure Water Supply
  • Foot pump Water Supply
  • Additional Engel Freezer
  • Setup for Living Aboard
  • Diesel Heater
  • Home Office/Desk to starboard
  • (7) Barient Winches
  • Bowthruster w/foot switches
  • Rigid Vang
  • Harken Roller Furling
  • New Main, Mizzen, Genoa
  • Stack Pack (Main & Mizzen)
  • Lazy Jack (Main & Mizzen)
  • Low Friction Mast Track (Main & Mizzen)
  • New Mast Step
  • Full Canvas Dodger with complete enclosure
  • 65lb Mantus Anchor
  • 300’ Chain
  • New Standing Rigging!
  • Full Cockpit Enclosure
  • Garmin 4212 Radar/Chartplotter/Sounder
  • Garmin 4208 Radar/Chartplotter/Sounder
  • Garmin Radar
  • Echomax Radar Sentry
  • Garmin Wind Instruments
  • Garmin Autopilot
  • Questus Radar Gimbal
  • 24v Max-Power Bowthruster
  • Icom 802 SSB
  • AIS “B” Transponder
  • Standard VHF
  • (2) Depth Sounders
  • New Wiring for all Electronics
  • Galvanic Isolater
  • 36” Folding steering wheel
  • Batteries (7)
  • Yanmar 4JH2 88HP with 850 hours
  • Hurth Transmission
  • Dripless Shaft Seal
  • 18” Max Prop
  • Dual RACOR 500 Fuel Filters
  • New Fuel Tanks
  • New Water Tanks
  • 24v Max-Power Bowthruster
  • Lofrans Electric Windlass
  • New Seacocks
  • New Heads (2)
  • New Holding Tank

Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

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.