48' 1966 Rampart 48


Last Updated: 2024-05-13

SABI STAR is a well maintained example of the Classic "Gentleman's Yacht." It has traveled the Globe, from exploring the Mediterranean to cruising the Pacific Northwest and Alaska.  More recently traveling the San Francisco Bay and Delta Waters with her local owner.  She has been through a re-fit and is presented as a fully functional classic yacht.

During the 1950s and '60s the Rampart Boat Building Works was one of the best known motor yacht yards in England. It had a reputation for building sturdy, quality gentlemen's motor boats that were traditional in style while being fast, well specified and having good seakeeping abilities.

Make: Rampart
Model: 48
Year: 1966
Length: 48ft

Hull Material: Wood
Engine/Fuel Type:
Located In: Emeryville, CA

  • Category: Power
  • Class: Antique and Classics
  • Designer: Horace Desty
  • Builder: Rampart Boat Works UK
  • LOA: 48.33 feet
  • Beam: 11.75 feet
  • Max Draft: 4.5 feet
  • Total Engines: 2
  • Engine 1
  • EngineMake: Perkins
  • EngineModel: 6354
  • EngineYear: 1966
  • EngineFuel: diesel
  • PropellerType: 4 Blade, Bronze
  • Engine 2
  • EngineMake: Perkins
  • EngineModel: 6354
  • EngineYear: 1966
  • EngineFuel: diesel
  • PropellerType: 4 Blade, Bronze

  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 264 gallon
  • Fuel Tank Count: 1
  • Water Tank Capacity: 150 gallon
  • Water Tank Count: 1
  • Holding Tank Capacity: 25 gallon
  • Holding Tank Count:1
  • Cabins: 3
  • Heads: 2

Additional Descriptions

  • Traditional Carvel planked with mohogany and Douglas fir planking on oak frames; copper nail and silicon bronze screw fastened.
  • Teak laid deck
  • DC Electrical panel and breakers
  • Four Group 8-D Sealed Lead-Acid Batteries
  • 80 amp alternators
  • Perko Vapor Proof Switches
  • Magnum Energy 100 Amp battery charger
  • 12 V Lighting cabin and navigation
  • AC Electircal panel and breakers
  • 120 Volt AC System with breakers
  • 30 Amp Shore Power inlet and cable
Electronics and Navigation
  • Compass 6: Danforth at lower helm
  • Cobra Marine Depth
  • VHF Two (2) ICOM IC-M 56
  • Two (2) LAVAC manual heads
  • 55# Fisherman anchor
  • 12V Windlass with gypsy
  • 50' 3/8" chain and 150' 1/2" nylon braid
  • Dock lines and fenders
  • Canvas Bimini
  • Boarding ladder port side aft
  • Bow stateroom, one side bunk w/sink.
  • Forward stateroom, 2 single bunks, head and sink access.
  • Large Salon, bench converts to bunk.
  • Aft, master stateroom w/double berthing starboard and single port side.
  • Enclosed head and shower.
  • Webasto diesel furnace.
  • Stereo.

Additional Features


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. Buyer should assume that items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this specification sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht, and should instruct his agents, or his surveyors to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, consumptions, capacities and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided, and agrees to instruct his surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase. This vessel is subject to sale, price and inventory changes, and withdrawal from market without notice.

Bill Adams

Yacht & Ship Sales

415-425-5099 - mobile
415-484-1300 - office

3300 Powell St., Ste 105
Emeryville, CA 94608

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    For additional information and viewing of this fine quality yacht please contact listing agent Bill Adams. I am always available on my mobile phone at 4154255099 or e-mail me at bill@rubiconyachts.com