The largest of Chuck Paine’s Bowman’s, the 48 was again semicustom built to Lloyd’s 100A1 standard,
making them virtually bulletproof. While this makes for a heavy displacement, give her a good breeze
and she’ll maintain good speed on long passages. Bowman now offer her with a centre cockpit.
LOA 48ft 2in (14.68m), LWL 39ft 5in (12.01m), beam 14ft 2in (4.32m), draught 5ft 10in (1.78m),
displacement 14,392kg (31,700lb). Price guide: £240,000 to £260,000. YM Test Report January 1993.