Adventures with Pegasus .

Chris white ATLANTIC 46/LR™ CATAMARAN for sale


POA, CE marked and fully imported into the EU via UK HMRC (C104A) thereby being VAT exempt for life. Any buyer is buying a fully imported EU vesssel that is effectively domiciled in the EU .

(If full importation and VAT exemption is sought, delivery  on or after July 1st 2014)

Non EU nationals may not benefit from this status


Launched                                1997  

Builder:                                    S Volpe Yachts

Length over all:                       48’ 4” 

Length waterline:                    48' 

Beam overall:                         25’10”  

Draft:                                       2’10” to 6’8”  

Masthead clearance from     LWL:  64’

Displacement:                       14000 lbs.

Berths                                     8

Engines                                  2 x Yanmar 3YM30 inboard diesels (2007)


Approximate sail area

Mainsail:                                570 sq/ft

Genoa:                                   577 sq/ft 

Staysail:                                 200 sq/ft   

Spinnaker:                             900 sq/ft 



Award winning, Atlantic Catamaran™ pilothouse design. Layout features midship cockpit for easy short handed sailing. A full visibility pilothouse is aft of the cockpit which includes a duplicate steering station with engine controls and instruments on the starboard side, a navigation area to port and dining table aft.

Fully equipped galley is located in the starboard hull adjacent to the pilot house with a further dining area.

A double cabin is located midships in each hull. A large single cabin is forward in both hulls, and 2 children's berths in the aft port hull.  Each hull contains a head and basin with and a shower in the port hull.



Hulls are epoxy/glass sandwich with western red cedar core. Decks and pilot house are constructed from epoxy resin and multi directional-fiberglass laminate cored with Divnycell PVC foam core. All exterior surfaces are painted with AwlGrip™ polyurethane coating Oyster white (2011). The contrasting boot stripe is Metallic silver (2011) and the bottom is Coppercoat (2011)


Propulsion and Steering:

Twin Yanmar 3YM30 (28 HP) diesel engines (new 2007)

Dual Type B instrument panels with tachometer, engine monitoring lights, alarms and hour meters installed (2007).

Racor Primary and Yanmar secondary fuel filters.

Dual single lever Kobelt engine controls mounted at the cockpit helm station and pilothouse.

Propellers are Flex o Fold, two blade bronze, folding type

Rudder blades are fiberglass composite, high performance hydrofoil section with carbon fiber rudder stocks turning in low friction bushings

Hydraulic steering, inside and outside stations each with SS destroyer type wheel.

Raymarine ST6002 hydraulic autopilot (2008) with smart remote control (A18105).



(2)    Cored epoxy/glass daggerboards in epoxy/glass laminate trunks

Up-haul and down-haul controls lead to cockpit



(3)    Solar Panels, 80 watt output each

Airex wind generator with stop switch and amp meter .(2008)

Xantex Link 10 battery monitor (2008)

12-volt deluxe circuit breaker panels (4) with 31 assorted breakers.

AC, 8 breaker panel with volt meter. (2008).

110V Heart Interface 1500 watt inverter/charger

110V Pro-sport 20 amp battery charger on shore power system

240V Cteck battery charger (2011) for 240V shore power cable.

Deep cycle AGM  Battery bank, 2 x 200 amp hour capacity 12V batteries (Oct 2012) with separate engine start battery for each engine (2011) Starboard alternator 55amp standard with Voltage sensitive relay, Port alternator 100amp Balmar with smart regulator and diode bridge.

Switch for selecting 1,2 or both engine batteries to be connected to the main battery bank.

12 volt LED and alpenglow reading lights in all working areas, Cabins and galley. red/white lighting in pilothouse.



(2) 40 gallon diesel fuel tanks each with deck fill and vent

(2) water tanks, 120gallons and 100 gallons each with deck fill and vent.


Rigging and Deck hardware:


Painted composite rotating wing mast, deck stepped, cutter rig.(Painted 2009)

Aluminum Boom (painted 2011)

All halyards and reefing lines are led to cockpit.

Boom has internal reefing lines and outhaul.


Standing Rigging:

Forestay, staysail, and cap shrouds 7/16th Dyform SS with Norseman terminals

Lowers 3/8 Dyform with Norsemans


Running Rigging:

12mm Dynema main halyard. Staysail, genoa and spinnaker halyards  low stretch braid on braid 12mm

Sta-Set Dacron sheets and control lines.

Dynema Running back and check stays for reduced Genoa / staysail luff sag in strong winds and mast control.


Deck Hardware:

(2)  Harken 44 2 speed ST for main sheet and main halyard winch, jib halyard/reefing

(2)  Harken 53 2 speed ST (self tailing) winches for genoa sheets.

(2)  Harken 44 2 speed ST winches for staysail sheets.

(2)  Harken 44 2 speed ST winches for traveler control and spinnaker sheets

(2) 6' long adjustable jib sheet lead tracks

(2) Harken adjustable jib lead cars

(4) investment cast SS pad eye for running/reaching jib leads

All blocks are Harken roller bearing

20’ wide Harken mainsheet traveler

Harken winch handles

Spinlock  and Lewmar rope clutches

SS stanchions and Spectra rope lifelines

Transom spectra grab rail

Integral swim steps on  transomes

(8) 10" mooring cleats, 4 bow,  2 stern, 2 springline

(2) 6” Mooring cleat aft



6'4" wide by 6'11" long with stowage below cockpit seats

Custom steering pedestal with instrument and engine control mounts.

Outside speakers

LED forward cockpit light and 12v supply socket

Salt water deck wash

Hot and cold fresh water shower

(2) forward bulkhead mounted rope bags

Storage lockers

Removable expanded foam flooring for softness underfoot.


Hull and Deck Ventilation:

(4) opening ports (Lewmar portlight) in each hull with assortment of insect screens

(2) opening ports  adjacent to each double berth (Lewmar portlight)

(12) Lewmar deck hatches over both hulls

(1) Lewmar deck hatches in pilot house

(2) Opening ports (Lewmar ocean) in pilothouse


Genoa Roller Furling:

Profurl (NC-42) furler (rebuilt 2012) with reefing line led to cockpit mounted clutch

adjacent to winch.


Staysail Roller Furling:

Profurl (NCI-42) furler (2006) with reefing line led to cockpit mounted clutch

adjacent to winch.


Navigation Lights:

Aquasignal masthead Tri-color, and anchor light (LED)

Mast mounted steaming light with deck light

Aquasignal deck level running lights Bow and Stern(LED)




Varnished Mahogany cabinetwork and fiddles throughout. (Internal refit Sept 2012)

Varnished Teak and holly soles in accommodation spaces

Interior hull, pilot house and overhead, Awlgrip cream polyurethane finish with some exposed cedar strip areas.


Pilot House:

Navigation station with 48" x 27" chart table with large chart drawer beneath.

Maple? drop leaf dining table on pedestal.

(2) cream leather office style chairs. (feet in Silver Bali exotic hard wood)

Upholstered settee

Storage cupboards and shelves

Pioneer stereo (CD, USB and Radio) and speakers


Electronics and Instrumentation

Raymarine ST6002 autohelm with smart controller. (2008)

Icom IC-M601 VHF, Icom IC-710 SSB with auto AT-130 Antenna Tuner and Pactor modem

Ritchie 6"  compass at both helms

RADAR Raytheon R10X

Rudder angle indicator on autopilot

Ritchie electronic compass at nav station.

B&G Network Depth/speed/log instruments with paddle transducer.

B+G Network GPS

Comar CSB200 AIS transponder with dedicated aerials.

Garmin GPS 12  Various accessories.

(Note: In addition we run a chart plotter program on the computer with a USB GPS feed from the AIS. Other programs include an AIS display, tides, sailmail etc.)



Galley (starboard hull):

Corrian work surfaces

(2) Deep polished Scanvik stainless steel sinks with hot/cold pressure water.

Activated carbon filter on fresh water for drinking.

Salt water faucet  

Force 10 (Regal) four burner propane stove/oven/broiler

Electrics and space for microwave oven

Propane storage bottles (3 aluminum 20 lb) in self venting compartment with electric solenoid on/off control

Glacia Bay fridge and separate freezer unit. 2 Tectonic plates. 

Plenty of storage and cupboards in mahogany .

Folding dining table with bench seats.

Gas fired heater in dining area close to large bunk.

Bookshelves, Bar and general storage.



Queen sized for and aft berths amidships in port and starboard hull with seat/step to berths and storage lockers below. A good size and comfortable double.

Large single berths in port and starboard bow with storage below. (adult single or child double)

Starboard side dresser outboard on vestibule of fwd cabins with lockers.

Port side with hanging lockers and dresser on outboard side of master cabin.

Many drawers and storage areas on both sides. Starboard side bookcases etc.

(Note. We modified the cabin arrangement by having 2 removable bunks fitted in the aft port hull so that as a family of 4 with children of 6 and 8  we could all sleep on the Port side.) When we have guests the starboard side large berth is made up for 2 adults, whilst the large single can accommodate 2 children. This arrangement allows guests to have their own heads and privacy as do we)

(2) flat screen TV / DVD players. One in each large bunk.

Adjustable Fans in each bunk



Polished Scandvik SS sink with hot/cold pressure water

Vanity with mahogany top and stowage underneath

Groco lavatories with holding tanks on both sides.

Integrated shower on Port side with integral Hot/cold pressure water and Sump pump


Hot Water Heater:

Isotherm dual function (AC power or engine heat exchanger) water heater (2008).



Port side large Laminate counter with 3 large lockers with louver doors over for assorted parts and tools.




Main by Quantum "Fusion M" aligned fiber laminate (molded) New (2013) with (4) reef points, fully battened Etc

Silver sunbrella drop in sail bag on boom with lazy jacks. (2013)

Genoa by Quantum "Fusion M" aligned fiber laminate (molded) New (2013)  with soft luff and Silver UV strip

Staysail by Quantum "Fusion M" aligned fiber laminate (molded) New (2013) with silver UV strip  

Click here for Quantum sail details


Spare sails 

Genoa by Neil Pryde in Hydranet Dacron? With Foam luff and Burgundy UV strip, roller furling on Profurl unit

Staysail Neil Pryde in Hydranet Dacron? With Foam luff and Burgundy UV strip, roller furling on Profurl unit

Staysail by Quantum ACL laminate with Foam luff and Burgundy UV strip

2 spare main sail boom bags in burgundy, one with lazy jack attachments


Safety Equipment

GME406 mghz GPS/EPIRB beacon (2008)

(4) Fire extinguishers, with extinguishers in engine room

Varoius smoke / CO detectors etc

Para-Tech sea anchor with dedicated warps and bridle  (never used)

Various Flares and signaling equipment.


Ground Tackle

Primary anchor 25KG Super Maxsea anchor on 15m SS 5/16th chain and 100m ¾” nylon rode.(suitable sand, weed or coral) ¾” Nylon bridal. ( )

Secondary anchor 20kg Fisherman's anchor on 15m SS 5/16th chain and 100m ¾” Nylon rode (suitable rock, thick weed hard sand or anything difficult.)

Danforth kedging anchor,

Large fortress storm anchor.

Assorted lengths of heavy chain, warps and spare lines.

Anchor Handling: Dual bow anchor rollers enable 2 anchors to be used at the same time.

Self-bailing lockers for self stowing chain and rode.



Avon 3.1m hard bottom inflatable dinghy (Avon ranger 310) with 15HP Yamaha 2 stroke outboard (2011) and yamaha 2HP 2 stroke outboard (2009)

Davits for dinghy and bracket on stern shelf for mounting engine not in use.

Yamaha fuel can, fuel lead, Leash, lock and oars.



Spare parts for Yanmar engines including alternator, impellers, seals and various items.

Spares for mostl items, pumps etc.

4 x 25lt Jerry cans for diesel (stored empty below)

4 x  20Lt spare diesel stored full in self draining deck lockers

20Lt  Petrol dinghy fuel stored full in self draining deck lockers

Harken and antal snatch blocks

2 x Cockpit bimini (one very large with sides for privacy, one suitable to sail with)

Spare parts for Groco heads

2 x spare  feathering 2 bladed props

Fenders (3) large primary and 2 smaller spares

Various Nylon Dock lines and other lines and warps,

Spare dynema main halyard

Hydraulic system spares

Standing rigging and running rigging spares (lines, shackles, turnbuckles, etc…)

Kobelt engine control spares

Water hose, spare reinforced hoses

Electrical cord for dock power 110V x 50ft, and separate 240V dock cord with 16A and 32A adapters

Integral 110V battery charger

Integral 110v Inverter for AC power 

Heavy duty Electrical extension 30ft

Cetek 240V battery charger

One diving cylinder and back pack and regulator

Various awlgrip paints for interior and exterior applications, brushes, varnishes, etc.

Hand held vacuum cleaner.

All sprays, oils, greases and other spares that are specific to the vessel.

All files, user manuals and documentation that are specific to items on board. All PDF manuals for items on board and lots of other data available.


Price: POA. If you are interested in a Chris White Atlantic 46 then you probably have big plans and are looking for the right boat to make your dream reality. Pegasus is seriously for sale. If you are the adventurous sort and want to take your wife and children to explore the wilds of the world then she may be for you.  There are few boats that have the capability, safety and history of Pegasus.

I am sure that the right person will know what budget they need for a fully found, ready to go CW Atlantic 46.LR, and with that in mind i am sure an accptable price can be agreed between all parties.


For further details please feel free to contact us


If you are interested in Pegasus make an inquiry today


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All particulars are believed to be correct. Indeed there may be additional items that are not mentioned in this specification.

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