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(w/ 2 x 480-hp Volvo Penta TAMD 74 EDC diesels)

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Brief Summary

The Atlantique 48 is a new three-stateroom, two-head yacht from the famed Italian yard Cranchi. She's the next step up from the earlier A40 and offers distinctive styling, fine Italian craftsmanship, and a long list of standard features at a surpringly affordable price point.

Key Features

Key features here include an electrically operated Bezanzoni passarelle for easy off-loading and dinghy lifting. Chilled-water air conditioning (usually only seen on megayachts) is also standard, as are upper and lower helm stations. The engineering and wiring "behind the scenes" on this yacht are excellent.


Length Overall 51'7''
Beam 14'2''
Dry Weight 33,133 lbs.
Tested Weight N/A
Draft 4' 0''
- Draft Up N/A
- Draft Down N/A
- Air Draft N/A
Deadrise/Transom ~
Max Headroom 6'5''
Bridge Clearance 14'0''
Weight Capacity N/A
Person Capacity N/A
Fuel Capacity 402 gal.
Water Capacity 148 gal.
Length on Trailer N/A
Height on Trailer N/A
Trailer Weight N/A
Total Weight
(Trailer, Boat, & Engine)

Prices, features, designs, and equipment are subject to change. Please see your local dealer or visit the builder's website for the latest information available on this boat model.

Engine Options

Std. Power 2 x 480-hp Volvo Penta TAMD 74 EDC diesels
Tested Power 2 x 480-hp Volvo Penta TAMD 74 EDC diesels
Opt. Power none
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Acceleration Times & Test Conditions

Time To Plane 13.2 sec.
0 to 30 29.1 sec.
Ratio 1.77:1
Props 24 x 28 4-blade nibral
Load 5 persons, 1/2 fuel, full water, full gear
Climate 75 deg., 75% humid., wind: 10-15 knots; seas: 1-2 feet

Cranchi Atlantique 48 Line Drawing


Captain's Report

The only way to produce a top-of-the-line 50-footer for less than $600,000 is to have an extremely efficient workforce, and that's the secret behind the Cranchi line. The A48 has all the best stuff...stainless steel-framed companionway doors with smoked glass; custom joinery work and dining table; seamless headliners and flawless interior doors; stainless steel bow rails, and even an anodized aluminum engine bed mounted atop the stringers for maximum weight distribution and minimum vibration.Out on the test track, the Atlantique handled more like a sportscar than a motoryacht, shouldering into turns and carving through them with ease. And by using the right sequence of throttle commands (and a little help from the standard bow thruster) you can ease the A48 into the tightest of slips with just a few quick pops on the Volvo Penta electronic controls. Unlike many controls, by the way, these have strong detents for forward and reverse idle, so you always know where you are when docking, and believe it or not, you can see the transom from the flying bridge helm by looking down the f/b stairway aft. Another nice touch when tying up after a long day on the water.In sum, the A48 offers Italian craftsmanship and styling for discrimating American buyers--especially those who know they don't have to pay more to get it.

Test Result Highlights

  • Top speed for the Cranchi Atlantique 48 is 34.8 mph (56 kph), burning 55.0 gallons per hour (gph) or 208.18 liters per hour (lph).
  • Best cruise for the Cranchi Atlantique 48 is 33.2 mph (53.4 kph), and the boat gets 0.74 miles per gallon (mpg) or 0.31 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 266 miles (428.09 kilometers).
  • Tested power is 2 x 480-hp Volvo Penta TAMD 74 EDC diesels.

Standard and Optional Features

Marine Electronics

Autopilot Standard
GPS/Chart Standard
VHF Radio Standard


Air Cond./Heat Standard
Battery Charger/Converter Standard
CD Stereo Standard
Head: Fixed Standard
TV/DVD Optional
Windlass Standard


Icemaker Standard
Microwave Standard
Refrigerator Standard
Stove Optional

Exterior Features

Outlet: 12-Volt Acc Standard
Swim Ladder Standard
Swim Platform Standard


Bimini Top Standard

Boats More Than 30 Feet

Bow Thruster Standard
Generator Standard


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