2010 Hylas 48 Cutter

ID# 3523204

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Yacht Overview

Make: Hylas

Model: 48 Cutter

Year: 2010

Length: 48′

Located In: Charleston, FL

Engine/Fuel Type: diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

YW#: 3523204

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Platina II is a 2010 Hylas 48 cutter-rigged monohull designed by Bill Dixon and built by Ta Yang in Taiwan. She was built by Saturn Yachts Limited and subsequently adopted by Hylas Yachts. She was purchased by the current owners in 2013 and sailed throughout the US East Coast, Bahamas, Caribbean, Panama, South Pacific. In January of 2019 she was shipped onboard Yacht Transport from Australia back to Ft. Lauderdale.  She is a surprisingly swift and nimble sailboat for her displacement, and comfortable in wobbly seas. Platina II is a turnkey blue-water-ready ocean cruising yacht in superb condition!!

Platina II’s inventory is highlighted by the following:

  • Yanmar 75 HP Diesel engine with only 1,700 hours!
  • Fischer Panda 12 volt generator with only 1530 hours!!
  • Bow thruster
  • Electric In-mast mainsail furling system
  • North Sails Inventory – New 2017
  • Water Maker
  • AB RIB Inflatable with 9.9 HP Yamaha outboard – New 2017 
  • AGM batteries – New 2018
  • 165 AMP alternator – New 2019
  • Standing rigging – New 2018
  • Electric Jabsco heads



Full Specs

Boat Name
Platina II
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Year Built: 2010
Engine Model:
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine Power: 75|horsepower

Fresh Water Tanks: 1 ( 111 Gallon )
Fuel Tanks: 1 ( 275 Gallon )
Holding Tanks: 1 ( 26 Gallon )
Number of single berths: 2
Number of cabins: 3
Number of heads: 2
  • Solid teak doors and trim

  • Solid teak and holly soles

  • Finely finished cabinetry with solid finish

  • Abundant overhead hatches and port lights for excellent ventilation


  • Solid teak dinette table with cupboard in pedestal

  • All tankage is below cabin sole for good weight distribution

  • Custom television lift on port side with 28” television with DVD player (PAL and NTSD) and Apple TV

  • Television is wired to Fusion 700 stereo (New 2015), controllable from a Smartphone.

  • 6 high-quality speakers - two in the aft cabin, two in the salon and two in the cockpit

  • Built-in cabinet in the base of the table

  • Bench extendable for extra seating around dinette table

  • Extra storage area under seating


  • Three cabins:
  • Centerline double forward
  • Aft centerline double stateroom berth with starboard side settee
  • Crew or kids' two-bunk cabin to port
  • All cabins have hanging lockers 

  • Two heads, both equipped with hot and cold water supplied by dual variable speed water pumps (New in 2018).
  • Both heads have electric Jabsco toilets (New in 2015), and black water holding tanks with y-valves.
  • All plumbing in both heads was replaced in 2018.


  • Two front- and top-opening Frig-o-boat refrigerators/ freezers.

  • Microwave oven.

  • Three-burner Force 10 stove and oven with Xintrex cooking gas monitor.

  • Two sinks with removable faucet.

  • Seagull fresh water filter and faucet (New 2018).

  • Two LPG cooking gas tanks in deck locker with 12-volt solenoid.

  • All galley gear (cutlery, utensils, snap-lid food storage containers, toaster, etc) is included with the boat

    with the exception of pots and pans.

  • Plenty of lockers for food storage.


Electrical System
  • Primary and secondary alternators. Power supply from the secondary alternator can be turned off at the breaker.

  • 4kW Fischer Panda DC generator with only 1530hours

  • 165 amp Alternator - New 2019
  • Victron 240-volt inverter.

  • 1,000 Ah battery bank (5 x 200 Ah AGM batteries) - New in 2018

  • Dedicated engine starter battery new in 2017

  • 12-volt DC supplies power to pumps, navigation equipment, and lighting (all LED)

  • Lights over galley sink and in the heads are on-red-off-one-white for ease of red lighting at night at sea

  • 240-volt inverter supplies power to

  • Clothes washer (works on 50Hz only)

  • Microwave (works only on 50Hz)

  • Water maker

  • Outlets (all 220-volt UK-style plugs with plenty of adapters, work on 50 and 60Hz)

  • Hot water heater (works on 50 and 60Hz)Heating and air-conditioning (works on 50 and 60Hz)

  • Two copper strips running bow to stern both port and starboard for grounding

  • 15 meter (50 feet) 50-amp/ 240-volt shore power cable, US-style plug with various adapters


Electronics Equipment

Raymarine navigation system:

  • (2) C120W chart plotters (one under the spray hood, one at the navigation station)
  • Ray260E VHF radio with two handsets with two active speakers (navigation station and cockpit) and
  • Loud hailer on the mast (New 2017)

  • AIS150 VHF signal splitter (New 2017)

  • AIS650 AIS transceiver (New 2017)

  • 2 iCOM portable VHF radios with 12-volt charger

  • SPX30 autopilot

  • Lewmar autopilot drive motor connected to Mamba solid rod steering

  • 2 ST70 autopilot control heads (one at the helm, one over the companionway)

  • 4 ST70 instruments (one at the helm, two over the companionway, one at the navigation station)


Sails and Rigging

All new sails in 2017

140% Genoa, manual Bamar furling led to cockpit

  • Self-tacking staysail supported by a jumper strut, eliminating the need for running backstays, manual

  • Bamar furling led to cockpit 

  • Batten-less mainsail with electric in-mast Bamar furling

  • Formula mast and boom, painted pure white

  • Two spreaders

  • Carbon fibre pole, painted pure white

  • All standing rigging was replaced in 2018

  • Dual independent backstays

  • Discontinuous outer shrouds

  • Lewmar winches

  • One Electric 50 self-tailing mainsheet winch

  • Two Electric 58 self-tailing primary winches

  • Three 48ST winches - one in the cockpit and 2 mounted on the mast


Plumbing and Tankage
  • 111 Gallons (504 liters) of water in two independent stainless steel tanks

  • 275 Gallons (1,039 liters) of diesel fuel in four independent aluminum alloy tanks

  • Fuel manifold changeover system with dual Racor filters for each: engine and generator

  • Two salt water electric Jabsco heads - New 2015
  • Two independent 12-volt variable speed fresh water pumps (New 2018)

  • Horizon Seafari 170 water maker (220-volts) - 26 liters (7 US gallons) per hour with triple filtration, spare filters included

  • Seagull fresh water filter at the galley sink, spare filters included

  • Black water tank for forward head (35 liters or 10 US gallons) and aft head (60 liters or 16 US gallons)

  • 46 liter (12 US gallon) Torrid water heater heated by engine-driven heat exchanger of 240-volt AC.

  • All through hull fittings are bronze and are bonded.

  • Five independent bilge pumps

    • Aft lazarette

    • Engine room

    • Salon

    • High water, high volume “crash” pump with alarm (New in 2015)

    • Manual bilge pump


Engine and Mechanical
  • Yanmar 4JH4TE 75hp 4-cylinder turbo engine with SD50 sail drive and Varifold three-blade propeller with only 1700 hours!!

  • Engine room sound insulation fire retardant

  • Automatic fire extinguisher

  • Engine room extractor fan

  • 12-volt oil change pump for engine and generator

  • Air conditioning and Heating units in the main salon and forward stateroom - New 2019


Hull and Deck
  • Solid hand-laid fiberglass lay up with no core and using vinylester resins and Isophthalic Gel-coat

  • Watertight collision bulkhead forward of forward cabin with independent overboard drainage

  • Watertight stern section across aft lazarettes and stern locker

  • Solid lead keel

  • Partial skeg rudder for optimal performance, strength and protection

  • Solid GRP fiberglass in all areas for deck fittings and high-stress areas

  • Decks are teak, moulding contrast on non-skid areas is grey

  • Salt water wash-down pump for deck and anchor cleaning

  • Two pairs of stainless steel bow cleats, two pairs of 12’’ amidships cleats, one pair of 12’’ stern cleats, and one mid-stern cleat

  • 27’’ high stanchions with double lifelines

  • Solid stainless steel rail from stern to midships gates

  • Side boarding ladder with port and starboard mounting brackets

  • Manship 316 stainless hatches and windows, overhead and ports throughout

  • Stainless steel handrails on foredeck coach roof, aft coach roof and companionway

  • Two sets of companionway doors - removable hinged teak doors and washboard slide-ins

  • Full bimini with zip-on side and forward shade awnings

  • Teak cockpit table with drinks holder

  • Solid stainless steel cowl vents, two forward and two aft

  • Stainless steel protective stern plate

  • Fresh water hot and cold shower in transom area

  • Fold-down stainless steel stern swim ladder

  • Pettit Trinidad Pro black bottom paint

  • AB UL10 dinghy (New 2017) with Yamaha 9.9hp 4-stroke engine (New 2017) and chaps

Deck and Anchoring
  • Lewmar V4 electric windlass with chain feed stainless plate for deck protection

  • Primary 25kg Manson Supreme anchor with 100 meters (325 feet) of 10mm (3/8”) ISO 4565 galvanized chain (New in 2017)

  • Secondary 18kg stainless steel Delta anchor with 15 meters of chain and 90 meters of nylon rope

  • Fore and aft dock lines and spring lines

  • 6 inflatable fenders with lines

  • Anchor chain snubber


Recent Inprovements
  • New North Sails genoa, staysail and mainsail in 2017
  • New custom stainless steel stern arch in 2017, including
  • Custom dinghy lifting arm
  • 4 x 100-watt tilting solar panels in pairs (with MPPT controllers)
    Rutland 1200 wind generator (with MPPT controller and remote control)
  • New canvas in 2017, including • Spray hood (dodger)
    Cockpit cushions
  • Sun awning extends from the mast to the end of the boom and out to the lifelines
  • New VHF radio and antenna in 2017
  • New AIS Transceiver in 2017
  • New 100 meters (325 feet) galvanized anchor chain in 2017 (manufactured in France)
  • New boot stripe in 2017
  • New standing rigging in 2018
  • New plumbing in heads in 2018
  • New AGM batteries in 2018 

Spare Parts
  • All spares (pumps, hoses, wire, hose clamps, adhesives, cleaners, etc.) are included with the boat with the exception of the following:
  • Tools
  • Filters for Rainman water maker




Framed photograph in the salon


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.