The Hudson Powercat 48

The 4x4 of the Sea

Designed by world renowned naval architect Bill Dixon, with a sleek, attractive profile, the HPC48 is a real head turner out on the water and perfectly suited for friends and family to live aboard and enjoy. The large wraparound salon windows, modern spacious interiors and three beautifully furnished cabins, make this catamaran a luxury apartment on the sea and, with three distinct dining spaces, the perfect venue for entertaining friends.


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Length Overall:                     47.6ft -14.47m
Length Platform to Stem:    47.4ft - 14.43m
Waterline Length:                45.1ft - 13.73m
Beam:                                     22.8ft - 6.9m
Light Displacement:             21.5 t / 43000lb
Fuel Capacity:                       1500 liters / 396gal
Water Capacity:                   500 liters / 132gal

Naval Architect:                   Dixon Yacht Design


  • Hydraulic steering system

  • 1 x 220V shore power with 50-amp

  • Victron float battery charger/inverter

  • 220V/60hz Fischer Panda 15000i (12kw) diesel generator

  • Single station remote control anchor winch

  • Single station VHF with DSC R/T

  • Single station speed and distance log

  • Single station echo sounder with alarm

  • 40 inch LCD Hi-Lo TV in saloon

  • Teak laid cockpit, steps to fly bridge

  • Teak aft deck table with stainless steel legs

  • Transom doors

  • Hot and cold transom shower

  • Tecma electric quiet flush toilets - Fresh water flush

  • 2 x holding tanks (for all toilets)

  • Reverse cycle Air-conditioning through boat

  • Triple opening stainless steel framed patio door

  • Under counter refrigerator with freezer compartment

  • 2-ring 220v/60hz ceramic hob

  • Built-in microwave

  • Saloon bar ice maker

  • 32 inch full size gas BBQ grill


  • 2 x Yanmar 8LV 370HP -Maximum speed 24 knots Range 833nm @ 8knots


  • Cummins 480HP

  • Yanmar 6BY3 260HP

(Please contact us for more engine options)

Note: Performance estimates are given in good faith, but are in no way guaranteed for any particular boat. Dirt on the bottom of the boat, damaged props, engine tuning, external water and air temperatures and the weight of crew, fuel and water carried can all adversely affect performance. For these and other reasons we can give no performance guarantees