48' Cherubini 2000

Light Reign


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If dominating PHRF and schooner races from Gloucester, Mass, through the Chesapeake, Key West, Florida, St. Pete to Mexico and into the Caribbean sounds like an adventure to you, LIGHT REIGN is the ideal vessel to get the job done!! She has shown her classically beautiful wine glass stern to many racing yachts over the years and will continue to do so for many years to come!

United Yacht Sales New Jersey would love to guide you through a personal showing of this 48' Cherubini 2000. This yacht for sale is located in Oxford, Maryland and priced at $750,000. For a showing please contact us by filling out the form on this page and we will get back to you shortly!





Cruise Speed:


Max Speed:


Range NMI:



13' "

Engine Details:

Yanmar 4JBE

Engine 1:

88.00 HP

Engine 2:

88.00 HP

Engine Fuel:


Fuel Capacity:

160 GAL

Water Capacity:



Very few sailing yachts attract the worldwide attention of yachtsman like the famous classic schooners of the Cherubini family. John Cherubini created the proud descendant of the famous "TICONDEROGA", designed by L. Francis Herreshoff, and in doing so, continued the dream of every romantic yachtsman.Nothing is more elegant than a dark hulled schooner with slightly sweptback spars, elegant clipper bow, and low-profile cabin tops, the perfect description of LIGHT REIGN, the last 48’ Cherubini built and maintained to perfection!!Below deck, the exquisite varnished mahogany is highlighted by the finely crafted raised panel details done in classic Herreshoff satin white. Add to this, teak and holly sole, varnished mahogany overhead beams, cane locker doors, and the finest hardware available, the result must be seen to be appreciated!

Note: the extensive 2013/2014 refit was done by Cherubini in their N.J. building facility.1) New water tanks (4) 20152) Hull painted 2013 Flag blue hull, coach roof, waterways, and anti‐fouling paint Spring 20183) Decks re‐caulked and sanded4) Complete standing rigging disassembly (new 2013 Osirod) and inspection, booms painted, and complete new running rigging5) Entire rig out inspection/service (Spring 2018)6) All sails inspected and serviced, new 2013 Hood, 2018 Spin North new7) Interior: refinished teak & holly floors and all high wear surfaces 20158) Engine and generator complete service 20189) Life raft re‐certification – current inspection10) Watermaker new 2015 (Katadyn)11) B&G instruments updated / serviced12) New tank sending units (Mastervolt)13) Air conditioning re‐plumbed / serviced 201714) 2‐Raritan Elegance electric heads (new 2013)15) Ultra‐suede blue salon cushions 201516) Lopo LED running lights 201317) New engine control panel (Yanmar)

Starting forward is the Guest Cabin with a V‐berth, numerous drawers, and storage lockers, plus en‐suite head with shower and sink.Next aft is the main salon with full size port and starboard settees with drop leaf dining table. Overhead is an elegant, butterfly opening mahogany skylight, allowing fantastic ventilation and natural light throughout the salon and galley area. There are numerous outboard bookshelves and storage lockers as well as properly placed Perko reading and overhead lights. The large U‐shaped galley is aft to port and open to the salon and dining area.Opposite the galley to starboard is the nav station with large chart table aft. Next aft to starboard is an enclosed washer/dryer which is opposite from the master cabin to port with ensuite head and shower plus hanging locker and drawers and access to the main engine. New Tempur‐Pedic owner’s cabin mattress (2017).

Sea Frost cold plate refrigerator with separate freezer; both cooled by DC and engine driven compressorsBroadwater stainless steel 4‐burner propane stove and ovenSharp microwave oven (2016)Double stainless sinks with both 12‐volt and manual back‐up pumps for fresh waterAtlantic stainless steel 6‐gallon water heaterSea Gull water filtration system

Navico/B & G Autopilot with AC42N Pilot Computer & keypadSimrad GPS 1330‐N with AIS antennaSimrad 4G BB Radar with RI10ICOM IC‐M710 SSB with remote tuner3 Navico/B&G Triton T41 displays for wind/speed/DepthSimrad/Airmar B60 Depth/TempMarinco/BEP Color DC Monitor DCSM6002 Each Garmin VHF 200 radiosSimrad GoFree Wi-Fi interfaceSimrad WM2 Sirius Weather moduleSimrad RC42 CompassDanforth Constellation compass at helmEPIRBFusion Class D 1600W 5 channel AmpSimrad Sonic HubSimrad NAIS‐400 class B AISStartech 7 port USB HubMastervolt MB four tank level interfaceBrass Clock & Barometer

Fisher Panda 8 kW genset ‐ serviced 2017Mastervolt (2013) inverter with remote LED panel160‐amp alternator(2) Lithium Ion 2013 (760 A.H.) house batteries(1) Group 24 genset starting battery (2016)(2) 240‐volt AC with 50‐amp cord with 30/50 splitter12‐volt DC system

(2) Ocean Marine 16,000 BTU AC units with reverse cycle heat – serviced 2017Espar and SAA diesel heating systemsKatadyn 20 gph watermaker, New 2015Splendide combo washer/dryerAutomatic & manual bilge pumpsSide‐Power Bow thruster4‐Blade Max blade prop 2013 and one spare 3‐blade Max prop

Teak decksTeak cockpit tableEdson pedestal wheel steering and spare Lewmar folding wheel(12) Opening ports – replaced 2015 (SS) “New Found Metals”Classic butterfly salon hatchFull dodger, bimini with screen enclosure and side curtains plus covers for hatches anddorade boxesCockpit cushions, New 2017Lighthouse 1501 stainless steel windlass with twin wildcats and remote at helmCQR 60# plus 60# anchors with 300' 3/8" new chain and second 300' of rode/50’ chain

Carbon fiber main mast with double spreaders and carbon foremast, both painted white with white aluminum boomsStainless steel rod standing rigging new 2013, with SSB insulated backstay (Inspected May 2018)Profurl jib and staysail furling, main and staysail 2014Electric in‐mast mainsail furling, New 2014 (Bamar)Harken 4:1 running backstays, 2018(3) Harken 53 2‐speed electric winches(1) Harken 53 2‐speed manual ST winches(2) Harken 40 2‐speed ST winchesBoth main mast and foremast have Harken 44 and 40 2‐speed manual ST winchesLewmar line stoppers on mastsSAILS:Dacron in‐mast furling – Hood 2013 and fisherman (cruising), 2014 mainDacron 130% Genoa – Hood 2013, fisherman and gollywoberDacron Jib – Hood 2013Dacron fore staysail – Hood 2013 and Assym spin 2018 (North)Dacron staysail 2013All sails serviced in 2015

Switlik 6‐man liferaft in hard case ‐ inspected 2017(4) B‐1 fire extinguishersBell, horn, day/night visual distress signals, radar reflectors, and Coast Guard required safety gearComplete medical kit

The hull and cockpit are constructed of hand rolled and squeegeed resin with both unidirectional and biaxial fibers.The keel ballast is internal and completely resin covered and bonded into the hull laminate. Hull thickness at waterline is one‐inch.The deckhouse and side decks are cold molded mahogany with epoxy saturation between all layers exact details available on request.

Lee clothsShoal draft scheel keel designCanvas helm and hatch covers

Rarely available on the market, Cherubini schooners represent many important and seldom found unique features:Legendary classic beauty, unsurpassed quality of construction, proven sea keeping manners in all conditions, easily handled by two people, fantastic speed and perhaps best of all, membership in a very exclusive "proper yacht" community!LIGHT REIGN represents an extraordinary opportunity to acquire the latest and best maintained 48 in existence. Having crossed the Atlantic and cruised in the Med, returned and sailed and raced the East coast of the U.S. and the Bahamas, she is ready to continue doing what she does best...elegant fast passages for her next owners.LIGHT REIGN has been featured in Ferenc Mate's latest edition of "Best Boats" if you wish to confirm the well-deserved reputation of Cherubini Yachts.

The proud owner and full‐time captain have set a new example of proper yacht care and maintenance of this sailing icon, with the owner stating that "I have enjoyed this boat more than most things in my life", so I suggest that you let your emotions help be your guide, set up a visit to the Eastern Shore of Maryland, and step aboard one of the most elegant sailing creations available today!

This listing is presented to you courtesy of a member of the International Yacht Brokers Association and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel.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.

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