Launch of Southerly 48012

First new build yacht to be launched by Ocean Shipyard Limited!

A brand new Southerly 48 is the first yacht launched by Ocean Shipyard Limited! Follow her journey below.

The Southerly 48 was awarded The Bluewater Cruiser of the Year at the 2019 Yachting awards and is testament to the proudest traditions of British luxury yacht building; an exceptional yacht that will be enjoyed and appreciated by the whole crew.

Photographic timeline of launch

Stage 1 – the newly built Southerly 48 getting ready to move out of the Ocean Shipyard shed.

Stage 2 – transported from the shed to the forecourt of the shipyard

Stage 3 – Final checks while awaiting transport

Stage 4 – transported from Ocean Shipyard with the help of King Lifting and Elvy International Marine & Heavy Haulage Ltd.

Stage 5 – Tonnage Survey and Rig Step being carried out at Swanwick marina, ready for sea trials to start shortly

Handover – The new owners received a red carpet welcome as they step foot on their brand new yacht for the first time

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