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48' Tayana DS 2007


JUST REDUCED by $30,000! They want this to be the next cruiser sold!!!

Powerful and fast, this beautiful yacht offers an exquisite value and a noted pedigree. 

For long range cruising the Tayana 48DS must be at the top of your list. Her exceptional build quality and bluewater capabilities offer an elegant yacht that is perfectly suited for any ocean. The sail-plan and systems make this cruiser a breeze to shorthand sail. 

“Windward” has been beautifully maintained by a very knowledgeable owner, all systems are in working order, she’s cruise ready. 



Russ Ward, radio broadcast icon of NBC Radio Network was the first and only owner of "Windward". She was commissioned with the short-handed sailor in mind and has been continually maintained without regard to effort needed or money spent. Windward was sailed from Cape Breton Nova Scotia to tropical sunsets throughout the Caribbean and everywhere in between safely and in great comfort.

We invite your most rigid inspection and look forward to having you on board. Windward has been reduced in price by $30,000 to catch the eye of the discriminating sailor. Be prepared to be impressed!



  • Upgraded 100 HP Yanmar 
  • Westerbeke 7.6 KW genset
  • Vetus Bowthruster
  • Spectra Watermaker
  • Schaefer Boom Furling Main
  • ProFurl Genoa and Staysail
  • Electric Primary and Halyard Winches
  • Autopilot, chartplotter/radar, AIS, VHF's, SSB, Full Instrumentation
  • Cruisair Air Conditioning (26000 BTU serviced 10/19)
  • Xantrex 3000 watt Inverter
  • AGM Batteries
  • Corian type countertops throughout
  • Top and Front loading SeaFrost refrigeration and freezer 
  • Brightwork (Cetol) Professionally Maintained
  • Complete Yacht Drawings

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Boat Name



Designer: Robert Perry


LOA: 48 ft 0 in

Beam: 14 ft 6 in

LWL: 40 ft 3 in

Maximum Draft: 6 ft 0 in

Displacement: 35000 lbs

Ballast: 11675 lbs


Total Power: 100 HP

Engine 1:

Engine Brand: Yanmar

Year Built: 2007

Engine Model: 4JH3-HTE

Engine Type: Inboard

Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel

Engine Hours: 3243

Engine Power: 100 HP


Fresh Water Tanks: (220 Gallons)

Fuel Tanks: (120 Gallons)


Number of heads: 2

Outside Equipment/Extras

Electric windlass


Tayana 48 DS 3 stateroom, 2 head layout -  Starting forward: VIP Guest Stateroom - privacy door to spacious V-berth, mirrored bureau with 4 drawers, double hanging locker with shelf below, cabinet and 3 drawers under berth, ample under berth storage, hullsides finished in teak, berth length shelves port and starboard, large screened hatch overhead, chain locker access full forward. 

Guest Cabin #3 - privacy sliding door to generous over/under single berths, hanging locker and under berth drawer, two ports and an overhead screened hatch, hullsides finished in teak.

Guest Head (shared) - Starboard side, Corian topped vanity, SS sink, Grohe plumbing, four lockers, Raritan fresh water electric head, separate stall shower with enclosure and teak seat, hullside cabinetry, two portlights.

Salon Portside - U shaped seating around a beautiful teak table with integral storage cabinetry, 4 hullside teak lockers, 3 hullside teak cabinets, television with DVD, ample under settee storage, movable side table "seat" with integral storage

Salon Starboard - full length settee, 3 hullside lockers, 2 hullside teak cabinets with open fiddled storage between

Nav Station - starboard side angled NAV station with chart storage, electronics, 2 storage cabinet, dedicated swivel NAV chair, double door locker under, well laid out with room for additional electronics if needed

Walk-through Portside Galley -  Spacious Corian topped food prep area adjacent to the SS sinks (teak fillers), 2 teak drawers, under stove drawer, four upper teak cabinets, separate refrigeration and freezer with top and front loading capability, 3 burner oven and range.

Master Stateroom - Spacious centerline queen berth, 11 teak cabinets, 3 hanging lockers, 6 teak drawers, 4 screened opening ports, large screened overhead hatch, and ensuite head with Corian topped vanity with mirror above, double door locker below, manual head with adjacent locker, 2 hullside lockers, separate enclosed shower with teak seat and hullside storage locker. Screened port lights in each head area.

Interior Refinements:

Storage abounds on a Tayana 48 DS!

  • All living areas are airy & bright
  • Flawless teak joinery throughout
  • Beautiful teak & holly sole
  • Hella fans throughout 
  • Engine is easily accessed through six spacious openings
  • Salon is tall, bright and airy with large safety glass side windows & openable forward facing windows for excellent ventilation as well as a 360° view!
  • All cushions dry-cleaned 10/29

Headroom: Salon 7', Galley 6'3", Master 6'3", Guest 6'5", Cabin3 6'6", Forward Head 6'4", Aft Head 6'2", Bimini 6'7"



  • Force 10 3-burner propane stove w/ oven & broiler
  • Deep double S/S sink
  • Corian type countertops & stovetop cover
  • Grohe faucet w/spray
  • SS lined dry storage locker
  • SeaFrost 12V Front and top loading refrigerator & freezer compartments
  • Remote fridge/freezer controls
  • GE Microwave oven
  • Spice racks
  • Stove exhaust fan
  • (4) Teak Cabinets
  • (3) Teak drawers
  • Fiddled hullside cubby storage
  • ShurFlo water pump
  • Seaward 11 gallon water heater
  • Seaward solenoid propane control


  • Raymarine ST6002 autopilot w/ wireless remote
  • Raymarine C-80 chartplotter/radar at helm and nav 
  • Raymarine ST60+ depth, wind speed & direction
  • Chart kits for East Coast, Caribbean
  • Navionics chip charts for USA, East Coast, Caribbean
  • Ritchie 6" Powerdamp compass
  • Lewmar instrument pods at helm
  • Vetus bowthruster control at helm
  • ICOM M504 VHF
  • ICOM RAM mic
  • ICOM M32 H/H VHF waterproof
  • ICOM 802 SSB radio w/ ICOM M24 speaker
  • AIS 350 receiver
  • Wi-fi booster
  • Spot Connect
  • Blipper radar reflector
  • Sirius XM w/ salon and cockpit speakers 
  • Sony stereo
  • Toshiba television & CD player


  • Battery bank: (5) AGM 4D house & engine start, (2) Dedicated bowthruster AGM, (1) Group 31 AGM genset 
  • Bowthruster AGM batteries (NEW 10/2019)
  • Xantrex 3000 watt inverter with 140 amp charger w/ remote panel
  • Xantrex Link Pro battery monitor
  • Westerbeke 7.6kw generator w/ 495 hrs.
  • Genset remote panel w/ temp, oil pressure and voltage gauges
  • Newmar AC/DC distribution panel with full instrumentation
  • Galvanic Isolator
  • Seawatch TV antenna
  • 12v outlets


  • (2) Cruisair 16,000 & 10,000 BTU reverse cycle AC systems
  • 16000 Unit has NEW condensing unit (10/2019)
  • Vetus 95 KGF bowthruster
  • Spectra Newport 5000 400 gpd watermaker
  • Electric freshwater head forward, Manual head aft
  • (3) Bilge pumps - (2) Automatic, (1) Manual
  • Sea Chest raw water sea strainer
  • Edson manual steering
  • PSS dripless shaft seal 
  • Fresh water cooling system
  • (3) Racor 500 fuel filters
  • Remote oil filter
  • Vetus muffler system
  • Mascerator for heads
  • FloJet sump pump and washdown
  • BC Fire extinguisher
  • Engine room detailed 1/2020

Deck and Cockpit

  • Ground Tackle: CQR 50# w/ 250' chain, chain stopper & swivel 200' rode
  • Maxwell 2200 power up/down electric windlass
  • Full cockpit enclosure
  • Bimini and dodger with connector
  • Sail window
  • Aft grab bar at dodger
  • Helm cushion with backrest
  • Cockpit cushions
  • 2 polished SS dorade with line guards
  • Teak stern seats
  • Motor lift with motor caddy
  • Edson OB motor rail mount
  • Lifesling system
  • Switlik 6 man liferaft - Needs re-certification (Last cert. 2017)
  • SS portlights
  • Teak cockpit table
  • Mercury 4 stroke 2.5 hp OB motor
  • OB motor flush kit
  • Solid SS tube life lines from cockpit aft
  • (2) Articulating deck chairs
  • 32" Tall SS life lines
  • SS Jerry can bargeboards
  • Edson outboard motor mount
  • Boarding stairs with side rail
  • Abandon ship bag
  • Hullside boarding step
  • Emergency tiller
  • Boat hooks
  • (4) Type I, (1) SOS type Life Jackets
  • Mast pulpits
  • Line bags in cockpit
  • Edson 40" SS wheel
  • Bosuns chair
  • Swim platform & boarding ladder
  • Fenders and lines
  • FULL Boat Awning

Sails and Rigging

  • Sails are original & in good condition - Reconditioned 1/2020. Cleaned and new sacrificial added to staysail
  • (5) Sail Inventory: Main on Schaefer boom furl, 110% and 90% Genoa & Staysail on ProFurl, Spinnaker
  • Lewmar line stoppers for all lines
  • Winches: Lewmar 46 ELECTRIC for mainsheet and halyard, Lewmar 46 ST for staysail, genoa & main, (2) Lewmar 54 ST secondaries, (2) Lewmar 65 ST ELECTRIC primaries, (2) Lewmar 40 ST on main mast
  • Seabrake Drogue
  • Lewmar mainsheet traveler
  • Whisker Pole
  • Keel stepped aluminum mast
  • Furlers refurbished 1/2020

Brokers Comments/ Additional Information

"Windward" meets or exceeds all of her design criteria. Her layout may well be the very best in her size range. She has a great pedigree, sails well, and is capable of taking you anywhere in the world while wrapped in luxury! What more could you ask of a world cruiser other than a lower price which we have provided to the tune of $30,000? Plus "Windward" has already proven she can do it! Priced right, maintained properly and a true joy to show. What are you waiting for?

  • Drawings for electric and piping systems
  • Complete design/build drawings


Artwork & Tableware


Owner's personal items not listed here are not a part of the saleDetails of this vessel are offered in good faith but we cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. While efforts are made to keep this listing up to date, information provided at the time of listing is subject to change if the vessel is on the market for an extended time. 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.

Seattle Yachts is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Whiteaker Yacht Sales. 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
Price: $329,900
Boat Name: Windward
Make: Tayana
Model: DS
Year: 2007
Condition: Used
Category: Cruisers
Construction: Fiberglass
Length: 48 ft
Display Length: 48 ft
Beam: --
Max Draft: --
Fuel Capacity (Gallons): --
Fuel Type: Diesel
Fresh Water Capacity (Gallons): --
Waterline Measure: --
Max Speed: --
Displacement: --
Number of Engines: 0
City: Bradenton
State: Florida
Country: United States

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