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|Offered By||Flagstaff Marine|
Amel 55 for sale. This quintessential blue water cruiser is Australian registered, equipped and ready for your next adventure, whether cruising the Australian coastline, the South Pacific or a circumnavigation. The Amel 55 is built and designed to the highest standards of luxury, ease of use and safety for a couple to cruise comfortably and effortlessly anywhere in the world. This Amel 55 is in excellent condition and has only cruised the Mediterranean and Queensland coast with a low 1500 engine hours to date. The boat was shipped to Australia in 2020, import duty and GST have been paid. Also, EU tax paid.
The Amel 55 is ketch rigged with a staysail, which is easy to sail shorthanded with all sailing controls leading to the centre cockpit. All sails are easily and quickly set or furled by the reliable AMEL electric furling system which are controlled by toggle switches at the helm. Genoa and mail sail sheets are controlled by Harken electric winches. A spinnaker pole is fixed on the mast for downwind headsail control and an asymmetric gennaker is included for fast downwind passages.
The Amel 55 features a centre cockpit with a hardtop and a removable winter (bad weather) enclosure. An extendable sliding sun roof protects the entire cockpit. A folding centre table and cockpit cushions make this area a convivial entertaining space, as well as a safe and protected helm station. Removable boom tents attach to both booms giving rain and sun protection at anchor, and with the aft deck sunbeds the Amel 55 transforms into your own private beach cabana.
Safety is paramount in all Amel Yachts and the Amel 55 includes the following features:
- 4 watertight bulkheads with draining valves
- watertight central engine room, making the boat interior quiet and odour free
- centre cockpit with sail controls in cockpit
- stainless steel safety continuous hand rails all around the boat
- single spade rudder
The layout is owners 2 cabin / 3 heads. Aft is the owners stateroom with ensuite and forwards is a guest double berth cabin and ensuite. Along the passageway to the aft cabin is a berth and 3rd head with laundry and a shower. The interior is finished in the highest quality gloss mahogany timber and leather upholstery. The galley is very well equipped for passage making and entertaining with a Force 10 gas stove, electric fridge and freezers. Comfort on board is complemented by air conditioning and heating.
This Amel 55 is equipped with excellent navigation electronics using Furuno chartplotters and autopilots, along with B&G wind, speed and depth instruments, including forward scan. The boat also features extensive Mastervolt electrics with 720 amp/hr 24v lithium battery bank, Onan genset with low hours and solar panels providing complete cruising freedom. A high capacity watermaker is also fitted.
This Amel 55 is an excellent example of this highly regarded cruising yacht and is a rare offering for sale in Australia.
Engine STEYR MO 144M38 140CV. 4 cylinder 2.1 litre engine. The engine, genset and machinery are in central watertight engine room with sound insulation. Good access to all engines.
Engine Make Steyr
HorsePower 144 hp
Fuel Type Diesel
Engine Hours 1548 hours
Propulsion Amel U drive with feathering propeller and line cutter
Thrusters Retractable 11hp bow thruster. Retractable stern thruster.
Genset Onan 1500rpm, 11kW. 344 hours.
Fuel Diesel 900 litres
Water 800 litre fresh water tank. Seagull drinking water filter with separate tap in galley.
Dinghy AB alloy hull 2.7m inflatable RIB on stainless steel electric lifting davits.
Outboard 2020 Yamaha 25hp EFI outboard engine.
Covers Centre cockpit hard top with sliding sunroof extension and opening ventilation hatches. Full winter enclose for hard top. Cockpit cushions. Aft deck sunbed cushions. Boom tents which attach to main and mizzen booms.
Shower 3 heads with showers plus transom shower
Toilet 3 freshwater quiet flushing heads with holding tanks
Entertainment Stereo radio/USB player with BOSE sound system in saloon. Cockpit speakers. TV Samsung 32" flat screen TV on retractable lifting TV mount that stores behind settee in saloon. TV antenna. Intellian Satellite TV antenna.
Air Conditioning 3 zone reverse cycle air conditioning. Webasto ducted diesel heating in all cabins.
Accommodation 2 cabin owners version. Aft owners stateroom with ensuite. Forward double guest cabin with ensuite. Passage berth in aft companionway with day head, laundry and shower. Both cabins have lots of storage in hanging lockers, under-berth storage and hull-side cupboards. Electric lift dining table converts into double berth in saloon.
Cabins 2 plus passage berth
Galley U shaped galley portside aft, designed for life at sea and entertaining. Very well ventilated and bright with large Corian working surfaces. Nespresso coffee machine. Range hood extractor fan.
Refrigeration 24v front opening stainless steel fridge.
Freezer 2 x 24v stainless steel freezer drawers in galley.
Stove Gimbal mounted Force 10 3-burner stove/oven with pot holders. 220v microwave oven.
Water Maker Dessalator 24v/220v water maker/ 240l/hr
Hot Water System 50 litre hot water boiler. 220v and engine heated
Ground Tackle Stainless steel bow fitting for 2 anchors. 2 electric windlasses. Primary electric windlass with bow and cockpit controls, chain counter. Primary anchor. 45kg Rocna anchor, 100m stainless steel chain. Spare 30kg Wasi Bugel anchor. 2nd anchor on bow, 30 kg Manta Bruce anchor, 30kg chain with 60m rope.
Safety Gear Offshore safety gear.
Bilge Pumps Central 60l bilge in engine room with high capacity electric pump and manual pump.
Life Raft 8 person liferaft mounted in cage on pushpit rails
Fire Protection Engine room fire extinguisher system. Portable fire extinguishers.
Electrics 24v house system, Mastervolt lithium batteries. 720a/h. Mastervolt 60 and 120 amp hour 220v battery chargers. Mastervolt battery controller. 110amp 24v alternator and 60amp 12v alternator. 12v engine and genset start battery. Thruster batteries with dedicated battery charger. 220v shore power. Onan 11kW genset. 600w/32amp Panasonic Solar panels mounted on davits. 800w and 2500w inverters.
Electronics Furuno Fr1835 Radar Furuno GP33 and GP330 GPS 2 x Furuno TZ 12 Chartplotter MFD's at chart-table and helm-station B&G Hydra Wind, Speed and Depth 2 x digital displays, 1 analogue wind display Garmin VHF radio at chart table with cockpit handset Furuno Navpilot 711 autopilot and 2nd independent Furuno autopilot Furuno AIS FA50 B&G Forward scan sounder with B&G Vulcan 7 display/chartplotter Iridium Sat phone
Sail Inventory Hydranet Tri-cut main and mizzen sails. Tri-radial Hydranet genoa and staysails. Gennaker on furler.
Mast / Rigging Ketch rigged. 2 spreader main mast, single spreader mizzen mast both with Amel 24v electric in-mast roller reefing systems, with manual redundancy. Genoa and staysail rigging with Reckman electric furlers. Spinnaker pole.
Deck Gear 2 x Harken electric primary winches. 2 x Harken secondary winches in cockpit. 2 x Harken manual winches on main mast. 1 x Harken winch on mizzen mast. 1 x Harken main sheet electric winch at helm. Both genoa and main sheet winches have electric controls at helm station.
Jammers and halyard downhauls.
Includes: Hydraulic pasarelle (gangway) that retracts into transom
|Shore Power Inlet||✓|
|Wind Speed and Direction||✓|
|Electric Bilge Pump||✓|
|Manual Bilge Pump||✓|
|Fresh Water Maker||✓|
|Outboard Engine Brackets||✓|
|Gennaker Cruising Spinnaker||✓|
|Drive Type||Sail Drive|
|Propeller Type||3 Blade|
|Length on Deck||54.86ft|
|Max Bridge Clearance||69.88ft|
|Length at Waterline||48.72ft|
|Fresh Water Tank||1 x 211.34 gal (GRP)|
|Fuel Tank||1 x 237.75 gal (Aluminum)|
|Holding Tank||3 x 21.13 gal (Plastic)|