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The price is now significantly reduced to Euros 599,000 due again to personal circumstances for an immediate sale. (a reduction of almost €200,000 in 1 month)
This is an opportunity to buy a virtually new yacht. The circumstances surrounding her sale meant that for over a decade she was stored ashore unused until completion in 2016.
Garcia Passoa CC55. First commissioned 2016. One of the most exceptional and impressive yachts we have seen in a long time, from the boards of respected designers Alain Mortain & Yannis Mavrikios and renowned manufacturers ‘Garcia Yachts’ for the hull and structure, Rameau Shipyard, Ethel for interior carpentry and decks. This yacht is truly built and equipped to travel the world in style. Incredibly strong aluminium hull and structure associated with the Garcia name, centreboard lifting keel, powerful cutter rig. Construction started in 2004, for personal reasons the yacht was put ashore, inside, the build on hold until December 2015. Finally completed, first launched and commissioned in 2016.
An owners version substantial ocean cruiser of a very high quality. Accom for 6/7 in 2 double cabins and one twin bunk cabin and saloon. Superbly joinered and finished interior. Spacious light and roomy saloon with large circular seating dining area, separate nave station and well equipped linear galley. Powered by a 115hp Perkins (fully overhauled 2016), new Max Power bowthruster 2021, all Russo sails from 2016, standing rigging 2016. Harken electric winches, Kohler generator, water maker, calorifier, washing machine, electric toilets. Furuno nav gear 2016. The list goes on…
The online details are only a fraction of the information we have on this yacht which is now in full commission, has been sailing in S. France, lifted ashore again early July at Carenage du Lavandou.
A separate 132 page incredibly comprehensive and detailed specification is available on request which covers a detailed break down of 99% of the yachts equipment, additional photos, instructions, electronic diagrams, list of maintenance manuals/instructions, along with a 2020 full survey (in French)
We have far more photos available than are shown on this website.
Belgian Flag, tax paid. €599,000
GARCIA - PASSOA CC 55 Year first Commissioned December 2016
Garcia / Rameau Shipyards – Initial hull construction started 2004 Interior 2005.
From 2005-2015 construction on hold,stored ashore in a hangar built especially for the yacht.
Designed by Alain Mortain & Yannis Mavrikios
Blue painted hull – painted in 2003/4 using ‘International Paint’ products. Garcia applied a specific initial ‘after coat’ the hull then filled and faired sanded and painted 3 times before the final blue paint applied.
Round aluminium hull – 4-8mm (we can provide full hull thickness details).
Full teak decks on aluminium deck structure – Decks laind in 2004 by Rameau Shipyard.
Centreboard aluminium profiled fin keel 6-8mm, weighted in order to be in negative buoyancy.
With the blade only weighting approx. 300kg it is lifted using a block & tackle line method and the winch in the cockpit.
Twin rudders 5mm – hydraulic by Lecombe & Schmit
Wheel steering – Lewmar folding wheel.
Last Structural Survey OCTOBER 2020
Hull insulation - from the waterline to the deck and roof are insulated by means of sprayed closed
cell polyurethane foam.
12 hull anodes as per Garcia recommendation
LOA 55 ft (16.3m)
LWL 45’28 ft (13.80m)
Beam 15’91 ft (4.85m)
Draft Maxi 15’9 ft (4,85m) – Mini 3’7 ft (1.15 m)
Displacement 16 800 kg = 37 038 lb
Ballast 5 400 kg = 11 023 lb
Perkins M 115 T - 115hp Turbo engine (installed by Garcia 2004)
Complete overhaul and commissioning by the engine manufacturer Arnaud Trehel from
Marine Propulsion Energie in 2016
Serial #’s AK 30461 U 285720 J
Hours: 960 - 09/04/2021
3 bladed fixed Max prop on shaft.
Engine compartment centred between companionway, saloon & aft master cabin.
Accessible from 3 sides
7 Randex valve/hull through fittings. (4 in engine comp)
Kohler Generator 6.5kva EFOZ (363 hours )
Bow Thruster – Max Power - VIP 150 24V (new May 2021)
Water Maker Duo Ltrs/H 100 LH Dessalator 24V/230V 100 liters/hour
Domestic Batteries - 5 AGM 200 200 amp - 24V (2016)
Engine Starter Batteries - 2 AGM 200 210 amp - 24V (2016)
Generator Starter Battery - 1 AGM 200 90 amp - 12V (2016)
Bow Thruster Batteries with 2 for windlass and thruster AGM 200 210 amp - 24V (2016)
Winch battery - AGM 200 210 amp - 24V (2016)
Kohler AGM generator #56090968 90 amo - 12V (2016)
Charging by engine and generator
Full battery management system
Cotex Inverter 2,000w
Extreme 70 compressor unit
Wiring/electrical protection throughout - MPRX quality electrical wires are passed through blue sheaths for their protection. They are hung on the metal structures by rivesans, then hidden in the foam insulation during its projection
Comprehensive additional information on all electrical systems available.
Fuel: 1 x 1,000 ltr Aluminium tank
Water: 1 x 400 ltr Aluminium tank
Black water tank – with pump out system approx 120 ltrs
Sparcraft Cutter Rig – 19.45m
3 spreader stages
Standing rigging from 2016 (very good condition) installed by Russo
Mainsail – Fully battened, White – 70m2 Hydranet, by Russo (2016) with 5 forced battens
Genoa – special furling, white - 84m2 Hydranet, by Russo (2016)
Staysail/Jib on a furler, white - 30m2 dacron 450G by Russo (2016)
Asymmetric furling spinnaker – Spinex 5.0 red/blue/yellow in nylon 65g by Russo - 190 m2 (2016)
Carbon spinnaker pole
Sparcraft ‘boom canoe’ bag & lazyjack stroage system)
3 cylinder vang
2 x Harken 70 electric aluminium self tailing
Spinnaker Sheet 1 x Harken 46 radial manual 2 speeds (mast)
Halyards 1 Harken 46 electric radial rewind R15
Further comprehensive information on all sails and hardware available on request.
Winches have circuit breakers.
All interior fittings made of French Birch on plywood - Type III bonding and American Massif Birch with a minimum 4 coats of varnish.
Total accommodation for 6/7 in 2 double cabins, one bunk cabin.
Single saloon berth.
Wooden joinered interior & floors
Double master cabin aft with ensuite
Double in the front cabin
Port side bunk cabin
More then ample dedicated storage space throughout.
Beautiful spacious saloon with round table.
Linear galley aft finished in grey Korian
Dedicated navigation station
Two heads & shower rooms - Sanimarin electric toilets (Real ceramic toilets – pure water supply (possibility of sea water) with very low Consumption)
Korian finish to match
Avg headroom 2m
Sigmar water heater/calorifier.
Eno cooker ‘Gascogne’ (gas) 3 hobs (hidden by removeable wooden worktop)
Eno over & grill
Double deep korian sinks
Isotherm fridge (24v) with a freezer in the upper compartment + a second Isotherm freezer.
3kg Soba washing machine ‘Babynova’ 1150
Cutlery & Crockery – Limoges in porcelain
Standard Cooking Utensils, Pots & Pans
Sony Led TV connected to hi def digital satellite terminal
Falkon electric windlass 1700w 24v – with remote.
Anchor 1 35 kg SPADE 80 m 12 mm Vigouroux - galvanized chain
Anchor 2 15 kg SPADE 50 m
Anchor 3 15 kg with rope
Twin bowroller stem head.
Warps 4 x 15m + 1 x 50m
8 deck lockers in total
Goiot cleats, deck hatches/windows.
Scoop stern swimming platform – teak – built in swim ladder.
Fixed wheel house, sprayhood/bimini
3 x gas bottles (2 spare)
BBQ – Eno ‘Mania 45’ removable.
Predominantly Furuno navigation equipment throughout all installed 2016
Plotter - Navpilot 711 (helm & station)
Radar Dome - DRS4D-NXT
Autopilots (For safety, in parallel with the main pilot, a backup pilot has also been installed.
Their power supply is completely separate, to guarantee their independence.)
Compass 2 including 1 emergency
VHF several – fixed & portable
Stern deck arch with Antennas, GPS, Felcom (satnav) Intellian, powerful rotating remote controlled spot light, 12v fog horn.
Additional comprehensive breakdown and model refs available
Highfield classic3.80m tender (carried on davits)
Honda 20hp outboard (Last Serviced 2017)
Life Raft - Sea safe 8 person (Never used) stern compartment
Fire Extinguishers 2
Electric Bilge Pumps 2
Manual Bilge Pumps 2
EPIRB Furuno DRS 4D NXT
2 Jack Stays
Life Buoy 2
Dan Buoy – Ocean Signal
All emergency equipment required by European legislation. Somethings even in duplicate or triplicate
The condition or level of safety equipment on board is not to be negotiated on following survey. It is likely to be listed by most surveyors but is not structural or an integral working part of the vessel and is not to be used to further negotiate the price down after survey. We strongly suggest that for your own personal safety that when purchasing a yacht you provide new safety equipment rather than relying on second hand gear.
Should you become the new owner of this yacht then the responsibility to re-register or update official bodies for items such as EPIRB, VHF, MMSI or AIS becomes yours.
Listed below are the documents/or copies of what we have seen on listing this yacht.
Belgian Flag (Current) First and only owner.
A dossier of construction invoices showing TVA on the major items and more during build to first and current owner.
EU VAT paid evidence within these invoices.
Declaration of Conformity
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith. Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at his own expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
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