The Tayana 55 is a very well known in the cruising community being a very well built and laid out cruising sailyacht that can also win races as well as function as a great liveaboard. This yacht was built for this owner who had a hand in customizing the interior, adding a bar in the salon and setting it up for living aboard with his family. It has been well maintained and is in excellent condition. This cutter rigged center cockpit sloop features newer electronics, a large aft cabin with double bed and ensuite, 2 forward cabins with a head, a very large salon, dinghy, watermaker, generator, wind turbine and solar panels, 3 reverse cycle AC units, washing machine, 2 kW inverter and roller furling headsail. Contact us at Northrop and Johnson for a full spec sheet and inventory.
For private viewing please contact Bert van Muylwijk
+66 89 289 4038 or email@example.com
The stairway from the center cockpit leads down to a very large and comfortable salon with more than stand up headroom containing a large table and settee to port that seats 6 and a nav station with several chairs to starboard. Forward is a hallway that leads forward to the 2 cabins and the head forward. The starboard side cabin features twin bunks. To port is a double cabin. Aft of the starboard cabin is a head, with shower and toilet. Forward of this area is the walk-in sail locker and all the way forward is the anchor chain locker.
Aft of the salon, a hallway leads past the longitudinal galley on the starboard and further aft is the large aft cabin containing a double bed and ensuite to port. Opposite the galley and under the stairway leading from the cockpit is the engine room containing engine and generator with a small workbench.
Aft of the cockpit is the aft deck under which is the aft cabin. All the way aft is a lazarette containing the rudder gear. The rudder gear is fully accessible. Attached to the transom is the dinghy with outboard motor.
The cockpit is very roomy and contains the steering wheel, engine controls and instrumentation, and plenty of seating on both port and starboard sides. One of the seats lifts up giving access to below decks. A sliding hatch covers the entrance to below decks forward.
The deck itself is teak planking glued down onto fiberglass without the use of screws and is in very good condition. Additional equipment includes an aluminum spinnaker pole mounted to the deck, chromed bronze bottleneck screws recently rechromed, the usual assortment of rollers, blocks and tracks all in good condition along with the usual number of warps, sheets, and halyard, also in good condition.
The electronics package consists of the following equipment:
Raytheon C80 GPS Plotter
Raytheon NP 35 radar
Autohelm instrument system with dual readout
Icom M601 VHF radio
Icom M800 SSB radio
2 handheld VHF radios
The DC system consists of 3-200 AH and one 150 AH batteries that are charged either by solar power, wind turbine power, shorepower, engine alternator, or the 9.5 KVA Westerbeke generator with sound shield. Batteries are also connect to a 2kW invertor. AC power is provided by the generator or 220V shore power. Both AC and DC panels are mounted at the nav station.
The hull is all fiberglass with teak decking glued down directly onto the deck. Deck surfaces have nonskid surfaces where not covered by teak.
Main Bruce 30 Kg galvanized anchor on 60 meters of 12 mm galvanized chain stored on the anchor roller
Maxwell 4500 12V electric vertical anchor windlass with chain/rope gypsy
Anchor pulpit is stainless steel with 2 rollers
1 electric 12V bilge pump with float switch and 2 manual bilge pumps in the cockpit
3 new fire extinguishers locaed throughout the yacht
Gas cut out switch
Avon 10 liferaft
Life jackets and harnesses with strobes
1 life buoy
Engine is a Perkins 6354 135 hp diesel engine coupled directly to the 2" stainless steel shaft through a Hurth Marine 350 transmission. Engine room is vented by 12V blowers. A 9.5 KVA Westerbeke generator with sound shield is nestled next to the engine. Access is good for all engine and fuel filter service. Stainless steel shaft is coupled with a Maxprop 3 blade folding prop and anti-vibration coupler.
The main mast and all spars are aluminum and stepped to the keel. The main is a traditional reefed main and the mast has 2 aluminum spreaders. The mast has three oversized Lewmar winches. The rig is a cutter rig and both have Harken roller furling.
The standing rigging is original but in good condition and consists of heavy 14mm/16mm stainless wire with 1 X 19 swaged ends. Chainplates are stainless steel and connect to the hull fittings by stainless steel rods.
The sail inventory is as follows:
M.P.S. (Multi Purpose Spinnaker)
3 units of reverse cycyle air conditioning
Freezer and electric refrigerator
3 burner gas cooker and oven with 2 gas bottles in vented locker on aft deck
12' dinghy with 15hp Yamaha outboard motor
Wind electric power generator
2 Solar panels
Stainless steel bimini frame and bimini cover
Boarding platform and ladder on transom
Portable boarding ladder
Fresh water pressure system throughout
Full cover for the entire yacht used as a full bow to stern sun awning
Emergency steering tiller with rudder quadrant accessed through the aft deck
Salon bar and sink
Gold Coast Yacht and Country Club
1 Castle Peak Road
Castle Peak Bay