GUNBOAT 55

The GUNBOAT 55 builds upon the success of her earlier sisters, and is the ultimate performance cat for those interested in daysailing and coastal cruising. The series was designed on the principles of simplicity, reliability and ease of access, and is perfect for those who enjoy sailing and exploring without crew.

GUNBOAT 55 Specifications

Metric
Imperial
LOA
17.35
56.91
LWL
17.35
56.91
BOA
7.62
25.00
Beam on Centerline
6.10
20.00
Draft BD Down
2.80
9.20
Draft BD Up
0.61
2.00
Mast Clearance
25.68
84.25
Mast Legnth
23.77
78
Displacement Lightship
12,500 kg
27,558 lbs
Displacement Max Load
15,250 kg
33,620 lbs
Headroom - Salon
1.98
6.50
Headroom - Hulls
1.98
6.50
Hull Width
1.53
5.0
Bridge Deck Clearance
.855
2.8
Fuel Capacity
2 x 299 L
2 x 79 Gal
Water Capacity
2 x 185.5 L
2 x 49 Gal

SAIL PLAN

A custom sail package designed to fit your specific sailing needs. Some basic specifications are suggested below:
MAIN-2 reef points
SOLENT-4 battens, soft hanks and one reef point to reduce windage
SCREECHER-UV leech protection
ASYMMETRIC SPINNAKER-weight and size according to sailing plans
High tech spectra/dyneema, stripped race-boat style halyards and control lines equipped with lashing end.

EQUIPMENT

  • Yanmar 3JH5E 39hp diesel engines with Hurth V drive transmission (x2)
  • Spectra Catalina 24V 300 GPD watermaker with Z-brane membrane protection
  • 800W Solar system
  • Lithium ion battery bank
  • Lewmar electric winches (x2)
  • Hot water heater
  • Vertifrigo refrigerator drawers (x2)
  • Vertifrigo freezer drawer (x1)
  • Four burner stainless steel propane stove and oven
  • Auto-pilots (x2)
  • B&G Hercules H3000 performance package
  • B&G Zeus displays showing radar, charts, and sailing info
  • CZone electrical display
  • Marine audio system with ipod connector, amplifier and speaker system with subwoofer in the salon

ACCOMMODATIONS

  • Galley, lounge, and folding dining table
  • Comfortable weather proof Italian style sofas finished in Ultraleather
  • Two Gunboat 60 style queen size berths with stairs up each side in both owner and guest cabin
  • Two spacious heads with dedicated showers
  • Planus electric toilet system
  • Ample cabinetry space
  • Interior standard wood surface choices include teak, cherry, makore, and walnut
  • Spacious “back porch” aft cockpit with caulked teak deck dedicated to lounging
  • Outdoor dining with SS BBQ built in aft beams and SS fridge drawer for drinks
  • Forward working cockpit for sail handling with caulked teak deck

CONSTRUCTION

  • Composite construction of vacuum-bagged, infused post-cured Gougeon Brothers Pro-Set epoxy resins
  • Core-Cell foam sandwich core construction with carbon fiber skins
  • All carbon spars
  • Carbon fiber mast with T600 V-Boom
  • Unidirectional aramid fiber shrouds
  • Aramid forestays (x2) with custom Facnor furlers
  • Carbon fiber retractable rudders and centerboards
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