Price 910,000.-€ E.U. tax not paid
This AMEL 55 hard top with all the standard equipment & many extras.
This is a 2 cabin version both with en suite heads & shower. The boat also has a pilot berth & 3rd bathroom with laundry.
The interior is finished in light oak & the saloon is upholstered in white.
Designed for ocean voyages the AMEL 55 is extremely simple to sail with a crew of 2.
Length 17.3m Beam 4.99m Draft: 2.2m
Displacement: 26.5t Ballast 5.9t
Engine Volvo: 110hp Hours: 400
Fuel tank capacity 900 litres
Water tank capacity 800 litres
Main sail area 47 m² Genoa 75 m²
Mizzen sail 29 m² Staysail 22 m²
Cockpit / helmsman's station:
Large, comfortable and reassuring cockpit with access steps.
1 helmsman’s station in the wheelhouse with a leather covered stainless steel wheel.
Console in front of the wheel for the electronics, together with all the other controls (windlass, furling gear, thruster, etc).
Very comfortable composite helmsman’s seat with seat and back upholstery.
Adjustable teak and laminate cockpit table.
Large locker with light in the cockpit on portside + locker at the mizzen mast foot on portside.
It is very bright and spacious. It provides an excellent view of the outside from its 4 opening hatches and 4 large hull portlights.
Direct and indirect lighting (mainly LED).
Numerous electrical sockets.
Adjustable saloon table for 8 guests, with very comfortable U shaped seat. Close storage for dishes.
Saloon part: 1 big sofa or 2 armchairs with a wine / spirit cabinet and storage for glasses.
Audio system: radio-AUX-MP3 with BOSE acoustics.
The galley is very well equipped & practical in navegation. With various combinations of fridges & freezers.
The gimbled 3 ring gas cooker & oven is well positioned as well as themicrowave oven.
There is a dish washer as well, making the washing easy.
The owners cabin has a lot of space & height with a central double berth. There is plenty of wardroble space & stowage areas.
The en suite bathroom is very spacious with a good sized shower cabinet.
The guest cabin also has plent of space with extra stowage under the central double bed.
Also with en suite bathroom.
The pilot berth with extra bathroom & laundery is perfect for day guests or skipper.
Hull made from composite, Roving 71 glass fibre + glass flakes against osmosis / isophthalic resin, monolithic laminate, laid up by hand (application / coating / air removal) in lengthwise and transverse layers with a two thirds overlap.
Frame structure in polyurethane omega-foam and plywood, laminated to the hull, as is all the joinery structure (bulkheads, furniture units, lockers, etc.)
This system guarantees the highest rigidity of the whole unit and optimises load spread. Compression forces from the masts / rigging are compensated by a structure of support pillars for the masts and chain plate tie-rods laminated to the hull for the rigging.
The bulkheads are glued and laminated with the deck. 4 of them are watertight bulkheads with isolation valves.
Composite Roving 71 glass fiber / isophtalic resin and balsa sandwich deck moulded by the same process as the hull (the deck is glued and laminated to the hull and the bulkheads).
The fore and aft bridge, foredeck and quarter deck are made from “Amel teak", moulded into the deck.
Self-bailing cockpit (2 scuppers, 100 mm diameter)
Cast iron ballast fixed to the hull / keel by stainless steel bolts, sealing by Epoxy treatment.
Monolithic laminate rudder with skeg made from plain composite, moulded in one piece with the hull. The rudder is mounted at 3 points, the rudder trunk is laminated and the intermediate fitting and socket are stainless steel, bolted. Stainless steel rudder stock, 60 mm in diameter.
Stainless steel bow fitting for 2 anchors. Fresh water outlet on the deck.
Electric windlass controlled from the cockpit, stainless steel Bügel (Wasi) 30kg anchor, 100m of 10mm galvanised chain (2nd electric windlass available as an option).
Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit and side rails (opening in the pushpit for easy access to quay or pontoon). Stainless steel guard line.
LED navigation lights.
8 stainless steel mooring cleats. Stainless steel chain plates.
Sheet traveller tracks with tidy travellers Set of pulleys
All the controls (manual and electric) of sheets and mainsail tackle are run to the cockpit.
2 electric genoa sheet winches. 2 stay sail sheet winches.
1 electric mainsheet winch. 1 mizzen sail sheet winch.
2 manual main mast winches. 1 manual mizzen mast winch.
Halyard downhauls : 2 on the main and 1 on the mizzen mast.
4 halyard clutches (including one double) and 1 on main mast (staysail option).
Hidraulic Pasarelle by opaqmare.
12 hatches ; 6 opening portlights. On deck, 4 large lockers:
At the foredeck : a large sail locker with light, isolated by a watertight bulkhead,
easy access to the bow thruster and chain lockers, a wide space for fenders, mooring lines and extra sails.
Access hatch with locking system. Interior finish with light coloured gelcoat.
To portside, next to the cockpit : a locker for various equipment (oil tank for the outboard engine, cleansing products, hosepipes, etc.)
Right by this locker : a second locker with 2 gas cylinders fitted with 1 safety pressure valve and an electric valve.
The whole locker breathes to the fresh air. On the aft deck : a large locker for a possible dinghy, outboard engine, diving equipment,
fenders, etc. Hydraulic autopilot unit, emergency tiller, 220V socket, 220V tender inflater, bracket for outboard engine,
220V shore power socket circuit breaker, 220V shower power cable, 1 galvanic isolator.
Locker hood on gas cylinders with lock. Bilge pump with overflow alarm.
The transom opens into a large swimming platform, fitted with a foldable and removable ladder which can be used also as a side ladder.
Hydraulic opening system for the transom, with remote control. Shower with mixing tap.
The Amel 55 is rigged as a ketch.
"AMEL" main and mizzen masts. Both masts are designed and entirely manufactured by AMEL.
The finish is a 2-component polyurethane paint. 2 sets of spreaders on the main mast and 1 on the mizzen.
AMEL 24V electric roller reefing system with manual release on the main mast.
AMEL electric roller reefing system on the mizzen with manual release.
LED deck lights on the main and mizzen masts.
Mooring and masthead lights (LED).
Single strand stainless steel standing rigging.
Vectran and Dyneema halyards.
Purpose built AMEL booms, finished in polyurethane paint.
Down-haul on the main boom.
Automatic toping lift on mizzen boom.
Reckman electric genoa furling gear.
External halyard on main mast.
Very spacious watertight engine room, with very efficient sound insulation.
The engine and all the heavy equipment (generator set) are centred and positioned very low.
High density insulating foam and inside coating with high acoustic performance.
Several lighting points, 220V and 24V sockets.
Access: from the cockpit, full opening of the cockpit bottom assisted by a gas strut.
Volvo engine, 5-cylinder, low speed diesel engine, 110HP, hydraulic gearbox with shaft brake.
Electric throttle. AMEL angle transmission.
Fixed 3-blade propeller (folding propeller available as an option).
Diesel fuel capacity: 900 litres.
Double diesel fuel filter with 3-way tap.
24V fans: 1 extractor + 1 blower for the engine compartment, 1 extractor for the battery compartment.
Onan 3-cylinder generator, 1500 rpm, 11 kW.
Retractable electric bow thruster, 11HP.
Fresh water pump, hot water tank (50 litres) …
24V and 220V distribution boards with ammeters and voltmeters.
12V circuit for engine and generator (90Amp/h battery).
24V, 600 Amp/h service circuit.
220V circuit with cable and pontoon connector at the aft, and 220V/24V, 100 Amp charger.
24V interior lighting (mostly LED).
12V, 24V and 220V sockets.
12V / 150Ah alternator (Volvo engine)
24V / 110Ah
12V / 5Ah alternator (generator)
Furuno FR1835 radar.Furuno GP33 and GP330 GPS.
B & G Hydra 5000 including: 1 GFD at chart table, 1 GFD in cockpit.
Garmin VHF at chart table
Hydraulic Furuno Navpilot 711 automatic pilot.
Sails and accessories:
Tri-radial cut Hydranet mainsail. Tri-radial cut Hydranet mizzen sail.
Tri-radial Hydranet genoa.
Complete set of sheets and vangs for both booms.
2 x 15m of mooring lines
2 x 20m of mooring lines
Handed over with owner’s manual available in most languages, drawings, diagrams and equipment manuals.
Black-out blinds on all the port lights. Black-out blinds and fly screens for all hatches.
Lee clothes for the berths.