Tayana Centre Cockpit 55

For its size, the Tayana 55 is perhaps the most successful yacht in the world, with over 80 boats built to date, and this immaculate 1992 version is now for sale.

The Tayana 55 features distinctly in racing. The 2014 Round the World Cruising Rally was won by a Tayana 55, also The 1995 Caribbean rally.

The Tayana 55 provides the space and sailing performance of most yachts over 65 feet. The spacious galley and storage capacity equates to long term cruising in style. The Tayana 55 even features a walk in engine room!

Stunning teak deck spaces seem endless and functional, and the low silhouette gives the Tayana 55 it's distinctive look. The deck is a composite construction using encapsulated marine grade ply. All deck hardware is through bolted using stainless steel backing plates.

A sound construction with solid fibreglass hull, hand laminated according to Lloyds specifications. A matrix of longitudinal and transverse foam-cored stringers in the lower hull providing maximum hull stiffness. Internal cast iron ballast glassed into a modified fin keel with 7ft 2 inch draft. Skeg mounted rudder, with internal stainless steel rudder post and integral stainless steel reinforcement.

Step down below and you immediately notice the functional galley with bar area in the salon. Headroom galore right throughout the vessel. 

Two forward cabins with freshwater vacuflush head and tall shower area (6ft 6 inch). 1 enormous aft cabin with ensuite head and shower. Stainless steel port openings, blinds to all hatches and windows. Warm timbers have been used extensively in the interior fitout. Cruising features include items such as Washer/Dryer, and high volume watermaker.

Air conditioning to salon and cabins, satellite TV with 3 LNB's, 4,000 watt inverter with 200 amp charger, large purposeful Navigation area with high quality instruments including Icom HF radio 48nm digital radar, AIS transceiving, Simrad Autopilot linear drive with Navigation station redundancy, Raymarine E120 GPS plotter multi-screen.

Performance, safety, comfort, this Tayana 55 is ready to sail anywhere around the globe.  Read about the families cruising story here

Price: SOLD
Price Base: SOLD
Brand: Tayana
Model: 55
Length: 55.00 Feet
Year: 1992
Category: Cruising Yachts
Hull Type: GRP
Hull Style: Single
Power Type: Sail
Type Of Sales: Dealer
Engine Make:
Engine Type: Diesel
Condition: Used
State: New South Wales
Stock Number: PWTG552487
Designer : Peter Beeldsnijer
Builder : Tayana
Beam/Width (feet) : 16ft 2 inch
Draft (feet) : 7ft 2 inch
Keel/Ballast : Cut away keel.
Dry Weight (kgs) : 31000 kgs
Number Of Engines : 1 x Yanmar 4LH-THE 140hp turbo-charged engine with approx 5,000 hours. Custom exhaust muffler, fibreglass (2014). Engine serviced 2015.
Engine Room : Engine accessed from double wide doors starboard side in passageway to aft cabin. Also walk-in access on port side via the private head in aft cabin. Work bench with vice. Storage holder built into workbench top. Rack storage system on bulk heads for spare parts. Large bin storage on port side. Washer/ dryer in workshop/ engine room.
Generator : (2014) 9kw Onan Cummins generator, with remote operating system at nav station. (2014) insulated generator compartment. Separate electric fuel pump on generator.
Number of Batteries : House bank batteries 1020 amp hours from 4 AGM sealed batteries (2014). 1 engine starting battery, AGM sealed (2014), 1 generator starting battery AGM sealed (2014), all batteries secured with web strapping. Equalisers installed between batteries. Starter batteries wired to allow switching between batteries with flip of a switch. 2 bow thruster batteries mounted in bow with independent smart charger.
Bow Thruster : Yes.
Accommodation Notes : Master stateroom with private head and shower, forward guest cabin, guest cabin midship and forward head.Blinds on all hatches and windows.
Number of Berths : 6
Number of Showers : 2
Shower Type : 6ft 6 inch headroom in showers.
Number of Toilets : 2
Toilet Type : Vacuflush.
Air Conditioning : To salon and cabins.
Number of TVs : 37 inch Toshiba flat screen mounted on aft bulkhead
Galley Notes : Galley to starboard at the base of the companionway and continues aft along the passageway to the aft cabin. All counter tops are Corian.
Stove : 3 burner Seaward Princess propane stove with oven (2009)
Refrigeration : Grunert 120 A/C or engine driven holding plate refrigerator and freezer system, can also be run off inverter,
Entertainment and Appliances Notes : AM/FM CD player with iPod input and 2 auxillary inputs, TV main speakers in main saloon, cockpit, master stateroom.
Anchor / Winch : Danforth stern anchor mounted to portside stern rail. 6ft chain and 300ft rop rode in canvas rail mounted bag for UV protection. 2 anchors mounted on bow, Rocna 40kg with 350ft chain (2013), CQR 60lbs secondary anchor with 300ft rope rode. 6 electric primary cockpit winches, and 5 Lewmar mast mounted winches.
Deck Gear : Maxwell Windlass 2200 vertical mount, with foot control switches on deck. Ample fenders and dock lines. 1 1/4inch offshore rated s/steel stanchions and bow pulpit. 1 1/4 inch s/steel mast pulpits for safety when working at mast. 1 1/4 inch solid rails from mid ship to stern pulpit (2014). S/steel davits. Teak decks resealed 2015. Cockpit - new cockpit cushions (2014), captain's chair, swivels. Magna SS BBQ grill rail mount (2014)
Mast/Rigging : Split back stay with dual insulation for SSB radio antenna, pro furl roller furling head sail (tape drive), pro furl roller furling stay sail (tape drive), rigid boom vang, carbon fibre spinnaker pole deck mounted. Mast mounted spinnaker track with raising/ lowering system. Mast mounted track/ car system for easy raising/ loweering mainsail. Preventer system for main sail.
Sail Inventory : (2014) fully battened main sail with 3 reefing points (Doyle sails). Harkin MKII roller furling tape drive genoa with toast coloured Sunbrella (new 2014). Asymmetric spinnaker sail with sock.
Electrics : 3 solar panels mounted on stern davits (21 amp hour capacity) on/off switch under solar panel. Prostar 30 solar charging controller mounted in engine room (2009). 4,000 kw inverter/ 200 amo batteray charger, Mastervolt (2014). Remote control and full data access for inverter/ charger and battery bank status. 4,000 watt Cummins Onan generator (2014). 100v and 220v inputs for shore power. Galvonic isolator for both 110v and 220v shore power inputs.
Electronics Navigation : Raymarine E120 Colour Chart Plotter (2009), Raymarine 48 mile high definition digital radar (2009). Raymarine AIS system Transmit and Receive. Charts, ship's GPS position, radar, and AIS targets. Raymarine remote VHF mircophone and nav pod. Simrad auto-pilot Linear drive hydraulic. Back-up Simrad auto-pilot controller.
Dinghy : Dinghy with15hp 2 stroke Yamaha outboard with 5 gal fuel tank. Outboard motor rail mount attached to port side stern rail. Out board engine hoist with mechanical advantage pulley system mounted on radar pole. Tender - 10ft 6 inch AB RIB with toast coloured UV chaps and retractable beach landing wheels located on s/steel davits on transom with 3 to 1 advantage winch system.
Safety Gear : Ocean Safety 6 person off-shore life raft in cradle forward of mast, new (2013) certified for 3 years. Life rings, Lifesling rescue system in case mounted on port side stern rail (2014).
Covers : Full toast coloured cockpit canvas enclosure with new clear panels. Can completely close entire cockpit area from the weather, or all panels can be rolled up and/ or removed individually.
Watermaker / De-Sal : High volume watermaker in workshop/ engine room.
Has Navigation Lights : LED tri-colour, anchor light, strobe light at masthead. Deck level nav lights. Forward deck light built into steaming light. Rear deck flood light connected to motion sensor, auto on after sunset for security.
Radio : VHF Raymarine Ray218 (2009), ICOM IC-M800 SSB with antenna tuner and insulated backstay antenna, Pactor II modem for SSB radio.