Bluewater cruiser built in 2008

Luxurious and seaworthy bluewater cruiser from France fully equipped for circumnavigation. A proven concept, the high standard of boatbuilding in the yard and the focus on safety, reliability and comfort make AMEL sailing yachts legendary boats for long distance sailing and you meet them in the most remote areas of the world. Solid and stiff construction with bulkheads laminated to hull and deck (partially watertight bulkheads) and laminated hull/deck joint. This AMEL 54 is a very well-kept, firsthand owner's yacht with center cockpit. Spacious owner's cabin aft over the entire beam of the ship and big engine room for easy maintenance access. Very comprehensive specification incl. diesel generator, watermaker, aircondition, electric winches, electric furling etc.

Key Facts

  • Luxurious, fully equipped bluewater-cruiser
  • El. in mast furling and el. headsail furlers
  • Hydraulic gangway and electric davits
  • 2 x anchor windlass with 2 x mooring gear
  • Diesel generator ONAN 11,0 KW
  • Watermaker 100 l/h

Main Info

Model AMEL 54
Manufacturer Chantiers AMEL S.A. (FRA)
Designer AMEL Design Group
Category Bluewater cruiser
Year 2008
Location Spanien/Mallorca
Flag Germany
VAT status EU-VAT paid
Material GRP
Rig Ketch with cutter stay
Cabins 3
Berths 7

Dimensions & Technical details

Length 17.20 m
Length waterline 13.75 m
Beam 4.80 m
Draft 2.10 m
Displacement 17.5 t
Sail area 140 m²
Engine VOLVO PENTA D3-110
Power 81 KW/110 PS
Drive AMEL Angle drive
Fresh water 900 L
Fuel 900 L
Holding tank 120 L



The AMEL 54 is a ketch. Deck stepped, toprigged, white painted electric AMEL furling mast with two sets of aft swept spreaders and electric outhaul. Deck stepped, toprigged, white painted AMEL manual furling mizzen mast with one set of aft swept spreaders. Electric genoa furler BAMAR, cutter stay with electric furler BAMAR, spinnaker pole (pole stowed on mast), LED 3-color light and anchor light in mast top. Sails: Furling mainsail DEME-Sails Hydranet triradial approx. 40 m², furling mizzen DEME-Sails Hydranet triradial approx. 22 m², furling genoa DEME-Sails Hydranet triradial approx. 75 m², furling cutter jib DEME-Sails Hydranet triradial approx. 28 m², mizzen staysail DEME-Sails.


Stainless steel bow fitting with rollers for two anchors and additional roller for mooring line, 2 x electric anchor windlass 2.000 W with 2 x mooring gear, electric genoa winches LEWMAR 58.2EST, electric mainsheet winch LEWMAR 40.2EST, hydraulic gangway, electric stainless steel davits, electric inflator pump for dinghy, solid sea rail in welded stainless steel tube with two integrated teak seats in pushpit, teak outboard bracket on pushpit, electric seawater anchor wash pump in anchor locker, cockpit table, fixed windscreen with opening central window and sprayhood, adjustable helm seat, stern shower hot/cold, electric deckwash pump in cockpit, folding swim platform with swimmladder, 4 spring cleats.


Saloon with U-shaped dinette to port around saloon table and two single settees to starboard. Forwardfacing charttable to starboard aft. U-shaped galley to port with Corian worktop, double sink, gas stove (3 burners and oven), electric extraction fan, microwave oven 230 V, refrigerator, freezer, second freezer in saloon and dishwasher. Spacious owner's cabin aft with large, island double berth and owner's heads with separate shower stall. Forward guest cabin with double berth to port, forward guest cabin with Pullman beds to starboard and second heads compartment in forepeak. Blinds and mosquito screens for deck hatches and portholes.

Technical Equipment

VOLVO PENTA D3-110 5-cylinder turbo diesel 110 hp/81 KW with ZF hydraulic transmission, AMEL drive, 3-bladed BRUNTON Autoprop propeller, rope cutter, double RACOR diesel filter and alternator 24 V/110 A. AMEL retractable bow thruster 24 V/11 hp, diesel generator ONAN 11,0 KW, 230 V shore power connection with 230 V sockets below decks, battery charger 24 V/30 A, service battery bank with a capacity of 24 V/630 Ah (12 batteries 12 V/105 Ah), starter battery 12 V/105 Ah, air conditioning with 3 units for forward cabins, saloon and owner's cabin, watermaker DESSALATOR 24 V/230 V/100 l/h, 230 V washing machine, dryer 230 V, electric toilets with holding tanks in both heads compartments.

Navigation / Electronics

BROOKS & GATEHOUSE H3000 system with transducers for log (Sonic Speed), echosounder and wind, 4 x analogue B&G display and 2 x H3000 FFD-display, autopilot FURUNO Navpilot 511, depth sounder INTERPHASE Iscan V90, 2 x Multi-display FURUNO 1834C 10,4", radar antenna FURUNO 4 KW on mast, GPS-receiver FURUNO GP150, VHF ICOM 505, NAVTEX receiver FURUNO Fax30, compass, radio/CD-player with BOSE Acoustimass stereo system and two cockpit speakers, satellite TV-antenna KVH-M3 on spreader, flat screen TV in saloon, clock, barometer.


Liferaft 8 pers., electric and manual bilge pump, fire extinguisher.


Canvas cover for furling genoa, canvas cover for furling cutter jib, dinghy (PISCHEL inflatable) with YAMAHA outboard engine, sun awning, cockpit cushions, sun bathing mattress for aft deck, fenders, mooring lines.

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