Bluewater cruiser built in 2013

Luxurious and seaworthy bluewater cruiser from France fully equipped for circumnavigation. Her proven concept, the high standard of boatbuilding in the shipyard 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. Very rigid, torsion-free construction using epoxy resins with laminated bulkheads.

Well equipped, hardly used, firsthand owner's yacht delivered in 2013. 2 cabin-version with owner's cabin aft over the entire beam of the yacht, VIP guest cabin forward and two heads. Deep, well protected cockpit with fixed windscreen and doghouse covering the helm station. All sheets and trimlines can be operated from the cockpit. Interior in American chestnut and light floorboards. Very comprehensive specification including diesel generator, electric mainsail furler, hydraulic gangway, electric davits, complete sail wardrobe etc. German owner and German flag.

Key Facts

  • 2 cabin layout with owner's cabin aft.
  • Diesel generator and air conditioning.
  • Two electric furler masts.
  • Fixed doghouse.
  • HighTech MASTERVOLT electric system.
  • Bow thruster and stern thruster.
  • Electric stainless steel davits.
  • Hydraulic gangway.

Main Info

Model AMEL 55
Manufacturer Chantiers AMEL S.A. (FRA)
Designer AMEL Design Group
Category Bluewater cruiser
Year 2013
Location Norditalien
Flag Germany
VAT status EU-VAT paid
Material GRP
Rig Ketch with cutter stay
Cabins 2
Berths 5

Dimensions & Technical details

Length 17.30 m
Length waterline 14.85 m
Beam 4.99 m
Draft 2.20 m
Displacement 24 t
Sail area 151 m²
Engine VOLVO PENTA D3-110
Power 110 PS/81 KW
Drive AMEL Angle drive
Fresh water 800 L
Fuel 900 L
Holding tank 150 L



  • Ketch-rig
  • Deck stepped, 9/10 fractional AMEL furling mast with two sets of aftswept spreaders
  • Deck stepped, toprigged AMEL furling mizzen mast with one set of aftswept spreaders
  • Both masts painted white
  • Electric RECKMANN genoa furler
  • Cutter stay with electric RECKMANN furling system
  • Aluminium spinnaker pole
  • Spinnaker/gennaker gear
  • Carbon fibre bowsprit
  • LED 3 color light and anchor light in mast top
  • All white sails by INCIDENCES in D4 membrane:
    - Furling mainsail approx. 47 m²
    - Furling mizzen approx. 29 m²
    - Furling genoa approx. 75 m² with UV-protection
    - Cutter jib approx. 22 m² with UV-protection
  • Asymmetric spinnaker INCIDENCES with snuffer
  • Carbon code-0 NORTH-Sails with endless furling system
  • Upgraded genoa sheet lead blocks
  • Mizzen traveler with endless traveller sheet


  • Big stainless steel mooring cleat
  • Solid stainless steel bow fitting designed for double mooring gear
  • Electric windlass with remote control in cockpit
  • Stainless steel anchor 42 kg and 100 m anchor chain 10 mm (Cromox-Duplex)
  • Second electric anchor windlass
  • Second anchor gear: Fortress anchor FX-55, 40 m galvonized anchor chain 10 mm and 40 m anchor line 16 mm
  • Electric deckwash pump
  • Continuous solid guard rail in stainless steel tube with railing gates to port and starboard
  • 4 folding stainless steel mooring cleats
  • 4 folding stainless steel spring cleats
  • Electric Harken genoa winches
  • Electric Harken winches for cutter jib
  • Electric HARKEN winch for main sheet
  • Large sail locker forward with storage space for fenders, mooring lines and sails
  • Spacious locker below port side deck
  • Storage space for tender below aft deck
  • Doghouse with fixed windscreen (opening central window and two opening hatches in roof) and windscreen wipers
  • Sunscreen for doghouse-windows
  • Electric stainless steel davits
  • Retractable bimini
  • Canvas panels for sides and aft to close the whole cockpit
  • Hydraulic gangway with remote control
  • Folding cockpit table
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Sun awning for main boom and mizzen
  • Integrated teak seats in pushpit


  • Interior in American chestnut with light floorboards
  • Spacious saloon with U-shaped dinette to port around saloon table
  • Longitudinal sofa to starboard
  • U-shaped galley to port aft
  • Corian worktop
  • Double sink
  • Gas stove (3 burners and oven)
  • Electric extraction hood
  • Microwave oven 230 V
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator 150 l
  • Freezer 150 l
  • Second Freezer (under saloon seats to starboard)
  • Charttable to starboard aft
  • Spacious owner's cabin aft with queensize central island berth, plenty of storage space in lockers, drawers and shelves
  • En-suite owner's heads with separate shower to port
  • Forward guest cabin with island double berth
  • Forward heads compartment with separate shower
  • Seaberth to starboard in passage to aft cabin with heads
  • Bed slats
  • Telescopic electric saloon table
  • OCEANAIR blinds and mosquito screens in deck hatches

Technical Equipment

  • VOLVO PENTA D3-110 5 cylinder inboard diesel 110 hp/81 KW with electronic throttle
  • Double diesel filters with 3-way valve
  • Hydraulic transmission with shaft brake
  • AMEL angle transmission system
  • Feathering propeller
  • Large, easily accessible and sound-insulated engine room
  • Retractable bow thruster 11 hp
  • Retractable stern thruster
  • Diesel generator ONAN 11 KW
  • 230 V shore power connection with MASTERVOLT isolation transformator and high current protection
  • 2 x battery charger 24 V/100 A for service batteries
  • Battery charger 24 V/60 A for front battery MASTERVOLT
  • 2 x Inverter 24 V/230 V with 5000 W each MASTERVOLT (1 x service area, 1 x airconditioning)
  • 24 V service battery bank with 4 x Lithium batteries with a total capacity of 720 Ah
  • Bow batterie LITHIUM MASTERVOLT with 24 V/180 Ah
  • Starter batteries 12 V for main engine and generator
  • 2 x automatic switch control MASTERVOLT for shore/generator/inverter
  • All MASTERVOLT components (17) are connected to two Mastervolt displays at the 230 V-panel to monitor the whole electric system. Board-computer connection to control all components.
  • 12 V/24 V/230 V sockets
  • Air conditioning for the entire yacht
  • Diesel heating
  • Washer/dryer LG
  • Watermaker DESSALATOR 230 V/240 l/h,
  • Three electric toilets with holding tank
  • Hot water heater ISOTEMP 50 l
  • LED interior lighting


  • BROOKS & GATEHOUSE H3000 system
  • 2 x B&G GFD display at helm station and GFD display at chart table
  • B&G 360° analogue wind direction display
  • B&G VMG/Close hauled
  • 2 x autopilot FURUNO Navpilot (711 C)
  • GPS/chartplotter FURUNO Navnet TZ14 in cockpit
  • Radar antenna FURUNO DRS4DL
  • GPS-receivers FURUNO GP-33 and GP-330
  • AIS-transponder FURUNO FA50 with HUB 101
  • VHF FURUNO at charttable with second unit in cockpit
  • Bord computer with i7 prozessor, 1 TB SSD and touchscreen at chartplotter, connected with navigation system and radar, software Maxsea und Mastervolt
  • TV LCD flatscreen 32'' with electric lift in saloon with Blu-Ray-player, TV-antenna and inverter 24 V/230 V/800 W (BOSE LIFESTYLE V35 Home Cinema)
  • Radio/CD/MP3-player with BOSE sound system in saloon and cockpit speakers
  • Two cameras in rig
  • Quadri-band-antenna at mizzen mast
  • PEPWAVE MAX 3G router with antenna at mizzen mast and PEPWAVE WiFi accesspoint (internet on the whole yacht)


  • Liferaft ZODIAC 8 pers.
  • Distress flare kit
  • Horseshoe
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Electric and manual bilge pump


  • Fenders
  • Mooring lines
  • Extensive spare parts kit for technical components
  • Stainless steel side boarding ladder

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