Fabulous opportunity to make a considerable saving on new price and take immediate delivery. This 2015 built Amel 55 looks and smells new. Expression has a huge specification which absolutely suits the boat and her compliments her aptitude for short-handed World cruising in comfort and ease. All powered furling cutter rigged ketch rig with Hydranet sails, hydraulic passarelle, generator, air-conditioning, water-maker, twin anchor windlasses, sliding hardtop, retractable bowthruster and a comprehensive inventory of high quality domestic equipment she is absolutely superb and ready to go. All the highly respected Amel features such as solid side rails, practical decks, protected helm and water-tight bulkheads. German owned, Maltese flag. Please contact Stephen Abery of Ancasta London on 0207 584 6285 for full photography and specs or to arrange an early viewing, following a substantial price reduction we expect her to sell quickly.Inventory
Furuno FR1835 radar
Furuno GP33 and GP330 GPS
Large display at helm
B & G Hydra 5000 including: 1 GFD at chart table, 1 GFD in cockpit.
AIS-transponder FURUNO FA50 with HUB 101
Garmin VHF at chart table
Hydraulic Furuno Navpilot 711 automatic pilot
Retractable bowthruster with controls at helm
Primary windlass control with chain counter at helm
Comprehensive safety equipment including liferaft in cannister mounted on aft rail, JLiferaft, Johnbuoy rescue module at pushpit, EPIRP, distress signal kit, 4 automatic lifejackets, lifebelts, horseshoe, handheld VHF ICOM IC-M35, fire extinguishers, electric and manual bilge pump, lifelines on deck.
Bose sound system
Solid stainless steel bow fitting designed for double anchoring system, electric windlass with remote control in cockpit, mooring gear: stainless steel anchor 30 kg and 100 m anchor chain 10 mm, second electric windlass with DELTA-anchor 30 kg and 50 m chain 10 mm, electric deckwash pump
VOLVO PENTA spareparts kit, Onan generator spareparts kit, service kit for watermaker, various spare parts, tools, trolley, fenders, mooring lines
Cockpit cushions, winter cover for cockpiTBridge
Built and delivered 2015, delivery miles only
Exceptional specification with many upgrades over the already comprehensive specification, this is a tremendous opportunity please don't delay
LOA: 17.30 m
Beam: 4.99 m
LWL: 14.85 m
Maximum Draft: 2.20 m
Dry Weight: 21500 kgs
Hull made from composite, Roving 71 glass fibre and 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 fitted 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
Bracket for outboard engine in aft locker
Stainless steel chain plates
Sheet traveller tracks with tidy travellers
12 hatches ; 6 opening portlights.
On deck, 4 large lockers:
At the foredeck : a large locker with easy access to the bowthruster and chain lockers, a wide space for fenders, mooring lines and extra sails
To portside, next to the cockpit : a locker for various equipments (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 dinghy, outboard engine, diving equipment, fenders and others
Large, comfortable and reassuring cockpit
1 helmsman’s station in the wheelhouse with a leather covered stainless steel wheel
The wheel steering is mechanical
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 leather seat and back
Adjustable teak and laminate cockpit table
Large locker with light in the cockpit on portside + locker at the mizzen mast foot on portside
Access to engine room
Shower to aft deckMachinery
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 gas struts.
Volvo engine, 5-cylinder, low speed diesel engine, 110HP, hydraulic gearbox with shaft brake. Electric throttle. AMEL angle transmission.
Diesel fuel capacity: 900 litres.
Double diesel fuel filter with 3-way tap.
24V fans: 1 extractor for the engine compartment, 1 extractor for the battery
Onan 3-cylinder generator, 1500 rpm, 7,5 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.
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
Plenty of spares and service itemsRig
CUTTER RIGGED KETCH WITH POWERED FURLING SYSTEMS TO ALL SAILS
"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 topping lift on mizzen boom
Reckman electric genoa furling gear
External halyard on main mast
All the controls (manual and electric) of sheets and mainsail tackle are run to the cockpit.
2 electric genoa sheet winches with additional control at helm
2 staysail sheet winches
1 electric reversable mainsheet winch with additional control at helm
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.
All furling sails in as new condition supplied by IncidencesAccommodation
SLEEPS FIVE IN TWO STATEROOMS PLUS PASSAGE CABIN
The spacious interior is full air-conditioned
Webasto cabin heating
The saloon 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.
Large sliding table with extension, for 8 people, with very comfortable U shaped seat
Very comfortable sofa with a wine / spirit cabinet and storage for glasses
Audio system: radio-CD-MP3 with BOSE acousticsFlat screen TV on lift
Forward Owner's Cabin
Closed by a watertight door. It covers the full width of the hull. It is vast, very light and well ventilated thanks to 3 deck hatches and 2 hull portlights. LED lighting by ceiling lights, wall lamps and reading lamps (mainly LED).
Central 1.60m double bed, slat base and high density foam mattress. Very large storage space under the bed with top access.
Cabinets, drawers, and a large hanging locker for optimum ease of storage.
Desk unit/dressing table to starboard with swivelling seat, mirror and 220V sockets.
Spacious shower, floor grating and sliding door, mixing tap. Handrail in the shower, storage and lights.
Lighting by deck hatch and ceiling lights.
Storage unit with deep flush washbasin and mixer tap.
Cabinets, towel rail, clothes hooks, toilet paper holder and mirror.
Electric vacuum marine toilet (fresh water) with black water tank.
Situated to the left of the companionway, it is very large and is a major feature of the life on board. A large opening portlight gives a view of the outside whilst doing the cooking.
It is naturally very light, great attention has been paid to the lighting and ventilation which are excellent.
It comprises 2 large working surfaces made of moulded Corian with surround
2-basin stainless steel sink with mixer tap and hand shower.
A combination of low units, drawers and upper cabinets.
A gimbal-mounted Force 10 3-burner stove/oven, with potholders.
Electric extractor hood with filter
Stainless steel Miele microwave oven, 220V
150 litre refrigerator and 150 litre freezer.
Several 220V sockets.
Fresh water capacity: 1 x 800 litre tank with access through hatches.
Partitioned wastewater tank (capacity: approximately 60 litres), with 2 sewage pumps