The boat featured is not currently for sale by Boatshed. The boat information and images presented are part of Boatshed’s back catalogue of the 20,000+ boats we have listed in the last 15 years and appear here for general information and guidance purposes about Boatshed and our boat selling systems and services

Tayana 55 Sloop

£0 Sold / Unavailable
  • Boat REF#  ·  263634
  • Length  ·  16.76m
  • Year  ·  1988
  • Construction  ·  GRP
  • Underwater profile  ·  Fin
  • Sleeping berths  ·  6
  • Engine  ·  1 x diesel 120hp, Perkins 6354 M (1988)
  • Lying  ·  Langkawi
Boatshed Langkawi
Boatshed Langkawi
Alan Giles

The boat featured is not currently for sale by Boatshed. The boat information and images presented are part of Boatshed’s back catalogue of the 20,000+ boats we have listed in the last 15 years and appear here for general information and guidance purposes about Boatshed and our boat selling systems and services

Extra Details

Designer Peter Beeldsnijder
Builder Ta Yang Yacht Building Co ( Taiwan )
Lying Langkawi
Fuel capacity 568.0 ltr (125.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 940.0 ltr (206.8 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 120.0 ltr (26.4 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 120hp
Engine make and model Perkins 6354 M (1988)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Max Prop
Fuel consumption (approx) 12.0 ltr (2.6 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 8 knots
Generator output 9KVA
Engine spares

Engine has had a top end overhaul.


Length 16.76m
LWL 14.00m
Beam 4.90m
Draft Min 2.20m
Draft Max 2.20m
Displacement 22,453kg (49,508.9lbs)
Headroom 1.90m
Storage On marina


Cutter rigged Aluminium spars (1988) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2014)


Reefing mainsail - Inmast (unknown year)
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails Furling Staysail (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear

All sails inspected, cleaned and repaired as necessary 2016.

Electrical Systems

110 volt, 6 batteries charged by: engine, generator


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Paint finish


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 3
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 2
Shower 2
Air conditioning 3 Air conditioning Units
Heads 2 heads (Electric)

4 burner propane Stove


Air conditioning
Pressurised water system
Hot water system
Cockpit shower

4 burner propane Stove

Deck Gear

Swim Platform
Swim Ladder
Instrument Covers
Bow Thruster

2 halyard winches
4 sheet winches
Electric Maxwell windlass
2 anchors
(Bugel style / CQR)
90.00m of chain
Aluminium hull / Hypalon tubes dinghy (2018)
8hp outboard, Yamaha 2 Stroke, Short shaft (2013)

Nav Equipment

VHF DSC radio
Chart plotter
Navigation lights
AIS Receiver
Depth sounder

Iridium Plus

Safety Equipment

Life jackets
Life buoys
Safety harnesses
Emergency steering

2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 2 electric)


2 x Inflatable Kayaks

Broker's Comments

Purchased just over a year ago by her current owner who now finds he is unable to keep her, we are delighted to offer this very nice Tayana 55 at a very competitive price.
Her previous owner purchased her in 2003 in Singapore, to be used initially as a liveaboard and then to sail in retirement, however after an extensive refit ( details below ) his plans also changed and she was sold to her current owner.

We have a copy of the June 2018 pre purchase survey available for inspection by interested parties, the owner informs us that all major recommendations were attended to.

Refit details:
Teak deck sanded and re caulked.
Hydraulic cylinder on Vang replaced.
Raymarine Chart Plotter upgraded to e97 model.
Raymarine Radar upgraded to HD Colour.
Simrad Autopilot replaced with updated Raymarine EV-400. system, with remote controller.
New engine instrument panel installed.
Wiring for Forestay furler re-routed (off the deck).
Forestay lower bracket upgraded.
All sails inspected and repaired as necessary.
New deck cushions.
All safety wires replace.
New Charger/Inverter installed.
Bow Thruster installed (Holland Marine –water jets)
Electrical panel rewired.
110v outlets connected.
Ceiling lights upgraded.
Lounge aircon overhauled.
New 12v/AC refrigerator installed above counter.
Freezer overhauled with new compressor and cold plates.
Below counter drinks fridge overhauled.
Fuel and water filler hoses replaced.
Auto sump drains installed in showers.
New bilge pump with emergency electrical backup installed.
New Engine and Genset water exhaust hoses installed.
New Stainless exhaust pipes (x2) installed.
New sink/shower and toilet drain hoses.
New Hot water heater installed.
Galley sidewall veneer replaced & counter top veneer replaced with Corian.
Mattresses and covers replaced as necessary.
Curtains replaced.
All new engine mounts.
All sound proofing replaced with new material.
New Raw water manifold.
Hull above water line was sanded back to the fiberglass, covered with an epoxy coating and re painted with Awlgrip.
All through hull fittings below the water line replaced.
All sea cocks replaced.
New prop shaft, flex coupler, and rope cutter.
Dripless shaft seal installed.

The current owner has replaced the canvass dodger etc, fitted 2 x new 8D AGM House Batteries, installed a new Freezer evaporator, replaced the dinghy and added 2 x Sea Eagle 2 person Kayaks.

Malaysian ( Langkawi ) Flagged

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Tayana 55 Sloop has been personally photographed and viewed by Alan Giles of Boatshed Langkawi. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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