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55 Swede – MON55-0519

Built in Sweden this well kept yacht has participated in many offshore races. She is for sale in Cape Town, South Africa
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Launched: 1982
LOA: 55'
Beam: 2.92 m
Draft: 2.10 m
Keel: 3/4 Cruising
Displ: 8.2 Tons
Design: Swede 55
Builder: Fisksatra Shipyard, Sweden
Designer: Knud Reimers
Hull: GRP
Deck: GRP

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Fractional sloop, Selden aluminium mast and boom, 2 Spinnaker poles, Harken Batt car system on main, Boom vang. Stainless steel standing rigging (new 2021).
Total: 8 - Carbon light skin Main (new 2021), 3 Genoas - No.3 Carbon Light Skin (new 2021), No.1 Dacron Low use, No.4 Dacron, 2 Spinnakers (new 2021), 2 x Code Zero, Storm jib.
Total: 10 - 2 Primaries, 2 Secondaries, 4 Coachroof (2 electric), 2 Other. 2 Winch handles.
40hp Volvo D2-40 engine with sail-drive, 720 engine hours, 70L diesel storage in 1 stainless steel tank, 2-blade folding prop, 2 batteries - 1 house-bank and 1 engine.
Pedestal wheel cable steering, emergency tiller, Raymarine autopilot (new 2022).
Icom ICM 330 VHF, 2 Garmin GPS chart plotters (Nav station and Helm), Simrad AIS transceiver, Raymarine; echo sounder, log and wind instruments, bulkhead compass, 220V charger, shore power connection and cable.
Total berths: 8 - 2 Cabins. 2 Double, ¾ berth, and 2 singles, manual heads, hand basin, blue material upholstery, Teak floor, original Swede built Teak interior carpentry. Aft double berth in separate aft cabin.
2-Burner SMEV stove with oven and grill, fridge, gas bottle, double stainless steel sink, manual cold fresh water system.
Stainless steel water tank, manual cold fresh water system, 4 bilge pumps - 3 manual and 1 electric.
2 Anchors - Danforth and Fisherman, chain and warp, 8 lie jackets, 6 harnesses, life ring, danbuoy, 3 fire extinguishers, C&N flags, boat hook, bucket, wooden bungs, torch, bosun’s chair, first-aid-kit, 6-man Sea Safe life raft (service due Oct 2025), SAS registered, Category C safety certificate.
Fenders and mooring lines.
Original Swede 55 which has participated in many South African offshore races. She has been well kept and in weekly use. The current owner has owned her since 1992. 35 of these Classic Swede’s were built, designed by Knud Reimers and built in Sweden by Fisksatra Boat Yard.
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