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The Shipyard
SO41 3YL
United Kingdom

Fax:  +44 (0)1590 679811

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2004 Discovery 55

£545,000 (Listed price: US$810,906)


  • Boat Summary
  • Full Details


As only Discovery can, still in her original ownership, she has been sparingly used and has had nice new paint in the 2011,

Boat Details
Fuel DieselHull Material Fiberglass 
Beam 4.78 mDraft Board/Drive Up 2.21 m 
Engine Make Perkins SabreEngine Model M115T 
Length at Waterline 13.64 mLength Overall 16.99 m 
Number of Heads 2Number of Berths 7 
Number of Engines 1    
For Sale by


The Shipyard
SO41 3YL
United Kingdom

Fax:  +44 (0)1590 679811


Interior Designer: Ken Freivokh Design, Fareham, England

Structural and design: High Modulus Engineering, Auckland, New Zealand and Hamble, England


Hull Construction


  • The immensely strong lay-up specified by the Designer and Structural Engineers meets full CE regulations Category “A-Ocean”
  • Composite construction with end grain balsa core providing superior strength, thermal insulation and acoustic insulation but keeping the weight down which adds to performance
  • Layer of Kevlar massively adding to the hull strength to resist impact damage
  • 2 Layers of isothalic gel coat, non pigmented below the waterline to help prevent osmosis
  • Vinylester resins are used throughout for added strength and osmosis prevention
  • Two water tight bulkheads providing sealed buoyancy and safety
  • Navy blue (Duker blue) gel coat with gold caveta line, and red and white boot topping
  • Coppercoat long lasting antifouling
  • 6 GEBO opening Portholes
  • Transom bathing ladder




  • 9,500kgs (20,500lbs) shaped lead keel and a depth of 2.23m (7’3”) provides a ballast ratio of 42% providing maximum stability and comfort
  • Keel is through bolted to the hull stub with cast-in stainless steel bolts




  • 1067mm (42 inch) leather covered stainless wheel (with friction brake) controls a Whitlock Mamba, solid rod steering system, providing direct & positive steering
  • Semi balanced large Kevlar reinforced rudder bonded to a solid stainless steel shaft with top and bottom bearings
  • Emergency steering tiller




  • Engine: Perkins Sabre M115T 110hp
  • Engine Hours: Approximately 368.6 hours.
  • Engine is mounted on captive flexible feet to minimize vibration, and transmission is coupled to an Aquadrive
  • Propeller: 24” Gori folding propeller with overdrive
  • Rope-cutter on propeller shaft (AM15, 3 blade)
  • Filters - main engine: Separ filters and water separators (4X), one for each fuel tank routed to one general filter/water separator then to OE engine filter. Alarms for each filter (5x) at steering pedestal
  • Alternators (2x): 55 amp 12V alternator for charging the start battery and 100 amp 24V alternator for charging the main house batteries
  • Full walk-in engine room lined with fire retardant insulation
  • 2x heat triggered 2kg powder fire extinguishers in engine room
  • Generator: Onan MDKAB - 11 kW (230V)
  • Generator Hours: Approximately 205.5 hours.
  • Filters – generator: 1x Separ filter and water separator, 1x second filter and 1x OE generator filter
  • Both generator and engine exhaust are routed to an HMI water separators which eliminate water exhaust noise – main engine exhaust alarm at steering pedestal
  • Bow-thruster: Maxpower 125, 10hp composite with single stick control at steering pedestal and remote control
  • Air Conditioning - Full tropical: Crusair - reverse cycle (1 x 10k BTU fwd, 1 x 12k BTU aft, 2 x 12k BTU in main saloon)
  • Water-maker: Seafresh H206A, 95 liters/hour, 230V, 50Hz
  • Washer/Dryer: Zannussi Aquacycle - Extra Capacity




  • 24V System
  • Victron - Phoenix Multi 24 V 3000 VA 70 Amp Charger/Inverter
  • Mastervolt 12V Battery Charger for engine & generator start batteries
  • Marine grade tinned cabling is used throughout
  • 2 x 12V sockets at Nav. station
  • Halogen lighting throughout
  • Night lights thro


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.