Amel 54 Centre Cockpit Ketch US $550,000 Plus Duty/GST if applicable

Boat detail
Price US $550,000 Plus Duty/GST if applicable
Length 17.2m  |  56ft
Location Noumea
Year 2006

2006 Amel 54 for sale. This excellent global passage maker has one owner since new and is well maintained. The Amel 54 offers the very best in comfort, safety and ease of sailing. The build of every Amel provides unsurpassed strength and structural integrity with the hull, deck, bulkheads and furniture all laminated together to form one piece. Four genuine watertight bulkheads and isolated engine room provide safety and quietness not found in other 50 foot yachts.

The interior is luxurious with a large owners stateroom aft and ensuite. Forwards are 2 cabins, port-side cabin has double berth, starboard cabin has 2 bunk berths, a large head with shower and sink is forwards in bow. The saloon has a U- shaped dinette on the port-side and 2 armchairs on the starboard side. The galley is a U shaped galley with plenty of storage and bench space. The navigation station is large and very comfortable. A sea-berth cabin is located in passageway to the aft owners cabin. All cabins have plenty of storage and all bilge areas can be used for storage as the wet bilge is in engine room. The interior is finished with high quality gloss vanished Mahogany timber giving a sense of luxury and warmth.

The Amel 54 centre cockpit is high and dry with windscreen and full covers providing great protection from the elements and an entertaining area for dining and relaxing. The centre cockpit also provides a very secure helm station with all major sailing controls keeping the helmsman safe in the cockpit. The sails are all electric furling controlled by joysticks at the helm station and electric winches make handling the sails light work.

The boat is fitted with all options including davits, pasarelle, heating, air-con, genset, electric furling staysail, plus more. This is a lightly used Amel 54 having been stored for 3 years of it's life, low engine hours of 1700 hours. The boat is currently cruising in the South Pacific and is genuinely for sale by motivated vendors.


Vessel Name Gallivant
Launch Year 2006
Beam 4.8m  |  16ft
Draft 2.1m  |  7ft
Displacement 1750 kgs
Hull construction Fibreglass/GRP
Extremely strong and solid one piece fibreglass laminate for the hull and keel.
Engine hours 1700
Aircon Air-con in all cabins. Diesel heating ducted throughout the boat. 6 x 24v fans throughout the boat.
Deck Material Hand laminated fibreglass with segmented end grain balsa core in the horizontal surfaces. There are substantial solid fibreglass laminated plates beneath all deck hardware that require backing plates.
Designer Amel Yachts
Builder Amel Yachts. La Rochelle France
HIN FRAML54031B606
Registration Number USA

Engine / Machinery

Engine Make Volvo Penta
Engine Description 110hp, turbo charged Model D3-110 with Hurth HSW-250H hydraulic gearbox. New turbo fitted in March 2017. Double RACOR fuel filters. 175 amp alternator on main engine. Genuine separate/full sized/stand up engine and machinery room accessed from the cockpit. The engine room is airtight from the interior and can be made watertight by employing the provided valves on the internal drain system. NEW turbo fitted March 2017. Both alternators rebuilt June 2019. The engine room contains: · Diesel engine with fresh water heat exchanger, 81 kW/110 H. P. · Hydraulic gearbox with automatic shaft brake. · AMEL drive system with dual gear boxes · Propeller with 3 fixed blades (as spare propeller) · Diesel fuel filter · Hot water tank (hot water from 220V and from engine), generator, battery charger, pumps, etc. ... · 24V automatic engine room blower/exhaust fan employed with the main engine. Permanent natural ventilation. · 220V automatic engine room blower/exhaust fan employed with the generator. · Main/only bilge sump with 2 pumps (automatic 24V electric and manual) as well as a bilge water level alarm with acoustic and visual alarms · Main/only seawater intake seacock laminated to the hull with strainer and distribution manifold with acoustic and visual alarms for restricted water flow
Number of Engines 1
Engine Hours 1700
Fuel Capacity 900 litres
Fuel Type Diesel
Cruise Speed Hull speed 9 knots
Genset Onan 9.5kW Genset. 1950 hours
Propulsion Amel U drive to Varible pitch folding propellor and SPURS line cutter
Thrusters Retractable bow thruster

Deck Hardware / Fittings

Dinghy AB inflatable tender model VL10 carried on electric lifting transom mounted davits
Outboard New Mercury 15hp 2-stroke outboard motor and a spare Yamaha 15hp outboard.
Ground Tackle AMEL 24V retractable bow thruster, 11HP, controlled from the cockpit and the foredeck. Chain counter in cockpit. 400 feet of chain on anchor. 2nd 24v vertical windlass with remote control. 250 feet of
Covers Bimini/dodger fitted to windscreen with side enclosures. Cockpit cushions.


Accommodation Description Portside front cabin: 1 large double berth (1,40 m wide) with lee cloth. Hanging locker, shelves, book cases, voluminous storage space under the berth and sole, reading lamps and utility lights, 220V outlet, 220V airconditioning and heat, 1 opening overhead hatch and 1 side opening porthole. Starboard front cabin : Upper and lower single berths with lee clothes. Shelves and storage spaces. Reading lamps and utility lights, 220V air-conditioning and heat, 1 opening overhead hatch and 1 side opening porthole. Plenty of dry storage space beneath the sole. Forward head/vanity/shower: One piece laminated modular assembly (easy to clean). Sink with mixer tap, separate stall shower with thermostatic mixer tap. Storage, shelves, mirror, towel rack. 24V electric toilet with freshwater flushing. (holding tank). 220V outlet, 220V washing machine (4 kg/9 lbs. Capacity) and separate 220V dryer. Dirty clothes hamper and cleaning supplies locker. 1 opening overhead hatch. Forward watertight bulkhead. Easy access to all the technical parts. Saloon: U-shaped dinette on the portside with very easy access incorporating a horizontally articulating oval table. Plenty of shelves, book cases, exceptionally generous dry storage space under the dinette, armchairs and sole. Watertight bulkhead with watertight door, 2 armchairs on starboard flanking the liquor bar storage for glasses and bottles. Hand rails, complete curtains and cushions. 1 large opening overhead hatch and 4 fixed side portlights in the hull sides. 220V outlets. Numerous 24V lights (spotlights and wall lamps). 220V air-conditioning and heat. Opening sole floorboards on hinges. Set of loud-speakers for the stereo system. NEW upholstery in 2013. Navigation station: Large L-shaped chart table. Storage for charts and guides. 4 drawers, shelves and a book case. 24V and 220V outlets. Locker for 24 to 12V converter. Electronic navigation instruments are fitted to a removable shelf assembly for easy access to the wiring. Space for a laptop/desktop computer. Very comfortable, fully adjustable seat with backrest. Hanging locker for wet clothes with shelf over the top. Easy access to all the technical parts. Passage way cabin: Very comfortable single berth with lee cloth (the best sea-berth in the boat). Shelves, book case, and storage. Opening porthole to cockpit. Starting and house battery storage under the berth in a watertight/vapor-tight compartment. Aft cabin: The owner's stateroom is exceptionally spacious with exceptional ventilation and natural light, yet completely self contained and very privately isolated from the rest of the accommodation. The centreline double berth is 2m long and 1,60m wide at the fullest section, is fitted with removable lee protections and easily tilts up on pressurized gas cylinders to access huge volumes of dry storage as well as the rudder quadrant and the ship's lockable safe below. The berth is flanked by nightstands both port and starboard. The mattress is in two pieces over a slatted base. Plenty of shelves and book cases. Two hanging lockers. Writing desk/dressing table with drawer and mirror. Additional Lewmar size 60 hatch in cabin top for improved ventilation.
Cabins 4
Berths 7
Shower 2
Toilet 2
Entertainment Stereo system including a combined radio AM/FM and CD player, an amplifier, a Bose Lifestyle 28 Home theatre system. Video DVD and 20" TV in saloon which is on retractable mount. Cockpit speakers.


Refrigeration 24V stainless steel front loading refrigerator.
Freezer Large top loading 24V deep freezer. 2nd deep freeze in saloon.
Stove Gas 4 burner stove with oven on gimbals
Water Capacity 900 litres
Water Maker Watermaker 24v/240v. 100 l/h. Rebuilt in March 2019.
Hot Water System 240v and engine heating hot water system

Safety Equipment

Safety Gear Off shore safety equipped.
Bilge Pumps Electric and manual bilge pump
Life Raft Zodiac 8 person life raft
Life Jackets Yes
Flares Yes
Fire Protection Engine room fire extinguisher system. Fire extinguishers


Electrics 3 main electrical systems : 220V system: o 4 cylinder, 1500 rpm diesel generator o shore power connection with cable and inlet on the transom. 24V house service system: The house battery bank has 630 amps available in 24V, charging o either by the shore power or by the generator through the 24V-100amp/h charger o or by the 24V alternator which Visual alarm for loss of continuity on the positive or negative side of the 24V electrical system. 12V engine system: 1 starting battery 12V, 105 amps, with 1 alternator 12V, 110 amp/h. Anti-electrolysis protection system : All the metallic parts in contact with fluids are connected to the anodes integrated in the rudder. 110v Inverter. 1800 watt.
Electronics / Navigation VHF with 2nd handset and loudhailer. Icom 802 SSB Furuno 1834C colour radar/plotter with NAVNET II C-Map NT. Repeater for Furuno 1834C at helm station Compass PG500 overlay Raymarine Autopilot with 2nd spare linear drive GP90 computer interface AIS B&G Hydra central navigation. 1 GFD at nav station, 4 displays at helm. GPS Wave WiFi booster. Iridium Go Stat phone with external antenna Furuno AIS transceiver

Sail / Rigging

Deck Gear 6 self-tailing winches on the masts with cleats and rope clutches/line locks. 5 self-tailing sheet winches (3 are electrically powered) in centre cockpit.
Sail Inventory Tri-radial sails : genoa on electric furler, In-mast furling main sail with electric motors, In-mast furling mizzen sail. 100sm Gennaker free flying with furler and rigging. Staysail on electric furler. Mizzen staysail with dousing sock. Parasail and rigging.
Mast / Rigging Ketch rig. Standing rigging inspected, tuned and serviced in 2018 by AMEL. 24V electric jib reefing and furling with complete manual backup system. AMEL 24V main mast electric reefing and furling with complete manual backup system. AMEL mizzen mast manual reefing and furling system


General Remarks Bottom paint is Copper Coat. Amel electric retractable pasarelle. Stainless steel anti-theft bar for entrance door. Cockpit cushions. Amel linen. Boat includes many extras such as spare parts, tools, on board living linen, galley inventory, crockery, cutlery and more which makes this Amel 54 a walk on sail off proposition.

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