Amel 55

880,000 Tax Paid | France France


  • Make Amel
  • Model 55
  • Year 2013
  • LOA 55ft/17m
  • Class Sailing Cruiser
  • Hull Glass Reinforced Plastic
  • Keel Fin Keel
  • Rig Ketch
  • Engine Single Diesel
  • Drive Sail Drive
  • Layout Centre Cockpit
  • Berths 6
  • Cabins 2
  • Aft Cabins 1
  • Ancasta Ref 41494
  • Name Rainbow


For sale 2013 Amel 55 (delivered in 2014). Hull #24. This Amel 55 is in excellent condition with no spared expenses mindset by the current and first owner. German registered, equipped and ready for your next project.

The layout is owners 2 cabin / 3 heads. Aft is the owners stateroom with ensuite and forwards is a guest double berth cabin and ensuite. Along the passageway to the aft cabin is a berth and 3rd head with laundry and a shower. The interior is finished in the highest quality American walnut woodwork and leather upholstery (New) . The galley is very well equipped for passage making and entertaining with a induction stove, electric fridge and freezers. Comfort on board is complemented by reversible cycle air conditioning and additional aerotherm heating. This Amel 55 is equipped with excellent navigation and two independants autopilots, along with B&G wind, speed and depth instruments….

The boat also features extensive electrical equipemnt with MASTERVOLT 24v lithium battery bank, ONAN genset showing very low hours and plenty of mounted SOLAR panels (hard top and davit), SUPERWIND wind generator (mizzen mast) and twin WATT&SEA hydrogenators providing complete self sufficiency. A high capacity DESSALATOR watermaker is also fitted.

The Amel 55 features a centre cockpit with a hardtop and a removable winter (bad weather) enclosure. An extendable sliding sun roof protects the entire cockpit. A folding centre table and cockpit cushions make this area an entertaining space, as well as a safe and protected helm station. Awnings giving rain and sun protection at anchor and aft sun bathing provide plenty of space for lounging. The HYDRAULIC GANGWAY make the access onboard easier.
The Amel 55 is built and designed to the highest standards of luxury, ease of use and safety for a couple to cruise comfortably and effortlessly .

Feel free to contact us to get all full specification and inventory. Boat available for inspection prior by appointment.


AMEL 55 Model 2013 - Year 2014 - Hull number #24
Cockpit with HARTOP
AMERICAN WALNUT wood interior

Designed by Berret & Racoupeau designers
Hull and deck made from composite, Roving 71 glass fibre/isopthalic resin, monothilic laminate, laid up by hand in lengthwise and transverse layers with a two thirds overlap. Deck glued and laminated to hull and bulkheads.
Frame structure in polyurethane omega-foam and plywood, laminated to the hull, as is all the joinery structure
Bulkheads are glued and laminated with the deck. Four of them are watertight collision bulkheads with isolation valves.
Cast iron ballast fixed to the hull / keel by stainless steel bolts.
Skeg hung rudder, 60mm stainless steel rudder stock, mechanical steering.

LOA 17.30 metres
LWL 14.85 metres
Beam 4.99 metres
Draft 2.20 metres
Displacement 24 t at full load
All measurements are approximate and manufacturer supplied


Aluminium masts and spars, designed and manufactured by AMEL, painted white
In-mast electric mainsail and electric mizzen furling
Genoa and staysail on Reckmann electric furlers
Electric Harken 60.2STE genoa winches 60.2STE
Electric Harken 46.2STE winches for staysail sheet
Spinnaker pole
Stainless steel chain plates

Main : Triradial cut - Hydranet
Mizzen sail : Triradial cut - Hydranet
Genoa : Triradial cut – Hydranet
Gennaker with FACNOR furler and lines
Genoa and staysail covers

2 electric genoa sheet winches
2 electric staysail sheet winches
1 electric mainsheet winch
1 electric mizzen sail sheet
2 manuals mainmast winches
2 manuals mizzen mast winches

S/S twin bow roller
8 deck cleats
Outboard engine support
Cockpit shower cold/hot water
2 aft wooden seats mounted on the pushpits
Side gates openings

LED Navigation lights
LED mast head lights
Blue LED lights on transom and under hard top
LED deck projector mounted on main and mizzen mast spreaders

Cockpit cushions
Sun bathing cushions
Sun awning for cockpit + s/s support + storage bag
Sides closing
Full cockpit winter enclosure


American walnut interior, light coloured wood flooring (oak)
Passage berth and day-bathroom in companionway to aft cabin
Vacuum flush fresh water toilets throughout
All doors into cabins are watertight
Direct and indirect lighting throughout, all internal lights on dimmers
Larger teak seats in the aft pushpits
>> Reverse cycle air conditioning throughout - 3 units (Aft cabin - Saloon - Forecabin) - Fans throughout
>> WEBASTO Aerotherm heating 24V / 5500 W

- Central cockpit with wheel house with central console for electronics and all other controls (windlass, furling gear, thruster, etc)
- Wheelhouse built from strong composite material with a carbon frame and opening middle section - two opening hatches in the roof
- Rigid sliding sun awning forming an extension to the roof.
- Bespoke double helmsman’s seat
- Adjustable teak cockpit table with seating

SALOON - White leather Upholstery from 2019
- Large windows and opening hatches give good view of the exterior from the saloon
- Dining area to port with extendable table to seat eight comfortably
- Dining table on electric pedestal for conversion into double bed, with custom infill
- Sofa and chart table to starboard
- flat screen TV, DVD player on vertically retractable TV mount
- FUSION audio system player with BOSE speakers

Owner’s cabin located aft - Large central island double bed - Vanity desk with swivelling seat
- Ensuite bathroom and plentiful storage
- Projector with pull down screen
Guest cabins
- VIP cabin forward with semi-island double bed, ensuite bathroom, vanity area and plentiful storage
- Single passage berth midships to starboard

GALLEY - located to port midships
Galley worktop in CORIAN with stainless steel sink
Cooker with stoves (connected to 5000W inverter)
Extractor hood with filter
150 L fridge - 150 L Freezer
2nd additional deep freezer in the saloon
220 V microwave
Washer Dryer - Coffee maker ...


VOLVO PENTA D3-110HP 5-cylinder diesel engine
- Showing 1682 hours run at April 2023
- Hydraulic ZF 25 gearbox with AMEL angle transmission
- Feathering three-blade propeller
- SPURS Rope-cutter
- Shaft brake
- Electric throttle
- Double diesel filter with three-way tap
Located in very spacious watertight engine room.
Access from the cocpkit assited by gas ram.
High density insulating foam with high accoustic performance
Ligting points, 220V and 24 V sockets

>> Retractable BOW THRUSTER

12/24/220V 50Hz EU spec electrical installation
24 V and 220 V distributon with ampermeters and voltmeters
- Generator 11 Kva ONAN in lieu of standart
Remote control panel in galley

- 5 solar panels on aft davit and hard top and aft deck
- 2 Watt&Sea Hydrogenerator

- 3 x batt. LITHIUM MASTERVOLT Ultra 24/500 - 2019
12V, 24V, and 220 V sockets

Battery chargers x 2 : 100 and 60 Amp
Alternator : 110 Amp
Inverters :

Water maker:DESSALATOR 24/220 V - 240 l/h - 95 running hours
- Remote control panel in galley
24V hot and cold pressurised system throughout with cockpit hose
Fresh water dock inlet
Water heater: 50 litres - NEW from 2017
Fresh water shower at swimming platform

Fuel 900 litres
Water 800 litres
Black water YES One tank for each toilet
Grey water YES One tank with automatic pump out
Measurements are approximate and manufacturer supplied


GPS Navigator FURUNO GP 150
Radar FURUNO FR 1835
B&G Hydra 3000 with GFD digital display
VHF + Handled VHF
T&T Sat Phone + Fleet broadband 250
TZ 14’’ touchscreen at charts table+ Radar/ Plotter NAVNET 3D
Receiver and transceiver AIS FA50 + HUB 101 + Navtex FAX30

TZ 14’’ repeater built-in
HYDRA 3000 repeater
Autopilot FURUNO NAVPILOT 711 control display
2nd FURUNO NAVPILOT 711 control display
Second VHF Handset (To be

pack TV/ DVD/CD – FUSION 700 Bluetooth
FUSION remote control in the cockpit
2 camera on spreaders
Retractable LCD 32" flat screen TV+ DVD player with inverter 24/220 V - 800 W

Stainless steel bow fitting for two anchors with fresh water pump for anchor washing
Stainless steel bow protector/anchor plate
2 x 2000 W Electric windlass
10 mm 100 M S/S chain in lieu of std
S/S 30 Kg WASI main anchor / Second Anchor : 25 Kg S/S LEWMAR
Eight stainless steel folding mooring cleats - Fenders and lines

DINGHY and outboard engine
Zodiac Cadet 260 Aero Dinghy
Torqeedo electrical engine – 530Wh with dedicated socket
Engine support on aft locker

ZODIAC 8 pax mounted on in-built support on the guardrail

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