Discovery 55

  • Iconic world cruiser: 2-person operation
  • Powered winches
  • Electric in-mast furling with vertical batten mainsail
  • Solent rig (twin headstays) with electric furling headsails
  • Deep cockpit with single wheel 

Design Dimensions

  • Overall Length:17.00m 55’8”
  • Length Waterline (Heeled): 15.0m 49’2”
  • Beam: 4.78m 15’7”
  • Draft: 2.23m 7’3”
  • Displacement: 22,500kg 49,604lbs
  • Keel weight: 9,500kg 20,943lbs
  • Air Draft: 23.52m 77’2”


Designed to take two people around the world, safely and in comfort, the Discovery 55 is the perfect choice for short-handed sailing. The Discovery 55 is an uncompromising choice for sailors who want the optimum balance between performance, safety, luxury and quality. Stay high and dry in her center cockpit while sailing across oceans, then enjoy peace and tranquillity at anchor in that same center cockpit –– the Discovery 55 is a truly exceptional home on the water.

  • Main: 65m² 699ft²
  • Self-tacking jib: 50m² 538ft²
  • Furling genoa 140%: 87.5m² 942ft²
  • Engine: Yanmar 160hp
  • Fuel: 1,334 litres 352 US Gals
  • Water: 1,008 litres 266 US Gals

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