M55 VERA Classic
20000 kilos approx
Yanmar 110 h.p. 3200 rpm
4 + 3 persons
M55 VERA is flagman yacht in the concept line of semi-classic pilothouse cruiser for long range cruising with small crew. The boat will be built with practical and minimalist concept as the base. It means that boat will have the simple neo-classic interior with painted surfaces and minimal teak wood trimming, the deck will be painted or covered with non-skid cover for easy maintenance.
Aluminium welded hull can be with bare metal surface or painted up to choice of colours or covered with vinyl. The deck is composite, made of foam sandwich with vacuum infusion or wood/epoxy.
The equipment will be basic and simple, but enough for sailors to make safe cruising with minimal problems for repair or service, in opposite to modern over-equipped yachts.
Practical ketch rig, central cockpit, spasious aft and forward cabins with sparate toilet and shower, moderate draft, skeg protected rudder and propeller, built-in (no bolts) keel, no genoa furlers, no generator (only solar and wind charging), all for simple and and reliable cruising worldwide. This yacht will be built by Dutch specialists upon order and final specification.
practical ketch rig (optional cutter)
central cockpit and aft master cabin
fully enclosed pilothouse for all weather sailing
partly protected cocpit by pilothouse roof and sides
full size bimini for protection of all cocpit from sun
medium displacement hull with balanced heeled waterlines
aluminium alloy 5083 welded hull with 3 watertight bulkheads
foam insulation min 100 mm above water line
watertight rudder compartment for safety reasons
watertight forpeak sail locker
folding transom part as swimming platform with removable ladder
aft dafits for full size rigid bottom dinghy
built-in rub rail and bulwark with integrated fair leads for mooring lines
separate battery and pumps compartments
built-in keel (no bolts) with moderate 2 m draft
composite foam or wood cored deck, pilothouse and cocpit, more height inside and better insulation
tampered glasses with aluminium frames on pilothouse
Lewmar deck hatches “Ocean” type with moskito nets and blinders
Deck ventilators Dorado for cabin, salon, galley, toilet, pilothouse.
standard diesel engine Nanni 50 h.p. 2800 rpm with M4 rating, alternator 100A + Balmar alternator 130A
3 blade folding Gori propeller with overdrive option
2 fuel tanks with drain plug, 2 fuel filters and water separator
hot/cold water pressured system with low noise and consumption electric pump
diesel heater in main salon (option)
gas or diesel cooker in galley
aluminium Selden rig with RDS cars and reliable reefing system, s/steel rigging
Selden, Lewmar deck ware
deck anchor winch 1300W with cabestan for second anchor rope
Icom VHF radio with remote control in cocpit
Mastervolt battery charger 220/12V 50A
main anchor Rocna 25 kilos with chain 10mm 60 m + rope rode 40 m
safety raft for 4-6 person