The Tayana 55 is designed by the Dutch Naval Architect and designer. Pieter Beeldsnijder, who is recognized throughout the world as a premier designer. This Tayana 55 named Ruach names by her second owner since new is designed and built for serious cruising. The hull is one of the most durable, versatile, safest and best performing hulls in its class. The wide beam of Ruach easily accommodates this three cabin layout; and few if any yachts of its size can carry it's three cabin layout with a full stand up engine room and workbench so effortlessly. The philosophy at Tayana yachts is, sailing should be a pleasure. Ruach can be easily handled by a cruising couple by incorporating modern sailing technologies. Ruach’s deck saloon provides light, air, visibility, and protection. This cutter rigged center cockpit sloop features complete electronics, a massive aft cabin with king bed and ensuite head, 2 forward cabins with a central head, a spacious salon, new dinghy, watermaker, generator, wind turbine and solar panels, 3 reverse cycle AC units, washing machine, 2kW inverter and roller furling headsail and trysail. Trades Considered
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Automatic Washer machine 3 units of reverse cycle air conditioning
Freezer and electric refrigerator
3 burner gas cooker and oven with 2 gas bottles in vented locker on aft deck
12' dinghy with 30hp Yamaha outboard motor
Wind electric power generator
2 Solar panels
Stainless steel bimini frame and bimini cover
All new canvass work in Cadet Grey in 2019 (Bimini, Dodger, sun, hatch, sail and winch covers
Boarding platform and ladder on transom
Portable boarding ladder Fresh water pressure system throughout.
Full cover for the entire yacht used as a full bow to stern sun awning
Emergency steering tiller with rudder quadrant accessed through the aft deck
Salon bar and sink
Some great extras: New Stand up Paddle Board, 2 SCUBA BCD's/regulators and 4 Air tanks recently inspected, Wake board for water skiing.
The main mast and all spars are aluminum and stepped to the keel. The main, new in 2020 is a traditional double reefed main and the mast has 2 aluminum spreaders. The mast has three oversized Lewmar winches. The rig is a cutter rig and both have Harken roller furling. The standing rigging is new as of 2018, in good condition and consists of heavy 14mm/16mm stainless wire with 1 X 19 swaged ends. Chainplates are stainless steel and connect to the hull fittings by stainless steel rods.
The sail inventory is as follows:
Yankee 100% Yankee Storm jib
Storm trisail M.P.S. (Multi Purpose Spinnaker)
Engine is a Perkins 6354 135 hp diesel engine coupled directly to the 2" stainless steel shaft through a Hurth Marine 350 transmission. Engine room is vented by 12V blowers. A 9.5 KVA Westerbeke generator with sound shield is nestled next to the engine. Access is good for all engine and fuel filter service. Stainless steel shaft is coupled with a Maxprop 3 blade folding prop and anti-vibration coupler.
Main Bruce 30 Kg galvanized anchor on 100 meters of 10 mm galvanized chain stored on the anchor roller
Maxwell 4500 12V electric vertical anchor windlass with chain/rope gypsy
Anchor pulpit is stainless steel with 2 rollers
1 electric 12V bilge pump with float switch and 2 manual bilge pumps in the cockpit
6 fire extinguishers located throughout the yacht Redundant Gas cut out switch
Assorted Flares EPIRB
New 6-man liferaft 6 self inflating Life jackets and harnesses with strobes
1 life buoy
The hull is all fiberglass with teak decking glued down directly onto the deck. Deck surfaces have nonskid surfaces where not covered by teak.
The DC system consists of 2-250 AH and one 150 AH batteries that are charged either by solar power, wind turbine power, shore power, engine alternator, or the 9.5 KVA Westerbeke generator with sound shield. Batteries are also connect to a 2kW invertor. AC power is provided by the generator or 220V shore power. Both AC and DC panels are mounted at the nav station.
Raytheon C80 GPS Plotter
Raytheon NP 35 radar
Autohelm instrument system with dual readout
VHF radio Icom M800
New waterproof Handheld VHF radio
The stairway from the center cockpit leads down to a open and comfortable salon with 7-foot stand up headroom containing a large table and settee to port that seats 6 and a nav station with swivel captain's chair starboard. Forward is a hallway that leads forward to the 2 cabins and the head forward. The starboard side cabin features twin bunks. To port is a double cabin. Aft of the starboard cabin is a head, with shower and toilet. Forward of this area is the walk-in sail locker and all the way forward is the anchor chain locker.
Aft of the salon, a hallway leads past the longitudinal galley on the starboard and further aft is the spacious aft cabin containing a king sized bed and ensuite head to port. Opposite the galley and under the stairway leading from the cockpit is the engine room containing engine and generator with a workbench.
Aft of the cockpit is the large aft deck (G&T area) under which is the aft cabin. All the way aft is a lazarette containing the rudder gear and storage for diving and other equipment. The heavy duty rudder gear is fully accessible. Attached to the transom is the dinghy with 30HP Yamaha outboar.
The cockpit is very roomy and contains the steering wheel, engine controls and instrumentation, and plenty of seating on both port and starboard sides. New Sunbrella cockpit cushions in Cadet grey have been added for comfort and style which match the bimini, dodger and sail trim. One of the seats lifts up giving access to below decks. A sliding hatch covers the entrance to below decks forward.
The deck itself is teak planking glued down onto fiberglass without the use of screws and is in very good condition. Additional equipment includes an aluminum spinnaker pole mounted to the deck, chromed bronze bottleneck screws recently rechromed, the usual assortment of rollers, blocks and tracks all in good condition along with the usual number of warps, sheets, and halyard, also in good condition.
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. Hours listed may vary from actual hours due to recent use. Purchaser is encouraged to verify hours prior to purchase. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.