Canopus IV is being prepared for a trans-Pacific delivery to Hawaii, USA and, is offered ready to cruise.
She is initially offered in Tahiti for those interested in the South Pacific experience. She is scheduled to depart Raiatea FP third week December for Hawaii.
Beautifully appointed with no expense spared on her inventory with emphasis on comfortable, self-sustained liveaboard with a high level of safety.
This design is a beautiful blend of comfort and performance. Performance is achieved easily and with minimal effort with electric furling sails.
Navigation electronics updated 2019.
Her hull design is graceful but powerful with long waterline and generous beam which is carried well aft.
Vessel is now in Honolulu. Located in Waikiki.
Description and specifications
Name: Canopus IV
Model: Amel 54
Made in 2005
Length: 53ft 9in - 16,40m
LOA : 56ft 5in - 17,20m
Beam : 15ft 9in - 4,80m
Draft : 6ft 9in
Displacement : 38587lbs - 17500 kg
Rigging : Ketch
Engine: Volvo Marine D3-110 diesel
Engine hours : 4300 h
Transmission: Amel drive
Water capacity: 237USgal - 900 liters
Fuel capacity: 237USgal - 900 liters
Number of cabins (except salon) : 2
Number of washrooms : 2
Berths: two double and 3 single
Portside front cabin: 1 large double berth (1,40m) with lee cloth. Hanging locker, shelves, book cases, storage space under the berth and sole, reading lamps and utility lights, air conditioning 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, air-conditioning, 1 opening overhead hatch and 1 side opening porthole. Dry storage space beneath the sole. Common heating with the other front cabin.
Forward head/vanity/shower: One piece laminated modular assembly (easy to clean). Sink with mixer tap, separate stall shower. Storage, shelves, mirror, towel rack
Electric toilet 24V with freshwater flushing. (80l holding tank).
220V washing machine (4 kg) and separate 220V dryer, 1 opening overhead hatch
Salon: U-shaped dinette on the portside with easy access incorporating a horizontally articulating oval table, shelves, book cases, generous dry storage space under dinette, armchairs and sole. Watertight bulkhead with watertight door, 2 armchairs on starboard, storage for glasses and bottles. Hand rails, 1 large opening overhead hatch and 4 fixed side portlights in the hull sides
All the soles are non-skid with the look of teak and holly.
Navigation station: Large L-shaped chart table. Storage for charts and guides, drawers, shelves and a bookcase.
Complete documentation of Amel 54 in 6 volumes.
Electronic navigation instruments are fitted to a removable shelf assembly for easy access to the wiring, fully adjustable seat with backrest. Hanging locker w/ shelf over the top.
Passage way cabin: Comfortable single berth with lee cloth, 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: Private and spacious owner's stateroom with exceptional ventilation and natural light.
Center-line double berth is fitted with removable lee protections and easily tilts up on pressurized gas cylinders to access dry storage as well as the rudder quadrant and the ship's lockable safe below, nightstands port and starboard.
Two hanging lockers. Desk/dressing table with drawer and mirror.
Aft head/vanity/shower: One piece laminated modular assembly (easy to clean). Washbasin with mixer tap, separate stall shower with opening overhead hatch directly over the shower stall.
Electric toilet with freshwater flush w/holding tank 80l.
1 cabin side opening porthole
U shaped galley, two large top loading 24V deep freezers. 24V stainless steel front loading refrigerator. 220V dish-washer. 220V microwave/convection oven. 220V Nespresso coffee machine.
Gas stove w/ fume & heat extractor hood, 4 burners and also an oven/grill fitted on gimbals with a s/s safety bar, shelves, storage, drawers for flatware and cooking utensils. Tableware and ustensiles for 8 people.
Stainless steel double sink w/ Corian countertop
AMEL freshwater gauge (160 l/h) with float. Freshwater tank capacity 900l.
24V and 220V main electrical panels.
ELECTRONICS & NAVIGATION:
Raymarine AXIOM 12 (new 2019) inside
Raymarine AXIOM 9 plotter (2017) in the cockpit
Radar Raymarine Quantum (new 2019)
GPS Furuno GP 39 (2018)
VHF Furuno 2721ASN
NAVTEX Furuno NX300
AIS Raymarine 650 (2014)
B&G Hydra central navigation unit with Sonic Speed (including 1 GFD at the navigation station + 4 individual analog displays at the helm station)
Autopilot Raymarine 7000 (linear, control board in the cockpit)
Second autopilot Raymarine Raymarine ACU 400 (installed in parallel in 2017)
Stereo system includes a combined radio AM/FM and 10-CD player, an amplifier, a Bose sound system in the saloon (2 satellite speakers and 1 subwoofer), and 2 watertight Maxima speakers in the cockpit.
Magnetic compass mounted at the helm station.
Chronometer and barometer at the navigation station.
Satellite phone Iridium with outside antenna (2016).
3 main electrical systems :
24V house service system:
12V engine system:
Inverter 12V/220V 2500W
Solar panels: 2 panels 190w 24V (2016) installed in 2016 on stainless structure
HULL & DECKS:
Hull: One piece fiberglass laminate hull, keel and skeg.
Deck: Hand laminated fiberglass with segmented end grain balsa core. There are solid fiberglass laminated plates beneath all deck hardware.
Rudder: Hand laminated fiberglass shell mounted on a solid stainless steel rudder shaft with stainless steel internal ribs.
Monohull/multi-cellular structure: The hull, deck, bulkheads, and the furniture are all laminated together to form one piece while the vessel is still in the mold.
Comfortable & weather protected central cockpit w/hard dodger w/folding bimini, stainless steel bows, opening plexi windshields
5 opening overhead hatches
15 opening side portholes
4 Fixed side port lights in the hull sides
4 watertight bulkheads with isolating valves.
Proprietary anti-osmotic treatment
Reverse swim platform with integrated s/s ladder
Deck level running lights
Stainless steel tube guardrails around the entire perimeter of the boat
SAILS & RIGGING:
4 tri-radial sails: genoa (new 2019), main, mizzen and mizzen jib
AMEL 24V main mast electric reefing & furling w/complete manual backup system
Electric jib reefing & furling w/complete manual backup system BAMAR 24v.
AMEL mizzen mast manual reefing & furling system BAMAR 24v.
1 whisker pole w/complete rigging
6 self-tailing winches (3 electric)
Stainless steel stemhead/bow roller configured for 2 anchors and a mooring line
Vertical 24V capstan for chain & rope w/control from both helm & foredeck
Chain counter Lexmark in cockpit for starboard windlass.
ENGINE & MECHANICAL:
Separate, full-size stand-up engine & machinery room accessed from the cockpit
Engine room is airtight from interior & can be made airtight by employing the provided valves on the internal drain system.
Volvo diesel engine w/fresh water exchanger, 110 HP
Hydraulic gearbox w/automatic shaft brake
AMEL drive system w/dual gear boxes
AMEL 24V retractable bow thruster (15hp/12kw), controlled from cockpit
Feathering 3 blade propeller
Hot water tank (220v and Engine driven)
Generator ONAN (1300 h)
2 Battery chargers (100 amp and 30 amp)
BAUER compressor for scuba diving bottles (revised in 2016).
Hard dodger w/folding bimini, s/s bows, opening plexiglas windshields,pressurized salt water anchor wash (control at helm), hot/cold fresh water shower in cockpit.
6 people Zodiac liferaft
Extinctors, IOR, life vests, rockets, life lines
EPIRB Simrad EG50 (2014)
Hypalon HIGHFIELD CL380 (2017) dingy. Aluminum rigid bottom.
Suzuki HB 15 hp (2017) with 25l gas tank
The stainless structure can support dingy and engine during sailing.
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. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.