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Islander 55

Ocean cruiser charter Double Canoe / Catamaran, designed by James Wharram and Hanneke Boon.

The Islander 55 is a smaller version of the islander 65 and is eminently suitable for charter use or as a large ocean cruiser. Her interior can again be simple flexispace, or she can have up to 5 separate double charter cabins. Andy Smith Boatworks are the exclusive builders of the Islander 55 and 65 designs.

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Islander 55 stern
Islander 55 bow with people aboard
Building Method: Ply/Glass/Epoxy/Laminate
Length Overall (Exd Stemhead & Rudder): 55' 16.80m
Length Waterline: 46' 14.00m
Beam Overall: 27' 5" 8.35m
Beam of each hull: 7' 9" 2.35m
Draught - Lightship - 7 ton: 3' 0.90m
Draught - Laden - 12 ton: 3' 5" 1.05m
Minimum bridge deck clearance - laden: 3' 3" 1.00m
Sleeping Capacity: 5 Double Cabins
Wharram Wingsail Schooner Rig (Total): 1135 sqft 103 sqm
Mainsail: 430 sqft 39.0 sqm
Foresail: 430 sqft 39.0 sqm
Genoa No. 2: 275 sqft 25.0 sqm
Genoa No. 1: 405 sqft 36.8 sqm
Staysail: 200 sqft 18.2 sqm
Islander 55 sailing
Islander 55 - Ocean cruising layout drawing
Islander 55 - Ocean Cruising Layout
Islander 55 - Charter layout drawing
Islander 55 - Charter Layout
Islander 55 interior drawing