DISCOVERY 55 Detailed Review

If you are a boat enthusiast looking to get more information on specs, built, make, etc. of different boats, then here is a complete review of DISCOVERY 55. Built by Discovery Yachts and designed by Ron Holland, the boat was first built in 2000. It has a hull type of Fin with rudder on skeg and LOA is 16.7. Its sail area/displacement ratio 14.74. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Yanmar, runs on Diesel x2.

DISCOVERY 55 has retained its value as a result of superior building, a solid reputation, and a devoted owner base. Read on to find out more about DISCOVERY 55 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:16.7 m / 54.79 ft
Rigging Type:Masthead Sloop
Hull Type:Fin with rudder on skeg
S.A. (reported):115 m2 / 1237.85 ft2
Draft (max):2.23 m / 7.32 ft
Displacement:22500 kg / 49603.95 lbs
Ballast:9500 kg / 20943.89 lbs
Ballast Type:Lead
Last Built:2021
Designers:Ron Holland
LWL:15 m / 49.21 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:38.57
Capsize Screening Formula:1.71

Rig And Sail Specs

I:21.83 m / 71.62 ft
S.A. Fore:19.33 m / 63.42 ft
E:6.78 m / 22.24 ft
S.A. Fore:67.77 m2 / 729.47 ft2
S.A. Main:65.52 m2 / 705.25 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)133.29 m2 / 1434.72 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Type:Diesel x2
Type:Diesel x2
Fuel:1334 L / 352.41 gals


Water:1008 L / 266.29 gals


Builders:Discovery Yachts
Designers:Ron Holland


Who designed the DISCOVERY 55?

DISCOVERY 55 was designed by Ron Holland.

Who builds DISCOVERY 55?

DISCOVERY 55 is built by Discovery Yachts.

When was DISCOVERY 55 first built?

DISCOVERY 55 was first built in 2000.

How long is DISCOVERY 55?

DISCOVERY 55 is 15 m in length.

What is mast height on DISCOVERY 55?

DISCOVERY 55 has a mast height of 19.33 m.

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