Safe, fast and beautifully balanced, the Discovery 55 is the ultimate world class cruising yacht. Designed to take two people around the world, safely and in comfort, she is the perfect choice for short-handed sailing. 


 The Discovery 55 is an uncompromising choice for sailors who want the optimum balance between performance, safety, luxury and quality. Sail across oceans or soak up the peace and tranquillity at anchor in your favourite bay as the Discovery 55 is a truly exceptional home on the water.

  • Discovery 55

Technical Specifications

Design Dimensions

Overall Length:17.00m 55’8”
Length Waterline (Heeled): 15.0m 49’2”
Beam: 4.78m 15’7”
Draft: 2.23m 7’3”
Displacement: 22,500kg 49,604lbs
Keel weight: 9,500kg 20,943lbs
Air Draft: 23.52m 77’2”

Sail Areas
Main: 65m2 699ft²
Self-tacking jib: 50m2 538ft²
Furling genoa 140%: 87.5m² 942ft²

Engine: Yanmar 160hp
Fuel: 1,334 litres 352 US Gals
Water: 1,008 litres 266 US Gals

- Iconic world cruiser - 2 person operation
- Powered winches
- Electric In-mast furling with vertical batten mainsail
- Solent rig (twin headstays) with electric furling headsails

Boat Plans