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Amel 54 is a Offshore cruising sailboat built by Amel and designed by Amel Design Office. Her first hull was built in 2005 with an overall lengh of 17.2 m or 56.5 ft long and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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AMEL 54 Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft17.20 m / 56.43 ft
Builder(s)Chantiers Amel
Designer(s)Amel Design Office
categoryOffshore cruising sailboat
Hull TypeMonohull
First Hull Built2005
Last Hull Built2010
AppendagesKeel L-shaped keel (with bulb)
HelmSingle helm wheel
RudderSingle rudder on skeg
CockpitCenter cockpit
Rigging TypeKetch Marconi (in-mast furling mainsail) masthead
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Number of Berth(s)7
Number of Head(s)2
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal900 L / 237.8 gal
Ballast Ratio29.14


Overall Length (LOA) 17.20 m / 56.43 ft
Hull Length16.4 m / 53.10 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)15.35 m / 50.36 ft
Beam (width)4.80 m / 15.75 ft
Draft2.10 m / 6.89 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 17500 kg / 38580 lb
Maximum Displacement17500 kg / 38580 lb
Ballast Weight5100 kg / 11244 lb


Critical Hull Speed9.00 knots
Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.87
Comfort Ratio29.08
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)134.85
Ballast Ratio29.14
Sail Area to Displacement21.19
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement20.77 m²/T / 224 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders2
Spreaders AngleSwept-back
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire
Reported Sail Area139.91 m² / 1506.00 ft²
Upwind Sail Area140 m² / 1507 ft²

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Engine(s) Power110 HP
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity900 L / 237.8 gal

Below Deck

Maximum Headroom7.5 ft * 2.25 m