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Océanis 55 Shoal draft is a Offshore cruising sailboat built by Bénéteau and designed by Berret Racoupeau Yachts Design. Her first hull was built in 2012 with an overall lengh of 16.78 m or 55.1 ft long and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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BENETEAU OCEANIS 55 SHOAL DRAFT Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft16.78 m / 55.1 ft
Designer(s)Berret Racoupeau Yachts Design
VersionShoal draft
categoryOffshore cruising sailboat
Hull TypeMonohull
First Hull Built2012
Last Hull Built2017
AppendagesKeel fin with bulb
HelmTwin helm wheels
RudderSingle spade rudder
CockpitOpen aft cockpit
Ballast TypeCast iron
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi 9/10
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal694 L / 183.3 gal
Ballast Ratio26.29


Overall Length (LOA) 16.78 m / 55.1 ft
Hull Length15.99 m / 52.6 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)15.16 m / 49.8 ft
Beam (width)4.96 m / 16.4 ft
Draft1.56 m / 5.1 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 17500 kg / 38581 lb
Maximum Displacement16695 kg / 36807 lb
Ballast Weight4855 kg / 10703 lb


Critical Hull Speed9.45 knots
Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.96
Comfort Ratio27.04
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)142
Ballast Ratio26.29
Sail Area to Displacement21.06
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement19.73 m²/T / 212 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement39.61 m²/T / 426 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Mast Height from DWL23.95 m / 78.7 ft
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders2
Spreaders AngleSwept-back
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire
Reported Sail Area134.71 m² / 1450.00 ft²
Upwind Sail Area133 m² / 1432 ft²
Downwind Sail Area267 m² / 2874 ft²
Mainsail Area67 m² / 721 ft²
Genoa Area66 m² / 710 ft²
I68.8 ft * 20.93 m
J21.8 ft * 6.6 m
P65.1 ft * 19.85 m
E19.5 ft * 5.9 m

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Engine(s) Power75 HP
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity400 L / 105.7 gal

Below Deck

Fridge Capacity230 L / 60.8 gal
Head Headroom6.4 ft * 1.91 m