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DISCOVERY 55

DISCOVERY 55 built by Discovery Yachts and designed by Ron Holland. Her first hull was built in 2000 with an overall lengh of 16.70 m or 54.79 ft long

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DISCOVERY 55 Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft16.70 m / 54.79 ft
Builder(s)Discovery Yachts Group
Designer(s)Ron Holland
Hull TypeFin with rudder on skeg
Number of Hulls Built52
First Hull Built2000
Last Hull Built2021
Ballast TypeLead
Rigging TypeMasthead Sloop
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableNo
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal1008 L / 266 gal
Ballast Ratio42.22

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 16.70 m / 54.79 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)15.00 m / 49.21 ft
Beam (width)4.78 m / 15.68 ft
Draft2.23 m / 7.32 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 22500 kg / 49604 lb
Maximum Displacement22500 kg / 49604 lb
Ballast Weight9500 kg / 20944 lb

Performance

Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.71
Comfort Ratio38.57
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)185.83
Ballast Ratio42.22
Sail Area to Displacement14.74

Above Deck

Mast Height from DWL23.52 m / 77.16 ft
Estimated Forestay Length22.70 m / 74.46 ft
Reported Sail Area115.00 m² / 1237.85 ft²
Total Sail Area133.29 m² / 1434.68 ft²
Mainsail Area65.52 m² / 705.23 ft²
I71.62 ft * 21.83 m
J20.37 ft * 6.21 m
P63.42 ft * 19.33 m
E22.24 ft * 6.78 m
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