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55' Offshore Yachts Pilothouse

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Boat Name: 55' Offshore Yachts Pilothouse
Year: 1991
Price: 465000
Located in Seattle, WA
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Engine/Fuel Type: Twin diesel

At the pinnacle of pilothouse cruising yachts, this Offshore 55 is a stunning example of the class. Boathouse kept and continuously upgraded, stabilized, bow thruster, and with an extended boat deck, fresh epoxy barrier coat, and new countertops and soft goods. NELSEA is a pleasing vessel throughout, showing Offshore Yachts well-earned reputation for quality and comfort and long-term value. The spacious three stateroom interior boasts an elegant amidships master suite accessed from the expansive salon and galley, the raised pilothouse with Furuno electronics at the center line helm, inside bridge access to the vast Flybridge and forward stairs to the two guest cabins. Covered walk around decks. Washer dryer, watermaker, and two additional freezers will ensure your cruising is comfortable! Easy to see on Lake Union and a great value!

Additional Specs, Equipment And Information:

Boat Name

55' Offshore Yachts Pilothouse

Engines

Total Power: 1100HP

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Detroit
Engine Model: Detroit
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Location: Starboard
Engine Hours: 5052
Engine Power: 550 HP

Engine 2:
Engine Brand: Detroit
Engine Model: Detroit
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Location: Port
Engine Hours: 5079
Engine Power: 550 HP

Cruising Speed: 9.5 knots
Maximum Speed: 14 knots

Beam

16.83 ft

Tanks

Water Tanks: (400 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (1000 Gallons)

Accommodations

Number of cabins: 3
Number of heads: 2

Specs

Builder: Offshore Yachts
Designer: William Crealock
Hull Shape: Modified Vee

Here is what makes the Offshore 55 NELSEA a Great Value:

  • Boathouse kept
  • Extended hard top over the cockpit
  • 1500# Steelhead Davit (new 2015)
  • Staples on the swim step
  • New countertops throughout the yacht
  • New table tops with adjustable height stools & table
  • All Appliances recently replaced Including:
    • Washer unit (plus there is an additional washer/dryer combo unit)
    • Sanitation pressure tanks & hoses
    • Torrid hot water heater
    • Phantom roller doors and Hunter Douglas window shades
    • Two Teak faced Sub-Zero fridges with separate Perlick freezer
  • Fully renewed soft goods, carpets, and refinished teak floors
  • Stabilized
  • Bow thruster
  • Sea Recovery watermaker  

Accommodations

The Offshore is a well-mannered and versatile pilothouse cruising yacht with spacious three stateroom interior. Classic and beamy, she rides softly in all weather thanks to her William Crealock hull design. With an extended boat deck, NELSEA offers excellent weather protection to her aft deck, and using her upgraded 1500# davit can carry a great shore boat above.

A wide door to the swim step and the twin sliding doors to the salon  provides a fresh open feel. The salon has opening windows with screens. There are also port and starboard pilothouse access door and inside access to the upper flybridge helm and boat deck. The master stateroom is located amidships and very private with copious storage and large shower. The two guest staterooms are accessed forward and share a head and shower. 

NELSEA has been a family cruising yacht for over 2 decades and has been lavished with care for her annual cruises north. Numerous updates include Nobeltec and luscious soft goods completed 2012/2013. Boathouse kept and well maintained by knowledgeable owners.


Galley and Interior

Stepping inside from the cockpit you notice the wide double door entry allowing for a lively and open indoor-outdoor living space. There is new carpeting throughout the yacht. The cushions are new in modern designer fabrics. There is new headliner (2012/2013) which is easy to remove, as well as new laminates, wallpaper, and appliances as of 2012/2013.  The galley is equipped with twin below-counter Sub Zero fridges which are teak faced. There are separate freezers located below counter in the pilothouse and then at the flybridge serving counter.  There is a Mediterranean gas range with oven, plus the microwave. The breakfast bar allows for simple service. The galley and salon feature excellent visibility in all directions. There are opening windows for fresh feel.  Also mesh window screens to keep the insects at bay.

There is a Sea Recovery watermaker, washer dryer combi unit plus a separate dryer unit! The heads have Vacuflush toilets and were updated 2012/2013 with new sinks and faucets and sanitation hoses. Owner has updated the salon TV which sits on top of the custom cabinet. There are TV's in both the master and the VIP cabin. The interior of the Offshore 55 features louvered doors on cabinetry and is fully served by reverse cycle heat and air conditioning.  All of the interior update was done at the "renowned mega yacht" Delta Shipyard in Seattle.   

  • Counter tops (new 2012)
  • Breakfast bar with two adjustable height dining stools
  • Mediterranean propane stove and oven
  • Twin under counter Sub Zero refrigerators with teak facing
  • Separate under counter freezer in pilothouse
  • Chest freezer on Flybridge   
  • Microwave
  • TracVision and new TV
  • Pass-through to pilothouse
  • Sea Recovery watermaker
  • There is a dryer plus a separate washer/dryer combi unit by Equator
  • Headliner designed for ease of accessibility (new 2012)
  • Designer upholstery (new 2012)
  • Phantom roller doors with window screens
  • Hunter Douglas window shades
  • Hi-lo table

Electrical

  • 8 kw genset (2372 hours)
  • 12 kw genset (2763 hours)
  • Magnum inverter (new 2018)
  • Main engine start batteries (new 2019)
  • (5) 8D AGM house batteries
  • Phase Three Start battery charger
  • Starters rebuilt 2018
  • Heavy duty alternator charges house batteries while underway

Pilothouse

The Pilothouse has excellent visibility in all directions. There is an L-settee with table which slides in or out for easy access. There are port and starboard access doors to the wide side decks. Looking aft one has excellent visibility. Plus there is a serving counter and pass through from the galley.

 

This areas is set up to function as bench seating if desired. To starboard there is chart table / serving counter with a below-counter freezer. There are inside steps for access to the flybridge in this area. The helm seat has easy reach for all items: overhead hatch, stabilizers, thruster, anchor remote control, dual Furuno radars, AIS transponder, and the Nobletec chart plotter. There is an aft facing camera which allows the helmsperson to easily keep an eye out behind. There are two generators which can be remotely started here. Trac Phone and Trac Vision Domes for TV, voice and data.  

  

  • Pilothouse doors to port and starboard
  • Table slides in and out and also positions for sleeping  
  • Simrad Autopilot
  • Icom VHF
  • Icom SSB
  • Rear facing camera
  • Stabilizer controls
  • Thruster control
  • Windlass remote
  • Furuno Color video sounder
  • Furuno Dome radar and Furuno wide array radar
  • Big Bay Monitor with Nobletec Chart plotter
  • AIS transponder
  • Depth sounders: B&G Hydra system 2000 and two Furuno sounders, including Nobletec sounder module on the chart plotter.

Flybridge

  • Sunbrella bimini folds easily for days in the sun
  • Sunbrella cover for seats, helm and venturi
  • Twin Helmseats
  • L- Settee
  • Sink/faucet and freezer below counter
  • Twin teak-trim tables with pass through for easy access
  • Sunbrella fabric
  • Big Bay 15” screen
  • Perlick A/C Freezer
  • Propane double-bottle boxed and vented
  • Brower 1500# rotational
  • Windlass remote control
  • 2006 Novurania 13' with 50 hp Honda outboard with full canvas cover, GPS and fishfinder, rod holders

Deck and Hull

  • Aft deck control station
  • Extended aft deck for sun/rain cover
  • Teak aft deck
  • Swim step staples
  • Transom door
  • Boathouse kept
  • Maxwell 3500 windlass
  • 350’ Chain re-galvanized (2018)
  • Foredeck seat with Nautical Sunbrella cushion
  • Propane double-bottle boxed and vented
  • Bottom has epoxy barrier coat
  • Naiad Stabilizers
  • Cruiseair Reverse cycle heat and air-conditioning (2 units and 5-zone control)
  • Switlick life raft mounted on top of pilothouse

Engine and Mechanical

  • Twin Detroit 6V92 diesels, 550hp each (5052 hours starboard / 5079 hours port)
  • Three helm control stations (flybridge, pilothouse, aft deck)
  • Block Heaters
  • Each with twin Racor fuel water separators
  • Twin Disc Transmissions (rebuilt 2012)
  • Naiad Stabilizers
  • Thruster with 2 x battery with a separate charger
  • Engine room Fire suppression system
  • Dripless shaft seals (new in 2016)
  • Shafts (new 2016), props re-tuned
  • Starters and alternators (new 2018), oil coolers, hydraulic lines, fuel cooler and hoses all replaced or serviced as needed  
  • 1400 rpm 9.5 knots @ 12 gallons per hour
  • 2100 rpm 14 knots
  • Tank tender (in-op)
  • Full sight glasses in engine room
  • Sea Recovery watermaker, 1200 GPD with easy-flush system
  • Two generators

Upgrades

  • Custom TV cabinet with pullout drawers
  • HMC custom mattresses (2014)
  • Wallpaper (new in 2014)
  • Vacuflush heads
  • Bathrooms have new sinks and designer faucets and hardware
  • All new carpeting, laminate, cushions
  • All new appliances (except washer/dryer)
  • Interior teak and holly floors refinished 
  • Blackwater hoses (all new 2015)
  • Torrid hot water heater (new 2017)
  • All of the interior and exterior maintenance and updating has been done in Seattle at the "renowned mega yacht" Delta Shipyard.

Remarks

At the pinnacle of pilothouse cruising yachts, this Offshore 55 is a stunning example of the class. Boathouse kept and continuously upgraded, stabilized, bow thruster, and with an extended boat deck, fresh epoxy barrier coat, and new countertops and soft goods.

NELSEA is a pleasing vessel throughout, showing Offshore Yachts well-earned reputation for quality and comfort and long-term value. The spacious three stateroom interior boasts an elegant amidships master suite accessed from the expansive salon and galley, the raised pilothouse with Furuno electronics at the center line helm, inside bridge access to the vast Flybridge and forward stairs to the two guest cabins.  Covered walk around decks. Washer dryer, watermaker, and two additional freezers will ensure your cruising is comfortable! Easy to see on Lake Union. 


Exclusions

All personal gear; loose items; galley gear; CD's; charts; fishing equipment; tools; spare parts; supplies & items not specifically listed on equipment list specifications sheet.


Disclaimer

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

At our Display Docks, Chandler's Cove Marina, South Lake Union.  Contact Martha Comfort at 206-624-1908 or 206-499-0910 (cell) for additional information and your viewing appointment.


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