Yacht Overview

  • Location Sarasota, FL
  • Builder Grand Banks Yachts
  • Engines
  • Staterooms
  • Days on Market117 days
  • Last UpdatedMar 14, 2019
  • Asking Price$1,895,000
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Yacht Description

EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY

Dragon, the second in the 55 RPH series, was thoughtfully designed and equipped by a couple with many years and thousands of miles of cruising experience from the west coast of Florida to Canada.  They poured over the details during the construction process and the result is wonderful example of a Raised Pilothouse Motoryacht.  There is very little available in the market today that will rival what Dragon offers: an 18 knot cruising speed, tremendous accommodations and a yacht easily handled by a couple.

The 55 Aleutian RP follows in the steps of the acclaimed 53 Aleutian RP, but provides additional room and luxury. The layout includes three generous staterooms below deck and an expansive, full standing headroom utility room, accessible from both the master and the engine room and whose features include a washer and dryer, freezer and a butcher block topped work bench with plenty of storage for tools and spare parts . The main deck features split entertaining areas; the salon with abundant seating, and the pilothouse for any eating or navigation needs. The 55RP also features brand new interior decorations for a fresh look and feel. And of course all of these features are backed with the dependability and craftsmanship Grand Banks has offered for over 50 years.

Highlights include:

  • Refinement of successful 53 RPH, to increase hull length for performance AND interior accommodations.
  • Swimplatform increased 20” and the addition of port and starboard transom gates
  • Transom “garage” to offering tremdouse storage volume able to fit large equipment, including fold up bikes
  • Material increase in square footage in both the aft deck and the upper deck, and length in utility space
  • New contemporary décor including door hardware, square recessed LED overhead lights, contemporary wall lamps, rectangular sinks and tile soles in galley, heads and showers
  • Fresh interior wood including vertically grained solid teak soles, horizontally oriented matched teak panels and upper panels with light wall covering
  • Flybridge accessible from both the pilothouse and the cockpit
  • No exterior varnished teak
  • Satin finished interior with high gloss trim
  •  3 cabins, two heads, full beam master
  • Utility space accessible from both engine room and master with laundry, storage and extra refrigeration
  • Exceptional refrigeration capacity
  • Cummins QSM 11’s with Encompass Extended Warranty until November 2020
  • Quiet 67 dB sound level at cruise
  • 18 knot cruise with 300+ mile range, 1000 mile range at 8 knots (21+ knots WOT)
  •  Quick to plane- very little bow rise
  •  GARMIN Electronics Package
  •  All manuals, quick reference guides, serial number list all organized and ready for service

This is just a snapshot into the features and accommodations on Dragon.  If you are looking for a comfortable, reasonably fast pilothouse motor-yacht with excellent cruising accommodations but easily handled by a couple, you must schedule a visit. 

 

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Engine(s)



  • Make Cummins
  • Model QSM-11
  • Fuel Diesel
  • Hours
  • Type Inboard
  • Drive Type

Specifications

  • Cruising Speed: 18 kn
  • Beam: 17' 9''
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Max Draft: 4' 9''
  • Fuel Tank: 1 x 1000|gallon
  • Fresh Water: 1 x 300|gallon
  • Holding: 1 x 100|gallon
  • Heads: 2

Overview


The 55 Raised Pilothouse offers generous cruising accommodations in a three cabin, two head layout. The boat is accessed via an oversized swimplatform (boasting an enormous garage for storage of all types). Port and starboard gates allow easy movement to a spacious cockpit with settee and bench seat. The cockpit is well thought out with weather protection via the extended flybridge hardtop, port and starboard wing doors, overhead hatch at the stairwell and even mesh drop curtains for sun protection. Double wide sliders open-up the outside into a light, airy comfortable main salon. Three steps lead up to a pilothouse with dinette and galley. Visibility is tremendous in all directions for piloting and docking, although the captain also has the option of docking from a docking station in the cockpit.

The accommodations level is accessed through an elegant, curved stairwell finished with details like a curved hand rail and non-slip inlays in the teak treads. The stairs land in a lobby which opens to the day head (also serves as the VIP head with shower stall), the VIP cabin forward, bunk room to port and the master cabin aft. The master features a full beam layout with true queen sized bed, large head with separate shower stall and oversized fixed hull ports, port and starboard, bringing light, reflection and ocean colors into the cabin.

A beautifully finished teak door leads to an expertly designed and equipped utility space for storage, laundry and extra refrigeration. Aft, through a water tight door is the engine room. There is access all around both engines, and all equipment is easily accessed and serviced. A ladder and cockpit hatch lead back up to the cockpit.

Covered side walk-arounds, complete with teak decking and handrails lead through the Portuguese bridge to the bow deck. The generous bow deck space offers a very comfortable settee that offers a wonderful place to sit and enjoy a slow harbor cruise. Back aft to the cockpit, a starboard side quarter turn stairwell leads to the bridge. The aft deck offers plenty of space for a 12’ tender and a 1000 pound capacity crane and a wet bar and grill. The open fly-bridge features comfortable seating for 10 with two Stidd seats and two settees.

Custom Order Options


  • Fixed docking station with thruster controls at starboard cockpit
  • Power forward blinds at pilothouse windshield
  • Suntek Solar Film installed on three forward windshields
  • Upgrade galley refrigeration to Sub Zero (3 refer and 1 freezer in galley)
  • 12 Bottle Wine Enthusiast Chiller in port side salon
  • U-line freezer in utility space
  • Custom seating arrangement with two barrel chairs to port and L setee to starboard
  • Ottoman with storage to match barrel chairs
  • Add knee roll to salon seating (chairs and settee)
  • Upgrade galley and head counter top material to Quartz (Caesarstone Pure White)
  • Galley and head countertops to have 1” overhang with 1/8” radius on top and bottom, corner radius to match cabinet radius
  • Customize helm to accept 15” Garmin displays
  • Install teak spice shelf on galley wall
  • High gloss finish on pilothouse table and coffee table
  • High gloss on trim
  • Make corner molding and horizontal molding on galley cabinet to match entertainment center corner and molding
  • Polished stainless steel removeable bars for bookshelves in salon
  • Doors to athwartship cabinets in salon to have mottled glass panels
  • Upgrade to Kahlenberg Horn with controller
  • Auto switchover from shore to generator
  • Upgrade gray water discharge to auto discharge
  • Central Vacuum with 2 outlets
  • Additional 110 V outlets in the following locaitons: PGB storage, occasional table at barrel chairs, at workbench in utility space, inside cabinet aft of settee in salon, with access hole, inside wetbar on flybridge
  • Cap rail to be finished fiberglass except at PGB in lieu of teak
  • PH to FB access door to be laminated safety glass
  • Add stainless steel chage guards below chocks at stern, port and starboard
  • Removable hoop rails for swim platform
  • Larger pop up cleats on Portuguese Bridge (PGB) cap for hanging fenders
  • Larger teak cockpit table with folding leaf and recessed cupholders
  • Add three adjustable shelves in utility space locker
  • Install cutters for Wesmar Stabilizers
  • Provide wireless remote for dinghy davit

Interior Highlights


  • Bulkheads are finished in teak veneer, formica or wall coverings
  • Cabin doors are teak with flat panels and polished chrome lock sets
  • Cabinets are teak faced
  • Drawers are positive lock with Blum sliders
  • Interior grab bars are teak in satin finish with stainless steel fittings
  • Hardware is either chrome or stainless steel
  • Headliners are vinyl panels, foam back, and removable with Fast Mount System
  • Hull ceiling sides are formica
  • All interior lighting is LED
  • Sole is solid teak strips
  • Switches and outles are VImar modular system
  • Interior varnish is six coats of Goldspar Satin Varnish
  • Salon window treatments are Roman Blinds
  • Pilot house window treatments are Hunter Douglass Duette blinds

Salon


  • Double slider entry bringing the outside in, with Phantom Screen
  • Attractive tray ceiling with indirect lighting and air conditioning supply in recess
  • Removable, upholstered ceiling panels with 14 LED lights
  • Three reading lights
  • Overhead teak and stainless grab rails
  • A screened opening window each side of salon
  • Two barrel chairs and ottoman to port with storage built into both
  • Custom settee to starboard with optional knee roll and drawer storage below
  • High gloss teak tables with contrasting wood inlay and magazine rack below
  • 42" Samsung TV on a lift behind barrel chairs
  • Bose AV with 5 mini cube speakers, sub-woofer and CD/DVD player
  • Outlets through-out
  • Chest of 5 drawers and 12 bottle wine refrigerator forward to port
  • Attractive storage cabinet with glass doors across forward part of the salon
  • Bound carpet
  • Roman shades on all windows
  • Pull down blinds at aft door

Pilothouse And Galley


PILOTHOUSE

  • A full helm with custom Himalaya teak face
  • Opening, screened window on each side
  • Electric blinds on forward three windshields
  • Blinds on side windows
  • Opening side door with Phantom Screen to starboard
  • Stidd Admiral Low Back with cup holder, deluxe chrome package
  • Custom rail mounted stool
  • Staircase to flybridge with teak lighted steps
  • 29" stainless steel, teak trimmed wheel
  • Raised dinette seating, settee, teak high gloss with walnut inlay, fixed teak pedestal with storage
  • Teak plank sole with bound carpet runner
  • Zone of heat and AC

GALLEY

  • Upgraded Quartz counter top and all fiddles removed for modern look
  • Sub Zero refrigeration, 3 refrigerated drawers and one freezer drawer
  • Miele KM four burner ceramic top stove with exhaust blower
  • Sharp Convection Microwave
  • Franke single bowl sink with Blanco Zenus S single lever pull out head with hose faucet
  • Seagull IV microbial purifier with faucet
  • Hafele double bin, stainless steel pull out trash located under sink
  • Seven drawers and 11 cabinets
  • Ceramic tile sole

Accommodations Level


The accommodations level is masterfully laid out and crafted. The half teak wall panels with light wall covering uppers, give the cabins a light, elegant, modern feel. The solid teak doors with raised panel centers featuring opposite running grain are a work of art. The polished rectilinear hardware are a lovely touch. All cabins and companionway offer bound carpet.

STAIRWELL and LOBBY

  • Main AC/DC Panel
  • Storage cabinet
  • Lobby opening to three cabins and day head

DAY HEAD/VIP ENSUITE HEAD

  • Tecma head unit
  • Separate shower stall with glass door and basket weave tile sole
  • Teak vanity, with cabinets above and below the sink
  • Quartz counter top with under mount sink
  • Stainless steel faucet
  • (4) Overhead LED lights
  • Vanity light
  • Exhaust blower
  • Portlight

VIP CABIN

  • Island queen with under berth gas assisted storage and (4) drawers
  • Memory foam mattress
  • Corian top end tables with drop in storage, and 110V outlets
  • Hanging locker, cedar lined, interior light
  • Samsung wall mounted TV
  • Fusion stereo and DVD player with two ceiling mounted speakers
  • (7) overhead LED lights
  • (2) reading lights
  • Port lights with screens
  • Overhead hatch with screen and shade
  • Roman shades
  • Air conditioned

BUNK ROOM

  • Over sized over/under bunks
  • Reading lights
  • Cedar lined, lighted hanging locker
  • (3) drawers
  • Cabinet
  • Roman shade
  • Samsung wall mounted TV
  • Fusion stereo and DVD player
  • Port light with screen
  • Hatch with screen and shade

MASTER

  • Queen island berth (not tapered), with four drawers underneath
  • Eight overhead LED lights
  • Two reading lights
  • Cedar lined, lighted hanging locker
  • Ample storage in several drawers and lockers
  • Four fixed ports allowing light and water reflection into the cabin
  • Night stands with 110V outlets on both sides of the bed
  • Samsung wall mounted TV
  • Fusion stereo with DVD and two ceiling speakers

MASTER HEAD

  • Large head separated from master via an oversized teak pocket door
  • Tecma toilet
  • Quartz counter top with undercount sink
  • Huge shower with glass door, bench and basket weave tile sole
  • Teak vanity with drawer and cabinet storage
  • 5 overhead LED lights
  • 2 vanity lights

Utility Space


  • Access from teak door in master or water tight door in engine space
  • Port and starboard lockers with doors, adjustable shelves, drawers and sea locks
  • Vinyl removable soles
  • Formica walls with oil finished teak post and edging
  • Workbench with storage below
  • Asko Washer
  • Asko Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Wet locker
  • Exhaust blower
  • Air-conditioned

Flybridge


  • Two Stidd Admiral Low back seats with chrome package and cup holder
  • Port L settee molded fiberglass, and undersea storage and cushions
  • Starboard straight settee molded fiberglass, and undersea storage and cushions
  • Electronics console with varnished teak "visor" and 29" diameter stainless steel teak rimmed wheel
  • Storage lockers under and to starboard of electronics console
  • High gloss varnished table with inlay
  • Molded fiberglass hardtop with recessed LED lights, stainless steel supports, fiberglass arch support, mast for lights
  • Tinted venturi windscreen with stainless steel frame
  • Awlgrip painted deck with non-skid in "Moondust"
  • Wet bar portside, aft, with integrated sink, hot and cold water, electric grill with folding cover

Swim Platform And Cockpit


Swimplatform

  • Teak deck with attractive lattice and effective water release grates
  • 4 removable hoops for for safety and enhanced platform use
  • Lockers in hull side wings housing Glendenning Cable Outlet and H&C freshwater shower
  • Dinghy cleats
  • Unique "garage" in transom utilizing space under aft bench seat that allows storage for oversized equipment
  • Steps to port and starboard, with grab rails leading to cockpit entry gates

Cockpit

  • Aft bench seat in attractive heathered fabric
  • High gloss teak table with recessed cupholders, and folding leaf when in stowed position offers grab rail for engine room access
  • (2) oversized docking cleats each side with functional chocks
  • Large stowage cabinet built into bulwarks for storage of lines, life jackets and other equipment
  • Docking station housed under cabinet on starboard side
  • Wet-bar to starboard with ice maker (currently in-op) and sink
  • Port and starboard wing doors providing weather protection for cockpit
  • Mesh drop curtains for sun protection
  • Quarter turn stairs to bridge, with hatch for overhead weather protection
  • (8) overhead LED lights
  • Teak decking

Electronics, Navigation And Equipment Controls


FLYBRIDGE

  • (2) Garmin GPSMAP 8215 Touchscreen Multifunction Displays
  • Garmin GPS
  • (2) Garmin GMI 20 Displays
  • Remote VHF Mic with speaker
  • GARMIN GHC Autopilot Control Display
  • VDO Rudder Angle Indicator
  • LED Alarm Panel
  • 12V USB Outlet
  • Ritchie Compass flush mounted
  • Chain counter
  • Wesmar stabilizer control
  • Jabsco Spotlight Control
  • Bow and stern thruster control
  • Trim Tab controls

PILOTHOUSE

  • (2) Garmin GPSMAP 8215 Touchscreen Multifunction Displays
  • Garmin GPS
  • (2) Garmin GMI 20 Displays
  • GARMIN VHF 300i with hailer function and speaker
  • GARMIN GHP 20 Autopilot
  • Alarm and indicator panel mimicking boat profile in LED lights
  • 12V USB Outlet
  • Ritchie Compass flush mounted
  • Chain counter
  • Cummins Onan Generator Remote Panel
  • Jabsco Spotlight Display
  • Trim Tab control and indicaot
  • Kahlenberg horn control
  • Exalto Wiper control
  • Inverter display
  • Domestic gray water holding tank level indicator
  • Domestic black water holding tank level indicator
  • Engine Start/Stop buttons
  • Engine ignition keys
  • Main engine remote battery switch

ANTENNA and COMPUTERS

  • GARMIN 4’ Open Array with 4 kw radar pedestal
  • AIS 600 Black box with GPS, and 4’ antenna
  • GARMIN GSD 24 Sounder Module
  • NMEA 2000 engine display gateway
  • Maretron WSO 100 Ultrasonic wind/weather station
  • 16’ VHF antenna
  • GMS 10 Network Port Expander
  • Lo Pro thru hull transducer
  • Lo-Pro D/D/T Smart Sensor
  • Hailer

Entertainment And Communication


  • Wave WiFi Extender EC-AP-HP
  • SPOT Trace anti-theft tracker
  • GARMIN GXM 52 satellite radio receiver
  • KVH M5 SAT TV with dummy dome
  • (3) Direct TV receivers (salon, master, VIP) with RF remote kits
  • SALON-Samsung TV on lift, Bose AV35 Surround, iPhone interface, 5 cube speakers and subwoofer and CD/DVD Player
  • STATEROOMS-Wall mounted Samsung TV with FUSION AV700 stereo DVD player and 6” ceiling mounted speakers

Electrical


  • BEP Main AC/DC Circuit Breaker Panels in companionway
  • Marine grade tinned copper wires through out
  • 24V Ships and Engine Service
  • (2) 24V banks comprised of 8 AGM Lifeline 12V batteries in pairs, 255 AH each in fiberglass boxes with straps
  • Mastervolt ChargeMaster 24V 100-3 Automatic
  • 12V Generator 1 12V AGM Lifeline 105 Ah in fiberglass boxes with straps
  • Mastervolt ChargeMaster 12V 35-3 automatic
  • BEP battery condition indicators at panel
  • BEP battery switches, remote, motorized
  • Battery Parrallel BEP, dual sensing 300A
  • Newmar DC 12- 24V Converter
  • 110V Electrical Service
  • 50A Shore Power Service
  • 75’ 50A Cable in Glendenning Cablemaster aft to starboard
  • 50A Shore power inlet at the bow
  • Mastervolt Mass Combi 2500 W Inverter with remote panel at lower helm
  • Charles Marine Isolation Transformer 50A

Engines And Propulsion


  • Twin Cummins QSM 11
  • 715 hp @2500 RPM
  • ZF gear, V Drives
  • Glendenning controls
  • 70A/24V Alternators
  • Groco seawater strainers with through hulls with bronze housings and chrome valves
  • Centek underwater muffler
  • Selectable Racor filters
  • NiBrAl dynamically balanced 4 blade props
  • Bronze Struts
  • PYI Dripless Shaft Log
  • Bennett DC Trim Tabs, dual pistons
  • Haydraulic Steering with Twin Disk Power Assist
  • Sidepower Bowthruster SE170 Joysticks up and down
  • Sidepower Sternthruster SE170 Joysticks up and down
  • Engine start stop panels, both helms and ER service panels

Mechanical Equipment And Machinery Space


  • Fiberglass wool and dampening sheet sound insulation
  • Fireby fire suppression system with engine, generator and blower shut down
  • (2) 500 gallon polyethylene tanks (cross linked)
  • Seacock prep for watermaker
  • Centek Generator gas water separator
  • Groco Oil change pump M-3 with quick disconnect fittings
  • Zinc anodes on raw water cooling and heat exchangers
  • Vessel View Smart Craft Engine displays upper and lower
  • DELTA T engine room ventilation, four blowers, 2 intakes 2 exhausts
  • HELLA DC LED Engine Room Lights
  • Groco Paragon DC fresh water pump
  • (2) Aluminum baffeled water tanks (300 gal)
  • 100 gallon polyethylene black water tank
  • Sealand macerator discharge pump and deck fitting for pump out
  • 52 gallon gray water tank with manual and automatic discharge though macerated pump

Hull And Deck


  • Gelcoat over hand laid fiberglass
  • Solid fiberglass below the water line
  • Cored above waterline with corss linked PC foam core
  • Epoxy undercoat with Petit Ablative Bottom Paint
  • Awlgrip Flag Blue Bootstripe
  • Keel integrated below running gear
  • FRP molded quarter guard with stainless steel rubrail
  • Composite structural bulkheads, watertight below DWL and water resistant above
  • Anchor Chain locker with partition for rope and chain, self draining, bitter end fitting
  • Fiberglass anchor platform with double SS rollers
  • Opening doors in side bulwalks for egress
  • 10 oversized fixed cleats for docking
  • 4 oversized pop up fender cleats at Portugese bridge
  • Fuel, water, waste deck fills at walk arounds
  • FWD decks painted with non-skid Awlgrip “Moondust”
  • Portuguese bridge with storage
  • Heavy duty vinyl rub rail with stainless steel inserts
  • Bow rails 1 1/8” with intermediate
  • Flybridge rails 1 1/8” thick with intermediate
  • Manship stainless steel skylights with Ocean Air screen/shade
  • Stainless steel swim ladder mounted under swim platform
  • Muir HR3500 C DC Horizontal mounted windlass
  • Teak Decking Systems teak decks in cockpit and walk arounds (not on forward deck)
  • Engine room access pneumatic deck hatch, stainless steel access ladder with teak treads
  • Transom compartments in aft hull “wings, ” port for shore-power, starboard for hot and cold fresh water shower
  • Transom “garage” for line, fender and accessory storage
  • Sliding deck hatch access between cockpit and bridge
  • Dinghy chocks with teak pad athwartship (dinghy excluded)

Additional Equipment


  • Kahelnberg horn with controller
  • DOMETIC Marine Air reverse cycle with compressors and blowers
  • Salon 30K BTU
  • Pilothouse 30K BTU
  • Master 16K BTU
  • FWD Cabin 12K BTU
  • Utility Room and Port Cabin 6 BTU
  • (4) Bilge Pumps DC
  • CO Detectors
  • Dometic Holding tank level indicator at lower helm
  • Vitrifrigo Icemaker XTF1 (currently inoperative
  • Hella Marine DC LED Navigation Lights
  • ASKO Washer
  • ASKO Dryer
  • Seaward 20 gallon hot water heater
  • Exalto, heavy duty wipers (3) with intermittent and wash
  • Zinc anodes fro hull, shaft and trim tabs
  • Cantalupi LED Courtesy lights
  • Exterior overhead HELLA LED lights
  • Varnished teak flag and burgee staffs with stainless steel holders
  • Fresh water washdown with quick disconnect at bow
  • Steelhead ES1000 electro hydraulic, four movement—luffing, rotation, boom extension, winch, with safety rail opening

Disclaimer

Denison Yachting is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by DiMillo's Yacht Sales.