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Discovery 55 Mk II

Safe, fast and beautifully balanced, the Discovery 55 Mk II is the ultimate world class cruising yacht. Designed to take two people around the world, safely and in comfort, she is the perfect choice for short-handed sailing. The Discovery 55 Mk II is an uncompromising choice for sailors who want the optimum balance between performance, safety, luxury and quality. Sail across oceans or soak up the peace and tranquillity at anchor in your favourite bay as the Discovery 55 Mk II is a truly exceptional home on the water.

  • "“Many thanks - Kingfisher is behaving immaculately and the split rig is awesome out here now that we have the wind. You guys should be very proud of creating such a winning formula for long distance cruising.”"
  • "This is a boat that has everything you could possibly want for comfort"
  • "I am delighted to be involved with Discovery and have absolutely no doubt that I have chosen the right people to build my new Discovery 55"
  • "Life on board our Discovery 55 is luxury, simply home from home, the excellent battery and power management scheme allowed us to use kettle, toaster, steam oven and cappuccino machine all the way across the Atlantic!"
  • "It was the open deck saloon, the quality of the build and the people who we met from the company that convinced us to buy a Discovery 55."

Discovery 55 Mk II Design Dimensions

  • Length of hull16.70m (54’9”)
  • LOA17.0m (55’9”)
  • Beam4.78m (15’ 8”)
  • Displacement (half tanks)22,500 kgs (49,500 lbs)
  • Draft2.23m (7’3”)
  • Draft - shoal keel version1.80m (5’11”)
  • Fuel Capacity1,334 litres (352 US gals)
  • Water Capacity1,008 litres (266 US gals)
  • Engines160hp Yanmar

Technical specification

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Discovery 55 Mk II Editorial

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“Sailing Today reviews the new Discovery 55 Mk.II”

March 2015
Written by Sam Jefferson

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“Discovery 55”

Written by Boat International

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“Dances with foxes”

Written by Richard Haworth

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“A pure blue-water cruiser”

Written by Blue Water Sailing

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