Amelit is a 54 feet ketch. She is build and designed for long term crusing. Two-masted, with a protected cockpit from where all manoeuvres are controlled. She offers great comfort and safety for crews of 2 to 6 people. The AMEL 54 knows no limits, and the AMEL worldwide customers service will always be there to assist you.
Amelit is build in La Rochelle in France by Amel. She was delivered to me in May 2009.
Main Technical data
Length over all 17,2 m 56,5 ft
Hull length 16,4 m 53,1 ft
Beam 4,8 m 15,9 ft
Draft 2,2 m 6,9 ft
Weight incl ballast 22,6 t 45 200 Lbs
Sail area on wind 140 m2 1 507 ft2
Total standard sailarea 192 m2 2 006ft2
Volvo Turbo Diesel engine 110 hp
Fuel capacity 900 L 237 Gal
Water capacity 900 L 237 Gal
4 genuine watertight bulkheads with isolating valves, which makes her very safe.
Sail and rigging
|Asymmetric spinnaker||200 m²|
|Mizzan sail||22 m²|
|Mizzan balloner||52 m²|
The Mainsail, Jib and Mizzan sail are from 2014.
Construction: Designed using Quantum’s iQ suite of computational tools. One piece membrane construction utilizing 16000 dpi combination of 50% Carbon and 50% Aramid yarns in an integrated fiber network sandwiched between UV stabilized polyester taffetas. Assembled using aerospace quality lamination techniques and thermo-set adhesives, with integrated corner and batten pocket reinforcements.
7 self-tailing Lewmar winches of them are 3 electrical
There are electrical furler for the jib, staysail and mainsail.
The electrical furlers and winches are operated from the cockpit
Volvo Penta diesel D3 110 HP
Dual RACOR fuel filter with vacuum gauge
Variable pitch/feathering propeller with SPURS propeller line cutter
Automatic engine room CO² fire extinguisher
Bow thruster, retractable 15 HP
Generator and charger/inverter
Diesel generator – Onan MDKBN 11 kW
(2014) Battery charger/inverter Victron Quttro 220/24V, 120 amp 5 KvA with Global Remote (sends SMS if something is wrong)
Automatic start of the genset when batteri is low
110 amp 24V alternator on main engine
(2015)12 LiFePO4, Lithium Batteries, 1200 Ah, 24 V
(2015) 1 starbatteri Gel 12 V 80 Ah
Water tank 900 L
Diesel tank 900 L
2 Black water waste holding tank 90 L/each
Windlass controlled from cock-pit with chain counter
Bugel anchor 30 kg with stainless chain 90 m, chain washer
2nd windlass with foot switch . Anchor, 30 kg with chain (10 m) and 80 m rope
7 watertight lockers on the deck. All with secured locks:
Large locker in the front containing
– 1 sail locker
– 2 chain lockers
Locker for cooking gas (2 bottle) and outboard fuel
Locker for all safe equipment
Locker, very large for fenders, el bicycle, Seabob and diving kit
3 lockers in the cockpit for various
Very comfortable helm seat with backrest and all sailhandling is done from the cockpit.
3 Aircondition, 1 in aft cabin, 1 in saloon and 1 in forward cabin
Diesel fired forced air heating ducted throughout the boat, 24 V/5000 watt
(2014) Watermaker Spectra Newport 24V, 145 L/h – totally automatic including monthly cleaning. No need for desinfektion.
Seagull drinking water filter with separate tap in the galley
2 Rib Promarin devices to keep the saltwater tube for AC and fridges/frezzers clean
Stove gas, 4 burners and owen/grill
1 Refrigerator front loading
Integral sun curtains/mosquito screens for all the overhead hatches
Mosquito screens for all the vertical portholes
2 electrical toilets with fresh water
Washing machine 4 Kg
Media and music equipment
TV/DVD package, 26” LCD flat screen TV vertically retractable with remote control and DVD player.
Bose Lifestyle 28 Home theater system in the saloon
26″ flat screen TV in aft cabin with Bose Acoustimas 3 stereo system with MP3 player in aft cabin &
ASTON demodulator for satellite HD TV
24/220 V, 800W inverter for PC and media system
Fleet Broadband 250 satellite telephone (antenna on port mainmast spreader) (284 kbps) &
(2016) Icom 505 VHF radio
Icom 802 SSB transceiver and antenna tuner ATF140
Sailor TT-3020C GMDSS (Inmarsat-C)
Skywave DMR-200 with Inmarsat D+communication integrated with the software Purlefinder (for tracking)
Navtex Fax30 Weather Fax
2 GPSs – GP320B active antenna
Electronic- and navigation equipment
Furuno Navnet 3D Blackbox
MAXSEA Time Zero integrated with NavNet 3D with chart for the hole world.
Furuno ARPA 11 Navnet
17″ radar/plotter navstation
12″ radarplotter in cockpit
Interphase forward looking sonar in cockpit
2 complete installed and connected Autopilots (for safety) + Furuno Navpilot 511
FLIR kamera (in the top of the mast) with joystick in cockpit and navstation
DFF1 Navnet sounder with bronze temperature sonar
AIS FA50 transceiver/receiver with VHF antenna
B & G Hydra 3000 Graphical Function Display at navstation
B & G Hydra 3000 Graphical Function Display in cockpit
B & G Hydra 3000 Graphical Function Display in aft cabin
KVH – M3 TV satellite (antenna starboard main mastspreader)
12″ repeater for Navnet 3D, integrated in laminated fiberglass console
Interphase ISCAN V90 forward scanning sonar/depth sounder at helm station
B & G Hydra 3000 Graphical Function Display
2 Analog displays B & G – Wind and Deep.
1 Analog display for speed – Sonic Speedometer (without wheel)
2 Furuno Navpilot 511
Remote controller for VHF
Remote controll for anchor
FLIR – The Navigator II Pan/Tilt (thermal imaging cameras ) with joystick
1 Autopilot Furuno NavPilot 711C (New)
The master stateroom is exceptionally spacious with exceptional ventilation and natural light, yet completely self contained and very privately isolated from the rest of the accommodation. The centreline double berth is 2m / 6’6″ long and 1,60m / 5’3″ wide at the fullest section, is fitted with removable lee boards and easily tilts up on pressurized gas cylinders to access huge volumes of dry storage as well as the rudder quadrant and the ships lockable safe below. The berth is flanked by nightstands both port and starboard. . Plenty of shelves and book cases. Two hanging lockers. Writing desk/dressing table with drawer and mirror.
The sole has non-skid synthetic teak and holly floor boards and fitted, edge bound carpet. 220V air-conditioning and heat, 3 side opening portholes and 2 large opening overhead hatches. Plentiful 24V lighting with spot lamps, reading lamps, and utility lighting throughout. Private access to the aft head and shower area. Watertight bulkhead and door at the entry to the aft stateroom. Fixed watertight bulkhead separates the aft end of the aft cabin from the large deck accessed stern lazarette. Separate air-inlet from heater.
One piece laminated modular assembly (easy to clean). Washbasin with mixer tap, separate stall shower with opening overhead hatch directly over the shower stall. 24V electric toilet with freshwater flush. 90 L / 24 Gal. holding tank. Towel racks, mirror, shelves. 220V outlet. 1 cabin side opening porthole. Separate air-inlet from heater, dries the towels efficient .
This is is an excellent sea-berth under way. Shelves, book case, and storage. Opening porthole to cockpit. Starting and house battery storage under the berth in a watertight and vapor-tight compartment.
U shaped. Large top loading 24V deep freezer. 24V stainless steel front loading refrigerator. 220V dish-washer. 220V microwave/convection oven. Gas stove with 3 burners and also an oven/grill fitted on gimbals with a stainless steel safety bar. 2 gas bottles with solenoid valve mounted in the topside portside watertight deck locker. Plenty of shelves and storage for groceries and cleaning products, drawers for flatware and cooking utensils. Corian countertop, stainless steel double sink, mixer tap with flexible extension tube and adjustable spray no. Seagull drinking water filter with separate tap in the galley
Navigation station very well equipt with Furuno NavNet 3 Black Box and 17″ screen, which also is connected to MaxSea TimeZero navigation system which is running on a laptop. For communication are there VHF, Inmarsat-C, SSB, Fleet Broadband andHotSpot WiFi. There is also FLIR joystick for the camera in the mast top, B & G Graphical Function Display and weather station. Locker for 24 to 12V converter
U-shaped dinette on the portside and a oval table. Plenty of shelves, book cases, exceptionally generous dry storage space under the dinette, armchairs and sole. Watertight bulkhead with watertight door, 2 armchairs on starboard flanking the liquor bar storage for glasses and bottles. TV on port side. Hand rails, complete curtains and cushions. 1 large opening overhead hatch and 4 side portlights in the hull sides. 220V outlet. Numerous spotlights and wall lamps. 220V air-conditioning and separate heat system. Opening sole floorboards on hinges. 2 loud-speakers for the stereo system.
Forward Port Cabin
1 large double berth (1,40 m/4’6″ wide) with lee board. Hanging locker, shelves, book case, voluminous storage space under the berth and sole, reading lamps and utility lights, 220V outlet, 220V air conditioning and separate air-heat inlet, 1 opening overhead hatch and 1 side opening porthole.
Forward Starbord Cabin
Upper and lower single berths with lee clothes. Shelves and storage spaces. Reading lamps and utility light, 220V air-conditioning and separate air-heat inlet, 1 opening overhead hatch and 1 side opening porthole. Plenty of dry storage space beneath the sole.
One piece laminated shower module (easy to clean). Sink with mixer tap, separate stall shower with thermostatic mixer tap. Storage, shelves, mirror, towel rack. 24V electric toilet with freshwater flushing. 90 L/24 Gal. holding tank. 220V outlet, 220V washing machine (4 kg/9 lbs. capacity) and separate 220V dryer. Dirty clothes hamper and cleaning supplies locker. 1 opening overhead hatch. Forward watertight bulkhead.
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Video camera – diving – Light & Motions Bluefin System, with Sony XR520
Photo camera – Sea&Sea’s U/W Housing for Nikon D300, with Nikon D300
LED navigation lights
Masthead LED tri-color running lamp with 360º white anchoring lamp.
Set of LED floodlights in mainmast and mizzen mast spreaders (14 pieces)
Electrical davit set (Lift 300 Kg)
Zodiac liferaft – 8 seaters (valid 2017)
2 Personal EPIRB
Aft deck and cockpit
Set of cockpit cushions
Aft kingsize sundeck
Cockpit vertical weather cloth with zippered door
Cockpit complete winter enclosure
Mosquito net to cockpit
High pressure freshwater pump with cockpit house
Davis weather station Vantage VUE