'Passat II', a Tayana 55

by Debbie Willis
(Grenada)

Passat II

Passat II

'Passat II', an ideal liveaboard long-distance cruising boat for sale at a very reasonable price.

Type: Sailing cruiser
Year : 1990
Location: Grenada, Caribbean, West Indies
Flag : British
Shipyard: Tayana
Material: Fibreglass

  • Length 16.75 m;
  • Beam: 4.8 m;
  • Draft: 2.2 m;
  • Displacement: 21954 Kg;
  • Cabins: 3;
  • Berths: 5;
  • Heads: 3;
  • Water tanks 2 x 400L Stainless steel;
  • Fuel tanks 2 x 280L Stainless steel;
  • Toilet holding tank GRP 1 x 70L;
  • Perkins M135 new 2008, hours +/- 1,200 with ZF hurth hydraulic transmission. New alternator 2016;
  • Aqua drive shaft system, 40mm SS shaft, dripless shaft seal, Spurs rope cutter etc, all recent;
  • Gori 3 blade folding prop with overdrive, new 2017;
  • Northern lights M753 8 KW genset, new injection pump, injectors, fuel pump etc. 2019.

'Passat II' is cutter rigged, all new rigging and mast tangs, mast out for refurbishment etc, late 2018 (by Turbulence, Grenada).
Pro-furl roller furling genoa and staysail, all sails refurbished 2019 (by Turbulence, Grenada);
3 slab reef main with drop bag, lazy jacks, full battens, Harken battcar system, refurb 2019;
Mostly new high tech halyards 2019, new running back stays 2016;
Gennaker in sock, spinnaker pole on mast front, storm trisail with own track, etc;
Mainsail cover and 2 x boom shade canopies.
  • Icom IC-M710 SSB radio and AT130 tuner;
  • Icom VHF radio's, one at helm and one at nav station;
  • Raymarine EV autopilot, new hydraulic pump and ram 2019;
  • Raymarine AIS 650 transponder with antenna splitter 2016;
  • Raymarine touch screen chart plotters, 9" at nav station, 12" in cockpit 2016;
  • Raymarine wind, speed, depth instruments;
  • Raymarine Quantum radar new 2019;
  • Pioneer CD radio + Sony Radio, various speakers in cabins and cockpit;
  • Victron multi-plus 3000W/230V/120A charger/sine wave inverter 2011;
  • Freedom marine 20 used as 2nd 100A charger;
  • 12 volt refrigeration and freezer;
  • 12 volt Maxwell anchor windlass;
  • 12 volt Vetus bowthruster;
  • Victron and Xantrex battery monitoring;
  • 600 W 120V inverter;
  • Solar panel, stern arch;

  • 75lbs CQR anchor, 300 feet 10mm P30 chain excellent;
  • Various anchoring, mooring lines, etc;
  • Various fenders including very large;
  • Passarelle with stern fitting;
  • Pull pit and push pit with 1.25 SS rail right around deck;
  • Inflatable dingy 9.5 ft with 9.5HP 4 stroke Tohatsu outboard;
  • New teak decks 2006;
  • Deck re-calking and anti-osmosis treatment 2013;
  • 6 PERSON Plastimo liferaft June 2016 mounted in push-pit bracket;
  • Swimming ladder;
  • Cockpit cushions;
  • Cockpit table;
  • Electric Primary Winches;
  • Force 10 three burner with oven;
  • Microwave;
  • Hot water cylinder 40L 230v and engine heated;
  • Watermaker 40 US GPH 230 volt;
  • Electric toilet aft;
  • 2 x manual toilets forward.


Passat II is a classic Tayana 55. Her interior is an excellent layout with 2 cabins forward with en-suites and one large cabin aft with a Kingsize bed, bathroom and proper separate shower. Galley and Nav station off to Starboard and Saloon seating to Port with engine room entrance there also. There is also a lazerette in the stern and bow 'foxhole' storage in the bow.

She was bought a year ago as our forever home. Unfortunately my husband has passed away and I must swallow the anchor, which is why I am selling her for such a very reasonable price.

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by: Susan Nelson

We are looking for a sailboat to live aboard and this one looks amazing. Are there any more pictures available?

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