Introducing the All-New 

BLUEWATER 56

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Starboard view 56 with Stainless Refrige
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Standard Specifications

And Equipment

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Hull and Deck

  • Hull is laid up with Twaran, a carbon aramid fiber with alternating FRP glass.  NO CORE with vinylester resins and lsophthalic gel coat.

  • Two epoxy barrier coats below the waterline for optimal protection.

  • Two coats of Micron CSC Bottom Paint.

  • Watertight collision bulkhead forward of forward cabin with independent overboard drainage.

  • Watertight Stern sections across aft lazarettes and stern locker.

  • Divided Anchor Locker with separate locker for fenders and docklines.

  • Large Aft Stern lazarettes, port and starboard with dual Bailey latches for watertight seal.

  • Stem Garage with dedicated Rule Auto bilge pump with manual over ride in cockpit.

  • Very Large Step Down Sail Locker with deck hatch access, 5' deep and over 4' long.

  • Solid Lead Keel with solid 35mm stainless steel keel bolts with transverse mounted 8mm backing plates.

  • Fully Skegged Rudder for optimal performance, strength and protection.

  • Bottom of rudder plane in each model above the keel plane for grounding safety.

  • Solid GRP fiberglass in all areas of deck for deck fittings and stress areas.

  • Molded contrasting non Skid available in two colors - Linen Beige or Whisper Grey.

  • Solid stainless steel head fitting with split bow roller with stowage for 55 lb Delta and 55 lb Rocna or Spade anchor.

  • Solid Stainless striker plates for bow protection.

  • Salt-water washdown pump for anchor washdown.

  • Two pair of stainless steel 12" bow cleats, one pair of 12" midship cleats and one pair of 12" stern cleats.

  • 32" high stanchions, 1" in diameter with double lifelines.

  • Side Boarding ladder with port and starboard side mounting brackets.

  • Manship 316 stainless overhead hatches and ports throughout.

Winch inventory

  • Primary Winches           Antal CST 66's

  • Secondary Winches       Antal CST 54's

  • Mainsheet Winches        Antal CST 48

  • Cockpit Winches            Antal CST 48

  • Halyard Winches           Antal CST 48's

  • Harken Stand up Staysail Blocks.

  • Teak Handrails on foredeck coach roof and aft coach roof.

  • Stainless steel companionway handrails.

  • Stainless Coachroof handrails.

  • Whitlock "Hollywood" Pedestal that accomodates Raymarine E120 MFD and four 4" x 4" instruments.

  • Ritchie 5" Compass

  • Solid Teak varnished cockpit table with teak drink holders

  • Four solid stainless Cowl Vents.  One pair forward and one pair aft.

  • Stainless protective stern plate.

  • Freshwater hot and cold shower on stern platform.

  • Fold down stainless stem ladder.

  • Chainplate for optional inner forestay

Ground Tackle

  • WC 2200 Maxwell Nilsson Windlass with chain feed and stainless steel plate for chain protection. Bow controls AND remote cockpit windlass controls.

  • Primary Anchor and tackle: 250' System 40 3/8"Galvanized Hi tensile chain.

  • Secondary Anchor and tackle: 50' System 40 3/8" Hi tensile chain and 300' of 5/8" anchor rode with 55 lb Rocna

  • Four New England Rope Premium Braid Docklines: 2 x 35' x 5/8" and 2 x 40' x 5/8' premium braid.

Mechanical & Electrical

  • Yanmar BY150hp 4-cylinder turbo diesel engine with cockpit controls and complete alarm system.

  • Morse single lever control system to protect against high RPM gear shifting.

  • Dual Racor fuel filtration system allowing independent filter and bypass system.

  • Walborough in line fuel pump allowing engine bypass for filtration and eliminates the need for engine bleeding in the case of loss of fuel supply.

  • Two-way oil change pump plumbed diredtly to primary engine, genset, and transmission.

  • Wire is fully tinned and ABYC and CE compliant.

  • All thru hull fittings are solid bronze and all bonded.

  • Four AGM 8D House batteries, 840 amp/hr total, All batteries boxed and secured.

  • Two 8D House Batteries for Windlass and Bow Thruster (if equipped). 675 amp/hr total.

  • AGM 4D Engine starting battery 1x150 amp.

  • All batteries are isolated with a built in reverse isolation switch.

  • Primary High Output 130A Mastervolt Alternator dedicated to house bank..

  • Dedicated 60A Alternator for Engine Battery..

  • Fire retardant engine room sound insulation.

  • Shore power connection; 50/amp 125/250V.

  • Protech 50 amp built in battery charger.

  • Navigation lights; Running lights, Masthead anchor, Tricolor, Steaming light and Foredeck light.

  • Raymarine Depth sounder, Speed Log and Windspeed indicator.

  • Two independent bilge pump systems, one Rule system, one Par System. Total of 2500 gallon/hour with float switches.

  • Mamba Solid Drive sytem in lieu of chain and cable design

Rig & Rigging

  • Selden Anodized Aluminum Mast with triple V-spreader rig.

  • Hasselford Standing Rigging with Sta-lock Mechanical fittings. No swage fittings at deck.

  • Forward and Aft lowers for rig stability with individual chain plates.

  • Discontinuous Rigging for optimal strength and increased hardware.

  • Furlex 400 Series Roller Furling Forestay.

  • Doyle Sails including Mainsail and 135% Genoa with sunbrella cover.

  • Primary and secondary Main Halyard.

  • Primary and secondary Genoa Halyard.

  • Halyard Bales on forward dorades.

Plumbing & Tankage

  • 275 Gallons of Total Water Tankage in four independent tanks.

  • 280 Gallons of Total Fuel Tankage in four independent tanks.

  • Options available to increase and/or change balance of total and type of tankage.

  • All tanks have easy access for inspection with dipsticks, threaded inspection port and larger inspection.

  • Port for interior inspection and cleaning.

  • Two independent Shurflow self priming freshwater pump systems.

  • Third manual freshwater pump, foot activated for freshwater accessed in the galley.

  • All tankage for water and fuel is stainless stee.l

  • Two independent holding tanks, one dedicated to each head.

  • 10 gallon hot water heater heated via engine driven system or AC supply.

  • All through hull fittings are bronze with seacocks or valves and bonded.