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The Bluewater 56 incorporates traditional features in a very well thought out and comfortable sailing yacht for long offshore passage-making. Offering excellent engineering and build quality.
The German Frers designed Bluewater 56 high standard specification sets this offshore cruising yacht apart from most others in the market. It includes a monolithic Twaron/carbon hull, laid up with alternate layers of fibreglass, all using vinylester resins. Theres a collision bulkhead forward of the main cabin, plus watertight stern compartments. Further examples of top quality materials that point to a serious passage-making yacht include tinned wiring, solid bronze through hull fittings, three individual bilge pump systems that allow a blocked filter to be bypassed with the flick of a couple of valves. The Bluewater 56 is a true long distance bluewater sailing yacht that is a joy to sail.
Twaron hull, a carbon aramid fiber with alternating FRP glass lay up. Vacuum infused Hull Lay-up with Cored Hull from Waterline up.
Lines by renowned yacht designer - German Frers: weather beating performance and superior handling
Moderate displacement: dampened motion and offshore comfort
High Righting Moment: upwind performance
Large tanks centered over the keel: 275 gallons water, 280 gallons fuel
Long bulb lead keel held on with 16 keel bolts with stainless backing plates across each pair. Deep bilge sump
Airy saloon. Traditional or contemporary interior
Large, deep, and safe cockpit, offering comfort and safety for long offshore passages.
Watertight bulkhead 7 feet from bow: collision safety
Double Headstay Rig: BOC inspired for safety, performance, and versatility
Large Foredeck sail/stowage locker: keep wet gear away from living spaces
Dedicated liferaft stowage: easy deployment, out of the way, off the deck
Large stowage capacity: All gear stowed safely in its place