2008 Fleming 55

Asking: $ 1,350,000


A very well cared for Fleming 55 with Cummins QSC engines at 500 hp each. Features two Onan generators, bow & stern thrusters, Raymarine electronics, ABT stabilizers, water maker, and a blue bimini top. Interior accommodations include a queen berth to port, starboard bunks, and a en-suite master with queen berth to forward.

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LOA-Hull 55'0"
LOA-Total 60'9"
BEAM 16'
ENGINES Cummins 500 QSC @ 500 hp
HOURS 1180

Entering from the aft cockpit deck you are immediately greeted with a capacious salon. Featuring the timeless appeal of teak cabinetry, vast windows, teak sole with holly accents, and most importantly, an interior layout that balances form with function. This layout allows for an open social environment while keeping the function of the galley separated from the rest of the salon. With a 16’ beam, this spacious open floor plan makes entertaining guests an effortless endeavor.

Starting at the aft-port side of the salon is a wine cooler fit within teak cabinetry which provides ample glass and bottle storage. Forward of the wine cooler is a large L-shaped settee that wraps around to the edge of the galley counter-top and is complimented by a teak hi-lo coffee/dining table. Twin salon chairs brings the salon seating total to six and can be placed around the hi-lo table for dining. To the starboard side is a full credenza that provides great storage capabilities, along with the additional storage space found beneath the port side settee. The credenza houses audio-video equipment and a flat panel TV is located to the center with an electric lift.

  • Full credenza to starboard
  • Television on on electric lift to center of credenza
  • Bose Lifestyle 48 CD/DVD player
  • Boase cube speakers with Dolby 5.1 surround
  • Wine cooler to port aft corner
  • L-shaped settee to port
  • Teak hi-lo coffee/dining table
  • (2) Salon chairs
  • Teak & Holly Sole
  • Window blinds
  • Teak overhead handrail

The galley is tucked to the port side just forward of the salon, which is separated by a large granite counter top peninsula and overhead galley cabinets with flybridge dumbwaiter access. Wrapping around the U-shaped counter of the galley you will find a dishwasher, a stainless steel double-bowl sink, an induction 4-burner cooktop, a convection microwave overhead, and stainless steel oven. Teak cabinets fill in the rest of the galley including a storage compartment just forward of the cook top that can accommodates a full range of saucepans. Across to the opposing starboard side  is a dish storage compartment, additional storage drawers, and a full-sized refrigerator/freezer.

  • Whirlpool stainless convection microwave
  • Miele stainless steel oven
  • Bosch 4-burner induction cook top
  • Miele603 Slimline stainless steel dishwasher
  • Full-sized Amana 20.5 cu ft refrigerator/freezer with teak paneled front
  • Blanco stainless steel double bowl sink
  • Insinkerator waste disposal
  • Grohe swivel faucet
  • Dumbwaiter to Flybridge
  • Black Galaxy granite countertops

Following the five short steps straight down from the salon will lead you to the central passage of the accommodations. This traditional layout has been a signature mainstay in the Fleming 55 that provides an easy and convenient flow of traffic throughout the boat. This central accommodations passage also makes it possible to appreciate the full length of the vessel from forepeak bulkhead to transom. Once in the passageway you will find a two-berth bunk arrangement in the guest cabin to starboard and a VIP guest stateroom to port with a queen berth. Just forward of the starboard side guest stateroom in the passageway is a full-sized Miele washer & separate dryer followed by the guest head. The en-suite master stateroom tops off the accommodations at the forward peak of the vessel.

The master stateroom is composed of a queen sized island berth surrounded by shelves, cabinets, drawers, and his & hers hanging lockers to either side. This island berth arrangement allows for access from either side and the berth can be raised via gas-assisted struts to access a large storage cavity underneath, perfect for storing extra bed linens or keeping valuables out of sight. Over head are two skylights which, along with port holes to each side, provide natural light to the cabin. To the port-side aft wall is the en-suite master head and facing the berth, is a wall-mounted flat-screen 15” Samsung TV with a DVD player & JBL speakers.

Both master and guest heads are spacious with generous one piece molded fiberglass shower stalls. Each head contains Headhunter electric flush toilets, Hansgrohe thermostatic controlled fixtures, heated towel rails, and Diano marble countertops.

The port stateroom features a queen berth with ample storage provided through a large hanging locker and dresser, vanity/desk arrangement on the inboard bulkhead and built-in shelving along the aft wall. The starboard stateroom features twin berths in a bunk arrangement. The top bunk can slide in towards the outboard wall to provide more space for a single guest. There is a full length mirror on the forward wall of this stateroom and storage is provided via drawers and a nightstand.

In many modern yacht designs it has become commonplace to eliminate the inside steering station, however the Fleming 55 features a dedicated pilothouse which closely resembles the bridge of a much larger vessel. This dedicated pilothouse takes the role as the primary location to operate the boat without any distractions from other on-board activities. With that said it remains only three short steps up from the salon & galley and it is only another four interior steps up to the flybridge.

Visibility forward and wrapping around to port and starboard windows is excellent. Below the expansive windshield are consoles which provide ample room for a full range of modern electronics and equipment without intruding on the engine instrumentation. Overhead consoles provide additional space for equipment within easy reach. Both AC and DC electrical breaker panels are below the console to either side and can swing out to provide access to wiring connections. There is a proper chart area to the starboard side with large drawers for maps, cruising guides, navigation instruments, binoculars, and other necessities. Centered along each port and starboard side of the pilothouse are sliding doors that lead out to the side Portuguese decks. To the aft of the port side door resides a raised L-shaped settee and table which provides a comfortable social area with phenomenal visibility while underway. This settee can easily covert into a pilothouse watch-berth when needed. Aft of the starboard side door you will find additional storage through a hanging locker and extra drawers. A large stainless steel teak-trimmed destroyer wheel and helm chair finish off the pilothouse and perfectly accent this ultimate cruising yacht.

  • (2) Raymarine E120 displays for radar & plotter
  • Raymarine ST8002 autopilot
  • Raymarine ST60+ depth
  • Raymarine ST60+ speed
  • Raymarine 240E VHF
  • Furuno Navtex WX300
  • Glendinning EEC3 engine controls with backup
  • (2) Smartcraft Digital engine displays
  • Rudder indicator
  • Trim tab indicators and controls
  • Sidepower Bow/Stern thruster controls
  • ABT-stabilizer control
  • Computank fuel/water display
  • Cameras with day/night view connected to E series display
  • Francis remote searchlight
  • Sea-Me radar reflector
  • Windlass Control
  • Buell Horn
  • Compass
  • Demisters for forward facing windows
  • Alpine CD unit with iPod control
  • Bose 131 Environmental exterior speakers
  • Blue leather helm seat
  • Pilothouse settee with adjustable teak table
  • Chart table to starboard of console with chart light
  • Wet locker to starboard aft
  • Steps up to flybridge directly behind helm

The flybridge is easily accessed from the interior steps in the pilothouse or by the ladder from the cockpit. It features a two-seat upper helm station located to port that provides excellent visibility particularly in close quarters and bustling harbors with its 360 degree view. The electronics console is large enough to house an array of equipment with easy access to the rear of the console available by hinging open the bookshelf behind the pilothouse settee below. The starboard side of the flybridge features a U-shaped settee with a fixed teak table. Aft of the helm on the port side consists of an additional settee and the hatch for the galley dumbwaiter access. The following aft boat deck features a davit, tender, and laterally mounted tender chocks. The hatch and step ladder to the cockpit resides to the aft port side. Overhead a blue bimini top provides shade over the flybridge area and the fiberglass radar arch supports the custom mast, dome, and open array.

  • (2) Raymarine chartplotter radar repeaters
  • Raymarine autopilot
  • Raymarine speed & depth instruments
  • Raymarine ST60+ Wind
  • Simrad GOXSE forward sonar
  • Sidepower bow/stern thruster control
  • (2) Smartcraft engine displays
  • Glendinning engine controls
  • Engine start/stop
  • Rudder Indicator
  • Compass
  • Windlass Control
  • Horn
  • Trim Tab Controls
  • Helm bench seat

Flybridge Features & Boat Deck

  • Fiberglass radar arch with blue bimini top
  • Teak flybridge deck & non-skid boat deck
  • Plexiglass windshield w/stainless handrail
  • Steering console with controls and engine instrumentation
  • Cushioned (blue & white striping) seating for ten with stowage under – blue canvas covers
  • Molded fiberglass table with removal teak top
  • Folding hatch doors giving access to pilothouse
  • Ladder leading down to cockpit
  • Miele fold-away BBQ grill to aft of seating area
  • Tender: AB 11’ ALX rib – 4-stroke Mariner F15 motor
  • Steelhead Marine 800lbs Davit – 8’ reach davit with power rotation
  • Ocean Safety 10-man liferaft

In common with all Flemings, the hull is hand laid and solid fiberglass reinforced with a grid of stringers and frames. Vinylester resin is utilized above & below the waterline on the hull with further protection provided by epoxy barrier coats. A reasonable five foot draft allows for Bahamas cruising while ensuring that the running gear is protected by a full-length keel which is foam filled and glassed across the top to isolate it from the hull. This keel provides nearly a foot length of protection before the running gear.

On deck she has the mainstay walk-around decks in combination with high bulwarks and a Portuguese bridge, which ensures security for both children and pets. The decks themselves are natural teak, along with all of the caprails, trim, and combing boards. The cockpit features a control station located starboard of the salon doors while additional storage with a sink is found to port behind the ladder that leads up to flybridge. On the cockpit deck are four gasketed hatches that provide access to the engine room and spacious lazarette. The transom of the cockpit features a large gate that swings in to allow ingress to the swim platform.

Moving forward along the decks you will discover entry gates on either side of the cockpit side decks. These gates provide a lower point of entry close to the water line. Up to the bow will bring you to a teak foredeck with teak handrails. Special attention has been paid to the ease and safety in which the heavy duty ground tackle is set and retrieved. The anchor platform accepts two anchors, the primary can be controlled by a handheld unit at the platform or by controls at both the pilothouse and flybridge helm stations. The anchor locker directly beneath the pulpit can serve as a great place for fender storage as well. Furthermore the inside wall of the Portuguese bridge includes two storage cabinets that give convenient storage for dock lines, windshield covers, and cleaning supplies.

  • Hand-laid solid fiberglass hull
  • Vinylester resin used throughout entire boat
  • Stainless steel protective shoe on keel
  • Four blade props
  • Simulated planking grooves in hullside
  • Integrated molded guards with stainless rub rails
  • Fiberglass fuel tanks
  • Natural teak decking throughout
  • Natural teak caprails & combing boards
  • Stainless steel raised guard railings along tops of teak caprails & combing boards
  • Stainless steel handrails inboard along side decks and Portuguese bridge
  • Teak topped fiberglass swim platform with stainless swim ladder
  • Stainless steel transom handrails
  • Cockpit seat lockers to each aft corner of transom with winches
  • Cockpit control station to starboard side with engine & thruster controls
  • Cockpit step ladder to flybridge with fiberglass storage locker and sink beneath
  • Cockpit hatches to lazarette & engine room access
  • Hot & cold freshwater wash down shower
  • Fore & aft, fresh & raw water hose bibs
  • Forward & aft shore power connect
  • Teak bow rail
  • Bow pulpit with Lofrans Falkon 24V DC 1500 watt windlass with handheld controls & control at pilothouse & flybridge
  • Anchor: 80 lbs. ACE with 300’ 3/8 hi-test Acco chain
  • Spare anchor: Kedge with chain & rode
  • Anchor locker on foredeck with PVC chain tube
  • Foredeck wing hatches
  • Storage lockers within Portuguese bridge
  • Pilothouse access to either side of Portuguese bridge via side doors
  • Bimini top overhead—Blue
  • Custom mast on radar arch supporting domes, open array, & instrumentation

Superior systems and engineering are key elements for Fleming Yachts, whose philosophy has always been to choose only the best equipment available and have it be readily accessible for maintenance. The main engine room access is from two outside hatches just aft of the salon doors. The salon floor panels can also come apart for greater access to the engine room when needed. Air intake for the engines is accomplished through openings underneath the cockpit combing boards which then travels through the lazarette and then to the engines thus allowing for less salt to come in contact with the engine components. To achieve the extremely low sound and vibration that Flemings are known for, Aquadrive systems transfer the thrust directly to the hull and the engine is isolated by using soft engine mounts.

Aft of the engine room, the lazarette houses the water tanks, steering gear, and air conditioning compressors while also leaving ample room for storing cruising gear such as deck chairs, spare anchors, rode, lines, fenders, and extra parts. Having the air conditioning compressors located here instead of in a hot engine room improves performance and efficiency while minimizing noise.

  • (2) Cummins QSC 8.3L @ 500 hp each (~1,180- hours)
  • Racor fuel filters
  • Glendinning controls at all four helms
  • Onan 17 kw generator
  • Onan 13.5 kw generator
  • Engine & generator electric oil change pumps
  • Batteries for engines & house supply
  • Outback inverter & battery charger – 3 kw
  • Engine supply battery charger
  • Fitted tube heaters to engine room
  • Engine room camera viewed on E120 display
  • Automatic engine room fire extinguisher
  • Hand held fire extinguishers throughout
  • Sidepower 15.5 hp 24v bow thruster
  • Sidepower 10 hp 24v Stern thruster
  • Eberspacher heater system throughout boat
  • Back-up Headhunter DC fresh water pump with change over valveCruisair reverse cycle air conditioning throughout
  • HRO Horizon Seafari water maker
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