2005 Fleming 55.

Asking: $ 1,125,000


A very well equipped and well maintained Fleming 55 with twin Cummins 450C engines at 450 hp each. This Fleming is located in Michigan and has spent the majority of its life as a fresh water boat. Features an Onan generator, Naiad stabilizers, Proportional bow & stern thrusters (2012), Garmin navigation electronics & dual radar system (2012), 1,000 lbs Steelhead davit (2012), and a custom fiberglass hardtop with full enclosure. Interior accommodations includes a forward en-suite master stateroom with a island queen berth, a port VIP stateroom with twin berths and a third overhead bunk, and starboard stateroom bunk arrangement.

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LOA-Hull 55
LOA-Total 60.75
ENGINES Cummins 450C @ 450 hp
HOURS 3250

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 and spacious open floor plan encompassing the salon with the galley, entertaining guest becomes effortless.

Starting at the aft-port side corner of the salon is a bar providing plenty of glass and bottle storage, along with an icemaker. This bar anchors the large L-shaped settee that wraps along the port side around to the edge of the galley countertop. The settee, in combination with the twin chairs to the starboard side, provides comfortable seating for six in the salon and is complimented by a teak hi-lo table. Storage in the salon is found under the large settee to port and within the full length credenza to starboard. An entertainment cabinet is located in the aft corner of the starboard credenza and features audio-video equipment custom fit behind a teak cabinet and a 32” HD Samsung Smart TV situated on a retractable lift.

  • Flat screen 32” HD Samsung Smart TV with retractable lift in starboard side entertainment cabinet
  • KVH TracVision & wiring for sat receivers
  • Omni-directional local TV antenna & cable hook-up
  • DVD player & 12-disc CD changer
  • (4) Overhead speakers and subwoofer
  • RussSound audio/video system & control panel —multizone additional controls in staterooms, pilothouse, flybridge, and cockpit
  • Bar to port aft corner with ice-maker
  • L-shaped settee to port
  • Teak hi-lo table—coffee/dining table
  • (2) Rattan chairs
  • Full-length credenza to starboard
  • Privacy shade & Phantom screen at salon doors
  • Salon décor, carpet, & soft-goods redone in 2012

The galley is tucked to the port side just forward of the salon, which is separated by a large granite countertop peninsula and overhead galley cabinets. Within the inboard overhead cabinet is a dumbwaiter that can be accessed from a hatch on the flybridge. Wrapping around the U-shaped counter of the galley you will find a dishwasher, black silagranite double bowl sink, ceramic 3-burner cooktop with custom pot holders, a convection microwave overhead, and a trash compactor. Teak cabinets fill in the rest of the galley including a storage compartments just forward of the cook top that can accommodate a full range of saucepans. Across to the opposing starboard side is a dish storage compartment, additional storage drawers, and full-sized side-by-side teak-paneled refrigerator/freezer with dispenser.

  • Convection microwave—black
  • Kenyon 220v (3) burner cook top—custom stainless pot holders
  • GE Profile refrigerator with teak paneled doors & dispenser
  • Miele dishwasher—black
  • Silagranite double-bowl sink
  • Insinkerator waste disposal
  • Grohe mixer faucets
  • Trash drawer
  • Dakota Mahogany granite counter tops
  • Teak and holly sole
  • Dumbwaiter to flybridge
  • Telephone intercom system

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 and provides an easy and convenient flow of traffic throughout the boat. The 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 along with a VIP guest stateroom to port with two twin-sized berths and a overhead third bunk. Just forward of the starboard side guest stateroom in the passageway is a full-sized Malber 220v washer & separate dryer followed by the guest head. The en-suite master stateroom with a island queen berth tops off the accommodations at the forward peak.

The master stateroom is composed of a queen sized island berth surrounded by shelves, cabinets,     drawers, and his & hers hanging lockers to each side. The island berth arrangement provides access from either side and features additional steps added which further ease of access and more closely represents the new boat design. The queen 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, provide natural light to the cabin. To the port side is a wall-mounted 15” Sharp TV and access to the en-suite master head.

Both the master and guest heads are exceptionally spacious and feature one-piece molded fiberglass shower stalls with granite drain floors and glass doors, mirrored vanities with Hansgrohe fixtures, and granite countertops.

The port stateroom features two twin-sized berths along with an overhead bunk that can slide in towards the outboard wall when not in use. Separating the twin berths is a nightstand which provides storage in combination with the shelving found overhead and drawers below each berth. Additional storage can be found through the dresser drawers and hanging locker at the foot of the outboard berth and a 15” Sharp flat screen television is mounted at the foot of the lower outboard berth. The starboard stateroom features a bunk arrangement and a variety of storage options via cabinets, shelves, drawers, and a hanging locker. There is a 13” LCD TV with a DVD player on a swinging wall-mount and the overhead berth can slide away when not in use to provide more space for a single guest.

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 control 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 and backside of displays. 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. Aft of the starboard side-door you will find additional storage through a hanging locker and extra drawers. A large stainless steel destroyer wheel and Stidd helm chair finish off the pilothouse and perfectly accent this ultimate cruising yacht.

  • Garmin 12kw xHD radar (2012)
  • Garmin 4kw xHD radar (2012)
  • (2) Garmin 7212 touch screen chartplotters (2012)
  • Garmin GMI-10 multi-display (2012)
  • Robertson AP-26 autopilot
  • Furuno FA-150 AIS
  • (2) Icom VHF M604—hailer & remote mic
  • Hynautic engine controls—complete system rebuilt with new lines & controls at all stations (2018)
  • (2) Teleflex digital engine displays
  • Floscan fuel gauge
  • Proportional bow & stern thruster control (2012)
  • Naiad Multisea II electronic stabilizer control
  • Stainless destroyer wheel & rudder indicator
  • Bennett trim tab indicators and controls
  • ACR searchlight controls
  • Sharp LCD TV- 13” flush mounted
  • Sony CCTV- engine room, aft, cockpit
  • Remote panel for inverter
  • Russound A/V control
  • Auto-Anchor windlass control & counter
  • Richie compass
  • Horn
  • Stidd helm chair
  • Corner settee with teak table
  • Teak & holly sole with carpeting
  • Hanging locker, storage drawers, & shelving
  • Steps up to flybridge & salon access to aft wall
  • Sliding doors to either side give access to exterior side decks / Portuguese bridge

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 and a fixed fiberglass table with a removable teak top. Aft of the helm on the port side consists of the hatch for the galley dumbwaiter followed by an additional settee. The following aft boat deck features a Steelhead 1,000 lbs electric hydraulic davit, Nautica 12’ RIB tender, and a Switlik 6-man life raft to starboard. The sliding hatch and step ladder to the cockpit resides to the aft port side. Overhead, a custom fiberglass hardtop with stainless steel supports and openable skylights is attached to the radar arch which in turn supports the custom hangable mast, domes, and open array.

  • Garmin 7212 touchscreen chartplotter (2012)
  • Garmin 6208 touchscreen chartplotter (2012)
  • Garmin GMI-10 multi-display (2012)
  • Robertson AP-22 autopilot
  • Furuno VHF
  • (2) Teleflex digital engine displays
  • Engine start/stop
  • Hynautic engine controls—complete system rebuilt with new lines & controls at all stations (2018)
  • Stainless destroy wheel & rudder indicator
  • Proportional bow & stern thruster control
  • Bennett trimtab indicators & controls
  • ACR searchlight control
  • Auto-Anchor windlass control
  • Russound A/V control
  • Ritchie compass
  • Horn
  • Fireboy engine shutdown system

Flybridge Features & Boat Deck:

  • Fiberglass radar arch with custom BYS hardtop and custom hinged mast
  • Full flybridge enclosure
  • Plexiglass windshield with stainless handrail
  • Non-skid flybridge deck & aft boat deck
  • Outdoor carpeting within flybridge enclosure
  • Steering console with controls, navigation electronics, and cushioned bench seat
  • Cushioned seating for ten with port side settee and starboard side wrap-around settee
  • Molded fiberglass table with removable teak top
  • Folding hatch doors giving access to pilothouse
  • Ladder leading down to cockpit from aft boat deck
  • Switlik 6-man life raft
  • Davit: Steelhead 1,000 lbs electric hydraulic davit with power rotation, slewing, hoisting (2012)
  • Note: tender does not convey with sale of boat

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 below and above 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 and in combination with high bulwarks and a Portuguese bridge, security for both children and pets is ensured. The foredeck, side decks, Portuguese bridge, and cockpit all feature natural teak decks. Meanwhile all of the cap rails, trim, and coaming boards throughout are Burrwood synthetic teak. The cockpit features an aft control station located starboard of the salon doors while additional storage is to port beneath the step ladder that leads up to flybridge. On the cockpit deck are four gasketed and lockable 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 side decks you will discover entry gates on either side of the cockpit side decks. These gates provide lower entry close to the water line, meanwhile additional gates on either side of the raised Portuguese bridge give the option for a higher point of entry. Up to the bow will bring you to the foredeck with Burrwood 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, each of which 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.

  • Built to European CE certification standards for ocean class
  • Hand-laid solid fiberglass hull
  • Vinylester resin used throughout entire boat
  • Stainless steel protective shoe on keel
  • Simulated planking grooves in hullside
  • Integrated molded guards with stainless rub rails
  • Four blade props
  • Fiberglass fuel tanks
  • Heavy duty pantograph windshield wipers
  • Burrwood – synthetic teak cap rails, handrails, trim, and covering boards
  • Teak exterior decks throughout—foredeck, Portuguese bridge, side decks, & cockpit
  • Stainless steel handrails inboard along side decks and Portuguese bridge
  • Fiberglass non-skid swim platform with stainless steel swim ladder and transom hand rails
  • (2) Rod holders on cockpit coaming boards
  • Aft cablemaster (70’) shore power housed in molded port cockpit seat; matching cockpit seat on opposite side with storage
  • Cockpit control station to starboard of cockpit —engine & thruster controls, engine start/stop,   & autopilot
  • Cockpit step ladder to flybridge – to port of cockpit
  • Cockpit storage unit beneath step ladder
  • Aft—hot & cold freshwater wash down shower
  • Forward—fresh & raw water hose bibs
  • Bow pulpit with Lofrans windlass
  • 80 lb Delta style anchor —with 300’ of 3/8” high tension chain
  • Fortress FX-55 anchor—250’ line & 20’ chain rode
  • Forward shore connect
  • Fiberglass hardtop attached to radar arch with custom hinged mast

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 coaming 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, Aqua-Drive thrust-bearing 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. Additionally, all battery isolation switches are accessible from outside the engine-room.

  • (2) Cummins 450C- turbocharged & aftercooled 450 hp each (~3,250 hours)
  • Air Seps installed on main engines
  • Electric oil change system
  • Hynautic hydraulic steering
  • Aqua-Drive thrust-bearing system
  • Naiad Stabilizers – Multisea II (7.5 sq ft fins)
  • Trim tabs with indicators
  • Sidepower proportional 15 hp bow thruster – 24v
  • Sidepower proportional 12.5 hp stern thruster – 24v
  • Manual/automatic clean agent fire system
  • (4) Fiberglass Fuel Tanks (~1,000 Gal Total)
  • (4) Polypropylene Water Tanks (~300 Gal Total)
  • Black Water Tank (~100 Gal Total)
  • Reverse cycle A/C – 4 zones & SMX controls

Electrical Systems:

  • AC/DC electrical panel with circuit breakers
  • 220v AC electrical service
  • 24v DC electrical service
  • 40 amp charger
  • Onan 17kw eQD generator—port (~3,500 hours)
  • 3000 watt inverter / 70 amp charger
  • Charles Industry isolation & boosting transformer (2012)
  • AGM house & inverter batteries (new)
  • Paralleling solenoids and switches
  • Forward & aft shore connect
  • Glendinning Cablemaster with 70’ of 50 amp cable


  • Fiberglass hatches with teak facing on cockpit deck
  • Vast storage capabilities
  • DC Lighting
  • Intake vents for engine room
  • Main engine mufflers
  • Plastic water tanks with sight gauges
  • Reverse Cycle Air Con with 4 Zones & SMX Controls

Cruising Equipment:

  • Life jackets
  • Dock Lines
  • Fenders
  • Shore cords (50A, 220V)
  • Flares
  • Switlik Liferaft- 6 man


  • Flybridge console cover
  • Flybridge helm seat cover
  • Tender cover
  • Windshield cover (black texalene)

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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