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1987 Californian 55' 55 Cockpit Motor Yacht


1987 Californian

55' (16.00 m) 55 Cockpit Motor Yacht-

For Sale

Priced to sell!

$ 199,500 USD


HOW ABOUT A CONDO ON THE WATER IN BEAUTIFUL SAN CARLOS MEXICO !!This Californian 55 Cockpit Motor Yacht is located in San Carlos Mexico and is cruise ready , she is Captain maintained and has been extensively upgraded with the following !!!!  New pumps,switches , batteries,gauges , New canvas and sundeck screens , complete exterior detail with oxidation removed , premium sealant and polish applied. All exterior wood and window frames have been refinshed . According to the Captain, of 17 years,she is in the " best shape she has been in over the last 10 years " The boat is also stocked with extra parts , new tools and saftey equipment . Possible offshore tax advantages by purchasing in Mexico !!!    


Quick Specs

Category: Aft Cabin

Vessel ID: 2720442

LOA: 55' (16.00 Meters)

LOD: 55'

Type: Power- Used

Year: 1987

Beam: 14'

Draft Max: 4' 3''

Single Berths: 2

Double Berths: 4

Heads: 3

Cabins: 3

Cruise Speed: 17 Knots

Fuel Type: Diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

Stabilizers: None

Fuel Tank: 880 Gallons

Fresh Water: 150 Gallons

Holding Tank: 150 Gallons


Engine 1

  • Engine Make: Caterpillar
  • Engine Model: 3208 T
  • Engine Year: 1986
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Power HP: 375.00
  • Power KW: 279.64
  • Feul Type: Diesel
  • Hours: 730.00
  • Engine Location: Port

Engine 2

  • Engine Make: Caterpillar
  • Engine Model: 3208 T
  • Engine Year: 1986
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Power HP: 375.00
  • Power KW: 279.64
  • Feul Type: Diesel
  • Hours: 730.00
  • Engine Location: Starboard

Full Details


 3 stateroom , 3 head layout , down galley,large aft master stateroom w/ ensuite head . Beautiful teak interior ,Very spacious and perfect for a liveaboard .



Garmin 526S GPS Chartplotter

Robertson AP 1000 Autopilot

Raytheon SL70 Radar

 VHF Radio

Cybernet CD500 Sitex depth sounder

Furuno SSB Radio

XM satallite radio

Sony TV ( Sundeck )

Insignia 24" LED w/ DVD ( New in salon )

Sony Sound System w/ new interior and exterior speakers


Located forward of salon , u shaped  and down to starboard

Port side u - shaped dinette w/ storage below

Magic Chef full size fridge with freezer

Princess 3 burner electric stove w/ oven

Magic Chef microwave oven

Broan trash compactor

U-Line Ice maker

Double stainless steel sink w/ garbage disposal

Combomatic washer / dryer

More than ample cabinet ,drawer storage and counter space

Newtone blender

GE Spacemaker coffee maker and toaster

New Plumbing , fixtures and draperies in galley and dining area

Port & Starboard opening ports w/ new drapes





Forward Stateroom

Port side over & under bunks

Hanging locker , drawer & cabinit storage

Beautiful Teak cabinitry & Bulkheads

Overhead hatch w/ screen

Port side opening port w/ new drapes

Forward Head

Electric Toilet

New lav bowl & finish hardware

Refurbished floor & counter ceramic tile & grout

Stall Shower

Sink & Vanity

Starboard side opening port w/ new drapes

GFI Outlet

Mid stateroom

Located aft to starboard

Single berth

Nite stand


Teak cabinetry 

Guest Head

Located aft to port , across from mid stateroom 

Sink & vanity

Stall shower

Electric toilet

GFI outlet

Refurbished floor & counter ceramic tile & grout

Master Stateroom

Centerline Queen bed

Teak hanging lockers , cabinet and drawer storage

Vanity w/ mirror and seat

Ensuite head w/ shower / tub combo / electric toilet w new lav bowl & finish hardware/ sink and vanity / new drapes

Beautiful teak cabinetry 

Deck & Hull

Fully Enclosed Sundeck w/ 40 mil strata glass & sun screens 

New fiybridge enclosure w/ 40 mil Strata glass 

Port and starboard side doors via walkaround

Bow pulpit w/ SS railing

Muir 12V anchor windlass w/ on deck foot controls 

10 ft Achillies RIB w/ 3 hp Evinrude outboard ( Both refurbished )

Electric dinghy davit w/ controls

Full dinghy cover

New mooring lines

New fender,canvas & Lines





Non skid deck

Transom door

Cockpit controls

Bolster padding

Teak covering boards w/ new canvas covers

New cockpit cover

Cockpit sink

Cockpit storage & lazarette

Fiberglass swim platform

Ladder to sundeck

Sliding hatch accsess to master stateroom

Two fighting chairs

Cockpit shower

Cockpit table

Swimming ladder

Ice Station Zero cooler w/ 46" scale : 60" cold plate storage cooler box w/ temp gauge plumbed to engine room



New  canvas & 40 mil Strata glass enclosure w/ sun screens

Factory hard top

Sundeck settee

Wicker patio furniture / Table & 4 chairs

Port & starboard doors to foredeck 

Wet bar

Ice maker

Sony TV

Storage tubes for Strataglass


110 V AC  12 V DC System w/ referbished breaker panel / 50 amp shorepower & gen set controls

15 KW Onan Generator

Dytec 2000 - OW inverter

Lewco battery charger

6 8D batteries ( 3 New ) 2 starting / 4 house 


Fishing Equipment

Built in bait well

( 5 ) flushmount rod holders

Rocket launchers



Mechanical Equipment

Twin Caterpillar 375HP 3208 Turbo Diesels w/ 530 Hrs SMOH

Sea strainers

Raycor fuel filters

Marine Air reverse cycle air conditioning and heat / 3 units ( 21,000 BTU per unit )

HRO 800 gallon per day watermaker 

( 4 ) Bildge pumps , 3 electric 1 manual ( New )

4 blade propellers

( 3 ) Electric heads ( Rebuilt motors ) w/ macerators & Holding tank ( New Pumps )

New water pressure tank

New  plumbing venting

This listing is presented to you courtesy of a member of the International Yacht Brokers Association and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel.

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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