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Pilot Saloon 55





  • Length(LOA) 17.70 m
  • Beam 4.95 m
  • Displacement 19,500 kg
  • Draft 2.30 m
  • Mainsail --
  • Genoa --
  • Engine Yanmar 110 hp
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Larger, faster and more comfortable.

This new flagship will benefit from the experience acquired by Wauquiez with its highly successful predecessors. The Pilot Saloon 55 also add a new dimension to the Pilot Saloon concept in terms of equipment and luxury: she will truly be a prestigious and exceptional blue water sailing yacht.


  • GRP / Balsa sandwich hull built with the infusion process, ensuring an optimized resin/glass fibre ratio
  • Hull protected with a bisphenolic resin on outer layers of sandwich
  • Composite hull structural grid (« open » type), glassed and glued (acrylatic urethane)
  • GRP/Balsa sandwich deck bonded to the hull via mechanical fasteners and polyurethane compound at bulwark level
  • Cast iron bulb keel, fastened with stainless steel bolts, nuts and counterplates
  • Rack & pinion transmission steering system with 2 steering wheels; composite ruder shaft
  • Teak side decks, cockpit seats and floor

Spars and Rigging

  • Keel stepped anodised aluminium mast (in mast mainsail furling)
  • 3 sets of aft swept spreaders
  • Anodised aluminium boom
  • Rigid boom vang
  • Facnor® (or similar) Solent jib furler with tack on swivel
  • Single strand stainless steel rigging: double backstay, forestay, lower, intermediate and upper shrouds
  • Hull side fitted upper and lower chain plates
  • Running rigging: Main and jib halyards, boom topping lift, main and jib sheets, jib furling line alongside bulwark

Deck Fittings

  • 2 x Andersen® (or similar) FS 62 electric stainless steel multifunction winches close to the steering positions
  • 2 sets of deck stoppers on cockpit coamings to port and starboard
  • 1 x Andersen® 46.2 FS (or similar) stainless steel halyard winch on mast
  • Mainsheet system led to multifunction winch
  • Self-tacking jib rail with ball bearing car (sheet led aft via interior of mast)
  • Turning blocks at mast step and cockpit coamings
  • Ball bearing ?black magic? HARKEN (or similar) blocks


The interior woodwork of the Pilot Saloon 55 is built in teak and beeswaxed. The floorboards are made in wengé. The deck is doubled with a GRP liner on which foamed vinyl covered slats are fastened. The hull liner is made in teak and / or vinyl covered slats

For outstanding comfort mattresses are made of memory foam and cushions of Bultex double density foam. All berths are equipped with a slatted base and lee cloths and have cold molded teak fiddles around the beddings.

Engine Equipment

  • YANMAR 110 HP engine / direct shaft transmission
  • 2 electronic engine control levers at steering positions
  • MaxProp 3 bladed propeller (or similar)
  • 560 l (148 US Gal) total fuel capacity (with decanting filter)
  • 12V/815A / 75 Ah. engine start battery
  • Lit engine room with themric/sound insulation
  • 24 V, 117 Kg thrust Maxpower (or similar) bow thruster with independent battery


  • 24V circuit with 8 gel batteries (total capacity 540 Ah.)
  • Insulated Onan -or similar- 7KVA (11KVA if A/C option) generator (230V or 115V) with 12V start battery
  • 24V / 230V (or 24V / 115V) electric control panel at chart table
  • Mastervolt (or similar) batteries capacity control
  • Recessed LED lamps in ceiling
  • Switches with dimmers in saloon and at chart table
  • Reading lights at each bed, in the saloon and at the chart table
  • LED courtesy lights at floorboards leve
  • LED navigation lights
  • 2 x 60A battery chargers for 24 V system
  • 1 x 25A battery charger for 12 V batteries

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