Fleming 55



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The Fleming 55 is a well-proven raised-pilothouse motoryacht designed for serious cruising. Her semi- displacement hull gives her great flexibility in performance. The Fleming 55 has a range of 2,000 nautical miles at 8 knots yet, with her standard Twin Cummins QSC 500 hp common rail engines, she can attain a top speed of approximately 20 knots. Maximum sustained cruising speed is around 17 knots where her moderate deadrise provides a comfortable ride unlike those boats for which speed is the main design criteria. These high speed, planning hulls require flatter sections making for a hard ride and the need to slow down in a seaway. On long passages, Fleming owners prefer a more leisurely and economical speed of 9,5 knots, where the typical fuel burn is 20 lph.

The Fleming’s deep keel provides protection for the running gear and stability in following seas. Because noise and vibration contribute to fatigue, Fleming has paid special attention to producing a yacht which has become the standard in the industry for its whisper quiet, smooth ride. Fundamental to this achievement is the use of Sea torque anti-vibration drive systems. Other builders either charge a heavy premium for this or do not offer it at all.

The Fleming 55 was first introduced in 1986, and since that time it has benefited from a rigorous program of evolution. There have been literally hundreds of improvements made, both big and small. While its legendary hull design remains essentially the same, today’s Fleming 55 is a thoroughly modern yacht utilizing advanced technology, materials and construction methods. In 2008 hull number 200 was launched, making it one of the most successful production yachts in history.

For more information, contact us or visit the manufacturer’s website at www.flemingyachts.com.

General Description

  • Main Engines: Twin Cummins QSC 8.3 500 hp (2.2 architecture)
  • Reduction Ratio: Nominal 2.5:1
  • Generator: 17Kw, 60Hz Onan eQD (European model 13.5Kw, 50Hz)
  • Fuel: 1000 USG (3785 Liters) in four tanks
  • Water: 300 USG (1135 Liters) in four tanks
  • Black Water: 100 USG (378 Liters)

Basic Specifications

LOA 55'9" 16,99m
LOA (2/swim and anchor platform) 60'9" 18.50m
LWL 50'10" 15.50m
Beam  16' 4.88m
Draft  5'  1.52m 
Air Draft (to top of arch)  16'  4.88m 
Displacement  67,000 lbs  30,000 kg 
Fuel  1000 US gal  3785 liters 
Water  300 US gal  1135 liters