THE SHANNON 53/55 HPS (HIGH POWER SAILER)
" A motorsailer that actually sails..."
Why the Shannon 53/55 HPS is the best motorsailer available:
Extremely fast: Comfortable 10 knots speeds under sail or power from the proven Shannon
Upwind sailing performance: Sails at a fast 9 knots at a 35-40 degree angle in just 15 knots of wind.
Shoal draft: Drawing only 4'9" under sail , the 53/55 HPS expands cruising grounds.
Single or twin engines: 185 hp single or twin 110 hp diesel engines with speed to 12 kts.
Fuel efficient: 1000 mile range under power. Unlimited range under sail and power.
Mid cockpit: Sailor protected cockpit with 360 degree visability and twin helms.
Inside helm with excellent visibility from all seats. Large skylight for sail trimming. Twin side doors.
High stability hull: 17’-6” beam means less rolling at anchor and comfortable 15 degree or less heel angles underway. Excellent stability curves.
Easy sail handling: Innovative layout for easy one-person sail handling. All lines lead to cockpit mounted electric winches.
Choice of rigs: Double headsail single mast “Scutter” (75’) or twin mast “Sketch” (64’) for ICW.
Custom interiors: Every Shannon is handcrafted to owner’s needs and requirements.
Large cockpit: Huge cockpit seats with twin helms, two tables, fridge, dodger and bimini
Aft Lounge Deck: Spacious aft lounge deck out of the weather and sun with drop curtains and screens
Blue water: Shannon has a 35+ year reputation for building rugged ocean cruising boats.
"The Ultimate Yacht for the Ultimate Cruising Lifestyle"