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1997 Fleming 55 Pilothouse

Seattle, Washington

$935,000

WHALE TALE is a showpiece of her owners attention and care! We welcome you to tour this stunning example of a 1997 Fleming Yacht. With numerous updates including electronic controls for her reliable and economical CAT engines, new generator, new electronics and soft goods, this yacht will not disappoint! Easy to see by appointment in Seattle. LLC titled.

Basic Boat Info

Make: Fleming
Model: 55 Pilothouse
Year: 1997
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: Fleming Yachts
Designer: Fleming Yachts
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: FAL55066B797
Has Hull ID: Yes

Dimensions

Length: 55 ft
Length Overall: 55 ft
Waterline Length: 50'10 ft
Beam: 16 ft
Max Draft: 5 ft
Displacement: 68,000 lb
Cabins Count: 3

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: 3208
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 435hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Hours: 3,900
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: 3208
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 435hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Hours: 3,900
Total Engine Power: 870hp
Cruising Speed: 12 kn
Maximum Speed: 16 kn

Tanks

Fuel Tank Capacity: 1,000 gal
Water Tank Capacity: 300 gal
Holding Tank Capacity: 100 gal

Other

Heads Count: 2
Boat Class: Motor Yachts, Flybridge, Pilothouse

Contact

Martha Comfort
Chuck Hovey Yachts, Inc.

Office

Chuck Hovey Yachts- Seattle
Chuck Hovey Yachts, LLC
Seattle, Washington, US, 98109
Tel:206-624-1908
Disclaimer
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.


Accommodations

Enter salon from double doors via the cockpit. Standard Fleming layout with U-shaped galley facing the salon and aft deck. Salon features a Pompanette hi-low table which opens  up for dining. A wet bar with storage and icemaker. Custom window coverings, teak cabinetry, teak & holly floors.

A couple of steps up from the galley is the pilothouse with an L-shaped settee. Sliding doors port and starboard, and a wet locker. Steps down from the galley lead you to the master stateroom and the two guest staterooms.

The master stateroom is forward and features an island queen berth, private ensuite head with shower, hanging locker, drawers and storage. Guest stateroom to port has twin berths, plus pull out upper. A guest head is opposite with shower. Second guest stateroom starboard has upper and lower berths, storage drawers and hanging locker. A 220V Asko washer/dryer is in the companionway.

Foredeck has a Portuguese bridge with seating area forward, custom chain locker with hatch on foredeck. Huge aft cockpit with stern controls, sink and storage. Plenty of room to set up for dining al fresco.

Salon
  • Bar areas aft salon
  • Two Fleming Yachts swivel chairs in fabric to coordinate with the salon settees
  • Teak wall scones
  • Hi-lo- Pompanette-style table opens up to become large dining table
  • Blue ultra leathers round ottoman 
  • TV in master stateroom
  • Two opening hatches with screens plus two opening portlights  
Galley
  • Double door refrigerator/freezer with icemaker
  • Double sink with garbage disposal
  • Corian Sandstone color countertops
  • Microwave oven
  • Electric 3-burner cooktop 
  • Dumb waiter to flybridge
  • Dishwasher (inop)
  • Trash masher (inop)
  • Asko washer and dryer units
Electrical
  • 5 Kw Northern Lights generator (starboard) (new 992 hours)
  • 15kw Northern Lights generator (port) (5410 hours)
  • Magna sine inverter 3000w with Truecharge20 and multi-step battery charge system  
  • Iso-boost transformer to protect your yacht from power anomalies
  • AC/DC panel and separate gensets remote start 
  • ACR searchlight
  • Galvanic isolator
Deck and Hull
  • Anchor Fortress Guardian FX 3/8" G4 chain
  • Secondary anchor is Ultra anchor
  • U-Line 40# stern anchor
  • Spare Fortress aluminum storm anchor 
  • Lofrans windlass double action electric w/remote & manual drop
  • Davit Nautical structures
  • Cockpit lights and speakers
  • 400’ stern line spool
  • Life ring
  • Propane BBQ Maytag
  • Hot and cold cockpit shower
  • Washdown system
  • Cockpit sink with new faucetry
  • Starboard Hynautic cockpit controls/autopilot controls/bow thruster controls
  • Teak varnish raised in very good condition
  • Non-skid on foredeck and swim step
  • Swim ladder
  • Transom door
  • 50-Amp power cable for use at either bow or stern inlets
  • 4 Rod holders on rail and rod storage in lazarette for 10 rods
  • Excellent maintenance records
  • Vessel shows near full of fuel
  • Fleming yachts systems book, equipment manuals and dedicated storage in desk drawer below PH settee
  • Insert cushion creates 6’6” pilot berth in pilothouse
  • AB Inflatable 12DLX center console dinghy, VHF equipped, 40hp Yamaha outboard (new 2012)
Electronics and Navigation
  • Fully adjustable helm seat, white
  • Ritchie Compass
  • KVH Tracphone
  • 2 x Furuno touch screens
  • Furuno FCV 5821Color depth fishfinder
  • Robertson Autopilot with remote at cockpit and Flybridge
  • Start and stop control at all three helm stations
  • Cruise Aire heat and air conditioning system throughout - 4 zones
  • Sony Digital 900 phone
  • Sony Camera 3- way View
  • Furuno GPS WAAS GP32- GPS
  • Furuno Multifunction displays x 2
  • Rudder angle indicator
Engine and Mechanical
  • Twin Caterpillar 3208's, 3900 hours on mains
  • Duel Racor fuel filters (serviced 2023)
  • Aquadrive system
  • Fiberglass fuel tanks
  • Naiad Stabilizers Multisea 2000
  • Wesmar bow thrusters at all three stations
  • Flo Scans
  • Oil transfer system
  • Tank Watch Sentry lll
  • Filtration Concepts watermaker
  • Trim tabs with indicators
  • Glendinning engine synchronizer
Recent Updates
  • Electronics updates to Furuno and Icom suite
  • New Northern Lights generator (992 hours at present)
  • Added Electronic controls for engines at all helm stations
  • FCI watermaker with remote power and alarm 800 gpd model DM826 ss
  • Batteries have been replaced as needed with AGMs
  • New matresses throughout – Master new in 2023
  • Replaced all upholstery including helmseat, carpets, salon settees and chairs, and flybridge cushions.
  • Added Kayak and rail mount  
Remarks

WHALE TALE is a showpiece of her owners attention and care! We welcome you to tour this stunning example of a 1997 Fleming Yacht. With numerous updates including electronic controls for her reliable and economical CAT engines, new generator, new electronics and soft goods, this yacht will not disappoint! Easy to see by appointment in Seattle. Or Tour at the Seattle Boat Show February 2-11 at Bell Harbor on Seattle Waterfront.

Exclusions

All personal gear; artwork; loose items; galley gear; CD's; clock & barometer sets; charts; fishing equipment; tools; spare parts; supplies & items not specifically listed on equipment list specifications sheet.

Disclaimer
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.
Additional Contact Information
Contact Martha Comfort at 206-624-1908 (office) or 206-499-0910 (cell) for additional information and your viewing appointment.