Formidable sailing performance, unique offshore ability, and a yacht that can be easily handled by a couple without crew are the ideals of yacht designers in the 55ft market. German Frers has excelled with the Hylas Yachts 56 which embodies these elusive criteria in every respect. The Hylas Yachts 56 boasts ample space both on deck and below, and whether you are seeking easy sailing as a couple, extended periods aboard with family and friends, or a dinner party with guests, the Hylas Yachts 56 is a sailing yacht that was designed to suit.
With many Hylas Yachts owners embarking on serious blue water adventures, the Hylas Yachts 56 defines the versatility so many strive for. Her safe decks, the ability to sail short-handed when necessary, her large comfortable cabins, a practical working passageway galley, and the ability for owners to personalise their boat during build are all attributes that make this design a clear choice.
While a multitude of build and layout options exist, a vast majority of the Hylas Yachts 56’s afloat today are configured with a tried & tested 3-cabin, 2-heads layout. Most also have Twaron impact reinforcement added to their immensely strong & solidly-built GRP hulls. Hylas Yachts listens carefully to what owners want and then strives to create a yacht that lives up to the highest of expectations in all respects.
From a distance, the Hylas Yachts 56 remains unmistakably a Hylas. From her clean, ample deck spaces to her sleek and modern raised saloon profile and her strong German Frers hull lines, the Hylas Yachts 56 is a seriously elegant yacht that invites sailors who dream of pushing their yacht faster, sailing to the next island, or exploring what lies around a distant point. These same distinguishing features that make her a joy for the more adventurous sailor, and makes her a comfortable boat to enjoy whether in port or a secluded anchorage. Her large raised-saloon windows brighten the saloon below, and her decks provide ample space for spending lazy, sun-filled days. Each Hylas Yachts 56 owner is sure to enjoy this powerful sailing yacht and the comforts given by her smart and practical design.
From the expansive saloon, the large and easily-worked passageway galley to the roomy forward guest cabins and the exceptional aft owner’s stateroom, the Hylas Yachts 56 is a Hylas through and through. As you look more closely, you will start to notice a myriad of bright and practical design features such as the companionway steps that open wide to allow easy engine access, the starboard settee that can be configured to pull out to make a broad, comfortable sea berth and the vast storage areas positioned throughout the interior. It is this combination of elegance, smart design and functionality that is sure to impress even the most detail-orientated owner and helps to make the Hylas Yachts 56 the ultimate family or couples cruising yacht in her market sector.
|Builder||Queen Long Marine|
|Draft (standard)||7’4″ (2.25m)|
|Draft (shoal)||6’4″ (1.93m)|
|Engine||Yanmar 150hp diesel|
|CE certification||Category A – Ocean|