High specification Grand Soleil 56 for sale at our Hamble Point Marina brokerage office

High specification Grand Soleil 56 for sale at our Hamble Point Marina brokerage office

High specification Grand Soleil 56 for sale at our Hamble Point Marina brokerage office

This high specification, skipper maintained, Grand Soleil 56 from the Philippe Briand design office benefits from a carbon 3 spreader mast, carbon “Park Avenue” boom, deep custom carbon rudder and stock plus an extensive sail inventory.

She has been upgraded to offer many sail handling options so that she can be set up correctly for inshore racing as well as shorthanded offshore sailing and is quite manageable with a husband and wife only, however she can also keep 16 people entertained at regattas.

This Grand Soleil 56 machinery includes a Yanmar 98Hp engine (2261 hours September 2015) with Flex-o-fold propeller, 6Kw Generator (220 hours September 2015), Mastervolt inverter and retractable bow thruster.

White Alcantara upholstery with Burmese teak satin interior and teak and holly sole boards give this already spacious Grand Soleil 56 an airy feel below decks where LED lighting maintains the light atmosphere at night.

She has a spacious saloon with C-shaped dining area and bench seat to starboard which benefits from Climma air conditioning; her accommodation comfortably sleeps six in an ensuite master cabin forward plus two ensuite doubles aft, her saloon can also be converted to sleep an additional two if required. All bathrooms are fitted with Jabsco electric flush.

Grand Soleil provide a well-equipped U shaped galley with Corian style work surfaces opposite large forward facing chart table, both with plenty of storage.

Her large uncluttered full teak decks sport a package of Harken, Spinlock and Navtec deck gear and hydraulics. She has an opening side and pushpit gates and an electric opening transom / bathing platform with swim ladder and to maintain her uncluttered decks forward has a folding anchor arm to stow the anchor below the foredeck when not in use.

Cream deck canvas includes sprayhood and sprayhood garage cover, Helm bimini with stainless frame connecting to full boom tent and boom stack pack cover.

This Grand Soleil 56 benefits from recent upgrades including:

  • Interior joinery refurbished (August 2015)
  • North 3Di fully battened mainsail (2015)
  • North 3Di 101% medium furling genoa (2014)
  • Staysail with soft hanks for removable inner forestay (2015)
  • Spinnaker staysail with Facnor furler (2015)
  • Mast and boom Awlgrip respray (2013)
  • Rod rigging (2013)
  • Check stays added (2015)
  • Enerpac internal mast jack ram (2015)
  • Harken tuff luff (2013)
  • Facnor low profile furler and forestay (2013)
  • Mast uplights and downlights (2013)
  • Retractable bow thruster (2014)
  • 8 x Deka Marine 105ah deep cycle batteries (March 2015)
  • LED bow navigation lights (2015)
  • Soda blasted plus new primer and antifoul (October 2014)
  • Full engine service including new fuel pump and injectors (2015)
  • Full generator service (2015)

Complete with safety equipment including EPIRB, RORC Flare pack and Jonbouy recovery module.

EU VAT paid and British registered for secure transfer of title.

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