Cormorant Yachts Cormorant Yachts' 555 was conceived to set new standards of spending time on the water with a combination of functionality and classic, timeless aesthetics.
The semi-displacement hull cruises in the 10- to 15-knot range, with a top speed around 20 knots. The Cor 555 will be classified to the A (ocean) category. All running gear is designed to reduce drag. Extensive CFD analysis confirmed excellent stability and hull strength. Drainage of water from the deck and the behavior of the yacht during a storm with damaged rudders was also tested. The first model to debut will have a cutting bulbous bow, fin covers and a deep keel. Redundancy of systems are standard throughout.
Defining characteristics of the Cor555:
- Electrical power system with complementary generators with different capacity connected parallel.
- Dual charging and inverting devices, additional universal chargers, two power banks, which may have LiFePo4 batteries installed on demand.
- Advanced fuel system with easy fuel transfer.
- Complex integral tanks.
- Fuel gauges.
- Boening yacht management system.
- Wide range of optional control panel equipment including premium quality indicators from VDO Acqualink.
- Basic and advanced ZF and KOBELT steering systems.
- Extended monitoring system.
- Docking lights.
- Stabilization technologies from traditional solutions to advanced fins systems.
- High-quality propulsion components, propellers, CJR rudder shaped in CNC technology.
- Several air conditioning systems to choose from.
- Advanced heating systems, and more.
The builder says it will offer six different layout options, all with multiple zones for relaxing and entertaining, or for privacy.
The flybridge has an upper helm station and sofas to port and starboard; a grilling area with a wet bar, fridge and ice maker; a dining area to starboard; and space aft for the tender.
A stairway leads down to the main deck, where the shaded aft deck has a sofa and a solid wooden table. Side decks lead from stern to stem, which also has a table and sofa, which is convertible to a sun bed.
The interior features high-quality craftsmanship, with modern equipment and refined materials. The first hull has American walnut finishing combined with elegant, soft beige tones of brown and gray.
The middle zone is full of natural light with big windows on each side. The salon has modish corner sofa to starboard and a stone tabletop. The fully equipped galley has a side-by-side freezer/refrigerator, dishwasher, oven, coffee maker, microwave and trash compactor. Opposite the galley are two armchairs and a small table, perfect for morning coffee. A day head is forward, to port. The pilothouse is separate from the salon area, with a centerline helm and double helm chair.
Depending on the chosen layout, the lower deck has several layout options available. The standard model has three ensuite staterooms including an amidships master.
A spacious, ergonomic utility room has ample stowage for extended cruising, plus a washer/dryer, worktop with a sink and built-in ironing board, and an optional extra head with shower.
The engine room was designed to be accessible and easy to maintain. The entrance is through a door from the utility space and from the swim platform. Another entry is through the stairs from the living room. The standard engine package is twin 400-hp John Deere diesels. Fuel capacity is 1,400 gallons. At 7 knots, range is 2,700 nm, with 15 percent reserve.
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About Cormorant Yachts
Cormorant Yachts is a new builder based in Gdańsk, Poland. The small, family-run manufacturer was established by Damian Dymecki, a fan of modern trawler himself. The company mission is to work to the highest standards of shipbuilding to deliver solid, efficient and safe vessels.
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