2004 | Hylas | West Palm Beach, FL |$ 629,000
Avalon is a beautiful two owner 54 with Raised Salon. She has recently undergone a cosmetic and mechanical upgrade making her one of the premier 54’s on the market today. Here original owner made all the right choices when she was built. No teak decks, aluminum toe rail and all exterior trim is aluminum or stainless. Easy maintenance leaving more time for sailing and enjoying her incredible performance characteristics.
Her beautiful interior is accented by the high varnished bamboo and teak sole that contrasts well with here satin finished teak cabinetry with louvered style doors throughout providing great ventilation.
Avalon is the traditional three cabin two head layout, Raised Salon providing plenty of natural light, good visibility and room for a crowd. The heating and Air conditioning systems have just been serviced for optimum comfort. $34,000 worth of new canvas has been added making her very comfortable in all kinds of weather. A watermaker, bow thruster and electric sail handling make her the perfect couples “World Cruiser”.
AVALON SHOULD BE ON ANY SHORT LIST AS “A MUST SEE!"
Amidships is a large, bright, open salon with comfortable U shaped settee to port and large comfortable settee to starboard. Custom dining table with custom rose inlay. The soft goods include settees covered with Ultrasuede (color:Indigo) and accented with pillows. There are multiple storage compartments under and outboard of the port and starboard settees, recessed bookshelves outboard, a custom liquor cabinet for bottle storage. Seven fixed ports provide lots of daylight and visibility. Two deck hatches provide lots of light and fresh air. A custom manual pop up TV lift allows the flat screen to be stored when not in use.
Impressive 11' passageway galley with custom Corian countertops. The galley is aft of the salon to starboard, is very secure in a seaway, and provides exceptional storage. Storage includes many lockers and drawers above and under counters along with two roll top garages. Below the inboard counter there are multiple well insulated doors to access the main engine. There is an additional hinged front opening door and port side doors to access the machinery. The galley is equipped with large capacity Frigaboat refrigeration and freezer boxes, each top loading with recessed hinges and front loading.
The VIP forward cabin features a custom Island berth with good access on both sides. Lockers and cabinets are louvered. Storage includes hanging lockers, drawers, shelf lockers and storage under the berth.
Vacflush Sealand head with stand alone shower stall, sink and mirror with varnished grates under sink and shower.
|Third Portside Cabin
The second guest cabin has upper and lower berths. The lower berth is fixed and has a back rest that elevates to an upper berth. There are drawers under the lower berth and two cabinets upper and lower forward of the berths.
|Hull & Deck
Solid fiberglass hull construction Twaron reinforced, a carbon aramid fiber hand laid with no core, using vinylester resins and Isophthalic gel coat. Molded fiberglass sandwich deck construction. At the bow are double anchors, an electric windlass, a very large sail locker and anchor rode locker.
The spacious cockpit contains U shaped seating with very comfortable seat and backrest cushions and a solid teak varnished table with teak drink holder. Impressive angled Whitlock instrument pedestal.
A custom Sun Pad was installed 6/2018 with full cover. Sun Pad designed to allow forward hatch opening along with dinghy storage over.
Watertight collision bulkhead forward of forward cabin with independent overboard drainage. Watertight stern sections across aft lazarettes and stern locker.
|Mechanical & Electrical
|Mast & Rigging|
AVALON is a cutter rigged sloop with Selden triple spreader aluminum stoway mast. The modern cutter sail plan provides a wide range of selections to fit all sailing conditions. Ease of operation is provided by well positioned leads for sheets and halyards along with hydraulic mainsail, staysail and headsail furling.