55' Selene 55 Ocean Trawler

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About 55' Selene 55 Ocean Trawler

"Reality" is a Selene that was thoughtfully designed and equipped by her owners for serious passagemaking. She has cruised from Alaska to the Bahamas and from the Caribbean up and down the east coast. Her extensive list of equipment allows "Reality" to travel anywhere in the world with comfort, ease and style.

55' Selene 55 Ocean Trawler
Boat Name
LOA62 ft 1 in
Beam16 ft 8 in
LWL54 ft 4 in
Length on Deck55 ft 6 in
Minimum Draft5 ft 8 in
Displacement109800 lbs Full Load
Ballast6000 lbs
Total Power405 HP
Engine 1
Engine BrandCummins
Year Built2009
Engine ModelQSL9
Engine TypeInboard
Engine/Fuel TypeDiesel
Engine Hours4385
Drive TypeDirect Drive
Engine Power405 HP
Cruising Speed8 knots @ 1600 RPM
Maximum Speed10 knots
Fresh Water Tanks1 (400 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks2 (1400 Gallons)
Holding Tanks1 (110 Gallons)
Number of cabins3
Number of heads3
Outside Equipment/Extras
Hydraulic windlass
55' Selene 55 Ocean Trawler

Key Features

  • "Reality" is a Selene that was thoughtfully designed and equipped by her owners for serious passage making. She has cruised from Alaska to the Bahamas and from the Caribbean up and down the east coast. Her extensive list of equipment allows "Reality" to travel anywhere in the world with comfort, ease and style.
  • Keypower Hydraulic System
  • RS900 Stabilizers
  • Bow & Stern Thrusters
  • Get-Home Drive
  • Windlass
  • Alternator
  • Bilge Pump
  • Other Featured Equipment:
  • Northern Lights 20kW Generator (3098 Hours)
  • CruisAir Reverse Cycle AC/Heat
  • Kabola Hydronic Heating System
  • Steelhead SM1500 Hydraulic Davit
  • Wired Remote Twin Disc Engine Controls with plugs at Portugese Bridge and Cockpit
  • FLIR Thermal Imaging Camera
  • Groco Thermopure
  • Carlisle & Finch 10" Search Light (1,000,000 candlepower)
  • LED Lighting Throughout Vessel
  • Flag Blue Awlgrip Hull
  • Day Head - One of the few Selenes in the world
  • Glendinning Cable Master - 50A with 70' Cord
  • Isolation Transformer
  • Upgraded House Bank


  • Using either of the side gates from the swim platform directly into the cockpit which, is particularly spacious. It can easily accommodate several chairs and a nice sized table for relaxing and entertaining.
  • The cockpit can be fully enclosed with custom lexan screens which conveniently swing up and out of the way when needed. They can also easily be removed for storage in custom made cases when in climates that you don't want them there.
  • The massive lazarette is the perfect place to store fishing equipment and anything else you want to store outside. The lazarette is also where the Kabola Heating System and Spectra Watermaker.
  • A spiral staircase leads to the flybridge & boat deck for convenience and safety. Within the stairs, there is a hanging locker and two smaller storage lockers. Also located in the cockpit are the shore power inlets, freshwater shower and a raw water bib for wash downs. There is also a "dog house" canvas cover for the flybridge stairs to prevent rain from coming down the steps and into the cockpit.
  • Two electric downriggers are included with "Reality". They attach to the SS brackets mounted inside the cockpit on the port and outside the cockpit above the swimstep on the starboard side.
  • The cockpit also features a plug for a wired Twin Disc Control remote which includes bow and stern thruster controls.

Saloon & Commissary

  • Entry to the saloon is through the Dutch Door from the cockpit. The saloon has a U-shaped settee that can seat up to seven people. The high-low salon table can act a cocktail or dining table. The settee also converts into a berth by sliding out port side, dropping two hinged supporting posts and inserting a filler cushion.
  • Across from the settee are two custom teak chairs with storage cabinets. They can easily be moved over to the dining table.
  • The Samsung LCD TV is mounted on a swivel so anyone in the Saloon or Galley can view the TV.
  • The inclusion of the day head with a Tecma toilet and wash basin provides a tremendous convenience to all of the passengers. The access, especially underway, provides a much safer option that making your way down to the lower cabin area.


  • "Reality" has a U-shaped galley just forward of the salon. A granite countertop and granite bar counter defines its space.
  • It includes a Force 10 propane range and oven, Sea Freeze refrigerator/freezer, GE Microwave/Convection Oven, Broan Compactor and Miele dishwasher. A double stainless steel sink with Skandvik faucet is to port beneath a large opening window.
  • There are a number of storage lockers and drawers beneath the granite counter. Four deep drawers are within the forward bulkhead above the stove. Overhead lockers on all three sides include a win glass storage rack.

Pilot House

  • Forward and three steps up from the salon/galley area is the pilothouse. The pilothouse is also accessed from the decks via Dutch doors port and starboard. Within, companionway stairs lead down to the accommodations and engine room and up to the flybridge. It is the nerve center of the boat.
  • Within the companionway up to the pilothouse are louvered doors with cabinets behind for storage. One conceals a Raritan icemaker. to port is a large L-shaped settee with a watch berth above and behind it and a table in front. Beneath the watch berth are two large chart drawers. Centered and forward is the main helm. A Stidd helm chair positions the captain with a sweeping 290 degree view.
  • An extensive list of equipment at the main helm including Twin Disc electronic engine controls and the Cummins Smartcraft engine display. Its navigation electronics include, two large LCD displays for the Furuno NavNet 3D charting, radar, and fish finder plus other purposes, remote camera display, autopilot, multi-function displays, metered anchor deployment controls, VHF radios, FLIR controls and display, satellite phone, Sirius/XM radio, forward looking sonar, and a security system.
  • Within the pilothouse is the ship's electrical power management panel behind a glass front door. All 24vdc, 115vac, and 230vac systems are controlled through breakers and selector switches on this panel. Digital displays monitor the voltage and amerage draw in real time. In the starboard forward corner of the pilothouse a circular stair leads down to the accommodations and the engine room.
  • At the stair landing, an Asko full size washer is recessed into the starboard side, while in the lower companionway across from the stairs is the full-size Asko dryer.

Master Stateroom

  • A full-beam master stateroom suite is located under the pilothouse for maximum space and comfort at anchor, as this is the quietest location on the vessel with the least wave noise. It also has the least motion when underway. A queen-sized berth is centerline in the boat. A digital safe for security of valuables is concealed within the suite. The suite has its own hanging lockers, dressers, vanity, and a separate and private head. The master head has a granite-topped counter with a wash basin and the Tecma toilet is within the compartment and also features a separate roomy shower.

V-Berth & Bunk Room

  • VIP V-Berth
  • The VIP has a queen island berth and is located in the forward end of the vessel. Like the master, it has its own heating controls as well as a hatch/emergency exit overhead. A portable DVD player is stowed in a starboard locker.
  • Lockers, book shelves, and cabinetry symmetrically line the port and starboard sides of the stateroom. Large drawers beneath the centerline berth provide even more storage. Throughout all compartments, hanging lockers are solid cedar lined and self-illuminating. Four portholes, provide light and ventilation.
  • They are fitted with screens and storm covers.
  • Bunk Room & Office
  • The guest stateroom accommodates two guests or crew in upper and lower berths which are perpendicular to one another. It is roomy with a hanging locker, cabinetry with drawers, and a built-in custom teak ladder to ease the access to the upper berth.
  • Two portholes provide for light and ventilation.
  • VIP & Guest Head
  • The guest head is aft of the VIP stateroom and across from the third stateroom. It includes a basin, Tecma toilet, and a full-size stall shower. Portholes over the basin and within the shower compartment provide ventilation and light.
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  • The flybridge is reached via the spiral stairs from the cockpit or from within the pilothouse by way of a short companionway.
  • At the aft end a 24v Steelhead 1500 lb. hydrualic-electric davit lifts and launches a 13'4" Novurania 400 RIB with a 50 hp Yamaha. The tender also features a Garmin 840 Chartplotter.
  • Forward of the boat deck to port is a U-shaped settee that comfortably holds 5-6. A custom expanded FRP table is sized for dining and relaxing. Storage is found in lockers beneath the settee as is propane storage and the hydraulics for the davit. To starboard, FRP cabinetry holds a fresh water sink, a propane barbecue, a Dometic refrigerator, and storage lockers.
  • Two custom Selene ladderback helm chairs maybe swiveled to face aft. A large helm area replicates all the essential electronics found
  • in the pilothouse as well as engine controls, thruster controls, anchor controls and a second VHF.
  • Atop the flybridge is an FRP radar arch that supports the aft portion of a full bimini. On it is also mounted a custom mast for radar, sat phone, communication antennas, GPS, and cellular antennas. Windspeed and direction sensors are also on this array. Two 24vdc floodlights are mounted facing aft on the mast.
  • Atop the pilothouse is the FLIR camera as well as a Carlisle & Finch 10" spotlight which is remotely controlled from both the flybridge and the pilothouse.


  • Engine:
  • Cummins QSL9 405HP 6-cylinder diesel engine. It is an electronic engine with a common rail fuel system for easy starts economical running and clean operation.
  • Generator:
  • Northern Lights 20kW
  • Get-Home Drive:
  • Keypower KP4500 which is powered by the hydraulics from Generator
  • Stabilizers:
  • Keypower 9 SF
  • Thrusters:
  • Keypower 15hp Hydraulic Bow & Stern Thrusters
  • Windlass:
  • Maxwell HWC3500 dual capstan windlass (hydraulic)
  • Watermaker:
  • Spectra 1000GPD
  • Holding Tank System:
  • Groco Thermopure


  • Furuno NavNet 3D System with controls in pilothouse and the flybridge
  • Dual 15" displays for NavNet as well as for closed circuit TV monitoring
  • Furuno AIS Transponder
  • Simrad AP25 Autopilot in pilothouse and flybridge
  • Nobeltec Radar
  • Maretron Monitoring System - extensive menu of sensors ranging from engine to weather to tank levels and more
  • Interphase forward looking sonar
  • 4 CCTV Cameras - 2 in engine room, 1 in the cockpit looking down & 1 on the flybridge mast looking aft
  • ICOM M604 VHF in pilothouse
  • ICOM M504 VHF with CommandMic and Hailer Horn
  • KVH FB150 Satellite Telephone System
  • Cell & Wifi Amplifier
  • Sonos Music System with Wireless Controller
  • 30" Flat Screen TV's in Salon & Master Stateroom


  • DC System:
  • LED interior lighting
  • LED deck lights & radar arch
  • 800A House Bank Battery @ 24V. New House Bank in 2014
  • Mastervolt 100A Battery Charger
  • Heart Pathmaker Combiner
  • 24V-12V Converter
  • AC System:
  • Dual 50A Shorepower Inlets at Bow & Stern
  • Glendinning CableMaster with 75' 50A Cable (located at swim platform)
  • Charles Isolation Transformer
  • Northern Lights 20kW Generator
  • Magnum 3.6kW Inverter

Safety & Emergency Systems

  • Carlisle & Finch 10" Search Light (1,000,000 candlepower)
  • Kahlenburg Air Horn
  • 3700GPH Bilge Pump in Engine Room
  • 5x 2000GPH Bilge Pumps
  • Whale 28GPH Manual Bilge Pump with manifold
  • Fireboy 800 Cubic Feet Automatic Extinguisher in ER
  • Paradox Magellan Series Security System - wireless motion detectors and contact sensors at all doors and lazarette
  • SeaKits Damage Control Kit
  • Winslow 8 Person Liferaft
  • Life Jackets
  • LifeSling
  • IMTRA Windshield Wipers in P/H

55' Selene 55 Ocean Trawler

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