Type of yacht
Motor-sailing yacht
17,70 m
4,95 m
Yanmar 110hp
Year Built
€ 700 000


WAUQUIEZ - Pilot Saloon 55

Main information:

  • GRP/Balsa sandwich hull built with the infusion process, ensuring an optimized resin / glass fibre ratio.
  • Hull protected with a bisphenolic resin on outer layers of sandwich.
  • Composite hull structural grid (« open » type), glassed and glued to the hull (acrylatic urethane).
  • GRP/Balsa sandwich deck bonded to the hull via mechanical fasteners and polyurethane compound at bulwark level.
  • Cast iron bulb keel, fastened with stainless steel bolts, nuts and counterplates.
  • Rack & pinion transmission steering system with 2 steering wheels; composite rudder shaft.
  • Teak side decks, cockpit seats and floor.

Spars and rigging

  • Keel stepped anodised aluminium mast (in mast mainsail furling).
  • 3 sets of aft swept spreaders
  • Anodised aluminium boom.
  • Rigid boom vang.
  • Facnor® ® (or similar) Solent jib furler with tack on swivel.
  • Single strand stainless steel rigging: double backstay, forestay, lower, intermediate and upper shrouds.
  • Hull side fitted upper and lower chain plates.
  • Running rigging: Main and jib halyards, boom topping lift, main and jib sheets, jib furling line alongside bulwark.

Deck fittings

  • 2 x Andersen® (or similar) FS 62 electric stainless steel multifunction winches close to the steering positions.
  • 2 sets of deck stoppers on cockpit coamings to port and starboard.
  • 1 x Andersen® 46.2 FS (or similar) stainless steel halyard winch on mast.
  • Mainsheet system led to multifunction winch.
  • Self-tacking jib rail with ball bearing car (sheet led aft via interior of mast).
  • Turning blocks at mast step and cockpit coamings.
  • Ball bearing “black magic” HARKEN (or similar) blocks.


  • 40 Kg / 88 lbs Delta anchor with 50 m (164’) 12mmØ chain and 50 m (164’) 22mmØ warp.
  • 6 + 2 fenders with socks.
  • 6 mooring lines.

Deck equipment

    • Tilting, teack slatted electric aft platform with remote control.
    • Folding stainless steel swim ladder, recessible in aft platform.
    • 1 shore power inlet on transom with cable.
    • Fresh water inlet.
    • Liferaft storage under cockpit.
    • 2 steering positions with navigation equipment panels, 2 electronic engine control levers and engine panel to starboard steering position.
    • Compass mounted on cockpit table.
    • 2 lockers in front of steering stations with lids shaped as cockpit / side decks access steps.
    • Emergency tiller.
    • 2 large lockers on each side of aft platform with storage bags.
    • Gas struts on cockpit lockers lids.
    • Storage compartments on each side of roof close to companionway.
    • 2 winch handle boxes.
    • Cold molded teak folding cockpit table, stainless steel handrail and integrated compass.
    • 4 polished aluminium opening ports in cockpit for natural lighting and ventilation of the aft cabin.
    • Composite arch receiving the mainsheet, the cockpit speakers and the cockpit lighting (also supports the optional bimini).
    • 2 grab rails on the arches.
    • Spray hood (recessible in cabin top) with stainless steel structure and built in grab rails.
    • Bulwark covered with solid teak, 8 specific stainless steel fairleads.
    • 8 stainless steel mooring cleats.
    • Stainless steel fresh water and fuel intake fillers.
    • Stainless steel, 760mm high stern pulpit with closing gate, life buoy support, flag mast and outboard engine support.
    • “Open” type stainless steel, 760mm high bow pulpit.
    • Triple stainless steel lifelines.
    • 760mm high stainless steel stanchions with lateral opening gates.
    • 2 deck lifelines with recessible attachment chain plates.
    • 2 stainless steel handrails on cabin top.
    • 2 stainless steel handrails on forward part of cabin top (also can serve as tender supports).
    • Manoeuvring lines and main halyard led under cabin top coaming covers above lateral windows.
    • Large stained PMMA lateral windows with 3 louvers on each side to protect the 8 opening ports.
    • Panoramic stained PMMA forward window.
  • 7 polished aluminium opening hatches, 4 fixed portholes and 19 opening ports.
  • 1 self-draining fender locker in starboard side- decks.
  • 1 self-draining gas locker in port side-decks.
  • 2 ventilation dorade boxes on saloon cabin top.
  • 2 ventilation dorade boxes with stainless steel protection on forward cabin top.
  • Sail locker forward with ventilator on hatch, stainless steel access ladder, grating, sail storage supports and electric bilge pump (optional skipper’s cabin with single berth, marine toilet and washbasin).
  • Self-draining mooring locker with warp hook, 2000W/24V electric windlass with vertical 12 mm gipsy.
  • Stainless steel bow fitting with deck protection, 2 anchor rollers, chain locking system and gennaker attachment fitting.

Inside accommodations

  • The interior woodwork of the Pilot Saloon 55 is built in teak and beeswaxed. The floorboards are made in wengé. The deck is doubled with a GRP liner on which foamed vinyl covered slats are fastened. The hull liner is made in teak and / or vinyl covered slats. For an outstanding comfort mattresses are made of memory of form foam and cushions of «Bultex»® double density foam. All berths are equipped with a slatted base and lee cloths and have cold molded teak fiddles around the beddings.

Companionway - Headroom 2,02 m (6’7’’)

  • Recessible stained PMMA companionway hatch board with lock.
  • Stained PMMA sliding companionway hatch.
  • Curved teak laminated companionway steps with inserted non-skid.
  • 2 stainless steel handrails.
  • Open wet locker to port.

Saloon - Headroom 2,04 m (6’8’’)

  • One level saloon with panoramic view whether standing, seating at the dining or chart table.
  • Stainless steel handrails fitted on the ceiling and to port between the galley and the settee.
  • Large technical and engine room under the floorboard.
  • «U» shaped dinette to starboard with dining table on double stainless steel footing.
  • Extra sliding seat for two.
  • Bar, storage under seats and backrests.
  • Lounge chairs and navigation seat to port with storage behind backrests.
  • Chart table with laptop dedicated space, bookrack and storage.
  • 24V/ 230V (or24/115V) electric control panel.
  • Navigation instruments panel in brown leather.
  • 4 opening hatches and 5 lateral opening ports.

Main saloon to guest cabins gangway

  • Locker to starboard.
  • Access to batteries.

Galley to port - Headroom 2,02 m (6’7’’)

  • «U» shaped galley port of the companionway.
  • 2 lateral opening ports (one directly above stove).
  • Stainless steel double sink with hot and cold- water mixer tap.
  • Large working space in synthetic marble.
  • Stainless steel gimballed 3 burners stove with oven.
  • 230 V (or 115V) microwave oven.
  • Stainless steel 24V refrigerator (160 l / 42 US Gal.).
  • 24V negative cold icebox (160 l / 42 US Gal.)
  • Numerous lockers and storage
  • Double refuse bin.
  • 6 sets dishwasher.
  • Exclusive “Wauquiez” crockery for 6 persons.
  • Opening hatch in ceiling.

Owner’s aft cabin

Headroom: 1,90 m (6’3’’) & 1,86 m (6’1’’) under bridge deck.

  • Access via gangway to starboard.
  • Double hanging locker to port.
  • Vanity to starboard behind hanging locker, with table, lighting, mirror and seat.

• Centreline bed (2,05 x 1,60 m – 6’6’’ x 5’2’’) with drawers under.

  • Bedside areas with book storage and reading lamp on each side of bed.
  • Wood slats base under bed (2 parts).
  • Lee cloths.
  • Lockers and storage alongside hull.
  • Lockers and storage under companionway.
  • 5 opening ports and 2 fixed hull portholes.

Aft bathroom

  • Deep washbasin with pressurized hot and cold water.
  • Lit cabinet with mirror.
  • Stainless steel toilet accessories.
  • Quietflush or similar electric toilet (fresh water flushing).
  • Independent shower compartment with mixer tap, grating and automatic draining pump.
  • 1 opening hatch and 2 opening portholes. Guest cabins forward of saloon Headroom 1,94 m (6’4’’)

2 symmetrical double cabins:

• 1,40 x 2,05 m (4’5’’ X 6’6’’) double berth

  • Hanging locker
  • Lockers under berth
  • Night shelf above bed head
  • Opening hatch in ceiling
  • Fixed hull porthole
  • Dorade box for ventilation

2 symmetrical guest bathrooms

  • Washbasin with hot and cold pressurized water.
  • Lit cabinet with mirror.
  • Marine porcelain toilet with sea and fresh water flushing system.
  • Lateral opening port.
  • Central shower with access from both bathrooms and opening hatch above.

Engine equipment

  • YANMAR 110HP engine with direct shaft transmission.
  • 2 electronic engine control levers at steering positions.
  • MaxProp 3 bladed propeller (or similar).

560 l (148 US Gal) total fuel capacity (with decanting filter).

  • 12V/815A / 75 Ah. engine start battery.
  • Lit engine room with themric/sound insulation.
  • 24 V, 117 Kg thrust Maxpower (or similar) bow thruster with independent battery.


  • 24V circuit with 8 gel batteries (total capacity 540 Ah.).
  • Insulated Onan -or similar- 7KVA (11KVA if A/C option) generator (230V or 115V) with 12V start battery.
  • 24V / 230V (or 24V / 115V) electric control panel at chart table.
  • Mastervolt (or similar) batteries capacity control.
  • Recessed LED lamps in ceiling.
  • Switches with dimmers in saloon and at chart table.
  • Reading lights at each bed, in the saloon and at the chart table.
  • LED courtesy lights at floorboards level.
  • LED navigation lights.
  • 2 x 60A battery chargers for 24 V system.
  • 1 x 25A battery charger for 12 V batteries.

Plumbing / Fresh water

  • 830 l (220 US Gal) total capacity approx., with electric gauges.
  • Pressurized fresh water inlet.
  • 75 l (20 US Gal.) water heater working via engine or via 230V (or 115V) circuit.
  • 24V- 36 l/h pressure water pump with expansion tank.
  • Automatic electric draining pumps in shower compartments.
  • Hot and cold water cockpit shower.
  • 2 x 80 l (2 x 21 US Gal.) holding tanks in head compartments.
  • Electric deck wash seawater pump.


  • Self-draining cockpit, fenders, gas and anchor lockers.
  • Automatic / control panel start immerged electric bilge pump in sump at lowest point in hull.

•Double action manual bilge pump in cockpit.

Gas circuit

  • Ventilated gas locker for 2 butane or propane containers.
  • Solenoid safety valve.

Comfort equipment

  • Stereo Radio/CD/DVD/MP3 Bose® sound system with USB inlet, bass subwoofer, (loudspeakers in saloon and in cockpit).
Yacht Brochure
Type of yacht
Motor-sailing yacht
17,70 m
4,95 m
Yanmar 110hp
Year Built
€ 700 000

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