Looking for a sailing yacht that can offer both luxurious comfort and safety? Look no further than the Yelkovan’56!

Designed to be comfortable, safe, and easy to sail shorthanded, the Yelkovan’56 boasts a strong steel hull that can handle any challenge the ocean can throw at it. Whether you’re looking to enjoy a relaxing holiday or cross an ocean with confidence and comfort, the Yelkovan’56 is the perfect choice.

But that’s not all – the Yelkovan’56 also offers luxurious onboard comfort for maximum pleasure, thanks to its precision construction processes and clean lines. Only the finest building materials have been used to create luxurious living spaces and a beautiful entertainment area, so you can relax in style and comfort while exploring the open water.

The yacht’s covered command center is also equipped with a state-of-the-art control system that puts safety first, while also being intuitive to use. So if you’re looking for a yacht that offers the perfect blend of luxury and safety, the Yelkovan’56 is the ultimate choice.

The Exterior

The exterior of the Yelkovan’56 is just as impressive as its interior, with a center cockpit design that provides ample space for luxurious seating and excellent sunbathing opportunities. The strong aluminum hardtop is built for safe sailing and ensures that life onboard is well-protected in all weather conditions.

Thanks to its design, the cockpit can be separated and air-conditioned, providing exceptional panoramic views and perfect ventilation. And when it comes to sailing, the Yelkovan’56 doesn’t disappoint – its sail plan has been designed with comfort and safety in mind.

With the ability to sail without leaving the safety of the cockpit, and all sail adjustments able to be done with push-button-operated electric winches (with manual backup options), the Yelkovan’56 is a yacht that truly puts safety and comfort first. For the ultimate in luxury and safety, the Yelkovan’56 is the perfect choice.

Yelkovan‘56 is crafted to make your access to water easier and more enjoyable than ever. The 3 sqm swimming platform can comfortably accomodate you and your guests for a relaxing day by the water.

Before jumping back on the deck, you can take a hot shower as you please. Its strong hydraulic construction can be controlled remotely to make boarding and access much easier.

The Interior

The interior of the Yelkovan56 will allow for a luxurious experience, while giving the owners privacy with all the amenities and creature comforts one would expect from a beautifully designed Yacht. The well designed kitchen and living spaces will allow the owners a stress free environment to just relax and enjoy life onboard their Yelkovan56.

Other amenities include; One luxurious master cabin and two spacious guest cabins, each with their own bathrooms. The Yelkovan56 sailing yacht is also equipped with a crew cabin positioned at the forward internal bow of the yacht, with its own bathroom as well.

Ample top deck space allows for luxurious seating and excellent sun bathing opportunities. The Yelkovan56 sailing yacht has a beautifully designed protected center cockpit, with the finest instrumentation and safety systems to navigate to any destination.

*Customization can be done if ordered at the time the vessel is being built, and may be subject to additional charges.

The Engine Room

The engine room of the Yelkovan56 is very well organized and was tailored for ease of maintenance and accessibility. This is the one and only space for all machienary aboard and we promise you that it will keep you and any technician happy when the time comes around for a service.

The engine room is fully water-tight to meet the top-level safety standards and provide you with a noise free sailing experience. Just like the rest of the boat, it is equipped with a vacuum bilge system that ensures the engine room is completely dry at all times.

Technical Data

LOA / LBP / LWL 55’7″ – 17.00 m / 15.20 m / 16.06 m
Beam (Bmax) / Draft (dmax) 5.3 m / 2.5 m
Displacement 31500 kg
Keel / BallastCast Steel enclosed integral lead keel
Hull Material Steel
Design Category A (Ocean)
Deck Material Steel Coated with Synthetic Teak
Engine Volvo D4-175, 4-cylinder, diesel engine, 175 HP, hydraulic gearbox. Electric throttle. Shaft drive.
Propeller 3 blade GORI folding propeller with overdrive.
Bow Thruster SidePower SE130/250T-24V 8.7hp
Genset Cummins Onan 220V, 11.0 kw
Tanks (Fuel/Water/WasteWater) 1300 L / 750 L / 1200 L (600 black – 600 gray)
Anchoring Electric windlass and chain counter
Ultra Stainless Steel 45kg anchor, 100m of 12mm chain.
Hard Top Hardtop strongly built from Aluminium and composite material, made for safe sailing and well protected life on board in all weathers. Fully opening sunroof.
Air Conditioning 60.000 BTU central unit with fan coil in each area including cockpit
Accommodation Large aft owners cabin with ensuite, two double forward cabins with individual ensuites. Large saloon with dining table, lounge, chart-table, and galley.
Cabins 1 Master
2 Guest
1 Crew
Berths 6 + 1 crew
Water Maker (optional) 100 L/h
Hotwater System 80 L boiler
Shower 4 ensuites and transom shower
Toilet 4 fresh water flushing heads Tecma Silent toilets
Galley Situated to starboard, alongside the hull.
Functional, bright and ventilated:
– 1 large hull portlight and 2 opening porthole.
– Large working surface made of moulded Corian.
– Sink with mixer tap.
– A combination of low units, drawers and upper cabinets.
– A gimbal-mounted Miele induction stove (KM 7201 FR NC), with potholders.
– Miele Electric oven (H 2265-1 B EDST/CLST).
– Miele Microwave oven (M 2230 OBSW).
– Miele Washing Machine w/Dryer (WTD160 WCS 8/5kg)
– Electrolux Dish Washer (SF2400OS6PRG)
Refrigeration Vitrifrigo 230 L galley fridge (60 L freezer)
Vitrifrigo 35 L cockpit fridge (DP2600iX)
Optional freezer cell for long travels
Electrics – 8000 kVA inverter for powering all electrical equipments on board
– 800A/h Victron (LiFePO4) Battery Pack
– Victron AGM battery bank for Furlers and Bow Thruster
– 24V and 230V/50 Hz distribution boards
– 24V circuit for engine with 24V/80A alternator
– 230V circuit with shore power connector at the aft, and 230V/24V charger
– 24V interior LED lighting
– 220V and USB sockets
– All electronics and sensors are touchscreen controlled
– 7kW isolation transformer for protecting the hull from corrosion
Sail Inventory In-mast furling mainsail (71m²)
Solent rig: Furling genoa (78m²) & furling stay sail (51m²)
Tack point for gennaker or Code 0
Rigging Selden Aluminium deck stepped mast
Hydrolic down-haul on the boom
Deck Gear – Stainless steel bowsprit with integrated anchor fairlead
– Stainless steel guard line
– Stainless steel pushpit and side rails (openings in the pushpit and side rails for easy access to quay or pontoon). Teak seats in pushpit
– LED navigation lights
– 8 stainless steel mooring cleats
– Liferaft support in side rail
– Stainless steel chain plates
– All the controls (hydrolic and electric) of sheets and sail furling systems are run to the cockpit
– Effortless sailing with 3 electric winches and 2 electric foresail furlers
– Pushbutton operated electric genoa and stay sail furler


Vento Yachting – Naval Architecture and Structural Engineering
We partnered with Vento Yachting, an award winning yacht design office known for their sailing superyachts, to create a hull that met top of the line safety and comfort standards.

Christian Stimson – Rig and Sail Plan
With a background in high performance sailing crafts, including those in the America’s Cup. Christian Stimson was the perfect match to optimize the rig and sailplan of Yelkovan’56. He took the hull envisioned by Vento Yachting and brought the sailing experience to the next level.

Ayça Baştuğ – Interior Design
Our interior designer, Ayça Baştuğ, is a young and aspiring architect that brings Yelkovan’56 its modern touch. Her dynamic spirit can be felt throughout the interior.


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