Glacer 55

The Glacer 55 is a 55.18ft masthead sloop designed by Horst E. Glacer and built in aluminum or steel by many builders since 1985.

It accomodates 7 people in 3 cabins plus salon.

The Glacer 55 is a moderate weight sailboat which is a good performer. It is very stable / stiff and has an excellent righting capability if capsized. It is best suited as a heavy bluewater cruising boat. The fuel capacity is excellent. There is an excellent water supply range.

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Main features

Model Glacer 55
Length 55.18 ft
Beam 14.93 ft
Draft 5.58 ft
Country Germany (Europe)
Estimated price $ 0 ??

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Sail area / displ. 18.34
Ballast / displ. 42.50 %
Displ. / length 265.89
Comfort ratio 46.75
Capsize 1.59


Hull type Monohull keel and centerboard with rudder on skeg
Construction Aluminum or Steel
Waterline length 44.62 ft
Maximum draft 9.19 ft
Displacement 52910.88 lbs
Ballast 22487.12 lbs
Hull speed 8.95 knots

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Rigging Masthead Sloop
Sail area (100%) 1614.59 sq.ft
Air draft 75.46 ft
Sail area fore 861.11 sq.ft
Sail area main 753.47 sq.ft
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Nb engines 2
Total power 196 HP
Fuel capacity 528.34 gals


Water capacity 237.75 gals
Headroom 6.89 ft
Nb of cabins 3
Nb of berths 7
Nb heads 2

Builder data

Builder many builders
Designer Horst E. Glacer
First built 1985
Last built 0 ??
Number built 0 ??