Boat Sales International

Farr 56 Pilot House
€445,000.00 (Tax Paid)


A yacht for all seasons! - Ithaka is a superbly built yacht capable of comfortable world cruising (in Style!)

If you want to own one of the best offshore cruising yachts ever built, at a very realistic price now is the chance. Ithaka is a Farr 56 Pilothouse, is in excellent condition and new to the market. She has a four cabin layout including the superb owners stateroom aft for which these yachts are renowned. She has been professionally maintained since new and has a very complete specification. Benefiting from new teak Decks in 2015 and a set of new sails in (2015-2017) Ithaka is in "turn key" condition. If you are looking for a quality fast cruising yacht for the 2018 season then "Ithaka" should be on your list.

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  • Boat Make / Model: Farr 56 Pilot House
  • Boat Length: 56.0 feet
  • Year: 2000
  • Located: Punta Ala
  • Hull Material: Composite
  • Engine: 1 Yanmar 4LH-HTE
  • Fuel Type: diesel



Length:- 57.5

Length at Waterline: 50.2
Beam:                      16.7
Max Draft:                8.2
Ballast:                     6380
Displacement:          20500


The interior is finished in Khayan mahogany and the upholstery in the aft owners cabin is white leather with saloon seating in a Cream leather. The holly and teak floors have been protected with fitted dark green carpets throughout.

Kayan mahoganay.

Teak floors are protected with carpets

Forward workshop with washing machine and several lockers.

Port cabin with two bunks.

Starboard cabin with double bed and ensuite head and shower.

Separate head and shower to the port side.

Single skippers cabin to starboard.

Saloon with u shaped sofa in Cream leather to starboard and a navigation desk to port

Galley to port side in the walkthrough to the aft cabin.

Aft cabin with a large island double berth with sprung mattress, a white leather sofa to port, a desk to starboard and an ensuite head with separate shower.

The interior is laid out as follows;

The workshop forward has been fitted out with lockers, teak workbench with a washing machine over and stowage solutions for ropes. There are a number of power outlets with both British and European style sockets.  Access to the deck is via an aluminum Rondal hatch. 

The forward port cabin has a door to the workshop at its forward end, a hanging locker, shelves and under bunk stowage lockers. This cabin has two bunks both with lee cloths and extended wood sides. There is a large deck hatch with a shade and fly screen fitted. The centerline bulkhead has had stainless steel hooks fitted and the upper berth has a mahogany handle fitted to aid exit and access to the upper bunk. The back of the cabin door has been fitted with a full-length mirror and each bunk has a Hella fan. There are two stereo speakers. Air conditioning is provided by a plenum in the central partition bulkhead.

The forward starboard cabin is a double with an en-suite shower and head. This cabin also has a hanging locker. It has a stereo CD/Radio with two speakers fitted into the lining on the outboard side of the berth. A demountable pipecot berth is fitted above the double berth and there is plenty of underbunk stowage with two levels of drawers, in addition to a bedside locker. The back of the cabin door has a full-length mirror fitted to it. 2 x Hella fans. Air conditioning is provided via a plenum in the forward hanging locker.
The en-suite heads and shower has a Corian floor and worktop with an inset stainless steel basin. There are numerous lockers above and below the work top level. A tooth brush mug and soapdish has been fitted.

There is a separate day head and shower to the port side of the yacht. This has a Corian basintop with an insert stainless steel basin, a fitted toothbrush mug and soapdish.

There is a single "Skippers cabin" to starboard this cabin has a vhf handset and an ST60 multiview instrument fitted above the berth. In addition there are many lockers and drawers, hanging space, 2 x mirrors, etc. This area also has air conditioning and the forward AC unit controls are located in this cabin.

The saloon has a u shaped sofa to starboard and a navigation desk to port.  A flat screen TV has been fitted to the pilothouse aft bulkhead.  The forward bulkhead has been fitted with stainless steel Wempe clock, barometer, thermometer and hydrometer. 

The aft of the nav sation has been fitted with an electronic barometer  There is a CD and radio unit at the chart table with a 10 CD stacker. This stereo also powers the cockpit speakers. The saloon is fitted with its own reverse cycle air conditioning unit.

The galley is off the saloon on the port side in the walkthrough to the aft cabin. There is,

Corian worktop with two insert stainless steel sinks

Force 10 stove

Gas alarm detector

Upright Isotherm fridge

Chest freezer 95 lt ( can be converted in a fridge)

Additional 30 lt freezer by Frigonautica (2018)

2 Gianneschi and Romaccioni pressure regulated water pumps ( second pump as backup)

A three burner Force 10 stove, a large chest freezer 95 litres capacity.There is also an upright stainless steel Isotherm fridge. Remote digital thermometers have been fitted to the fridge and the freezer. There are many lockers with pegboard bases to allow flexible stowage. A large chest locker has been fitted under the floor for storing heavy items.
An insulated door to the machinery space under the cockpit is located at the aft end of the galley.

The aft cabin has a large island double berth with split sprung mattress, leeboards and a central lee cloth. There are many lockers and shelves for stowage. On the port side there is a leather sofa with a lee cloth. The two large deck hatches have been fitted with skyshades and mosquito screens. There is a half hull of "Endeavour" fitted to the forward bulkhead. The vanity table/desk has been fitted with a laptop to mini m connection.

The aft cabin has a large en-suite head with a separate shower stall. The floor and basin top is made from Corian. The shower has a ridged Perspex door and teak seat. There is a toothbrush mug and soapdish fitted

Mechanical Equipment

Engine  Yanmar 140 HP   5200 hours approx. Major service in past 2 years including new injectors, engine feet, New gearbox 2017, New Aquadrive coupling, New PSS shaft seal. New prop shaft rubber bearings 2018

Max Prop folding propeller

Tankage in stainless steel : Diesel 1250ltr  Water 850ltr (Diesel tanks cleaned in 2018)

Hydraulic Lewmar Commander powers bowthruster, main ,genoa and staysail furlers, mainsheet, primary and outhaul winches as well as anchor windlass. (Hudraulic oil and filter replaced 2017)

Generator Fischer Panda 15 KVA ( 2012   750 hours approx)

Service Battery bank 24V 660 amp/hr (2016) AGM

DCC battery control instrument

Engine battery 2 x 120amp. (2016) AGM

2 x Mastervolt Combi battery charger/inverter 100amp/2500watt ( 2015) with remote controls in the Electrical panel area

Separate engine and generator battery charger

Service battery alternator 175amp (2018) with Mastervolt smart regulator

Engine battery alternator 50amp

Watermaker Sea Recovery 126 lt/hour (780 hrs)

Air conditioning in the entire interior. (HFL and Climma)

2 x Eberspacher air heaters

2 Autopilot drives, one Whitlock Mamba and one Raytheon hydraulic

Heads with fresh water, one Vacuflush by Sealand and two electric

Candy washing machine installed in forepeak

Spars & Sails

Selden mast with hydraulic furler (mast repainted in 2015, furler serviced by Selden)

Navtec rod rigging ( replaced in 2011 and checked in 2015)

Selden genoa and staysail hydraulic furlers ( serviced by Selden)

Sails by Olympic, all triradial in Hydranet: Genoa 130% ( 2017) Staysail (2014)Furling Main (2015)

Gennaker cruising chute with snuffer (original)

Previous Genoa and Main by Elvstrom and staysal by Dolphin

All halyards and sheets replaced in recent years

Navigation Equipment

Raymarine ST 60 wind, close wind, log and depth at cockpit

4 x ST60 multiview ( cockpit, chart table, owners cabin, skippers cabin)

ST 7000 autopilot at the helm( serviced 2017) and a ST6000 at chart table

Raymarine chart plotter at the helm (new 2016) C120

Furuno Navnet radar/plotter at chart table and repeater in Cockpit. (Cockpit repeater currently not working)

2 GPS receiver ( Furuno and Raymarine)

Icom SSB ( antenna disconnected)

Furuno VHF

ICS Navtex

AIS receiver

Thuraya satellite phone  (2017)

RR Pacific antenna

Stereo with two additional speakers in the cockpit

Samsung TV with Bose speaker (2016)

Computer screen at chart table and printer

Camera on pole aft and in engine room

Antenna with amplifier for 3G reception

Deck and deck equipment Equipment

Teak deck 12mm (NEW 2015) glued no screws. 

Rondal hatches ( all glass replaced in 2015)

Lewmar hydraulic windlass

Carbon fiber bowsprit

40kg Delta anchor with 100m 12mm chain

Winches  Lewmar:  2 primary  66 hydraulic two speed

                                       1 Mainsheet 50 hydraulic two speed

                                       1 Main outhaul 50 hydraulic two speed

                                       2 Runner 58

                                       2 halyard 50

Davits at the transom, 180kgs load per davit

Carbon fibre gangway folding with teak 

Bathing ladder

Hot and cold shower at swimming platform

Deck wash with fresh or sea water on deck

Tender: Zodiac 3,40 with Honda 20 CV four stroke

Sun awning over boom


Cockpit folding table incorporating an ice box


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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