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2011 Hylas 56 Carbon Rig

San Diego, California, United States


Back on the market at a REDUCED PRICE!

Elegant and fast, this comfortable 2011 Hylas 56 with a GMT performance carbon rig and Doyle Vectran/Carbon sails; and an artfully appointed custom teak interior with luxurious options represents the best of this semi-custom line. She simply sparkles from the owner's maintenance and focus on cleanliness.  Designed by German Frers for safety, speed and comfort; and built by the legendary craftsmen at Queen Long Marine, this Hylas 56 is now exceptional value.  Only a very few of these coveted yachts have made it to market.

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Listed by David Walters Yachts

THIS BOAT IS SUBJECT TO AN EXCLUSIVE LISTING AGREEMENT WITH DAVID WALTERS YACHTS 310-995-9494 AND IS NOT OFFERED FOR SALE BY LOVE THAT YACHT. Love That Yacht is merely providing this information in an effort to represent you as a buyer in the purchase of this vessel.

Basic Boat Info

Price: $899,000
Make: Hylas
Model: 56 Carbon Rig
Year: 2011
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Queen Long Marine, Ltd.
Designer: G. Frers
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: HSY56006C111
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Fin Keel
Range: 1,398.2 mi


Length: 56 ft / 17.07 m
Length Overall: 56'4 ft / 17.17 m
Waterline Length: 50'5 ft / 15.37 m
Beam: 15'10 ft / 4.82 m
Range: 4'3 ft / 1398.2 m
Max Draft: 7 ft / 2.13 m
Min Draft: 7 ft
Displacement: 50,200 lb
Bridge Clearance: 78 ft / 23.77 m
Cabin Headroom: 6'4 ft / 1.93 m
Ballast: 20,000 lb
Electrical Circuit: 24 V
Single Berths: 2
Double Berths: 2
Cabins Count: 3

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Volkswagen Marine
  • Rope Cutter: true
  • Model: TDI 150
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 150hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze, Feathering
  • Year: 2011
  • Engine Hours: 941
  • Engine Location: Center
Displacement Type: Dry Load


Fuel Tanks: 5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 324 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Stainless Steel
Water Tanks: 3
Water Tank Capacity: 230 gal
Water Tank Material: Stainless Steel
Holding Tank Count: 2
Holding Tank Capacity: 54 gal
Holding Tank Material: GRP


Heads Count: 2
Total Liferaft Capacity: 8
Drive Type: Direct
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Center Cockpit, Cutter



  •  GMT Carbon mast and GMT Carbon PowerFurl boom with rod rigging
  • Teak decks and cap rail; teak cockpit coaming and coach roof with teak handrails
  • Full width stainless steel taffrail pushpit with teak stern seats, and custom life raft cradle
  • Fully extended pushpit rails to the mid-ship gates for safety
  • Simpson stainless steel electric davits
  • Lewmar-Whitlock Mamba Steering System with 40” leathered wheel and integral autopilot motor
  • Side-Power bow thruster w/ joy stick control as well as a Side-Power 8980 wireless remote
  • Northern Lights 6Kw generator
  • CruiseAir reverse cycle air conditioning and heating system with three, separate compressors
  • Spectra Newport 400 MK-II watermaker
  • A tastefully appointed premium interior with optional upgrades, including carefully chosen leathers, dimmable LED lighting, granite counter tops, selected interior woods, top quality imported Grohe galley and head fixtures; and a practical focused attention to detail



Upgraded* and Optional* indicate customized options or upgrade selected by the owner, or provided to the factory by the owner for installation; or were added during commissioning at additional charge.




  • Hand laid, Twaron hull laminate with alternating FRP layers, using vinyl ester resins
  • Performance designed lead keel with 35mm stainless steel keel bolts and backing plates
  • Partially skeg hung rudder for optimal performance, strength and protection
  • Watertight collision bulkhead forward; watertight sections aft
  • Upgraded* full length protective teak rub rail with stainless steel striker plate
  • Bronze thru hull fittings exclusively and they are bonded with #6 green wire
  • Two epoxy barrier coats for optimal protection and Micron CSC Bottom Paint


  • Full teak decks and cap rail; teak cockpit coaming and teak coach roof deck with teak handrails – the teak is natural, and the owner avoids unnecessary bleaching
  • Divided Anchor locker with separate space for fenders and dock lines
  • Salt-water wash down pump and an optional* fresh water wash down faucet in anchor locker
  • Very large sail locker with upgraded* custom molded teak deck hatch.


  • Large aft lazarettes, port and starboard; a “Garage” storage area aft under stern steps
  • Manship 316 stainless steel overhead opening deck hatches and ports
  • Polished stainless steel Dorade style deck vents, with guards: one pair forward and one pair aft


  • Stainless steel stem head fitting with split bow rollers
  • Stainless steel striker plates for bow protection
  • Stainless steel protective stern edge plate
  • Two pairs of 12" bow cleats, a pair of 12" mid-ship cleats and one pair of 12" stern cleats
  • 32" high x 1.25” dia. stainless steel forward stanchions with double lifelines
  • Side boarding ladder with teak steps-port and starboard side mounting brackets
  • Fold down stainless steel stern ladder



  • Upgraded* Whitlock cockpit pedestal with integral Raymarine E120 Wide display, Raymarine ST70+ display and Anchor counter
  • Ritchie 5" Compass
  • Varnished Teak cockpit table with ice chest and teak drink holders
  • Teak planking for cockpit sole
  • Upgraded*Sunbrella Regency cockpit cushion covers
  • Stainless steel companionway handrails
  • Freshwater hot and cold shower on stern platform; and a second optional* freshwater hot and cold shower in the cockpit




  • GMT Carbon mast and rod rigging with forward and aft lowers for stability
  • GMT Powerfurl Carbon boom with electric cockpit controls
  • GMT Carbon spinnaker pole
  • Navtec Hydraulic Series 30 boom vang and hydraulic backstay cylinders with cockpit control
  • Individual cap and lower chain plates with enclosed rigging screw adjusters
  • Furlex 400 Series Genoa furling
  • Furlex 400 Series Staysail furling
  • Harken Stand up Spinnaker sheet blocks
  • Harken standup Staysail Blocks
  • Lewmar Ocean series traveler upgraded* with Antal line tender
  • Primary main halyard
  • Primary and secondary Genoa halyard
  • Port and starboard spinnaker halyards
  • Staysail halyard
  • Pole topping lift
  • Halyard Bales attachments on forward Dorades
  • Winch Inventory-
  1. Primary winches upgraded* to Antal CST 66 Electric
  2. Secondary winches: Antal CST 54's
  3. Main sheet winch: Antal CST 48
  4. Coach roof mounted Main halyard winch: upgraded* to Antal CST 48 Electric
  5. Port and starboard mast halyard winches: Antal CST 48's



All sails were custom ordered upgrades from Doyle sail makers:

  1. PowerFurl matched Bainbridge Dynema/Carbon DIAX Main sail with balanced CL24/CL18 fabric, and full RBS battens
  2. Bainbridge Dynema/Carbon DIAX Genoa with balanced CL18/CL14 fabric
  3. Contender “Storm Weave” 10.4 oz. Dacron Staysail
  4. Challenge 1.5 oz. nylon APC cruising spinnaker with Vectran luff line and ATN sleeve



  • Radar-Chart plotters: Raymarine E120 Wide Screen displays at helm and nav station; RD 418 HD radar; DSM 300G fish finder/depth sounder with Airmar B117 transducer; Raymarine network switch.
  • Autopilot: Raymarine 30X Core-pack, Raymarine ST-60 Control head, Raymarine wireless control unit; and Lewmar Mamba drive motor
  • Raymarine 125 GPS sensor
  • Raymarine AIS 500 Class B unit
  • Raymarine ST 70 plus displays: helm (1), companion way (2) and nav station (1), ST70 key pad control at helm
  • ICOM 604 VHF with helm RAM mic extension
  • ICOM 802 SSB with P3 Pactor upgrade
  • Iridium 9555 Satelite phone with charging dock and external antenna (Sim card excluded), Sidekick Oceans- email modem
  • Wave WiFi receiver amplifier



  • Volkswagen-TDI 150 Hp Marine Turbo diesel (941 hrs. - March 2019) with additional integrated engine mount 150 Amp Iskra House alternator
  • Morse single lever control system to protect against high RPM gear shifting
  • Raycor Max-7500 Dual turbine filtration system, allowing isolated filtering, with bypass and alarm
  • Walbro In-line auxiliary fuel pump allowing engine bypass for “polishing” and dry tank bleeding
  • Permanently plumbed, electric oil change pump for engine, transmission and generator service
  • Northern Lights 6 Kw generator (183 hrs. – March 2019)
  • CruiseAir reverse cycle air conditioning and heating system with three, separate compressors
  • Mastervolt 12/2500 MassCombi inverter with upgraded* Masterview control, shunt and, system monitor
  • Mastervolt house battery charger connected to Masterview system
  • All main electrical system wire is tinned
  • House and Bow thruster batteries: *Replaced Aug/2020 LIFELINE 8D AGM’s, boxed and secured
  • Engine starting battery: Replaced Aug/2020 Lifeline 4D AGM
  • Fire retardant engine room sound insulation
  • Fireboy automatic engine room fire extinguisher system
  • Shore power connection: 125/250 volt 50/amp
  • LED Navigation lights: running lights masthead anchor; tricolor steaming light and foredeck light
  • Raymarine depth, speed and wind transducers and displays upgraded* to ST70+ system
  • Two independent bilge pump systems, one Rule system, one Par system



  • Windlass upgraded* to Maxwell VWX 3500 Maxwell with chain feed and stainless steel deck plate for chain protection, with bow foot switch and cockpit chain counter and controls
  • Primary anchor upgraded* to primary Rocna with 250' system 40-3/8" Hi tensile chain
  • Secondary Delta anchor with 50' system 40-3/8" Hi tensile chain and 300' of 5/8" nylon rode
  • Fortress stern anchor with 25’ chain and 200 rode



Customized satin finished, teak interior with selected dark tones throughout.  This owner opted to extend the saloon and galley teak to the headliner, providing a warm, calming interior.  Interior teak handrails and positive locking cabin sole panels are provided for safe movement offshore.  The sole is dark 2 ½ teak with holly strip.  Passage way doors have rounded tops with raised panels; and interior cabinets are raised panels with squared corners. Headliners are easily removed for access.

Lockers have cedar lining.  The interior lighting was upgraded* to Ventura LED’s and red Cantalupi footlights.  Dimmers have been installed in forward, port side, and main saloon, as well as the galley and aft in the owner’s state room.



  • Exclusive design teak dinette table with compass rose and ebony inlay 3” from edges; and Italian designed base.
  • Deeper port side and starboard seating (4” increase) with selected A3203 leather and piping.
  • Optional* OceanAir screen and shades overhead-port and starboard
  • Starboard settee pulls out an additional 9" for a wide sea berth
  • Bench seats in place of sliding seat
  • Optional* 32’ electric TV lift with Samsung TV behind starboard settee
  • Optional* matching leather mast wrap in forward passageway
  • Main saloon tankage is located below the sole allowing extensive storage under all seating  areas and behind the dinette and settee
  • Optional* Uline B-95 Icemaker port side at end of settee with lattice door, adjacent to galley
  • Headroom is just under 7'



  • Full “L” shaped navigation station with two desk areas, side and overhead storage, AC and DC outlets, dual lighting, fan, and adjustable swivel chair
  • Computer desk with slide-out shelf aft and outboard facing bi-fold navigation desk
  • Hinged bottom instrument panel for wiring and connection access
  • ABYC compliant electrical and instrument access with Allen locking screws
  • All instruments and system connections s well labeled and traced numerically



  • Galley is over 10 feet in length with a walk through to owner’s cabin aft offering total safety with room to brace on either tack while offshore
  • Two optional* opening ports to the cockpit for cross ventilation
  • Ample custom designed teak raised panel cabinetry and drawers with carefully selected Corian “Clam Shell” counter tops and teak fiddles; including a full-length pantry for storage; and additional 120 VAC outlets in cabinets
  • Custom Galley Equipment Upgrades include:
  1. Marstrand 116 lighting above sink area
  2. Grohe plumbing fixtures
  3. Vitrifrigo dual drawer 12VDC/120VAC refrigerator
  4. Vesta dishwasher
  5. GE Microwave #SCA 1000KSS, with multiple cook modes and stainless steel interior
  6. Seagull drinking water purification system
  7. Foot pumps and faucets for fresh and salt water during offshore passages
  8. Broan 1055 trash compactor, with teak trim and sliding door
  • Frigoboat under counter freezer
  • Force 10 three burner stove with Xintex propane monitor, alarm and two sensors; and stove counter top lifts and locks to allow access and provides a stainless-steel backsplash



  • Queen size berth set centerline with 5” fiddle and lower storage drawers; and custom design G280-212 padded fabric headboard
  • Upgraded* queen size HCM mattress
  • Custom designed port and starboard side hanging lockers and drawers
  • Full length deep hanging locker centerline; TV mounted in custom* inset above
  • Optional* Imtra Auriga CH Lamp mounted LED bulkhead fixtures, dimmable overhead lighting, and Imtra Gibraltar LED lighting in head
  • Optional* OceanAir custom overhead hatch screen and shade with teak trim - inset
  • Black granite Grite RDG21 head counter top with Custom* Grohe faucets
  • Varnished teak and holly head/shower sole and head curb
  • Separate owners shower stall with upgraded* 5474SP and 9401M Formica liners, frosted door, Grohe fixtures, and large linen closet
  • Upgraded* VacuFlush #4806 head, with monitor; electric evacuation pump for 27 gallon holding tank ; "Y" valve to select direct or holding tank discharge; deck pump out fitting



  • Center line queen berth forward with 5” fiddle; and a unique design headboard with carefully selected G280-212 padded fabric
  • Optional* Splendide combination, vented washer dryer below berth, with deck mounted exhaust “mushroom” vent
  • Optional* Spectra Newport 400 MK-ll watermaker mounted under berth, with filter access in starboard cabinets; easy sea strainer access below sole.
  • Starboard settee with carefully selected A3203 leather cushion and piping
  • Aft facing full length mirror on passage way door
  • Optional* OceanAir overhead hatch screen and shade with teak trim - inset
  • Upgraded* Imtra Auriga CH Lamp mounted LED bulkhead fixtures, dimmable overhead lighting, and Imtra Gibraltar LED lighting in head
  • Starboard and portside hanging lockers with removable shelves
  • Cabinets above the berth for added storage
  • Black granite Grite RDG21 head counter top with custom* Grohe faucets
  • Varnished teak and holly head/shower sole and head curb
  • Separate shower stall with custom* 5474SP and 9401M Formica liners, Grohe fixtures, and large linen closet
  • Upgraded* VacuFlush #4806 head, with monitor; electric evacuation pump for 27 gallon holding tank; "Y" valve to select direct or holding tank discharge; deck pump out fitting



  • Single 34” wide berth, with upper and lower hanging lockers forward
  • Under-berth split doors open to lighted, storage compartment with full length shelf
  • Nightstand cabinet with drawers at aft end of cabin


Note (* and **):

Upgraded* and Optional** indicate customized options or upgrades selected by the owner or provided to the factory by the owner for installation; or added during commissioning at additional charge.



The following Items are excluded:

  1. Personal effects, clothing & curios
  2. Paintings and artwork
  3. Dingy and outboard - (Negotiable !)
  4. Certain linen items and rugs
  5. Galley equipment and utensils
  6. Dinner ware and flatware
  7. Handheld portable electronics

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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