The Boat

Kincsem is an Amel 55 built by Chantiers Amel in La Rochelle in 2016.  Here she is running under Parasailor in Southern Spain in 2019.

Kincsem is the name of the most successful race horse of all time, a Hungarian mare which won all 54 races it entered in the 19th Century.    

She is 17,3 m long overall (without the dinghy at the stern), 4,99 m wide, draws 2,3 m and weighs about 23 tons.  She carries 900 l of diesel and 800 l of fresh water.  110 HP Volvo D3-110 engine, 11 KW Onan generator.  Equipment includes full Furuno and B&G electronics, Echopilot forward looking sonar, ICOM 801 single side band transceiver, VHF, Iridium Pilot & handheld satphones, 240l/hr watermaker, air conditioning, Webasto diesel warm water heater, washing machine & dryer, running hot and cold water, 2 electric fresh water heads and shower stalls, 3 burner induction stove & electric oven, 4 refrigerator/freezers, 16.5 KW LiFePo4 batteries, 800 W of solar, 350 W Superwind wind generator, Watt & Sea 600W hydrogenerator, 11 foot dinghy with 20 HP outboard on davits, 2 stand up paddle boards, 2 folding bikes, 55 kg Spade main anchor with 100 m of chain, 30 kg secondary anchor with 30 m of chain and 60 m of anchor rode, etc, etc.   

Here she is in 2022 sailing in the West Fjords in Iceland.

Sailing near La Rochelle in 2016

At anchor in Baltimore, Ireland in 2022

Here is the interior layout of the Amel 55 three cabin version.  This is Kincsem's layout  except that we have a traditional V-berth up front in the owners cabin.

Salon, Galley & Nav station

Starboard guest cabin

Port guest cabin

Protected helm position