Tayana 54

Evolved to meet the demands of today's cruising yachtsman, the T54 is well suited to both coastal and long distance sailing. This yacht, designed by Bill Dixon has a modern designed hull and the long waterline length and sleek coachroof lines provide for fast comfortable sailing and long distance passage making, easily handled by two persons when all the controls are led back to the cockpit. The T54 cruising centre cockpit yacht will be a welcome addition to an already outstanding range.

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Hull Length54' / 16.46m
L.W.L50' 3" / 15.31m
B.MAX16'-1" / 4.90m
Standard Draft7'-2" / 2.18m
Ballast18960lbs / 8600 kg
Displacement57100 lbs / 25900 Kg (Lightship)
 60847 lbs / 27600 Kg (Full Load)
Engine110hp diesel
Sail Area of mainsail764 sq ft / 71 sq .m
100% Yankee721 sq .ft / 67 sq .m
Staysail290 sq .ft / 27 sq .m
Genoa 130%839 sq .ft / 78 sq .m
Flasher 165%1054 sq .ft / 98 sq .m
Sails (UK)Main, Yankee, Staysail
DesignerBill Dixon

Engine & Steering

  • Yanmar© 4 Turbo diesel engine 4JH4-HTBE - 80.9KW (110HP)
  • Flexible engine mounts
  • Engine alarm systems
  • Engine room extractor fan
  • lead foam insulated engine room
  • Raw water strainer for engine tanks
  • Antisyphon valve
  • Muffler/water lock system
  • Stainless Steel prop. Shaft with rubber bearings and Max prop VP feathering propeller
  • Stuffing box
  • Aluminium fuel tank approx. 230 US gallons
  • Edson pedestal cable steering with binnacle compass
  • Emergency steering system with tiller
  • Rudder bearing
  • Side power bow thruster 12HP
  • Racor water/fuel separator twin filters
  • Automatic extinguishing system with remote actuator
  • Fully protected reinforced skey hung rudder

Spars & Rigging

  • Anodised Selden spars, keel stepped, mast cutter rig
  • main slab reefing, fully battened main
  • Profurl roller Genoa
  • Profurl roller stay sail, self tacking
  • Selden Kicker, vang & tackle
  • Lewmar blocks & deck hardwear

Hull Construction

  • Hand laminated FRP hull & deck
  • Outer hull laminate in vinylester resin
  • Hull cove stripe & double boat stripes
  • Antifouling paint standard three coats
  • Internallly ballasted keel


  • 110/240 volt 50 Amps shore power system
  • 50 Hubble shore power cord
  • Interior pre-wire for speaker
  • Trace inverter
  • Newmar 40 Amp battery charger for bow thruster
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning (10,000 BTU, 12,000 BTU, 16,000 BTU)
  • 12-volt DC AGM House batteries (buyers supply)
  • Heavy duty battery selector switch
  • Internal bonding system to all chain plates, thru hulls, engine and rudder system
  • Zincs
  • Numerous overhead cabin light designed to interior lighting plan
  • AC generator 8KW with sound shield

Deck Fittings

  • Corde deck with teak planking
  • Maxwell electric anchor windlass
  • Twin anchor roller assembly
  • Teak detail at bulwark with low profile Stainless Steel chocks & cleats
  • Stainless Steel mooring cleats
  • Gate stanchion set (two)
  • Aluminum toe rail with integral fairleads.
  • Stainless steel double bow and stern pulpits.
  • Stainless Steel grab rails & mast pulpits
  • Manship Stainless Steel hatches, windows & opening ports
  • Integral dodger combing
  • Self draining cockpit with teak planking
  • Transom swim step with shower
  • Lazarette-twin, with deck access
  • Stainless Steel transom swim ladder
  • Emergency life raft storage


Lewmar sheet & halyard winch package: Cutter

  • 2- Two-speed #64CEST Genoa (primary) winches.
  • 2- Two-speed #40CST seconary winches.
  • 1-Two-speed #48CEST main sheet & stay sheet winch.
  • 1-Two-speed #44CST main outhaul & halyard winch.
  • 2-Two-speed #16CST main sheet traveller winches


  • Stainless Steel water tanks, total of approx. 200 gallons.
  • Vaccu flush toilet X 2
  • Hot & cold pressure water system to heads, galley & other areas as required.
  • Manual & DC engine space bilge pumps.
  • Bilge pump strainers.
  • Sea cocks on all through hull fittings.
  • AC refrigeration system
  • Deck wash down system
  • FORCE 10 LPG 4 burner stove & oven
  • Electric solenoid gas safety shut off valve

  • Dixon Design interior layout choices
  • Teak joinery
  • Dixon Design cabinets & furniture
  • Renmark Associates Interior styling
  • Navigation electronics
  • Safety equipment
  • In furling mast
  • In boom furling

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