• 56.1666'
  • 2008
  • Maine, United States
  • $495,000


A small ship built with safety and ease of maintenance as priorities. Spacious, well equipped, and economical, the Bering 55 is meant for long-range cruising. The owners are experience cruisers having previously owned a 65' Cape Horn Trawler. They flew to China to survey and sea trial this vessel before purchase. Having shipped the yacht to Florida and cruised her to Maine and subsequently have cruised the East Coast. Refurbishments and upgrades Summer 2015.

For additional information on this vessel, call Judy Waldman, the trawler and long-range cruiser specialist, at (954) 895-8844.

  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Builder: BERING YACHTS
  • Category: Trawler
  • Model: N/A
  • Model Year: 2008
  • YearBuilt: 2008
  • Year Refit: N/A
  • Refit Type: N/A
  • Tax Paid: N/A
  • Country: United States
  • Registration #: N/A
  • Coast Guard #: N/A
  • Vessel Top: N/A
  • Fly Bridge: No
  • Cockpit: No
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 2/4 - Crew R/B/S: 0/1/1
  • LOA: 56' 2" (17.12m)
  • LWL: 46' 8" (14.22m)
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 15' 7" (4.75m)
  • Min Draft: --
  • Max Draft: 6' 1" (1.85m)
  • Clearance: --
  • MFG Length: --
  • Cruise Speed: 8 Knots
  • Cruise Speed RPM: --
  • Cruise Speed Range: --
  • Max Speed: 10 Knots
  • Max Speed RPM: --
  • Max Speed Range: --
  • Displacement: 125,000 Pounds
  • Gross Tonnage: --
  • Water Capacity: 475 Gallons
  • Holding Tank: 264 Gallons
  • Fuel Capacity: 2,215 Gallons
  • Fuel Consumption: --
  • Berths: 2
  • Heads: 2
  • Sleeps: 4
  • State Rooms: 2
  • Crew Berths: 1
  • Crew Sleeps: 1
  • Crew Heads: 1
  • Captains Quarters: No
  • Hull ID: N/A
  • Hull Material: Steel
  • Deck Material: Fiberglass
  • Hull Configuration: Full Displacement
  • Project Manager: N/A
  • Hull Designer: N/A
  • Hull Color: Dark Green
  • Hull Finish: Paint
  • Exterior Designer: N/A
  • Interior Designer: N/A
  • Manufacturer: Cummins
  • Model: QSL9
  • Engine Count: Single
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Fuel Type: Diesel


$200,000 price reduction! Serious health issue forces an immediate sale! 

Bargain price for a lightly cruised fully equipped, proven trawler! Refurbishing and improvements Summer 2015.

Spacious, well equipped, and economical, the Bering 55 is meant for long-range cruising. 

The owners are experienced cruisers having previously owned a 65' Cape Horn Trawler. They flew to China to survey and sea trial this vessel before purchase. Having shipped the yacht to Florida and cruised her to Maine, back to Florida and then mid-Atlantic, the owners have retired from cruising and have offered M/V Anjumal seriously for sale. She is now in their home port and must be sold.

For information on this vessel, call Judy Waldman, the trawler, and long-range cruiser specialist. With over 100 trawlers sales successfully completed, including 2 Bering Yachts, Judy is recognized as the trawler specialist among professionals as well as clients. In addition to specializing in trawlers and excursion yachts, Judy has a subspecialty in metal vessels and gives seminars on differences in hull material selections. For manufacturer reviews by Judy, see YachtForums.com. Call Judy's cell at (954) 895-8844 or email jwyachts@comcast.net

Let Judy explain why this yacht is a special opportunity. Judy: (954) 895-8844 or email jwyachts@comcast.net


Entry into the yacht is from port or starboard boarding gates or the aft deck. Entry from the aft deck immediately shows the open, bright and expansive areas of the galley, salon, and pilothouse. The open layout allows for owners and guest to be interactive while performing all yachting duties or to have individual areas for personal space. 

Upon entry, the galley is to port with full size refrigerator/freezer to starboard. The galley has a large counter forward which offers visual separation from the salon and also provides for a lunch bar with the bar stools. The salon has a comfortable leather settee and a multiple fold hi/lo dining cocktail table. The couch faces a large pop-up flatscreen TV which also serves as a service bar when closed.At the forward end of the salon to starboard is a large granite countertop and wine storage which provides a partial separation to the pilothouse. Up a few stairs is the bright and roomy pilothouse with additional seating. 

On the portside from the salon are stairs which lead to the companionway and forward staterooms. The engine room is aft of the companionway. The companionway has a large shelf providing for a work area or laundry table. To starboard is the VIP stateroom and forward is the Master suite.

Interior Construction

Teak and burl mahogany wood interior throughout the boat, joinery executed by cabinetmakers. All interior joiner made in accordance with good marine practice and of high quality. All wood fastenings are of stainless steel. Only first class materials used. The teak veneers are carefully selected to match the grain patterns. All passage doors are of solid frame and panel construction with radiused top corners and stainless steel hardware.Teak veneer soles throughout.


Bright, inviting, and comfortable for entertaining, watching TV, or curling up with a book, the salon is a multi-function "great room."

Leather sofa with storage below
Hi/Lo dining/coffee table
Bar with beverage center
Upholstered ceiling panels
Indirect light
Windows 1/2" laminated tempered glass
Built-in 42" LCD TV
Entertainment center
Courtesy lighting in furniture kicks


The galley aft layout offers many advantages. It's most convenient for provisioning and unloading those arms of groceries. In addition to the large opening window aft, it provides for convenient serving for alfresco dining on the aft deck. Natural lighting and ventilation are obvious enhancements. The galley is complete for a gourmet chef and offers easy and safe workability. Numerous cabinets and drawers.

GE 4 burner ceramic electric cooktop
GE microwave/convection oven
Jenn Air refrigerator/freezer/icemaker
Fischer-Paykel Dishwasher
Garbage disposal
GE trash compactor
Granite counter tops
(4) Bar stools
Stainless steel sink
Single lever faucet with sprayer
Audio system speakers with volume control

Master Stateroom

The master stateroom is large, warm, and comfortable. Numerous cabinets, drawers, and hanging lockers.
Centerline Queen bed
Solid wood bed base with upholstered face and storage drawers
(2) Hanging lockers, cedar lined
Drawers and cabinets
Reading lights at bed
Courtesy lighting

Guest Stateroom 1

Of equal size as the master, the amidships stateroom may be used as the Master. Genrous room and stowage.

Queen size bed
Wood bed base, with upholstered panels
Storage drawers and cabinets
Hanging locker, cedar lined
Courtesy lighting at Furniture kicks

Guest Head

Upper vanity with mirror
Marble counter top
Granite/marble shower, 1/2" thick frameless glass door
Granite/marble tile floor
Marine electric toilet, full size
Exhaust fan
Courtesy lighting

Foyer Area

Large area with long countertop, numerous oversize storage cabinets, drawers and hanging lockers.
Asko Washer/dryer
Courtesy lighting


Pilothouse has port and starboard watertight entry doors; Dutch doors allow for ventilation options. The helm is an expansive area that allows for comfortable use of the full complement of instrument array and provides excellent visibility. Portside of helm has large chart table with numerous chart drawers below. To port and aft is a leather settee. Starboardside aft is a large work area/desk. There are large cabinets providing for excellent stowage.


Simrad GB 40 complete package
GPS with Chart plotting screen
2nd GPS for Nobletec computer
Simrad 6kW 4' open array integr. w/
Simrad GB 40 chart plotter
Nobletec Radar
Simrad AIS A150 system
Simrad AP 28 autopilot
Acer compact desktop computer w/ Nobeltec software
Depth/temperature, log display
VHF radios
Electronic engine controls gauges
Electronic fuel consumption meter
Search light
Air horn
Generator control display
Cummins enginevew 7" LCD display
Cummins engine control

Mechanical Equipment

Entry from watertight door in companionway; additional aft entry through watertight door at lazarette. Easy to maneuver with good headroom and space.

ZFW 325 gear box rated at 500 HP
Soft engine mounts with anti vibration coupling
Oil change pump to and from engines and gears to lube oil tanks
Single 2.75" Dia. stainless steel shaft with dripless shaft seals
Five (5) blade bronze propeller
Polished stainless steel hand rails
Saltwater cooling
Sea chests, each sw intake with strainer
Wet main engine exhausts for clean and quiet operation
(4) Cruisair reverse cycle air conditioning units
Fuel transfer system with pre-plumbed pump
Filtering all fuel to one micron
Dual Racor filter/water separators at main engine w/manifold and vacuum gauge
Racor filter/water separators at generator
(4) fuel tanks, integral to hull, 4 bunkers, 1 day tank
(9) automatic 24V DC bilge pumps, each w/in-line check valves, float switch and auto/off/manual selection switch
264 gal grey water tank, shore pump out capability
pump for overboard discharge capability.
264 gal tank for waste water, shore pump out capability
pump for overboard discharge capability
Liquid level gauges on gw/bw tanks

Electrical System

13.5 kW generator, in sound shield, with heat exchanger cooling, wet exhaust and exhaust separator
4 kW pure sine wave inverter/chargers with panel bypass
240 volt 50 Hz battery charger for European and Asian power compatibility
(6) 8D Gel battery house bank
(2) 8D Gel starting batteries
All domestic 110 VAC outlets supplied by inverters
LED, halogen and florescent lighting
Automatic lighting in hanging lockers
Rope and courtesy lighting
Reading lights throughout accommodations
Deck flood lights
Exterior courtesy deck lighting

Other Equipment

Two (2) Marine electric toilets
Hot and cold fresh water shower on swim deck
Three (3) outlet high pressure fresh water wash down system
LED, halogen and florescent lighting
Automatic lighting in hanging lockers
Red rope and red courtesy night vision lighting in accommodations and at interior stairs
Exterior courtesy deck lighting
Self switching reading lights throughout accommodations
Deck flood lights
Dual trumpet air horns
Smoke and heat alarms

Fly Bridge

Access to the flybridge is from either port or starboard sides of the main deck. The flybridge offers good visibility and easy helm access as well as comfortable seating for entertaining or enjoying good weather passages.
(2) helm chairs
Cummins engine view 7" LCD display
Cummins controls
Settee with deck mounted table
Crane, 800# power lift
Search light

Deck Equipment

Maxwell 3500 windlass
Stainless steel channels with roller for 66 Ib.
Hatch to self draining stainless steel anchor locker
(4) double horn SS bulwark bollards
(2) Cleats
Deck fills for fuel, fresh water and waste removal
Stainless steel hand rails on all bulwarks, upper and lower decks
Stainless steel rail on swim deck
Transom gate
Hot/cold fresh water shower


The workmanship and welding is according to the highest standards of shipbuilding and according to ABS regulations. All exterior joints are radiused. The plating, built up profiles and standard profiles are to ABS specifications (Grade A) or better, factory blasted and epoxy coated. Yacht finished fairing and Awlgrip paint.

Double bottom steel hull with integral tanks
Bilge keels
Collision bulkhead with water tight bilges and bulkheads throughout the boat
Service void between tank tops and lower deck floors
Fully protected props and foil shaped rudder
Ability to sit on its own bottom at keel and bilge keels
Steel deckhouse/superstructure
All accommodations thermally insulated, including the hull
(2) water tight doors engine room

Master Head

Full size shower adds to the convenience of the head. Good stowage.

Upper vanity with mirror
Marble counter top
Granite/marble shower, 1/2" thick frameless glass door
Granite/marble tile floor
Marine electric toilet, full size
Exhaust fan
Courtesy lighting

Upgrades 2015

In preparation for summer cruising, many maintenance items were addressed, as well as upgrades and improvements performed. In general, pumps and check valves were serviced, bilges cleaned, exterior refurbishment. New paint from waterline including superstructure. New items include:

(8) house batteries
Installed redundant start batteries
Battery capacity increased to   AGM Mastervolt
Installed additional helm computer
Carpet salon & pilothouse
Salon lighting
Sink fixtures
Flybridge cushions
Canvas for flybridge instruments
Aft deck awning
Aft deck shower