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For Sale

Sales Rep: Ron LePard
Telephone: 1-954-257-8087

Ganymede is a proven, solidly built vessel capable of sailing offshore. Equipped and ready to sail anywhere adventure calls. Ganymede, designed by Sparkman & Stephens is a high performance sailing yacht, built to high quality European standards. The beautiful sailing yacht incorporates a  large saloon, galley and dinette. Recently replaced sails, wind screen and many other items. The hull and deck is hand-laid, cored fiberglass implemented by a team of artisans who paid close attention to details. Ganymede is currently berthed in Isla Mujeres Mexico. Gateway to the Western Caribbean ready to sail into adventure. 

  • • Cherry wood interior
    • Berths for 6 in 2 double cabins and I single cabin/office
    • 2 heads with showers and Jabsco electric toilets
    • Both heads have separate washing areas with large mirrors and storage      cupboards
    • 2 x Cruise Air heat/cooling units with ducting to all cabins
    • Two tone grey upholstery new 2007
    • Interior sun and mosquito skyscreens by Ocean air on all hatches
    • Floor level red night lighting throughout the boat
    • Full sized navigation table with large chart storage, seat and bookshelves
    • Pressurised hot and cold water system with electric pumps
    • Manual sea water pump for galley sink
    • 220v water heater
    • 24v alternator 
    • Spectra 24v Watermaker 60lrs/Hr
    • U shape galley with double sink and 2 large work areas
    • 3 burner stove with oven & grill. Electric ignition
    • Microwave oven
    • Top loading dishwasher
    • Refrigerator and large deep freeze
    • Standard domestic washer/dryer in navigation corridor connected to dual pressure water supply
    • Nakamichi CD and radio, auxiliary input for computer
    • 4 channel amplifiers with 4 loudspeakers in saloon
    • Two cockpit loudspeakers, one currently used for VHF

           40" Samsung Flat screen TV mounted on wall of main saloon. 


• Plastimo compass 2002
• Raytheon Loud hailer & auto fog horn, mast mounted horn
• Raytheon ST60 depth sounder
• Raytheon ST60 Wind speed/direction
• Raytheon ST60 boat speed & SOG ? mast top sensor
• Raytheon ST7000 Autopilot with hydraulic drive
• Raytheon GPS mounted on Pedestal 2012
• Raytheon RL72 scanner & RL display, includes navigation display data, in cockpit
• Raytheon RC630 chart plotter with C-Map cartridges
• All Raytheon systems bus linked
• Nasa Communications SSB receiver


• ICOM M501 VHF with DSC, Mast head radio antenna plus pushpit antenna for DSC

• ICS LCD Navtex receiver with message memory and electronic position logging ICOM 

Engine and Propulsion

Yanmar  4LH 140 HP 4 Cylinder Turbo Diesel 2002

New Engine Mounts

New Cutlass Bearing

Fresh Water cooled with heat Exchanger

Fuel Consumption 6-7 liter/hour

2.7:1 Gear ratio

Northern Lights 12-10 kw Generator

Vetus Hydraulic Bow Thruster

Rope Cutter

Max Prop Folding prop


• 12v engine & generator
• 24v service
• Shore power cable & 220v outlets throughout the boat
• 4 X *D Batteries for 24 Volt House service  2015
• 180 AH 12v sealed battery for engine 2015
• 140 AH 12v for generator 20015
• 24v engine alternator
• 12v engine alternator
• 12v generator alternator
• 24v Mastervolt charger/invertor 220v 3KVA New 2015
• 12v Mastervolt dual charger
• Northern Lights 12-10 kw generator 450 hours new 2003
• Digital meters for DC voltage and current on all batteries and for shore/generator AV power

Sails and Rigging

• Hall aluminium spars
• Rolled stainless steel rigging, 3 spreaders, hydraulic back stay
• Main 72m² UK SAILS 2015 In-mast furling with control lines brought back to the cockpit
• Genoa 150% 100m² UK SAILS 2015
• Stay sail 30m² Quantum 2002
• Genoa and Stay sail with roller reefing and all lines brought back to the cockpit
• Geneker 230m² Quantum 2002
• 2 x Lewmar 77 electric winches for Genoa
• 2 x Lewmar 54 electric winches for Main/Halliards
• 2 x Lewmar 54  manual winches for Stay sail/genaker


Hull Stratified polyester, reinforced with GRP, applied in successive layers in a mould. Some areas of the hull are constructed using the sandwich technique a core of light expanded vinyl polychloride between layers of GRP
Deck One piece construction with sandwich used on flat surfaces to give a lighter but highly resistant superstructure. Teak covered decks.
Hull and deck are assembled to give a perfect, strong and watertight bond


• CQR main anchor with 300'  new heavy duty chain
• Danforth kedge with chain and heavy rope
• Lewmar electric windlass in hatch on forward deck Remote control from cockpit
• Salt water electric water pump for deck and anchor washing
• Davits
• Boom, deck and spreader lights
• Horn
• Passerelle with lifting line to top of mast
• Navigation lights
• Spray hood and bimini with detachable side windows new 2015
• Large two part sun awning form mast to aft of boat
• Comfortable cockpit seat cushions New 2015
• 2 large aft lockers under the swimming platform
• 2 large deck lockers
• Swimming ladder which folds away into aft locker area


Zodiak with new 2 stroke 9hp Mercury OB. 

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.
Specifications, with Equipment and Information:
- Length: 56' 0"
- LOA: 56' 0"
- BEAM: 16' 0"
- Engine(s): Yanmar 140 HP
- HP: 140
- Fuel: 216 gallons
- Water: 280 gallons
- Hull Construction: Fiberglass
- Manufacturer: Northwind
- Model: 56
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777 SE 20th St, Suite 255
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Telephone: 954-527-0664
Fax: 954-527-4276

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Details of this vessel are offered in good faith by the Company. The Information cannot be guaranteed; therefore it is up to the Buyer, his Agents, or his Surveyors to verify.

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