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Palmer & Johnson 56 Motor Yacht Boat for Sale

  • Manufacturer: Palmer & Johnson
  • Location: La Rapita
  • Year: 1993
  • LOA: 56'0" (0.00m)
  • Beam: 16' 0'' (0.00m)
  • Berths: 0
  • ID no.: 74F9051372
  • Cabins: 3
  • Heads: 3
  • Watertank Size: 1400 Litres
  • Engine Make: MTU
  • Horsepower: 665|horsepowerhp
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel Type: 0
  • Fuel Tank Size: 4000 Litres
  • Cruise Speed: 20 kn
  • Top Speed: 26 kn
  • Engine Hours Port: 1035
  • Engine Hours Starboard: 1035

Broker Remarks

Johnson 56, built in 1993 by Johnson Yachts Co. in Taiwan, LOA 16.94 (55'6), beam 4.90m (16'1), draft 1.20m (3'9), GRP hull and superstructure, teak side decks and flybridge deck, V-shaped white hull, displacement 22 tons, fuel capacity 4,000 litres (880 Imp gallons), water capacity 1,400 litres (308 Imp gallons) in a stainless steel tank, hydraulic steering, Microcommander steering, four steering positions (inside, flybridge, aft deck both port and starboard).


Luxurious Accommodation Aboard the  Johnson 56 Cruising Yacht

Prepare to experience unparalleled comfort and style as you step into the accommodation of the 1993 Johnson 56 cruising yacht. This vessel was designed with the utmost attention to detail, ensuring that your journey on the water is as enjoyable as it is elegant.

Spacious Interior

As you step below deck, you'll be greeted by a spacious and thoughtfully laid-out interior. The salon is a welcoming haven, featuring plush seating arrangements and large windows that bathe the space in natural light. The open layout creates a sense of unity, allowing you to seamlessly move from one area to another.

Stylish Saloon

The saloon is the heart of this cruising yacht, where you can relax, entertain, and take in breathtaking views of the surrounding seascape. High-quality finishes and fine woodwork adorn the interior, creating an ambiance of timeless luxury. Gather around the elegant dining table for a gourmet meal prepared in the well-appointed galley.

Well-Equipped Galley

The galley is a chef's dream, equipped with modern appliances and ample counter space for meal preparation. Whether you're preparing a quick snack or a multi-course feast, you'll find everything you need to satisfy your culinary desires.

Private Staterooms with En-Suite Bathrooms

The 1993 Johnson 56 offers three private staterooms, each with its own en-suite bathroom, providing a level of comfort and privacy that is second to none.

  • Master Suite: The master suite is an opulent retreat featuring a spacious double berth and a private bathroom. The bathroom is a spa-like oasis, complete with a shower, luxurious fixtures, and ample storage.

  • Bow Double Cabin: An additional double bow cabin offer cozy berths for guests,  with its own private bathroom. These cabin is designed for comfort and relaxation, ensuring a peaceful night's rest.

  • sTwin Cabin: The twin cabin is perfect for accommodating additional guests or family members. It features twin berths and, like the other cabins, boasts its own private bathroom with all the amenities you need.

Outdoor Living

The accommodation seamlessly extends to the outdoor areas of the yacht. The spacious aft deck is perfect for al fresco dining, offering a serene setting for enjoying meals with a backdrop of ocean views. The flybridge provides a commanding vantage point for navigation and relaxation, featuring additional seating and sunbathing areas.

Cruising in Style

Whether you're on a short coastal cruise or embarking on an extended voyage, the accommodation on the 1993 Johnson 56 ensures that you travel in style and comfort. This yacht is a testament to the art of nautical design, where every detail has been considered to enhance your onboard experience.

Your Seafaring Oasis Awaits

The 1993 Johnson 56 cruising yacht offers a world of opulence and relaxation on the water. It's not just a vessel; it's your floating oasis. Step aboard and discover the epitome of maritime luxury as you set sail to create cherished memories.

Mechanical and Rigging

Powerful Performance with Twin MTU 8v183 Diesel Engines

Unleash the true potential of your maritime adventures with our extraordinary boat featuring Twin MTU 8v183 8-cylinder diesel engines, each boasting an impressive 665 HP. That's a combined total of a staggering 1330 HP, 

 These turbo after-cooled diesel powerhouses are designed to excel even in the most demanding marine environments. Whether you're navigating choppy seas or gliding along tranquil waters, these engines deliver a level of power that inspires confidence.

Efficiency Meets Excellence

While the MTU 8v183 engines offer incredible power, they also boast exceptional fuel efficiency and reduced emissions. You can enjoy longer journeys without the constant worry of refueling. These engines are engineered to maximize every drop of fuel while minimizing their environmental footprint.

Smooth and Quiet Operation

Despite their impressive power output, the MTU 8v183 engines are remarkably smooth and quiet. Their advanced engineering minimizes vibrations and noise, ensuring a serene and comfortable experience for you and your passengers. Cruise effortlessly while enjoying the serenity of the open water.

Advanced Technology

These engines are equipped with state-of-the-art technology, including turbocharging and after-cooling, which enhances their performance and longevity. The advanced control systems optimize fuel injection, ensuring peak power delivery at all RPM ranges.


Inventory: Johnson 56, 1993

Engine hours 1060

Osmosis preventive treatment done in 2001

Dimensions: 16,94 x 4,90 x 1,20 (draft)

Grp Hull and superstructure

V-shaped white hull

22 tonnes of displacement

Fuel capacity: 4000 litres

Fresh water capacity: 1400 litres (stainess steal tank)

Hidraulic Steering

Inside and up the flybridge are the two main stearing locations.

2 extra micro staering places port and starboard cockpit




Twin MTU 8v183 8-cilinder 665 HP turbo after-cooled diesel engines total 1330 hp (978 kw)

Max speed: 26 knots, cruising speed: 20 knots

Water-lubricated engine cutlass bearing

ZF hydraulic gearboxes

Semi-compensate stainless steel rudders cast  in one piece with the rudder post.

Stainless steel propeller shafts supported by bronze A-brackets

Two Radicesize 58 4-bladed propellers

Bow thruster

Trim taps

Fire extinguishing system

Bilge pump

Generator Kholer 11 kw with sound shield

Shore power conection

Battery Charger Victron 24 volt/75 amp

Battery Charger, Newmar 24 volt/40 amp

Victron 1.2000w 220v AC/50 hz inverter


Navigation equipment






Shipmate RS1800 VHF


Furuno 4-Tone Daylight Radar

Autohelm ST 7000 autopilot

GPS is interfaced with Autohelm and the plotter.

Navcenter plotter

Water temp reading




Blue sun awning

Window covers

Sunbathing cushions for the bow and flybridge

Search lights


8-hp Suzuki outboard

Fire extingers

Lofrans 1500x electric windlass

Delta 40kg anchor

Fortress anchor

Salt and fresh water deck wash forward and aft

Swim ladder

Swim platform

Deck Shower

Hydraulic gangway and crane (to lift the tender)

Port and starboard access through side access doors

Clock and barometrer


Accommodation and interior equipment


Light Bird’s Eye Maple interior

Fitted carpeting throughout

Blue Nova suede headlining

Accommodation for seven people in four cabins

Two double-bedded cabins

One twin-bedded cabin

Single crew cabin

Saloon with a U-shaped round table

Upper deck level saloon/dinette

Galley on the lower deck portside with:

  • Fridge
  • Deep Freezer
  • 4-plate electric stove
  • Siemens combi-oven microwave
  • Siemens dishwasher

Washing Machine

Cruiser reverse cycle/air conditioning

Hot Water System

Water Pressure System

Three Sealand Vacuflush vacuum toilets

One electric toilet

6 x life jackets

1 x Karcher jet wash

1 x carpet cleaner

Deck furniture

Contents of kitchen including pots/cutlery/kettle/glasses/plates/serving dishes & coffee machine


Bed linen

3 x portable heater

Content of tool kit


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Disclaimer : offers the details of this vessel for sale but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of the information contained in the specification or warrant the condition of the vessel or equipment. A buyer should instruct his agents, or surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered for sale subject to no prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.