Carver 55 Marquis

Boat Tests


Builder: Carver

Model: 55 Marquis

Model Year: 2006

Boat Type: Cruiser

LOA: 57'4"

Beam: 16'0"

Draft: 3'9"

Weight: 62,000 lbs.

Standard Power: 2/500-mhp Volvo Penta D9-500 diesel inboards

Optional Power: 2/575-mhp D9-575, 2/715-mhp D12-715, or 2/775-mhp D12-800 Volvo Penta diesel inboards

Fuel Capacity: 836 gal.

Water Capacity: 200 gal.


2/12-hp Volvo Penta QL thrusters (bow and stern)
LectraTab electric trim tabs
3/Aqua-Journey helm seats
Bose entertainment w/ drop-down Sole flat-screen TV (saloon)
Karedon countertops
Sharp Insight-Pro drawer-type microwave oven
EuroKera cooktop
Frigidaire refrigerator/ freezer
Handcraft innerspring mattresses w/pillowtops
23-kW Kohler genset w/ Marine Muffler water-separating exhaust
96,000-Btu Cruisair A/C
2/C-Power ISO-Boost boost/transformers
Charles Industries IQ 2600 inverter, 20-amp battery charger (genset) and 60-amp battery charger
2/Racor 900MA fuel-water separators
2/Groco ARG-2500-S sea strainers
4/Tides Marine dripless shaftlogs (rudders/propeller shafts)
6/8D batteries (4 engine/thruster and 2 house)
Seaward Products 20-gal. water heater
Fireboy auto. fire-extinguishing system
4/2,000-gph Rule auto. bilge pumps w/ Sensa Switch electronic switches


Navigation electronics package
3/Jensen flip-down TV/DVDs (master, VIP, and guest staterooms)
Voyager video monitoring system
Fisher & Paykel dishwasher
Broan trash compactor
Malber washer and dryer
General Hydraulic Solutions hydraulic swim/PWC platform

This article originally appeared in the August 2006 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.