Electronics and Electrical
On interior helm station:
One (1) RAYTHEON ST 6000+ autopilot repeater, One (1) RAYMARINE C 120 chart plotter and range radar, One (1) RAYMARINE Hybrid SERIES chart plotter, One (1) GARMIN GPS 276 CMAP, One (1) magnetic DANFORTH compass, One (1) RAYMARINE type 240 E VHF, One (1) RAYMARINE ST 70 Wind anemometer indicator repeater, One (1) RAYMARINE ST 70 sounder One (1) RAYMARINE ST 70 loch- speedometer repeater, One (1) RAYMARINE ST 70 graphic One (1) electronic throttle, One (1) bow thruster command, One (1) stern thruster command, One (1) rudder repeater, One (1) panel command WEISMAR stabilizer, Two (2) Camera video. (Doesn’t test). (Located in the engine room and upstairs on rear flybridge). CUMMINS Indicators panel engines (temp, pressure, alarms, engines range speed).
On flybridge helm station:
One (1) RAYTHEON ST 6000+ autopilot repeater, One (1) RAYMARINE C 120 chart plotter and range radar, One (1) magnetic DANFORTH compass, One (1) RAYMARINE type 240 E VHF, One (1) RAYMARINE ST 70 Wind anemometer indicator repeater, One (1) RAYMARINE ST 70 sounder One (1) RAYMARINE ST 70 loch- speedometer repeater, One (1) RAYMARINE ST 70 graphic One (1) electronic throttle, One (1) bow thruster command, One (1) stern thruster command, One (1) rudder repeater, One (1) panel command WEISMAR stabilizer,
Batteries: Two (2) banks of batteries for engines starting are installed in the engines room. Battery starting generator is located near the generator. Two (2) banks of batteries for services are installed in the lazarette. Main batteries switches and shores lines switches are located in the lazarette, in the salon and on the main electric panel in the wheelhouse.
Chargers, inverters and transformer: The service and main engines starting batteries are charged by two (2) engines driven alternators 24V/110 amp and by one (1) batteries charger MASTERVOLTS 24V/50 amp and two (2) batteries chargers MASTERVOLTS 24V/2000/60 amp. The generator starting battery is charged by the generator’s driven alternator.
Generator: One (1) generator NORTHERN LIGHTS with noise insulation is located on aft side of the engines room.. The wet exhaust systems consist of one (1) water lock muffler and rubber hoses discharging at the transom.
You can board the Selene 55 from the extended swim platform or from the boarding doors fitted into each side deck. Tiama was ordered with double walking side decks to make docking and line handling simple in every marina you arrive.
The Dutch door entry into the saloon is lined with teak paneling on the interior and your first impression will be one of rich teak joinery and great visibility in the saloon. There are curtains and blinds on the outboard windows and the windows slide open for natural air flow. The starboard side features two comfortable soft chairs divided by a locker stand and large storage bureau forward that has a flat screen television mounted on top. The starboard forward cabinetry houses two Sub Zero refrigerator drawers and a Sub Zero hinged door refrigerator as well as a bank of drawers to fill up with belongings.
For display storage in the saloon there are two China cabinets with glass windows on the starboard side, one aft and another one forward.
The port side of the saloon features a built-in L-shaped settee with soft, blue Ultraleather seat cushions (with storage underneath) and a custom high-low teak table with burl wood inlays and folding leaves. The table is secured to the sole with a mounted sliding mechanism for easy adjustment. Forward of the seating area is a cabinet with a drawer and locker door to house the stereo equipment
The overhead panels are soft vinyl with wood battens giving a very nautical touch. The wood counter surfaces have solid teak grab rail trimming. The saloon sole is teak and spruce with a throw rug along centerline. The varnished teak wood interior creates a luxurious ambiance.
Below the entrance to the saloon is the lazarette which is accessed by a sole hatch and is accessed via a small ladder. The inverter/battery charger is installed outboard to port. Teak locker doors are louvered for air circulation and lockers have shelves for storage.
The saloon transitions into an efficient galley to port which is an ideal place to prepare meals. The Corian galley counters are configured in a large U-shape which allowing plenty of surface area for cooking and serving. There is a dual basin stainless steel sink outboard. One of the best features is the double pane sliding window outboard that affords an incredible view and also provides additional natural air circulation.
The cook top is centered forward and includes a tilt door oven. The microwave oven is encased above the stove. There are three banks of drawers for neatly organizing all of the necessary galley utensils. On the aft counter there is a double door locker with stainless shelves. Below the sink there is a double louvered locker door for bulk storage. The sole in the galley is also teak and spruce.
There are plenty of overhead and under counter lockers, all locker doors are louvered. There are plenty of drawers for storing everything you need in a seagoing galley. Forward lockers open up to slide out shelves. This is a working galley where two people can share the cooking chores working side by side.
Leaving the galley, you go forward up three steps to arrive in the pilothouse.
The Selene 55 wheelhouse is huge and the view is spectacular. There is an expansive navigation console with teak overhead panels and below window teak dash panels logically outfitted with all of the necessary control panels needed to operate Tiama. The helm chair provides a comfortable command perch in the center of the action. The overhead hatch lets in light and air and is fitted with a shade/screen. The windows and outboard Dutch Doors are all Diamond Sea Glaze commercial strength. These hinged doors leading out to the Portuguese bridge have teak panels to maintain the elegant feel.
A large L-shaped bench seat fronted by a beautiful teak table makes this location the perfect place for catching a bite to eat while enjoying the incredible panoramic view. The outboard seats have built in fold down drink holders and there are drawers and storage lockers under the seating area and foot landing. There is a sliding watch berth (extends over the aft steps for taller people to sleep) all the way aft and above the settee. The vertical face of the seating area includes the pull handle for the engine room fire suppression as well as a remote connector for the autopilot.
Outboard and aft to starboard is a companionway with wooden hand rail that is eight steps up to the flybridge (nice to be able to get to the flybridge from the interior - a real convenient benefit).
Sitting in the helm chair and facing forward you have a counter console to starboard with built in grab rails. This same counter has a slide out feature that extends over the forward stairs to serve as a chart table. The console has a drawer and storage locker as well as the controls for the Wesmar stabilizers within easy reach. There is a teak magazine/book rack outboard and below.
On the dash counter level there is a large storage nook to port for keeping portable handhelds charged by a duplex electric outlet. Next is an Icom VHF radio and Icom SSB radio. Two Simrad monitor displays divide the forward center area, topped by a Ritchie compass. To starboard is the Cummins Smart Craft engine display, the Simrad autopilot and the Sea Tel control panels as well as the Xantrex battery monitor control panel.
The horizontal portion of the dash has the Night vision (forward looking infrared) to port then a utility panel with the windlass toggle, wiper/washers, horn and exterior lights. To starboard is the Twin Disc single lever main engine control and the Side Power bow and stern thruster joystick controls.
Below the dash counter to port is the clear covered battery select switch locker, then the impressive AC and DC breaker panel (also clear covered) with select switches and digital read outs. Just outboard of centerline are the generator and inverter control panels as well as the windlass breaker, watermaker start panel and select switches for the inverter bypass and shore power boost transformer.
Fronting the pilothouse is a Portuguese bridge deck from which you can go up to the foredeck or turn aft to return to the cockpit along either covered side deck.
To go to the staterooms, you descend the forward stairwell positioned to starboard to arrive at the lower level with immediate access to the staterooms, heads and engine room.
The nicely curved staircase forward that leads to a landing where you have the laundry appliances and easy access to the master and guest staterooms. This stairwell is guided by a curved solid teak handrail. This stairwell includes lockers outboard to starboard. The steps are grooved for better footing.
Guest Stateroom - Port
The guest stateroom has two bunk beds outboard and two opening port lights. There is an overhead locker and a bed stand with drawers. A convenient burl wood desk counter connects with the forward bulkhead. The desk has drawers and a comfortable high back teak chair with seat cushion to sit in. This room is carpeted (covering more teak and spruce flooring) and there is a large hanging locker aft.
Across the hall on the starboard side is the shared guest head. The head is one step up (which carries this level forward) and includes a half mirror in the door. The freshwater Tecma head faces aft. The sink is outboard with a tilted mirror for shaving or putting on makeup. The sole is teak and spruce. There is a nice blend of teak and white gelcoat to make this an easy room to keep clean and maintain. There are two opening portlights, one in the head and the other aft in the shower. The shower has a bifold shower door, teak slats for sitting and a teak grid for sure footing.
VIP Guest Stateroom - Forward
The VIP stateroom is forward with a huge centerline island berth. The berth is surrounded with bed stand counters on both sides as well louvered lockers outboard and above the headboard. There are two voluminous hanging lockers. There are opening port lights outboard to port and the VIP stateroom, like the rest of the living spaces, is comfortably air-conditioned. The sole is teak and spruce. The overhead hatch has a shade/screen.
The master stateroom is ideally situated aft, below the pilothouse. The queen-sized island berth is on centerline running fore / aft and is fitted with a custom memory foam mattress. There are opening portlights to port. The entire room is lined with beautiful teak paneling. To port is a bureau with a bank of drawers. The counter tops are burl wood. There are hanging lockers a teak and spruce floor. The master has its own head and shower ensuite. There is a television in the forward bulkhead. Aft and to starboard is the access to the engine room which is concealed behind a teak cabin door.
The master connects to an ensuite head to starboard. The shower includes a bifold shower door with teak slat seat and teak grid on the drain pan. This is a large head that features a Tecma fresh water toilet, sink and corian counter. There are mirrors, drawers, a medicine locker and plenty of room for his and hers toiletries.
The engine room is fronted by a thick, gasketed door with inspection window at eye level. The 2 powerful Cummins engines are on each side of the centerline and surrounded with stainless steel railings. The Northern Lights 12kW generator sits behind the engine and is mounted athwartships. Diesel fuel plumbing manifolds for fuel return and fuel transfer are neatly arranged. There is also an oil change system installed. The forward outboard alcoves allow access to the active fin stabilizers. This engine room also includes a fire suppression system.
On the port side of the engine room forward is a ladder that connects to the galley offering an alternative access. The spaciousness in the engine room for getting around and observing the machinery provides the captain and crew with excellent access making this vital area of the boat extraordinarily easy to service and inspect.
Located beneath the aft deck cockpit, the lazarette is accessed via a deck hatch. The hydraulic steering is located aft and there is also an emergency tiller mounted. There are several through thru hulls all easy to get to. Lifeline batteries, stern thruster, air conditioning and crane control motor are all neatly installed for secure operation. This lazarette is a working space that is easy to get around in and is nicely finished for a working area. The cockpit hatch access can be locked via a securing rod in the saloon to secure the area when the boat is left at the dock.
Cockpit and Side Decks
Tiama is a walk around deck with both side decks covered allowing you to walk all around and forward to the foredeck. The cockpit is a popular place for relaxing. Forward there is a curved staircase outboard to port that ascends to the boat deck connected to a fiberglass storage locker with teak louvered doors. This cockpit is large enough to entertain and share a meal or enjoy cocktails. Access to the lazarette is provided by a huge hatch. You have access from the swim platform and there are boarding doors on both side decks for easy dock line handling. The cockpit area has an Isinglass / canvas enclosure that can be rolled up and out of the way, but makes for all season enjoyment. Shore power connections in the transom. Beautiful teak decking continues along this entire level.
The Foredeck is entered through a hinged door from the Portuguese bridge. You have shore power connections up here and deck hatches which provide natural airflow into the forward stateroom and head. The ground tackle arrangement allows for two anchors and includes an electric horizontal windlass and is backed with a stainless steel Sampson post. At the forward face of the Portuguese bridge is a built in cushioned seating area with storage underneath. There are outboard docking stations with thrusters and engine control on both sides of the Portuguese bridge.
The flybridge is accessed outside by ascending the port side stairway from the cockpit or inside from the starboard side of the pilothouse. This incredibly large flybridge is directly over the saloon. The stainless outboard railing is fenced with dark blue weather cloths. The stainless rails at the top of the cockpit stairs railing has a canvas with clear enclosure to prevent rain from getting into the cockpit. This is another popular location for guest to relax. There is a propane Magma barbeque by the built-in in sink console located forward, outboard to starboard. The view from the flybridge is spectacular and this is a wonderful place to operate the yacht. It also serves as a great place to relax and enjoy your anchorage. The fiberglass arch serves as the support base for nav/com antennas and connects to the Bimini. The canvas Bimini top has a stainless steel framework that provides shade for a sunny day. There are two helm chairs forward of a fiberglass lunch table and the table has a built-in bench seating area behind it.