1997 Sea Ray 550 Sedan Bridge

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Make: Sea Ray

Model: 550 Sedan Bridge

Year: 1997

Length: 55′

Located In: Tarpon Springs, FL

Engine/Fuel Type:

Hull Material: Fiberglass

YW#: 9173705


1997 Sea Ray Sedan Bridge 550

Twin Detroit Diesel 6V92’s 550hp with 1100 Hours

Introducing the Sea Ray 550 Sedan Bridge 1997 – an epitome of luxury, versatility, and impeccable design. A superior iteration of Sea Ray’s earlier 500 Sedan Bridge model, the 550 stands out with its extended length and a host of enhancements that redefine the cruising and fishing experience. This meticulously crafted yacht boasts a larger cockpit, a feature that not only distinguishes it from its predecessor but also underscores its versatility as both a cruising vessel and a formidable fishing boat.

Built on a fully cored modified-V hull, the Sea Ray 550 Sedan Bridge showcases a 15-foot beam that, while moderate compared to some contemporary megabeam yachts, ensures stability and performance that meet the highest standards. The innovative design of the interior is a testament to Sea Ray’s commitment to maximizing space without compromising comfort. Unlike most vessels of similar size, the 550 features a rare three-stateroom layout, a testament to the ingenuity of Sea Ray engineers.

Step inside, and you’ll be greeted by a spacious and open salon, galley, and dining area seamlessly integrated for a luxurious and functional living space. The galley counter doubles as a convenient breakfast bar, adding a touch of practicality to the elegant design. Both heads in the Sea Ray 550 Sedan Bridge come equipped with separate stall showers, elevating the onboard experience. Additionally, the vessel is equipped with space for a washer/dryer combo conveniently tucked beneath the salon floor.

Venture topside, and the expansive flybridge of the Sea Ray 550 Sedan Bridge steals the spotlight. With abundant entertaining space, it invites you to host a small crowd while reveling in breathtaking views. A departure from its predecessor, the 550’s cockpit is designed for serious fishing activities, providing enthusiasts with ample space and resources for their pursuits.

This particular Sea Ray 550 Sedan Bridge has undergone a recent partial refit, ensuring that it meets the highest standards of performance and luxury. The upgrades include new electronics, modern air conditioning units, fresh upholstery for both cockpit and salon seating, new mattresses, and state-of-the-art galley appliances. Every detail of this vessel has been carefully considered and upgraded to provide a sophisticated and comfortable experience on the water.

In summary, the Sea Ray 550 Sedan Bridge 1997 is more than a yacht – it’s a statement of style, innovation, and versatility. Whether you’re cruising the open waters or engaging in thrilling fishing adventures, this vessel promises an unparalleled experience, blending luxury with functionality in perfect harmony.

Full Specs


LOA: 54.83
Beam: 15 ft
Maximum Draft: 4.17 ft
Dry Weight: 45,700 lb
Deadrise: 17 °


Engine Brand: Detroit Diesel
Engine Model: 6V-92 TA
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 550|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard

Engine Brand: Detroit Diesel
Engine Model: 6V-92 TA
Engine Power: 550|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard


Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (200 Gallon)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (700 Gallon)
Holding Tanks: 1 (68 Gallon)


Number of single berths: 8
Number of cabins: 3
Number of heads: 2


The Sea Ray 550 Sedan Bridge, a distinguished 1997 model, represents the epitome of luxury and functionality in the world of yachting. A refined extension of its predecessor, the 500 Sedan Bridge, this vessel boasts a larger cockpit, positioning itself not only as an exceptional cruising yacht but also as a versatile fishing boat. Crafted on a fully cored modified-V hull, the 550 stands out with its 15-foot beam, a testament to its design prowess in a sea of contemporary megabeam yachts.

What sets the Sea Ray 550 apart is its ingenious three-stateroom interior, a rare find in yachts of this size. The salon, galley, and dining area seamlessly merge into an expansive open space, characterized by a sense of airiness and sophistication. The galley, equipped with modern appliances, cleverly doubles as a convenient breakfast bar, enhancing both utility and socializing on board. The two heads feature separate stall showers, emphasizing the vessel's commitment to luxury and comfort.

The flybridge of the 550 is nothing short of spectacular, offering a sprawling entertainment space for a discerning crowd of guests. Unlike its predecessor, the cockpit of the 550 is expansive, inviting enthusiasts to indulge in serious fishing activities. Recent partial refits, including upgraded electronics, air conditioning units, upholstery for cockpit and salon seating, mattresses, and galley appliances, ensure that this particular vessel marries timeless design with contemporary amenities.

Combining the performance and advanced styling of a Sedan Bridge with the liveaboard accommodations of a 55-foot luxury yacht, the Sea Ray 550 Sedan Bridge is a masterpiece on the water. The 22-foot flybridge is a showstopper, featuring advanced control stations, comfortable seating for eight, and an entertainment center complete with an ice maker and stereo. A lower helm station in the salon provides additional flexibility for navigating in various weather conditions.

The interior is an oasis of comfort and elegance. The spacious master suite offers a full-size island bed with custom linens, abundant storage, and a private head. The crew quarters, complete with a washer-dryer, and the guest stateroom with a full-size berth and vanity, cater to the needs of every passenger. The cabin's atmosphere is further enriched by 66-ounce Masland carpeting, an entertainment center, and a 10-foot wraparound sofa that serves as both seating and sleeping space.

In every detail, from the fiberglass companionway to the upholstered banquettes in the cockpit, the Sea Ray 550 Sedan Bridge exudes luxury and practicality. This vessel is not just a boat; it's a statement of refinement and a promise of unforgettable journeys on the open sea.



  • VHF: Two Garmin VHF 215 AIS located at the helm
  • RADAR: Garmin GMR424 Xhd 2 open array, 36 nm range
  • GPS: Garmin GPSMap 8612, Garmin GPSMap 8612xsv gps/plotter/radar/sounder, units power up AUTOHELM: Simrad Robertson AP22
  • DEPTH SOUNDER: Simrad Robertson IS15 Multi
  • COMPASSES: Danforth Constellation 6" compass
  • Bennett trim tab electric hydraulic system

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